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Trade war's losers could include microchips, energy, banks

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:59am

Looking across the stock market, it's hard to find a company that isn't vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war.

Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:09pm

With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country.

First human cases of West Nile infection in Idaho confirmed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:28pm

Idaho public health authorities say they've confirmed two human cases of the West Nile virus infection.

Idaho man spent three days pinned to a tree after an ATV crash and survived

Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:34pm

A 66-year-old Idaho man spent three days pinned against a tree after he crashed his ATV, according to Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

Arrests precede major demonstrations in Portland, Oregon

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:27pm

Authorities arrested the leader of a right-wing group on the eve of a rally that's expected to draw people from around the U.S. to Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, prompting Patriot Prayer's Joey Gibson to urge his followers to "show up one hundred-fold" in response.

Open-pit phosphate mines approved in Idaho with safeguards

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 11:23am

Federal officials have approved two open-pit phosphate mines in eastern Idaho that include environmental protections intended to prevent the type of pollution caused by past phosphate mining in the area.

Idaho man sentenced to 100 years in prison for producing child pornography

EastIdahoNews.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:41pm

Lex Bennett Goodwin, 34, of Pocatello, was sentenced to 100 years in federal prison for producing, transporting, and possessing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced Tuesday.

Wyoming wind farm making same power with 80% fewer turbines

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:13pm

Bigger, more efficient equipment will allow an electric utility to redevelop Wyoming's first commercial wind farm so it produces the same amount of power with far fewer turbines, an example of the growing feasibility of renewable energy in the top U.S. coal-mining state.

Man found dead in Idaho pond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 12:53pm

The body of a man has been found in an Idaho pond.

Boise kills new library plan citing cost, ballot uncertainty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:59pm

Boise's mayor says he's postponing the city's proposal for a new main library.

Aggressive bears close portion of Grand Teton National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:20am

Part of Grand Teton National Park is temporarily closed due to aggressive bears.

Indiana, Kentucky Planned Parenthood seeing alliance boost

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:25am

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is receiving a nearly $1 million funding boost and is adding staffers under its merger with the group's Seattle-based affiliate.

Energy Department taps Idaho as reactor innovation center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:49pm

The U.S. Department of Energy has launched a program to develop advanced nuclear energy technologies that will be based at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho.

1 dead after car crash during police chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:35pm

A Nevada man is dead after his pickup crashed in Idaho during a high-speed chase.

1 killed in Spokane Valley, Washington, shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 1:01pm

Authorities say an armed man was fatally shot after sheriff's deputies in Spokane Valley, Washington, responded to reports of gunfire at a business park.

EPA reverses approval for poison traps used by ranchers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:25pm

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday reversed its preliminary decision allowing continued use of deadly sodium cyanide traps, blamed for injuring people and pets as well as their intended targets of coyotes and other predators.

Woman arrested in murder of Milton-Freewater man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:01pm

Police have arrested a woman in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Milton-Freewater, Oregon.

Boise says no to Ada County landfill wastewater

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:29pm

Boise city officials say the Ada County Landfill can't dump water that soaked through the region's trash into the Boise wastewater treatment system.

9th Circuit: Federal court can enforce tribal court rulings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:48am

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says Native American tribal courts can ask the federal courts to enforce rulings against non-tribal members.

Fourth man found dead in eastern Idaho waterways

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:34am

Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have recovered a dead body from a waterway for the fourth time this month.