2 GOP candidates eye challenge in competitive Maine district
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Republican challengers to Democratic Rep. Jared Golden are coming into focus, as one candidate is set to announce and another is very close.
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.
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.
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...
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...
Maine deer season gets started for archers in some areas
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's deer hunt is getting started with a special archery season in designated areas.
The state's "expanded archery" season starts Saturday. The season runs through...
Police investigate discovery of unresponsive woman in ditch
SUMNER, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine are seeking information about a woman who was found unresponsive in a ditch in Sumner.
Police say 47-year-old Holly Perron, of Sumner, was found injured...
Maine’s Democratic rep staying out of pivotal Collins race
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's first-term Democratic congressman says he's not going to take a side in the state's much-watched U.S. Senate race featuring Republican Susan Collins.
Deal allows sheriff’s office to keep insurance
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office will pay a higher deductible in order to keep its government insurance coverage in the wake of employee complaints against Sheriff Joe...
Maine State Police treating man’s death as suspicious
LEEDS, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police are treating the death of a former Minnesota man as suspicious.
Investigators say 31-year-old Nadi Hagi-Mohamed recently moved to the Lewiston-Auburn...
Helicopter crashes in Idaho river, 2 leave scene in vehicle
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A helicopter crashed in the Snake River in Idaho but two occupants were able to leave the scene in a vehicle.
Crews responded to reports of a helicopter crash near Ten...
Proposed $40 million medical hotel concept is kaput
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Officials say an ambitious $40 million, Chinese-backed plan for a health and wellness hotel in Maine appears to be kaput: The properties are now up for sale.
Ex-officer’s drug history could compromise criminal cases
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Court records show a Maine police officer who died in February from an opioid overdose stole drugs from dealers to use and sell.
Little: No need to make Idaho initiative process tougher
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little says he's willing to consider updates to Idaho's ballot initiative process but doesn't see a reason to make the process substantially more...
Racer dies, 3 others injured in Idaho boat crash
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — One person died and three others were injured in a crash during a boat race on the Snake River in Idaho.
KBOI reports that two boats competing in the sanctioned race...
Idaho airline to service flights from Lewiston to Boise
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho airline has plans to add flights to the state capital several months after the service was withdrawn.
The Lewiston Tribune reports that Stout Flying Services...
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Balloon launch cancelled again due to weather
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Overcast conditions have again kept balloons grounded at the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston and Auburn.
Maine city mulls collection boxes for dirty syringes
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The city of Lewiston is considering putting up secure disposal boxes for used syringes due to a rise in the number of needles from drug use found on city property.
Weather keeps balloons grounded at festival
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Rain and overcast conditions have kept balloons grounded at the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston and Auburn.
Friday's first launch was scrubbed by unexpected...
Bates will use largest federal grant for video database
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine college will use the largest federal grant in its history to create a scientific video database.
Bates College is scheduled to receive nearly $4 million from...
Boy seriously injured after being hit by car in Lewiston
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Police say a 10-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a car while crossing a street in Lewiston.
Man, 77, gets life in prison for killing woman in Maine
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A judge imposed a life sentence Friday on a 77-year-old man who fatally stabbed a woman in front of her children — a crime virtually identical to one he committed four decades...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A former Maine woman who accused a private transportation company of shackling her inside a cage and mistreating her during a five-day extradition from Florida says she has...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A man who federal authorities say kidnapped a woman in South Carolina and sexually assaulted her on a drive to Maine has been jailed.
Police arrest man in connection with Walmart shooting
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man they say fatally shot a man in a Walmart parking lot in Auburn.
Police say they have charged Gage Dalphonse with murder in the...
Northeast Bancorp: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Northeast Bancorp (NBN) on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $603,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Steelhead anglers hoping for strong returns this year on the Snake River likely will be disappointed, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A tribe and environmental groups have sued the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, looking to block the relicensing of three dams along the Idaho-Oregon...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — An investigation indicates a Maine police officer pocketed fentanyl during an arrest a month before he died from an accidental drug overdose last winter.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A judge is set to hear arguments on whether a Maine teenager should be tried as an adult in a man's death.
The Sun Journal reports next week's hearing could last three...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a Maine city and school district that were filed by the father of a teenager who drowned on a field...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Part of a bomber that's meant to be a salute to the Air Force has arrived at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston, Maine.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A teenager charged in a fatal assault in Lewiston park is being held in jail following an altercation at a youth detention center.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A man who fatally stabbed his wife in front of their daughter in 1979 committed a similar atrocity nearly four decades later when, at age 76, he stabbed a woman 11 times in...
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a fatal stabbing trial (all times local):
The defense has dropped an insanity defense in the trial of a man who's accused of stabbing a...
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the Albert Flick murder trial (all times local):
A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing a woman...
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A jury was selected Monday for the murder trial of a man accused of stabbing a woman to death in front of her 11-year-old twins — a crime similar to one of which he was...
Workers to treat Lake Auburn against algae
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Workers are going to be putting aluminum sulfate in Lake Auburn next week to fight algae.
The Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division agreed to apply an...
TURNER, Maine (AP) — One of Maine's top Nordic skiers has died from injuries in an accident on his family's farm.
A spokeswoman for Central Maine Medical Center says that 19-year-old Roy...
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho county commissioner has been charged with four misdemeanor counts after buying items in a county surplus auction last year.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine man accused of forcing two women to have sex with men for money to buy drugs has been sentenced to 364 days in prison for sex trafficking and domestic...
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Washington state attorney general's office wants to file more sex crime charges against a judge because investigators say they've identified a third victim.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine proposal to more swiftly compensate victims of property crimes has passed a key test in the Senate.
The Senate signed off Tuesday on a proposal to create a...
Dozens of miles of rail improvements coming to Maine
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Dozens of miles of railroad track will be modernized in Maine due to an investment by the federal government.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins says the Maine Department...
Idaho officials open salmon season in northern Idaho
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has reopened spring chinook fishing on parts of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River in northern Idaho.
EPA awards $500M for cleanup of Bates Mill No. 5
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The federal government has awarded $500,000 for the environmental cleanup of Bates Mill No. 5 in Lewiston.
The money will be used to remove asbestos and other...