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US to shut down Idaho nuclear waste processing project

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:24pm

Federal officials will shut down an Idaho nuclear waste treatment project after determining it would not be economically feasible to bring in radioactive waste from other states.

US to shut down Idaho nuclear waste processing project

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 3:15pm

Federal officials will shut down an Idaho nuclear waste treatment project after determining it would not be economically feasible to bring in radioactive waste from other states.

Senate passes bill making it easier to kill sea lions on Pacific Northwest river

Phuong Le, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 11:08am

A bill that would make it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River has cleared the U.S. Senate.

The Latest: Nevada Democratic Sen. critical of grouse plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 3:09pm

The Latest on the Trump administration's efforts to ease drilling restrictions that were put in place to protect a declining bird species (all times local):

Deschutes River to be featured on 'forever' stamp in 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:53pm

A scenic Oregon river will be honored with a stamp next year.

Seattle homes attract fewer multiple bids as market cools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:58am

Prospective home buyers in Seattle as late as last year faced the prospect of entering bidding wars or getting edged out by competitors with cash. That's not the case anymore.

Driver charged in fatal August crash with bicycle in Eagle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:44am

A 70-year-old driver involved in a fatal crash with a bicyclist has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter.

Idaho steelhead fishing to remain open on most rivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:09am

Idaho wildlife officials have approved an agreement with conservation groups and sport anglers to keep most steelhead fishing areas open.

Cougar kills 8 alpacas just northwest of Spokane

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:21am

Officials say a young male cougar attacked and killed at least eight alpacas northwest of Spokane sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

Judge nixes mining company challenge to 'bad actor' label

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 3:33pm

A Montana judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by an Idaho mining company seeking to overturn its designation as an industry "bad actor" because of pollution tied to its CEO.

Psychiatrist: Stabbing suspect incompetent to stand trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 12:22pm

A psychiatrist has found an Idaho mass stabbing suspect unfit to stand trial.

Analyst says Spokane-based utility remains takeover target

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 9:38am

Spokane-based Avista Corp. remains a likely takeover target, even though the utility's plan to be purchased by a Canadian company is apparently dead.

Police officer shoots pit bull attacking golden retriever

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 7:56am

A Boise police officer shot and killed a pit bull attacking a golden retriever.

Boise TSA spots 3 loaded firearms in carry-ons in 3 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 5:36am

Officials say three men in a three-day period have tried to pass through Boise Airport security with loaded handguns in their carry-on luggage.

Sen. Cortez Masto bashes Trump's easing of grouse protection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 6:03pm

Nevada Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is sharply criticizing the Trump administration's new move to ease land-use restrictions that were in place to protect the greater sage grouse across the West.

Wyoming files notice it will appeal grizzly bear ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 2:52pm

The state of Wyoming has filed notice it will appeal a judge's decision to restore federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.

Man who threatened to murder his son sentenced to prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 2:14pm

An Idaho father was sentenced to prison for making several threats to kill his son before ultimately showing up at his doorstep with an AK-47.

Idaho's top legislative leaders retain positions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 12:24pm

The top legislative leaders in the Idaho Statehouse have retained their positions for the upcoming legislative session.

Glacier park plans to upgrade buses with hybrid engines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 11:16am

Glacier National Park has announced plans for a major overhaul to its 33 red tour buses, including adding hybrid engines.