Koby E. Thrasher (Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office)

A Lewiston man serving in the U.S. Navy was charged with rape in Nez Perce County 2nd District Court on Thursday.

According to a probable cause affidavit, a woman alleged Koby E. Thrasher, 22, of Lewiston, raped her after she invited him to her home on Oct. 6 of last year. The woman's name was redacted in court documents, and it's the policy of the Lewiston Tribune not to identify alleged victims of sexual assault.

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Three U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles, assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, fire flares over the Utah Test and Training Range July 3, 2018. (U.S. Air Force/Airman 1st Class Codie Trimble)

A cadre of Idaho residents are suing the Air Force over the "extraordinary and unprecedented" urban training exercises planned to take place in nine cities across the state.

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National Geographic

You know you’ve got a pretty sweet gig when the morning’s training brief starts out with: “Today, what we’re out there to do, is intercept the eclipse.” In a recent National Geographic video, pilots with the 366th Fighter Wing at Idaho’s Mountain Home Air Force Base did exactly that.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Martin Egnash

Patriotism can be a hard thing to measure. However, most would agree that signing on the dotted line and taking an oath to defend your nation, especially during our longest period of sustained conflict, is a decent marker of love of country. That’s the conclusion the researchers over at WalletHub came to in a June 27 report, “2017’s Most Patriotic States in America.”

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NRA/screenshot

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday joined Democrats in Idaho — Idaho! — to kill legislation that would have permitted public schools to hold  elective gun-safety courses for the state’s secondary students. And their reasoning doesn’t seem to make much sense.

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