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Candidate’s Security Team Seen as Unusual for Idaho Politics
The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor brought several security guards with her to a televised debate — an unusual step in a state where even elected officials often eschew security services.
Idaho Spends Most of Its Emergency Opioid Grant on Treatment
Every state that did not expand Medicaid allocated at least 58.8 percent of their funding to treatment services. Idaho allocated nearly 65 percent of its funding to treatment services.
Grizzly Attacks Hunter in Mountains North of Yellowstone
A grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter who surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park, with the bear sinking her teeth into his arm and clawing his eye before another hunter drove her off, the victim recounted Monday.
Man Found in Yellowstone National Park River Identified
A man whose body was found in a river in Yellowstone National Park has been identified.
Groups Want Steelhead Fishing Closed in Idaho
Environmental groups that want Idaho to close steelhead fishing to protect wild steelhead have filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue.
Ballot Initiatives, Governor’s Race Draw Most Campaign Money
A ballot initiative seeking to legalize historical horse racing devices in Idaho that opponents contend are the equivalent of illegal slot machines is drawing the most money leading up to November's general election.
U.S. Bans New Mining Claims on Public Land Near Yellowstone
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke approved a 20-year ban on new mining claims in the towering mountains north of Yellowstone National Park on Monday.
Forest Service Advances Changes to Sage Grouse Protections
The new plans cover 8,000 square miles (21,000 square kilometers) of greater sage grouse habitat in Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming and Utah.
Mormon Church Backs Deal to Allow Medical Marijuana in Utah
The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate
Nine Trapped by Nevada Wildfire Escorted to Safety
Eight hikers and a sheriff's deputy were escorted to safety from the top of a canyon at a popular Nevada recreation area as a wildfire spewed flames 100 feet into the air, authorities said Monday
Fall Grizzly Research Begins in Grand Teton National Park
Fall trapping of grizzly bears is getting started in western Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park and will continue through mid-November.
Police: Idaho Man Accidentally Kills Wife While Cleaning Gun
Police say an Idaho man accidentally shot and killed his wife while cleaning handguns on Sunday.