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Trial set for Wyoming man accused of killing pregnant woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:13pm

A Wyoming man charged in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin in Idaho is scheduled to go to trial in June 2019.

Nuclear plant shuts down unexpectedly in Washington state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 12:34pm

A nuclear power plant in southeastern Washington shut down unexpectedly Friday.

Sheriff's office honors teen who drowned while rescuing girlfriend from Portneuf River

Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   May 17th - 12:17pm

Marcos Gil may have died last month while rescuing his girlfriend from the Portneuf River, but community members are doing what they can to ensure his legacy lives on.

State crime labs continue to chip away at rape kit backlog

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:23am

The head of the state crime lab says significant progress has been made in working through Idaho's backlog of rape kits, but several unsubmitted kits remain unprocessed.

Yellowstone bison experiment stopped, disease rules changed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:31am

Federal officials shut down an experiment on diseased wildlife from Yellowstone National Park after inspectors questioned government protocols for handling infected bison.

Police in southwestern Idaho investigate apparent drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:17am

Police in the southwestern Idaho city of Caldwell are investigating after a 19-year-old man was found dead in a canal.

Judge says state must provide 1 day notice to kill wolves

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:22am

A Thurston County judge says the state of Washington must provide one business day of notice before killing any wolves.

Yellowstone counts fewer visits so far compared to last year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:35pm

Fewer people have visited Yellowstone National Park so far this year compared to the same time frame last year.

Spring chinook numbers on Snake, Columbia rivers improving

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:05am

Spring chinook counts in the Snake and Columbia rivers are improving after a late start to this year's run.

Clarkston man sentenced to prison for high-speed chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:06am

A Clarkston man has been sentenced to four years in prison for leading authorities on a high-speed chase through a school zone.

Invasive species are focus of Yellowstone, Wyoming officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:20am

The recent discovery of damaging zebra and quagga mussels in some Montana waters has Yellowstone National Park and Wyoming Game and Fish officials becoming more vigilant in their efforts to keep the invasive species out.

Boise woman receives first allogeneic transplant in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 1:11pm

For the first time doctors have performed an allogeneic stem cell transplant in Idaho.

Idaho man to serve month in jail in moose poaching case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 11:44am

A northern Idaho philanthropist convicted of poaching a moose near Mica Bay has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail.

Idaho jury acquits Twin Falls man in shaken baby case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 8:55am

An Idaho jury has acquitted a Twin Falls man who was accused of shaking and injuring his girlfriend's baby.

GOP leaders call for unity following tough primary election

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 1:35pm

Idaho Republican leaders rallied behind a message of unity just days after many of them had faced off in heated and contentious primary contests.

Idaho board extends search for BSU president

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 1:00pm

Idaho State Board of Education has extended its search for the next president of Boise State University after interviewing three possible candidates.

Judge: Prison officials must release execution drug records

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 12:32pm

A judge says Idaho prison officials must release records about the lethal injection drugs they used in the state's two most recent executions.

Private investigator to hold search for missing Idaho woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:48am

A private investigation firm from Boise is organizing a search for a north-central Idaho woman who has been missing since April 15.

Second mountain lion spotted on ISU campus in 1 week

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:29am

Idaho State University officials are warning people to use caution after a second mountain lion was spotted on the Pocatello campus in less than a week.

17 Idaho schools to receive grant for suicide prevention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:29am

Idaho has selected 17 schools to receive a grant that aims to prevent suicide by building a system to help students cope with life's challenges.