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Idaho Falls, Idaho is located in Bonneville County. Zip codes in Idaho Falls, ID include 83406, 83401, and 83405. The median home price in Idaho Falls is $125,000. More Idaho Falls information.

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5 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Prescribed burn planned in Idaho forest`

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.

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12 hrs ago | Post Register

House editorial: Let Bujak debate

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.

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16 hrs ago | Post Register

Discovering history - one park at a time

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.

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16 hrs ago | Post Register

Catching some air at Noise Park

Riders in a combined 250 class catch some air off a jump while participating in the Rocky Mountain Motocross Series Idaho MX State Championship at Noise Park on Saturday morning. Racing continues today.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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EIRMC reports 2 more children with virus symptoms

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.

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Bankrolling ag can be risky for farmers, banks

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.

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Jurors have begun deliberations in the federal trial of the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak five years ago. U.S. District Court Judge Louis W. Sands told jurors they won't return until Thursday because scheduling conflicts will require the court to recess the first part of next week.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Cheers and jeers: Risch's crass calculation

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.

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Odyssey won't appeal, school to dissolve

Odyssey Charter School officials will not appeal a decision to revoke its charter by the state's Public Charter School Commission and will close the school. The school will close for good at 5 p.m. today, Odyssey school board members confirmed Thursday night.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Scientech lays off workers

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.

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Report sheds light on fatal plane crash

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.

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3 men claim I.F. man molested them as teens

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.

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House editorial: Strike three, Ms. Ybarra

Last month, Ybarra, principal at Mountain Home's West Elementary School and the Republican candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, blew off 460 public school administrators in Boise for a leadership conference. Instead, Ybarra was discovered blocks away from the conference at a downtown Boise coffee shop, waiting to meet a lone GOP legislator.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Odyssey Charter School's charter revoked

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.

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The Leather Man

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.

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Comings and goings: Track county migration

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.

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At the energy summit

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.

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City eyes action on automated garbage pickup

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.

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Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.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.

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Idaho Falls, Ammon approach agreement on Hitt

Ammon will review the document at a work session Thursday, Mayor Dana Kirkham said. Plans include widening Hitt to five lanes for a half-mile stretch south of Sunnyside Road and adding dedicated left and right turn lanes to each of the four approaches at the intersection.

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