Jerome Breaks Ground on Long Sought-after Jail

Jerome Breaks Ground on Long Sought-after Jail

JEROME • As the crowd dispersed, the heavy equipment moved in Thursday afternoon and work began on Jerome County’s new jail.

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BLOG: Can You Solve These 8 Test Questions?

Remember the days of using a No. 2 pencil for standardized tests? You may be surprised by how much has changed.

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Alphabet Puzzler #2: What Twin Falls Sign Is This?

Alphabet Puzzler #2: What Twin Falls Sign Is This?

A-Z: Which Twin Falls signs are these letters from? Click through this all-new gallery to see the puzzlers and their answers!

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Gallery: Idaho Lottery Winners from Magic Valley

Gallery: Idaho Lottery Winners from Magic Valley

The Idaho Lottery supplied these photos of recent big winners from the Magic Valley.

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Bill on Parental OK for Teen Tanning Clears Panel

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BOISE (AP) | A bill requiring parental permission for teens to use tanning beds faces just one more hurdle before making it to the governor's desk, advancing farther than a more restrictive ef…

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Utah LGBT Anti-discrimination Bill Passes 1st Test, Gives Hope to Some Idahoans

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | A landmark Utah proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals passed its first test at the state Legislature on Thursday when a Republican-controlled Senate committ…

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Shoshone Man Charged with 5 Counts of Child Rape

SHOSHONE • A Shoshone man is accused of repeatedly raping a girl over the course of five years.

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TWIN FALLS | A musical that is equal parts Broadway and Shakespeare may sound convoluted. But when it's set to music by Elvis Presley, audiences might find themselves all shook up. 

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BOISE | A Hazelton man was sentenced Wednesday to nine years and two months in federal prison on charges he possessed child pornography and sent obscene pictures to minors...

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County Accepts Recreation Petitions from Kimberly, Buhl

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TWIN FALLS • Two Twin Falls County communities have completed the first step to put recreation districts on the May 19 election ballot.

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Letter to the Editor: Public Dog Scat

Letter to the Editor: Public Dog Scat

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Letter to the Editor: The Socialist Stain

Letter to the Editor: The Socialist Stain

It seems that every humane (dare I say "progressive”) idea – public education, child labor laws, Social Security, Medicare, net neutrality, voter rights -- gets called Socialist.

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Letter to the Editor: Magical People

Letter to the Editor: Magical People

Recently, I was in Jerome for the funeral of my brother, Dr. Richard D. Allen, who had passed away suddenly on Feb. 9.

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The 39th Annual CSI Intercollegiate Rodeo Starts Tonight

The 39th Annual CSI Intercollegiate Rodeo Starts Tonight

TWIN FALLS | Cowboys and cowgirls from a dozen Idaho, Utah, and Colorado colleges and universities will gather for the College of Southern Idaho’s biggest rodeo of the year tonight and Saturday. 

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Bingo Fundraiser to Benefit CSI Early Childhood Program

Bingo Fundraiser to Benefit CSI Early Childhood Program

TWIN FALLS | Students in the College of Southern Idaho’s Early Childhood program will hold a Bingo Night fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in rooms 276/277 of the CSI Taylor building. All p…

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ISU Music Faculty to Perform 1 Act Opera, Play

TWIN FALLS | Members of the Idaho State University music faculty will perform "La Voix Humaine" and "A Telephone Call" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fine Arts Recital Hall at the College of So…

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3 Best Bets in Magic Valley Entertainment

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Annual Aeronautics Art Contest Deadline is March 31

BOISE • Students in grades kindergarten through 12th-grade are invited to enter Idaho’s Division of Aeronautics aviation art contest. The deadline is March 31.

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Weather: Spring's Early Arrival

Weather: Spring's Early Arrival

Now that the calendar says March, I think most of you are truly ready for spring despite not having much of a winter.

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Eat, Ski and Snowshoe this Weekend in Stanley

Eat, Ski and Snowshoe this Weekend in Stanley

STANLEY • There’s plenty of snow at Park Creek and Alturas Lake.

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House Passes Miller's Request for Fed GMO Label Rules

House Passes Miller's Request for Fed GMO Label Rules

BOISE • A joint memorial requesting a nationwide, voluntary labeling system for genetically engineered foods that would preempt state labeling passed the Idaho House Thursday.

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Family Day Scheduled at Sun Valley Center for the Arts

Family Day Scheduled at Sun Valley Center for the Arts

KETCHUM | Families are invited to a family day called "Art Sense" from 3 to 5 p.m. March 14 at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Registration Open for a Night in the Herrett Museum

Registration Open for a Night in the Herrett Museum

TWIN FALLS | Third- through fifth-grade students will have the opportunity to create their own "night at the museum" at the 2015 Science Camp-In March 13 at the Herrett Center for Arts and Sci…

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Buhl Basketball Team's Bus Collides with Car on I-84

Buhl Basketball Team's Bus Collides with Car on I-84

MOUNTAIN HOME | The school bus carrying Buhl's boys basketball team toward its 3 p.m. state tournament game collided with a car shortly before noon Thursday.

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Gallery: Burley Vs. Rigby - 4A Boys Basketball Tournament

Gallery: Burley Vs. Rigby - 4A Boys Basketball Tournament

Burley takes on Rigby during the 4A Boys State Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Borah High School in Boise. 

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Burley: ‘It Just Wasn’t Our Night’

Burley: ‘It Just Wasn’t Our Night’

BOISE • The undersized underdogs almost did it again.

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Carey Overcomes Offensive Woes, Stifles Summit Academy

Carey Overcomes Offensive Woes, Stifles Summit Academy

CALDWELL • Carey coach Dick Simpson very well knew there was a high probability his team might struggle on offense Thursday evening against Summit Academy.

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Valley Vikings Ravage Challis, Move to Semifinals

Valley Vikings Ravage Challis, Move to Semifinals

CALDWELL • State tournament basketball is a lot like boxing: punch, counterpunch.

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Violin Soloist Rachel Allen to Perform at Youth Concert

Violin Soloist Rachel Allen to Perform at Youth Concert

TWIN FALLS | Magic Valley Youth Orchestra will present its Winter Concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. D…

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Buhl's Team Bus Crashes on 1-84, Indians Prevail over Parma Two Hours Later

Buhl's Team Bus Crashes on 1-84, Indians Prevail over Parma Two Hours Later

MERIDIAN • Some would call Buhl’s 2014 state championship team one of destiny: Its first round win came in triple overtime after Kade Crossland was fouled at the buzzer on a three-quarter cour…

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Dance Theater Company JUNK to Perform at CSI

Dance Theater Company JUNK to Perform at CSI

TWIN FALLS | Brian Sanders’ dance-theater company JUNK will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 17 in the College of Southern Idaho’s Fine Arts Auditorium with their show "Hits From the Fringe."…

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McCombs: The Feat of a Repeat

McCombs: The Feat of a Repeat

BOISE • A lot has to go right to win a state title, and even more has to fall your way for a shot at winning two.

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Declo Succumbs to St. Maries Pressure D, Falls in Opener

Declo Succumbs to St. Maries Pressure D, Falls in Opener

BOISE – Declo’s bid to return to the 2A state title game shriveled under the full-court defensive pressure of St. Maries.

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Reader Comment: IACI Hurts Idahoans

Reader Comment: IACI Hurts Idahoans

After being privy to the meltdown that Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry President Alex Labeau suffered upon hearing that Sen. Jeff Siddoway had put his foot down about cutting additi…

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Gallery: Twin Falls Vs. Century - 4A Boys Basketball Tournament

Gallery: Twin Falls Vs. Century - 4A Boys Basketball Tournament

Twin Falls defeats Century during the 4A Boys State Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Borah High School in Boise.

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UPDATE: Former Idaho Governors Aim to Stop Nuclear Waste Shipments

UPDATE: Former Idaho Governors Aim to Stop Nuclear Waste Shipments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Former Idaho Govs. Phil Batt and Cecil Andrus filed a notice Thursday of their intent to sue the federal government over a proposal to ship spent commercial nuclear fuel ro…

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Idaho Bill Would Allow Corporations to Pursue Social Causes

Idaho Bill Would Allow Corporations to Pursue Social Causes

BOISE (AP) | An Idaho legislative panel is endorsing a plan to allow some corporations to make decisions based on social or moral causes instead of only maximizing profits.

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