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Pac-12 This Week: Utah's defense sits atop the league

Sep. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City. Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon freshman Mase Funa, Colorado's Mustafa Johnson and Oregon State's Hamilcar Rashed. Anae has 20 career sacks, ranking him third...

Agency could keep Three Mile Island nuclear debris in Idaho

Sep. 16, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The partially melted reactor core from the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history could remain in Idaho for another 20 years if regulators finalize a license extension sought by the U.S. Energy Department, officials said Monday. The core from Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania partially...

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

Sep. 15, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defensive end Curtis Weaver shrugged and smiled wryly when asked about his record-tying performance in No. 22 Boise State's 45-10 victory over Portland State on Saturday night. "It means something to me," Weaver said of matching the school's single-game record of four sacks. "It's...

Smith's 2 TDs help Wyoming beat Idaho 21-16

Sep. 14, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Trey Smith's breakout game included an 80-yard touchdown scamper amid a personal best 152 yards, helping Wyoming hold on for a 21-16 win over Idaho on Saturday, the Cowboys' seventh straight victory dating to last season. It was the first 100-yard game for Smith, a graduate transfer...

Huntley, Moss Lead No. 11 Utah over Idaho State, 31-0

Sep. 14, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Huntley and No. 11 Utah didn't use much of the playbook as the Utes romped through the nonconference season. They did put Pac-12 defenses on notice Saturday with a long passing game to compliment the ground-and-pound of Zack Moss. In the first quarter of Utah's 31-0 victory over...

Efficient play elevating No. 11 Utah's offense

Sep. 13, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No. 11 Utah is rightly known for its defense but this season the Utes are also making an impression on the other side of the ball. Utah (2-0) hasn't committed a turnover or allowed a sack through its first two games. The Utes are also second in the Pac-12 in rushing offense with 227.5...

No. 11 Utah looking to extend FCS win streak vs Idaho State

Sep. 12, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

Idaho State (1-0) at No. 11 Utah (2-0), Saturday at 4:15 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network). Line: No line. Series record: Utah leads 7-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Utah has an opportunity to enter Pac-12 play with a Top 10 ranking by securing its 26th win in the team's last 27 nonconference regular-season games. Idaho State is...

Columbia River barge lock to return to service Sept. 30

Sep. 11, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Huge barges carrying wheat, wood and other goods will remain at a standstill for the rest of the month while workers repair a critical navigation lock at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. The locks will reopen Sept. 30, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in...

US nuclear lab partners with utilities to produce hydrogen

Sep. 11, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. government's primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to produce hydrogen that can be stored and used to power everything from industry to personal vehicles, officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Department of...

Oregon truck driver agrees to plea deal in Idaho hemp charge

Sep. 11, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors in Idaho say they've reached a plea deal with an Oregon truck driver who faced felony charges for driving a truckload of hemp through the state. The Ada County Prosecutor's office said 36-year-old Denis Palamarchuk of Portland, Oregon has agreed to plead guilty to hauling an...