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Sgt. Bergdahl Enters Guilty Plea in Court-Martial
The Latest on the court-martial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his post in Afghanistan. A military prosecutor says he has made no agreement to limit punishment for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in return for the soldier's guilty pleas to charges that he endangered comrades
Army Schedules Hearing to Consider Bergdahl Guilty Plea
The U.S. Army has scheduled a hearing next week for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to enter an expected guilty plea to charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.
Idaho Agency to vote on Opening Catch-and-Keep Season
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is set to vote on a proposal to allow catch-and-keep steelhead fisheries on the Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers and on the Clearwater River and its north, south and middle forks.
Two Magic Valley Residents Killed in Wyoming Crash
A single-vehicle rollover in southwest Wyoming has claimed the lives of two Idaho residents. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the accident on Interstate 80 near Lyman was discovered early Monday.
Idaho Man Becomes First to Die From Flu This Season
A north Idaho man has become the first in the state to die from flu-related complications, signaling what may be an early flu season. The Spokesman-Review reports that the man was in his 50s. His death was confirmed to be influenza-related this week, according to the Panhandle Health District.
Idaho University President Finalist for New Mexico Position
The University of Idaho President Chuck Staben is a finalist for the same position at a New Mexico university. The Lewiston Tribune reports Staben has served as president for the Moscow university since 2014.
Report Recommends Capping Yellowstone Bison Removal at 1,250
A recently released Yellowstone National Park bison status report says officials are looking to cap this winter's cull of bison at 1,250.
Sgt. Bergdahl to Plead Guilty in Desertion Case
Developing story: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
Driver Pleads Guilty, Sentenced in Idaho School Bus Crash
A former Idaho school bus driver has pleaded guilty to inattentive driving after crashing a bus that rolled over and injured more than a dozen students in April. KBOI-TV reports that 67-year-old Richard Mecham was sentenced last week to a year of unsupervised probation and a $300 fine.
Moscow Renaming Columbus Day as “Indigenous People’s Day”
The Moscow City Council is renaming the second Monday in October as "Indigenous People's Day" instead of Columbus Day. The council approved the change Monday in a 5-to-1 vote, making it the first city in Idaho to rename the holiday.
Yellowstone National Park Bison Numbers Down from Last Year
Yellowstone National Park biologists say bison numbers are down from last year after its largest cull in nearly a decade. Parks spokesman Jonathan Shafer said in an email that biologists' surveys counted about 4,800 bison that live in the park, 700 less than last year.
Family Identifies Idaho Victims in Police Shooting, House Fire
Family member say they have positive identified two people who died in a Meridian house fire after an officer-involved shooting. The Idaho Statesman reports Michele and Patrice McAlister have identified the victims as 54-year-old Scott McAlister and his mother 84-year-old Carmen Abbott