Friday, February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement on the prospect of a national emergency declaration by the president:   "As long-time proponents of both immigration reform and greater border security, the Chamber shares in the frustration about the lack of legislative progress on both issues. "Our nation’s founders ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Friday, February 08, 2019
The Office of the Governor Proclamation Whereas, Mr. I.B. Perrine of Wood River Valley was shown a place to winter his cattle in the Snake River Canyon at the Blue Lakes by Charles Shirley Walgamott in the 1880's; and WHEREAS, Mr. Perrine envisioned water on the desert plains above the Snake River and with the help of wealthy financiers from the Eastern United States, create a dam on the Snake ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 08, 2019
Not worth the risk: Prescription drug abuse and vaping information panel offered in Magic Valley   MAGIC VALLEY- Nearly one in four teens admit to using a prescription drug that wasn’t prescribed to them by a doctor, and a recent survey from the Food and Drug Administration shows 3.6 million middle and high school students are now using e-cigarettes (vapes) in the United States. “This is an ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
The Jerome County Historical Society has been working on the 100th birthday celebration of Jerome County for three years. No other county in Idaho has held a celebration at their 100-year mark. Jerome County is the 43rd county in the 43rd state.  On February 8, 1919, Governor D.W. Davis signed Jerome County into existence. On Friday, February 8, 2019, at 10 a.m., a proclamation signed by Governor ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 24, 2019
MAGIC AND WOOD RIVER VALLEYS – South Central Public Health District (Public Health) is announcing two new WIC clinics to help mothers and children in the Magic Valley and Wood River Valley choose, and afford, healthier lifestyles.   "Families are often not able to access the services they need because of work or limited transportation. Bringing services to the families helps them keep up with ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Influenza Is Now Widespread In the United States, What the Public Needs To Know   MAGIC VALLEY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting widespread influenza activity in most of the United States, including Idaho. South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) wants to remind the public, this is the time of year we tend to see influenza-like illnesses start to peak in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release