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Idaho unemployment holds steady at 2.9 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:04pm

Idaho's unemployment rate in June remained unchanged from the previous month at 2.9 percent.

Idaho man in Bundy standoff sentenced to 14 years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:20am

A judge has sentenced an Idaho man to serve 14 years in prison for his role in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government activist Cliven Bundy.

Popular pond closes in Boise due to blue-green algae

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:12am

A popular recreation pond in Boise has closed due to toxin-producing blue-green algae.

Nampa day care forgets girl at a park, loses license

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:30am

Authorities have suspended a southwestern Idaho day care's state license after workers left a 3-year-old behind at a local park.

Man who forced toddler to stab woman sentenced to prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:14am

A south-central Idaho man who beat a woman and forced the woman's toddler son to help stab her with a knife on Thanksgiving has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

The Latest: Washington fires close I-90, prompt evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:39pm

The Latest on wildfires in Oregon (all times local):

Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:05pm

Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what was expected to be one of the most bountiful harvests in years.

Yellowstone boss to leave post in September

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:52pm

The Yellowstone National Park superintendent who said he was being forced out by the Trump administration will leave his post in late September.

Police: Idaho man clogged toilet with marijuana plants during probation visit

Gretel Kauffman, Times-news  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:15pm

Police say an Idaho man clogged his toilet when he tried to flush the marijuana plants he was growing.

US may pick Western headquarters for land agency in 8 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:47pm

The Trump administration says it may pick a new Western headquarters for the nation's largest land management agency in the next six to eight months.

Police: 4 horses dead in Idaho pasture with no water

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:47pm

Authorities in west-central Idaho say they're investigating after finding four dead horses in a pasture with an empty water trough.

Police: Man suspected of burglaries in 9 states arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:20am

A man suspected in a series of burglaries and thefts and wanted in nine states has been arrested by police in Maine.

3 wolves killed in central Idaho following sheep attacks

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:02am

Federal officials say they killed three wolves in central Idaho after attacks on livestock, an action blasted by an environmental group.

Friends remember BYU-Idaho student after tragic drowning

Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:53am

A short text message, some sodas and a frozen treat are the last memories Brigham Young University-Idaho student Wildaline Figaro has of her friend Daël Juanito Augustin.

Couple arrested for child abuse part of faith-healing church

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:42am

Authorities say an Idaho mother told deputies her religious beliefs prompted her to pray for her husband instead of tell police about his alleged sexual abuse of their daughters.

Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.

Nevada correctional officer suspected in slaying found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:18am

A Nevada correctional officer suspected of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend has been found dead in Idaho.

Woman facing arson charges following SW Idaho fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:44am

Authorities have arrested a woman following an investigation of a 1-square-mile (2.5-square-kilometers) fire in southwestern Idaho officials say was intentionally set.

The Latest: Oregon wildfire grows to 70 square miles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:33pm

The Latest on fires in the Pacific Northwest (all times local):