House passes resolution honoring Idaho conservationist
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The House has passed legislation to honor a conservationist who led efforts to prevent the extinction of Idaho’s state raptor, the peregrine falcon.
The unanimous ...
Proclamation remembers Idaho internment camp prisoners
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday issued a proclamation to recognize and remember the people of Japanese ancestry imprisoned at the Minidoka internment camp in south-central Idaho during WWII.
Little signed the proclamation in the governor’s ceremonial office in the ...
Idaho man arrested following nearly 4-hour standoff
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police say they arrested a man after he forced entry into a woman’s home and threatened her with a gun in western Idaho.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three southwestern Idaho men have been charged with raping a woman, and a 16-year-old juvenile has also been taken into custody.
Nineteen-year-old Elias Lupango, 18-year-old Rashidi Mulanga and 18-year-old Swedi Iyombelo, all of Boise, were charged Friday in 4th ...
Here’s how one Boise woman makes use of Idaho roadkill
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When Jessica Mundall sees an animal on the side of the road, there’s a decent chance it will end up inside her freezer.
The 26-year-old is one of hundreds of Idahoans who take advantage of the state’s roadkill salvage laws, which allow individuals to harvest whole ...
Agencies team up to roll out ID machines in Idaho prisons
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is now on the cutting edge of helping inmates succeed when they’re released back into the community.
Talks started a few years ago about putting some form of ID machines in the state’s prisons. After recognizing the issue, multiple agencies and community members ...
Budget committee gives OK for new veterans home in N. Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers on a budget-setting committee have voted unanimously to approve money for a new veterans home in northern Idaho.
The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee voted 20-0 Friday to approve a $78.5 million budget for the Idaho Division of Veterans Services that ...
Legislation aims to honor Idaho conservationist Tom Cade
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation has been introduced to honor a conservationist who led efforts to prevent the extinction of Idaho’s state raptor, the peregrine falcon.
The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday unanimously sent to the full House the resolution honoring Tom Cade, who ...
Idaho water legislation signed into law by governor
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. Brad Little on Wednesday signed legislation to end years of litigation and help finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho.
The new law makes sure rights to water that refills reservoirs in the Boise River system following ...
Boise State eyes 2020 return for baseball, still needs home
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State University is about a year away from having its first baseball team in years, but the Broncos still don’t have a place to play.
Former Boise State President Bob Kustra, who retired last June, announced in April 2017 that the school was dropping wrestling to ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Search and rescue crews are looking for a missing 27-year-old Boise man who hasn’t been seen since he went hiking outside of Boise on Saturday.
The man’s name has not yet been released. The Ada County Sheriff’s office says the man told people he was going hiking in the ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Dianne E. Tucker Cromwell didn’t want to be a court reporter. Her father, mother and sister did the job before her, and back then, in the 1960s and early 1970s, it was intense work that required reporters to spend hours in a room by themselves after court, reading their ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise State University freshman guard has been arrested and charged with two misdemeanors after fighting with a bar employee who asked him to leave because he’s underage, police said.
Jaycson Bereal, 19, was booked early Sunday and charged with battery and a ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Boise State freshman guard (all times local):
Police say a Boise State University freshman guard is charged with battery after he entered a 21-and-over bar and fought with an employee who asked him to leave.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a snowboarder who tried to jump a road outside a ski area boundary has died.
Police say 32-year-old Shea Hemlick was snowboarding outside the boundary of Bogus Basin Ski Resort Saturday when he attempted to jump over Bogus Basin Road.
An SUV ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston had a career-high 33 points as Boise State romped past San Jose State 105-57 on Saturday.
Alston hit 12 of 15 shots, including 5 of 7 from beyond the arc.
RJ Williams had 22 points for Boise State (11-13, 6-5 Mountain West Conference). Alex Hobbs ...
Sharing the culture of hunting with a younger generation
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At 6 a.m. in mid-January, a trio of hunters sat cloaked in layers of camouflage, waiting for first light when they could begin shooting during what would likely be one of the final duck hunts of the year.
With an hour before the hunt could begin, their decoys already ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three Democrats on a House panel considering a change to the Idaho Constitution involving redistricting walked out in protest on Friday at what they called a clear attempt at gerrymandering before the 10 Republicans voted unanimously to send the legislation to the full ...
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Investigators say an Idaho man who was fatally shot by police in Flagstaff was armed and aggressively charging an officer.
The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate last weekend’s shooting of 47-year-old Henry Harold Russell of ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hospital officials in Idaho are warning parents about unsafe, knock-off car seats.
Officials at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital recently found two counterfeit car seats, according to a
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Noah Robotham had a season-high 21 points, with five 3-pointers, and 10 assists to help UNLV beat Boise State 83-72 on Wednesday night.
Kris Clyburn added 17 points and Amauri Hardy 15 for UNLV (12-10, 6-4 Mountain West). Nick Blair had 14 points and seven ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to end years of litigation and help finalize a settlement agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho is headed to the governor’s desk following a unanimous Senate vote on Tuesday.
The 35-0 vote sends to Gov. Brad Little the bill ...
Man with knives fatally shot by Flagstaff police ID’ed
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff police have identified a man fatally shot after they say he charged at an officer while wielding knives.
Authorities say 47-year-old Henry Harold Russell, of Boise, Idaho, approached two officers Sunday morning with a knife in each hand.
The officers ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado, the Idaho Statesman reported.
Authorities who stopped the truck said it was filled with marijuana, but Big ...
Idaho water legislation bill clears Senate committee
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to end years of litigation involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho cleared another hurdle on Wednesday.
Lawmakers on the Senate Resources and Environment Committee voted 9-0 to send the bill presented by House Speaker Scott Bedke, ...
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Trial begins in lawsuit over Idaho execution records
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An attorney for a University of Idaho professor seeking access to public records on drugs used during the state’s most recent executions says the Department of Correction acted in bad faith and frivolously denied her client access to the documents.
Molly Kafka, an ...
Little appoints senator to seat vacated by her son
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has appointed Regina Bayer of Meridian to fill the Senate seat vacated by her son.
Little in an announcement Monday says Bayer’s term began Friday and will continue until the next general election when the term of office expires.
Little says ...
Priest accused of rape won’t face new trial for now
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Mountain Home, Idaho, priest accused of raping an intoxicated man who was renting a room from him will not face a new trial for now, and the Diocese of Boise says he will not be given any new assignment.
The Idaho Statesman
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — RJ Williams came off the bench to score 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting and he added four steals as Boise State breezed to a 77-52 victory over Wyoming on Saturday.
Alex Hobbs pitched in with 13 points and five rebounds and Marcus Dickinson scored 12 on four 3-pointers for ...
Boise biz offers platonic snuggles for folks who need a hug
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — I know what you’re thinking, but don’t have a stroke.
Get a stroke.
Gently, across your furrowed forehead.
Snuggle Buddiez, the city’s first cuddling business, is finally up and running — or, should I say, down and spooning.
For $80 an hour, a ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Commission on the Arts is looking to make it easier for traditional and folk artists to receive fellowship grants from the state.
The Senate State Affairs Committee on Friday unanimously approved a rule change requested by the commission that will give cowboy ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Police lab is putting a dent in the number of backlogged rape kits, according to a recent report.
The 2018 sexual assault kit tracking report released by Idaho State Police Forensic Services shows that the state performed 473 rape kit exams last year, ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho National Guard’s commanding officer says he will look into 19 startlingly loud ceremonial canon blasts that were part of Gov. Brad Little’s inauguration.
The canon fire on Jan. 4 set off car alarms in downtown Boise and scattered Canada geese into the air as smoke ...
Well that monitors giant Idaho aquifer back in service
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A deep well used to monitor radioactive and other contamination in a giant Idaho aquifer is back in service after a three-year absence, a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy says.
Fluor Idaho in a statement Tuesday said scientists determined contamination ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to end years of litigation and finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho cleared the House on Tuesday.
House members voted 67-0 to send to the Senate the bill that involves rights to water that refills three ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The blue turf that brought fame to Boise State University’s athletic stadium will be refreshed this year.
Boise State has received permission from Idaho’s Permanent Building Fund Advisory Council, a board charged with approving state public works projects, to spend up ...
Idaho TSA officers say shutdown is hard on stress levels
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal workers charged with protecting airline passengers as they fly out of Boise say the partial government shutdown is creating anxiety.
Uncertainty is causing TSA officers frustration and stress, KTVB-TV reported. They are required to work without knowing when ...
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deshon Taylor scored all of his 15 points in the second half and Fresno State rallied to defeat Boise State 63-53 on Saturday night.
Boise State led 28-22 at halftime after Fresno State shot 34 percent and made 2-of-15 3-pointers. The Bulldogs, the leading 3-point ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A libertarian think-tank in Idaho is suing Boise for diverting new tax revenue to fund the capitol city’s urban renewal projects.
The Idaho Statesman reported Friday that the ...
Boise pair fosters, finds homes for hundreds of pets
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — On the first Friday night of the new year, Brittany Sundell welcomed guests into her home — but not for a party.
For three kitty and puppy meet-and-greets.
One couple stopped by to see Muffin, a cat living at Sundell’s Boise home for more than eight months. The ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A state-run residential treatment center for people with severe disabilities and mental illness or other issues is rife with systemic problems leading to trauma for staffers and residents alike, Idaho’s state auditors have found.
The report released Thursday from the ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation has been introduced to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination in Idaho.
Democratic Senator Maryanne Jordan of Boise introduced the legislation on Friday.
The legislation would add the words ...
Idaho’s high school graduation rate reaches new high
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Education says the state’s high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high of just over 80 percent.
Superintendent of Public Education Sherri Ybarra says the state’s graduation rate has been steadily improving and the pace of that ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced legislation needed to end years of litigation and finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho.
The House Resources and Conservation Committee unanimously advanced the bill Thursday after Republican House ...
Judge says suspect in Idaho mass stabbing unfit for trial
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge says the suspect in a mass stabbing attack that injured 12 and killed a 3-year-old girl is unfit to stand trial.
The ruling from 4th District Judge Nancy Baskin on Wednesday means that Timmy Kinner Jr. will be committed to a state mental health hospital ...