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Deal Reached on Use of 1st Small US Nuke Reactors in Idaho
Specifically, the agreement has the Energy Department using one of the reactors for research and development, and another for power needed by the Idaho National Laboratory.
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea to Enforce Asylum Ban
The Supreme Court won't let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
Idaho Catholic Priest Sentenced to 25 Years for Child Porn
A Roman Catholic priest in Boise who possessed more than 2,500 images of what investigators called the most disturbing child pornography they had ever seen has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole.
2 Black Idaho State Football Players Sue Idaho, Utah Police
Two black Idaho State University football players are suing law enforcement in Idaho and Utah, saying they were illegally detained and arrested, and victims of excessive force based on their race.
Officials: Idaho Needs to Invest in Mental Health Facilities
A recent death of a jail inmate shows why the state needs to invest more in mental health care and add beds in secure mental health facilities, Idaho officials said.
Boise Man Charged Following Fatal Traffic Collision
A 24-year-old Boise man authorities say is responsible for the death of a 78-year-old woman in an October traffic collision in Meridian has been arrested on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter.
Idaho, US Sign Logging and Forest Restoration Agreement
State and federal officials signed an agreement Tuesday they said will help protect Idaho's national forest lands, which they said are at risk of insect infestations and destructive wildfires.
Yellowstone Opens to Winter Travel
Select roads in Yellowstone National Park have opened to the public for motorized oversnow travel.
Immigration Arrests Up in Salt Lake City US Agency’s Zone
Numbers released last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement show increasing arrests and deportations by the agency's Salt Lake City field office, which covers Idaho.
3-year-old Girl Killed After Being Hit by Truck in Boise
Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a pickup truck in Boise.
S. Idaho Man Who Raped Boy Gets 20 Years in Prison
A 52-year-old south-central Idaho man who raped a 15-year-old boy he met on Craigslist has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Woman Sentenced for Texting Nude Photos to Student
The woman pleaded guilty to disseminating harmful material to a minor and was sentenced Wednesday.
Congress Approves $400 Billion for Farmers, Forests, Poor
After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid.
Twin Falls Man Guilty of Sexually Abusing Children 7 and 8
An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two children at different points in 2017 and 2018.
Idaho Steelhead Fishing to Remain Open on Most Rivers
Idaho wildlife officials have approved an agreement with conservation groups and sport anglers to keep most steelhead fishing areas open.
US to Shut Down Idaho Nuclear Waste Processing Project
Federal officials will shut down an Idaho nuclear waste treatment project after determining it would not be economically feasible to bring in radioactive waste from other states.
Idaho Company to Overhaul Glacier Park Buses
Glacier National Park has announced plans for a major overhaul to its 33 red tour buses, including adding hybrid engines.
Wyoming Files Notice it Will Appeal Grizzly Bear Ruling
The state of Wyoming has filed notice it will appeal a judge's decision to restore federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
Idaho’s Top Legislative Leaders Retain Positions
The top legislative leaders in the Idaho Statehouse have retained their positions for the upcoming legislative session.
Police Officer Shoots Pit Bull Attacking Golden Retriever
A Boise police officer shot and killed a pit bull attacking a golden retriever.