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E. Idaho man facing charges following grandmother's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 1:34pm

Authorities say the recent discovery of a 78-year-old eastern Idaho woman's death five years ago has led to charges against her son-in-law and grandson.

'Gosh!' Cult comedy 'Napoleon Dynamite' turns 15

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:23am

The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today's era of pop-culture geek celebration.

Idaho crop insurance company to pay $3.48 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:51pm

A crop insurance company has agreed to pay a southwestern Idaho farming family $3.48 million following a lawsuit.

Dairy veterinarians appeal trafficking lawsuit dismissal

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:35pm

A group of Mexican veterinarians who recently lost a lawsuit they filed against an Idaho dairy under human trafficking laws say they'll appeal the case to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

University of Idaho warns beer maker to drop Vandal name

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:41pm

The University of Idaho has ordered a student who owns a beverage company to stop using the name "Vandal Beer."

Idaho man charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:45am

An eastern Idaho man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with what police said was an accidental shooting.

Searchers recover bodies from Columbia River

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:46pm

Search and rescue authorities have recovered the bodies of two people earlier reported missing in the Columbia river.

Judge orders Sawtooth Valley water diversions examined

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:15pm

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to consult with other federal agencies about nearly two dozen water diversion projects in central Idaho's Sawtooth Valley that could be harming salmon, steelhead and bull trout.

Authorities: BYU-Idaho student drowned in Teton River

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:55pm

Officials say a 21-year-old Malad man drowned Friday while floating the Teton River in an inner tube.

Faculty organization lifts ISU sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:52pm

The American Association of University Professors has lifted a sanction at Idaho State University, indicating that the organization no longer disapproves of how the school is handling governance issues.

Wildfire forecaster sees late start for Idaho forest fires

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:59am

A federal wildfire forecaster says Idaho's wet spring and below-average temperatures the last three months will likely mean a later start to forest fires, but rangeland fires could be a problem as grasses dry out.

Jerome teacher arraigned on attempted murder charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:19am

A southern Idaho teacher who prosecutors say stabbed her ex-boyfriend has been arraigned on an attempted murder charge.

Idaho group hopes to increase minimum wage by initiative

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:20pm

A citizens group is launching an initiative drive to raise Idaho's $7.25 an hour minimum wage.

Idaho universities fall short of Title IX standards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:08pm

State data indicates that athletic programs at each of Idaho's four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one aspect of federal Title IX.

Work can start on Central Idaho hiking-biking trail

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:34am

A federal judge has ruled that work can go forward on a trail crossing private land that connects the popular central Idaho tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley.

WinCo's frozen raspberries from Washington farm recalled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:58am

Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S.

$7.5M award upheld for Spokane crash that paralyzed woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:20pm

Appellate judges in Washington state are upholding a $7.5-million jury award for a woman paralyzed in a motorcycle crash.

Social media did in Yellowstone lion poachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:07pm

Social media posts helped authorities find and prosecute several Montana mountain lion hunters for illegally killing a lion in Yellowstone National Park.

Wyoming airport rated top 'tiny airport' in US by Fodor's

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 1:03pm

Fodor's Travel has rated Jackson Hole Airport in northwest Wyoming as the best "tiny airport" in the United States.

Idaho officials open salmon season in northern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 3:17pm

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has reopened spring chinook fishing on parts of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River in northern Idaho.