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Man accused in Boise mass stabbing found competent for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:36am

A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with a mass stabbing that left a 3-year-old girl dead and eight other people wounded has been found competent to stand trial.

Animal rescuer saves dog stranded on steep cliff in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:47am

Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down.

Fighter jets could fly lower in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:32am

The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to better simulate combat conditions.

Man dead after high-speed police chase in southern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:08am

Police say a suspect died after a high-speed chase during which shots were fired in southern Idaho on Tuesday, but they declined to release many details.

2 Oregon counties offer vote-by-mobile to overseas voters

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:20am

Two Oregon counties are offering the opportunity for members of the U.S. military, their dependents and others living overseas to vote in special elections this November with smartphones.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:20am

Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 1:40am

Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down. Wright, the founder of Friends Furever Animal Rescue, told the Idaho Statesman he saw a Facebook post about the dog's precarious position on Sunday. He did some research and with the help of rock climber Richard Jensen scaled the cliff face to safely rescue the dog, now called "Clifford."

Man arrested after Pocatello woman stabbed several times

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:11pm

Police say a southern Idaho woman who was stabbed several times is expected to survive, and a man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:20am

Western governors say atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government recognizes.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:40am

Western governors say atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government recognizes. The Western Governors' Association on Friday sent letters to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House urging passage of proposed changes to a law involving "downwinders."

Solar power deal involving Idaho homeowners reached

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:22pm

An Idaho utility has reached an agreement involving paying homeowners who generate electricity with rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy methods.

Pacific Northwest tribes: Remove Columbia River dams

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:20pm

Two Pacific Northwest tribes are calling for the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.

Proposed wildfire fuel breaks plan released for 3 states

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:23am

Authorities have released plans to stop devastating wildfires in southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada with one option creating 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) of fuel breaks up to 400 feet (120 meters) wide along existing roads.

6 students injured in school bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:47am

Six middle and high school sustained minor injuries when a vehicle collided with the school bus they were riding in southwestern Idaho.

Soldier who was wounded in 2009 search for Bergdahl has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 9:36am

A retired soldier who was shot in the head while searching for Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl has died.

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

An Idaho utility has reached an agreement involving paying homeowners who generate electricity with rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy methods.

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

Two Pacific Northwest tribes are demanding the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River. The Lummi and Yakama nations said Monday that the U.S. government was in violation of a treaty from 1855 when it built the concrete dams on the lower Columbia River, destroying important native fishing sites and the migration of salmon. The three dams are a critical part of a complex hydroelectric network in Oregon, Washington and Idaho that powers the region.

6 grizzly bears killed in single week in northwest Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:49am

Early snowstorms in northwest Montana have contributed to the deaths of five grizzly bears in one week on the Rocky Mountain Front.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 3:40am

Authorities in north-central Idaho are trying to find the identity of skeletal remains found by beachcombers along the Salmon River. The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says the beachcombers found a few small pieces of bone in September and nearly an entire skeleton was uncovered when the site was excavated earlier this month. The remains have been turned over to anthropologists from the University of Idaho for testing.