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New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...

Maker carries Idaho St. over Montana-Western 80-48

Nov. 15, 2019 12:07 AM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Chier Maker had 18 points and seven rebounds as Idaho State romped past Montana-Western 80-48 on Thursday night. Maker hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Malik Porter had 10 points for Idaho State (2-1). Tarik Cool added 10 points and six assists. Chidi Udengwu had nine rebounds for the home...

3 Great Falls siblings found safe, Amber Alert canceled

Nov. 14, 2019 9:11 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Three siblings who had been reported missing from Great Falls have been located in Idaho, and the Montana Department of Justice has canceled an Amber Alert issued for them. The agency says two girls, ages 5 and 3, and a 1-year-old boy were found safe Thursday several hours after...

Fuller, Manjon lift UC Davis over Idaho 65-64

Nov. 14, 2019 8:25 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Fuller had 18 points and Ezra Manjon made a go-ahead layup with 24 seconds left as UC Davis narrowly defeated Idaho 65-64 on Thursday in the Red Wolves Classic. UC Davis passed it around the perimeter to get it in the hands of Manjon, who used a high screen to drive the left...

Groups sue to stop power transmission line in eastern Oregon

Nov. 14, 2019 1:45 PM EST

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two groups have filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed power transmission line that would run through two counties in northeast Oregon, a newspaper reported Thursday. The Stop B2H Coalition and Greater Hells Canyon Council, both based in La Grande, Oregon, filed the suit in...

Idaho university won’t accept Medicaid as health insurance

Nov. 14, 2019 11:57 AM EST

REXBURG, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho university has stopped accepting Medicaid as health insurance coverage, forcing full-time students to buy a university-backed plan. Health plans at Brigham Young University-Idaho can be purchased for at least $81 a month for single students and up to $678 a month for a...

Former hospital worker to pay $1.5 million in restitution

Nov. 14, 2019 11:37 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former employee of a major Boise hospital has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for wire fraud. Boise television station KBOI reports 60-year-old Lois Soito worked for Saint Alphonsus Hospital Systems for 22 years before she was indicted by a federal grand jury in...

Boise teen charged in connection with crash that killed boy

Nov. 14, 2019 11:10 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise teen who prosecutors say fatally hit a 7-year-old bicyclist while driving a pickup truck has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. Conner Brant, 18, was booked into the Ada County Jail on Wednesday in connection with the fatal July collision. Deputies say...

Boise woman gets probation for federal program theft

Nov. 13, 2019 11:58 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for misusing money intended for a program supporting veterans on personal purchases, including a trip to Washington, D.C. and more than $1,000 spent at a California resort. U.S. Attorney Bart Davis announced the sentence...

Democrat who narrowly lost in state Senate race to run again

Nov. 12, 2019 3:01 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jim Bratnober says he will again challenge incumbent Republican state Sen. Fred Martin in Boise's District 15. Bratnober, a Democrat, lost to Martin in the November 2018 election by 11 votes following a recount of the vote that had Martin initially winning by six votes. Bratnober in a...