BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to increase penalties for a person who attacks an Idaho Parks and Recreation employee authorized to enforce state laws is heading to Gov. Brad Little.
Dueling Idaho Medicaid bills advance in House and Senate
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Dueling versions of legislation involving Medicaid expansion in Idaho advanced in both the House and Senate on Thursday.
On the House side, representatives voted 45-25 to...
City council in Idaho urges mayor to resign after arrest
MIDDLETON, Idaho (AP) — Officials in a western Idaho town have urged the mayor to resign following his arrest on a domestic battery charge earlier this month.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill that would dramatically toughen the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the Idaho ballot is back on track after being amended in the Senate.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — David Lunsford is an avid gun owner with a firing range on his Texas spread. With bump stocks about to be banned by the U.S. government, he grudgingly decided to sell off his...
Beer, wine sales approved for historic Idaho theaters
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to allow Idaho theaters on the National Register of Historic Places to obtain licenses to sell beer and wine has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to determine why so many Idaho women die while pregnant or from childbirth-related complications has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little.
Starting teacher pay raised to $40,000 in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Starting teacher pay will increase to $40,000 annually in a move Idaho lawmakers hope will attract and keep more teachers in the state.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two pieces of legislation putting work and other requirements on the voter-approved Medicaid expansion in Idaho advanced on Wednesday in both the House and Senate.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has rejected the recently completed management plans for three national forests in the Pacific Northwest, restarting the 15-year process to revise...
Correction: Idaho Lawmaker Charged story
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — In a story March 16 about charges against an Idaho state lawmaker, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature of a federal court charge filed against Rep. John...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill that would dramatically toughen the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the Idaho ballot is headed to the state Senate for possible changes.
Bill to create Committee on Federalism heads to Senate
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Senate committee on Wednesday sent to the Senate legislation to create a panel to monitor how federal laws affect Idaho's sovereignty and possibly to be combined with another...
Idaho man charged after collision kills pregnant woman
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man is facing four felony charges after investigators say he drove drunk, fell asleep at the wheel and was in a collision that a killed pregnant woman.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a woman sustained potentially life-threatening injuries after she was beaten and stabbed in the Boise foothills late Saturday night.
Updates to Idaho mining law heads to governor
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation rewriting portions of Idaho's mining law is headed to Gov. Brad Little.
The Senate on Tuesday voted 29-3 to approve the legislation backed by the Idaho Mining...
House panel OKs memorial involving Sawtooth Valley water
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel has approved a joint memorial intervening in a fight over water in the Salmon River in central Idaho involving irrigators and federally protected salmon,...
Sen. Buckner-Webb out with knee-replacement surgery
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Democratic Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb of Boise will likely miss the rest of the Legislative session due to knee-replacement surgery on her left knee.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors is heading to the governor.
The Senate voted 32-2 Tuesday to approve the bill that will...
Hospital nurses in Lewiston seek to unionize
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Nurses at a hospital in north-central Idaho are trying to unionize.
The Lewiston Tribune reports that registered nurses with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in...
Teen arrested after leading deputies on high-speed chase
ATHOL, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in northern Idaho arrested a 13-year-old suspected of leading deputies on a high-speed chase at more than 100 mph (160 kph).
New Idaho Medicaid expansion ‘sideboard’ bill introduced
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that would limit Medicaid expansion by requiring some recipients to work and others to keep private insurance was introduced Monday.
Bill to legalize hemp passes Idaho House
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill that would legalize hemp by aligning Idaho state law with the federal Farm Bill has passed the House.
The Post Register reports the bill passed overwhelmingly on...
1 dead, 1 injured after explosion at Idaho house
MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say an explosion destroyed a house in central Idaho, leaving a man dead and a teenage girl injured.
The McCall Fire Department says the Sunday afternoon...
Twin Falls woman dies in State Highway 46 crash
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a Twin Falls woman died after a motorist fell asleep at the wheel and struck the vehicle she was driving.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The way dams and storage reservoirs on the Columbia River and its tributaries are managed could change dramatically in a short five years if negotiators from the United...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After going scoreless in the first half of the Big Sky Tournament championship game, Montana's Ahmaad Rorie didn't have much to say in the locker room at halftime.
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Mikayla Butler is so good at selling Girl Scout Cookies, even the sweet-smelling candles in her house remind visitors that it's time to put in their orders.
Peatling leads E. Washington over S. Utah 77-61
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Mason Peatling had 20 points as Eastern Washington beat Southern Utah 77-61 in the Big Sky Conference Tourney semifinals on Friday night.
Montana dumps Weber St to return to Big Sky title game
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 28 points and Bobby Moorehead scored 13 with 10 rebounds and Montana beat Weber State 78-49 in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament on Friday...
Hanson shot lifts Portland St past E Wash to win Big Sky
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When Portland State coach Lynn Kennedy drew up his game-winning play with 19 seconds left in the Big Sky Tournament championship game, having Desirae Hansen heave up a shot...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers has opted to hold a bill that would toughen the requirements to get an initiative on a ballot in committee for now, but the legislation will likely come up...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho couple has been indicted on felony charges after a grand jury says they starved a young child, possibly causing her to go into cardiac arrest.
ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a stolen-car chase that began in Idaho ended in Ontario, Oregon, with the suspect dead of a gunshot wound.
Weber State faces Montana in Big Sky semis
Weber State (18-14, 12-9) vs. Montana (24-8, 17-4)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Semifinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Friday, 6:30 p.m. EDT
Southern Utah, EWU meet in Big Sky semis
Southern Utah (16-15, 11-11) vs. Eastern Washington (15-17, 13-8)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Semifinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
Peatling lifts EWU to 90-84 win in Big Sky quarterfinal
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Mason Peatling had 28 points plus 14 rebounds as Eastern Washington got past Montana State 90-84 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Thursday night....
Southern Utah beats N. Colorado 83-64 in Big Sky tourney
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan scored 18 points as Southern Utah beat Northern Colorado 83-64 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Thursday. Jacob Calloway added 17...
Harding carries Weber State in Big Sky tourney win
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 23 points as Weber State topped Portland State 81-71 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Michael Oguine scored 19 points as Montana topped Sacramento State 79-73 in the Big Sky Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday. Ahmaad Rorie added 17 points for the...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The House has voted along party lines to lower the legal age to 18 to carry a concealed handgun without a permit in Idaho cities.
Recount planned after school bond narrowly approved
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Canyon County Elections Office announced its plan for a recount after the Vallivue School District's $65.3 million bond barely received voters' apparent approval.
N. Colorado faces Southern Utah in Big Sky quarters
No. 7 seed Southern Utah (15-15, 10-11) vs. No. 2 seed Northern Colorado (21-10, 15-5)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 6:30 p.m....
Montana State faces EWU in Big Sky quarters
No. 6 seed Montana State (15-16, 12-9) vs. No. 3 seed Eastern Washington (14-17, 12-8)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 9 p.m....
Hall, Montana St. beat Idaho 75-71 in Big Sky tourney
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tyler Hall had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Montana State narrowly beat Idaho 75-71 in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament on Wednesday.
Southern Utah beats Idaho St. 94-80 in Big Sky tourney
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Andre Adams matched his career high with 23 points as Southern Utah topped Idaho State 94-80 in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament on Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The federal government could pay up to $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses thanks to a new incentive program aimed at reducing chronic wild horse...
Sac State meets Montana in Big Sky quarters
Sacramento State (15-15, 9-12) vs. No. 1 seed Montana (23-8, 16-4)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 1 p.m. EDT