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Legislation granting an emergency water right when crews are trying to clean up spills in Idaho waterways headed to lawmakers in the House on Monday, the AP reports. The Senate voted 35-0 to approve the legislation that the state Department of Environmental Quality said is needed... 

BOISE — Getting to work every day and caring for children can prove dangerous for many undocumented people in rural Idaho who drive without a license. In the session’s first week, it appeared the Legislature would discuss a bill that would allow undocumented people to apply for a license, bu…

BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot attorney Justin Oleson has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery dating back to September for an incident that allegedly took place during the Eastern Idaho State Fair.

BOISE — Getting to work every day and caring for children can prove dangerous for many undocumented people in rural Idaho who drive without a license. In the session’s first week, it appeared the Legislature would discuss a bill that would allow undocumented people to apply for a license, bu…

A new program Idaho Central Credit Union is offering free to the state's high school students is teaching them how to set a budget and handle unexpected expenses using a high-tech personal finance simulation.

Boise Democrat Sen. Maryanne Jordan introduced “Add the Words” legislation as a personal bill in the Idaho Senate last week to include the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” in the Idaho Human Rights Act to bar discrimination on those bases in employment, housing and public acc…

A boy armed with a gun killed three children and a woman inside a Utah home, then accompanied a fifth victim to a hospital, where he was arrested, police said Saturday.Police were still trying to piece together who’s who and what happened leading up to Friday night’s shooting in Grantsville.…

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s legal team issued a fiery response ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial Saturday while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president had betrayed public trust with behavior that was the “worst nightmare” of …

POCATELLO — A 3-year-old girl struck in a daycare parking lot on Friday afternoon sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to authorities.

A northern Utah man accused of breaking into the temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Logan, Utah, and damaging property will undergo a competency evaluation before his case moves forward.During time allotted for a preliminary hearing in 1st District Court on Monday, …

KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) — An avalanche at an Idaho ski resort that killed three people last week was triggered by skiers, despite the efforts of the ski patrol to mitigate the danger, according to a preliminary investigation.

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking to hire local people to fill several part-time positions needed to conduct the forthcoming 2020 Census.

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BOISE — Sen. Jim Rice, R-Caldwell, says he’s decided to include a public vote in his proposed legislation to raise the Idaho sales tax to 7% and provide property tax relief.

Despite the piles of snow so far this January — approaching 2 feet in town and three times that in the high country — the Idaho Department of Fish and Game says it has no plans for supplemental feeding of big game animals.

BOISE — The Idaho House of Representatives voted unanimously on Thursday to expel North Idaho Rep. John Green, a day after he was convicted on felony charges in Texas and refused to resign his Idaho House seat.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.

The Alturas Institute has announced that it will present the John and Abigail Adams Award to Frank and Belinda VanderSloot for their creation of a consumer protection fund to defend Idahoans from excessive attorney fees in medical debt collection cases. The couple will be honored at a dinner…

LAS VEGAS – During the National Potato Council’s 2020 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Britt Raybould, of Rexburg, was elected to serve as the organization's 2020 president and to lead the council’s executive committee.

BOISE — Getting to work every day and caring for children can prove dangerous for many undocumented people in rural Idaho who drive without a license. In the session’s first week, it appeared the Legislature would discuss a bill that would allow undocumented people to apply for a license, bu…

BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot attorney Justin Oleson has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery dating back to September for an incident that allegedly took place during the Eastern Idaho State Fair.

BOISE — Getting to work every day and caring for children can prove dangerous for many undocumented people in rural Idaho who drive without a license. In the session’s first week, it appeared the Legislature would discuss a bill that would allow undocumented people to apply for a license, bu…

A new program Idaho Central Credit Union is offering free to the state's high school students is teaching them how to set a budget and handle unexpected expenses using a high-tech personal finance simulation.