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Voters reject Cassia County, Minidoka County and Filer school bonds  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Voters rejected the largest three school bonds in the March 12 election — Cassia County, Minidoka County and Filer — but approved smaller ...

9 Magic Valley school districts seek $103 million in March election  Times-News

FILER — More students want to go into Filer High School's career-technical programs, but there's not enough building space or teachers.

The Gideons distributed Bibles at a Filer school. Some parents and community members are upset.  Times-News

FILER — A decision to allow an international Christian organization to distribute Bibles last week after school hours at Filer Intermediate School has sparked ...

Weaver replaces Dong as Filer High School athletic director  Twin Falls Times-News

Filer High School officially hired a new athletic director on Tuesday, and she recently served the same role at a school in Filer's conference.

Filer School District to ask voters for at least $9.5M next year  Times-News

FILER — The Filer School District wants to bring a bond for facility projects — likely for somewhere between $9.5 million and $9.9 million — to voters in March ...

Blaine, Gooding, Camas, some Filer schools closed due to weather, illness  Twin Falls Times-News

Some Magic Valley schools are closed Wednesday due to weather or illness.

Filer's Sanford signs with Columbia Basin College baseball  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — If you ask Filer High School baseball coach Ty Hess what separates senior Kyle Sanford from other players, it isn't the athletic ability some are born ...

News Bite: 1 employee resigns and 4 hired in the Filer School District  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — With a couple of Filer school campuses near the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, it's no surprise Filer students head back to classes later than most.

Filer's Jardine signs with Montana Western football  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — One word comes to mind for coaches, both past and future, of Filer High School senior Garet Jardine:

News Bite: Who’s coming and going at Jerome, Kimberly, Filer and Buhl schools?  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Just before Christmas, Magic Valley school boards were still taking care of business like hiring new employees and accepting resignations.

News Bite: Who's leaving or getting hired at Twin Falls, Kimberly, Filer and Gooding schools?  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Who's leaving or getting hired at Magic Valley schools?

'A shooting star': Family and friends remember Filer 12-year-old Mia Trease  Times-News

FILER — Mia Trease had a bright smile, an outgoing personality, and she was energetic in everything she pursued.

Wonderful Wildcats: Filer tops Sugar-Salem for 1st state title since 1997  Times-News

MERIDIAN — In all four sets played between the Filer and Sugar-Salem high school volleyball teams in Saturday's 3A state championship match, the Diggers ...

Filer struggles down the stretch, falls in close one to Nampa Christian  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — For a while, things were going well for the Filer High School girls basketball team in its contest against Nampa Christian on Friday.

Filer community remembers Mia Trease  KMVT

Mia Trease, a 12-year-old Filer girl passed away, Wednesday after a year-long battle with cancer.

News Bite: New school employees in Jerome, Kimberly, Gooding, Filer and Buhl  Times-News

KIMBERLY — Magic Valley schools saw a flurry of hiring activity in mid-August.

PHOTOS: Filer Graduation | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Filer graduation ceremony at the College of Southern Idaho.

'After Fifties' Filer High School alumni sought | Southern Idaho Community News  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — The Filer High School After Fifties Alumni is seeking new members. People who graduated from Filer High School before 1970 are welcome to join.

'It's a show': Hammond, Huft help Kimberly roll over Filer  Times-News

KIMBERLY — As the dust settled and players convened with family and friends on the field at Kimberly High School on Friday night, there was only one way to ...

Hundreds pay respect to Filer softball player after losing battle to cancer  KMVT

FILER, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Mia Trease's life might have been cut short due to cancer, but she managed to live it to the fullest. Saturday marked her funeral and ...

Filer student invites firefighters for challenge aimed to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy  KMVT

Senior Garet Jardine, hosted the challenge at Filer High School's football field to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as part of his senior project.

Magic Valley Sports Podcast, Episode 31: Kimberly football coach Rich Bishop, Filer's Rob Anderson  Twin Falls Times-News

The Kimberly and Filer high school football teams open Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference play against each other on Friday. The coaches for both squads ...

Obituary Stephen Lee Hofland | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

January 24, 1959 – October 17, 2018. Stephen “Steve” Lee Hofland, a devoted family man and avid outdoorsman of Filer, Idaho, passed away Wednesday ...

Buhl topples Filer in regular season finale, earns No. 2 seed  Times-News

FILER — Buhl High School boys soccer player Josh Cruz recalled a chance he had on a through ball in his team's Aug. 24 match against Filer. One-on-one with ...

Gooding levels conference standings with wild comeback win at Filer  Times-News

FILER — After the second set of its match at Filer High School on Tuesday, the Gooding volleyball team convened by the bench to talk things over.

Filer softball repeats as district champion  Times-News

FILER — The race for the Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference softball title was tight in 2018, but a familiar face was back to claim the title.

PHOTOS: District Track Championships | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

The 2A and 3A District Track Championships at Filer High School.

Filer beats defending champion Bonners Ferry in state tournament  Twin Falls Times-News

IDAHO FALLS — For the second time in as many years, the Filer High School softball team has knocked the reigning 3A state champion out of the winner's ...

9 Magic Valley school districts will ask voters for money in Tuesday's election  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Tuesday is shaping up to be a busy Election Day, with nine Magic Valley school districts seeking millions of dollars in funding.

Obituary: Mia Rose Trease  Twin Falls Times-News

August 6, 2005 – July 11, 2018. Mia Rose Trease, age 12 of Filer Idaho, passed away at home surrounded by her family on July 11, 2018 after a brave and ...

News Bite: Who’s coming to and leaving Filer and Gooding schools? – May edition  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — It's almost summertime, but Filer and Gooding schools are already planning for next school year.

Filer's Marshall signs with Idaho State track  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — Mary-Kate Marshall didn't have many college track and field offers, and that was totally fine for her.

‘Stop the Bleed’: Teenagers want to provide bleeding control kits for schools  Twin Falls Times-News

After 17 students were killed in a February shooting at a Florida high school, two Magic Valley students decided to take action in case the unthinkable happens ...

Gallery: Filer High School Graduation | Southern Idaho Education  Twin Falls Times-News

Seniors graduate from Filer High School.

PHOTOS: Filer girls basketball played Kimberly | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Filer played Kimberly Thursday at Filer High School.

Trunk or Treat events  KMVT

List of family friendly activities through out the Magic Valley.

Obituary: Gloria Lee Schiffler | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

December 22, 1934 – July 21, 2018. Gloria Lee Sackett was born on December 22, 1934 to Orville and Ruth (DeMoss) Sackett in Filer, Idaho. She grew up on ...

Minidoka County schools to close at 12:30 p.m.  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT — Mindoka County schools will close early Wednesday — at 12:30 p.m. — due to snow.

A Filer teenager is getting the prestigious Horatio Alger $10000 college scholarship  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — Angel Martinez was in her school counselor's office Tuesday stressed about how to pay for college.

Obituary: Hugo Edwin Walter Meyer  Twin Falls Times-News

January 15, 1926—January 27, 2019. Hugo Edwin Walter Meyer went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ—Sunday, January 27, 2019. Hugo was born ...

PHOTOS: Times-News Top 100 Sports Photos of 2018 | Southern Idaho Sports  Times-News

Times-News photographers share their favorite sports images from 2018.

Fair animals go on the auction block: 1,455-pound grand champion steer sells for $11,640  Times-News

FILER — Few tears were shed as 4-H and FFA youths led their animals to the auction block Monday at the Twin Falls County Fair.

Obituary: Jimmy L. Nice  Twin Falls Times-News

Jimmy L. Nice, a 74 year old resident of Twin Falls, Idaho, passed away at his home surrounded by his wife and daughters on November 16, 2018, after a long ...

Idaho Technology Students Association builds small cars for kids with disabilities  KMVT

Some students across Idaho convened at the College of Southern Idaho to build some small cars for kids with disabilities.

News Bite: Who’s leaving and getting hired at Filer, Jerome and Gooding schools?  Twin Falls Times-News

GOODING — At Filer, Jerome and Gooding school campuses, dozens of school employees have resigned or were recently hired.

It's Election Day. Find out where to vote and what's on ballots  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — It's Election Day and nine Magic Valley school districts are seeking a levy or bond.

Filer High School makes four head coaching positions official  KMVT

FILER, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) Filer High School has been busy this summer filling four head coaching positions. Starting with girls soccer, Alain Serratos will ...

How 6 Magic Valley school districts are expanding their agriculture programs  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Jerome High School's agriculture program has grown exponentially since 1992 when there were only 45 students. Now, there are more than ...

'I didn't let my circumstances define me': Hagerman student wins $25K Horatio Alger National Scholarship  Times-News

HAGERMAN — Earlier in her childhood, Makenzy Whittekiend watched her parents go through a divorce, after which she could no longer live with her biological ...

Kimberly overcomes battle of turnovers at Filer | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — The sound of the final buzzer had to sound sweet to the Kimberly and Filer high school girls basketball teams.

Early voting begins Monday in Twin Falls County  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Early voting begins Monday for school bond and levy elections in Twin Falls County.

Obituary: Gordon Lynn Bennett  Twin Falls Times-News

1952—September 20, 2018. Gordon Lynn Bennett, age 66, of Buhl went to his Lord September 20th, 2018 at home and surrounded by his loving family ...

New year, same champs at the 2A/3A District 4 track championships  Times-News

FILER — The usual suspects in 3A and 2A District 4 track and field took home titles at Filer High School on Tuesday.

'Good people are around us': Five months after Mia's death, Trease family continues to see community support  Times-News

FILER — In just five months since 12-year-old Mia Trease died, her family has been busy helping others and creating new traditions to remember her.

Filer High School hires new football coach  KMVT

FILER, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) Filer High School has been in the process of finding its fourth head football coach this decade and the Wildcats succeeded.

News Bite: Who’s coming and going at Filer, Gooding, Kimberly and Jerome schools? -March edition  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — It's a game of musical chairs at Filer, Gooding, Kimberly and Jerome schools.

Filer graduate trying out for US Women's National Volleyball Team  KMVT

Filer High School graduate Sarah Sharp to participate in the U.S. Women's National team and U.S. Collegiate National team volleyball tryouts.

Magic Valley's Distinguished Young Women program is Tuesday  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — The Distinguished Young Women of Magic Valley program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Roper Auditorium at Twin Falls High School, ...

5 life lessons 4-H and FFA children learn by raising animals  Times-News

FILER — Klarissa Gnesa was making final preparations the afternoon of Aug. 30 before showing her sheep at the Twin Falls County Fair.

Obituary: Cheryl Strolberg  Twin Falls Times-News

September 16, 1949 – December 1, 2018. Cheryl Strolberg finished baking her last batch of chocolate chip cookies on Saturday, December 1, 2018 and then ...

Filer student in top five of IHSAA Interscholastic Stars  KMVT

Filer High School's Brooke Mason was selected for the Idaho High School Activities Association biannual Interscholastic Star Student Recognition Awards.

Camas County School District in Fairfield is seeking supplemental levy renewal  Twin Falls Times-News

FAIRFIELD — The Camas County School District will seek renewal of its supplemental levy during the March election.

Obituary: Pat Fisher | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

November 15, 1922 – July 11, 2018. Pat Fisher passed from this life the morning of July 11, 2018 at the age of 95. She was born Patricia Evelyn Beem on ...

VIDEOS: Times-News football media day | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Times-News

Nineteen of the 26 Magic Valley high school football teams attended the Times-News' 2018 media days (in Burley on Aug. 8, in Twin Falls on Aug. 9). In addition ...

Smooth Handoff: After 29 Years as Filer AD, Patterson Passes Baton to 31-Year-Old Dong  Times-News

FILER • LaRell Patterson didn't even want to be an athletic director.

New Idaho law now in effect means those who threaten schools can be charged with a felony  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — After a flurry of school security threats this winter across Idaho an updated state law aims to crack down on offenders and hand down harsher ...

Angie Wyatt Invitational in the books, high school sports roundup  KMVT

FILER, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) The Idaho weather doesn't always play nice, especially with track meets. But still, athletes converged at Filer High School for the ...

Teenage vaping: E-cigarettes are No. 1 cause of school suspensions  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Magic Valley school districts and health officials are pushing for more education for teenagers and their parents about the dangers of vaping.

Two Magic Valley teens named FFA state officers  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Two Magic Valley students were elected as new Idaho State FFA officers at the leadership conference April 7 in Twin Falls.

Filer's Hallie Oyler signs with Idaho State golf  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER – Hallie Oyler only received one golf scholarship offer from a four-year college. It was all she needed.

Police: Boy pulled gun on students near Magic Valley High School  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Police are seeking a warrant for the arrest of a boy they say pulled a gun on students of Magic Valley High School at an intersection not.

Best of District 4 track and field announced  Twin Falls Times-News

District 4 coaches announced the all-district track and field teams on Thursday. The teams are based on the top six times recorded at the district meet, regardless ...

News Bite: Who’s getting hired and leaving from Twin Falls, Filer and Gooding schools?  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — To prepare for a new school starting in late August — or early September in some communities — there's a hiring frenzy underway at Magic ...

Repeat winners saturate 2A/3A district track meet  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — First-time winners littered the 2A/3A District IV track meet. But more often than not, the cream rose to the top.

Girls Thrower of the Year: Katie Hughes, Filer  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — Katie Hughes tried to ignore the fact that she wasn't getting much competition.

Obituary: Hallie West Weighall  Twin Falls Times-News

March 20, 2002 - November 25, 2016. FILER - When you close your eyes to think of an angel, I believe you will see Hallie's face. So perfect and beautiful and full ...

School Bus collides with car near Filer  KMVT

FILER, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - An adult was transported to the St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center for minor injuries after being rear-ended by a school bus ...

Candlelight vigil set up for fallen Filer student-athlete  KMVT

FILER, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) Filer High School is seeking the community's assistance to help the family of a fallen student athlete. Hallie Weighall tragically lost her ...

Gooding police detain student after school shooting threat  Times-News

GOODING — Gooding police detained a middle school student Tuesday and charges are pending after the boy reportedly made a school shooting threat.

'Huge in his character': 24-year-old with rare form of dwarfism dies  Times-News

FILER — Everywhere Annette Blackett took her son, she expected someone would know him.

$3 Million Remodel Underway at Filer Store  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER • A $3 million facelift is underway at the family owned Logan's Market in Filer. Population growth and a need to compete with larger out-of-town retailers ...

Obituary: Robert Ruhter | Magic Valley Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

February 3, 1951 - October 11, 2016. FILER - Robert Dean Ruhter, 65, left us on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at home, peacefully in his sleep; for reasons only ...

Champion Filer, Overlooked Kimberly Seek to Keep 3A Title  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER • If the stars align correctly, the second round of the 3A state softball tournament could look a lot like another run-of-the-mill matchup in the Sawtooth ...

Filer Wildcats, Buhl Indians  Twin Falls Times-News

On the surface, the Filer Wildcats struggled to get traction in 2014, but first-year head Robert Kohler expected plenty of road-bumps as he rebuilds a ...

Filer Receiver Enjoys Football, New Lease on Life  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER • A year after beating leukemia, Filer's Jared Lott decided he'd let loose a bit.

NFL QB Kellen Moore Visits Filer High School  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER • It was the best-kept secret in town. Filer High School students knew an NFL player would visit Wednesday, but they didn't know who. The school's Fuel ...

Magic Valley's Distinguished Young Women program is March 22  Twin Falls Times-News

BUHL — The Distinguished Young Women of Magic Valley program will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 22 at Buhl High School.

ISP: Idaho teen killed in head-on crash  USA TODAY High School Sports

An 18-year-old from Hollister is dead after police say he was hit by a wrong-way driver.

PHOTO BLOG: The PROMise of a Busy Night  Times-News

One thing was certain going into my Saturday evening shift last week; it was going to be a long night. With three different proms to shoot and galleries due ...

6 decades of Dilettantes  Times-News

Every time they step on stage, the Dilettantes have 59 years of community musical theater to uphold.

Xavier Charter School Hires Administrator  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS • Gary Moon, a longtime Magic Valley educator, has been hired as head of schools at Xavier Charter School.

Declo's Duncan has sights set on multiple state titles; 2A/3A Track roundup  KMVT

FILER, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) I think if temperatures dropped ten degrees, it would be more favorable conditions for area track athletes. Filer High School hosted ...

Gooding, Hansen hire new athletic directors  Twin Falls Times-News

The Gooding and Hansen high school athletic departments will have new leaders for the 2017-18 school year.

Filer Employees Receive Dog Training in Wake of Police Shooting  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER, Idaho • Jim Osorio preaches what he practices.

Peyton Richardson of Twin Falls to walk on at University of Idaho  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS – Twin Falls High School standout Peyton Richardson signed on last week to play football at the University of Idaho. Richardson will join the team ...

Filer Student Leads Health Program  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER • Ashley Lekkerkerk, a Filer High School sophomore, is one of 33 Idaho students chosen as state representatives for Fuel Up to Play 60, an in-school ...

Magic Valley’s Distinguished Young Woman Program  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — The Distinguished Young Women Program of Magic Valley will be held Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. at the Buhl High School Auditorium.

Hidden History: Winter of 1948-49 Was Beautiful and Treacherous  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER • Rex Reed still remembers the winter of 1948-49.

Memorial gallery: October | Southern Idaho Local News  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.

Gooding, Buhl Move on in 3A District Tournament  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS • If the two regular season meetings between Buhl and Kimberly were a roller-coaster, Wednesday night's matchup between the two in the ...

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