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OSHA fines Heyburn potato processing company after fatal accident

HEYBURN — The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a local potato processing business after an investigation into a fatal accident at the plant on Jan. 26. According to the inspection detail report, which remains open, Royce Jensen, 62, died after falling from a...
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Burley fireworks show back on after last minute donation

BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A Fourth of July tradition in southern Idaho was at risk following an announcement that the annual Burley fireworks display was canceled circled social media. According to the announcement, supply chain interruptions kept the city from receiving the shipment of fireworks that were ordered in...
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Groundbreaking ceremony held for nation's largest research dairy, located in Idaho

RUPERT – University of Idaho and its partners broke ground Thursday on what will be the nation’s largest and most advanced research dairy, providing answers to help dairy producers and crop farmers operate sustainably for decades to come. The $22.5 million research dairy will be part of the broader $45 million Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE), which will also include an outreach and education center in Jerome County and a food processing research facility on the College of Southern Idaho (CSI)...

UPDATE: Fireworks in Burley Are Back On

UPDATE: Thanks to the amazing community and local businesses, the fireworks are back on for Monday July 4th in Burley. The City of Burley has announced that they are unable to have a firework display this year. It is incredibly unfortunate news. The city stated that they tried to make it happen, it just wasn't in the cards this year.

Burley keeps Minico bats quiet; Legion baseball scores

Gatlin Bair, a rising junior at Kimberly High School, picked up an offer from Michigan this weekend. Adams books ticket to prestigious national championship. An Albion boy is gearing up for the national motocross championship in Tennessee this August. Twin Falls Cowboys pick up two wins over Stayton, Oregon. Updated:...

Construction Begins on Nation’s Larges Research Dairy Near Rupert

RUPERT, Idaho (KLIX)-Construction of the largest research dairy in the United States got underway with a groundbreaking on Thursday near Rupert. According to the University of Idaho, the $22.5 million Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (Idaho CAFE) will operate as a full size dairy with around 2,000 cows on 640 acres. The Idaho CAFE will operate between three counties with the dairy in Minidoka County, an education and outreach center in Jerome County, and collaborative food science programs with the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls County. "Idaho CAFE will conduct research and deliver education to support a sustainable future for Idaho’s dairies, livestock operations, crop production and food processing industries. The center will link research, education and outreach in a public-private partnership to support the state of Idaho, generate jobs and support economic progress," according to the U of I in a statement released in May. The Idaho CAFE has received support from a number of sources including the food manufacturer Chobani which committed $1 million earlier this year to help with construction of the facility. Construction of the first phase of the dairy is expected to be complete in 2023.

Man watched as Sugarloaf Fire flames burned near his house

Rupert kicks off annual Fourth of July festivities. Elizabeth Hadley on the morning show. Elizabeth Hadley on the morning show. Hagerman hosts annual Fourth of July celebration Wednesday night. Updated: Jun. 30, 2022 at 10:50 AM MDT. Hagerman hosts annual Fourth of July celebration Wednesday night.

University of Idaho Holds Groundbreaking Of Idaho CAFE

The University of Idaho held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for the dairy facility at the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment, better known as Idaho CAFE. When complete, the $45 million project will be the largest research dairy in the nation, housing over 2,000 cows. College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean Michael Parrella said the dairy part of CAFE is the exciting first step of the plans the University of Idaho has for the 640-acres in the Rupert area.

Mountain storms with sun and breezes

A lingering low makes for unstable conditions in the mountains with thundershowers and hot rains with possible heavy downpours and a chance of hail at times. Winds today will gust with any storms and it will be breezy from the SW 15-20+mph. Highs today reach the upper 80's to 91 for Pocatello. Around 80 for Jackson and upper 70's into the parks, that will open up tomorrow. Better storm chances (30%) show up Saturday and Sunday with more wind for Sunday and Monday and an eventual cool down for the 4th of July with highs in the lower 80's.