Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Teen charged in Idaho shooting death pleads guilty
An eastern Washington state teen has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of man during a camping trip in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Idaho group fights dismissal of children’s book lawsuit
A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Director: Judicial turnover has state barely hanging on
Idaho Courts Director Sara Thomas said Tuesday the state has made big gains on improving court access and technology, but Idaho is barely hanging on when it comes to judicial …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Annual Idaho Department of Fish and Game meeting starts today
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission’s annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in Boise.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Idaho governor offers limited support for residency plan
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter is offering limited support for a 10-year plan that proponents say could increase the number of doctors practicing in the state.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Man dies, woman rescued after vehicle crashes in Hayden Lake
A man was killed and a woman was rescued after their vehicle ran into Hayden Lake early Saturday morning.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Girls basketball coaches resign after car vandalized
The varsity and junior varsity coaches for girls basketball at Salmon High School in east-central Idaho have resigned after someone vandalized the varsity coach’s car.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The rivalry between Eastern and Idaho is growing and will take another step in the fall
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you wanted to know why Idaho is such a good fit in the Big Sky Conference, all you had to do last night was …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Northern Idaho school district closes due to flu outbreak
A school district in northern Idaho has sent its staff and students home due to a flu outbreak.
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Lawsuit claims Idaho school failed to protect child
A recently filed lawsuit claims a former staffer at a southwestern Idaho school sexually assaulted a child while other office employees did nothing to stop the behavior.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
Ahlquist: $100M promise may not result in Idaho budget cut
Idaho Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist said this week his campaign promise to cut $100 million in 100 days if elected may not result in a reduction to the state …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The expected happened in unexpected ways Thursday night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Usually sports can be counted on to give you something unexpected. On the surface, last night’s local college basketball results didn’t do that. But dig …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Idaho landline fund loses revenue as cellphone use increases
A state fund that has helped keep telephone landlines affordable for rural Idaho residents for the past 30 years is in jeopardy as more people switch to cellphones.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Huckleberries: The Idaho Legislature is back in session, so hide your children
As Idaho legislators prepare to be wined, dined and hypnotized by monied puppet masters and lobbyists for another session, the voice of a favorite journalistic curmudgeon sounds from long ago.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Judge rejects man’s bid to withdraw pleas after conviction
A judge has denied a motion to withdraw pleas from a northern Idaho man convicted of killing three people.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Ex-wife says Idaho lawmaker molested 2 girls
The ex-wife of a former Idaho Republican state lawmaker who shot and killed himself this week says he was under investigation for molesting two girls, including a young female relative …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
Montana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation planned
Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating the death of a Montana man being held at the Bonneville County Jail.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football season ends on a rainy night in Georgia
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season, which began in the heat of August, ended last night indoors in Georgia. We have a recap. Read on.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Thief steals handmade blanket from Idaho home
An Idaho family says a thief stole a package containing an irreplaceable blanket for their 7-year-old daughter off the doorstep of their Coeur d’Alene home.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Federal tax overhaul could cost Idaho taxpayers $100M
Idaho taxpayers could end up paying roughly $100 million more next year as a result of the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump signed into law last month, according …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 6 p.m.
Faith leaders to hold vigil before Idaho session kicks off
Idaho clergy and faith leaders will hold a multi-faith prayer vigil designed to call on lawmakers to draft thoughtful legislation as they approach the 2018 legislative session.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga rolls, Washington State rolls over late and the Seahawks want Schneider to continue in his role
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yeah, observing Gonzaga’s Sherman-like march through the L.A. Basin, Washington State’s recent basketball downturn and wondering where the Seahawks were headed. …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Another gang fight reported at southwestern Idaho prison
State officials said five prisons at the South Boise Correctional Complex have been placed on secure status following a second altercation between prison gangs that involved multiple inmates.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Eastern Idaho elementary school placed on lockdown
Authorities in eastern Idaho said an elementary school was placed on lockdown after police investigating a report of an attack on a woman heard a shot inside a residence and …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Idaho inmate says 30 years is up, wants out of prison
A south-central Idaho man sentenced to life in prison in 1984 for kidnapping and raping a woman says he’s reached the 30-year release date and should be set free.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Officials ID man who died after officer-involved shooting
Authorities in southwestern Idaho have identified a 27-year-old man who died after an officer-involved shooting.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Suit to stop federal agency wolf killings in Idaho rejected
A federal court has rejected a lawsuit by conservation groups contending a federal agency needed to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Otter, Little call for more affordable health coverage
Idaho’s top elected leaders signed an executive order on Friday directing the state Department of Insurance to create guidelines for health insurance carriers to offer lower priced coverage plans.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Candidate plans to cut Idaho taxes if he’s elected governor
U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says he plans to cut Idaho’s sales, individual and corporate tax rates to 5 percent each if he’s elected governor of the state.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Zags are resolute during their march through WCC’s less fortunate
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If resolutions are made to be broken, then there were some accomplishments coming out of yesterday. Otherwise, not so much. Read on.