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Water level, and optimism, rise at famed Idaho fishing creek

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:51am

After three years of drought, Idaho's premier and nationally renowned fly fishing destination could get could get its groove back this season as abundant water fills its channels.

Idaho woman pleads guilty in veterans benefits ruse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:47am

A southwest Idaho woman whose grandmother received benefits as the wife of a deceased veteran has admitted to collecting about $91,000 by not reporting her grandmother's death.

Idaho lawmakers' 2017 session travel expenses tally $107,000

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:45pm

Idaho lawmakers have billed state taxpayers roughly $107,000 so far this year for travel expenses accrued during the 2017 legislative session.

Idaho man sentenced for fatal hit-and-run with pedestrian

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:44pm

An Idaho driver who fled the scene after striking a man and his two daughters as they were walking — killing the father — was sentenced Monday to serve up to one year in a "rider" prison rehabilitation program.

Idaho man accused of bribing young boys faces new charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:54pm

Idaho officials say a man accused of convincing more than 40 boys across various states and countries to send him pornographic videos is facing new charges.

500K people expected to travel to witness eclipse, Idaho officials say

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:02pm

In August, it's entirely possible that tens of millions of Americans will jump in their cars and drive to a neighboring state to watch a total solar eclipse. But are Wyoming and Idaho ready for a possible invasion from Utah?

Mother loses unborn baby, 2 teens killed in Idaho crash

Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:14am

An Idaho mother and teenage boy are fighting for their lives Tuesday, as two other families prepare to bury their loved ones.

Age-progressed photo of missing Idaho toddler released

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:45am

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has released an age-progressed photo of missing Idaho Falls toddler DeOrr Kunz Jr.

Missing Bountiful girl found safe

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:28am

A 13-year-old Bountiful girl who went missing Tuesday afternoon was found safe Wednesday morning, police said.

Idaho man killed in police-involved shooting identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:25am

Southwest Idaho authorities have identified Aaron M. Thompson as the Mountain Home man killed in a police-involved shooting at a trailer park.

Idaho wants to identify veterans monuments, memorials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:02am

Idaho is trying to identify all the monuments and memorials to the military and veterans in the state.

Idaho to receive $193K in Target data breach settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:21am

Officials with Attorney General Lawrence Wasden's office say Idaho will receive nearly $193,000 in settlement funds from Target Corp. over a massive data breach that occurred before Christmas in 2013.

Police: Missing Bountiful girl may be Idaho-bound

Brianna Bodily and Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:10pm

A 13-year-old Bountiful girl reported missing Tuesday afternoon may be on her way to Idaho to meet a man she met through social media, authorities said.

Deputy stabbed, man killed in Idaho police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:28am

A man is dead following a police shooting in southwest Idaho and a law enforcement officer is recovering from multiple stab wounds.

'Resign to run' not required in Idaho, still spurs questions

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:40pm

Like many states across the United States, Idaho doesn't have resign-to-run laws preventing office holders from dedicating time and resources to campaign for another position.

New science standards hope to appease Idaho lawmakers

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:26pm

New revisions to Idaho's K-12 science standards downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change as part of the latest attempt to appease Idaho's Republican-controlled Legislature.

Eastern Idaho woman saves toddler from drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:21pm

An eastern Idaho woman is being called a hero after she spotted a stroller fall into a fast-moving irrigation canal and jumped in to save the little boy strapped inside.

After disastrous winter, Idaho cities, highway officials wait for road-repair help

Nathan Brown, Times-News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:49pm

In December and January, southern Idaho was hit with frigid temperatures and, in some areas, record-breaking amounts of snow.

Idaho man dies after semitruck rollover in Box Elder County

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:13pm

An Idaho man was killed after his semitruck crashed on I-15 Friday.

N. Idaho ballot included Canadian as a candidate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 1:40pm

Northern Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian.