What's More Terrifying Than Lumber Flying Through Your Windshield? Probably Nothing

A man in Meridian, Idaho this morning was seriously injured after living through a nightmare scenario for many of us: a giant piece of lumber came flying through his windshield while he was driving on the highway. You can't see it because Internet, but I'm cringing as I type this. » 1/02/13 3:40pm 1/02/13 3:40pm

Violent Idaho Hoons Issue Beat-Down After Truck Donuts Criticized

Stories like this one make us wish we could write like Kevin Hoover of the Arcata Eye (Warning: Do not click on that link if you need to get anything done during the next several hours!). Basically, what we got here is a pair of Idaho brothers straight out of Northwest Hoon Central Casting, right down to the red… » 1/28/08 7:45am 1/28/08 7:45am

Idaho to Champion Retractable Stud Snow Tires

In a move that restores our faith in the ability of technology to help instead of hurt us, the State of Idaho is considering allowing the use of studded snow tires year round. Idaho Senator Jim Hammond is sponsoring legislation that would legalize retractable stud snow tires regardless of season. These marvels of tire… » 3/28/07 3:00pm 3/28/07 3:00pm

Is the Severed-Head Crash the New Brokeback Enzo?

Yesterday we reported on the wreck up in Idaho that resulted in the discovery of a severed head at the crash scene that didn't belong to anyone involved in the accident. It belonged to the driver of the Dodge Ram's wife. After Alofa Time killed two and injured a third (but was unhurt himself) police searched his… » 6/16/06 3:00pm 6/16/06 3:00pm

Freak Scene: Severed Head Found at Crash Site

Wow, this isn't just tragic, it's really kind of giving us the jibblies. Early this morning Boise police arrived at the site of a head-on collision between a Dodge Ram and a Nissan Sentra. The force of the accident claimed the lives of the female driver of the Sentra, as well as one child, while another was taken to… » 6/15/06 6:00pm 6/15/06 6:00pm