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Sheriff: 4 people missing after car crashes into Idaho river

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:52am

Officials are searching for four missing people after their vehicle was found in the upper Selway River in northern Idaho backcountry.

Idaho abandons plans for new governor's mansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:29am

Idaho lawmakers are abandoning plans to build a new governor's mansion and will instead hand the land over to Boise for a park.

Wyoming to vote on biggest grizzly hunt in lower 48 states

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:25am

Wyoming could allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in decades when state officials vote Wednesday whether to allow as many as 22 grizzlies to be killed this fall outside Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

Woman charged with murder in downtown Portland homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:07pm

Authorities say a 33-year-old woman has been arrested in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found on a downtown Portland, Oregon, sidewalk.

E. Idaho police officer dies of apparent heart attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:44pm

An eastern Idaho police officer has died after suffering an apparent heart attack while responding to a disturbance.

Northern Idaho judge appointed to state's high court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:25pm

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed 2nd District Judge John Stegner of Moscow to the Idaho Supreme Court.

Experimental nuclear reactor opens for tours on Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:52pm

Federal officials in eastern Idaho say the first nuclear reactor to produce a usable amount of electricity will be open for free guided tours starting Friday.

Blackfoot man dies in crash on I-15 near Utah-Idaho border

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:35pm

A Blackfoot man died after being thrown from his pickup truck on Interstate 15 Monday morning.

Newlywed missing in eastern Idaho after reportedly falling into Snake River

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:03am

Two newlyweds were standing by the Snake River Wednesday night when police say the man called 911 and told dispatchers his wife had fallen into the fast-moving water.

Murder trial for Idaho man accused in infant death vacated after failing to seat jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:32am

A murder trial in northern Idaho has been called off after officials say they failed to seat a jury.

Trial set for Wyoming man accused of killing pregnant woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:13pm

A Wyoming man charged in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin in Idaho is scheduled to go to trial in June 2019.

Idaho candidates could see big pension perks if elected

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:40am

Idaho's top candidates will see big boosts to their state pension benefits if successful in their pursuit of statewide positions.

Idaho tribe joins lawsuit against big opioid manufacturers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:52am

An Idaho tribe has joined a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Lawsuit seeks repayment of fees charged by Idaho schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:19am

A class-action lawsuit is seeking the repayment of fees that many Idaho public schools charge students for classes, supplies and activities.

5 western states change branding for international markets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:59am

A group of five western states that banded together nearly three decades ago to market the region internationally is changing its brand.

Idaho GOP congressional nominee injured in motorcycle crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:41pm

Russ Fulcher, the GOP nominee for Idaho's open 1st Congressional District, has suffered broken ribs and scrapes in a recent motorcycle accident but is expected to make a full recovery.

State crime labs continue to chip away at rape kit backlog

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:23am

The head of the state crime lab says significant progress has been made in working through Idaho's backlog of rape kits, but several unsubmitted kits remain unprocessed.

Yellowstone bison experiment stopped, disease rules changed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:31am

Federal officials shut down an experiment on diseased wildlife from Yellowstone National Park after inspectors questioned government protocols for handling infected bison.

Police in southwestern Idaho investigate apparent drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:17am

Police in the southwestern Idaho city of Caldwell are investigating after a 19-year-old man was found dead in a canal.

Judge says state must provide 1 day notice to kill wolves

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:22am

A Thurston County judge says the state of Washington must provide one business day of notice before killing any wolves.