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.
Tax Commission Increases Efforts to Prosecute Frauds
Over the past six months four people, including two from Twin Falls, have pleaded guilty to tax fraud. All were sentenced to jail, some with hefty fines.
Tips to Protect Your Identity During Tax Season
There's never a time when the threat of identity theft isn't real, but you might have to use a little more caution protecting your personal information during tax season.
Idaho Among States Awarded Grant Money for After-school Programs
Idaho was one of eight states recently awarded grant money to enhance out-of-school programs.
‘Know Before You Go’ Avalanche Presentation Today at CSI
Brush up on your knowledge of how, when and why avalanches occur during a presentation this evening at the College of Southern Idaho.
ISP Forensic Service Releases Annual Sexual Assault Kit Report
The Idaho State Police Forensic Service recently released the annual Sexual Assault Kit report to the Idaho Legislature. It also is now available to view online.
Police Arrest 3 on Drug Trafficking Charges in Cassia County
Two people from Minnesota were arrested Wednesday on drug trafficking charges in Cassia County. Another person was arrested on Tuesday.
ITD Upgrades 511 Traveler Platform Services
If you use Idaho's 511 Traveler Services, which allows drivers to track driving conditions on highway routes, you’ll appreciate the improvements that the Idaho Transportation Department is making to the system.
You Can Start Filing Income Tax Returns on Monday
It's that time of year again. The Idaho State Tax Commission will start processing 2017 tax returns on Monday, Jan. 29. The deadline to file is Tuesday, April 17.
Burglaries Reported in Twin Falls, Jerome
Twin Falls police are investigating a number of home burglaries that have been reported over the past month, with some attempts occurring while occupants were home.
Bitterroot Drive to Close for Utility Relocation
A road in Twin Falls will close for a few days beginning Wednesday for the purpose of relocating utilities for a larger rebuilding project.
Wood River Valley Resident Donates Land for Wildlife Habitat
A 795-acre parcel of land was recently donated to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game by longtime Wood River Valley resident Harry Rinker.
Hartgen Announces Retirement, Endorses Wife for House Seat
Rep. Stephen Hartgen, R-Twin Falls, said Monday he will retire at the end of the current term and is endorsing his wife to replace him in the House of Representatives.
Snowmobiler Dies in Slide Near Island Park, Avalanche Dangers Continue
A snowmobiler was found dead after being caught in an avalanche near Island Park, according to authorities.
Report: Water Levels at Regional Sites
The Bureau of Reclamation recently released levels for Idaho waters, including a couple in the Magic Valley.
Public Invited to Open House to View U.S. Highway 30 Plans
If you’re interested in seeing the proposed changes to a little more than 3-mile section of U.S. Highway 30 west of Burley, you might want to mark this date on your calendar: Jan. 31.
Idaho Youth Ranch to Close Downtown Thrift Store
A downtown business has decided to close shop, but hopes one day to return to Twin Falls.
Alert: Scam Callers Tell Idahoans They’re from A.G.’s Office
An attempted scam incident happened in northern Idaho, but Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is warning residents across the state to be cautious of callers claiming to be from his office.
Use a Different Word, Today is National Thesaurus Day
It seems like anymore there's a special day for just about anything. And what about today? It's National Thesaurus Day.
Avalanche Dangers: Be Careful in the Mountains Today
If you plan on heading to the mountains today, you might want to rethink your plans.
Woman Involved in Officer-involved Shooting Dies
A woman who was shot by police officers has died, according to the Twin Falls Police Department, which is investigating the incident that happened Tuesday in Gooding County.