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.
Fight Off the Winter Chills with a Soak in a Hot Spring
Winter temperatures might make you want to bundle up, but there's another way to keep warm this season: visit a local hot spring.
Intersection at Elm Street and Pole Line Road to Close Wednesday
Traffic will be diverted near Elm Street and Pole Line Road on Wednesday while crews work to install a new waterline.
Idaho Power Offers Money-saving Tips for Winter
There might not be snow on the ground, but the nights still turn chilly, tempting us to turn up the thermostat. But turning up the stat comes with a price tag: literally, a higher heating bill.
If You Like Books, You’ll Like This Challenge
The Gooding and Jerome public libraries are participating in an extreme reader challenge for 2018 called “50 Books in 50 Weeks.”
Russell M. Nelson Called as 17th President of LDS Church
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its new president on Tuesday morning: Russell M. Nelson. He is the 17th man to hold the church’s highest leadership position.
Woman Arrested After Firing Gun in Home in Shoshone
A woman was taken into custody Sunday night after she allegedly fired a gunshot in a home in Shoshone.
January Fish Stocking at Filer Ponds
If you have a hankering to catch some fish this winter, there is one local water that still is being stocked by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
College of Idaho Put on Lockdown
The College of Idaho is currently on lockdown after two people wearing dark clothing were spotted brandishing weapons near campus at the J.A. Albertson Activities Center.
Learn to Design Your Own Landscape with Upcoming Series
Our calendars might say it's winter outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start now to design your home’s landscaping needs. This upcoming six-part series can help.
Avalanche Dangers Continue in Sawtooth, Smoky and Boulder Mountains
A weak snowpack continues to create dangerous avalanche conditions today in the Sawtooth, Smoky and Boulder mountains, according to the Sawtooth Avalanche Center.
42-year-old Idaho Man Sentenced for Rape
An Idaho man was sentenced to prison on Thursday for one count of rape.
FBI Offers Reward for Info on Man Indicted for Wire Fraud
The FBI is offering $10,000 for information on the whereabouts of Rodney Dean Allen, who earlier this week was indicted for wire fraud.
Avalanche Warning Issued for Areas in Sawtooth Mountains
Heavy snow and wind are combining to overload a weak snowpack, according to the Sawtooth Avalanche Center, elevating the risk of avalanches in backcountry locations across the Sawtooth Mountains.
Thousands Pay Respects to Beloved LDS Prophet
Thousands of people visited the Conference Center before noon on Thursday to pay their respects to LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson, who passed away on Jan. 2 at the age of 90.
Hagerman Man Taken to Hospital After Crash Near Pocatello
A Magic Valley man was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a two-vehicle crash caused the semi tractor-trailer he was pulling to overturn near Pocatello.
Island Park Offers Snowmobiling Adventures, but Pay Attention to Avalanche Dangers
UPDATE, Jan. 22: The Fremont County Sheriff's Office and Fremont County Search and Rescue says a snowmobiler has died after being caught in an avalanche near Island Park. The agencies remind recreationists to use extreme caution, pay attention to weather bulletins, and avoid the backcountry unt…
Idaho Power Says There’s an Increase in Scams Targeting Customers
The number of attempted scam calls from people claiming to be from Idaho Power Co. have been on the rise recently, according to the utility company.
BLM Seeks Public Comment on Milner Historic Recreation Area
The Bureau of Land Management wants to hear from you about the proposed improvements and conceptual plans for the Milner Historic Recreation Area.
Funding Available for Idaho ADA Curb and Ramp Projects
Individual grants of up to $60,000 are available to Idaho organizations statewide through a competitive application process for the Americans with Disabilities Act Curb Ramp Program.
Police Arrest Man Suspected in String of Burglaries
Twin Falls police detectives have arrested a man they believe may be connected to several burglaries in the area.