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Management plans advance for central Idaho wilderness areas

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 26th - 2:27pm

Three new central Idaho wilderness areas could have management plans in place this year.

Northwest medical waste treatment plant fined for pollution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 26th - 11:20am

A company that treats medical waste from Washington, Oregon and Idaho has been fined for a series of improper releases of polluted wastewater.

Driver accused of killing Idaho newlyweds pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 26th - 8:58am

A driver accused of intentionally hitting and killing young Idaho newlyweds holding hands on a sidewalk has pleaded not guilty.

2 dead in Idaho car crash; 4 LDS Church missionaries injured

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:31pm

Four LDS Church missionaries from the Utah Logan Mission were involved in a crash on Wednesday in which two other people died, officials said.

Officials say radioactive sludge barrel ruptures now total 4

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 3:57pm

A total of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site were found to have ruptured, officials said Wednesday, after initially saying earlier this month that one barrel was leaking.

Idaho governor candidates off distinct options to voters

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:53pm

Idaho's open gubernatorial seat is shaping up to become one of the most competitive races in a state better known for its wide margins of victory when vying for a top elected office.

US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:39pm

Problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state plant where deadly nuclear waste is supposed to be treated in the future continue to plague the multi-billion dollar facility, U.S. investigators have said.

Authorities investigate cause of fire at Boise band shell

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:59am

Authorities say someone caused the blaze that damaged a Boise bandstand, but they're unsure if the fire was started intentionally.

Investigators find new evidence in home of slain Idaho man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:27am

Authorities say crucial evidence has emerged in the investigation of the killing of a 73-year-old northern Idaho man last year.

Idaho lunch lady fired after giving free meal dies

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:01am

A Pocatello woman who made international headlines in 2015 after she was fired from her job as a middle school cafeteria worker just days before Christmas has died.

Judge prevents Trump from cutting Planned Parenthood grants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:43am

A federal judge in Spokane has issued a permanent injunction blocking the Trump administration from cutting grants to Planned Parenthood that pay for a teen pregnancy prevention program in Western states.

The Latest: Wyoming steps back grizzly hunt quota claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:34pm

The Latest on the dispute over grizzly bear hunt quotas in Wyoming and Montana (all times local):

Idaho police arrest woman suspected in aggravated assault, hit and run incidents

Idaho State Journal Staff  |  Posted Apr 24th - 2:32pm

Idaho Falls police announced Monday that they were able to take a 39-year-old woman into custody and verify that her 4-year-old boy was safe.

Wyoming plan to 'round up' grizzly hunt quotas in dispute

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 1:10pm

Conservation groups say Wyoming proposed to round up the fractional number of grizzly bears it can hunt this year after Montana officials agreed to reduce its own allocation.

9 waterfalls you should see this spring in southcentral Idaho

Heather Kennison, Times-News  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:57am

Melissa Barry knows that waterfalls are an easy sell when it comes to attracting tourists.

Teenager killed, friend injured when vehicle crashes into Salmon River

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:40am

A McCall teenager was killed and her Malad friend was injured after their vehicle crashed into the Salmon River Saturday night.

Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:26am

President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home.

Idaho man gets probation for role following deadly shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:18am

An Idaho man has been given five years of probation for his role in attempting to cover up the shooting death of a Washington man during a camping trip.

Idaho man pleads guilty to murder, robbery in 2016 killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:06am

An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and robbery in a 2016 killing sparked by road rage.