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Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aberdeen 38, Soda Springs 20 American Falls 23, Parma 18 Bear Lake 46, Ririe 0 Bishop Kelly 42, Nampa 21 Blackfoot 17, Skyline 13 Bonners Ferry 35,...

Refugee organization: Idaho to welcome 400 Afghan nationals

Sep. 15, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Roughly 400 Afghan refugees will resettle in Idaho over the next fiscal year, officials with the International Rescue Committee in Boise said on Tuesday. About 50,000 Afghans are expected to be admitted to the United States under a program called...

Latest: Alaska's biggest hospital begins rationing treatment

Sep. 14, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s largest hospital has begun rationing care, saying it has been overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients. Providence Alaska Medical Center said Tuesday it will prioritize resources and treatment to those patients who have the potential to benefit...

COVID surge pushes much of Idaho toward medical rationing

Sep. 14, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's public health officials say crisis standards of care are imminent for the state's most populated region as hospitals continue to be overrun with unvaccinated coronavirus patients. The southwestern and southern Idaho regions that include...

Far-right bid to reconvene Legislature called grandstanding

Sep. 14, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A proposed meeting Wednesday by far-right Idaho House members to form a quorum at the Statehouse and force the Legislature to reconvene to prohibit vaccine mandates is grandstanding and illegitimate and has no chance of succeeding, key lawmakers said. ...

Out West, Biden points to wildfires to push for big rebuild

Sep. 13, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

MATHER, Calif. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday used his first Western swing in office to hold out the wildfires burning across the region as an argument for his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plans, calling year-round fires and other extreme weather a climate change reality the nation can no...

About 1,000 protest President Joe Biden's visit to Idaho

Sep. 13, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,000 protesters gathered Monday in Boise during a visit by President Joe Biden to rail against his plan to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, last year's presidential election and a host of other issues. Biden visited Boise as...

Bachmeier, Cobbs lead Boise State past UTEP, 54-13

Sep. 11, 2021 02:21 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hank Bachmeier threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, and Stefan Cobbs added a special teams touchdown and a 61-yard scoring reception as Boise State defeated UTEP 54-13 Friday night. Boise State (1-1) gave first-year coach Andy Avalos his first...

Arrest warrant issued for ex-Idaho lawmaker on rape charges

Sep. 10, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Idaho lawmaker who resigned in disgrace after a 19-year-old intern reported that he brought her to his apartment on false pretenses and raped her. The Ada County arrest warrant on charges of rape and...

President Joe Biden to visit national fire center in Boise

Sep. 10, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — President Joe Biden will be in Boise, Idaho on Monday to visit the National Interagency Fire Center. Biden's trip to the western U.S. will also include a stop in Sacramento, California to survey wildfire damage. White House...