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Key Oregon Standoff Figure Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
A central figure in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon has been sentenced to three years and a month in prison, the longest term for anyone convicted in the case.
Idaho Panel Spikes 12-month Supply of Birth Control Bill
Senate Republicans have killed an Idaho Democrat's bill that would have allowed women to receive up to a 12-month supply of prescribed birth control.
Idaho Lawmakers Spike Governor’s Health Care Plan for Needy
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's legislative proposal to provide health care to some of the state's poorest residents came to a halt Tuesday after it failed to generate enough support inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse.
Republicans Push Changes to Idaho’s Redistricting Commission
Idaho lawmakers on Monday proposed a measure with strong Republican support that would dramatically change the state's independent commission in charge of re-drawing congressional and legislative maps every decade.
Bill Encouraging Gun Safety Courses in Schools Advances
Legislation encouraging public schools to offer gun safety courses is headed to the Idaho House.
Bill Allowing Out-of-state Insurance Plans Headed to Idaho Senate
A proposal to allow health insurers from other states to sell their plans in Idaho is gaining support inside the Statehouse.
Idaho House OKs Bill Exempting Mothers from Indecency Law
A proposal to provide legal protections for breastfeeding mothers is advancing through the Idaho Statehouse.
Idaho Man Charged with Manslaughter in Boating Deaths
Prosecutors have charged an eastern Idaho man with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the wake of a boating accident last year that left two Utah residents dead.
Idaho Schools to Adopt New Science Standards
After three years of facing resistance inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse, Idaho schools will finally be able to implement a new slate of robust science standards.
Magic Valley Landfill to Start Turning Trash Into Gas Energy in May
Officials say a landfill in southern Idaho could start producing enough energy to power 2,500 homes as early as May.
Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.
Man Who Died in Yellowstone Was Looking for Hidden Treasure
A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels that has inspired thousands to hunt in vain across remote corners of the Western U.S., according to a report by park authorities.