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Bulldog, Vandal collect POW honors

Volleyball: Savannah Blinn, a Gonzaga junior outside hitter from Lewiston, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for the third time in her career. As GU beat …


Spotlight: Hunter plays to Idaho roots

Sam Hunter is creating his own private Idaho. Many of his plays – the Obie-winning “A Bright New Boise,” being staged in Moscow through Oct. 19, and “The Whale,” which …


Land use proposal drives Kootenai County races

A proposed overhaul of Kootenai County’s land development rules whipped up a storm of criticism last year and drove the three county commissioners to dump a Texas consultant hired to …


Supreme Court takes up Idaho Medicaid challenge

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will decide whether private sector health care providers can force a state to raise its Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with …


Hunters should stay aware of regulations on bear

It’s been 19 years since a voter- approved initiative eliminated baiting and use of hounds to hunt bears in Washington. Since then, most of the hunting of bears has been …


College soccer notebook: WSU women face big test on Friday, Sunday

After barely passing a pop quiz last weekend, the Washington State women’s soccer team faces a major test this week in the Bay Area. In their Pac-12 opener on Friday, …


Soccer notebook: Big test coming for WSU women

After barely passing a pop quiz last weekend, the Washington State women’s soccer team faces a major test this week in the Bay Area.


Mead’s Sue Winger, Coreen Labish pick colleges

A pair of 6-foot-2 Mead girls basketball players continued the recent parade of Greater Spokane League standouts making oral commitments to NCAA Division I schools. Sue Winger and Coreen Labish …


Area college women’s soccer preview

Gonzaga women’s soccer coach Amy Edwards hopes a veteran lineup will help move the Bulldogs up the West Coast Conference standings this season. “I am really looking forward to enjoying …


Shawn Vestal: Gains made by, for kids eclipsed by poverty

It sometimes seems that – in the realms where concerns about poverty and childhood are taken seriously – the news is always bad. This is not because the news is …


UPDATED: Wed., July 9, 2014, 12:29 p.m.

Woman, armed with knife, killed by officers in Sandpoint

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office is withholding the name of a 35-year-old woman shot and killed by Sandpoint police officers Tuesday night.


Spokane Shadow prepare for first-place Shock

The Spokane Shadow will host the first-place South Sound FC Shock in Evergreen Premier League play at 7 tonight at Spokane Falls Community College. The third-place Shadow (5-2-1) are three …


UPDATED: Fri., June 13, 2014, 5:15 p.m.

Labrador announces candidacy for Majority Leader

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador announced Friday that he’s running for U.S. House majority leader, a big leap for the second-term tea-party favorite.


Sheriff: Moscow man dies after accidental gunshot

Michael J. Snow, 66, died from the accidental firing of a .22 caliber pistol as he descended the stairs to his basement Thursday, the Latah County Sheriff’s Office said.


Incident at Sunshine Mine confirmed

There has been an incident at the Sunshine Mine in North Idaho.


Shawn Vestal: Recent advances in gay rights overshadow long wait for them

I grew up in Gooding, Idaho, a farming town of a couple thousand people that was, in many ways, a friendly place. But it was not then a particularly friendly …


UPDATED: Thu., May 15, 2014, 3:13 p.m.

Idaho gay marriage ruling stayed by appeals court

Idaho residents planning to gather at courthouses across the state to celebrate same-sex marriages saw their plans put on hold Thursday by a federal appeals court.


Idaho multievent athletes open strongly at WACs

Sophomore Drew Thompson stands in third place in the decathlon and senior Cait Rowland is in fourth place in the heptathlon to lead Idaho’s efforts after the first day of …


Ministers diverge in opinion on lifting of Idaho’s gay marriage ban

Thousands of couples have tied the knot at the Hitching Post, an institution in Coeur d’Alene right up there with the famous Hudson’s Hamburgers. But the popular wedding chapel across …


UPDATED: Tue., May 13, 2014, 6:06 p.m.

Judge throws out Idaho gay marriage ban

Unless a higher court intervenes, same-sex couples in Idaho can legally marry starting Friday morning, after a federal judge overturned the state’s same-sex marriage ban late Tuesday afternoon.


UPDATED: Mon., May 5, 2014, 2:45 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Fortier hires husband to assist

New Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier completed her coaching staff today with the hire of a very familiar assistant coach: her husband.


Idaho defensive line continues to impress

MOSCOW, Idaho – One of the truths of spring football is that what happens in April doesn’t always carry over to the fall. For Idaho, team scrimmages will give way …


Defensive line sharp in Vandals scrimmage

Some trends that surface in spring practice are sustainable. Idaho coaches hope the depth and strength they saw from the defensive line on Saturday is one of them.


Vandals eclipse 1,000 offensive yards at 2nd scrimmage

MOSCOW, Idaho – Redshirt freshman Matt Linehan threw for 401 yards and eight touchdowns and Idaho’s offense piled up 1,026 yards and 14 TDs Friday during the Vandals’ second scrimmage …


Vandals come up one win shy of NCAA tourney

LAS VEGAS – Like so many eager travelers before them the Idaho men’s basketball team came to Las Vegas with small odds and big dreams. With a record that won’t …


Idaho women win WAC, return to NCAA tournament

LAS VEGAS – The new shirts and hats worn by the Idaho women’s basketball team. The white “WAC Tournament Champions” sign brought into the postgame interview room by tournament MVP …


Idaho women repeat as WAC champions

Stacey Barr had 28 points, including 11 in the final three minutes to lead Idaho over Seattle in the Western Athletic Conference tournament championship game 75-67 on Saturday and an …


Hunsaker, Utah Valley cruise past UT-Pan Am

Holton Hunsaker scored 24 points and top-seeded Utah Valley shot 70.5 percent as the Wolverines defeated eighth-seeded Texas- Pan American 83-63 Thursday in the Western Athletic Conference tournament in Las …


Post Falls Police looking for payday loan robber

A man entered the Cash n’ Go business at 740 N. Cecil Road around 11 a.m. Monday, claiming to have a gun and demanding cash, according to police.


Eastern Washington women fall to Idaho State

Junior Melissa Williams finished with a career-high 23 points but the Eastern Washington allowed host Idaho State to score 55 second-half points, as the Bengals defeated the Eagles 86-62 in …