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Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during 1 last visit

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:46pm

Ray Emory survived the early morning attack on Pearl Harbor that killed nearly 2,400 servicemen in shower of bombs and explosions nearly 80 years ago.

Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:52pm

The U.S. Forest Service proposed changes Wednesday to sage grouse protections in six Western states that call for eliminating special designations for crucial habitat as well as keeping areas open for mining.

Superman actor Dean Cain sworn in as Idaho reserve police officer

Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:59am

A crowd gathered outside the St. Anthony City Hall Tuesday morning waiting to see Dean Cain in uniform. Not his Superman uniform – but his brand new police uniform.

Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:35am

An Idaho couple has sued the U.S. government, saying their teenage son still suffers headaches after a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed near their home doused him with cyanide.

Pearl Harbor survivor says goodbye before leaving Hawaii

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:29pm

Nearly eight decades ago, Ray Emory, then a young sailor, watched in disbelief as Japanese torpedoes tore into American ships in Pearl Harbor.

Construction worker burglarized Idaho police station, bragged on social media, police say

Laurie Welch, Magicvalley.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:32am

An Idaho man stole $2,000 worth of equipment from the new Rupert Police Department then bragged about it on social media, police say.

Idaho Democrats ask governor to denounce family separation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 1:39pm

Democratic lawmakers in the Idaho Legislature are asking Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter to join other governors and call for the reunification of families who were separated from their children while crossing the U.S. border illegally.

Search in southwestern Idaho for man missing in Snake River

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 1:37pm

Authorities in southwestern Idaho are searching for an18-year-old man who was in a boat that capsized on the Snake River.

Otter, lawmakers talk concerns over health provider contract

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:40pm

Idaho lawmakers are raising concerns about possible state law violations after receiving a request from Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter to delay finding a new provider for state employee health care benefits.

Experts underwhelmed by downtown Boise architecture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:39pm

Prominent Boise architects and a local materials expert say they're not impressed with many of the buildings in the city's downtown that were built after World War II and continue to be constructed today.

Officials seek cause of die-off at stocked fishing pond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:20pm

Officials in south-central Idaho are trying to figure out what caused most, if not all, of the fish in a fishing pond to die.

Canadian company ready to start process for silicon smelter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:16am

A Canadian company that wants to build a silicon smelter near the northeastern Washington town of Newport says it's ready to start the environmental review process.

Woman killed, 6 juveniles injured in Idaho collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:31am

A woman died and six juveniles were taken to hospitals with minor injuries following a collision in central Idaho between a car and a passenger van that was part of a youth rafting trip.

Poaching contributing to curlew population decline in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:17am

Researchers say long-billed curlews are declining in southwestern Idaho due to poachers.

N. Idaho man sentenced for 'lie and buy' gun crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:07am

A 23-year-old northern Idaho man who lied about buying a gun for his own use but that instead was for someone else has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

'Buzzsaw shark' fossil donated to eastern Idaho museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:53am

A fossil of the lower jaw containing the spiraling rows of teeth of an ancient "buzzsaw shark" has been donated to the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.

Man arrested at airport with 7-inch blade in shoe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:44pm

Authorities arrested a man at Boise Airport after TSA officers found a 7-inch blade concealed in his shoe.

Officials: Idaho as ready as possible for wildfire season

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:25am

Idaho officials say they're as prepared as they can be for the approaching wildfire season with fire crews and air resources strategically placed, more ranchers signing up to help fight fires and two state-owned drones that can be deployed.

Cramped Micron campus adding $32M building for more space

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:15am

More than 300 research engineers and other workers currently toil in temporary trailers in a parking lot on memory card maker Micron Technology Inc.'s Boise campus.