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Thursday 092718

The Dietrich School District said they have closed school for the rest of the week because of an odor.  Crews are currently installing the new Gym floor.  Monday students will return and games are still continuing as planned.

A two vehicle crash at the intersection of North 600 West and West 800  North in Minidoka County sent 30 year old Venessa Savage of Heyburn to the hospital.  She collided with a school bus after the bus failed to yield at a stop sign.  Traffic was blocked for about two hours Monday afternoon.

A northern Idaho man is scheduled to stand trial in December after police say he yelled racial slurs at members of a Spokane church youth group and battered the youth group's leader.  Richard Sovenski of Hayden, Idaho has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor battery and felony malicious harassment charges. The charges stem from an incident July 12 at a McDonald's restaurant. The youth group leader told police that Sovenski pushed him to the ground and punched him and yelled racial slurs at the group.

Idaho State Police seized nearly 10 pounds of meth from a vehicle during a traffic stop on I-84.  Troopers pulled the driver over near Caldwell, and after a search, confiscated 9.8 pounds of methamphetamine from inside of the vehicle.

A lodge in Sun Valley is preparing to reopen after a fire earlier this year caused more than $1 million in damages to the building. The Sun Valley Resort says the Warm Springs Day Lodge should reopen by Christmas. Skiing and riding on the Warm Springs side of Bald Mountain should begin around the second week in December, depending on weather and conditions. The cause of the fire was never determined.

Police say a 16-year-old boy died in a Nampa shooting.  Nampa police say the shooting occurred around 10 p.m. Tuesday.  Police said in an early Wednesday tweet that the teen's death is being investigated as a homicide.  The motive of the shooting is unknown.

In local sports, first to Girls Soccer, it was Kimberly outlasting Declo 3 to 2.  Wendell beat Buhl 4 to 1 and Filer shut out Bliss 8 to zip.

In boys soccer it was Bliss 4 Filer 2 and Buhl 4 Wendell 0. 

And to Volleyball, Twin Falls 3 Wood River 1, Declo 3 Kimberly 1 and it was Shoshone 3 Hagerman 2. 

Today:  Sunny skies.  Winds: SW 5-10 mph  High: 80 (Mountains: 75)

Tonight:  Clear skies. Low 47F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow:  Sunny skies. High 81F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

TOMORROW NIGHT: Mostly clear.

Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

Low: 52 (Mountains: 46)

SATURDAY: Partly cloudy.

High: 83 (Mountains: 77)

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy.

High: 68 (Mountains: 65)

MONDAY: Partly cloudy.

High: 75 (Mountains: 68)

TUESDAY: Chance of showers.

High: 70 (Mountains: 64)

WEDNESDAY: Chance of showers.

High: 67 (Mountains: 62)

September 27th: On this day


Hank Snow was at #1 on the Country music singles charts with "I'm Moving On". The song, stayed at the top of the charts for 21 weeks and was the first of seven #1 Billboard country hits Snow scored throughout his career.


Special guests on this week's Johnny Cash ABC television music variety show included, Roy Orbison, Creedence Clearwater Revival, (who performed “Bad Moon Rising”), Phil Harris and Bobbi Martin. Roy Orbison performed a version of “Pretty Woman” with Cash and “Crying”.


The first edition of Dolly the television variety show hosted by Dolly Parton was aired on ABC. Guest stars featured in the series included Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Tyne Daly, Bruce Willis, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Tom Petty, Tom Selleck, the Neville Brothers, Alabama, Willie Nelson, Glen Campbell, Dudley Moore, and Oprah Winfrey.


Tim McGraw was at #1 on the Country chart with his second album Not a Moment Too Soon. Spending 29 weeks at #1, it became Billboard's best selling Country album of 1994, and The Academy of Country Music named it Album of the Year in 1994.


LeAnn Rimes released her tenth studio album Lady & Gentlemen, Rimes' second cover album which featured songs by male country artist, including Vince Gill, who helped produce the album, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, and Waylon Jennings.