The Death of Expertise and the Rise of the Internet Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 05-26-2021 at 07:08 AM

The modern Internet has become a hopeless cesspool of lies, misinformation, malinformation, bad intentions, ignorant good intentions and half-truths, outright hoaxes, slander, cruelty; as well as a refuge for creeps, criminals, thieves, phonies, agent provocateurs, would-be revolutionaries, predators, useless and fake reviews, Satanists, and worse.

THE 10 BEST SOUTHERN IDAHO CAMPGROUNDS FOR BEGINNERS Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 05-5-2021 at 08:58 AM

If you are done with this pandemic, being cooped up in your house, and you just need to get out into nature for a weekend - you aren't alone. A lot of us are feeling the urge to get outdoors. For some people this is a new feeling and camping seems like a foreign activity. I have good news, camping doesn't have to be dirty or in a drafty tent. I do prefer tent camping to glamping in a fancy RV or cabin, I do get the appeal of an occasional outdoor adventure where I don't have to tow a trailer or set up a tent.
 

Halley's Comet Fireballs Visible To Magic Valley Thurs Morning Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 05-5-2021 at 07:18 AM

Halley's Comet last passed within view of the Earth way back in 1986, and won't be returning until 2061, according to space.com. What those of us in southern Idaho will get the opportunity to view in the sky Thursday is what those in the space community refer to as "cosmic litter." Think of it as a sort of an early Fourth of July display, except these space mortars have the ability to do serious damage.
 

Hollister restaurant aims to be your home away from home Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-30-2021 at 08:23 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Navigate your way out to Hollister and you will find one of Idaho’s diamonds in the rough: Buster’s Restaurant and Saloon.

“When I built this it was for...so you’re sitting around your mom’s kitchen table gabbing about the day’s events, and that’s how I wanted it to be here,” said owner Buster Day. “You come in and you’re comfortable like you’re sitting at home.”

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.

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