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NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

The Museum of Idaho is collecting the stories of community members throughout eastern Idaho for a regional history exhibit to be titled "The Way Out West." The exhibit is planned to debut in 2020.

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Summary: Yesterday was another active burning day and progress is being made implementing the full suppression strategy of containing and confining the fire. The feller-buncher work on Silver Creek Road to create a contingency line along the fire’s western flank is almost complete. A feller-…

In a unanimous vote by the Idaho State Board of Education, University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear has been fired, the Lewiston Tribune reports.