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Sheriff's office honors teen who drowned while rescuing girlfriend from Portneuf River

Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   May 17th - 12:17pm

Marcos Gil may have died last month while rescuing his girlfriend from the Portneuf River, but community members are doing what they can to ensure his legacy lives on.

Yellowstone launches program to establish new bison herds

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 5:41pm

Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday.

Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little wins GOP gubernatorial primary

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 10:35am

Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little on Tuesday won the hotly contested GOP primary in the race to replace Republican Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.

Clarkston man sentenced to prison for high-speed chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:06am

A Clarkston man has been sentenced to four years in prison for leading authorities on a high-speed chase through a school zone.

Invasive species are focus of Yellowstone, Wyoming officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:20am

The recent discovery of damaging zebra and quagga mussels in some Montana waters has Yellowstone National Park and Wyoming Game and Fish officials becoming more vigilant in their efforts to keep the invasive species out.

Boise woman receives first allogeneic transplant in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 1:11pm

For the first time doctors have performed an allogeneic stem cell transplant in Idaho.

Idaho man to serve month in jail in moose poaching case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 11:44am

A northern Idaho philanthropist convicted of poaching a moose near Mica Bay has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail.

Murder trial in N. Idaho vacated after failing to seat jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 11:22am

A murder trial in northern Idaho has been called off after officials say they failed to seat a jury.

Idaho jury acquits Twin Falls man in shaken baby case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 8:55am

An Idaho jury has acquitted a Twin Falls man who was accused of shaking and injuring his girlfriend's baby.

GOP leaders call for unity following tough primary election

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 1:35pm

Idaho Republican leaders rallied behind a message of unity just days after many of them had faced off in heated and contentious primary contests.

Idaho board extends search for BSU president

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 1:00pm

Idaho State Board of Education has extended its search for the next president of Boise State University after interviewing three possible candidates.

Judge: Prison officials must release execution drug records

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 12:32pm

A judge says Idaho prison officials must release records about the lethal injection drugs they used in the state's two most recent executions.

Private investigator to hold search for missing Idaho woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:48am

A private investigation firm from Boise is organizing a search for a north-central Idaho woman who has been missing since April 15.

Second mountain lion spotted on ISU campus in 1 week

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:29am

Idaho State University officials are warning people to use caution after a second mountain lion was spotted on the Pocatello campus in less than a week.

17 Idaho schools to receive grant for suicide prevention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:29am

Idaho has selected 17 schools to receive a grant that aims to prevent suicide by building a system to help students cope with life's challenges.

Correction: Bi-State Sage Grouse-ESA Ruling story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 1:07pm

In a story May 15 about a federal judge's ruling on the bi-state sage grouse in California and Nevada, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of the executive director of the Western Watersheds Project. His name is Erik Molvar, not Eric.

6 GOP Idaho lawmakers lose to primary challengers

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 12:01pm

Six GOP legislators lost to their primary opponents in Tuesday's primary election, creating a surprising shakeup in key leadership seats in Idaho's Republican-dominated Statehouse.

Boise man arrested after handgun found in luggage at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 8:47am

A Boise man has been arrested after an unloaded handgun was found in his checked luggage at the Boise airport.

Memorial unveiled for fallen Coeur d'Alene cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 8:35am

A memorial was unveiled this week in honor of Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore, who died in the line of duty in 2015.