The Snake River Fire burning in Garfield County could be suppressed as early as Wednesday.
The fire, about 10 miles west of Clarkston, had reached more than 2,500 acres by Sunday and was expected to hit 3,100 acres this morning, said Michael Krueger, the public information officer on the blaze.
Vazquez-Carrera got into a feed truck to deliver the cows their morning meal. About 5:30 a.m., he called his brother, who also worked at the farm, to warn him about the conditions.
By sunrise, Vazquez-Carrera, a 37-year-old husband and father of six, was dead.
Vazquez-Carrera had mistakenly driven the truck into the manure pond.
After 45 years of studying osprey, Wayne Melquist does a pretty good imitation of the bird’s distinctive call.
The retired biologist let out a high-pitched chirp, followed by a keening cry as the pontoon boat he was riding in approached a nest on a piling in Lake Coeur d’Alene’s Cougar Bay on Saturday morning. An adult female answered him.
Northern Idaho officials say a sonar team will look for the body of a Washington state man believed to have drowned in Lake Pend Oreille earlier this month.
Officials say 67-year-old John Key of Newman Lake, Washington, disappeared July 2, and friends found his unoccupied boat idling on the lake.
Idaho’s welfare agency is investigating allegations that staffers physically and psychologically abused and neglected some residents at a state-run treatment center for people with severe disabilities.
On Tuesday, a mosquito trap in the Jewel Wetlands area, north of Payette, tested positive for the West Nile virus. On Wednesday, a Canyon County trap located along the Boise River, near Caldwell Ponds and Rotary Pond, north of Caldwell, also tested positive.
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Washington County Commissioners have passed an Emergency Declaration ahead of the August 21 solar eclipse.
KIVI-TV reported the county near the Oregon border is expected to get tens of thousands of visitors eager to witness the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse seen in the U.S. in nearly a century.
The Idaho Democratic Party is sending field organizers up north for the first time since pulling a volunteer nearly a year ago amid intimidation accusations.
Democratic leaders announced this week that the move is part of a statewide effort to locate volunteers and train activists in an overwhelming Republican-dominant state.
Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound landmark change locations. Especially one that’s alive.
But workers in Idaho will attempt just that starting Friday. A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital’s expansion.
Boise businessman and school board member Anthony Joseph “A.J.” Balukoff said Thursday he’s considering running as a Democrat for governor in 2018.
Balukoff spent more than $3 million of his own funds in a loss to Gov. Butch Otter in 2014. Otter won nearly 54 percent of the vote to less than 39 percent for Balukoff.
Idaho is putting up 17 Payette Lake lots for auction as part of an ongoing effort to remove the state from leasing land to cabin owners.
Officials with the Idaho Department of Lands say the auction will take place Friday. Cabin owners have applied to participate in the auction.
A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type.
Joey, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home’s gun safe, made his long goodbyes earlier this month, then scampered up a backyard apple tree at his Meridian, Idaho, home and hasn’t been seen since.
A law enforcement officer sent to check on the welfare of three people living in a southwestern Idaho home instead found three bodies hidden on the property in an apparent homicide.
Investigators haven’t yet identified the three people, and it’s not yet clear how they died.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit eastern Idaho for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, and that could have a significant impact on the state’s highway system.
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A new trial is underway for a former Nez Perce County sheriff’s deputy charged in connection with the strangling death of his ex-wife.
Joseph A. Thomas Jr. was convicted in 2011 of killing Beth Irby-Thomas and sentenced to at least 25 years in prison, but the Idaho Supreme Court overturned his conviction in 2014.
Federal officials on Friday released a cattle grazing plan for central Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve that immediately came under fire from an environmental group.
Idaho officials say a man accused of convincing at least 42 boys across various states and countries to send him pornographic videos is facing new charges.
Judah Lyda, 44, of Twin Falls was charged with seven felony counts of possessing and inducing children to engage in sexually exploitative material, the Times-News reported.
In an open letter to Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador and Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, Lindy Moore, the widow of CPD Sgt. Greg Moore, urges Idaho lawmakers not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a “comparable replacement,” saying the law enabled her to spend more time with her toddler daughter in the aftermath of Moore’s 2015 murder.
Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency, ignite cda, wants to hear what the community thinks about its proposal to sell a small piece of residential land on the north side of Tubbs Hill. The agency’s board decided Wednesday to gather feedback after members of the Tubbs Hill Foundation raised concerns about how the sale could impact the popular park.
Silverwood Theme Park will raise its wages this year as a result of a competitive labor market and higher minimum wage in Washington. The amusement park north of Coeur d’Alene is one of the region’s largest seasonal employers, hiring about 1,200 workers to staff the park from May through September. Becky Kramer/SR reports ...
In an email sent to his department this morning, Coeur d'Alene Police Chief Lee White relayed an announcement by the Idaho Medal of Honor Commission: "The Idaho Medal of Honor Commission met this morning and voted unanimously to posthumously award Sgt. Greg Moore the Medal of Honor."
Ask any bride: Planning a wedding is tough enough without having to worry about being ripped off while picking out your gown.
But that's what allegedly happened to many brides who found their dress at a Post Falls bridal shop.
Dozens of women who shopped at Cameo Bridal say they were either double-charged or never received their gown.