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Retired Priest Accused of Sexual Exploitation of a Child
A retired priest for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise has been accused of sexual exploitation of a child.
Idaho Lawmakers Continue to Balk at New Science Standards
New K-12 science standards are receiving push back from Idaho lawmakers for the third year in a row, despite efforts to downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change to appease Republican members.
New Bill Would Place Restrictions on Idaho Bonds, Levies
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would require cities, counties and other taxing districts to wait one year before a failed bond or levy could be placed back on the election ballot.
Driver Accused of Swerving to Kill Idaho Newlyweds is Charged
A driver accused of intentionally striking and killing young newlyweds holding hands on an Idaho sidewalk has been charged with murder.
Survey Shows Yellowstone Elk Herd at Highest Level Since ’05
Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.
Groups Appeal Court Ruling on Idaho Wolf-killing Lawsuit
Environmental groups are appealing a federal court ruling that a federal agency doesn't need to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho.
University of Idaho Seeks Funding for Dairy Research Center
Fundraising in the next few months will be vital to constructing a world class dairy-centric research and teaching facility in southern Idaho.
Idaho Lawmakers Introduce $200M Tax Cut Plan
Idaho lawmakers have ushered in a $200 million tax cut plan as the first tax relief proposal of the 2018 legislative session.
Idaho Soccer Coach Fights Back After Receiving Racist Letter
A Boise youth soccer coach is fighting back after receiving a threatening anonymous letter with racial slurs directed at his players.
70 Bison Killed So Far This Year by Montana Hunters
Montana wildlife officials say 70 bison have been shot by hunters so far this year. The Billings Gazette reported Thursday that 59 of those bison were killed on the west side near West Yellowstone, while 11 were killed in the Gardiner area.
Missing Woman Found Dead Near Washington-Idaho Border
A woman reported missing in late December has been found dead in a drainage area near the Washington-Idaho border.
Police: Idaho Falls Man Shot After Charging Officers
An Idaho Falls man was shot by police after authorities say the man was wielding a weapon and charged at officers.