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Meridian LDS temple dedicated, becomes 5th in Idaho, 158th worldwide

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 12:21pm

President Deiter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the LDS Church’s First Presidency, led a symbolic cornerstone ceremony and dedicated the newly-completed Meridian Idaho Temple Sunday.

Power restored in northern Utah, parts of Idaho, Wyoming

Ashley Stilson, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 18th - 10:59pm

As of Sunday morning, power has been restored for people who experienced a power outage on Saturday night, according to Rocky Mountain Power.

Patients evacuated as fire destroys E. Idaho nursing home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 18th - 12:45pm

Officials in southeastern Idaho say a fire gutted a nursing home early Saturday morning, but all the patients and staff made it out without serious injuries.

Human bones found at S. Idaho construction site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 18th - 11:48am

Authorities in south-central Idaho are investigating after construction workers found human bones.

Justice Department won’t release national monument documents

Keith Ridler, The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 9:32am

Documents possibly outlining legal justifications for President Donald Trump to shrink national monuments don’t have to be provided to an Idaho environmental law firm because they’re protected communications, federal officials say.

US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years

Keith Ridler, The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 9:06am

Federal officials have restarted an eastern Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation’s nuclear power generating capacity and possibly reduce concerns about nuclear power safety.

E. Idaho woman gets 30 years for embezzling $2M

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 16th - 1:32pm

An eastern Idaho woman who embezzled more than $2 million from her employer that she gambled at casinos has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Miracle baby born at 24 weeks meets big sister and goes home

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Nov 16th - 11:51am

Kaio Doxey’s story has been called miraculous.

Idaho agency denies sex discrimination lawsuit allegations

Keith Ridler, The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 15th - 3:01pm

A federal judge should dismiss a sex discrimination lawsuit and not allow as evidence any recordings made by a former employee intended to prove her claims, an Idaho state agency says.

Idaho Republican senator calls for Moore to step aside

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 15th - 2:55pm

Idaho’s U.S. Sen. Jim Risch has changed his stance on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and now says the Republican should step aside.

LDS church leaders interrupt meeting to save girls in submerged car

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Nov 14th - 2:01pm

A typical LDS leadership meeting took an unusual turn Sunday night that resulted in two leaders saving teenage girls in a submerged car.

Utah man enters Alford plea in I-84 rollover road-rage crash

Laurie Welch, Times-News  |  Posted   Nov 14th - 1:37pm

A Salt Lake City man entered a plea Monday acknowledging a jury would likely find him guilty of two counts of aggravated battery for running an Oregon couple’s SUV off the road on Interstate 84 in April.

Despite promises of privacy, Idaho shares voter data

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 13th - 8:35am

Much ado was made earlier this year when the Trump administration asked all 50 states for their voter-registration rolls.

US sage grouse policy heading back to square one

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 12th - 8:22am

Federal scientists and land managers who've been crafting strategies to protect a ground-dwelling bird's habitat across the American West for nearly two decades are going back to the drawing board under a new Trump administration edict to reassess existing plans condemned by ranchers, miners and energy developers.

Museum of Idaho to double in size after expansion project

Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 11th - 10:18am

An Idaho Falls history and science museum will nearly double in size and plans to remain open year-round after an expansion project is completed in 2019.

Moose poaching prompts investigation by Idaho authorities

Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 10th - 10:46am

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is investigating the illegal hunting of two moose in the northwestern part of the state.

Police find missing South Ogden man with dementia in Idaho

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 9th - 9:37am

Police located a South Ogden man Thursday morning in Idaho after he went missing Wednesday, according to South Ogden Police Sgt. Wil DeHart.

Police: High-speed chase ends with driver hiding, man pretending to be homeowner

Julie Wootton-Greener, Times News  |  Posted   Nov 8th - 1:01pm

A Nampa woman is accused of leading police on a 100 miles per hour chase in her rental car and then hiding, while her passenger allegedly broke into a nearby home and put on a deceased man’s clothing.

Court documents show baby died of serious brain injuries, trauma to the head

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Nov 8th - 12:00pm

A 9-month old boy died of serious brain injuries and blunt force trauma to the head and police believe his father, Robert Saad, Sr., 30, is responsible for the death.

Well-known Idaho farmer dies after falling in barn

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Nov 8th - 11:51am

Dennis Webster, 67, was moving some large bales of hay at his farm on Glendale Rd. when two of the bales fell, according to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Webster then fell to the ground and hit his head.