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Idaho troopers discover injured woman, severely abused toddler during traffic stop

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:44am

A toddler was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after police pulled over a vehicle Tuesday on I-90 in Shoshone County.

Congress OKs bill to allow killing sea lions to help salmon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:49am

Congress has agreed to make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest.

New information released on case of missing mother whose phone was last pinged in Idaho

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:01am

Police released new information and a timeline Monday afternoon about a missing Colorado mother who may be in Idaho.

BYU-Idaho students arrested after police find drugs, cash in apartment

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:37pm

Bottles and packages full of marijuana, wads of cash, cocaine, THC cartridges, mushrooms and paraphernalia were among the items found in an apartment Friday night that led to the arrest of four Brigham Young University-Idaho students.

2 men face trafficking felony for moving alleged hemp plants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:23pm

Two men have been charged with trafficking marijuana into Idaho even though they say they were transporting immature hemp plants from one out-of-state farm to another.

Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:57am

Kelsey Berreth was last seen on Thanksgiving Day, captured on surveillance video entering a grocery store with what appears to be her 1-year-old daughter in a baby carrier. Weeks later, investigators don't know what happened to the 29-year-old Colorado mother.

Otter to hold last 'Capital For a Day' in hometown of Star

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:35am

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter will hold his 108th and final "Capital for a Day" event on Dec. 20 in his hometown of Star in southwestern Idaho.

Yellowstone wolf's killing in Montana raises concern

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:33am

The recent killing of a Yellowstone National Park wolf outside the park has generated hundreds of emails and phone calls to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials suggesting that the hunt wasn't lawful.

Woman sentenced for texting nude photos to student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:36am

A former employee at a southwestern Idaho school who texted inappropriate photos to a then-13-year-old student must serve at least five days in jail.

Burned bear Cinder shot and killed by hunter in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:02am

A bear cub found badly burned in a massive 2014 Washington state wildfire has been killed by a hunter.

Potentially historic water rights hearing wraps up

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:33pm

State lawmakers lent their support to a potentially historic request to transfer water from the Treasure Valley to Elmore County on the final day of public testimony.

Gov.-elect Little names budget chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:48pm

Gov.-elect Brad Little has named his budget chief.

Reward offered for N. Idaho timber theft from federal land

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:22am

Federal officials are offering a $2,500 reward to find those responsible for an illegal timber harvest on federal land in northern Idaho.

Twin Falls man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 2 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:18pm

An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two children at different points in 2017 and 2018.

UI football player charged with felony rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:09pm

A football player at the University of Idaho has been charged with felony rape after police said he sexually assaulted a woman in her dorm room.

Lawmakers OK $4,551 a month to pay for governor's housing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:54pm

A state panel has voted to slightly raise the housing stipend for Idaho's governor as Idaho continues to be one of a handful of states without a governor's mansion.

Ada County Paramedics debuts $300K armored ambulance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:47pm

Ada County Paramedics unveiled a brand-new vehicle to help the team in dangerous situations — a custom-made armored ambulance.

Plan would keep about 1,000 bears in northwest Montana

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:29pm

Montana wildlife commissioners adopted a grizzly bear conservation plan Monday that would maintain the largest population of the bruins in the Lower 48 at roughly current numbers even if the species loses its federal protections.

Tall Yellowstone geyser sets record with recent activity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:12pm

The world's tallest active geyser has set a record.