The rapids are incredibly turbulent due to the fact that the river flow is forced through a 40-foot opening at the top of one of the falls, making the water too dangerous to navigate by boat or kayak. Expedition teams of the past found this fact out the hard way.
A total of 92 people lost their lives on Idaho roads between the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends known as the 100 Deadliest Days. According to the Idaho Department of Transportation, that is ten more people killed in motor vehicle crashes than in 2020.
It sounded like fireworks.
At least it did to Jessica Ward. She and her friend were leaving the concert at the Mandalay Bay Casino on Sunday night when she heard the popping.
They looked back and didn’t see fireworks. Then police went passed them holding guns. That was when they knew those weren’t fireworks. Those were gunshots.
“I started to run, got behind a brick wall and we ducked down,” Ward said.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal investigators say a plane that slammed into a Utah highway started making unusual sounds during takeoff and apparently struggled to stay at altitude before the crash that killed four people.
Idaho officials are getting some good news from the National Safety Council…the number of traffic fatalities continues to drop. In fact, if statistics prove true, Idaho could be the top state in the nation in the decline of traffic fatalities.