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Native American bones will be turned over to tribes

The University of Idaho and U.S. Forest Service’s Boise National Forest say they’ve identified human remains from Native Americans in their holdings that will be turned over to present-day tribes.

Bones found in Montana not those of missing Michigan boys

Officials say the remains of three children found in Montana last year are not those of three Michigan brothers who went missing in 2010.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 11:17 p.m.

Tribes seek Native American bones found at unique Idaho site

The U.S. government is negotiating with three Native American tribes to return the 500-year-old skeletons of a young adult and child found at a southwestern Idaho site that authorities first …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 4:12 p.m.

Police find box containing children’s bones in Missoula home

Law enforcement officers in western Montana have a “person of interest” they want to interview after a box containing the bones and teeth of three children were found in the …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from …

Skeletal remains found in Idaho badger hole are hundreds of years old

Authorities say human bones found protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho are hundreds of years old and not connected to a crime.

UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

Skeletal remains in Oregon Trail badger den are from two young people

A fluke discovery of children’s bones protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho has investigators trying to determine if they have discovered a double homicide or the disturbed grave …

Actor-model Sam Sarpong dies of apparent suicide

London-born model and TV actor Sam Sarpong has died in Southern California after jumping to his death from a bridge.

Cooking with stocks enhances flavor of dishes

Some people have skeletons in their closet. I have bones in my freezer. Stock is perhaps the biggest trade secret of professional chefs. The more they cook with stocks, the …

Possible human bones found along Columbia River

CRESCENT BAR, Wash. — The Grant County sheriff’s office says what detectives believe are human bones have been found along the Columbia River in an area newly uncovered by the …

In Nance Van Winckel’s second book out this year, a Spokane-centered family eyes its past

A train crash, a family swept to sea, a dropped baby, a botched surgery. The events in Nance Van Winckel’s short-story collection “Boneland” are dramatic and life-altering. But her stories …

Self-described Satanist allegedly removed cemetery markers

More than 70 tombstones and statuettes stolen from Eastern Washington cemeteries have been recovered from the home of a self-described Satanist. Now, with Memorial Day coming up, Stevens County authorities …

Efforts to ID bones from N. Idaho fire continue

Investigators have determined that human bones found in the rubble of a burned building in North Idaho last February belonged to someone between the ages of 18 and 22, but …

More bones found near Rose Lake

More bones have been found near the Coeur d’Alene River south of Rose Lake, the area where campers found skeletal remains on Saturday, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department said in …