Magic Valley Region rainbow trout stocking schedule for May 2021 Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-30-2021 at 08:22 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —Hatchery personnel from Fish and Game’s Magic Valley Region will be stocking approximately 61,050 10-12″ catchable-sized rainbow trout in May.

Work begins May 3 on Idaho Highway 75 in Hailey Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-30-2021 at 08:21 AM

SHOSHONE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —The Idaho Transportation Department will begin a two-phase project on Idaho Highway 75 in Hailey between Fox Acres Road and Cobblestone Lane.

The first phase will begin Monday, May 3. Crews will update pedestrian ramps and crossings to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

The second phase of the project, which is expect

North and Southbound Lanes on Madrona at Falls Ave. Closed for Valley Gutter Repair Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-28-2021 at 07:39 AM

The City of Twin Falls will close the north- and south-bound lanes on Madrona Street near the intersection at Falls Avenue beginning Tuesday, April 27 as part of the street signal work.

Xavier Charter School student providing warmth through senior project Full Story
Collected By Ken Vaughn on 04-11-2021 at 04:10 PM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Ethan Stonebraker, a senior at Xavier Charter School, used his senior project to provide comfort to kids who need it most.

Ethan, along with his family, knitted blankets and pillows for donation to Bikers Against Child Abuse.

“I’m happy we got everything done in time. It kinda sucks that it needed to happen,” says Stonebraker, “but I’m happy that there are people that are helping even though it does.”

Danimal, the public relations officer for the Southwest Idaho chapter knows that acts like this are more important than ever.

Water below forecast for Salmon Creek Falls Reservoir Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-11-2021 at 08:27 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — In a forecast meeting about the Salmon Creek Falls reservoir in Twin Falls County, officials said this year water projections are less than normal.

While the snowpack in the Salmon Falls area is around 96% of the average year, warm weather in March didn’t help much.

But, the snowpack isn’t near 2015 levels, which was one of the worst on record, officials say.

Changes coming to unemployment insurance registration Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-10-2021 at 07:33 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Things will look quite different for Idahoans renewing their unemployment insurance (UI) for the 2021-22 year.

Idaho department of labor is adding an extra step to the process to combat massive amounts of identity fraud plaguing the system.

Officials say that up to fifty percent of initial claims per week have been illegitimate.

Bruin High Players excited to perform “The Skin of our Teeth” this weekend Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-9-2021 at 07:31 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Twin Falls High School Theater Department will perform their spring musical “The Skin of our Teeth” this weekend.

Last year, the students at Twin Falls High School were preparing to perform “Into the Woods,” but it got canceled two weeks before opening night, which has made them even more excited for this year.

They have been preparing for the show since the beginning of the semester and are hopeful people will enjoy it.

The show is a comedy and follows a family through time as they handle several near-death experiences.

Bogus Basin to offer 'bonus weekend' on April 17 and 18 Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 04-9-2021 at 07:30 AM

BOISE, Idaho — Just when you thought it was time to hang up your snow gear for the season, you might want to wait a little longer.

In a letter to the community, Bogus Basin General Manager Brad Wilson said the mountain will have what they are calling one final "bonus weekend."

The mountain was set to close this Sunday and that was supposed to mark the end of the season. But because of the nonprofit's snowmaking team and good skiing conditions, Wilson says they will reopen for one final weekend on April 17 and 18.

Elko student repeats as winner of Nevada’s Junior Duck Stamp art competition Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 04-8-2021 at 09:08 AM

LAS VEGAS — Lia Bacon of Elko has taken Best of Show for the second year in a row in the Nevada Junior Duck Stamp art contest. Her acrylic painting of a green-winged teal titled "Blue Autumn" will represent the state in the national contest later this spring.

Bacon attends Elko High School and her sponsoring teacher is Patrick Long.

Magic Valley center provides tools for entrepreneurs Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-8-2021 at 09:05 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Starting a new business can be a daunting experience. Enter the Idaho Women’s Business Center, which aims to point both prospective and current female entrepreneurs onto a path towards success.

“We focus on women who are entrepreneurs starting their own business or if they have an existing business, we help them to expand,” said Program Manager Vicky Fajardo.

The Idaho Women’s Business Center is a non-profit organization hosted by the Idaho Hispanic Foundation and funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with theUS Small Business Administration. They offer a variety of resources for women in business.

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