Idaho has never been quite "at home" in the Sun Belt Conference -- geographically speaking at least. Now, it seems, the Vandals could be without a football home altogether pending a review from SBC commissioner Karl Benson. Idaho and New Mexico State, the only football-only schools in the Sun Belt.
Bert Marley, chairman of the Idaho Democratic Party, responds to recent criticism from a Lewiston Tribune editorial by saying there are plenty of reasons for optimism for his party. Do you agree/disagree?
A day after a social media post depicting soccer players wearing blackface at an informal event, Whitworth suspended the 5 players shown in the photograph. University officials said Tuesday that they met with all 5 players, whom they declined to name, and said the players said they were not aware of the racist implications of the use of blackface.
In his weekly Lewiston Tribune column, conservative Michael Costello comments that modern technology has the potential to make us all into latter-day H.L. Menckens. (Question: Do you know who H.L. Mencken was?)
The deal William H. Kibbie cut with the UIdaho 40 years ago has to rate as one of the best in the annals of naming rights arrangements. For Kibbie, that is. Since 1975, the name of the late Utah construction executive - he died in a 1988 automobile accident - has been affixed to the UI's covered stadium. Kibbie donated $300K for project.
At City Beach, the city of Coeur d'Alene has intalled a portable, lighted, L-shaped wheelchair pathway that stretches 60 feet down toward the water from the sidewalk and runs for 80 feet along the shoreline. "The freedom that gives is just enormous," said Virgil Edwards, Disability Action Center's independent living trainer.
Coeur d'Alene City Councilman Ron Edinger announced Tuesday he is seeking another term. Edinger was first elected to the city council in 1968, serving until he was elected mayor in November 1973. He was mayor through 1978. He was again elected to the city council in 1980, and has continued since then. (Question: Is Edinger unbeatable?)
The Idaho Lottery Commission revoked the Post Falls Senior Center's charitable bingo license last month due to an alleged violation of record-keeping laws over a five-year period. The Idaho Lottery Commission, which regulates charitable gaming in the state, issued a revocation order effective Aug. 1.
The supermarket battle between Haggen and Albertsons is getting uglier.
Haggen, based in Bellingham, sued Albertsons for allegedly engaging in “systematic efforts” to eliminate it as a competitor in five states, including California.
Fayetteville, North Carolina, cops have charged 17-year-old Cormega Copening with sexual exploitation of a minor—his girlfriend, who is the same age—because the couple sent each other nude photos of themselves during their relationship.
An oil sheen on 1.5 miles of the St. Joe River is restricting boating traffic at the Aqua Park beach and boat launch in St. Maries.
“As a precaution, we are asking people to avoid the area,” said St. Maries Fire Chief Larry Naccarato. “Please avoid any contact with nearby water.”
The oil sheen was report Monday morning. The boat launch and park have been shut down until further notice.
Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national television a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus’ flash barely caused a shrug.
Cyrus’ exposure came near the end of Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. She peeked her head out from behind a black curtain that covered up all but her head, then the curtain slipped to briefly reveal a bare breast.
Somebody used a vehicle to run down four pronghorns in an agricultural field west of Mud Lake, bordering the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), south of State Highway 33 just after midnight on Aug. 27. Three does and a fawn were killed.
LOS ANGELES – Immigration agents arrested more than 240 people with criminal records during a four-day sting in Southern California, authorities said Monday in a show of force that comes as fewer people are being deported.
FOX LAKE, Ill. — Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed.
Lake County Undersheriff Raymond Rose says the officer was pursuing people described as suspicious when he was shot and killed in Fox Lake, 55 miles north of Chicago.
If President Barack Obama starts a trend to change the name of a mountain back to the one used by a region’s original inhabitants, there’s plenty of possibilities in Washington state.
European late-comers to the Northwest made it a habit of sticking new names on many of the state’s peaks, from Mount Spokane to Mount Rainier.
On Monday, Hy Yoeun dropped off her second-grader, Alex, at Bemiss Elementary.
"He didn’t want the summer to be over,” Yoeun said.
If things go poorly over the next few days, Alex might get a little more summer.
Has your family ever been impacted by a teacher's strike?
BOISE - A group launched by former college friends is pitching a 2016 ballot initiative to raise Idaho’s cigarette tax by $1.50 a pack, and use the money to lower tuition at the state’s public colleges and universities.
LOS ANGELES – Wayne W. Dyer, who became the pied piper of the self-help movement with the 1976 publication of his runaway best-seller, “Your Erroneous Zones: Step-By-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life,” has died at age 75.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An archery hunter is recovering after being attacked in Idaho by a grizzly bear with three cubs. Wildlife officials say they could find no signs the bear had been wounded when the hunter fired at it with a .44-caliber handgun.