BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have approved turning loose a non-native insect to feed on an invasive thistle that sprouts in everything from rangelands to vineyards to wilderness areas,...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in...
Editorials from around Oregon
Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:
The Medford Mail Tribune, Sept. 18, on federal financial support:
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police say a man died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle while crossing the street in Pocatello Tuesday night.
Texas oil company facing Idaho lawsuit files for bankruptcy
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Texas company that made Idaho a natural gas and oil-producing state but is facing a federal lawsuit from disgruntled royalty recipients as well as an investigation by Idaho...
Brother of defendant says he acted alone in 1983 murders
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — The brother of a man standing trial for a third time in a decades-old double murder case says he committed the murders alone, without the help of Mark Lankford.
Idaho authorities seek person responsible for motel fire
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho law enforcement has asked the public for help in finding the person responsible for starting a fire that burned a motel built in the 1950s.
First of 4 defendants sentenced in Boise foothills attack
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The first of four people convicted of attacking a Boise woman and leaving her for dead in the foothills has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Agency could keep Three Mile Island nuclear debris in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The partially melted reactor core from the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history could remain in Idaho for another 20 years if regulators finalize a license extension sought...
Idaho man drowns in Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — A 75-year-old man drowned in northwestern Montana while working on his boat on the west side of Flathead Lake near Rollins.
Official: Development of salmon-saving policies takes time
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials say it will take time for the governor's Salmon Working Group to come up with policies in hopes of helping salmon recover.
Idaho day care worker charged with lewd conduct with child
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — A day care worker in Mountain Home has been charged with a felony after investigators said he inappropriately touched a child at the day care center.
Human remains found on Fort Hall Indian Reservation
FORT HALL, Idaho (AP) — The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes say remains have been found on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation that may belong to a man who has been missing for more than a year.
Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defensive end Curtis Weaver shrugged and smiled wryly when asked about his record-tying performance in No. 22 Boise State's 45-10 victory over Portland State on Saturday...
Smith’s 2 TDs help Wyoming beat Idaho 21-16
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Trey Smith's breakout game included an 80-yard touchdown scamper amid a personal best 152 yards, helping Wyoming hold on for a 21-16 win over Idaho on Saturday, the Cowboys'...
Huntley, Moss Lead No. 11 Utah over Idaho State, 31-0
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Huntley and No. 11 Utah didn't use much of the playbook as the Utes romped through the nonconference season. They did put Pac-12 defenses on notice Saturday with a long...
Former Idaho governor candidate investigated in 1984 killing
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former candidate for Idaho governor says he's under investigation in connection with the 1984 killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl.
Idaho legislative committee eyes federal lands, education
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers formed to monitor how federal laws affect Idaho's sovereignty and report back to the Legislature has created three subcommittees to examine federal lands,...
Idaho man faces murder charges in officer-involved shooting
COEUR D'ALENE , Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man shot by police after a Fourth of July fireworks display has been arrested on murder and assault charges, officials said.
Missing teen’s body recovered from Idaho waterfall
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Search crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old north-central Idaho boy who went missing after falling over a waterfall on Elk Creek.
No. 11 Utah looking to extend FCS win streak vs Idaho State
Idaho State (1-0) at No. 11 Utah (2-0), Saturday at 4:15 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network).
Idaho officials taking comments on Medicaid expansion waiver
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are taking public comments while considering a Medicaid waiver that would require patients to get a referral from a primary physician before they can get family...
Federal officials: Landlord will pay family denied rental
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says a Nampa homeowner has agreed to pay $15,000 to a family of nine to resolve allegations that the homeowner violated the...
Idaho attorney general nixes Purdue opioid settlement offer
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will not sign onto a tentative settlement with the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.
Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden made the announcement...
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Idaho man pleads not guilty in crash killing 3, injuring 2
HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man has pleaded not guilty after being charged with killing three young girls in a highway car crash.
The Twin Falls Times-News reported Wednesday that...
Columbia River barge lock to return to service Sept. 30
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Huge barges carrying wheat, wood and other goods will remain at a standstill for the rest of the month while workers repair a critical navigation lock at the Bonneville Dam...
US nuclear lab partners with utilities to produce hydrogen
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. government's primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to produce hydrogen that can be stored and...
Idaho man pleads guilty to murder for running over newlyweds
PAYETTE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho driver who struck and killed a young couple as they strolled down a Fruitland sidewalk last year has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree...
Oregon truck driver agrees to plea deal in Idaho hemp charge
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors in Idaho say they've reached a plea deal with an Oregon truck driver who faced felony charges for driving a truckload of hemp through the state.
Crews to rappel down waterfall in search for missing teen
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Search crews are looking for a north-central Idaho teen who has been missing since he fell down a waterfall at a popular hiking spot on Sunday.
US expands hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is expanding hunting and fishing in 77 national wildlife refuges in a move that critics contend is deferring management to states...
Idaho officials confirm 2 cases of vaping-related illness
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public health officials confirmed Tuesday that two people in Idaho have developed a serious lung disease linked to vaping.
California man dies in Idaho BASE jumping accident
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A California man died Monday while BASE jumping off a bridge in southern Idaho.
The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Brandon John Chance and his...
Idaho governor orders half-staff flags for fallen soldier
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican Gov. Brad Little has ordered all U.S. and state flags in Idaho to be flown at half-staff Saturday in honor of a fallen Green Beret killed during combat in...
Austrian doctor sues US for seizing patients’ abortion drugs
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by...
Broken Columbia River barge lock means commerce chokehold
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A critical navigation lock at the mighty Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River has shut down because of cracked concrete, meaning huge barges that transport millions of tons...
Man stands trial for a 3rd time on decades-old double murder
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A suspect in a decades-old double murder is standing trial for a third time this week in Idaho.
Mark Lankford has already been convicted twice of the 1983 beating...
Scientists examine Grand Teton National Park glaciers
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Officials are studying the glaciers in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming to see how climate change is affecting their movement and...
Carter’s late TD run seals Idaho’s win over Cent. Washington
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Aundre Carter ran for a 27-yard touchdown with 1:35 left to help Idaho seal a 41-31 victory over Central Washington on Saturday night.
Idaho inmate dies after being found unresponsive in cell
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho prison officials say an inmate found hanging in his cell in late August has died at a Boise hospital.
The Idaho Department of Correction said Saturday that...
Officials capture Elliott the elk after he befriends hunters
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An elk named Elliott who befriended archery elk hunters at an Idaho campground has been captured by state officials who are looking for a permanent home for him.
Disgraced former state senator running for city council seat
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A former Republican state senator who resigned amid a sexual harassment investigation and later pleaded guilty to harassing a 25-year-old female Senate staffer is running...
Popular Idaho campsites grow increasingly harder to book
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After years of trying and failing to book sites at Idaho's more popular campgrounds, some people have just given up.
The campsites can be reserved through Recreation.gov,...
Bachmeier helps No. 24 Boise State beat Marshall 14-7
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With a pair of true freshmen guiding Boise State's sputtering offense, the Broncos leaned on their defense to deliver a win against Marshall.