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Ford lifts Idaho State past Sacramento State 57-56 in OT

Jan. 17, 2021 7:29 PM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Robert Ford III scored two free throws with five seconds left in overtime and Idaho State rallied past Sacramento State 57-56 on Sunday to win a fourth-straight. Brayden Parker scored four of his 18 points to kick off the overtime as Idaho State took a 53-49 lead. Tarik Cool had 18...

Smoots scores 14 to lead N. Colorado past Idaho 75-61

Jan. 16, 2021 5:49 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Matt Johnson II had 18 points as Northern Colorado got past Idaho 75-61 on Saturday. Tre’Shon Smoots, Kur Jockuch and Bodie Hume had 14 points apiece for Northern Colorado (7-6, 4-4 Big Sky Conference).Jockuch added seven rebounds. Scott Blakney tied a career high with 23...

The Idaho Senate gathers in the Statehouse in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Idaho lawmakers in the first week of the legislative session wasted no time initiating a power struggle with Republican Gov. Brad Little that could affect Idaho residents for generations. Lawmakers introduced eight pieces of legislation to increase the authority of the part-time Legislature while limiting the governor's power. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)

EXPLAINER: The mechanics of the Idaho power struggle

Jan. 15, 2021 2:11 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers in the first week of the legislative session wasted no time initiating a power struggle with Republican Gov. Brad Little that could affect residents for generations. Lawmakers, spurred by what they consider overly burdensome coronavirus restrictions put in place by...

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, Bloomfield High School transgender athlete Terry Miller, second from left, wins the final of the 55-meter dash over transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, far left, and other runners in the Connecticut girls Class S indoor track meet at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Conn. Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports. Attorneys on both sides say they expect President-elect Joe Biden’s Department of Education will switch sides in legal battles that could go a long way in determining whether transgender athletes are treated by the sex on their birth certificates or by how they identify.  (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File)

Transgender athletes look to changing of White House guard

Jan. 15, 2021 1:47 PM EST

Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports — although state legislatures, Congress and the courts are all expected to have their say this year, too. Attorneys on both sides say they expect...

Idaho House rejects remote participation amid virus concerns

Jan. 15, 2021 12:06 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers in the House on Friday rejected a request from one of its members to allow her and others to participate remotely due to her being at increased risk of serious illness or death from the coronavirus. The House voted 49-11 with 10 absent to reject the request from Democrat Muffy...

Johnson II scores 18 to lead N. Colorado past Idaho 74-54

Jan. 14, 2021 11:45 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Matt Johnson II had 18 points as Northern Colorado easily defeated Idaho 74-54 on Thursday night. Daylen Kountz had 17 points for Northern Colorado (6-6, 3-4 Big Sky Conference). Bodie Hume added 12 points and nine rebounds. Tre’Shon Smoots had 10 points. Damen Thacker had 16...

Idaho National Guard to deploy 300 to Biden inauguration

Jan. 14, 2021 4:02 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — About 300 Idaho National Guard soldiers and airmen will be sent to Washington, D.C. to help with President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Michael Garshak, the Idaho National Guard adjutant general, said the guard members will help ensure the peaceful and orderly...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol in Washington. As rioters converged on the U.S. Capitol building, the grounds normally hailed as the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups. Militia members, white supremacists, paramilitary organizations and fervent supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stood shoulder to shoulder, unified in rage. Experts say years of increasing partisanship and a growing fascination of paramilitary groups combined with the coronavirus pandemic to create a conveyor belt of radicalization. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Mix of extremists who stormed Capitol isn't retreating

Jan. 13, 2021 6:12 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As rioters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol, the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups: militia members, white supremacists, paramilitary organizations, anti-maskers and fanatical supporters of President Donald Trump, standing shoulder to shoulder in rage. ...

A young visitor to the Idaho Statehouse celebrates the giant state flag hanging in the rotunda as the Idaho Legislature convened Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 in Boise. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP)

Idaho Senate starts effort to wrest power from Gov. Little

Jan. 13, 2021 2:53 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho senators on Wednesday joined their House colleagues in introducing legislation seeking to wrest power from Republican Gov. Brad Little on emergency declarations like the one dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Four pieces of Senate legislation, just like the House bills brought...

Congressional staff passes through a metal detector and security screening as they enter the House chamber, new measures put into place after a mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Democrats are set to pass a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke constitutional authority under the 25th Amendment to oust Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Latest: House urges Pence to remove Trump from power

Jan. 12, 2021 11:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the attack of the U.S. Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 11:28 p.m. The House has voted to urge Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to the Constitution and hold a Cabinet vote to remove President Donald Trump from...