Fireworks, open fires banned in Bannock County

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Dry conditions prompted the Bannock County commissioners to issue two declarations Wednesday.


New Idaho laws take effect Wednesday

New Idaho laws take effect Wednesday

With a host of new laws set to take effect Wednesday, Local News 8 is taking a look at a few major ones.

More bicyclists out this summer learning the rules of the road

More bicyclists out this summer

The hot temperatures are attracting more bicyclists in Idaho Falls, and with more cyclists it's easy to forget bike laws in the area.

Officers involved in Bonneville County shooting identified

Officers involved in Bonneville County shooting identified

The names of the law enforcement officers involved in the shooting of a man early Monday morning at a convenience store have been released.

Otter: Economy looking up in Pocatello, Chubbuck

Otter Economy looking up in Pocatello Chubbuck

Businesses and elected leaders in the Pocatello-Chubbuck area had a special guest with their breakfast Tuesday morning.

Feds reject petition to list gray wolves as threatened

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Federal wildlife officials have rejected a petition from advocates who sought to reclassify gray wolves as a threatened species in most of the U.S.

Divers find body of swimmer at Blacktail Park

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The body of a man missing in the Ririe Reservoir at Blacktail Park has been found.

LDS church issues statement to members on gay marriage

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The LDS church is reiterating its stance against gay marriage to members after last week's Supreme Court ruling.

Fatal crashes more likely come Independence Day

Fatal crashes more likely come Independence Day

Holiday travelers could contribute to more fatal crashed during the 100 deadliest days for drivers.

Evacuee reflects 3 years after Charlotte Fire

Evacuee reflects 3 years after Charlotte Fire

It's been three years since the Charlotte Fire ripped through 66 homes in the Mink Creek area south of Pocatello and forced thousands of people to evacuate.

Beating the heat can be tough for seniors

Eastern Idaho copes with heat

One hundred-degree days mean that doctors at local hospitals are on alert for heat related illnesses, especially with seniors. 

Use common sense with fireworks

Use common sense with fireworks

With Independence Day on Saturday, fireworks will become a hot commodity for the next couple of days. As people buy them, fire officials ask everyone to be safe as they use them.

Man shot by law enforcement in Bonneville County

Man shot by law enforcement in Bonneville County

Law enforcement officers shot a man in a traffic stop early Monday morning.

Man with missing teen arrested in robberies in 3 states

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Two people from Idaho wanted in three armed robberies have been arrested in California.

Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

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Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall.

Airlines to boost service to Jackson Hole

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Several commercial airlines plan to add flights into Jackson Hole Airport next winter.

New laws enacted in Idaho starting July 1

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Starting July 1, Idahoans will see new laws that range from how much they pay at the gas station to giving teachers a pay bump.

Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border

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Authorities say bees are swarming near the Washington-Idaho border after a tractor-trailer full of the buzzing insects tipped over, spilling its load on Sunday.

Pocatello Kiwanis Club hosts annual breakfast fundraiser

Pocatello Kiwanis Club hosts annual breakfast fundraiser

The club hosted its 48th annual Bing Hong Breakfast over the weekend in Tydeman Park, attracting hundreds of people from the community.

Amateur Radio "Field Day" held in Shelley

Amateur Radio Field Day

The Eagle Rock Amateur Radio Club held its annual “Field Day” at Taylor Park in Shelley on Saturday.

Chelsea Brentzel takes on 2 gold medal athletes

Chelsea Takes on Basketball Challenges

Local News 8's Chelsea Brentzel gets on her Lebron James with 2 gold medal athletes.

Homeowners warn of alleged roofing scam

Homeowners warn of alleged roofing scam

Several homeowners in the Chubbuck area say a man going door to door and offering to inspect roofs for storm damage is nothing more than a conman.

Baseball Offers Christian Colonel 2nd Chance

Christian Colonel Uses Baseball To Redeem Lost Time

Once upon a time Christina Colonel looked like he was headed straight to the Major Leagues.  But behind the dazzling plays at third base, and consistent power, was a dark secret. 

Man drowns in Harriman State Park

Silver Lake Drowning

A man drowned in Harriman State Park on Friday.

Michelle Ziel-Dingman announces run for City Council

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Ziel-Dingman said focusing on businesses and economic development are top priorities for her.

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