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Overtaxed Idaho health facilities on brink of rationing care

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Soldiers triaging patients in parking lots in a capital city is normally the stuff of science fiction. Yet that’s the reality in Boise, where troops direct people...

Christian group appeals Idaho transgender sports ban ruling

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Christian group against threats to religious freedoms is appealing a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked an Idaho law banning transgender women from competing in wome...

Governors want more say in habitat rule for at-risk wildlife

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Governors from 22 Western states and Pacific territories want a bigger say in how the Trump administration defines habitat for wildlife protected under the Endangered Species Act. ...

US gives first-ever OK for small commercial nuclear reactor

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have for the first time approved a design for a small commercial nuclear reactor, and a Utah energy cooperative wants to build 12 of them in Idaho. ...

Prosecutor: Couple talked by phone on day kids' bodies found

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A couple at the center of a mystery over the deaths of the woman's two children were heard in a jailhouse recording speaking by telephone to each other on the day authorities found...

Trump administration backs Idaho transgender sports ban

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A recently passed Idaho law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports — the first such law in the nation — received backing on Friday from the administration of U....

Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossed

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports, the ...

Judge's ruling halts gold mine project in eastern Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Exploration work by a Canadian company hoping to build an open-pit gold mine in Idaho west of Yellowstone National Park was halted following a federal judge’s ruling involving its ...

Is Idaho turning a little blue? Primary might provide clues

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho last year was the fastest-growing state in the nation, with close to 37,000 new residents boosting its population to nearly 1.8 million. In the past decade,...

Girl, 11, brings AR-15 to Idaho hearing on gun legislation

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An 11-year-old girl toting a loaded AR-15 assault weapon appeared Monday at a legislative hearing with her grandfather, who is supporting a proposal that would allow visitors to Id...

1 killed in shooting at Idaho senior complex, suspect dead

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An 87-year-old man opened fire on three women at a senior citizens apartment complex in southwestern Idaho, killing one and injuring two others before fatally shooting himself, pol...

US sends more firefighters to help battle Australia blazes

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials said Tuesday they're planning to send at least another 100 firefighters to Australia to join 159 already in the country battling wildfires that have killed 25 people...

Idaho, Energy Department sign deal on spent nuclear fuel

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho granted a conditional waiver Thursday to the U.S. Department of Energy that could allow research quantities of spent nuclear fuel into the state after years of blocking such ...

Idaho moves ahead on birth certificate gender change rule

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are moving forward with efforts to make it more difficult for young transgender people to change the sex listed on their birth certificates despite a federal court ...

Western governors want nuclear testing compensation expanded

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government currently recogniz...