Fire breaks out at AMWTP

A fire broke out Thursday afternoon at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the U.S. Department of Energy site west of Idaho Falls. No injuries or release of radiation were reported, Fluor Idaho spokesman Erik Simpson said.

Pipeline report puts numbers to teacher shortage

Katy McKee-Johnson teaches ninth-grade science at Clark County Junior and Senior High School in Dubois on Aug. 31. The school has 82 sixth- through 12th-graders. A news state report shows rural districts lose teachers more quickly than urban ones by a few percentage points each year. John Roark/

About a third of all teachers who are certified in Idaho every year don’t go on to get teaching jobs in the state. And of those who do, many don’t stick around long.



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