The city of Idaho Falls is considering a building moratorium on the west side which would affect all new building permits in areas near the airport that fall in takeoff and landing paths.

BOISE — Idaho’s four-year graduation rate topped 80 percent for the first time with the graduating class of 2018, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra announced Thursday.

ST. ANTHONY — The Fremont County Jail is routinely over capacity, and it’s not unusual for jail officials to take prisoners to Madison County to be housed. As a result, Fremont County officials are considering renovating the jail or building a new one.

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BOISE — Trappers will now be required to set animal traps farther back from a trail, under a rule approved Monday.

The Idaho Department of Correction’s Free2Succeed program hosted a dinner event Friday night called Recover Out Loud to welcome men and women returning to the community after serving their prison sentences.

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On Sunday at approximately 7 p.m. a Fremont County deputy conducted a routine traffic stop for a traffic violation on U.S. Highway 20 near milepost 387 in Island Park, ID.

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REXBURG — Ten people, including the Bonneville County prosecuting attorney and the mayor of Ammon, have applied to fill a vacancy for Seventh Judicial District judge in Madison County.

Idaho Falls will host a women’s march Saturday for the third consecutive year. The event, which starts at 10 a.m. at Library Plaza, will feature eight female speakers.

Shelley School District 60’s Board of Trustees has selected Chad Williams as the district’s superintendent. He will replace outgoing superintendent Bryan Jolley, who announced his retirement in November, effective June 30.

It’s been a long and colorful evolution for the building formally known as the “Old Ford Garage” just north of Driggs. But recent investments by the College of Eastern Idaho are promising to open more doors for local residents.

Twenty-seven days into the partial government shutdown, the National Park Service remains closed. While the parks are technically closed, park visitors and business owners in neighboring cities such as Arco and West Yellowstone, Mont., that rely on tourism have modified their plans to work a…

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GRANGEVILLE — A Grangeville gun seller who relies on the federal government to renew his firearms license said he will be in a world of hurt if the government shutdown goes on until the end of the month.