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Reserve created in eastern Idaho for livestock displaced by wildfires, drought

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:10pm

Federal authorities say a reserve forage area in eastern Idaho for livestock displaced by wildfires, drought or other problems will be available next summer.

Idaho, environmental group settle mine pollution lawsuit

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:02am

An environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho near one of the world's top ski destinations.

Couple celebrates ‘miracle’ daughter after wife suddenly delivers baby at home

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:15am

Angela and Lane Stevenson never planned to have a baby at home.

Police: 2 wanted for questioning in infants' deaths arrested in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:00pm

Two women wanted for questioning in connection to the death of two infants in Idaho were taken into custody Thursday in Perry, Box Elder County, officials said.

Man to face death penalty in birthday party stabbing rampage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:11pm

A man suspected of going on a stabbing rampage at a children's party, killing a little girl celebrating her third birthday and wounding eight others, will face the death penalty, prosecutors in Idaho said Thursday.

Idaho unemployment drops to 2.7 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:54pm

Idaho's unemployment rate in September dropped to 2.7 percent.

Idaho music festival promotor files for bankruptcy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:22am

The organizer of a rock music festival who sold tickets for the August event that never took place has filed for bankruptcy without reimbursing some ticket holders.

Tribes plan security upgrades at truck stop after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:59am

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes say they'll improve security at an Idaho truck stop where a trucker from Missouri was beaten by an unknown attacker who pried open the locked door of the trucker's cab as he slept.

Idaho education board adopts new college funding model

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:38am

The Idaho State Board of Education has approved a plan to fund the state's public colleges and universities based on the number of graduates they produce.

Idaho lieutenant governor candidates differ on Medicaid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:26pm

Idaho's candidates for lieutenant governor staked out far different positions on Medicaid expansion, minimum wage and abortion during a debate Wednesday on Idaho Public Television.

Federal court: Salmon must have protection from warm water

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:08pm

A federal court has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must come up with a plan to protect salmon from warm water temperatures, which can be fatal for the fish species. '

Yellowstone sees increase in September visitation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:18am

The number of people visiting Yellowstone National Park in September increased 13 percent from a year ago.

University of Idaho sued over response to assault complaints

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:06am

A former University of Idaho student has filed an antidiscrimination lawsuit against the school contending she faced a hostile environment after reporting a sexual assault by a football player.

Deputies cleared of wrongdoing in home invasion, fatal fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:11am

Prosecutors have cleared of responsibility Ada County Sheriff's deputies who shot at a Nampa man before he broke into a home and set a fatal fire in Boise.

Driver who hit car show crowd guilty of reckless driving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:36am

The driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show in Boise has been found guilty of reckless driving.

Otter backs write-in bid by eastern Idaho lawmaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:08am

A longtime Republican Idaho lawmaker who launched a write-in campaign after losing to a political newcomer in May's primary has received an endorsement from Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.

Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:08am

Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million.

Idaho official: Only public voter records were on dark web

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:23pm

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney says Idaho voter records that were offered for sale on the dark web contained only publicly available information.

Idaho man pleads guilty to child enticement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:35pm

A southern Idaho man was sentenced to a therapeutic prison program after pleading guilty to child enticement.

Jordan sent $20,000 to newly-formed company in Wyoming

Keith Ridler and Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:22pm

Staffers for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan's campaign say $20,000 sent to a recently-formed Wyoming company was for polling, consulting and voter registration work.