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UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

Boise-based TitleOne acquires Sandpoint Title Insurance Inc.

TitleOne, a Boise-based title and settlement services provider, has acquired Sandpoint Title Insurance Inc.


The use of mothballs to ward off rodents from cars parked at Corn Creek Boat Launch may be effective, but it’s still illegal

A clever hack being used by river runners to protect their cars at the Corn Creek Boat Launch on the upper Salmon River has drawn the ire of officials on …


Eye on Boise: All state agencies going through rules review ‘on steroids’

With 8,000-plus pages of administrative rules set to expire by July 1, state agencies are scrambling to go through all of their myriad rules and decide which ones should be …


Attorney general threatens Idaho County officials

The Idaho County commissioners face a threat of criminal prosecution by the state attorney general if the board does not begin work on a comprehensive land-use plan and zoning ordinance …


Judge rejects plan for public land grazing allotments

An administrative law judge has rejected a plan for public land grazing allotments in south-central Idaho that would have destroyed re-emerging sagebrush in favor of non-native plants to increase forage …


Investment group plans redevelopment of Idaho mall

A California-based investment group is planning to spend more than $30 million to redevelop an Nampa, Idaho mall, adding multifamily housing and a hotel to the site.


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:31 p.m.

University of Idaho arena cost unanimously upped by $5 million

The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved a University of Idaho request to raise the approved cost of the coming Idaho Central Credit Union Arena by $5 million during …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Appeals court to decide surgery for Idaho transgender inmate

Attorneys for Idaho prison officials argued Thursday that a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too mentally unstable to receive the irreversible medical procedure.


UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:12 p.m.

Tribes seek ban on public hunting of revered grizzly bears

Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming …


Possible Wolf Lodge Bay development has some worrying about Kokanee salmon, bald eagles and traffic

Neighbors and an Idaho environmental group are concerned that a proposed development on Wolf Lodge Bay in Coeur d’Alene could damage Kokanee salmon spawning beds, hurt the annual bald eagle …


Thrifty Ice Cream expands to Washington; Crown & Thistle opens Saturday in Coeur d’Alene

Just in time for warmer weather, the award-winning Thrifty Ice Cream is now available at Rite Aid stores in Washington, Idaho and Oregon in 48-ounce containers and in as many …


Boise parks renamed to honor indigenous past

Two Boise parks are being renamed to honor Native Americans from the local past.


Log jam on Payette River makes area dangerous

A log jam on the South Fork of the Payette River has led the Boise National Forest, along with emergency responders and river experts, to issue a stark warning to …


UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 8:13 p.m.

University of Idaho football player gets six months probation

University of Idaho football player Christian Elliss received the same punishment as teammate Dalton Cash after both were accused of attempting to steal food from Moscow’s Walmart in March.


UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 2:53 p.m.

Remains of Idaho woman missing since April 2018 discovered in Snake River

The remains of a Grangeville woman missing since April 2018 were found Sunday in the Snake River near Buffalo Eddy in Idaho County.


Grip on Sports: It gets a little convoluted, but the Seahawks seems to be bouncing back nicely after the Frank Clark trade

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see if we have this right. The Seahawks traded Frank Clark to the Kansas City Chiefs for a couple draft picks, including a No. …


Grip on Sports: It’s been a busy stretch for Kyle Smith, WSU basketball players

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Isn’t May supposed to be a relatively quiet month in college sports? Well, it is not anymore, even if it ever was.


Grizzly bear in CdA National Forest reminder to be bear aware

A grizzly bear was confirmed northeast of Magee, Idaho, in the Coeur d’Alene National Forest on Monday.


Amazon cited for workplace safety violations in Idaho

Amazon has resolved the workplace violations cited against the online retail giant’s temporary distribution center in Idaho.


Idaho’s snowpack specialist retires after 29 years

Idaho’s retiring water specialist Ron Abramovich reflects on 29 years of snowpack.


Grip on Sports: No matter what you want to watch this weekend, there is an easy way to find out when it is on television

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on your agenda for the upcoming weekend? Is there anything you have to watch on television, other than “Game of Thrones” Sunday night? The …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 10:21 p.m.

Bomb found inside Moscow home, rendered safe

A Spokane bomb squad traveled to Moscow, Idaho on Wednesday to assist in deactivating a device found inside a home.


Kootenai County GOP embraces promoters of far-right ‘Pizzagate’ and ‘Great Replacement’ conspiracy theories

Kootenai County Republicans claim they voted last week to promote freedom of speech. In doing so, they embraced a couple who have promoted the far-right hoax known as “Pizzagate” and …


UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 12:36 p.m.

Racist postcards distributed in Moscow

A pair of racist postcards appearing to mock a coming University of Idaho LGBTQA-hosted event and comparing the UI to Moscow, Russia, in 1912 were reportedly delivered this past week …


Hypodermic needles increasingly found among litter in Idaho

North Idaho litter increasingly includes hypodermic needles, posing a risk to pets, children and anyone well-meaning person who tries to dispose of the needles.


Grip on Sports: What a year it was for WSU’s Gardner Minshew

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, following the NFL Draft. And other things. Read on.


UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 2:06 p.m.

Kootenai County GOP urges feds to let Austrian nationalist into U.S. to marry alt-right YouTube pundit

The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee unanimously passed a resolution Thursday urging the federal government to reinstate travel privileges for the leader of an Austrian nationalist movement who planned to …


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 4:27 p.m.

Idaho judge orders woman to wear charm bracelet on probation

Judges have a lot of discretion when it comes to handing out sentences, but some experts say a recent Idaho case where a woman was ordered to wear a charm …


Pilot rescued from plane that crash-landed atop Idaho tree

A pilot who was trying to crash-land this week in an Idaho field instead brought his small plane to rest at the top of a 60-foot tree, officials said.


Her 15-year-old tamed a mustang last summer. Now this Idaho woman is doing the same.

A month ago, Stormy never had been touched by a human. By mid-April, the 2-year-old mustang was asking to have her forehead scratched, though her ears remained pricked and her …