Conductor wire fails at I.F. Power’s Upper power plant

Employees of Idaho Falls Power pull cable to replace the old, failed conductor wire at the upper hydro power dam on the Snake River on Friday. John Roark /

The conductor wire at the Idaho Falls Power upper power plant failed on Tuesday. The plant is currently out of operation and repairs are being made to replace the conductor wiring.

EIRMC’s first residency class arrives

Gerald Cox II, center, and other new residents listen to Brett Robinson, program coordinator for graduate medical education, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center on Monday. Out of 900 applicants 10 were selected to participate in EIRMC’s residency program. John Roark /

Having access to a doctor is vital for a person’s health, but access isn’t easy for many Idahoans. Idaho ranks 49th per capita for doctors and doctor residency programs, which makes it harder for people to find the health care they need.



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