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Idaho’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 2.8%
Idaho’s unemployment rate declined slightly in August.
Hearings Scheduled for Truck Route Applications in Magic, Wood River Valleys
Additional public hearings are scheduled for October for those who wish to comment on allowing heavy trucks on sections of state and U.S. highways in the Magic and Wood River valleys.
Fish Salvage in Place at Little Camas Reservoir
Anglers who haven’t had much luck catching their limit this season now have a pretty good chance of exceeding it.
Crash Blocks Traffic on Highway 30 Near Curry Crossing
Crews are at the scene of a crash on U.S. Highway 30 near Curry Crossing, which has blocked eastbound lanes.
BLM Lifts Land Closure in Camas County
The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday said that its Shoshone Field Office has lifted the emergency closure of about 3,840 acres of BLM-administered lands in Camas County.
Recall Notice: More Than 132,000 Pounds of Ground Beef
More than 132,000 pounds of ground beef is being recalled due to potential E. coli contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said on Wednesday.
Teen Hit by Vehicle, Police Investigate
Police say a teenager was hit by a car on Wednesday afternoon while trying to cross a street.
Idaho Commission Seeks Proposals for Conference Presentations
Gem State residents in south-central Idaho and elsewhere in the state have the chance to help a governor’s commission.
1 Case of Whooping Cough Confirmed in Wendell School District
Public health officials said on Wednesday that one case of whooping cough has been reported in the Wendell School District.
Idaho Says It Will Grant Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Florence
The Idaho State Tax Commission said on Wednesday it will extend the deadlines to file and pay taxes for victims of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and elsewhere.
New Trustee Appointed in Blaine County School District
School officials in Blaine County have chosen a new trustee.
Idaho Law Officers to Help Promote Railway Safety
Idaho law officers will be at railroad grade crossings next Tuesday to raise awareness and enforce railroad crossing and trespassing laws.
Two Idaho Men Sentenced on Federal Gun Charges
Two Idaho men have been sentenced to prison on federal gun charges, according to the U.S. Attorney General’s Office.
Bellevue House Fire, Death Still Being Investigated
Authorities in Blaine County have released more information about a house fire that may have claimed the life of a 75-year-old Bellevue man.
Twin Falls Parks and Rec Opens Registration for Adult Volleyball
The Twin Falls Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for adult volleyball.
Idaho Youth Waterfowl Hunt Coming Up
Idaho’s Youth Water Hunt is coming up at the end of September, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Fire Officials Say They’re Not Sure What Caused Fire at Twin Falls Restaurant
Fire officials said a blaze that damaged Guppies Hot Rod and Grille earlier this week started near a washer and dryer in the building, but that they haven’t determined what caused the fire.
2 Vehicle Crash Sends Several People to Hospitals
A two-vehicle crash Thursday night sent several people to hospitals.
DEQ Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Air Quality Permit in Paul
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality seeks public comment on a proposed air quality permit to construct, or PTC, in Paul.
Fire Restrictions to Be Lifted on Saturday
Fire managers say they plan to lift Stage 1 fire restrictions this weekend.