BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The top legislative leaders in the Idaho Statehouse have retained their positions for the upcoming legislative session.
Republicans voted Wednesday night to keep Rep. Scott Bedke as speaker of the House, a position the Oakley resident has held since 2012. Nampa ...
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Adonis Arms scored 21 points to lead Division II Northwest Nazarene to a 77-73 win over Idaho in the Vandal Holiday Hoops Showcase on Friday night.
Northwest Nazarene University is located in Nampa, Idaho, 20 miles from Boise. Adalberto Diaz’s jump shot with 9:43 left ...
Boise man pleads guilty to killing 2 during police chase
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 50-year-old Boise man who killed two Nampa residents while fleeing from police has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony vehicular manslaughter.
The Idaho Press reports that Joseph Michael Sena pleaded guilty Tuesday in 3rd ...
Idaho transportation workers find 2 explosives under bridge
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho transportation officials say bridge inspectors found two undetonated explosive devices underwater at the base of a bridge that spans the Snake River near Nampa. Both devices were removed and destroyed by military experts, and a sweep of the area did not turn up any ...
Idaho GOP takes down social media posts mocking Democrat
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Republican Party has removed social media posts that added a mocking laugh track aimed at a Democratic candidate.
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Deputies cleared of wrongdoing in home invasion, fatal fire
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors have cleared Ada County Sheriff’s deputies who shot at a Nampa man before he broke into a Boise house, set it on fire and died in the blaze.
Pavel Florea had extremely high levels of methamphetamine when he also pointed a shotgun at deputies on Sept. 27, ...
Idaho Legal Aid to help rural domestic violence victims
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Domestic violence victims in rural communities face unique challenges.
Idaho Legal Aid Service, Inc. was awarded a federal grant of $480,014 last month from the Office on Violence Against Women’s Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking ...
Police: Nampa man killed in officer-involved shooting
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say Nampa police officers shot and killed a man while responding to a report of a person threatening to harm themselves.
Nampa police say officers found a man at the scene Saturday night armed with a deadly weapon.
They did not say whether the weapon ...
Officials identify teen who died in Idaho shooting
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy who died Tuesday night in a Nampa shooting has been identified as Roberto Angel Gomez.
The Ada County Coroner’s office says he died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Nampa police say they found Gomez around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and took ...
Idaho city seeks volunteers to scare off crowds of crows
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — City officials in Idaho are looking for volunteers to help ward off what has become a local sign of fall: The arrival of roughly 10,000 crows to the city of Nampa.
Nampa Chief of Staff Robert Sanchez tells Boise television station
Oregon judge finds Idaho man unfit to stand trial in murders
VALE, Ore. (AP) — A judge in Oregon has halted a double murder trial for a man charged with kidnapping and killing his ex-wife after ruling that the defendant is mentally unfit to stand trial.
Malheur County Circuit Judge Tom Ryan made the determination Tuesday and ordered Anthony ...
Judge to consider suspending Idaho’s abortion reporting law
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Lawyers are asking a U.S. judge to issue a preliminary injunction blocking a new Idaho law requiring doctors to report extensive personal information to the state about women who have had abortions.
The law, which took effect July 1, requires health care providers to ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police are investigating after two bodies were found at a Nampa home.
Nampa Police Sgt. Tim Riha says officers found the bodies of a man and a woman after receiving a report Saturday afternoon.
KTVB-TV reports that police did not immediately release details about ...
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Another whistleblower claims abuse at Idaho disabled home
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A state employee who previously worked at an Idaho state-run center for people with serious developmental disabilities and mental health disorders has taken the first step toward suing the state, saying in a claim that she was pulled from her job after reporting abuse and ...
State lawmakers order investigation into treatment center
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A state-run treatment center for people with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges is being investigated following a resident’s death and allegations of abuse and understaffing.
State lawmakers ordered the Office of Performance Evaluations, the watchdog ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The latest annual crime report from the Idaho State Police shows the state had a 2 percent increase in its most serious crimes last year.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police say roads in the area of a central Nampa intersection were a “muddy mess” after a driver struck a fire hydrant nearby.
Elevated bacteria levels found at Lake Lowell beach
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials say people should avoid Lake Lowell’s Lower Dam Recreation Area beach this weekend due to elevated bacteria levels.
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality says elevated levels of E. coli have been detected in the southwestern Idaho lake.
Homelessness program assists over 100 families in first year
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Joanna Sherman knew she was home when she saw the sunflowers.
Even though she did not have the money saved to put down a deposit and first month’s rent on the small, two-bedroom Depot Bench house, she was taken with the unruly patch of bright yellow blossoms and ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The number of Idaho public school students experiencing homelessness has grown by 64 percent over seven years, according to a report by the Idaho Asset Building Network.
The report states that 2.6 percent of Idaho’s public school students qualified as homeless last ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will pay about $360,000 a year to retain public recreation access to nearly 3,600 square miles (9,324 square kilometers) of state land.
The state Fish and Game Commission agreed on Thursday to pay the state endowment 25 cents per acre ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra is preparing to pitch a $21 million school safety initiative — Keep Idaho Students Safe, or KISS — to the Legislature in January.
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Small plane crashes in eastern Oregon, kills 2 people
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a fatal plane crash in eastern Oregon killed two people including a retired Idaho doctor.
The Baker County Sheriff’s Office says 77-year-old William J. Watts and 70-year-old Mihoko Matsuda Nelsen were identified as the two passengers killed when a small ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho judges are studying a sentencing guidelines law to determine if it is contributing to the state’s rapidly growing prison population.
Fourth District Judge Michael Reardon told the
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — As he looks back over what he’s accomplished in two-and-a-half decades as a judge, Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez is modest.
He cites a saying in Spanish that translates to, “I contribute my grain of sand to the greater work.”
Gutierrez, Idaho’s ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man who tried to revive a fellow drug user who overdosed will spend two decades in prison for distributing the drug that resulted in the man’s death.
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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 45-year-old woman was seriously injured after what appears to be an accidental shooting in a Nampa neighborhood.
KIVI-TV reports Nampa police were called to the home at ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit following a fatal crash involving a southwestern Idaho sheriff’s deputy and a New Plymouth man.
The Idaho Counties Risk Management paid $150,000 on behalf of Payette County to settle a lawsuit with Nampa resident Jackie ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Press newspaper and its parent company Adams Publishing Group has purchased the Boise Weekly alternative newspaper.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Idaho mother has pleaded not guilty to a charge related to her husband’s sexual abuse case.
Sarah Kester’s daughters have accused their father of sexually abusing them 17 years ago when they were children.
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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — For the first time in state history more women have applied for the Idaho Supreme Court than men.
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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a distracted truck driver caused a seven-vehicle crash that killed him and three U.S. airmen from Mountain Home Air Force Base.
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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 75-pound (34-kilogram) tortoise named Twister who went missing from a reptile rescue facility in southwestern Idaho has returned.
Employees with Reptile Adventures in Nampa tell KBOI-TV that Twister showed up in a yard on Wednesday ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A study examining the potential costs and savings of Medicaid expansion in Idaho shows there could be big savings for state and local taxpayers, should voters approve the expansion in November.
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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 75-pound (34-kilogram) tortoise named Twister has gone missing from a reptile rescue facility in southwestern Idaho.
Reptile Adventures President Tyler Messina says Twister disappeared from his yard in Nampa on Monday afternoon and might have been ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho ranks nearly last in the nation when it comes to the percentage of women judges on the state’s courts.
But nearly last is a slight improvement: In 2012, Idaho had the lowest percentage in the nation at just 12 percent.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For more than two decades, Gerald Flower’s family operated a dairy farm in rural Meridian. The farm on Ustick Road, just west of McDermott Road, lies at the western edge of Ada County.
Flower’s father bought the farm around 1966, after moving from California, where the ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Nampa man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for stabbing two people at a Boise nightclub.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have suspended a southwestern Idaho day care’s state license after workers left a 3-year-old behind at a local park.
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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A man accused of driving while intoxicated during a police chase that ended in a fatal crash has been charged in the deaths of two Nampa residents.
Idaho State Police on Tuesday identified 50-year-old Joseph Sena as the driver involved in the fatal crash on Saturday ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Idaho say two occupants of a passenger car died after a person in a pickup fleeing from police crashed into them.
Idaho State Police say the crash happened at about 12:20 a.m. Saturday in Nampa.
Police say the driver of the pickup was ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Travis Hyer grew up on a hunting reserve, running hounds against waterfowl and tracking game through the backcountry. Hyer, now vice president of the Owyhee County Farm Bureau, helps run his family farm in Homedale, growing hay and running a beef operation when he’s not ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The College of Western Idaho has decided to halt new enrollment for its professional truck driving program, citing a decrease in interest.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 36-year-old southwestern Idaho man has been sentenced to seven years, eight months in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm.
Raul Efrain Lopez Jr. of Nampa received the sentence Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Boise.
Authorities say police stopped Lopez ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho student who stabbed his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a Nampa high school last year was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The Idaho Statesman reports 18-year-old Wyatt ...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The number of domestic violence deaths in Idaho is on the rise.
Eleven people have been killed across the state so far this year in domestic violence incidents — more than in 2016, 2015 and 2014 annually, The Idaho Press-Tribune