An investment firm’s proposal to swap private timberland in northern Idaho for up to 44 square miles of public state land in and around the tourist destination of McCall is facing opposition from local governments, environmental groups and private citizens.
Twin Falls Sheriff’s Office reminds drivers of the hands-free driving law that went into effect earlier this year. The law states all devices must be hands-free while driving, including stopped at a red light or in traffic.
U.S. officials plan to drill a well at a federal nuclear site in eastern Idaho early next year to remove hazardous waste from a Lake Erie-sized aquifer that supplies water to cities and farms in the region.
Several school districts in Washington state and Idaho have chosen not to report COVID-19 cases at their schools since opening in August, painting an incomplete picture of how the virus is affecting students.
Idaho attorneys say a lawsuit filed by a county against Republican Gov. Brad Little and other state officials that could upend plans for distributing $1.25 billion in coronavirus rescue money should be dismissed.