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Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 29, 2014 at 7:10 a.m.



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HANSEN, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two people were killed in a crash involving a car and an state snowplow on U.S. 30 in Hansen Friday afternoon. State police said the driver of the car stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of U.S. 30 and then pulled out in front of a snowplow. Both vehicles went off the road, striking a power pole.

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Caldwell, Middleton and Nampa fire crews responded to a Saturday night structure fire in Caldwell. Caldwell Fire Capt. Keith Ohls says no one was home when the fire started and there were no injuries. The fire was contained to the first floor, but smoke damage occurred throughout the home.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials say a wandering herd of nearly 75 elk that created problems for drivers on Interstate 15 in southeastern Idaho has moved on. The Post Register reports that the herd has moved to the open desert several miles west of the freeway near Roberts. At least one vehicle struck an elk as the herd gathered near the freeway.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The public can now have its say on a proposed line to carry electricity from the Columbia River region across eastern Oregon to western Idaho. Idaho Power is seeking approval for the 500-kilovolt line, which would run 305 miles from Boardman, Oregon, to a substation near Melba, in southwest Idaho.

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