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Rural Idaho Schools are Hiring More Unlicensed Teachers
State Board of Education Vice President Debbie Critchfield says the number of certified teachers graduating from Idaho universities have remained steady, but it's "more of a distribution problem." With about 70 percent of Idaho schools consider rural, certified teachers are not choosi…
Idaho Governor Weighs in on Immigration Detention Contract
Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says Jerome County officials should not be swayed by possible legal challenges as they consider a contract leasing out space in the county's new jail to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Employees Evacuate After Chemical Leak at Idaho Paper Plant
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — No one was injured after a chemical leak forced evacuations at a paper manufacturing facility in Idaho.
Stargazers Eye the Nation’s First Dark Sky Reserve in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way.
Small Earthquake Hits Southeast Idaho, Near Pocatello
A small earthquake hit southeast Idaho. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck at 8 p.m. Saturday
Northwest Sees Estimated Increase in Farmland Values
Agricultural land values in the Northwest increased this year while the national average is unchanged. The Capital Press reported on Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates the average value of cropland increased in Idaho, Oregon and…
Idaho Officials Designing Giant, Glow-in-the-dark Potato
Idaho officials plan to replace a 6-ton potato replica used for advertising with one that glows in the dark.
Grizzly Bear Mauls Bow Hunter in Southwestern Montana
A grizzly bear mauled a bow hunter in southwestern Montana, slashing a 16-inch cut in his head that required 90 stitches to close.
1 Killed, 1 Injured in Plane Crash in Idaho Mountains
A Boise, Idaho man was killed and the pilot injured when their aircraft crashed in the mountains in central Idaho
Longest Serving Idaho Governor Remembered at Service
Former U.S. Interior Secretary and Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Andrus was remembered as a conservation champion, education advocate and true Idaho leader by friends and family during a public memorial service.
Historic Idaho Hotel Burns in Kellogg
A fire has torn through a historic hotel in the town of Kellogg, Idaho.
New Path Sought for Gateway West Transmission Lines in Idaho
Federal officials have reopened public comments on proposed routes for two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho intended to modernize the Pacific Northwest's energy grid.