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Twin Falls County Commission OKs buying new jail pods
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
TWIN FALLS — Twin Falls County plans to spend $601,000 to replace three mobile jail pods.
Times-News publisher's last day is Friday
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
TWIN FALLS — Times-News Publisher Kevin Kampman will leave the paper Friday, he announced Wednesday afternoon.
Cleaner energy: Idaho Power wants to completely cut coal
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
TWIN FALLS — Idaho Power Co. is making some serious strides toward eliminating coal from its energy sources.
Hidden History: The canal breach of 1978
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
In the early hours of May 12, 1978, the High Line Canal breached, sending 1,500 cubic feet per second of irrigation water through an 80-foot hole in the bank, across a pasture and into Rock Creek Canyon southwest of Kimberly.
Thousands of swans winter in this Idaho wildlife area
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00:00 -0600
BOISE — Thousands of swans have made an Idaho wildlife area their home this winter, according to a news release from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Our next Big Story: Understanding the paranormal profession
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:00:00 -0600
Paranormal activity has been a mysterious source of intrigue for decades across various cultures and borders. American pop culture has long been drawn to ghost hunting, from the era of “Ghostbusters“ films in the 1980s to modern times. A new…
PHOTO BLOG: Spirit Photography; the scam that started a movement
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:15:00 -0600
In the 1860s, an American photographer by the name of William Mumler discovered a technique that sparked the public’s curiosity, and distrust.
Cattle truck overturns on I-84, backup causes other crash
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:20:00 -0600
BURLEY — A cattle truck overturned on Interstate 84 Tuesday afternoon, backing up traffic, which caused another crash that sent a man to a hospital, Idaho State Police said.
No clowning around in Gooding: Tickets circulating for circus that isn't happening
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
GOODING — The owners of the Shu-Fly Arena found themselves in the midst of a three-ring circus this week when they discovered tickets were sent out for an event they never agreed to host.
Mountain lion suspected in death of Buhl goats
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
BUHL — Idaho Fish and Game officers suspect a mountain lion may have killed two goats on the west end of Buhl this week.
Expect delays and lane closures at Fourth and Eastland Thursday
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:35:00 -0600
TWIN FALLS — Contractors with the city of Twin Falls will begin repaving Thursday at the intersection of Fourth Avenue East and Eastland Drive. Temporary traffic controls will be in effect at 8:30 a.m. with work expected to be completed…
Idaho Power proposes $19.2 million rate increase
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:35:00 -0600
BOISE — Idaho Power has requested a $19.2 million rate increase, which if approved would increase the average customer’s bill by $3.49 per month.
Garden Wise: Nitrogen: King of plant nutrients, part 1
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:30:00 -0600
The element nitrogen was first identified in 1772 by the Scottish physician Daniel Rutherford. It wasn’t until 1840 that Justus von Liebig (1803–1839), one of the pioneers in agricultural chemistry, identified nitrogen as essential to plant health. One of Liebig’s…
Idaho Women 100 commemoration begins March 28
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:30:00 -0600
BOISE — On March 28, the Idaho State Historical Society and Idaho Women in Leadership will kick off Idaho Women 100, a celebration of the 2020 national centennial anniversary of women’s right to vote.
Be Outside Idaho announces new grant cycle
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:30:00 -0600
BOISE — The Idaho Recreation and Tourism Initiative, a coalition of state and federal agencies working with non-profit groups to promote recreation and tourism opportunities, is changing its Be Outside Idaho grant cycle for 2019-2020.
Cattle truck rolls on Interstate 84
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:47:00 -0600
GREENWOOD — A cattle truck rolled Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 84 near milepost 195 in Jerome County, east of the Hazelton-Ridgeway Road Exit 194, says Idaho State Police.
Curious Mind: Reservoir may have derived its name from canyon
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
Q: Who named it Magic Reservoir and why is it so named?
Twin Falls City Council approves controversial hotel on canyon rim
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
TWIN FALLS — Emotions ran high in City Hall on Monday night as the Twin Falls City Council approved a four-story hotel at the gateway to the city.
Building a workforce: Students get to learn skills, employers get to find workers
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0600
TWIN FALLS — Showing off your talent in front of recruiters isn’t just for football players anymore: A group of Twin Falls students demonstrated their construction skills for prizes and even the chance to get a job offer.
Elderly Boise couple’s crosswalk deaths spark call to action
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:00:00 -0600
BOISE — Bob Goar was an 89-year-old Air Force veteran and retired newspaper typesetter who didn’t let neuropathy in his feet stop him from getting out for daily walks when the weather was nice.