Sounds Choir presenting ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Courtesy Chandler Dye IDAHO FALLS — Sounds Choir will give lovers of musical theater a chance to beat the heat when they stage their 2021 Sounds Summer Musical production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on June 24, 25, 26 and 28. “Joseph” is Sounds’ take on the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical of … Read more

IF firefighters raise record-breaking funds for MDA

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Last weekend, Idaho Falls Fire Department/IAFF Local 1565 firefighters hit the streets and shattered fundraising records for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.   “This year we were able to raise just under $50,000,” IFFD Firefighter Jimmie Hitch said. “That is the most we have ever raised in the history of our … Read more

Idaho Falls charter school set for August opening

Alturas Preparatory Academy Executive Director Michelle Ball, center-left, consults with Alturas Preparatory Academy board members about renovations.. BOISE (IdahoEdNews.org) — An Idaho Falls charter school is months away from opening its doors for the first time — in a remodeled 73,000-square-foot former Sears department store. Alturas Preparatory Academy Executive Director Michelle Ball told EdNews Thursday … Read more

Good Samaritans rescue intoxicated woman from the Snake River in Idaho Falls

Good Samaritans rescued an intoxicated woman in the Snake River in Idaho Falls. | Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com IDAHO FALLS — Good Samaritans pulled an intoxicated woman from the Snake River in Idaho Falls Wednesday night. Idaho Falls Police Department spokeswoman Jessica Clements says an unidentified woman became intoxicated downtown before wandering away from her group … Read more

Body camera footage shows intense moments as police try to rescue woman trapped inside burning home

IDAHO FALLS — A woman in a wheelchair can be heard yelling for help as flames and smoke fill an Idaho Falls home. Idaho Falls Police body camera video obtained by EastIdahoNews.com through a public records request shows those tense moments as officers tried to rescue the 71-year-old woman trapped inside the burning home Thursday … Read more

Police arrest man who officers say left gun in Fred Meyer

Derek Martin | Bonneville County Jail IDAHO FALLS — Police arrested an Idaho Falls man on parole Tuesday morning after he left a gun inside Fred Meyer Saturday. Idaho Falls Police Department spokeswoman Jessica Clements tells EastIdahoNews.com 39-year-old Derek Martin was booked into the Bonneville County Jail for felony unlawful possession of a gun and … Read more

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