WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden’s top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.

BOISE (AP) — The dream world for Idaho’s ascendant far right is one where state lawmakers run a sovereign nation-state free of federal oversight. It would be a place where they can outlaw all abortions, dictate what is taught in schools, have complete say over public health rules and gun law…

LEWISTON — Idaho’s four public college and university presidents won’t be getting raises this year, but that isn’t because the State Board of Education is displeased with their performances.

They gathered at Ryder Park Friday morning, 21 rookie firefighters in training, many fresh out of high school, a few still in high school, and ready to get their hands on pickaxes or pounders after weeks of book work in the classroom.

Full Draw Film Tour to be screened Wednesday

Hot, dry weather is setting up some of the backcountry for some dangerous fire conditions and prompting the Central Idaho Dispatch Zone to move the fire danger to “High.”

Wyoming Game and Fish recently euthanized a 2-year-old male grizzly bear that was roaming a neighborhood just south of Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

TULSA, Okla. — President Joe Biden led a remembrance Tuesday of one of the nation’s darkest — and long suppressed — moments of racial violence, marking the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a thriving Black community in Tulsa.

The first phases of construction on the Idaho Canal Trail — a paved asphalt pathway paralleling a nearly 2-mile section of the canal in town — began Tuesday with plotting work near South Holmes and 25th Street.

As Idaho winds down coronavirus restrictions, lifts mask mandates, and ends COVID-19-related assistance, many Treasure Valley residents are struggling. Food insecurity, which local advocates say is indicative of overall well being, rose this year across the board.