REXBURG — A suicidal man threatened a woman with a knife at the Rexburg Police Office on Wednesday afternoon before a hostage negotiator successfully defused the situation.
Funeral director Kevin Spitzer has been overwhelmed with COVID-19-related deaths in the small city of Aberdeen, South Dakota.
The gun debate in America will soon enter a new chapter with a Democrat in the White House after four years under President Donald Trump in which gun control advocates developed a long wish list for reform amid a spate of large-scale mass killings in places like Las Vegas, El Paso and Parkla…
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A central Oregon man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after spitting on a police officer and saying he was infected with COVID-19.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters barricaded streets in a residential neighborhood in Portland, Oregon, and set booby traps for police after officers arrested about a dozen people in a clash over gentrification and the eviction of a Black and Indigenous family from a home.
BOISE — Hundreds protesters outside of Central District Health’s headquarters and at least three board members’ homes caused Tuesday’s health board meeting to be adjourned early due to safety concerns.
In a special video message released on Nov. 20, Russell M. Nelson encouraged people throughout the world to “flood social media with a wave of gratitude.”
Two sisters, ages 77 and 95, watched as people — including plenty of grandkids — drove by Cache Valley Assisted Living on Monday morning to celebrate their newly earned high school diplomas.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Experts, conservation advocates and others who attended a virtual workshop Thursday said landowners should direct strategies for minimizing conflicts between grizzly bears and livestock, though agencies should offer support.
A man convicted last year of sexual exploitation of a minor is alleged to have committed new offenses in Idaho and federal charges are being screened.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park had its second-busiest August on record but tourism is still down substantially this year, park officials said Thursday.
CALDWELL — Southwest District Health officials canceled a special meeting Thursday morning after a group of people forced entry inside the district’s Caldwell office trying to attend.
BOISE — Face coverings are now required to be worn in public in Ada County, including within city limits, after Central District Health’s Board of Public Health on Tuesday issued a mask mandate.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A spike in COVID-19 cases in Umatilla County has been fueled in part by sick employees returning to as the economy there reopens without realizing they have the virus because their symptoms are mild, a local public health official told a newspaper.
PRESTON (AP) — A judge has sentenced six men in eastern Idaho after they pleaded guilty to poaching 16 elk and three mule deer, authorities said.
BOISE — Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars across the United States, and now the IRS is asking state officials to help claw back the cash that the federal tax agency says was mistakenly sent.
Last September, Jim Stanford climbed onto a big flat raft, shoved off from shore, and paddled into the swift current of the Snake River in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. It was one of those early Western mornings when winter lets you know that it will soon arrive. Squat clouds sat in t…
The surgeon advised Bill McKee that he’d soon have to say goodbye to his wife, explaining the bleeding in her brain was severe and a portion of her cerebellum had turned to mush.
Normally, the 50 cabins at Hibernation Station in West Yellowstone are mostly full on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the cabins are empty.
On the evening of May 23, a young male mountain lion was tranquilized by Fish and Game staff on the outskirts of Rexburg. The young lion had an injury on his right flank and was held overnight for observation. It was later determined that the injury was severe and the lion was euthanized.
Ben Detering is making his rent affordable with his own two hands.
RENO, Nev. — Federal land managers say it will take two decades and cost more than $1 billion over the first six years alone to slash wild horse populations to sustainable levels necessary to protect U.S. rangeland.
A woman illegally entered Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday morning and fell into a thermal feature at Old Faithful, according to park spokesperson Linda Veress.
The answer to the question of how prevalent the coronavirus is in Gallatin County might come from an unlikely place — the sewer.
LEWISTON — All but one of the COVID-19 deaths in Nez Perce County, and nearly all deaths attributed to the illness in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley, are linked to an outbreak at Life Care Center of Lewiston.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Thursday it will reopen 17 of its sacred temples for wedding ceremonies as Utah state officials revealed the tally of new unemployment claims slowed for a fifth consecutive week but remained at historic levels.
BOISE — Exploration work by a Canadian company hoping to build an open-pit gold mine in Idaho west of Yellowstone National Park was halted following a federal judge’s ruling involving its impact on groundwater.
POCATELLO — Idaho State University will implement both mandatory furloughs and layoffs as part of a broader plan addressing an anticipated $16 million budget deficit.
When Bryan Kirkland started taking appointments for haircuts Monday, the schedule filled up fast.
KIMBERLY (AP) — A male mountain lion thought to be the same animal spotted earlier in an Idaho downtown area was killed by wildlife officials.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana’s stay-at-home order will be lifted on Sunday.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Julian and Nicholas MacKay needed to get home to Bozeman.
Area businesses making medical gowns, masks for hospital
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — March 10 was the day Skagit County, Wash., confirmed its first COVID-19 case. It was also the day a singing group would meet and soon become what health officials call a “cluster” of disease.
Teton County along with the cities of Driggs, Victor and Tetonia worked to draft and adopt an emergency declaration today, Wednesday, March 18 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An earthquake shook millions of people across metro Salt Lake City Wednesday, closing an international airport hub, showering bricks onto sidewalks and damaging a spire and statue atop The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ iconic Salt Lake Temple.
Cache Valley and the Watsatch Front experienced a major earthquake this morning.
LOGAN, Utah — Utah's K-12 schools will close for the next two weeks, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Friday afternoon.
WAMSUTTER, Wyo. — Following a massive vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 that caused several injuries and 4 fatalities on Sunday afternoon, the city of Rawlins is currently dealing with an overflow of victims en masse.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to approve trying a 14-year-old West Yellowstone boy as an adult for torturing and beating his 12-year-old nephew to death.
HAMER (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is reporting an additional 32 pronghorn have been killed in a second train accident in eastern Idaho.
The Montana Climate Solutions Council has published draft recommendations on how the state should tackle climate change.
BOISE — An Idaho House committee agreed unanimously Thursday to introduce a proposed constitutional amendment regarding redistricting, but all it would do is fix the number of legislative districts at its current level, 35.
BOISE — The Idaho State Veterans Home in downtown Boise — the state’s largest skilled nursing facility — would be replaced by a new veterans home to be constructed on the HP campus in West Boise, under a resolution that won unanimous support from the Idaho Senate on Wednesday.
LEWISTON — The recent split between the Boy Scouts of America and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dealt a body blow to many of the area’s Scouting troops.
BOISE — A new traveling exhibition at the Idaho State Museum tells the story of the tens of thousands of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated by the federal government during World War II.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The leader of the Base — an international neo-Nazi terrorist organization that has been subject to FBI investigations for plotting to start a race war — has taken many steps to conceal his identity, using the aliases “Roman Spear” and “Norman Wolf.”
CALDWELL — A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday night after police say he drove into oncoming traffic on Interstate 84, causing a nine-car pileup near Caldwell.
In a press release today at 4:30 p.m., the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes denounced Rep. Chad Christensen's proposed resolution to the Idaho Legislature which discourages the removal of names, images, and symbols of Native Americans as mascots and images.
On Wednesday morning (Jan. 15), Idaho Transportation Department’s District 6 crew from the Driggs maintenance area came to the rescue of a fuel truck in distress and needing to make a delivery in Teton Valley. ITD restored mobility where it counted most, and also played a critical role in pr…
The mystery of Sasquatch arrived on Sherman Pass recently after traffic cameras showed an image sure to pique the interest of Bigfoot hunters.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — When Justin Horak’s daughter, Kira, 6, saw the video of him singing about being a snow plow driver, she knew it would be a hit.
BOISE — Two women riding an e-scooter who fell into a downtown Boise construction hole have filed tort claims against the city of Boise and the Ada County Highway District.
BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot attorney Justin Oleson has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery dating back to September for an incident that allegedly took place during the Eastern Idaho State Fair.