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Madison Co. Fire losing valuable asset with BYU-I program closure

No more interns at Madison County Fire Department

The scheduled closure of Brigham Young University's paramedic program brings with it the end of a valuable partnership between the university and the Madison County Fire Department. 

Pocatello man rallies opposition to proposed cell tower

The tower would be owned by Verizon Wireless, rise 105 feet tall and resemble a pine tree.

Update: Call service restored for AT&T users

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Update: AT&T users are now able to make outbound calls again. The company said a routing issue led to the outage, technicians worked to solve the issue as quickly as possible. 

Update: Two arrested after ramming into deputy patrol car

Tow truck hauls away car involved in accident on Feb 9 2016

Update: Two men were arrested after they failed to stop when a Bonneville County Deputy attempted to pull them over. After failing to yield they rammed into the deputy's car.

Not everyone is in favor of a boat ramp

Not everyone's in favor for a boat ramp

Henry's Fork Watershed Council held a public meeting Tuesday discussing details on the proposed boat ramp project.

Students donate $2,500 to the Behavioral Crisis Center

Students donate 2 500 to the Behavioral Crisis Center

Students of the Compass Academy are doing their part to help raise awareness about mental illness. Today they donated $2,500 to the Behavioral Health Crisis Center.

Landowners fight Gateway power line

Landowners from Cassia and Power counties are trying to raise enough money to fight the power company to move the line to public ground.

Tanner Cox sentenced to prison for involuntary manslaughter

Tanner R. Cox

Tanner Cox appeared in court today for sentencing after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Judge Pickett sentenced Cox to 10 years in prison with a fixed term of two and half years.

Bergdahl case delayed over classified information dispute

Bowe Bergdahl

The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals has temporarily halted the desertion case against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off an outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, while it considers a dispute between the sides about how to handle classified information.

Fort Hall man pleads guilty to manslaughter

Joaquin Broncho

Joaquin Broncho, 19, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to voluntary manslaughter in United States District Court.

Idaho House OKs bill to end indexing of homeowner exemption

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The Idaho House has approved legislation to cap the state's homeowner property tax exemption.

Teton County Sheriff's Office assists in three rescues in one day

The Teton County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team assisted with 3 different rescue efforts on Monday.

Idaho Legislature rejects new science standards

Idaho Capitol

Idaho lawmakers have rejected new K-12 science standards after receiving criticism over how the rules — which for the first time include global warming and evolution components— were finalized.

10 CSI students barred from graduating due to accreditation

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A group of College of Southern Idaho students are stuck in limbo after completing their physical therapist assistant classes, but being barred from graduating due to accreditation problems.

Grizzly bear numbers show jump in 2015 relocations

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A newly released report shows that the number of grizzly bear relocations in Wyoming in 2015 more than doubled from the previous year.

Idaho committee backs revision to rape statute

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An Idaho panel has introduced a measure that would revise the state's rape statute in part to include gender neutral language, rendering the law the same for both men and women.

Bill would give unused medication donations to those in need

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A Utah lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would donate unused prescription drugs to people in need.

Eastern Idaho brings in federal prosecutor to cut court costs

A federal prosecutor is partnering with Pocatello-area law enforcement personnel to help tackle some of the high risk offenders in the area.

Idaho Falls looking to bring more residential units to downtown

Downtown Idaho Falls

Downtown Idaho Falls will be getting a little bit busier in the coming years as the city brings in more residential options. 

Pocatello Regional Transit proposes route changes

The Pocatello Regional Transit is proposing a few changes to their system and they're asking for the community's feedback.

Students get ready to ring in the Year of the Monkey

2016 Chinese New Year

Students at South Fork Elementary School are getting ready to ring in the Chinese New Year.

Idaho Falls Fire Department responds to apartment fire

Apartment fire on Ashment 2-8-16

The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a small apartment fire Monday afternoon.

Revised tax conformity bill headed to Idaho governor's desk

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The Idaho Senate has approved legislation to bring the state's tax code in line with federal rules, a move estimated to cost Idaho roughly $46 million over two years.

Idaho House panel introduces Girl Scout sales tax bill

New Girl Scout cookie Gluten-Free Toffee-Tastic

Idaho Girl Scouts would get a tax break on each box of Thin Mints under legislation introduced in a House committee.

Utah residents to use caucus system for presidential primary

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Utah voters will select their preferred presidential nominees using a caucus system rather than a traditional primary election.

Washington man arrested in Idaho after third police pursuit

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A man from Olympia, Washington, was arrested Sunday in Idaho after three police pursuits in seven hours.

Idaho Falls man arrested for stealing from storage units

Spencer A Wagner

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office has arrested Spencer A. Wagner for burglary and two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Mead calls for Medicaid expansion in Wyoming

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The latest on Gov. Matt Mead's state of the state address to the Wyoming Legislature.

Tourism in Wyoming's state parks continues to climb

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The Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails division reports a third straight year of record-breaking visitation numbers.

Panel supports bill to require judges to have law degrees

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A House panel is supporting a proposal that would require all new justice court judges in Utah to have law degrees.

Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

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The Mormon church opposes a bill that would allow Utah residents with certain medical conditions to consume edible pot products.

Lawmaker says tests shouldn't affect teacher evaluations

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A Utah lawmaker is asking that year-end standardized tests not affect teacher evaluations.

Water main break quickly repaired

Several businesses in an area of 17th Street west of Jennie Lee Drive area were affected by a water main break Monday morning.

Update: Pressure relief valve near Blackfoot is repaired

Fire fighters respond to gas leak in Bingham County

Update: Intermountain Gas Company says the release of excess pressure at one of its regulator stations sent steam into the air and created a loud whistle near Blackfoot Sunday morning.

Coping with 'football withdrawal'

With another season of football over, the wait for the next season begins. For some, it can be a tiring process.

Locals react to possibility of lower legal blood alcohol limit

Alcohol, bar, cocktails, booze

The NTSB is proposing to lower the legal blood alcohol content from .08 to .05.

Proposed gravel pits raise concern

Residents in Thornton are concerned with the development of a gravel pit in a residential area.

My brother's keeper

A Pocatello man and his family are fighting to get his brother released from a prison in Congo.

Company finds jobs for people with disabilites

Company finds jobs for people with disabilites

Landing a job isn't the easiest task, and it's even more difficult if you're young and have a disability.

High School Basketball Scores

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Girls High School Basketball

Education a big talker at town hall

Pocatello legislators brought the community up to speed with what's going on so far in the 2016 legislative session.

Press Box Sports Bar preps for big game

Sunday's big game has the nation in party-prep mode. The Press Box Sports Bar in Pocatello has just that going on from prize giveaways to tasty menu specialties. Many customers Saturday are gearing up and even predicting who will win the Super Bowl. 

Armed robbery suspect has a lengthy criminal past

Armed robbery suspect has a lengthy criminal past

A man police say robbed another man at gunpoint has quite the rap sheet.
    

Update: Misdemeanor battery charge against David Hadley dropped

David Hadley

Update: The misdemeanor battery charge against former Shelley High School Athletic Director David Hadley has now been dropped.

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