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China detains 2 US citizens who ran Rexburg, Idaho-based teaching program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:00am

China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border. Both are associated with Idaho-based China Horizons.

Latest Idaho news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. MDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:20am

Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase.

Idaho police identify man killed in police chase, shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:57am

Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase.

Pay disparity hampers teacher retention in small districts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:39am

Some smaller Idaho school districts are struggling to retain teachers who are tempted by the bigger paychecks and increased resources offered by larger districts.

Man charged with murder after body found in park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:07am

A 27-year-old Boise man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a popular Boise park.

Driver charged with drunken driving after pedestrian hit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:15am

Prosecutors have charged a man with felony drunken driving in connection with a September collision that left a teenage pedestrian with a broken neck.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:20am

Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:40am

Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase. Police identified the suspect Thursday as 28-year-old David Bamber Jr. of Pleasanton, California. The Twin Falls Police Department says Bamber was wanted for burglary and firearm possession charges by California authorities and was a suspect in two kidnappings in Nevada.

Court issues temporary stay on flavored vaping ban in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:27pm

Oregon's Court of Appeals has put a halt to the state's ban on flavored vaping products two days after it took effect.

Washington reaches 1,000 winery licenses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:45pm

Washington state's wine industry reached a major milestone when it surpassed 1,000 active winery licenses recently.

Nevada hosts Dayton, UNLV at VCU in 2020 MW-A10 challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:24pm

Nevada will host Dayton and VCU will host UNLV next year in the inaugural Mountain West-Atlantic 10 Challenge Series.

Idaho Schools Superintendent seeks school budget boost

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:50am

Idaho's Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra says she'll ask the Legislature for a $101 million increase to the public schools budget next year.

Boise police officer charged with rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:40am

Idaho authorities say a Boise police officer has been arrested and charged with felony rape.

Grizzly cubs killed on Montana railroad tracks, deaths mount

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:24am

Two grizzly bear cubs have been killed on railroad tracks in northwestern Montana, driving the number of bear deaths toward last year's record level for the region.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:20am

Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:40am

Idaho's Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra says she'll ask the Legislature for a $101 million increase to the public schools budget next year. The Lewiston Tribune reports Ybarra made the announcement during a presentation to the Idaho State Board of Education on Wednesday. If approved, the request would account for a 5.3% increase over the current year's appropriations, bringing the general education budget for K-12 to just under $2 billion.

Animal rescuer saves dog stranded on steep cliff in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:47am

Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down.

Fighter jets could fly lower in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:32am

The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to better simulate combat conditions.

Man dead after high-speed police chase in southern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:08am

Police say a suspect died after a high-speed chase during which shots were fired in southern Idaho on Tuesday, but they declined to release many details.