Idaho Falls, Idaho – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the start of a 14-day public review and comment period on a draft environmental assessment for a proposal to construct the Microreactor Applications Research Validation & EvaLuation (MARVEL) project microreactor ins…

Shortly before 3:00 a.m. this morning, a person called Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Dispatch and reported a fire near the gas pumps at the Walmart on Utah Avenue in Idaho Falls. The caller reported that a woman had started the fire and was sitting next to it.

PORTLAND, Ore. — NuScale Power on Jan. 11 announced together with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) that it has executed agreements to facilitate the development of the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP), which will deploy NuScale Power Modules™ at the Idaho National Laboratory (…

Jackson Miles Fernandez was born to Danielle and Jason Fernandez on January 1, 2021 at 4:28am as the first baby born at Mountain View Hospital this year. Jackson was delivered by Dr. Christopher Alphin weighing 8lbs 4ozs and was 20 ½ inches long. His older brothers, ages 4 and 6, are excited…

The recent accumulation of snow has exceeded two inches (2”), which qualifies as a snow event according to the City’s Snow and Ice Control Policies and Procedures Manual.

IDAHO FALLS – As talks of a new stimulus package continue, Bank of Idaho has announced the opening of a waitlist for Idaho businesses interested in securing funds as part of the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

On December 19th, 2020, at approximately 11pm, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Hitt The Road Gas Station at Ammon and Lincoln Rd. to a report of a Robbery. As Deputies arrived they were advised a Hispanic male wearing a mask entered the business demanding money from the…

Congratulations to Gatlynn Mayes for hooking into this huge 4.8-pound tiger trout from Becker Pond in Idaho Falls and setting the new certified weight record. Gatlynn brought in the 24-inch long tiger on Dec. 16 to be weighed and measured after a day of ice fishing with his father.

The Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of Sonja Avenue at 11:58 p.m. on December 14, 2020 for a structure fire. The reported person told dispatch that there was a fire that started in the living room and was quickly spreading.

On Monday, December 14, 2020, at 8:01 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash northbound on US93 at mile marker 264, north of Ellis.

At approximately 1:24 p.m. on December 6, 2020, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Idaho Falls Fire Department were dispatched to a mobile home park in the 2300 E. block of Iona Rd. for a structure fire. Three engines, three ambulances, a ladder truck, water tender and battalion ch…

The new State Veterans Cemetery located at 2651 Cromwell Lane, Blackfoot, Idaho 83221 will open to the public on December 7, 2020. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The administrative office is closed on weekends and Federal holidays.

Major League Baseball and the Pioneer League jointly announced today that the Pioneer League has been designated a “Partner League” of MLB. Starting in 2021, the Pioneer League will transition from affiliated status to an independent professional MLB Partner League that continues to provide …

IFPD is currently investigating a case of package thefts, a.k.a. "porch pirates", in the Fairway Estates area. Based on our investigation, we believe there may be other victims in that immediate area who may be unaware that they have had packages stolen. These thefts would have occurred yest…

At 2:19 a.m. on November 13, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 2000 block of N Holmes Avenue, just west of Vickers Western Store for a structure fire. The homeowner reported to dispatch that there were flames and thick black smoke coming from a shop that was not con…

On August 1, 2020, off-duty Bonners Ferry Police Chief Brian Zimmerman along with seventeen family members and friends were camping in Tin Cup Campground located in Custer County, Idaho. Chief Zimmerman and the group were on their sixth day of an eight-day Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) trip.…

Update: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies have identified the victims involved in Sunday's early morning crash at 49th S and Holmes Ave. Omar Arias, 19 of Idaho Falls, was driving a Red Subaru west bound on 49th S when he failed to yield for a stop sign at the intersection with Holmes. Ar…

On October 16, 2020, at 3:57 p.m., Idaho State Police received a traffic complaint on a Land Rover that was travelling at a high rate of speed northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 40 in Arimo.

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Saturday morning. Shortly after midnight, Idaho Falls Police Officers and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1600 block of S 25th East for a report that a man had been struck by a vehicle. Preliminary reports state that the driver was p…

IFPD is investigating a shooting incident that occurred sometime before 8:15 p.m. Friday possibly in the area of 1st Street and Holmes Avenue. One person sustained injuries in this incident and was taken to an area hospital via ambulance. The investigation is ongoing.

Hospitals throughout the region are experiencing the highest number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ever seen throughout the pandemic. This is placing a significant strain on hospital resources. Healthcare workers are the most valuable asset in the healthcare system, even more so than be…

On Wednesday October 14,2020 at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle rollover crash. Cole Minock, 25, of Victor, was eastbound on US26 at milepost 367, the Antelope Flats area in Bonneville County, in a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. Minock went off the left …

On the late evening of Sunday, October 11, 2020, Fort Hall Dispatch received a call at 10:30PM to an emergency call on Ross Fork Road on the Fort Hall Reservation. Fort Hall Fire & EMS were dispatched out to a person lying along the road. Upon arrival to the scene, they found a 60-year-o…

On the evening of 10/11/2020, it will be 27 years since Stephanie Crane was last seen in Challis, Idaho. Stephanie had gone bowling with her friends after school, they had belonged to a bowling league. The bowling league was usually done around 4:45 P.M.

Kilby Williams, 36 years old, of Blackfoot Idaho, was sentenced today to three life sentences on three counts of lewd conduct with a child under the age of sixteen. Lewd conduct with a child is a felony under Idaho Code 18-1508 and carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.

On September 29th, 2020, at approximately 4:10pm, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies and Idaho Falls Fire were dispatched to the area of 5000 W. 17th N. to an injury crash involving a female victim riding a bicycle. Upon arrival Deputies and Fire Personnel located the 58 year old female vi…

At approximately 10:45 am, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jefferson Central Fire, Idaho Falls Fire, and Air Idaho Rescue were dispatched to the Ririe Reservoir to a construction accident involving a bulldozer. Upon arrival emergency personnel located a male adult who had been operatin…

On, September 2nd, 2020, just after 10:00 pm, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies and Idaho Falls Fire were dispatched to an injury crash at the intersection of N. Yellowstone and 25th E. As the first Deputy was arriving on scene he observed a blue pickup involved in the crash driving away.…

At approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a disturbance reported at the Hitt Event Center near 25th E. and Yellowstone Hwy. Dispatch received a report of approximately 40 individuals involved in a fight with rocks and pipes in the parking lot. Th…

On Friday, August 14th, 2020, at approximately 6:00 PM, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash, westbound on U.S. Highway 26 at mile marker 344.5.

Longtime news anchor Karole Honas will be signing off for the last time on August 28. She will be retiring from Channel 8 after 30 years.

Just after 1 am on 08/04/20 Blackfoot City Police were dispatched to the area of Pacific Street and Spruce Street for a report of an attempted robbery (vehicle). Upon arrival, officers learned that a male subject later identified as 20 YOA Jose A. Moreno attempted to force the victim out of …

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On Saturday August 1st, 2020, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to five different water rescue events on the Snake River and at the Palisades Reservoir. The first of which was located above the Byington Boat Ramp on the Snake River, east of Ririe, where a jet boat was stuck on r…