BOISE — An Idaho Falls representative says he wants to lead a push to impeach Gov. Brad Little in large part over his actions in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Chad Christensen, R-Iona, made the announcement Sunday night on his Facebook page, Chad Christensen for Idaho.
Regional health officials voted early Monday morning to toss all local event and gathering caps, citing confusion among school leaders over shifting public health restrictions from the state and the local agency.
The takeover in 2016 by right-wing extremists of a federal bird sanctuary in Oregon. A standoff in 1992 between white separatists and federal agents in Ruby Ridge, Idaho. The 1995 bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City that killed 168 people.
Astoria Hot Springs northeast of Alpine, Wyo., closed starting this week after Teton County, Wyo., saw an increase in the COVID-19 risk level.
BOISE — Last week, the second of the 2021 legislative session, state officials and lawmakers:
Q: Recently, my neighbor made a swale through his land to gather rainwater or melting snow from his land. The water used to spread out and some of it would go in other directions, but now, the swale directs all of that water right onto one spot on my property. My neighbor’s swale is washing …
Dutch Driggs stirred in bed. He blinked himself awake. Someone was trying to wake him, but why so early, especially in the beginning of a global pandemic?
Idaho has some idea of who its front-line essential workers are — those who are at incredibly high risk to be exposed to the virus and will be given early access to vaccines.
Hospitals in Idaho, which has one of the nation’s lowest totals of ICU beds per capita, are in a much better position lately than they were late last year, when medical leaders continually warned that doctors might have to reserve care for the patients most likely to survive.
Nathan “Doggface” Apodaca’s status as a hometown hero is now official. On Friday, Mayor Rebecca Casper issued a proclamation that Jan. 22, 2021, will hereby be known as “Nathan Apodaca Day.” Casper delivered the proclamation in a speech at the Idaho Falls Civic Center.
The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce asked state legislators in a Friday morning letter to keep the emergency declaration in place.
Some scientists say we are witnessing the extinction before our very eyes of one of the West’s iconic creatures.
BOISE — Gov. Brad Little took aim at the Idaho Legislature on Friday, criticizing lawmakers for attempting to end a state of emergency, a decision that could put in jeopardy tens of millions in federal aid to Idaho.
Idaho Falls author Sylvia Medina was flying back to the U.S. after a business trip to Africa when she watched the documentary “Blood Lions.” It deeply affected her.
ARTitorium to hold activity for moms
After years of partial and complete closures to prepare for a new permanent centerpiece, the Museum of Idaho will reopen Saturday with two new showcase exhibits.
Idaho’s budget chief Alex Adams on Thursday hailed Gov. Brad Little’s push to relieve over $455 million in taxes for individuals and businesses while boosting infrastructure projects.
The Eastern Idaho Public Health District on Thursday reported six COVID-19 deaths, including the death of a Bonneville County woman between the ages of 18 and 29.
The Idaho Falls Community Garden Association is now offering 2021 organic gardening classes taught through Zoom. Links to the Zoom classroom will be posted to ifcga.org at 9 a.m. on the morning of the class. Presenters are local or regional experts who are acquainted with Idaho soil, seasons…
BOISE — Montana’s Legislature has pushed ahead with its transgender sports ban, even as President Joe Biden took steps against such regulations. On Wednesday morning, Montana’s Judiciary Committee voted in favor of introducing a bill requiring “public school athletic teams to be designated b…
The Fish and Game Commission will consider a variety of topics including acquiring land, counting wolves and predicting the returns of spring Chinook at its upcoming meeting next week.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little’s office asked the state board of education to review its plan to allow more spectators at high school events, it was announced Wednesday.
WILSON, Wyo. — Saturday, Lynne Wolfe was holding her avalanche beacon in front of her like a Geiger counter waiting for it to beep.
Idaho Falls native Nathan “Doggface” Apodaca appeared in President Joe Biden’s virtual “Parade Across America” on Wednesday. The quick video showed Apodaca holding an American flag skateboarding through Idaho Falls to the tune of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams." Following him, the parade featured c…
BOISE — Almost a year after Gov. Brad Little “shocked” lawmakers by vetoing the Idaho Wrongful Conviction Act, a Senate Committee has voted in favor of introducing a new version of that bill. Bill sponsor, Sen. Doug Ricks, R-Rexburg, said he worked with the governor’s office to create a vers…
Idaho Falls city officials are looking for residents to answer a survey about life in the city and how progress can be made.
It’s so rare, that many of the biologists who study the critter have never seen one in the wild.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged its members to get a COVID-19 vaccine when it’s their turn, while announcing Tuesday that eight top leaders and most of their wives received their first doses.
DRIGGS — People out skiing and snowmobiling in Darby Canyon on Saturday were greeted with an unusual sight: a team of draft horses pulling a Ford F-150 off of the groomed trail.
BOISE — Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, wants the State Treasurer to be able to invest in gold and silver.
In early December, staff at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center asked questions about the nation's largest vaccine campaign to two local doctors leading the fight against COVID-19.
More dead geese have been found shot and dumped off a road along the Snake River in Minidoka County, Idaho Fish and Game recently reported.
After a new infectious COVID-19 variant was found in Wyoming, officials in a mountainous area of Idaho that draws tourists warn that the variant may soon be identified in eastern Idaho.
The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.
Idaho Falls native Nathan “Doggface” Apodaca will join President-elect Joe Biden’s virtual “Parade Across America” on Wednesday, his agent confirmed to the Post Register.
BOISE — The oldest member of the Idaho House, Rep. Fred Wood, R-Burley, who is 75, has been absent from the House every day of the first week of the session.
Rep. Barbara Ehardt, R-Idaho Falls, traveled to Montana to testify in a legislative committee hearing on Monday morning. The hearing concerned the introduction of Montana Bill 112. Titled the “Save Women’s Sports Act,” the bill would require “public school athletic teams to be designated bas…
BOISE — Last week, the first of the 2021 legislative session, state officials and lawmakers:
The Forest Service reports that an effort to allow heli-skiing for the first time in the Centennial Range near Island Park is still stalled at the beginning of the process.
This week brought more positive COVID-19 metrics.
Reflecting on a year that stressed the city’s health care system, worried doctors that they may have to deny life-saving care and left more than 100 locals dead from a new disease, Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper had miles to look back on.
Jazz musicians to perform at Idaho Brewing Company
A non-motorized pathway up and over Teton Pass will take another step toward reality with a project due to start this coming spring.
Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct information about Eastern Idaho Public Health's vaccine eligibility tool. It allows people to register to be notified once vaccines are available to people in their priority group. It does not allow people to schedule appointments.
Idaho seniors are hopeful to finally gain protection against an infectious disease that has hit older folks’ health the hardest.
BOISE — Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, has written a bill that would protect parents who want to give their children less supervision. The Reasonable Childhood Independence Act was presented to the House State Affairs Committee for consideration Wednesday morning. The committee voted to introduce…
BOISE — Idaho senators on Wednesday joined their House colleagues in introducing legislation seeking to wrest power from Republican Gov. Brad Little on emergency declarations like the one dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
After building a reputation as one of the nation’s premier events for all things fly fishing during the past 26 years, the pandemic has derailed the Eastern Idaho Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Expo held in Idaho Falls for the second year in a row.
BOISE — An Idaho man whose photograph was included on a federal list of those considered "persons of interest" in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol has been jailed in Boise, the Ada County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday.
In 2020, Idahoans looked to the skies and saw weird things. They experienced UFOs — unidentified flying objects.
To give kids an extra reason to endure cold toes and fingers, Idaho Fish and Game is tagging 100 trout and dropping them into ice-covered Hyde Pond near Salmon with the potential to win prizes.
A direct flight to Portland, Oregon, will be taking off from the Idaho Falls Regional Airport this summer.
The Minidoka National Historic Site near Jerome is celebrating its 20th anniversary of joining the National Park Service with a virtual program featuring three people once incarcerated at Minidoka as children.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Tuesday announced that people age 65 and above will join front-line essential workers in the group next in line to receive limited COVID-19 vaccines.
As the saying goes, practice makes perfect.