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.
Do you remember the ATC?
My peeps at the radio station on Wednesday morning were talking about things they remembered from the 1980s in Twin Falls. I was young in the '80s and didn't grow up here, but it got me thinking about some things I do remember from back in the day ...
Crash Blocks Traffic Near Hansen Bridge
UPDATE: All lanes are now open for travel. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
‘City Lights & Country Nights’ at This Year’s T.F. County Fair
FILER, Idaho (KLIX) – Some new things are planned for this year’s Twin Falls County Fair.
Man Taken to Hospital After Being Stabbed in Chest
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – A woman has been arrested and charges are pending after police found an adult male who had been stabbed in the chest on Monday evening in the 2100 block of Elizabeth Boulevard.
Want to Become a Crop Duster?
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Want to be a crop duster? Or maybe you're seeking a career as an agronomist or a position that requires certification to spray chemicals.
Fall Chinook Season to Open in August
JEROME, Idaho – Some 27,000 chinook salmon are expected to return to the Snake River Basin this fall – and anglers will have a chance to catch their share starting Aug. 18, when the fall season opens on parts of the Snake, Clearwater and Salmon rivers.
Several Intersections to Close for Gutter Replacement
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Several intersections in the city have or will close as crews work to replace deteriorating gutters.
Lincoln County Fair Ends Sunday, Minidoka Fair Begins Monday
MINIDOKA, Idaho (KLIX) – There’s no gate fee and no parking fee – but there’ll be plenty of food, activities and animals.
Animal Rescue Stays Busy Reuniting Lost Pets During Shoshone Fire
SHOSHONE, Idaho (KLIX) – If you live in Shoshone and have lost a pet over the past couple of days, there’s a nearby organization that might be able to reunite you with your lost friend.
Highways Impacted as Seal Coating Begins
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Expect reduced speeds and delays over the next several weeks as highway crews apply seal coating to roads in the Magic Valley.
West Nile Virus Found in Hagerman, Health Officials Urge Caution
HAGERMAN, Idaho (KLIX) – West Nile Virus has been found in Gooding County, according to health officials.
Martin Canyon Fire Grows to Nearly 4,100 Acres
BELLEVUE, Idaho (KLIX) – Estimated control of the Martin Canyon Fire has been pushed back to Sunday evening, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
Health Advisory Issued for Thorn Creek Reservoir
GOODING, Idaho – A health advisory has been issued for Thorn Creek Reservoir due to reported harmful algae bloom (HAB) at the site.
Idaho’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.1 Percent
BOISE, Idaho – Idaho’s unemployment rate for June fell to 3.1 percent, while the national unemployment rate rose to 4.4 percent.
Associate Principals Hired for O’Leary, Robert Stuart Middle Schools
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Two area middle schools will have new associate principals this school year.
Idaho Woman Sentenced for Insurance Fraud
POCATELLO, Idaho – An Idaho woman has been prosecuted for insurance fraud.
Morning Power Outage at Magic Valley Mall
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Power was out for a few hours this morning at Magic Valley Mall.
Crews Get Upper Hand on Martin Canyon Fire
BELLEVUE, Idaho (KLIX) – Crews are getting the upper hand on a blaze about 3 miles east of Bellevue and now have an estimated containment time for the Martin Canyon Fire.
Crash Near Shoshone Blocks Traffic
UPDATE: Idaho State Police say the crash this afternoon near Shoshone occurred at mile post 65.5 around 4:30 p.m. , and left one person with injuries.
Let Your Voice Be Heard on Idaho Transportation Projects
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – You have until next Monday, July 31, to comment on transportation projects scheduled over the next seven years in many parts of the state, including those involving highways and bridges, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, airports and, among others, railroad crossing…