Home appreciation in Whatcom County increased 11.4 percent at the end of March compared to a year earlier, according to a new report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Whatcom's increase was 18th-highest among 245 U.S. metro areas.
A new "whale warning flag" will be flown by boats and select land stations along the west side of San Juan Island starting this weekend to let boaters know whales are in the area, and to pay attention.
Russ Fulcher, the Idaho Republican Party's 2018 nominee for the 1st Congressional District, US House, broke ribs in motorcycle crash. As of May 25, Congress candidate likely to leave hospital soon, recover at home.
Idaho Tax Commission expects to change state law after learning the city of Pocatello charged sales tax on a public records request. NPR radio station reported on the tax in the interest of open access to public information.
A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park has faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for understating the potential for mining to harm land, water and wildlife.
A judge has ordered a former caregiver to enter a treatment program that could be followed by a prison sentence after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a patient at a rehabilitation center in southeast Idaho.