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Manuel scores 21, Montana turns back Idaho State 77-74

Jan. 24, 2020 12:40 AM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Kendal Manuel had 21 points as Montana held off Idaho State 77-74 on Thursday night. Tarik Cool made one of two free throws with nine seconds remaining to draw Idaho State within 75-74, then Josh Vazquez made two free throws with two seconds left to seal the win for Montana. Jared...

Republican Rep. Matt Shea speaks at a gun-rights rally, where many gathered in support of the embattled lawmaker, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. Shea was suspended from the Republican caucus in the wake of a December report that found he was involved in anti-government activities and several lawmakers have called on him to resign, something he says he will not do. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Controversial Washington lawmaker spreads views across West

Jan. 23, 2020 12:35 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state lawmaker whose actions surrounding an armed standoff with federal agents were dubbed “domestic terrorism” in a recent report has for years been spreading his anti-government views to other Western states. Republican Rep. Matt Shea is a co-founder of...

Idaho lawmakers consider changes in primary voting rules

Jan. 20, 2020 3:58 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Voters will have about two weeks to choose a political party if they want to vote in Idaho's Democratic and Republican presidential primaries in March following action by a House panel on Monday. The State Affairs Committee sent to the full House legislation that will take effect...

Boise St. rallies from 19 down, beats Utah State 88-83 in OT

Jan. 19, 2020 1:13 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup forced a turnover and scored with 1.9 seconds left to send the game into overtime as Boise State rallied from 19-points down in the second half and beat Utah State 88-83 on Saturday night. Utah State (14-6, 3-4 Mountain West Conference) never trailed in regulation, and...

Golder scores 18 to carry Portland St. past Idaho St. 82-76

Jan. 19, 2020 12:55 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Markus Golder registered 18 points as Portland State topped Idaho State 82-76 on Saturday night. Holland Woods had 12 points and seven assists for Portland State (9-10, 3-4 Big Sky Conference). Alonzo Walker added 11 points. Rashaad Goolsby had 10 points and eight rebounds. Chier...

Montana earns 1,000th home court win, holds off Idaho 67-63

Jan. 18, 2020 11:15 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jared Samuelson scored 23 points and Kyle Owens and Kendal Manuel each added two clutch free throws in the final seconds as Montana won its 1,000th game on its home court, holding off Idaho for a 67-63 Big Sky Conference victory on Saturday night. Fittingly, it was the 200th meeting...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, Diana Calvert, River City Retail Marijuana Dispensary manager stocks the shelves with product in Merlin, Ore. Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state report. Idaho residents are purchasing recreational marijuana in Oregon because it is illegal in Idaho, the report released Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis said. (Timothy Bullard/The Daily Courier via AP)

Report: Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near Idaho

Jan. 18, 2020 7:08 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state report. Idaho residents are purchasing recreational marijuana in Oregon because it is illegal in Idaho, the report released Friday by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis said....

Aiken Jr., Perry lift Eastern Washington over Idaho 78-75

Jan. 17, 2020 12:59 AM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. totaled 18 points, eight rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks, and Jack Perry hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds left in the game to lift Eastern Washington to a 78-75 victory over Idaho on Thursday night. Eastern Washington (10-6, 3-2 Big Sky...

Harding 8 of his 28 in OT, Weber St. beats Idaho St. 76-68

Jan. 16, 2020 11:42 PM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored eight of his 28 points in overtime, Cody John finished with 21 points, and Weber State beat Idaho State 76-68 on Thursday night to snap a three-game skid. John made 9 of 11, including 5 of 6 in OT. Michal Kozak tied his career-high with 14 points and freshman...

Idaho House expels member convicted of fraud by Texas jury

Jan. 16, 2020 8:58 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House of Representatives on Thursday expelled one of its members a day after he was convicted of conspiring to defraud the U.S. government. The House voted 65-0 to expel Republican Rep. John Green of Post Falls. It is the first ever expulsion from the Idaho Legislature, state...