Nationwide baseball organization for those with autism wants to come to eastern Idaho

Courtesy Alternative Baseball Organization IDAHO FALLS — What began as a way to help people with autism participate in afterschool programs or community organizations has turned into a nationwide sports program in 33 states. Now they want to come to eastern Idaho, and they need locals to help them do it. The Alternative Baseball Organization … Read more

Police recover woman’s body from canal

EastIdahoNews.com file photo CHUBBUCK — Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from a canal in Chubbuck. Police reports show at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Chubbuck Police Department officers were dispatched to area near the intersection of Hiline Road and New Day Parkway after receiving a report of a possible body in the canal. Officers … Read more

Special Weather Statement issued May 15 at 2:42PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY

Alerts At 242 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9miles southeast of Cokeville, moving north at 30 mph. Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible withthis storm. This strong thunderstorm will be near…Cokeville around 300 PM MDT. Other locations impacted by this storm include Cokeville MunicipalAirport.Frequent … Read more

University of California system will no longer require SAT and ACT scores for admission after settlement reached

The University of California system will no longer require SAT and ACT scores for admission after reaching a settlement agreement, a statement from the UC system said. UC first announced the new policy on April 1, 2020, for incoming freshman in fall of 2021, and in May of 2020 the regents board extended the policy … Read more

Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective

A study found that low- and regular-strength aspirin seem equally safe, effective for preventing additional heart problems in people who already have heart disease. WASHINGTON — An unusual study that had thousands of heart disease patients enroll themselves and track their health online as they took low- or regular-strength aspirin concludes that both doses seem … Read more

Don’t eat the Yellowstone snow: Elite ski resort aims to turn sewage into powder

About a dozen other ski areas across the U.S. have used wastewater to make artificial snow before, but the Yellowstone Club would be the first in Montana. YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on the Idaho Press website. An exclusive Montana resort wants to turn sewage into snow so that its … Read more

Your thoughts on nuclear energy? ISU and INL are giving away gift cards to find out

POCATELLO — Research teams at Idaho State University in Pocatello and Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls want to survey east Idahoans to find out their knowledge, opinions, and values when it comes to nuclear energy and preparedness. To do it, they have created this survey, and are asking for as many participants as they … Read more

Coeur d’Alene city councilor carries around blank vaccination cards ‘just to tick people off’

The councilmember said its his fear that “vaccine passports,” which Gov. Little banned on the state level, would “become the new segregation.” COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — One Coeur d’Alene city council member told The 208 that he doesn’t trust Democratic President Joe Biden’s or Republican Idaho Governor Brad’s Little’s promise of no vaccine passports and … Read more

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