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69 dogs rescued from home given to Idaho Humane Society

The Idaho Humane Society has received dozens of dogs and three cats after the animals were rescued from a hoarding situation in the small city of Mountain Home.

Stuck on art: Idaho man specializes in artisan stickers

Stacey Barker’s works of art are affixed to surfaces throughout the region — on water bottles, car bumpers, trash bins, bike racks and even a few ski lift towers.

LDS church to hold major conference without attendees

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Wednesday that it will hold a major conference in April that features speeches by top leaders without any attendees because of the spread of the coronavirus.

Boise adopts hand-held phone ban for drivers

It's now illegal to use a hand-held device while driving in Boise.

BYU: Same-sex romantic behavior still banned

BYU said Wednesday that “same-sex romantic behavior” is not allowed on campus even under recent changes to its strict code of conduct that dropped a section banning any behavior that reflected “homosexual feelings."

Idaho resort looks for skier after avalanche; 2 others die

Officials were searching Wednesday for a missing skier at an Idaho resort where a series of avalanches killed two skiers and injured five others the day before.