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State News

What's happening in Idaho? For information and details regarding Idaho news, see our articles below.

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago

LGBTQ+ librarians grapple with attacks on books - and on themselves

Gender nonconforming library workers in particular, like Meissner, are also grappling with growing calls for book …

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
One way to appreciate teachers: These schools provide their day care

In states such as Idaho, where funding for early childhood education is limited, some schools are spearheading initiatives to provide quality, affordable child…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
After Roe, the network of people who help others get abortions see themselves as 'the underground'

Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, said such laws protect the unborn. While she doesn’t know if anything can be done to prevent p…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Yellowstone trip ended with Idaho man arrested for kicking bison

The two men from Idaho Falls, Idaho, pleaded not guilty in a court appearance April 22.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Some urge boycott of Wyoming as rural angst over wolves clashes with cruel scenes of one in a bar

Wolves are federally protected as an endangered or threatened species in most of the U.S. but not the Northern Rockies. Wyoming, Idaho and Montana allow wolves…

Updated 2 months ago
Key moments Idaho abortion ban arguments before Supreme Court

Attorneys for both sides warned that the justices’ ruling could affect women and doctors far beyond Idaho, changing how emergency rooms treat patients in many …

Updated 2 months ago
A conservative quest to limit diversity programs gains momentum in states

GOP governors in Idaho and Wyoming also signed legislation this year restricting the use of state funds for DEI efforts at higher education institutions.

Updated 2 months ago
New federal rule bars transgender school bathroom bans, but it likely isn't the final word

The requirements are already law in several states, including Idaho

Updated 2 months ago
Judge OKs phone surveys of jury pool for man charged in 4 University of Idaho student deaths

Kohberger's defense team hired a consultant to survey potential jurors living near the university about things they might have seen, heard or read about the ca…

Updated 2 months ago
Suspect in killing of Idaho sheriff's deputy fatally shot by police, authorities say

Boise police found the shooting suspect's vehicle unoccupied about a half hour after the shooting, and found a man believed to be the suspect outside a home, B…

Updated 2 months ago
Idaho abortion ban raises alarms about the state of emergency pregnancy care in the U.S.

The Biden administration has sued Idaho over its abortion ban

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Schumer says US will provide $6.1 billion to Micron for chip plants in Idaho NY

Micron has also announced plans for a $15 billion memory chip plant in its hometown of Boise

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Idaho's ban on youth gender-affirming care has families desperately scrambling for solutions

The ruling will hold while lawsuits against the law proceed through the lower courts, although the two transgender teens who sued to challenge the law will sti…

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Weedkiller manufacturer seeks lawmakers' help to squelch claims it failed to warn about cancer

About 167,000 legal claims against Bayer assert Roundup causes a cancer called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which Bayer disputes.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth

A federal judge in Idaho had blocked the law in its entirety after determining that it was necessary to do so to protect the teens, who are identified under ps…

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Authorities say 4 people are dead after a train collided with a pickup in rural Idaho

The incident Saturday morning happened near Notus