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Nearly 300 wild horses captured in central Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:26am

Nearly 300 wild horses have been captured in central Idaho as part of a plan by federal land managers to reduce the number of wild horses roaming the area to about 185.

Fentanyl overdose kills Washington state Olympic athlete

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:22pm

Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose.

Groups sue to stop power transmission line in eastern Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:22am

Two groups have filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed power transmission line that would run through two counties in northeast Oregon.

Former hospital worker to pay $1.5 million in restitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:37am

A former employee of a major Boise hospital has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for wire fraud.

Boise teen charged in connection with crash that killed boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:59am

A Boise teen who prosecutors say fatally hit a 7-year-old bicyclist while driving a pickup truck has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter.

Idaho university won’t accept Medicaid as health insurance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:37am

An Idaho university has stopped accepting Medicaid as health insurance coverage forcing full-time students to buy a university-backed plan.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:20am

A former employee of a major Boise hospital has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for wire fraud.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:40am

Two groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court to block a proposed power transmission line that would run through two counties in Oregon’s northeast corner. The Stop B2H Coalition and Greater Hells Canyon Council, both based in La Grande, filed the suit this week in U.S. District Court in Pendleton. The plaintiffs contend the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service failed to adequately review the potential environmental impacts of the Idaho Power Company project.

WSU student who died at fraternity identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:07pm

Pullman police have identified the 19-year-old student who died at a Washington State University fraternity Tuesday as freshman Samuel Martinez of Bellevue, Washington.

Northwest Montana grizzly deaths spur pushback

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:13am

The mortality rate of grizzly bears in northwestern Montana has prompted a group of bear researchers to challenge whether the grizzly should be removed from federal protection.

Boise woman gets probation for federal program theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:57am

A Boise woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for misusing money intended for a program supporting veterans on personal purchases, including a trip to Washington, D.C. and more than $1,000 spent at a California resort.

Eastern Washington University moves forward with budget cuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:59am

Eastern Washington University is continuing to pursue campus-wide budget cuts while raising money for a new football stadium and routing funds into student-athlete scholarships, frustrating some faculty members who believe the administration is investing too heavily in athletics.

Snow blamed for lower Yellowstone visitation in October

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:57am

The National Park Service says snowy weather last month likely cut down on visitors to Yellowstone National Park during October.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:20am

Pullman police have identified the 19-year-old student who died at a Washington State University fraternity Tuesday as freshman Samuel Martinez of Bellevue, Washington.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:40am

Pullman police have identified the 19-year-old student who died at a Washington State University fraternity Tuesday as freshman Samuel Martinez of Bellevue, Washington. The Whitman County Coroner has not released the cause and manner of death, but police said Tuesday that a preliminary investigation indicates the death may be alcohol related.

Police: WSU fraternity member dies; may be alcohol related

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:25pm

Police say a Washington State University fraternity member at Alpha Tau Omega has died and that alcohol may have been a factor in his death.

Democrat who narrowly lost in state Senate race to run again

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:00pm

Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15.

Pocatello to pay $1.1 million to lawyers in utility lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:34am

A judge says the city of Pocatello must pay $1.1 million in legal fees to the attorneys who represented residents in a class-action lawsuit over illegal utility fees.

Lewiston school district forms 'diversity group'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 9:44am

A school district in north-central Idaho has formed a group to examine district and state policies on harassment and intimidation after receiving reports of racist incidents involving students.