North Idaho

Lake Pend Oreille boat accident leaves two injured

ATHOL, Idaho -- A boat ran aground in Lake Pend Oreille on Friday afternoon, resulting two people being transported to the hospital. Timberlake Fire Protection District said on its Facebook page that, at 12:31pm, they were dispatched to a boat…

Man behind brutal mass stabbing to spend life in prison

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man who stabbed nine people at a toddler’s birthday party — killing the 3-year-old birthday girl and leaving several others gravely injured — will spend the rest of his life in prison for the crimes,…

Idaho on pace for record $800 million budget surplus

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho could finish the fiscal year at the end of June with a record budget surplus of $800 million, Gov. Brad Little announced Wednesday. The Republican governor said he will advocate for additional tax cuts along…

Idaho’s COVID numbers drop, vaccination rate remains low

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — State health officials say the number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Idaho’s continues to drop, and the vast majority of the infections are occurring in unvaccinated people. Idaho has reported fewer than 200 new…