Man arrested for aggravated assault

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One man was arrested after police responded to disturbance at 424 Industrial at 10:53 p.m. Thursday.

Dancer wins Distinguished Student Award

Victoria Grant Distinguished Student

Compass Academy senior Victoria Grant will also be part of the first full graduating class of the school.

Dam risks and benefits: past, present and future

Dam risks and benefits past present and future

Experts push national dam safety awareness to encourage and promote individual and community responsibility for dam safety.

Eastern Idaho counties get new emergency alert system

Eastern Idaho counties get new emergency alert system

Jefferson, Fremont, Clark and Madison counties started a new emergency notification system Thursday.

Rules aim to protect imperiled bird's habitat in 10 states

Sage grouse

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has revealed plans to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.

Excessive rain impacts agriculture

Excessive rain impacts agriculture

Idaho's constant rains have given the stripe rust disease perfect conditions to spread through the state's wheat crops. It may spread into our region, soon.

Prosecutor: Death penalty possible in Vegas hatchet slaying

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A prosecutor says an Idaho woman and her brother from California may face the death penalty in the hatchet death of the woman's husband this week in Las Vegas.

Pocatello man pleads guilty in bank robberies

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A Pocatello man pleaded guilty to two bank robberies Thursday in U.S. District Court.

Lanes clear after I-15 rollover near Blackfoot

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Both lanes of Interstate 15 northbound north of Blackfoot are open after a one-vehicle rollover.

US 89 northbound at Idaho/Utah border reopens

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Northbound U.S. 89 is open at the Idaho/Wyoming border after it was closed due to a diesel tanker rollover.

Anderson named as new Jefferson County sheriff

Anderson named as new Jefferson County sheriff

Current acting Sheriff Steve Anderson will serve the remainder of the former sheriff's elected term.

District 91 contract to restore some previoius cuts

The Idaho Falls District 91 school board has unanimously ratified a new teacher's contract for the 2015-16 school year. 

Man found inside business charged with burglary

Barrett, Setsu   5-2015

A man found hiding inside a Pocatello business is under arrest this morning.

Bannock County Jail eyes expansion amid overcrowding

Bannock County Jail eyes expansion amid overcrowding

Some inmates sleep on cots on the floor and most days, the Bannock County Jail's 264 beds are at capacity, said Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen.

District 93 teachers to get raises

(img1)District 93 teachers to get raises

Bonneville School District 93 finalized its 2015-2016 teacher contracts Wednesday, and all teachers in the district will be getting a raise next year.

District 93 bond supporters ask for recount

District 93 bond supporters ask for recount

Advocates for the Bonneville School District's $56.1 million bond will be requesting a recount.

Former health secretary who implemented ACA comes to Idaho

Former health secretary who implemented ACA comes to Idaho

Two former secretaries of the U.S. Health and Human Services came to southeastern Idaho Wednesday to discuss the past and future of health care in the state with industry workers and providers.

City leaders reflect on Ammon flooding

City leaders reflect on Ammon flooding

The repeated heavy rain has taken over parts of Ammon, especially over last weekend. Apartments, cars, and roads flooded, and city leaders are reflecting on what actions were taken.

Devil-may-care BASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites

Snake River bridge parachutist

BASE jumpers just want to be free. This extreme form of skydiving stands for what people leap from: Buildings and antenna, spans such as bridges, and Earth, which usually means stunningly high cliffs.

Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons

Two Democratic state lawmakers want Idaho to sever all ties with private prison companies, and say they'll vigorously pursue legislation on the issue next year.

Man arrested on drug, weapons charges in Idaho Falls stop

Charles A. Clark

An Idaho Falls man who was stopped for reckless driving was arrested on various drug and weapons charges early Tuesday morning.

Labrador named chairman on Rand Paul's presidential campaign

Raul Labrador

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has selected Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador to as the campaign's Western states chairman.

Local doctor: Sex trafficking increased following Nepal quake

Doctor Sex trafficking increased following Nepal quake

A Pocatello doctor says after the earthquake in Nepal, child sex trafficking has tripled there.

Be prepared for the outdoors

Be prepared for the outdoors

When you're dealing with the outdoors, anything can happen. Some Pocatello hikers learned the hard way when they needed a search and rescue team to find them Monday night.

Madison School District looks into starting own lunch program

Madison School District looks into changing lunch program

Fed up with the feds, district investigates the idea of leaving the federal school lunch program, and starting their own. 

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