Andrew Weeks is an award-winning journalist who has spent most of his career in the newspaper and magazine arenas. When he's not filing stories, he enjoys the arts and spending time outdoors.
Health Officials: Use Proper Canning Methods to Prevent Foodborne Illness
Harvest time will be here before we know it, which for many people also means canning season. But there are proper ways to can foods and improper ways to can foods. Improper ways can lead to problems.
2018 Wagon Days Planned, Grand Marshal Chosen for Parade
An annual celebration is earmarked to take place at the end of the month in the Wood River Valley. You know it as Wagon Days.
Forest Service: Vehicles Can Cause Wildfires
With so many fires burning in the West, it’s a good time to evaluate our interaction with the outdoors and realize that fires can start by means we might not usually consider – our vehicles.
BLM to Lift Emergency Land Closures Near Sharps Fire
The Bureau of Land Management says it will lift the emergency closure of public lands near the Sharps Fire in Blaine County on Wednesday.
Hobby Lobby Schedules Grand Opening
Fans of Hobby Lobby can celebrate in September.
DEQ Conducts Afternoon Burns
If you see smoke north of the Snake River Canyon this afternoon, don’t worry. It is likely a controlled burned.
Crews Respond to Haystack Fire Near Filer
Firefighters were up all night fighting a blaze that ignited in a haystack, according to Filer Fire & Rescue. The agency said on its Facebook page that the fire was near U.S. Highway 30 and smoke was impacting visibility.
Drivers Licensing Offices Reopen, But Glitches Slow Wait Time
Drivers licensing offices in Idaho have reopened after being closed for two days last week, but those who visit offices this week may experience some delays.
Harrison, Rock Creek Schools Get New Associate Principal
Lisa Honas has been hired as associate principal for both Harrison and Rock Creek elementary schools.
Traffic Signal Upgrade Planned at Blue Lakes and Heyburn
A traffic signal at a busy intersection in the city will get an upgrade this week.
Filer Seeks Police Officer Candidates
The Filer Police Department is looking for a new officer to join its team.
Idaho Chooses Vendor for New Election Management System
A vendor for a new state election management system and voter registration database has been selected for the Gem State.
Application Period Opens for Second Controlled Hunt Drawing
Hunters who didn’t draw in the first round of Idaho’s controlled hunt can apply now through Aug. 17 for the second drawing.
Gov. Otter Recognizes Twin Falls Artist, Others
A Twin Falls resident is among the artists recognized by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter.
Twin Falls Police Arrest Juvenile in Vehicle Burglary Case
Police say they have arrested a juvenile in connection with a rash of vehicle burglaries in Twin Falls and the larger Magic Valley area.
2 Injured in Wednesday Rollover in Bellevue
Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a rollover crash that happened Wednesday night in Bellevue.
Police: ATV Driver Dies From Injuries in Morning Crash
The driver of an ATV was sent to the hospital Thursday morning after crashing the four-wheeler into a pickup truck.
Rite Aid, Albertsons End Merger Agreement
Albertsons Companies Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. which previously had plans to merge by the end of the year, have mutually agreed to terminate the merger agreement.
BSU Extends Deadline for Firefighters
Boise State University is extending admissions and other deadlines for firefighters.
Fish and Game: Low Oxygen Cause of Recent Fish Deaths
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says insufficient oxygen was the cause of recent fish deaths in the Snake River immediately below American Falls Dam.