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City: Dierkes, Hidden Lakes Closed; Water Samples Being Tested
Dierkes Lake is closed until further notice, the city of Twin Falls said on Friday. The closure is because of an unknown discoloration in Dierkes and Hidden lakes.
Man Dies in Deputy-involved Shooting in Elmore County
Idaho State Police are investigating a deputy-involved shooting that happened Friday morning in Elmore County.
Twin Falls Man Arrested for Alleged Child Sexual Exploitation
A Twin Falls County man been arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of a child, according to Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.
Youth Hiring Event Planned in Twin Falls
Teens looking for work this summer may want to visit the youth job fair coming up in June in Twin Falls.
CAUTION: ‘100 Deadliest Days of Driving’ Begins Memorial Day Weekend
Local and state law enforcement agencies are teaming up to educate Idahoans on the best ways to arrive safe at their destinations.
BLM to Offer Electronic Mountain Bike Experience in Hailey
Attention mountain bike enthusiasts: if given the chance, would you try an electronic mountain bike?
First Responders Expo Planned for June in Twin Falls
The event, which is free and open to the public, recognizes local first responders and gives them a chance to show off old and new equipment.
Fish Stocking Planned at These Regional Waters in Time for Holiday Weekend
For anglers planning to get out this Memorial Day weekend and do some fishing, there are many family-friendly waters that will be ready.
Buhl, Kimberly Wells Fargo Branches to Close
Two area branches of Wells Fargo will close in mid-August, according to a company spokeswoman.
UPDATE: Injury Crash Reported on I-84 in Jerome
Idaho State Police say two people were taken to the hospital after a singled vehicle crash near Jerome
Severe Weather Advisory Issued, Hail Likely in Some Areas
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm advisory that is in effect until 5:30 p.m. today in Lincoln and central Blaine counties, and until 5 p.m. in central Minidoka County.
Which Campgrounds Will be Open Memorial Day Weekend?
This weekend kicks off the summer camping season, and those making plans to enjoy some overnight fresh air should check to make sure which campgrounds are open and which ones are still closed.
What You Should – and Should Not – Do If You Encounter a Mountain Lion
What should you do if you encounter a mountain lion? You might be surprised by some of the cautionary tips from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Drone Prep Class Scheduled for June in Hailey
A drone licensing preparation class is being offered at the end of June in Hailey.
Labor Department Says Idaho’s Job Growth Remains Strong
Idaho, for the fourth consecutive month, is listed in the nation’s top two states for over-the-year job growth, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.
Idaho Joins Annual Nationwide Seat Belt Campaign
Starting Memorial Day weekend, the summer travel season officially begins. That means so does the “Click It, Don’t Risk It” campaign, a nationwide effort to encourage drivers to wear seat belts.
UPDATE: Multi-vehicle Crash Reported on I-84 in Jerome County
Crews are at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 in Jerome County, Idaho State Police said a little before 5 p.m. Friday.
Ybarra Names New Idaho Education Chief Deputy
Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra has named a new chief deputy to the Idaho State Board of Education.
Early Registration Begins for Kids Art in the Park
The annual Kids Art in the Park isn’t until July, but registration is going on now.
Hunters Can Donate $1 to Help Catch a Poacher
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says hunters can donate a dollar to help catch a poacher.