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New Wyo. lottery could divert Utahns from buying Idaho tickets

The Associated Press
Jan 31 2014 - 10:06am

BOISE, Idaho -- Wyoming's upstart lottery could take a bite of out what have been steadily growing sales since the first $1 scratch ticket was sold in Idaho in 1989.

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U.S. Chamber makes tea party defeat in heavy-Mormon Idaho district a top priority

Bloomberg News, John McCormick
Jan 25 2014 - 3:25pm

TWIN FALLS, Idaho -- Ground zero in the Republican Party's fight to define its future is on the opposite side of the country from Washington, amid snow-covered mountains and the Snake River canyon, in a House race that pits the business community against the tea party.

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Idaho lawmakers to consider allowing concealed weapons on college campuses

The Associated Press
Jan 24 2014 - 3:40pm

BOISE, Idaho -- Gun-rights advocates are resurrecting a measure aiming to allow concealed weapons on Idaho university campuses.

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Local groups already working to help impoverished

Contributed, Leah Hartmann
Jan 22 2014 - 3:05pm

Editor,The article of Sunday, Jan. 19, "Real changes vs. entitlements" did not leave me feeling good the way it was supposed to. Having worked for the YMCA of Northern Utah, and in that capacity, having come in contact with many other social service agencies in Ogden, I fail to see how 'bundling' services for those living in chronic poverty is...

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Bodies recovered from Idaho plane crash site

The Associated Press
Jan 16 2014 - 2:22pm

BOISE, Idaho -- The bodies of all five victims of a December plane crash have been recovered from the mountains of central Idaho.

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Farmington man injured in Idaho avalanche while snowmobiling

The Associated Press
Jan 12 2014 - 2:16pm

POCATELLO, Idaho -- A 28-year-old snowmobiler from Utah suffered two broken legs and a broken arm in an avalanche just across the border in Idaho.

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Orem pilot enters plea to flying drunk in plane crash

The Associated Press
Jan 12 2014 - 2:12pm

SANDPOINT, Idaho  -- A Utah pilot who crashed a plane at a northern Idaho airport has entered an Alford plea to reckless operation of an aircraft.

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Missing Idaho plane found; 5 dead

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Jan 11 2014 - 11:25am

BOISE, Idaho -- The wreckage of a small plane carrying five people, including a Silicon Valley executive, was found Friday after the aircraft vanished Dec. 1 in the central Idaho mountains, the Valley County sheriff's office and the pilot's wife said. There were no survivors.

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Renee Lena Moyes Vaughn

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 5 2014 - 3:57pm

Renee Lena Moyes Vaughn born August 11, 1933 to John Orin Moyes and Mable Matilda Tilly Jensen Moyes, passed away March 30, 2014 at her daughters home in Iona, Idaho surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrigs disease.

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Dr. Keith Marshall Wayment

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 3 2014 - 1:05pm

Dr. Keith Marshall Wayment passed away March 31, 2014, at the age of 70, at St. Luke's Hospital in Twin Falls, ID. He was born January 27, 1944, in Ogden, Utah to Blaine Wade and Helen Cleone Marshall Wayment.His parents moved from Ogden to Pleasant View, Utah when Keith was 12. He spent his youth with bow and arrows combing the foothills of...

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2 men injured in Idaho BASE jump accident

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:47pm

TWIN FALLS, Idaho  -- A pair of BASE jumpers survived a 486-foot fall in southern Idaho Monday evening when their parachutes failed to fully open.

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Flows to increase along Idaho's Snake River

Contributed
Mar 24 2014 - 10:14am

HEYBURN, Idaho - The Bureau of Reclamation will increase flows along the Upper Snake River this week as part of normal reservoir operations to prepare for spring runoff and irrigation deliveries.  People are advised to exercise caution near rivers and canals.

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Routine grounds work at cemetery alarms some

The Associated Press
Mar 20 2014 - 5:55pm

PRESTON, Idaho -- A Idaho cemetery undergoing springtime maintenance is dismaying passers-by who have taken notice of oversized dirt clods and dug-up gravestones.

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VIDEO: Fog causes 40-vehicle pileup in Idaho

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:50pm

 BOISE -- A pileup involving a logging truck and more than 40 other vehicles has resulted in at least 10 injuries on Idaho's main east-west highway.

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21,000 acres charred as crews battle season’s biggest blaze on Utah/Idaho border

Crews battle the State Fire as it approaches homes in Samaria, Idaho, on Monday. The fire is burning along the Utah/Idaho border and had spread to 21,000 acres by Monday evening. 

(BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

JaNae Francis
Aug 13 2013 - 12:50am

PORTAGE -- There were 220 firefighters near here and the Idaho town of Samaria on Monday working on the biggest wildfire in Utah this year.According to Jason Curry, spokesman for the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, the fire was believed to have started Thursday evening and parts of the blaze were burning less than a mile from...

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GALLERY: Weber State basketball vs. Idaho State in Pocatello

Bill Schaefer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 18 2014 - 9:41am

Photos by Bill Schaefer/Special to the Standarnd-Examiner

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GALLERY: Weber State basketball vs. Idaho State in Pocatello

Bill Schaefer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 18 2014 - 9:41am

Photos by Bill Schaefer/Special to the Standarnd-Examiner

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VIDEO: Fog causes 40-vehicle pileup in Idaho

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:50pm

 BOISE -- A pileup involving a logging truck and more than 40 other vehicles has resulted in at least 10 injuries on Idaho's main east-west highway.

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GALLERY: Wildfires rage across the West

In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 photo, a firefighter with the Idaho City Hotshots looks for spot fires during a back burn along the Pine-Featherville Road while battling the more than 90,000-acre Elk Fire Complex near Pine, Idaho. Fire crews in central Idaho capitalized on favorable winds Tuesday to continue burnout operations around a small mountain community, seeking to push a wildfire toward an area torched by a massive blaze last year. (AP Photo/The Times-News, Ashley Smith)

The Associated Press
Aug 26 2013 - 5:05pm

Fires across the western United States are threatening communities, burning up the federal fire fighting reserves.

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GALLERY: Utah and Idaho wildfires in August

The Patch Springs Fire burns in the Stansbury Mountains of Utah, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/ Deseret News, Ravell Call)

The Associated Press
Aug 19 2013 - 12:52pm

Wildfires across Idaho and Utah keep fire crews busy.

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GALLERY: Wildfires burn thousands of acres in Idaho

Aspen trees catch fire during a back burn near Pine, Idaho set by firefighters fighting the Elk fire Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013. The Elk fire has burned 111,977 acres and was 10% contained as of 8am. (AP Photo/Idaho Statesman, Kyle Green)

The Associated Press
Aug 15 2013 - 12:30pm

Idaho wildfiers burn thousands of acres.

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21,000 acres charred as crews battle season’s biggest blaze on Utah/Idaho border

Crews battle the State Fire as it approaches homes in Samaria, Idaho, on Monday. The fire is burning along the Utah/Idaho border and had spread to 21,000 acres by Monday evening. 

(BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

JaNae Francis
Aug 13 2013 - 12:50am

PORTAGE -- There were 220 firefighters near here and the Idaho town of Samaria on Monday working on the biggest wildfire in Utah this year.According to Jason Curry, spokesman for the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, the fire was believed to have started Thursday evening and parts of the blaze were burning less than a mile from...

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GALLERY: State Fire Burns in Northern Utah and Southern Idaho

Fire crews battle the State Fire on the Utah/Idaho border which reached 11,000 acres on Saturday night. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Aug 10 2013 - 11:48pm

Fire crews battle the State Fire on the Utah/Idaho border which reached 11,000 acres on Saturday night.

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GALLERY: Captured soldier rally in Hailey, Idaho, June 23, 2013

Bob Bergdahl, father of captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, speaks at the "Bring Bowe Back" celebration held to honor Sgt. Bergdahl in Hailey, Idaho, Saturday, June 22, 2013. Hundreds of activists for missing service members gathered in a small Idaho town Saturday to hear the parents of the only known U.S. prisoner of war speak just days after his Taliban captors announced they want to exchange him for prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Jae C. Hong, The Associated Press
Jun 22 2013 - 6:16pm

Bob Bergdahl, father of captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, speaks at the "Bring Bowe Back" celebration held to honor Sgt. Bergdahl in Hailey, Idaho, Saturday, June 22, 2013. Hundreds of activists for missing service members gathered in a small Idaho town Saturday to hear the parents of the only known U.S. prisoner of war speak just days after his Taliban captors announced they want to exchange him for prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay.

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