POCATELLO — A pair of chefs from a Pocatello sushi restaurant took an all-expenses paid trip to the 2021 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York City, where they made sushi alongside renowned chefs for the world’s most famous tennis players and executives.
POCATELLO — It took just over two years to construct the Pocatello Idaho Temple, and Elder Roger Prewitt and Sister Glenda Prewitt had front-row seats.
OLYMPIA (Wash.) – Thousands of state employees, including hundreds of state troopers and prison guards, are seeking exemptions from Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccination mandate.
IDAHO FALLS — Bonneville County legislators united on Wednesday to express opposition to federal vaccine mandates, and to explain why they would not take part in the ongoing attempt to convene a quorum at the Capitol.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats and Republicans alike grilled Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the U.S. exit from Afghanistan in a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday, with the nation’s top diplomat pointing blame at the Afghan government and former President Donald Trump.
Idaho’s occupational licensing division received a complaint last month that an unrefrigerated decomposing body was observed inside Downard Funeral Home and another was located in one of the funeral home’s vehicles in a body bag, according to a Tuesday report from the Idaho Division of Occup…
COEUR d’ALENE — A divided Coeur d’Alene School Board opted against requiring students to wear face coverings despite an onslaught of COVID-19 cases in North Idaho that is forcing hospitals to ration care.
SPOKANE, Wash. — In the past month, hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Spokane County have nearly doubled, and the vast majority of those patients are residents of Washington.
In recent years, small towns, such as Malden, Washington, have become victim to catastrophic fires that burned around them.
Rural north Idaho hospitals are beginning to face potentially devastating decisions as COVID-19 patients fill up hospital beds in the north and central parts of the state.
IDAHO FALLS — Officials from 14 hospitals across eastern and southeastern Idaho signed a letter saying their intensive care units and inpatient hospital floors are regularly pushed to capacity, re-upping requests for community members to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Originally posted Sept. 8 on KTVB.COM.
VICTOR — Victor Mayor Will Frohlich touts three factors behind his town’s recent mask mandate.
POCATELLO — Identifying any of the dozens of fetuses Pocatello police recovered from Downard Funeral Home will be very difficult, authorities said.
This is one case where a rodent’s penchant for hoarding, collecting and thievery has been turned into a scientific treasure trove of information.
Assured by fisheries managers that what is looking like one of the smallest steelhead returns on record will be just big enough to allow fishing, Idaho Fish and Game commissioners cut bag limits for the sea-run trout Wednesday but left the season open.
Depending on the traffic, you can be at the trailhead in about 35 minutes from Idaho Falls.
POCATELLO — Authorities on Thursday launched an investigation into a well-known Pocatello funeral home after “suspicious circumstances” were uncovered there, police said.
Anonymous letters have been sent to a number of Idaho lawmakers in recent weeks, threatening retribution for their votes on a wolf management bill.
The children of Chad and Tammy Daybell told “48 Hours” that they were told their mother died of asphyxiation, according to a news article.
The delta variant has taken the nation by storm — sending hospitals in low vaccination pockets into a scramble to maintain normal standards of care.
COEUR d’ ALENE — The campuswide mask mandate issued by North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan officially lasted four days.
Western white pine, as a species, was known as king pine in the early 1900s because of its dominance on the landscape and the outsized role it played in the timber industry.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Washington state-issued mandates aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 amid the ongoing pandemic are “destroying” Spokane Valley, a member of its City Council alleged Tuesday.
IDAHO FALLS — Chad Daybell waived his right to a speedy trial Tuesday.
A mass screening at Cottonwood’s North Idaho Correctional Institution on Aug. 16 found 51 inmates infected with COVID-19 and another inmate tested positive for the illness three days later.
West Nile virus infections in horses cause concern in Idaho
POCATELLO — Idaho State University started its school year on Monday with vaccinations front of mind, as an effort to fend off COVID-19 has turned to cash incentives for vaccinated students and weekly testing for the unvaccinated.
It’s early, but fisheries managers are concerned.
SPOKANE, Wash. — There are more people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Spokane County — and Washington state — than ever before in the pandemic.
GRANGEVILLE — Adam Warren, the lead aircraft dispatcher at the Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center, arrives at work at 7 a.m. Warren and his staff go over reports on what aircraft and pieces of aviation equipment are available for the day and what personnel are on the job and then start …
Originally published Aug. 19 on KTVB.COM.
MOSCOW — Former University of Idaho Associate Director of Alumni Relations Tim Helmke pleaded guilty to felony misuse of public money by a public employee earlier this month in Latah County Second District Court as part of a plea agreement.
A federal judge is allowing a two-year-old discrimination complaint against the University of Idaho to move forward.
An updated economic forecast describes COVID-19 as “the greatest risk” to the state and national economy in the coming year.
PULLMAN, Wash. — The fire that destroyed two College Hill homes Sunday afternoon was caused by a marijuana joint, according to the Pullman Fire Department.
By the time Kiki Radermacher, a mental health therapist, arrived at a Missoula, Montana, home on an emergency 911 call in late May, the man who had called for help was backed into a corner and yelling at police officers.
Of all Idaho’s 44 counties, Idaho County has the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rate, and the reason people are holding out appears to be a matter of personal choice.
The delta variant of the coronavirus is ripping through North Idaho and other parts of the Inland Northwest, and virus case counts and hospitalizations are surging as a result.
BLACKFOOT — A Bingham County Sheriff's deputy was shot and a suspect was killed Wednesday morning in Blackfoot and two other suspects fled the scene, resulting in a wide search for suspects in the area where the incident took place.