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Idaho’s public health officials say crisis standards of care are imminent for the state’s most populated region as hospitals continue to be overrun with unvaccinated coronavirus patients.  The regions that include Boise and Twin Falls may get official authorization to begin rationing health care any day now.

A Gooding man has been arrested in Blaine County on Drug related charges.  43 year old Justin Thomas Ray Kolsen was arrested Monday following a traffic stop in Ketchum.

A former state police trooper has been sentenced for False Arrest.  Joshua Kagarice will serve a year of unsupervised probation after he forced a female out of her house while following up on a phone call from his wife who said there was a car alarm going off at 3:30 in the morning.  The state dispatch said there were no calls for service and no record of anyone at her residence.

Tomorrow has been proclaimed Idaho School Zone Safety day by Idaho Governor Brad Little.  About 100 children are killed walking to and from school while 25-thousand are seriously injured in the country.

An Idaho man who served more than four years in federal custody for his part in an armed 2014 standoff against federal agents near states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch is suing the U.S. government for damages.  Todd Engel seeks $100 million.

A proposed meeting today by far-right Idaho House members to form a quorum at the Statehouse and force the Legislature to reconvene to prohibit vaccine mandates has no chance of succeeding according to key lawmakers.  Far-right lawmakers have said they will hold the meeting anyway.

The E Street Community Center in Twin Falls, which is located in the old Y building, has officially partnered up with the United Way.  Expect new programs soon.

The Sawtooth National Forest will be lifting stage one fire restrictions this Friday. The forest service cited the end of summer and the cooler temperatures as reasons why.

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean is saying all events permitted by the City of Boise or held in city-owned buildings must adhere to a new set of COVID-19 protocols. The mandate starts this Friday.


In Football the Twin Falls Bruins cruised to the 48-6 win over Canyon Ridge in the annual Service Bowl game. In order to avoid a shutout, the Riverhawks scored their lone touchdown with 1:05 remaining in the game. Connerad Lynch connected with Wyatt Somers for the 78 yard score.

On the ladies soccer front Kimberly senior Madison Smith led the Bulldogs with three goals and freshman Hannah Baird had two goals in their 12 to 1 win over Declo. Wendell (4-1-2) travels to Buhl on Thursday.

The Lady Senators defeated the host Wildcats 3 to 1. In the first half, Gooding senior Laura Thompson scored off an assist by freshman Camila Macias. Thompson also scored on a penalty shot at midfield. In the second half, sophomore Mia Marillo scored on a cross by Thompson. Filer finished with a nice corner kick for a goal with about five minutes left.

In a game cut short by darkness, the Cutthroats bested the Buhl Indians 2-0. Sun Valley Community School  hosts the Declo Hornets on Thursday.

Elsewhere, Kimberly defeated Declo 12 to 1.  Wendell took the game from Bliss 5 to 1.  Wendell  travels to Buhl on Thursday.

Gooding defeated Filer 3 to 1 and The Sun Valley Community school shut out Buhl 2 to 0. 

In Boys Soccer, Bliss and Wendell tied it up 1 each.  It was the Sun Valley Community School 5 Buhl 1.  Gooding and Filer tied it up 3 each.

In High school volleyball, Kimberly defeated Buhl 3 to 1.  Oakley shut out Glenns Ferry 3 to 0.  The Sun Valley community school took the win from Camas County 3 to 1  It was Declo 3 Valley 0 and Lighthouse Christian over Raft River 3 to 1.  Twin Falls took the win over Century 2 to 1 and it was Twin Falls 3 Mountain Home 0.  Filer outlasted Gooding 3 to 2.  Burley took the win from Canyon Ridge 3 to 1 and Hagerman outlasted Rimrock 3 to 0  Murtaugh said no to Shoshone 3 to 0 and Minico took the win from Jerome 3 to 2. 

On the soccer schedule for today, Wood River travels to Burley, Canyon Ridge plays in Jerome, Minico is in Mountain Home.  Twin Falls heads to Pocatello and Firth is in Wendell. 

For Boys soccer, Burley in Wood River, Jerome travels to Canyon Ridge, Minico in Mountain Home, Pocetello in Twin Falls and Firth  will be in Wendell.

The College of Southern Idaho Men’s and Women’s Rodeo Teams started off the 2021-2022 season with a solid showing at the Southern Utah University Rodeo this past weekend.  Wes Shaw led the charge for the Golden Eagles, taking first in the All Around with a first-place finish in Bareback Riding, a seventh-place finish in Tie-Down Roping and a first-place finish in Steer Wrestling.  In Saddle Bronc Riding, Nick Joyce took second, while CSI had four place in Bareback Riding including Shaw. Erik Bettencourt finished second followed by Davis Otto in fourth and Darien Johnson in fifth.  CSI’s Kyle Steward finished sixth in Steer Wrestling and Clayton Cooper and Colt Ramsey combined to take third in Team Roping.  For the women, Shelby Higgins and Raegan Steed led CSI to their second-place finish.  Steed took second in Barrel Racing and Steed won Breakaway Roping.


Today:  Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

Tonight:  Areas of smoke. Clear, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the evening.


Thursday:  Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

Thursday Night:  Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.


Friday:  Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.

Friday Night:  Clear, with a low around 49.


Saturday:  Sunny, with a high near 84.

Saturday Night:  Mostly clear, with a low around 49.


Sunday:  Sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night:  A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.


Monday:  A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Monday Night:  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.


Tuesday:  Sunny, with a high near 64.