A winter storm is coming in, “probably the strongest one we’ve seen in a while,” according to a National Weather Service (NWS) Missoula office briefing, bringing a potential for freezing rain, snow accumulations, and gusting winds with accompanying frigid wind chills.

      The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest is currently applying for state grant funding through three Idaho Parks and Recreation funds: the Recreational Road and Bridge Program, the Recreation Trails Program and the Off Road Motor Vehicle program. The grants would supplement funding for the f…

      BOISE —Suicide rates in Idaho have consistently been one of the highest in the nation, according to the state’s Department of Health & Welfare. The most current statistics from 2017 show Idaho is ranked 5th for suicide deaths.

      BOISE — Dr. Michael Parrella, Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Idaho, presented the Agriculture Research and Extension Service’s budget for fiscal year 2020 Wednesday morning to the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.

        Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra outlined her vision for the future of Idaho’s public schools Thursday morning in her budget presentation to the Legislature’s Joint Finance- Appropriations Committee.

          The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and the Bonneville Power Administration have revised the schedule to complete an environmental impact statement to assess and update their long-term strategy for the operations, maintenance and configuration of the 14 federal dam and re…

          Visitors to the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests should be prepared for a closure in effect on part of Cove Road (Forest Service road 279), located on the Salmon River Ranger District, due to work on the Doc Denny 2 timber sale. The road will be closed weekdays, Monday through Friday, and open on weekends. The combined forests issued an order Wednesday, Jan. 2, closing part of the road from mile 16 to just past mile 20.

          Amid a change at the director level with the retirement of Virgil Moore and the promotion of deputy director of operations Ed Schriever, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is anticipating a total budget of about $125 million next fiscal year — an increase of $15 million from the current f…

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