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Search underway for man in Idaho mountains after woman, baby are found in stranded truck

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:16am

A search is underway for a 32-year-old father missing for several days in a remote part of Owyhee County.

Flypast honors US bomber crew who died saving British kids

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:44am

Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen killed in World War II.

Legislation aims to reduce wilderness study areas in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:45pm

Legislation urging Congress to remove hundreds of thousands of acres from wilderness study area designation in Idaho is going to the full House despite concerns it could also end up encouraging Congress to designate more wilderness.

House OKs legislation to increase testing of rape evidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:18pm

Legislation intended to increase testing of sexual assault and rape evidence kits and get DNA results into a national database has cleared the House.

House passes resolution honoring Idaho conservationist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:43pm

The House has passed legislation to honor a conservationist who led efforts to prevent the extinction of Idaho's state raptor, the peregrine falcon.

House urges federal agency to issue steelhead fishing permit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:32pm

Legislation to urge federal officials to complete work on a federal permit requested by Idaho to make sure the state can open a steelhead fishing season this fall has cleared the House.

2 dead after wrong-way crash on southern Idaho interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:38am

Idaho State Police say two people are dead and two others were flown to a regional hospital after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 84 in southern Idaho Monday night.

Chairman of the Idaho Republican Party resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:18am

The chairman of the Idaho Republican Party has resigned.

New trial scheduled for Idaho man accused in baby's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:08am

A new trial has been scheduled for a northern Idaho man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 28-day-old daughter.

Budget set for Idaho office that protects imperiled species

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:34am

The Legislature's budget-setting committee has approved a 4.8 percent increase to $15 million for the governor's Office of Species Conservation.

Committee approves $53.2 million for juvenile corrections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:21am

The Legislature's budget-setting committee has approved a 2.2 percent increase to $53.2 million for state Department of Juvenile Corrections.

Idaho constitutional amendment passes Senate, heads to House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:31am

A proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at protecting the legal rights of victims of crime has passes the Idaho Senate and now heads to the House.

Proclamation remembers Idaho internment camp prisoners

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:31pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has issued a proclamation to recognize and remember the people of Japanese ancestry imprisoned at the Minidoka prison camp in south-central Idaho during WWII.

Idaho man arrested following nearly 4-hour standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:19pm

Police say they arrested a man after he forced entry into a woman's home and threatened her with a gun in western Idaho.

Bill to keep Idaho wolf control board headed to governor

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:13pm

Legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk is on its way to Gov. Brad Little.

Driver crashes into building at College of Eastern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:48am

Police say a juvenile driver sustained minor injuries after crashing into a building at the College of Eastern Idaho.

Driver injured after falling or jumping from moving pickup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:37am

A Burley, Idaho, woman was hospitalized after police say she fell or jumped from a moving pickup truck she was driving on Interstate 84.

Budget committee approves $2.2 billion for Idaho schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:37am

The Legislature's budget-setting committee has approved about a 6 percent increase to $2.2 billion for public schools in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

Ex-Idaho transportation worker files lawsuit over firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:30pm

A former Idaho Transportation Department employee alleges in a lawsuit that he was fired after notifying a federal agency about possible nuclear violations.