Just after 5 p.m. this evening, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Grand Teton Mall in Idaho Falls after hearing a report that wanted subject Kane Simons was there.

MOOSE, Wyo. — Grand Teton National Park staff are preparing for another significant winter weather event. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area which forecasts winds from 15 to 20 m.p.h. and gusts over 30 m.p.h. tonight and tomorrow. This wind, compounde…

Earlier today (Feb. 7) the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Chevron gas station on 65th S. and Overland Dr., near the 113 Exit of I-15, where a credit card skimmer was found. A credit card skimmer is a device placed over top of an existing credit card swiping or chip inser…

At approximately 12:18 p.m. on Tuesday, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies and Idaho Falls Ambulance were called to an unresponsive child on Parri Dr. in Bonneville County. 30 year old James H. Dunkle contacted dispatch and reported that an 18 month old child had fallen off a bed and was u…

The Idaho Falls Police Department is asking drivers to avoid the area surrounding the intersection of South Yellowstone Highway and Pederson Street, due to a motor vehicle accident. Slick roads are creating unsafe conditions for both motorists and emergency services personnel as they respond…

On Feb. 4 a herd of about 100 elk wandered into a rural area between Sugar City and Rexburg. The elk have been easily sighted from both Highway 20 and Highway 33 and are a cause for concern to passing motorists. Madison County Sheriff’s office and Idaho Fish and Game are aware of the situati…

On February 4, 2019, at approximately 2:11 p.m., Idaho State Police had contact with Gustavo Chavez, 23, of Idaho Falls, at the southbound Blackfoot rest area. Chavez was in a 1995 Nissan pickup with passenger Jose Moreno, 19, of Shelley.

POCATELLO — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced today that the Pocatello Idaho Temple groundbreaking will take place on March 16, 2019. The temple will be located east of Satterfield Drive and Butte Street in Pocatello in a new subdivision known as Crestview Estates – D…

The principals of Teton and Basin high schools in Driggs, along with Superintendent of Schools Monte Woolstenhulme, have been monitoring the high number of student and staff illness at the schools. The decision has been made that both schools will be closed on Friday, February 1st in an effo…

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced a Bingham County woman was sentenced Monday, January 28, for insurance fraud.

The Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative has been named by the U.S. Nuclear Industry Council as a winner of its 2018 Trailblazer Meritorious Achievement Award. The award was presented at USNIC’s Advanced Reactor Summit VI Jan. 29-31, 2019, in San Diego, California.

Principal Megan Christensen and Monte Woolstenhulme, TSD 401 Superintendent of Schools, have been monitoring absences this week due to the high number of students out because of illness at Tetonia Elementary School in Tetonia, Idaho. The decision has been made that school will be closed for …

On January 26th 2019 at approximately 7:00pm, Bonneville County Deputies responded to a report of a stabbing and disturbance at a group home residence on Farnsworth Dr. In Bonneville County. Upon arrival Deputies found a female adult, later identified as 18 year old Journi S. Smith, upset an…

In late summer, the Idaho Transportation Department took a very blunt and direct approach to put the brakes on a rash of traffic crashes near Malad close to the Utah state line. Several of those crashes had resulted in fatalities. After confirming death tolls with Idaho State Police, ITD put…

On January 22, 2019, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on E. Greenwillow in Bonneville County at the request of Bonneville County Juvenile Probation Officers. Upon arrival Deputies were advised by the Probation Officers of numerous items of suspected drugs and par…

Idaho Falls Auditorium District Board Chair, Terri Gazdik, will be holding a 2018 year end review to discuss progress Wednesday, Jan 23rd at 11:00 am inside their offices located at 425 N. Capital Ave in Idaho Falls. Gazdik plans on discussing the achievements the group was able to make in 2…

On Sunday at approximately 7 p.m. a Fremont County deputy conducted a routine traffic stop for a traffic violation on U.S. Highway 20 near milepost 387 in Island Park, ID.

On January 13th 2019, at approximately 8:50am, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence on the 900 block of W. Purser to a report that a male, Michael W. Hill, 46 of Idaho Falls, was threatening to turn on the gas inside his residence and blow it up with his daughter i…

U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) today was elected chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for the 116th Congress. Notably, Risch is the third Idahoan to serve as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, following William Borah’s tenure from 1925-1933 and Frank Church’s two year …

The Executive Director of the IFAD, Chip Scott, has submitted his resignation to the board of directors, citing personal family reasons for his departure. In a letter to the board, Scott stated that after a recent visit with his son, who has been suffering a serious illness in his home state…

On January 01, 2019 the Blackfoot Police Department responded to the Short Stop, in the 900 block of S. Broadway, in reference to a robbery that had occurred several hours earlier. The investigation by the Blackfoot Police Department/Bingham County Sheriff’s Office combined detective unit le…

At approximately 5:48 a.m. on January 3, 2019, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 2401 E. 24th N for a structure fire. The call came in from an employee who showed up for work, saw the fire and called 911.

The city of Idaho Falls has completed snow removal activities associated with the recent winter weather event. As a result, the parking restrictions have been lifted.

On January 1st, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Ammon Division responded to the Ammon Walmart to a report of a wanted subject who was in the store. An off duty Bonneville County Deputy spotted 31 year old Cody R Nelson of Idaho Falls inside the…

Snow and ice accumulating on power lines, together with strong wind gusts, is complicating the restoration of electric service to Rocky Mountain Power customers from the Shelley area north to St. Anthony. Severe weather over the weekend caused widespread power outages in this area. While ser…

At a special executive session of the board of trustees for Teton School District #401 on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 in Driggs, board members discussed the status of the ongoing investigations into a fraudulent payment of $784,000, transferred to an account in error on Dec. 20. The money, intende…

On 12-27-2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to an alarm at the Army Surplus Store located on Daisy Ln. Upon arrival Deputies met with a store employee who could hear someone inside the building. Deputies found the front doors had been broken ope…