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Filer H.S. Briefly Put on Soft Lockdown After Snapchat Video
Filer High School was put on a soft lockdown for about 45 minutes on Friday afternoon after a Snapchat video showed a person known to students driving with a gun.
Jerome Police Say Report of Threats Made to Student Was False
A report to police earlier this week about an alleged threat to a student at Jerome High School has been deemed false, and police are now handing the case over to the county prosecutor’s office for possible legal action.
Juvenile Arrested for Allegedly Brandishing a Weapon at Student
A juvenile was arrested in Twin Falls on Thursday for conspiracy to commit aggravated assault after allegedly brandishing a weapon at another student.
Avalanche Dangers Continue in Some Backcountry Locations
There is still avalanche dangers in some backcountry locations in several Idaho mountains, according to the Sawtooth Avalanche Center.
Bomb Threat Prompts Law Officers to Conduct Early Morning Search at Declo High School
Law enforcement officers searched Declo High School early Thursday morning after a bomb threat was posted on a social media account.
Idaho Among States to Reach Settlement with Airbag Maker Over Safety Issues
Idaho was one of 44 states that reached an agreement with an automobile airbag maker over allegations of safety issues.
St. Luke’s Celebrates Completion of New Medical Plaza
St. Luke’s Magic Valley celebrated the completion of its new medical plaza with a ribbon cutting and open house on Wednesday.
You Might Be Eligible for Property Tax Relief
Idaho's Tax Reduction program reduces property taxes on an eligible homeowner’s primary Idaho residence and up to 1 acre of land by as much as $1,320.
Threat Prompts More Police Presence at Mini-Cassia Schools
Law enforcement agencies increased their presence at schools in Cassia and Minidoka counties Wednesday after a threat was posted recently on social media.
Idaho Man Sentenced for Insurance Fraud
A 33-year-old Idaho man was sentenced on Friday for one count of insurance fraud.
Public Meeting Planned for Thursday
As Twin Falls continues to grow, there’s the possibility it’ll need to form a metropolitan planning organization. You’re invited to a part of that development.
Fish and Game Starts New License System March 1
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will launch a new license system on March 1.
Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Until Early Tuesday
A winter weather advisory is in effect in south-central Idaho and parts of eastern Idaho from 6 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, according to the Pocatello office of the National Weather Service.
Flu Update: Virus Claims 66 in Idaho, 9 Deaths Reported in Magic Valley
Nine people in the Magic Valley have died this season due to the flu, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
Celebrate – or Not – It’s Presidents Day
Presidents Day was established in 1885 in recognition of George Washington’s birthday, but ...
Photo Gallery: Southern Idaho Home & Garden Show
The annual Southern Idaho Home & Garden Show kicked off Friday at the CSI Expo Center in Twin Falls. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
If Triggered, Fresh Wind Slabs Could Result in Large Avalanches
If you’re planning a trip into the backcountry this weekend, be mindful of fresh wind slabs, which, according to the Sawtooth Avalanche Center, could cause some big problems.
Expect Delays During Highway 46 Project
Work will begin next week relocating utilities on a highway near Buhl in preparation for a larger road project later this year
Boating Safety Class Planned in Burley
Do you have a boat or thinking about getting one? If so, you might want to check with your insurance company to see if you’re eligible for an upcoming boating safety class.
Cassia School Board Appoints New Principal for Burley School
An elementary school in Burley has a new principal.