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CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — Residents in rural north-central Idaho have been told to be ready to evacuate due to a 2-square-mile wildfire burning in timber in steep terrain about 40 miles east of McCall. Authorities say the wildfire on Friday is expected to grow due to steep terrain, heavy fuels and danger to firefighters in an area with dead trees that might fall on them.

KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration documents show that a central Idaho airport being built by actor Bruce Willis will be larger and busier than officials originally expected. The Mountain Express reports FAA documents say the airport will base about 20 aircrafts, and could have about 500 landings each month.

SWAN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — Law enforcement officials say a man wanted in connection with the deaths of three women in southwestern Idaho may have been seen near eastern Idaho's Swan Valley. Deputies with the Bonneville County Sheriff's office have searched the area but so far have not located 60-year-old Gerald "Mike" Bullinger. The badly decomposed bodies of 56-year-old Cheryl Baker of Ogden, Utah, a teenager and another adult woman were found last month hidden outside a rural farmhouse in Caldwell, Idaho.

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife will not be allowed to withdraw the plea. The Times-News reports that a 5th District Court judge on Thursday rejected the request by 36-year-old Ronnie Kincaid Jr. Kinkaid was initially charged with first-degree murder after 34-year-old Melissa Dawn Kincaid was found dead at the couple's home in September 2015.

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