The Idaho Falls City Council signed off Thursday night on a controversial annexation of about 66 acres on the west side of town.
Idaho Falls has made a deal with a Shelley jerky plant to process the plant’s waste.
The 12th Street Bridge will be closed next winter so the city and the Idaho Transportation Department can put in a new bridge.
One of the pivotal points in the chain of events that led the Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority to dissolve was a federal audit that found serious problems with the bus service’s financial management, some of which led to thousands of dollars in federal overpayments.
A meeting Tuesday night on the future of public transportation in the Idaho Falls area brought out several possibilities but no answers yet as to what, if anything, will replace the Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority.
The chairwoman of the Idaho Falls Auditorium District board of directors easily beat back a challenge Tuesday night.
A U.S. House committee has voted to advance a Department of Energy budget that would keep funding for Idaho National Laboratory and nuclear research mostly flat.
Voters in several eastern Idaho counties will make decisions about their property taxes on Tuesday.
When the next Mars rover launches into space in July 2020, it will be powered by a piece of Idaho.
Representatives of local governments and others affected by the closure of the Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority will meet Tuesday to discuss the future of public transportation in the region.
Voters in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley will have some decisions to make Tuesday.
Idaho officials could hear in the next few weeks whether a voter-approved plan to expand Medicaid eligibility has been accepted by the federal government.
The small modular reactors planned for the Idaho Falls area won’t be up and running for years, but the company that will make them says they’re already getting international interest.
There aren’t expected to be any involuntary layoffs at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project in June, but some are probably coming later this summer.
Three eastern Idaho lawmakers, a lawyer for Melaleuca, an Idaho National Laboratory deputy director and an American Falls teacher have been named to the task force that will help shape the direction of education in Idaho for the next five years.
The Idaho Falls Public Works Department will host a public meeting Wednesday evening to tell people about a water main and paving project on the north side of town.
It’s roadwork season again. So what can you expect to see as you’re driving around the Idaho Falls area?
As of now, Idaho Falls' mayor plans to run for a third term when her current one is up in 2021.
The Leadership in Nuclear Energy Commission is scheduled to meet Thursday in Idaho Falls.
City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Director Greg A. Weitzel has announced he will be leaving the city and has accepted a position as the head of Parks and Recreation in Las Vegas, Nevada. His last day with the City of Idaho Falls will be June 3.
The city of Idaho Falls plans to make at least one more payment to the area’s defunct bus service so it can at least pay its employees before it dissolves.
A fire district in Custer County and senior citizens in Bear Lake County are among the beneficiaries of the latest round of Idaho Community Development Block Grant awards.
Voters in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley will have some decisions to make May 21.
BOISE — Lawmakers’ emails in the two weeks after a bill to raise the threshold to get an initiative on the ballot was introduced show both how widespread and well organized the opposition was.
The Bonneville County Democrats’ yearly Truman Banquet will be in downtown Idaho Falls on Saturday.
Hospitals and other medical groups were among the major backers of the Medicaid expansion ballot initiative that passed in November, and they say it will be a boon both for them and their patients.
The U.S Justice Department has filed its response to a lawsuit challenging domestic sheep grazing at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois.
The former Bear Lake County sheriff’s nomination as United States Marshal for the District of Idaho is headed to the full Senate.
The city of Idaho Falls is hosting a public meeting Tuesday to talk about the city budget and upcoming public works projects.
The director of Idaho National Laboratory was in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to testify in favor of a bill to boost nuclear energy research.
Lawmakers from across eastern Idaho came to a Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday to update attendees on this year’s legislative session.
Gov. Brad Little emphasized education issues during last year’s campaign, and one of his most frequent themes, along with raising teacher pay, was spending more on early childhood literacy. This year he requested, and lawmakers approved, doubling spending on kindergarten-through-third-grade …
The Idaho Falls area’s bus service is shutting down.
A local lawmaker was among the speakers at a rally on the Capitol steps in Boise on Friday, where he decried what he sees as the erosion of freedom and urged people to resist.
Fluor Idaho crews have removed all but .69 acres of hazardous waste from the Radioactive Waste Management Complex.
Gov. Brad Little said he expects to know by January which Medicaid expansion waivers the federal government will approve, and he doesn't expect the feds to sign off on all of them.
Gov. Brad Little said Thursday he has concerns about the initiative process, but he wants to address it with campaign finance laws and making more information available to voters.
Idaho lawmakers agreed this year to a couple of bills that will boost funding for roads and bridges, although another pot of money that also provides funding for state roads and local highway districts will go away because the Legislature couldn’t agree on renewing it.
Idaho’s Republican congressional delegation hailed the release of the Mueller report Thursday as exonerating President Trump.
Gov. Brad Little said he intends to issue a planned executive order soon to try to tackle opioid abuse in Idaho.
Idaho Falls’ 10th annual Clean and Green Citywide Cleanup starts on May 3 and will go through May 13.
There’s a possibility Idaho will implement Medicaid expansion before having heard back from the federal government on whether the state can implement the limits, or “sideboards,” to the program lawmakers approved this year.
One big decision Idaho lawmakers will make next year is how to pay for Medicaid expansion in the long term.
BOISE — Kathy Peterson isn’t giving up.
Eastern Idaho will get another investigator this summer to help combat sex crimes against children.
Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation recently received two awards from the Idaho Recreation and Park Association, a nonprofit professional organization for parks and recreation departments throughout the state.
BOISE — Last week, the 14th of the 2019 legislative session, state officials and lawmakers:
Representatives for 11 projects seeking federal funding for community improvements later this year made their case Thursday night to Idaho Falls City Council.
BOISE — After 95 days in session, the Idaho Legislature adjourned for the year Thursday.
BOISE — The House and Senate adjourned for the year at 4:20 p.m. Thursday.
BOISE — Efforts to legalize hemp in Idaho are dead for the year, although a bill that would give some protection to out-of-state truckers could yet become law.
BOISE — Hemp transport throughout Idaho would become legal if a bill — which passed the Senate Tuesday with overwhelming support — becomes law. Hemp would still remain illegal.
As the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project begins to wind down operations, Fluor Idaho told employees Monday it will lay off up to 190 workers in fiscal year 2019.
BOISE — Gary Marshall’s committee assignments have given him a front-row seat to some of the biggest debates in the Legislature this year.