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Idaho Senator Jim Risch on IMN

Idaho Senator Jim Risch on IMN(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Idaho Senator Jim Risch joined Tim Lewis on Idaho’s Morning News for his bi-monthly discussion.  The two discussed the Idaho GOP divide, federal funds for highways, and of course the Border issue and Israel and Russia. Hear the conversations Here:

Talking Foreign Events with Steve Yates

Talking Foreign Events with Steve Yates(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Steve Yates is the CEO of DC International Advisory.  The analytical and advisory practice assesses political risk and opportunity and provides situational awareness of developments in Washington and select foreign capitals.   Steve joins Tim Lewis on Idaho’s Morning News on most Wednesdays.   This week the discussion was pointed to the Russian/Ukrainian […]

Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Town

Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Town(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Watkins Distributing would like to welcome the public to come view the Budweiser Clydesdale team on Saturday July 19th at Snake River Landing. The Clydesdales will begin at 1:00 and parade through the landing & will be available for photos until 3:00.On April 7, 1933, August A Busch, Jr. and Adolphus Busch […]

Idaho State’s Jeff Tingey on IMN

Idaho State’s Jeff Tingey on IMN(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Idaho State University Athletic Director Jeff Tingey joined Tim Lewis in studio on Idaho’s Morning News to talk the positives of the just concluded 2013-2014 Sports season at ISU…and to look ahead to next season already.   Jeff weighed in on ‘pay for play’ and the targeted rule in football. Hear the […]

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced for Grand Theft of Radio Company

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced for Grand Theft of Radio Company(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Close to two years after collaborating on bringing a major concert to Idaho Falls, the man trusted as the promoter of the event has been sentenced on Grand Theft charges.  Riverbend Communications contracted with Ryan Thueson of 78-Productions in the Fall of 2012 to help bring major country artists to East […]

Idaho POW Finally Released From Taliban Captivity

Idaho POW Finally Released From Taliban Captivity(WASHINGTON DC)  — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released after nearly five years of Taliban captivity, President Obama announced today. “On behalf of the American people, I was honored to call his parents to express our joy that they can expect his safe return, mindful of their courage and sacrifice throughout this ordeal,” Obama […]

Tanker Crashes Into Pocatello Car Dealership

Tanker Crashes Into Pocatello Car Dealership(POCATELLO, ID)  —  Phil Meador Toyota was the scene of huge tanker that crashed into several new cars Thursday afternoon.  The tanker truck is an Energy Transportation Inc tanker from Casper, Wyoming.   Apparently the back axel broke off which sent the tanker crashing into the dealership doing heavy damage to at least a half-dozen […]

Senator Jim Risch on Idaho’s Morning News

Senator Jim Risch on Idaho’s Morning News(WASHINGTON DC)  —  Idaho Senator Jim Risch joined Tim Lewis on Idaho’s Morning News for his bi-monthly discussion.  Everything from the VA Hospital scandal to the latest on Idaho POW Bowe Bergdahl and Pastor Abedini. Hear the discussion, HERE:    

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Same Sex Marriage in Idaho

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Same Sex Marriage in Idaho(BOISE, ID) (AP) —  Gay and lesbian couples in Idaho could start getting married as soon as Friday, after a judge ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale wrote in her decision that Idaho’s laws barring same-sex marriage unconstitutionally deny gay and lesbian citizens their fundamental right […]

Camping World Eyes Idaho Falls

Camping World Eyes Idaho Falls(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Camping World, a company that started in Bowling Green, Ky., in 1966, is proposing to develop 12 acres on Idaho Falls’ west side that is presently designated for high-density residential development. The city of Idaho Falls Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending a change in the comprehensive plan to allow commercial […]

Noodles & Co. Coming to Idaho Falls

Noodles & Co. Coming to Idaho Falls(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Noodles & Company has filed a site plan with the city of Idaho Falls to build a 2,812-square-foot restaurant on a pad in the Grand Teton Mall parking lot facing Hitt Road, east of the main mall structure. The Broomfield, Colo.-based chain has hundreds of restaurants spread out over 30 states. […]

Crane Falls Through Parking Lot

Crane Falls Through Parking Lot(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – A section of Yellowstone between “A” Street and Broadway in Idaho Falls was closed Tuesday. A crane fell through the Bank of Commerce parking lot. Police say the crane was trying to lift a heavy object from off the top of a building, but the pavement beneath the crane couldn’t support […]

Country Music Festival Coming to East Idaho

Country Music Festival Coming to East Idaho(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  Our sister station 105-5 The Hawk announced a HUGE country music festival will be landing in Idaho Falls this summer.   Here is the official release: Idaho Falls, ID, April 28, 2014: 105-5 The Hawk and Riverbend Productions are pleased to announce Hawkfest 2014, east Idaho’s largest country music festival, on Saturday, […]

INL Opens New Building

INL Opens New Building(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – A new building opened this week at the Idaho National Laboratory.  The 148,000-square-foot Energy Innovation Lab hosted a dedication ceremony on Tuesday. Featured guests included Congressman Mike Simpson, who secured the funding for the facility, as well as Governor Butch Otter. The lab will be used to bring together experts from […]

Water Lines Shut Off Near Jackson Landslide

Water Lines Shut Off Near Jackson Landslide(JACKSON, WY) – Water, gas, and electricity have been intermittent for Jackson residents living near a slow-moving landslide. The eroding hillside has caused significant damage to sewer lines along Budge Drive, which had to be repaired Tuesday. Crews are drilling into the crest of the hill to determine the composition of the soil, which can […]

High Winds Cause Power Outages, Close I-15

High Winds Cause Power Outages, Close I-15(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – Severe weather caused more than 3,000 area families to lose power Tuesday. High winds knocked out nearly a dozen power poles between Rexburg and Rigby, while blowing dust prompted a temporary closure along I-15 between Idaho Falls and Roberts.  The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 9 o’clock […]

Studded Tires Must Be Removed

Studded Tires Must Be Removed(POCATELLO, ID) – Studded snow tires must be removed on all vehicles by April 30. Official with the Idaho Transportation Department say that drivers caught on roadways with studded tires after the deadline could face a $67 fine. The specialized tires are effective on icy roads, but are dangerous in normal conditions because they reduce […]

New Apartment Complex Nears Completion

New Apartment Complex Nears Completion(CHUBBUCK, ID) – A new, 150-unit apartment complex in Chubbuck is nearing completion. Property Manager Jared Barton says Hawthorne Gardens just west of the Pine Ridge Mall will feature a 24-hour fitness center and a swimming pool. The pet-friendly complex already has a waiting list and should be finished by mid-July.

Blackfoot Could Build New Airport

Blackfoot Could Build New Airport(BLACKFOOT, ID) – The city of Blackfoot is considering a proposal to build a new airport. Mayor Paul Loomis says that if planes weighing more than 12,500 pounds continue to use the runway, they’ll have to relocate it to another place in the county. Area pilots say they’d rather see Blackfoot keep its smaller airport […]

Payday Loans Are Big Business in Gem State

Payday Loans Are Big Business in Gem State(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – Idaho leads the nation in its average annual interest for payday loans. Idahoans who take out unsecured advances pay an average of 582 percent on their loans if the money isn’t paid back within a short amount of time. Utah and Nevada also have comparable interest rates. Experts say payday loaning […]

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