Stories tagged: idaho
Sat., March 30, 2019
A late-season wave of influenza has spread across the Inland Northwest and spiked hospitalizations during the past month. The virus is a different strain than the one people were vaccinated …
Fri., March 29, 2019, 8:43 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Not to get ahead of ourselves, but Gonzaga’s win last night over Florida State, while a big one, was just prelude. Now the team that …
Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Legislation intended to lower the risk of people being inadvertently jabbed with discarded used medical needles has been signed into law by Idaho Gov. Brad Little.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
A mother who triggered an Amber Alert last week told police she was planning on injecting bleach into herself and her child to rid themselves of parasites, according to court …
Tue., March 26, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
A House committee has passed legislation that would dramatically toughen the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the Idaho ballot. The House State Affairs Committee voted 10-5 Tuesday …
Tue., March 26, 2019, 3:28 p.m.
Legislation to ban exploding targets on state lands in Idaho during wildfire season has failed in the House.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
Authorities in central Idaho say the body of a man missing since late February has been found burned and buried in Custer County.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
The Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has dropped the state’s Republican lieutenant governor from the list of speakers for a women entrepreneurs’ conference.
Tue., March 26, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The cacophony that is the NCAA tournaments will have to go on without Gonzaga’s women
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The next couple days are pretty barren in the local sports scene. The two-day period of blah-ness was ushered in by the sounds of whistles. …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The setting is different, but the stakes are the same tonight as Gonzaga tries to move on in the NCAA Tournament
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One Gonzaga basketball team is in the Sweet 16 – for the fifth consecutive season. That’s no upset, though the length of the run has …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
You may not recognize a mint farmer by the looks of him, but his aromatic crop is unmistakable. Its sweet, spicy-cool scent makes mint one of man’s most valued herbs.
Sun., March 24, 2019
As a teacher in Idaho Falls School District 91 and with a second job as a server at Jakers Bar and Grill, some of Jess Marboe’s workdays can last up …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Numerica Credit Union is renovating its branch in Hayden to provide more space for its members.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation requiring sexual assault and rape kits to be tested with limited exceptions.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: On a day when upsets were rare, Gonzaga made sure it played the favorite’s role correctly
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first day of the NCAA Tournament is often-times filled with upsets. Buzzer-beating upsets. “Can’t-believe-what-I-just-saw” upsets. No-chance-in-heck upsets. The upset from yesterday? There were no …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Legislation to increase penalties for a person who attacks an Idaho Parks and Recreation employee authorized to enforce state laws is heading to Gov. Brad Little
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
Legislation to allow Idaho theaters on the National Register of Historic Places to obtain licenses to sell beer and wine has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Among …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill at the center of a good read.
Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A new Medicaid expansion “sideboard” bill that would require some Medicaid recipients to work at least 20 hours a week is introduced in the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:46 a.m.
100 years ago in North Idaho: Plans for highway move to Lookout Pass; new road to connect Harrison with Coeur d’Alene
The “North Pacific Highway” route over the Bitterroot Range was about to be moved several miles south, so that it would cross the divide at Lookout Pass. This was the …
Sun., March 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
At 6 a.m. in mid-January, a trio of hunters sat cloaked in layers of camouflage, waiting for first light when they could begin shooting during what would likely be one …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11 p.m.
Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
Idaho received its long-awaited steelhead fishery permit from the federal government Friday, ending months of uncertainty over the future of the ongoing steelhead season.
Sat., March 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:43 p.m.
A panel of lawmakers has opted to hold a bill that would toughen the requirements to get an initiative on a ballot in committee for now, but the legislation will …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
The Idaho State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to allow the University of Idaho to move forward with plans to construct a new basketball arena on the Moscow campus …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State made a change in its basketball program leadership yesterday. Bit the $4.2 million artillery shell and fired head coach Ernie Kent. At least …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
The University of Idaho could boast the largest research dairy in the country within the next decade.
Thu., March 14, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Wednesday night’s loss marked the end of WSU’s basketball season but probably not Ernie Kent’s tenure
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is this the end? The end of Ernie Kent’s elaborate plans? Of everything that stands in Washington State’s basketball program, the end? Read on.