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People wait to vote in the U.S. presidential primary election outside a polling site in Glendale, Arizona March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Trump, Clinton Win Arizona On Big Night In The West

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday but rival Ted Cruz showed some fight with a win in Utah that gave hope to establishment Republicans who fear Trump would lead the party to ruin in the presidential election. On the Democratic side, favorite Hillary Clinton routed challenger […]

March 23, 2016
A fire fighter monitors a backfire during the Rocky Fire near Clearlake, California, August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

U.S. Forest Service Says Spending More Than Half Of Budget On Fires

Since 2000, at least 10 states have had their largest fires on record, the agency said.

August 5, 2015
Health Care, Medicaid, Supreme Court, Health, National News, Top News, Idaho, California, States Rights, Reimbursements

Supreme Court Bars Judges From Setting Medicaid Rates

Medicaid rates are so low that the Supreme Court was needed to forbid health care providers from continually suing certain states.

March 31, 2015

9th Circuit To Take Up Same-Sex Marriage Bans In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii

By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times Three federal appeals court judges who have ruled in favor of gay rights in the past are to hear arguments Monday on whether to uphold same-sex marriage bans in Western states. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges, randomly selected to consider the appeals, are Stephen Reinhardt, appointed […]

September 8, 2014

Idaho Teen Held In Solitary For Months After Murder Charges

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times The crime was so awful that readers of the local paper in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, complained that the details were too graphic to print. “Blood everywhere,” one officer noted in a police report, describing the apartment where he’d found blood on the floor, blood on the ceiling, and the […]

July 24, 2014

Five Tea Party Favorites Headed For Defeat In GOP Primaries

The 2014 midterm elections are kicking into high gear, with GOP primaries throughout the nation being watched closely as “establishment” Republicans and Democrats alike anticipate the defeat of several Tea Party candidates. Just four years ago, the Tea Party emerged as a powerful and, for some, fresh force in the Republican Party. Today, however, ultraconservatives are struggling […]

May 19, 2014

California Wins Out Over Idaho In Fight Over 9th Circuit Court Post

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — California prevailed over Idaho on Monday in a long battle over the fate of a key judicial post, thanks largely to the Democrats’ change last year to long-standing Senate filibuster rules. The Senate voted 56-43 to confirm John B. Owens for a seat on the 9th U.S. […]

April 1, 2014

Heavy Snow After Dry Weeks Unleashes Avalanche Fury In West

By Craig Welch, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — More than 24 hours after a 1,000-foot-long avalanche killed two in their party, a pair of severely injured backcountry skiers from Washington were plucked from the slopes of the Wallowas in Eastern Oregon on Wednesday. During a frustrating, snowy day with low visibility, volunteers on snowmobiles, rescue crews […]

February 13, 2014