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Mormon Pioneers and the Shaping of the American West: The Legacy of Faith and Irrigation
Albion, Idaho, is a living tribute to the tenacity and faith of the Mormon pioneers who settled the American West in the late 19th century. Once the bustling hub of Cassia County and home to a key educational institution, Albion State Normal School, the town's Mormon heritage remains etched in its culture and buildings. The echoes of the past reverberate through Albion, mirroring the larger story of the Mormon exodus to the West, guided by leaders like Brigham Young after leaving Nauvoo, Illinois.
Local woman among those injured in two-vehicle crash
Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at approximately 1:18 PM on US Highway 30 at milepost 222.5 east of Twin Falls. A 40-year-old female from Kimberly was driving northbound on 3400 East in a 2023 Subaru Legacy. A 24-year-old-female from Malad City was driving eastbound on US30 in a 2022 Jeep Compass. The driver of the Subaru Legacy failed to yield from the stop sign at the intersection of 3400 East and US30, colliding with the...
The Spudman Triathlon: A Celebration of Athleticism and Community in Burley, Idaho
Burley, Idaho, is synonymous with the Spudman Triathlon, an event that epitomizes the fusion of community spirit and athletic vigor. Since its inception in 1987 by Ron Ploger and the Burley Lions Club, the triathlon has evolved from a local gathering of 87 participants to a nationally recognized competition. With a course record held by the likes of Travis Wood, the triathlon's Olympic-distance challenge has become a beacon for athletes across the country, seeking to test their mettle in the 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride, and 10-kilometer run.
Toys for Tots: Tommy’s Express Carwash in Burley
BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Tommy’s Express Car Wash in Burley is a drop off location for Toys for Tots. They wanted to participate because they have been members of the community for their whole lives, and they see the good Toys for Tots has done for the community.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Cassia County, Idaho!
With a population of about 24,000, Cassia County is in the southern part of Idaho. The county is mostly country and is known for its farming and mining industries as well as its beautiful natural features. Still, the amount of safety varies in different parts of Cassia County. This article...
Burley’s Gatlin Bair receives his All-American Bowl jersey
BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — On Wednesday evening, Burley wide receiver and Boise State commit Gatlin Bair was officially introduced as part of the All-American Bowl roster. The All-American Bowl is a high school football all-star game, held annually at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The game features the...
Acequias of New Mexico: Channels of Culture and Resilience
In the heart of New Mexico’s arid landscapes, the acequia systems emerge not only as critical mechanisms for water management but also as vital arteries of cultural identity and heritage. These traditional irrigation canals, which date back over 400 years, have their roots in ancient practices from the Middle East, adapted by the Spanish and brought to the New World. Their role extends beyond agricultural utility; they embody the communal spirit and cooperative stewardship that are hallmarks of New Mexico’s communities.
Kimberly’s Ellie Stastny named Idaho 3A Soccer Player of the Year
KIMBERLY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Kimberly’s Ellie Stastny has been named the Idaho 3A state soccer Player of the Year. The senior forward was incredible this season, leading Kimberly to an undefeated 3A High Desert Conference Championship for the first time, as well as a 20-2 overall record. The...
ISP and Idaho Power shut down portion of I-84 after early morning incident
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Idaho State Police Troopers had a portion of Interstate 84 closed Monday morning to assist Idaho Power crews with an incident that occurred during the morning commute. According to the department’s social media page X, formerly known as Twitter, the incident occurred at around...
The historic Wilson Theatre in Rupert is hosting “The Christmas Show” this weekend.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — On December 1st and 2nd the Wilson Theatre will host “The Christmas Show”, a Christmas variety show. Tickets can be purchased on the Historic Wilson Theatre website. To hear more about the show and other events happening in Rupert, or Christmas City...
When in Doubt.. Stunt it Out
The Lakeland cheer team packed up at 5 a.m. for a 10-hour drive to compete in the River Rampage Competition at Burley High School on Nov. 17. The competition started at 7 a.m., preforming their show routine for their first performance. In the 4A show category, the team took third...
Today the gas price is close to $3.69 in Eden as of 2023-11-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Christmas City, USA starts celebrating the Christmas holiday
RUPERT, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —With Thanksgiving over, the Christmas season has come upon Rupert, also known as Christmas City, USA. The Rupert Square created a winter wonderland for the community. Little shops were lined up, with various goodies for yourself or to give as gifts. In the middle of it...
Get in the Spirit With These Magic Valley Christmas Concerts
Anyone looking to have a little more music in their Christmas activity lineup is going to be happily busy in the Magic Valley. There are some wonderful events leading up to Christmas and if you plan it right, you may be able to get them all. The King Fine Arts...
The Legacy of Davey Jackson: The Man Behind the Name of Jackson Hole
Nestled in the majestic landscapes of Wyoming, Jackson Hole captivates visitors with its natural beauty and historical significance. Its name is a tribute to David Edward 'Davey' Jackson, a trapper whose legendary survival skills are interwoven with the valley's past. Born into a lineage of military service, Jackson's adventurous spirit led him to the untamed Teton Mountains. There, he became the first European-American to endure a winter, securing his place in local lore.
Christmas City U.S.A. brings Christmas magic to the community
RUPERT, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —With Thanksgiving Day behind us, the Christmas season has come upon Rupert, also known as Christmas City U.S.A. The first event of the Christmas season is Minidoka Memorial Health Care Foundation’s Caring and Sharing Gala Luncheon and Christmas Tree Festival, where the Rupert Civic Gym turns into a magical place with trees decorated in ornaments.
Albion Normal School: A Legacy of Educational Excellence and Community Spirit
In the heart of Albion, Idaho, the Albion Normal School encapsulates a rich history of educational excellence, having operated from 1893 to 1951. As a teacher's college, it represented the community's dedication to shaping educators, with its first president, F. A. Swanger, leading a modest initial class of 23 students. Over time, the school overcame numerous challenges to ultimately educate 6,560 teachers, including the esteemed U.S. Secretary of Education, Terrel H. Bell.
Rupert Elks Lodge holds annual Thanksgiving community dinner
RUPERT, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Elks Lodge in Rupert held its annual Thanksgiving community dinner. The lodge has hosted the free community meal since 2011 as a way to give back to the community and make sure even those that can’t afford a Thanksgiving meal at home, can come and enjoy one for free. All food provided was because of the help of donations from businesses like Conrad Bischoff, McDonalds locally owned by the Kyle Family, and many others.
Kimberly boy’s basketball defeats Wendell in opener in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY (KMVT/KSVT) — The Idaho high school boys basketball season got underway this afternoon outside of state lines as both Kimberly and Wendell headed to Salt Lake City to open the season on the court of the Utah Jazz. The Wendell Trojans held a 13 point halftime...
ISP and area sheriff’s offices will be patrolling heavily through the holiday weekend
JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — For the rest of this week and through this weekend, law enforcement agencies across southern Idaho are uniting for the surge in holiday travel and their focus will be ensuring road safety. The Idaho State Police is partnering with the Minidoka County, Cassia County, Gooding...