Soon students will be heading back to Idaho State University, Brigham Young University-Idaho, and the College of Eastern Idaho, but are they prepared to handle life out on their own? Wherever your child is headed, they leave the comfort of your protective wings for new adventures.
HOUSTON — The images of children crying after their parents were arrested in a massive immigration raid in Mississippi revived a longstanding complaint: Unauthorized workers are jailed or deported, while the managers and business owners who profit from their labor often go unprosecuted.
U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years.
Few issues unite millennials like the future of Social Security. Overwhelmingly, they’re convinced it doesn’t have one.
The Idaho Department of Labor has implemented its new service model in the Rexburg area, providing direct mobile services to Rexburg, Driggs, St. Anthony and Ashton.
BOISE (AP) — An Idaho city councilwoman has proposed placing restrictions on rental application fees after residents have complained of high cost.
Whether is it a mass shooting, a natural disaster or a local family suffering a tragedy, when bad things happen people want to reach out and help.
DETROIT — They were the suburban vehicle of choice in the 1990s and early 2000s, but ever since, minivans appeared to be riding the slow lane to extinction.
INL leader heads international nuclear science committee
Broulim’s acquires Teton Pharmacy
Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Monday, knocking nearly 400 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Proud Source Water, a naturally alkaline spring water bottled at the source in Mackay, ID has been selected as the exclusive aluminum bottled water provider for the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, August 9th-11th. The eco-friendly water provider will play a …
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion.
ABIKO, Japan — Japanese electronics maker NEC Corp. on Monday showed a “flying car,” a large drone-like machine with four propellers that hovered steadily for about a minute.
MIAMI (AP) — Burger King will begin selling the plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide next week after a successful test run in seven markets.
Long-time I.F. city employee wins state award
Albertsons customer donation programhelps Red Cross provide disaster relief
When temperatures rise — so do tempers, crime, and power bills. Mix a few of those together and you get a nasty brew of scammers posing as the local power company. In fact, Better Business Bureau has received multiple reports of scammers calling residents and businesses claiming to be power …
Hang up the phone. If you’re trying to call a travel company’s customer service number you found via search engine, read on before dialing. The Better Business Bureau has just learned about a network of scammers using Expedia Group’s name to take consumers for thousands of dollars.
Jeff Newgard celebrated in July his four-year anniversary as president and CEO of Bank of Idaho.
Jenny Bueno once got stuck in a metered parking lot because she didn't have cash to pay the fee. She eventually convinced the parking attendant to take a check — for $6.
BEIJING — Two months after U.S.-Chinese talks aimed at ending a tariff war broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations resume Tuesday on an array of disputes that has grown to include tension over China's tech giant Huawei.
WASHINGTON — America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders' call for replacing private insurance with a government plan to Presi…
The woodsy community of Wolcott, Conn., doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate.
The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Distinguished Under 40 awards.
EIRMC names Tami Frost as chief nursing officer
A few swabs inside the cheek can unfold mysteries of the pasts and a glimpse into the future. Those tiny bits of tissue, with an individual’s DNA equation, can reveal ancestors, history, current relatives, even possible future health risks. But like Pandora’s box, the key to that information…
WASHINGTON — Equifax has agreed to pay $700 million, potentially more, to settle with the federal authorities and states over its 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people, roughly half of the U.S. population.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is coming back to Idaho Falls.
BEIJING — China’s trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean.
Idaho Falls assistant city attorney recognized for excellence
Scammers trying to get your personal information may not be new, but con artists are always re-working their jam, looking for ways to make them harder to spot.
Buckle has opened a youth clothing store in Idaho Falls’ Grand Teton Mall. The store is one of only two Buckle Youth stores in the U.S.
ECobalt Solutions Inc., owner and developer of the Idaho Cobalt Project, is expected to merge with Jervois Mining, an Australian mining and exploration company.
Toys R Us, Shopko and Sears: They are Idaho Falls’ ghosts of retail’s past. The buildings that once housed these powerhouses, big-box retailers now sit empty.
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A new accounting firm, Behling Jones Accounting, will host a ribbon-cutting with the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce this week.
Behrens earns Fall River Electric Gold Credential
For thousands of college graduates in Idaho, making student loan payments will soon become reality. A reality that can feel like a huge financial burden.
CLEVELAND — State and local governments suing over the toll of a nationwide opioid crisis agree that companies in the drug industry should be held accountable, but they have differences on who should have the power to strike any settlement, and how it should work.
The Idaho Farm Bureau Federation hosted three meetings last month with local potato growers. The Federation hopes to address local growers’ concerns, which include low potato prices, marketing and the possibility of a new processing plant in Idaho.
Johnson named Idaho Bankers Association chairman
With summer in full swing, many of us are looking to get away.
BLACKFOOT — Since 1995, the number of cinemas in the U.S. has decreased by 25 percent, according to the National Association of Theater Owners.
In the 1980s, Idaho joined the mall craze sweeping America. Idaho Falls, Chubbuck, Twin Falls and Boise all got new malls within a decade.
U.S. Bank’s Skyline Branch in Idaho Falls closed last week.
REXBURG — NAVEX Global, a Portland, Ore.-based ethics and compliance software company, has offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, N.C., London and Rexburg, a town of about 30,000 people 30 miles northeast of Idaho Falls.
Amid a housing shortage in Idaho Falls, with housing prices rapidly increasing, first-time homebuyers can be especially vulnerable to real estate and mortgage challenges.
"It’s a fact that you just can’t find employees," said George Frumkes, general manager of Perkins.
Eagle Rock Gallery, a fine art and photography business, will host a grand opening June 26.
Bingham Memorial Hospital welcomes new OB-GYN in Blackfoot
“How do I stop them?” “My phone just won’t stop ringing.” These are the phrases many of us utter daily. Robocalls are so frustrating, but it does look like some relief may be in sight. The Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules that would make it easier for telecom giants t…
LE BOURGET, France — The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea.
NAMPA —Three Idaho residents, including a veteran, an electrician and a Nampa Chamber of Commerce official, are competing in the 10th season of “The Great Food Truck Race” on Food Network.
PHOENIX — Rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China have sparked worries about the 17 exotic-sounding rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like robotics, drones and electric cars.