Next month, Blackfoot will become the first city in eastern Idaho to privatize its animal shelter program. The shelter will be operated by Snake River Animal Shelter, a private, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter based in Idaho Falls.
Stakeholders gathered Monday during an Idaho Falls City Council meeting to discuss a possible swap of Bonneville County’s 4-H fairgrounds at 2925 Rollandet St. with the city’s 911 dispatch center building at 911 N. Skyline Ave.
BOISE — Idaho officials said Thursday they have found a creative solution to provide health care to poor residents who do not have medical coverage while simultaneously limiting the state’s ongoing health insurance hikes.
Former city of Idaho Falls Municipal Services Director Craig Lords will challenge former teacher Jim Francis for the city council seat currently held by Councilman Ed Marohn. Marohn has announced he won’t seek re-election.