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Crews clean up Eastern Idaho highway after pain lotion spills

Six barrels containing a pain-relieving lotion that broke open and spilled on an eastern Idaho highway after the driver of a pickup with a trailer swerved to avoid a collision …

Idaho July Fourth celebration doubles number of fireworks

The number of fireworks at the annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration in Idaho Falls is primed to double.

Excavator retrieved from Idaho nuclear waste pit

An excavator that slid into a nuclear waste pit in Idaho has been retrieved.

Eastern Idaho voters approve new community college

Voters in eastern Idaho have overwhelmingly approved converting a technical school into a community college.

Police: 3 dead following apparent E. Idaho boating accident

A man from Washington state and a man and woman from Wyoming have died in an eastern Idaho reservoir.

Prosecutors work out deal to release man convicted in 1996

An Idaho man is expected to be released from prison after spending nearly half his life in a cell.

Idaho nuclear waste retrieval complete, underway since 2003

Work to clear radioactive waste from the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project near Idaho Falls is complete.

Idaho Falls bar patrons attack man pointing rifle at crowd

A group of patrons were able to disarm a man who entered an Idaho Falls bar and pointed a rifle at the crowd.

Idaho man denies killing fiancee, trial set for July

A 39-year-old man accused of strangling his fiancee and burying her beneath their Bonneville county home is denying he’s responsible for her death.

Education center at Idaho Falls zoo receives $500,000 donation

The Idaho Falls City Council has voted to accept a $500,000 donation to build an education center at the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautpheus Park.

Contract will test groundwater wells at Idaho DOE site

A government contractor in Idaho will test 11 groundwater wells after a hazardous chemical showed up in some preliminary tests at the desert site last year.

Testing to begin at Idaho nuclear waste treatment plant

Testing is set to resume at a federally-managed nuclear waste treatment plant west of Idaho Falls.

Former Post Register editor dies in eastern Idaho

Bill Hathaway, a journalist who worked at newspapers around Idaho before becoming the editor at the Post Register, has died. He was 67.

Teenager dies in eastern Idaho snowmobile accident

Eastern Idaho authorities say a 14-year-old boy has died in a snowmobile accident in a foothills area outside Idaho Falls.

Powered paraglider pilot drops in at INL

Hundreds of scientists, politicians and students from around the world visit Idaho National Laboratory each year.

Family of missing Idaho boy sues its ex-private investigator

Relatives of a 2-year-old reported missing from an Idaho campground in 2015 are suing the private investigator they hired to help find the boy.

Fatal car crash leads to wrong identification in E. Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Idaho State Police say they notified the wrong family following a fatal single-car crash because the vehicle contained identification with photos of only one person and …

Influx of Yellowstone-bound Chinese tourists boon to Idaho Falls

Hotels, restaurants adapt to language, cultural hurdles

1 dead, 1 hurt after vehicle collides with cyclists in Idaho Falls

IONA, Idaho – Authorities say one cyclist died and another was critically injured after a vehicle collided with them while they were riding in a group in the Idaho Falls …

Idaho woman fined for trying to rescue wild horse

The Bureau of Land Management has fined an Idaho woman who attempted to rescue an emaciated wild horse.

Idaho Falls Zoo welcomes baby Reeves’s muntjac

The newest resident of the Idaho Falls Zoo looks like a typical baby deer, but it barks like a dog and has fangs like a vampire.

Three workers exposed in radiation incident at Idaho DOE site

A cleanup contractor says radioactive material contaminated the skin and clothing of three workers during an incident earlier this month at a U.S. Department of Energy site in the Idaho …

Law enforcement investigators seek out private DNA databases

Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry research for their customers.

Idaho 5A volleyball: Viks finish fourth; Idaho Falls repeats

Coeur d’Alene’s run in the 5A state volleyball tournament hit a detour midway through the third set against Centennial.

SEC accuses E. Idaho man of $40M fraud

BOISE — Federal regulators are accusing an Idaho businessman of conning at least $40 million from investors and using the money to make credit card payments, pay for snowmobiles and …