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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal protections for believers who object to the behavior of others.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Deseret News CEO Clark Gilbert has been named the new president of Brigham Young University-Idaho. The selection of Gilbert was announced yesterday during a devotional at BYU-Idaho's campus in Rexburg, Idaho.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Department of Justice has issued a missing and endangered person advisory for four teens missing from western Montana and they could be headed to northern Idaho. Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement says the four boys went missing from the Georgetown Lake area on Monday night after one of the juveniles threatened to commit suicide.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers on a House committee have approved rules involving the state's nascent oil and gas industry. The Senate Resources and Environment Committee is scheduled to consider the new rules today.