MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Montana to a 69-51 victory over Idaho on Saturday night.
Montana (12-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference) avenged last season’s 79-77 overtime loss at Idaho (4-13, 1-5). The Grizzlies have won two of three on the ...
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 ...
Idaho teen vaping on the decline but still big nationally
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping’s rising popularity among teens nationwide.
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) — The agency responsible for safeguarding Idaho’s environment needs money to clean up toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine near one of the world’s top ski destinations, its director said Friday.
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Director John ...
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 buys timberland for state endowment investment
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Lands says the state has purchased roughly 50 square miles (80 square kilometers) of timberland in northern Idaho.
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 ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored 28 points, Brekkott Chapman added 19 points and 14 rebounds and Weber State broke away from Idaho State 76-59 Thursday night.
Harding made 10 of 16 shots and was 4 of 8 from 3-point distance, Chapman was 8 of 14 from the floor as the Wildcats shot ...
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 ...
DPS: Idaho man arrested in Arizona; 3 abducted kids unharmed
WIKIEUP, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an Idaho man has been arrested in northwestern Arizona for allegedly trying to take his three young children away from their mother and drive them to Mexico.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say 25-year-old Jose A. Hernandez Jr. of Nampa ...
Idaho, other states release food stamps early amid shutdown
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has joined a growing number of states issuing February’s allotments of food stamps early because of the federal government shutdown.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare announced on Wednesday that people receiving benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition ...
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 ...
Gov. Little: Climate change is real, must be reversed
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s collaborative efforts with federal agencies, conservation groups, industries and residents have put Idaho out front in tackling tough environmental problems involving forests, rangelands, water uses and other issues, Gov. Brad Little said Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has received Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Chairman Kevin Dickey’s resignation after a potential conflict of interest.
“Today I asked for and accepted the resignation of the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission chairman,” Little ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game is sufficient for fiscal year 2020, a board member told lawmakers Wednesday.
“We’re fine with the ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Roughly 200 demonstrators have gathered inside the Statehouse to get Idaho lawmakers to pass legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination.
The demonstrators on Wednesday carried signs describing past ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman who thought she was gaining weight because of menopause discovered she actually had a 50-pound tumor that had been growing inside her for decades.
Boise television station
BLACKFOOT, Idaho (AP) — Officials say only one person has applied to be appointed as Bingham County prosecutor, and the deadline for applications is looming.
Idaho courts facing court reporter shortage, seek pay boost
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An official with the Idaho courts system says the state is facing a shortage of court reporters and needs $340,500 to boost salaries for its 45 court reporter positions.
Administrative Director of the Courts Sara Thomas told the budget setting Joint ...
Martin’s 3 lifts No. 10 Nevada over Boise State 72-71
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nevada’s Cody Martin hadn’t hit a 3-pointer in a month, but that didn’t stop him from taking a huge shot when his team needed it.
Martin, last season’s Mountain West defensive player of the year, hit a contested 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds remaining to lift No. 10 Nevada ...
Rule clarifies who must pay to film in Idaho state parks
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a proposed rule giving a sharper focus on who can take photos and record moving images in Idaho state parks without a permit.
The House Resources and Conservation Committee on Tuesday voted 16-2 to approve moving ahead with the new rule proposed ...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates on Tuesday urged Montana officials to ban trapping along much of the state’s border with Idaho to protect an isolated population of cat-sized predators living in old-growth forests.
Representatives of five environmental groups said in a petition to ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Two employees who falsified records and failed to check on a resident who died at an Idaho health care facility were not fired, a complaint survey says.
The employees at the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center instead received more training, the Idaho Press-Tribune
Idaho’s Veterans Services Division struggles to hire nurses
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The director of Idaho’s Division of Veterans Services says beds for veterans are going empty despite waiting lists because the agency can’t hire enough medical staffers.
Director Marv Hagedorn told Idaho’s legislative budget-setting committee on Monday that it’s ...
Commission eyes new model for protecting vulnerable adults
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers have advanced legislation Gov. Brad Little’s administration says will help prevent abuse or neglect of vulnerable adults.
The House Health and Welfare Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved moving forward with the legislation brought forward by the ...
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 ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced legislation to help state officials cap what are thought to be hundreds of artesian wells across southern Idaho in a plan that could help irrigators and a federally protected snail.
The Senate Resources and Environment Committee on Monday ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The top official of a state program to boost student participation in science and technology learning to keep Idaho competitive in those fields says there are thousands of openings for jobs requiring those skills.
Idaho STEM Action Center Executive Director Angela ...
HOMEDALE, Idaho (AP) — A veteran is hoping to return a military burial flag to its rightful owners, but first he has to find them.
David Slawson Sr. was cleaning out a home in Nampa, Idaho when he found the flag. Slawson tells Boise television station
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho nonprofit says the federal government shutdown is threatening the state’s ability to keep hatchery-based steelhead season open, and thus affecting local families and businesses that depend on the fish for their livelihoods.
The Idaho Press-Tribune
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Commission on the Arts is requesting a budget committee accept Gov. Brad Little’s request that will result in an operating budget of just more than $2 million for fiscal year 2020.
Commission Director Michael Faison on Monday told the Joint ...
Grant allows rural Idaho kids to get ready for kindergarten
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A $14.2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow children in Idaho and other rural states to prepare for kindergarten through an online program.
Boy, 2, found dead in Idaho house fire; 2 adults escaped
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Firefighters found a 2-year-old boy dead during a blaze in an Idaho house.
Authorities say two adults in the Sandpoint home escaped early Saturday’s fire through a window. By the time firefighters were able to reach the toddler, he was dead in his upstairs ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Boyd scored the winning layup with two seconds to go to lift Idaho State over Sacramento State 72-70 on Saturday night.
Boyd drove past Chibueze Jacobs and finished from the right ...
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The helicopter hovered low over the hills southeast of Kelly Mountain, snow billowing up from the ground, and deer bounded down the slope to flee the noisy monster.
Idaho Fish and Game research biologist Mark Hurley spoke into his radio to a couple of dozen Idaho ...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Alex Frandsen considers herself lucky.
She was in two foster-care homes before she lived with her grandmother for two years. When she was 18 years old, she was homeless. She lived out of motels for months.
Now, Anderson is the first resident living in the ...
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho company that sells posters to raise money for schools has admitted to defrauding a South Dakota tribe and at least two organizations tied to Alaska Natives.
All Around Sports, in Boise, and its owner, Chris Hoshaw, have “reached an agreement with the Department ...
Official: Idaho needs a cybersecurity expert for elections
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s top election official says the state needs a cybersecurity expert to deal with potential threats to elections and make sure voters have confidence in the system.
Secretary of State Lawerence Denney told the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on Friday in a ...
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Jake Kremer is the type of angler who embraces the diversity of fish in Idaho’s waters and isn’t content to only angle for popular species like bass, trout, salmon and steelhead.
If there is a catchable fish out there, Kremer wants to hook and land it, examine the ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A pair of budget-related committees has accepted Gov. Brad Little’s projected revenue of $3.75 billion for the current fiscal year, but reduced it for the following year.
The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on Friday accepted a report from the Economic Outlook ...
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MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Tyler Hall scored 20 points with seven rebounds, Harald Frey had 19 points with seven assists and Montana State defeated Idaho 77-67 on Thursday night.
The Bobcats never trailed (7-8, 4-1 Big Sky), opened a 30-21 lead at the half and then had Hall knock down three ...
Hearing planned on barrel ruptures at E. Idaho nuclear site
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A government board that makes recommendations on U.S. Department of Energy facilities plans to hold a public hearing concerning the rupture of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site.
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board will ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The chairman of the Idaho State Tax Commission says Idaho’s economy is strong, but the state faces a likely $350 million cash-flow problem due to changes in tax laws.
Ken Roberts told members of the Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee on Thursday the ...