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Idaho Soldier Returned Home
BOISE -- The body of an Idaho soldier who was killed in Afghanistan last week arrived in Boise Saturday night. News Channel 7 reports Private First Class Shane Wilson was just 20 years old.  He graduated from Kuna High in 2011. Wilson died on Oct...
Kuna Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
BOISE -- The Department of Defense has announced that a soldier from Idaho has died in Afghanistan. The military on Saturday said 20-year-old Pfc. Shane G. Wilson of Kuna died Thursday in Khost. The cause wasn't given. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade C…
Idaho Soldier’s Funeral This Weekend
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Army say the remains of a soldier slain in Afghanistan will be returned home to northern Idaho on Friday. Twenty-two-year-old Spc. Ethan J. Martin was killed by enemy fire on Aug. 7. A news release from the Army says Martin's remains wil…
Idaho Soldier Killed in Operation Enduring Freedom
(KLIX)-The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Spc. Ethan J. Martin, 22, of Lewiston, Idaho, died Aug. 7 in Koragay, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered enemy small-arms fire...
Idaho Soldier Killed In Afghanistan
(KLIX)-The Department of Defense says 24 year old Pfc. Cody O. Moosman was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Pfc. Moosman is from Preston Idaho. He was killed July 3, in Gayan Alwara Mandi, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire...
Idaho Soldier Injured
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A soldier from southwestern Idaho has been injured by hostile fire in Afghanistan. The Idaho National Guard says 42-year-old Sgt. Albert Vieth, of Star, was flying on a mission Sunday in a Black Hawk helicopter when a shot fired from the ground hit him in the forearm, exited, and…
Sgt. Workman To Be Buried In Rupert Friday
The body of an Idaho soldier returned home Monday. Sgt. Chris Workman, whose family lives in Rupert, died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Workman's body was transferred to his family during a private honorable transfer ceremony at Boise's Gowen Field Monday afternoon.
Rupert Soldier Dies In Afghanistan
The family of a U.S. Army soldier from Rupert received news Friday that their son had been killed when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan.  Minico High School graduate, 33 year old Chris Workman, died in that crash as they were evacuating wounded from a suicide bombing site...
Body Of Jerome Soldier To Return Friday
(AP) - Military officials say the body of U.S. Army soldier from Jerome will be turned over to his family at a private honorable transfer ceremony Friday at Magic Valley Regional Airport in Twin Falls. Twenty-seven-year-old Sgt. Daniel J. Brown died March 24 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan after h…
Twin Falls Soldier Recuperates In Texas
A soldier from Twin Falls is recovering in a San Antonio, Texas hospital after being severely injured in an IED explosion in February 7th.  The Times News reports that Army Pvt. Terence “Bo” Jones lost both legs and his left arm was severely injured in that explosion…
Brundage To Open, Magic And Soldier Still Waiting
Snow lovers in Idaho, especially in the ski town of McCall, are rejoicing as word of an opening date nears Friday for Brundage Ski Area. Wednesday the community officially kicked off the ski season.  Brundage officials reported 2 inches fell Tuesday and in the last 48 hours a total of 7 inches fell …
Ski Resorts Still Waiting For Snow
Many of the states ski resorts still aren’t open thanks to a lack of snow.  Magic Mountain south of Hansen still hasn’t opened and neither has Soldier Mountain near Fairfield.  Brundage Mountain is counting on an incoming snow storm to make their 50th birthd…
Idaho Soldier Dies in Attack in Afghanistan
A U.S. Army soldier from Idaho Falls has died from injuries sustained in an explosion in Afghanistan. Lisa Pardonnet tells Idaho’s news channel 7 that her nephew, 28-year-old Army Corporal Ryan Sharp, died at a hospital in Germany. Sharp and his platoon sergeant were on an evening re…
Fallen Soldier Returns To Idaho
It was an emotional day at Gowen Field on Sunday as a fallen soldier, Nampa's Robert Dyas, was returned home. Specialist Dyas was shot and killed a week and-a-half ago in southern Afghanistan when insurgents attacked. Dyas was 21 years old...

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