Idaho State News

Red Light on 80 MPH Speed Limits

June 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – Speed limits in Idaho may not be going up to 80 miles an hour July 1 as planned. The Idaho Legislature passed a bill this session approving the increase [...]

Police: Nickel Sack or Nickelback?

June 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

(COEUR D’ALENE) – A little miscommunication almost landed two Idaho men in hot water this week. In an incident that was later uploaded to YouTube, the men asked a [...]

More Troopers On Roads This Weekend

June 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are known as the 100 deadliest days of the year on our Idaho highways.  So the Idaho State Police is increasing [...]

Man Arrested With 21 Pounds of Pot

June 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

(BURLEY) – A California man has been arrested after being found with 21 pounds of marijuana Thursday in Cassia County.  An Idaho State Police trooper arrested 33-year-old [...]

Mule Deer Need Crossing Help

June 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

(JACKSON) – Between 4,000 and 5,000 mule deer migrate from the Red Desert to the Hoback twice a year and researchers are saying it will take a tremendous effort to protect [...]

Workforce Fund to Be Changed

June 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

(BOISE) – The state’s workforce development training fund is about to undergo some changes. The fund is used to attract new businesses to the state.  Gov. C.L. [...]

Democrats: Raise Minimum Wage

June 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – Democrats fanned out across the state Tuesday to talk about raising the minimum wage. Minimum wage in Idaho is $7.25 and Democrats say that is not enough [...]

State To Take Over Prison

June 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

(BOISE) – At the end of the month, the management of one of Idaho’s largest prisons returns to state hands. Gov. Butch Otter tells the Associated Press the transition [...]

Poker To Continue Despite State Ban

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

(NORTHERN IDAHO) – A judge has ruled in favor of a northern Idaho casino offering poker despite a state ban – at least temporarily. Leaders from the Coeur d’Alene [...]

Wanna Go 80? It’ll be Legal Soon

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – The Idaho Transportation Department is increasing speed limits on interstates 15, 84 and 86 for the first time in almost two decades. The limits are [...]
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