Minidoka

Access At Walcott State Park Concerns Officials
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There are new concerns growing over the future access of Lake Walcott in Minidoka County and County Commissioners are becoming concerned as a management plan is being developed for the Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge.  The Times News reports today that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Se…
Hunt Internment Camp To Get Federal Grant
National Park Service grants will help preserve two Idaho sites that remind us of a difficult time in our nation's history.  Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar has announced two grants totaling more than $300,000 for preservation and interpretive projects at World War II-era Japanese-Americ…
Supplemental Levies Pass In Magic Valley
Tuesday was a good day for school supplemental levies in the Magic Valley.  Hansen School District voters passed a $190,000 levy for one year.  Kimberly voters approved a $300,000 levy with 69% voting in favor.  Murtaugh voters passed a 3-yar $150,000 per year levy by 83%...
Six School Districts Asking For Money Tuesday
Voters in six school districts in the Magic Valley will be going to the polls to decide on supplemental levies.  The Cassia County School District is asking for just over $681,000 per year for two years.
The money goes into the school district’s general fund.  Hansen School District is asking for a r…
State Honors Japanese Americans
Monday was a Day of Remembrance for those interned and those Japanese-Americans who fought in WWII, even while some of their families were interned. Men, women, and children, mostly U.S. citizens not guilty of any crime, were held in internment camps for more than three years.
Woman Dies In Crash Near Paul
A Paul woman is dead after a two vehicle accident in Minidoka county yesterday. Police say 20 year old Marina Gomez was westbound on 200 south when she failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of 200 South/500 West and pulled  into the intersection. 19 year old Taylor Carson of Burle…