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Things are looking up in downtown Idaho Falls, which is seeing its first new construction in more than 30 years with the mixed-use Broadway project. The historic Bonneville Hotel anchors the district to the north. It too likely will look different next year after multimillion dollar renovations. Both projects are ...
Pocatello, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities say a cow was struck and killed by a Ford sedan south of Pocatello. The Idaho State Journal reports the cow was loose on Interstate 15 when the collision occurred late Sunday. The car sustained heavy damage, but nobody inside was hurt. The cow had been seen ...

Authorities in northern Idaho say a Washington state man is dead and an Idaho woman is recovering after their vehicle went into Hayden Lake. Submitted Photo. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. Hayden, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities in northern Idaho say a Washington state man is dead and an Idaho ...
Two separate companies are interested in building a food-processing plant on city of Nampa-owned land in the Ford Idaho Horse Park east of the Ford Idaho Center. A plant by either one would entail private investment of as much as $85 million and jobs for dozens of people, said Beth Ineck, the city's ...
The official national holiday was signed into law in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, but it wasn't until 1990 that then-Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus signed legislation making Idaho the 47th state to recognize an official King state holiday. The designation came, however, after a string of Idaho lawmakers ...
Idaho Falls, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE 1/15/18: On Saturday, January 13 around 2:00 p.m., officers responded to a call from a person who witnessed a man in the street pointing a handgun at a woman and another man near 13th Street and S Ridge. police responded to the incident after being notified ...

CALDWELL -- A lockdown at the College of Idaho was lifted Monday afternoon after school officials warned of an "emergency situation" on campus. The lockdown was lifted at about 2:30 p.m.. students and staff had been instructed to shelter in place earlier in the day after a report of armed individuals on ...
Salvagers don't have to say what they intend to do with the animal. Gregg Servheen, the wildlife program coordinator at Idaho fish and Game, said salvagers, in addition to eating, may be practicing taxidermy, looking for hides to display, gathering items for crafts or regalia or making their own fishing lures.
The Idaho Legislature's joint budget committee took a deep dive into the proposed Idaho health care Plan on Monday morning at a special hearing. The plan calls for Idaho to seek two waivers from the federal government, both aimed at lowering the cost of health insurance in Idaho and improving access ...
Francisco Salinas, director of diversity and inclusion at BSU, is today's keynote speaker; he's also worked at the University of Idaho and the University of Washington. He said he'll stay away from partisan political matters today; instead, he said, what matters today is results. "There are many opportune words ...
Idaho Falls, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho Falls police are involved in a standoff at Placer Ave. and 13th St. Several IFPD officers and SWAT teams have responded to a man threatening suicide. The man also came out onto the street threatening another man and woman. Neighbors reported that he had guns ...
Wasden, saw several animal-rights and free-speech groups, including the ALDF and ACLU, join with others to sue Idaho in an effort to overturn an Idaho law that makes it illegal to snoop on agricultural producers. The 2014 law was drafted by the Idaho Dairymen's Association, which was unhappy when ...
SHOSHONE, Idaho - The family of a 13-year-old girl has filed a federal lawsuit against a south-central Idaho school district that says school officials told the girl she couldn't remain at the school after she was violently raped by an older student in a computer lab. The Times-News reported in a story on ...
Production of hops, a main ingredient in beer, grew 20 percent as Idaho's production surpassed Oregon's for the first time. Washington remained the leader, producing 75 percent of the nation's crop. Soybean production was at 4.39 billion bushels, up 2 percent from the previous year as farmers planted a ...
Man Dead, woman Rescued After Vehicle Enters N. Idaho Lake. Authorities in northern Idaho say a Washington state man is dead and an Idaho woman is recovering after their vehicle went into Hayden Lake. Jan. 13, 2018, at 1:27 p.m.. Man Dead, Woman Rescued After Vehicle Enters N. Idaho Lake ...
BOISE - An Idaho-based energy development company is asking federal authorities to declare state regulators in violation of a law intended to promote alternative energy in a case that could have far-reaching ramifications for emerging battery-storage technologies. Franklin Energy is seeking to build a ...
The Idaho Statesman reports that the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a minor on Jan. 5. The lawsuit comes after former Kuna school District office manager Melissa Whiteley was fired and was the focus of police investigation for inappropriate conduct with a minor. No charges have been filed against Whiteley ...

Hixon, who was in his third term, resigned from the Idaho legislature in late October. Shortly after the resignation, reports in local media said Hixon was under investigation for sexual abuse, with the Idaho Statesman citing the state attorney general's office in its news report. Idaho Speaker of the House Rep.
BOISE - Idaho Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist said this week his campaign promise to cut $100 million in 100 days if elected may not result in a reduction to the state budget. "I am not saying cutting the budget," said Ahlquist during an interview with KLIX on Wednesday. "What I'm ...
A double murder suspect arrested in Stanfield in November will return to Idaho for his trial. Richard Carlin, 73, waived extradition at a court hearing on Monday, allowing him to be taken into custody and returned to the state where charges are pending. Carlin had been in the Umatilla County Jail since Nov.
The Idaho Center for Fiscal Responsibility is as well, and analysts from both groups say they're really worried about what's wrapped up in the 1,000-plus pages of the bill. "For one, it's important to note who truly benefits the greatest from these promised tax cuts," said Director of the Idaho Center for Fiscal ...
Idaho lawmakers underwent anti-harassment training following the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations across state legislatures and businesses. Jan. 9, 2018, at 5:38 p.m. ... State lawmakers typically undergo some sort of ethical or civic training every two years in Idaho. However, this is the first time in recent ...
In 2014-15, Idaho per-pupil spending grew at one of the fastest rates in the nation, according to a federal study released this week. That's the one sliver of good news in an otherwise sobering study. Idaho spent $6,899 per pupil in 2014-15, according to the National Center for education Statistics, the ...
Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating the death of a Montana man being held at the Bonneville County Jail. Jan. 10, 2018, at 10:14 a.m. ... The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Mosiah Prettypaint died Monday at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Officials say Prettypaint was found ...
The 10-year plan would sharply expand medical residency training in Idaho, producing 2,000 new physicians for Idaho over the next decade. Without it, under the existing system, just 520 would be trained over that time. The proposal is for a public-private partnership, with the state paying a third of the cost.
Boise, Idaho -- A former Republican state lawmaker from Idaho who was facing a sexual abuse investigation has shot and killed himself, authorities said Tuesday. Brandon Hixon died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at his home, the Canyon County Coroner's office told CBS affiliate KBOI.
Idaho Rep. Christy Perry, a Republican from Nampa, says she wore all black during the annual "State of the State" address to show support for sexual ... Perry, who is also running Idaho's open 1st Congressional district, said Monday that women who experience sexual harassment in the workplace often ...
To prepare for the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge, several dozen Idaho State University students participated in the annual pitch-off event last month. Hosted by the ISU College of Business's Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, or CEED, and sponsored by U.S. Bank, students were ...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- A south-central Idaho district court judge has died after a lengthy battle with cancer. Officials say 67-year-old 5th District Court Judge Randy Stoker died Monday. Idaho Supreme Court Justice Richard Bevan worked with Stoker and says Twin Falls "has lost a wonderful servant.".
A southwestern Idaho woman authorities say tried to hire someone to kill her husband has been charged with felony criminal solicitation to commit murder. Twenty-three-year-old Tiffany Knapp was charged last week in 3rd District Court. She's also charged with a felony probation violation and violating a ...
An Idaho family says a thief stole a package containing an irreplaceable blanket for their 7-year-old daughter off the doorstep of their Coeur d'Alene home. ... Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (AP) -- Thieves stole a package from the front door of a northern Idaho home containing a blanket knit by a woman for her ...
Idaho lawmakers on Tuesday underwent anti-harassment training following the wave of sexual misconduct allegations across state legislatures, businesses and Entertainment industry. "It's not like we felt there was a particular problem, but we've seen problems in parts of the world where we didn't think it ...
The Southwest Idaho chapter of NOW, the National Organization for women, held a "State of the State of Idaho Women" event at the Idaho state Capitol this afternoon. "As a working taxpayer and the mother of two brilliant girls, I have deep concerns about the status of women in Idaho," said Joy McKinnon, ...
Brandon A. Hixon, R-Caldwell, looks on at the statehouse in Boise, Idaho. The former Idaho Republican state lawmaker, who was under investigation for possible sexual abuse, died in an apparent suicide, according to authorities on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP, File) The ...
In March 2011, the county coroner arrived at a Caldwell, Idaho home, to find a pale 22-month-old boy dead in his mother's arms. The child had been teething, his parents said, when they noticed a rattling cough in his chest. They didn't take him to a doctor. Instead, they told the coroner, they prayed over him.
(CNN) -- Some U.S. cities have become practically synonymous with the ethnic and religious groups who have settled there, such as the proud Irish Americans of Boston's "Southie" neighborhood (see also: every Wahlberg brothers project) and the Cuban Americans of Miami who fled their native island ...
North Idaho Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton gardens, defeated Nampa Sen. Todd Lakey on Monday to become assistant majority leader in the Senate. Lakey, who had been majority caucus chair, was trying to move up one spot after former Assistant Majority Leader Chuck Winder, R-Boise, was elected majority ...
During the Associated taxpayers of Idaho's annual conference in December, Otter promised action but offered no details. "I'm going to ask the Legislature to structurally change exactly how we run higher education in the State of Idaho," he said. The State Board meeting comes as Otter will have the chance ...
BOISE - Investigators with the Ada County Sheriff's Office are hoping someone will recognize a man they say caused about $1,000 worth of damage to a gate at Expo Idaho. In a tweet Tuesday afternoon, the sheriff's office said the man broke off a padlock then drove his car over the gate to Expo Idaho's 4H ...
BOISE - public health officials say they are concerned at a recent jump in the number of influenza-related deaths in Idaho. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has received five new reports in one week of Idahoans who died from flu-related illnesses, bringing the season total to 13 deaths.
Boise, Idaho (AP) -- police are investigating after a giant star at the top of Boise's official Christmas tree vanished on New Year's Day. Downtown ... "Nothing has happened to our tree," said Diane Blume, spokeswoman for the Idaho Department of Administration, responsible for that tree. "In fact, we're ...
Lewiston, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities say the body of a Lapwai man who had been missing for nearly two weeks has been found. The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that rabbit hunters discovered the body of 41-year-old Daniel Montanez Sunday morning in an area about 15 miles ...
Telluride, Colo. - With the ground mostly brown just a few days before Christmas, some residents of Telluride gathered old skis and burned them in an offering to Ullr, in Norse mythology the god of snowshoes and some other items. The next day it snowed 4 inches at Telluride, reported the Daily Planet.
Idaho Falls -- Idaho State Police are investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on I-15 around 6 p.m. Monday. The incident happened between milepost 110-113, south of Idaho Falls, in the northbound lanes. A pickup truck with a large front grill is believed to be involved, according to an ISP tweet.
Idaho Falls, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Two drivers escaped serious injury at around 6:30 p.m. Monday after crashing into each other at the intersection of E. 49th North and US Highway 26 near Beach's Corner in Idaho Falls. Idaho State Police said Amanda Butikofer,29, of Idaho Falls was driving south on E.
Robinette was inundated in 1958 when Idaho Power Company's Brownlee dam was finished and the Snake's water started to back up behind the 420-foot-high earth-fill structure. Robinette, which was never incorporated, endured almost until the water began to rise, slowly but inexorably, on the basalt ...
Shannon Hohl went to the University of Idaho, but now lives in Boise and has long wondered what prompted the capital to move nearly 275-miles south. "Friends of mine that are from Boise really don't know much about this, but when I talk to people who are from North Idaho they're the ones who usually ...
police: Boise Pilot Crashes Plane After Airport Mix-Up. police say a Boise man received minor injuries after crashing a small airplane in western Idaho. Jan. 2, 2018, at 11:50 a.m.. Police: Boise Pilot Crashes Plane After Airport Mix-Up ...
LA BARGE, Wyo. (AP) -- A group of more than 20 people stopped and helped rescue elk that plunged through the ice on a frigid reservoir in western Wyoming. The rescuers began using chain saws and other tools to cut the ice to reach the elk Friday morning at Palisades Reservoir. The ice proved too ...
As he explained nobody was making it anymore. With all the concerns in Idaho about the federal government owning two thirds of the land a new trend is private ownership of massive tracts of the state. A Texas family has been buying acreage by the tens of thousands in Idaho and Montana. Sportsmen fear ...


 

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