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5 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2
Targhee National Forest officials are planning a prescribed burn southwest of Swan Valley in eastern Idaho. Forest officials say the burn in an area covering 1,000 acres will attempt to restore aspen stands.
12 hrs ago | Post Register
The two primary candidates for governor, Republican incumbent C.L. "Butch" Otter and Democrat A.J. Balukoff, will debate four times between now and Election Day: in Coeur d' Alene, Nampa, Boise and Idaho Falls. In three of those debates, Libertarian Party candidate John Bujak will participate.
16 hrs ago | Post Register
From camping ground to dumping ground to hallowed ground, the story of Freeman Park was retold Saturday morning from a hilltop overlooking the Snake River in Idaho Falls. It was one of five stops on the Bonneville County Heritage Association's annual "Treasures Tour," which highlights the significance of local people, places and things.
Two more children with symptoms consistent with enterovirus D68 - or EV-D68 - have been hospitalized at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, hospital officials reported. "These children have experienced rapid onset of respiratory distress," the release said.
Kathy Corgatelli NeVille / for Farm & Ranch Steven Longhurst of Taylor, harvests wheat in a field near St Clair and York roads south of Idaho Falls recently. He financed the farm after starting out with just 35 rented acres.
JEERS to Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho. For more than three decades, candidates for statewide and congressional offices have participated in debates sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Idaho Press Club.
At least 20 Scientech employees lost their jobs this week at the company's Idaho Falls office, the Idaho Department of Labor confirmed Wednesday. Scientech recently moved into a cavernous new Snake River Landing facility, and said it would begin to hire as many as 149 employees over the course of several years.
Citizens' Watch Patrol member Phil Bowyer looks over the wreckage of a twin-engine plane that went down shortly after takeoff on June 22, 2013. Mark J. Schell, of Idaho Falls, and Brian W. Hymas, of Rexburg, died in the crash and a 13-year-old boy was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Three new lawsuits claim a former Mormon church camp coordinator molested boys who went to Hawaii to pick pineapples between 1987 and 1990. The lawsuits, filed in Hawaii, allege Idaho Falls resident Brian R. Pickett molested them as teens while they were part of a camp in Hawaii through the church-affiliated Youth Development Enterprises Inc. The organization has been inactive since 1996.
The Idaho State Public Charter Commission voted Wednesday to revoke the charter of Odyssey Charter School, as approved 3-1 at a special meeting in Boise. In June, the commission issued a letter of intent to revoke the Idaho Falls-based school's charter, after the school failed to reach candidacy status by a June 30 deadline.
Twin Falls, Idaho Mel Reisner, author of "The Leather Man" is back in the Magic Valley. He started as a former A-P sports writer in Buffalo, Syracuse and Phoenix, Arizona now living in Idaho Falls.
That's just one seemingly odd tidbit included in a new U.S. Census Bureau tool released, the Census Flows Mapper. The maps shows the movement of people between counties.
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and other high-powered industry and government speakers generated a buzz at the recent Intermountain Energy Summit in Idaho Falls attended by some 300 participants from 19 states and two Canadian provinces. Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper warned those in attendance midway through the summit that the Shilo Inn where they were meeting might be blacked out after a truck slammed into a power pole in the city.
An engineering firm commissioned to examine auto-loading garbage trucks and the rate structure for garbage service in Idaho Falls has completed a draft report. The verdict: Garbage rates need to be hiked 5 percent and auto-loading trucks could save the city big bucks in the long run.
Pat Sutphin / email@example.com Mike Tyacke has spent hundreds of days throughout the past six years working with the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return program in various countries. According to an INL report, Tyacke's team has removed 1,700 pounds of highly-enriched uranium from 12 nations.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:16 pm
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