Originally published on Fri March 7, 2014 11:00 am
The worst train in America is right here in the Northwest: the famed Empire Builder.
Officials in Grant County, Wash., are asking the public to stay away from the shoreline behind the damaged Wanapum Dam.
According to a National Park Service report, towns around national parks lost an estimated $414 million during the partial government shutdown last October.
Originally published on Sun March 2, 2014 11:19 am
Northwest potato growers say they've been snubbed in a federal nutrition program.
Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 7:32 am
State colleges and universities across Idaho are appealing to state lawmakers' fiscally conservative side in an attempt to sideline a proposal to allow guns on campuses.
Local officials say the deaths of a Pocatello, Idaho, couple and their teenage sons is one of the worst tragedies in recent memory in the southeast Idaho community.
An annual count released Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center revealed that the number of active hate groups in the Northwest dropped dramatically in 2013.
Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 8:22 am
Fighting wildfires would be funded more like hurricane and flood response under a proposal out of the Northwest that won President Obama's endorsement.
The latest figures on who's signing up under the federal health care law tell a surprising story about one of the most conservative states in the country.
A measure that seeks to bar animal rights activists from making undercover video in Idaho dairies is moving ahead in the state House.
Originally published on Wed February 19, 2014 9:05 am
U.S. diplomats are reportedly renewing their efforts to arrange a prisoner swap for a Northwest soldier who's been in Taliban captivity nearly five years.
Originally published on Wed February 19, 2014 9:02 am
The Idaho family of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl is welcoming an effort to get their son home through a prisoner swap.
Originally published on Wed February 19, 2014 9:33 am
The avalanche center in Idaho's Sun Valley area is urging people to consider cancelling their plans in the backcountry.
Idaho started licensing midwives in 2010 under the Midwifery Practice Act so midwives could deliver babies in homes and at birthing centers legally.
The National Weather Service says the recent snowfall combined with rain over the next few days has set the stage for flooding in parts of the Northwest.
Safety experts say there are historically three big killers on the road: drunken driving, not wearing a seatbelt, and speeding.
Originally published on Thu February 13, 2014 5:46 pm
The Baker County Sheriff in eastern Oregon says two cross-country skiers died Tuesday in an avalanche in the southern Wallowa Mountains. Two others were seriously injured.
Forest managers in north Idaho and western Washington will be closing some popular camping areas this year. They say nearby trees are infected with root rot and post a threat to campers.
A new independent review finds the federal government used uncertain science when it proposed taking the gray wolf off the endangered species list across the Lower 48.