A black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in the locker room of an Idaho high school has sued the school district, alleging the rape was the culmination of months of racist taunts and physical abuse.
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says Idaho will soon weigh in on a lawsuit opposing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday toured a massive wildfire rehabilitation effort in southwest Idaho that's part of the federal government's new wildfire strategy and then announced $10 million for projects in 12 states to reduce wildfire threats.
Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas fear that backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy would use names and information disclosed in evidence to target court officials and intimidate witnesses in the criminal case stemming from a 2014 armed standoff near Bundy's ranch, according to court filings.
Sparks flew Monday during a hearing attended by ranchers and environmentalists in the state Capitol on a proposal to turn 2.5 million acres of canyonlands and desert in southeastern Oregon into a federally protected monument.
This 30-foot by 80-foot boulder was part of a massive landslide that covered part of Idaho 14 in 100,000 tons of debris in February. Breaking apart the boulder was a major step in restoring access to towns cut off by the landslide, including Elk City. Contractors worked to remove the boulder March 19 and 20. For more about the landslide, go here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/state/idaho/article64619687.html
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Watch workers demolish a boulder blocking an Idaho highway