More firefighters headed Tuesday to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, where large, growing wildfires have closed or are threatening key roads and forced the evacuation of several campgrounds during one of the busiest times of the summer tourist season.
Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the National Safety Council.
Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are trying to send his court case "off the judicial cliff" by arguing that U.S. Sen. John McCain improperly swayed military decision-makers with public comments on the case, prosecutors said Tuesday.
More than 90 potential jurors for the upcoming trial of rancher Ammon Bundy for his alleged role in the 41-day occupation of an Oregon bird sanctuary have been excluded from the jury pool, leaving prosecutors and defense lawyers with about 200 more to assess until 12 are selected to serve on the jury.
Sen. Maryanne Jordan, D-Boise, who sits on the Idaho Legislature's interim committee that is studying ways to find health care coverage for 78,000 Idahoans in the 'gap,' shares her thoughts about the best outcome for all involved. The Health Care Alternatives committee meets again 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in room EW 42 at the Statehouse.
Sen. Maryanne Jordan defines what success would look like for an Idaho plan to close the health care 'gap'
Sen. Thayn plan to cover Idahoans in tha 'gap'
Protesters upset at Wasden's decision about Yantis