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Flood Watch Issues For Eastern Idaho
The National Weather Service is urging residents who live in flood-prone areas of eastern Idaho to take precautions.  With the exception of the Pocatello area, the flood watch covers almost the entire region of northern Bannock County, the Blackfoot, Pingree and Aberdeen areas of Bingham County…
Storm Brings Slide-Offs And Power Outages
Yesterday's snow fall created a very busy day for emergency crews and left some folks without power.  Twin Falls police report they responded to 17 vehicle accidents  yesterday, Gooding county reports 14, Jerome County reported eleven accidents and Lincoln County had one.
Power Outage Forces Cancellation of Classes at CSI
An early morning power outage on the College of Southern Idaho campus forced the closure of the school for the day. The power went out at around 4:55 this morning. Idaho power says an underground power line is to blame. Power was expected to be restored sometime this afternoon...
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…
Truck vs. Power Line
A truck that stuck a power pole is to blame for leaving about 1500 Idaho Power customers in the dark and the sweltering heat yesterday afternoon. The accident happened in the south park area of Twin Falls at around 2:30. Residents, largely in the south park area, were without power for about an hour…
Your Power Rates Could Be Going Up Again
With prices going up for gas and food, you might have to add your power bill to that list.   Idaho Power Company has filed a request with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission asking for a 9.9 percent increase in the base rate.
Wind Power Turned On In Magic Valley
Idaho’s largest wind power project is now up and running here in the Magic Valley.  The half a billion dollar project includes 122 turbines at 11 separate locations near Hagerman, Bliss and Burley.  The joint project by GE Energy Financial Services, Exergy Development Group  and others is now produc…