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Hole in bridge restricts traffic east of White Pass on U.S. 12

WHITE PASS, Wash. – U.S. Highway 12 was restricted Wednesday evening to one lane about 14 miles east of White Pass because of a hole in the Wildcat Bridge, according …


Agency shuts down U.S. 12 to megaloads

BOISE – Federal forest administrators issued a closure order Wednesday for a section of U.S. Highway 12 through north-central Idaho that for now suspends all future trucking of big and …


Wildfires across West burn homes, close roads

Two lightning-caused fires burning west of the community of Lolo, Mont., grew rapidly Monday, burning homes, closing U.S. Highway 12, and leading authorities to issue evacuation notices and warnings to …


Federal lawsuit filed in megaloads dispute

SYRINGA, Idaho — A Native American tribe and a conservation group have filed a joint suit in federal court to halt a massive shipment of oil field equipment that was …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2013, 9:27 a.m.

Megaload draws Idaho protesters for 3rd night

A plan to move massive shipments of oil field equipment along a winding, scenic northern Idaho highway has sparked rock-throwing protests as Native Americans and environmentalists continue to try to …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2013, 5:12 p.m.

Nez Perce ponder new megaload blockade

More protests and human blockades by Nez Perce tribal members threaten to stall the shipment of massive oil field equipment - called a megaload - across U.S. Highway 12 in …


Nez Perce say they will stop U.S. 12 megaload

Nez Perce leaders said late Monday night they intended to intercept a shipment of giant oil refinery equipment as it reached the reservation boundary east of Lewiston en route along …


New oversize load waits for U.S. 12 approval

The controversy over shipping oversize loads to Alberta’s oil patch through an Idaho river corridor took another turn last week. Two giant water-purification units arrived at the Port of Wilma …


Megaload delay forcing new plan

LEWISTON – The Idaho Transportation Department is requiring ConocoPhillips to submit a new plan before allowing the oil company to send a second giant truckload of refinery equipment after the …


Job creation tops Idahoans’ concerns

With the election less than a week away, Idaho voters are worried about their state’s economy, wary of plans to run huge trucks across scenic U.S. Highway 12, and averse …


State patrol escorts for loads OK’d in ’09

BOISE – State records show that Idaho’s top three elected officials signed off in June 2009 on a plan to have ExxonMobil pay state patrol officers to accompany oversize truckloads …


Tanker crash dumps fuel near Lochsa River

LEWISTON – An estimated 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel from a crashed tanker has spilled into a ditch on the side of U.S. Highway 12 but has not yet seeped …


ITD fails to reject judge in Highway 12 case

The Idaho Transportation Department failed Thursday to disqualify the judge in the U. S. Highway 12 giant truck shipments case, and he in turn delayed an injunction hearing from today …


Judge blocks permits for Highway 12 loads

BOISE – An Idaho judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked ConocoPhillips from hauling four giant loads of oil refinery equipment over U.S. Highway 12 from the Port of Lewiston to Montana. …