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Evacuations underway as large fire breaks out near Idaho State University

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. POCATELLO — Firefighters are responding to a raging fire near Idaho State University. The university sent an emergency message to the campus community notifying them of the fire. “There…

88-year-old Bear Lake County man charged with first-degree murder

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains graphic details of an alleged attempted murder-suicide. It is disturbing and may upset readers. MONTPELIER — An 88-year-old Bear Lake County man is charged…

Investigation underway after deer is illegally shot

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. BEAR LAKE — Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking information regarding the illegal shooting of a white-tailed deer doe near Dingle Pond approximately 4 miles east of…

3,000 gallons of gas spills in Yellowstone semi-truck crash

———– This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. WEST YELLOWSTONE, Montana — A road in Yellowstone National Park is still closed as around 3,000 gallons of gasoline spilled out of a semi-truck tanker Thursday. Park officials…

Investigators searching for missing and possibly endangered teen

————- This article courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. FIRTH — The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information about a missing teenager who may be in danger. Family posted on social media that 17-year-old Billie…

Fire along Idaho/Montana line burning over a week

—————- This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. SALMON — The fire along the Idaho and Montana line has now been burning for more than a week. Officials first got word of the Bear Creek Fire…

Idaho Falls man dies following crash near Palisades

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. A 19-year-old man from Idaho Falls is dead after driving off a cliff near Palisades Reservoir Sunday morning. Bryan Lovell with the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office tells EastIdahoNews.com the…

1 killed following motorcycle crash near Soda Springs

–   ————– This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. SODA SPRINGS. – The driver of a motorcycle is dead following a crash near Soda Springs Monday afternoon. A news release from Caribou County Sheriff’s Office indicates the crash occurred around 3:15…

Health board unanimously passes order mandating masks in Bonneville County

IDAHO FALLS — Masks are now mandatory in Bonneville County following a unanimous vote by Eastern Idaho Public Health’s Board of Directors on Tuesday night. The board is made up of a commissioner from each of the district’s member counties…

Authorities find body of man who fell off inner tube in Bear Lake, release name

————— Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com BEAR LAKE – The body of a man who fell off his inner tube while playing at Bear Lake Saturday night has been found. Bear Lake County Sheriff’s Office reports 27-year-old Martin T. Garcia of Logan,…