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Abundant Precipitation, Reduced Water Use Help Boost Aquifer
The water level in an Idaho aquifer increased 1.7 million acre-feet (2.1 billion cubic-meters) over last year.
Planned Parenthood Sues Idaho Over Abortion Reporting Law
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho in federal court over new abortion reporting requirements that critics say are unconstitutional and intended to stigmatize women seeking medical care
Psychologists Can Visit Man Charged in Boise Stabbing
An Idaho judge says psychologists can have jailhouse access to a man charged with murder and several other felonies in connection with a knife attack at a Boise apartment complex.
BYU-Idaho Student, Meridian Man Drown in Separate Accidents
A BYU-Idaho student drowned at an eastern Idaho swimming hole and a Meridian man drowned while whitewater rafting over the weekend.
Over 80K Artifacts, Specimens Donated to Idaho Falls Museum
Private land owners have donated 80,000 artifacts and specimens that were found inside caves on their land to an Idaho Falls museum.
Chobani Says County Over-assessed Property By $216 Million
The assessed value of yogurt company Chobani's Twin Falls plant is $216 million higher than it should be, company officials said.
Businessmen Imprisoned 4 Years After Fraud Convictions
Four men convicted in 2014 of fraud stemming from the collapse of an Idaho property management company were finally sent to prison.
Domestic Violence Deaths Are on the Rise in Idaho
11 people have been killed across the state so far this year in domestic violence incidents — more than in 2016, 2015 and 2014 annually.
Room Rates Climb at Some Yellowstone Park Lodges
The cost of staying in some of Yellowstone National Park's most historic lodges increased by up to a third this summer under a new, pilot pricing system that allows the lodging concessionaire more leeway in setting room rates.
Idaho Teacher Denies Feeding Puppy to Snapping Turtle
An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
Trump Pardons Ranchers in Case That Inspired 2016 Occupation
Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands. The arson crime carried a minimum prison sentence of five years, but a sympathetic federal judge, on his last day before retirement, decided the penalty was too stiff and gave the father …
Oregon Couple Who Used Faith Healing Plead Guilty in Infant’s Death
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils have pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of their premature daughter. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Sarah Mitchell and her husband, Travi…