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Idaho Falls Woman Rescued from House Fire

Idaho Falls Woman Rescued from House FireIdaho Falls, Idaho — An Idaho Falls woman is recovering after being rescued by firefighters after her house caught fire early Thursday morning. Patricia Gaston was taken to EIRMC where she is in fair condition. Her home on North 5th east is completely destroyed. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Pocatello Man Arrested for Shooting Death

Pocatello Man Arrested for Shooting DeathIdaho Falls, ID — The Pocatello man accused of shooting a woman to death at a New Years Eve party in Idaho Falls is in a California jail. Police arrested 25-year-old Kevin Michael Mcquilliams in Truckee, California Thursday evening. Mcquilliams was charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault in connection with the death of 34 year old […]

Cable One May Drop More Networks

Cable One May Drop More NetworksIdaho Falls, Idaho – Surfing the channels on the TV might not take as long for Cable One customers on January 1. Eleven networks could be dropped from Cable One’s lineup if the cable company does not reach an agreement with NBC Universal by midnight December 31. The networks that could go include MSNBC, USA, Syfy, […]

Roberts Couple Arrested for Counterfeiting

Roberts Couple Arrested for Counterfeiting  Idaho Falls, Idaho – A Roberts couple is in custody after trying to pay for a hotel room at the Pinecrest Inn in Idaho Falls with fake $50 bills. Police arrested 35-year-old Tracy Peebles and 31-year-old Forrest Haga for counterfeit currency and possession of counterfeiting apparatus. Both were booked into the Bonneville County Jail.

Ohio Attorney Dies at Wyoming Ski Hill

Ohio Attorney Dies at Wyoming Ski HillJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – An Ohio man who died at a Wyoming ski resort was asphyxiated, apparently after falling head-first into powdery snow in a steep ravine. Teton County investigators and employees of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort spent Monday trying to reconstruct the accident that killed 54-year-old Marc Krantz of the Cleveland suburb of Pepper […]

Blackfoot Woman Fatally Shot by Toddler Son

Blackfoot Woman Fatally Shot by Toddler SonHAYDEN, Idaho (AP) – A relative of the woman who was accidentally shot and killed by her 2-year-old son at an Idaho Wal-Mart says she was a “loving mother.” The Kootenai County sheriff’s department has identified the victim as 29-year-old Veronica J. Rutledge, of Blackfoot, Idaho. Authorities say she was shopping Tuesday morning with her […]

Winning Lottery Ticket Bought in East Idaho

Winning Lottery Ticket Bought in East IdahoBoise, Idaho – Someone in East Idaho has a winning lottery ticket worth $2 million. Idaho Lottery Officials say the ticket was sold in Fremont County. The winning ticket matched the first five numbers of Saturday night’s draw. It also had the PowerPlay option, which doubled the worth of the ticket. There was no jackpot […]

Idaho Falls Under Snow Proclamation

Idaho Falls Under Snow ProclamationIdaho Falls, Idaho — A snow proclamation was declared in Idaho Falls on Monday. People are encouraged to move their vehicles of the streets to clear space for the snow plows. Under city ordinance, vehicles may be towed if they are not parked appropriately. Below is a description of the restrictions or you can look at […]

ISP Nixes Red Lights for ISU Security

ISP Nixes Red Lights for ISU SecurityPocatello, Idaho — Vehicles used by campus security at Idaho State University will no longer be allowed to use red lights. The Idaho State Police has told the university that their use is no longer authorized. ISP indicated that they had recieved reports of campus security using the lights to conduct traffic stops. According to […]

Copper Thief Caught on Camera

Copper Thief Caught on CameraIdaho Falls, Idaho — What a difference a day makes.  High-tech camera equipment was installed at Idaho Falls Powers’ main facility the day before the a copper thief was caught on camera committing a crime. Forty-nine year old Terry Waid is in custody after he was caught stealing $1,100 worth of copper wire from Idaho Falls Power […]

Horses’ Tails Getting Cut in Tyhee

Horses’ Tails Getting Cut in TyheeTyhee, Idaho — Someone in the Tyhee area is going around cutting the tails of horses. Five cases have been reported so far. The tails do grow back, but it could take months or even years to do so. If you have any information that may help solve the case, please call the Bannock County sheriff […]

Snow Proclamation Issued

Snow Proclamation IssuedAmmon, Idaho — Starting at 8 am December 29th, the city of Ammon will be under a snow proclamation. That means vehicles will not be allowed to park on public streets between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm. Vehicles found on the street during those hours will be towed. The proclamation will last […]

Idaho’s Population up to 1.63 Million

Idaho’s Population up to 1.63 MillionBOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho’s population has jumped to 1.63 million with the addition of 21,000 new residents in the last year. The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday pegged Idaho’s population growth as measured in mid-2014 at just over 1.3 percent, ninth strongest in the nation. The agency says nearly 9,400 more people moved to […]

Snoqualmie Ice Cream Recall; Potential Contamination

Snoqualmie Ice Cream Recall; Potential ContaminationSNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) – Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream says it is voluntarily recalling nearly a year’s worth of ice cream and related products because of possible listeria contamination. The recall announced Tuesday covers products made from Jan. 1 until Dec. 15. Products include all flavors and sizes of ice cream, gelato, custard and sorbet, as […]

College Receives $2.45 Million Biomedical Grant

College Receives $2.45 Million Biomedical GrantCALDWELL, Idaho (AP) – The College of Idaho has received a $2.45 million grant spread over five years for biomedical research. The school in southwest Idaho in a statement Monday says that about a third of the money will be used to investigate the medical properties of sagebrush. A similar amount will be used to […]

Feds Plan to Hold Idaho Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Feds Plan to Hold Idaho Oil and Gas Lease SaleBOISE, Idaho (AP) – Federal officials in Idaho in a battle with a Texas oil company over what is believed to be a profitable natural gas field in Payette County plan to offer five parcels for competitive leasing by April. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Monday opened a 30-day public comment period about […]

Man Dressed as Batman Arrested in Southeast Idaho

Man Dressed as Batman Arrested in Southeast IdahoPOCATELLO, Idaho (AP) – Police in southeast Idaho took into custody a person dressed as Batman after receiving a report of two superheros trying to enter a residence. Pocatello police tell the Idaho State Journal that 24-year-old Michael Andrew Christenson was arrested on a warrant on Saturday night and taken to the Bannock County Jail. […]

E. Idaho Family Says They Own Jesse James’ Cabin

E. Idaho Family Says They Own Jesse James’ CabinMALAD, Idaho (AP) – A southeastern Idaho family that says it owns a dismantled cabin where the outlaw Jesse James once lived wants to raise money to restore the building and create a historical site. Ernest Palmer tells the Idaho State Journal that he has documents proving his great-great aunt in May 1869 married the […]

Earthquake Recorded Near Challis in Central Idaho

Earthquake Recorded Near Challis in Central IdahoCHALLIS, Idaho (AP) – Custer County officials in central Idaho say there’s no damage from an earthquake that shook the area Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.7-magnitude temblor occurred about 10:20 a.m. and was located about a mile east of Challis and about a mile deep. Linda Lumpkin of the Custer County […]

Idaho Must Pay Attorney Fees in Gay Marriage Case

Idaho Must Pay Attorney Fees in Gay Marriage CaseBOISE, Idaho (AP) – A federal judge has ruled that Idaho must pay more than $400,000 to the lawyers who successfully fought to overturn the state’s ban on gay marriage. U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale on Friday awarded an amount that is about 10 percent less than what the lawyers requested. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter […]

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