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Whitworth holds high hopes for regional

The Whitworth Pirates were hoping to host the regional round of the NCAA Division III volleyball tournament. Instead, they’ll be facing the host team, Cal Lutheran, in the first round …


Idaho treasurer defends hiring limos for NYC trips

A stretch limousine for eight people — with minibar, mood lights and TV — awaited Idaho Sen. Dean Cameron when he arrived with his wife at New York’s John F. …


Eastern Washington, Idaho battle for postseason berths

The Idaho Vandals and Eastern Washington Eagles find themselves in the muddled middle of their conference volleyball standings as the regular season winds down. Both feel they have a shot …


Unemployment in Idaho drops

Idaho’s jobless rate went down two-tenths of a point to 9 percent in September, the first time it’s been below the national rate since last November, the Idaho Department of …


New Idaho legislative district map drawn

BOISE – Idaho’s second 2011 redistricting commission unanimously adopted a map laying out the state’s 35 legislative districts. The unity of the three Republican, three Democrat panel’s decision Friday was …


Pressure’s on Vandals’ Reader

Football: Brian Reader has been here before. He’s seen Robb Akey make a sudden switch at quarterback to shake things up, and he knows it can work. That’s because the …


Vandals after more than cash against Virginia

He’s a bedrock senior and defensive captain, a player who last year exerted so much energy in a blowout loss to Nevada that he was immediately taken to a hospital …


Recently back from Iraq, Guard members play for day at Silverwood

Brian Dalka was in Iraq with the Idaho Army National Guard during his second daughter’s birth. “But I heard it over the phone,” Dalka said. Dalka, his wife and two …


Vandals would like to make amends against Fresno

MOSCOW, Idaho – The opening week of conference play, the Dads’ Weekend crowd, the fact that Fresno State will ditch the WAC after this year – all these factors should …


Audit: Idaho improperly paid $82 million in benefits

An Idaho agency that doles out unemployment benefits improperly made about $82 million in payments over a three-year period, a federal audit fou


Idaho’s Akey has high praises for Texas A&M

Robb Akey was scanning through Texas A&M’s offensive formations on film the other day when something caught his eye.


Hecla Superfund settlement approved

A federal judge has approved a $263.4 million settlement with Hecla Mining Co. that resolves one of the nation’s largest Superfund lawsuits. The money paid by Hecla will be used …


Inspection stations find 24 infected boats

At least 24 boats harboring invasive quagga mussels have been intercepted since March at Idaho’s roadside boat inspection stations. That may not seem like a huge catch from more than …


Area Roundup: Gonzaga women capture soccer title

Sarah Rhodes scored her third goal of the weekend to give the Gonzaga women’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Boise State and the Bronco Invite title Sunday in Boise. …


Idaho at end of list for electric vehicles

BOISE – Idaho will be among the last states where electric cars will be sold, officials from the auto industry say. Representatives from Nissan Motor Co. told the Idaho Business …


Former Vandal, Cougar Hopson finds way to Argentina

Phil and Lauren Hopson’s only son was born in Argentina in 1986, and soon after the new parents had the same thought: Perhaps their boy would return one day to …


Area roundup: Bandits advance to championship round at state

Blake Bozett finished 5 for 6 with four runs and the Spokane Bandits banged out 28 hits to outlast Pepsi Pak 24-20 at the American Legion Senior state tournament at …


Avista wants to decrease Idaho electric rates

Avista Utilities has asked Idaho regulators to lower the bills of electric customers in that state as part of an annual “power cost adjustment” process.


Hospice residence to open in Coeur d’Alene

Landscapers on Monday were planting maple trees outside Idaho’s first residential Hospice House in anticipation of a community dedication of the Coeur d’Alene facility tonight. Following a year of construction, …


Addition of Texas-Arlington gives WAC 10 members for 2012

The reshaping of the Western Athletic Conference continued Thursday with the addition of the University of Texas-Arlington. But don’t expect the membership changes to stop there. With UTA, which will …


Homeless numbers decline in Idaho

A statewide count indicates 2,199 people are homeless in Idaho, a 6 percent decrease from the 2,346 people counted as homeless in 2010. Of those, 1,310 were single and 889 …


Judge blocks Idaho anti-union law

BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has blocked a new state law that sought to strip labor unions of power, ruling the measure passed this year during a flurry of …


Some folks are missing the point of vaccines

We’re No. 1. Measles will be overjoyed. A new report shows that more parents in Washington refused to have their children vaccinated than any other state in the nation. I’d …


Idaho ranks low, falling for school spending

It’s not just that Idaho ranks 50th in the nation for per-pupil spending on schools, an area where the state long has ranked low. It’s that Idaho’s ranking for school …


Raiders select former EWU running back Taiwan Jones

Former Eastern Washington University running back Taiwan Jones slipped deep into Saturday’s fourth round of the National Football League draft before being selected by the Oakland Raiders. The 6-foot, 195-pounder, …


Otter signs wolf disaster bill into law

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has signed into law a measure to allow the state to declare a disaster due to wolves and take emergency measures to combat the animals.


Scott’s hitting helps Whitworth to doubleheader split

Landon Scott went 4 for 5, with three doubles and three runs batted in, as Whitworth (9-12) defeated Central Washington 6-4 Tuesday to open a nonconference baseball doubleheader at Ellensburg. …


Vandals will play at USF in CollegeInsider.com event

Former NCAA tournament darlings Northern Iowa and Valparaiso highlight the 24 teams selected to play in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Sunday. As previously announced, Idaho will play at San …


Randall sparks Sasquatch victory over Whatcom in tourney

It was a banner day for Brooke Randall and the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch on Saturday at the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges tournament in Kennewick. Randall ripped …


USC rallies past Washington State women in Pac-10

Briana Gilbreath scored 19 points and Cassie Harberts added 17 to lead USC to a 74-67 victory against Washington State on Thursday night at Los Angeles. Jacki Gemelos had 11 …