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Have You Seen This? Cyclist passes a large herd of bison

Have You Seen This? Cyclist passes a large herd of bison

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Yikes. What would you do if you found yourself in a situation like this?
4 dead after boat capsizes in an Idaho river

4 dead after boat capsizes in an Idaho river

Jason Hanna and Michelle Watson, CNN  |  Posted July 2 - 12:22 p.m.

Four people are dead after the boat they were in capsized this week in an Idaho river, authorities said Friday.
Attorney for Dylan Rounds' parents sends private investigator cease-and-desist letter

Attorney for Dylan Rounds' parents sends private investigator cease-and-desist letter

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 1 - 5:52 p.m.

The family of a missing man from eastern Idaho is demanding a private investigator stop his involvement in the search for their son.
Former NFL player from Idaho to receive Carnegie Medal for saving man in burning semi

Former NFL player from Idaho to receive Carnegie Medal for saving man in burning semi

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 1 - 10:04 a.m.

A former NFL player from St. Anthony, Idaho, is being awarded the highest honor for civilian heroism after saving a man in a fiery crash last year.
Father and son killed in rural Idaho plane crash

Father and son killed in rural Idaho plane crash

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted June 30 - 10:22 p.m.

A 48-year-old father and his 15-year-old son were killed after a plane crashed in rural Valley County this week.
Idaho high school student raises over $100,000 to save food pantry building

Idaho high school student raises over $100,000 to save food pantry building

Kaitlyn Hart, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 30 - 5:43 p.m.

A Shelley, Idaho, high school senior decided to do something extra special for his senior project this year.
Man who lived near missing Box Elder man charged with federal gun crime

Man who lived near missing Box Elder man charged with federal gun crime

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 30 - 4:25 p.m.

A man who lived just five miles away from Dylan Rounds, who has been missing since May, now faces a federal gun charge.
Bison gores man near Old Faithful at Yellowstone National Park, officials say

Bison gores man near Old Faithful at Yellowstone National Park, officials say

Raja Razek, CNN  |  Posted June 29 - 7:42 a.m.

A Colorado man required medical treatment at a hospital after he was gored by a bull bison at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, officials said.
Relicensing for Idaho Power's 3-dam Hells Canyon hydroelectric project advancing

Relicensing for Idaho Power's 3-dam Hells Canyon hydroelectric project advancing

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 10:20 p.m.

An Idaho public utility's nearly two-decade effort to renew a three-dam hydroelectric project license on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border is advancing with federal regulators announcing plans to update an environmental study.
Funeral set for single father of 8 who died unexpectedly following surgery

Funeral set for single father of 8 who died unexpectedly following surgery

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 27 - 6:25 p.m.

A single father of eight children who died unexpectedly following brain surgery will be laid to rest Monday in Utah.
Salt Lake woman killed in weekend Idaho car accident

Salt Lake woman killed in weekend Idaho car accident

Wendy Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 26 - 8:11 p.m.

Utah woman died in a car accident on Saturday.
Labor shortage compounds federal firefighter staffing woes

Labor shortage compounds federal firefighter staffing woes

Sam Metz, Associated Press  |  Posted June 26 - 8:18 a.m.

Firefighter groups are applauding steps taken by the Biden administration this week to temporarily raise wages for the men and women on the front lines of the nation's largest wildfires.
Parents of missing Dylan Rounds speak out in 1st joint interview

Parents of missing Dylan Rounds speak out in 1st joint interview

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 22 - 8:04 p.m.

The FBI is now involved in the case of Dylan Rounds, the man who disappeared from a remote farm near the Utah/Nevada border nearly a month ago.
Visitors flock to Yellowstone as southern loop reopens; 80% of park to be open in weeks

Visitors flock to Yellowstone as southern loop reopens; 80% of park to be open in weeks

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 11:10 a.m.

The nation's oldest national park is officially open to visitors again. More portions are expected to open in the coming weeks, well ahead of the initial outlook.
Yellowstone Park aims for quick reopening after floods

Yellowstone Park aims for quick reopening after floods

Matthew Brown And Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 20 - 7:12 p.m.

Federal officials say most of Yellowstone National Park should reopen within the next two weeks. Yellowstone will partially reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Outside Yellowstone, flooded towns struggle to recover

Outside Yellowstone, flooded towns struggle to recover

Matthew Brown and Brittany Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 19 - 7:48 p.m.

As officials scramble to reopen Yellowstone National Park after record floods pounded southern Montana, some of those hardest hit in the disaster live far from the famous park's limelight and are leaning heavily on one another to pull their lives out of the mud.
Mass cancellations prompted by Yellowstone flooding cause worry in Island Park

Mass cancellations prompted by Yellowstone flooding cause worry in Island Park

Kaitlyn Hart, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted June 19 - 11:11 a.m.

Business owners in Island Park are beginning to worry as many reservations at hotels, restaurants and activity centers are being cancelled over concerns about the damage to Yellowstone National Park after major flooding.
Montana governor under fire for keeping public in the dark about vacation during flood

Montana governor under fire for keeping public in the dark about vacation during flood

Matthew Brown and Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 11:41 a.m.

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte is back in Montana and under fire for not hurrying home from a vacation more quickly and for keeping the public in the dark as to his whereabouts.
Video: What it was like during Yellowstone's historic, park-closing flood

Video: What it was like during Yellowstone's historic, park-closing flood

Mike Godfrey for KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 6:22 a.m.

Exclusive footage and a firsthand account of the record flood that closed Yellowstone, from someone who witnessed it there.
Gateway towns to Yellowstone become dead ends after flood

Gateway towns to Yellowstone become dead ends after flood

Matthew Brown and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Updated June 16 - 4:06 p.m.

Gateway towns to Yellowstone National Park have become a dead end, a casualty of the severe flooding that tore through one of America's most beloved natural attractions and swept away roads, bridges and homes.
Cox condemns actions of alleged white supremacists arrested in Idaho

Cox condemns actions of alleged white supremacists arrested in Idaho

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 1:06 p.m.

Gov. Spencer Cox on Thursday condemned the alleged actions of six Utahns arrested last week and accused of planning a riot during an Pride event in northern Idaho.
'Extensive' damage likely to keep parts of Yellowstone closed for months

'Extensive' damage likely to keep parts of Yellowstone closed for months

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 6:40 p.m.

The exact damage from flooding at Yellowstone National Park has yet to be determined but park officials believe it will keep the northern portion closed through "the rest of the season."
Flooding pummels Yellowstone region, leaves many stranded

Flooding pummels Yellowstone region, leaves many stranded

Amy Beth Hanson and Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Updated June 14 - 2:58 p.m.

Communities bordering Yellowstone National Park are isolated and tourists stranded after record floodwaters knocked out roads and bridges in Wyoming and Montana and forced the closure of all entrances to the park.
This 'overvalued' western city could see home prices fall up to 20% if recession hits

This 'overvalued' western city could see home prices fall up to 20% if recession hits

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted June 14 - 6:20 a.m.

As inflation continues to grip the U.S.'s economic outlook, a national economist is predicting some "overvalued" regional housing markets could see home prices drop 15% to 20% if a recession hits.
How active is the Patriot Front white supremacist group in Utah?

How active is the Patriot Front white supremacist group in Utah?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 13 - 8:36 p.m.

Six of the 31 members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front arrested near a northern Idaho Pride event over the weekend were from Utah.
Video shows road destroyed in Yellowstone as tourists remain trapped in area

Video shows road destroyed in Yellowstone as tourists remain trapped in area

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated June 13 - 5:49 p.m.

All entrances to Yellowstone National Park will be closed at least until Thursday due to heavy rain, flooding, rockslides and extremely hazardous conditions.
White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail

White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail

Joseph Ax, Reuters  |  Updated June 13 - 3:30 p.m.

Thirty-one members of white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, were released from jail on bond and will make their initial court appearances in the coming weeks, a court official said on Monday.
Businesswoman, philanthropist Gail Miller answers 7 Questions with Emmy

Businesswoman, philanthropist Gail Miller answers 7 Questions with Emmy

Emmy Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 12 - 6:20 p.m.

Gail Miller is the owner of the Larry H. Miller Company, established in 1979 when she and her husband purchased their first car dealership in Utah. The company now includes several businesses across the country and the Millers owned the Utah Jazz until 2020.
6 Utah men among group arrested, accused of planning riot at Idaho LGBTQ rally

6 Utah men among group arrested, accused of planning riot at Idaho LGBTQ rally

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:55 a.m.

Six Utah men were among a large alleged white supremacist group arrested Saturday and accused of planning to stage a riot at an LGBTQ rally in Idaho.
Mayor apologizes as Chris Tapp, city of Idaho Falls settle lawsuit for $11.7M

Mayor apologizes as Chris Tapp, city of Idaho Falls settle lawsuit for $11.7M

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 11 - 9:47 p.m.

A man wrongfully convicted in 1997 for a rape and murder has agreed with the city of Idaho Falls to settle a lawsuit for $11.7 million.
Members of white nationalist group charged with planning riot at Idaho pride event

Members of white nationalist group charged with planning riot at Idaho pride event

Joseph Ax, Reuters  |  Posted June 11 - 8:33 p.m.

Police in northwest Idaho arrested more than two dozen members of a white nationalist group on Saturday and charged them with planning to stage a riot near a LGBTQ pride event, authorities said.
Boots of missing young man from Idaho have been found; his mother speaks about his disappearance

Boots of missing young man from Idaho have been found; his mother speaks about his disappearance

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 10 - 8:19 a.m.

The boots of a young man missing for nearly two weeks have been found behind a dirt pile on his property, but there's still no sign of 19-year-old Dylan Rounds.
Rexburg family finds missing cat 2 years later

Rexburg family finds missing cat 2 years later

Emily Miller, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 8 - 7:35 p.m.

How long do you wait for a beloved lost pet to find its way home? A few days? A month? One Idaho family's wait ended after two years.
Cache County man drowns in Idaho

Cache County man drowns in Idaho

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 10:51 a.m.

A Cache County man died Sunday after drowning in Idaho at Foster Reservoir, police said.
Family offering $20,000 reward for man who disappeared after 'weird run-in' with stranger

Family offering $20,000 reward for man who disappeared after 'weird run-in' with stranger

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 1 - 6:27 p.m.

A 19-year-old man with ties to eastern Idaho has been missing since Saturday morning and his family is working with law enforcement to find him.
Climate change behind ruling that could grant wolverines strict protections

Climate change behind ruling that could grant wolverines strict protections

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted June 1 - 5:01 p.m.

New protections could be in store for one of North America's most elusive mammals after a federal judge gave U.S. wildlife officials 18 months to decide whether wolverines should be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Bison gores woman in Yellowstone National Park

Bison gores woman in Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Updated June 1 - 10:01 a.m.

A bison has gored a 25-year-old woman in Yellowstone National Park. A park statement says the bison was walking near a boardwalk at Black Sand Basin, just north of Old Faithful, when the woman approached it Monday.
'Hell is finally over.' Rexburg educator jailed in China for over 2 years returns to America

'Hell is finally over.' Rexburg educator jailed in China for over 2 years returns to America

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 1 - 8:21 a.m.

The director of a former Rexburg-based English teaching program is back in the United States after being jailed in China for over two and a half years.
Idaho man returns military medals to families far away, hoping someone will do the same for him

Idaho man returns military medals to families far away, hoping someone will do the same for him

Brittni Johnson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated May 31 - 1:19 p.m.

An Idaho man has been on a mission to find his dad's lost military medals, and although the search hasn't been easy, he's made sure to help others along the way.
'He's so lucky to be alive': Newlywed father recovering after motorcycle crash

'He's so lucky to be alive': Newlywed father recovering after motorcycle crash

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 31 - 6:18 a.m.

A newlywed father who recently welcomed his first child is lucky to be alive after seriously hurting himself in a motorcycle crash.
Idaho Falls spike ball league hosting national tournament in Utah

Idaho Falls spike ball league hosting national tournament in Utah

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 30 - 7:40 p.m.

A group of Idaho teens are headed to Utah next month to participate in a national spike ball tournament.
Judge delays Lori Daybell's October trial, ruling couple will be tried together

Judge delays Lori Daybell's October trial, ruling couple will be tried together

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26 - 1:06 p.m.

An Idaho judge has delayed Lori Vallow Daybell's trial until January, meaning she will be tried with her husband, Chad Daybell, on murder charges.
Explainer: How cities in the West have water amid drought

Explainer: How cities in the West have water amid drought

Suman Naishadham, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25 - 11:20 a.m.

Many Western cities over the past three decades have diversified their water sources, boosted local supplies, and use water more efficiently now than in the past.
Idaho bull rider wins big at world finals after battling injuries, alcohol addiction

Idaho bull rider wins big at world finals after battling injuries, alcohol addiction

Kaitlyn Hart, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 22 - 10:34 p.m.

Over the years, Blackfoot's Brady Oleson has learned bull riding is not just a lifestyle but something that can quickly turn into a life-long passion.
Montpelier Idaho Temple site selected less than 2 months after it was announced

Montpelier Idaho Temple site selected less than 2 months after it was announced

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted May 20 - 10:29 a.m.

A location has been selected for the Montpelier Idaho Temple, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday.
Judge to issue decision on whether to move Lori Vallow Daybell's trial to January

Judge to issue decision on whether to move Lori Vallow Daybell's trial to January

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 19 - 2:20 p.m.

A judge will issue a written order soon on whether Lori Vallow Daybell's murder trial should be delayed to coincide with her husband's.
Midterm updates: Idaho Gov. Little defeats Trump-backed foe

Midterm updates: Idaho Gov. Little defeats Trump-backed foe

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 17 - 10:53 p.m.

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has survived a Republican primary challenge from his lieutenant governor, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump.
Lori Daybell's mental health is 'extremely complex and fragile,' attorneys say

Lori Daybell's mental health is 'extremely complex and fragile,' attorneys say

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 12 - 8:29 p.m.

Lori Vallow Daybell's mental health is "extremely complex and fragile" and if a judge decides to delay her trial, she understands it will give her attorneys more time to prepare her defense.
Boise hospital sues Ammon Bundy, others involved in protests over child welfare case

Boise hospital sues Ammon Bundy, others involved in protests over child welfare case

Ian Max Stevenson and Kevin Fixler, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted May 12 - 10:09 a.m.

St. Luke's Health System has filed a lawsuit against Ammon Bundy, a far-right independent candidate for Idaho governor, and others involved in a slew of protests in March related to a child protective services case — protests that prompted the hospital to go on lockdown.
2 Idaho officers stable as investigation into Thursday officer-involved shooting continues

2 Idaho officers stable as investigation into Thursday officer-involved shooting continues

Kalama Hines, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated May 6 - 4:04 p.m.

The East Idaho Critical Incident Task Force and Bannock County Sheriff's Office has taken over the investigation into a Thursday morning officer-involved shooting.
Idaho man plans to renovate, give away homes in Italy

Idaho man plans to renovate, give away homes in Italy

Silvia Marchetti, CNN  |  Posted May 6 - 10:35 a.m.

There's a place on the Italian island of Sicily where you're increasingly likely to hear an American accent wafting down its narrow streets instead of the local language.
The US housing market is historically overvalued. These cities may see prices drop up to 10%

The US housing market is historically overvalued. These cities may see prices drop up to 10%

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 4 - 9:28 p.m.

Economists have predicted that some cities — especially a major one in the West — could see home prices drop up to 10% over the next year or so.
Idaho woman ran over man in a parking lot who she thought she knew, police say

Idaho woman ran over man in a parking lot who she thought she knew, police say

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews  |  Updated May 4 - 4:45 p.m.

A 39-year-old Idaho Falls woman was recently charged with two felonies after allegedly running over a man who she mistook for someone she thought she knew.
Ex-Idaho cops, sheriffs oppose McGeachin's run for governor

Ex-Idaho cops, sheriffs oppose McGeachin's run for governor

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Updated May 3 - 2:01 p.m.

A group of retired Idaho county sheriffs and police say Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin's association with extreme, anti-law enforcement factions has prompted them to oppose her run for governor. The retired officials on Tuesday announced the formation of a political action committee called Defend & Protect Idaho. The group says McGeachin's promotion of intimidation and violence threatens the rule of law. McGeachin is challenging first-term Republican Gov. Brad Little. McGeachin in February delivered a taped speech to the America First Political Action Conference, a white nationalist gathering. She's also posed with members of the Three Percenters antigovernment militia group. McGeachin didn't respond to a phone message seeking comment.  
Idaho man killed in crash day after his brother's funeral

Idaho man killed in crash day after his brother's funeral

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 3 - 11:31 a.m.

It had only been 24 hours since Teresa Silerio laid her son to rest when she got the news that another son had just been killed.
Prosecutors seek death penalty against Lori Vallow Daybell, ask judge to hold trials together

Prosecutors seek death penalty against Lori Vallow Daybell, ask judge to hold trials together

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 3 - 6:56 a.m.

Prosecutors will pursue the death penalty against Lori Vallow Daybell and want her tried with her husband Chad Daybell in January.
Experts: Lawmaker rape case illustrates survivors' trauma

Experts: Lawmaker rape case illustrates survivors' trauma

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Updated April 30 - 7:42 p.m.

Experts say the conviction of a former Idaho lawmaker who raped a legislative intern was a rare victory for prosecutors in a justice system that can be fraught with trauma for assault survivors.
Former Idaho lawmaker found guilty of raping intern

Former Idaho lawmaker found guilty of raping intern

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Updated April 29 - 5:46 p.m.

A former Idaho lawmaker has been convicted of raping a 19-year-old legislative intern after a dramatic trial in which the young woman fled the witness stand during testimony, saying "I can't do this."
Judge denies Daybell dismissal request, reaffirms decision to move trials to Ada County

Judge denies Daybell dismissal request, reaffirms decision to move trials to Ada County

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated April 28 - 5:49 p.m.

District Judge Steven Boyce has denied a motion to have a criminal indictment against Chad Daybell dismissed. The judge has also denied a request from prosecutors to have a jury transported from Ada County to Fremont County for the upcoming trials.