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Idaho sheriff takes heat for sexual assault meme post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 4:41pm

A county sheriff in north-central Idaho has apologized for a meme his wife posted to his Facebook page mocking women who don't immediately report sexual assault.

Wyoming, Idaho weigh options after grizzly hunt ruling

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:02am

State officials frustrated by a judge's decision to prohibit grizzly bear hunting in the Yellowstone region and put the animals back on the threatened species list will likely appeal but that's not their only option to contest the decision.

Judge orders US to revive public role in energy lease sales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:46pm

A federal judge has ordered the reinstatement of public participation opportunities in oil and gas lease sales in Western states that were largely eliminated by the Trump administration to speed up sales.

More Idaho women start businesses, but men still make more

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:20am

An analysis of census data shows that the gap between Idaho men's and women's wages is widening.

Idaho prison officials send more inmates out of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:35pm

Idaho Department of Correction officials say they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren't enough prison beds in Idaho.

Montana proposes closing area outside Yellowstone to bison hunting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:33pm

Montana wildlife officials want to prohibit state hunters from shooting bison in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park where dozens of hunters can congregate for the chance at an easy kill.

Many states' governor's races become proxy battle over Trump

David Eggert and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:17am

It's a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes.

Authorities: East Idaho robbery suspect shoots Bingham County deputy

Idaho State Journal Staff  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:07pm

A Bingham County deputy was hospitalized and bound for surgery Friday night after he was shot by a suspect in recent drive-by shootings and robberies in Bonneville County, authorities said.

Idaho resort prepares to reopen lodge following $1M fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:03pm

A lodge at an Idaho resort is preparing to reopen after a fire earlier this year caused more than $1 million in damages to the building.

Parent company of Boise psychiatric hospital goes bankrupt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:19pm

A company that owns one of Idaho's only independent psychiatric hospitals has declared bankruptcy, putting the future of the facility in question.

Big donation to fund career and technical education center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:38am

A school district in north-central Idaho got a big donation this week to go toward a new career and technical education center.

Idaho authorities euthanize cougar wandering near day care

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:01am

Coeur d'Alene authorities say they euthanized a male cougar that was wandering across a parking lot near a day care center.

Idaho deputy who was shot on duty is released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:59am

Idaho officials say a sheriff's deputy who was shot while confronting a suspect late last week has been released from the hospital.

The Latest: Wyoming disappoints by grizzly bear protections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:11pm

The Latest on a ruling against planned grizzly bear hunting (all times local):

GOP lawmaker declines to resign, won't serve another term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:38pm

Despite Republican leaders calling on Washington lawmaker Rep. Matt Manweller to resign in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations, Manweller says he will finish his term but will resign if re-elected.

Bald eagle with lead poisoning recovering at raptor center

Brian Walker'alene Press, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:14pm

This wasn't how Janet Medley wanted to spot a bald eagle.

Rural branches of College of Southern Idaho see growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:42am

Enrollment at the College of Southern Idaho's main branch is flat this year, but college officials say the more rural branch campuses are seeing an increase in the number of degree-seeking students.

UNR wins $5 million USDA grant to study changing snowpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:08pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the University of Nevada, Reno a $5 million grant to lead a study on changing snowpack.

Idaho inmate from Newdale work camp back in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:52pm

The Idaho Department of Corrections says an inmate who walked away from a Newdale work camp is back in custody.

Idaho newspaper publisher attacked in anonymous robocalls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:37pm

The publisher of a northern Idaho weekly newspaper is being attacked in anonymous robocalls.