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Garbage Dumped on Private Land in Ammon

Garbage Dumped on Private Land in Ammon

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – A recent Gallup poll shows that most Idaho residents have a favorable opinion of their elected state leaders. An estimated 65 percent of Idahoans trust state leaders, while nearly 76 percent of Wyoming residents felt the same way about their own legislators and executives. Political analysts say the study is good […]

Gallup: Idaho, Wyoming Residents Trust State Government

Gallup: Idaho, Wyoming Residents Trust State Government

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – A recent Gallup poll shows that most Idaho residents have a favorable opinion of their elected state leaders. An estimated 65 percent of Idahoans trust state leaders, while nearly 76 percent of Wyoming residents felt the same way about their own legislators and executives. Political analysts say the study is good […]

ISU Preparing for NCAA Meal Changes

ISU Preparing for NCAA Meal Changes

(POCATELLO, ID) – Athletic coaches at Idaho State University are preparing for possible changes to the way student athletes receive meals. The NCAA is considering a plan to allow unlimited meals for athletes following a claim from a University of Connecticut basketball player that he and his teammates were going to bed hungry at night. […]

Board to Decide Fate of Embattled Teacher

Board to Decide Fate of Embattled Teacher

(BLACKFOOT, ID) – The Snake River School District has four days to make a decision regarding an embattled high school science teacher. Elaine Asmus, who has spent nearly 30 years at the school, is accused of harassing a co-worker. The alleged victim, who is married to the superintendent, bypassed standard mediation procedures and allegedly pressured […]

No Poker for Fort Hall Casino

No Poker for Fort Hall Casino

(FORT HALL, ID) – The Coeur d’Alene tribe of northern Idaho wants poker rooms in their casinos, but it may not have much of an impact on local Indian gaming. Nathan Small of the Fort Hall Business Council says the Shoshone-Bannock tribes already have a gaming compact with the state of Idaho that prohibits poker. […]

Gravel Slides Cause Delays to Buttressing

Gravel Slides Cause Delays to Buttressing

(JACKSON, WY) – Efforts to stabilize an eroding hillside in Jackson were delayed Thursday. Multiple gravel slides prompted evacuations of personnel working along Budge Drive. Portions of the slumping East Gros Ventre Butte moved as much as three feet in less than 24 hours. Residents in the Walgreens apartment complex and other homes in the […]

Senator Jim Risch on IMN

Senator Jim Risch on IMN

(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  –  Senator Jim Risch joined Tim Lewis on Idaho’s Morning News Thursday for his bi-monthly discussion on all things on the current news radar.  From Russian aggression toward the Ukraine, to the Nevada Ranch dispute, the Senator and Tim go through it all. Listen to the Interview, HERE: 

Man Arrested for Murdering Wilson Woman

Man Arrested for Murdering Wilson Woman

(JACKSON, WY) – Nicaraguan authorities have arrested a man for the murder of a Presbyterian missionary from Jackson Hole.  Fernando Aburto has confessed to strangling 37-year-old Karen Colclough of Wilson last week, then stealing her camera. Her body was found on Monday. Colclough was taking pictures on a beach at the time the assault happened. […]

Rexburg Kmart Closing

Rexburg Kmart Closing

(REXBURG, ID) – The Kmart in Rexburg is closing its doors.  The store has 63 employees, and some will be eligible for severance pay. Managers are working to help them apply at other Kmart and Sears locations in the region. The store will start a liquidation sale May 4, before shutting down completely in mid-July. […]

ISU Hikes Tuition

ISU Hikes Tuition

(POCATELLO, ID) – The Idaho Board of Education has approved tuition hikes at the state’s largest public universities. Starting this fall, students at Idaho State University will pay $6,566 in tuition and fees, an overall increase of 3.5%. Non-residents will pay nearly double that amount at $12,760 per year. Administrators are also expanding scholarship opportunities […]

Early Voting Popular in Bannock County

Early Voting Popular in Bannock County

(POCATELLO, ID) – Early voting is now open in Bannock County, and people are already hitting the polls in large numbers. Officials say they’ve never seen this many people come out for a primary election. There is also a great deal of interest in the referendum on the controversial non-discrimination ordinance, which passed last summer. […]

Crews Preparing Buttress to Slow Jackson Landslide

Crews Preparing Buttress to Slow Jackson Landslide

(JACKSON, WY) – Public Works officials in Jackson had to relocate a temporary water line Wednesday as part of a much larger effort to contain a slumping hillside. Geologists have calculated movement on the hill along Budge Drive to be about two inches per day. Concrete barriers and fill material will be brought in today […]

Man Accused of Kidnapping Estranged Wife

Man Accused of Kidnapping Estranged Wife

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – An Idaho Falls man was arrested Tuesday on accusations that he kidnapped his estranged wife.  Fifty-eight-year-old Lloyd Burnside allegedly snuck up behind his wife in the Walmart parking lot on Utah Avenue and forced her into his vehicle. He then drove her to an area west of town and held her […]

Blackfoot Schools Launching Gourmet Lunch Menus

Blackfoot Schools Launching Gourmet Lunch Menus

(BLACKFOOT, ID) – The Blackfoot School District is implementing a gourmet menu to help make school lunches healthier. Administrators are slowly putting more state-designed food options into their lunch lines. The recipes are developed to meet updated nutrition requirements, and officials believe that the kids will grow to like them once they try them. The […]

Cable One Outage in East Idaho

Cable One Outage in East Idaho

(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  –  There are thousands of Cable One subscribers without TV service today.   The outage extends from Idaho Falls to Pocatello.  According to the company, there was some maintenance work being doing Wednesday night and some equipment was replaced.  That equipment apparently failed.  Cable One is now working the problem to back-up the […]

Duffel Bag Bandit Gets 5 Years in Prison

Duffel Bag Bandit Gets 5 Years in Prison

(BOISE, ID) – A man accused of robbing six banks in Idaho and Utah has been sentenced to five years in prison.  Fifty-seven-year-old Gerald Massey was known to the FBI as the “Duffel Bag Bandit” because he used duffel bags to carry money during multiple robberies between December 2012 and March 2013. The Shreveport, Louisiana […]

Mortar Shell Found at Pocatello Airport

Mortar Shell Found at Pocatello Airport

(POCATELLO, ID) – A mortar shell dating back to World War II was found at the Pocatello Regional Airport Tuesday.  Officials believe the 60 mm device was an M69 training round. The airport was used as a military base in the 1940s for heavy bomber squadrons. The mortar was found in a section of the […]

Tribes Win Appeal Against FMC

Tribes Win Appeal Against FMC

(POCATELLO, ID) – The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes have won another lawsuit against the FMC Corporation. The three-judge appellate court has ordered FMC to pay the tribes $1.5 million annually for a waste storage permit. The order remains in effect until FMC cleans up its phosphorous slag and other pollutants on the reservation. Attorney Paul Echo Hawk […]

Man Arrested for Attempted Strangulation

Man Arrested for Attempted Strangulation

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – An Idaho Falls man was arrested Monday on a felony charge of attempted strangulation. Forty-five-year-old Rick Zundel was taken into custody in Lemhi County. He’s accused of choking a 22-year-old woman during a domestic dispute at the Shilo Inn April 8. The victim reportedly fled the hotel room and immediately notified […]

Jackson Approves More Funds for Landslide Support

Jackson Approves More Funds for Landslide Support

(JACKSON, WY) – The city of Jackson is setting aside $700,000 to build a buttress to temporarily slow a landslide. The weight will be placed in a parking lot and will serve as a counterbalance to the slumping East Gros Ventre Butte. About 60 residents began evacuation procedures last Wednesday, while four houses and two […]

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