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First sockeye salmon of year returns to Redfish Lake Creek

Sockeye salmon

The first sockeye salmon has completed its 900-mile migration to Redfish Lake Creek near Stanley.

Washington County woman infected with West Nile virus

Idaho’s first human case of West Nile virus infection in 2015 was confirmed in Washington County.

Fire at Bonneville County Implement now out

A fire at  John Deere Bonneville County Implement off of North Yellowstone is out.

Fundraising for ISU paw prints continues

Fundraising for ISU paw prints continues

Efforts continued Tuesday to raise money to replace ISU's iconic Bengal paw prints.

Pocatello Police asking for help to locate man

Joshua Michael Oquendo

The Pocatello Police department is asking for the public's help to locate Joshua Michael Oquendo in connection to custody interference.

Adoption agency moves into southeastern Idaho

First adoption agency in southeast Idaho opens in Rexburg

Adoption.org has opened its doors in Rexburg. They will provide many services to both birth families and adoptive families to smooth out the adoption process.

Lava Hot Springs motel fire injures one

Lava Hot Springs motel fire injures one

 A possible grease fire is being blamed for burning down a cabin at the Ranch Inn Motel and Campground just outside Lava Hot Springs.  

Otter supports nuclear fuel shipment

Blackfoot to weigh in on nuclear shipments

There have been questions about how much waste would come into the state. The Department of Energy has proposed 200 pounds, but the group Snake River Alliance said it's 20 tons. That number is what's making people nervous.

Wyoming Highway Patrol prepares for 75th Annual Sturgis Rally

Sturgis Bikers at Hulett, Wyoming

The 75th anniversary of the Sturgis, South Dakota motorcycle rally is approaching and scheduled August 3rd through August 9th, 2015. 

PETA honors Madison County deputies for dog rescue

PETA Award

The animal rights group, PETA, is awarding the Madison County Sheriff's Office with its "Compassionate Action Award".

House approves Boulder White Clouds bill

Boulder White Clouds

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, legislation sponsored by Congressman Mike Simpson, passed the U.S. House of Representatives without objection today.

Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

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The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.

Teen driver fatalities increase due to distracted driving

Youthful drivers are more likely to die in accidents

Teens age 15 to 19 are 2.5 times more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident. 

Rocky Mountain Power submits updated curtailment plan

Rocky Mountain Power sign

Rocky Mountain Power has submitted a plan for orderly curtailment during power supply emergencies.

High winds and high-profile vehicles don't mix

Cold winds and temperatures driving away summer heat

For some people, a windy day means a bad hair day or tying down the patio furniture. For trucking companies, it means making sure their trailers don't tip over during a powerful gust. 

Fight rumor brings strong police presence to camp site

Fight rumor brings strong police presence to camp site

Campers at the POW*MIA Rally in Bannock County found the action unnecessary and excessive.

LDS response to Boy Scouts gay leader ruling

Boy Scouts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says they need to reevaluate their relationship with the Boy Scout organization.

Otter announces Idaho Cybersecurity Cabinet Task Force

internet logo

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has created a task force intended to strengthen the state's protections against computer hackers.

Update: Second suspect in shooting turns himself in

Jerry Kimball

The second suspect who was wanted in connection to a shooting, in which a person was killed over the weekend, has turned himself into authorities.

Custer County Search and Rescue look for missing boater

Custer County Search and Rescue look for missing boater

Custer County Search and Rescue teams continued their search Sunday for a missing boater in Redfish Lake.

61st Annual Eagle Rock Art Guild Sidewalk Show held this weekend

61st Annual Eagle Rock Art Guild Sidewalk Show held this wee

Artists from all over the area came to the Idaho Falls green belt to show their talents.

Moms looking to bring more kindness to schools

Kind Community Campaign Logo

With their daughters heading to middle school in the fall, Rainbow Maldonado and Courtney Fisher worried about possible girl-against-girl "crime" in schools. They found the Kind Campaign as their solution.

Local corn maze designers are in national spotlight

Chicago Blackhawks tribute

Maze Play from Firth has designed a corn maze tribute to the 2015 Stanley Cup Champs, the Chicago Blackhawks.

New documents shed light on Pocatello police assault case

A day after prosecutors released dashcam footage depicting Pocatello police officer Steven Westfall elbow a suspect in the head during a July 10 arrest, Local News 8 has obtained statements given to investigators by Westfall, the suspect and other officers.

POW*MIA Rally reminds people to say thank you

POW MIA Rally reminds people to say thank you

Hundreds of motorcyclist roared through the bannock county fair grounds today.


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