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Oregon man killed in head-on crash near Arco

BOISE, Idaho — An Oregon man was killed in a head-on crash Wednesday morning on US Highway 20-26 east of Arco, according to Idaho State Police. Investigators says around 6:25 a.m., Theodore Taegder, 69, of Portland, Oregon, was driving westbound in a 1997 Toyota Camry when his car crossed the center divider and struck a 2009 Mazda 6 driven by Levi McAlevy, 25, of Moore, Idaho.
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Former Idaho Lawmaker Sentenced To Prison In Tax Fraud Scheme

A former Idaho state representative convicted of conspiring to defraud the federal government has been sentenced to prison and a six-figure fine. John Green, who represented the Post Falls area, will serve six months in federal prison for his role in the tax dodging scheme. Green also owes nearly $680,000 in restitution and will serve three years of probation after he’s released.
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Brace Yourself: Four Dollars a Gallon Coming to Idaho

We’ve seen the price of gas rise considerably over the last year and a half. We’re now experiencing some of the highest prices we’ve seen since three summers ago. And we’re not likely quite yet done. The price per barrel of oil could rise by another 25 dollars. The outcome would put us in the neighborhood of 100 dollars a barrel.
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Idaho man who drowned saving children in the Salmon River honored for heroism

RIGGINS, Idaho — A Donnelly man who died after jumping into a fast-moving river to rescue his three young cousins has posthumously been awarded a medal for his heroism. Keawe Michael Pestana, 34, has been honored with the Carnegie Medal, which is given to people in the U.S. and Canada who "who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree saving or attempting to save the lives of others," according to the group. The medal is considered the highest civilian honor for heroism.
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Why Does Idaho Hate Ice Cream?

Living, breathing proof that Idaho hates ice cream, or at least likes it less than almost any other state. I did an article yesterday about a new ice cream shop in Meridian. Was this all for nothing? I read a study that ranked each state by their love for ice cream and Idaho, the great state of Idaho, kind of a desert with super hot summers, ranks 43rd out of 50 for loving ice cream! What?! According to Zippia, "An analytics company wanted to determine which states enjoy the most ice cream, so they looked at consumer data from ice cream shops nationwide, and compared those numbers with the local populations." So it's some sort of algorithm that looks at the amount of ice cream shops a state has, how much business they get, along with the population of the state. Is it possible that the math is wonky as we're a state with a relatively low population? Or does Idaho just not love the greatest summertime treat that exists? I guess we'll never know, or, we'll need a more conclusive study.
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Changes at Bear Lake West Beach

Certain to draw attention, the Bear Lake West private beach near the Utah/Idaho state line was recently marked with yellow caution tape with the words “police line – do not cross” wrapping around signage indicating no parking is allowed at any time. For years, the beach has been a popular spot for all those who could crowd into the area but, more recently, it became hazardous with too many cars crowded into insufficient space with children scampering about with huge beach toys, towels trailing and too much activity in comparison to the traffic weaving through, causing the State of Idaho and local law enforcement efforts to reach the conclusion that something should be done before lives or property were lost or damaged in an accident.
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Idaho Property Along the Snake River For Sale Includes Part of the Mogensen Trail

I don't have $2 million laying around to spend on cool real estate around Twin Falls. Actually I just checked my wallet and I don't even have $2, but if I did have a ton of money this would be an awesome way to spend it. There's a big section of land for sale in the Snake River Canyon between Centennial Park and the Perrine Bridge and it includes part of the Mogensen Trail.
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If You Do This Do Not Drive On Idaho Highways This Weekend

Somedays I get in my car and as much as I enjoy driving, I feel like I put myself in automation mode and drive all the way to work with minimal awareness of my driving habits. Other times I get in the car, hit the road, turn the radio up and push it to the limit. Whether you find yourself driving 10-15 miles over the speed limit because you're in automation mode, distracted mode or sports mode, Idaho State Police has noticed and they've handed out 5800 speeding tickets since last June, that's 200 tickets more than a year ago. If you do this and are guilty of any of the above, do not drive on Idaho highways this weekend.
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5 Best Mexican Restaurants in Idaho

Diverse food culture is as essential to Idahoans as anything. We all like a little variety, and we accept no substitutes when it comes to Mexican fare. So whether you're a taco lover or enjoy a more American take on your spicy food, you'll love the festive locales we've picked out for you to experience. These lovely, sit-down establishments serve up the most authentic dishes in the Gem State!
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Half of Idaho adults have received one vaccine dose

BOISE — Just more than half of Idaho adults have now received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine — about two months after the 50 percent mark was reached nationwide. Idaho Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch told reporters Tuesday that 50.2 percent of adults have received at least one vaccine dose but that the state is unlikely to meet the national goal of at least 70 percent by July 4. Still, she said Idaho continues to make gains in vaccination rates.
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Idaho Lt. Governor McGeachin meets with former President Trump

Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin met with President Donald Trump on Monday to discuss important issues related to the country and the state of Idaho. According to a news release from McGeachin, "their efforts to push back against the radical left's attempts to indoctrinate America's schoolchildren with some of the most toxic and anti-American theories ever conceived."