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Idaho House Panel Introduces Speed Limit Bill
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would allow trucks, buses and other large vehicles to go the same speed limit as other vehicles on the state's highways.
Idaho Officials: Thousands of Skilled Jobs are Going Unfilled
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Education officials say thousands of science, technology, engineering and math jobs are going unfilled each year in Idaho due to a lack of skilled workers. The Lewiston Tribune reports that education officials told the state Legislature's joint budget committee last we…
Woman Identified After Gooding County Shooting
Authorities have identified the woman killed in an altercation with Magic Valley law enforcement earlier this week near Gooding.
Plan to Close Idaho Health Coverage Gap Moves Forward
State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap. A house committee introduced legislation on Monday that would allow the state to seek two federal waivers to the Affordable Care Act.
Idaho Judicial Branch Asks for Additional Judge in Jerome
Idaho Courts Director Sara Thomas says the state has made big gains on improving court access and technology, but Idaho is barely hanging on when it comes to judicial turnover and vacancies.
Company, Idaho Regulators at Odds Over Battery Storage Plan
A case before federal regulators involving an Idaho-based company's proposal to build a lithium-ion battery storage facility could have far-reaching ramifications for emerging battery-storage technologies.
Crews in Northeast Nevada Seek Small Plane Bound for Utah
Emergency workers in the northeast corner of Nevada are resuming their search for a small airplane that may have gone down in the Ruby Mountains east of Elko.
Idaho Beat Out Oregon in Hops Production
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers have harvested record crops for soybeans, peanuts, canola, rapeseed and hops.
Shoshone Idaho School District Sued After Reported Student Rape
The family of a 13-year-old girl has filed a federal lawsuit against a south-central Idaho school district that says school officials told the girl she couldn't remain at the school after she was violently raped by an older student in a computer lab
Former Idaho Lawmaker Found Dead of Self-inflicted Gunshot
Authorities say a former Idaho lawmaker who was under investigation for possible sexual abuse shot himself to death in his home.
Nevada Judge Dismisses Bundy Case
U.S. judge in Nevada dismisses charges against rancher Cliven Bundy and his 2 sons. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro's ruling on Monday comes after she declared a mistrial last month in proceedings against 71-year-old Cliven Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy, and Montana militia leader R…
US Appeals Court: Idaho Spying Ban at Farms Unconstitutional
A federal appeals court panel says Idaho's ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses violates free speech rights.