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.
Vote: Twin Falls City Competes in National ‘Strongest Towns’ Competition
The city of Twin Falls has made it to Round 2 of the Strongest Town competition, an annual event that recognizes economically progressive U.S. cities.
Human-caused Fire Burns 14 Acres at Billingsley Creek WMA
Fire crews battled a blaze Monday afternoon that burned more than 14 acres at the Billingsley Wildlife Management Area.
Ybarra Says New Initiative Aims to Increase Safety in Schools
Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra says a new initiative, which she announced Monday, aims to increase safety in Idaho schools.
Celebrate Time Change with National Napping Day
If you’re a little tired today, you’re not the only one. It’s a common feeling this time of year, thanks to Daylight Saving Time. Thank goodness for National Napping Day.
Public Hearing Scheduled at Upcoming Fish and Game Meeting
The public is invited to a meeting later this month to discuss Idaho’s fish and wildlife issues.
Be Cautious When in the Backcountry This Weekend
Another weekend is upon us, which means more people will be heading into the backcountry. That also means those who do should use extra caution due to continued avalanche dangers.
Sidewalk Project Connecting 2 Schools Planned for Burley
A number of community projects are planned this year across the state that aim to improve child pedestrian safety, and one of them is in Burley.
Magic Valley Airport Seeks New Board Member
If you live within the city limits and are interested in serving the community, the Magic Valley Regional Airport Advisory Board is seeking applicants to fill one board member position.
3 New M&M’s Flavors Coming April 1
It’s no April Fool’s joke that on April 1 Mars Inc. will release three new M&M’s flavors – and the company wants your input.
Health Fair Planned for Saturday in Jerome
Several things are happening this Saturday at the Jerome health fair.
Crews Respond to Crash on Highway 30 Near Filer
Emergency crews responded Wednesday afternoon to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 30, just west of Filer at milepost 209.
Deadline Looms for Art & Soul Youth Submissions
Students in south-central Idaho have until Friday to submit their artwork for this year's upcoming Art & Soul of the Magic Valley.
Expect Delays During Pipe Replacement on Hwy 24
Travelers who use Idaho Highway 24 north of Rupert will soon need to plan a little extra time into their daytime commute.
ITD Seeks Public Input for Long-range Plan
The Idaho Transportation Department is seeking public input through an online survey for its long-range plan.
Arbor Day Grants Available to Idaho Communities
Arbor Day isn’t until April 27, but it’s not too early for Idaho communities to start planning activities to celebrate the tree-themed day.
ISP Detectives Justified in Using Deadly Force, Prosecutor Says
A special prosecutor who investigated a shooting by Idaho State Police in March 2017 has ruled that the detectives were justified in firing their weapons.
Health District Seeks ‘Health Heroes’ Nominations
Do you or someone you know go above and beyond the call of duty to promote health in your community?
Overall Elk and Deer Harvest Up in Idaho
Hunters who went afield in search of deer and elk in Idaho last year had more success than they had in 2016 – with one exception.
T.F. Parks and Recreation Commission Seeks Applicants
Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the Twin Falls Parks and Recreation Department.
Multiple Human-triggered Avalanches Reported
It’s a dangerous time to be in some of Idaho’s backcountry elevations.