Our highways may be getting more dangerous as the years go by. There have already been over 19,000 motor-vehicle deaths in the country for the first six months of 2016, and Idaho is pretty high on the list.
The Tie Canyon fire was estimated at 890 acres Wednesday morning and moving closer to subdivisions in the Pine Creek area. Residents were advised to begin thinking about what they would do if forced to evacuate.
A few families evacuated from their homes in the Birch Creek area in Ririe, one couple is crediting their safety to the farmers and firefighters nearby. A group of farmers is helping people out in Ririe to save their crops and cattle.
Mormon church attorneys argue that a lawsuit accusing religious officials of not doing enough to protect four Navajo children from sexual abuse in a now defunct church-run foster program belongs in federal court because the alleged incidents occurred off tribal land.