Avery Brizzee is the namesake for the Bravery for Avery event, a race that’s in its second year. At the age of six, Avery was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood dementia called Sanfilippo Syndrome. “At 5-years-old she wasn’t where she needed to be as far as motor skills,” Jessika Torrans, Avery’s mother says. Originally Avery’s parents thought that she had a behavioral disorder and they also had Avery perform an IQ test in an attempt to identify her condition.
As we roll into the weekend, these are your Evening Headlines... A local man is in jail after being accused of sexual exploitation of a child. Plus, a student at BYU-Idaho is seeking to bring the subject of banned books to the forefront of the conversation. Then, the Yellowstone Safari Park is now open in Rexburg.
Braden Chancellor, an undergraduate curator at the David O. McKay Library at BYU-Idaho, has put together a new exhibit at the library titled, “Controversial Conversations.” The exhibit highlights the trend of book banning that has been widespread throughout the United States, recently. He invites students, faculty and the public to get involved in the conversation as the exhibit showcases the history of book banning the world over. Article: https://www.byui.edu/radio/student-curator-invites-you-to-get-involved-in-the-book-banning-conversation
These are your Morning Headlines... A new report finds more than half of the sewage facilities in Idaho had pollution violations in 2022. Also, the president of Hungary met with students and faculty at Brigham Young University this week. Lastly, your dreams of flying could come true tomorrow at an open house and fly-in at Rigby Airport.
These are your Evening Headlines... Authorities have identified the man found dead in the Portneuf River earlier this week. Plus, there are some in college who decide to come back to the classroom after they graduate. Then, President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland will not attend General Conference this weekend — an update on their health.
Student reporter, Chandler Guadagnin, sits down with Benjamin Pacini, a faculty member in the Elementary, Early, and Special Education Department at BYU-Idaho. They cover topics like faith, the challenges and blessings of teaching, and the extraordinary mission of BYU-Idaho.
These are your Morning Headlines... The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has issued a health advisory for Henry's Lake. Also, due to a partial government shutdown that could start this weekend National parks and nearby communities could forego millions of dollars per day. Lastly, the Utah Jazz announced news details on how fans can watch basketball games this season.
For this Wednesday, these are your Evening Headlines... Police are asking for your help to find an Idaho Falls man who has been missing for three weeks. Plus, four more measles cases have been confirmed in Idaho. Then, you and your family can learn how to ice skate for free. And, the Church History Department has concluded an investigation into how former Church president, John Taylor's, pocket watch was damaged.
Cody Miller talks with Malia Taylor about I-Serve and about the SuperServe event for Spirit Week 2023 happening this Monday, October 3 from 6-8 P.M.
Martin-Dietze Hermosa, a faculty member in the Human Performance and Recreation Department at BYU-Idaho, sits down with Chandler Guadagnin to talk about what the Human Performance and Recreation Department has to offer, offers some workout tips, and much more.
These are your Morning Headlines... The superintendent of the Salmon School District says they're investigating a racist social media post. Also, there have been credible sightings of a man who has been missing since early September. Lastly, Pocatello will host the first Harvest Lantern Festival this weekend.
These are your Evening Headlines for September 26, 2023... A local man is arrested for possession of meth. Plus, Brother Jason Williams taught that The Book of Mormon is all about repentance — a recap of today's BYU-Idaho devotional. Then, a local film studio is hosting a Halloween short film contest.
Jason Williams' devotional address titled, "Thy Sins are Forgiven Thee": What the Book of Mormon Teaches about Repentance was given at BYU-Idaho on September 26, 2023.
These are your Morning Headlines... The Idaho GOP is fighting a lawsuit from Bingham County Republicans. Also, you can submit your ideas for the Grand Tetons National Park's future layout. Lastly, a local scout troop member organized the installation of two life jacket borrowing stations along the Portneuf River in Pocatello.
These are your Evening Headlines... The trial date for a former Idaho Falls attorney accused of drug trafficking is scheduled. Plus, the home opener of the Idaho Falls Spud Kings is coming up. Then, two traffic lights in Idaho Falls may soon be removed.
These are your Morning Headlines... Starting today through Wednesday, parts of Interstate 15 and Interstate 86 in Pocatello will have nighttime closures. Also, an Idaho Falls City Councilman is choosing not to seek re-election. Lastly, the U-Pick Red Barn is kicking off the fall season with a light ceremony.
These are your Friday Evening Headlines... A hearing in the case of Bryan Kohberger has been delayed to next month. Plus, a frost advisory goes into effect tonight for much of Eastern Idaho. Then, you can listen to some of your favorite Beatles' songs, live, tomorrow night at the Romance Theatre.
Student reporter, Chandler Guadagnin sits down with Mike Christopherson, a faculty member in the Elementary and Special Education Department at BYU-Idaho. They discuss all that the education department has to offer and how people can get involved.
Elder Juan Pablo Villar, of the Seventy, and his wife Sister Carola Villar address the students of BYU-Idaho at the BYU-Idaho devotional on September 19, 2023.
These are your Morning Headlines... Police need witnesses to a crash on Highway 26 that killed a young man. Also more than 68 thousand gallons of liquid radioactive waste has been treated in the Idaho cleanup project. Lastly, a man from Rexburg competes in a national mullet competition.
Artist, Gerald Julien Griffin, sits down with Brandon Isle to talk about his art exhibit which is being featured in the Spori Art Gallery titled, "The Road Less Traveled By ... A Retrospective." It opens tonight and will remain on display until October 19.
These are your Morning Headlines... The man suspected in the murders of four University of Idaho students will have two court hearings tomorrow. Plus, Governor Brad Little has appointed a new state public defender. Then, the 6th Annual Greater Yellowstone Crane Festival is happening this weekend in Driggs.
REXBURG — The Puzzle Pals, a rag-tag puzzling crew from eastern Idaho, have taken their passion for piecing things together and placed it on a competitive table. Lisa Benson, the team captain, and her three teammates, Kanani and Bryce Hepworth, and Natalie enjoy doing puzzles as a holiday pastime. That was until Benson got more curious about the sport.
These are your Evening Headlines for Wednesday, September 20, 2023... The man accused of killing a couple of Rexburg is set to go to trial next month. Plus, Pocatello Police are asking for your help to find the people responsible for firing multiple gunshots at O-K Ward Park in Pocatello. Then, the Eastern Idaho State Fair broke multiple attendance records this year. Finally, you can go to se the Orchestra at Temple Square and get tickets to the Tabernacle Choir's Christmas concert.