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N. Idaho Officer’s Pay Cut After Dog Shooting

N. Idaho Officer’s Pay Cut After Dog Shooting  COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – A northern Idaho police officer whose superiors determined his shooting of a pet dog in a parked van violated policy has had his pay reduced. The Coeur d’Alene Press reports (http://bit.ly/ZCBWa5) that Coeur d’Alene Police Officer David Kelley’s hourly wage was cut by $3.15 to $31.02 per hour. Information […]

Nampa Police’s DUI Tool: Officers Can Draw Blood

Nampa Police’s DUI Tool: Officers Can Draw BloodNAMPA, Idaho (AP) – Police in Nampa have an unusual tool to help them handle driving under the influence offenses: They have 11 officers trained to take blood samples from suspects. The Idaho Press-Tribune says few other local agencies have such a tool. Most departments typically call a paramedic or take a DUI suspect to […]

Madison Fire Station Expanding

Madison Fire Station Expanding(REXBURG, ID) – A $1.5 million expansion project for the Madison County Fire Station will begin Monday. The station is getting a second floor added, while the bedrooms and training areas will be renovated as well. All staff members will be moved to a building behind the current station for the next year, but the […]

Highland Football Star Named to Army All-American Team

Highland Football Star Named to Army All-American Team(POCATELLO, ID) – Highland High School football standout Tristen Hoge has been invited to play in the Army All-American Game. Hoge, who has committed to play for Notre Dame next fall, tells KPVI that it’s something he’s wanted to do since 7th Grade. As one of the top-recruited offensive linemen in the country, Hoge turned […]

U-U Church Celebrates Gay Marriages

U-U Church Celebrates Gay Marriages(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – Members of the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Idaho Falls held a special worship service Sunday celebrating Idaho’s new same-sex marriage law. Rev. Lyn Cameron tells KIDK that the latest court order striking down Idaho’s voter-approved gay marriage ban was a “gift” and a “miracle of life itself.” The congregation also lit a […]

Scouting for Food Collects Big Donations

Scouting for Food Collects Big Donations(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – Area Boy Scouts flooded pantries during the annual Scouting for Food drive Saturday. Local News 8 reports that thousands of items were picked up, then taken to the Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership. Manager Brett Hicks says the donations are crucial with the holidays just around the corner. Scout Hayden Brundy […]

Stein Seeking Probe Against Packer

Stein Seeking Probe Against Packer(POCATELLO, ID) – The Democratic candidate for Bannock County Assessor wants the state to conduct an investigation into his incumbent opponent, Dave Packer. Jared Stein tells the Idaho State Journal that Packer has unethically used his office for personal gain. Packer, who also sells real estate, is accused of temporarily lowering the assessed value of […]

Islamists Drop Charges Against Landlord

Islamists Drop Charges Against Landlord(POCATELLO, ID) – The Islamic Society of Southeast Idaho is dropping charges against a former landlord who threw away dozens of copies of the Quran. Spokesman Daniel Hummell tells the Idaho State Journal that the organization will not seek further action against Elaine Budge, who owns the group’s old office space near Albertson’s. Budge cleaned […]

US to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in Utah, Six Other States

US to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in Utah, Six Other StatesWASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government is recognizing same-sex marriages in seven more states. The states are Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Colorado and Nevada. The Justice Department says it will ensure that same-sex couples in those states are given federal benefits as soon as possible. Those states were affected by a recent Supreme Court […]

Judge to Rule by Monday on Wyoming Gay Marriage

Judge to Rule by Monday on Wyoming Gay Marriage  CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – A federal judge says he will rule by Monday on whether Wyoming must allow same-sex couples to wed. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl heard arguments Thursday in Casper on a lawsuit filed by four same-sex couples seeking to force Wyoming to allow gay marriage in response to federal court rulings […]

Girl Scout Convention Coming to Salt Lake City

Girl Scout Convention Coming to Salt Lake CitySALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Salt Lake City will host the national convention for Girl Scouts of the USA starting Thursday. More than 5,000 people from around the country are expected to gather to discuss the direction of the organization, elect new officials and give girls leadership training. The organization hosts a convention every three […]

Jesus Portrait Defaced in LDS Building Vandalism

Jesus Portrait Defaced in LDS Building VandalismDUCHESNE, Utah (AP) – Authorities in eastern Utah are looking for whoever vandalized a Mormon meetinghouse and spray-painted an anarchy symbol over a portrait of Jesus Christ. The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office says at least two people entered the building in Duchesne between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Sheriff’s Lt. Travis Tucker says […]

Idaho Rodeo Queen Waives Right to Hearing

Idaho Rodeo Queen Waives Right to HearingBOISE, Idaho (AP) – The Miss Caldwell Night Rodeo Queen and former Boise State University Bronco girl who faces a felony grand theft charge has waived her right to a preliminary hearing. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 23-year-old Chelsi Ann Horton entered the decision Wednesday and is next scheduled to appear in 4th District Court […]

Idaho Student Running to Catch Bus Hit by Pickup

Idaho Student Running to Catch Bus Hit by PickupPAYETTE, Idaho (AP) – Authorities say a 13-year-old southwest Idaho boy is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle as he ran to catch a school bus. The Argus Observer reports that the Payette Middle School student was crossing U.S. Highway 95 on Thursday morning when he was struck by a northbound pickup. […]

Men Arrested After Fatal Stabbing in Boise

Men Arrested After Fatal Stabbing in BoiseBOISE, Idaho (AP) – Two southwest Idaho men are in custody following the fatal stabbing of another man outside a Boise strip club Thursday morning. Boise police say they responded to The Torch Lounge at about 2:30 a.m. and found one man dead. Another man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities say […]

Idaho Cheese Company, Feds Reach Settlement

Idaho Cheese Company, Feds Reach SettlementBOISE, Idaho (AP) – A south-central Idaho cheese producing company has agreed to pay the federal government $88,000 following allegations it failed to properly adhere to regulations involving a colorless gas that can cause temporary blindness. Jerome Cheese Company admitted to no lapses in its handling of some 10,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia each year […]

Crash Closed Teton Pass

Crash Closed Teton Pass(DRIGGS, ID) – A two-vehicle crash closed Teton Pass Thursday night. Law enforcement officials from Teton County, Wyoming say both cars caught on fire after the collision, which happened shortly before 8 p.m. The names of those involved have not been released. Preliminary reports suggest that one of the drivers may have been distracted, causing […]

Ybarra Responds to Voting Lapse

Ybarra Responds to Voting LapseBOISE, Idaho (AP) – Republican candidate for Idaho state schools chief Sherri Ybarra says she’s running for office to repay the state for not voting in a general election since 1996. According to The Spokesman-Review, Ybarra told a debate panel Wednesday that it wasn’t news when her voting record released earlier this week revealed a […]

Campaign Signs Stolen in Pocatello

Campaign Signs Stolen in Pocatello(POCATELLO, ID) – Campaign signs are up all around eastern Idaho, and so are sign thefts. KPVI reports that those caught stealing signs usually face misdemeanor citations, but could be charged with felonies if the thefts are serious enough. Bannock County Clerk Robert Poleki has lost at least five signs already, resulting in two people […]

Live Sports Broadcast Schedule Oct 16 – Oct 20

Live Sports Broadcast Schedule Oct 16 – Oct 20Live Sports Broadcast Schedule Oct 16- Oct 20 Thursday October 16 NFL Football – New York Jets @ New England Patriots 6:00 p.m. Friday October 17 High School Football – Skyline Grizzlies @ Madison Bobcats 6:45 p.m. Saturday October 18 NCAA Football – Texas A&M Aggies @ Alabama Crimson Tide 1:30 p.m. Sunday October 19 NFL Football – Kansas […]
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