Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 16, 2014 at 3:41 p.m.



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Your Health Idaho's executive director says nearly 74,000 Idahoans have selected a health insurance plan on the state-based exchange. Pat Kelly told exchange board members today that the number fell somewhere mid-range of the exchange's projections. State officials have promised a smoother insurance shopping experience this year, compared to technical glitches that delayed enrollment in 2013.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho beer distributors are taking issue with a Boise brewpub now that the business has been purchased by Anheuser-Busch. The Idaho Statesman reports the beer outlets contend that 10 Barrel brewpub is now too big to operate as a small brewery under Idaho state law. 10 Barrel brewery produces about 42,000 barrels sold in Oregon, Idaho and Washington state.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — School district officials in northern Idaho's Coeur d'Alene say they're $1.8 million short when it comes to paying for a new school scheduled to open next fall. The Spokesman-Review reports Superintendent Matt Handelman said he learned about the shortfall about two months ago, and has since increased oversight of the $8 million construction project.

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man has been sentenced to 2 years' probation after Idaho Fish and Game officials said he illegally killed a grizzly bear. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced the conviction yesterday, saying it was the first time the state has successfully prosecuted such a case since grizzly bears were protected under the Endangered Species Act in 1975. Normally the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service handles those types of cases.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast