BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The blue turf that brought fame to Boise State University’s athletic stadium will be refreshed this year.
Boise State has received permission from Idaho’s Permanent Building Fund Advisory Council, a board charged with approving state public works projects, to spend up ...
Idaho TSA officers say shutdown is hard on stress levels
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal workers charged with protecting airline passengers as they fly out of Boise say the partial government shutdown is creating anxiety.
Uncertainty is causing TSA officers frustration and stress, KTVB-TV reported. They are required to work without knowing when ...
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deshon Taylor scored all of his 15 points in the second half and Fresno State rallied to defeat Boise State 63-53 on Saturday night.
Boise State led 28-22 at halftime after Fresno State shot 34 percent and made 2-of-15 3-pointers. The Bulldogs, the leading 3-point ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A libertarian think-tank in Idaho is suing Boise for diverting new tax revenue to fund the capitol city’s urban renewal projects.
The Idaho Statesman reported Friday that the ...
Boise pair fosters, finds homes for hundreds of pets
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — On the first Friday night of the new year, Brittany Sundell welcomed guests into her home — but not for a party.
For three kitty and puppy meet-and-greets.
One couple stopped by to see Muffin, a cat living at Sundell’s Boise home for more than eight months. The ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A state-run residential treatment center for people with severe disabilities and mental illness or other issues is rife with systemic problems leading to trauma for staffers and residents alike, Idaho’s state auditors have found.
The report released Thursday from the ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation has been introduced to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination in Idaho.
Democratic Senator Maryanne Jordan of Boise introduced the legislation on Friday.
The legislation would add the words ...
Idaho’s high school graduation rate reaches new high
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Education says the state’s high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high of just over 80 percent.
Superintendent of Public Education Sherri Ybarra says the state’s graduation rate has been steadily improving and the pace of that ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced legislation needed to end years of litigation and finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho.
The House Resources and Conservation Committee unanimously advanced the bill Thursday after Republican House ...
Judge says suspect in Idaho mass stabbing unfit for trial
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge says the suspect in a mass stabbing attack that injured 12 and killed a 3-year-old girl is unfit to stand trial.
The ruling from 4th District Judge Nancy Baskin on Wednesday means that Timmy Kinner Jr. will be committed to a state mental health hospital ...
Gov. Little: Climate change is real, must be reversed
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s collaborative efforts with federal agencies, conservation groups, industries and residents have put Idaho out front in tackling tough environmental problems involving forests, rangelands, water uses and other issues, Gov. Brad Little said Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman who thought she was gaining weight because of menopause discovered she actually had a 50-pound tumor that had been growing inside her for decades.
Boise television station
Martin’s 3 lifts No. 10 Nevada over Boise State 72-71
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nevada’s Cody Martin hadn’t hit a 3-pointer in a month, but that didn’t stop him from taking a huge shot when his team needed it.
Martin, last season’s Mountain West defensive player of the year, hit a contested 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds remaining to lift No. 10 Nevada ...
Rule clarifies who must pay to film in Idaho state parks
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a proposed rule giving a sharper focus on who can take photos and record moving images in Idaho state parks without a permit.
The House Resources and Conservation Committee on Tuesday voted 16-2 to approve moving ahead with the new rule proposed ...
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Idaho’s Veterans Services Division struggles to hire nurses
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The director of Idaho’s Division of Veterans Services says beds for veterans are going empty despite waiting lists because the agency can’t hire enough medical staffers.
Director Marv Hagedorn told Idaho’s legislative budget-setting committee on Monday that it’s ...
HOMEDALE, Idaho (AP) — A veteran is hoping to return a military burial flag to its rightful owners, but first he has to find them.
David Slawson Sr. was cleaning out a home in Nampa, Idaho when he found the flag. Slawson tells Boise television station
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho company that sells posters to raise money for schools has admitted to defrauding a South Dakota tribe and at least two organizations tied to Alaska Natives.
All Around Sports, in Boise, and its owner, Chris Hoshaw, have “reached an agreement with the Department ...
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MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a Boise man who shot and killed his ex-wife and her husband and then held two children hostage before shooting himself was expected in court later this month for a child custody issue.
The Ada County coroner’s office identified the shooter as Edward ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston had a career-high 30 points on 9-of-14 shooting and Boise State led by double digits throughout the second half in an 88-64 win over San Diego State on Saturday night.
Alex Hobbs added 18 points for the Broncos (7-8, 2-0 Mountain West Conference), who ...
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For more than four decades, the governor and first lady of Idaho have hosted an annual multiday golf and sporting event to raise money for state college and trade-school scholarships.
Almost every year for the past decade, the nonprofit that runs the Governor’s Cup ...
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Police say detectives have arrested a man in Idaho in connection with a 26-year-old Washington state murder case after DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov.-elect Brad Little said Thursday he’s committed to implementing a voter-approved expansion of Medicaid coverage but has concerns on the specifics of how it’s done.
“We will implement it in an Idaho manner,” Little said at The Associated Press Legislative Preview a ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Ada County Sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
A look at some of the biggest Idaho stories of 2018
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With tax cuts, hunting scandals, a mass stabbing and a battle for health care, it’s been a busy year for Idaho.
A look at some of the biggest stories that changed the state in 2018:
A NEW GOVERNOR
Idaho voters selected a new governor for the first time since ...
Police: Wallet thief tracked and arrested at Boise Airport
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 27-year-old man police say snatched another man’s wallet from an X-ray bin while going through a security screening line at the Boise Airport has been arrested.
Boise police identified Yousef Jamal Ramadan from surveillance video after a man on Friday reported his ...
Medicaid expansion on the ‘must address’ list for lawmakers
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Despite legal challenges at the state and federal level, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is moving ahead with a citizen-directed Medicaid expansion effort.
Health and Welfare spokeswoman Niki Forbing-Orr said the agency expects to submit its amended state ...
Woman whose daughter died in mass stabbing files lawsuit
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman whose 3-year-old daughter was killed in a mass stabbing in Boise has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the apartment complex owners and managers, the man charged in the killing and the tenant the lawsuit says let him stay at her apartment.
Bifituu Kadir ...
Forest Service taking comments on Idaho open-pit mine plan
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is taking comments and holding a public meeting on proposed exploratory drilling for an open-pit molybdenum mine being considered in Boise National Forest in Idaho.
The meeting comes two years after a federal judge rejected a previous Forest ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau says that for the second year in a row, Idaho has earned the title of fastest-growing state in the country.
The Statesman reports that the Census Bureau released population growth estimates last week that found Idaho’s population had grown 2.1 ...
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Incoming freshman congressman Russ Fulcher said he’s “not naive” about his role in Washington, D.C.
As the new kid on the block, he doesn’t anticipate the next Speaker of the House will ask his opinion on the issues of the day.
The Coeur d’Alene Press
Jessup scores 20; Boise State cruises past Pacific 83-71
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Boise State to an 83-71 victory over Pacific on Saturday.
Boise State (5-7) broke a two-game skid while Pacific (9-5) had its four-game win streak snapped.
RJ Williams added 17 points and Zach ...
Idaho’s bounty hunters are unregulated, leading to questions
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a state where no regulations exist for bounty hunters, Gooding-based 208 Bail Recovery Services is illustrating why some Idahoans still want that to change.
Its owner pleaded guilty to carrying a weapon onto school property, court documents show, and the bounty ...
Deal reached on use of 1st small US nuke reactors in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy, a Utah-based energy cooperative and a contractor that operates an eastern Idaho nuclear research facility announced an agreement Friday involving what would be the nation’s first small modular nuclear reactors in eastern Idaho.
The Energy ...
Authorities investigating death of maximum security inmate
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution in southwestern Idaho.
The Idaho Department of Correction in a news release Thursday says 69-year-old Clifford Daniel Singer was found hanging in his cell ...
Idaho Catholic priest sentenced to 25 years for child porn
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest who possessed more than 2,500 images of what investigators called the most disturbing child pornography they had ever seen has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole.
The Rev. W. Thomas Faucher pleaded guilty to five felonies ...
BYU looks for winning record facing Western Michigan
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Western Michigan (7-5) vs. BYU (6-6), Dec. 21, 4 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: BYU by 12.
Series Record: BYU leads 3-2.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Back in a bowl game after missing last year, the Cougars look to close out a roller coaster season ...
Boise man charged following fatal traffic collision
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A 24-year-old Boise man authorities say is responsible for the death of a 78-year-old woman in an October traffic collision in Meridian has been arrested on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter.
Tanner Illi was taken into custody on Wednesday and booked into ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ Micron Technology Inc. (MU) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $3.29 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Boise, Idaho-based company said it had profit of $2.81. Earnings, adjusted for pretax expenses and stock option expense, were $2.97 per ...
3-year-old girl killed after being hit by truck in Boise
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a pickup truck in Boise.
The Ada County Sheriff’s office says the truck had just pulled out of a driveway and was moving slowly down the street at around 5:15 p.m. Saturday when the girl started running ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter will hold his 108th and final “Capital for a Day” event on Dec. 20 in his hometown of Star in southwestern Idaho.
Otter during his 12 years as governor has held the events at various towns across the state as a way to discuss government ...
Woman sentenced for texting nude photos to student
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former employee at a southwestern Idaho school who texted inappropriate photos to a then-13-year-old student must serve at least five days in jail.
The Idaho Statesman reports 34-year-old ...
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Jessup leads Boise St. past Alabama St. in 67-57 win
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup scored 16 points, Alex Hobbs 15 and Boise State beat Alabama State 67-57 on Wednesday night.
RJ Williams added 12 points and Zach Haney 11 for the Broncos.
AJ Farrar made a layup with 61 seconds to go before halftime and Gene Davis buried a ...
Potentially historic water rights hearing wraps up
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State lawmakers lent their support to a potentially historic request to transfer water from the Treasure Valley to Elmore County on the final day of public testimony.
If the application is approved, Elmore County could draw water from Anderson Ranch Dam on the South ...