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Nearly 300 wild horses captured in central Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:26am

Nearly 300 wild horses have been captured in central Idaho as part of a plan by federal land managers to reduce the number of wild horses roaming the area to about 185.

Eastern Washington University moves forward with budget cuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:59am

Eastern Washington University is continuing to pursue campus-wide budget cuts while raising money for a new football stadium and routing funds into student-athlete scholarships, frustrating some faculty members who believe the administration is investing too heavily in athletics.

Snow blamed for lower Yellowstone visitation in October

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:57am

The National Park Service says snowy weather last month likely cut down on visitors to Yellowstone National Park during October.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:20am

Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15.

Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. MST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:40am

Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15. Bratnober, a Democrat, lost to Martin in the November 2018 election by 11 votes following a recount of the vote that had Martin initially winning by six votes.

Police: WSU fraternity member dies; may be alcohol related

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:25pm

Police say a Washington State University fraternity member at Alpha Tau Omega has died and that alcohol may have been a factor in his death.

Democrat who narrowly lost in state Senate race to run again

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:00pm

Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15.

Pocatello to pay $1.1 million to lawyers in utility lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:34am

A judge says the city of Pocatello must pay $1.1 million in legal fees to the attorneys who represented residents in a class-action lawsuit over illegal utility fees.

Lewiston school district forms 'diversity group'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 9:44am

A school district in north-central Idaho has formed a group to examine district and state policies on harassment and intimidation after receiving reports of racist incidents involving students.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:20am

Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15.

Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:40am

Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15. Bratnober, a Democrat, lost to Martin in the November 2018 election by 11 votes following a recount of the vote that had Martin initially winning by six votes.

Simplot proposing 5 open-pit phosphate mines in E. Idaho

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:16pm

Federal officials have released a final plan for five open-pit phosphate mines and reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company.

Washington city plans crisis center based on Idaho model

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:41pm

County officials in Washington say they are planning a mental health crisis stabilization unit based on a nearby center in Idaho.

Fewer Yellowstone wolves equals no wolf-on-wolf deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:22am

For the first time in 24 years, Yellowstone National Park wildlife managers have found no evidence wolves killing each other.

October was Idaho's coldest on record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 9:43am

Last month's chilly weather broke records for Idaho, coming in as the coldest October since the state began recording the average temperatures in 1895.

Latest Idaho news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. MST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:20am

Federal officials have released a final plan for five open-pit phosphate mines and reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company.

Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:40am

Federal land managers have released a final plan for a phosphate mine with five open pits as well as reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service released the jointly prepared final environmental impact statement Friday for the Dairy Syncline Mine Project about 14 miles (23 miles) east of Soda Springs.

Sage grouse court order trims energy lease auction in Nevada

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 10:15pm

Federal land managers have withdrawn more than 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) of public land from a swath of eastern Nevada where oil and gas drilling leases go to auction this week after a judge blocked the Trump administration's attempt to ease protection of sage grouse habitat.

Teen boys accused of assaulting woman during carjacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 4:22pm

Seattle police say two teenage boys have been arrested after assaulting a woman during a carjacking.