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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Idaho boy recovering from rattlesnake bite

A 6-year-old western Idaho boy who suffered a rattlesnake bite on his big toe is recovering in the intensive care unit at a Spokane hospital.

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Related Topix: Culdesac, ID, Medicine, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Lewiston, ID, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

7 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Twin Falls man guilty in throat slashing case

A jury found a Twin Falls man guilty of his role in the kidnapping and stabbing of a Blackfoot man who was left for dead along a rural road in south-central Idaho.

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15 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Minimum Wage Rally Today In CdA

From Kootenai County Democrats: "Idaho ranks last in the nation in family wages and that's not good enough! It's time for working families to finally get some attention and get some value out of the folks they send to Washington, D.C. A rally to promote an increase in the minimum wage is scheduled at 3 p.m. today at Riverstone Park in Coeur ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kootenai County, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Embattled Idaho GOP chairman contends he's facing 'hostile...

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Embattled Idaho GOP Chairman Barry Peterson says the Idaho Republican Party is faced with "two rogue members engaged in a hostile takeover," who want to "usurp" his authority as party chairman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hank Azaria

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

Suspect in Idaho killings arrested in Pennsylvania

The Reading Eagle reports 44-year-old John C. Douglas was arrested at about 8 a.m. Monday near his residence.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Spokesman-Review

Idaho GOP, Teapublicans Split Sheets

About eight years ago, libertarians, Tea Partiers and people who thought Ron Paul would make a wonderful president married into the So it became a test of wills.

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KBCI CBS 2

Three people killed in Idaho crashes over the weekend

Three people died in three separate accidents on Idaho highways on Sunday. The Idaho State Police says 47-year-old Michael Garner, of Caldwell , died when his pickup went off Interstate 84 in Nampa and rolled at about 5:50 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Caldwell, ID, Nampa, ID, Plummer, ID, Benewah County, ID

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho woman killed, three others seriously injured in I-84 crash

An Idaho woman was killed and three others were seriously injured over the weekend following a single vehicle crash on I-84 west of Baker City.

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Related Topix: Blackfoot, ID, Boise, ID, Pocatello, ID

Hispanic Business

Recent audit findings drive challenger in Idaho treasurer race

But he's best known for a series of critical state audits over the past five years, the most recent suggesting that Crane made an inappropriate transfer between two funds that cost state taxpayers more than .

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Record number of timber harvested in Idaho

A massive timber salvage sale and logging companies opting to cash in on high prices resulted in a record 347 million board feet of timber harvested from state endowment lands during the last fiscal year, state officials say.

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Local NEWS 8

Add the Words documentary shows in Pocatello

The Add the Words campaign has been made into a documentary. The Add the Words campaign is working to get "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" added onto Idaho's Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: Pocatello, ID, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, C. Otter, Gay/Lesbian

KISU-TV Pocatello

Science Trek

SCIENCE TREK, produced by Idaho Public Television, airs the third Tuesday of the month throughout the school year and focuses on a variety of science-related topics.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

Ridenbaugh Press

Big news

Annually, newspapers around the country list the top local and regional news stories of the year, lists often begging the difference between "big news" and "actually important."

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Post Falls Police searching for missing 11-year-old boy

Jeremy Yaken was last seen at around 6:00pm Thursday night in Post Falls on Idaho Street near the 7-11 north of I-90.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Weather, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Boundary County, ID

KBCI CBS 2

Eight immigrant children from Central America brought to Idaho

Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, January, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Jay Inslee

KBCI CBS 2

Gov. Otter Letter: Don't send migrant kids to Idaho

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has sent a letter to federal officials telling them not to send any of the unaccompanied young migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border to Idaho.

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Related Topix: C. L. Otter, US Governors, Family, Kids, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

PolitiFact

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'There were 36 states where Republicans who ...

Two recent federal court cases, both about federal subsidies for health insurance, came within hours of each other this week, putting the future of the Affordable Care Act into question.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Idaho Government, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors

The Spokesman-Review

State Destroys Ed Board Applications

This week, Gov. Butch Otter's office released paperwork on some - but not all - of the Idahoans who applied for two vacant spots on the State Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

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