UPDATE: Authorities say they now know what was causing the "booms" in the Shoshone area during the weekend. According to the Shoshone Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies determined the sounds were made by Tannerite, or exploding targets, southwest of Shoshone.
UPDATE: South Central Public Health District is recommending that residents of northwestern Lincoln County and northeastern Gooding County not drink, bathe or process foods with well water until the water has been tested.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) With continued snow falling on southern Idaho, 5th District Court officials have decided to close at least one court facility. The following are closed for the rest of the day and should open by 8 a.m. Tuesday if the weather permits:
Dale Ewersen has his work cut out for him. A longtime Republican operative and successful businessman from Blaine County, he’s running for State Senate. His district could be described as a small purple sea in a very red state. His opponent is popular Democrat and incumben…