News from the state of Idaho

Technology has growing role in corralling US West wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become...

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states

LOS ANGELES — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in...

‘Scary’: Fuel shortage could ground firefighting aircraft

BOISE, Idaho — Airport officials facing jet fuel shortages are concerned they’ll have to wave off planes and helicopters that drop fire retardants during...

‘Not fun’: Northwest heat wave builds, all-time records fall

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon's largest city broke its all-time heat record on Saturday. It could beat the new mark on Sunday. ...

Trudeau: Canada is ashamed about schools for Indigenous kids

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday Canadians are “horrified and ashamed” by their government's longtime policy of forcing Indigenous children to attend...

US judge blocks Nevada grazing; sage grouse totals dwindling

RENO, Nev. — A federal judge has blocked a Nevada project that would expand livestock grazing across 400 squares miles (1,036 square kilometers), of...