Stories tagged: idaho
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Idaho woman gets 30 years for embezzling $2 million
An eastern Idaho woman who embezzled more than $2 million from her employer that she gambled at casinos has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Drag queen planting seeds of growth in Moscow community
Gordon Mellott lives a crazy busy life. And that is just the way he loves it.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
U.S. restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years
Federal officials have restarted an eastern Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation’s nuclear power generating capacity and possibly reduce concerns about nuclear power safety.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Police: Twin Falls man crushed to death by farm equipment
The Twin Falls County coroner has identified the man who was crush to death by farm equipment.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Idaho farm explores growing blueberries on commercial level
A farm in southwestern Idaho is attempting to grow blueberries on a commercial scale, making it one of the first producers in the state if the project proves successful.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Former Idaho insurance agent sentenced for fraud
A former south-central Idaho insurance agent who used customers’ insurance premiums for personal purchases has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of probation.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Idaho man who hid daughters in Nevada mountains sentenced
A Boise father who authorities say endangered his two young daughters when he hid them in the Nevada mountains in May was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Idaho to reevaluate participating in voter fraud program
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday he’s reevaluating the state’s involvement in a longtime multistate voter registration database.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game denies sex discrimination lawsuit allegations
A federal judge should dismiss a sex discrimination lawsuit and not allow as evidence any recordings made by a former employee intended to prove her claims, an Idaho state agency …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s been so long since the Pac-12 has been on top in football, it’s hard to remember when
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want to schedule your Apple Cup watch party? Good luck with that. The start time won’t be announced for a few more days. If, however, …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Odom sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for shooting Coeur d’Alene pastor
Only through counseling and medication did Kyle A. Odom realize that the Coeur d’Alene pastor he shot six times was not an alien taking over the lives of other humans.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Election employees raise concerns on voter fraud program
Elections employees are raising concerns about an interstate program meant to detect voter fraud that they say has led to errors.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Hour after hour each Saturday, college football holds our attention
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday night was slowing down. It was late after a long day of basketball, football and running around. The television was still on though, and …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bullied 8-year-old boy gets to be a Bronco for a day
Jackson Bezzant led last week’s Bronco Walk alongside Boise State football coach Bryan Harsin like a boss. Decked out in Boise State gear from head to toe, the 8-year-old Ammon …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Police: Dine-and-dash ‘sushi bandit’ cited in eastern Idaho
A man authorities say is the dine-and-dash “sushi bandit” has been cited in eastern Idaho for suspicion of petty theft.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Coin toss to decide winner of tied city council election
A coin toss will decide the winner of a tied election for a city council seat in a south-central Idaho city.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Central Idaho city eyes changes to flood plain ordinance
The central Idaho city of Hailey is considering changes to its flood plain ordinance following flooding earlier this year along the Big Wood River.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
‘Sometimes plans change’ at UI
University of Idaho President Chuck Staben addressed concerns about his application to another university, his plans to cap new faculty and staff hires and his hefty research goals for the …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another busy Saturday awaits as the seasons overlap
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every Saturday is busy. That’s a given. But Saturdays this time of year are busier than, say, in mid-June. So let’s get right to it. …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Idaho AG questions Medicaid expansion proposal
The Idaho Attorney General’s office flagged a handful of concerns while vetting a proposal seeking to expand Medicaid coverage through a ballot initiative rather than through the state’s Republican-dominated Legislature.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 11 a.m.
Moscow City Councilman John Weber dies
Moscow City Councilman John Weber was a “Moscow guy through and through,” as Mayor Bill Lambert puts it.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Are the profits from Thursday night games worth the cost to the NFL?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We asked one question yesterday when we tweeted out the link to our column: Who will survive? Little did we know the answer was no …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
Former Idaho deputy handed maximum sentence for grand theft
A former central Idaho sheriff’s deputy who was found guilty of stealing from a police program was sentenced to 14 years in state prison.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
CEO of yogurt giant Chobani expands in Idaho despite turmoil
The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Another election tie in Idaho heading for possible coin flip
A coin toss will likely be needed to decide the winner of a west-central Idaho tied election, the second election tie in the state this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Sheepherder sues Idaho rancher, says he was unpaid for years
A former sheepherder says he was forced to work without pay, transportation and barely enough food at a remote Idaho ranch for years. The sheep rancher, meanwhile, says his former …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Idaho hunter found after vehicle goes off road
Authorities in north-central Idaho say a missing hunter has been found dead outside his vehicle that went off the road.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
New path eyed for high-voltage transmission lines in Idaho
Federal officials have released their latest analysis on proposed routes for two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho intended to modernize the Pacific Northwest’s energy grid.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Expansion of the college football playoffs should be our No. 1 target
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mike Leach has his pet peeves about college football. Don’t we all? Read on.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Family feels justice served after Renfro sentenced to death
The family of slain Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore say death sentence sought as a deterrent to prevent another would-be shooter from firing on police.