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BOISE — A divided Idaho Senate on Tuesday killed legislation to ban statewide the use of handheld cell phones while driving, amid concerns over how it might affect farmers in aging pickups or why the state would single out one form of distracted driving over another.

At Firth, the Mackay High School boys basketball team made 12 3-pointers en route to a 70-63 win over North Gem to claim its first 1A Division II District 5-6 title since 2015 and reach next week’s 1A Division II state tournament.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the rookie of the year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92.

Every June, my brother-in-law Dave, who lives near the river, is in a fishing contest sponso… Read more