Local & Regional

Local Forest Service eyes development of improved fire shelter Forest Service eyes development of improved fire shelter
National Director of Fire and Aviation Management Tom Harbour says that's one aspect of a plan to help firefighters who are facing increasingly ferocious wildfires complicated by home building in wildland areas.
Local Air Canada plane 'abrupt' landing injures 25 Air Canada plane 'abrupt' landing injures 25
An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries.
Local Annual Easter EGGstravaganza takes over Zoo Boise Annual Easter EGGstravaganza takes over Zoo Boise
Hundreds of kids came out to get a jump start on spring, enjoying a day of games, face-painting, and of course an Easter egg hunt with help from the Easter Bunny himself.
Local Federal appeals court rejects Duncan's death sentence appeal Federal appeals court rejects Duncan's death sentence appeal
Joseph Edward Duncan III faces the death penalty for the 2005 murder of 9-year-old Dylan Groene. He also faces several life sentences for the murder of three family members and the kidnapping of his then-8-year-old sister.
Local Northern Idaho city council admits illegally voting via email Northern Idaho city council admits illegally voting via email
The Lewiston Tribune, a newspaper in Lewiston, reports that the Genesee city councilors acknowledged their actions during a special March 26 meeting. The four-member panel then voided its most recent email vote, which involved a lease agreement with the Latah County Library District.