On Ben Gomm’s 18th birthday in 2004, he was sitting on a plane headed to Iraq.
Region 7 Republicans schedule Lincoln Day Dinner for Feb. 29
The Caribou-Targhee National Forest vowed to crack down on irresponsible pet owners using the Teton Canyon Road ski trails “as a dog park” after several people were bitten by dogs this past weekend.
The Museum of Idaho is set to host a Museum Club series lecture meant to stir discussion on the compatibility of evolution and religion. The first and most prominent speaker, Jamie Jensen, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at Brigham Young University, is set to speak at 7 p.m. Friday at …
The Transportation Security Administration discovered a handgun in a woman’s carry-on bag at Idaho Falls Regional Airport on Thursday evening.
A recent study of oxygen levels below the frozen Henry’s Lake offers good news to anglers and fisheries biologists.
All in the name of numbers, Idaho Department of Fish and Game is going major paparazzi on the state's wolves to fine-tune its population estimates.
The Idaho Falls Women’s March will be held Saturday. Event organizers plan to include additional activities in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women American women the right to vote.
WinterBrewFrom noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, the annual WinterBrew takes place at the Civitan Plaza. Brewers in attendance include Idaho Brewing Company and Snow Eagle Brewing. There will be games on the street with live entertainment by Jensen Buck and Almost Famous. Admission is $15 which inclu…
POCATELLO — Congressmen Mike Simpson explained his case against impeaching President Donald Trump following a press conference Thursday. He called the effort to impeach Trump “a sham” and said he thought the accusations brought against the president didn’t rise to the level of impeachable offenses.
POCATELLO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Army Corps of Engineers and Congressman Mike Simpson announced a long-anticipated change to environmental regulations Thursday at Holt Arena amid a backdrop of tractors and combines for an agricultural equipment trade show.
In a press release today at 4:30 p.m., the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes denounced Rep. Chad Christensen's proposed resolution to the Idaho Legislature which discourages the removal of names, images, and symbols of Native Americans as mascots and images.
The Idaho Falls Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a teenager who has been missing for two years.
For the second year in a row, a group of about 70 elk have wandered into the Sugar City area and temporarily stacked up against U.S. Highway 20 north of Rexburg.
The Idaho Falls Auditorium District plans to break ground soon on the Mountain America Center in Snake River Landing. The announcement came nearly nine years after the Auditorium District’s inception in 2011.
In an effort to cut down on the typical parking mess and hitchhiking skiers that clog the top of Teton Pass most weekends during the winter, a free shuttle will be working the highway this Saturday.
Editor's note: Jamie VanDyke's place of employment was identified by the wrong name in the initial version of this article.
BOISE — The Idaho Legislature is fast-tracking a resolution commemorating the history of the Bonneville Hotel in Idaho Falls, hoping to have it in place in time for an opening ceremony at the newly renovated downtown landmark next week.
A 35-acre parcel of land inside Grand Teton National Park’s boundaries recently changed ownership from private to public, the National Park Service announced.
Teton Cancer Institute announced that it will help spearhead a new clinical trial that will create a nationwide database to personalize treatment for cancer patients.
BOISE — A local lawmaker plans to introduce a resolution supporting the use of Native American symbols by schools and other groups and discouraging their removal absent “a careful and effective public process.”
In a statement issued Tuesday, the Caribou-Targhee National Forest has banned dogs from groomed Nordic trails in the Kelly Canyon area.
BUHL — Magic Valley farmer Tim Cornie took a trip to Alberta, Canada, in September. He drove more than 3,000 miles in four days with one specific goal: To learn about hemp from Canadian farmers and researchers.
On Monday, Dave Radford announced his run as a Republican for state representative in the Idaho House Seat 32B.
BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot attorney Justin Oleson has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery dating back to September for an incident that allegedly took place during the Eastern Idaho State Fair.
For Dan McKnight, reading the Afghanistan Papers reporting published by the Washington Post in early December brought one word to mind: vindication.
Winter is only a third of the way through, and Ammon has already plowed more snow than during all of last winter while rarely using its towing policy.
Several eastern Idaho roads were closed Friday afternoon, primarily due to blowing snow and reduced visibility.
The Alturas Institute has announced that it will present to Frank and Belinda VanderSloot the John and Abigail Adams Award for their creation of a consumer protection fund to defend Idahoans from excessive attorney fees in medical debt collection cases. The couple will be honored at a dinner…
LAS VEGAS – During the National Potato Council’s 2020 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Britt Raybould, of Rexburg, was elected to serve as the organization’s 2020 president and to lead the council’s executive committee.
The following schools are closed today:
Fly tying demo
Thursday was a landmark day for Idaho Falls Community Hospital. That’s when it officially earned its accreditation to take part in Medicare programs and when it held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate its opening.
Nearly all the coverage, court documents and police reports involving the Rexburg missing children case have cast a poor light on Lori Vallow, the mother of the missing children and the new wife of Chad Daybell, whose first wife died Oct. 19.
Despite the piles of snow so far this January — approaching 2 feet in town and three times that in the high country — the Idaho Department of Fish and Game says it has no plans for supplemental feeding of big game animals.
BOISE — Thursday was the second of what are expected to be three days of public testimony on the Idaho Content Standards.
A group of kids all stood breathless as two lions strolled out into the snow and made their way over to a stack of cardboard boxes. The boxes were covered in brightly colored drawings. Big pink hearts, blue stars and “WE LOVE YOU, HONDO” were scrawled on them in crayon.
CHALLIS — Frank James said he was a firefighter for 15 years, so he knew he had only seven or eight minutes before his trailer on U.S. Highway 93 burned to the ground after the chimney caught fire on Jan. 4.
Tunda, a female, one-pound cotton-top tamarin monkey, has a new home at the Idaho Falls Zoo, thanks to a unique collaboration between the Idaho Falls Zoo, Phoenix Zoo and Allegiant Air.
Seventy-one outstanding volunteers from throughout Idaho were honored as stars Wednesday by Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, at Idaho’s Brightest Stars ceremony in Boise.
When the city of Idaho Falls completed its snow removal Wednesday afternoon, it officially towed the fewest cars during a “snow event” within the last four winter seasons.
U.S. 20 West is expected to remain closed as law enforcement work to clean up spilled diesel fuel from a crash this morning.
Like action movie stars, wild Challis mustangs have a reputation as smart, good looking and strong, making them popular with folks looking to adopt a wild horse.
Yellowstone National Park recorded its slowest year since 2014 last year, with visitation numbers dropping by a little more than 2% from 2018’s total.
BOISE — A joint memorial was introduced into the Legislature Wednesday urging the federal government to speed up the permitting process for an eastern Idaho mining company.
U.S. Highway 20 is closed to traffic between U.S. Highway 26, 19 miles east of the Butte City area, and Cinder Butte Road, three miles west of Idaho Falls due to multiple crashes and a fuel spill, according to the Idaho Transportation Department website.
The following schools are closed today:
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission plans its annual meeting next week in Boise with a full slate of rules and issues to consider.
Lori Vallow didn’t just want her estranged husband Charles Vallow dead. She wanted to ruin him financially first.
The Westside Ranger District of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest has applied for grants to improve trails and replace equipment in the Pocatello area.
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With more snow expected and high winds in the forecast, newspaper delivery may be delayed Tuesday. The Post Register moved deadlines up an hour in order to give carriers more time to deliver the paper, but those living in rural areas should expect delays.
Wednesday night’s high school basketball game will feature of plenty of blue and black for Thunder Ridge, orange and white for Idaho Falls and a sea of pink from the audience.
The Dubois Forest Service Ranger District is trying to find the owner of a forgotten truck bed trailer.