BOISE — The federal government violated environmental laws by approving a Canadian company's plan to search for gold in key wildlife habitat in eastern Idaho, two conservation groups say in a federal lawsuit.

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PARADISE, Calif. — The blue of an unfurled body bag has become a gut-wrenching splash of color in this apocalyptic landscape as pressure mounts to account for the hundreds of missing people after a wildfire roared through the California town of Paradise.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A University of Utah track athlete who was shot by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated has been buried in her hometown of Pullman, Washington.

MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Police say an Idaho woman has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and a man is dead after what appears to be an attempted murder-suicide at a Meridian home.

Voter turnout among 18 to 29-year-olds in the 2018 midterm elections was 31 percent, according to a preliminary estimate by The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another had survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Others were an art student, an aspiring lawyer, an Army recruit, a caregiver for special-needs children, and a security …

Idaho Department of Water Resources officials say they're in the home stretch of an effort to get thousands of irrigation wells that draw from the East Snake Plain Aquifer fitted with flow meters.

MIDDLETON — On Saturday morning, after last-minute special meeting of the board of trustees of the Middleton School District, the board condemned the teachers’ actions and created a six-pronged action plan moving forward. The 14 staff members involved are on paid administrative leave.

The authors of the new book “Wild Migrations: Atlas of Wyoming’s Ungulates” will present their findings of a six-year collaborative study during a program in Jackson, Wyo., on Sunday.

A new campaign commercial promoting Cindy Wilson for state superintendent of schools isn’t actually from the Wilson campaign — it’s an independent expenditure campaign largely underwritten by former Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff and his wife, Susie.

President Donald Trump will be coming to Bozeman on Saturday to campaign for Montana’s Republican congressional candidates ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

SAN FRANCISCO — She was a self-described "adrenaline junkie," and he took "wow-worthy photos" of the couple posing at the edge of cliffs and jumping from planes that appeared on social media and a travel blog that attracted thousands of followers.

BOISE — About 10 percent of a national network of 8,300 stream gauges used to measure potential flooding isn't reporting information and workers are giving highest priority to fixing gauges where expected rainfall could cause flooding, officials said Friday.