Thanks for reading my work. So you know a little about me, I’ve spent most of my career in the newspaper and magazine arenas. I do a lot of writing now for our radio’s news site and its sister station sites, but I also co-host a community issues broadcast. When I’m not behind a keyboard or microphone I like to hit the trails and visit the region’s rivers, lakes and reservoirs. In the office I share with a news buddy is a 6-foot tall cardboard cutout of Darth Vader. Multiple Yoda figures share the office too, and I think there might even be some small stormtroopers and R2-D2 figures around here somewhere.
2 Magic Valley Schools Awarded Grants to Improve Nutrition Programs
A couple of Magic Valley schools are among those that have been chosen to receive part of a more than $125,000 federal grant to improve their nutrition programs.
Toxin Levels Again Safe at Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir
The health advisory at Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir, which has been in place since this summer, has been lifted.
Crash Into Canal Claims One Person in Jerome County
Authorities in Jerome County said Friday that one person died after crashing a vehicle into a canal on Monday.
Winter Storm Watch This Weekend for Sawtooth, Wood River Valleys
Heavy snow is possible this weekend in parts of the Sawtooth and Wood River valleys
Pheasant Season Opens Saturday in Magic Valley
It’s that time of year again that upland game hunters have been waiting for: pheasant hunting opens this Saturday in the Magic Valley.
Utah Man Sentenced in Idaho for Drug Crimes
A Salt Lake City man was sentenced in Idaho to more than 19 years in federal prison for drug trafficking.
Police Identify Man in Officer Involved Shooting, Chase
Police have identified the man who led law officers on a high-speed chase on Tuesday, afternoon through parts of the Magic Valley, which ended with officers fatally shooting the suspect.
Hailey Urges Citywide Cleanup Before Old Man Winter Arrives
The city of Hailey is urging business owners and residents to clean up their properties before Old Man Winter arrives.
Public Comment Sought for Cassia County Project
Public comment is being sought on a draft wastewater reuse permit in Cassia County.
Donate Your Blood to Help Save a Life … and Maybe Get a $500 Gift Card
Donating your blood may help save a life, but if you donate in October it may also earn you a gift card.
865 Idaho Railroad Crossings to Get New Signage
The Idaho Transportation Department is letting people know that stop signs will be replaced with yield signs at many railroad crossings across the state between now and the end of the year.
Hagerman High School Gets Check for $25,000
Hagerman High School earlier this summer was awarded with a $25,000 grant to help with its STEM curriculum, and today, Friday, the school will be presented with the check.
Fire Closes Highway 75 Near Timmerman Junction
A wildfire has closed part of a road in the Wood River Valley.
Outdoors: Big Game Outlook for Magic Valley Region
Unlike some years, big game animals will likely be widely dispersed this autumn in the Magic Valley region for fall’s upcoming hunts, according to wildlife officials.
State Police Investigate Early Morning Crash Near Dubois
Police responded to an early-morning crash on Thursday near Dubois.
Boise Man Gets Prison Time on Gun Charges
A 35-year-old Boise man has been sentenced to federal prison on gun charges.
Searching for a Job Just Got Easier with New Magic Valley Service Model
The Idaho Department of Labor is implementing a new service model in the Magic and Wood River valleys.
Weather Causes Interstate Closure in Parts of Eastern Idaho
Transportation officials have closed a portion of Interstate 15 in eastern Idaho due to wintry weather and hazardous driving conditions.
Open House Planned for Kimberly Interchange Project
It’s a few years out, but come 2024 the Idaho Transportation Department plans to rebuild the interchange at Interstate 84 and State Highway 50.
Body of Missing Central Idaho Man Found
The body of a missing Valley County man has been found.