Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Idaho’s first medical school is on track to open next year
Idaho’s first medical school is inching closer to its August 2018 finish line by hiring critical faculty members, developing programs, and constructing facilities. The school is expected to help with …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Series of thefts leaves Kingston fly shop owners reeling
When Dustin Stetson opened The River Fly Shop on the North Fork Coeur d’Alene River in 2015, the 34-year-old guide realized a childhood dream. A mile north of the Kingston …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Edible forest park could be developed in Moscow
Roughly 4 acres of open hillside between Southview Avenue and Indian Hills Drive in Moscow, Idaho, near the Grove at Moscow apartments could become a city-owned edible forest park.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Researchers study the genetics of bighorn sheep
Bighorn sheep living in decades past along Idaho’s Salmon River from Riggins to its East and Middle forks far upstream were more genetically diverse, and the different groups of sheep …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Grip on Sports: This is an Apple Cup the Cougars need to win
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is Apple Cup Saturday, part of a great four-day weekend of sports action around the Northwest. It is also prove-it day for the Cougars. …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Idaho fire marshal: Review needed after nursing home burns
The Idaho state fire marshal says an eastern Idaho nursing home destroyed by fire met all applicable fire codes, but he’s going to recommend those codes be reviewed on a …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Idaho candidate launches gubernatorial attack website
Boise businessman Tommy Ahlquist has launched an attack website criticizing his Republican gubernatorial opponents as sad choices for Idahoans.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
‘Simpsons’ animator inks tattoo for Idaho fan hurt in Iraq
Jeff Myers spent years working in a four-fingered universe as an animator on “The Simpsons” but he’s still up for some pro bono design work for a Treasure Valley veteran …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Boise monument marking “beginning of civilization” removed
A monument to the Army officer who selected the site for Fort Boise in 1863 stood for 84 years near his campsite on the Boise River. The Boise Metro Rotary …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The PK80 is a great idea but shouldn’t a tournament honoring Phil Knight have earlier start times?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s way too early to be up on Black Friday. Unless, of course, you are in line at a big box store trying to buy …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Three killed in fiery crash on U.S. Highway 95 near Council
Authorities said three people were killed in a vehicle crash north of Boise.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Idaho man charged with attempted murder of son
An Idaho man was arrested after authorities say he attempted to ambush and kill his son.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Three gubernatorial hopefuls to discuss outdoors issues at forum
Three candidates for Idaho’s top elected position will take the opportunity to polish their outdoorsman credentials next week during the Sportsman Gubernatorial Candidate Forum in Boise.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When it comes to Thanksgiving, sports has been intertwined for almost forever
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Like a lot of what’s good with America, we can thank Abraham Lincoln for Thanksgiving. And, by extrapolation, the day off, turkey, NFL football and …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Five Idaho ski resorts open Thanksgiving weekend
Idaho snow bunnies will have plenty of reason to give thanks with seven regional ski resorts either already open for the season or planning to open around Thanksgiving weekend.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
PETA plans billboard near Idaho crash site where 3 cows died
An animal rights group is planning to place a billboard near the site of a highway crash that killed three cows and injured a man in southeast Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Clarkston siblings treated for prescription poisoning
Three small children were treated for possible poisoning after ingesting an unknown amount of a prescription medication.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Porsche driver who plowed into Idaho crowd faces misdemeanor
The driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show has been charged with one misdemeanor count of reckless driving.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Lewiston double homicide suspect arrested in Oregon
A 73-year-old suspect in a Lewiston double homicide was arrested just south of the Washington-Oregon state line Tuesday morning.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Idaho agriculture exports up 12 percent so far this year
State officials say Idaho’s agriculture exports so far this year have increased 12 percent over last year.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From shocking games to a shocking denial for Eastern, the past 24 hours have been amazing
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was not your typical Saturday. But instead of going to 11, it stopped at 10.5 or so. And we have a few thoughts. Read …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Priest River Industrial Park: A small-town economic success story
After 37 years, a group of tenacious volunteers in Priest River, Idaho, just a few miles from the Washington border, can claim a spot among those that have succeeded in …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Patients safely evacuated as fire destroys nursing home
A fire gutted a nursing home early Saturday in southeastern Idaho, but all the patients and staff made it to safety without serious injuries, officials say.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Human bones found at S. Idaho construction site
Authorities in south-central Idaho are investigating after construction workers found human bones.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple of key football games and another basketball contest fill up our Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The nice part about Saturdays this time of year is there is always something going on. Even with our local Pac-12 school taking a well-earned …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them
A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Transmission line from Oregon-to-Idaho gets approval
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has signed off on a right-of-way that will allow Idaho Power to build a 293-mile transmission line from Oregon to Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Idaho farmers turn to guest workers to fill labor gap
Farmers in southern Idaho are increasingly turning to the guest worker program to fill the gap left by the shrinking labor force in the state.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Other than another Friday Apple Cup, next year’s Pac-12 football schedule seems a bit better
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This year’s football schedule isn’t even over. But we know what our favorite Pac-12 school’s schedule is for 2018. Is it any better? Read on.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
Taking opportunities in a changing climate
Idaho and the Palouse face a host of climate issues both today and in the future. The question, said Kate Gordon, senior adviser at the Paulson Institute, is whether Idaho …