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Friendly Dog Helps Twin Falls Economic Launch New Social Media Campaign

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – The Twin Falls Economic Development team has a new marketing tool: a friendly dog named Tess. Tess is a 2-year-old hound mix who was rescued from the animal shelter. Her job nowadays is to promote the livability and economic benefits of opening shop in Twin Falls.


My Kid Just Came Down With RSV And It’s Going Around Twin Falls

My 3-year-old son has now contracted the second illness in two years that I never remember experiencing with my daughter. Apparently, a flu-like virus is causing sleepless nights for many people in the Magic Valley at the moment.


5th District Court News: Twin Falls County

Dora Ramos Henderson, 58, Twin Falls; possession of a controlled substance, own-recognizance release, public defender appointed, prelim Feb. 22. Colby Laker Cook, 40; felony possession of a controlled substance, public defender confirmed, prelim Feb. 22.


Several highways closed in eastern Idaho

EASTERN IDAHO — The following highways are closed Friday evening due to winter weather conditions or weather-related crashes:. Idaho Highway 32 from Ashton to Tetonia. Idaho Highway 33 from Newdale to Tetonia.


County demolishes houses for courthouse parking

TWIN FALLS — As Twin Falls County courts have a need for more parking, the county has begun demolishing four houses on Sixth Avenue West. The city issued demolition permits on Feb. 6 for houses at 136, 142, 152 and 162 Sixth Ave. N. Construction crews are still in the process of tearing down the hom


Twin Falls County Responds to Crash on Rock Creek Road

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-Twin Falls County deputies responded to a crash in the South Hills on Rock Creek Road. According to the sheriff's office, the crash involved two vehicles, one appears to be a pickup pulling a cargo trailer and the other a small car or SUV. The small car appears to have signi


Idaho Falls man arrested for sexually abusing two girls

An Idaho Falls man is in jail after he reportedly had sexual contact with two teenage girls in separate incidents. Lakotah Matthew Fox, 20, admitted to sexually abusing the first victim, telling police he touched her sexually multiple times. Fox accused the 12-year-old victim of forcing him into the


7 things to know about Airbnb

TWIN FALLS — Not everyone is comfortable with the idea of staying overnight at a stranger’s home. And not everyone would invite a stranger over. But just as the ride-sharing movement has come to Twin Falls, home-sharing is also gaining a foothold. The county welcomed 5,900 guests in 2018 through Air


Idaho appeals court rejects convicted killer's fourth attempt to clear his name

MOSCOW, Idaho - An Idaho appeals court has rejected a convicted murderer's fourth attempt to clear his name. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports Friday that the Idaho Court of Appeals has denied John Lee's latest petition, in which he claimed his concurrent life sentences are excessive and railed


Idaho State Police investigate fatal single-vehicle crash on I-15

On Friday, Feb. 15 at approximately 8:45 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 117.5, in Idaho Falls. Troy Higgins, 29, of Blackfoot, was traveling northbound on Interstate 15 in a 2008 Chevrolet Express van. Higgins went off the right sho


Westbound I-90 on Idaho side of Lookout pass at a standstill

LOOKOUT PASS - Both directions of I-90 are currently impacted by multiple accidents on the Idaho side of Lookout Pass. According to National Weather Service Missoula, the standstill appears to be a result of multiple accidents. A semi can be seen blocking eastbound lanes while a greyhound bus is blo


Annual Southern Idaho Home & Garden Show Kicks Off with Crowds

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – The CSI Expo Center was busy on Friday – the first day of the Southern Idaho Home & Garden Show. The crowds foreshadowed what is expected to be a busy weekend at the annual three-day show, sponsored by Townsquare Media and presented in part by Western Visions Inc. It is th


Flood Watch Issued for Parts of Southern Idaho

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-Parts of the Magic Valley could see the potential for flooding as snow turns to rain for Thursday. The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Flood Watch for the Mini-Cassia area along with communities in the Shoshone area like Richfield and Carey. The warning ex


Manhunt For Idaho 20-Year-Old On The Run

Officers have no idea where 20-year-old Kane Simons is and are warning the public to not engage with him if you come into contact. Simons is considered armed and dangerous. He's wanted for a shooting the Chubbuck Police Department came across yesterday (Thursday) morning at the 4600 block of Pondero

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Middle Aged Man Travels to Idaho to Have Sex with 15-Year-Old

Remember the old hit show "To Catch a Predator"? This story has the scenario of that disturbing show written all over it and it went down right here in Idaho. 36-year-old Eric Anderson of Damascus, Oregon traveled 365 miles to Post Falls, Idaho to meet up with a 15-year-old girl for sex.

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The Molly Malone Guesthouse feels like it’s straight out of 1950

TWIN FALLS — Carol Wiley Malone smiles when guests compare their stay to being at “grandma and grandpa’s.” The 1950s period house she rents out on Airbnb was her in-laws’ longtime home. Her husband grew up in the house that his father built using materials from the old Hunt Camp, where Japanese-Amer


Fatal Idaho Rollover Crash Kills One

Another Idahoan gone in the blink of an eye. The rollover crash happened in Kingston, Idaho this morning along Silver Valley Road near I-90. Crews rushed to the scene, but according to idahonews.com, the driver of the vehicle did not survive.

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PHOTOS: The Airbnb experience

Airbnbs are the in-between for guests looking for more than a hotel but less than a bed and breakfast. The Times-News explores a few here in the Magic Valley and dives into what makes them and the people that run them tick.


Wanted Idaho man arrested in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An Idaho man wanted for a “vicious assault on a sleeping victim” was arrested in Tallahassee, reported ABC affiliate WTXL. On Thursday, the US Marshals Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force announced the arrest of Kentraviaen A. Tuff in a press release. Tuff was wanted b


Gene Simmons surprises Idaho’s biggest KISS fan (while he’s working at Arctic Circle)

EastIdahoNews.com and Ashley Furniture HomeStore are teaming up every week to bring you some good news during Feel Good Friday! We want to surprise people in our community with random acts of kindness and leave you feeling good.