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CSI holds candlelight vigil for slain U of I students

Along with a moment of silence, the college handed out special postcards that people could fill out with their condolences, and will be sent to the University of Idaho and the victims’ families → Read More

Twin Falls receives results from the 2022 National Citizen Survey

Twin Falls residents who participated in the survey said they are optimistic about the progress of the Twin Falls economy but are concerned about the increased cost of living in the area → Read More

Twin Falls Meals on Wheels services being impacted by lack of funding

The Twin Fall Senior Center and Meals on Wheel drivers recently received some bad news, as customers whose meals are provided through the CSI Office on Aging will receive a maximum of five meals a week instead of seven starting Thanksgiving week → Read More

Idahoans weigh Trump’s chances in 2024

Trump won Idaho with more than 60 percent of the vote in 2020, and a little under 60 percent in 2016. → Read More

Update: No suspect in custody or murder weapon recovered, says Moscow Police Chief

The Moscow Police Department released new details Saturday on the investigation into the four University of Idaho) students killed last weekend. → Read More

Idaho Election Night signals Republican majority and optimism for Democrats

The unofficial Idaho Election Results are still being sorted through, and as expected the Idaho Republican Party is holding onto its majority control across the state, but Idaho Democrats feel they made some progress this election cycle. → Read More

Wood River Valley leaders looking for solutions to deal with homeless surge

The City of Ketchum is concerned about the surge of people coming into the Wood River Valley who might face homelessness this winter. → Read More

Blaine County School District approves workforce housing

The Blaine County School District is now offering limited workforce housing for its employees. → Read More

Idaho Conference of Recreation & Tourism is highlighting record setting numbers across the state

There is some good news for Idaho as the Gem State’s tourism industry is growing at a record pace. → Read More

New Study: Overdose deaths up 4% nationwide, up 24% in Idaho

A research group is saying another health crisis is impacting the United States, Outside of the Coronavirus pandemic. And we here in Idaho are experiencing it more than other states. → Read More

Beer producers may start to feel the pinch of supply chain disruptions

Supply chain issues are continuing to impact consumers and operators, as Americans have dealt with everything from toilet paper to baby formula shortages. Now, the beer industry could be next to feel the pinch. → Read More

Slow moving vehicles: extra caution is needed on roadways during harvest season

It’s that time of year here in the Magic Valley when motorists see an increase of farm equipment on the roadways, as equipment is shuttled from one field to another from daylight to dark. → Read More

U.S. inflation unexpectedly rose in August, despite a drop in gas prices

Some are worried if the U.S economy is heading into a recession, after the report of U.S. inflation unexpectedly rose in August, despite a drop in gas prices. → Read More

Performer and lawmaker comment on anti-drag show petition

An Idaho Drag performer and Democratic lawmaker are speaking out after hearing a petition is circulating to prohibit drag shows in the Gem State. → Read More

Petition circulating to prohibit drag shows in Idaho

The Idaho Family Policy Center is calling upon the Idaho State Legislature to enact legislation to prohibit drag shows in public places or other areas where children are present. → Read More

Community comes together to support victims of Limelight Condo Fire

The Ketchum community is still recovering after a devasting fire wiped out an entire condominium complex, leaving many displaced. Now the community is coming together to help those who lost, possibly everything → Read More

With summer coming to an end, Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce says tourism is still going strong

Labor Day is over, which for some signals the end of summer. But some don’t feel the Twin Falls tourism season is quite over. → Read More

Fire crews still working to control Ross Fork Fire in Central Idaho

Fire crews are still trying to get control of a wildfire up north in the Sawtooth National Forest that is growing daily and forcing evacuations. → Read More

How did this weekend’s record heat impact the Twin Falls County Fair?

Many people who attended the fair are saying this one was unlike any other… due to the scorching heat the plagued the six-day event. → Read More

Ketchum community rallies to support those displaced by condominium fire

Some people are without a home this Labor Day weekend due to a structure fire that ravaged through a condominium complex in Ketchum on Saturday. → Read More