Local & Regional

Local Idaho man gets 5 ½ years in S. Ore. police confrontation
The Jackson County, Oregon, district attorney's office said Wednesday that 29-year-old Wayne Pearson pleaded no contest to multiple charges, including attempted assault, attempting to elude and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Local Caldwell restaurant owner sentenced for tax evasion Caldwell restaurant owner sentenced for tax evasion
U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson announced Tuesday that 49-year-old Rogelio Contreras Villasenor was sentenced to 41 months in prison and three years of probation by U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge.
Local Gov. Otter asks Supreme Court to hear Idaho case Gov. Otter asks Supreme Court to hear Idaho case
In documents filed with the nation's highest court, lawyers for Otter said waiting for Idaho's case would help the Supreme Court resolve "the marriage-litigation wave in all respects."