Two Killed, Two Injured in Crash South of Oakley
Two Burley men died early Saturday morning just south of Oakley after their truck rolled on a gravel road. At just after 7 a.m. Dakota G. Cantu, age 25, and Jared A. Taylor, age 21, were thrown from the 2005 Dodge Ram pickup when the driver lost control about nine miles south of Oakley on Birch Cree…
Crews Working to Contain Fire West of Oakley
UPDATE: Fire crews have been able to contain 80% of the fire as of Sunday morning. There are about 83 people working on the blaze that sparked ahead of the weekend. Officials say the fire grew little in the last several days. At this time it has burned roughly 300 acres.
Oakley Teacher Acquitted of Sexual Abuse Charges
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Cassia County jury has acquitted a former Oakley high school teacher of charges he sexually abused a 14-year-old student in a classroom closet in 2007. Alvin Andrew was charged in September 2011 with two counts of lewd conduct with a child under 16 and one felony charge …
Trial Ongoing of Former Oakley Teacher-Sex Abuse Charges
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A trial is again underway for a former Oakley teacher charged with sexually abusing a student. Prosecutors say 62-year-old Alvin Andrew had sexual contact with a 14-year-old in May 2007. A trial was set to begin in June, but Cassia County 5th District Judge Michael Crabtree decl…
Hay Destroyed By Wind-Swept Fire At Oakley Dairy
A fire fueled by winds gusting up to 50 mph destroyed $300,000 worth of hay at the Wybenga Dairy near Oakley.  City of Oakley Fire Chief Harlo Clark says his crew was called out at 1 p.m. Wednesday and remained on the scene until 4 a.m. Thursday.

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