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Authorities praised for handling of protests in Portland

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:04pm

After previous political rallies that ended in violence, police in Portland, Oregon, earned praise Monday from outside observers for using a natural barrier — the city's Willamette River — to keep dueling protesters apart during a weekend far-right rally and large counter-demonstration that included a subset of masked and black-clad anti-fascists.

Fewer grizzly bears were euthanized at Yellowstone this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:23pm

Wildlife officials say fewer grizzly bears have been euthanized this year in Yellowstone National Park compared to previous years.

Trade war's losers could include microchips, energy, banks

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:59am

Looking across the stock market, it's hard to find a company that isn't vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war.

Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:09pm

With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country.

Groups say some state lands aren't accessible to public

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:20pm

A conservation group and hunting technology group say 110 square miles (285 square kilometers) of state-owned land in Idaho isn't accessible because there's no public access.

Boise pastor charged with sexual abuse of a child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:03am

A Boise pastor has been charged with sexually abusing a child after prosecutors say he abused a teenage parishioner.

Migrant children programs report drivers harassing buses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:50pm

Officials say drivers have been following and harassing buses transporting the children of seasonal and migrant farmworkers for early childhood education programs in Idaho.

Idaho officials OK $84.5 million endowment distribution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:49pm

State officials have approved a 4.5 percent increase in payouts to public schools and other beneficiaries from money generated from the state's 3,750 square miles (9,700 square kilometers) of endowment lands.

Idaho officials OK big increase in logging state lands

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:12pm

Idaho officials are increasing logging on state lands by more than 30 percent and plan to build a seed orchard in northern Idaho to plant trees to replace those cut down.

Idaho governor tells state agencies to limit budget requests

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:30pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has told state agencies to limit budget requests following a revenue forecast that came in lower than expected and eliminated most of the state's surplus.

Idaho company to pay $12K fine after tree-trimming death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:16pm

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined an Idaho tree-trimming company after an employee was killed and another was injured when the work platform of a bucket truck fell about 65 feet (20 meters).

Body of Illinois climber recovered from Wyoming mountains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:59am

The body of an Illinois man has been recovered in Wyoming mountains by authorities after he died in a climbing accident.

Girl escapes injury when pickup truck hits her house

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:23am

A 6-year-old girl escaped injury when police say a drunk driver crashed a pickup truck into her bedroom early Monday morning.

Employees file tort claims against a Washington county judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:35am

Two tort claims have been filed against a Washington county by employees who say a Superior Court judge sexually harassed and assaulted them at the workplace.

City manager in Oregon placed on leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:42pm

The city manager in Lebanon, Oregon, has been placed on paid administrative leave pending further discussion from the city council.

Officials: Boise could see rent application fee regulations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:50am

An Idaho city councilwoman has proposed placing restrictions on rental application fees after residents have complained of high cost.

4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:00am

The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups.

Idaho airline to service flights from Lewiston to Boise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:04am

An Idaho airline has plans to add flights to the state capital several months after the service was withdrawn.

Man found dead in Idaho pond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 12:53pm

The body of a man has been found in an Idaho pond.