Boise Resident Katelyn Meinhardt Arrested for Third DUI, Now Classified as Felony
Katelyn Jean Meinhardt, a 31-year-old resident of Boise, Idaho, was arrested for felony DUI on February 27, 2024. The arrest was made by Blaine County Sheriff's deputies during a traffic stop on State Highway 75. Meinhardt has two prior DUI convictions from 2016 and 2018.
Blaine County Resident Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence Amid Ongoing Incident
On February 26, 2024, deputies from the Blaine County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic battery report in Ketchum, Idaho. The suspect, Jair Benjamin Sotelo-Alejos, 25, was arrested and charged with felony Domestic Violence in the Presence of a Child. Sotelo-Alejos is currently detained at the Blaine County Detention Center, awaiting his arraignment in Magistrate Court. The arrest occurred during an ongoing domestic incident. The information was released by the Sheriff's Office, under the leadership of Steve Harkins, on February 27, 2024.Visit here for more details.
Showers continue into the weekend. Here is what to expect.
Yesterday a cold front arrived to the area around 5:30 bringing rain to the valley floors and more mountain snow. The heaviest parts of this system even produced thunderstorms in Valley County!. Keep your umbrella with you, the rain is not over just yet! Scattered showers will remain for today....
Today the gas price is close to $3.24 in Carey as of 2024-02-29. 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 Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
7 Events To Have Fun the First Weekend of March in the Magic Valley
March is starting this weekend, which most people usually think of as the beginning of spring. In Idaho, it can mean several seasons, but it typically does mean a little bit warmer weather. This weekend, that won't be the case, but it shouldn't stop you from having fun and enjoying your weekend. There is plenty to do around the Magic Valley, and despite the chilly and wet weather, there is no reason to stay at home unless you want to. Get up off the couch, get out of the house, and have some fun at one of the events happening this weekend in the Magic Valley.
Hendren named Sawtooth Conference MVP
RICHFIELD, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Now that girls basketball is in the books, the conference awards continue to be released. Let’s head up north to the Sawtooth Conference. This year’s MVP is Kasey Hendren of Richfield. The senior did practically everything to help her team win. Hendren averaged...
Did you feel that? 4.9 magnitude earthquake hits near Smiths Ferry
If you felt some shaking ... you're not going crazy. A 4.9 magnitude earthquake happened about seven miles northwest of Smiths Ferry on Monday. The earthquake was recorded by USGS at around 10:25 a.m. MT. People are reporting online that they felt it in Boise, Hailey and McCall. No injuries...
Film about Idaho livestock guardian dog rescue premiers at Sun Valley Film Festival
The Sun Valley Film Festival kicks off this week. One of the screenings on Wednesday is of a documentary shot in Idaho. The film called Unega: Tales of the Guardians is about Unega Mountain Dog Rescue, a Blaine County nonprofit started in 2015. Filmmakers Bella Chaffey Lakic and Nikola Lakic...
Hailey Police Department establish law enforcement scholarship at College of Southern Idaho
HAILEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A new scholarship aims to help support students interested in attending the College of Southern Idaho Law Enforcement Program. The College of Southern Idaho Law Enforcement Program has been around since 1965, and many police officers in this area have began their career attending said program.
Reports of yew continue despite ordinance that prohibit the plant in many parts of Blaine county
KETCHUM, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Following the death of a moose in the Wood River Valley, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game issues another reminder to homeowners about obeying the Blaine County yew ordinance. According to Terry Thompson, IDFG Regional Communication’s Manager, the moose was recently found deceased in...
Man facing vehicular manslaughter charges in 2022 crash prepares for trial
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A Hailey man who is charged in the deaths of two members of a Louisiana family, was arraigned Monday in Twin Falls County Court. 41-year-old Romeo Trevino is preparing for trial on two vehicular manslaughter charges. Idaho State Police responded to a bicycle versus...
4 co-conspirators sentenced for distributing fentanyl, meth in Magic Valley
BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Four members of a drug trafficking conspiracy were recently sentenced to federal prison for distributing large quantities of fentanyl and methamphetamine in Idaho, U.S. Attorney Josh Hurwit announced Monday. According to court records, beginning in March 2023, Idaho State Police detectives working in coordination with...
Magic Valley Region Set for Rainbow Trout Stocking in March 2024
Hatchery personnel from Fish and Game’s Magic Valley Region will be stocking approximately 17,180 10-12” catchable-sized rainbow trout in March. All stocking dates and numbers of fish are approximate. Stocking of all waters is tentative and dependent on river/lake/pond conditions (angler safety concerns); dates may change due to weather or staffing constraints.Visit here for more details.
Car With No Driver Scares Residents in Magic Valley
Car accidents happen every day in every state. They sadly, seem to be inevitable, and it isn't uncommon to see a fender bender, a car totaled, or sometimes one upside down. Despite these happening commonly, many have to stop and look at the wreckage and take it in. While seeing the aftereffects of a car crash are one thing, watching them play out is entirely different. Not all crashes are created equal and over the weekend a unique one took place in the Magic Valley that is unlike most you will ever see.
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine at Bellevue's Top 3 Restaurants
In this article, we're exploring three delightful Mexican restaurants in Bellevue. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
The Mini-Cassia community celebrates farmers with their first Salute to Agriculture Luncheon
BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —The Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce had a Salute to Idaho Agriculture event Wednesday to celebrate all the farmers who make Idaho what it is. Agriculture is the biggest contributor to Idaho’s economy, making up a total of 18% of Idaho’s total economic input. With...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.19 in Hailey as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest 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 Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Shoshone, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Carey basketball team will have a game with Shoshone High School on February 22, 2024, 20:00:00 CST.
It's a horse, it's a skier, it's skijoring!
BELLEVUE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Wood River Extreme Skijoring Association’s event wrapped up on Sunday afternoon and skiers and snowboarders from all around the Intermountain Region came to Bellevue for this unique sport and a chance at a share of the $10,000 purse. What on earth is skijoring?...
Gov. Little appoints Bill Hancock to Fifth Judicial District
BOISE — Bill Hancock has been appointed as District Judge to the Fifth Judicial District, Governor Brad Little announced Tuesday. The position Hancock will fill is chambered in Twin Falls County. He will replace District Judge Roger Harris, who retired. The Fifth Judicial District encompasses Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls Counties.