Taking a byte out of crime

Deputy Michael Sibbett checks his computer while wearing a body camera at the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. “I’d rather have it than not,” Sibbetts said. The sheriff’s office currently has eight cameras but would like to get to 60. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

A new law passed by Idaho’s Legislature last month has local law enforcement looking at the best way to balance the cost of storing evidentiary video footage. 

Governor hopefuls go on attack as primary nears

This image is from a current Tommy Ahlquist for governor ad that targets Ahlquist’s leading rivals for the GOP nomination for governor of Idaho, Raul Labrador and Brad Little. Screen shot

BOISE – Candidates for governor of Idaho have been filling the airwaves with campaign commercials, and as the May 15 Idaho primary election approaches, many have gone on the attack.

Fly expo draws large crowd

Darrell Brown, of Southeast Fly Fishers, shows Logan Grose, 10, and Isaiah Grose how to tie a fly during the East Idaho Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Expo at the Shilo Inn on Friday. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

The 25th annual East Idaho Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Expo got off to a busy start Friday at the Shilo Inn. The event, which each year draws top tiers from around the state, the nation and the world, this year attracted nearly 130, along with numerous vendors, outfitters, guides and fishermen. An estimated 200 members of the public attended the event.

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