Q: I am in the process of building a home and was just served with notice that an electrical company has recorded a lien against my property. I have never heard of this company, and I have made all payments to my general contractor. How can this lien be placed on my property and what do I do…
This year’s Idaho wildfire season has been off to a slow start, although things could heat up as the summer goes on and more of the grass and brush dries out.
SALMON — The Salmon Arts Council, which has brought everything from concert pianists to visiting artists to town, all but folded this summer when a determined group of art advocates pledged to revamp the nonprofit as an entirely volunteer organization.
The Idaho Falls Community Development Services Department is holding a meeting on Tuesday to discuss how to use a Brownfield Assessment Grant.
Those pesky beavers seem to be intent on building dams wherever they see flowing water.
Nominated by readers of the Post Register this summer, 25 people who contribute to the community will be honored with “Silver Star Awards” to the area’s “Top 25 over 55” in a program at the Colonial Theater.
NAMPA — A Latin band has canceled three concerts in Idaho, including one in Caldwell, amid social media posts warning of pending immigration raids.
Ninth annual Grand Teton Gunfights
Mike O’Bleness, president and CEO of Development Workshop Inc., will retire this fall, the organization announced Friday.
Supporters and critics of Boise State University’s diversity programs continued to debate the issue this week.
Idaho Falls Zoo visitors can see a new bird species — a Lady Ross’ turaco.
POCATELLO — It didn’t immediately dawn on 11-year-old Jacob Seamons that his helper had let go of his bike and he was pedaling unassisted until he made eye contact with his mother and the group’s cheering registered in his mind.
Dozens of runners took off from the field at Snake River Landing early Friday afternoon to compete in the College of Eastern Idaho’s Great Race for Education.
REXBURG — An Idaho Falls orthopedic surgeon who visited Rexburg Rapids on July 11 for the first time helped rescue and revive an 18-month-old near drowning victim.
A bill to bring in national laboratories to study ways to protect the electrical grid from cyberattacks passed the U.S. House on Wednesday.
A U.S. Senate panel held a hearing on three water-related bills Thursday, including one that could affect the East Snake Plain Aquifer by making it easier to recharge aquifers using water on federal land.
A historic wildfire lookout in Yellowstone National Park burned this week after being struck by lightning.
The Bureau of Land Management’s upcoming reorganization is expected to lead to 18 more BLM jobs in Idaho.
Christopher Tapp's story is both unique and frighteningly common.
Local cities have reached deals to use more than 150 megawatts of power from a small nuclear reactor project planned for eastern Idaho.
The Idaho Falls Airport has had a record-setting year so far. It has served more passengers than any other six-month period. Passenger totals increased about 15 percent from the same period in 2018.
The third year of a summer camp to teach local high school students about cybersecurity starts next week.
BOISE — The documentary “Paulette,” about Paulette Jordan’s run for governor of Idaho, made its Boise debut on Wednesday night to an enthusiastic crowd of close to 150 at Boise’s Egyptian Theatre.
A major Idaho health care company announced Wednesday it will provide the bulk of the funding to renovate a historic former hotel and apartment building in downtown Idaho Falls.
Christopher Tapp has cleared his name.
Tuesday, July 16, in the afternoon, the historic Mount Holmes Fire Lookout burned to the ground having been struck by lightning from a severe thunderstorm in the area.
One of the more powerful words in the English language — free — is being used to entice recreationists to learn about safety in bear country.
Thirty-five groups across eastern Idaho were awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants from the CHC Foundation in June.
Radioactive waste shipped to Idaho during the Cold War has been compacted and sent out of state for permanent disposal, officials said Wednesday.
Several Brigham City, Utah, residents contacted police this week to report a child with a sign advertising “ICE COLD BEER” in large black letters on a street corner in front of a church.
Idaho has submitted its waiver request to let some people who would be covered by Medicaid expansion stay on private insurance.
DRIGGS — In a four to one vote late Tuesday evening, the Teton County School Board agreed to retire the 90-year-old Redskins mascot name.
A Boise lawyer filed another lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of school fees in Idaho.
Grand Teton National Park Rangers responded to a fatal head-on collision involving a minivan and an SUV on U.S. Highway 89 on Tuesday about half a mile north of the Jackson Hole Airport Junction. Two people were killed and multiple people were taken to the hospital.
Teachers, Scout leaders and other educators can get first-hand wildlife instruction about bears to pass on to the next generation with a three-day workshop planned at Harriman State Park.
“Henry IV Part 1” will be performed in downtown Driggs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday as part of the Driggs Summer Arts program.
Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks have recruited two highly trained and sensitive noses to sniff out aquatic invasive species before they contaminate park waters.
United Way of Idaho Falls and Bonneville County is kicking off its fifth annual series of summer concerts and fundraising drives Thursday.
The Teton Regional Land Trust has announced an easement that will protect approximately one-third of a mile of South Fork River frontage lined with cottonwood trees and containing a spring creek that flows down a steep hillside.
The Alturas Institute’s next “constitutional conversations” will be about the legal controversies surrounding issues such as same-sex marriage and anti-discrimination laws.
With personal care aide positions expected to double in Idaho in 10 years, low wages coupled with an increasingly aging population might make filling those jobs difficult.
BOISE — Ada County Assessor Bob McQuade was exhausted as he wrapped up hearings in roughly 1,000 property tax appeals, all of which, by law, had to be completed by last Monday.
Summer is the peak of the construction season, and many trade groups are feeling the impact of a shortage in apprentices.
Wildland firefighters were busy this weekend with a fire 22 miles west of Idaho Falls.
So far 52 people have gotten tickets for violating the new ordinances in two local cities banning using a handheld cellphone while driving.
The city of Ammon announced the plans for the Ammon Days celebration on Aug. 3, including free hot air balloon rides.
Buckle has opened a youth clothing store in Idaho Falls’ Grand Teton Mall. The store is one of only two Buckle Youth stores in the U.S.
In a news release issued Friday the Teton County School District said that the issue of whether to keep or change the Teton High School mascot cannot be decided with an election ballot.
Last year, Idaho Falls restriped the section of South Boulevard between 17th Street and Sunnyside Road, adding bike lanes and a center turning lane and getting rid of on-street parking in the process.
Outdoor Market and Garage Sale
The parents of a child who died while in foster care have filed a lawsuit claiming officials with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, a Blackfoot foster family and others failed to adequately care for the 6-year-old girl who had a serious medical condition.
REXBURG — The Rexburg Police are hailing two good Samaritans for their efforts in saving and reviving an 18-month-old girl who nearly drowned at Rexburg Rapids on Thursday.