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Q&A with ITD About Travel for Solar Eclipse
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Idaho roads were not designed for the kind of heavy traffic that is expected over the next several days – but that is exactly what they’ll experience leading up to and after Monday’s solar eclipse.
Here’s What the Solar Eclipse Will Look Like in Your Neck of the Woods
If you’re not able to visit the solar eclipse’s path of totality on Monday, don’t fret too much. If you live in south-central Idaho, chances are you’ll be able to catch a pretty glimpse of the solar event.
No Tolerance for Drunk Driving, Say Highway Safety Officials
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Two busy travel weekends are coming up – this weekend before the solar eclipse and Labor Day weekend – both which increase the risks on roads and highways.
Faulkner Planetarium Expands Schedule of Solar Eclipse Film
If you’re planning to view the solar eclipse, you might want to plan a visit to the Faulkner Planetarium before the big event.
Public Open House Planned for South Jerome Interchange
JEROME, Idaho — Mark your calendars for next Wednesday, Aug. 23, when you’ll have the chance to review and provide comment on the selected design concept for the reconstruction of the Interstate 84 South Jerome Interchange.
Plan Ahead for Solar Eclipse
It’s almost here: the solar eclipse, visible for the first time in Idaho since 1979, will take place this coming Monday, Aug. 21.
CSI to Close Center in Blaine County on Monday
HAILEY, Idaho (KLIX) – Anticipated transportation and infrastructure challenges will prompt the closure of the College of Southern Idaho’s Blaine County Center on Monday, Aug. 21.
ITD: Travel Safe for Eclipse and Don’t Start a Wildfire
Did you know that simply driving your car can, in some instances, be the means of starting a wildfire?
Tuesday is Last Day to Enter Second Controlled Hunt Drawing
JEROME, Idaho (KLIX) – You have one more day to enter the second controlled hunt drawing in which more than 3,300 unclaimed tags are available.
Crash Blocks I-84 Traffic Near Mountain Home
UPDATE: A 70-year-old man was struck by a semi and died after he was rejected from a vehicle during a rollover on Friday afternoon on Interstate 84.
Tax Permit Needed If You Plan to Rent for Solar Eclipse
If you’re planning to rent your property for the upcoming solar eclipse, you need to collect the Idaho sales and lodging taxes that apply – even if the rental is for one day only, according to the Idaho State Tax Commission.
Road Sealing Project Near Ketchum Begins Sept. 5
KETCHUM, Idaho – A four-mile section of road work on Highway 75 will begin after Labor Day weekend.