Yellowstone National Park recorded its slowest year since 2014 last year, with visitation numbers dropping by a little more than 2% from 2018’s total.

POCATELLO — The day after police shot an armed adult male suspect outside a popular Pocatello restaurant following a vehicle and foot pursuit not much is known about the incident other than that the man is still alive.

JUNEAU, Alaska — A survivor of a Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from "sleeping to swimming" in minutes as rough seas and ice threatened to sink their vessel on New Year's Eve.

If you lose something in the snow, Jason Wilmot is the guy you want searching. His eyes are trained to find what hides well in white. He looks for wildlife in winter, specifically wolverine and lynx. From the air and on the ground, Wilmot covers thousands of miles in the Greater Yellowstone …

Washington state House Republican leaders expelled state Rep. Matt Shea from their caucus Thursday after an independent investigation found the Spokane Valley lawmaker’s role in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge in 2016 amounted to “an act of domestic terrorism against the Unit…

PORTLAND, Ore. — A judge here heard arguments Thursday about whether the U.S. government was right to renew the grazing permits of two ranchers who were pardoned last year by President Donald Trump on an arson conviction for setting fire to federal lands.

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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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…