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Groups file lawsuit to stop eastern Idaho gold exploration

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:23pm

Two conservation groups say the federal government violated environmental laws by approving a Canadian company's plan to search for gold in key wildlife habitat in eastern Idaho.

Human remains found a N. Idaho construction site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:20am

Northern Idaho officials say workers preparing a site for new construction found human bones.

No damage reported following eastern Idaho earthquake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:01am

Authorities in southeastern Idaho say there are no reports of damage following a 3.8-magnitude earthquake.

Rock buttress falls above popular Grand Teton overlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:51am

A rock buttress tumbled down above the popular Hidden Falls Overlook in Grand Teton National Park, about four months after it developed a crack.

Yellowstone passes 4 million visitors for the year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:19am

Officials at Yellowstone National Park say the park had the third busiest October on record, sending the park over the 4 million-visitation mark for the year.

3 men arrested in Idaho after shots fired at deputy vehicle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:21pm

Police say three men wanted after someone fired shots at a county deputy's vehicle in Montana have been arrested in Idaho.

Idaho officials suspend steelhead season in face of lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:11pm

Idaho wildlife officials have decided to suspend the current steelhead fishing season due to a possible federal lawsuit by six conservation groups contending the state's steelhead regulations harm wild steelhead.

Idaho man hopes to fly giant American flag at his business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:07pm

An Idaho businessman is closer to being able to fly his 375-square-foot (about 35-square-meter) American flag at his trailer dealership in Post Falls.

1 dead, 1 severely injured in Idaho tree-trimming accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:08pm

Authorities say one man was killed and another was injured during a tree trimming accident on Tuesday.

Idaho man gets life in prison for child pornography

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:25am

A southwestern Idaho man who had more than 30,000 child pornography files and used his wife's daughter to produce child pornography has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Idaho transportation workers find 2 explosives under bridge

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:39pm

Idaho transportation officials say bridge inspectors found two undetonated explosive devices at the base of a bridge that spans the Snake River near Nampa. Both devices have been removed and destroyed, and a sweep of the area did not turn up any additional explosives.

Idaho, Washington farmers see above-average year on wheat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:54am

Officials say farmers in Idaho and Washington saw above-average returns on wheat crop this year, but lentil prices are plunging.

Idaho Statesman eliminates executive editor post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:53am

The McClatchy Company has restructured the newsroom leadership positions at the Idaho Statesman, eliminating the executive editor position held by Rhonda Prast and naming Nate Poppino as interim local editor.

Idaho woman dies after domestic violence shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:38am

Police say an Idaho woman who was shot by a 71-year-old man in a domestic violence situation has died.

Ex-head of Highway Districts association charged with theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:41am

Court records show the former executive director of the Idaho Association of Highway Districts has been charged with embezzling funds from the organization between 2013 and 2016.

Camp Rainbow Gold plans to buy Idaho resort property

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:42pm

Camp Rainbow Gold, an organization that offers camps and other support services for kids with cancer, has announced an agreement to buy a south-central Idaho resort property for $1.3 million.

Idaho police: Man dead, woman hospitalized in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:32pm

Police say an Idaho woman has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and a man is dead after what appears to be an attempted murder-suicide at a Meridian home.

Graves at tiny Idaho cemetery remain a mystery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:05am

A wind-swept parcel of ground on the edge of the tiny town of Minidoka once cradled the remains of at least 40 people.

Idaho man dies in hunting accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:16am

Authorities say a north-central Idaho man died while hunting Sunday morning after accidentally shooting himself.