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Juliaetta man dies in Lewiston hospital after baseball bat attack

A man died earlier this week in a Lewiston hospital from injuries received after being attacked with a baseball bat last week.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018

Latah County Youth Advocacy Council dissolves due to lack of funding

After 13 years, the Latah County Youth Advocacy Council announced its dissolution – effective Nov. 9 – after its inability to secure sufficient funding from grants and the county.

Latah County vaccination rates better than state average

The results of a study recently published in the journal PLOS Medicine found that only Oregon has a higher number of parents choosing to opt out of vaccinating their children …

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018

Latah County’s K-9 unit to start next summer if approved by commissioners

Latah County Sheriff Richie Skiles says a K-9 unit would start at the sheriff’s office next summer if the county commissioners approve the department’s request in August – when the …

Former WSU football player sentenced for battery

The former Washington State University football player accused of assaulting his girlfriend after she refused to turn off a light was sentenced to 15 days in jail and one year …

Idaho man gets probation for role following deadly shooting

An Idaho man has been given five years of probation for his role in attempting to cover up the shooting death of a Washington man during a camping trip.

Two arrested after allegedly fleeing Latah County Sheriff

Two Washington residents were arrested in Latah County on Friday after they allegedly led the county sheriff on a brief vehicle pursuit as they attempted to flee the scene of …

Latah County passes budget of $19 million

The Latah County Commissioners approved a $19 million budget Wednesday for the upcoming fiscal year that includes another 4 percent annual or hourly pay increase for all county employees and …

UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017

Witness says Idaho 18-year-old died playing Russian roulette

It was a game of Russian roulette that led to the death of 18-year-old Tim Reeves while he and friends were camping in Idaho, witnesses said.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

Pullman police commander’s son sought in Latah County homicide investigation

The Pullman Police Department has confirmed that one of the suspects alleged to have committed a homicide on Monday near Troy, Idaho, is the adoptive son of Pullman Police Commander …

UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017

Solid foundation set for Palouse Ice Rink

Construction hasn’t started yet, but the groundwork has been laid for a new Palouse Ice Rink. Latah County, which owns the land the rink sits on, updated a lease agreement …

Allegedly abused Moscow horses to remain with rehab specialists

The attorney for a Moscow woman charged with five counts of cruelty to animals said he plans to file a motion of suppression Monday to remove from evidence photographs that …

Triple murderer John Lee files new appeal

Convicted triple murderer John Lee is appealing his case to the Idaho Supreme Court for a second time, despite waiving his right to appeal in a plea agreement he accepted …

Moscow man sentenced to life for shooting spree that killed 3

A Moscow man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2015 shooting deaths of three people and the wounding of a fourth.

Idaho man convicted of killing wife loses appeal bid

There will be no new trial for a northern Idaho man convicted of killing his estranged wife and covering up her murder.

Boundary County gives Sanders his strongest showing in Idaho’s Democratic Caucus

The hotbed of support for Bernie Sanders among Idaho Democrats may be North Idaho’s Boundary County.

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The clergymen of Moscow, Idaho, were appalled by a shocking “moral risk” to their city: A street dance, planned to entertain the visiting members …

Police say they’ve had ’contact’ with alleged Moscow shooter before

Moscow Police said they have had “run-ins” before with the alleged shooter from an incident during the weekend that left a Moscow man dead.

Latah County seeks federal disaster aid

Latah County has been added to a list of local Idaho governments requesting federal aid for thousands of acres of farmland swamped by adverse spring weather. County commissioners signed a …

Moscow man gets 40 years for killing wife, baby

A Moscow man who admitted killing his wife and unborn daughter received a sentence today of 40 years in prison. Of that sentence, 20 years must be served before he …

Man pleads to manslaughter in pregnant wife’s death

Sarah Parks’ family badly wants to know how she died. With that in mind, they are supporting a plea agreement that will send her husband Silas Parks to prison for …

Defense seeks dismissal of murder charge for fetus

Defense attorneys for a Moscow man accused in the slaying of his wife and unborn child are asking a judge to throw out the murder charge related to the fetus.

No death penalty in pregnant Idaho woman’s killing

MOSCOW, Idaho — Prosecutors in northern Idaho say they will not seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing his pregnant wife and then setting the home on …

Moscow man pleads not guilty in wife’s death

A North Idaho man accused of killing his pregnant wife then setting fire to their home has pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of …

Hearing set for Latah County man in wife’s killing

MOSCOW — A preliminary hearing for a man charged with the murder of his wife and unborn child is set for Friday in Latah County.