UPDATE: Motorcyclist in Crash Identified

UPDATE: Motorcyclist in Crash Identified

TWIN FALLS • A motorcyclist who was seriously injured early Sunday in a crash in the Target parking lot was in critical condition Monday evening, a hospital spokesman said.

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Obituary: Mary Virginia Pence

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Group Asks States to Investigate Utah Lawmaker's Lands Push

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | A Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group has asked three state attorneys general to investigate a Utah lawmaker who has led a push for western states to take control of fe…

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Funeral Services Friday for Mormon Leader L. Tom Perry

Funeral Services Friday for Mormon Leader L. Tom Perry

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | Funeral services for top-ranking Mormon leader L. Tom Perry have been scheduled for Friday in the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

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MULLAN (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice have reached an agreement with the owner of Idaho's Lucky Friday Mine and Mill concerning water pollution …

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Death Row Inmate Asks for New Trial, Claims Mormon Meddling

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | A Utah man sentenced to death in a 1985 murder case is asking for a new trial, claiming The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints interfered in his trial.

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TWIN FALLS | Power has been restored to most of the Magic Valley, but a severe thunderstorm warning continues for part of Cassia County.

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Gallery: Crazy Idaho Weather Photos by Readers

When Idaho weather goes crazy — hail, lightning, storm clouds and the like — grab your phone or camera. Then send in your shots at Magicvalley.com/submit to have them added to this gallery.

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Gallery: Inside Magic Valley Classrooms

Gallery: Inside Magic Valley Classrooms

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Qatar Extends Travel Ban on ex-Gitmo Inmates; Talks Continue

WASHINGTON (AP) | Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend travel bans on five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergda…

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) | The estranged wife of a decorated Iraq War veteran arrested in the killing her mother, stepfather and brother told authorities her husband suffered from post-traumatic st…

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Nampa Train Team Restores Historic Caboose

Nampa Train Team Restores Historic Caboose

NAMPA (AP) | A small group of train restoration volunteers has begun a yearlong process of renovating a 1942 Union Pacific caboose.

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Son: Mormon Leader Died within 40 Days of Cancer Diagnosis

Son: Mormon Leader Died within 40 Days of Cancer Diagnosis

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | The son of Mormon leader L. Tom Perry says his father died within 40 days of being diagnosed with rare anaplastic thyroid cancer and his family was shocked how it spread …

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Gallery: 2015 Graduations

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Driver in Pocatello Crash Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

Driver in Pocatello Crash Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

POCATELLO (AP) | A Pocatello driver was charged with vehicular manslaughter following a head-on crash that killed a motorcyclist.

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Prolonged Gas Leak Reported at Northern Idaho School

Prolonged Gas Leak Reported at Northern Idaho School

RATHDRUM (AP) | Northern Idaho school officials say a gas leak persisted for several weeks at a local junior high school where some students complained of headaches before maintenance staff ca…

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Slideshow: Today In History, June 1

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Twin Falls Warehouse Destroyed in Fire

Twin Falls Warehouse Destroyed in Fire

TWIN FALLS • A warehouse in Twin Falls was destroyed in a fire Saturday.

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Cattle Truck Overturns near Filer

Cattle Truck Overturns near Filer

FILER • An empty cattle truck overturned near Filer on Sunday, closing a part of 2000 East.

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Garden Valley Installs Firearms in School

Garden Valley Installs Firearms in School

The isolated Garden Valley School District has installed firearms in its K-12 school building and trained staff to use them in response to an active shooter.

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Snake River Juvenile Salmon Take a Cruise

MOSCOW • Lower Granite Lock and Dam has collected a little more than 2 million fish and transported 904,000 below Bonneville Dam so far this year—a far cry from the 6.68 million collected and …

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Twin Falls Native Leads Ketchum Library into New World

Twin Falls Native Leads Ketchum Library into New World

KETCHUM • Jenny Emery Davidson is fond of saying that the library is the trailhead to the literary landscape of Idaho.

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Nontraditional Compass Academy Catching on with Students, Parents

Nontraditional Compass Academy Catching on with Students, Parents

Sleek, modern furniture, splashy purple walls and floor-to-ceiling windows characterize the college dorm-like lounge space in Compass Academy, known to students as the “Cyber Cafe.”

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Farmers Battle Pests and Diseases

Farmers Battle Pests and Diseases

TWIN FALLS • One word sums up how Magic Valley farmers are describing Idaho’s recent weather pattern: “crazy.”

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Council to Discuss Canyon Rim Fencing

Council to Discuss Canyon Rim Fencing

TWIN FALLS • City Council will discuss whether to add fencing to several areas along the Canyon Rim Trail System at its meeting Monday evening.

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Stapilus: ‘Sovereignty’ in 1890

Stapilus: ‘Sovereignty’ in 1890

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Our View: Preparing for Growth in Twin Falls Schools

The Twin Falls School District has gained an astonishing 1,200 students in just four years. It’s expected to grow by nearly 300 students before next school year. And when the first bell rings …

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Western Day Parade A Family Tradition

TWIN FALLS • Nearly 150 floats rolled down Blue Lakes Boulevard on Saturday morning for the 33rd annual Western Days parade in Twin Falls.

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Ask Policeman Dan: License Plates and Parking Lots

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TWIN FALLS • Deputies have turned over to prosecutors the results of their investigation into the death of James Hickey, a 73-year-old California man who BASE jumped from the Perrine Bridge wi…

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Obituary: Kay Janet Bartlett

Obituary: Kay Janet Bartlett

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Obituary: Charles “Chuck” Orbray Prince Jr.

Obituary: Charles “Chuck” Orbray Prince Jr.

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Obituary: Vernon ‘Vern’ C. Robertson

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Top-ranking Mormon Leader L. Tom Perry Dies from Cancer

Top-ranking Mormon Leader L. Tom Perry Dies from Cancer

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92.

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Otter Encourages Twin Falls Grads to Pursue Higher Education

Otter Encourages Twin Falls Grads to Pursue Higher Education

TWIN FALLS • Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter encouraged about 200 Twin Falls High School graduates Friday night to celebrate their accomplishments and pursue higher education.

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UPDATE: Otter Names Sen. Dean Cameron Dept. of Insurance Director

UPDATE: Otter Names Sen. Dean Cameron Dept. of Insurance Director

RUPERT • Sen. Dean Cameron of Rupert will be the next director of the Idaho Department of Insurance, the governor announced Friday.

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Gallery: Idaho's Gorgeous Mountains and Lakes

Gallery: Idaho's Gorgeous Mountains and Lakes

Magicvalley.com readers take some impressive mountain and lake photos around Idaho. Sharing your best images for this gallery is easy at Magicvalley.com/submit

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2 Wolves Poached in Southwestern Montana

2 Wolves Poached in Southwestern Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) | Montana wildlife officials say poachers shot and killed two wolves, one just outside Yellowstone National Park and the other near the Centennial Valley.

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Changes Considered for Yellowstone Bison Slaughter Program

Changes Considered for Yellowstone Bison Slaughter Program

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) | A range of proposals that could either curb or accelerate the slaughter of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park will get an initial public airing next week.

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