COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho inspectors have already intercepted 14 boats carrying invasive mussels into the state nearly a month into inspection season, officials said.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have identified a northern Idaho man struck and killed by a train as 42-year-old Michael E. Hart of Post Falls.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tundra swans are dying along the Coeur d'Alene River flood plain in northern Idaho.
Boise State Public Radio reports an average of 150 tundra swans are found dead in the...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman under investigation in the death of her husband has been sentenced to prison for embezzlement.
News outlets reported Tuesday that 64-year-old Lori...
RATHDRUM, Idaho (AP) — Tired of seeing trash on the side of the road, Tonee Trzcinski decided to clean it up herself.
She felt increasingly horrified as she went along with her...
Last Pearl Harbor survivor in the Spokane area has died
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The last veteran in the Spokane area to have survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died.
A memorial service was held Friday in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, for...
North Idaho College booster club faces athletic inquiry
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — North Idaho College officials say representatives from the Northwest Athletic Conference are investigating the use of booster club funds for the school's athletic...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Mike Anderson ate stir-fried squash last summer that excited his palate.
His mother-in-law used the squash grown in local compost to prepare a dish that was...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho fish and game officials are warning people in the Panhandle to watch out for grizzles during black bear season.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A longtime teacher at a northern Idaho elementary school has been indicted on charges of sexual abuse of a child and lewd conduct with a minor.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has upheld two of three death penalties for a man convicted in a gruesome child kidnapping and murder case, and put a third death sentence on hold for...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man has been charged with arson and aggravated battery after prosecutors say he doused his girlfriend with kerosene and lit her on fire.
Idaho teen says he made $35k in 4 days plowing Seattle
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho teen says he made $35,000 in four days by charging as much as $750 an hour to plow during the early-February snowstorms in...
Police: Man travels to have sex with underage girl
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Oregon man potentially faces a 15-year prison sentence after authorities said he traveled 365 miles (587 kilometers) to have a sex with a teenage girl.
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports 36-year-old Eric Anderson, of Damascus, Oregon, was charged Thursday with one felony count of using the internet to entice a child under the age of 16 for sex.
Idaho State Police could add more motorcycle patrols
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police troopers could start patrolling Pocatello and Coeur d'Alene on motorcycles.
Idaho State Police Colonel Kedrick Wills told the Legislature's budget-setting Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on Tuesday that motorcycle troopers can do traffic enforcement as well as help with special events such as a popular Ironman competition in Coeur d'Alene.
Bill that could void Idaho Medicaid expansion to get hearing
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Senate panel voted Monday to hold a hearing on legislation to drop Medicaid expansion in Idaho if the federal government changes the percentage it pays for the program.
The bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Mary Souza of Coeur d'Alene also authorizes an optional workforce training program. The Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted 5-4 to hold the hearing.
Woman pleads guilty to embezzling housing funds
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, woman who remains under investigation for the suspicious death of her husband has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than a half million dollars from the North Idaho Housing Coalition.
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Northern Idaho man gets up to 10 years for infant’s death
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man convicted of killing his girlfriend's 7-month-old daughter has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.
First District Judge Scott Wayman said Monday that 24-year-old Cody Hull will have to serve at least five years before he can be eligible for parole on the voluntary manslaughter conviction.
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Adult film actress pleads innocent to murder for hire
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An adult film actress from Post Falls, Idaho, is pleading innocent to charges that she tried to hire someone to kill another person.
The Spokesman-Review reported that 31-year-old Katrina L. Danforth entered the plea on Wednesday in federal court in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Danforth makes adult films under the name Lynn Pleasant.
70-year-old driver killed in crash near Post Falls, Idaho
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A 70-year-old Coeur d'Alene man died in a single-vehicle crash near Post Falls.
The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene at about 10 p.m. Monday.
The driver had struck a light pole at West Seltice Way and North Beck Road. He had to be extricated from his vehicle and was pronounced dead.
Bald eagles return to Lake Coeur d’Alene for salmon spawn
LAKE COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Scores of eagles are back at Lake Coeur d'Alene.
The Spokesman-Review reports migrating bald eagles stop every year at the lake from November to February to catch spawning kokanee salmon.
School officials raise concerns about new Idaho website
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Department of Education has rolled out a website featuring its new K-12 Report Card, but district officials say some school information is misleading.
Snowmobile driver dies in crash in Idaho
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man died in a snowmobile crash near Coeur d'Alene.
Idaho State Police troopers said the crash happened Sunday afternoon.
KBOI-TV reports that Benjamini Millward of Oldtown, Idaho was driving his snowmobile and failed to negotiate a left hand turn.
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Incoming freshman Congressman Fulcher not naive about DC
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Incoming freshman congressman Russ Fulcher said he's "not naive" about his role in Washington, D.C.
As the new kid on the block, he doesn't anticipate the next Speaker of the House will ask his opinion on the issues of the day.
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that Fulcher plans to focus on constituent services.
2 charged with embezzling $800,000 from amusement park
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Two northern Idaho residents have been indicted by a grand jury and face charges that they embezzled $800,000 from an amusement park.
Forty-four-year-old Melissa K. Foeller and 43-year-old Christopher A. Wyatt each face five counts of grand theft following the indictments filed Wednesday in 1st District Court.
Foeller worked as an accounting manager at Silverwood Theme Park in Athol. Wyatt was Silverwood's former chief financial officer.
Man found not guilty of committing hate crime
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man charged with a felony hate crime has been acquitted.
A jury on Thursday found Richard Sovenski, 52, of Hayden, not guilty of malicious harassment, but guilty of a misdemeanor charge of battery, the Coeur d'Alene Press reported .
Woman takes plea deal in stealing from housing coalition
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A Coeur d'Alene woman has agreed to a plea deal in U.S. District Court in Idaho on charges that she committed three counts of wire fraud and stole almost $580,000 from the federal government.
The Spokesman-Review reports the plea agreement, filed Wednesday, says Lori Isenberg could face up to 20 years and fines of $250,000.
Conductors sue railroad, allege responsibility for illness
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Two rail conductors who formerly worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad are suing the train company in Idaho state court, claiming they became ill after being exposed to dangerous materials on the job.
Idaho police warn of traffic hazards as bald eagles return
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are warning that the expected returned of bald eagles to a lake in northern Idaho will likely also draw people and boost traffic hazards.
KBOI-TV reported Sunday bald eagles return to Lake Coeur d'Alene every year to feed on salmon in the lake.
Northern Idaho human remains could be 200 years old
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho authorities say human remains found at a construction site are no longer the focus of a criminal investigation because the bones are from 50 to 200 years old.
The Coeur d'Alene Police Department in a statement Thursday says it has no unsolved cases dating back that far.
Officer Mario Rios says a private lab in Seattle determined the age of the bones that were found Tuesday afternoon not far from the city's public library in Coeur d'Alene.
Human remains found a N. Idaho construction site
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho officials say workers preparing a site for new construction found human bones.
The Coeur d'Alene Police Department tells the Coeur d'Alene Press that workers found the bones Tuesday afternoon not far from the city's public library.
Authorities have released few details other than to confirm the bones are human.
Idaho officials suspend steelhead season in face of lawsuit
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials have decided to suspend the current steelhead fishing season because of a possible federal lawsuit by six conservation groups contending the state's steelhead regulations harm federally protected wild steelhead.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday voted to end the current season on Dec. 7.
Idaho woman denies stealing from housing coalition
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman is denying that she stole more than $500,000 from a nonprofit that helps low- to moderate-income people buy homes.
Sixty-four-year-old Lori Isenberg pleaded not guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Coeur d'Alene to three counts of wire fraud and one count of theft from a federal program.
Isenberg was fired as the director of nonprofit North Idaho Housing Coalition on Jan. 24.
Jury orders man to pay damages in triple-fatal boat crash
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Washington man found not guilty of three counts of involuntary manslaughter in a criminal trial following a boating crash on Lake Coeur d'Alene in northern Idaho has been ordered to pay $180,000 in a civil case.
A jury on Monday determined Dennis Magner of Spokane, Washington, is 30 percent responsible for the crash.