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New Law: Assault on Medical Workers a Felony

New Law: Assault on Medical Workers a Felony

KID News April 11, 2014 0

(BOISE) – Those who assault a health care worker in Idaho can now face a felony charge and three years in prison. A new law has been signed by Gov. Butch Otter that increases

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Jackson Declares State of Emergency

Jackson Declares State of Emergency

KID News April 11, 2014 0

(JACKSON) – The town leaders of Jackson have declared a state of emergency and all eyes remain on the hillside that’s caused so much concern.  The town sent an evacuation advisory out Wednesday for

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Madison Ranked Top For Health in Idaho

Madison Ranked Top For Health in Idaho

KID News April 11, 2014 0

(REGIONAL) – The County Health Rankings are out and eastern Idaho fared well. The rankings are based on health measures including high school graduation rates, access to healthy foods, rates of smoking, obesity and

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Jackson Residents Evacuated

Jackson Residents Evacuated

KID News April 10, 2014 0

(JACKSON) – All eyes are on the hillside that’s caused so much concern in Jackson. The town sent an evacuation advisory out Wednesday for people who live on and around Budge Drive, including the

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Governor Signs Law to Reduce Incarcerations

Governor Signs Law to Reduce Incarcerations

KID News April 10, 2014 0

(BOISE) – A new with the goal of reducing the number of incarcerated Idahoans has been signed by Gov. Butch Otter. It’s called Justice Reinvestment legislation and it changes how defendants are sentenced. Those

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Fremont County: No to National Monument

Fremont County: No to National Monument

KID News April 9, 2014 0

(FREMONT COUNTY) – Officials in Fremont County are sending a message to Washington. In a resolution adopted Monday, county commissioners urged “the president to refrain from using his powers under the Antiquities Act to

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Lt. Col. Oliver North To Visit Idaho

Lt. Col. Oliver North To Visit Idaho

KID News April 9, 2014 0

(BURLEY) – Lt. Col. Oliver North will be in Burley Saturday to honor an Idaho soldier killed in Afghanistan. A Night of Patriots and Today’s Heroes will be held at 7 pm at the

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Bears Out In Grand Teton National Park

Bears Out In Grand Teton National Park

KID News April 8, 2014 0

(MOOSE) — Bears are out of hibernation in Grand Teton National Park and Park staff are receiving reports of bears seen near Blacktail Butte. 50 percent of adult male bears are out of their

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Heroin Arrests Up in Idaho

Heroin Arrests Up in Idaho

KID News April 7, 2014 0

(BOISE) – Arrests for heroin are increasing at an alarming rate in Idaho. Idaho State Police officials tell the Associated Press heroin arrests jumped 60 percent from 2011 to 2012. Heroin is not widespread,

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Missing Elderly Man Found in Utah

Missing Elderly Man Found in Utah

KID News April 7, 2014 0

(MALAD) – The Oneida County Sheriff’s office reports a missing 74-year-old man has been found. Wayne Bud Waddoups went missing on Saturday morning while driving a 2002 Chevrolet white pickup. Police say he has memory

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