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Driver who plowed into Idaho crowd, hurting 11, is sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 1:46pm

A man driving a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail, with all but seven days suspended.

House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:12am

The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Friday to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.

Parents support school staff who wore 'border wall' costumes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:19am

Parents rallied in support of a suspended principal at a school board meeting held by a district where 14 staffers were placed on administrative leave after donning costumes depicting racial stereotypes and a "border wall."

Trial for mass stabbing suspect pushed back until 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:27pm

The trial for an Idaho man accused of stabbing nine people at or near a birthday party, including a 3-year-old girl who later died, has been pushed back.

Gov.-elect Little names chief of staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:36am

Idaho Gov.-elect Brad Little has named his campaign manager as his chief of staff.

Idaho unemployment remains at 2.7 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:48am

Idaho's unemployment is holding steady at 2.7 percent.

Northern Idaho human remains could be 200 years old

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:11am

Northern Idaho authorities say human remains found at a construction site are no longer the focus of a criminal investigation because the bones are from 50 to 200 years old.

Otter rips state education board, lawmaker over contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:10pm

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter sent stern letters to the State Board of Education and state Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, scolding them for interfering with a state contract for computer software.

Groups file lawsuit to stop eastern Idaho gold exploration

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:23pm

Two conservation groups say the federal government violated environmental laws by approving a Canadian company's plan to search for gold in key wildlife habitat in eastern Idaho.

Human remains found a N. Idaho construction site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:20am

Northern Idaho officials say workers preparing a site for new construction found human bones.

No damage reported following eastern Idaho earthquake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:01am

Authorities in southeastern Idaho say there are no reports of damage following a 3.8-magnitude earthquake.

Rock buttress falls above popular Grand Teton overlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:51am

A rock buttress tumbled down above the popular Hidden Falls Overlook in Grand Teton National Park, about four months after it developed a crack.

Yellowstone passes 4 million visitors for the year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:19am

Officials at Yellowstone National Park say the park had the third busiest October on record, sending the park over the 4 million-visitation mark for the year.

3 men arrested in Idaho after shots fired at deputy vehicle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:21pm

Police say three men wanted after someone fired shots at a county deputy's vehicle in Montana have been arrested in Idaho.

Idaho officials suspend steelhead season in face of lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:11pm

Idaho wildlife officials have decided to suspend the current steelhead fishing season due to a possible federal lawsuit by six conservation groups contending the state's steelhead regulations harm wild steelhead.

Idaho man hopes to fly giant American flag at his business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:07pm

An Idaho businessman is closer to being able to fly his 375-square-foot (about 35-square-meter) American flag at his trailer dealership in Post Falls.

1 dead, 1 severely injured in Idaho tree-trimming accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:08pm

Authorities say one man was killed and another was injured during a tree trimming accident on Tuesday.

Idaho man gets life in prison for child pornography

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:25am

A southwestern Idaho man who had more than 30,000 child pornography files and used his wife's daughter to produce child pornography has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Idaho transportation workers find 2 explosives under bridge

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:39pm

Idaho transportation officials say bridge inspectors found two undetonated explosive devices at the base of a bridge that spans the Snake River near Nampa. Both devices have been removed and destroyed, and a sweep of the area did not turn up any additional explosives.

Idaho, Washington farmers see above-average year on wheat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:54am

Officials say farmers in Idaho and Washington saw above-average returns on wheat crop this year, but lentil prices are plunging.