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Documents: Mining company writing own environmental report

Dec. 13, 2019 6:40 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Documents show the U.S. Forest Service allowing a Canadian company to write a key environmental report on its proposed open-pit gold mines in central Idaho after the Trump administration became involved. The documents obtained by conservation group Earthworks show British...

Fewer kids report sex abuse in US juvenile detention centers

Dec. 11, 2019 8:12 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new federal report has found the number of kids who say they have been sexually victimized in juvenile detention centers has dropped across the U.S. compared with past years. But remarkably high rates of sexual abuse persist in 12 facilities stretching from Oregon to Florida,...

Ohio, Nevada meet for 1st time in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 8:55 PM EST

Ohio (6-6, Mid-American) vs. Nevada (7-5, Mountain West), Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Boise, Idaho TOP PLAYERS Ohio: Sophomore QB Nathan Rourke threw for 2,676 yards and 20 TDs, with five INTs. Nevada: Redshirt freshman QB Carson Strong threw for 1,933 yards and 10 touchdowns, with seven interceptions, in...

Jessup leads Boise State over Colorado State 75-64

Dec. 7, 2019 11:01 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup set career highs with 27 points and seven 3-pointers, including his 254th career 3-pointer, and Boise State beat Colorado State 75-64 on Saturday night for its first Mountain West Conference win. Derrick Alston scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Alex Hobbs had...

No. 19 Boise State tops Hawaii 31-10 for Mountain West title

Dec. 7, 2019 9:34 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jaylon Henderson started the season third string on the quarterback depth chart. He finished the year by hoisting the Mountain West championship trophy after being selected the game MVP. The senior threw for 212 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in No. 19 Boise State's...

Edwards scores 23 to lift Pepperdine past Idaho St. 77-65

Dec. 6, 2019 11:36 PM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Kessler Edwards had a career-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds as Pepperdine defeated Idaho State 77-65 on Friday night. Sedrick Altman had 11 points for Pepperdine (4-6), which ended its five-game losing streak. Colbey Ross added eight assists. Pepperdine trailed 32-24 with 2:20...

Miller scores 18 as Washington St. beats Idaho 78-65

Dec. 5, 2019 1:02 AM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Tony Miller scored a career-high 18 points and Noah Williams finished with 12 to lead Washington State to a 78-65 victory over Idaho on Wednesday night. Miller, who averaged 3.2 points per game entering the night, was 6-of-7 shooting, made 6-of-8 free throws, grabbed five rebounds and...

Mike Bobo steps down as football coach at Colorado State

Dec. 4, 2019 5:23 PM EST

Mike Bobo has agreed to step down as football coach at Colorado State after a second straight losing season. The move was announced Wednesday by athletic director Joe Parker. Bobo went 28-35 during his five seasons in Fort Collins. The Rams made the move five days after a 31-24 loss to No. 19 Boise State to...

Idaho community mourns 9 relatives killed in plane crash

Dec. 2, 2019 9:04 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When Jim Hansen boarded his company’s single-engine aircraft for a pheasant-hunting trip to South Dakota, he brought along the same people he trusted with his business: his family. Three generations of Hansen’s clan ran a petroleum distribution business in Idaho...

Correction: Plane Crash-South Dakota story

Dec. 2, 2019 3:09 PM EST

In a story Dec. 1 about a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine people, The Associated Press reported the wrong last name for one of the victims. He is Kyle Naylor, not Kyle Taylor. A corrected version of the story is below: South Dakota airplane crash kills 9 in extended family A plane crash on a snowy...