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Idaho child protection panels say they lack information

Dec. 9, 2019 7:53 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Those reviewing Idaho child protection cases say they are not getting access to all the documents required to do their work. Lawmakers last year created citizen review panels in each of the state’s seven health districts to review all child protection cases, The Idaho Press...

Idaho youth survey finds 22% of teens consider suicide

Dec. 9, 2019 4:37 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A biennial state survey of Idaho youth shows fewer teens say they are being bullied, smoking cigarettes or having sex, but the number of kids who have seriously considered suicide remains at a 10-year high. The State Department of Education released the 2019 Idaho Youth Risk Behavior...

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...

Man, former wife sentenced for child sex crimes in E. Idaho

Dec. 7, 2019 11:59 AM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A man and his former wife have been sentenced in eastern Idaho after pleading guilty to child sex crimes. Lance Parry, 50, was sentenced to 56 years in prison and must serve at least 16 before he is eligible for parole. Jessica Parry, 41, received a 25-year-sentence and must serve...

Museum of Idaho receives $500,000 donation for new exhibit

Dec. 7, 2019 11:45 AM EST

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Museum of Idaho has received a $500,000 donation that will be used to create a permanent exhibit telling the history of eastern Idaho. The Post Register reports that Westmark Credit Union made the donation Friday at the museum in Idaho Falls. The new exhibit, called Way Out...

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...

Suit to force treasurer from Statehouse office can continue

Dec. 6, 2019 6:06 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A lawsuit brought by Idaho legislative leaders seeking to force the treasurer out of her first-floor office in the Statehouse can move forward, a judge ruled Friday. Fourth District Court Judge Nancy Baskin didn't rule on the merits of the case but said the legislative leaders have...

Federal national laboratory in Idaho gets supercomputer

Dec. 6, 2019 1:37 PM EST

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho National Laboratory's third supercomputer arrived in their facility this week to enable researchers to faster simulate new fuels and reactor designs, officials said. The $19.2 million supercomputer includes about 100,000 processors and is named Sawtooth after the Idaho...