ECobalt Solutions Inc., owner and developer of the Idaho Cobalt Project, announced Tuesday that it successfully tested the process required to produce a clean cobalt concentrate, a significant hurdle for company as it moves toward cobalt production in Idaho.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — It’s no secret that Montanans like to go outside.
WELCHES, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says a dead hiker was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first verified fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — With snowfall dwindling at the Grand Canyon’s North Rim, tourism promoters see an opportunity to stretch out the visiting season at the less popular side of the canyon so more people experience it and spend money in the region.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called “incomprehensible” on Tuesday.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A 55-year-old Oregon man has been sentenced to 130 days in jail after pleading guilty to misconduct in two national parks, including harassing a bison in that stopped traffic in Yellowstone National Park.
POCATELLO — Engineering firms have commenced with studies and soil analysis to pave the way for Idaho State University to replace the iconic letter “I” that graced Red Hill for 98 years, until it was removed in 2014 for safety reasons.
FREDERICK, Colo. — Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life — of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children. She called her husband "my ROCK!" and said he was "the best dad us girls could ask for."
In tandem with a statement by church President Russell M. Nelson released Thursday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a new style guide for media to provide direction on how the church prefers to be named in news stories and broadcasts.
An Eagle man has a court date scheduled after police say he failed to immediately notify authorities of a woman’s death after she apparently overdosed on heroin this weekend at his home.
NAMPA — New and existing house prices in Canyon County hit record highs in July, according to a local real estate report.
Beginning Wednesday, those floating the Middle Fork of the Salmon River will see signs designating chinook redds — nests built by female salmon to house their eggs — and boaters should move to the opposite side of the river to avoid damaging the species, which is threatened with extinction.
Three men were seriously injured in a plane crash on Monday morning in eastern Caribou County near the Idaho-Wyoming border.
BAKER CITY, Ore. — Two people died Saturday when a small passenger airplane nose dived into a hay field in Baker City, Ore., according to the Baker County Sheriff's Office.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Skiers and snowboarders might not know that the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center's forecast includes no information from Grand Teton National Park's backcountry.
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CHUBBUCK — Brooke Koehler has always wanted to be a police officer.
CALDWELL — When Caldwell native Tony Shepard was 16, a doctor gave him six months to live. He had just been diagnosed with a life-threatening heart disease, cardiomyopathy.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The Oregon man accused of harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park pleaded not guilty in federal court here Wednesday, and he’ll remain in jail until his trial later this month.
SAN FRANCISCO — Firefighters struggled against rugged terrain, high winds and an August heat wave Tuesday to slow the spread of the biggest wildfire ever recorded in California, an inferno that exploded to more than 450 square miles in just 11 days.
BOISE —A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.
He’d driven by the statues of the charging horses numerous times while crisscrossing Washington state.
After the 2016 Henry’s Creek Fire, local farmers and ranchers were frustrated they had not been able to do anything as the 53,000-acre blaze threatened their homes and livelihoods.
Rangers in Glacier National Park have arrested a man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park, an incident that came after one earlier run-in with park law enforcement and a disorderly conduct charge in Grand Teton National Park.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — On a plateau north of the Madison River, there are dense stands of dead lodgepole pine trees. Most are short. Interspersed among the thick toothpick stands are blank spots, having been nuked by a fire two years ago. Red stripes on the ground show where big l…
BOISE — Idaho counties and residents have experienced some frustrating hiccups with the transition to a new online court records system.
Just before he graduated from Preston High School in May, Tristen Horne of Preston attended the school’s awards assembly with his classmates. He had no idea he was in for the surprise of his life.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Reassignments being forced upon National Park Service executives continue to cause early retirements, the latest being the employee tapped to take over the Intermountain regional office in Denver.
Idaho had the lowest percentage of women judges in the nation in 2012, at just 12 percent.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah LGBTQ groups marched for the first time Wednesday in a prominent July Fourth festival in the conservative city of Provo after years of organizers blocking the groups from participating.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The newest furry member of the Sacramento Zoo is relying on human care after her mother started neglecting the tiny red panda.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The number of visitors to Reno-Sparks and Washoe County over the past year topped the 5 million mark for the first time since 2007.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical marijuana backers in Utah are gearing up for an intense battle that could test the nationwide trend in support of medicinal pot.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah history professor is creating a database to try to record every black Mormon who joined the faith from 1830-1930.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stamp that mistakenly featured the image of a Statue of Liberty replica in Las Vegas instead of the original New York Statue will cost the U.S. Postal Service $3.5 million in a copyright infringement lawsuit.
DENVER (AP) — A growing wildfire destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched U.S. West kept hundreds of other homes under evacuation orders and derailed holiday plans.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two men charged in a California warehouse fire that killed 36 people agreed to a plea deal Tuesday during an emotional hearing where the judge read the name of each victim aloud, bringing tears from loved ones in the courtroom.
BOISE (AP) — Little Ruya Kadir had sparkling eyes, a few basic belongings and not much else when she arrived in Boise more than two years ago.
BOISE (AP) — A 3-year-old Idaho girl who was stabbed at her birthday party died Monday, two days after a man invaded the celebration and attacked nine people with a knife, authorities said.
GUINDA, Calif. (AP) — A massive wildfire in rural Northern California has exploded in size and forced evacuations in hot, dry weather that is sweeping through several western states where blazes are threatening thousands of homes.
SEATTLE (AP) — Looking for a plastic straw to sip your soda? It’s no longer allowed in Seattle bars and restaurants.
LEWISTON (AP) — A reunion years in the making was finally completed as U.S. Marine Nick Montez brought home Mally, a bomb-sniffing dog he served with while in Afghanistan.
Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Ryan Hymas’ family had his funeral planned and his casket picked out five years ago.
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — The head of the drug testing program for the world’s most famous sled dog race has resigned months after he was accused of threatening a musher.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Anthony Greer was dead asleep when something woke him up in the middle of the night.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Billings city officials say more boulders could tumble down from a cliff side where a rock slide recently took place.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Residents of a New Mexico Hispanic village near the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test say they were long ignored about the lingering health effects and were expected to share their stories with Congress.
GUINDA, Calif. (AP) — Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the San Francisco Bay Area.