New $3 billion arena, entertainment district on the horizon for Las Vegas, company says Full Story
Collected By Ge0phy Young on 04-1-2022 at 08:04 AM

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A global development company says it wants to build a new arena and entertainment district as part of a multi-billion dollar project south of the Las Vegas Strip.

On Wednesday, Oak View Group announced that it has acquired 25 acres in Las Vegas, and according to a press release, the property is located on 66.5 acres of land near Interstate 15 and the 215.

City Council approves Magic Valley Regional Airport revenue agreement with Skywest Airlines Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-1-2022 at 07:58 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Twin Falls City Council unanimously approved a $400,000 minimum revenue agreement with Skywest Airlines.

The agreement was made jointly between Twin Falls city and county in order to help alleviate any financial losses for the airline, which is struggling with pilot shortages. If the airline’s revenue covers the cost quarterly, then there is no payment required to the airline.

In accordance with the agreement, Skywest will provide a once-daily non-stop Delta flight from Twin Falls to Salt Lake City. They will also prioritize an early morning flight to Salt Lake City and an evening Twin Falls arrival when resources allow.

Downtown Twin Falls apartment building to be ready late this summer, project officials say Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 03-31-2022 at 01:57 PM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The construction of the new building in downtown Twin Falls is a Galena Opportunity Fund project. It will have 44 residential units for rent as well as 14,000 square feet of commercial space.

“When we are seeing buildings like this go up, it’s so exciting for us as a community, us as a Chamber of Commerce, because we’re doing something right in Twin Falls,” said JJ Shawver with the Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce.

Brass Monkey owner Kindsey Taylor loves the small-town feel of Twin Falls but also understands expansion is a part of the growth Southern Idaho is feeling.

This big development is going up fast near Garden City’s riverfront. It’s just the start Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 03-31-2022 at 08:41 AM

Fancy apartments. Rooftop hot tubs, fire pits and a theater. Restaurants and bars that link together the Boise River, the Greenbelt and these already-under-construction buildings. The developer heading this development said it could create a city center for Garden City, which doesn’t have one now.

Read more at: https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/boise/article259937415.html#storylink=cpy

Packing a punch: New Albion pizza place opens Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 03-31-2022 at 08:40 AM

ALBION — During a visit to the quiet mountain town of Albion, former mixed martial arts fighter Nick McNabb decided it was the perfect place to open an authentic Italian pizza and pasta restaurant.

One Punch Pizza, 248 W. N St., is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday with dine in or carry out.

“It is delicious. It’s the best I’ve had since we moved in June to Rupert from Utah,” said Wesley Dalton, who does marketing for the restaurant.

East-end McDonald’s closing for remodel, removal of 'Playplace' Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 03-31-2022 at 08:38 AM

ELKO — The McDonald’s at 1995 Idaho St. will be closing temporarily after March 31 for a complete remodel, according to Kassity Management Group Director of Operations Jess McIntosh.

The group is located in Carson City.

McIntosh said the building is one of McDonald’s oldest in the western United States.

“Playland will be going away,” McIntosh said. “The last two years our Playlands have been closed anyway due to Covid procedures.”

Improvements on US-93 to begin next week in Twin Falls Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 03-20-2022 at 07:45 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Idaho Transportation Department will begin road work next week on two US-93 pavement rehabilitation projects in Twin Falls.

The resurfacing projects will begin on March 21. The road work will be on Pole Line Road from Grandview Drive to Blue Lakes Boulevard for road maintenance.

Final design for I-84 South Jerome interchange presented to the public Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 12-10-2021 at 09:00 AM

JEROME — The Idaho Department of Transportation presented final plans Thursday for the Interstate 84 South Jerome Interchange at an open house.

Members of the public gathered at Jerome Council Chambers to learn about the project and ask questions of project staff about the modified divided diamond-style interchange, which bears a resemblance to a roundabout.

Solider Mountain to open magic carpet Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 12-10-2021 at 08:59 AM

FAIRFIELD, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Soldier Mountain announced Wednesday it will open its magic carpet this weekend.

The magic carpet will be opened from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The resort will only operate the magic carpet due to its snow-making capabilities.

Former Elko County accountant charged with theft, misconduct Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 12-2-2021 at 10:49 AM

ELKO – A former Elko County employee was arrested Wednesday on multiple counts of theft and misconduct after an investigation accused her of diverting more than $50,000 in payments to her personal bank account over the past three years.

Sara E. Steninger, 32, was booked into Elko County Jail on $170,000 bail.

Steninger, also known as Sara Benoit, was employed by the county in 2013 and was working as an accountant when the alleged thefts occurred.

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