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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A man is brain dead after being beaten unconscious in what police are calling a road rage incident in Idaho. Father of two Josh Olzak has been declared dead at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. The Idaho Falls hospital says he's being kept on a ventilator so his organs can be donated over the next few days. An Idaho Falls police spokeswoman says no arrests have been made as of yesterday morning.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A former treasurer for the Minidoka County Beet Growers Association is serving three years of supervised probation instead of jail time for stealing nearly $14,000 from the group. The Times-News reports 35-year-old Kody Nielsen pleaded guilty as part of an agreement with prosecutors that dismissed three felony counts of grand theft, among other charges.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho is warning that a south-central Idaho school district's dress code is unconstitutional and must be changed. The Cassia County School District is requiring all female students participating in the high school graduation to wear white or pastel dresses. Male graduating students must wear pants and a tie. ACLU's Legal Director says schools that make a distinction between boy and girl dress codes violate the state and U.S. Constitution.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — National Park Service officials say two climbers from Idaho who stomped out "SOS" in the snow were rescued unharmed from an Alaska mountain after triggering an avalanche. Officials say 27-year-old Saxon Spellman of Pocatello and 24-year-old Michael Wachs of Idaho Falls were unable to find a safe exit route on Mount Dickey.