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The Latest: Idaho health workers say public animosity rising

Sep. 28, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho -- Health care workers in Idaho say they are facing increased animosity from some patients and community members, and they blame misinformation about the pandemic and coronavirus vaccines. Officials at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, for instance, say...

Misinformation leads to animosity toward health care workers

Sep. 28, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A constant barrage of misinformation has Idaho health care workers facing increased animosity from some patients and community members, officials say. It's gotten so bad in northern Idaho that some Kootenai Health employees are scared to go to the grocery store if they...

Sockeye salmon released into central Idaho lakes to spawn

Sep. 28, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of sockeye salmon making it to central Idaho from the ocean this year is one of the worst returns in the last decade, with only 43 fish so far, state wildlife managers said Tuesday. But the Idaho Department of Fish and Game said a hatchery...

Idaho officials recommend ways to prevent school shootings

Sep. 28, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Schools should set up confidential tip lines that can be used by students and others to report concerning behavior as a way to prevent school shootings, a report reviewing an eastern Idaho school shooting said. That’s one of 29 recommendations in...

Ex Idaho lawmaker charged with rape is arrested in Georgia

Sep. 27, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho state lawmaker charged with rape earlier this month has been arrested in Georgia. Aaron von Ehlinger is being held without bond in the Clayton County, Georgia jail on a “fugitive from justice” charge, according to court records....

Graves of 19th century migrants found on trail in Idaho

Sep. 27, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Cadaver dogs have found what are probably seven graves of mid-1880s migrants who died in south-central Idaho on the California Trail while crossing what is now the City of Rocks National Reserve. Experts with the Oregon-California Historic...

Sentkowski's 3 FGs lift Sac State past Idaho State, 23-21

Sep. 25, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Kyle Sentkowski kicked three second-half field goals as Sacramento State overcame a 21-14 halftime deficit to pull out out a 23-21 victory over Idaho State in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams Saturday. Jake Dunniway found Marcus...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 54, Republic 0 Anacortes 55, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 0 Arlington 27, Stanwood 6 Auburn Mountainview 41, Auburn 26 Bainbridge 48, Sequim 10 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= American Falls 14, Teton 13 Bishop Kelly 45, Columbia 0 Borah 28, Centennial 7 Buhl 36, Wood River 20 Capital 48, Kuna 21 Castleford 50, Hansen 8 ...

The Latest: Washington state to give Pfizer boosters to some

Sep. 24, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Washington state Department of Health says it will immediately start offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain people after recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other groups. State health...