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Sheep FireThe Sheep Fire started at approximately  6:30 p.m. July 22, 2019 on the Idaho National Laboratory Site. Unified command is in place between BLM and INL. The fire is south of Highway 33 and north of Highway 20, near the eastern boundary of the INL site. The fire is moving south, sou…

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Idaho Falls, ID – On Saturday, July 20th shortly after 11:00 p.m. an Idaho Falls Police Officer witnessed a vehicle driving without its headlights on in the area of Memorial and Sage Avenue. The officer attempted to perform a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the vehicle sped away at a high r…

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Kestler's Market has a state of the art, climate controlled garden area which still has numerous flowering plants available. They also have items to spruce up the garden including waterfalls and spinners. 

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Austin Forrest Pevo, 23, of Fort Hall has been missing since February. Sources say his family worries he is in danger or could have been killed.

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BLACKFOOT – Wednesday marked a historic day for both D.L. Evans Bank and the city of Blackfoot with the grand opening ceremony for their new location. People gathered in front of the location in the Parkway Plaza under the big pop-up tent to join the Evans family and the new staff of the com…

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INL is proud to support eastern Idaho’s first American Indian Services Pre-freshman Engineering Program (AIS PREP), held at Idaho State University. This six week program, which began on June 24, will include a full “INL” week from July 22-26. During this week, a different INL engineer will e…

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BLACKFOOT – Each year, the Blackfoot Water Department releases their annual Water Quality Report, which outlines the previous year's water quality as well as any issues or changes therein. Contrary to a report released by the Idaho Conservation League, depicting a large problem of pollution …

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SHELLEY– Annie Bradford stumbled upon her sweets business. She started her business of Sweet Boys Candy Cotton out of her love for cotton candy. She has been selling for about a month and has enjoyed every minute of it. She has done Riverfest, Salmonfest, family reunions and even birthdays.

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On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at approximately 5:53 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on Ross Fork Road near Interstate 15, in Fort Hall.

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At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a one-vehicle rollover crash northbound on I15 at milepost 95, two miles past the north Blackfoot exit. The right lane is blocked and traffic is backing up in the area. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.

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BLACKFOOT – Sunny days, warmer temperatures, and cool water brought many out to spend the Fourth of July holiday at Jensen's Grove. Kids enjoying the sectioned-off swimming area splashed, laughed, and swam while the bigger toys made waves for them to bob through. But not all was fun and game…

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Mike and Eve Dodge currently own 59 ponies and horses. Eve expresses the importance of training animals right as to not break their spirits. Eva has been training horses and ponies since she was eight years old.

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BLACKFOOT – With the start of a new police chief comes the beginning of a new tradition and Tuesday night proved that. Mayor Marc Carroll explained that from now on the city of Blackfoot will do a swearing in ceremony for new officers at City Council meetings.

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BLACKFOOT – Celebrate Blackfoot offered an unique visual representation by the Blackfoot Community Players’ Gunfighters Guild demonstrating the shootout at the O.K. Corral. This year’s shootout wasn’t their first brush with bullets and powder–they conducted the last stand of Bonnie and Clyde…

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On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 4:06 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 49, near McCammon.

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Racing snowmobiles on water, people in Bingham County look forward to this event every year in Blackfoot. Residents are able to get free airplane rides, enjoy the snowmobile races, have fun in Jensens Pond and much, much more.

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On Friday, June 28, 2019, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Idaho State Police was notified of a crash that occurred earlier on US-30 at Benson Rd, west of Lava Hot Springs.

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From 12:30 P.M. to well after 1 P.M., traffic barely progressed forward on I-15 headed north of Pocatello toward Fort Hall.  This was due in part to traffic merging into one lane. 

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Many people in Bingham County are interested in the history of the Oregon Trail, especially since historic travelers came through Southern Idaho. If people want to experience something special, through an interactive experience that will almost transport them back in time, they're encouraged…

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Update* To clarify, the individual involved in the separate unrelated stabbing incident is alive and expected to be okay.

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BLACKFOOT – Bingham County Relay for Life 2019 kicked off with a little late start, but made efforts get right back on track. Mike Batton, the emcee of the event, hopped right on stage and kicked the event off, without a hitch.

On Friday, June 21, 2019 at approximately 8:05 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash northbound US93 at milepost 261, thirteen miles north of Challis, in Custer County.

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On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 7:52 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash near the intersection of South 4th Avenue and East Center Street in Pocatello.

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal crash on 350 N and 400 W, near Rupert.

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Ted Andersen, Electrician, said he loves bringing Colt (left) and Andy (right) to work with him. Both St. Bernards are two years old and over 175 lbs. each.

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Many residents of Aberdeen said the town used to drop the ping pong balls via plane. But the kids have found this “Idaho way” even more fun.

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BLACKFOOT – Wednesday afternoon, the instructors and high school students involved in LiveWire Robotics taught children at the Blackfoot Public Library about robots, joints, and how automation works. The 4H certified team taught two different classes for children of all ages at 1 P.M. and 3 P.M.

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Katie Wray crafts anything from bread, cinnamon rolls, and cookies to cakes and pies.  Wray says it takes something special to be a baker: "a lot of patience and a love for cooking."

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