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Hanford contractors agree to pay $58 million fine for fraud

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 23rd - 10:08am

Two companies that do work at a former nuclear weapons production plant will pay fines of nearly $58 million for improperly billing the federal government for thousands of hours of work that were not performed.

After wildfire smoke clears, protests resume in Portland

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 19th - 4:27am

Protesters returned to the streets of Portland, Oregon, following a dayslong pause largely due to poor air quality from wildfires on the West Coast.

Wrong-way driver killed in Idaho crash after striking 2 semitrucks, police say

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:53pm

A wrong-way crash involving three vehicles fully engulfed in flames killed one person and stopped traffic for 10 hours on an Idaho interstate early Thursday morning.

Group appeals US judge's Idaho transgender sports ban ruling

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 9:44am

A conservative Christian group is appealing a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked an Idaho law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports.

Seeping under doors, bad air from West's fires won't ease up

Sara Cline and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 15th - 9:35pm

Dangerously dirty air spewing from the West Coast wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preventing people already shut away by the coronavirus pandemic from enjoying a walk or trip to the park.

Seeping under doors, bad air from West's fires won't ease up

Sara Cline and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 15th - 3:32pm

Dangerously dirty air spewing from the West Coast wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preventing people already shut away by the coronavirus pandemic from enjoying a walk or trip to the park.

Stray rabbits roaming around Idaho town and you’re invited to help catch them

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 6:26pm

Residents of St. Anthony are concerned about an overabundance of rabbits roaming throughout the city.

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

Gillian Flaccus and Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 10th - 10:41pm

Stunned residents of the small Oregon town of Phoenix walked through a scene of devastation Thursday after one of the state’s many wildfires wiped out much of their community, including a mobile home park, houses and businesses.

Idaho woman charged with involuntary manslaughter for death of deputy hit by another deputy's car

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 10th - 10:15pm

An Idaho Falls woman is charged with manslaughter for her alleged and indirect role in the death of Bonneville County Sheriff Deputy Wyatt Maser.

Letters reveal public distaste for booze in JFK White House

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 10th - 11:17am

It was a tempest in a teapot — or, more accurately, a whiskey tumbler.

Exclusive 3D model offers unique view of Daybell crime scene

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio and Keira Farrimond, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 10th - 11:10am

A company that specializes in recreating complicated crime scenes using 3D models has built a replica of the eastern Idaho property where police and FBI agents in June recovered the remains of missing children JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan.

Lori Vallow Daybell pleads not guilty, jury trial set for April

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated Sep 10th - 10:33am

Lori Vallow Daybell has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges as her case advances to a jury trial set to begin in April.

Idaho family escapes house fire after lightning strike during Monday night’s windstorm

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 10th - 8:24am

People across eastern Idaho experienced varying degrees of damage after Monday night’s wind storm, but for one Idaho Falls woman it was particularly harrowing.

Woman speaks out after spending 4 days in jail alone with Lori Vallow

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Sep 9th - 3:33pm

A local woman who spent time with Lori Vallow in the Madison County Jail is sharing details about the experience for the first time.

Chad Daybell’s attorney asks to move trial from Fremont County

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 5th - 7:46pm

The defense attorney for Chad Daybell is asking the trial be moved from Fremont County because “a fair and impartial jury” can not be found.

Taxpayers Association cheers as 2nd Utah city withdraws from nuclear power deal

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 26th - 4:21pm

The Utah Taxpayers Association congratulated the city of Lehi Wednesday after its city council voted unanimously the day before to withdraw from the Carbon Free Power Project.

President Trump speaks with former hostage from Utah during opening night of RNC

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Aug 25th - 10:05am

During the opening night of the Republican National Convention in Washington, D.C., President Donald Trump spoke with six former American hostages, including Joshua Holt and his wife Thamy, who were held hostage in Venezuela for two years.

3 large corrals approved for western US wild horse roundups

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:41pm

The federal Bureau of Land Management has approved construction of three new corrals to hold more than 8,000 wild horses captured on federal rangeland to accelerate horse roundups slowed by a lack of space in existing holding pens.

Chad Daybell pleads not guilty as jury trial is set for January

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated Aug 21st - 9:24am

Chad Daybell pleaded not guilty to felony charges at his District Court Arraignment in Idaho Friday morning.