Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MDT

By The Associated Press | Updated - Oct 8th, 2019 @ 9:40pm | Posted - Oct 8th, 2019 @ 1:40am



BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Ada County Sheriff's Office says a man in his 30s has died in a climbing accident at a popular rock climbing spot in Boise. KTVB-TV reports the Ada County Sheriff's Office received a call just after 4 p.m. Tuesday about an injured rock climber at the Black Cliffs.

RUPERT, Idaho (AP) — Police in southern Idaho say prosecutors are charging a 13-year-old student with threatening violence at a Rupert middle school. The Times-News reports that investigators believe the child made the threats Aug. 29 in an online chatroom on the social media platform Instagram. Police say the alleged threats were made against individuals at East Minico Middle School, not against the entire school.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The city of Boise has closed a day-shelter for homeless families and plans on moving some of the funding to Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter, which will begin offering day-shelter services seven days a week later this month. Interfaith Sanctuary Jodi Peterson-Stigers told the Idaho Statesman that shelter officials hope to reduce the trauma families experience from having nowhere to go on the weekends. Interfaith Sanctuary currently operates a day shelter Monday through Friday.

OROFINO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials are investigating after someone shot a bull elk and then left it to waste near Orofino. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says a local landowner reported hearing a gun shot on Oct. 1, and then found a wounded bull elk in a nearby field early the next morning. It wasn't elk season at the time.

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