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64 years later, survivor returns to site of fatal lightning strike in Idaho

Laurie Welch, Times-News  |  Posted   Sep 19th - 12:34pm

On August 1, 1951, four girls and their youth leader were killed when lightning struck a tree during their church camp outing near Driggs, Idaho.

Could legalization of marijuana be in Idaho's future?

Nathan Brown, Times-News  |  Posted   Sep 19th - 12:16pm

So far, Idaho has stood fast against the trend of liberalizing marijuana laws sweeping statehouses and ballots across the country.

Rural Idaho schools are hiring more unlicensed teachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 18th - 1:41pm

A number of rural Idaho school districts are struggling to lure licensed teachers to classrooms causing the districts to hire more unlicensed educators.

Idaho dad pleads guilty after fleeing with young daughters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 2:21pm

A Boise man who pulled his two young daughters out of school during a custody dispute and fled to the Nevada mountains has pleaded guilty to custodial interference.

Summer snowstorm to hit parts of East Idaho, could get up to 8 inches of snow

Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 1:02pm

It's mid-September and still summer but snow is in the forecast Friday night through Saturday morning in parts of east Idaho.

6 BYU-Idaho students hospitalized following rollover crash

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 12:16pm

Six Brigham Young University-Idaho students were hospitalized Wednesday night following a rollover crash that could have been deadly.

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed woman, horse on I-15

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Sep 13th - 2:35pm

An Idaho Falls man responsible for a crash that killed a woman and her horse on I-15 pleaded guilty to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and will be sentenced in November.

E. Idaho mayor sentenced after repossessing refrigerator

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 13th - 12:16pm

An eastern Idaho mayor has been sentenced to six months of unsupervised probation and fined about $300 for entering an unoccupied home to repossess a refrigerator with one of the city's police officers present.

Idaho earthquake swarm may not mean a big one is coming

Robert Patten,  |  Posted   Sep 13th - 10:15am

The earthquake swarm in southeast Idaho has now risen to 321 quakes since Sept. 2, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Idaho bills parent of juvenile $84,500 following wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 11th - 3:32pm

Idaho officials have sent an $84,500 bill to the parent of a juvenile after fire investigators determined the juvenile started a wildfire with mortar-style fireworks.

260 earthquakes strike Southeast Idaho since Sept. 2; swarm likely to continue

Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Sep 11th - 10:36am

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the earthquake swarm that's been shaking Southeast Idaho since Sept. 2 is closing in on the 300 quake mark.

Southwest Idaho lake contaminated with E. coli bacteria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 10th - 10:02am

A popular southwestern Idaho lake is contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

Small earthquake hits southeast Idaho, near Pocatello

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 9th - 9:53pm

A small earthquake has hit southeast Idaho.

Man accused of shooting Idaho deputies pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 9th - 10:45am

A Blanchard man accused of shooting two deputies in northern Idaho pleaded not guilty to attempted first-degree murder.

141 earthquakes shake Idaho since Saturday

Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Sep 8th - 4:44pm

People should be prepared for the worst when it comes to the earthquake swarm that’s been shaking Southeast Idaho since Saturday evening, but experts say chances are the worst won’t happen.

Idaho's Craters of the Moon designated top stargazing site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 6th - 3:04pm

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in south-central Idaho has been designated an International Dark Sky Park due to its exceptional stargazing.

Idaho hands over public voter data to Trump panel

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 6th - 11:57am

The Idaho secretary of state's office has turned over voters' names, addresses and other public information to President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud.

Earthquake swarm continues to rattle southeastern Idaho

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 5th - 4:13pm

More than 100 aftershocks have rattled southeastern Idaho since a 5.3 magnitude quake hit near the town of Soda Springs late last week, and experts say they could continue for another week or so.

Video: 'Eclipse of the Century' from ground and air in 4K

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 5th - 11:38am

Unique video of the 2017 solar eclipse from the ground and air.

Family-owned Idaho mercantile closes after 107 years

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Sep 5th - 7:20am

Thomas Mercantile is likely the only business you'll notice in Swanlake, but now it is closed. Kim Thomas says the 107-year-old shop was passed down three generations in his family.