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New and altered laws take effect in Idaho
A law lowering from 21 to 18 the age limit for carrying a concealed handgun within city limits in Idaho without a permit or training has gone into effect.
Labrador narrowly elected chairman of Idaho Republican Party
Former U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador has been elected chairman of the Idaho Republican Party
Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser speeding up eruption cycle
Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park set a record earlier this month for the shortest recorded interval between eruptions, at just over three days.
Federal agency hears testimony on fate of gray wolves
Federal officials are weighing impassioned testimony from farmers, ranchers, hunters and wildlife advocates at the only public hearing in the country on the government's latest attempt to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
Idaho prosecutors ask to delay sentencing in hemp case
Idaho prosecutors say they want to find an "appropriate" resolution for two men who pleaded guilty to felony drug trafficking after they were arrested for hauling industrial hemp through the state.
US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste
It's been more than a decade since the U.S. government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert.
Group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states
Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to more Western states following the animals' resurgence in the Northern Rockies.
Yellowstone bison join Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation herd
Five genetically pure Yellowstone National Park bison have been delivered to Wyoming's Wind River Indian Reservation.
Idaho workgroup starts efforts on salmon, steelhead recovery
Idaho Gov. Brad Little told a salmon and steelhead recovery group Friday it should focus on achievable goals that can bolster the state's struggling fish populations.
Washington state cherry harvest avoids anticipated delay
Washington state cherry growers have not seen significant weather damage during the harvest season that began earlier this month.
Lawsuit: Idaho Fish and Game Check Stations Unconstitutional
A northern Idaho man says check stations set up by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game requiring motorists to stop are violations of the Idaho and U.S. constitutions.
Police arrest Idaho man after woman and dogs killed
Police in eastern Idaho say they've arrested a suspect after finding the bodies of a woman and two dogs that had been stabbed to death
Idaho County Deputy Fired, Arrested on Multiple Sex Charges
The Idaho County sheriff says a deputy has been fired after his arrest on underage sex charges.
Number of refugees resettled in Idaho drops by half
A new report from the International Rescue Commission finds that the number of refugees resettled in Idaho has declined by half since 2016
University of Idaho Professor Files Discrimination Lawsuit
A University of Idaho law professor says she was discriminated against based on her gender and race and faced retaliation after reporting concerns.
Jerome Teacher Arraigned on Attempted Murder Charge
A southern Idaho teacher who prosecutors say stabbed her ex-boyfriend has been arraigned on an attempted murder charge.
Idaho Universities Fall Short of Title IX Standards
Athletic programs at each of Idaho's four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one aspect of federal Title IX standards, according to state data.
USDA: Weather delay cuts corn crop to smallest in 4 years
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year's corn crop to the lowest in four years, saying wet weather has delayed planting and reduced acres planted and the expected per-acre yield.
Idaho teen charged as adult in connection with several rapes
An Idaho teenager has been charged as an adult in connection with five sexual assaults, and law enforcement officials say they believe there may be more victims.
Idaho Authorities Investigating Shooting Death of Young Girl
Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl.