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Utah man sent to prison for robbing eastern Idaho bank

Eric Grossarth,  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:20am

A Utah man who robbed Ireland Bank in March was sent to prison Friday.

'She wasn’t supposed to go without him': Idaho Falls couple married 68 years dies 8 days apart

Nate Eaton, East Idaho News  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:06am

This Idaho couple was married for 68 years and died eight days apart —and he nearly died at her funeral.

Men face charges for walking on Old Faithful Geyser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 4:37pm

Two men face criminal charges for walking onto Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park.

Sage grouse numbers stumble in Montana, across US West

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 12th - 11:31am

Montana's greater sage grouse population has fallen more than 40% over the past three years, mirroring recent declines across the U.S. West for the wide-ranging bird species that federal officials rejected for protections in 2015.

Idaho officials taking comments on Medicaid expansion waiver

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 12th - 10:07am

Idaho officials are taking public comments on a Medicaid waiver that would require patients to get a referral from a primary physician before they can get family planning services like birth control, abortions or pregnancy care.

Proposal would buy bus tickets for Seattle-area homeless

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 11th - 2:29pm

As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of town for people living on the streets.

Official: Development of salmon-saving policies takes time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:51am

Idaho officials say it will take time for the governor's Salmon Working Group to come up with policies in hopes of helping salmon recover.

Idaho day care worker charged with lewd conduct with child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:00am

A day care worker in Mountain Home has been charged with a felony after investigators said he inappropriately touched a child at the day care center.

Human remains found on Fort Hall Indian Reservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:28am

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes say remains have been found on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation that may belong to a man who has been missing for more than a year.

Idaho man arrested, to face murder and assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 10:53am

An Idaho man shot by police after a Fourth of July fireworks display has been arrested and faces murder and assault charges.

Former Idaho governor candidate investigated in 1984 killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 10:53am

A former candidate for Idaho governor says he's under investigation in connection with the 1984 killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl.

Idaho legislative committee eyes federal lands, education

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:35am

A panel of lawmakers formed to monitor how federal laws affect Idaho's sovereignty and report back to the Legislature has created three subcommittees to examine federal lands, education, and health and welfare.

Missing teen's body recovered from Idaho waterfall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:03am

Search crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old north-central Idaho boy who went missing after falling over a waterfall on Elk Creek.

Federal officials: Landlord will pay family denied rental

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 12th - 12:17pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says a Nampa homeowner has agreed to pay $15,000 to a family of nine to resolve allegations that the homeowner violated the Fair Housing Act.

Idaho attorney general nixes Purdue opioid settlement offer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 12th - 10:30am

Idaho will not sign onto a tentative settlement with the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.

Idaho man pleads not guilty in crash killing 3, injuring 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 12th - 8:07am

An Idaho man has pleaded not guilty after being charged with killing three young girls in a highway car crash.

Vape death prompts Oregon to ask stores to review products

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 11th - 4:16pm

Authorities in charge of Oregon's legal retail marijuana market will ask store owners to voluntarily review the products on their shelves and pull any they feel might be unsafe.

Columbia River barge lock to return to service Sept. 30

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 11th - 3:12pm

Officials say barges carrying wheat, wood and other goods will remain at a standstill for the rest of the month while workers repair a critical navigation lock at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

US nuclear lab partners with utilities to produce hydrogen

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 11th - 1:00pm

The U.S. government's primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to produce hydrogen that can be stored and used to power everything from industry to personal vehicles.