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Idaho Falls Police arrest suspect of Armed Robbery, Attempted Burglary, and DUI

At approximately 1:30am this morning, Idaho Falls Police Officers (IFPD) responded to the Fiesta Ole Restaurant on S. Skyline Dr. to a Burglar alarm activation.  Upon arrival officers discovered someone attempted to break into an exterior door to the building….

Mountain lion on runway delays Idaho flight

This story courtesy EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission An airplane approaching a rural Idaho airport had to abort its initial landing after a mountain lion was spotted on the runway. The Idaho Mountain Express reports the Delta flight…

Weatherby to relocate to Sheridan, Wyoming

Firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc., is relocating its manufacturing operations and corporate headquarters from California to Sheridan, Wyoming, company officials announced today from SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the world’s largest annual shooting, hunting and firearms industry trade show. The move…

Evanston men prosecuted for poaching deer

The following is a release from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department EVANSTON—Evanston residents Gerald Lewis, 19, and Austin Jarrell, 20, are now paying for their decision to poach a doe mule deer and leave it to waste on the…

Business Council funds poised to improve community amenities across Wyoming

By Tom Dixon WBC Senior Communications Specialist When the Wyoming Business Council started in 1998, economic developers in the state focused on recruiting outside businesses by touting Wyoming’s low taxes and light regulation. It wasn’t enough. Companies wanted land with…

Pennsylvania woman sentenced for setting fires near Moran

MORAN, Wyo., January 9, 2018 – Stephanie Joy Nicole Dodson, 45, of Everett, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on January 2, 2018, on two felony counts of timber set afire. Dodson was arrested in…

New York times issues response to complaints about President Monson obituary

This story courtesy of KSL.com SALT LAKE CITY — The New York Times issued a formal response to the many readers who “reacted strongly” to the paper’s coverage of the death of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson. Many members…

New Swan Valley church expected to open some time this year

Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com In December 2016, a raging fire destroyed the Palisades ward church building belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since the tragedy, steady progress has been made on construction of a new building. “We…

Average gas prices up three cents to $2.54 for regular

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past three weeks to $2.54. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase is due to higher crude oil costs….

Thick fog cancels flights, causes travel delays at Salt Lake airport

This story courtesy of DeseretNews.com SALT LAKE CITY — Thirty outbound and 25 inbound flights at Salt Lake International Airport were canceled, and 23 incoming flights were diverted Sunday evening due to thick fog blocking visibility, officials reported. Flight delays…