Governor Little talks about Idaho’s anniversary on July 3rd, the state’s history, and how it relates to Independence Day on the 4th.
Governor Brad Little and Jeff Carr from the Museum of Idaho give historical details about Idaho's founding and admittance into the union.
Baby Swag is a baby clothes store that has opened on Main St. in Rexburg. Owned and operated by Copper Quist, it features activities for mothers and their children.
BYU-Idaho's Theatre Department is putting on a unique performance of “Robin Hood” where the audience circles the actors and becomes part of the performance.
Philip Crane shares spiritual lessons from sports and other interests, and how to armor ourselves against the spiritual whirlwinds of the world and “win the race.”
Nexus Mortgage Lending is hosting a pickleball tournament in Idaho Falls to raise money for veterans in Idaho through Quick Response Force.
Dahlia’s Hope is a non-profit organization that helps the victims of sex trafficking and is holding the Color of Hope Festival this weekend in Rexburg.
Adults, teens, and children will be competing for cash prizes in the Art Grows Rexburg contest at Hemming Village.
Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah has needed a new art building to help support majors that have become more prevalent over the years like animation and filmmaking.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has renovated a Family History Center in Idaho Falls.
The Rexburg Community Theatre (RCT) is ready to perform “The Sound of Music” after years of hiatus and opening night is this weekend.
Mindfulness methods and practices are used for mental health and stress management and BYU-Idaho offers free classes for students and staff to help slow down and find peace in the moment
Yoga Wellness Connection is a new yoga studio and events center in Idaho Falls that aims to allow the community to come together despite our many differences.
On the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park, a flood led to an evacuation and closing of the park, and Idaho Falls is helping carry the load for visitors.
Rose Datoc Dall is an artist well-known for her religious artwork that has been used by The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Cam Sholly answered questions about the flooding in a news conference Tuesday.
A new game store is coming to Rexburg with a focus on games like Pokémon and Magic: The Gathering, along with a strong commitment to creating a stronger and more friendly gaming community in town.
BYU-Idaho devotional speaker, Jason Flora, talks about serving others, improving ourselves and how hard work helps us draw closer to God.
Retired BYU-Idaho professor, Jeff Hochstrasser, had the idea for My Quick Pitch, an app to help job seekers introduce themselves to potential employers.
Hope and Recovery Resource Center Inc. is an addiction recovery center in Eastern Idaho that is starting a new program that centers on healing and recovery for the whole family.
PAN is a contemporary dance show that tells the untold story of Peter Pan through music, dance and almost no words.
The cursive standard for Idaho schools has made a comeback after much opposition.
Flourish Point Inc. is hosting a pride event at Porter Park in Rexburg, and the community is invited to come out and show their support for LGBTQ+ individuals in the area.
BYU-Idaho offers suicide prevention training throughout the semester on multiple Saturdays.
This Saturday, NBC Historical Park in Shelley will hold a cottagecore-themed picnic complete with a variety of small classes. Bring a picnic lunch, your art or hand-crafting project, or an instrument “for a quiet afternoon of fun!”
Tonight, BYU-Idaho is holding an all-women quartet performance in the Snow Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.
Idaho National Laboratory has opened its EBR-1 Museum for the first time since the pandemic, and is excited to take you on a free tour of one of Idaho’s most historically significant landmarks.
A couple from Idaho Falls is putting together a gala dinner and variety show concert to raise money for Ukrainians in need.
This weekend the city of Idaho Falls will be offering a new public transport system similar to Uber or Lyft, offering rides to anywhere in town for just $3.
Libraries across the state are starting their annual summer reading programs, as school comes a close, to help people of all ages, especially children, keep their literacy skills sharp.
Lane Williams talks about the truthfulness of The Book of Mormon and its importance in his life and ours.
Jon Colon organized a Child Safety Day to help the community be safe and have fun.
A new exhibit is showing at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho. Sisters Retrospective features the art of artists who are sisters.
An Idaho Farmers Market Association representative explains why farmers markets are important to communities
Ariel Agenbroad is the treasurer of the Idaho Farmers Market Association and she explains why farmers markets are important to the community.
The charity program Eyes 4 Zimbabwe provides the people of Zimbabwe with cataract surgery, school supplies, newborn kits and even missionary supplies.
We can receive the blessings of heaven if we seek, act, listen and receive is the message the BYU-Idaho devotional speaker taught students at BYU-Idaho this week.
BYU-Idaho offers peer-to-peer workshops that teach students how to navigate the world of dating, and form healthy relationships.
Student-run businesses are popping up on campus and now is your chance to see what they have to offer.
Dr. Jani Radebaugh has explored the world throughout her career and has learned a lot through her research
ABSTRACT: IDeal Idaho 529 is an education savings program that helps parents save money for their children’s education. The organization has been celebrating significant growth within the last year.
Kevin Greene is the general manager for the Idaho Falls Chukars and he said they are always excited for the next season. An exhibition game is May 21 with the season opener on May 25.
Bonneville County Master Gardener is putting on a Plant Promotion to sell locally grown houseplants and garden starters as a fundraiser.
Eliza Schmidt is the President of Friends of the Marshall Public Library and she explains the summer sales and how they came to be.
Elder Arnulfo Valenzuela, a General Authority Seventy and a member of the Mexico Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared his testimony of the Holy Ghost and taught why it’s important to follow the promptings of the Spirit in his BYU-Idaho devotional address.
Doug Stutz is the founder and president of Rexburg Track Club and he founded it due to his passion for helping the next generation get involved in track events.
The Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department has launched a new volunteer program, along with a park and field adoption system, for individuals and groups to help beautify the parks in the community.
Claire Yoo, a junior at IFHS, has been invited to be a part of Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America as a violinist.
Jake Romney, the dean of Online Programs at BYU-Idaho shared in his devotional address how he has remained steadfast in his testimony of Christ. He teaches how we can do the same.
Madison High School is hosting a kite flying event tomorrow with Madison Cares and Optum Healthcare at the Bobcat Stadium.
The best find on the best dime — How spring cleaning is defining the success of local thrift stores and boutiques
If you enjoy thrifting, spring cleaning season is about to fill thrift store shelves with donated items.
MUSIC has proposed and recieved approval for hosting a life-sized derby next to the temple.
With all the growth at BYU-Idaho comes a need to expand, and maintain facilities and roads, and BYU-Idaho has multiple construction projects going on right now.
This Saturday is Free Comic Book Day. A day to celebrate the once counter-culture, underground art form that has punched its way into the mainstream.
Jenny Oaks Baker, known as America’s Violinist, will debut her new album “The Redeemer” at a concert at BYU-Idaho. The music, composed and arranged by Kurt Bestor, includes original music and new arrangements of hymns and classical favorites.
Idaho national laboratory is developing a plan to achieve zero-carbon emissions by 2031 through efforts from both the lab as a whole and the travel and living routines of staff who work there.
Kioa Delos Reyes is the owner and founder of Shaka Juice and he shares how the business came to be.
A Star Wars 3D printing event takes place today at BYU-Idaho in celebration of May 4th.
Dr. Kevin Brower, the artistic director of the Anam Cara Choir will direct his final shows this weekend as he is steps down from the choir after almost 11 years.
The Nashville Tribute Band will begin its tour through Idaho and Northern Utah this weekend. John Deere, one of the founders of the Nashville Tribute Band, told BYU-Idaho Radio about the tour and the band.
Brother Stephen Turcotte gave a BYU-Idaho devotional address about the principle of hope and how having hope can help us in our daily lives.
A new mental health clinic has opened in Rexburg with a focus on helping people with eating disorders.
A new playground for preteens is in the works at Rexburg’s Nature Park.
The Anam Cara Choir will perform two choir concerts next weekend for the public to enjoy. Mark Kerback, the board president of the choir, told BYU-Idaho Radio what to expect at the concerts.
Five artists collaborated to create the "Hole in the Rock Saints" art exhibit that will be on display until June 8th.
For over 120 years the Idaho Falls Police Department has never had a station to call home, until now.
Erin Cannon is the producer of the Spring IFYAC show 'Lucky Stiff.' She told BYU-Idaho Radio about the show and the young actors who you can see on stage.
Jan E. Newman of the Sunday School General Presidency shares how we can rely on the Savior in order to find beauty, even in the midst of oour trials.
Karleigh Ray talks about her food truck Dip'd and how she started it as well as future plans for the business.
Annalina Loomis, one of the founders of Superhero Animal Rescue, talks about how the rescue got started and how people in the public can get involved and help.
Twyla Mahelona, the newest community arts engagement specialist for the city of Rexburg, talks about all of the upcoming Rexburg arts events.
Colissa Teeter is one of the main organizers beind the Hello Spring Craft Fair and she talks about the fair and how it has grown.
President and Sister Eyring talk about our spiritual wildernesses and how we can rely on the Savior.
President and Sister Eyring gave their opening devotional addresses for the 2022 Spring Semester.
Kade Marquez, the first transit coordinator of the City of Idaho Falls, explains the new microtransit program that Idaho Falls is working on.
President Russell M. Nelson announced 17 new temples during the final session of general conference Sunday, including a temple in Montpelier, Idaho. He has now announced 100 new temples since 2018.
Current Madison County Bailiff and March’s Rexburg Veteran of the Month JD West recounts his experiences in the United States Marines and talks about the mental health struggles many veterans face.
The jump rope team Proform Airborne from Rexburg has taught, performed and competed across the world.
In her BYU-Idaho devotional address, University Scheduling Manager Trish Carvajal talked about the importance of doing hard things.
Operation Underground Railroad Founder Tim Ballard and Director of International Operations Matt Osborne visited Rexburg to speak about OUR and how their faith has played a role.
Lori Prescott Hansen's one-woman play "I Be a Witch" is being turned into a short film, but it needs your help to get funded.
Hollin Parkinson has learned from her mental health struggles and is now working to raise awareness and create a community for women.
Elder Alfred Kyungu, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a message of hope during his BYU-Idaho devotional address.
The Rexburg Recreation Department is gathering information from residents about what features they would hope to see in an indoor recreation facility.
Local dads are teaming up to connect with students at Rigby Middle School and Farnsworth Middle School.
Think tank Idaho Freedom Foundation, led by Wayne Hoffman, is making a mark in the state legislature. Hoffman spent some time with BYU-Idaho Radio to explain what the foundation is and how it’s operating in Idaho. He also wasn’t afraid to answer any of the controversial questions.
In her BYU-Idaho devotional, Haley Krumblis encouraged students and faculty to see personal challenges as opportunities to grow.
The Family Room, a space for families of sick and injured children, is located next to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Through Wednesday, March 16, the center hopes to raise $60,000 to keep the center open.
From a million miles of roundtripping with his family to starting a podcast, Clayton Poland has stories to tell. He’ll share some of them at the TEDx Rexburg event Saturday.
The Spori Art Gallery is showing off some of the masters from its collection of more than 3,000 works. You can catch “View from the Vault” through the end of the semester.
From a physics classroom to the battlefield: J. Ryan Nielson shares lessons about the Atonement of Jesus Christ
After pondering what to speak about during his BYU-Idaho devotional address, Physics Department faculty member J. Ryan Nielson was prompted to focus on the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
March is full of opportunities to celebrate and reminisce with Rexburg Arts events and activities.
Brickhouse Recovery teamed up with Kelly Canyon to host a free day of skiing to give people a chance to enjoy sobriety or a mental health day.
BYU-Idaho students Elizabeth Oveshkova, Maryna Romriell, Olha Kovalova and Masha Parkhomenko are doing what they can to help their country, family and friends as they watch the conflict in Ukraine from Rexburg.
BYU-Idaho faculty member DJ Teichert shared a message emphasizing the importance of conversion to Jesus Christ and living up to spiritual privileges in his BYU-Idaho devotional.
Storybook Parties Idaho is holding auditions to grow its cast of characters for parties and events.
Director of Economic Development and Public Relations for Rexburg Scott Johnson is working to attract new businesses and support local businesses in the growing college town.
Cast members with Idaho Falls Opera Theatre look forward to performing the musical “Into the Woods,” which opens next month.
Idaho Falls resident and family farm CFO Stephanie Mickelsen has been involved in politics for years as an advocate for farmers. Now she is running for the Idaho State House of Representatives to represent the people of District 32.
Artist Suze Woolf hopes her art showing the haunting beauty of burnt trees will spark a conversation around climate change and fire.
Deputy sheriffs enforce laws, run the jail and strive to keep the community safe. These men and women do even more when there is not enough of them, which is the case for several sheriff’s offices in Eastern Idaho.
Through book manuscript and a syllogism, Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge taught about our need for a Savior in a forum address at BYU-Idaho.
From art shows and concerts to interactive movies, the Rexburg Cultural Arts Department is working to bring more activities to Rexburg.
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, residents of St. Anthony are excited to continue their annual free breakfast tradition to celebrate the beginning of fishing season.
In their recent devotional, the Rasbands counseled students to love the Lord.
For the first time, the TOPSoccer program is available in Idaho Falls, giving kids and adults with disabilities the opportunity to play soccer.
From a Facebook page to playing cards, Crystal Douglas is passionate about raising awareness about Idaho’s cold cases.
The Idaho State Historic Preservation Office is working to tell underrepresented stories from Idaho’s history.
Self-taught plant-lover Alexys Owens recently opened AA Planthouse, where she is excited to share her love for houseplants.
In his devotional address entitled, “Surviving Opposition,” Elder William K. Jackson spoke about mortal challenges, and how to keep going while holding onto faith.
Integrity Mental Health is accepting new clients in Rexburg and aims to help individuals through a patients-based approach.
BYU-Idaho students Giorgia Baielli and Sarah Fitt Thompson are learning hands-on lessons as they intern for U.S. Senator Jim Risch.
Author McArthur Krishna is working to bring stories of women to light. She has seen the impact that these stories, as well as knowing Heavenly Mother, have had on men and women.
The new technology in your car may not be as effective as it should be. AAA put these features to the test.
Brigham Young University-Idaho has released its official Winter 2022 enrollment numbers for both campus and online.
‘It’s the small choices’: Brandon Isle encourages students to surround themselves with faith through daily decisions
In his recent BYU-Idaho devotional address, Brandon Isle spoke about the importance of surrounding ourselves with faith to become disciples of Christ.
Kara and Daniel Hidalgo founded the Idaho Art Lab space in St. Anthony which now hosts everything from animation classes to gemstone polishing to Hollywood special effects prosthetics making.
After seeing a need in the community, Flourish Point has been providing support in Rexburg for almost a year.
BYU-Idaho art major Angela Neely has spent years sculpting dragons. She now has a growing Etsy shop and soon a physical shop to sell her sculptures.
As the legislative session continues, Liebich hopes that legislators will follow Governor Little’s proposal and choose to fun education.
TEDx Rexburg Event Organizer Maija-Liisa Adams shared the inspiration for this year’s theme and what it takes to make this event happen.
From Nephi to Ammon, John Reed shared Book of Mormon examples in his BYU-Idaho devotional address that students can apply to their daily situations.
A free therapy group in Rexburg is working to help mothers through postpartum depression.
As the global antibiotic resistance crisis continues, BYU-Idaho Professor Todd Kelson is working to find solutions.
Although she never expected it, Camry Wright has found a passion for coaching softball. Mentoring players has led her to love the sport even more, and she looks forward to her first season at Madison High.
Pocatello NAACP President Dr. Yizar talks about Martin Luther King and fighting racism in Eastern Idaho
Dr. Yizar leads the Pocatello branch of the NAACP as they work to address cases of racism in the region. He emphasises that just as Dr. King lead a civil rights movement, we are in a civil rights movement today.
Madison Memorial Hospital has felt the impact of COVID-19 and its variants. Dr. Jack Clark who works as a hospitalist talked about what the hospital is doing and what citizens can do to curb the spread of Omicron.
African American Alliance President David Snell talks about the organization’s Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet
The Idaho Fall’s based African American Alliance works to foster unity and honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a yearly banquet.
Abe Kimball is a curator for the collaborative art exhibit Common Ground, which will be at the Sport Art Gallery until Feb. 24.
In his devotional address, Portfolio Management Managing Director Bryan Pope shared stories and examples of ways to draw closer to God and feel His love.
President Henry J. Eyring and Kelly C. Eyring discuss their remarks given to students at the beginning of the Winter 2022 semester. They share experiences and council about the importance of gratitude, service, unity, and honor.
State Representative Jon Weber reflects on his first session of the Idaho legislature last year and looks forward to what 2022 could bring.
State Representative Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, previews his hopes and expectations for the 2022 legislative session.
Amanda French, owner of Storybook Parties Idaho, talks about her business of hiring actors and actresses to play storybook characters for imaginative children.
Volleyball coach Cami Dodson talks about her career and retirement from Sugar-Salem High.
Michael Blanchard, owner of Cocoa Nut food truck, tells about his inspiration to open the business and what products he sells.
Santa reads “The Night Before Christmas” on BYU-Idaho Radio. You can listen online now or listen on the radio on Christmas Eve.
Idaho Falls lawyer Bryan Smith and Congressman Mike Simpson explain why they’re running for Congress for the 2022 term.
Brothers Ethan and Ernie Lozano own and operate a local thrift store called Superlame Vintage. In their first six months of business, they’re already seeing success.
Kira Martin, daughter of Ice Palace owners Jim and Shannon Youngstrom, gave some details about the ice palace attraction and updates about event dates.
Pocatello Fire Chief David Gates is retiring after 28 years at the Pocatello Fire Department. He told BYU-Idaho Radio about his career and what he’ll do once he’s retired.
Robert Hibbard, who plays Scrooge in Rexburg's "A Christmas Carol," shares his background in theater and thoughts about the upcoming production at the Romance Theater.
The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho will host an Elves Workshop for kids next week.
John Radford, Idaho Falls city councilor, revealed behind-the-scenes details about the South Capital Park water tower controversy.
Blake Willis, an Applied Plant Science Department faculty member at BYU-Idaho, addresses students about how attitude and mindset can make such a big difference in the way we respond to life’s challenges.
Heidi Pyper, the lead director for the Upper Valley Women’s Choir, shares the history of the choir, its founding principles and what attendees can expect at their evening Christmas concert.
The BYU-Idaho Hymn Festival is still searching for hymn texts. Daniel Kerr, director of organ studies and musicianship at BYU-Idaho, explains how the submission and festival work.
Jeff Carr, the public relations manager for the Museum of Idaho, gives insights about exhibits to open in 2022, including "Genghis Khan: Culture and Conquest" and "Toytopia."
Marie Harris, service and shelter coordinator for the Family Crisis Center in Rexburg, outlines the resources FCC offers and how volunteers can get involved.
Holly Johnson, BYU-Idaho customer experience coordinator, addressed BYU-Idaho students about how seasons in their lives call for different actions but no matter the phase God cares about our concerns and desires.
Janalyn Holt, Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, told BYU-Idaho Radio about what skillsets she brings to this new position and how she is preparing to take over for Christopher Mann.
Dr. Catherine Oliphant, department co-chair for the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Idaho State University, gives advice on how to stay healthy and safe from sickness during the holiday season.
Sunny Harker, the executive director of the Hall Foundation, and Valorie Blanchard, a local real estate agent and founder of the Wall of Warmth, share insights about the Wall of Warmth and donations for this year’s wall.
Daddy-daughter duo Mat & Savanna Shaw perform first live Christmas concert with Rexburg Children’s Choir
Daddy-daughter duo Mat & Savanna Shaw talk about upcoming performances, the release of their new Christmas album “The Joy of Christmas” and how their lives have changed since their viral YouTube cover of “The Prayer.”
Shawn Andreasen, campus pharmacist, talks about his plans for Thanksgiving with family, hobbies and specific reasons he chose to speak in the BYU-Idaho Devotional about "Sure Provisions" of faith.
Senior Solutions owner Chanse Powell explains the need to connect with seniors during the holidays and how a Christmas parade will help.
Tim Goodsworth, the Treasurer for the Bingham Arts Council and art teacher at Snake River High School, tells what started the Legacy Art Show and what it aims to accomplish.
Kevin Brower, the artistic director and conductor for the Anam Cara Chamber Choir, gives insights about upcoming choir concerts in Idaho Falls.
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife Sister Kristen Oaks talked about the need for patience and conscious faith in Jesus Christ as we strive to keep the commandments and follow God's plan for us.
Sebastian Mora Mora, professional goalie for the Chattanooga Red Wolves and remote BYU-Idaho student, gives additional thoughts about a recent video promotion he did to encourage students to attend BYU-Idaho devotionals.
Kia Shaw, Eastern Idaho Branch manager for the Idaho Food Bank, talks about how families can be fed this season with the Hope for the Holidays Campaign.
James and Teresa Stoker, owners of the Haunted River attraction, give insights about the take down and set up between Halloween and Christmas.
Choosing Faith: BYU-Idaho professors explain the patterns of religious deconversion and reconversion
Eric and Sarah Hafen d’Evegnée, English Department faculty members at BYU-Idaho, explain their findings about reconversion outlined in their recently published Deseret News article “Opinion: The untold stories of Latter-day Saint ‘reconversion.’”
Taylor Sanchez, new mom and financial coach, shares her passion for healthy monetary decisions and helpful financial tips for mothers.
Elder Gary B. Sabin and Sister Valerie Sabin share a message of peace, happiness, and becoming your best self
Elder Gary B. Sabin, General Authority Seventy, and his wife Valerie Sabin address BYU-Idaho students on finding peace, happiness, and self-acceptance through simple acts of faith.
Stage Director Robert Hibbard gives information about the upcoming Madison High School production of "Fiddler on the Roof."
Riley Bode, owner of the new Basement location, describes the process of reviving the Basement after it was forced to close.
David Belka, a BYU-Idaho Art faculty member, shares the inspiration behind the new Jacob Spori Art Gallery exhibit “Land Marks,” featuring his photography and paintings using natural and man-made marks on the earth’s surface.
Julia Pack, graduate from the United States Air Force Academy, talks about her experience in the military as a young cadet.
Melissa Everett, BYU-Idaho's online instructor manager for English Connect and Ensign College, instructed BYU-Idaho students about what it means to be succored by the Lord and how we can be better stewards of one another.
Lynn Hall, a return missionary from the Nauvoo performing mission, shares his missionary experience and testimony of the early pioneers.
BYU-Idaho Radio interviewed all nine of the Rexburg City Council candidates. Here are some highlights from today’s featured interviews. Full interviews are available on our podcast feed.
BYU-Idaho Radio interviewed all Rexburg City Council Candidates. Here are some highlights from today’s featured interviews. Full interviews are available on SoundCloud.
BYU-Idaho Radio interviewed all nine of the Rexburg City Council candidates. Here are some highlights from today’s featured interviews. Full interviews are available on our podcast feed.
Daris Howard, a mathematics professor at BYU-Idaho, addressed students in his devotional address "Gaining a Knowledge of the Truthfulness of the Gospel."
BYU-Idaho Radio interviewed all Rexburg City Council Candidates. Here are some highlights from today’s featured interviews. Full interviews are available on our podcast feed.
Peter Barton and Kody Price, high schoolers at Madison High, won the National Spikeball Championships in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 2.
Kathleen Flake, Professor of Mormon Studies at University of Virginia, instructed BYU-Idaho students on seeking from the best books words of wisdom during a virtual forum on October 21.
Upon discovering her ancestor was an accused and convicted witch in Salem, Lori Prescott Hanson researched the story of Anne Foster and produced the play "I Be a Witch" based on her findings.
Doug Barker, the Clery Compliance Officer in Public Safety Department at BYU-Idaho, teaches how to prepare for spiritual and physical calamity by maturing our faith.
Kevin Buetts and his children Madison and Austin went home triumphant from the International Federation of Armwrestling World Championships in Orlando, Florida.
Easton Lambson and Garrett Ehinger, President and Vice President of the BYU-Idaho Effective Altruism Fellowship, explain the meaning of altruism and their goal in making the world a better place.
Jed Platt, the cultural arts director for Rexburg, tells the history of the Romance Theater, its recent renovation and upcoming community events and theater productions.
The newest Spori art gallery exhibit called "Naturalists of the Long Now" features glacier photography from artist Ian van Coller.
Brian Atkinson, BYU-Idaho photography professor, testifies that we are in a time of miracles despite modern challenges.
Zac and Amy Martin, owners of the gourmet soda company Pick Me Up, share how they came to won the franchise and their plans for expansion.
Senior vocal student, Sophie Cortez, prepares for her final recital at BYU-Idaho before she graduates and begins her own private studio.
Winner of BYU-Idaho talent show BYU-Idol shares her performing experience.
Thomas Heuser, Music Director of the Idaho Falls Symphony, shares inisghts about what audiences can expect for future symphony concerts and the impact of COVID-19 on live orchestra performances.
Marriage and Family Studies Professor Timothy Rarick explains why statistics from a recent survey show parents are the happiest people during the pandemic.
Susan Orme, a mathematics professor at BYU-Idaho, gives her devotional address on feeling "Encircled in the Arms of Our Savior's Love."
The David O. McKay Library on BYU-Idaho campus has a new display in the special collections section dedicated to commemorating the life and works of Dante Alighieri.
A new book is hitting bookshelves and it could help you learn new insights about peace through the lens of scriptures from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Taylor Talbot, BYU-Idaho student and US Paralympian, shares her experience at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games.
A BYU-Idaho English major and senior is currently a full-time Fall intern for Senator James E. Risch, R-Idaho, in Washington, D.C.
LuWana Roberts, BYU-Idaho Music Department secretary, shares her thoughts on what happiness means and how to create a lifesyle of happiness.
BYU-Idaho offers a new minor is peace and conflict transformation. David Pulsipher, the faculty member overseeing this minor, gives insight about its creation and necessity.
A BYU-Idaho alumna has a unique event this weekend at Porter Park that can help you get motivated to get fit.
Auditions for Rexburg's Monster Mash close on Saturday, September 25th.
Evie Clair, a singer from season 12 of America's Got Talent, is a new student at BYU-Idaho. She shares her reason for selecting BYU-I as her school of choice and elaborates on her music career plans for the future.
Brother Ahmad S. Corbitt of the Young Men General Presidency gave devotional address on how to build faith, increase unity, and look forward to spiritual blessings.
Civil Air Patrol, a United States Air Force Auxiliary, has been around since WWI. Modern CAP squadrons can be found in all 50 states, including one in Idaho Falls. Cadets and senior members in the Eagle Rock Composite Squadron share how CAP has affected their lives and takes part in the community.
BYU-Idaho's college deans and the Vice President of University Resources sat down with BYU-Idaho Radio to talk about COVID-19 and what students need to know while they're back on campus and attending classes or participating in events.
Elder Gary E. Stevenson presided at Pocatello temple Media Day and Open House on Monday. Church authorities and community members were invited to attend and offer their experiences in media interviews. This article is a compilation of the interview remarks from that day.
Henry J. Eyring, President of BYU-Idaho, and his wife Kelly C. Eyring gave the following devotionals about steadfastness, optimism, and overcoming challenges during the opening devotional of the Fall 2021 semester.
It’s a new school year in Idaho, and Idaho Falls School District 91 has a new superintendent. Dr. Jim Shank has goals to focus on and reengage with the public and parents to support the school system.
The Ammon Arts Community Theatre is staging "Hole in the Sky" to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Many people knew Bob Inama, he was a professor at BYU-Idaho for 51 years, but many people don’t know his story before that. But now they will thanks to a new book from Heather B. Moore, called “The Slow March of Light.”
Idaho State Police troopers were cracking down on drunk drivers with extra patrols, specifically looking for drivers under the influence over the Labor Day weekend.
Airsoft is a hobby that involves a diverse community, including seasoned veterans and police officers, to 12-year-old video gamers. Allen says the hobby can be a way to destress, have fun, train or even deal with PTSD.
The BYU-Idaho McKay Library website has a new resource containing various hard to find documents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The new website is called “Oracles of God” and it highlights past declarations, proclamations, statements, epistles and expositions from the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Students must seek for a greater perspective, an eternal perspective, on their education.
The Idaho Falls Zoo is welcoming a new Amur tiger to its grounds. Eloise is coming from Oregon Zoo in Portland, where she and her sister were ready for a new space away from each other. It’s in a tiger’s nature to be alone.
Rigby High School will unveil a monument of NFL Hall of Famer Larry Wilson Friday night before the Trojan's football game. Michelle Barber helped raise money for the monument and a future scholarship in Wilson's name.
The citizens of Pocatello have been vocal about their opinions on a public mask mandate. On Tuesday, the Pocatello City Council discussed whether to call a meeting to consider a mask mandate, and whether they should consider one in the future if COVID-19 numbers become worse in Pocatello or Bannock County.
IDeal is celebrating 20 years of serving individuals and families in Idaho. Executive Director Christie Stoll says the state-sponsored savings plan helps families save up and pay for college.
A BYU-Idaho student is seeing some local success with a film project he and his friends made in high school. Now, he hopes to take the idea to the next step.
Resilience is the ability to recover quickly from difficulties. After difficult trials in our lives, how easy is it for us to turn away? Will we give up, or will we show our own resilience and come back stronger than before?
Local author, Josh Allen, is back with his second book of spooky stories for middle school-aged children. He has 13 new stories of how ordinary objects can become spooky. Read the stories, if you dare.
Nestled in the corner of Tautphaus Park in Idaho Falls, the well-known amusement park Funland At the Zoo is scheduled for a three-phase renovation project.
Amanda Guinn is a barber at The BarberPop Shop in Rexburg and a full-time theatre student at BYU-Idaho. She talks about how both of theses passions intersect.
Kalli Wightman recently started teaching yoga at The Yoga Loft in Rexburg. she talked about her experience there and merging those skills with her degree in elementary education.
Anna Chaman talks about her inspirations for pursuing photography as she prepares for her final semester
Finding yourself unprepared in the midst of a disaster can mean the difference between life and death. It can cause stress and anxiety that could have easily been avoided. It is better to prepare now for a disaster rather than wait until after the fact.
"The Sound of Music" will run at the Rigby High School theater from Wednesday to Saturday.
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional was given by Kort Black, a project manager for IT at BYU-Idaho. He talked about positive and negative power and what you can do to increase your positive power.
The My World Discovery Museum located in Chubbuck has a new exhibit to share with the world. The non-profit museum has recently acquired a paleontological dig experience called “Dig in with Adventure Orthodontics.”
Need one last thing to do before the new school year begins? On Tuesday Aug. 17, Madison Cares is proud to host the 17th annual Celebrate You, where people of all ages can explore their community and participate in fun events.
Kerry Hammon, public information officer for the Idaho Falls Fire Department, goes into details about firefighters responsibilities, call volume, and their response to the pandemic within the department.
Outdoor journalist Kris Millgate premieres her documentary called "Ocean to Idaho." It follows Chinook salmon 850 miles as they return to their spawning grounds in the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River.
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Kevin Redd, the campus recreation advisor for BYU-Idaho. He spoke about what it means to align your light with Christ’s light.
Rexburg has several beloved food trucks, and one of the local favorites is Crispy Cones. That chromatic oval under an old gas station canopy on N 2nd East. Jeremy Carlson started his business four years ago as a young college student with big aspirations.
From the creators of “Once I was a Beehive” comes the romantic comedy “Once I was Engaged,” a new spin off with returning characters. While filming, the crew had many exciting, emotional and special moments together. We got an inside look at what that was like from an interview with Hailey Smith, producer and actress for the film.
In an interview with BYU-Idaho Radio, Nelson said filming movies with his spouse was an overall rewarding and fun experience, because he gets to spend so much time with her.
The family-owned and operated Butterfly Haven in Pingree, Idaho, is home to more than 2,000 butterflies and is Idaho’s largest butterfly house.
Mike Whitworth, the Pre-Media Lead for Print and Copy Services at BYU-Idaho, gave the BYU-Idaho Devotional address on August 3, 2021. He talked about how we shouldn't complicate our lives, because the gospel is simple.
The Idaho Falls Zoo has many fun family adventures this summer.
The East Idaho Aquarium has grown a lot in the last few years, and now boasts more than 35 exhibits, with many more activities and new things to do. Executive director Aaron Faires says the East Idaho Aquarium has the largest shark tank in Idaho.
The new fairgrounds have so much to offer the community all year round!
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Taunya Hansen, the accounts payable specialist for BYU-Idaho. She spoke about her trials and how she was able to overcome them and grow her testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Sister Hansen compares physical light and spiritual light and how we can see both.
A free medical clinic will be put on in Rexburg. Just walk in! No documentation or insurance required.
With fewer drivers on the road in 2020, you’d expect the roads to be safer, but Matthew Conde with AAA Idaho says it was just the opposite.
Idaho Falls is an ever growing and changing community. Brad Cramer, the director of the Idaho Falls Community Development Services Department said that Imagine IF is an opportunity for community members to give their input on what they would like that change to look like.
Manwaring Cheese has been in the Manwaring family for many years. Justin Manwaring recently bought the store from another family member and has since opened up a location in Idaho Falls.
Mama Fla will offer authentic Italian cuisine to its customers starting in August. This food includes fresh pastas like rigatoni and linguini as well as desert and Italian soda.
After a rollercoaster of events, 20-year-old Taylor Talbot qualified to run in two events in this summer’s Paralympics in Tokyo.
The Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce gives business owners the opportunity to network and have a delicious lunch during their monthly “Out of the Box” networking lunches.
The annual Fremont County Pioneer Days musical returns after a year off due to COVID-19. This year's play is Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."
Have you ever wondered what the job market looks like right now as a graduating senior at BYU-Idaho? This covers the unemployment rate in Idaho, what jobs are in demand, where you can go to receive job hunting advice on campus and more.
For the First time in a year, the Experimental Breeder Reactor Atomic Museum will be open.
The Upper Snake River Valley Chapter of the Son’s of Utah Pioneers are hosting their yearly pioneer fireside on July 25th. The theme of this year’s fireside is “Our Pioneer and Pioneering Health Care Providers.”
Ever wondered about the fields next to the Rexburg temple and BYU-Idaho campus? It's all part of the Hillview Farm!
Servant’s Heart entertainment is an event and music venue that provides several different types of entertainment and event services. This includes music production, live sound, bringing opportunities to people interested in the field of entertainment, and event planning and hosting.
The Idaho Commission on the arts awarded a grant to a Rexburg local for the art of saddle making.
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Barbara McKenna, the financial aid operations analyst for BYU-Idaho. She spoke about the resources Heavenly Father has given us to support us through our trials. She shared five things to do and remember when we are struggling.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts seniors at BYU-Idaho have their work on display, and you can even take some for purchase!
You don’t need to take any art classes to create a masterpiece at the Splatter Lab in Rexburg. People with or without previous art experience are welcome to come and enjoy the fun.
If you drive in Idaho, you’ve most likely noticed that gas prices are rising. This has certainly put a damper on many summer travel plans.
Spirit Day will provide students and staff at BYU-Idaho with many opportunities to have fun and get good deals on campus.
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Jennifer Jones, the ticketing and ushering assistant for BYU-Idaho. She spoke about doing good and being kind to those around us, especially those who may be different from us or may need a friend.
BYU-Idaho lists the Fourth of July activities happening locally.
“What does it mean to you to be all in the gospel of Jesus Christ?” That’s the question Morgan Jones asks at the end of each of her “All In” podcast episodes. She’s the manager of audience engagement and the host of the “All In” podcast for LDS Living and Deseret Book. She has a new book coming out this month titled “All In: Exploring What It Means to Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
A monthly "Arts Stroll" and a 'Grab Bag Art Show" are coming to Rexburg.
Eagle Rock Art Gallery is now located at 315 River Parkway in Idaho Falls.
Art Grows Rexburg has its Annual Adult Art Competition on display, where you can admire the talent of local artists.
Members of the Toastmasters club aren’t learning to master the art of spreading jam on crisp bread, they’re actually learning to master their communication and presentation skills.
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Scott Johnson, a faculty member in the Chemistry Department at BYU-Idaho. He testified of Christ’s love and sacrifice for all people and asked the question “with all that Jesus Christ has done for us, what can we do for him?” He gave listeners three things they could do for Christ.
BYU-Idaho is looking for volunteers for the return of in-person Get Connected and New Student Mentoring.
Josh Pohlman always loved graffiti. Now he got his business to be part of Pocatello's annual Art Fest, and he has even helped police address illegal graffiti.
Welcome Centers for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Provide Immigrants with More Opportunities.
Welcome Centers for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provide immigrants to the United States with individual support and connection to resources.
Tomorrow night's choir concert will feature BYU-Idaho ensembles with a focus on testifying of Jesus Christ through song.
The Madison County Fair Grounds are ready for you to have great food and fun July 25 and 26. The Madison County Whoopee Days Rodeo will start at 5 p.m. both nights and includes many different events and activities for members of the community.
This year’s Rexburg July 4th activities will be held on Saturday, July 3rd. There are five main events happening that day, so community members can expect a full day of fun!
Idaho National Laboratory’s Advanced Test Reactor is the world’s most powerful research reactor. It serves as the flagship irrigation facility in the U.S.
Kristin Ballou, an Academic Success and Tutoring Center faculty member at BYU-Idaho, gave a BYU-Idaho devotional talk on Jun. 22, about finding happiness through connecting with others.
The Idaho Falls Arts Council strives to educate the community and enrich its quality of life through visual and performing art.
If you're looking for an affordable place to have your car repaired, you may want to go to BYU-Idaho's automotive program.
BYU-Idaho music student, Rachel Felt, performs with many campus ensembles. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with her about her senior recital.
The Bloom Room is a BYU-Idaho student run floral shop. The Bloom Room is run specifically by floral department students in a flower center class. Rachel Cook and Kaela Brown are T.A.'s for the class and shared more about The Bloom Room and other upcoming changes for the floral department.
BYU-Idaho is introducing the new Freshman Focus Areas Program to let students get a taste of a major they’re interested in before declaring it.
A Rexburg teen attending Madison Junior High School has made it to nationals for the National History Day competition. Her performance is also being featured June 14 through June 28 at the Women's History Museum Virtual Showcase. The student, Mirah Bennion, spoke about her experience creating a winning performance.
There will be a community conversation about addiction and recovery on June 23rd from 7 to 9 p.m. The conversation will be at the American Legion Hall in Idaho Falls. It is hosted by a group of local organizations. Andra Smith Hansen, a BYU-Idaho faculty member in the Communication Department, is one of the organizers of the event and she spoke about what a community conversation is and how it can benefit the community.
The BYU-Idaho devotional speakers for Jun. 15 were Elder and Sister Jaggi. They spoke about the symbolism of mountains and trials in our lives.
The BYU-Idaho Poetry Workshop is a great place to strengthen your writing skills and connect with others.
CAL Ranch in Rexburg is moving locations. Their grand opening is June 24th through the 26th. Jason Miller, the vice president of marketing at CAL Ranch Stores, spoke about the free giveaways, food and prizes that will be at the event.
Are you looking for an easy hike with a breathtaking view? Mesa Falls may be the place for you!
Rexburg Police are asking for help identifying an intruder to The Cedars Women's Apartments and The Cove Women's Apartments.
Despite ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, BYU-Idaho choirs are coming together in concert to perform and premier a new four-movement work.
Community Food Basket Idaho Falls is a local nonprofit that feeds over 1,000 families each month. Ariel Jackson, the executive director of the nonprofit, shared her story of how she was connected with the organization. She also shared how to receive food assistance or volunteer.
The Snake River Animal Shelter is a local nonprofit in Idaho Falls. Stephen Buzzell, the executive director, shared how the organization helps other local animal shelters and what volunteer opportunities are offered at the shelter.
BYU-Idaho hosts a bi-weekly career workshop every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. to help students prepare to get a job. Sheila Wener, the Career Services operations manager at BYU-Idaho spoke about how this workshop is beneficial to all students.
Temple Square in Salt Lake City will reopen this summer including for tours of the Conference Center.
On Jun. 8, the BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Scott Cameron, an assistant department chair of the English Department at BYU-Idaho. His talk was titled, "I Glory in My Jesus."
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced there will no longer be Saturday evening sessions of general conference.
Chloe Anderson, the public awareness coordinator for the Family Crisis Center shared how individuals can recieve assistance and help.
The Rexburg and Idaho Falls temples for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently reopened for baptisms and will soon move into a new phase of reopening. Locals share their thoughts.
BYU-Idaho student reporter speaks with Playmill cast and director to get the inside scoop on the history of the Playmill and what audiences can expect this summer.
“The Witnesses” film is a true depiction of the story of David Witmer, Oliver Cowdry and Martin Harris who are known as the three witnesses to the Book of Mormon.
Fidalis Buehler is an associate professor in the Department of Art at Brigham Young University. His exhibit, Dream Speak, is now open in the Spori Art Gallery.
Ying Ng is the owner of the local Restaurant, Kebab Hut in Rexburg. He and his wife moved to Rexburg to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren 12 years ago, but Ying went through a lot more than a move to get where he is today.
The horticulture department at BYU Idaho has shops and gardens for the public to enjoy. A new project is even in the works for the Thomas E. Ricks Garden.
Proform Airborne, a local jump roping team, will be sending a few of its members to the Junior Olympics in July.
An Idaho local is opening a new doughnut shop in Idaho Falls following the passing of his stepfather.
BYU-Idaho Theatre proudly presents "These Shining Lives" and seats are open to more than just theatre students.
The Farmer’s Merchant Banquet in Rexburg has been going on for more than 80 years and is coming up again on June 10th.
BYU-Idaho offers many different degrees for their students. Some of these degrees, however, are less well known and possibly less common than others.
The Museum of Idaho had to close for three months at the beginning of COVID-19, but it is now back and better than ever!
This week’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker was Brenda Summers, the admissions processing coordinator for BYU-Idaho. She spoke about recognizing the hand of the Lord in our lives.
The Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra is hosting a concert on Thursday, May 27. The Concert is Dr. Kevin Call’s, official retirement concert. He is a former BYU-Idaho music professor and conductor of the Orchestra.
The BYU-Idaho Counseling Center has started a new campaign to help students feel more comfortable and hopeful.
The Career and Academic Advising Center at BYU-Idaho has a plethora of resources for students. From career counseling to academic help, you can get the guidance you need.
The Mountain America Center in Idaho Falls finally broke ground on their construction May 18. Executive director Rob Spear of the Idaho Falls Auditorium District shared his experience and updates on the project.
BYU-Idaho music students in the Symphony Orchestra will play impressive classical pieces despite having smaller numbers than normal.
The First Lutheran Church in Idaho Falls is hosting a Bike Rodeo event for kids in the community this Saturday. The Rodeo goes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a variety of activities.
The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho started displaying the Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations exhibit on May 13th.
The business simulation competition has hundreds of student teams from ten countries across five continents. Students Leanna King, Trevor King, and Frederico Pregnolato did not expect they'd make it to the finals.
BYU-Idaho’s Elevate Competition is having its kickoff event on Thursday, May 20.
Elder Ulisses Soares and his wife Rosana answered questions from BYU-Idaho students during the BYU-Idaho devotional Sunday night.
If you walk around the BYU-Idaho campus and pay attention, you'll notice an army of students working to bring nature into our campus.
A former NFL player, and Idaho native, is reflecting about his decision to jump into action to rescue a driver whose semi-truck was hit by a train in St. Anthony.
BYU-Idaho has a way for students to get fit and track their progress.
BYU-Idaho organ professor, Daniel Kerr, will play a diverse repertoire of organ music in upcoming recital.
Following Rigby Middle School's shooting last week, many students and community members may be struggling. Cherity Woolf, a local therapist, shared some helpful tools to cope.
The The Idaho Falls Farmer's Market is open for the weekend.
BYU-Idaho's IBC Program. IBC is the integrated business core where students start businesses on campus
A Devotional by Sister Sahar Qumsiyeh on the strength given by Jesus Christ.
Next Steps Idaho is a useful website for career and college resources.
After two years in the making, BYU-Idaho's new Visual Arts Studio is open for Spring 2021 semester. Join us for a tour!
BYU-Idaho euphonium student, Mary Miller, shares her dreams of teaching the next generation about the power of music.
Rexburg has undergone a few changes this year, including renovations to Lobby of the Romance Theater. They also have some activities coming up to be on the look out for.
BYU-Idaho has a student run agency that deals with creative and marketing work.
Gone are the days where you only have a handful of majors to choose from. Interdisciplinary studies is a lesser known, but strong alternative to a traditional degree.
Idaho Falls Public Library's Beth Swenson was recently named the Idaho Library Association's Librarian of the Year.
BYU-Idaho is offering the Get Grit workshop to help students reach their goals. The workshop is based on Angela Duckworth's book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. The workshop was done in 2019, and has been brought back for Spring 2021 semester.
Brother Doug Thompson shared eight suggestions on how to live a celestial life.
Student businesses at BYU-Idaho are about to open for the semester. These business are all part of a class called Integrated Business Core (IBC).
The Women in Business Society offers members skills and information that aren't always found in the classroom.
The Rexburg Free Clinic offers healths services free of charge and has an "open door policy."
BYU-Idaho guitarist, Matthew Gonzalez, talks about his music career and comedy aspirations. Cover art by Brandon Beltran
Idaho Gives Day is a program that raises money for Idaho nonprofits.
A unique and interactive game store called Binary Cocoa opened its doors in Rexburg.
A Devotional by Elder Chi Hong (Sam) and Sister Carol Wong about endurance and preparation.
An interview with Lieutenant Chris Weadick of the Idaho State Police covering increased patrols for distracted driving in the month of April.
The Idaho Falls Zoo is Open for the Season. David Pennock, executive director of the zoo, announced new animals and ways to get involved.
The BYU-Idaho Career Services headquarters moved to the Manwaring Center across from the Crossroads. The new location reflects BYU-Idaho's goal to help graduates find the career they want.
President Henry J. Eyring and his wife Sister Kelly C. Eyring spoke about the importance of change during their Spring 2021 devotional talks.
One of the owners of Paramount 5 and Teton Vu Drive-In reflects on the pandemic and looks ahead to what could be a great summer movie line-up.
According to a survey of 2,710 people, those who use alcohol or marijuana before driving report they exhibit more dangerous behaviors while driving.
Yellowstone National Park is opening for the season this weekend and celebrating National Park Week starting Saturday, April 17. Linda Veress, a public information specialist at the park talks about spending time in Yellowstone during the spring season. Photo courtesy of Yellowstone National Park.
The Idaho Falls YMCA is about halfway to its goal of raising about $80,000 to build a new playground and basketball court.
The "Imagine IF" initiative is moving forward after a survey and series of meetings to create the future of the city using ideas from the people who live there.
The Veld is a new virtual reality arcade that's opening in Rexburg today. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with the owner, Sky Holmgren, about the business and what customers can expect to see when they visit for the first time.
Hyrum Lewis, a history professor at BYU-Idaho, is writing a new book about the political spectrum in the U.S and how that spectrum is focused less on ideals and more on tribalism. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with him about his book and what inspired him to write it.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is working with Empower Idaho to help Idahoans learn to return to a normal life after the COVID-19 pandemic. Lillian Toumey is a COVID-19 crisis community resource specialist, and she talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about these support groups and how you can join the meetings if you're interested.
Wayne Burton and Tyler Castleton are the producers for a music album called "Hear Him: By The Voice Of My Servants Volume 2." This album is inspired by talks given by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during General Conference, and Burton and Castleton talk with BYU-Idaho Radio about what inspired them to create the album and what messages they want listeners to learn.
Kaela Rivera, the author of a new book called "Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls" talks with us about her new book, her inspiration to write it, and how this book can teach young readers about Mexican heritage and culture.
An Interview with Stephanie Beerar who helped create a program to deliver food to seniors in Rexburg. We discuss how it was created and how it has helped all involved.
Troy Dougherty, the director of the Housing and Student Living Office at BYU-Idaho, talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the current state of on-campus housing, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected capacity for apartments.
This weekend, the Great Easter Egg Hunt will be hosted at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with Liza Leonard, the director of public relations for Snake River Landing, about the info on the event, and what's changing about it this year.
Spring is here, and with it comes a great time to start a garden. Kristi Appelhans, the president of the Idaho Falls Community Garden Association, talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about ways you can register to own your own plot in the community gardens, what the association does to help current and future gardeners, and where to find resources to help you learn how to get started.
Robert Tueller is a music department faculty member at BYU-Idaho. His talk highlights the ways that we can build our testimonies, whether it is through the voice and actions of others, or by patience in our own lives.
The Idaho Falls Opera Theatre is showing a production of "Amahl and the Night Visitors" this Friday, Saturday, and next Monday. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with Brittany Crook, the choreographer for the production, about the process of bringing it to the stage, what she's learned from it, and how her time as a BYU-Idaho student has helped her for positions like this.
Dr. Geoff Thomas, the current superintendent for Madison School District 321, has announced he will be retiring from the position. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with him about his time working for the district, what's next for him, and what he wants the district to remember him as.
Starting this Mother's Day weekend and continuing through mid-October, the Rexburg Farmer's Market will be up and running again. BYU-Idaho Radio interviewed Abegeal Brown, the market manager for the market, about what new things we can expect to see this year and what their response to COVID-19 will be.
In a list given by the Chartis Group, Madison Memorial Hospital has been ranked as one of the top 100 rural and community hospitals in the country. We talk with Doug McBride, the executive director of business development at the hospital, about this placement, what they attribute this success to, and how they plan on continuing to improve.
Elder Evan A. Schmutz, a General Authority Seventy for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife Cindy L. Schmutz gave this week's BYU-Idaho devotional. Sister Schmutz's talk, titled "Remembering Our Baptismal Covenants," expressed the importance of always striving to be worthy of our baptism and how we can keep the promises made during that day. Elder Schmutz's talk, titled "Great Shall Be Their Reward," discussed how being obedient to the commandments of God can help us return to the Celestial Kingdom.
Jessica Blair, a job coach trainer for the Rexburg branch of Deseret Industries, walks BYU-Idaho Radio through the changes that will be coming to the location, what the store is doing to keep people safe from COVID-19, and how this renovation does more than just make the building prettier.
The Wyoming Wilderness Association is premiering a new film aiming to educate the public about the conflicts facing the Palisades Wilderness Study Area. The film, titled "The Palisades Project," works to inspire a new appreciation for nature and the ecosystems within them. BYU-Idaho Radio interviews Peggie dePasquale, a co-producer for the film, where she talks about the film, what she's learned while making it, and what she and the production crew want the audience to be inspired to do after seeing it.
One month ago today, NASA made history yet again by landing another rover on the surface of Mars. This rover has a connection with Eastern Idaho though. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with Steve Johnson, the director of Idaho National Laboratory's Space Nuclear Power and Isotope Technologies Division about their involvement with Perseverance and how cool it was to work on a project like this.
COVID-19 has affected a lot of small businesses and organizations. The Rexburg Community Theatre is one of those trying to handle the fallout of the pandemic. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with Ann Cluff, the president of Rexburg Community Theatre, about how the pandemic has affected them and what they're looking to do going forward.
Madison School District #321 is ready to invite the community to its new Madison Bobcat Field House on Thursday from 4 - 7 p.m. There will be refreshments and prize give-a-ways. Voters approved the facility as part of a $26.9 million bond in 2017.
William Lewis is the application systems engineer at BYU-Idaho. His devotional, titled "His Infinite Love," discusses the importance of Heavenly Father's love and how it can bless our lives if we learn to receive it.
Fluor Idaho is tasked with helping Idaho National Laboratory in their cleanup of harmful radioactive waste. Recently, they developed a new cleanup process of calcine, a byproduct of a previous cleanup process. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with a mechanical engineer on the team responsible for the new development, about its creation, applications, and how it can benefit the community.
New details released about the Salt Lake and Manti Temples
Rob Gardner's oratorio, "Lamb of God" is now a concert film and in theaters. The original album came out in 2010. Since then, choirs and orchestras around the world have made it an Easter tradition to perform the sacred music. Now, audiences can experience it in a new way.
Keaton Ashton, a local from Sugar City, won this year's Kid's Baking Championship on the Food Network. BYU-Idaho Radio interviews him about what it was like to be on national television, what it was like to win, and what he learned from the experience.
Cristina Franco is the second counselor in the Primary General Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her devotional for BYU-Idaho students, titled "Be of Good Cheer," discusses what we can do to be happy despite the challenges we face or the circumstances we find ourselves in.
Moonshot 5x5 is an event hosted by Jackson Hole Public Art where local artists come together to show off ideas meant to better the community of Jackson. Carrie Geraci, the director of Jackson Hole Public Art, talks with us about this year's finalists, their presentations, and how this event encourages artists in the community to show off their bright ideas.
Margaret Wimborne, the director of communications for Idaho Falls District 91, talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the upcoming bond and levy elections for Bonneville County and the district's search for a new superintendent.
The winter season may be coming to an end soon, but the threat of avalanches is still high. Bob Comey, the director of the Bridger--Teton Avalanche Center, talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the state of their national forest, what causes these avalanches, and what guests to the forest should do to prepare for a potential accident.
Girl Scout cookies are back. BYU-Idaho Radio interviews Jessica Budzianowski, the Director of Philanthropy for the Silver Sage Council of the Girl Scouts in Idaho, about where the booths will be, what they're doing to follow health guidelines, and what this program teaches the scouts.
Kimberly Thueson, the online instructor evaluator for BYU-Idaho, talks about personal revelation and how we can use it to better ourselves to return to Heavenly Father.
Sharon Hoge, the president of the Blackfoot Community Players, tells BYU-Idaho Radio about the history of the organization, how they've been doing during the pandemic, and what the theatre family means to her and the other members.
Clayton Beene, the president of the Idaho FFA Association, tells BYU-Idaho Radio about what it's like helping kids learn about the agriculture industry and how to be great leaders, as well as the fun things happening this week for National FFA Week.
Bart M. Davis is resigning from the position of U.S Attorney for the District of Idaho. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with him about his time in the attorney's office and what's next for him.
RootsTech Connect helps those who want to learn more about their ancestry and family heritage. BYU-Idaho Radio interview Paul Nauta, the PR manager for the event, about what is changing this year due to the online shift, and what attendees can expect to see.
Julie Shiffler, a counselor at the BYU-Idaho Counseling Center, gives her talk on perfectionism, what it really means, and how we can learn to accept what we are capable of doing, rather than what we expect of ourselves.
Dr. Mark Watkins is a jazz professor at BYU-Idaho. He composes different performances for the campus bands, including the Jazz Ensemble and Sound Alliance, despite the fact that he's blind. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with him about his experience teaching, his upbringing, and what it's like to teach without the ability to see.
Taylor Heikell is a BYU-Idaho student who moved back to Texas after last semester. She's experiencing the winter disaster there right now, and BYU-Idaho Radio interviews her about the experience and what it's like living through it.
Aaron Merrell is the senior producer for the Book of Mormon video series for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. BYU-Idaho Radio talked with him about the experience and what he's learned while producing the show.
BYU-Idaho Radio interviews Pat Kelly, the executive director for Your Health Idaho, about the opening insurance markets and how Idahoans can take advantage of them.
First-term state Senator Kevin Cook talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the legislative learning curve, his ideas on STEM education and discusses recent policy stances.
John Scafe is the race director for the annual American Dog Derby out of Eastern Idaho. The race moved this year due to several factors, and BYU-Idaho interviewed him about the race and what has changed over the years.
Three students in the Health Psychology class at BYU-Idaho completed a study on healthy eating. They learned about those foods' price tags and the time it takes to prepare a healthy meal. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with them about their study and what spurred them to research it.
BYU-Idaho students at the Rexburg Business Development Center are helping an online BYU-Idaho student get her business rolling from South Africa. You can check out her products at her website, Chipantha.com.
The Pocatello Police Department wants to connect with the community more. In order to do that, they've created a new unit whose mission is to work on communication between the public and the police. Sgt. Brian McClure talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the new department and what it means for the city.
Danny Heslop, a BYU-I graduate, started selling his own hymn books that teach individuals how to play hymns on a ukulele. In an interview with BYU-Idaho Radio, he talks about what got him started and how his business is doing.
Paul Roberts gave this week's devotional address. In it, he discusses the importance of trials and how we can learn from them.
Eren and Evan Pruett created a new business, Know Your Game, where they build gaming PC's and sell PC parts. Recently, they've been using the business to give back to those in need of a little happiness. They help those who have lost friends and family in military service or to cancer. I talk with them about their business, and how important it is to them to help those in need.
Linda Veress, the park spokesperson for Yellowstone National Park, talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the visitation statistics for the park for 2020, the records they set, and what the park is doing to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Senator Steven Thayn, the vice chair of the Idaho Senate Education Committee, talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about education, state culture, and the legislative process.
Kaitlin Maguire, the interim executive director at the Idaho STEM Action Center, tells BYU-Idaho Radio about the ongoing "STEM Matters!" event and how important it is for children to learn STEM skills.
Erin Bennion gave this week's devotional address. In it, she talks about the importance of helping others through their trials and how that can help us with our own.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming has a new police chief. BYU-Idaho Radio talks with her about the new position and what her goals are for the department moving forward.
Alison Brush, the executive director for the Downtown Driggs Association, tells BYU-Idaho Radio about the Driggs Snowscapes event, and how a 10-year event changed things up this year.
Jed Platt, the cultural arts director for the city of Rexburg, tells BYU-Idaho about the fun events happening in the city next month and how the city plans them.
Idaho lawmakers are in a back-and-forth battle with the governor's office over legislative authority as Republicans push back against emergency declarations and COVID-19 restrictions.
We interview Dr. Cordell Pickering, the owner of Pick PT Physical Therapy, about what it's like to win the Rexburg Chamber of Commerce's Business of the Month award, and what his company plans to do next.
LaNae Poulter, the university scheduling manager for the campus, gave her devotional on the topic of trials and how best to combat them.
Kira Martin, director of LaBelle Lake and LaBelle Lake Ice Palace, talks to us about the attraction and how it came to be.
Mark Bennion, an English faculty memebr at BYU-Idaho, talks with us about his new poetry book, and what he wants readers to learn and understand from it.
Jackie Pieffer, a music student here at BYU-Idaho, shares with us her story of being caught in a scary hostage situation.
President and Sister Eyring share with the campus of BYU-Idaho about how to press on in these difficult times.
Greg Adams, the director for the emergency management department for Teton County Idaho, tells us how the county is doing with regards to the pandemic.
Morgan Smith, the interpretive ranger at Harriman State Park of Idaho, tells us about the fun to be had during the winter season, and how the park has managed the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emma Beck is a wife and a mother of four who are all a part of their own bluegrass band, Fiddle Express. We talk about what it's like being able to perform with her family, and how COVID-19 has affected their lives.
Stuart Deacon, Jr. has always loved Santa Claus and now he's one of the big guy's biggest helpers at Christmas time.
BYU-Idaho student Midori Goobie created the business Midori's Cookie Creations for her senior project and it's thriving.
East Idaho's Secret Santa is giving away "a lot more" than $500,000 this Christmas.
Idaho Falls School Dist. 91 Superintendent George Boland is retiring at the end of the year. He reflected on his career during an interview with BYU-Idaho Radio.
The 2021 American Dog Derby in Ashton will include Intermountain SnoCross Racing in February.
The Rexburg Children's Choir just released a music video shot entirely on green screen and it caught the attention of NBC News.
BYU-Idaho's I-Serve program is hosting Grandparent Pen Pals, an initiative to help seniors in local care homes feel they have a friend to talk to.
A Cut Above, The Falls is a local pet grooming salon. The owner of the salon, Kirsten Butcher, shared her story with pet grooming.
James Corbett, the community health division direcor at Eastern Idaho Public Health, shared updates for COVID-19 in the area and how to stay safe during the holiday season.
The Madison Library District is hosting a drive-thru Christmas Extravaganza on Dec. 9 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Children can meet Santa and collect a treat and activity from the safety of their car.
Sister Amanda Kingsford gave a devotional at BYU-Idaho on Dec. 8. She spoke about the importance of trusting in God.
The Idaho State Board of Education is sponsoring a Mental Health Summit on Dec. 8. The summit will address mental health in students across Idaho.
Owner of Circle of Love in Rexburg recently opened a second shop in Idaho Falls called Hearts Bridal and Tuxedo.
Jenny Oaks Baker and Family Four recently released a Christmas album with some favorites that feature the strengths of Jenny and her talented kids.
The pandemic has caused delays in construction and shortages in revenue for the Mountain America Event Center project in Idaho Falls.
A BYU-Idaho devotional was given by Steven Christenson on Dec. 1. His talk is titled "Conquering Contention: A Matter of the Heart". He spoke about the importance of peace in our relationships. Christenson is the Biology Department Chair at BYU-Idaho.
Michael McLean's beloved tradition of "The Forgotten Carols" may not be on the stage this Christmas, but it is in movie theaters.
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is known as Giving Tuesday, a day to donate to nonprofits and organizations. This year, Giving Tuesday is on Dec. 1.
Harbor Freight Tools is opening a new location in Rexburg early 2021. Harbor Freight in Rexburg will be located in part of the old Walmart building.
Rexburg is celebrating Christmas together, while socially distanced through "Wreathburg". The city of Rexburg is inviting locals to create fun wreaths for their front doors for all to enjoy from a distance.
This holiday season, Community Food Basket- Idaho Falls is giving a free Thanksgiving meal to those in need. To raise funds, Community Food Basket- Idaho Falls is also hosting a gingerbread house competition until Dec. 13.
Randy Beard talked to BYU-Idaho students about the importance of becoming.
The Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corporation is hosting the annual Christmas tree lighting in Idaho Falls. This year, the event will be Friday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. The event will be virtual and can be viewed on the IFDDC Facebook page.
Pick Me Up is a locally started franchise of small soda shops, with the newest location opened recently in Rexburg.
The Pocatello Police Department is collecting frozen turkeys for families in need this Thanksgiving. The last day to donate is Friday, Nov. 20.
BYU-Idaho Radio will air the BYU-Idaho Theatre Department's radio drama "An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde the week of Thanksgiving.
There are upcoming opportunities for locals in Eastern Idaho to donate blood with the American Red Cross.
Kristen Glenn spoke at a BYU-Idaho devotional on Nov. 17. She spoke about her past trials and lessons she has learned from those experiences.
The Idaho Falls Festival of Trees will be virtual for the first time in over 40 years.
Sun Sage Floral is a local flower shop located in Preston. It is owned by Michelle McNeely, who shared the story of how the shop was opened.
Sunday, Nov. 15th is a Face to Face event for young women celebrating 150 years of the organization. The Young Women General Presidency commented on the celebration.
The Lava Hot Springs Foundation is offering veterans free access to their facilites on Veteran's Day to thank and honor them.
Steven J. and Kalleen Lund spoke at a BYU-Idaho devotional on Nov. 10. Brother Lund is the Young Men General President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership is seeking donations of food to help local families in need.
Fair Land Lemonade and Treat Parlor is the rolled ice cream shop in Rexburg. Owner of the store, Macail Chavez, explains changes coming to the store and menu.
The Idaho Falls Youth Arts Centre is performing "Elf: The Musical" this month at the Idaho Falls Civic Auditorium. The performance debuts Nov. 13.
Book of Mormon Central is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping readers understand The Book of Mormon. Ryan Dahle, a writer and researcher for the organziation, shared some insight into Book of Mormon Central's projects.
Randall Kempton spoke on Nov. 3 at a BYU-Idaho devotional. Brother Kempton is the choral activites director at BYU-Idaho. He spoke about how music relates to the gospel.
The two candidates running to represent Idaho's 2nd Congressional District are Mike Simpson and Aaron Swisher. We interviewed both candidates about the upcoming election and what they stand for.
Love Olive Co. is a local women's clothing shop that was started in Rexburg over 10 years ago as The Jean Girl. Store owner Stephanie Tarnasky shared the story of how it all began.
Mike Lewis gave a devotional address on Oct. 27 about his experiences as the university photographer for the last 33 years. He related many of these experiences to gospel principles.
Snow King Apartments are newly constructed housing units for government employees in Jackson. Roxanne Robinson, the assistant town manager in Jackson gives more information about this housing opportunity.
RIghteous Slice is an Italian-inspired pizza restaurant in Rexburg. One of the owners of Righteous Slice shared how Righteous Slice got started and what makes their restaurant unique.
Deep Love is a rock opera tragedy that will be available to livestream this weekend from their Instagram or Facebook page.
BYU-Idaho Radio will play a BYU-Idaho produced adaptation of "The War of the Worlds" just in time for Halloween.
This year, Idaho citizens will see HJR 4 on their ballots. Scott Bedke, Speaker of the Idaho House of Representatives breaks down HJR 4 and what this means for locals.
Idaho National Laboratory is celebrating nuclear science week in a virtual setting this week.
James Brower, regional commuications manager for Idaho Fish and Game, gives advice about what to do if you see a mountain lion.
Kelsi Petersen is an Idaho Falls local and BYU-Idaho alumna. She started her own business, Kelsi's Kitchen, that sells healthy raw chocolate bites that can be found in stores across Idaho, Utah, Wyoming and Montana.
The city of Pocatello is hosting its 5th annual All Hallows Eve event on Oct. 24 to raise funds to restore the Brady chapel.
A local group is helping children in the community by collecting toy donations for Christmas presents.
Jerrod Guddat gave a devotional address on Oct. 13 about the importance of helping visitors feel welcome at church. He also spoke his personal experience of joining the church.
Election Day is coming up on Nov. 3. The Madison County Clerk and Election Director gave advice to first-time voters in Madison County.
The Caramel Tree in Rigby and Idaho Falls was recently reopened by a BYU-Idaho graduate.
The Haunted Mill in Teton is now open. Kim Briggs, one of the owners of The Haunted Mill, tells the story behind the haunting of the mill.
The American Family Survey for 2020 was recently released. Dr. Timothy Rarick comments on the results of the survey regarding the anxiety young men can feel about becoming successful adults.
Roger Adams, a senior software engineer for BYU-Idaho spoke to students in a devotional on Oct. 6 about the importance of service.
Former owner of Kiwi Loco Idaho Falls shared how COVID-19 was a primary cause of the store closing.
The Idaho Falls Opera Theater is performing Hansel and Gretel this weekend at the Idaho Falls Civic Center.
The grand opening of Al's Sporting Goods in Idaho Falls is this weekend, Thursday through Saturday. Lindee Stone, the marketing manager for Al's Sporting Goods shares more about the event.
The Idaho Falls Symphony is going online for the new season. Thomas Heuser, music director and conductor of the Idaho Falls Symphony shares details for what the season will look like.
Paulette Jordan is the democratic candidate nominee for U.S. Senate in Idaho and gave us an inside look about why she is running against U.S. Senator Jim Risch.
Peter Williams, the online learning director of quality assurance and innovation for BYU-Idaho spoke to students in a devotional on Sept. 29 about making Christ the center of our lives.
Senator Risch has represented Idaho in the Senate for two terms now and is hoping to win a third.
Dallin Lochridge, the general manager at The Straw Maze near Rexburg, tells us what he loves about the maze and what it's like being the scarer behind the mask.
Idaho State Board of Education President Debbie Critchfield offers advice to parents and teachers about how to help students with distance learning.
IHSAA assistant director Mike Federico explains what changes have been made to high school sports across the state.
General Authority Seventy Elder Randy D. Funk and his wife, Sister Andrea Funk, spoke to BYU-Idaho students on September 22 about acting on inspiration and keeping covenants.
The Teton Dam Marathon is scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 26 and it will continue. However, the other races will now be run virtually.
Experience Rexburg is this Saturday, but it will have some changes due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Museum of Idaho's curator, Carrie Anderson Athay, is preparing the Lawyer flag for display at the museum by the end of the year.
BYU-Idaho President Henry J. Eyring and his wife Sister Kelly Eyring talked to students in the first devotional of the Fall Semester about returning to school amidst the pandemic.
Barber Pop Shop in Rexburg is finally having their grand opening after months of delay due to COVID-19. Emmeline Bressler, the marketing specialist for Barber Pop Shop shared more about the event.
Well known singer David Archuleta is coming to Idaho Falls September 19th to perform a live drive-in concert.
The IFPD and IDOC are seeking donations to give to members of the reentry programs to help people acclimate to community life after incarceration.
An interview with Marilyn Whitney, the deputy superintendent for communications and policy, all about the budget requests submitted this week from the state superintendent's office
He spoke about remembering to accomplish small and simple tasks so that we can become what we want to be at the end of our lives.
Interview with a Rigby teen author Mitchell Taylor on his debut book about The Atonement.
CJ Adams from Grand Teton National Park addresses the closure and why. He also explains the importance of water safety when on the waterways.
Dr, Geoff Thomas talks about being a superintendent for 20 years and what he hopes for students this year.
Karole Honas is set to retire on August 28. She has worked as a journalist since the 1970s and at Local News 8 since 1990.
Officer Shawn Scott with the Rexburg Police Department's School Division shared some tips for keeping kids safe at school.
An Interview with Kelsey Griffee, the fire prevention and information officer at the BLM for Idaho Falls.
An Interview with Jack Messick from the Weather News Service office in Pocatello about the current, record-breaking heat wave.
Harold Rose spoke in the BYU-Idaho Devotional on August 18, 2020, about how to hear promptings by being still.
Outdoor journalist Kris Millgate is on an 850-mile journey to document the route Chinook Salmon swim up four rivers, eight dams and past countless predators to return home to spawn and die.
Ryan Searle talks about the changes they have made for their second year running the sunflower patch in August.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will change its magazine offerings in January 2021.
An Interview with Byron Stutzman, Superintendent of Fremont School District about their delayed start and plans for reopening schools after Labor Day.
A hearing to discuss back to school plans for Idaho Falls School District 91 is open to the public August 12.
Brother Robert Stewart gave a talk about finding the good in a distracting and evil world.
Ben Watson described the behind the scenes process to creating a music video during a pandemic.
The Madison County Fair is returning to Rexburg on August 10 until August 15.
The East Idaho Fair Food Tour is finishing up their first tour across the region. They are bringing fair food favorites to communities from Pocatello to Rexburg.
The second annual Rocket Rally is being held at Rigby High School and encourages community participation
An interview with Clayton Poland about his new 60 second podcasts featuring anecdotes and forgotten messages.
“Don’t be frustrated if you are struggling to recognize promptings from the Holy Ghost. It is a learned process."
A new community theater is presenting a musical in Ammon after being completely planned during the pandemic.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints experience great blessings and happiness from accepting the gospel. For my mom, Linda Small, a convert to The Church and single mother, her move not only brought her joy but also to me, my wife and daughter.
The Popular "Celebrate Youth" event in Rexburg, this year, is going to be "Celebrate You" to promote the celebration of everyone who attends. It was also be held in multiple locations instead of only Porter Park due to COVID-19 concerns.
Rexburg City Council recently voted to pass an initiative to encourage people to wear face masks in public. The "United We Stand Against COVID-19" initiative has helped lower the number of active coronavirus cases in Madison County every since.
Brother Willy Twitchell spoke about soften our hearts in the BYU-Idaho Devotional on July 28, 2020.
Bonneville Couty Requires Face Masks and Ammon is Named as the U.S.City with Most Affordable Internet
The Eastern Idaho Public Health Board voted to make masks mandatory in Bonneville County, and just before the vote, Ammon was named the U.S. city with the most affordable internet.
Daughters of Utah Pioneers seeks to tell as many stories of early pioneers to Utah as possible. A member tells us her pioneer heritage this Pioneer Day.
See A Need- East Idaho is putting on a cleanup of R-Mountain in Rexburg on Saturday, August 1. They hope to clean up leftover trash near a dump and target shooting leftovers.
Hope Gardens, a project by Madison cares, allows people to have a safe place to go and decorate a lock or rock and develop a greater sense of hope.
It's wildfire season in Idaho, which means we all need to be as careful as possible while recreating this summer. Here are some of the best ways to prevent a fire.
Motor Vu Drive-In in Idaho Falls is hosting a flea market to try and bring in some more revenue amid the coronavirus pandemic. It takes place Saturday, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement about changes to the endowment ceremony.
While many full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have gone home, many are still in the field, serving others from their apartments. One missionary who just came home explains how that felt.
Yellowstone National Park serves as a great place for people and families to recreate. Here are a few ideas.
East Idaho Credit Union, which has served the Rexburg community since the 1980s, has a brand new home on 2nd E in the heart of town.
Brother Jim Croasmun gave a devotional address on Tuesday, July 14, called "Charity is Kind." He spoke about how important it is and some of the ways we can develop this key Christlike attribute.
Rigby High School is putting on a musical with a fresh new look of the classic movie "Footloose." The final shows are on July 13 and 14 at 7 p.m.
Melissa Aldana, a jazz saxophonist from Chile, became the first instrumentalist to win the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Competition. Now, she has another album, and she isn't looking back.
Summit Spine and Sport Chiropractic in Rexburg is hosting their fourth "Birthday Bash" to celebrate another year in business. They'll have games, popcorn, cotton candy and much more.
Carriage Cove Short-Stay Rehabilitation is putting on a walking event, encouraging people to be healthier and have a greater quality of life.
Sister Linda Ward, a nursing faculty member at BYU-Idaho, spoke about the blessings and power of the priesthood on July 7, 2020, in the BYU-Idaho Devotional.
The new Port of Subs store on Main St in Rexburg had its grand opening and ribbon-cutting and is now fully open after pandemic-related restrictions.
Providence Square Apartments is hosting a free, fun event for the public and small businesses on July 11 to help salvage some of the usual fun of summertime.
The Rock Gym- Rexburg is hosting an early Fourth of July event on July 3 for anyone who wants to attend. They'll have climbing, giveaways and more.
A group known as, "Porch Pixies," are leaving gift baskets and doing other small acts of kindness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group in the Pocatello/Chubbuck area is trying to be a positive influence on many during these difficult times.
"Gratitude and a Thankful Heart" is a devotional talk given by Brother Stephen Bunnell on June 30, 2020. Brother Bunnell shared experiences and testimony about being thankful for our many blessings.
Many people in the local area tend to flock to see their Independence Day fireworks in Idaho Falls. But since that got canceled, John Adams GMC, Mayor Jerry Merrill and others decided to organize their own fireworks show in Rexburg.
The Yes! Trio is a group of talented musicians that are recording and performing modern jazz.
Labelle Lake, a place normally reserved for weddings, family reunions and other special events, is having their semi-annual open house for the public Saturday, June 27.
The Snake River Animal Shelter is at capacity with cats and kittens. They are holding a $15-dollar adoption event June 23 through June 27.
Brother Jason Hunt spoke about the importance of controlling the limbic systems in our bodies, in connection with avoiding addictions and violations of the Law of Chastity.
After months of lockdowns, long-term care facilities, including Homestead Assisted Living Center in Rexburg, are now allowing family members to visit their loved ones.
The Legacy Flight Museum in Rexburg is hosting a free pancake breakfast tomorrow to celebrate Father's Day. There will also be a small air display.
Little Mama Shirt Shop is a worldwide distributor of custom shirts and other products for mothers. It's operated in Idaho Falls. They recently released a father's line of products.
Josh Duke and Simone Duke-French organized the first protests at Porter Park in Rexburg. They got their motivation after George Floyd was killed, and from the death of Devon Bailey in 2019, one of their close friends.
Brother Adam Ririe spoke in today's devotional. He invites everyone to remember what's most important in life and to change their habits in desires to accommodate those things willingly.
Grizzly bears are back out of hibernation, and some people have been attacked in the region in the last few weeks. Here's how we can stay safe this summer in the great Idaho outdoors.
After the families of JJ and Vallow and Tylee Ryan said they were the two corpses on Chad Daybell's property, the community felt the shock of such a sad end to a nine-month search for the kids. But tonight, people can attend a vigil to honor their memory.
A BYU-Idaho student has teamed up with Senior Solutions in Idaho Falls to live play music for homebound seniors.
A judge set the bail for Chad Daybell at $1 million a day after investigators found the remains of two children buried at his Fremont County property.
The Idaho Falls Police Department recently held a Q&A event to allow citizens to ask any question that was on their mind. The department did this to help bring the police and community members closer during the aftershock of George Floyd's killing at the hands of a few former Minneapolis police officers.
Brother Joseph West, an IT Project Manager at BYU-Idaho, gave the devotional address today. West shared how his life has progressed and how The Lord had guided him to where he is today, as well as how The Lord is doing the same with us. This is West's final semester at BYU-Idaho.
Nate Eaton and East Idaho News recently did a three-part interview with Melanie Gibb, Lori Vallow Daybell's best friend. Daybell's children have been missing since September; she faces child desertion charges.
The Idaho Falls YMCA is hosting a cleanup of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest tomorrow to help preserve the natural beauty of that area for future generations.
The October 2020 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be virtual only, just like the April conference.
The American Red Cross needs more donors as the demand for blood is skyrocketing in the aftermath of stay-at-home orders. Multiple drives are happening at BYU-Idaho this week and next.
Movie theaters, including Paramount 5 and Teton Vu Drive-In, are beginning to open back up as Idaho moves into the third stage of the reopening process.
Elder Weatherford T. Clayton and Sister Lisa Clayton addressed the BYU-Idaho community from Salt Lake City for today's BYU-Idaho Devotional. They spoke about hearing The Lord's voice and being willing to change for the better for The Lord.
A handful of BYU-Idaho students working at the Research and Business Development Center are researching how COVID-19 is affecting our local businesses.
Rachael and Vilray, a jazz duo that originally met at the New England Conservatory of Music, just released their first album.
Julie Buck with Plane Beginnings Wellness hosts an online birthing class for couples expecting a baby.
A local couple is starting up a ferry that takes people on the Snake River in Idaho Falls.
Brother Riley Hall, the Director of the BYU-Idaho Admissions Office, spoke in today's Devotional about the importance of reaching out to others, even if it's something small and simple.
The Idaho Education Association sent out a letter called "Students Need Stable Schools," asking districts to do all they can to help students adjust back to in-person classes this Fall.
The Madison Library District is starting a program inviting people to get outside and walk this summer. The people with the most miles walked can win prizes.
RCS Delisa Orren with Idaho State Police was credited for helping other law enforcement officers rescue a young girl from two kidnappers. She shared some of her feelings about the experience.
Grand Peaks Medical is hosting a weekly webinar to help teach people and answer their questions about COVID-19. The webinar strives to teach people about the national and local angles of the virus.
President and Sister Eyring talked about strengthening our families and gave a few examples of how to do so, always, and during the pandemic.
Mayor Brian Blad and the City of Pocatello awarded five local high school students two-year scholarships to attend Idaho State University. The scholarship was designed to help a select group of students without financial means, attend college.
Asian Giant Hornets, informally known as the 'Murder Hornet,' have arrived in North America for the first time. But as for us here in Idaho, now is probably not the time to panic.
Many banks, including the Bank of Commerce and Idaho Central Credit Union, have kept busy by issuing hundreds of loans to businesses and people in the local area, as they try to wait out the pandemic.
After getting delayed by COVID-19, the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park is set to reopen this Saturday, May 16. Health restrictions will be in place to help prevent the spread of the virus or other germs.
Elder Peter M. Johnson, a General Authority Seventy for The Chuch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Stephanie Johnson, spoke at today's live Devotional.
Two local care centers for seniors in Rexburg are holding a drive-by parade to help their residents feel loved. Many of the residents have been separated from family for almost two months.
After nearly two months of closure due to COVID-19, Fuzion Dance Studio in Sugar City is one of the businesses authorized to open their doors as part of phase one of Governor Brad Little's four-phase reopening plan for Idaho.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that temples in Idaho, Utah, Germany and Sweden will start to reopen Monday, May 11, with limited services.
The coronavirus has halted many businesses, but one local yoga studio quickly switched to online sessions. Their sessions have received participation across the country.
A group of BYU-Idaho students, support Operation Underground Railroad by teaching people about human trafficking. They put out their collective efforts together to help combat slavery.
Although COVID-19 hasn't affected their season as of yet, the Chukars wait to see if they can start on time. In the meantime, they decided to host a food and supply drive to help the community.
A fundraiser called "Idaho Gives" helps save healthy cats from euthanization and helps supply Snake River Animal Shelter with supplies to take care of their animals. Kristin Sanger, the Executive Director for the shelter explains how to participate.
With students finishing the school year online in many places, many kids need the tools to learn online, like devices or internet connectivity. Aaron Johnson from Idaho Business for Education explains how we can help.
John Fredrickson grew up Jewish in Los Angeles, California. This is his story to getting baptized almost four years ago.
Today's live-devotional speakers are Elder Dale G. Renlund and Sister Ruth Renlund. They spoke about the ability to withstand major trials, as well as the importance of keeping the commandments.
Jake and Laura Dickson, who both graduated from BYU-Idaho, decided to spend a couple of weeks of their time at home writing a children's book. They used the book to help teach their five-year-old daughter about the pandemic.
A Rigby family decided to spend their quarantine time starting a light show with music. The show is designed to give people a chance to get out and find some hope safely.
Jared Jacobs, an alumnus of Ricks College, started out working for a lumber company after school. Now he has over 32,000 followers on Instagram for his Lego Sports Animations.
With national parks shut down due to the coronavirus, including Yellowstone, Morgan Warthin, a spokeswoman for the park, explains what the park is doing while they are shut down.
With many schools getting canceled for the remainder of the school year, student-athletes have also lost the rest of the season to play. Pat Lloyd talks about an event many schools used to honor their departing seniors.
The COVID-19 impact extends far and wide, which includes the dairy industry. Alan Reed, the President of Reed's Dairy talks about what kind of adjustments their company has had to make.
Sol Spannaus Baird spends her last Weekdays interview with her sisters in Mexico, who have been doing puzzles every day to pass the time under quarantine.
Life after graduation can bring many fear and uncertainty. An alumna speaks about her life after she graduated ten years ago and what she's learned along the journey.
Gator Jacks, a restaurant in Rexburg, has decided to start selling bulk foods, cleaning supplies and facemasks, during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping many in the community to get the supplies they lack due to high demand.
A family with ties to Idaho Falls are living in Switzerland and experiencing the pandemic while expecting a baby.
Janessa Wright graduated with a bachelor's in psychology with a minor in piano music. She talked about what her career is like now and what students can expect when they graduate.
The World Wide Fast is today April 10th, 2020. The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has invited everyone to join today to pray and fast (if health allows) for the pandemic to be controlled, caregivers to be protected, the economy to be strengthened and life to normalize.
Hannah Black is a High School teacher, trainer and nutritionist, but for a long time she thought she was going to be an occupational and speech therapy. She says after graduating your career might take some some twists and turns, but it will help you figure out what is the best career choice for you.
Since the spread of COVID-19 there has been a need for more blood donations. Madison Schools and Madison Memorial will be having a Super Blood Drive tomorrow from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Mitch Mathews was a wide receiver for the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs, Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings and Miami Dolphins. He currently owns his own company named Anthem, and has always loved motivational speaking. In this interview he talks about motivation and how to stay motivated during the coronavirus quarantine.
President Russell M. Nelson, the prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, made several announcements during the 190th Annual General Conference of the Church this last weekend.
BYU-Idaho alumnus John-Michael Bradley graduated in December 2016 and talks about what his life is now and how BYU-Idaho has prepared him for the work field.
The COVID-19 coronavirus will make this Easter different than ever before. Non-profits like the Speedy Foundation are joining together to help families find resources to still have fun, including a virtual Easter egg hunt. We talked to Shannon Decker with the Speedy Foundation about the resources.
You can listen to all sessions of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on BYU-Idaho Radio.
Kristin Sanger the executive director at Snake River Animal Shelter about how COVID-19 is affecting animal shelters and what this means for the animals.
A local couple are providing free online music classes for kids ages 8 to 15 during the pandemic. Classes are every Wednesday at 11:00 am mountain time on Zoom Meeting or Facebook Live.
Adams Publishing Group has decided to advertise local businesses that are staying open during the stay at home order, for free. Travis Quast the regional President and publisher of Adams Publishing Group in East Idaho and Utah talks about who they want to help businesses and keep their readers informed.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 there are more people working from home, but scammers are trying to take advantage of this. Jeremy Johnson, the Eastern Idaho marketplace manager for Better Business Bureau talks about what you can do to stay safe.
During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we may become stressed and feel anxiety. A counselor at BYU-Idaho shares some good advice about how to destress.
On Monday March 23, 2020, we did and interview with Mike Taylor the exercise specialist at Eastern Idaho Public Health, about COVID-19
Sister Brenda Reeser gave her devotional address titled "But if Not.." on March 24, 2020.
Dream Girl is a student short film created and directed by Derek Romrell. A year and a half since its release, the movie has earned multiple awards and continues receiving recognition from the video community.
Kammy Shepherd recently came back from her trip in Europe with her mom and her husband and talks about how the COVID-19 coronavirus situation is like there and her experience quarantining.
Principal Katie Francis started a donations project at Hawthorne Elementary School for those in need of supplies.
Better Business Bureau Eastern Idaho marketplace manager talks to businesses about what to do in these uncertain times.
Brother Shane Goodwin from the Department of Mathematics gave his devotional address today March 17, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus graduation ceremonies are expected to be streamed online this semester.
Sierra Jones, a student at BYU-Idaho who is doing the Disney College Program spoke about the Coronavirus situation and what Disney is doing about it.
Sister Katherine Pindar, a missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has passed away.
The Student Composer Society will have their recital March 13th at at the Recital Hall at the Eliza R. Snow Building. It will be event dress and free to the public.
The trip will be Saturday March 21. Patrons will meet at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho at 9 a.m and it will end by 6 p.m. back at the museum.
Brother Ben Fryar gave the devotional address Tuesday March 10, 2020.
BYU-Idaho will be putting on the production of Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard." Opening night will be March 18.
Jacob and Krista Flamm ran a business through Etsy, but their business was shut down. This interview talks about their story, and how this has affected their lives.
The popular inspirational conference Time Out for Women is coming soon to Idaho Falls. Events Marketing Manager for TOFW, Kamie Fisher, tells us more about this event.
A Smithsonian exhibit is coming to the Museum of Rexburg. Museum Curator Alisha Tietjen shares her experience.
Suit Up, Soldier is a band that started in Utah. They will be performing Friday March 20th at The Basement in Rexburg.
Jorge Cocco Santángelo is an artist known for his paintings related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. His new exhibit focuses on the sacred events of The Book of Mormon.
Dr Seuss books are being read all over schools through the country this week in honor of his birthday. His books impacted many
Witness Music Southeast Idaho will be performing The Lamb of God on Sunday, March 8th at 7 pm in Jensen Concert Hall in Pocatello, Monday, March 9 at 7:00 pm in Thunder Ridge High School in Idaho Falls and Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 pm at the Rexburg Tabernacle in Rexburg.
On March 4th it will be the 157th anniversary of the state of Idaho and the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. Idaho Falls will celebrate with a short film named "Idaho Women in White" in the Colonial theater at 7:00pm.
BYU-Idaho has a prestigious nursing program. Preparing their students is a key focus for the university. One of the ways to prepare future nurses are with life-like simulations. Here is a story about those simulations and what students experience.
Darwin and Dinosaurs is the current exhibit in the Museum of Idaho.
Listen to The Good Report for uplifting stories of people and organizations making a difference in the world. This week, we are highlighting Club President Nick Burrows from Civitan Club of Idaho Falls.
Jackie Rawlins, the director of the Museum of Rexburg and the cultural arts director for the city of Rexburg talks about upcoming events.
SpongeBob The Musical is coming to Idaho Falls Monday March 2nd.
Brother Todd Blanchard, a faculty member in the accounting department, talks about humility.
Listen to The Good Report for uplifting stories of people and organizations making a difference in the world. This week, we are highlighting Executive Director Valisa Say from the Idaho Falls Senior Citizens Center.
The BYU-Idaho's Barbershop Music Festival was this past weekend and the guest quartet was Sound Check Quartet from Salt Lake City.
BYU-Idaho's Extravadance for winter semester will be March 17th through March 21st 2020. Tickets for the general audience are $6 and $3 with student ID.
CEO of AgReserves Inc came to BYU-Idaho to address students and faculty members about the importance of learning from facts and also learning from faith.
Jon Weber is running for a seat in the Idaho House of Representatives
The Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra will be doing their winter concert on Thursday 27th of February 2020, at 7:00 pm in the Rexburg Tabernacle. Admission will be free for the public!
An interview with a men's basketball coach
Melanie Gygli has served in a lot of different positions in the City of Pocatello and now after three decades she is retiring. She is excited to spend time with her family and do lots of traveling.
Actress Ruth Call who plays Mole in Wind in the Willows tells us all about the theatre production and her career doing drama.
Lisa Coffey shares her story about family history and how it has blessed her life.
College kids working to stay in school
Bryan Terrell Clark is an actor and Broadway performer. He is known for his role as George Washington in Hamilton and his appearance in Motown The Musical. Terrell Clark will be coming to BYU-Idaho Friday 14th of February 2020.
Sharee Barton who is a Madison School Teacher was chosen to be part of the Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship and went to Antarctica.
The ORC at BYU-Idaho is doing the Denali Challenge.
A new lunch deal has come to campus on devotional day.
Sister Lisa L. Harkness, the First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, came to BYU-Idaho.
RootsTech is the largest Family History conference in the world! This year is the 10 year anniversary of this four day event. For 2020 the theme of the conference is "The Story of You" which focuses on the importance of recording our story for our children and our posterity.
In Rexburg there is a free ESL class for all those who want to learn English. Classes are every Thursday at 6:00pm and 7:00pm at the Rexburg Family History Center.
The Coronavirus started in China and started spreading in other parts of the world including The United States. There have been a few cases. April Walker the infection control manager at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center explains more about the virus and how the local hospitals are prepared if it comes to Idaho.
Listen to The Good Report for uplifting stories of people and organizations making a difference in the world. This week, we are highlighting Executive Director Kristen Sanger from the Snake River Animal Shelter.
The Power to Become Conference is back on BYU-Idaho this Winter 2020 semester. Career and Alumni Services Manager Tyler Rickey tells us more about it.
“Everyone experiences speed bumps, rough weather, and sharp turns, but as we look to Heavenly Father and access the power of the atonement of Jesus Christ, we become the sons and daughters of God and He gives us power to perform miracles, both large and small,” said Melanie Kennelly in her BYU-Idaho devotional talk.
113 Missionaries will be transferring out of the China Hong Kong mission in the next few days.
Eric R. Anderson is a BYU-Idaho alumnus who published his first children's book from his book series "The Adventures of Pook and Boogee" Two brothers who meet unsung heroes to learn what is necessary to become who they have to in the future.
Local hunter wins the Ultimate Extreme Huntress competition, which was taken place in Zimbabwe.
Today there was a presentation about artist Archie Boyd Teater and Patricia Teater's retreat, in the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho. This beautiful building was designed by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. After years of being abandoned the new owner of the property renovated it and explained all about his experience.
BYU-Idaho alumnae string quartet performed at the Snow 269 Recital HallRecital.
Elder James R. Rasband from the Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints gives BYU-Idaho Devotional address.
The life and adventures of John C. Frémont and his wife Jessie come to live in NPR's Steve Inskeep's new book, "Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War."
The Idaho Falls Zoo has a new member of the family! Tunda is a cotton-top Tamarin who was transported from the Phoenix Zoo. Education Curator Sunny Katseanes explains how her journey went and how she is adjusting to her new home.
Heber J. Grant Mentoring Program was created in 2018 to help those students who need help have their own personal mentor. Mentors focus on helping students achieve their goal and become more self-reliant.
Madison Presents will be tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Madison Performing Arts Center. There will be special guests for Madison High School's annual event, Marvin Goldstein and Vanessa Joy will perform.
Devotional speaker Brother Craig Forbush, the Mechanical Operations Manager at BYU-Idaho, talks about the importance of being wise in the day of our probation.
BYU-Idaho's event Disciple Leader Conference's theme this winter semester is One by One. The conference will be Friday 31st of January 2020 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the MC Ballroom & Taylor Building.
Reporter JD Packer with BYU-Idaho Radio interviews Faculty member at BYU-Idaho Sean Cannon where he talks about his experience in the Middle East.
Even though is very cold in Idaho the doors are open for the winter educational classes from the Idaho Falls Zoo.
Artist and sculptor Adam Thomas's new gallery "Creation, Expulsion. Redemption" was inspired by the story of Adam and Eve.
BYU-Idaho President Eyring and his wife Sister Eyring talk about faith and how to strengthen it. They express how having a selfless attitude also helps us have true joy in this life.
Madison Library District holds a monthly event called "On the Same Page" where they give out free copies of a certain book and focus the whole month on that book. For the month of February, the focus will be on the classic J.M. Barrie novel of Peter Pan.
Interview with Volunteer Adoption Coordinator Lyndsey Rasmussen for Remember Ruby Rescue where she explains how the organization works and shares facts about rabbits. Did you know rabbits can breed every 30 days after they are three months old?
BYU-Idaho's sketch comedy group, Humor Code, was created in 2012 by a former BYU-Idaho student and ever since then each semester they do two shows each semester. Student Emily Colton, the new manager for the group, talks about Humor Code and what to expect for auditions next week.
Madison Cares has great opportunities to have free educational classes in the community. Some of them include parenting classes, marriage classes and mantel health classes.
Regional communications manager Terry Thompson with The Idaho Fish and Game in Magic Valley region explians how there has been an increse of mountin lions attacking pet animals and what safety precautions you can take.
Student involvement director, Samantha Carey, from Student Support at BYU-Idaho explains the fun activities there will be in this new winter semester and how volunteering has made her college experience more enriching.
The DNA Doe Project and many volunteers helped Clark County Sheriff's Office identify a headless murder victim found in 1979.
On January 4, 2020 the public is invited to a day of free skiing at the East Mink Creek Nordic Center just south of Pocatello. Free Ski Day also includes free ski and equipment rentals and free skiing lessons.
The task force created by Idaho Governor Brad Little in May 2019 recently published their findings of how to address and prioritize the needs of public education in Idaho
Jeff Carr, public relations director for the Museum of Idaho, discusses the donation they've received to furnish a new exhibit, "Way out West" that will cover Idaho history and opens in late 2020
Martin J. Schreiber, recently came to the Idaho Falls Senior Citizen Community Center to speak on being a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's, but his message has universal application
Amazon spokesperson, Av Raichura, discusses the new Amazon Hub programs that the company has designed in an attempt to help surprise Christmas gifts from being spoiled by unsuspecting package-openers
Christen Cooper contacted BYU-Idaho Radio about her new Christmas mash-up called "Jingle Halls" which we've played on air. We decided to talk to her a little more about her music and young career.
A Secret Santa is giving away $500,000 in gifts for those in need in East Idaho this year with the help of East Idaho News. Their news director, Nate Eaton, spoke with BYU-Idaho Radio about what the program has meant to him and the public in its five years in existence
Sean Coletti, mayor of Ammon, will be performing with a community choir in the "Messiah Sing-In" at Thunder Ridge High School on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.
Sharee Barton, an educator at Madison School District is one of 45 teachers across the United States and Canada selected to travel around the world to study various world challenges and bring her findings back to her students. She'll be heading to Antarctica with researchers and scientists to learn about life in nearly inhospitable locations.
Running and life. That's what Brother Brent Ashcraft, Auxiliary Services business officer at BYU-Idaho, discussed with host Alec Pope as they dive into his devotional address given in the BYU-Idaho Center on Dec. 12, 2019
Clarke Farrer, Scout Executive of the Grand Teton Council of the Boy Scouts of America, discusses how the decision of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to leave its association with scouting is going to affect young men in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following 2019 Christmas message
Additional renderings showing the planned renovation of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released.
Kami Shepherd, a BYU-Idaho student working with Senior Solutions discusses an upcoming senior citizen talent show the company is hosting in Idaho Falls. The event is Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Idaho Falls Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What does it take to start a completely new school? Doug McLaren answers that question as Thunder Ridge High School pushes forward in its second year of existence
Brigham Young University-Hawaii's assistant professor Spencer Ingley goes on a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expenses-paid research trip. We talked to him about his background in biology research, his passion for environmental stewardship, and the awareness he hopes to raise.
Brother Brian Merrill, BYU-Idaho philosophy professor, goes in-depth on what it takes to give up the "story" we've created for ourselves in order to attain the life God wants to give us
Six-time Grammy nominee Frederica Von Stade and the Sonos Handbell Ensemble join the BYU-Idaho Orchestra, student choirs and performers from the school's theatre and dance departments in this year's production of "A BYU-Idaho Christmas" on Saturday, Dec. 7
Singer, songwriter, and playwright Michael McLean talks about what's inspired the changes he's made to "The Forgotten Carols" after 28 years of the show
Sister Rachel Huber, an online instructor developer at BYU-Idaho, talks about how caring for our bodies carries eternal weight
Ryan talks about how the band first came together, their unique sound, and how a fifth-generation fiddler incorporates just about every music genre in his work
After 35 years as an anchor and reporter at KIFI Local News 8, Jay Hildebrandt will retire Wednesday.
Christopher Mann, CEO and President of the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce, talks about making "always shop local first" the mainstream mindset
Professor Hyrum Lewis discusses his book "There is a God: How to Respond to Atheism in the Last Days" and his recent debate at Freedom Fest in Las Vegas
Internationally-acclaimed violinist William Hagen discusses how he has prepared to play Beethoven's Violin Concerto at BYU-Idaho on Nov. 21 and talks about his career in music
Jason Weaver, private online marketing consultant and author of "FIX Marketer," discusses how to help local businesses through online marketing
Elder Vern P. Stanfill, a general authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about choosing to follow the Savior and aligning our will with His
We preview some of the main events coming to the city of Rexburg this Christmas season with Jackie Rawlins, Rexburg's cultural arts director
Artist, pianist, and composer Laurence Hobgood talks with Stephanie Steele about his experience and inspiration over a career in jazz music
Idaho Senate President Pro Tempore Brent Hill talks funding for the Medicaid expansion, ballot initiatives, education spending and the upcoming state legislative session
University of Iowa jazz music professor and worldwide performer, Damani Phillips, speaks with host Stephanie Steele about his career and what fuels his creativity today
Brother Doug Conway, director of software engineering at BYU-Idaho, discusses what it means to be "all in" to the gospel of Jesus Christ from his devotional address, "Are you all in?"
Thomas Heuser talks about teaming up with Idaho National Laboratory for a night of education, entertainment and inspiration at the Idaho Falls Civic Center for the Performing Arts
Rebecca Shroeder, executive director of Reclaim Idaho, talks about the recent expansion of medicaid in Idaho, which opened enrollment on Nov 1. She also discusses their new ballot initiative push "Invest in Idaho"
Founder of RizeCon, Ryan Harris, talks about the business conference as it expands in its second year. It takes place Nov 7-8 at the Chief's Event Center in Fort Hall
Drawing on his experience white water rafting, Garth Miller taught that a river guide is like the Holy Ghost guiding us in how we receive revelation and inspiration in our lives.
BYU-Idaho has the largest ROTC program in the state. The officer training course can help students decide if the military is for them. Even if students aren't sure about joining the military, ROTC can provide them with a multitude of experiences and skills applicable in other areas of life.
Madison County Sheriff's Office's public information officer Sgt. Isaac Payne is much more than he appears. BYU-Idaho Radio sat down with him to get to learn about his various projects and passions.
Jeremy Johnson with the Better Business Bureau talks about the potential risks and related precautions for using smart watches
The BYU-Idaho Alumni Office's new podcast called "The BYUI Mighty Oaks Series" features interviews with BYU-Idaho alumni about their experiences at school, getting jobs, and being an influence in the workforce.
This is The Spot, a production from BYU-Idaho Radio, where we talk about what you’re talking about this episode includes hype for the streaming service Disney Plus.
Idaho State University Department of Geosciences affiliate researcher, L.J. Krumenacker, talks about his unassuming discovery of the third dinosaur burrow ever found
Jessica Goudy, communications director for Madison School Distrct, talks about their participation in the "Start with Hello" campaign
Elder Jack N. Gerard of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints talks about his BYU-Idaho devotional address
Bryanna Willis talks with Maegan Scholes, manager of Kidsburg in Rexburg, about their upcoming season, which kicks off with a trick-or-treat carnival on Halloween day this week
An interview with challenger for Rexburg's mayor, Travis Brown, prior to election day on Nov 5. Part of a series of interviews with all candidates for the Rexburg City Council and Mayor positions
An interview with Rexburg's current mayor who is seeking re-election, Jerry Merrill, prior to election day on Nov 5. Part of a series of interviews with all candidates for the Rexburg City Council and Mayor positions
Artist Margaret Blake talks about her collection, "Out of Africa: People, Places, and Patterns," which debuts at the Jacob Spori Art Gallery on the campus of BYU-Idaho on Oct 24, 2019
An interview with city council candidate, Jordan Busby, prior to election day on Nov 5. Part of a series of interviews with all candidates for the Rexburg City Council and Mayor positions.
An interview with city council candidate, Bryanna Johnson, prior to election day on Nov 5. Part of a series of interviews with all candidates for the Rexburg City Council and Mayor positions
Brother James Gordon, student success and retention director at BYU-Idaho, talks about his address "Always Remember" at the BYU-Idaho Devotional on Oct 22, 2019
An interview with city council candidate, Tisha Flora, prior to election day on Nov 5. Part of a series of interviews with all candidates for the Rexburg City Council and Mayor positions.
An interview with city council candidate, Robert Chambers, prior to election day on Nov 5. Part of a series of interviews with all candidates for the Rexburg City Council and Mayor positions.
Garrett Batty, writer and director of the new film "Out of Liberty," talks about his experience creating the movie and what the story means to him.
Richard Turley, the managing director of the Communication Department for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the BYU-Idaho forum in his talked titled, "Joseph Smith: Teenage Prophet." He talked in an interview with Brandon Isle about his address and on his career in the church.
Sam Payne with BYUradio talks about producing their new dramatized podcast series "Treasure Island 2020."
Sister Janine Gilbert, a BYU-Idaho English Department faculty member, talks about her devotional address, "A Work in Progress."
Dawn Giannini, the classified advertising manager at the Post Register, talks about their yearly career fair and the opportunities it provides to the community.
Megan Kezell with Student Activities at BYU-Idaho talks about the events of BYU-Idaho's Spirit Week.
Jackie Rawlins, the cultural arts director for the city of Rexburg, highlights upcoming community events and programs.
James and Teresa are the creators of The Haunted River, the newest Halloween attraction in East Idaho, and they shared their experience of bringing the haunt to life.
Sister Lauri Arensmeyer, the BYU-Idaho Registrar, talks about her devotional address, "The Words We Speak."
Religious singer and song writer Tiffany Houghton talks about her insights and experiences in the music industry. Tiffany also broke down what it was like coming and performing in Rexburg.
Teena McBride, the executive director of the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center, talks about the 13th Annual Policeman's Ball on October 4, 2019 in Idaho Falls.
BYU-Idaho faculty, Quinn Grover and Amelia Bahr, talk about this semester's Big Read of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" and its theatre production on campus.
Kaeti Richards from Live Forward Performance talks about an upcoming Run for the Cure they are sponsoring to raise funds for those battling breast cancer.
Brother Kevin Galbraith gave a devotional address at BYU-Idaho entitled, "Faith and Family."
Andra Duke, the director of content at BYUtv talks about new and returning programs on the channel.
Exhibits director at the Museum of Idaho, Rod Hansen, talks about their new Darwin and Dinosaurs exhibit.
The owners of the new GOAT Scooters, talk about what it's been like bringing the business to Rexburg.
Former Idaho Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, David Leroy, talks about his upcoming one-man show he will be performing at the Museum of Idaho.
Brigham Young University-Idaho President Henry J. Eyring and Sister Kelly Eyring talk about their upcoming talks prior to this week's BYU-Idaho devotional.
Shaina Cales of the Idaho Office of Drug Policy talks about their Be the Parents campaign and Idaho Family Dinner Night.
Dean Sessions and Rod Meldrum talk about their upcoming event in Rexburg about evidence for the Book of Mormon and more of their research.
Artist Vince Bodily speaks with Brandon Isle about his new exhibit, "An Artist's Encomium," which will debut with a reception and open house at the Spori Art Gallery tonight.
Jackie Rawlins, the cultural arts director for the city of Rexburg talks about the "Experience Rexburg" event that brings together students and the community.
Kathy Stanton and Gina Miller talk with Alec about upcoming events and programs going on at the Madison Library District.
Trent Shippen, Sports Adviser with Student Activities at BYU-Idaho, discusses upcoming activities and sports that students can get involved with on campus.
Idaho public health officials have confirmed two cases of serious respiratory disease among people who use e-cigarettes or other vaping devices.
BYU-Idaho Student Peer Coordinator Becca Harrington shares how students can utilize academic advising to map out their future.
An interview with Madison County Fire Department's Chief Tryce Miskin and Captain Robert Kohler about the details of the 9/11 Memorial Walk set up throughout Porter Park.
Quinn Grover shares some insights on the topics of fly fishing and the impact it has made in his life.
Jeremy Johnson of the Better Business Bureau has some tips for avoiding different types of scams that are common among college age students.
Randall Brumfield Chief Academic Officer for the Idaho State Board of Education speaks about plans to implement a program to help military personnel and veterans gain college credit for their time served.
Rexburg is hosting a race on September 7 where proceeds will be donated to Operation Underground Railroad to aide in the fight against human and child trafficking around the globe.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced President Bradley Wayne Kirk died Wednesday morning. He was serving as president of the Philippines Naga Mission.
An interview with Sister Mari Ann Birch, who spoke on the power of prater and how it helps us get the answers we seek.
Idaho Falls School District 91 is implementing new safety procedures this week to help keep students safer while at school.
Brandon Bird, the general manager for the Eastern Idaho State Fair, shared this year's theme 'Taste the Fun' and gave all the details for entertainment and what to expect.
Madison High School will host a celebration Friday, Aug. 30, for its new football stadium (event center). The whole community is invited.
THE IDAHO DIAPER BANK IS SHARING A VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY AS THEY MAKE THEIR DEBUT IN HELPING THE COMMUNITY OF EASTERN IDAHO.
Roger Jackson, the Financial Technology Coordinator for BYU-Idaho, instructs students and listeners about following through with spiritual commitments in this week’s devotional address.
The Bandits won their first regional tournament this year and went on to take home the championship in the first ever World Series win for an Idaho team.
August 27 the Sandy Downs Arena will be filled with the sounds of bull riding as the Ultimate Bull Riding Battle returns to host an evening of family fun and competition for athletes of all kinds including the bulls themselves.
Superintendent Dr. Scott Woolstenhulme gives some details for the current bond proposal and what they hope to accomplish if it passes on the August 27 vote.
Madison School District's Superintendent Dr. Geoff Thomas spoke about the goals for early literacy and the importance of reading along with other important back to school announcements for parents and students.
Sister Renee Christensen shared how her life has unfolded just the way God intended in her interview with BYU-Idaho Radio regarding her devotional address.
Officer Shawn Scott with the Rexburg Police Department's School Division shared some tips for keeping kids safe at school.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has introduced a new protection training program to train leaders who interact with youth and children.
The Earthquake Lake Visitor Center has several activities to remember 60 years since the 7.3 magnitude earthquake which killed 28 people and stranded 250.
U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo were on hand to help announce the new National Reactor Innovation Center based at Idaho National Laboratory.
Events at the Madison County Fair include old favorites and new excitement.
"I testify that when we follow the revelation we receive from the Lord, He does prepare a way for us to accomplish whatever He asks us to do."
Madison School District's 15th Annual Celebrate Youth has more carnival games, sponsors and fun.
The Blackfoot Community Players will perform "Annie Get Your Gun" Aug. 9-17 at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center.
The 32nd Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival is happening Aug. 9-11 at the resort.
The 2019 Idaho Falls Arts Council Roaring Youth Jam is Aug. 8 - Aug. 10 at the Idaho Falls River Walk.
"I know, with a knowledge that I’m incapable of putting into adequate words, that this life is but a small, fleeting, but important condescension from a very real, much more holy, eternal sphere. The Gospel we are taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is more true, than you can possibly comprehend."
The Teton Story Telling and Arts Festival features national story tellers in a free local Rexburg event.
Idaho's oldest rodeo, the War Bonnet Roundup, returns this week for the 108th Anniversary Celebration with events throughout the first weekend in August.
This BYU-Idaho Devotional Address was given by Doug Mason, a staff member on-campus in the Auxillary Services as the Support Director. His message focused on relying on the things you know by his experiences in times of uncertainty or struggle.
Education week is a three-day event to instruct, uplift and inspire attendees through classes and devotionals.
Kenneth and Jean Brown have lived a life full of adventure. They tell their stories and give advice to today's generation.
Carolyn Ringger is the author of many religious books including, Faith Unpuzzled. She shared what inspired her to write about faith.
The Idaho Falls Zoo is having an event to educate people about bats and to help people learn how they are helpful to the enviornment.
Harriman State Park is recognizing new state trooper, Alexandra Larrea by having a chili cook-off on July 24.
The Rexburg Farmers Market happens every Friday evening throughout the summer. Don't miss out on fresh produce and hand crafted goods.
Brett Cook, auxiliary services managing director at BYU-Idaho spoke to the students at devotional about angels among us.
Marci Stacey is the CEO of WINSS foundation. She has been working this year to help improve self-sufficiency in Africa.
If you are anxious for Halloween, Screamfest is happening July 12 and 13 in Idaho Falls.
The Sons of Utah Pioneers organization enjoys helping people learn about pioneer heritage. Learn about Rexburg's strong pioneer roots at the Pioneer fireside.
BYU-Idaho's Public History class began a podcast series called, Remembering Rexburg. The first episode is about a family favorite restaurant named Shirley's that was destroyed from the Teton Dam flooding.
The Public History class at BYU-Idaho has created a podcast series to remember Rexburg. Season 1 explores buildings that have disappeared.
Brian Kinghorn, a religion professor and BYU-Idaho's devotional speaker for this week will be speaking about divine creativity.
Carrie Bilbao, public affairs specialst for the Bureau Land Management gives information about fire prevention and offers resources people can go to to be educated.
Grace Partridge talks about her fiddle career.
Summer Music Session
Financial aid director, Ken Jackson is speaking to the students at BYU-Idaho's devotional about finding the power to overcome.
Bob Stahn, a licensed mental health counselor in Idaho Falls invites people to learn how they can meet their emotional needs through reading his new book.
Mainland China and Hong Kong are in dispute over the extradition bill that is trying to be passed. In Hong Kong, millions are protesting against it. Students at BYU-Idaho share their opinion about the issue.
The Madison County Fairgrounds is hosting Whoopee Days June 28-29. Shane Wright, fair board chairman explained the different events going on this weekend.
Malad is hosting their annual Welsh Festival this weekend from June 28-30. Learn about the Welsh history and their common traditions.
Artists Nathan Pacheco, Gentri, Donny Osmond, etc. to perform for President Nelson’s 95th Birthday Celebration
Max Checketts, a former BYU-Idaho Academic Vice-President spoke about his devotional talk on spiritual maturity.
Today Jackson Hole is celebrating John Colter Day. People can visit the John Colter Bay visitor center to learn about who he was.
The Taylor Chevrolet car show is June 22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Madison fairgrounds in Rexburg.
A Father's Day Tribute. An episode of the Spot that was dedicated to all of the father figure's out there.
The Rexburg Community Theatre is doing Beauty and the Beast this summer. The performances are on June 21, 22 and 24.
The Blackfoot Performing Arts Center is showing, Savior of the World: His Birth and Resurrection on June 20, 21, 22 and 24.
Linda Draper, university's communication marketing and strategy coordinator spoke to students at BYU-Idaho's devotional about waiting upon the Lord.
Archimedes Science and Innovation exhibit is currently on display at the Museum of Idaho. People learn about who he was and what he did for our society today.
The Legacy Flight Museum is having their free pancake breakfast on June 15 from 8-10 a.m.
Jackie Rawlins, director of cultural arts for the city of Rexburg invites everyone to come and participate in the events going on this summer.
Reese Nelson, horticulture professor at BYU-Idaho shared his experience of giving tours to peer groups through the Thomas E. Ricks Gardens.
Alex Boye talked with BYU-Idaho about visiting Eastern Idaho and some of the things hes working on.
Arnold Thiebaud, marketing and channel data manager spoke to students at BYU-Idaho's devotional about God's love for them and how to strengthen their relationship with Him.
Kuwait officially recognizes The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Rexburg College of Massage Therapy began in 2013 by Shane Humphrey and his friends. People can fill out an application online.
President Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, traveled to Florida on June 9, 2019, to give a devotional.
Astrofest gives children an opportunity to learn about science and space. It will be on June 8 from 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. at BYU-Idaho.
Pauline Thiros is Idaho State University's new athletic director. She is excited and optomistic about the future and the plans they have for this year.
An episode about tips on college life at BYU-Idaho
The city of Rexburg is launching the Summer Concert Series on Wednesday evenings starting June 5- August 28 at Porter Park at the Beehive Pavilion.
Sister Reyna I. Aburto, Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taught students at BYU-Idaho's devotional on how we can cultivate divine relationships.
Lori Miller, counselor at BYU-Idaho Counseling Center gives information about mental health and how to get the right help and turn to the right resources.
Josh and Tate Smith, brothers and former students at BYU-Idaho wrote and directed the movie, Iron Brothers. It will be playing at Paramount 5 in Rexburg on June 1.
The Jacob Spori Art Gallery at BYU-Idaho will be showcasing work by two local artists, Richard Briggs and Sally Ellis starting May 30.
The Idaho Falls Public Library summer reading program will be June 3 -August 24.
Morris Christensen, student activities advisor at BYU-Idaho spoke in devotional about holding fast to the word of God, our covenants and the Savior.
The Madison Fire Department Pipe Brigade will be playing in Archer, Burton, Sugar City and Rexburg cemeteries on Memorial Day.
Marshall Public Library in Pocatello is launching their summer reading program June 1. Children's librarian Katherine Poulter gives more details.
Madison Library District is kicking off the season with their summer reading program. The theme is, "A Universe of Stories."
Elder Kevin R. Duncan and Sister Nancy Duncan spoke at BYU-Idaho's devotional about hearts, love and the temple. They encouraged students to take family names to the temple.
The Standard Journal is hosting S.J. Sports Stars awards night May 21, at 6 p.m. at South Fremont High School to honor exceptional athletes.
Mayor Casper loves serving the people of Idaho Falls and feels she is being effective.
Digital wallets apps are becoming a common source for making financial transactions. Jeremy Johnson of the Better Buisness Bureau talks about safeguards we can use.
Century 21 High Desert is one of three buisnesses hosting Shred Day, May 18 from 10 a.m.- noon.
Robert Bird, an English professor spoke about truth telling at devotional
Community Wellneness Fair will be at Madison Jr. High on May 15 from 2-7 p.m.
Upper Valley Women's Choir is performing at the Rexburg Tabernacle May 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Madison Memorial Hospital is celebrating Nurse's week and will be presenting a honorable award to one of their nurses.
Jeremiah Cochran, an administrator in the Human Rescource office gave his devotional talk on being endowed with knowledge and power.
The Spot crew's take on the new block buster Avengers Endgame
Idaho senator, Brent Hill shares his experience in Vietnam and his feelings about the recent legistlative session.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho is building a family room at EIRMC hospital in Idaho Falls
Mike Super also know as "The Mystifier," is coming to Rexburg May 3 at 7:30 p.m. to perform some of his magic
Idaho Fish and Game Hosts Idaho Youth Outdoor Skills Day at Beaver Dick Park on May 11.
Special Collections will display their new exhibit about The Book of Mormon starting May 2 at BYU-Idaho
For the 45th year, the Kelly-Eldredge Farm is hosting Shelley High School students for its branding and vaccination day.
Senior at Rigby High School, Megan Clements was selected as one of six semifinalists from Idaho for the Presidential Scholars Program.
Shauna Holyoak, children's author from Idaho Falls published her first book this month.
"To the degree you include the temple in your daily lives, the stronger you and your testimonies will be." - Elder Ronald A. Rasband, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Congressman Mike Simpson explains the current issues on his mind and why he likes politics
Officers have been educating students for over 30 years about the danger of drugs through a program called D.A.R.E. Officer Shawn Scott of Rexburg talks about his experience working with the students.
The Mayor's Youth Advisory Council particpated in Youth Government Day April 23. They learned what different departments do in their community.
President Henry J. Eyring and his wife Kelly Eyring give their first devotional address of the spring semester on natural leadership.
Recent studies from Brigham Young University show that relationships and stress are correlated.
Four different religious leaders throughout Eastern Idaho talked about their church services this weekend and why Easter is significant to people of their faith.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unveiled its plans to renovate the Salt Lake Temple.
This weekend, Yellowstone Park will be celebrating National Park Week. Yellowstone's Public Affairs representative, Linda Veress, shares more about the event.
April is autism awareness month and Rexburg shows it's suport.
Madison Jr. High School is performing its spring production "Peter Pan and Wendy." The play begins this weekend and ends next Monday. Director, Joseph Lawliss encourages the community to come and enjoy a live production.
Bill Crawford, the owner and creator of Righteous Slice, talked about the international competition their pizza got second place in.
Founder and Director Steven Vest explains what this film festival will have to offer. It will be happening in Rexburg, Idaho May 31 through June 1.
Idaho farmer in the Teton area grows original grains that date back thousands of years ago.
CEO Dana Kirkham, explains the purpose and current goals of REDI, Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho. She also tells a little bit about herself.
Fire Chief Dave Hanneman is retiring from the Idaho Falls Fire Department after working as a fireman for 36 years.
Jocelyn Roberston, the public information officer and literature director for the Idaho Commissoin on the Arts, talked about their upcoming Idaho Cowgirl Congress Showcase and Demo.
Jorge Cocco is an artist from Argentina. He has a unique art form that he calls sacrocubism. His exhibit, "Sacred Events from the Life of Christ" will be on disply in the Jacob Spori Art Gallery at BYU-Idaho from April 5 to May 30.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared messages with other Church leaders including policy changes regarding LGBT members of the Church.
Brooklyn Raymond, the Spark Freedom Coordinator for the Madison Liberty Institute, explained how this semester went and what they have coming up.
Nearly 300 members of the Church live in Kuwait.
BYU-Idaho Radio will broadcast all sessions of the LDS General Conference on 94.3, 91.5, 88.3 FM and online at http://www.byui.edu/radio.
Hyrum Conrad, a professor in the theater department at BYU-Idaho, gave a devotional address on April 2 about emotions and their eternal nature.
Jackie Rawlins, the cultural arts director for the City of Rexburg, talked about what the community can expect in the coming months.
Bannock County Commissioner Terrel N. Tovey talked about the new crisis center that will serve the southeast region of Idaho.
Doctor Kimball Arritt and practice representative Danielle Lloyd explain the practice's upcoming free event for moms and moms to be.
Arn Berglund, the chairman of East Idaho's Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Expo, explains what this year's expo has in store.
Lisa Fox gave this week's Tuesday Devotional
Julie Leavitt, the public awareness coordinator for Rexburg's Family Crisis Center, explains the upcoming exhibit for sexual assault awareness month.
Keith Rose is a BYU-Idaho Alumnus. He majored in Automotive Technology Management. Now he works as a product engineer for Toyota Motor North America. He explains how his education at BYU-Idaho helped prepare him for his career.
Glenn Alford worked for Idaho State University for over 40 years. He was honored recently with a Lifetime Achievement Award by College Sports Information Directors of America.
The play "Pirates of Penzance" is on at BYU-Idaho.
The Madison County Repulican Women's Club is trying to get their resolution to congress. The resolution would remove SBAC testing in schools as a requirement for Title I federal funding.
Brother Layne Hymas, the accounting services director for BYU-Idaho, gave a devotional address on the campus of BYU-Idaho.
Danna Beckman, the president of the Eastern Idaho Agricultural Hall of Fame, talks about this years inductees.
Governor Brad Little explains what he has been focused on this session and what being governor has been like.
Travis Quast, the regional president and publisher for Adams publishing in eastern Idaho, talks about the new paper they just opened up.
The Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce's President and CEO, Christopher Mann, explains this years Farmer Merchant Banquet.
"Sometimes we have to simply righteously move forward. We hang on, we hold on, we pray on - trusting that the God of this universe will also respond to our earnest, pleading prayers as our personal Father in Heaven."
The BYU-Idaho has its very own Rocket Team
The Miami Saxophone Quartet headlined at BYU-Idaho's Jazz Festival.
Leon Parson, an art professor at BYU-Idaho has painted many murals for LDS temples in his life. The most recent one, was Rome.
The American Society of Civil Engineers is on BYU-Idaho's campus.
Brooklyn Raymond and Jacob Householder, both employees of the Madison Liberty Institute, explain it's purpose and how the community can get involved.
The City of Rexburg's Cutlural Arts Director Jackie Rawlins explains what events the city will be putting on throughout the month of March and beyond.
Speech coach and adjunct professor at BYU-Idaho, Maija-liisa Adams explains what she does and how a production like TEDx is made possible.
Gary Adna Ames, a member of the accounting faculty at BYU-Idaho, spoke about the importance of actually listening to and following through on the counsel we receive from modern day prophets.
Master Sergeant Drew Kimmey has been serving in the army for 24 years. How he's ready to move on to something new.
Stickers are covering the world. They're more than just decoration, each stickers has a story.
After 42 years at KID and KIDK, Steve Cannon retires Friday.
Tyler Stahle, the marketing manager for RootsTech, explained what they have to offer this conference, some background on the event itself and what's coming up.
Come make a social change with Elevate at BYU-Idaho.
Our hosts discuss how mental health directly affects the quality of life and education at BYU-Idaho
President and Owner of the LDS Film Festival, Kels Goodman, explains what will be happening at this years festival and what makes this one different compared to others.
Come donate blood. BYU Idaho is having a Red Cross Blood Drive.
Elder Joaquin E. Costa of the Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife Renne spoke to BYU-Idaho students and gave advice for this specific stage of life.
The reigning international barbershop quartet champions, After Hours, talk about how it was to win the competition, how their group got started, and what they are doing now.
Artist J. Kirk Richards explains how he got invited to speak at BYU-Idaho and how he made his career in the arts possible.
Local podcast hosts discuss the Academy Awards
Sleigh rides to the Lebelle Lake and the ice castles.
Representatives from the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage, Dairy West, and the Idaho Foodbank explain what their collaboration on the Cookie from the Heart program means and how it works.
Singers Barnaby Smith and Chris Moore give an inside scoop on the world renown acapella group VOCES8.
Brother Nick Rammell talks about decisions and distractions.
Construction and home designing companies from Victor Idaho are working together to build a small comunity of energy efficent homes.
The Idaho Falls Symphony is hosting their annual Red Dress concert on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center for the Performing Arts. This concert is titled Native Legends and features legendary Native American Flutist R. Carlos Nakai.
Art faculty member, Darren Clark, has his exquisite photography on display starting Feb. 15 and going through March 21 at the Jacob Spori Art Gallery. Clark's photography focues primarily on birds and beautiful landscapes.
The Greenhouse is having great deals this time of year.
Pocatello's Parks and Recreation Director, John Banks, talks abou the steps they are taking to make improvements to Ross Park.
Brother Brian K. Ashton spoke at the Tuesday Devotional.
Stephanie Carstens, the founder of Almack's Historical Dance Society in Idaho Falls, explains what kind of dancing they have and how the group got started.
Sheriff Rick Henry of the Madison County Sheriff's Office talks about what it's like serving in this community.
BYU-Idaho Radio's Podcast hosts talk about fun things to do in Rexburg
BYU-Idaho will be making changes from the Foundation Program to a new General Education program.
City officals and business owners from Rexburg, Sugar City and Madison County met together to discus the growth of the community and future improvements.
Teton County Idaho Search and Rescue are hosting a fundraiser to raise money for equiptment and to expand their program.
Christian Mawlam talks about the importance of being our true selves in a society that is preoccupied with appearances.
BYU Idaho is hosting its Special Valentine's Dance.
Did you know BYU-Idaho has the biggest automotive program in the nation?
Rexburg's Cultural Arts Director explained all of the events coming up for the month of February.
Today marks the official beginning of Scouts BSA. Girls can joing the scouts and earn badges, be part of the scouting activities and even earn eagle scout awards.
The world renown siblings pianist quintet, The 5 Browns, came to BYU-Idaho to perform! They explain their background, what they like to do besides music and much more.
Scammers are making phone calls all over Rexburg claiming to be the IRS.
Jeremy Johnson of Idaho's Better Business Bureau explains what kinds of scams are out and about this time of year. She also answers the every pressing question of how crooks can get your personal information.
Student hosts talk about the hype and controversies behind this year's Super Bowl.
The Madison Library is holding its annual community reading event. This event runs for a whole month with lots of fun activities that explore different elements of the story. Catherine Stanton, the adult services librarian, explained everything that will be happening this next month.
The new student living videos have been released for students to watch.
Professor David Saunders spoke finding what important in life in his Tuesday devotional address and radio station interview.
Brother Timothy Rarick, who works at BYU Idaho spoke on his experience on the Board of Health and Welfare.
The Museum of Idaho is now showing the traveling exhibit Archimedes: science and Innovations, featuring many ideas and inventions by ancient scholars.
Lt. Steve Young, who works for the Chubbuck Police Department, achieved his goal of attending the FBI National Academy.
Terry Wilcox wins 2018 Wheat Yield Competition
Representative Muffy Davis spoke on her experience as a Para-Olympian medalist.
Sister Hilary Weber talked about creating peace through pluralism during our lifetime.
Professor Wright conducted a study on the campus of BYU-Idaho about students ideal body mass index. The results of the study led to some intriguing discoveries.
Apparel entrepreneurship students at BYU-Idaho are part of a program that includes apparel, art and business classes. Students who are in and have graduated from the apparel design major have been employees and interns in at successful businesses.
Art Department Chair, Brian Memmott talked to BYU-Idaho Radio about the upcoming Faculty Art Show. Every professor, full-time and adjunct, produced pieces of all different kinds for this exhibit.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints underwent many changes under the leadership of Church President Russel M. Nelson.
Executive Director Alekzandria Peugh talked with BYU-Idaho Radio about the Idaho Falls Symphony's upcoming performance. She explained what would be different about this concert and why people should go.
“The way to get to joy, is to remember Jesus first, others second, yourself third.”
In response to a new nationwide heath care rule hospitals have made new adjustments to their websites attempting to make pricing more understandable
The owner of the new restuarant, Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, Jeremy Claridge talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about what makes it unique. He tells what led to him opening up the grill and what is most popular on the menu.
Carol Sevy, Preston Pugmire, and Emily Curtis are all speaking at TEDx Rexburg this weekend. They share with BYU-Idaho Radio what they will be speaking about and why.
Ed Schriever is the new Director of Idaho Fish and Game. He's been with the department for 35 years and is honored to hold this new position.
Peggie DePasquale told BYU-Idaho radio about the Teton Backcountry Alliance's first event this year. The main issue they are focusing on is how to keep the Teton Pass open for people to continue recreating. They will need the communities cooperation and help if they are to succeed.
“Now we have a world where people are confused. If you don’t believe it, go and watch the news.”President Henry J. Eyring sang the familiar children’s primary song to students at BYU-Idaho during the first devotional address of 2019. He and Sister Kelly C. Eyring exhorted students to remember to be optimistic even though the world displays negative messages.
School at BYU-Idaho has started again for the winter semester. Students talked about their feelings for the new year.
Collin Kartchner talks to us about his advocacy for youth struggling with social media. The impacts of social media on families are expanding. He gives us a preview of what he will be talking about when he visits eastern Idaho.
Matthew Conde from the AAA give tips to safe winter driving.
Working as a wildland firefighter might actually be a great job for college students looking to make some money over the summer.
The Idaho Falls Zoo is offering a help to parents who are looking for things their kids can do over the upcoming winter break.
Singer and songwriter Wayne Burton has released a new Christmas single.f
Local Burton Idaho kids spend their Monday nights putting on a nativity Christmas pageant for the community. This nativity pageant is played by children four years and older and many live farm animals.
The Idaho Falls Arts Council is looking for people who remember the Historic Colonial Theater as the Paramount theater.
Apparel Design students at BYU-Idaho learn to make clothing and apparel not just through various classes, but also through hands on experience. This Saturday is the fall fashion show called Apricity.
After spending the last nine years as a district judge in Eastern Idaho, and 19 years before that as an attorney, Judge Gregory Moeller of Rexburg is headed to Boise to serve on the Idaho State Supreme Court.
Pain, although not pleasant, is absolutely necessary in life. Darrel Higgins, the final BYU-Idaho devotional speaker of 2018, conveyed to students that even though pain is, well painful, we can ultimately learn and grow from it
The Rexburg Police Department holds an annual Shop With a Cop event to help struggling families have a special Christmas.
Idaho superintendent of public instruction Sherri Ybarra had the opportunity to attend the National Summit on Education Reform and speak to Sen. Jim Risch, R - ID, about a new initiative she is hoping to get passed.
Tomorrow is the first-ever swim-a-thon in Driggs, Idaho.
This Friday, a holiday classic is coming to the Romance Theater, but in a different format than you would think.
It never hurts to ask. You could get a Top 20 Billboard artist to perform with your children’s choir.
Brother John Parker asks students at BYU-Idaho to light the world with their smiles and service.
When carefully selecting a perfect gift for your loved ones this season, be sure to also carefully select where you will be shopping, and what information you are giving out.
After 43 years of serving the people of Rexburg as an officer for the Rexburg Police Department, Captain Randy Lewis is retiring.
Matthew Babcock is an English professor on the campus of BYU-Idaho. He has published four books and next month, he’ll have published his fifth book.
The single largest killing of Native Americans happened right here in Idaho, yet few people know about it. One man hopes to change that through building a new interpretive center.
The holiday season is a time that just makes people happy, and guest performer at the BYU-Idaho Christmas concert hopes that’s what people leave the concert feeling.
Learn to have an eternal perspective, remember you have agency and helping each other are the three keys Sister Jean B. Bingham said will help a person to reach their full potential.
Ski resorts in the Eastern Idaho area start to open up for the winter season. Some are including special events and discouts.
Ski Idaho brings together 18 different resorts across Idaho and for the past several years they have been offering a special deal for fifth and sixth graders.
On November 24, Jason Lyle Black will be returning to perform in Rexburg. Black has performed in all around the world and advocated for many different causes.
The Idaho Food Bank works with many different food banks to make sure that the people of Idaho have enough to eat.
Continuing a 40-year long tradition, the Turkey Choir will be performing at the Rexburg Tabernacle at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning.
If you gain all the talent in the world, but can’t communicate that to anyone, what use will it do you?That was part of the message of the BYU-Idaho devotional address by Justin Hodges. His talk is titled “Becoming Mighty Oaks.”
Coming up on November 22 is the annual Race to Feed the Hungry, now called the Michael and Wendy Hays Race to feed the Hungry.
In September, Collegiate Dancers and other dance students at BYU-Idaho began preparing for Extravadance, a show featuring the creative talents of BYU-Idaho dancers. The show happened last weekend.
Last week, BYU-Idaho officially turned on the Christmas lights. BYU-Idaho Support and Student Life Vice President Amy Labaugh hosted a “Christmas Lighting on the Quad” to bring in the holiday season.
Bringing Broadway, nationally acclaimed artists and local talent the Idaho Falls Arts Council is devoted to providing East Idaho with entertainment to fit the season.
“Big, bright and beautiful.” Not words you would generally think about when considering Shrek, but when going to the musical, it’s a must.
Rising Star Outreach is a non-profit organization whose mission is to lift those with leprosy.
Life can get busy, and when life gets busy it can be easy to take for granted the wonderful things this world has to offer. BYU-Idaho offers an Outdoor Activities program for their students to get more involved in fun outdoor adventures.
Today’s BYU-Idaho devotional speaker wanted people to know the hand of God is in their lives, even in their darkest of times.
Joshua Peters found pornography the way most people probably do. At school with other friends where curiosity got the better of him. But now something that was done in the dark has been brought into the light as Peters fights back with a new video of his slam poetry titled “11 years.”
BYU-Idaho student Madeline Hopkin completed her internship requirement by organizing and directing a dance show for the Family Crisis Center. The show was called, "The Color of Our Scars."
Every year, the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce organizes a Veteran’s Day memorial ceremony. This year, the ceremony was held at Madison High School.
Advocating for students and teachers to create the best environment for learning is the number one goal for the Idaho Education Association.
Inspired by the voice of one small boy, a whole choir has been formed to help provide education to over 52,000 children.
The hosts for The Spot this week talk about the struggle of midterms and the mid-semester slumps.
TED fellowship member and former principal cellist of the Seattle Symphony Joshua Roman has led an exciting life as a musician and now enjoys his time as a solo musician.
Carrie Valora talks to students at BYU-Idaho about overcoming adversity and becoming a success story.
Sunny Katseanes talks with BYU-Idaho Radio about the high attendance numbers this year, BOo at the Zoo and the new education center.
Robert Spicer, lead singer for the Orem based band the Brightslide, talks about how the band started and how they found their sound.
Every year for the last 14 years, BYU-Idaho’s Music Department has hosted a Hymn Festival, giving students, staff and community members a chance to submit text, music or both as a new hymn.
Shawn Randall talks about his inspiration for his exhibit showing in the Spori Art Gallery titled, "Expressions of Light."
Vernon Preston has done a lot of thing in his life, being named the new Meteorologist-in-Charge in the Pocatello, Idaho Weather Forecast Office is just the latest.
President Dallin H. Oaks came to BYU-Idaho to talk to students about love and law.
With election season here scammers are taking advantage of the time to trick you out of your money and personal information.
Scott Metcalf and Josh Layton have been heavily involved in planning service week at BYU-Idaho. We talked to them about the different events and howt o get involved.
BYU-Idaho provides students with resources to help them succeed in college. One of the lesser-known resources is the Study Buddy program run by the Reading Center.
This year the theme for the Hocus Pocus event is Disney and Star Wars.
Ryan Hamilton talks about his experiances in New York, performing with Jerry Seinfeld and now his Netflix show "Happy Face."
Dr. Clay Prince and Nichole Jeppesen talk about the new telehealth business they have co-founded called EZCareMD.
Every semester, the college of Language and Letters at BYU-Idaho invites the campus to join them by reading an assigned book. It’s called the “Campus Big Read” and two or three times a semester, students and faculty meet to discuss and ask questions about the assigned book.
Alyse Fye, an advisor from the the Financial Aid office at BYU-Idaho says it's possible for students to graducate with little to no debt if they know where to look.
Brother Arlen Wilcock shared with students how they can over come perfectionism.
Jackie Rawlins talks about events happening in the Rexburg Tabernacle and Romace Theater. Including $1.50 movies, a local band night and a multimedia concert from the Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra.
Orlando Kelm gave a forum at BYU-Idaho today about how to communicate in a business setting with people in other countries.
On October 26, the BYU-Idaho Alumni office will host the Power to Become Conference. P2B is not a traditional professional conference. It’s a conference meant to encourage students, alumni, and guests to discover their passion, tell their story and network effectively.
Denis Azabagic and David Cunliffe of Fandango! talk about how their group started and the music they play.
Governor Otter presented BYU-Idaho's energy team with the 2018 State of Idaho Award for Excellence in Energy-Efficiency on the campus of BYU-Idaho.
Randy Parkinson teaches students how they can get power, peace, and healing by making and keeping covenants and ordiances.
Reverand Desi Larson and Board of Trustee member Jack Baird talk about the "Loaves and fishes" community dinner. The dinner is a thank you to the community for helping them rebuild their roof.
Monday, Oct. 15 is National White Cane Awareness Day, a day to recognize the importance of the white cane in helping blind people move freely and safely in the community. Photo Courtesy: National Federation of the Blind
Doug Ladle has always enjoued bringing people around the table to talk. What better way to get people together than a board game?
Jacob Householder talks about the healing of America Conference and how he first became intirested in politics.
After joining a club on campus called Project R to help refugees, A.J. Frazier decided he could do more.
Brother Dan Christensen shared with BYU-Idaho students how technology can best be used to bless and help others and themselves.
A new cat adoption center is holding an event to raise awareness about stray and abandoned cats.
Jason Gray and Matt Meese talk about their split from BYUtv and their newest venture JK! Studios.
Highlights from the 188th Semi-Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints just wrapped up the 188th semi-annual General Conference in Salt Lake City. For two weekends of the year, members of the Church of Jesus Christ gather to receive guidance and encouragement from church leaders.
David payne is most known for playing C.S. Lewis in his play "An Evening With C.S. Lewis," we talked to him about how he started acting and the play its self.
What are your goals in life? The Women in Business society is there to help further them and give you tools to suceed.
There are EMS services at BYU-Idaho working to keep everyone safe at events. Ashton Davis, student coordinator for the service talks about what they do and how to get involved.
Janell Greenwood shares how wholesome recreation can help loosen our proverbial strings.
Picklball players in Rexburg talk about how the sport has been improved their lives and why others should get involved.
Jeremy Johnson from the Better Business Bureau talks about the new ways scammers are trying to get your money and a new law put in place to protect your credit.
The library is hosting a week-long event to introduce students to the resources available to them through the library and they’re using Harry Potter as a motivation.
The Family Crisis Center has served as a resource to East Idaho residents since the 1980s. In 1987, a group of concerned citizens recognized the lack of resources for victims of abuse and assault and created the Family Crisis Center.
Dallin Saurey has been bird watching for three years, and now he is teaching a class at the College of Eastern Idaho and South Fremont High School.
When one student found herself with out financial aid, she decided to take on the task of applying for 150 scholarships.
Professor Andrea Radke-Moss and Adam Luke talk about the newest exhibit featured in the Special Collections section of the Mckay Library. The exhibit features book, pins, coins and more from the Chicago 1893 World Fair.
Elder and Sister Vinson talk about reciving truth through revelation and also through study. They also share some of their experiances in West Africa.
BYU-Idaho’s Center Stage opens a new season next month with another great lineup of performers. Every semester, Center Stage offers a range of performing arts series the community and students can enjoy.
Mayor and high school teacher in American Falls, Marc Beitia, was named teacher of the year for 2019. He shares what it means to be a good teacher.
Brigham Young University-Idaho’s students are earning accolades for creating a new milk product. Recently, a team of students created a carbonated ice cream product and won fourth place in a competition.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released new guidance for changes in youth programs.
Jeff Hepworth speaks with BYU-Idaho Radio on where he get inspiration for his paintings, gives advice to new painters, and talks about when he first started being intirested in landscapes.
Idaho ranks 49th in terms of overall physicians per capita according to the 2017 State Physician Workforce Data Report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Idaho’s first medical school opened in August and holds potential for the future of medicine in Idaho.
Dr. Jeff Meldrum talks about adaptations bigfoot would have in their feet, and how he became convinced of the existence of bigfoot.
President and Sister Eyring spoke about their devotional talks. Both spoke about different ways testimonies can be built, both through repentance and tracking experiances.
Richie Webb talks to Emma Hassell from BYU-Idaho Radio about phase two for Hemming Village.
Mayor Brian Blad tells us all about his reaction to the recent announcment from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the location of the temple in Pocatello.
Jeff Carr, Director of Public Affairs for the Museum of Idaho tells us all about the upcoming Steampunk Street Fair, Makers Fair and ever popular Haunted Tour.
Shane Berger, CEO of Beehive Federal Credit Union gives a forum on Wednesday September 12, 2018 sharing his experiances traveling and helping credit unions in other countires. He hopes other can feel inspired to serve not just in the United States but all over the world.
The Rexburg Children's Choir starts up their second season of singing on Tuesday. Director Ben Watsons talks about upcoming concerts and exciting online productions.
Idaho Falls Symphony Director speaks to BYU-Idaho Radio about the Saturday September 8th concert "Symphony in the Park: Audience Choice!!"
As the Fall Semester approaches, BYU-Idaho is getting ready for the return and arrival of thousands of students.
Nearly a year-and-a-half after announcing the Pocatello Idaho Temple The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced its location.
Paulette Jordan shares that it is her goal to put the people first in Idaho through health care, education and preserving public lands.
Jeremy Johnson from the BBB warns college students and recently graduated high school students to beware of scammers and gives advice on how to keep your information safe.
The eager wait by the mailbox for prospective Latter-day Saint missionaries is coming to an end. Mission calls are moving online.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new book called "Saints: The Standard of Truth" during a news conference Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Photo Courtesy The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Joe McWilliams, the IT solutions managing director at BYU-Idaho, gave a devotional talk about how technology can bless our lives and help us bless the lives of others.
Marie Wells, BYU-Idaho's University Operations Business Director, gave the devotional address, "Be Aware," August 28, 2018.
Last weekend and into Monday, BYU-Idaho underwent a series of planned power outages in order to do some maintenance work.
The BYU-Idaho Sports Activities Program is undergoing some changes for the upcoming semester. In July, the Sports Activities program began releasing its campaign for the changes coming this fall.
The BYU-Idaho Bowling Center is making changes so students have a place to get away from the classroom.
Brother Steve Price, the Electrical Services Supervisor at BYU-Idaho, gave his devotional, "Inspire, Be Inspired," on August 21, 2018.
The second annual Teton Storytelling and Arts Festival happened this year August 13 – 18. Last year was the first year for the festival and just like last year, the festival featured story tellers, musicians and regional artists.
4-H and FFA members participate in the Madison County Fair by showcasing their livestock.
Statistically, the time span between the start Memorial Day weekend and the end of Labor Day weekend ranked the highest in fatal crashes.
Amy Staiger talked about living a life of faith, finding inspiration from family history, and the power of forgiveness.
This weekend Grand Teton National Park is hosting an event that will help the public view the night sky, and more.
BYU-Idaho hosts EFY two weeks during the summer.
By the end of 2018, BYU-Idaho anticipates 10,000 visitors will have come to campus throughout the year to the Student Admissions Office to receive a tour.
Al Fox Carraway is a blogger, a speaker, and an author. Between her book-signing and her devotional talk at the conclusion of BYU-Idaho’s Education Week, she talked to BYU-Idaho Radio about experiences that have shaped her, and about her most recent book, “Cheers to Eternity.”
Brother Spencer Allen, the A/V Services Coordinator and Teleprompting Operator at BYU-Idaho, spoke about our agency in the will of God during his devotional adress on August 7, 2018.
Lexi Walker is a singer, song writer, and a recording artist, all before the age of 18. She talks to BYU-Idaho Radio about her most recent album "Inspire," and the meaning behind her songs, "Tiny Voice" and "Once More."
Ammon Days will be held at McCowin Park on Saturday, August 4
Hot weather and a little bit of wind are perfect conditions for a wildfire. Photo: A firefighter works to put out flames during the lightning-caused Grassy Ridge Fire near Dubois.
Steve Clark, a professor in the Religious Education Department at BYU-Idaho spoke on the importance of families.
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Idaho's oldest rodeo, War Bonnet Round Up, will take place August 2-4.
The Pioneer Day rodeo will be held on July 20 and 21 in Saint Anthony
Marci Stacey won first place in the Student Category at the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show and Competition. She is on the bottom row, fourth person to the right.
Nels Hansen is the Department Chair for Applied Plant Science at BYU-Idaho.
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Sons of Utah Pioneer's Celebrate“Our Pioneer and Pioneering Ranchers and Farmers” with Fireside on July 22.
Ember, a multi-colored lantern which runs for 10 hours on a rechargeable battery, can be taken on hikes, trips or be added to decorate homes.
BYU-Idaho Radio hosts talk about the FIFA 2018 World Cup, what to expect for the final match, and special guest, Johan Sanchez, talks about his trip to Russia for the tournament.
Idaho Board of Education Committee Discusses Potential Program to Help Students Achieve a Higher Education
Idaho Board of Education Committee Discusses Potential Program to Help Students Achieve a Higher Education
BYU-Idaho’s devotional speaker on July 10 was Bryce Mecham, the Chair of the Music Department at BYU-Idaho.
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Nathan Dursteler is a BYU-Idaho student who is one of the hosts of “Twilight Last Gleaming” a patriotic light show at Nature Park
The Hosts of The Spot discuss the importance of healthy food.
Deanna Hovey was the devotional speaker on July 3. The title of her talk was, "Stumbling Blocks to Stepping Stones: Ways to Step a Little Higher
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Parks and Recreation Month will begin on July 2 and will go until July 26
The annual Patriots and Pioneers Concert will be held on June 30 at BYU-Idaho. This year’s concert features the university’s bands choirs and special guest Dallin Bayless.
Country singer Aaron Watson will perform on June 30 at the Idaho Falls Colonial Theater
BYU-Idaho Theater Production "You Can't Take It with You" opened on June 27.
Executive Director, Virginia Symons, talks about the 38th Teton Valley Balloon Ralley.
BYU-Idaho devotional Speaker Fernando Castro spoke on June 26. The title of his talk was: “Repentance: A Disciple’s Pattern for Eternal Progression"
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Melvin and Rama Griffeth will be the Grand Marshall's in this years Independence Day Parade.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Monday June, 18 the Hymnbook and Children’s songbook will be revised.
BYU-Idaho's devotional speaker, Nate Williams, shares why he chose to speak on the worth of souls
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Sara Hendricks is a BYU-Idaho alumna who has been in Mexico for two years being an Elite State Department English Language Fellow.
A group of BYU-Idaho students were awarded the Student Award of Excellence at the Northwest Regional Emmys for two short films.
Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorom of the twelve apostles was BYU-Idaho's devotional speaker on June 12
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Idaho Summerfest will take place July 9 through July 14 in Rexburg and Pocatello
The fifth annual Yellowstone Cup is June 7-9, 2018.
The Temple-to-Temple Run inspired this week's episode of The Spot.
The concert series will be every Thursday starting June 21 through August 9.
Elder Kent F. Richards explains more about his devotional talk, “A straw thrown up indicates the direction of the wind.”
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Dan Wenk, Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park Services announced he will retire on March 30, 2019.
Astrofest will show the audience what the department conducted last year during the Great American Solar Eclipse. It will also have planetarium shows, solar telescope, and other activities.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors face off in the 2018 NBA Finals for the fourth year in a row.
"This is the gospel or the "good news" for us. Notice how in the gospel we make covenants to love and serve one another. Those covenants bind us together so that we can experience the blessings that come from being unified."
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BYU- Idaho Radio student reporters discuss the community, the isolation, and the fun that comes with playing online video games.
Madison Library will be hosting their Summer Reading Program from June 4 through July 26. Gina Miller and Vivian Millius explained what people can expect from the program.
“Have you ever considered that you, individually, are also the cause of our Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son?”
The Museum of Idaho opened their new exhibit "Discover Steampunk" on May 11. Jeff Carr, Director of Public Relations at the museum talks about what people can expect from the exhibit and the history behind it.
Award Winning Illusionist, Mike Super, Comes to BYU-Idaho and explains what people can expect from his shows.
Mali Ambassador Yeah Samake Speaks on Leading with Change at BYU-Idaho's Forum
Katelyn McMaster is the first BYU-Idaho student to get accepted to the summer research fellowship in Cambodia. She explains the process of applying, her project and what she hopes to get out of this experience.
BYU-Idaho Radio reporters discuss the upcoming Royal Wedding.
Tim Rarick was the devotional speaker at BYU-Idaho on May 15. The title of his talk was "Men Are That They May Be Fathers."
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The Idaho Supreme Court held three oral arguments at BYU-Idaho on May 14. Students, faculty and members of the community were invited to attend.
The Rexburg Farmer's Market is opening on May 11 and Bryce Johnson, member of the Board of Directors, talks about how this is the most farmer's market they have ever had.
The upcoming BYU-Idaho theatre production "House of Desires" is a play about a brother and sister who are caught in a web love story.
BYU-Idaho Radio hosts discuss the good, the bad, and the unusual of having roommates.
After more than 100 years The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has decided to end its partnership with the Boy Scouts of America.Clarke Farrer, Scout Executive of the Grand Teton Scout Council, said this will be a major change in the LDS culture.
Elder Timothy J. Dyches was the devotional speaker for May 8. His talk was about becoming spiritually resilient.
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The Clean & Green Citywide Clean up will go until May 14. Kerry Hammon, Idaho Falls City Public Officer, said this event is a great opportunity for the people of Idaho Falls to get rid of unwanted items they may have collected throughout the year.
If you see houses being uprooted and shuttled down the road, don't worry, it's just a quick move.
Dean Turnblom began the Annual Kite Festival 18 years ago, and hopes for people to come and enjoy a fun-filled day for people of all ages.
BYU-Idaho radio hosts discuss their favorite Star Wars characters for this made up holiday.
Brian Chirstensen and Bryon Draper, the artists of the new exhibit at the Spori Art Gallery, share how they came together for this exhibit and the inspiration behind their work.
Jeremy Johnson with the BBB talked to BYU-Idaho Radio about National Small Business Week.
Nathan Meeker, Department chair of the Sociology and Social work department was this week's devotional speaker at BYU-Idaho. He spoke on why he believes failures are a blessing in our lives and how we can learn from them.
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The community welllness weekend will take place on May 4 and May 5 at Madison Junior High School.
BYU-Idaho Radio student reporters talk about what to do during the Spring Semester at BYU-Idaho in Rexburg.
An exhibit featuring replicas of clothes worn by sexual assault victims is on display at Hemming Village in Rexburg.
“One component of your degree—either a major, a minor, or a certificate—will be directly related to a career you find attractive. But you are more likely to be recognized as a natural leader if you complement that set of ‘hard’ skills with crucial ‘soft’ ones.”
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BYU-Idaho student Matthew Hale has started Chores for Charity to help give back to the community.
BYU-Idaho Radio student reporters break down this year's NBA Playoffs.
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BYU-Idaho Radio podcasters talk about stigmas, and how to change them.
In Tune is a BYU-Idaho Radio podcast featuring LDS musicians and their music.
“The tailwind represents Our Father’s desire to bless us in all things we do—lightening our burdens, keeping us on the path and helping us get to our destination safely—whether that destination is a short-term goal or our ultimate aim of returning to our Heavenly home.”
Elders Gong and Soares were called March 31 as the new apostles of the LDS Church.
BYU-Idaho Radio Podcasters talk about the annual pranking day
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“I think it is important to understand our relationship to Heavenly Father and our relationship with Heavenly Father."
The relocation of the Idaho Falls DI has twice the floor space, and 25 more associates.
How's your bracket looking??
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With just a few weeks to prepare. Students in the Supply Chain department came together to make a winning team.
“You may stumble along the way; you might even take a few hard falls. But you must get up every time! And you must not let the adversary entice you to quit and take yourself out of the game!”
Hosts of the Spot Podcast discuss their favorite local foods, and their picks for regional restaurants.
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In Tune is a BYU-Idaho Radio podcast featuring LDS musicians and their music.
In Tune is a BYU-Idaho Radio podcast featuring LDS musicians and their music.
"The Gospel of Jesus Christ is not one of blind faith. It is the duty of every one of us to seek and prove the truths of salvation for ourselves."
What are some of your favorite apps? The Hosts of The Spot discuss their favorite apps that help them get free stuff or their horror stories with their apps.
BYU Idaho devotional speaker Shawn Jensen shares his thoughts on the spiritual rocks of life that can weigh us down. A professor of design and construction management, he shares the analogy of scuba diving to the spiritual dangers in life and how our heavenly father helps us overcome those dangers.
The Spot Hosts relive the good old days of Saturday morning cartoons and now as adults analyze the hidden messages behind them.
The Coordinator for Student Life Communications at BYU-Idaho, Benjamin Watson, saw an opportunity to start something great in Rexburg, and with over 80 children in attendance at his first rehearsal, this children's choir is bound to make waves.
RootsTech is the largest family history event in the world, and you can participate right from your computer. Watch the conference live at rootstech.org.
Second Counselor of the Young Women's General Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Sister Neill F. Marriott, shares the importance of having a soft and broken heart to allow the Savior into our lives.
Another candidate for District 34 of Idaho comes forward: prospective Doug Ricks for seat A, who lost against Representative Ron Nate in the last election, narrowly missing office by 167 votes.
Democratic Representative Melissa Wintrow of Boise and Republican Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue penned this op-ed about House Bill 585 which will be introduced March 1 in the Idaho Legislature.
Miss the Olympics? The Spot has you covered!
After over three decades of service with the Idaho Fish and Game department, wildlife advocate and expert Gregg Losinski shares the importance of understanding and coexisting with our native wildlife.
"Life is full of repetitions," Explains Jackie Nygaard, a math professor and BYU-Idaho devotional speaker. Many of these repetitions are an important part of the gospel plan.
Don't have any ideas for the three day weekend? The Spot has got you covered.
"Everything the Father and the Son do is about the individual, first, last, and always and the Plan of Salvation in large part hinges on the idea that each of us must rely on the Savior and on one another."
This time each year in Rexburg chords ring out for barbershop, and this year marks the 20th annual Barbershop Festival. Barbershoppers and clinicians Jim DeBusman and Beth Bruce come to us with their perspective on just what makes the annual Barbershop festival such a big deal.
This week our hosts share the love that is in the air this Valentine's Day.
The Power to Become conference is not just for BYU-Idaho students, says Will Gurkie. It's an opportunity for students and community members alike to see successful BYU-Idaho and BYU Provo alumni. At the conference, students and community members discover their passion, tell their story, and learn how to network effectively.
To make children's dreams come true, Carmen Taylor put together My Princess Party of Idaho to bring Disney heroines to the homes of children on their birthdays.
Brother Scott Gardner discusses faith to have a successful marriage and some of the subtle messages of the adversary to hinder or distort righteous marriage.
Schools in Madison County are making a difference this week with the "Start with Hello" initiative. Brought to life by the Sandy Hook Promise Organization, Start with Hello encourages people to reach out in an effort to counter social isolation and prevent gun related violence.
The comedy group featuring many famous LDS actors returns to the stage at BYU-Idaho to share their talents.
The IBC Groups are featured in this podcast showcasing what they will be featuring this semester.
Five new missions will open in 2018 and 19 others will merge with other missions.
The mayors of Rexburg and Sugar City and a Madison County commissioner talked about the state of their cities and county during a joint breakfast meeting Jan. 31. Photo: Mayor Jerry Merrill gives his state of the city address.
Why does the Lord describe his work as "marvelous?" Brother Ross Baron explains in his devotional address to BYU-Idaho students that the way the gift of the Holy Ghost operates through the Lord's authorized servants is part of that miraculous and even marvelous work.
"I am not a politician." Republican nominee for Governor of Idaho explains how his professional and leadership experience will add new and needed perspective to Idaho politics and qualify him for the race independent of political experience.
The LDS Church released a statement Friday about DACA.
Our Students react to the Super Bowl standings as well as what makes a good (or bad) commercial.
Lt. Paul Manning of the Pocatello police force reitred after over 35 years of service. In this interview with BYU-Idaho student Rachel Wynder, he explains a few of the exciting moments he experienced in his career and what has led him to devote a life-time of service in this capacity.
After Idaho Rep. Dell Raybould (R) anounced his leave of seat B dist. 34, local Britt Raybould officially joined the run against candidate Elaine King for the same seat.
This Weeks Scroll Cover Story features a history of new President of the Chrch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares a few of his experiences serving with the prophetic leadership of the church, including interactions with and lessons learned from the inspired leadership of President Thomas S. Monson. He explains the meaning of "interregnum" and bares witness of the divinly appointed calling of President Russel M. Nelson.
Last November, a group of three students made a remarkable achievement - placing 5th at the Adobe Analytics Competition out of over 170 competing schools. In this interview, they tell us just what it took.
BYU-Idaho professor in economics and Idaho state representative Ron Nate addresses a few key points with the 2018 legislative session, including tax over-collection, health care, and the vacancy in 34B.
While Sweeping out his garage, BYU-Idaho student Cody Chandler had the inspiration to organize a toy drive for those affected by the wildfires in California.
How well do you know "The Bachelor" and it's contestants? Student Reporters from BYU-Idaho Radio along with a Guest Host talk about this seasons highs and lows as well their "top five" contestants.
With the new 2018 Legislative session, minority leader Mat Erpelding (our democratic interviewee from the house this week) touches on the positives and negatives of the current topics in the Idaho House, including tax surplus and plans to redistribute funds to business owners.
Seattle native Matthew Kacergis began his singing career as far back as the fourth grade in a school musical and has since made a professional career, most recently in the role of Prince Eric in the national tour of Disney's "The Little Mermaid." He performs his show, "The Songs of the Cinema: from Casablanca to La La Land" at BYU-Idaho on January 17th.
Russell M. Nelson was sustained as the 17th president of the LDS Church Sunday and chose Dallin H. Oaks and Henry B. Eyring as his counselors.
Brother Rich Llewellyn, devotional speaker for Tuesday, January 16, 2018, shared his thoughts on making important decisions during college years, as well as the value of inspired council and spiritual involvement in making those decisions. He recalls what it was like to make those kinds of decisions as a college student and what helped him.
As Governor Butch Otter of Idaho finishes his third term, Democrat A.J. Balukoff is ready to campaign once again for nomination. With goals aimed at improving public education and healthcare in Idaho, Balukoff emphasizes his loyalty to and interest in the people of Idaho.
"Heavenly Father and the Savior invite us to be one with ourselves. In other words, they encourage us to be single-minded, by keeping our actions consistent with the sacred covenants we have made and the commandments we have promised to obey.”
The A Cappella scene at BYU-Idaho is growing, along with a few of it's premier student-led groups. Duly Noted (est. 2017) is growing in popularity and skill. After a successful community performance last December, Duly Noted is kicking it off with exciting new plans and auditions for 2018. Take a look!
President Thomas S. Monson died Tuesday night at his home in Salt Lake City.
Would you believe it? Santa has a favorite hot chocolate recipe!
"My faith is something that has helped me grow as a person and has helped me flourish under a certain set of...standards that help to kind of figure out who I am, as I'm growing it helps me have something to cling to as I grow, as I learn," Lexi Walker told BYU-Idaho Radio. "It's been one of the greatest parts of my life for sure."
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While The President of United States visits Salt Lake City and commends the church for their efforts, members in Florida are making a name for themselves.
"People just go extreme left or extreme right on things where it's like you, you feel like you have to do all this raunchy stuff, trashy stuff, whatever you want to call it or you have to be super like Peter Priesthood and Molly Mormon and like not have fun. But, there's definitely an inbetween."
"Think about your life as an integrated whole," Larsen told BYU-Idaho Radio. "Understand who you are, where you've come from and where you're going."
"It took a lot initially to get the cast together, to find people with the right vocals, with the appropriate music experience," Holbrook said. "Then it took getting people together for practices and learning the lines and getting them the scripts...but overall it's been a really, really cool experience, getting to know the cast."
Students with BYU-Idaho Radio discuss the University Honor Code and what it means to them and to other students.
"We would love this year to not have a surplus," Smith said. "We would love to get the word out, so that if there are schools, maybe counselors, or teachers, or you know, that know of children that need something, that they could reach out to us and that we could get those coats in the hands of people that need them."
"Theater has taught me imagination because being in theater is being who you're not and acting out things," a cast member told BYU-Idaho Radio. "It's given me a lot of imagination about what could, especially this play because it's talking about Seuss, I mean, Seuss is always imaginative and I really like it."
"We live in a world where there are so many voices challenging our principles, our values, that it is key for us to make sure that we have that connection with the heavens."
Under the mentorship of David Collins, a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry; Serena Michalsky, Ashley Tolzmann Thornock, and Ramon Soto Alvarez delved into extensive research that centered on testing certain methods of drug extraction and analysis.
Jackie Rawlins, from the City of Rexburg, says this year's Christmas Tree Festival proceeds will go to the Shop With A Cop effort.
"I think the message should be that Jesus stands with His arms outstretched, waiting for us to seek Him, that He is immovable, He is all loving and He is calling to us to come to Him, to seek Him out in our daily life, in our daily walk, no matter the other voices and other distractions that we all have...to continue to move toward Him, because He is there."
Think you know Thanksgiving and Black Friday? The Spot tests your trivia about the said events and shares some of their memories of the holiday.
"The decisions and choices we make now, not only affect us, but generations to come."
The show, Extinct, is one of many dystopian-era type stories and movies in recent years, hot on the trail of Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner and Orson Scott Card's Enders Game. But, co-writer Aaron Johnston says this series is different for many reasons. For one, it's a BYUtv original and was first slated to be a movie instead of a series.
REXBURG, Idaho - Student reporters released a new episode of the BYU-Idaho Podcast, "The Spot"
"One thing that we do know is that emergency childbirth is the number one emergency at any given time, anywhere in the world, so it really is an important thing to know how to respond safely to," Campbell said. "We're basically teaching, kind of a like a CPR class, but it's for childbirth."
"There's many miracles of the Book of Mormon, all the way from the way it was recorded, to the way it was translated, preserved and all those kind of things," Zeph Quirl, a faculty member of the Food and Animal Sciences Department at BYU-Idaho told BYU-Idaho Radio. "But, the miracle that we're going to be talking about it not so much how it came about, but actually what it does in our own personal lives."
"When we first got over there, my grandma was sick with an amoeba, which is a water born disease," Kyra Musingi said. "When my siblings and I came home, we had decided we needed to make a difference."
"It's important to know the facts about antibiotic use because we all want to be healthy, we all want to live good long lives and with antibiotic resistance, there's chances for diseases that have been treatable for decades to suddenly become killers once again," Nathan Mueller, a BYU-Idaho student studying chemistry told BYU-Idaho Radio. "Trying to find new antibiotics and stop the spread of these super bacteria is going to help us in the process of making sure that doesn't happen."
"Even though I serve, I try and remember those who have served overseas specifically," Austin Johnson, an Army Specialist, told BYU-Idaho Radio. "I've got a good friend who I went to basic training that's in the Middle East out on deployment and then having a father-in-law that served in the military, he was in Vietnam, I have an idea of what they go through and I'm grateful for the sacrifices that they make, so we really can enjoy the freedoms that we have. There are a lot of people don't think there is."
In our fifth episode, BYU-Idaho Radio's The Spot hosts Sydney Jensen, Bryanna Willis, Myles Primm and Dale Spaulding talk about the much-anticipated release of the Netflix original Stranger Things Season 2. They honestly assess how the actual show met their expectations and the hype, their favorite scenes and give an unashamed shoutout to the Duffer Brothers with a season three wishlist.
"One thing I like to tell parents is, if you're not talking about to your teenagers about pornography, you're missing out...pornography breeds in silence and secrecy," Utah State Senator Todd Weiler told BYU-Idaho Radio.
"The whole festival is all centered on strengthening individuals and families that come and helping them feel gratitude for the things that they have already overcome, but then also feel strength and empowered to keep on going and keep on strengthening themselves and their lives," Wade said.
"We're made to be great," Tami Hymas, founder of BeUtofullness told BYU-Idaho Radio. "We use fear to let us settle and that's not okay."
"If we're on the path and we're heading in the right direction, that's what we need to do," Barton said. "So, get on that path of avoiding contention, or being a peacemaker...and even if our steps are slow, to try to be moving in the right direction."
"Music is so uplifting," Gwyn Harris, program director for the City of Rexburg' Thanksgiving Day Celebration, told BYU-Idaho Radio. "I just think that there's just an opportunity for people to feel something special coming to this program."
"Skiing and snowboarding is super important for children to learn," Tony Harrison, publicist for the Idaho Ski Areas Association, told BYU-Idaho Radio. "During the winter, it can be pretty challenging for parents to find things to keep their kids active and fifth and sixth graders are at a crucial age in their development where they're choosing healthy lifestyle activities including...skiing and snowboarding."
In our fourth episode, BYU-Idaho Radio's The Spot hosts David Payne and Adam McGurk talk about the recent World Series win by the Houston Astros. They look at the new records set and the contraversy of "slippery and juiced balls." They also compare this year to last year and give their way too early predictions for next year's World Series.
"It's a great patriotic program, a great opportunity for these young people and the citizens of Rexburg to really pay honor to our veterans in this area."
"Records allow us to do other important things like for example, develop gratitude," Shawn Johansen, Chair of the History, Geography and Political Science Department at BYU-Idaho told BYU-Idaho Radio. "They help us to see blessings the Lord has given to us...in addition to gratitude...they help us improve. Journals, if they're done correctly...help us be self-evaluative."
"Women are no longer wanting to stay home," Gregg Losinski, spokesman for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game told BYU-Idaho Radio. "They want to get out into the field, they want to have fun, they want to do it with their families."
"For our class, we had to put on an event this semester and so we chose to have a Halloween kiddie carnival," Emma Dillard, a junior studying communications with an emphasis in public relations told BYU-Idaho Radio. "It's open to the community children ages, basically from zero to 10, anyone in that age range."
"We cure sometimes, we relieve often and we care always," Crabtree said quoting 1800's physician, Dr. Edward Trudeau, "That's what we do here at the hospital...that's who we are."
According to the letter, consolidating general conference sessions into one weekend furthers Church efforts "of reducing and simplifying the work of the Church and the demands made upon leaders and members," and stated the change would bless the lives of all the members of the church.
In this week's episode of "The Spot," Myles Primm, Dale Spaulding, and Sydney Jensen tackle the second part of their Halloween series and talk about all things haunted.
"It's a statement describing where I work and that I don't have to follow the instructions anymore because I've been doing it long enough that I can do it just by thinking about it," Wayne Kimball, a southeast Idaho artist told BYU-Idaho Radio.
"What we don't like seeing is [old prescriptions] left on your cupboard," Lieutenant Colin Erickson told BYU-Idaho Radio. "People don't understand, they just leave them in the counter, they just leave them in the cupboard and figure that's proper, that's where they leave them. We want to get them out of there. If you're not going to use them, bring them in and let us take them back."
Brigham Young University-Idaho's student population is on a "steady, upward course." That's what the latest numbers from the university are saying after officials released a report showing student enrollment for the Fall 2017 semester is up almost eight percent from last year
"We need to control those things that invade our spiritual connections and choose what matters most," Sister Wendy Harris, a faculty member in the Home and Family Department at BYU-Idaho told BYU-Idaho Radio. "That's the bottom line, what should matter most and make sure that we're allowing what matters most to really be the focus in our lives."
"Whether you're a first-time listener or a seasoned listener, there's a concert for everyone this year," Thomas Heuser, music director for the Idaho Falls Symphony, told BYU-Idaho Radio. "Each year we want to include new music, music that's very familiar to people, music that's maybe more adventurous, music that's more popular so that we do have a season that offers something for listeners of all kinds."
Members of BYU Noteworthy develop close relationships during their time perfroming.
Student reporter Mackenzie Holbrook went to The Haunting of the Milmor Hotel in Blackfoot, ID, for BYU-Idaho Radio's Scare Week -- and the most terrifying hour of her life.
Those who visit the Haunted Mill in Teton will find a place full of history and real hauntings.
"A good storyteller makes sure that the story isn't about them, but is about a pattern and that people can immediately tie into it and say...I understand that I see that."
"Just back off on the pressure a little bit, follow something that you enjoy, maybe even discover a passion. Don't worry so much about the major."
In their second episode of their podcast, "The Spot," BYU-Idaho Radio hosts Myles Primm, Dale Spaulding and Sydney Jensen jump headlong into a two-part series on Halloween.
"When I would clean tanks, that you could tell that kids just loved them," Aaron Farris, CEO of the East Idaho Aquarium told BYU-Idaho Radio. "Their fingerprints were all over them or you could see where they had just smooshed their face onto the tank and I was also wiping their little stains off the front of the glass...and that's what I realized this area just needs something more. There's so many kids that would enjoy something like this, like a big aquarium."
"[My favorite part is] the people," Hayley Kane, Social Media, Marketing and Advertising Manager for The Straw Maze told BYU-Idaho Radio. "Just seeing people's reactions as you go through the straw maze, getting scared, laughing, having fun, seeing people at their worst and their best."
"I am sure that I do not completely understand what exact obedience means, but here is what I have come to understand," Brough said during his devotional. "It is not perfect obedience; that is impossible. Hence, repentance must be a key part of exact obedience."
Dr. Slaughters in Idaho Falls promises a frightening experience while donating to a good cause.
"Everything in this life ultimately leads to the ordinances of the temple, it is the ultimate goal of every else we do," Elder Cook said. "The ordinances of the temple are where everything leads to. Nothing could be more important and now we've got them almost all over the world, what a wonderful thing."