The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Thursday unanimously adopted a wolf management plan instructing the state to gradually reduce its wolf p… Read moreFish and Game approves plan to reduce wolf population by more than 60%
Jennifer Adkins’ first pregnancy was near-perfect. Read moreHer fetus had a 1% chance of survival. Idaho’s ban forced her to travel for an abortion.
U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, took a strong stance Tuesday against the proposed Lava Ridge wind-turbine project northeast of Twin Falls, summi… Read moreRisch issues stern advice on Lava Ridge plan: ‘Don’t do it!’
More than a dozen school districts and after-school and child care providers will have to gather and provide wide-ranging documents and inform… Read moreJudge says school, child care, extracurricular programs must give Idaho AG their documents
Idaho Supreme Court Justice John R. Stegner is retiring from judicial service to work at a private practice as an attorney, according to a pre… Read more‘A bittersweet decision’: Idaho Supreme Court Justice announces retirement plans
A Stanley-area landowner has appealed to the Idaho Supreme Court to decide whether the defamation suit that he filed against four critics of h… Read moreMichael Boren appeals defamation case to Idaho Supreme Court
A Blaine County legislator who was reported missing early Tuesday morning by the Hailey Police Department was safely located about eight hours… Read moreState senator located safely after reported missing
Elected officials and other community leaders from throughout Blaine County traveled to Teton County in eastern Idaho earlier this month to sh… Read moreValley leaders travel east to confer with counterparts
A federal judge in Idaho could decide by Friday whether to issue a preliminary ruling barring state Attorney General Raúl Labrador from enforc… Read moreRuling expected soon in Planned Parenthood abortion lawsuit
The Alliance of Idaho will present education and advocacy programs this summer to inform foreign nationals, undocumented persons and those see… Read moreGroup to address human trafficking with summer outreach efforts
Idaho Gov. Brad Little said in a press conference Wednesday that he does not anticipate a special legislative session happening after Republic… Read moreGovernor says lawmakers must decide how to proceed after elimination of March presidential primary
Most of Idaho has lots of snow and can expect to have plenty of water this spring and summer, but some areas might have to guard against flood… Read moreWith ‘spectacular’ snowpacks, water will be plentiful, experts say
Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials believe weather was the biggest contributor to a decrease in mule deer harvests for the 2022 season. Read moreF&G: Weather played role in decrease in mule deer harvests for 2022 season
“Disappointing.” “Disheartening.” “Objectively terrible.” Read moreCapitol Roundup: District 26 Legislators reflect on 'objectively terrible' session
On the final day of the 2023 session, the Idaho House of Representatives narrowly failed to override Gov. Brad Little’s veto of a controversia… Read moreIdaho House fails to override Little’s veto of library materials bill, adjourns for the year
Blaine County Commissioner and Olympic gold medalist Dick Fosbury, who passed away on March 12 after a recurrence of lymphoma, was honored by … Read moreGov. Little honors Dick Fosbury with gubernatorial proclamation
A snowmobiler was killed in the Trinity Lakes area of the Boise National Forest on March 22 after becoming trapped in a large avalanche, the S… Read moreSnowmobiler dies in avalanche west of Featherville
A property tax relief bill was passed by the Idaho Senate on March 22 by a vote of 32-3 and as of Tuesday awaited Gov. Brad Little’s signature… Read moreLegislature passes long-awaited property tax bill
The Idaho Senate voted Wednesday to create Idaho Launch, a multimillion-dollar postsecondary career incentives plan. Read moreSenate passes Idaho Launch bills as incentive plan nears finish line
Idaho Gov. Brad Little will have the final say on whether the state adds the firing squad as an alternative method of execution. Read moreFiring squad bill heads to Idaho Gov. Brad Little for final consideration
The pills came in a dark salmon-colored envelope sealed with a plastic covering that traveled more than 7,000 miles, over a dozen time zones f… Read moreEnding a pregnancy in 14 states leaves few options. Some are looking to Europe and India for help.
A panel tasked with assessing the Bureau of Land Management’s draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Lava Ridge Wind Project—wh… Read moreAdvisory group recommends denial of Lava Ridge energy project
A few Idaho state senators from both major political parties said in a Friday committee hearing that they can’t support an existing bill to cr… Read moreBill criminalizing gender care for trans youth clears hurdle in Idaho Legislature
Attorneys hired to represent the Idaho Legislature in a federal case over Idaho’s abortion ban have appealed their right to intervene in the c… Read moreIdaho Legislature’s attorneys file appeal over right to intervene in federal abortion case
The Idaho Legislature removed $38 million from state budgets for the fiscal year that would have gone to child care.
The Idaho Senate has passed a bill to allow non-Idaho-resident families to adopt children from foster care.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Wood River Valley, Sawtooth Valley and Copper Basin areas on Monday in anticipation of heavy snow through the mountains of south-central Idaho.
A snowmobiler died in an avalanche near Stanley on Sunday following a week marred by slides throughout the Wood River and Sawtooth valleys.
A three-year study is underway in the Wood River Valley to measure the potential impact commercial sheep grazing could have on reducing the proliferation of cheatgrass, an invasive species that increases the risk of wildfire and hurts agricultural production in the western United States.
The Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period on the proposed plans for the Lava Ridge Wind Project, which calls for installing up to 400 wind turbines on federal, state and private lands northeast of Twin Falls.
Rep. Ned Burns, D-Bellevue, along with the House’s Health and Wellness Committee, advanced a rural nursing loan repayment program that aims to entice nurses to commit to practicing in rural Idaho.
The Idaho Legislature’s House State Affairs Committee advanced a bill Tuesday over the objections from the Secretary of State’s Office that would greatly restrict who can distribute absentee ballot request forms.
The Republican supermajority in the Idaho Senate passed a bill Monday that repeals a state law banning groups of people from parading in public with firearms in any Idaho city or town.
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality announced grant awards totaling $107,700 to five drinking water and wastewater systems statewide to help the facilities evaluate system deficiencies and determine necessary upgrades, as part of Gov. Brad Little’s “Leading Idaho” plan.
A bill introduced in the Idaho Legislature and supported by Sun Valley Economic Development could offer an answer to a debate some municipalities in the region are facing on secondary residences commonly known as “mother-in-law apartments.”
The Bureau of Land Management has scheduled a joint meeting next week of two panels evaluating the proposed Lava Ridge Wind Project, which calls for installing up to 400 wind turbines on federal, state and private lands northeast of Twin Falls.
The Idaho Senate on Wednesday voted to pass a bill that calls for the Idaho secretary of state to create and mail a free, informational voter guide to every Idaho household before state primary and general elections.
Rep. Judy Boyle, R-Midvale, and Rep. Ilana Rubel, D-Boise, introduced two bills to the House floor Tuesday that would add fentanyl to the list of drugs covered by minimum sentencing law, but tighten requirements for drug trafficking charges and allow judges more discretion in applying minimu…
Idaho State Police and law enforcement agencies across Idaho have commenced a campaign to stop aggressive driving.
The District 26 House representatives weighed in last week on proposed legislation that, if passed, would outlaw the administering of vaccines that use mRNA technology.
Idaho’s ski resorts are benefiting from high traffic and good snow conditions but continue to face housing challenges for workers, especially in the service sector, the Idaho Department of Labor stated in a report last week.
A bill passed by the Idaho House of Representatives last Tuesday would allow prison sentences for doctors who perform sex-change treatments on children under 18.
A group of water and climate experts empaneled by the Idaho Department of Water Resources is cautiously predicting a positive outlook for water supplies in Idaho this spring and summer.
The Republican-controlled Idaho House of Representatives voted along party lines Monday to pass a bill that would remove student IDs from the list of types of identification accepted to vote at Idaho polls.
Idaho’s top elected officials, some state legislators and local stakeholders last week expressed concerns about or voiced solid opposition to the proposed Lava Ridge Wind Project, which calls for installing up to 400 massive wind turbines on federal, state and private lands northeast of Twin Falls.
Idaho Rep. Ned Burns, D-Bellevue, lauded his District 26 Republican colleague, Rep. Jack Nelsen of Jerome, who last week introduced a resolution intended to empower the governor and attorney general to take legal actions to encourage the Bureau of Land Management to select a “no-build option…
The owners of small outdoor-recreation businesses went before an Idaho Senate committee Monday to support legislation that would limit their legal liability when something goes awry on a trail ride, in whitewater rapids or on a hunting expedition.
A new bill introduced in the Idaho Legislature on Monday would move Idaho’s presidential primary election back from March to May.
St. Luke’s Health system announced last week that it plans to cut its workforce by 2% by April. It has already eliminated about 150 jobs through attrition, but it will now lay off nearly 200 employees over the next two months.
The legal team at The Alliance of Idaho reported successful outcomes for its first two clients seeking asylum in the United States. These cases, both for Peruvian clients, were the group’s first to reach final court proceedings before an immigration judge in Utah.
U.S. Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, both R-Idaho, have reintroduced the Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development Act—otherwise known as the “SHRED” Act—a bill that aims to invest in outdoor recreation in mountain communities by allowing national forests to retain a portion of the annual …
District 26 Reps. Ned Burns and Jack Nelsen cast key votes to pass a bill expanding the state’s “Idaho Launch” workforce development program on Monday, advancing a plan that would make available a $8,500 workforce training grant to students that graduate high school.