Politics and education reporter
Southern Idaho Pride is hosting an LGBTQ Pride festival this weekend, along with a number of other community events.
The Lincoln County Republican Central Committee is accepting applications from qualified individuals interested in filling the county's open clerk position.
Dr. Jim Souza, chief physician executive for St. Luke's, said about 80% of the hospital system's employees are already vaccinated against COVID-19. And hospital officials are having conversations with those who have reservations.
Fire Chief Les Kenworthy told the council that his department plans to use some of the federal funding the city received through the CARES Act, which was a $2.2 trillion stimulus package Congress passed last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to help cover the cost of a new fire engine.
An annual state crime report released recently shows some law enforcement agencies in the Magic Valley experienced an increase in crime in 2020, while others experienced a decrease.
Some residents are concerned the Proud Boys were allowed in the parade given the group's national reputation and its connection with the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol.
The Twin Falls County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Thursday declaring the ongoing drought a local disaster emergency.