UPDATE: Henry's Creek Fire more than 52,000 acres

Update: The Henry's Creek Fire is burning 52,233 acres and is 30 percent contained the Great Basin Fire Team 7 took over the fire Wednesday night.

Idaho Fish and Game halts online sales after computer breach

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says there's been a computer breach and it has suspended online sales of licenses and tags.

Pocatello man arrested for theft and fraud

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Pocatello Police arrested Cody Joe Muscarella,18, on charges of grand theft and fraud, for acquiring financial transaction cards without consent.

Local ranchers save cattle during Henry's Creek Fire

Ranchers Rescue Cattle In Ririe

There are hundreds of cattle in the foothills where the Henry's Creek Fire is burning and several ranchers are making game plans to get them to safety.

Power County to get a public defender, sharing with Oneida County

Prior to this, both Power County and Oneida County have contracted an attorney out of their counties for public defender services.

Tie Canyon Fire 2 miles away from Victor

The Tie Canyon Fire was estimated at 890 acres Wednesday morning, and there is a level one evacuation for people living near Victor.

Skies filled with smoke from wildfires causing health issues

Health impacts from Wildfire Smoke

The large wildfires burning in Eastern Idaho are affecting the air quality, and local residents are breathing in and smelling the smokey air.

UPDATE: Clifton Fire fully contained, crews working to put out hotspots

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Update: Fire crews were able to contain the fire by 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Shoban Tribes extend support to North Dakota Tribes

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are extending their support this week to another tribe in North Dakota.

Air quality alert for Teton, Bonneville and Custer Counties extended

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An air quality alert that was originally issued Tuesday for Teton, Bonneville and Custer Counties has been extended to August 25th.

Rupert man pleads guity to producing child pornography

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A Rupert man pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of creating child pornography.

Former Shoshone-Bannock Events Center manager pleads guilty to theft

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A former manager of the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel Events Center pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing money from the Tribes.

Vape store employee sentenced for possession of nude teen photos

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Michael Dwane Weathers was sentenced Wednesday for charges of possessing nude photos of a teen.

Cougar captured in County Line road culvert

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A young adult male cougar was captured in a culvert near the Bonneville-Jefferson County Line Road Monday night.

Why Ririe Reservoir and Blacktail is closed for the Henry's Creek Fire

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The Bonneville County Sheriff's office has clarified why Ririe Reservoir and Blacktail Park are closed for the Henry's Creek Fire.

Unextinguished weed fire burns Pocatello garage

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An unextinguished weed fire is blamed for a garage fire at 495 Franklin Avenue in Pocatello at around 2:21 a.m. Wednesday.

Idaho Falls and St. Clair HOA open new playground

A new playground has opened in the St. Clair subdivision.

General says no one swayed him in Bergdahl case

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The Army general overseeing the court martial of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says no one influenced his decisions about the case.

Gunman in Boise contract killing case gets life in prison

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A Pennsylvania man convicted of a double killing that has been described as a murder for hire has been sentenced to life in prison.

Some US schools show resistance to ending corporal punishment

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The message from the U.S. Education Department to schools has been to work toward positive school climates and less punitive approaches to school discipline.

Fire crests Tie Canyon in Teton Basin Ranger District

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.

Berry Fire causing Yellowstone tourists to change plans

The Berry Fire in Grand Teton National Park is now mapped at 6,819 acres. 

Pocatello schools receive some new technology for the school year

Pocatello schools receive some new technology for the school year

Evacuees thankful homes are safe during Henry's Creek Fire

Couple Evacuates from Ririe home

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.

Areas closed as 4 fires burn in Caribou-Targhee National Forest

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The U.S. Forest Service has issued closure notices for several areas with the Caribou-Targhee National Forest as four fires continue to burn within forest boundaries.

"Visiting Angels" welcomes new Pocatello location

"Visiting Angels" welcomes new Pocatello location

Marshall Public Library participates in national library campaign

Marshall Public Library participates in national library campaign

Fire department fighting two fires in Shelley area

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The Shelley-Firth Fire Department is fighting two fires in the Shelley area, including a mobile home.

Yellowstone Bear World off-ramp back on the table

ITD wants to build off-ramp near Bear World

Madison County, the Idaho Transportation Department and Yellowstone Bear World have come to agreement on a proposal to build a new off-ramp on south-bound US 20.

Firefighters make gains on Stein fire

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The Stein fire, burning about 15 miles north of Salmon is 100 percent contained.

Prosecutors call Bergdahl motion unprecedented

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The Latest on pretrial hearings in the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

New Zika case reported in northern Utah

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Health officials in northern Utah say a pregnant woman in Weber County has become infected with the Zika virus after traveling to Mexico.

Mormon church: Sex abuse lawsuit belongs in federal court

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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.

Jailed polygamous leaders say they can still be trusted

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Two polygamous leaders recently sent back to jail for breaking terms of their supervised released by meeting with each other several times at the direction of imprisoned sect leader Warren Jeffs leaders say they can still be trusted if let out again.

Update: Reported dynamite in home was actually wrapped pipes

The Pocatello Police says the suspicious items were not dynamite. The Idaho Falls Bomb Squad says the items were wrapped pipes that looked like old dynamite sticks.

Idaho Falls woman charged with bicyclist's death

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After reviewing investigative reports, the Bonneville County Prosecutor's office has charged Patricia Ann Beyer, 33, with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of 22-year-old Anne Davis of Virginia.

Update: Smoke from Berry Fire forces closure of park highway

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Update: 8/23/16  8:15 a.m.      Additional evacuations have been ordered because of the Berry fire in Grand Teton National Park Tuesday.

ISU pride beaming with new school year start

While back to school can be a bit of a downer for students, the Pocatello-Chubbuck area makes it a celebration of the return of Idaho State University students.

"Maid in the Shade" offers history to Eastern Idaho

Maid in the Shade offers history to Eastern Idaho

The exhibition of 'Maid in the Shade' has made it's way to Eastern Idaho. The Flying Legends of Victory Summer Air Show Tour will be showcasing the WWll bomber.

Mustang stabbed to death in American Falls

A mustang was stabbed to death in American Falls.

Wilcox Elementary welcomes kids back to school in style

Wilcox Elementary welcomed kids back to school in style Monday.

Sugar City Man Pleads Guilty to Rape Charge

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A Sugar City man pleaded guilty to one statutory rape charge in Madison County court.

Shelley man killed in rollover crash on Highway 91

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A man from Shelley was killed in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 91 Monday.

Army's handling of Bergdahl case is the main point in trial hearing

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A military judge has cast doubt on the viability of the early 2017 military trial date for Bowe Bergdahl.

Jet skiiers safe after overturning in Snake River

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Four people escaped injury when the jet skis they were riding overturned in the Snake River above John's Hole Bridge in Idaho Falls.

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