After two months of above-average precipitation, government workers are preparing for an increase in wildfires as Central Idaho returns to its usual summer weather.
The chambers of commerce in Challis, Stanley and Salmon, and the Salmon economic development organization, received grants from the Idaho Travel Council in its latest round of grant awards.
A dozen entities in Custer, Lemhi and Butte counties received loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program to keep their employees working throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The U.S. government announced July 31 that four huge dams on the Snake River in Washington state will not be removed to help endangered salmon migrate to the ocean.
Judge Faren Eddins ruled Tuesday that Chad Daybell’s case will go to a jury trial.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Wednesday he will call a special session in late August due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The death toll in Idaho from COVID-19 has topped 200.
It was a long day in court Monday at the Fremont County Courthouse in St. Anthony as the first day of Chad Daybell’s two-day preliminary hearing kicked off.
BOISE — July was not a good month for Idaho on the coronavirus front, with two-thirds of all Idaho’s COVID-19 infections to date reported since July 1, and the month’s tally of deaths surpassing April’s high, making July the deadliest month for the virus in Idaho
The preliminary hearings of Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell can be broadcast live by media outlets, following a July 27 ruling by Magistrate Judge Faren Eddins.
The largest wilderness area in Idaho and one of the biggest in the nation quietly celebrated its 40th birthday July 23.
About 75 jack Chinook salmon were released in Blue Mountain Pond near the Challis Golf Course last Friday, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
After about a year of regular meetings, officials say Idaho Gov. Brad Little’s work group on salmon and steelhead recovery is moving into a new phase of drafting policy recommendations as it works toward a December deadline.
Chinook fishing on the Upper Salmon River from the South Butte boat ramp upstream to the posted boundary about 100 yards below the Sawtooth Hatchery was closed last week.
Brian Brooks of Boise set a new catch and release state record with an Arctic grayling he caught in Alpine Creek Lake in the Sawtooth Mountains.
New food storage rules were implemented in the Sawtooth National Forest meant to cut down on the interactions between campers and bears.
Idaho Fish and Game personnel are sampling for bridgelip suckers in Williams Lake near Salmon. The process began in May and will run through fall.
Campers in the Salmon-Challis National Forest can stay 14 days before they have to pack up and leave.
Challis students will see a 5 cent increase for breakfast and lunch next year, after school board members approved the increase at their July 14 meeting.
New confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Custer County almost ended the Mackay High School graduation ceremony before it began Saturday.
A full list of COVID-19 recommendations for high school fall sports in Idaho won't be released until July 1, but the virus has already prompted some changes, according to Challis schools Superintendent Lani Rembelski.
Challis students and teachers are hoping they can return to their classrooms in the fall, but the superintendent said that will come with strings attached.
While the Challis School District will get less money from the state because of the coronavirus-caused recession, it received a bump from the federal government in response to the virus.
The dirt parking lot at Challis Elementary School has been torn up and smoothed in advance of Gale Lim Construction workers laying the asphalt surface.