Andrew Selsky, Associated Press | PostedMay 16th - 2:10pm
The gray wolf is on track for a remarkable comeback after being almost exterminated in the contiguous United States, but a Trump administration proposal to take the iconic symbol of the wild off the endangered species list has exposed divisions among states.
Attorneys for Idaho prison officials argued Thursday that a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too mentally unstable to receive the irreversible medical procedure.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedMay 15th - 9:56am
Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming and Idaho.
Keith Ridler, Associated Press | PostedMay 17th - 1:31pm
A federal administrative law judge has rejected a plan for public land grazing allotments in south-central Idaho that would have destroyed re-emerging sagebrush in favor of non-native plants to increase forage for cattle and sheep.
A 40-year-old Chicago woman faces nearly four years in federal prison for using fraudulent federal nutrition benefit checks to purchase nearly $220,000 worth of items at Kmart stores in 11 states during a four-month crime spree.
The director of Oregon's wildlife department has told the federal government the state agency supports the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposal to take the gray wolf off the endangered species list, drawing fire from conservation groups and an Oregon congressman.
A report from a sheriff's investigation says an inmate at an Idaho jail was left alone for three hours while suffering the effects of a drug overdose — far longer than the 15-minute interval checks required under jail policy. Thomas Rettew died of the overdose Jan. 17 while in a holding cell at the Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Thursday in a lawsuit brought by a transgender inmate who wants the Idaho Department of Correction to provide her with gender confirmation surgery.