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Vegas water intake now visible at drought-stricken Lake Mead

This photo taken Monday, April 25, 2022 by the Southern Nevada Water Authority shows the top of Lake Mead Drinking Water Intake No. 1 above the surface level of the Colorado River Reservoir behind the Hoover Dam. The inflow is the highest of the three in the deep, drought-stricken lake that provides Las Vegas with […]

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Revolutionary discovery: 19 guns in the river probably sunk in 1779

Commodore Philip Nash, left, of Britain’s Royal Navy, receives a briefing from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers archaeologist Andrea Farmer Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Savannah, Ga. About 19 guns recovered from the Savannah River, which experts suspect came from one or more British ships scuttled in the river during the American Revolution in 1779. […]

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Idaho Falls students create art for Ukrainian refugee children

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Students in School District 91 in Idaho Falls had the opportunity to let refugee children fleeing Ukraine know that they have a friend in Idaho. District 91 board member Paul Haacke traveled to the Polish-Ukrainian border in March to help solve the refugee crisis, when he saw a simple gesture […]

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Asian stocks rise thanks to Wall Street rally

People wearing face masks walk past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Monday, April 25, 2022. Asian stocks fell on Monday after U.S. stocks ended last week on a fall as global market expectations for higher interest rates continued to set the tone. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Kin Cheung […]

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Football helped immigrant brothers accept being different

FILE—Colorado running back Ashaad Clayton, forward, falls to the turf after being tripped by Northern Colorado defensive back Komotay Koffie during the second half of an NCAA college football game in this File photo taken Friday, September 3, 2021, in Boulder, Colonel Koffie, 25, was born in a refugee camp in Sierra Leone after his […]

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Otto passes former high school teammate, Texas at top of A’s

Texas Rangers left fielder Brad Miller can’t catch a double hit from Oakland Athletics’ Sean Murphy in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. on Friday, April 22, 2022. (AP Photo/ Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu PA OAKLAND, CA. Glenn Otto earned his first major league victory, edging out former high school classmate […]

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2 Idaho counties designated as major natural disaster areas due to drought

BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) – Monday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sent a letter to Governor Brad Little designating two Idaho counties as primary disaster areas and five counties as contiguous disaster areas due to recent drought affecting the state. Franklin and Oneida counties were designated as major disaster areas. Bear Lake, Caribou, Power, Cassia […]

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The only Idaho location of a chain known for grilled submarine sandwiches is now toas…

The only Idaho location of a chain known for grilled submarine sandwiches is now grilled itself. Quiznos recently closed at 2250 E. Gowen Road in Boise. The local Columbia Village franchise restaurant was the latest in a dying brand that was once ubiquitous not just in the Gem State, but across America. The Quiznos sandwiches […]

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Idaho 2nd among states for post-pandemic job gains | Idaho

More than a dozen US states met or surpassed their pre-pandemic employment levels in March, and more than a third reported record unemployment rates, according to data from the state Bureau of Labor Statistics. -United. As the country recovers from the heavy job losses suffered at the start of the pandemic, the latest figures show […]

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Tyson Fury won’t discuss MTK Global’s sudden shutdown

British boxer Tyson Fury attends an open training session for the media and fans at Wembley Boxpark in London on Tuesday April 19, 2022. Fury will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ian Walton) Ian Walton PA LONDON World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was already in full […]

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Imprisoned Ukrainian Journalist to be Honored by PEN America

NEW YORK A Ukrainian journalist imprisoned in Crimea will be honored next month at the PEN America gala. Vladyslav Yesypenko, arrested last year and recently sentenced to six years in a Russian labor camp for allegedly possessing and transporting explosives, is this year’s recipient of the PEN/Barbey Prize for Freedom to Write. Yesypenko, 53, is […]

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USC basketball rookie injured in shooting north of Las Vegas

LA VEGAS Two adults and two minors were injured when shots were fired following an argument at a house party, North Las Vegas Police Sgt. Vince Booker said Monday. The Las Vegas Review-Journal, citing unnamed sources, identified the most seriously injured person as Aaliyah Gayles, an 18-year-old basketball star at Spring Valley High in Las […]

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Olympic champion Jepchirchir wins 50th Boston Women’s Marathon

FILE – Runners cross the start line for the 125th Boston Marathon, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Hopkinton, Mass. The Boston Marathon returns, Monday, April 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File) Mary Schwalm PA BOSTON Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir capped a half-century celebration of women in the Boston Marathon with a finish to top […]

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U.S. District Attorney’s Office of Idaho Commemorates Sexual Assault Awareness Month

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Each April, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho join survivors, advocates and communities nationwide to observe National Awareness Month and prevention of sexual assault. The office said that sexual violence is far too prevalent and that it is important not only to raise […]

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Businesses Reflect on Downtown Fire | Southern Idaho Community News

TWIN FALLS – Susan Buhler never thought her week would include spraying Easter Bunny costume heads with Febreze. Buhler knows that sounds ridiculous. But just talking about it brings smiles and laughter, which she says will get her through the tough road ahead. “Smiling gets you through faster than crying,” she said. “It’s the only […]

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3 known Chelsea offers remaining after Cubs owners scrap buyout plan

Chelsea players react at the end of the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Real Madrid and Chelsea at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Manu Fernandez PA The owners of the Chicago Cubs have dropped their interest in buying Chelsea, leaving three bids remaining for the […]

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Project Veritas says US seized employee information as part of investigation

FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2015 file photo, James O’Keefe, president of Project Veritas Action, waits to be introduced during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Conservative activist group Project Veritas, founded by O’Keefe, said Wednesday (April 13, 2022) that the Justice Department had secretly obtained personal information about its […]

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Help for pump pain

Have you noticed the prices at the gas pump? Of course I have! They have increased recently and are well over $4 a gallon in Idaho. Neighboring states like California and Nevada cost well over $5 a gallon, according to recent data from the Automobile Association of America. This comes at an important time in […]

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Idaho Opera announces 2022-23 season

The Idaho Opera announced its 2022-23 season with three main operas. The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” at the Egyptian Theater. Performance dates: October 21 and 23, 2022 Verdi’s “Macbeth” will be performed at the Morrison Center. Performance dates: January 27 and 29, 2023 by Dvorak “Rusalka” will be performed at the […]

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Grizzly bear feeds Naples landowner’s cattle | Idaho News

NAPLES, Idaho — On April 5, Idaho Fish and Game learned that a llama and a sheep had been killed overnight, with the owner suspecting a grizzly bear was the culprit. On the evening of the incident, he reported seeing a reddish-brown bear but was unsure if it was a grizzly bear or a black […]

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Deadly mushroom identified in Boise | Idaho

A fungus never before detected in Idaho is popping up around Boise. But beware: you don’t want to chop this one up and throw it in your stir-fry. Amanita phalloides, also known as “Death Cap,” was found on Harrison Boulevard in Boise’s North End, according to Mickey Myhre, a retired physician and current mycologist. It […]

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Former Zoo Boise director becomes president of the Idaho Community Foundation | Local

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Idaho is better prepared for a wave of COVID. Here’s how to get tests, treatments and reminders.

A more transmissible variant of the coronavirus is spreading in Idaho and around the world. But this time, more than two years of experience and research have given us the tools to fight it. Scientists disagree on the likely impacts of BA.2 omicron subvariant in places where most people have some immunity – whether from […]

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Planned Grand Opening of Idaho Falls Community Policing Facility

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Idaho Falls Community Police Center is scheduled for April 28. The Idaho Falls City Council on Thursday approved the awarding of the bid for the Idaho Falls Community Police Center to Ormond Builders. This is the final step before launching the first stand-alone, consolidated police […]

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Washington, DC looks to Idaho to cut red tape – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

Governor Brad Little washington d.c. – The state of Idaho’s extraordinary success in reducing red tape since Governor Brad Little took office sets an example for further efforts to streamline regulation at the federal level. US Senator Jim […]

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Gas prices in Idaho remain stable

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Average gasoline prices in Idaho fell 0.5 cents per gallon last week, averaging $4.41/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of of 802 stations in Idaho. Prices in Idaho are 58.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and $1.41/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price […]

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Looking Back: This Week in Eastern Idaho History | smart life

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She has cancer. But as a DACA recipient from Idaho, she couldn’t get insurance for months.

Karla Rodriguez didn’t know what was wrong, but something was definitely wrong. Her whole lower body was swollen, she was in pain and she was coughing. Rodriguez, who lives in St. Anthony, checked into a local urgent care clinic on a Friday in late August. There, he was diagnosed with an ear infection. Rodriguez – […]