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What does it take to change a law?
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 03:00:00 -0700
BOISE — It’s easy to look at some of the state’s more eccentric laws and wonder why they still exist — but changing the law is no easy task.
Twin Falls’ average gas price peaked at $3.27 last year — but now sits at $2.50
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 02:00:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — Idaho’s average gas price was higher than predicted in 2018, but prices dropped off sharply in the last quarter and continue to decline.
Writer's League meets Saturday
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — The Twin Falls chapter of the Idaho Writer's League will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Valley Vista Village meeting room, 653 Rose St. N., Twin Falls. There is no fee to attend.
Hailey Girl Scouts shine at Inaugural Ball
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
BOISE — Girls Scouts from Blaine County's Troop 349 helped serve refreshments at Idaho’s 48th Inaugural Ball as part of their community service. Giving back is a Girl Scout tradition. The opportunity to dress up and be part of the…
Kristenson appointed to Mountain Rides Board
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
HAILEY — Blaine County Commissioners appointed Kathy Kristenson as the Blaine County representative to the Mountain Rides Board.
Weather alert: Heavy snow and thunderstorm moving toward Mini-Cassia
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:47:00 -0700
The National Weather Service in Pocatello released a special weather statement Thursday evening for heavy snow, gusty winds and lightning for northwestern Cassia and southwestern Minidoka counties until 6 p.m.
UPDATE: 3 injured in rollover crash on I-84 near Jerome
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:25:00 -0700
JEROME — A single-vehicle rollover sent three people to the hospital Tuesday morning on Interstate 84 near Jerome.
URA will have to wait on boundary adjustment
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:00:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — New laws passed in 2016 changed how urban renewal agencies operate in Idaho. And it means that Addison Avenue may have to wait for inclusion within the Twin Falls Urban Renewal Agency boundaries.
Hidden History: Harry Morrison turns partner's $600 and a few shovels into billion dollar business
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:00:00 -0700
Time Magazine described Harry Morrison, Idaho’s river-tamer and mountain-mover, as “the man who had done more than anyone else to change the face of the earth.”
Police: Jerome County sex offender had relationship with 16-year-old girl
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:45:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — A registered sex offender in Jerome County has been found guilty of sexual battery with a minor and is still facing Twin Falls County charges of possessing sexually exploitative material involving a child.
Charter school has open enrollment
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
BOISE — Idaho Distance Education Academy (I-DEA) charter school is offering open enrollment for the 2018/2019 second semester through Feb. 28.
Ketchum hosts community conversation
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
KETCHUM — The city of Ketchum will host a community conversation asking residents, business owners, employees and customers for their input on ways to protect and stimulate uses of the light industrial districts. Providing housing that is affordable for Ketchum…
February food stamp benefits will be issued in January
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
BOISE — Because of the federal government shutdown, the Department of Health and Welfare will be issuing February benefits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program on Sunday. All households approved and re-evaluated by Tuesday will receive their February food stamps…
Curb ramp grants of up to $60,000 available
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
BOISE — The Idaho Transportation Department has grants of up to $60,000 available to organizations statewide through the Idaho Americans with Disabilities Act Curb Ramp Program. Cities, counties, highway districts and tribal governments are eligible to submit an application for…
Our next Big Story: Did you know that these 'odd laws' existed in Idaho?
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:00:00 -0700
The state of Idaho has some curious and perhaps even outdated laws in its statutes, many of which address private and public conduct, safety and morals. While some are enforced, others remain unknown and likely unenforced.
Businesses can now apply for the city's help in replacing or repairing their sidewalks
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:00:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — Good news, business owners: If the sidewalk in front of your business is deteriorating, you may be able to get some help from the city to fix it.
Twentieth Century Club was first comprised of the wives of the town's movers and shakers
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:00:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — In the early 1850s, a small group in Utica, N.Y., formed the Independent Order of Good Templars — men and women devoted to promoting a life of temperance. Their motto: “Friendship, Hope and Charity.”
Twentieth Century Club still giving in the 21st century
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:00:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — The Twentieth Century Club is steeped in tradition. And they are determined to keep it that way.
2 garages, 4 vehicles destroyed in Twin Falls fire
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:45:00 -0700
TWIN FALLS — Two garages and four vehicles were destroyed by a fire early Tuesday morning, Twin Falls fire officials said.
Wood River student selected for STEM mentor program
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:30:00 -0700
HAILEY — The New York Academy of Sciences’ Global STEM Alliance and United Technologies welcome Calvin Geissler from Wood River High School into their global STEM U mentoring program.