Andrew Weeks is an award-winning journalist who has spent most of his career in the newspaper and magazine arenas. When he's not filing stories, he enjoys the arts and spending time outdoors.
Which Campgrounds Will be Open Memorial Day Weekend?
This weekend kicks off the summer camping season, and those making plans to enjoy some overnight fresh air should check to make sure which campgrounds are open and which ones are still closed.
What You Should – and Should Not – Do If You Encounter a Mountain Lion
What should you do if you encounter a mountain lion? You might be surprised by some of the cautionary tips from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Drone Prep Class Scheduled for June in Hailey
A drone licensing preparation class is being offered at the end of June in Hailey.
Labor Department Says Idaho’s Job Growth Remains Strong
Idaho, for the fourth consecutive month, is listed in the nation’s top two states for over-the-year job growth, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.
Idaho Joins Annual Nationwide Seat Belt Campaign
Starting Memorial Day weekend, the summer travel season officially begins. That means so does the “Click It, Don’t Risk It” campaign, a nationwide effort to encourage drivers to wear seat belts.
UPDATE: Multi-vehicle Crash Reported on I-84 in Jerome County
Crews are at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 in Jerome County, Idaho State Police said a little before 5 p.m. Friday.
Ybarra Names New Idaho Education Chief Deputy
Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra has named a new chief deputy to the Idaho State Board of Education.
Early Registration Begins for Kids Art in the Park
The annual Kids Art in the Park isn’t until July, but registration is going on now.
Hunters Can Donate $1 to Help Catch a Poacher
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says hunters can donate a dollar to help catch a poacher.
UPDATE: All Lanes Reopen After 2 Crashes on Highway 93
Emergency crews are at the scene of a crash southbound at the Perrine Bridge near Twin Falls. Another crash is reported northbound on U.S. Highway 93.
7 National Guard Members Return to Idaho
After nine months in Romania, seven members of the Idaho Army National Guard’s 937th Engineer Detachment returned home to their waiting families on Wednesday.
Concealed Carry Class Offered in Jerome
For those considering obtaining a concealed carry permit, the CSI Jerome Center is offering a preparatory class in early June.