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Responder suffers massive heart attack at fatal crash scene, revived by troopers

Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:16pm

Father’s Day was an emotional and difficult day for emergency personnel who responded to two fatal wrecks locally that claimed the lives of four people and sent another to the hospital with critical injuries.

Auctioned lots on northern Idaho lake sell for $7.8M

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:01am

The Idaho Department of Lands has auctioned 14 lots along Payette Lake for more than $7.8 million.

Yellowstone wants brucellosis quarantine facility for bison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:57am

Yellowstone National Park is taking steps toward turning part of its bison trap at the northern edge of the park into a certified brucellosis quarantine facility.

AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:02am

Republicans have controlled the Idaho Legislature for nearly six decades, but a national Associated Press analysis shows that the state GOP may have gained even more control last fall with the help of Republican-friendly districts.

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:43pm

A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:44am

Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound (362,877-kilogram) landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive.

Friend links 2nd missing Utah woman, teen daughter to man sought in 3 Idaho deaths

Ruth Brown, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:43am

Days after the family of a Utah woman who was in the process of moving to Caldwell with her husband told the Statesman she was missing, a friend of a second woman is telling a similar story.

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:01pm

Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

Idaho grand jury indicts man for murder, rape, kidnapping

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:52pm

An Idaho county grand jury has indicted a man on charges of murder, kidnapping and rape in the killing of an 18-year-old Boise woman.

Driver of Idaho school bus charged following injury crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:50pm

The 67-year-old driver of a school bus involved in a rollover crash that injured more than a dozen junior high students in April has been charged with misdemeanor reckless driving.

Body of Idaho man recovered from Snake River

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:37pm

Search crews have recovered the body of a 42-year-old man who reportedly fell out of a boat and into the Snake River over the weekend.

Grove of N. Idaho ancient cedars to reopen after wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:33pm

The U.S. Forest Service is reopening access to a grove of ancient cedars in northern Idaho that had been closed following a 2015 wildfire.

Audit planned on natural gas wells on Idaho endowment lands

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:25pm

Idaho is starting what officials say is the state's first ever audit of natural gas and oil wells on state lands to make sure the state is getting its fair cut of royalty payments.

Idaho to auction 14 lots near Payette Lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:23pm

Idaho is putting up 14 Payette Lake lots for auction as part of an ongoing effort to remove the state from leasing land to cabin owners.

Woman, teen involved in fatal Idaho crash continue to recover

Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:48am

A teenage boy and a woman who survived a crash that left two others dead are making progress in their recovery.

Police search for Utah man after 3 bodies found in Idaho

Kristin Rodine, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 10:13pm

Gerald Michael “Mike” Bullinger is wanted for failure to report three deaths on the property he and his wife recently bought on North KCID Road outside Caldwell.

Navy Seal testifies about wound during Bowe Bergdahl search

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 12:06pm

A former Navy Seal testified Wednesday that his military career ended when he was shot in the leg during a hastily planned mission to find Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after the soldier left his post in Afghanistan.

Authorities investigating after 3 found dead in Idaho home

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 12:14am

A law enforcement officer sent to check on the welfare of three people living in a southwestern Idaho home instead found three bodies hidden on the property in an apparent homicide.

Pet squirrel that foiled Idaho home burglary returns to wild

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 7:40am

A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type.

Ex-BYUI student sentenced for hiding camera in women’s bathroom

Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 4:12pm

A former Brigham Young University-Idaho student was sentenced Monday on a felony sex crime after he hid a camera and recorded women in their apartment bathroom.