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Idaho mother survives stroke thanks to 8-year-old daughter

Emily Lowe, Idaho Press-Tribune  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 2:31pm

Thanks to an 8-year-old Caldwell girl’s persistence, a mother experiencing a stroke lived to see another day.

Idaho lawmakers applaud man involved in Nevada standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 2:23pm

A central Idaho man who pleaded guilty for his part in a 2014 confrontation with federal agents near a ranch owned by a Nevada cattleman received applause from Idaho lawmakers when introduced on the House floor.

Idaho judge grants class action status for ACLU lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 2:15pm

An Idaho judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho over public defender funding can move forward as a class action.

Students evacuated due to bathroom fire during exam week

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 2:02pm

Officials at a southwestern junior high school say a fire that caused an evacuation during exam week is of suspicious origin.

Idaho forester tapped as acting director for lands agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 1:25pm

State officials have voted to appoint State Forester David Groeschl as acting director of the Idaho Department of Lands.

Mother breaks her silence about infant daughter’s bathtub drowning

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 11:19am

A young eastern Idaho mother who served time in jail after her infant daughter drowned in the bathtub is breaking her silence about what happened.

Idaho board approves creation of chief education officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 11:10am

The State Board of Education is supporting the formation of a chief education officer position to help consolidate back office operations in Idaho's public community colleges and universities.

Idaho defeats Southern Utah 80-76, tied for 2nd in Big Sky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 10:24pm

Brayon Blake had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and Idaho defeated Southern Utah 80-76 Thursday night to move into a crowded tie for second place in the Big Sky Conference.

Portland St. rallies to beat Idaho St. 87-83

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 10:23pm

Deontae North scored 24 points, Holland Woods added 13 and a go-ahead jumper, and Portland State rallied from 16 down to beat Idaho State 87-83 on Thursday night.

Wyoming wildlife managers to draft grizzly hunting rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 8:32pm

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department's commission has asked wildlife managers to draft grizzly hunting regulations.

Idaho state revenue panel predicts 5 percent revenue growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 5:07pm

Idaho lawmakers on an economic outlook committee are predicting that the state will see roughly $3.8 billion in tax revenue in the 2019 fiscal year — a more than 5 percent increase from the previous year, mirroring Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's revenue projections for the sixth year in a row.

Group wants lethal traps banned in Idaho wolverine habitat

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 4:04pm

An environmental group has asked Idaho officials to prosecute a trapper who killed a wolverine and ban lethal traps in areas inhabited by wolverines, but state officials say they will do neither.

Officials: Thousands of Idaho skilled jobs go unfilled

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 2:33pm

Thousands of science, technology, engineering and math jobs in Idaho are going unfilled each year in Idaho due to a lack of skilled workers, education officials said.

Topalovic scores 27, Idaho St. beats Sacramento St. 71-65

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 9:22pm

Novak Topalovic had career highs of 25 points and 17 rebounds, and Jared Stutzman made five free throws in the final 18 seconds to help Idaho State beat Sacramento State 71-65 on Saturday night.

Blake with 25, Idaho holds on to beat N. Arizona 84-80

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 7:40pm

Brayon Blake scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Idaho held on to beat Northern Arizona 84-80 on Saturday night.

N. Idaho FedEx driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 12:11pm

Police in northern Idaho say they arrested a FedEx driver and impounded his delivery van after he underwent a field sobriety test.

Montana men arrested in Idaho following road rage incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 11:37am

Authorities in northern Idaho say two Montana men have been taken into custody following a road rage incident that included shots fired.

Idaho Falls man to face trial in infant son's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 11:06am

A southeastern Idaho man accused of killing his 9-month-old son will be prosecuted in district court after an expert testified the child's head injuries were too severe to be from an accidental fall.

Jordan to take break from legislative duties to campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 2:53pm

State Rep. Paulette Jordan says she's taking next week off from the Legislature to campaign for governor in southern Idaho.