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Idaho, Utah authorities searching for man accused of shooting and killing I-84 driver

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:58am

Authorities in Idaho are looking for a man who is accused of shooting and killing a man on I-84 in northwest Utah.

Police search for driver suspected in Utah highway killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:41am

Police in Idaho were searching Thursday near a small town for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist along a desolate stretch of interstate highway in Utah.

Illegal killings, political opposition hobble wolf recovery

Jonathan Drew, Susan Montoya Bryan and Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:08pm

Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets.

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:15pm

The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local):

Idaho manhunt for Utah murder suspect continues

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:10am

Idaho police say the manhunt continues for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah.

Supporters of 51st state hold bake sale to raise money

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:51am

Proponents of creating a 51st state held a bake sale to raise money for their cause.

Idaho has second city with population surpassing 100K mark

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 8:25am

Federal data shows Idaho's largest cities have grown larger, with the state getting a second city with the population topping 100,000 residents.

Chlorine leak causes evacuation in Lewiston

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:54pm

The Lewiston Fire Department is asking everyone near a welding and industrial supply business to evacuate because of a chlorine leak.

Task force created to improve Idaho broadband infrastructure

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:47pm

Gov. Brad Little has created a task force aimed at improving broadband infrastructure across Idaho.

The Latest: Sheriff warns residents near manhunt to lock up

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:27pm

The Latest on a Utah shooting and Idaho manhunt (all times local):

Governor picks Idaho man as new Kansas corrections secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:39am

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has selected an Idaho prison official as her new secretary of corrections.

Proposed Idaho powerline could help US cybersecurity efforts

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:13pm

Federal officials are taking public comments on a plan to build a 16.5-mile (27-kilometer) powerline at an eastern Idaho nuclear site as part of a cybersecurity effort to bolster protections for the nation's electric grid.

Idaho governor appoints new member of Idaho House

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 8:29am

Republican Gov. Brad Little has appointed Megan Kiska to a seat in the Idaho House of Representatives.

Eastern Idaho boy dies in backyard explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:54am

Authorities in eastern Idaho say a 14-year-old boy building a homemade gun or cannon with a friend died following an explosion.

Seattle man gets 23 years in prison for sex trafficking

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:31am

A Seattle man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison and 15 years of supervised release for crimes including sex trafficking of a minor.

Groups oppose plan to kill ravens to save grouse in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:26pm

Environmental advocates in Oregon have criticized a state plan to kill more than 1,000 ravens to help save the greater sage grouse.

Man killed in rafting accident on Grand Teton's Snake River

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:10pm

A boat operator was killed in a rafting accident in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.

The Latest: $1M bond for man accused of abducting Idaho girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:15pm

The Latest on the abduction of a 17-year-old girl from Idaho who has been found in Arizona and the suspect arrested (all times local):

Judge lowers $1.8 million award to former probation employee

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 4:54pm

A federal judge has reduced a $1.8 million award given to a former Idaho Department of Correction employee who sued over a hostile work environment because it exceeds the maximum amount allowed under federal law.