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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court said Wednesday that a federal judge was right to restore protections for about 700 grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region of the Rocky Mountains, after federal officials sought to turn over management of the animals to states that would have allow…

Idaho Falls City Council on Thursday will consider making face masks mandatory in public spaces, as a growing number of Idaho cities are doing as the state’s COVID-19 caseload soars, according to an agenda posted on the city website on Tuesday evening.

BOISE (AP) — For a time in Idaho, it seemed like the worst of the coronavirus pandemic could be over. After an initial onslaught of confirmed cases in the spring, by June numbers had dropped to a point that state leaders felt comfortable allowing businesses to reopen and life to get back to …

Gage Allen of Blackfoot, after reaching a plea agreement with the Bingham County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, was sentenced June 24 for various wildlife crimes dating back to 2007. In January of 2019, Allen was charged with numerous wildlife violations, including four felony charges relate…

The Eastern Idaho State Fair board is looking to move ahead with this year’s fair, but the mayor of Blackfoot and Bingham County officials have expressed reservations about whether it is safe due to the coronavirus pandemic.

FORT HALL - The Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel has indicated that a casino employee had tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was not at work for possible exposure, so there is little potential for any exposures. Contact tracers have been notified.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a decision flavored with references to “Hamilton” and “Veep,” the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Searchers recovered the bodies of six of the eight people killed when two airplanes collided over a scenic mountain lake in Idaho, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

Firefighters quickly contained a wildfire near Hamer on Friday and another, larger one near Howe is partially contained but still burning.

POCATELLO — Two new patrol officers and seven reserve officers were sworn into the Pocatello Police Department recently during a ceremony that drew over a dozen spectators to the department.

CHUBBUCK — C-A-L Ranch at the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck has seen a surge in the sales of firearms in recent months, according to Assistant Store Manager Katie Chadwick. And it’s also seeing high demand for ammunition, according to Luke Swayze, department specialist in sporting goods.

Southeast Idaho Public Health confirmed 23 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, setting a new record for the most new local cases during a single reporting period.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 9 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 3 in Franklin County, and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 246 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. One hundred fifty-two o…

JEROME — Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office deputies found BASE jumper Austin Carey’s body at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning west of Pillar Falls.

Some Boise State University employees were able to return to campus starting Monday, as the university begins to relax a coronavirus-driven shutdown.

IDAHO FALLS - At 5:40 a.m. on July 5, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to a structure fire located on the 1000 block of Terry Drive in Idaho Falls. The call came into dispatch from one of the neighbors who stated that the garage door was on fi…

Two charges against Lori Vallow for desertion and nonsupport of a dependent child were dismissed Thursday after the children's bodies were found on her husband's property.

POCATELLO — When it comes to milk prices, Idaho’s dairy industry has been on a roller-coaster ride since last fall. Right now, the roller-coaster in on a sharp upswing.

BOISE (AP) — For a time in Idaho, it seemed like the worst of the coronavirus pandemic could be over. After an initial onslaught of confirmed cases in the spring, by June numbers had dropped to a point that state leaders felt comfortable allowing businesses to reopen and life to get back to …

Gage Allen of Blackfoot, after reaching a plea agreement with the Bingham County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, was sentenced June 24 for various wildlife crimes dating back to 2007. In January of 2019, Allen was charged with numerous wildlife violations, including four felony charges relate…

The Eastern Idaho State Fair board is looking to move ahead with this year’s fair, but the mayor of Blackfoot and Bingham County officials have expressed reservations about whether it is safe due to the coronavirus pandemic.

FORT HALL - The Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel has indicated that a casino employee had tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was not at work for possible exposure, so there is little potential for any exposures. Contact tracers have been notified.