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Top-ranked amateur Williams ready for NCAAs

SEATTLE (AP) — When Chris Williams found out he was the No. 1 ranked amateur golfer in the world, it came in the same way he’s learned about many of the other accolades in his […]


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Document: White House shooter practiced for months

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House practiced with his weapon for six months and may have been upset about the country’s […]


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Some communities seek to require gun ownership

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Communities from Idaho to Georgia to Maine have been inspired to “require” or recommend their residents arm themselves ever since the Newtown school massacre.


Gigantic potato travels to the Farmers Market

  Beginning around 2 p.m., a 6-ton, 28-foot-long potato sculpture commissioned by the Idaho Potato Commission will be hauled by a big-rig flatbed truck from Huntington Beach to the original Farmers Market in the Fairfax […]


Human finger in Idaho trout belongs to wakeboarder

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – A human finger found inside a fish at Idaho’s Priest Lake has been traced to a wakeboarder who lost four fingers in an accident more than two months earlier. Fisherman Nolan […]


FBI: 'Bucket List Bandit' caught in Okla.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – An FBI agent from Pennsylvania says a suspect dubbed the “Bucket List Bandit” who is believed to be responsible for bank robberies in nine states has been arrested in Oklahoma. Jason Crouse, […]


Retirement destinations as America ages

CAMDEN, MAINE – The idea of people who uproot and move when they retire conjures up images of warm, sunny Florida or Arizona. But some of the older members of the baby boom generation – […]


Daycare worker admits abusing 23 kids

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) – Prosecutors say a 23-year-old daycare worker in Idaho has confessed to sexually abusing 23 children. Joshua Ritchie is charged with lewd conduct with a child and is being held on $2.5 […]


FBI seeks bank robber dubbed 'Bucket List Bandit'

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The FBI is hunting for a serial bank robber suspected in heists in eight states and whom the agency dubbed the “Bucket List Bandit” after he passed a note to a […]


Wisconsin still leads nation in cheese production

(AP) – There’s a reason Wisconsin is called the cheese capital of America. The Badger State produced 227 million pounds of cheese in June. That was one-fourth of the nation’s cheese production that month, and […]


California official replaced after killing cougar

(AP) – The California Fish and Game Commission removed its president on Wednesday, months after he was criticized for killing a mountain lion in Idaho. Real estate developer Dan Richards was stripped of his leadership […]