Wife Of Burley Legislator Injured In Blast
Fire officials say the wife of an Idaho lawmaker was injured when a room that they had converted into a gun safe exploded.   Amy Wood, the wife of state Rep. Fred Wood, was taken by air ambulance to a Utah hospital with second-degree burns on her face and hands after the explosion around 8 p...
Forest Selling Wood Permits
Twin Falls-Wood Permits are now being sold by the Sawtooth National Forest. People can get personal firewood with permits that sell for $12.50 a cord. There is a two cord minimum per person. The permits are available at any forest service ranger district offices...
Idaho Rivers Nearing Flood Stage
After a couple days of heavy rain, the Payette River is rising and now at minor flood stage.  Record high temperatures earlier this week have given way to heavy rain, and that’s led to a flood warning for the Payette River. The water levels of the Payette River were around 9.6 feet Thursday afternoon. The river is expected to crest at a little over 12 feet today.  That level doesn't cause too much
Idaho Water Experts Breathing Easier With Storms
Some are calling the President's State of the Union speech last night a knock out while others say it was just another election year speech meant to gain support. The members of Idaho's congressional delegation say there were parts they could agree with but other parts fell flat...
Third Ed-Reform Bill Approved By Senate Committee
Lawmakers are advancing the third piece of a plan to reform Idaho's public schools, with legislation to boost technology in the classroom. The Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 to approve the bill yesterday, with supporters convinced they need to restructure how Idaho's scarce education dollars are spent.