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Election Results May 2017
Here are the results from the May 16, 2017 election held in Idaho. Specifically listed are Magic Valley counties. Click on the county for specific results. All results are unofficial.
Crash in Southern Cassia County Sends One to Hospital
The following was issued by Idaho State Police:
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 4:40 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 239, in Cassia County.
 
Robert Hall, 47, of Emmett, Idaho, was driving eastbound in a 2016 Freightliner semi.…
Body Found near City of Rocks
(KLIX)-The Cassia County Sheriffs say skeletal remains where found at the City of Rocks over the Weekend. According to the sheriff's office they believe it may be the body of Norine Boyd of Minidoka County who went missing in 1988. Investigators are running DNA and dental tests to make a positi…
South Hills Fire Grows-Road Still Closed
(KLIX)- Fire fighters are battling a fire in the South Hills about half a mile from Magic Mountain. According to a Bureau of Land Management spokes person the blaze is burning just west of the ski area in Thompson Creek Drainage. Several summer homes are under threat of the fire...
Update on Fire near Elba
(KLIX)- Fire crews are working to dampen a fire that broke out near Elba Wednesday. Bureau of Land management officials say the Connor Creek fire is burning just two miles from the small Idaho town south east of Burley. Investigators are trying to determine what may have caused the fire...
New Magic Valley Judges
(KLIX)- The Magic Valley has two new magistrate judges. On Friday the Fifth Judicial District announced Blaine Cannon and Calvin Campbell as judges. Campbell will replace former judge Nicole Cannon who resigned amid DUI charges in June. He will serve Twin Falls as judge...
Cassia County Authorities Make “Spice” Bust
Police in Cassia County say they have served warrants to two Mini-Cassia area businesses for allegedly selling a synthetic  marijuana known as "Spice."  According to KMVT the Cassia County Sheriff's Office reports that  warrants were  served on Kerbs Oil and One Stop Shop Thursday followi…
Six School Districts Asking For Money Tuesday
Voters in six school districts in the Magic Valley will be going to the polls to decide on supplemental levies.  The Cassia County School District is asking for just over $681,000 per year for two years.
The money goes into the school district’s general fund.  Hansen School District is asking for a r…
Opposition Builds For Power Line Project
The construction of an 1100 mile power transmission line from Wyoming and across Idaho is meeting with more resistance.  Cassia County Commissioners are supporting a letter to state officials that the power line is “unnecessary and ill advised.”
Landowners Wary Of BLM Power Line Plan
Dozens of ranchers and landowners are criticizing the planned route for a high-voltage transmission line across southern Idaho.      Idaho Power and Rocky Mountain Power want to build the 1,103-mile Gateway West transmission line through private and public land in Cassia Cou…
Cassia County Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
The Cassia County Sheriff’s office reports that a suspected has been arrested in the July 27th armed robbery of a Burley convenience store.  18 year old Neftali Ramirez of burley is charged with felony counts of robbery, burglary, destruction of evidence and misdemeanor petit th…
Brinkerhoff Pleads Guilty
A former Burley school teacher is scheduled for sentencing in June after pleading guilty to felony sex abuse of a minor under 16.  42 year old Michael Brinkerhoff was in Cassia County Fifth District  Court yesterday.
School Bond/Levy Elections Today
Voters in the Twin Falls School district will be heading to the polls today.   At issue is a two year school levy of $7.5 million dollars. That means for a home valued at $150,000 it would be about an additional $100 a year on that property tax bill.