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Bill Encouraging Gun Safety Courses in Schools Advances
Legislation encouraging public schools to offer gun safety courses is headed to the Idaho House.
Bill Allowing Out-of-state Insurance Plans Headed to Idaho Senate
A proposal to allow health insurers from other states to sell their plans in Idaho is gaining support inside the Statehouse.
Idaho House OKs Bill Exempting Mothers from Indecency Law
A proposal to provide legal protections for breastfeeding mothers is advancing through the Idaho Statehouse.
Idaho Man Charged with Manslaughter in Boating Deaths
Prosecutors have charged an eastern Idaho man with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the wake of a boating accident last year that left two Utah residents dead.
Idaho Schools to Adopt New Science Standards
After three years of facing resistance inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse, Idaho schools will finally be able to implement a new slate of robust science standards.
Magic Valley Landfill to Start Turning Trash Into Gas Energy in May
Officials say a landfill in southern Idaho could start producing enough energy to power 2,500 homes as early as May.
Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.
Man Who Died in Yellowstone Was Looking for Hidden Treasure
A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels that has inspired thousands to hunt in vain across remote corners of the Western U.S., according to a report by park authorities.
Man Arrested After Allegedly Dragging, Running Over Woman
An Idaho man is accused of dragging a woman alongside his truck and then running her over.
New Health Care Bill Allows Non-ACA Plans, Targets Medicaid
An eastern Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation allowing health insurance carriers to offer non-Obamacare approved plans, while also imposing new requirements for Medicaid recipients.
GOP Idaho Lawmaker Gets in Heated Exchange with Students
A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.
Magic Valley Man Accused of Shooting at Officer in Custody
A 30-year-old Idaho man accused of shooting at an officer last month is back in custody after he left a Boise-area hospital.
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.