HAGERMAN, Idaho (AP) — Dogs, known for their keen sense of smell, can detect things like illicit drugs, invasive species and even if someone is having a stroke. Now a team of researchers from Colorado State University are looking at whether canines may also be able to sense the presence of a…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Press Club and four Boise-area journalists have won a lawsuit they filed against Ada County officials under Idaho Public Records Act.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Documents show the U.S. Forest Service allowing a Canadian company to write a key environmental report on its proposed open-pit gold mines in central Idaho after the Trump administration became involved.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho students won't see a tuition increase if they attend one of the state's four-year colleges or universities next year.
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS, Calif. (AP) — Buzzing chainsaws are interrupted by the frequent crash of breaking branches as crews fell towering trees and clear tangled brush in the densely forested Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Francisco.
GERVAIS, Ore. (AP) — It was nighttime when Pedro Lucas came home, clutching receipts showing he had paid a funeral home to have the bodies of three immigrant laborers returned to Guatemala from Oregon.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The Department of Energy awarded a new Hanford environmental cleanup contract worth up to $10 billion over 10 years, it announced Thursday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Ada County Sheriff's Office is asking a judge to hold the Idaho Department of Correction in contempt for failing to quickly remove state inmates from the county jail.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park will open its gates to tourists riding snowcoaches and snowmobiles on Sunday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the West over the next 10 years.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new federal report has found the number of kids who say they have been sexually victimized in juvenile detention centers has dropped across the U.S. compared with past years. But remarkably high rates of sexual abuse persist in 12 facilities stretching from Oregon to Fl…
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Landowners in northwest Washington are harvesting elk at a faster pace than last year to reduce damage to farmland, according to a state Fish and Wildlife official.
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Most people first entering the historical archives at Yellowstone National Park see long shelves of mute-colored boxes.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — States need to work together to stop the spread of invasive species, Western governors say.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho prison officials have changed their administrative rules to ensure secrecy surrounding the source of the state's lethal injection drugs.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Idaho agribusiness firm is planning to compete with farm entrepreneur Frank Tiegs to buy the bankrupt NORPAC cooperative’s processing facility in Quincy, Washington.
DENVER (AP) — Wildlife activists want Colorado voters to decide next year if the endangered gray wolf should be reintroduced in the state decades after it was hunted to near-extinction.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The former chairman of the Idaho Republican Party was sentenced to 14 days in jail and five years of probation after he pleaded guilty to stalking his estranged wife and entering the home of a female colleague, a judge ruled.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Steve Groene, the father of a northern Idaho family whose children fell prey to a serial murderer in 2005, died early Monday of cancer. He was 62.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Those reviewing Idaho child protection cases say they are not getting access to all the documents required to do their work.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials will review whether enough is being done to protect grizzly bears in the contiguous U.S. states after environmentalists sued the government to try to restore the fearsome animals to more areas, according to a court settlement approved Monday.
SEATTLE (AP) — When an Iowa mother tried to take her child from her husband during an argument on a snowy sidewalk in 2015, an officer stepped in to stop the scuffle, but he accidentally fired his weapon as a dog approached. The bullet went through the woman’s arm and into her chest, killing…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A biennial state survey of Idaho youth shows fewer teens say they are being bullied, smoking cigarettes or having sex, but the number of kids who have seriously considered suicide remains at a 10-year high.
SEATTLE (AP) — When an Iowa mother tried to take her child from her husband during an argument on a snowy sidewalk in 2015, an officer stepped in to stop the scuffle. But he accidentally fired his weapon as a dog approached, killing the woman as her family watched in horror.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah snowmobiler said he briefly panicked after an avalanche sent him cartwheeling off his snowmobile and buried him in snow in the mountains near the Idaho border.
SEATTLE (AP) — As the country looks for ways to deal with mass shootings at schools, some have responded by saying more people should carry guns, including teachers.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has told Gov. Jay Inslee it will try "previously unused tools" to protect cattle and avoid shooting wolves in the Kettle River Range, though it did not specify any new tactics.
PHILOMATH, Ore. (AP) — Across Oregon, school districts that have long been underfunded are trying to decide how to spend an influx of money – about $1 billion a year – made possible by a new tax on businesses. That tax takes effect Jan. 1.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A man and his former wife have been sentenced in eastern Idaho after pleading guilty to child sex crimes.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Museum of Idaho has received a $500,000 donation that will be used to create a permanent exhibit telling the history of eastern Idaho.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A lawsuit brought by Idaho legislative leaders seeking to force the state treasurer out of her office in the Statehouse can move forward, a state judge ruled Friday.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The federal government has awarded a new $4 billion contract to provide some services on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Idaho Department of Corrections inmates who walked away from the South Boise Women’s Correctional Center early Wednesday evening are back in custody.
SEATTLE (AP) — British Columbia's government announced Wednesday amid an international dispute that it will no longer allow timber sales in the Skagit River's headwaters.
SEATTLE (AP) — Horizon Air’s head of flight operations recently warned of a a lax safety culture among the airline’s pilots and called for urgent action to prevent a serious air accident.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The results of a four-month investigation of state Rep. Matt Shea will not likely be released until next week, at the earliest.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is the least-regulated state in the U.S., Gov. Brad Little said Wednesday.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Steelhead outfitters and guides at an Idaho forum talked about solutions to the declining fish population that is hurting their businesses.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Democratic minority leader in the Idaho House announced Wednesday that he is resigning and joining the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce as vice president of government relations.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 52-year-old Spokane man accused of child rape and molestation possessed more than 500 images of himself abusing a girl beginning when she was 3 years old.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 45,000 Idaho residents have signed up for Medicaid under expanded coverage according to numbers released Tuesday by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of killing a 2-year-old child will get a hearing that could lead to a new trial.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A man has been reunited with his cat more than two months after she slipped out of his car at an eastern Oregon rest area.
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man convicted of felony terrorism was sentenced to 15 years in prison for making fake bomb threats in Nampa.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When Jim Hansen boarded his company’s single-engine aircraft for a pheasant-hunting trip to South Dakota, he brought along the same people he trusted with his business: his family.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 about Christmas tree prices, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a professor with Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. He is Chal Landgren, not Chad.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state’s commissioner of Public Lands released a proposal Monday to raise some $63 million each year to fight wildfires and take steps to prevent them in the first place.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s governor called for a third-party assessment of Lake Coeur d’Alene’s water quality as a tribe that owns a third of the lake backed out of a joint monitoring project, officials said.
The final report from Gov. Brad Little’s K-12 education taskforce has been released, highlighting five major recommendations for the state Legislature to consider for the next session.
Pocatello-Chubbuck School District 25 has started discussions with Idaho State University about setting up a partnership that would help the district boost its career and technical education curriculum.
Pocket change is less commonplace with the popularity of payment cards, but The Salvation Army is offering an alternative to dropping coins into its recognizable red kettles at storefronts.
Monday is the last day for open enrollment for health insurance on the Your Health Idaho state exchange.
It was a no-brainer for John Peck when his juvenile probation officer let him choose between anger management classes or regular fishing trips with other kids and professional river guides.
POCATELLO — Don Aslett introduced one vacuum after another with enthusiasm, humor and amazement Wednesday.
A Malad man is facing charges for possession of child pornography and burglary in unrelated incidents.
An Idaho Falls man was arrested recently after he reportedly threw knives at a woman and her children.
CHUBBUCK — A 44-year-old Pocatello man is facing a felony charge for allegedly spitting on an officer.