Ten local high school graduates will each receive $500 college scholarships from Idaho Falls Power, the city-owned energy system announced Monday.
Jerry Ramos spent his final days in a California hospital, hooked to an oxygen machine with blood clots in his lungs from COVID-19, his 3-year-old daughter in his thoughts.
Rural health clinics in Idaho are slated to receive $4.4 million in federal funds to expand COVID-19 testing access, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
Attorneys for a West Yellowstone woman facing the death penalty on charges related to the death of her grandson plan to challenge the constitutionality of capital punishment in coming months.
This story was originally published in the Idaho Capital Sun.
BOISE — The Boise School District is responding to a public records request filed by the co-chair of the Idaho lieutenant governor’s school indoctrination task force, but it would cost more than $150,000 to assemble all the records requested by state Rep. Priscilla Giddings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden’s top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.
About half of Idaho Falls renters and a quarter of homeowners are 'cost-burdened,' according to a city-commissioned report on barriers to fair housing released Thursday night.
Idaho Fish and Game has issued a fish salvage order below the Magic Reservoir after the current drought forced the canal company to halt irrigation months earlier than usual.
Victor’s Music on Main begins
A recent survey found that Idaho Falls residents are seeing their lives change as a result of growth, from pricier housing to cramped public spaces. And many residents think more could be done to shape growth.
BOISE — Idaho’s state tax revenues in May not only beat forecasts by more than $580 million — they marked the biggest revenue month ever for the state.
A local man suspected to be suffering a medical issue died Wednesday night after striking a tree, police said.
If you go camping at the Warm River Campground near Ashton this summer, chances are you will meet Becky Lewis.
The Department of Environmental Quality gave the Yellowstone Club the green light this week to use reclaimed wastewater to make snow in an effort to bolster stream flows and reduce nutrient loading in the Gallatin River.
BOISE — On Tuesday, the Idaho Innocence Project at Boise State University and volunteer attorneys from Stoel Rives secured a certificate of innocence for Charles Fain, a man who spent 18 years on Idaho’s death row.
Starting today (June 10), a handful of Idaho’s more popular state parks will double camping and entrance fees to out-of-staters.
Lori Vallow-Daybell will soon be heading to a state-run mental facility to receive psychiatric care.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct information about seniors and COVID-19. Seniors are being hospitalized with the virus at drastically lower rates.
The first two bats with confirmed rabies cases this season in Idaho were found in Bonneville and Payette counties, state officials announced Monday.
Major improvements to campgrounds, trailheads, habitat and access roads are all on the docket this summer in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest.
Grand Teton National Park announced that it will be temporarily closing the Moose-Wilson Road next week for dust abatement work.
The prosecutor in the Lori Vallow-Daybell case will not contest the result of a competency examination.
This Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Idaho.
BOISE (AP) — The dream world for Idaho’s ascendant far right is one where state lawmakers run a sovereign nation-state free of federal oversight. It would be a place where they can outlaw all abortions, dictate what is taught in schools, have complete say over public health rules and gun law…
Idaho Falls may launch a small pilot program for conserving water through residential water meters by the end of the month.
BOISE — Mike and Tammy Johnston of Dayton, Minnesota, a suburb near Minneapolis, have spent much of their cross-country road trip searching the internet for the lowest gas prices, which have steadily increased along the way.
LEWISTON — Idaho’s four public college and university presidents won’t be getting raises this year, but that isn’t because the State Board of Education is displeased with their performances.
Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on June 4, 2021
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A session that used to be reserved for men only at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-annual signature conference has been permanently scrapped, the faith announced Monday.
Q: I am working with a lawyer to resolve a lawsuit, and we just got scheduled for trial more than a year from now. Is there any other way to resolve the matter faster?
This story was originally published June 4 by the Idaho Capital Sun.
When Pastor Dawn Marie Turner is cooking, it’s probably a casserole.
They gathered at Ryder Park Friday morning, 21 rookie firefighters in training, many fresh out of high school, a few still in high school, and ready to get their hands on pickaxes or pounders after weeks of book work in the classroom.
A West Yellowstone smokejumper died Wednesday night from injuries sustained last week while responding to a fire in New Mexico.
Full Draw Film Tour to be screened Wednesday
Eight counties in eastern Idaho are poised to give Eastern Idaho Public Health almost 34% more in funding than they typically would.
By the end of the day Thursday, Idaho Falls Regional Airport had celebrated the start of three new summer flights in less than a week.
Citing strikingly improved rates of coronavirus infection and hospitalization, eastern Idaho health officials on Thursday retired a plan that guided their coronavirus response for the eight-county region that once became home to two national hotspots.
The American Falls Fish Hatchery was vandalized over Memorial Day weekend, and Idaho Fish and Game is seeking information on the crime.
Just so you know, grizzly bears charge park rangers too.
Hot, dry weather is setting up some of the backcountry for some dangerous fire conditions and prompting the Central Idaho Dispatch Zone to move the fire danger to “High.”
Idaho State University officials say they’ve implemented a hiring slowdown and will dip into institutional reserves to absorb a $500,000 state-imposed funding cut during the current fiscal year.
Wyoming Game and Fish recently euthanized a 2-year-old male grizzly bear that was roaming a neighborhood just south of Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
An abandoned campfire by Memorial Day campers grew into a 338-acre wildfire in the lava flow area northwest of Blackfoot. The fire was contained late Tuesday evening.
The Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is rolling out a new weekly digital newsletter.
Idaho seniors did not get vaccinated at rates as high as state officials had hoped, data released Tuesday shows.
TULSA, Okla. — President Joe Biden led a remembrance Tuesday of one of the nation’s darkest — and long suppressed — moments of racial violence, marking the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a thriving Black community in Tulsa.
The Central Idaho Resource Advisory Committee recently approved funding for 26 diverse projects including summer jobs, trail maintenance, invasive species work and others.
The first phases of construction on the Idaho Canal Trail — a paved asphalt pathway paralleling a nearly 2-mile section of the canal in town — began Tuesday with plotting work near South Holmes and 25th Street.
As Idaho winds down coronavirus restrictions, lifts mask mandates, and ends COVID-19-related assistance, many Treasure Valley residents are struggling. Food insecurity, which local advocates say is indicative of overall well being, rose this year across the board.
BOISE — This year’s Idaho legislative session, the longest in state history, was marked by dissension and bitter debates over hot-button issues, yet it yielded some startlingly major accomplishments — including the biggest transportation infrastructure investment in state history — along wit…
Giving away free bicycle helmets has become an annual tradition for one local business, but the need to get bicycle helmets on children’s heads seems more acute this year.
Red, white and blue overwhelmed the green grass of Russ Freeman Park this weekend.
Doing the Lord’s work did not look like Makenna Jones expected it to.