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Rep. Raul Labrador Joins Idaho Governor’s Race
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador has joined the growing list of candidates running for Idaho governor in 2018.
Trump Picks Idaho Judge Nye for Federal Bench
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated Idaho 6th District Judge David C. Nye to a seat on the federal bench.
US Plan to Improve Firefighter Shelters Falters
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Crews who battle wildfires will have to wait at least another year before getting better fire shelters than those that failed to save 19 firefighters trapped by flames in Arizona four years ago.
Man Killed in Loading Area Accident at Idaho Racing Track
EAGLE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in an accident in a loading area at a drag racing track in southwest Idaho.
Idaho Power Wants to Speed Closure of Nevada Coal Plant
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Idaho Power has announced its intention to close a Nevada coal plant it co-owns with NV Energy 10 years sooner than planned, a move that would shutter both units at Nevada's last utility-owned, coal-burning power plant by 2025.
Mormons Stick to Political Neutrality Despite Trump’s Order
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it won't change its longstanding practice of practicing political neutrality despite President Donald Trump's executive order Thursday aimed at easing an IRS rule limiting political activity for religious organizations.
US Wildfire Risk is Above Average for Southwest, Florida
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Forecasters are predicting significant wildfire activity this summer across the southwestern U.S. and in Florida, Georgia plus some parts of California and Nevada.
5 Men File Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts, Mormon Church
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Five men who say they were sexually abused as kids while in the Boy Scouts of America are suing the organization
Yellowstone Officials Are Addressing Sexual Harassment Report
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says the park is acting to address a report that found evidence of sexual harassment within the park's maintenance division.
Micron Technology Hires SanDisk Co-Founder to Lead Company
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Micron Technology says it has hired the co-founder of SanDisk to be the company's new chief executive officer and president.
Overhaul of Idaho Oil and Gas Laws Includes New Commission
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A revamped commission overseeing Idaho's natural gas and oil industry and a beefed up state agency to aid that effort emerged from this year's Legislative session along with more extensive reporting requirements for oil companies.
Report: Idaho School Bus Crash Caused by Tired Driver
RICHFIELD, Idaho (AP) — Law enforcement officials say the driver of a school bus that rolled over and injured more than a dozen students was either asleep or fatigued before the crash occurred.