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Wyoming man pleads guilty to murder in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 2:41pm

A Wyoming man has pleaded guilty to murder and manslaughter in Idaho.

Police: Man travels to have sex with underage girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:41am

An Oregon man potentially faces a 15-year prison sentence after authorities said he traveled 365 miles (587 kilometers) to have a sex with a teenage girl.

Budget committee gives OK for new veterans home in N. Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:02am

Lawmakers on a budget-setting committee have voted unanimously to approve money for a new veterans home in northern Idaho.

Idaho woman to serve up to 16 years for child 'torture'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:25am

An Idaho woman has received a 16-year prison sentence for what one prosecutor calls the "worst abuse" she has seen in her 11 years on the job.

Avalanches disrupt highway traffic in northwestern Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:19pm

Multiple avalanches and the threat of more slides have disrupted highway traffic in northwestern Montana near the Idaho border.

Electric vehicles drivers could soon travel farther in Idaho

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 3:27pm

A state official says electric vehicle drivers in Idaho must still stick close to their home cities, but that could change in the next two to three years as more charging stations are built and technology advances.

New law will make overdose reversal drug more available

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 11:48am

Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation aimed at reducing the number of opioid deaths in Idaho by making more readily available naloxone overdose reversal medication.

Faith-healing follower sentenced for not reporting sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 11:48am

An Idaho woman who refused to report her husband's yearslong sexual abuse of young relatives and instead prayed for "the demon" to leave him was ordered Thursday to spend a year in a prison treatment program.

Yellowstone proceeds with river bridge replacement plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 11:23am

The National Park Service is moving ahead with plans to replace a deteriorating bridge in Yellowstone National Park.

Officials feeding elk, hope to lure them away from highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:31am

Idaho wildlife officials are feeding a group of elk camped near U.S. Highway 20 in hopes of luring them away from danger.

Legislation urges federal agency to work on steelhead permit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:13am

Legislation has been introduced to urge federal officials to complete work on a permit requested by Idaho to make sure the state can open a steelhead fishing season this fall.

Legislation aims to honor Idaho conservationist Tom Cade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 9:38am

Legislation has been introduced to honor a conservationist who led efforts to prevent the extinction of Idaho's state raptor, the peregrine falcon.

Idaho judge hears arguments in public defense lawsuit

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 6:25pm

An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho says the state's public defense system still doesn't guarantee defendants the right to a fair trial and should be found unconstitutional.

Bill to keep wolf control board operating clears House panel

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 3:34pm

Legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk is going to the full House.

Elk hoof disease now found in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 12:58pm

Officials say a disease that afflicts elk and leaves the animal's hooves broken and deformed has been identified in Idaho for the first time.

Legislation to exempt some geothermal wells goes to Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 12:52pm

Legislation that would allow a well driller who hits geothermal water to use that water for uses other than its heat value in some cases has cleared the House.

Bill to compensate farmers for wildlife damage clears House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 12:44pm

Legislation to compensate Idaho farmers and ranchers for damage caused by elk, deer, antelope and moose to irrigation equipment and ground planted with seeds has cleared the House.

Enviro groups to sue feds over loss of caribou herd

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 12:40pm

Environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to prevent the recent extinction of the last herd of mountain caribou in the Lower 48 states.

Murder trial for man charged in landlady's death begins

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 10:53am

The murder trial for a southwestern Idaho man charged in connection with the stabbing death of his landlady began in Mountain Home this week.

Idaho water legislation signed into law by Gov. Little

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:24am

Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation to end years of litigation and help finalize a settlement agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho.