Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
Wildlife managers euthanize bear that bothered Idaho campers
Wildlife managers have trapped and killed a black bear after the animal kept making contact with people camping in a popular central Idaho recreation area.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Some southern Idaho residents worry about proposed UI dairy
Some Jerome County residents are worried that plans for a big new University of Idaho-operated dairy could befoul the local air.
Sun., July 23, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Idaho, Utah team up to fight invasive mussels
Idaho is teaming up with Utah to protect Bear Lake on the Utah-Idaho border from invasive mussels.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Idaho GOP elects former executive director Jonathan Parker as chairman
COEUR D’ALENE – Jonathan Parker will be the next Idaho Republican Party chairman after a vote Saturday. Elected by secret ballot where voters scribbled down a candidate’s first name, Parker …
Sat., July 22, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Deputies cleared in fatal southwest Idaho shooting
A prosecutor has determined that the eight law enforcement officers who fired shots at a 32-year-old southwest Idaho man were justified in using lethal force.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The up-and-down Mariners make an up-and-down trade
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, ya, playing Whack a Mole with the Mariners every time they peek their head above .500. Read on.
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene forum elicits GOP candidates’ views
With 10 months to go until the Idaho gubernatorial election, the race’s three Republican candidates answered a series of business-centric questions Friday during a forum held at the state GOP’s …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Idaho GOP drops ‘loyalty pledge’ proposal for new candidates
The Idaho Republican Party quashed a proposal Friday that would have required Republican candidates in the state to declare their commitment to upholding the state party platform in what some …
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Idaho, Utah sign agreement to fight invasive mussels on cross-border lake
Idaho’s state Department of Agriculture and Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources have announced a cooperative agreement with the Bear Lake Regional Commission through which all three will work together to …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Documents show Bruce Willis’ airport will be large, busy
Federal Aviation Administration documents show that a central Idaho airport being built by actor Bruce Willis will be larger and busier than officials originally expected.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Idaho residents at risk from Kansas cyberattack; millions of Social Security numbers exposed
Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Officials: Owner of home where bodies found possibly spotted
Law enforcement officials say a man wanted in connection with the deaths of three women in southwestern Idaho may have been seen in the backcountry near eastern Idaho’s Swan Valley.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Burnout operations set for today on Craig Mountain Complex fire
Prescribed burns intended to help contain the fires in the Craig Mountain Complex are set to be implemented today after Thursday proved too windy for the operation.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
Central Idaho residents told to prepare to flee wildfire
Residents in rural north-central Idaho have been told to be ready to evacuate due to a 2-square-mile wildfire burning in timber in steep terrain about 40 miles east of McCall.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Tribe wants centuries-old remains found in Idaho
At least one tribe will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren’t from modern day homicide victims but belonged to …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns to be used to halt spread of Craig Mountain blazes
Officials managing efforts to suppress the Craig Mountain Complex of fires burning south of Lewiston plan to methodically use prescribed burns to subdue two blazes.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Tribe wants centuries-old remains found in Idaho
A tribe says it will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren’t from modern day homicide victims but belonged to …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Watching golf played in poor weather is good for the soul
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Golf is an international game. But its birthplace is clear. As are its roots. Read on.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Former Spokane resident wanted by the FBI for alleged meth distribution
The FBI is asking for help in finding a felon wanted for his alleged involvement in trafficking meth in Montana.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Lake Pend Oreille search called off for missing boater from Newman Lake
Idaho law enforcement has called off the search of a Washington boater who went missing in a lake.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Hunt for next Idaho Capitol Christmas Tree falters
Idaho officials are facing some early holiday pressure to avoid ending up with a sad and scraggly Charlie Brown type Christmas tree in front of the Statehouse this winter.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 4 p.m.
Skeletal remains found in Idaho badger hole are hundreds of years old
Authorities say human bones found protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho are hundreds of years old and not connected to a crime.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Idaho Supreme Court upholds grocery tax veto
The Idaho Supreme Court, in a 4-1 ruling Tuesday afternoon, upheld Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation removing the state’s 6 percent sales tax on groceries.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Woman dies after being pulled from house fire in Moscow, Idaho
The Moscow Fire Department on Wednesday named the woman who died from an accidental fire Tuesday. She was Arlene Willenborg-Cowin. She was 66.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
Idaho to continue buying timberland and farmland
Idaho officials have decided to continue buying timberland and farmland to generate revenue for public schools following a financial consultant’s review of the state’s reinvestment plan.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
Idaho fires started by lightning still burning
The Powerline Fire grew considerably Monday, reaching an estimated size of 7,000 acres. The blaze, along with the Corral Creek Fire in Hells Canyon, is being managed as the Craig …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 8 a.m.
Idaho man survives after falling into abandoned well
A man is recovering after being rescued from an abandoned well in northwest Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Police find vehicle connected to three women found dead in Idaho
Law enforcement officials say they have located the vehicle wanted in connection with the deaths of three women near a rural southwestern Idaho farmhouse.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Snake River Fire could be contained soon
The Snake River Fire burning in Garfield County could be suppressed as early as Wednesday.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Manure pond deaths raise concerns about farmworker safety
BOISE, Idaho – It was still dark the morning Ruperto Vazquez-Carrera began his shift at Sunrise Organic Dairy. It was mid-February 2016. A winter heat wave had melted snow and …