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Rising recycling costs again threaten Twin Falls program

TWIN FALLS — City staff has again asked the Twin Falls City Council to weigh the costs and benefits of recycling. The progra… Read more

City considers request for public hearing on park fee increase

TWIN FALLS — The City Council on Tuesday will consider whether it will have a public hearing on a proposed increase to vehic… Read more

Meet the dog who will be representing Twin Falls on social media

TWIN FALLS — Twin Falls’ new poster child has large brown eyes, a red bandanna and a wet nose. Posing with some of the area’… Read more

Burley woman injured after jumping from truck on I-84

JEROME — A Burley woman was taken to the hospital after police say she got out of the pickup truck she was driving on Inters… Read more

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Child sex charges filed against Burley man

BURLEY — A man faces child sex charges after police say he abused two children, a boy and a girl, over two years. Read more

Southern Idaho Crime and Courts

2 more men arrested in Twin Falls stabbing case

TWIN FALLS — Police have arrested two men after witnesses said the two broke into an Ash Street residence and stabbed a man … Read more

Southern Idaho Local News

At least five new buildings planned west of Walmart

TWIN FALLS — Northwest Twin Falls is still a hot spot for development, and residents could expect to see five new commercial… Read more

Southern Idaho Crime and Courts

Twin Falls man sentenced for insurance fraud

BOISE — A 44-year-old Twin Falls man was sentenced Monday for insurance fraud, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announ… Read more

Southern Idaho Crime and Courts

Missing man found safe after 5 days in South Hills

TWIN FALLS — A missing man was found safe Saturday in the South Hills after his Chevy Tahoe became stuck in mud Monday. Read more

Southern Idaho Crime and Courts

Canyon County woman will serve up to 16 years in ‘horrific’ child torture case

BOISE — A 30-year-old woman who was convicted in November of repeatedly abusing the children in her care was sentenced Thurs… Read more

Southern Idaho Local News

Family gives 87-year-old Korean War veteran special send-off

TWIN FALLS — Taps played as four generations of Pattersons filed out of a Second Avenue South home early Monday afternoon. Read more

Southern Idaho Crime and Courts

'I punished myself' — Burley man recounts his life 46 years after band crash

BURLEY — The emotional pain Milo Hatt has felt since the night 46 years ago when he drove his brother’s car into the back of… Read more

Idaho Government and Politics

State board approves land purchase for 'largest research dairy in the country' near Rupert

RUPERT — The Idaho State Board of Education on Thursday approved the purchase of land in Minidoka County that will be used f… Read more

National News

They went to an abandoned home to smoke weed. Instead, they found a tiger

Naturally, authorities were suspicious. Read more


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This week's Photo Galleries

MOVIE REVIEWS: 'Alita,' 'Isn't It Romantic' & 'Happy Death Day 2U'

Bruce Miller talks about new releases hitting theaters this week Read more

Photos: Remembering fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris. Read more

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A sneak peek of our next Big Story: Airbnb expands in the Magic Valley

A look at the Airbnb industry in the area. Watch for the story online at or in the Times-News on Feb. 17th. (Video by Pat S… Read more