NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — An insurance company that covers counties and other public entities in Idaho says it won't renew Canyon County's insurance policy because of increasing risks and a high volume of claims.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A school board in southwestern Idaho has permanently banned 22 popular books from the district's libraries, including Margaret Atwood's “The Handmaid's Tale” and Khaled Hosseini's “Kite Runner.”
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Fewer than 10,000 of Idaho's roughly 1 million registered voters switched their affiliation to Republican ahead of next week's primary election, according to the Idaho Secretary of State's office.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that would make it illegal to perform gender confirmation surgery on juveniles was introduced in the Idaho House State Affairs Committee on Tuesday.
Rep. Bruce Skaug, a Republican from Nampa, said the bill, if approved, would modify the state's current law against female genital mutilation to include boys and make it clear that performing gender confirmation surgery on a child is a felony.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho public health officials activated crisis standards of care for much of southern Idaho on Monday, citing major staffing and blood supply shortages.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare activated the crisis standards for the southwest, central and south central health districts, which encompass 18 counties including the Boise, Nampa and Twin Falls metro regions.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in the decades-old sexual assault and slaying of a young Idaho girl has been formally charged with the crime.
David Dalrymple, 64, was arraigned Thursday on murder and rape charges in connection with the death of 9-year-old Daralyn Johnson.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A first-term Republican representative is the only elected official from the Legislature in a reconfigured district in southwestern Idaho, and has announced he'll run for a now open Senate seat.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Roughly 400 Afghan refugees will resettle in Idaho over the next fiscal year, officials with the International Rescue Committee in Boise said on Tuesday.
About 50,000 Afghans are expected to be admitted to the United States under a program called “Operation Allies Welcome." The group will include translators, drivers and others who helped the U.S.
BOISE, Idaho. (AP) — An Idaho man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting police in the Jan.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Canyon County Sheriff's Office says a California man has been charged with kidnapping after he was found in a hotel with an 11-year-old girl from Nampa, Idaho.
The sheriff's office said in a prepared statement Wednesday that they began investigating on Monday after the girl was reported as a runaway.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday said he is directing $30 million to expand COVID-19 testing in K-12 schools.
The Republican governor made the announcement at Nampa High School in southwestern Idaho as coronavirus cases spike because of the delta variant just as students prepare to return to class next week.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A popular Idaho ski destination had one of the highest per-capita rates of coronavirus in the country at the start of the pandemic last year. Now the Sun Valley region is leading the state — and most of the country — in vaccinating its citizens.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Ada County Coroner's Office has identified the woman shot and killed by Nampa police officers last week as 51-year-old Dawn Simpson.
The Ada County Coroner's office said Tuesday that Simpson died from a gunshot wound at a Boise hospital on Friday, the Idaho Statesman reported.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Press has named Teddy Feinberg as its new managing editor.
Feinberg, who has been a news editor at The Bakersfield Californian for 2 1/2 years, was selected after a nationwide search, the Idaho Press announced Monday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho couple who won $50,000 playing the Idaho Lottery last spring defied the odds by winning an additional $200,000 this month.
Idaho Lottery officials say Diane Chavez and her husband won the latest prize after purchasing a ticket in Nampa, where they live.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man has been arrested and charged with attacking police officers during the Jan...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers have introduced a bill that would fully fund all-day kindergarten programs in the state...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A proposed law that would allow state agencies to skip the Idaho attorney general's office to instead hire more expensive private-practice attorneys whenever they choose overwhelmingly passed the Idaho House on Wednesday...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The College of Idaho's administration has created an organization to address the three reported acts of hate speech or bigotry that have been associated with the school in the last year...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A school district in Idaho has canceled school next Monday due to a teacher shortage after hundreds called out in sick in protest of in-person instruction during the pandemic...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Five people sustained minor injuries in an explosion at an Idaho sugar beet processing facility...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — St. Luke’s Health System says it’s looking to significantly increase its testing capacity for the coronavirus by using its own labs starting Monday.
Hospital officials said they hope that facilities in Boise, Twin Falls, Ketchum, Meridian, Nampa and McCall can start using their own labs that could boost testing capacity past 1,700 per day by May...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Several weeks after prosecutors dropped burglary charges against an Idaho man, they've refiled the same case against his son.
The Southwestern Idaho Birders Association promotes bird watching and encourages environmental conservation. The group recently conducted a Christmas Bird Count at the Deerflat national Wildlife Refuge in Nampa and also schedules field trips for bird watching.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman who was accused of beating her children and shaving their heads as punishment for eating ice cream has been sentenced to 90 days in jail...
NAMPA — What would have been the second annual Treasure Valley Comic Con was cancelled because the national touring Wizard World Comic Con will stop in Boise this summer.
The first Treasure Valley Comic Con drew more than 4,000 attendees last year.
Jason Mraz will perform in Nampa later this year as part of his “Good Vibes” tour through North America.
The show will start at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Ford Idaho Center amphitheater. Tickets, ranging from $30 to $70, will go on sale at 10 a.m.
Miscues cost Pocatello in its 8-4 loss to Nampa in the quarterfinals of the Single-A state tournament Friday at Nampa's Rodeo Park.
The Razorbacks tallied five errors compared to Nampa's one. The Razorbacks' pitchers also walked seven batters.
POCATELLO RAZORBACKS 9, OWYHEE (NV) 6
Pocatello battled back from a slow start to beat Owyhee, Nevada, 9-6 in the opening round of the Single-A state tournament Thursday at Nampa’s Rodeo Park.
NAMPA — Nampa police officers responded to a report of shots fired Tuesday night.
Police say information suggests the incident started as a disturbance inside a business in the 1300 block of First Street South and ended with shots being fired outside.
A Nampa man has pleaded not guilty to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly stalking a woman, threatening her with a knife, pretending to be a police officer and possessing crystal meth.
A Nampa man will spend at least a year in prison for impaling his ex-girlfriend with a screwdriver that he threw at her during an argument in October.
Jared Duren, 30, appeared for sentencing on one count of felony battery and one count of felony persistent violator in 3rd District Court on Tuesday.
CALDWELL — The mastermind behind the fatal beating and robbery of a gay Nampa man will spend nearly three decades in prison before he is eligible for parole.
Jayson Lee Woods, 28, appeared for sentencing in court Tuesday, the day after his cohort Kelly Schneider, 23, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 28 years.
BOISE — A Weiser man and Nampa woman will spend time in prison for selling methamphetamine to undercover officers several times in 2015.
Terry Dudley, 45, of Weiser, and Jacque Sue Garner, 56, of Nampa, were each sentenced Wednesday on one count of distributing methamphetamine.
NAMPA — The daughter of a cyclist who died after being hit by a vehicle driven by a Nampa employee has filed a $1 million claim against law enforcement and governmental entities.
Isabelle A. Alegria named the city of Nampa, the Nampa Police Department, the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office and Canyon County in her tort claim filed March 14.
NAMPA — Tristian Myers, who hit and killed a famous Australian comedian while driving, pleaded guilty Monday leaving the scene of a crash and vehicular manslaughter.
Leslie Nassar, 43, an Australian citizen living in Nampa with his family, died in October after being struck by a pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Myers at the 2400 block of Hillcrest Way.
NAMPA — The Canyon County Coroner’s office was unable to determine the cause of death of a Nampa teenager found last month in a canal.
The cause of the death of 18-year-old Sage Thompson is “undetermined,” Sgt.
NAMPA — Idaho Fish and Game will sponsor several wolf trapping certification courses in the next two months, including two in Nampa.
Idaho rules require trappers to successfully complete a wolf trapper certification course before they can purchase wolf trapping tags.