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Summary: Yesterday was another active burning day and progress is being made implementing the full suppression strategy of containing and confining the fire. The feller-buncher work on Silver Creek Road to create a contingency line along the fire’s western flank is almost complete. A feller-…

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Summary: The fire was active yesterday, with roughly 3,200 additional acres consumed, mainly on the eastern flank. Firefighters and resources are being assigned to areas where the potential for success is the highest and there is acceptable risk to firefighters. These are areas where roads, …

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Today, the fire again burned actively throughout the fire area. The main smoke column was not as well pronounced as yesterday however, more acreage was consumed, mainly in the area near North Fork Hat Creek. An accurate acreage count will not be known until the next Infrared observation flig…

SALMON — Due to weather and fuel conditions, the Central Idaho Dispatch Zone has moved to extreme fire danger. In extreme fire danger fires start and spread quickly, and burn with high intensity. Small fires can quickly become large fires and exhibit extreme fire intensity, such as long-dist…

The city of Idaho Falls Water Division will be replacing a leaking water service in the 1300 block of West Broadway near its intersection with northbound Interstate 15 on and off ramps. The work will begin at 1 a.m. on Thursday, August 9.

What happened last night: Due to the alignment of fuels, wind, topography plus yesterday’s higher temperatures and lower humidity the fire became much more active in two separate sections of the fire. The first to the southwest in the Cougar Lake drainage and the second to the northeast near…

On August 24, 2017, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office personnel began an investigation into an injury hit and run crash that happened at 1st Street and 25th East. In this incident a 15-year-old boy was riding his bike from work at the nearby Arctic Circle and was struck in the intersection …

A bottled water brand from Bonneville County opened an IPO this summer, allowing consumers to buy into the company that grew out of a garage and into a 12-thousand square foot facility.

On August 6, 2018 at 7:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Taylor Mountain Road and Henry Creek Road for a report of a single vehicle rollover accident.

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY - Last night, August 2, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Glacier National Park rangers apprehended Raymond Reinke, age 55, from Pendleton, Oregon. Reinke was wanted following an incident earlier this week at Yellowstone National Park when he was captured on video harassin…

Competitive barbecue teams from across the West will descend on Boise to vie for the Idaho state championship at the third annual Rock’n Brews & BBQ Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Boise Spectrum. 

On Thursday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call in reference two kayaks and one blow-up raft that had overturned in the river near Heise Hot Springs.

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 9:58 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle crash northbound on Interstate 15 at mile marker 77.9, south of Fort Hall.

At approximately 9:20 this morning while flying an aerial reconnaissance mission one of the helicopters assigned to the Grassy Ridge Fire had a drone fly within several feet of their aircraft. Fortunately, the pilot spotted the other aircraft just in time to take evasive action and narrowly …

The focus for fire resources on the Grassy Ridge fire today is to continue to reinforce containment lines around the perimeter of the fire and also around the many large unburned vegetative islands within the fire perimeter. The goal will be to reach 100 percent containment. The weather will…