Stories tagged: idaho
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Idaho lawmakers split along party lines Monday, with majority Republicans on the House Business Committee backing a ban on local laws or ballot measures to raise the minimum wage.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 5 a.m.
BOISE – Hundreds of people filled the state Capitol’s largest hearing room Friday morning to press for expanding Medicaid to help Idahoans who don’t have health insurance, reforming the state’s …
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
Delaney Hodgins had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists and Eastern Washington beat Northern Colorado 66-57 in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday in Greeley, Colorado. The win was …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
A judge handed down a penalty Friday for a North Idaho teenager who shot and killed a federally protected grizzly bear last fall north of Wallace. The 14-year-old boy was …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
New location gives store more square footage and easier access than current Foruth Street spot.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Sean and Susan Anderson of Riggins, Idaho, made some poor choices when they joined the occupiers at a wildlife refuge in Oregon, but they did nothing wrong. That’s the opinion …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
Montana environmental regulators have partially approved a major silver and copper mine proposed beneath a federal wilderness area, casting uncertainty over the $500 million project near the Idaho border.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
Gov. Butch Otter says he’s concerned with the number of children who die because their parents choose faith healing and not medical assistance for religious reasons.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene daycare has been shut down by police after a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of repeated instances of lewd conduct involving children at the daycare.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Twenty wolves were shot from a helicopter in the Lolo elk zone in northern Idaho, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced Wednesday, in a wolf-control operation that lasted …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
BOISE – Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids – except there are no human tracks. A rare …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
When the head of an Idaho board charged with killing problem wolves was asked directly by a state senator on Monday how many wolves the board has had killed this …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
The Idaho House voted Tuesday to remove the inflation index from the state’s homeowner’s exemption from property taxes, instead fixing the exemption at a maximum of $100,000 - and opening …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
LEWISTON, Idaho – Federal wildlife services and Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials have joined forces to kill wolves in the Clearwater Region for the third year in a …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Jet boats could race up the Coeur d’Alene River in May as part of a four-river jet boat championship.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter wants a third $400,000 infusion of state funds into a state board charged with killing problem wolves that prey on livestock or wildlife next year, even …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene doctor indicted as part of an alleged multistate drug trafficking ring surrendered his passport Monday and was released from federal custody. Dr. Stanley Alvin Toelle, 61, a …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Idaho Girl Scouts would get a tax break on each box of Thin Mints under legislation introduced in a House committee.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
A county in southwestern Idaho has updated its voting equipment in anticipation of the 2016 presidential election. The Idaho Statesman reports that voters in Boise and other Ada County locations …
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 25-year-old man Sunday morning in Coeur d’Alene after he allegedly fled from officers in his truck in three separate pursuits, attempted to ram …
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016, 5 a.m.
BOISE – County assessors, in town for an Idaho Association of Counties meeting, were stunned to hear the House tax committee vote to remove the annual indexing of the homeowner’s …
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 9:05 p.m.
Idaho freshman Mikayla Ferenz came off the bench to score a season-high 25 points and Idaho pulled away in the second half and beat Northern Arizona 76-59 in a Big …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Washington State junior Alissa Brooks-Johnson won the pentathlon to lead the WSU women at the Cougar Indoor track and field Friday in Pullman. Brooks-Johnson finished with 4,101 points, a career …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
The Idaho Senate on Friday approved legislation allowing trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds to run on Idaho interstates, after Congress gave Idaho the go-ahead for that in December.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 7:33 a.m.
Idaho is set to begin a lengthy adjudication process to identify and catalog existing water rights in the Palouse River Basin.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 7:01 a.m.
Idaho Democrats unveiled a multipoint plan Thursday to expand economic activities, invest in education and strengthen government accountability.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the next five-year nuclear cleanup contract for a site in the Idaho desert.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections has paid $450,000 to a youth who was sexually abused by a staffer at a Nampa juvenile correction center.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
After hearing from advocates for the mentally ill and people who suffer from mental illnesses that an “Orofino Maniacs” specialty license plate would be offensive, Idaho’s House Transportation Committee on …