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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Vendors at the Boise International Market are grappling with the aftermath of a fire that destroyed nearly 20 businesses, many of which are refugee-owned. Boise Fire Department spokeswoman Tammy Barry says the Saturday night fire was an accident and likely started in a trash can.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Public health officials have identified the third human case this year of West Nile Virus. South Central Public Health District epidemiologist Christi Skuza tells the Idaho State Journal says the Lincoln County woman was hospitalized but is now recovering at home. West Nile is usually contracted from the bite of an infected mosquito.
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — A former inmate is suing Jerome County over conditions at the jail. The Times-News reports Gloria Wells says there was mold in jail and not enough Bible study materials were provided to female inmates. Sheriff Doug McFall says his office has received many complaints from Wells in the past.
COCOLALLA, Idaho (AP) — A wolf exhibition company in northern Idaho is appealing its one-year license suspension to the Idaho Supreme Court. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that the he Idaho Department of Fish and Game suspended Wolf People's license in February. Officials said the company violated a 2012 agreement prohibiting visitors from having physical contact with the wolves.
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