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

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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.

The Great Western Malting Company celebrates

The Great Western Malting Company celebrates

Today, marked a big step for The Great Western Malting Company in Pocatello.


Runners took their mark at the Idaho Falls MAD Marathon

Runners took their mark at the Idaho Falls MAD Marathon

Runners laced up for the fifth annual MAD Marathon. Over 30 states were represented, as well as Australia and Canada, to benefit CASA.

Civil Air Patrol evaluates safety of aircraft

Civil air patrol evaluates safety of aircraft

The Civil Air Patrol of Idaho met on Saturday for a formal safety evaluation.

More businesses open in conjunction with workforce growth

More businesses open in conjunction with workforce growth

An increase of workers entering the labor force caused a slight uptick in Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, from 3.9 percent in May to 4 percent for the month of June.

Idaho Fish and Game plants sturgeon in Idaho Falls

Sturgeon planted in Idaho Falls

Idaho Fish and Game planted sturgeon in the Snake River on Friday.

Former employee is suing Jefferson County

Former Jefferson county employee files federal lawsuit

Complaint against the county is filed through federal court.

BELL program teaches children braille and life skills

BELL Program perfects kids braille

This week, the National Federation of the Blind in Idaho kicked off a camp for children.

MAD Marathon begins tomorrow

Idaho Falls M.A.D. Marathon

Idaho Falls is holding its 5th Annual MAD Marathon. Proceeds will go to benefit a local organization that helps children who enter the court system.

Spraying planned for Bingham County to control mosquitoes

Spraying planned for Bingham County to control mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus

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