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Central Idaho residents face evacuation as wildfire advances

Two of three roads leading into and out of a small town in mountainous central Idaho are closed and residents have been told to be ready to evacuate as a 100-square-mile wildfire defies containment.


Idaho lawmakers begin study of foster care system

Idaho foster care parents are urging lawmakers to reform the current state system, saying that foster care bureaucracy has caused unnecessary heartache and frustration.


Opposition kills proposed deal to acquire Black Lake Ranch

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game planned to acquire a 1,000-acre former horse ranch along the Coeur d’Alene River through a land swap, but opposition to the trade killed the deal.


Clinton’s post-convention bounce runs into a familiar wall: emails

Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday the challenge she’d face leading a country where most Americans don’t trust her, saying she takes “seriously” the work she must do to build confidence in her character.


Double burnout starts to stop fire from reaching Idaho town

Firefighters have started two simultaneous burnouts trying to stop an 81-square-mile wildfire that on Friday moved to within a few miles of a small town in mountainous central Idaho.


Former modeling agent says he got Melania Trump’s visa

Melania Trump’s former modeling agent says she obtained a work visa before she modeled professionally in the United States in the mid-1990s. Those comments came Thursday in response to questions about Mrs. Trump’s own remarks that appeared inconsistent with U.S. immigration rules.


Double burnout planned to protect Idaho town from wildfire

Firefighters have set up sprinkler systems on homes in a central Idaho town and also plan to start two simultaneous burnouts Thursday to stop a 78-square-mile wildfire from coming down a creek drainage that funnels into the community.


Bodies of missing boaters pulled from Lake Coeur d’Alene

The bodies of three missing boaters were retrieved from Lake Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday night.


Search resumes for missing boaters on Lake Coeur d’Alene

The search resumed Wednesday morning for three people, who are presumed to have drowned following a two-boat collision on Lake Coeur d’Alene Saturday night.


Trump University case: Judge blocks release of Trump’s video testimony

A judge in San Diego who has been a target of Donald Trump’s repeated criticism has blocked the release of videos of the Republican presidential nominee testifying in a lawsuit about the now-defunct Trump University.



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