Fall River Electric’s 83rd annual energy expo and business meeting for members was conducted at North Fremont High School in Ashton on Saturday, June 19, 2021.
Fremont County has reached High Fire Danger and as a result a ban on open burning has been issued.
Long time residents and brothers Doug Sakota and Ken Sakota will serve as this year’s Rexburg Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Grand Marshals.
No one suffered injury nor were nearby structures damaged during the Black Knoll Fire that started Monday but was contained on Tuesday morning.
The Board of Education of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has appointed Brian K. Ashton as the new president of BYU–Pathway Worldwide (BYU–PW), effective August 1, 2021.
Agriculture and Business
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The coronavirus is one of the likely factors fueling a boom in large ranch sales in the U.S. West, real estate industry professionals said.
ISLAND PARK — The Sawtelle Mountain Resort is undergoing a facelift.
ST. ANTHONY — Thanks to the purchase of two St. Anthony Industrial Park parcels the city will pay off a $250,000 Development Company loan used to develop the park. The organization is also known as the East Idaho Planning and Development Association.
BOISE — The American Red Cross announced in a press release it is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise — and deplete the nation’s blood inventory. Donors of all blood types — especially type O and those giving plate…
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms approached another encouraging milestone Monday: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated.
IDAHO FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a new $6.4 billion contract to clean up nuclear waste at its sprawling site in Idaho, which includes a national laboratory that does nuclear research.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Searchers in Grand Teton National Park have scaled back efforts to find a hiker missing for almost two weeks.
Most staff in Idaho nursing homes are unvaccinated, threatening the health of overwhelmingly vaccinated, medically vulnerable patients, according to data released last week that provides a rare but incomplete glimpse into vaccination rates in long-term care facilities.
A Pocatello native and Idaho State University student will be representing the Gem State in the prestigious Miss America competition in December.
SALT LAKE CITY — Top leaders from the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced $9.25 million in new educational and humanitarian projects Monday as they seek to build on an alliance formed with the NAACP in 2018 as part of the faith’s efforts to improve race relations.
Since the violent overrun of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 that left seven people dead, Greg Casey has been thinking a lot about what went wrong.
Jerry Ramos spent his final days in a California hospital, hooked to an oxygen machine with blood clots in his lungs from COVID-19, his 3-year-old daughter in his thoughts.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed a policy into law on how recreational marijuana will be regulated and taxed in the state after more than half of voters approved legalizing cannabis for adults 21 and older last November.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing on Friday, as NASA released a stunning picture of its newest rover being lowered onto the dusty red surface.
If I’ve already had the coronavirus, can I get it again?
Jewish Americans from a variety of branches of the faith are celebrating Hanukkah with smaller-than-usual gatherings this year, in hopes of keeping the year-end holiday safe but still joyful as coronavirus cases spike across the country.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India to become the first doctor from their village.