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Man accused in Boise mass stabbing found competent for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:36am

A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with a mass stabbing that left a 3-year-old girl dead and eight other people wounded has been found competent to stand trial.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:20am

An Idaho utility has reached an agreement involving paying homeowners who generate electricity with rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy methods.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:40am

A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with a mass stabbing that left a 3-year-old girl dead and eight other people wounded has been found competent to stand trial. The Idaho Statesman reports 31-year-old Timmy Earl Kinner Jr. is scheduled for trial in January in the death penalty case. Prosecutors say Kinner attacked people at a Boise apartment complex in June 2018, leaving many of them with permanent injuries and killing a young girl who was celebrating her third birthday.

Solar power deal involving Idaho homeowners reached

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:22pm

An Idaho utility has reached an agreement involving paying homeowners who generate electricity with rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy methods.

Pacific Northwest tribes: Remove Columbia River dams

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:20pm

Two Pacific Northwest tribes are calling for the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.

Proposed wildfire fuel breaks plan released for 3 states

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:23am

Authorities have released plans to stop devastating wildfires in southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada with one option creating 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) of fuel breaks up to 400 feet (120 meters) wide along existing roads.

6 students injured in school bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:47am

Six middle and high school sustained minor injuries when a vehicle collided with the school bus they were riding in southwestern Idaho.

Soldier who was wounded in 2009 search for Bergdahl has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 9:36am

A retired soldier who was shot in the head while searching for Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl has died.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:20am

An Idaho utility has reached an agreement involving paying homeowners who generate electricity with rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy methods.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 1:40am

Two Pacific Northwest tribes are demanding the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River. The Lummi and Yakama nations said Monday that the U.S. government was in violation of a treaty from 1855 when it built the concrete dams on the lower Columbia River, destroying important native fishing sites and the migration of salmon. The three dams are a critical part of a complex hydroelectric network in Oregon, Washington and Idaho that powers the region.

6 grizzly bears killed in single week in northwest Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:49am

Early snowstorms in northwest Montana have contributed to the deaths of five grizzly bears in one week on the Rocky Mountain Front.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 3:40am

Authorities in north-central Idaho are trying to find the identity of skeletal remains found by beachcombers along the Salmon River. The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says the beachcombers found a few small pieces of bone in September and nearly an entire skeleton was uncovered when the site was excavated earlier this month. The remains have been turned over to anthropologists from the University of Idaho for testing.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 1:20am

Authorities in north-central Idaho are trying to find the identity of skeletal remains found by beachcombers along the Salmon River.

No. 14 Boise State loses Bachmeier, beats Hawaii 59-37

Jason Chatraw, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 12:24am

Chase Cord threw for 175 yards and three touchdowns in relief of injured starter Hank Bachmeier and No. 14 Boise State beat Hawaii 59-37 on Saturday night.

Alexander leads 2nd-half push, Portland State blanks Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 6:27pm

Davis Alexander threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Portland State scored all of the game's points after halftime in a 24-0 victory over Idaho on Saturday.

Idaho State wallops North Dakota 55-20, Struck with 5 TDs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 5:03pm

Matt Struck threw for 396 yards and five touchdowns, four in the second quarter, Ty Flanagan rushed for 163 yards and a score and Idaho State dominated North Dakota 55-20 Saturday, beating the Fighting Hawks for the first time in Holt Arena.

Idaho County officials trying to identify skeletal remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 3:18pm

Authorities in north-central Idaho are trying to find the identity of skeletal remains found by beachcombers along the Salmon River.

Woman, dog dead after Boise house fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 3:08pm

Authorities say a 64-year-old woman's death in a small Boise house fire is under investigation.

Sheriff releases name of man who died in farming accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 12:43pm

Authorities say the man who died in an accident at an eastern Oregon onion farm is 42-year-old Theodore Frahm of Ontario.

Grocery worker union ends Fred Meyer boycott

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 11:36am

A union representing grocery workers from across Oregon and southwest Washington has reached a contract agreement with local grocery stores after 16 months of negotiations.