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'Gosh!' Cult comedy 'Napoleon Dynamite' turns 15

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:23am

The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today's era of pop-culture geek celebration.

Guns, electronics found in car of man suspected in Utah killing, warrants state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 13th - 5:12pm

Guns and numerous electronic devices were found in the car driven by the man who allegedly shot and killed a Salt Lake man at random while driving on a Utah freeway.

Judge orders Sawtooth Valley water diversions examined

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:15pm

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to consult with other federal agencies about nearly two dozen water diversion projects in central Idaho's Sawtooth Valley that could be harming salmon, steelhead and bull trout.

Authorities: BYU-Idaho student drowned in Teton River

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:55pm

Officials say a 21-year-old Malad man drowned Friday while floating the Teton River in an inner tube.

Faculty organization lifts ISU sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:52pm

The American Association of University Professors has lifted a sanction at Idaho State University, indicating that the organization no longer disapproves of how the school is handling governance issues.

Wildfire forecaster sees late start for Idaho forest fires

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:59am

A federal wildfire forecaster says Idaho's wet spring and below-average temperatures the last three months will likely mean a later start to forest fires, but rangeland fires could be a problem as grasses dry out.

Jerome teacher arraigned on attempted murder charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:19am

A southern Idaho teacher who prosecutors say stabbed her ex-boyfriend has been arraigned on an attempted murder charge.

Idaho group hopes to increase minimum wage by initiative

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:20pm

A citizens group is launching an initiative drive to raise Idaho's $7.25 an hour minimum wage.

Idaho universities fall short of Title IX standards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:08pm

State data indicates that athletic programs at each of Idaho's four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one aspect of federal Title IX.

Work can start on Central Idaho hiking-biking trail

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:34am

A federal judge has ruled that work can go forward on a trail crossing private land that connects the popular central Idaho tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley.

WinCo's frozen raspberries from Washington farm recalled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:58am

Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S.

$7.5M award upheld for Spokane crash that paralyzed woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:20pm

Appellate judges in Washington state are upholding a $7.5-million jury award for a woman paralyzed in a motorcycle crash.

Social media did in Yellowstone lion poachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:07pm

Social media posts helped authorities find and prosecute several Montana mountain lion hunters for illegally killing a lion in Yellowstone National Park.

Wyoming airport rated top 'tiny airport' in US by Fodor's

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 1:03pm

Fodor's Travel has rated Jackson Hole Airport in northwest Wyoming as the best "tiny airport" in the United States.

Idaho officials open salmon season in northern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 3:17pm

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has reopened spring chinook fishing on parts of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River in northern Idaho.

Oil company wants royalties lawsuit moved to federal court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 9:22am

A Texas-based oil and gas company wants a lawsuit alleging fraud and breached leases over Idaho natural gas royalties moved to federal court.

2 women arrested in connection with Sioux Falls shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 9:18am

Two women wanted in connection with a homicide in South Dakota have been arrested in Idaho.

Campers stranded by mudslides in eastern Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:34pm

Authorities say mudslides closed a road and stranded campers near the Lake Owyhee Dam in eastern Oregon.

US lawmakers push Canadian province on mining pollution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 6:03pm

A bipartisan group of lawmakers from four U.S. states bordering British Columbia say the Canadian province needs to do a better job preventing mining pollution from fouling downstream rivers in the U.S.