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New information released on case of missing mother whose phone was last pinged in Idaho

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:01am

Police released new information and a timeline Monday afternoon about a missing Colorado mother who may be in Idaho.

BYU-Idaho students arrested after police find drugs, cash in apartment

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:37pm

Bottles and packages full of marijuana, wads of cash, cocaine, THC cartridges, mushrooms and paraphernalia were among the items found in an apartment Friday night that led to the arrest of four Brigham Young University-Idaho students.

Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:38am

The Trump administration wants to reclassify some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to lower its threat level and make disposal cheaper and easier.

Woman sentenced for texting nude photos to student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:36am

A former employee at a southwestern Idaho school who texted inappropriate photos to a then-13-year-old student must serve at least five days in jail.

Burned bear Cinder shot and killed by hunter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:02am

A bear cub found badly burned in a massive 2014 Washington wildfire has been killed by a hunter.

Potentially historic water rights hearing wraps up

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:33pm

State lawmakers lent their support to a potentially historic request to transfer water from the Treasure Valley to Elmore County on the final day of public testimony.

Gov.-elect Little names budget chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:48pm

Gov.-elect Brad Little has named his budget chief.

Reward offered for N. Idaho timber theft from federal land

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:22am

Federal officials are offering a $2,500 reward to find those responsible for an illegal timber harvest on federal land in northern Idaho.

Twin Falls man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 2 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:18pm

An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two children at different points in 2017 and 2018.

UI football player charged with felony rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:09pm

A football player at the University of Idaho has been charged with felony rape after police said he sexually assaulted a woman in her dorm room.

Lawmakers OK $4,551 a month to pay for governor's housing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:54pm

A state panel has voted to slightly raise the housing stipend for Idaho's governor as Idaho continues to be one of a handful of states without a governor's mansion.

Ada County Paramedics debuts $300K armored ambulance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:47pm

Ada County Paramedics unveiled a brand-new vehicle to help the team in dangerous situations — a custom-made armored ambulance.

Plan would keep about 1,000 bears in northwest Montana

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:29pm

Montana wildlife commissioners adopted a grizzly bear conservation plan Monday that would maintain the largest population of the bruins in the Lower 48 at roughly current numbers even if the species loses its federal protections.

Tall Yellowstone geyser sets record with recent activity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:12pm

The world's tallest active geyser has set a record.

Agency: Man in prison for killing kids apparently kills self

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:39pm

Authorities say a man who was serving life in prison for the murder of his three children when he was named as the only suspect in the beating death of his cellmate has died of an apparent suicide.

Idaho's November tax revenue collections fall short

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:01pm

Idaho is on track to have roughly $63 million less in tax revenue than budget forecasters predicted, with general fund revenue collections for the month of November coming in nearly $16 million lower than expected.

Spokane police clear city hall homeless encampment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:27pm

A homeless encampment in front of the Spokane City Hall has been removed by police.

Deschutes River to be featured on 'forever' stamp in 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:53pm

A scenic Oregon river will be honored with a stamp next year.

Seattle homes attract fewer multiple bids as market cools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:58am

Prospective home buyers in Seattle as late as last year faced the prospect of entering bidding wars or getting edged out by competitors with cash. That's not the case anymore.