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Breaking News.  Two people are dead following a six vehicle pileup that completely blocked I-84 near Jerome last night.  The accident at milepost 168 was reported just after 7 pm.  A car driven by 36 year old Brian Trappen of Jerome was eastbound in the westbound lane of travel police say.  Another vehicle swerved to avoid hitting Trappen and ended up rolling into the median and came to rest in the eastbound lanes of travel.  Another vehicle then collided head on with Trappens vehicle.  Three more vehicles were either sideswiped or rear ended other vehicles.  One person was ejected, two were air lifted to regional medical facilitis and 51 year old Maricruz Lenhart of Middleton and a Juvenile driver died at the scene.  Both directions of the freeway were blocked for nearly five hours.  Crews remain on scene this morning continuing their investigation.

The second day of a weekend airshow at a U.S. Air Force base in southwestern Idaho has been dedicated to the veteran hang glider pilot who died in Saturday's crash. Air Force officials identified the pilot killed as Dan Buchanan of Dayton, Nevada. Sunday's Gunfighter Skies Air & Space Celebration at Mountain Home Air Force Base continued in his honor.

A white powdery substance found at a Twin Falls Chevron gas station came back negative, after Twin Falls hazmat crews concluded it not to be chemically hazardous.  Yesterday morning Twin Falls Fire investigated a container that was found at the gas station at the corner of Blue Lakes and Filer Avenue.  By early afternoon Hazmat concluded the substance was not harmful. 

Twin Falls Police are looking for a white man described at 6-foot 2 with an athletic build.  He has long dark hair and blue eyes wearing a black hoodie with an orange logo, dark colored pants and driving an older brown Chevrolet pickup.  He is wanted in connection with the report of a knife-wielding man who threatened a woman walking her dogs Sunday afternoon at Rock Creek Park in Twin Falls.  The woman said a man came out of the bushes near the RV Park at about 5:30 p.m. and rushed toward her.  Call the police if you have info. 

Hayden De Casas was in court Friday on charges of altering, damaging or destroying computers and criminal possession of a financial transaction card.  He was arrested when he tried to use drink tokens that were stolen during the burglary at the Cove Bar in April.

Vet Doctor Terry Zech will fill former Lincoln County Commissioner Cresley McConnell’s seat until January according to Idaho Governor Butch Otter.  He will be sworn in this morning at 9:30 in the commissioner’s room at the courthouse in Shoshone. 

In sports, former College of Southern Idaho basketball player Danya Kingsby has a new home.  Kingsby just signed with LSU and will have two years of eligibility remaining.  The Milwaukee native helped the Golden Eagles finish second in the nation last March, leading them all the way to the title game. He averaged 13.3 points and 3.7 assists per game for Southern Idaho, while shooting 38.2% from three-point range.  Kingsby originally signed with Pittsburgh, but re-opened the recruiting process when the head coach was let go.

Today:  Sunny. High 87F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight:  A clear sky. Low near 60F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow:  Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 89F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny
High 84 (Mountains: 80)

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny
High 84 (Mountains: 79)

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny
High 84 (Mountains: 79)

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny
High 85 (Mountains: 79)

June 4th: On this day

1937

Born on this day in San Benito, Texas, was Country musician Freddy Fender who had the 1975 US Country #1 hit "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" and is known for his work in the groups Los Super Seven and the Texas Tornados. Fender died on 14th October 2006.

 

1969

Johnny Cash released At San Quentin, his 31st overall album and a recording of a live concert given by Cash to the inmates of San Quentin State Prison. As well as being released on record the concert was filmed by Granada Television from the UK. The album was a follow-up to Cash's previous live album, the critically acclaimed and commercially successful At Folsom Prison.

1976

Born on this day in Mount Gambier, South Australia, was country singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers who has scored 4 Australian #1 hits and the 2001 US top 20 album Barricades & Brickwalls.

2001

John Hartfod died at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, aged 63. An American folk, country and bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, Hartford recorded over 30 albums, as well as being featured on the soundtrack to the 2000 film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

2002

Kenny Chesney's seventh album No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems album went gold and platinum. It produced five chart singles on the Billboard country music charts between 2002 and 2003: "The Good Stuff" was the biggest hit of Chesney's career at the time, not only spending seven weeks at the top of the country charts, but also becoming Billboard's #1 country single of 2002.

2011

A house fire destroyed the home of Trace Adkins and his family; his three daughters and a dog, who were home when the fire started, all escape safely.