Andrew Weeks is an award-winning journalist who has spent most of his career in the newspaper and magazine arenas. When he's not filing stories, he enjoys the arts and spending time outdoors.
Nampa Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes
A Nampa man will live behind bars for more than half of the next decade for distributing methamphetamine and possessing an unregistered firearm.
Idaho Supreme Court Rules Medicaid Expansion is Constitutional
The court dismissed arguments that the measure was unconstitutional because it violated the separation of powers between federal and state governments.
New Technology Allows First Responders to Pinpoint Cellphone Callers
County law officers are now able to receive fast and accurate locations of cellphone callers that dial 911.
Avalanche Risk Elevated in Sawtooth Mountains
The avalanche danger was elevated on Tuesday in the upper Sawtooth Mountains.
Elk Herd Hit by Train in Eastern Idaho
More than 30 elk were killed after being hit by a train recently in eastern Idaho.
No Criminal Charges for Trooper in Officer-involved Shooting
An Idaho State Police trooper will not face criminal charges for the officer-involved shooting that happened last Nov. 2 that took the life of an Idaho Falls man.
Former Jerome Sheriff Sentenced for Misusing Public Money
A former Jerome sheriff is on probation for the next three years for misusing public funds.
Crews Train for Structure Fires in Twin Falls
Crews were called to fight a structure Friday in downtown Twin Falls. Luckily it was only training.
New Hunting Rules in Place for Some Big Game Animals
The Gem State has new hunting rules for bighorn sheep, moose and mountain goat.
Mountain Lion Sightings on the Rise in Wood River Valley
The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office said in a social media post that some locations where the big cats have been seen include near several neighborhoods.
Idaho Woman Sentenced for Insurance Fraud
Danielle Collins, 38, of Shelley pleaded guilty in November and was sentenced on Monday, according to Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.
Proposed Bill Aims to Raise Idaho’s Minimum Wage
Two Idaho lawmakers have proposed a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage.