SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's wine industry reached a major milestone when it surpassed 1,000 active winery licenses recently.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from easing rules on mining, drilling and grazing across millions of acres in seven Western states, saying such activities left unchecked were likely to harm a struggling bird species.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra says she'll ask the Legislature for a $101 million increase to the public schools budget next year.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two grizzly bear cubs have been killed by a train in northwestern Montana, driving the number of bear deaths toward last year's record level for the region, Montana officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities say a Boise police officer has been arrested and charged with felony rape.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Staff at an Idaho library have confirmed at least one person is intentionally hiding books dealing with issues traditionally assigned to more liberal political platforms.
BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border, amid sharpening tensions between the sides over trade, technology and other sensitive issues.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to better simulate combat conditions.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon counties are offering the opportunity for U.S. military members, their dependents and others living overseas to vote in special elections this November with smartphones, officials announced Wednesday.
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — Police say a suspect died after a high-speed chase during which shots were fired in southern Idaho on Tuesday, but they declined to release many details.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government currently recognizes, Western governors said.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police say a southern Idaho woman who was stabbed several times is expected to survive, and a man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with a mass stabbing that left a 3-year-old girl dead and eight other people wounded has been found competent to stand trial.
THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Two Pacific Northwest tribes on Monday demanded the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River to save migrating salmon and starving orcas and restore fishing sites that were guaranteed to the tribes in a treaty more than 150 years ago.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — One option in a plan to battle devastating wildfires in southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada creates 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) of fuel breaks up to 400 feet (120 meters) wide along existing roads.
SEATTLE (AP) — This past summer, city of Seattle officials sent a warning to about 60 of its employees: They may have been exposed to toxic chemical compounds during a January cleanup of a Sodo homeless encampment.
THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Two Pacific Northwest tribes are calling for the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho utility has reached an agreement involving paying homeowners who generate electricity with rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy methods.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) — Six middle and high school sustained minor injuries when a vehicle collided with the school bus they were riding in southwestern Idaho.
LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A retired soldier who was shot in the head while searching for Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl has died.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Early snowstorms in northwest Montana have contributed to the deaths of five grizzly bears in one week on the Rocky Mountain Front.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Katrina Ohlemiller spends most of her afternoons and weekends, not at home, but at the homes of her students.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — When Tammy Tawney's heart went into cardiac arrest, two boys she was counseling stepped up and helped save her life.
GRANGEVILLE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in north-central Idaho are trying to find the identity of skeletal remains found by beachcombers along the Salmon River.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a 64-year-old woman's death in a small Boise house fire is under investigation.
ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the man who died in an accident at an eastern Oregon onion farm is 42-year-old Theodore Frahm of Ontario.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A union representing grocery workers from across Oregon and southwest Washington has reached a contract agreement with local grocery stores after 16 months of negotiations.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a Washington state man was injured when the aircraft he was piloting crashed during takeoff at a northern Idaho airport.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has identified three deputies placed on administrative leave after a man died Saturday night while they attempted to subdue him.
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — Terri Van Zante left a full-time job making $12 per hour so she could take care of her mom.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Canadian company hoping to mine for gold in central Idaho wants a lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce Tribe requesting that the site be cleaned up to be put on hold.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Snowfall has closed a road in Yellowstone National Park for the season.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa boarding school for troubled youth will get another chance to try to discredit a student whose testimony helped convict him of sexual abuse charges, under a court ruling issued Friday.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Employees of the Spokane region's largest utility have restored power to about 30,000 homes since Tuesday night's surprise snow storm that snapped power lines.
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A 1,000-pound (450-kilogram) steer named Carlos who charmed area residents in northern Idaho has avoided a trip to the slaughterhouse after neighbors raised money to buy him.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — If Idaho spent the remaining $150 million of the estimated $240 million it's getting from the sale of residential and commercial real estate, it could buy another 130,000 acres (53,000 hectares) of timberland, Gov. Brad Little was told Thursday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An early deep freeze has Idaho potato and onion farmers rushing to harvest crops or hoping the buried vegetables will survive the frozen nights this week.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A former North Idaho College head wrestling coach has filed a lawsuit against the school in federal court after he was fired.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former caregiver has been arrested in southern California in connection with the death of a disabled Boise man who was left in a scalding bath.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The forest in and around one of the nation's top ski destinations is in trouble from an ongoing combination of unusually warm temperatures, drought, wildfires, insect invaders and pathogens, officials say.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A fall snowstorm is snarling traffic and causing power outages in the Rocky Mountains as it slowly moves across the northern U.S. toward the Great Plains.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Federal and state wildlife officials have started a search in northern Idaho for a cougar that killed multiple livestock.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing one person and injuring three others in a drunken driving crash in March.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A former student of Washington State University and the University of Idaho has been convicted of extorting women over nude photos.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Ada County Sheriff's Office says a man in his 30s has died in a climbing accident at a popular rock climbing spot in Boise.
RUPERT, Idaho (AP) — Police in southern Idaho say prosecutors are charging a 13-year-old student with threatening violence at a Rupert middle school.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The city of Boise has closed a day-shelter for homeless families and plans on moving some of the funding to Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter, which will begin offering day-shelter services seven days a week later this month.
BLACKFOOT — A local man has been charged after he poured gasoline around a house and threatened to light it on fire with a family inside.
BOISE — A Boise police officer has been arrested on suspicion of felony rape, according to the Boise Police Department.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho’s two congressional representatives split Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan resolution opposing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria.
COEUR D'ALENE (AP) — Staff at an Idaho library have confirmed at least one person is intentionally hiding books dealing with issues traditionally assigned to more liberal political platforms.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. …
POST FALLS — Carlos the friendly steer has been saved, thanks to generous donations from community members.
Firefighters from multiple agencies are hoping by sometime Thursday to contain and extinguish a wildfire that's burning south of Bancroft.
BLACKFOOT — A recalcitrant Juan Santos-Quintero Jr. has refused for the second time in Bingham County 7th District Court to admit that he is responsible for damages resulting from his standoff with law enforcement officers at a home near Firth more than a year ago during which a Bingham Coun…
POCATELLO — A local man who sexually abused two boys numerous times starting when the children were toddlers was referred to as a “monster” when he was sentenced on Tuesday to serve up to four decades in prison.