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Idaho Falls woman arrested, reportedly kidnapped child from Utah

An Idaho Falls woman has been arrested after she reportedly kidnapped her daughter from South Salt Lake, Utah, and brought her to Idaho Falls. Jennifer Krysta Dial Estrada, 32, did not have custody rights over the victim, who was living with her father. The 12-year-old girl was reported missing Wednesday.
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Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash in Idaho Falls

IDAHO FALLS — A man was hospitalized after he lost control of his motorcycle Wednesday night. Around 8:20, he lost control and crashed at the underpass where G Street and Yellowstone connect, said Idaho Falls Police spokeswoman Jessica Clements. No other vehicles were involved. He was not wearing a...
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UPDATE: Power restored to 3,300 customers in Idaho Falls

IDAHO FALLS —- Approximately 3,300 customers are currently without power in the southeast portion of the city as crews with Idaho Falls Power try to figure out what the problem is. “Right now, our York and Harrison substations are out of power and we have crews out looking to...

Police: Local man charged with 11 counts of child porn says images were sent to him by 'someone in Egypt'

A Blackfoot man is facing 11 charges of possession of child pornography after law enforcement reportedly found the images on his phone. Braden Hart, 21, told Blackfoot Police Department detectives that the images were sent to him by "someone from Egypt." He said he met this person through social media and that they were a juvenile. Court records state Hart made sexual comments to the sender. The photos and videos...

Idaho Falls Regional airport expecting busiest summer, starting Memorial Day weekend

IDAHO FALLS – The time for summer vacations is in full swing at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) as travelers are filling flights and airport parking lots. “This summer brings our busiest season yet at the airport,” said Idaho Falls Regional Airport Director Rick Cloutier. “We have already had a record-setting year and we don’t see things slowing down as we move into June.”
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CEI looking to fill vacancy on board of trustees

The College of Eastern Idaho board of trustees is seeking to fill a vacancy following the resignation of Trustee Stephanie Mickelsen, who will represent Legislative District 32 following her recent primary election victory. The board on Tuesday announced Mickelsen’s resignation, which goes into effect June 28, the date of the...

Woman charged after punching woman, knocking her unconscious

IDAHO FALLS — A 21-year-old woman was arrested and charged with a felony after she allegedly punched a woman in the face and knocked her unconscious. Alyssa Ellwood is charged with aggravated battery for an incident that happened on May 16 around 10 p.m. in Idaho Falls. According to...

Teton Guitars is starting to turn heads

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Brands like Fender, Gibson, and Taylor reign supreme in the guitar industry. Despite not being a house name, Teton Guitars is starting to make its mark in the music industry. Developed and designed in Idaho Falls, Chesbro Music Company first began production of the brand over ten years ago. Their The post Teton Guitars is starting to turn heads appeared first on Local News 8.
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Keegan McCraw signs letter of intent to CSI

THOMAS - One of the more accomplished distance runners at Snake River High School, Keegan McCraw, recently signed a letter of intent to run both track and cross country at the College of Southern Idaho. Currently the second fastest 3200 meter runner in Snake River High School history, McCraw recently...
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Chukars fall to Boise in season opener

The Boise Hawks spoiled the Chukars' season season opener on Wednesday, scoring four first-inning runs on the way to an 11-3 win at Melaleuca Field. Boise had 13 hits off of four Chukars pitchers. Starter Daniel Silva struck out five in three innings but took the loss after allowing four runs (two earned).

EBR-I Atomic Museum open for the summer Friday

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) — The Experimental Breeder Reactor-I (EBR-I) Atomic Museum will launch its 2022 season on Friday, May 27. “We have been closed the past two summers because of the COVID-19 pandemic so we are especially happy to welcome people back to the museum this year,” said Shelly Norman, tour ambassador at Idaho National Laboratory. “People visit from all over the world. I talk to people who are on the road between Craters of the Moon and Yellowstone National Park, and they see the signs and just stop in. For other people, it’s been on their bucket list for 30 years and they finally made the trip.”
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Gas prices don't slow Memorial Day travel

With a state average regular gas price of $4.62 per gallon, it would be expected that Idaho residents would be hesitant to travel for Memorial Day weekend, but that is not the case. More than 39 million Americans planned to travel for the holiday, and 224,000 of those are Idahoans,...