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Motorcycle Driver Dies in Idaho Falls Accident

MGN Online IDAHO FALLS (KIFI) - One motorcyclist was killed in a Tuesday evening accident, at the Sunnyside overpass with Interstate 15. The Idaho Falls Police Department says the accident happened just after 6 p.m. Police say, "The driver of the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Sunnyside Road. Another person driving a 2020 Toyota Corolla was exiting I-15 on the Southbound Sunnyside off ramp and attempted to pull onto Sunnyside [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Power outage in Pocatello area

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - Idaho Power reports a power outage in the Pocatello area is affecting 8,288 customers. The outage started around 5:58 p.m. Tuesday. The cause of the outage is unknown, but a crew has been assigned to invesigate. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); Crews are working to determine the restoration time. The post Power outage in Pocatello area appeared first on Local News 8.

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Idaho Site’s largest building moves closer to closure

Fluor Idaho A view of the interior of the 316,000-square-foot Transuranic Storage Area/Retrieval Enclosure, which will soon be closed under federal and state regulations. Fluor IdahoComparable in size to more than five football fields, the Transuranic Storage Area/Retrieval Enclosure (T-shaped building with blue trim) is the largest building at the DOE Idaho National Laboratory Site. IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – With the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management’s (EM) mission completed [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

COVID-19 UPDATES: 118 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Idaho officials reported 118 new COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths Tuesday. That brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March 2020 to 194,367. There are a total of 155,576 confirmed cases and 38,791 probable cases in all 44 of the 44 counties in Idaho, according to numbers released from the local health districts and the state. See the chart below. googletag.cmd.push(function () [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Moose-Wilson Road paving and infrastructure improvements to begin next year

MOOSE, Wyo. (KIFI) — The National Park Service will begin construction activities addressing infrastructure needs in the southern half of the Moose-Wilson Corridor beginning in the spring of 2022. Public access will be limited to weekends during next summer’s construction activities. All work will preserve the rustic character of the corridor and provide high-quality visitor opportunities including wildlife and scenery viewing. Work will be completed in phases, with the first [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Fall River Electric re-elects board members

ASHTON, Idaho (KIFI) — A near record setting number of ballots were cast this year for seven candidates seeking three seats on the Fall River Electric Cooperative’s board of directors. Incumbents Brent “Husk” Crowther in District 1, Rexburg/Rigby; Brent Robson from the west Driggs/Tetonia area which is District 5; and Dede Draper of District 6 in the Ashton area were all re-elected for new three-year terms beginning this month. Here [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Western state police unite to slow speedy drivers

Pixabay POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - Fewer cars on the road during the pandemic may have offered room for drivers to feel at ease speeding. That’s become a safety hazard for western highways and a problem for troopers. Idaho State Police report ticketing more people for driving 16 mph over the limit last year, despite fewer drivers on the road. In Wyoming, state police gave out fewer speeding tickets in 2020, [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Donations for local food pantries to be collected at Idaho Falls parade

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – As Idaho Falls prepares to celebrate the nation’s independence at the upcoming Chamber of Commerce “Liberty on Parade,” Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper and the Idaho Falls City Council are teaming up with Local News 8 and the Idaho Falls Interfaith Council to encourage residents to bring a little something extra to the parade this year. You are being asked to bring canned goods, non-perishable [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Hailey implements firework ban

HAILEY, Idaho (KIFI) – The proposed emergency ordinance banning the use of fireworks in Hailey was adopted Monday and is currently in effect. Hailey Mayor Burke requested the Hailey City Council impose the emergency ban after the city council's June 14 denial of fireworks sales permit for all fireworks stands in Hailey. The action does not constitute a permanent ban at this time but an emergency ban due to the [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

US wildfire officials see increasing demand for firefighters

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. wildfire officials expecting increased fire activity and more demand for firefighters have raised the national preparedness to level 4, unusual for June. The National Interagency Fire Center raised the level on Tuesday and says it's the second earliest it reached that level on the 1-5 scale since 1990. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); It's also only the fourth time in the last 20 years to [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

COVID-19 media briefing set Tuesday

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) - The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) Tuesday, June 22. You can watch it below. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); DHW officials will offer brief opening remarks and then take questions from the media. Those who will attend the briefing include Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch; Dr. Christine Hahn, Public Health medical director and [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Support the North Bannock Firefighters’ Association by eating at Red Robin

https://youtube.com/watch?v=d_eRq_N7fqU&feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&embed_config=%7B%22disableRelatedVideos%22%3Atrue%2C%22adsConfig%22%3A%7B%22adTagParameters%22%3A%7B%22iu%22%3A%22%2F6123%2Fkifi%22%2C%22cust_params%22%3A%22category%3Dlocal-news%22%7D%2C%22nonPersonalizedAd%22%3Afalse%7D%7D CHUBBUCK, Idaho (KIFI) - You can support the North Bannock Firefighters' Association by eating at Red Robin. The volunteer firefighters are inviting us out to eat this Thursday at the restaurant in Chubbuck. They will be donating 20% of non-alcohol proceeds to the North Bannock Firefighters' Association from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); North Bannock firefighters will be in the parking lot with [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Rigby implements watering schedule

RIGBY, Idaho (KIFI) - In an effort to conserve water, the City of Rigby is implementing a watering schedule. From now until the end of September, the city will have specific watering days for irrigation. All house numbers ending with an odd number will water on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); All house numbers with an even number will water on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Everyone [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Search underway for missing Idaho mushroom hunter

GRANGEVILLE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office says searchers are still looking for a 76-year-old farmer who went missing while mushroom hunting near Grangeville. Idaho County Sheriff Doug Ulmer told The Lewiston Tribune John “Mack” McBoyle Jr. was reported missing Saturday night. McBoyle had been mushroom hunting earlier that day near Fish Creek campground, and while his vehicle was located, searchers have not yet been able to locate [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Man arrested for attempted strangulation

BONNEVILLE COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) - A 31-year-old Bonneville County man is facing charges after being arrested by Bonneville County Sheriff's deputies Monday night. Deputies responded to a residence in the 5300 block of W. Broadway around 11:40 p.m. where a disturbance was reported to be in progress.  A deputy who arrived first on the scene observed a male, later identified as 31-year-old Roger Velazquez-Perez, shoving a female through the residence [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Regional News|

Fire burns north of St. Anthony

Fremont County Sheriff Fremont County Sheriff Fremont County Sheriff Fremont County Sheriff ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (KIFI) - The Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports there is a fire north of St. Anthony. The fire is burning sagebrush and is approximately 100 acres. It is on private property. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); Fire crews are responding. Deputies ask you stay clear of the area. The post Fire burns north of St. [...]

By |June 21st, 2021|Regional News|

Military tribute truck unveiled

https://youtube.com/watch?v=zmb3KITZH8Y&feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&embed_config=%7B%22disableRelatedVideos%22%3Atrue%2C%22adsConfig%22%3A%7B%22adTagParameters%22%3A%7B%22iu%22%3A%22%2F6123%2Fkifi%22%2C%22cust_params%22%3A%22category%3Didaho%22%7D%2C%22nonPersonalizedAd%22%3Afalse%7D%7D IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Keep an eye out for a unique work of rolling art on our highways. Super T Transport in Idaho Falls unveiled this military tribute truck Monday. Several employees of the trucking company submitted designs for the veteran-themed wrap. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); In the end, Bryce Marshall walked away with the company's first-ever congeniality award. "It brought my wife and I to [...]

By |June 21st, 2021|Regional News|

COVID-19 UPDATES: 243 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 14 new deaths

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Idaho officials reported 243 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths over the weekend. That brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March 2020 to 194,249. There are a total of 155,489 confirmed cases and 38,760 probable cases in all 44 of the 44 counties in Idaho, according to numbers released from the local health districts and the state. See the chart below. [...]

By |June 21st, 2021|Regional News|

Bison injures woman in Yellowstone National Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A bison has injured a hiker in Yellowstone National Park. How the bison hurt the unidentified woman Sunday near a trail at the northern end of Yellowstone Lake is unclear. A park spokeswoman describes the injuries as significant. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-6"); }); The Billings Gazette reports she was flown to a hospital in Idaho Falls. Bison injure one or two people in Yellowstone [...]

By |June 21st, 2021|Regional News|

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