Twin Falls County Newswire

Twin Falls County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Twin Falls County, ID.

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  1. Heavy Rains Equal Flooding In Southern IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Heavy rains from storms around 4 p.m. MDT brought localized flooding rain to Twin Falls and Jerome counties. Numerous reports of flooded streets and roads have been coming into the Idaho's First News newsroom and Weather Authority Weather Center.

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  2. 5 Hikers Rescued from the Snake River Canyon on Saturday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... this time what exactly happened, but the group of five (1 adult and 4 children) then became stranded. The Twin Falls County Search and Rescue team was quickly dispatched into the area of the Centennial Park Entrance, where the Twin Falls Fire ...

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  3. BASE Jumper Fatally Injured In StuntRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Aero-News Network

    ... deploys his canopy, the other becomes engulfed in flames and falls out of the camera view. The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office said that Hickey's parachute deployed too late. A coroner's report said Hickey was fatally injured by blunt force ...

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  4. Two Vehicle Accident Near Kimberly Leaves Multiple People InjuredRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... investigated a two vehicle pileup that happened just north of Kimberly this Thursday afternoon. Twin Falls County Sheriff Deputies and the Idaho State Police were called to the intersection of 3500 East 3900 North at around 4:30 p.m. First reports ...

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  5. Extreme Video Shows How a 73-Year-Old BASE Jumper's Stunt Goes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TheBlaze.com

    ... ugh an investigation is still underway. "There is nothing to indicate any foul play or criminal activity," Twin Falls County Sheriff's Capt. Brent Hilliard said.

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  6. 73-year-old BASE jumper dies after setting parachute on fireRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... ) that he had heard Hickey successfully performed the stunt skydiving. The initial report from the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office said only that Hickey's parachute deployed too late. The video shows two BASE jumpers climbing over the railing of ...

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  7. 73-year-old Base jumper died after setting his parachute on fire as part of a stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | South China Morning Post

    ... heard Hickey had previously successfully performed the stunt when skydiving. The initial report from the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office said only that Hickey's parachute deployed too late. The video shows two Base jumpers climbing over the ...

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  8. James E. Hickey, a 73-year-old BASE jumper, dies after setting parachute on fire in stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Regina Leader Post

    ... that he had heard Hickey successfully performed the stunt skydiving. The initial report from the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office said only that Hickey's parachute deployed too late. The video shows two BASE jumpers climbing over the railing of ...

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  9. Claremont man dies in Idaho BASE jump stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... that he heard Hickey had previously performed the stunt while skydiving. The initial report from the Twin Falls County sheriff's office, released shortly after Hickey's death, said only that his parachute deployed too late. At least five people have ...

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  10. SoCal BASE Jumper Leaps to Fiery DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... to ditch the flaming parachute and deploy a second chute in the May 7 stunt. The initial report from the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office said only that Hickey's parachute deployed too late, and the coroner said Hickey died of blunt-force trauma. ...

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  11. 73-year-old BASE jumper dies after setting parachute on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Lowell Sun

    ... ) that he had heard Hickey successfully performed the stunt skydiving. The initial report from the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office said only that Hickey's parachute deployed too late. The video shows two BASE jumpers climbing over the railing of ...

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  12. A Roll-Over in Filer Sends One to the HospitalRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... hospital on Sunday. The crash happened around the 5 o'clock hour just east of the Jackpot exit on 3800 in Twin Falls County. Right now very little information is available, but according to our reporter on the scene. The 4 door sedan was traveling ...

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  13. 24th Annual Twin Falls Relay For Life, Wet, But SuccessfulRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Filer, Idaho The cold and rain affected participants in the 2015 Twin Falls Relay For Life, but overall the event went off without a hitch. Participants made it out to the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds Friday night and Saturday morning to raise nearly 114 thousand dollars for the American Cancer Society.

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  14. Costs minimal to botched parachute jumps at Idaho bridgeRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Washington Times

    ... cliff- without a permit, said Shawn Barigar, president of the Twin Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. But the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office says the financial burden for rescues and recoveries from the bridge doesn't fall on the taxpayers. Search ...

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  15. Idaho sheriff guilty of misusing public moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KBCI CBS 2

    An eastern Idaho sheriff has been convicted of three felony counts of misuse of public funds. The Post Register reports that a Twin Falls County jury found Jefferson County Sheriff Blair Olsen guilty on Wednesday evening after deliberating about three hours.

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  16. Jefferson County sheriff convicted of misusing public fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: TWIN FALLS, Idaho - An eastern Idaho sheriff has been convicted of three felony counts of misuse of public funds. The Post Register reports that a Twin Falls County jury found Jefferson County Sheriff Blair Olsen guilty on Wednesday evening after deliberating about three hours.

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  17. Medic describes intense high angle rescue from Idaho bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | EMS1

    ... Bear, California, from beneath Perrine Bridge over the Snake River Canyon and lifted her to safety. The Twin Falls County sheriff's office says a wind gust caught Segil's parachute and blew it into the support structure of the bridge, where she ...

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  18. BASE jumper's chute snags on bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... Bear, California, from beneath Perrine Bridge over the Snake River Canyon and lifted her to safety. The Twin Falls County sheriff's office says a wind gust caught Segil's parachute and blew it into the support structure of the bridge, where she ...

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  19. Twin Falls rescue crews save BASE jumper caught in bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    TV reports that a statement from the Twin Falls County sheriff's office says a wind gust caught the BASE jumpers chute and blew it to the bottom trestle of Perrine Bridge Tuesday evening. Crews from the Twin Falls Fire Department, Magic Valley Paramedics Special Operations Reach and Treat Team and Twin Falls County Search and Rescue responded and found the jumper hanging 10-15 feet below the trestle.

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  20. Jury convicts Olsen of felony misuse of public fundsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Post Register

    Jefferson County Sheriff Blair Olsen, with defense attorney Gary Cooper, listens in a Twin Falls County courtroom as members of the jury are polled individually for their verdicts. Olsen was convicted of three felony counts of misuse of public funds Wednesday night.

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