BOISE — Gov. Brad Little signed into law Friday a bill requiring all sexual assault kits be tested, except in rare cases.
Ferrell’s, the locally owned men’s dress clothing retailer, is hosting a ribbon-cutting and grand opening — two separate events — for its new location.
Editor’s note: This is the third in a semi-regular series that will look at local music venues and musicians in Idaho Falls and eastern Idaho.
Shortly after Bryce Johnson became chief of the Idaho Falls Police Department in 2017, Mayor Rebecca Casper asked him to update her on the department’s cold cases.
BOISE — After lengthy debate, a bill to make it much harder to qualify an initiative or referendum for the Idaho ballot passed the Senate on Friday, by just one vote.
Zions Bank announced Thursday it has donated $25,000 to the Bonneville County Fair Board to support its 4-H livestock program.
Twelve years after Stephanie Eldredge went missing, the Bonneville County Prosecutor's Office has charged a man with her death.
BOISE — One morning in mid-March, Sen. Dave Lent’s day at the started with a quick meeting in his office with his Senate Education Committee colleague Steve Thayn.
BOISE — After a hearing that was a marked contrast to all previous hearings held this session on the matter, the Senate Health & Welfare Committee on Thursday voted 5-4 in favor of SB 1204, Sen. Fred Martin’s compromise Medicaid expansion “sideboards” bill. Unlike previous proposals, thi…
BOISE — After watching a video of a gender reveal gone wrong, in which an exploding target quickly ignited a wildfire, the House Resources and Conservation Committee agreed to pass a bill that would ban the use of such targets on all of Idaho’s public lands.
A two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 20 near Idaho Falls has left four people hospitalized.
Dave Hanneman knew he wanted to be a firefighter when he was 8 years old. As a child, he watched “Emergency!” — a television show that followed the exploits of two emergency responders working as firefighters and emergency technicians.
The Wes Deist Aquatic Center will begin an intensive three-week program Tuesday to certify people in water safety teaching and training.
Idaho National Laboratory and Fluor Idaho have streamlined the process for storing spent nuclear fuel by transferring spent fuel — used to power INL’s Advanced Test Reactor — directly from a cooling canal to dry storage.
Update 11:08 a.m. — All lanes of travel are open at this time.
BOISE — Gov. Brad Little made good on a promise made during his inaugural State of the State address in January, signing a bill Wednesday to raise starting teacher pay to $40,000.
BOISE — The Senate Education Committee voted Wednesday to kill the controversial sexual education bill, proposed by Rep. Barbara Ehardt, R-Idaho Falls, requiring parents to opt in their children to sex-ed classes.
With Idaho Falls’ continued growth comes national attention, often in the form of rankings and economic studies.
BOISE — Sen. Fred Martin, R-Boise, on Wednesday introduced what he said is a “compromise” bill to add “sideboards” to Medicaid expansion, with his version including a voluntary “pathways to employment” program for patients.
The public, including College of Eastern Idaho students and faculty, learned some practical safety measures this week.
POCATELLO — Authorities have told the Idaho State Journal the victim of an apparent murder at a north side home was an elderly woman.
Skyline High School speech and debate adviser Christine Hubbard was announced as a Diamond Award winner Monday in a news release sent out by the National Speech and Debate Association.
BOISE — A bill to put some regulations on Idaho bail enforcement agents for the first time is headed to the House floor.
About 60 years ago, a climber was someone who climbed most any kind of rock or mountain — outside. In today’s world of climbing, specialization has taken hold and someone can legitimately claim to be a climber and never scale anything higher than a one-story house — inside.
Madison Memorial Hospital is having a portion of its Medicare payments withheld by the federal government through two penalty programs.
Idaho's biggest geography competition is coming to Rexburg at the end of the month.
Teton County leads eastern Idaho in the updated County Health Rankings that were released Tuesday morning.
The city of Idaho Falls dumped tens of thousands of dollars last fall into a failed road repaving project, which was meant to be one of several improvements to South Boulevard.
BOISE — A highly anticipated rewrite of Idaho’s 25-year-old public school funding formula appears to be dead for the year.
As a teacher in Idaho Falls School District 91 and with a second job as a server at Jakers Bar and Grill, some of Jess Marboe’s workdays can last up to 15 hours.
Sears, KMart, Payless ShoeSource, Toys “R” Us and now: Shopko.
BOISE — A Senate committee voted Monday to block a bill that would have required child protective services workers to inform parents of their legal rights before interviewing them.
POCATELLO — In what he called a life-or-death decision, a Zimbabwe man who had been living in Pocatello for nearly 17 years fled the United States for Canada after the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals ruled against him last week.
Kedrick Starr had been clean and sober for 335 days when a judge in January sentenced him to a rider term in prison. He’d spent 90 days at an inpatient drug rehabilitation facility where the staff made him a mentor to others in the program, he had a job working construction back in the Treas…
BOISE — A hearing is expected Wednesday on a new version of a bill to put some limits on Medicaid expansion.
POCATELLO — A massive crowd gathered on Saturday morning for the long-awaited groundbreaking for what will soon be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Pocatello temple.
IDAHO FALLS — David Barton will be the keynote speaker at the Bonneville County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day banquet.
The Center for Hope and the Behavioral Health Crisis Center are teaming up to provide emergency assistance in Idaho Falls for those suffering from addiction and/or mental illness.
Spring plowing operations will begin Monday on the Teton Park Road in Grand Teton National Park clearing the way for pedestrian and cycling activities during the month of April.
This year’s Rendezvous River Sports Karen Oatey Pole Pedal Paddle race held in Jackson Hole, Wyo., is sending a bit of love to the planned Astoria Hot Springs Park.
BOISE — After hourslong and passionate public testimony, nearly all of which strongly opposed a bill that would make it harder to qualify an initiative or referendum for the ballot, the Senate State Affairs Committee on Friday voted unanimously to hold the bill in committee at the discretion…
Drivers in the Intermountain West’s highways always have to be on the lookout for wildlife, but a new study shows they should be especially wary of encountering moose on the road.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a semi-regular series that will look at local music venues in Idaho Falls and eastern Idaho.
On Wednesday afternoon, Andrew and Katy Melton became the first Idaho Falls residents to join the pilot program for the city’s new fiber network.
A proposed Idaho Senate bill to make it more difficult to qualify for a ballot initiative would apply to a recently filed cannabis legalization petition.
BOISE — A resolution was introduced in the Idaho House on Friday decrying the persecution of Christians worldwide.
On Friday, March 15, 2019, at approximately 8:11 A.M, Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle injury crash on N 4000 E at State Highway 48, in Rigby.
BOISE — More than a dozen Idaho physicians gathered Thursday at the state Capitol to call on lawmakers to implement Medicaid expansion as passed by voters, without any modifications or restrictions.
BOISE — To address a statewide demand for suitable polling locations, legislation was introduced Wednesday to ensure Idaho’s public schools remain a place to vote on Election Day.
The infection rates for flu and measles have returned to Idaho’s average as the peak season ends, relieving many of the fears about the potential dangers.
Fire Chief Dave Hanneman recently announced that he will retire from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) after 36 years in emergency services.
Idaho Falls School District 91 fifth-graders wore their Sunday best and displayed some patriotism Wednesday evening at Skyline High School.
The Clark County Fire Department is the proud owner of a new-to-it wildland fire engine thanks to the Bureau of Land Management Idaho Falls District.