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Increased Water Flows at Shoshone Falls
Shoshone Falls has been looking pretty sad the last few months with minimal water flowing over the falls. In the next few weeks Shoshone falls will change dramatically. Water flows will increase due to the annual fish flush.
Commentary: Liberals and the Drought of Ideas
Jerry Brown would appear to approve of open borders.  The Governor of California is a proponent of granting citizenship to more illegal aliens in order to give them a vote and him a perpetual liberal political majority.  Brown is also instituting mandatory water restrictions in his state b…
City Asks Hagerman Residents To Conserve Water
KMVT is reporting that the city of Hagerman is asking it's residents to converse their water due to two of the three cities pumps that are currently under repair.
Mayor Noel Weir said, this is not a contamination issue, if the third pump goes down the city will have no water...
Hansen Man Found In Canal
(KLIX)- Twin Falls Sheriff's office and Search and Rescue found the body of a Hansen  man whose car was found in a canal. According to Twin Falls Sheriff's office the car of  22 year old Ty Vincent Seamons was found at an irrigation lateral at 3800 East and 3543 North around 11:5…
Body of Washington Man Found
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Search and rescue teams have recovered the body of a 42-year-old Washington state man who fell into the Snake River near Twin Falls last weekend. The Twin Falls County sheriff's office says the body of Justice Kramer of Graham, Wash...
Drought Declared in Blaine County
HAILEY, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Department of Water Resources has declared a drought emergency in Blaine County in central Idaho.      Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter signed the order on July 16.     Agency Director Gary Spackman says the order w…
State Updating Water Plan
(KLIX)- Currently the Idaho Water Resource Board is presenting it proposed changes to
the Idaho Comprehensive State Water Plan. It is intended to serve as a guiding
document for water management throughout the state. Last night the board held a
public hearing on the proposed plan...
Canal Co. Cuts Water Delivery
(KLIX)-The Twin Falls Canal Company started cutting back on the amount of water it delivers to users. Poor spring runoff and a low snow pack has made for a dry spring, coupled with hardly any rain. The canal company began the year with good storage but the company made the decision to hold back some…
City Will Buy Back Up Power Plant
(KLIX)-June 4 2012 may be a day many in Twin Falls will not forget, especially city officials. That’s the day the power went out to the Blue Lakes Pumps that supply 80 percent of water to the city. A wind storm disabled lines to the 4 pumps for more than ten hours...
Flows Over Falls Up
(KLIX)- If you’ve been down to the Snake River in the last week or so you may have noticed flows are up. Mike Bues with the Bureau of Reclamation says flows peaked a little early this year. In April they had a significant reversal from near average to the low side...
Accident on Snake River
TWIN FALLS -- The Twin Falls County Sheriff's department tells KTVB that five people were involved in a boat accident just before 9:00 p.m. on the Snake River, just east of Dierkes Lake. Everyone was able to get out of the river. They were in an area where emergency crews were having a hard tim…
St. Luke’s Had Back Up Water System
(KLIX)- St. Luke’s Magic Valley took action after Tuesday’s emergency order from the city. Officials said if the city had asked them to they could have switched to a backup water source for the medical center. They told employees to conserve water by using hand saniti…
Water Pumps Back on-Emergency Order Still in Effect
(KLIX) -Power has been restored to Twin Falls water pumps. At around noon city officials lifted the emergency order. Slowly major industrial water users are being allowed to restart production. Other businesses and restaurants are allowed to use water, however they are asked to still use it conserva…

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