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Grizzlies on the move in US Rockies as hunting in limbo

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:34am

Grizzly bears are expanding their range in the U.S. Northern Rockies, spreading from remote wilderness into farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting.

US challenges part of ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:53am

U.S. officials asked a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn part of a judge's ruling that blocked the first grizzly bear hunts in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades.

Idaho, Utah authorities searching for man accused of shooting and killing I-84 driver

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:58am

Authorities in Idaho are looking for a man who is accused of shooting and killing a man on I-84 in northwest Utah.

Police search for driver suspected in Utah highway killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:41am

Police in Idaho were searching Thursday near a small town for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist along a desolate stretch of interstate highway in Utah.

Illegal killings, political opposition hobble wolf recovery

Jonathan Drew, Susan Montoya Bryan and Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:08pm

Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets.

Body of missing teen found in Spokane River

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:11am

A young woman whose body was pulled from the Spokane River downtown this week had been reported missing by friends and family.

Idaho man charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:17am

An Idaho man has been charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty for training roosters for cockfighting.

Eastern Oregon buildings destroyed in blaze, man arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:55pm

Authorities say a man has been arrested on investigation of arson after historic buildings in the eastern Oregon town of Huntington were destroyed.

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:15pm

The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local):

Idaho manhunt for Utah murder suspect continues

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:10am

Idaho police say the manhunt continues for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah.

Supporters of 51st state hold bake sale to raise money

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:51am

Proponents of creating a 51st state held a bake sale to raise money for their cause.

Idaho has second city with population surpassing 100K mark

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 8:25am

Federal data shows Idaho's largest cities have grown larger, with the state getting a second city with the population topping 100,000 residents.

Chlorine leak causes evacuation in Lewiston

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:54pm

The Lewiston Fire Department is asking everyone near a welding and industrial supply business to evacuate because of a chlorine leak.

Task force created to improve Idaho broadband infrastructure

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:47pm

Gov. Brad Little has created a task force aimed at improving broadband infrastructure across Idaho.

The Latest: Sheriff warns residents near manhunt to lock up

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:27pm

The Latest on a Utah shooting and Idaho manhunt (all times local):

Governor picks Idaho man as new Kansas corrections secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:39am

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has selected an Idaho prison official as her new secretary of corrections.

Proposed Idaho powerline could help US cybersecurity efforts

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:13pm

Federal officials are taking public comments on a plan to build a 16.5-mile (27-kilometer) powerline at an eastern Idaho nuclear site as part of a cybersecurity effort to bolster protections for the nation's electric grid.

Idaho governor appoints new member of Idaho House

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 8:29am

Republican Gov. Brad Little has appointed Megan Kiska to a seat in the Idaho House of Representatives.

Eastern Idaho boy dies in backyard explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:54am

Authorities in eastern Idaho say a 14-year-old boy building a homemade gun or cannon with a friend died following an explosion.

Seattle man gets 23 years in prison for sex trafficking

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:31am

A Seattle man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison and 15 years of supervised release for crimes including sex trafficking of a minor.