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Tribe wants centuries-old remains found in Idaho

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:03am

At least one tribe will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren't from modern day homicide victims but belonged to people who lived five centuries ago.

Idaho resident catches record-breaking 57-pound trout in Utah

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:48am

After landing a monster, 57-pound lake trout, Soda Springs resident Sidney Cellan has reeled his way into the Utah record books.

Woman dies in Idaho residential fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 4:14pm

Authorities say a woman has died in a residential fire in Moscow, Idaho.

S. Idaho man pleads guilty in cockfighting case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 1:00pm

A south-central Idaho man accused of organizing a cockfight earlier this year has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of exhibition of cockfights.

Idaho Supreme Court upholds grocery tax veto

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 12:54pm

The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's contentious veto of legislation repealing the state's 6 percent sales tax on groceries.

Hunt for next Idaho Capitol Christmas Tree falters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:10am

Idaho officials are facing some early holiday pressure to avoid ending up with a sad and scraggly Charlie Brown type Christmas tree in front of the Statehouse this winter.

Skeletal remains found in Idaho are hundreds of years old

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:41am

Authorities say human bones found protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho are hundreds of years old and not connected to a crime.

Idaho man survives after falling into abandoned well

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:44am

A man is recovering after being rescued from an abandoned well in northwest Idaho.

Idaho man apologizes for blaze started by illegal fireworks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 1:54pm

An eastern Idaho man is apologizing for setting off illegal aerial fireworks that caused a brush fire that burned down a neighbor's home and damaged another.

Car of Utah man sought in Idaho triple killings found near Teton National Park

Nate Poppino, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 11:19am

A white Ford Focus with Utah plates described in wanted notices for Gerald Michael Bullinger, 60, has been found in Wyoming, the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

Idaho sonar team to search for Washington state man's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 10:17am

Northern Idaho officials say a sonar team will look for the body of a Washington state man believed to have drowned in Lake Pend Oreille earlier this month.

Boy dies after being pulled from pond in Boise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 10:09am

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy pulled from a pond in Boise by a water rescue team on Friday evening has died.

Debate over use of jumbo bomber as wildfires rage in West

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 9:18am

A giant aircraft that can fly high above oceans on intercontinental flights instead jets in low and slow over a flaming forest, trailing a long plume that settles on the ground and creates a wildfire-stopping barrier.

Preparing for the call of nature during the eclipse

Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 8:06am

When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go — and Idaho Falls and Rexburg, Idaho, are making sure they’ve got you covered.

Idaho closes budget year with $94M more than projected

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 1:57am

Idaho officials say the state has closed out the budget year with tax revenue exceeding forecasts by nearly $94 million.

Idaho man pleads guilty to murder, admits to strangling his fiancee to death

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 10:15am

An Idaho Falls man accused of killing and burying his fiancee pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday evening and will spend up to 45 years in prison.

2 charged in connection with stolen placenta to conceal possible drug use

Lacey Darrow, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 9:07pm

Two people have been charged in connection with a stolen placenta and umbilical cord from a Caldwell, Idaho hospital.

Utahn dies in Idaho after vehicle rolls near Inkom

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 2:11pm

A Utah man died early Thursday morning after he lost control and was ejected from his vehicle near Inkom, Idaho.

Idaho woman accused of beating child with toy enters plea agreement

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 12:31pm

An Idaho Falls woman accused of severely beating a child that resulted in brain injuries pleaded guilty to an amended charge Wednesday as part of a plea agreement.

Idaho official frustrated about paying for man's 3rd trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 12:27pm

A county commissioner in Idaho has said he would be inclined to let a man go who twice has been convicted of murder instead of having the county pay for a third trial.