TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Department of Agriculture launched its online application system for would-be hemp growers early last week, and applications are beginning to trickle in.
Nineteen hemp producer and handler applications have been entered since the system went live Nov.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The first Nevada marijuana store on the Idaho border has been cleared to open in the rural Elko County town of Jackpot.
Despite opposition from county commissioners in Idaho, the Elko County Commission unanimously approved a business license for the Thrive Cannabis Marketplace this week after authorities confirmed dispensary workers had passed background checks, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The parents of a former south-central Idaho middle school student have filed a lawsuit against the school district contending a teacher instructed other children to wrap their child tightly in a sheet and push her down concrete stairs while the teacher recorded video on his cellphone.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho refugee center plans to begin helping three times as many people resettle in the U.S. under new refugee policies recently announced by the Biden administration that increase the annual admissions cap.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state Department of Transportation and a private transit operator are launching new bus service to connect rural and urban areas in Nevada, including a daily round-trip route from Reno to Las Vegas with several stops in smaller towns along the way...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Officials from Jerome and Twin Falls counties in Idaho have announced plans to build a third rim-to-rim bridge over the Snake River connecting Twin Falls to the northern part of the state as the city continues to grow...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Wildlife officials in Idaho have closed some forest areas statewide, affecting hunters and other recreationists during record-breaking fires BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Elections officials in Idaho have said they are aiming for a million registered voters in the state this year, many of whom are expected to vote by mail during the pandemic...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Elections officials in Idaho have said they are aiming for a million registered voters in the state this year, many of whom are expected to vote by mail during the pandemic...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Gov. Brad Little and lawmakers have announced a plan allowing cities and counties to tap into $200 million of federal coronavirus relief money to pay police and other public safety workers as long as property taxes are also reduced...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Republican Party Chairman Raul Labrador has signed on to represent two college track athletes who want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — St. Luke’s Health System says it’s looking to significantly increase its testing capacity for the coronavirus by using its own labs starting Monday.
Hospital officials said they hope that facilities in Boise, Twin Falls, Ketchum, Meridian, Nampa and McCall can start using their own labs that could boost testing capacity past 1,700 per day by May...
‘She really is going to succeed’: Magic Valley High graduate works 2 jobs and takes care of siblings
TWIN FALLS — Megan Brown is focused on graduating from high school, despite many obstacles standing in her way.
In addition to going to school, the Twin Falls 19-year-old has been responsible for taking care of her younger siblings — ages 11 and 15 — for most of the year.
On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 2:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 191 near Hazelton in Jerome County.
During heavy winds and rain, a sudden dust storm covered the westbound lanes of Interstate 84.
TWIN FALLS — Two weeks after Idaho Lottery officials announced a winning $1 million ticket purchased in Twin Falls, Mark Hubbs of Shoshone checked his ticket number. Sure enough, all six numbers — 220063 — matched up.
Just 2 days after a Make-A-Wish Foundation trip, a Twin Falls 11-year-old found out his cancer was back
TWIN FALLS — Just two days after arriving home in October from a Make-A-Wish Foundation trip to Hawaii, 11-year-old Lorenzo Garcia found out his cancer had returned.
Lorenzo had an MRI and the next day during an appointment in Boise, “that’s when they told us,” his mother Kari Garcia said Monday.
A local man who faces up to life in prison if convicted of charges related to a felonious crime spree in multiple Idaho counties attempted to light a motel on fire before he was taken into police custody earlier this month, according to court records.
Sydney Wood After a long fight against cancer, Sydney D Wood, 70, of Pocatello Idaho passed away peacefully on November 5, 2018 in his Pocatello home surrounded by his wife and children. Syd was born in Pocatello ID in 1948, the third of six kids to George D and Viola Stucki Wood, and was raised in Inkom and Mink Creek.
TWIN FALLS — A Twin Falls man is accused of beating an acquaintance with a metal bat, breaking his nose and a rib.
Antonio Otaegui, 35, is charged with one count of aggravated battery and one count of using a telephone to harass another person.
TWIN FALLS — Twin Falls police are asking for the community’s help locating a missing 72-year-old woman.
Mon Maya Rana was last seen about 2 p.m. Thursday near Bluebell Avenue and Harrison Street South.
TWIN FALLS — The Twin Falls Police Department is investigating two separate reports of child enticement, the city said in a statement Tuesday.
The first reported incident took place Saturday near Morningside Elementary, police said.
TWIN FALLS — It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an adventurer plummeting nearly 500 feet down into the Snake River Canyon!
It’s summer in the Magic Valley, and that means BASE jumping season. While some outdoorsmen and -women choose to seek their thrills via raft or mountain bike, others prefer to leap off the Perrine Bridge with a parachute.
TWIN FALLS — A Twin Falls man was charged in the April burglary of a tiki bar after attempting to use stolen drink tokens at the bar.
Hayden De Casas, 27, was arraigned Friday on charges of altering, damaging, or destroying a computer or computer equipment, criminal possession of a financial transaction card and petit theft by possession of stolen property.
DALE MOWER CLASSIC
The Century boys and Pocatello boys finished 11th and 14th, respectively, Monday at the Dale Mower Classic at the Jerome Country Club. The D-backs' top scorer was Nathan Bardsley with an 82, while the Indians' RJ Hall carded a team-best 88.
TWIN FALLS — Idaho’s 48-year-old sex education law emphasizes helping youth cultivate good values before choosing a mate, controlling sex drive and understanding sex in relation to the “miracle of life.”
TWIN FALLS — When Isaac Norstad got his statement in May, he was surprised — to say the least.
He’s had part ownership in Clif Bar since a year after he started with the company. But now, he was fully vested and able to get a glimpse of what that ownership was worth.
Glen Russell Sheen, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 in Logan, Utah.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 13, at 12:00 p.m.
The body of Edwin L. McVey, 78, was discovered this past weekend in Croy Canyon west of Hailey, the victim of an ATV accident, the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Thursday.
McVey had been dead for two or three days before he was found early Saturday afternoon beneath an ATV, the Blaine County coroner determined.
TWIN FALLS — After nearly four months in the hospital, a baby born weighing just one pound will likely head home to Hansen soon.
Rainna Crabb was born in March at 24 weeks old at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls.
On Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 1:19 am, Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury crash on Interstate 84 at mile marker 189, east of Twin Falls.
Jazmyn B. Solis, 19, of Burley, was driving eastbound on I-84 in a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am.
MARY KAYE SCHWERMAN-BURGESS SEPTEMBER 14, 1938 - MARCH 26, 2017 MARY KAYE (SCHWERMAN) BURGESS September 14, 1938 -March 26, 2017 Mary Kaye was born in Salina, Kansas on September 14, 1938 to Margarite and Carl Schwerman and lived her early years in various cities in the state of Kansas.
TWIN FALLS — A Twin Falls driver attacked another driver with a baseball bat, slammed a car door on the passenger's head and drove his SUV onto a curb trying to hit the other driver in a road-rage incident partially caught on video, police said.
TWIN FALLS — A Twin Falls man who identified himself as a Muslim threatened to “kill all Americans” after he was refused service at a bar for being too drunk, then hit two people with his car in the bar’s parking lot, police said.
POCATELLO — Before a local group convened with the intent to aid refugees settling in Twin Falls, the original goal was to help those refugees establish food wagons where they could sell cuisine traditional to their culture.
BOISE — Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested a Twin Falls man Wednesday for alleged Sexual Exploitation of a Child.
BOISE — The Red Cross continues to operate a shelter for evacuees in Twin Falls and is ready to open additional shelters if the need arises.
The Twin Falls shelter was moved this morning from its original location at Amazing Grace Fellowship Church to its current location at Eastside Southern Baptist Church at 204 Eastland Drive North in Twin Falls.
A Twin Falls man escaped serious injury after his vehicle struck a semi Friday morning near Twin Falls.
At 9:18 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a multiple-vehicle injury crash on Highway 50 just north of the Hansen Bridge.
Civic leaders in Idaho's two largest refugee communities voiced concern about President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning travelers from seven countries, even as some lawmakers are expressing cautious support.