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EPA to Heybrun: Upgrade Wastewater Facility or Face Fines
Officials in a small southern Idaho town say they have to convince its 3,300 residents to help cover the cost of a major wastewater treatment upgrade or face federal fines that could bankrupt the local government
Hop Acreage Up In Washington, Idaho and Nationwide
U.S. hop acreage is forecast at a record 53,282 acres this year, up 4 percent over last year, with new acreage and plantings entering full production
Breakout Idaho Gubernatorial Candidate Faces Uphill Race
Democrat Paulette Jordan breaks the mold of the typical Idaho candidate. She's the first woman to win the party's nomination for governor of a state that hasn't elected a Democrat to the top seat in almost 30 years
Room Rates Climb at Some Yellowstone Park Lodges
The cost of staying in some of Yellowstone National Park's most historic lodges increased by up to a third this summer under a new, pilot pricing system that allows the lodging concessionaire more leeway in setting room rates.
19-year-old Likely Paralyzed After Diving at Snake River
A 19-year-old Lewiston, Idaho, man likely will be paralyzed after hitting his head in the Snake River while diving at Hells Gate State Park
5 Killed in 1 Day in Domestic Violence Incidents in Idaho
Five people were fatally shot Thursday in domestic violence incidents across the state of Idaho, The Idaho State Journal reports four of the five deaths were two couples who died in separate murder-suicides.
Fire Destroys Onion Storage Warehouse in Southwestern Idaho
A large fire has destroyed an onion storage building in Parma in southwestern Idaho.
Body of Utah Teenager Recovered in Eastern Idaho River
The body of a 14-year-old Utah boy has been recovered from the Teton River in eastern Idaho.
Wrong Lady Liberty on Stamp to Cost US Postal Service $3.5M
A judge has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to pay $3.5 million to the sculptor of a Statue of Liberty replica at the New-York-New York casino-resort in Las Vegas after an image of the replica was mistakenly used on a stamp.
Canada Presses US to Resume NAFTA Renegotiation Talks
With Mexico's presidential election out of the way, Canada is renewing its push to speed up the NAFTA renegotiation this summer
USDA Files Complaint Against Former Boise Produce Business
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative complaint against a defunct Idaho company because USDA officials say the business owes farmers tens of thousands of dollars.
Boat Inspections Stopping Invasive Mussels at Idaho Border
Idaho officials say more boats carrying invasive mussels have been intercepted at inspection stations so far this year than for the entire boating seasons in each of the last five years
Idaho Gears Up to Boost Logging, Restoration on Federal Land
Idaho has more than doubled the number of workers assigned to logging and restoration projects on federal lands in the state with the goal of doubling the timber harvest and restoration treatments on by 2025.
Idaho Call Center Lays Off More Than 600 Workers
More than 600 workers have lost their jobs at a southwestern Idaho call center.
Idaho Man Accused of Trying to Lure Girls is Sentenced
An Idaho man has been sentenced to nearly 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of attempted sexual abuse of a child under 16 that involved trying to lure children into his car.
Refugee Who Fled Violence Mourns Daughter Slain in Idaho
Little Ruya Kadir had sparkling eyes, a few basic belongings and not much else when she arrived in Boise, Idaho more than two years ago.
Police: Man Stabs 9 People at Toddler’s Birthday Party
A man who had been asked to leave an Idaho apartment complex because of bad behavior returned the next day and stabbed nine people, including six children, at a toddler's birthday party, police said.
Officer Injured, Suspect Killed After Meridian Traffic Stop
Police in the Boise suburb of Meridian say one of its officers was injured and a man was killed Sunday following a traffic stop involving an outstanding felony warrant.
Former ICE Chief Lawyer in Seattle Gets 4 Years for ID Theft
A former chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing the identities of people facing deportation
GOP Leaders Focus on Mapping 2020 at Idaho Convention
Idaho Republicans kicked off the first day of their three-day state party convention making it clear that they have one eye on the November election and another on 2020.