BOISE — Former Vice President Joe Biden and author Marianne Williamson both filed for the Idaho presidential primary ballot Tuesday, bringing the total number running on the Democratic ticket in Idaho to a whopping 18.
RUPERT — At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, a giant sugar beet will descend from the sky on the Rupert Square as part of the city’s newest community holiday party.
NEZPERCE — As many rural school districts slash their music programs because of budget constraints, the beat of the drum continues to get stronger in a small town on the Camas Prairie.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The federal government has awarded a new $4 billion contract to provide some services on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington.
BOISE — An Idaho utility will dismiss its lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency because it has now approved allowing warmer water temperatures in an area where federally protected fall chinook salmon reproduce.
NAMPA — This year, one Treasure Valley household had a Thanksgiving spread with the classic turkey, green bean casserole and mashed potatoes, served alongside Ethiopian flatbread and stews.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks released this week an online survey on ways to deal with the Madison River, which set a state record in 2017 with 207,000 angler days.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii man tormented a Utah family for over a year by sending more than 500 people to their house for unwanted services including food deliveries, repairs, tow trucks, locksmiths, plumbers and prostitutes, according to a U.S. prosecutor who called it “extreme cyberstalking.”
SALT LAKE CITY — The parents of a University of Utah student and track athlete who was fatally shot on campus are fighting a claim by the college that their lawsuit should be dismissed because their daughter’s killer wasn’t a student.
OROFINO — A family that had for years resisted eviction from their property near Orofino were removed from the home Tuesday without violence.
EAGLE — On Veterans Day, retired U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jesse Cottle and his family received a brand-new home provided by the Gary Sinise Foundation.
In early August, Elizabeth Petersen was home-schooling her children in the kitchen of their northern Idaho home when she got a call from Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, where her 4-year-old son, Paul, was set to have surgery a few weeks later.
Editor's note: Veterans Day marks the 75th anniversary of Montana State's 1944 "All-America Team" commemorating 14 football players who perished in World War II. This story was first published in 2012.
PINESDALE, Mont. — It’s not every day that someone has the chance to experience a miracle.
West Yellowstone, Mont., firefighters and other agencies contained a blaze Tuesday morning that burned down two homes and a commercial building.
The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on US20 at 800 N in Fremont County. Both eastbound lanes of travel are blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.
A couple complained of being kicked out of a Shari’s restaurant in Lewiston on Saturday after they dressed up as Native Americans and made war cries in the restaurant, sparking a viral online response defending the restaurant.
Montana state and federal officials are investigating three human-caused grizzly bear deaths that happened last week.
BOISE — Over 75 years since the disappearance of Private First Class Lawrence "Mike" Worthen during World War II, his family has some closure.
BOISE — The woman shot by Boise Police Department officers on Sunday morning had a BB gun resembling a 9 mm handgun, according to a release from the Meridian Police Department.
BOISE — The fight between Idaho’s GOP state treasurer and GOP legislative leaders over office space in the Capitol is heating up, with Treasurer Julie Ellsworth now arguing that former Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter promised the treasurer could keep the first-floor office space permanently.
JEROME — Magic Valley native EllieMae Millenkamp was eliminated during the Battle Round on NBC’s “The Voice.”
JEROME — Police released few details Tuesday evening of a multi-county police chase that reached high speeds, went the wrong direction on Interstate 84 at times and ended with a dead suspect.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Sometime in early 2020, teams of WSU Health Sciences Spokane medical students and faculty will hop in an RV and head out on a road trip with a serious mission: bringing medical care to rural communities.
On Sept. 26, Mountain Pursuit, a hunters’ advocacy group in Jackson, Wyo., filed a lawsuit against the Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee national forests for allowing mountain bike use in the Palisades Wilderness Study Area and ATV use in the Shoal Creek Wilderness Study Area.
Western governors are disappointed that the U.S. Department of Energy didn’t consult their states’ nuclear waste experts before releasing a five-year plan for a nuclear waste facility in New Mexico, the governors say.
The state of Montana has denied a $97 million claim from a Sanders County man who spent nearly two decades in prison for a murder he didn’t commit before being exonerated in 2016.
NORTH LOGAN, Utah — Walking to the middle of the Green Canyon High School football field, decked out in a calf-length sparkling silver dress with a matching crown on her head, Deserae Turner said she felt the cheers from the thousands of spectators hit her like a wall.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Areas of the northern Rocky Mountains looked more like mid-winter rather than early fall on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped record amounts of wind-driven snow that caused hazardous travel conditions and scattered power outages.
CALDWELL — With a record-setting class of 406 new students this year, The College of Idaho has maxed out its student housing.
Native American artists who show their work at art shows around the country are often the only American Indians that many white folks have ever met, which carries a lot of responsibility.
MERIDIAN — When Dan McKnight decided to host a Veterans Appreciation Night during a Rocky Mountain High School football game, he had a particular veteran in mind: Army Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Dustin Ard.
As the number of mysterious vaping-related deaths and respiratory illnesses throughout the country continues to rise, local electronic cigarette retailers are voicing frustrations that their products are being unfairly blamed for the outbreak.
Pocatello-Chubbuck School District 25 is in the process of implementing a new app for people seeking to help students in need.
Standing in a section of Tremonton’s Riverview Cemetery are four standard military-issue headstones, their unassuming stature belying the staggering sacrifice of one local family.
A man convicted of murdering his niece in Logan last May was given the maximum sentence for each charge he faced in court on Tuesday.
HIKO, Nev. — Hundreds of curious Earthlings from around the world traveled to the secret Area 51 military base in the Nevada desert after seeing an internet hoax dubbed “Storm Area 51.”
SEATTLE — U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the West Coast, from the Canadian border to central California.
SPOKANE — Washington state's liberal reputation is well-known, but voters in a conservative legislative district have re-elected Republican lawyer Matt Shea to the Legislature six times — as he has raged against Communists and atheists he thinks will destroy the U.S. and lobbied for a breaka…
TWIN FALLS — A California man died Monday while BASE jumping off the Perrine Bridge.
A vehicle crash on Interstate 15 along the border of Bannock and Oneida counties ignited a raging wildfire on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in numerous evacuations and burned dangerously close to several houses.
Record-breaking temps and a controlled burn that got out of hand between Pocatello and Inkom almost led to disaster on Sunday afternoon.
LEWISTON — Praise and tears flowed freely on the afternoon of Aug. 23, all in the name of the late Vietnam veteran and Lewiston native Paul Kornoely.
The Idaho Panhandle has some of the highest vaccination exemption rates in the country, a 2018 study found, and those rates for students continue to climb in the midst of a political tug-of-war.
LEWISTON — The investigation into a fatal crash during the annual Thunder on the Snake jet boat races continues.
BOISE — As school buses hit the streets for another school year, drivers who zoom past the buses’ stop signs may get hit with a much higher fine than before.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by “competent” doctors.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Bigger, more efficient equipment will allow an electric utility to redevelop Wyoming's first commercial wind farm so it produces the same amount of power with far fewer turbines, an example of the growing feasibility of renewable energy in the top U.S. coal-mining state.
SPOKANE, Wash. — A man wearing underwear wrapped around his head and socks on his hands attempted to break into Apex Cannabis in Otis Orchards Sunday morning.
LOGAN, Utah — Many cemeteries are known for having unmarked graves, but the Logan Cemetery appears to have the opposite: a grave marker without a body.
BOISE — During a visit to the Treasure Valley Monday, Ben Carson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, said people are catching on that Idaho is such a great place to live.
Earlier this month, a Treasure Valley woman who had escaped a human trafficking situation texted Paula Barthelmess and said she was going back to her old life. Barthelmess had helped her get out and start over, but now the woman was ready to return to the way things had been.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane police are investigating rumors that members of a militant neo-Nazi group known as The Base are planning to travel through Spokane this month en route to a gathering they call a “hate camp.”
LEWISTON — Dustin Hibbard and Lucas Martin had similar upbringings, but their journey through life led them on vastly different paths.