For the third time this summer, high levels of toxin-producing bacteria in water have prompted a public health advisory in Idaho, and the popular destination this time is Brownlee Reservoir along the Snake River.
Chad Martin never thought he’d find himself cleaning up a student’s blood in the aftermath of a school shooting. But not wanting to put that burden on others, the superintendent of the Jefferson County School District and members of his staff did just that after a May 2021 shooting at Rigby Middle School that left two students and a staff member injured. There were more surreal moments, he said ...
Two men are facing felony charges after allegedly stealing the tip jar at a Pocatello soda shop and restaurant, and taking money from another restaurant. Jonathon James Keele, 28, of Grace, has been charged with principal to burglary, according to court records. Timothy William Halpin, 27, of Pocatello, has been charged with two counts of burglary after authorities said he was tied to a ...
A new memorandum filed by former state Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger, who was convicted of rape, is alleging that the court violated his Sixth Amendment right because he couldn’t cross-examine or confront his accuser, and that an Ada County prosecutor asked leading questions during his trial.
A dog is recovering from injuries after fighting a black bear on a trail near Ketchum, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game said in a news release last week. It’s the latest in a series of black bear conflicts in the Wood River Valley and across Idaho.
A Craftsman style bungalow built in 1911, became more than just where the Buckner family lived. It became a meeting place where Idaho civil rights activists, including Buckner-Webb’s mother, planned and strategized, often into the late hours of the night. Because of this rich history, the Idaho State Historic Preservation Office is honoring Dorothy Buckner and these activists by nominating the house to the National Register of Historic Places.
The Idaho Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear arguments on two of the three abortion-related lawsuits filed by Planned Parenthood in the past several months. The hearing will decide whether the case stays in the Supreme Court, whether the court puts a hold on two abortion laws set to go into effect this month, and whether the two cases should be consolidated into one. Planned Parenthood filed ...
The Justice Department has filed its first lawsuit in the wake of a historic Supreme Court decision allowing states to outlaw abortion, arguing that a near-total ban on the procedure slated to take effect soon in Idaho would violate a federal requirement to provide medical care when the woman's life or health is at stake.
The medical board in the state of Washington is considering disciplinary action against Dr. Ryan Cole, the Idaho pathologist who serves on a public health board while advocating against COVID-19 vaccines and accusing other public health agencies of fraud.
Although the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion overturning Roe v. Wade on June 24, the court did not complete its official judgment until today, meaning Idaho’s trigger law banning nearly all abortions will now go into effect on Aug. 25.
Expansion at Spokane International Airport paid partially by federal dollars will be part of the industry's strong rebound after pandemic-related restrictions, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said Thursday.
Buttigieg said "there's a lot to be excited about" in the package that was unveiled Wednesday as part of a sweeping presentation on American infrastructure delivered on the final day of the Western Governors Association annual meeting. The transportation secretary, the fourth cabinet member of the Biden administration to address the group this week, touted the future of electric vehicles, autonomous transportation and the infrastructure improvements that could be made with the previous, $1.2 trillion infrastructure law passed by Congress last year.
McDonough was not asked by the eight state executives in attendance at Wednesday's session of the Western Governors Association meeting in Coeur d'Alene about the contentious rollout of an electronic health care records system, first introduced at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane nearly two years ago.