I.F. war hero’s remains identified after 68 years

courtesy of the Columbus (Neb.) Telegram Randy Chinn, pictured at age 66 in 2014, holds a picture of the father he never knew. Master Sgt. Leonard Chinn of Idaho Falls was killed in Korea in 1950. His remains were identified last week. courtesy of the Columbus (Neb.) Telegram

Army Master Sgt. Leonard Chinn was a hero from Idaho Falls. After 68 years missing in action, his remains have been identified. “It’s overwhelming,” said Randy Chinn, his son, on hearing the news. “I never knew him. He’s never had a burial or a memorial.”

Man hospitalized after car goes into canal

An emergency responder wades into a canal at the intersection of 17th St. and 45th E. to check on a car that was involved in an accident Thursday.

At approximately 4:40 p.m. this afternoon, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies and Idaho Falls Ambulance responded to the intersection of 17th St. and 45th E. to a vehicle in the canal. As emergency personnel arrived they discovered that an adult male had driven his vehicle through the intersection and into the canal where it was pushed sideways by the water. A city of Ammon Public Works employee happened upon the crash just prior to first responders and was able to break a window and free the man from inside.

3 wolves killed near Stanley after sheep attacks

In this Jan. 14, 1995, photo, a wolf leaps across a road into the wilds of Central Idaho north of Salom, Idaho. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, said it killed the wolves earlier this month near Stanley at the request of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game after confirming wolves killed six sheep. (AP Photo/Douglas Pizac, file)

Three wolves have been killed by federal authorities in central Idaho near Stanley, an action blasted by an environmental group.

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