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Police: Idaho man clogged toilet with marijuana plants during probation visit

Gretel Kauffman, Magicvalley.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:15pm

Police say an Idaho man clogged his toilet when he tried to flush the marijuana plants he was growing.

The Latest: Body found near homeless camp in in Oregon fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:09pm

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Police: 4 horses dead in Idaho pasture with no water

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:47pm

Authorities in west-central Idaho say they're investigating after finding four dead horses in a pasture with an empty water trough.

Police: Man suspected of burglaries in 9 states arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:20am

A man suspected in a series of burglaries and thefts and wanted in nine states has been arrested by police in Maine.

3 wolves killed in central Idaho following sheep attacks

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:02am

Federal officials say they killed three wolves in central Idaho after attacks on livestock, an action blasted by an environmental group.

Friends remember BYU-Idaho student after tragic drowning

Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:53am

A short text message, some sodas and a frozen treat are the last memories Brigham Young University-Idaho student Wildaline Figaro has of her friend Daël Juanito Augustin.

Couple arrested for child abuse part of faith-healing church

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:42am

Authorities say an Idaho mother told deputies her religious beliefs prompted her to pray for her husband instead of tell police about his alleged sexual abuse of their daughters.

Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.

Nevada correctional officer suspected in slaying found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:18am

A Nevada correctional officer suspected of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend has been found dead in Idaho.

Woman facing arson charges following SW Idaho fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:44am

Authorities have arrested a woman following an investigation of a 1-square-mile (2.5-square-kilometers) fire in southwestern Idaho officials say was intentionally set.

The Latest: Oregon wildfire grows to 70 square miles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:33pm

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Yellowstone boss to leave post in September

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:52pm

The Yellowstone National Park superintendent who said he was being forced out by the Trump administration will leave his post in late September.

US may pick Western headquarters for land agency in 8 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:47pm

The Trump administration says it may pick a new Western headquarters for the nation's largest land management agency in the next six to eight months.

Abundant precipitation, reduced water use help boost aquifer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:05pm

The water level in an Idaho aquifer increased 1.7 million acre-feet (2.1 billion cubic-meters) over last year.

Driver in police chase, fatal crash has DUI history

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:47pm

A man accused of driving while intoxicated during a police chase that ended in a fatal crash has been charged in the deaths of two Nampa residents.

Crews battling 3 lightning-caused wildfires in S. Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:11am

Crews including aircraft are fighting three lightning-caused wildfires in south-central Idaho burning in grass and brush.

About 7,000 apply for Wyoming 22 grizzly hunting tags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:45am

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has received about 7,000 applications for the state's first grizzly bear hunting season in 44 years.

Idaho officials approve auctions for remaining cottage sites

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:07am

Idaho officials have approved auctioning 128 residential lake lots in northern Idaho and west-central Idaho over the next six years as the state aims to wrap up efforts to get out of the residential-leasing business.

Evacuation notices downgraded for Spokane Valley wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:26am

Authorities say a small fire that prompted evacuation notices for 700 homes near Spokane Valley began in a building and then spread to grass and trees.

Idaho man gets 30 years following 6th DUI conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:48am

A southwestern Idaho man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following his sixth DUI conviction.