Speed limits increasing on east Idaho highways

Speed limit increases on three eastern Idaho State Highways will start Monday. The 50 mph signs are being replaced with 70 mph. The highways affected are U.S. 20, Idaho 22 and Idaho 28.

Hillary Clinton making history, local mayors react

History was made Thursday night as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Presidential Nomination. The former First Lady is the first woman to head a major party ticket.

Bonneville school district breaks ground on new high school

Bonneville school district breaks ground on new high school

Bonneville school district 93 broke ground on it's new high school Friday evening. 

"Very exciting, very heartwarming. A lot of work, years and years of work and a lot of struggles but this is a beautiful time," said Superintendent Dr. Chuck Shackett. 

"It's kind of the end of the beginning but the beginning of starting…

UPDATE: Four injured in crash on I-15

Traffic backed up on I-15 as result of multiple accidents

Update: Idaho State Police say four people were injured when a truck pulling a trailer and a car collided.

Bingham County 4H fair underway

Bingham County 4H fair underway

Kids work all summer to prepare their animals for show.  It's one of the biggest attractions at the fair.

Accidents, Construction slowing down traffic on I-15

Accidents Construction slowing down traffic on I-15

There have been at least six car accidents in just two weeks all in the same area on I-15.

Comet Fire now 35 percent contained

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The Comet Fire, which was started by lightning on Tuesday, July 26, is now 35% contained at 357 acres.

RAW: 1 on 1 interview with Donald Trump in Colorado

RAW: 1 on 1 interview with Donald Trump in Colorado

Our sister station KRDO NewsChannel 13's Eric Fink sat down 1 on 1 with Donald Trump in Colorado Springs Friday.

No criminal charges filed against deputies who shot rancher

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Idaho's top legal officer says there is not enough evidence to charge two sheriff's deputies involved in the fatal shooting of a rancher who was killed after one of his bulls was hit by a car.

Speed limit to increase on three state highways

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Starting August 1st things will be moving a bit faster on three state highways including U.S. Highway 20.

Idaho National Guard troops participate in multinational training exercise

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Soldiers from the Idaho National Guard are participating this week in an annual multinational training exercise in Romania.

Researchers and businesses finding solutions in water technology

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is working to bridge the gap between industry leaders and researchers to discover what needs to be studied to have proper water needs in the energy field. 

Grandview Drive widening project begins August 1st

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A reconstruction and widening project on Grandview Drive will begin on August 1st. 

Helicopters rescue Utah Boy Scout troops from wildfire

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The U.S. Forest Service says two Boy Scout troops in Utah were evacuated from a hiking trail because of an encroaching wildfire.

Update: Cliff Creek fire now 20 percent contained

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Update: The Cliff Creek Fire burning north of Bondurant, Wyoming is now 20 percent contained according to the US Forest Service.

Cause of Rexburg power outage repaired

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Power has been fully restored to nearly three thousand Rocky Mountain Power customers in Rexburg.

TOWING ALERT: Chip Sealing project begins Friday in Idaho Falls

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A big chip sealing project begins Friday in Idaho Falls and if you don't move your car it will be towed.

Madison district hired uncertified teachers

Local school district declares hiring emergency

Madison school district is struggling to find teachers less than a month before school starts.
The school board declared a hiring emergency because it cannot find enough qualified candidates to teach core classes.

"It's a good family community," said Asst. Superintendent Randy Lords.

Rexburg is consistently ranked on of…

Pilot injured after plane flips in Rexburg

The pilot of a small plane suffered minor injures after the plane flipped over after landing.

Seagull Bay Yacht Club trying to meet regulations in order to stay open

Seagull Bay Yacht Club trying to meet regulations in order to stay open

I.F. Fire Department helping out in central Idaho

An off-road mini-ambulance from the Idaho Falls Fire Department is now in Idaho City helping firefighters in central Idaho.

Trespassing in the name of Pokémon

We're talking PokémonGo again, but this time, we need to talk about trespassing. People have been on railroad tracks or have found themselves in situations they didn't need to be in.

Shakespeare in the Parks arrives in Pocatello

If you love the work of Shakespeare, you'll love that it's currently in Pocatello. The Pocatello Arts Council will host two performances from the Montana "Shakespeare In The Parks" 2016 summer tour.

Fire fighters train for water rescues on the falls

Fire fighters train for water rescues on the falls

The Snake River in Idaho Falls makes a perfect place for training.

Update: Box Canyon fire contained at 27 acres

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Update: The Bureau of Land Management says that the Box Canyon fire was fully contained Wednesday night. The fire burned a total of 27 acres.

District 91 school board narrows high school options

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Idaho Falls school board trustees have begun to narrow options for redesigning the district's high schools. 

Idaho Falls man arrested for dragging a woman with a truck

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An Idaho Falls man was arrested early Thursday morning after witnesses reported that he dragged a woman down a driveway with a truck.

Workshops set for Idaho transition to 2nd area code

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Idaho officials have announced workshops throughout the state to help telephone customers transition to a second area code and the resulting need for 10-digit dialing.

Mormon church pulls missionaries out of Turkey

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has pulled its 15 missionaries out of Turkey, citing concern about unstable conditions there.

Fire burning north of Salmon at 320 acres

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The Comet fire north of Salmon was possibly sparked by lightning.

Gewarges back in court for sexual abuse of a minor

Julie Gewarges was back in court Wednesday on charges of sexual abuse of a minor.

Courtroom named to honor retiring county clerk Ron Longmore

Longmore retires

7th District Bonneville County elected clerk Ron Longmore was honored Wednesday with a retirement ceremony at the Bonneville County Court house.

Madison Memorial teams up with Huntsman Cancer Institute on clinic

Madison Memorial teams up with Huntsman Cancer Institute

Madison Memorial Hospital and the the Huntsman Cancer Institute have teamed up to better provide cancer patients with convenient and closer services.

Local twins' clothing line featured in Western Horse & Gun magazine

Local twins are featured in this month's issue of Western Horse & Gun. Caryl and Cheryl Wilson are profiled for their western-inspired clothing line.

Wildfire preparedness kits given to Pocatello community

Allstate Insurance says about 85 percent of people are not prepared for a disaster. The insurance company is helping the community take charge to be less vulnerable to wildfires.

Man sentenced for scratching initials into Roosevelt Arch

Roosevelt Arch Vandalism

A Texas man has been sentenced to three days in jail and ordered to pay $250 in restitution for carving his initials into the iconic Roosevelt Arch at the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Utah Planned Parenthood pulls condoms with Mormon symbol

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Utah's Planned Parenthood branch won't hand out condom packages printed with a symbol associated with Mormon children's teachings after an image of the wrappers on its Facebook page generated backlash.

Investigation shows 2015 dorm fire was started by suicide attempt

One man killed in dorm fire at Grand Teton NP

After nearly a year of investigation, the National Park Service says that a fire in the employee dorms in July of 2015 was caused by an employee who committed suicide.

One woman dies in single vehicle crash near Aberdeen

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Idaho State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 39 south of Aberdeen that sent two to the hospital late Tuesday evening.

Two small wildfires burning near Wyoming Idaho border

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Firefighting teams with Caribou-Targhee National Forest are monitoring two smaller wild fires near the Idaho Wyoming border.

Update: South Mink Creek fire contained

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Update: The South Mink Creek fire has now been fully contained. Officials with the BLM say that firefighters are now working to put out any hot spots.

Lava Mountain fire threatens evacuations near Dubois, Wyoming

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Firefighters are working to protect structures in the Union Pass and Teton Valley Ranch areas from the growing Lava Mountain fire.

Mountain Home priest charged with rape

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Authorities in south-central Idaho have charged a Mountain Home priest with raping a Mountain Home Air Force airman after he passed out.

Rally planned for Utah man jailed in Venezuela

The mother of an American jailed in Venezuela is planning a rally to support him.

Update: Cliff Creek fire grows to 21,438 acres

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Update: The Cliff Creek fire near Bondurant, Wyoming continues to grow. The Forest Service now estimates that the fire is 21,438 acres in total.

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