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Rupert Man Dies in Rollover Crash
A 28-year-old Magic Valley man died recently in a rollover crash in Minidoka County.
Idaho’s Unemployment Rate Decreases for September
Idaho’s unemployment rate once again slightly declined from the previous month, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.
Volunteers Visit Twin Falls to Promote ‘All of Us’ Research Program
A group of volunteers this week have been trying to get people’s attention about a research program they say could medically benefit untold generations.
Railroad Crossing Repairs Begin Monday on US93
A railroad crossing will be reconstructed on U.S. Highway 93 beginning Monday.
Magic Valley Health Workers Gather for Training
Public health workers met on Wednesday to learn about various pathogens and what they can do in the event of a disease outbreak.
Nomination Deadline for Brightest Star Awards Has Been Extended
The annual award program is presented by Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, and recognizes outstanding Idaho volunteers in a variety of categories.
Boise Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison
A Boise man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, on federal gun and drug charges.
Crews Fight Structure Fire in Jerome County
Crews have responded to a structure fire that started a little before 4 p.m. Wednesday in Jerome County.
Fish and Game Takes Over National Fish Hatchery in Hagerman
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has recently taken over operations of the Hagerman National Fish Hatchery.
Twin Falls to Start Shutting Off Pressurized Irrigation Stations for the Season
T.F. City to Start Shutting Off Pressurized Irrigation Stations
Semi Rolls on Highway, Blocks Traffic for More Than 4 Hours
A semi hauling produce overturned on the highway early Tuesday morning, blocking three lanes of traffic for more than hours.
Military Families Can Sign Up to Receive Free Holiday Meals
Military families can register to receive a free holiday meal through Operation Homefront.
Magic Valley Health Workers to Train at Ebola Response Workshop
Public health workers and emergency responders on Wednesday will take part in training in the event of an Ebola or other disease outbreak.
Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer Resigns
Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer resigned on Monday following a request to do so by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.
Gov. Otter Endorses Ybarra for Another Term
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has given his endorsement to Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra for another term of office.
Idaho Parents Invited to Review Education Surveys
Parent and school staff can review draft surveys for Idaho schools through near the end of the month.
Hazelton Issues Boil Water Order
The city of Hazelton said Friday evening that it has issued boil water order that will remain in effect until further notice.
Wanted: Juan Limon
A Magic Valley man is wanted for lewd conduct with a minor, according to the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office, and local authorities could use the public’s help locating him.
Department of Labor to Participate in Upcoming Job Event
More than 75 exhibitors are scheduled for the Manufacturing Expo & Job Fair next Wednesday.
Idaho Power Releases More Than 70,000 Fish in Snake River
Idaho Power Co. released the 10- to 12-inch trout, which were raised in the Hagerman Valley, including some with jaw tags.