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Rescuers honored after man suffers severe heart attack in Grand Teton National Park

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 5:14pm

An Idaho Falls man is lucky to be alive after suffering a severe heart attack while backcountry skiing with his wife and friends.

Inmate death shines light on cellmate pairings at US prisons

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:27pm

Glenn Cox went before the parole board with a plan and a bandage on his forehead.

Superstore chain Fred Meyer to stop selling guns, ammunition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:38pm

Superstore company Fred Meyer will stop selling guns and ammunition.

3 men plead guilty to illegal bison hunting near Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:57am

Three men have pleaded guilty to the illegal hunting and wasting of bull bison north of Yellowstone Park.

Turtle euthanized after being seized from Idaho teacher

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:10pm

Officials with the Idaho Department of Agriculture have euthanized a turtle seized from a Preston, Idaho teacher earlier this week.

Wyoming guns in church bill signed by governor

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:02am

Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law a measure allowing people to carry concealed weapons into churches and other houses of worship in Wyoming.

Brazilian meatpacker sells US cattle feedlot operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:15am

A Brazilian meatpacking company has sold its U.S.-based Five Rivers Cattle Feeding operation as part of a $1.8 billion divestment of assets.

Group aims to save performing arts center from demolition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:57am

A task force is working to save a more than 100-year-old church-turned-theatre in Lewiston from demolition.

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Arizona death penalty law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:46am

The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to Arizona's death penalty law.

Officials say eastern Idaho reservoir unsafe for snowmobiles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:27am

Authorities are warning snowmobilers to stay off the ice at eastern Idaho's Island Park Reservoir after two snowmobilers became stranded when their machine broke through the ice.

Idaho State Board of Ed says 3 in running for ISU presidency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:13am

The Idaho State Board of Education has narrowed the number of finalists for the president's post at Idaho State University down to three.

Democratic Rep. Hy Kloc retiring amid cancer battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:06pm

Third-term Idaho state Rep. Hy Kloc says he's retiring from the Legislature as he battles cancer.

BLM postpones meeting on wild horses over notice dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:21am

The federal Bureau of Land Management is postponing an advisory panel's scheduled March 27-28 meeting to make recommendations on wild horses and burros because of a dispute over public notice.

Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

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

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.

Wolf population continues to grow in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:05pm

The population of wolves in Washington state continued to grow in 2017.

Authorities investigating claims teacher fed puppy to turtle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 3:10pm

Authorities are investigating reports a teacher fed a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in a rural Idaho town that was the setting for the teenage cult classic film "Napoleon Dynamite."

Idaho lawmakers OK bill updating school threat penalties

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:45pm

Legislation cracking down on people who make threats against schools is now headed to the Idaho governor's desk.

Road remains closed as Wyoming landslide blocks river

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 12:03pm

Officials plan to keep a road closed while a landslide threatens to continue damming up a river in western Wyoming.

House kills superintendent budget amid reading test debate

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:52am

Idaho's House has spiked a budget proposal for Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra's office due to ongoing disagreements over the state's reading assessment for young students.

Idaho public schools budget headed to governor's desk

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:58am

Idaho's public schools funding proposal for fiscal year 2019 — the largest share of the state's budget — is headed to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's desk for consideration.