Update: Murder victim identified, 2nd death investigated as suicide

Home investigation

Update: Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen has confirmed the identity of the 2nd man found dead at the home on Jefferson Avenue. Sheriff Nielsen says the man is 45-year-old John Edward Kautz.

Update: Deteriorating underground line causes power outage in Rexburg

Power Outage

Update: Rocky Mountain Power has determined the cause of a power outage in the Rexburg area. Officials say an underground power line is deteriorating and will need to be replaced.

Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

Gay Boy Scouts

There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group's leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Several of the biggest sponsors of Scout units, including the Roman Catholic, Mormon and Southern Baptist churches, were…

Guide who fell to death on Grand Teton unclipped from anchor

A National Park Service official says a mountain guide who died in a fall on Grand Teton National Park's highest peak unclipped himself from an anchor while reaching for a rappel device.

New eastern Idaho groundwater management area being considered

ESPA Groundwater

The Idaho Department of Water Resources is thinking about forming a new ground water management area to address declining water levels in the East Snake Plain Aquifer (ESPA).

Sanders delegates use crowdfunding to help get to convention

Photos from Bernie Sanders rally in Idaho Falls

From the beginning, millennials have flocked to Bernie Sanders. Yet getting that young flock of delegates to the Democratic National Convention can be a challenge when the price tag can be as high as $5,000.

Heidi Adamson nominated to Pocatello City Council

 Heidi Adamson

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad has nominated Heidi Adamson to fill the unexpired city council term of Craig Cooper.

Homeless woman arrested for burglary after breaking into business

Ceejay Weekes

Idaho Falls Police arrested 28-year-old Ceejay N. Weekes for burglary after she was caught burglarizing Beazer Construction on South Lee early Monday morning.

Two arrested during traffic stop for drug trafficking

Joseph M. Gallegos and Eduardo Sandoval, Jr.

Idaho Falls Police arrested two men for drug offenses, including drug trafficking, during a traffic stop late Friday night.

Burnout planned at Cliff Creek fire

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The lightning caused Cliff Creek fire near Bondurant, Wyoming is now estimated at 14,629 acres and is 10 percent contained.

ISU piano teacher heads to international competition

An ISU piano teacher is heading to an international piano competition in Washington, D.C.

Register for 'Free Conflict Resolution Day'

Grand Teton Mediation Association is gearing up for a free mediation day. Community members met Saturday to practice for many different types of conflicts they may come across.

Look out for road closure

Look out for road closure

Beginning Monday, South Holmes Avenue will be closed from 5th Street to 9th to all through traffic as Intermountain Gas replaces the gas line to accommodate storm line installation by HK Contractors.

UPDATE: Lemhi County Sheriff's office recovers body of drowning victim

Salmon River Middle Fork

Deputy Steve Penner said the body was found Saturday night.

Mountain guide dies after falling into canyon at Grand Teton National Park

A local mountain guide is dead after falling more than 2,400 feet into a canyon.

Basketball tournament promotes carbon monoxide awareness

It was the last day of the Bill Parrish Memorial 3 on 3 basketball tournament Saturday. Which was created to promote carbon monoxide poisoning awareness in your home.

AAA's record number of roadside calls came from newer cars

New car gadgets may be behind a number record roadside calls. AAA says it responded to 32 million calls for help in 2015 -- 42,000 of those calls were in Idaho.

Scout Hollow receives big grant from NRA

Four Scout organizations throughout Idaho and Wyoming received almost $10,000 in grants from the NRA; and one of those places, with the largest amount granted, is Scout Hollow in Rigby.

Law enforcement holds active shooter drill

Active Shooter Drill

The Bingham County Sheriff's Office held an active shooter drill today at Snake River Junior High. This time, the drill was a little different.  Reporter/ Anchor Karole Honas was invited to be the second officer in the door.

Bonn. Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious parking lot incident

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says they're investigating a report about a suspicious van in Ammon, Thursday evening.

Why your feet hurt

Why your feet hurt

You shouldn't just grab the old sneakers from your closet and take off walking.

Concrete truck rollover closes interstate for over 2 hours

072216 I15 crash

Interstate 15 southbound at Pocatello Creek Road is back open after being closed for nearly two hours.

Local dancers featured in "Dance Across the USA" project

Jonathan Givens grew up a military brat and at one time lived in Mountain Home, Idaho. He's now traveling the country in a unique project featuring dancers in our National Parks, Monuments, and even state parks.

Brush Fire burns near homes in south Pocatello

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A brush fire is burning at the Sunny Creek Trailer Park on So. 5th Ave in Pocatello.

I-15 blocked near Blackfoot because of accidents

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The Bingham County Sheriff's office closed the northbound lane of Interstate 15 for a time due to multiple accidents on the Interstate.

Have you seen this iguana?

An Idaho Falls family is looking for their pet iguana that escaped earlier this week.

Heart attack causes accident in Yellowstone

A man died from a fatal heart attack Friday causing him to hit van in Yellowstone National Park.

First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley area in central Idaho

STANLEY, Idaho (AP) — Idaho biologists say the first sockeye salmon has arrived in central Idaho.

University of Idaho to offer class based on 'Pokemon Go'

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — The University of Idaho says it will offer a new class this fall using "Pokemon Go" to teach students about leading active lifestyles, teamwork and exploring their communities.

Central Idaho wildfire grows to 2 square miles

IDAHO CITY, Idaho (AP) — A central Idaho wildfire burning in brush and timber doubled in size Friday to 2 square miles and a national incident team has been called in to manage the blaze.

Idaho Supreme Court upholds sexual assault sentence

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The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a sentencing decision by 7th District Judge Greg Moeller that sent a Bingham County child molester to prison.

Josh Holt still being held without contact in Venezuela

Josh Holt Letter   7-22-2016

Venezuelan Interior Minister Gustavo Gonzalez talked about the arrest of one-time Pocatello man Joshua Holt in a television broadcast this week.

Cliff Creek fire now 10 percent contained

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Cliff Creek fire Incident Commander Tony DeMasters reports the Cliff Creek fire, 5 miles north of Bondurant, Wyoming has grown to 11,534 acres. 

ISU student charged with aggravated assault

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An Idaho State University student is being held on multiple charges after investigation of a disturbance on the ISU campus Thursday.

Power outage caused low water pressure in Idaho Falls

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During the wide-spread power outage on Tuesday the City of Idaho Falls water system pressure briefly dropped below 1.5 psi for about one minute.

Fitness trackers gain in popularity to improve health

Fitness experts say devices like fitbits that track performance are effective.

Sheriff's office investigating haystack fires in two counties

Power and Bingham counties are investigating haystack fires in both counties.

The Center for Hope opens

The Center for Hope opens

The Center for Hope had its ribbon cutting Thursday morning in Idaho Falls.

Witnesses testify at Gibson vehicular manslaughter preliminary hearing

Dillon Gibson Court

The preliminary hearing for the vehicular manslaughter trail of Dillon Gibson got underway Thursday morning in Blackfoot.

Hastings to close all stores

Hastings, Idaho Falls

Hastings Book stores in Idaho Falls will be among stores nationwide that will be closed as part of bankruptcy proceedings.

Burn ban issued for Trail Creek area

Power County Commissioners have ordered a burn ban in the Trail Creek area.

Driver critically injured in semi accident in Pocatello

Semi-truck driver is in critical condition following a truck accident on Arthur Ave. in Pocatello.

3-car accident blocks I-15

Interstate 15 was blocked the northbound lane for about an hour and half for an accident involving 3 cars.

Oscar winner asks court to protect Bergdahl interview tapes

Bergdahl in office

An Oscar-winning filmmaker has asked a judge to prevent the military from forcing him to turn over interviews with Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Wyoming men charged in attack on 2 Utah gay men

Gay marriage court rulings

A Utah prosecutor has filed misdemeanor assault charges against two Wyoming men accused of attacking two Salt Lake City men because they were gay.


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