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JEROME, Idaho (AP) – A 9-year-old south-central Idaho girl has died after being kicked by a horse. Authorities tell The Times-News that Kinsey Mae Smith of Jerome died Saturday. Jerome County Sheriff Doug McFall says the girl had been out feeding the horses when the accident occurred.
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) – Libertarian gubernatorial candidate John Bujak says he has pleaded guilty to contempt for not paying child support. Bujak tells the Idaho Press-Tribune that he made the plea last week in Canyon County for not paying child support for one month in 2013. Bujak says the payments are now current. The newspaper […]
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff is firing back against a new television ad accusing him of not knowing who he voted for in the 2008 presidential election. The Republican Governors Association released a video Tuesday with footage of Balukoff telling an RGA cameraman he would have to see if he […]
(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — Some Idaho students will get their chance to ask questions to the candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction Thursday night. Compass Academy in Idaho Falls is hosting a debate between Democrat Jana Jones and Republican Sherri Ybarra. Students have been preparing as part of the senior English and […]
(POCATELLO, ID) — Amy’s Kitchen, the new tenants of the old Heinz Plant in Pocatello, announced on Wednesday that as many as 1,000 jobs could be coming to the Gate City. Governor Butch Otter made the trip to Eastern Idaho to help make the announcement. Officials said that they will start out with about 200 […]
(POCATELLO, ID) — A new high school is being planned in Pocatello with sights set on opening in the fall of 2016. Grace Lutheran School is looking to extend their operation past eight grade. To do that they plan on building a new private high school. Administrators say they already have up to 25 students who […]
(POCATELLO, ID) — The ribbon was cut to open a new $130,000 pavillion in Caldwell Park in Pocatello on Wednesday. The structure, two years in the making, is the product of NeighborhoodWorks Pocatello. The organizion dedicated the pavillion to the city of Pocatello to use for community events. The price tag on the project was covered by […]
HAUSER, Idaho (AP) – A northern Idaho Halloween attraction where a Washington state man died after being hit by a bus has closed for the season. The Spokesman-Review reports (http://bit.ly/13bFH8N) that the Incredible Corn Maze in Hauser closed Monday. The season was scheduled to run through Saturday. Eighteen-year-old Jeremy McSpadden Jr. of Spokane Valley, Washington, […]
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) – South-central Idaho police officers say they are investigating after someone shot at the front entrance of a newspaper building. The Times-News reports that someone shot the front window at their Twin Falls building on October 25th. Police stopped by two days later to take pictures of the damage and interview […]
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) – Some school districts in southeast Idaho haven’t been able to find qualified teachers to fill open positions, and officials fear the problem will become worse. The Idaho State Journal reports that Pocatello, American Falls and Aberdeen school districts have had to use student teachers, substitutes and teachers with provisional certifications. Aberdeen […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff has spent nearly $2 million of his own money lambasting what he describes as Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter’s failures, but the amount may still result in a shortfall of votes come November 4th. Ousting a Republican incumbent in Idaho is difficult in almost any elected […]
(POCATELLO, ID) — The old Heinz building in Pocatello will soon become the new Amy’s Kitchen building. Governor Butch Otter is in town to make the official announcement this morning at the Pocatello Regional Airport. Amy’s Kitchen is a natural frozen foods brand and produces over 88 meals. It is privately held and family owned.
(POCATELLO, ID) — Bannock County announced Tuesday that Commission Chairman Howard Manwaring will be taking a leave of absence due to health concerns. The specifics of the health issues were not revealed. Manwaring will be unavailable for public duties until further notice. Commissioner Steve Hadley will serve as acting chairman until Manwaring returns.
(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — A teenager from Bonneville County has been missing for more than a week and the Bonneville County Sheriff’s office is asking for your help to find him. Fifteen year old Dakoda Harris was reported as a runaway by his mother on October 20th. He has called his mother since then, telling […]
(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — A man is in the Bonneville County jail for stealing guns and ammunition from the Idaho Falls Cal Ranch store. Idaho Falls police arrested 25-year-old Tyson Wayne Farnes early Tuesday morning. Police responded to a call on East Anderson to find Farnes’ vehicle leaving the scene. He was later found hiding […]
DECLO, Idaho (AP) – Deputies in south-central Idaho say they are investigating two shootings in the Declo area that left a woman dead and a man injured. Cassia County Deputy George Warrell says officers found 26-year-old Whitney Murphy dead from gunshot wounds at one residence shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. A 24-year-old man, Levi Bodily, […]
AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) – A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton might buried there. Experts estimate the mammoth was about 16 years old and lived about 70,000 to 120,000 years ago in what was a savanna-like country populated with […]
(REXBURG, ID) — A backpack left unattended on the campus of BYU-Idaho contained magnesium carbonate. The Madison County Fire Department identified the substance after taping off the area where the backpack was found for much of Monday afternoon. The department said in a statement that never at anytime was the public in danger, they simply […]
(POCATELLO, ID) — The public has spoken, and the new name for the Pocatello Zoo’s new grizzly bear, as voted on by patrons, is Shoni. The other options were Stars and Weda. As part of the contest, a minimum $1 donation was required to vote for a name. The zoo raised $530 during the contest. […]
(MERIDIAN, ID) The Idaho State Police announced Monday that they seized 150 pounds of Marijuana over the weekend worth more than a half a million dollars. They made the bust on Interstate 84 in Meridian early Saturday morning. A 48-year-old Florida man was transporting the drugs when he stopped to sleep while waiting for road […]