Harley Howell, 25 years old, of Shelley, Idaho was sentenced today an a guilty plea of failure to report a death to law enforcement official and a coroner, which is a felony punishable by 10 years and up to $50,000.
In the late afternoon on May 29, an adult male was attacked by a bear while hiking along the Outlet Overlook Trail at Henrys Lake State Park.
The school year is coming to an end, but Idaho Falls School District 91’s Grab 'n Go Breakfast/Lunch program will continue through June 30.
On the evening of May 23, a young male mountain lion was tranquilized by Fish and Game staff on the outskirts of Rexburg. The young lion had an injury on his right flank and was held overnight for observation. It was later determined that the injury was severe and the lion was euthanized.
Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed two more cases of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to 26 confirmed cases (16 in Bannock County, 6 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou, and 3 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho.
The Teton Valley Foundation Executive Director Amy Fradley and the Board of Directors announced Friday that, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Music on Main summer concert series will be cancelled for the 2020 season.
A sow grizzly and her yearling cub were captured by Fish and Game staff May 17, in the Yale Creek area of Island Park after the bears were seen getting into garbage.
Update: 1:41 p.m. May 19
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision Saturday in Jefferson County.
Idaho Falls, Idaho – May 14, 2020 – Similar to numerous locations around the country and after evaluating a range of options for safely holding the 28th Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, event organizers have made the difficult decision to cancel Riverfest and the fireworks show due to r…
The victim of the vehicle vs pedestrian accident that occurred on 05-06-20 has been identified as Jefferson County resident, Melissa C. Nielsen age 40. The owner and driver of the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban has been identified as Jefferson County resident Lincoln Lear age 46. The accident is st…
On 05-06-2020 at approximately 05:40 a.m. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian accident.
On April 29th, 2020, at approximately 6 pm, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies assigned to the Iona Division responded to the 5000 E. block of Iona to a physical disturbance between a man and woman. Deputies had been to the residence the night before for a physical domestic call and dispat…
BLACKFOOT, ID – April 29, 2020 – Bingham Healthcare is now offering COVID-19 antibody testing at all primary care clinics throughout Eastern Idaho. The test is also available at Bingham’s three urgent cares located in Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello.
National media has reported on a concerning trend that people are delaying or foregoing healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the delay is sometimes having major consequences.
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On Saturday April 25th, 2020, at approximately 2 p.m., Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Jefferson Central Fire, Idaho Falls Fire and Air Idaho Rescue responded to the Table Rock Rd in the Heise area to a report of an injured man. Bystanders were able to call for help when the …
(SE Idaho) – Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) and Steele Memorial Medical Center (SMMC) have confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in a female in her 40s in Lemhi County. She was diagnosed through the Emergency Department at SMMC as an outpatient. She was never hospitalized and is …
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Mike Simpson co-led a bipartisan letter signed by 126 members in the U.S. House of Representatives, including Congressman Russ Fulcher. Senators Mike Crapo and James Risch joined the same effort in the U.S. Senate requesting the President to eliminate pa…
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an alert listing safety tips employers can follow to help protect construction workers from exposure to the coronavirus.
BLACKFOOT — On Friday, April 17, City of Blackfoot Firefighter/EMT Stephen Stuart received a summons from the Bingham County Courts regarding two felony charges of rape.
On April 18, 2020 at approximately 7:23 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle fatality crash on US20 at milepost 296, just west of Idaho Falls, in Bonneville County.
Idaho Falls Police Officers were called to a residence on the 500 block of K street at around 6 p.m. last night for a report of a disturbance currently in progress. The initial caller reported that another man had entered his residence and attacked him. As the first man was on the phone with…
Positive COVID-19 Test Results
Positive COVID-19 Test Results
Positive COVID-19 Test Results
At approximately 6pm Saturday Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputies and Idaho Falls Police Officers arrived at an address on Wanda St. in Ammon to locate suspects in an earlier disturbance in Idaho Falls. Deputies took a female adult into custody and learned that a male adult was barricaded i…
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
At approximately 3 a.m. on April 4, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire just east of the Sage Lakes Golf Course, near the intersection of E 65th N and N 15th E.
(SE Idaho) – Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) (which serves Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton counties), is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 in Madison County and are identifying two of the three cases were acquired through community transmission.
(SE Idaho) – Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) has confirmed the second positive case of COVID-19 in Bonneville County in a male under the age of 40 who did not require hospitalization and is self-isolating at home during his recovery. He contracted COVID-19 due to close contact with a pers…
(SE Idaho) – Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) have confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Bonneville County.
Boise, ID---Idaho Legal Aid Services, Idaho’s largest provider of free civil legal services to low income Idahoans is committed to serving Idaho through the Covid 19 crisis. According to Executive Director Jim Cook the non-profit organization law firm anticipates an increase in people wantin…
Boise, Idaho – Early Friday afternoon Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney delivered a formal request to Governor Brad Little to delay the May 19 Primary Election and to close all polling locations for the same.
BLACKFOOT, ID – March 26, 2020 – In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Bingham Healthcare (BH), and all of the healthcare providers at their associated clinics in East Idaho, are doing everything they can to provide high-quality and compassionate care while ensuring the health, safety, and well…
The Idaho Falls Police Department is attempting to identify an individual in connection to a burglary at the Chevron gas station on 17th Street.
The Idaho Falls Police Department is attempting to locate two individuals who are persons of interest in a violent felony investigation involving the abduction, robbery, and aggravated battery of an adult female.
The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and two local public health districts are reporting the state’s first deaths related to COVID-19.
IDAHO FALLS — College of Eastern Idaho will close the physical campus to all but “essential personnel” for 21 days in accordance with Gov. Little’s order issued Wednesday. CEI leadership has anticipated the governor’s order for two weeks and has prepared for possible closure. CEI is designat…
From the Desk of Sheriff Craig T. Rowland
The following is from a press release from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
(Idaho Falls, ID) – In accordance with guidance from the State of Idaho’s “Stay Home” order, the City of Idaho Falls is closing city facilities.
(SE Idaho) – Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) (which serves Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton counties), is confirming the first case of COVID-19 in Fremont and Custer County. This brings the total number of COVID0-19 cases in the health district’s re…
BOISE — As an essential service provider, Idaho Power has many employees who are still out in the community working hard to serve customers with safe, reliable energy. The company is asking the public to give these employees at least six feet of space under current social distancing guidelin…
Central District Health (CDH) has seen an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ada County, and as of March 24, 2020, confirms one case of community spread in Ada County. One additional case in Ada County is pending investigation. To-date, CDH has seen 25 cases between Ada and Valley Counties.
Bank of Idaho and Idaho National Laboratory (INL), in connection with local nonprofit leaders and public health team members, have initiated a public, community commitment fund in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are further modifying operations to implement latest health guidance
(SE Idaho) — Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) (which serves Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton counties), is confirming two cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County. This brings the total number of COVID0-19 cases the health district’s region to six.
The Idaho State Board of Education today directed all public school districts and charter schools to immediately implement a “soft closure” of all classroom facilities through Monday, April 20, 2020.
POCATELLO - The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho announced that the federal courthouse in Pocatello will be closed for two weeks, from March 23, 2020 to April 6, 2020. A person working in the courthouse tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus after …