Health officials in Spokane, Wash. issued a warning late Tuesday that has more than a few parents concerned: the health district has confirmed its first documented case of measles in more than two decades. The confirmed case is an adult. Officials said they were investigating how the unvacci…
Jennifer Ransom, the former AEHI Vice President described as a "pretty blonde" by her boss by AEHI attorneys, pleaded guilty April 21 in a Boise federal courtroom to one count of securities fraud.
Idaho State University officials notified students Monday that a man suspected of repeatedly breaking into residence halls and touching some students has left the U.S.
Blue Bell, makers of gourmet ice cream, announced Monday that it would recall all of its products. The announcement came as the Texas-based creamery found Listeria in yet another product after finding the bacteria in some of its frozen treats in early March.
Fans of Silverwood Theme Park knew something was up when they started seeing bizarre, and often inappropriate, posts on the northern Idaho amusement park's Facebook page.
Federal officials announced Monday that they were awarding so-called VASH—or Veterans Affairs Supporting Housing—vouchers in order to help homeless veterans find affordable housing.
People who track wolves for a living say the largest wolf pack in the West now roams the backcountry of northwest Wyoming. The Jackson Hole (Wyoming) News and Guide reports that at last count, there were 24 wolves in the pack, dubbed the Lava Mountain Pack, roaming the Gros Ventre hill count…
One of the more entertaining columns for readers of the Lewiston Tribune to read each morning if reporter Ralph Bartholdt's rundown of that region's police blotters.
More than 30,000 runners faced very high security and chilly temperatures this morning for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, the most famous race in North America.
Idaho ranks fourth in the nation, per capita, when it comes to the number of residents who have secured coverage through the state health insurance exchange. To date, more than 85,000 Idahoans are enrolled in, and paying for, health insurance plans purchased through the state-run Your Health Idaho.
A student at Washington State University was taken into custody Saturday following some tense moments at the Pullman, Wash. campus, where the student allegedly made a series of death threats and said he had a bomb.
A park, particularly a green space in the heart of a metropolis, adds tremendous value to a city. But is it possible to put a dollar value on that worth?
Only days after announcing she was coming out of retirement in an effort to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics, two-time gold medalist Kristin Armstrong received a bit of disappointing news.
A long line of women in northern Idaho want justice for what they say was a long list of lies told by 24-year-old Michael McNearney Jr.
The Shrine Circus, which traditionally travels through Southern Idaho each summer with stops in Boise, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls and Pocatello, brings more than a parade of animals—it also courts a fair amount of controversy.
A Wood River Valley assisted-living slammed for improper care—including not providing enough food to its infirm residents—has had its license reinstated.
Calling the recent debacle surrounding the failure of the Idaho Legislature to align Idaho with federal child support standards as a "human tragedy," Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dick Armstrong confirmed Thursday morning that more than 150,000 letters would be sent to Idah…
A Nampa man, charged with the slaying of three adults in their Foothills home, appeared in an Ada County courtroom Thursday morning, but his attorneys asked for four more weeks before their client issues a plea to three counts of first-degree murder.
The U.S. Forest Service recently released a report that found no significant environmental impact to the groundwater near the proposed exploration site—14 miles northwest of Idaho City. There, geologists say, are some of the largest molybdenum deposits in the world. Molybdenum is used to str…
Trustees of the Idaho State Board of Education met in Moscow Wednesday, and the top bit of business was consideration of what students (or parents) will be forking over in tuition in the coming years.
The Board of Trustees of Northwest Nazarene University has been presented with a petition including the names of 123 faculty members from faith-based universities and colleges across North America in support of Thomas Oord, who was recently laid off by NNU.
Law enforcement in northern Idaho is still trying to piece together details of an incident which began with a canoe tipping over and ending in a bizarre crime spree.
Three years ago, mayor of Meridian Tammy de Weerd witnessed someone have a heart attack in Settler's Park. The image stuck with her, and she decided to do something about it.
A new study out today by Feeding America confirms what too many Idahoans know already: that an increasing number of men, women and children are going to bed hungry in a number of regions across the Gem State.
Eastern Idaho law enforcement are investigating an early morning shooting of a 7-year-old. Bingham County Sheriff's deputies say the child was shot in the left arm by a 9-year-old. The sheriff's office was contacted early today by Harms Memorial Hospital in American Falls, which reported tha…
The girlfriend of the former sheriff of Minidoka County told a Jerome County courtroom April 13 that she knew it was "wrong having this relationship," before being sentenced to 150 hours of community service and placed on probation for her conviction of falsifying time records.
In every Parks and Recreation commission meeting, sitting among the venerable commissioners is always a young high school student. It's a chance for any high-schooler living within Boise city limits to get a taste of public service. Starting April 13, Mayor Dave Bieter opened applications fo…
In February 2011, Boise Weekly interviewed Jennifer Ransom, former vice president of Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc., after listening to AEHI's CEO Don Gillispie describe her as "a pretty blonde" in a federal court hearing where prosecutors alleged that the company was a shell for a "pump an…