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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:09 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bear Lake 34, Soda Springs 20 Bishop Kelly 35, Vallivue 21 Bonners Ferry 41, Priest River 0 Borah 24, Capital 19 Buhl 26, Kimberly 21 Carey 32,...

Idaho lawmaker posts meme appearing to advocate violence

Oct. 13, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A far-right Idaho Republican lawmaker has posted a meme on Twitter appearing to advocate violence against journalists, educators, conservationists, the state’s largest university and other organizations ahead of an upcoming election in November. ...

Idaho ex-lawmaker makes 1st court appearance on rape charge

Oct. 13, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former state lawmaker made his first appearance in an Idaho courtroom on charges that he raped a young legislative intern earlier this year. Aaron von Ehlinger attended the court proceeding before Ada County Magistrate Judge John Hawley through a...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bear Lake 30, Malad 0 Bishop Kelly 55, Caldwell 6 Bonneville 14, Hillcrest 11 Buhl 38, Wendell 0 Butte County 40, Challis 6 Canyon Ridge 36, Mountain...

Ex-Idaho lawmaker charged with rape booked into Boise jail

Oct. 08, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho. (AP) — A former Idaho lawmaker charged with rape has been booked into a jail in Boise. Online records show Aaron von Ehlinger was booked into the Ada County Jail Friday afternoon, KBOI-TV reported. He is is facing charges of rape and...

No. 10 BYU's recipe for success: Never trail, ignore hype

Oct. 07, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

The BYU Cougars have a straightforward equation for success this season — never trail and ignore the hype. That formula has produced a 5-0 start even as the 10th-ranked Cougars have gone through not one, not two but three QBs due to injuries. BYU...

Mainstream Republicans seek to 'rescue' Idaho - from the GOP

Oct. 07, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin wants to be the state’s governor after next year's November elections. But when the man currently holding the job left town this week on official business, she decided not to wait. McGeachin, a far-right...

Fire retardant could be 'game-changer' in fighting wildfires

Oct. 05, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials on Tuesday approved a long-lasting fire retardant that could significantly aid in fighting increasingly destructive wildfires by stopping them before they ever start. The U.S. Forest Service approved Perimeter Solutions’ fire...

Vaccine mandate bill attempts to reconvene Idaho Legislature

Oct. 04, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers recommended legislation Monday that could lead to reconvening the Legislature if the proposed bill aimed at thwarting President Joe Biden's vaccine mandates gets enough support. The Committee on Federalism that contains both...

Strong, Taua lead Nevada past Boise State, 41-31

Oct. 02, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Carson Strong threw for 263 yards and a touchdown, Toa Taua rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns and Nevada defeated Boise State 41-31 on Saturday. Nevada (4-1, 1-0), the pre-season favorite to win the Mountain West Conference’s West division,...