Stories tagged: idaho
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 12:42 P.M.
Idaho nuclear waste cleanup effort nearly complete
Work to clear radioactive waste from the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project is nearly complete.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 11:57 A.M.
Labrador named chairman of House natural resources panel
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador has been named chairman of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. The subcommittee has oversight and investigative authority over all activities, policies and …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 9:08 A.M.
Megaload rule change finds backing of Senate Transportation Committee
The Idaho Transportation Department received legislative approval Tuesday for a rule change that lays the foundation for a statewide permitting system for oversize trucks. The Senate Transportation Committee approved the …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 12:20 P.M.
Immigration rally planned in Moscow
More than 2,500 people gathered for the Women’s March on the Palouse on Jan. 21 at East City Park in Moscow.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:33 A.M.
Bruce Willis airstrip rule change prompts lawsuit
Residents of a rural southern Idaho county have filed a lawsuit over a zoning change that will allow actor Bruce Willis to build a private airport.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:22 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Today is a day of celebration, no matter what school everyone picks
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s national signing day for college football. If you are not a fan of college football then we advise staying off of social media today. …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:15 A.M.
Idaho woman guilty in connection to malnourished 11-pound daughter
A 22-year-old southwest Idaho woman has pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child after authorities reported finding her daughter severely malnourished. Tiffany Knapp of Caldwell made the plea Monday …
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 9:05 P.M.
ACA repeal could cost Idaho $20M per year
Indigent care costs in Idaho could jump by more than $20 million per year if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, the administrator of the state’s Catastrophic Health Fund program …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 6:07 P.M.
Moose rescued after fall into Idaho basement
Authorities say a female moose is safe after she fell through an unlatched window into the basement of an Idaho home.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 8:32 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Enjoy it, because we are living in the Golden Age of Inland Northwest sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We’ve been doing this feature for going on six years now. In that time, Washington State has gone to three bowl games, Eastern Washington has …
SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 8:38 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Old is a relative term, especially in the world of tennis
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, talking about a Gonzaga rout, among other things. Here we are 48 hours later and the subject is still valid. …
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 6:18 P.M.
Idaho’s horse racing revival efforts reveal divisions
The fight over Idaho’s faltering horse racing industry is building into a face-off between the Legislature and the governor’s office.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 5 P.M.
Book review: ‘Idaho’ ponders unfathomable tragedy and its aftermath
Emily Ruskovich, a 2015 O. Henry Award winner for “Owl,” builds her novel around the implosion of the Mitchell family after Jenny murders her younger child, May, and the older …
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 11:54 A.M.
Feds sue Idaho doctor over missing pills, sloppy records
Federal prosecutors say an Idaho doctor’s sloppy records left thousands of regulated pills unaccounted for, but the physician says an employee stole the drugs.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 8:52 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga rolls, sure, but Eastern, Idaho and WSU games had more drama
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You know what makes life more exciting? Little surprises. An unexpected bill in the mail, or, on a happier note, an unexpected check. A wink …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 9:44 A.M.
Feds look to increase water storage in Boise River system
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is hoping to find a way to increase water storage capacity on the Boise River system.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 8:56 A.M.
Idaho student group to host ‘Why Gay is not the New Black’
Dr. Voddie Baucham, a black pastor and author, will deliver a talk titled “Why Gay is not the New Black” today during an open event hosted by the University of …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 8:52 A.M.
Moscow group to support Idaho minimum wage increase
The League of Women Voters of Moscow will recommend that its statewide organization lobby Idaho legislators to raise the state’s minimum wage. Throughout the state, local leagues are discussing a …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:20 P.M.
Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder of Bonner County deputies
Adam Deacon Foster has been officially charged with two counts for attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of two Bonner County deputies.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Stranded horse in rural Idaho rescued with helicopter
One of two horses found stranded in rural central Idaho was rescued with the help of a group of volunteers and a helicopter. Volunteers with Idaho Horse Rescue on Tuesday …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 9:55 A.M.
Suspect dies after armed confrontation with police in Kuna
Idaho State Police are investigating after eight officers fired at and killed a suspect after a confrontation in Kuna.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:14 A.M.
Grip on Sports: College basketball’s night of upsets opens the door for Gonzaga to ascend to the top of the polls
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As last night wore on, college basketball’s upsets just kept coming. No. 1 Villanova, No. 2 Kansas and then No. 4 Kentucky all lost. Three …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 6:14 P.M.
Suspect in Bonner County deputies’ shooting released from hospital, held in Kootenai County jail
The man suspected of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies was released from the hospital, Tuesday.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 1:34 P.M.
Utah man arrested for placing camera in Idaho bathroom
A Utah man has been accused of placing a small camera in the bathroom of a Rexburg apartment where six women live.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 12:35 P.M.
Suspect dead after manhunt in southwest Idaho, police say
Authorities in southwest Idaho say a suspect in a shooting involving a police officer has died following a manhunt Tuesday morning.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 12:30 P.M.
Moscow residents complain about too-bright LED streetlights
The city of Moscow is replacing streetlights with energy-efficient LED bulbs that some residents complain are too bright for residential neighborhoods.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 7:49 A.M.
Idaho man charged with federal hate crime in fatal beating
An Idaho man has been charged with a federal hate crime after prosecutors said he lured a gay man to a remote location and then beat him to death.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 1:14 P.M.
Otter signs snow disaster declaration for Washington County
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has signed a disaster declaration for Washington County in west-central Idaho due to snow accumulations.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 11:14 A.M.
Idaho panel reintroduces sign language interpreter bill
An eastern Idaho lawmaker is once again backing legislation requiring sign language interpreters to get a professional license from a state board. Gov. Butch Otter vetoed a similar proposal in …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 11:50 A.M.
Researchers program drones to find virus-infected potatoes
Researchers at Idaho State University have programed drones to be able to identify a potato-infecting virus.