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4 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Fire dispatcher explains how wildfires are named

Wildfire season is in full swing and that got us thinking. How are wildfires named? You hear some unique ones floating around like Hell Roaring and Whiskey.

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8 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Reaction to GOP ruling: 'He changed the locks, discarded documents, and fired staff'

In more of the reaction to yesterday's court ruling on leadership of the Idaho Republican Party, the two party officials whom Barry Peterson unsuccessfully sued, Mike Mathews and Cindy Siddoway, have issued a statement on the results.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Twin Falls County, ID, Twin Falls, ID

12 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Police: Robbers have hit 5 banks in 8 days

Authorities are looking for a trio of robbers they say have hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and south King counties.

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Related Topix: World News, Lewiston, ID, Culdesac, ID, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Tue Jul 29, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Idaho Independent Bank Announces 2014 Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Results

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, July 29, 2014 -- Jack W. Gustavel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Idaho Independent Bank , announced IIB's consolidated unaudited financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Pop/Rock, The Call

KHQ-TV Spokane

Boat explodes in Bayview, Idaho when owner tries to start it

BAYVIEW, Idaho- On Tuesday just before 2pm, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office was called to MacDonald's Hudson Bay Resort in Bayview for a boat exploded.

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Related Topix: Bayview, ID, Kootenai County, ID, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

The Spokesman-Review

Fort Boise: Idaho's Loss, Raul's Gain

And probably needless to say, Popkey's resignation from the Statesman is effective immediately, which is a shame, because we could use his skill at political analysis to help us sort this out.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Idaho Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

Idaho boy recovering from rattlesnake bite

A 6-year-old western Idaho boy who suffered a rattlesnake bite on his big toe is recovering in the intensive care unit at a Spokane hospital.

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Related Topix: Culdesac, ID, Medicine, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Lewiston, ID, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

KHQ-TV Spokane

Twin Falls man guilty in throat slashing case

A jury found a Twin Falls man guilty of his role in the kidnapping and stabbing of a Blackfoot man who was left for dead along a rural road in south-central Idaho.

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The Spokesman-Review

Minimum Wage Rally Today In CdA

From Kootenai County Democrats: "Idaho ranks last in the nation in family wages and that's not good enough! It's time for working families to finally get some attention and get some value out of the folks they send to Washington, D.C. A rally to promote an increase in the minimum wage is scheduled at 3 p.m. today at Riverstone Park in Coeur ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kootenai County, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Embattled Idaho GOP chairman contends he's facing 'hostile...

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Embattled Idaho GOP Chairman Barry Peterson says the Idaho Republican Party is faced with "two rogue members engaged in a hostile takeover," who want to "usurp" his authority as party chairman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hank Azaria

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

Suspect in Idaho killings arrested in Pennsylvania

The Reading Eagle reports 44-year-old John C. Douglas was arrested at about 8 a.m. Monday near his residence.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Spokesman-Review

Idaho GOP, Teapublicans Split Sheets

About eight years ago, libertarians, Tea Partiers and people who thought Ron Paul would make a wonderful president married into the So it became a test of wills.

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KBCI CBS 2

Three people killed in Idaho crashes over the weekend

Three people died in three separate accidents on Idaho highways on Sunday. The Idaho State Police says 47-year-old Michael Garner, of Caldwell , died when his pickup went off Interstate 84 in Nampa and rolled at about 5:50 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Caldwell, ID, Nampa, ID, Plummer, ID, Benewah County, ID

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho woman killed, three others seriously injured in I-84 crash

An Idaho woman was killed and three others were seriously injured over the weekend following a single vehicle crash on I-84 west of Baker City.

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Related Topix: Blackfoot, ID, Boise, ID, Pocatello, ID

Hispanic Business

Recent audit findings drive challenger in Idaho treasurer race

But he's best known for a series of critical state audits over the past five years, the most recent suggesting that Crane made an inappropriate transfer between two funds that cost state taxpayers more than .

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Record number of timber harvested in Idaho

A massive timber salvage sale and logging companies opting to cash in on high prices resulted in a record 347 million board feet of timber harvested from state endowment lands during the last fiscal year, state officials say.

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Local NEWS 8

Add the Words documentary shows in Pocatello

The Add the Words campaign has been made into a documentary. The Add the Words campaign is working to get "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" added onto Idaho's Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: Pocatello, ID, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, C. Otter, Gay/Lesbian

KISU-TV Pocatello

Science Trek

SCIENCE TREK, produced by Idaho Public Television, airs the third Tuesday of the month throughout the school year and focuses on a variety of science-related topics.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

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