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Twin Falls Prosecutor to Review Fatal East Idaho Police Shooting
The Bonneville County prosecutor's office in eastern Idaho says it has asked another agency to review an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting due to a conflict of interest.
Elk Refuge Considers Halting Feeding Program This Winter
National Elk Refuge officials say the supplemental feeding program could be halted this year as western Wyoming experiences a warmer than average winter.
Blue Cross Submits Plans to Comply with New Requirements
Blue Cross of Idaho submitted to Idaho insurance regulators a set of health insurance plans that it hopes to sell under Gov. Butch Otter's executive order.
Idaho Panel Kills Bill to Raise Smoking Age to 21
An Idaho Senate panel has killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Golden Arches to Remove Cheeseburgers from Kid’s Menu
McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.
Idaho Can Keep Data on Animals Tracked Illegally Amid Appeal
Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area where engines are prohibited.
Anti-Sharia Law Bill Advances to Idaho House
Idaho Republicans have agreed to advance anti-Sharia law legislation designed to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes.
Otter Defends Little’s Involvement in State Health Care Plan
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter on Thursday defended Lt. Gov. Brad Little's involvement in a plan to reduce health care coverage for Idahoans.
Yellowstone Fee Proposal Wins Initial Vote in Wyoming House
The Wyoming House of Representatives has agreed to vet a proposal that advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.
Idaho Lawmakers Spike Call to Amend U.S. Constitution
An Idaho House panel has spiked a proposal calling for a constitutional amendment to limit federal government power.
Idaho House Passes $200M Tax Cut Plan After Exchanging Fireworks
Idaho House lawmakers spent several hours exchanging insults, accusations and heated remarks before ultimately advancing a sweeping $200 million tax cut plan
Plan to Close Idaho Health Coverage Gap Advances to House
A proposal to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap is headed to the House floor for debate. House Health and Welfare Committee members spent several hours Wednesday hearing public testimony before voting 7-5 to advance the proposal.
Idaho Senate Panel Introduces Bill to Broaden Sex Crime Laws
An Idaho Senate committee has introduced two bills that would broaden the definition of some sex crimes to include crimes committed with the intent of degrading or humiliating someone.
$200M Tax Cut Plan Headed to Idaho House Floor
One of the largest tax reduction bills ever proposed in Idaho's history is headed to the House floor for debate. The $200 million tax cut plan is designed to offset the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump signed into law in December.
Retired Priest Accused of Sexual Exploitation of a Child
A retired priest for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise has been accused of sexual exploitation of a child.
Judge: US Must Reconsider Yellowstone Bison Protections
A federal judge has ordered U.S. wildlife officials to reconsider a 2015 decision that blocked Endangered Species Act protections for iconic bison herds in Yellowstone National Park.
Idaho Lawmakers Continue to Balk at New Science Standards
New K-12 science standards are receiving push back from Idaho lawmakers for the third year in a row, despite efforts to downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change to appease Republican members.
New Bill Would Place Restrictions on Idaho Bonds, Levies
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would require cities, counties and other taxing districts to wait one year before a failed bond or levy could be placed back on the election ballot.
Driver Accused of Swerving to Kill Idaho Newlyweds is Charged
A driver accused of intentionally striking and killing young newlyweds holding hands on an Idaho sidewalk has been charged with murder.
Survey Shows Yellowstone Elk Herd at Highest Level Since ’05
Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.