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Idaho Ranked 7th Most Generous in America

(POCATELLO) – The state of Idaho has been ranked the sev­enth most gen­er­ous state in Amer­ica, accord­ing to a new report released by The Chron­i­cle of Phil­an­thropy. Gem State res­i­dents reported 6.4 per­cent of their dis­cre­tionary income to non-profit…

 

House Majority Leader Opposes Otter’s Insurance Plan

(BOISE) – Idaho House Major­ity Leader Mike Moyle is oppos­ing Gov. Butch Otter’s plan to adopt a state-run insur­ance pro­gram. Moyle sug­gests Idaho should join 23 other states that have rejected sim­i­lar leg­is­la­tion. Otter said he favors the e…

 

Pebble Creek Could Open Soon

(INKOM) – The Peb­ble Creek Ski Resort could be open as early as this week­end. KPVI reports the upper moun­tain is already ready for skiers, but the mid­dle and base area still need a lit­tle more snow. Man­agers have their fin­gers crossed that heavy …

 

Prosecutor Investigating Death of Salmon Woman

(IDAHO FALLS) – The Bon­neville County Prosecutor’s Office is lead­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion into the death of a Salmon woman who died in police cus­tody Oct. 31. The Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office said Kari Lynn Stephan­ishen, 44, stran­gled hersel…

 

Taylorview Junior High Evacuated After Bomb Threat

(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  –  A bomb threat forced the evac­u­a­tion of Tay­lorview Junior High School in Idaho Falls Tues­day morn­ing.    A school spokesper­son said classes were dis­missed and chil­dren were moved to an LDS church near the school.   Eve…

 

Jefferson County School District Faces $1.1M Deficit

(RIGBY) – Admin­is­tra­tors in the Jef­fer­son County School Dis­trict say they’re fac­ing a $1.1 mil­lion deficit unless some­thing is done. Super­in­ten­dent Ron Tol­man told KIDK the district’s stu­dent body has grown by up to four per­cent each …

 

Utah Funeral Set for Conn. Shooting Victim

(OGDEN, Utah) – Offi­cials for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints say funeral ser­vices for a girl killed in last week’s school shoot­ing in Con­necti­cut will be held later this week in Utah. The body of 6-year-old Emi­lie Parker wi…

 

Icy Roads Help Police Nab Reckless Driver

(POCATELLO) – Pocatello Police were able to arrest a reck­less dri­ver Sun­day, thanks to a lit­tle help from Mother Nature. Offi­cials said they tried to stop 38-year-old Den­nis Lewis for reck­less dri­ving along South Fifth Avenue. As Lewis attempted …