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Up Coming Events | Upcoming Events  Weekly News Journal

Thursday, January 17. MagicValley Chorale invites you to join the choir in singing for the 2019 Spring Concert. Registration will be held Thursday, January 17, ...

Obituary: Robert S. Fairbrother  Twin Falls Times-News

February 20, 1960 – January 12, 2019. Robert Simpson Fairbrother, 58, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at his home in Jerome, Idaho. Robert was ...

Burley's Adams signs with BYU track  Twin Falls Times-News

When Brylie Adams was younger, she thought about the possibility of running for the BYU track and field program. It's no longer possible — it's real.

2018 High School Football Preview: Burley Bobcats  Twin Falls Times-News

Head Coach: Tony Cade, 2nd year. 2017 Record: 2-7 (0-5 Great Basin Conference). Playoffs: None. Burley is coming off its fourth straight losing season, but ...

Burley High teaches students with special needs outside of classrooms  KMVT

Special education teachers at Burley High School take their students outside of the classroom to teach them about social and life skills.

Idaho cheerleaders sue school district, claim they were kicked off squad for sit-in  Idaho Statesman

Nine Burley, Idaho, cheerleaders are suing the Burley School District, superintendent and cheerleading coach over allegations of improper treatment, violation ...

Times-News Game of the Week preview: Burley at Minico  Times-News

At this time last year, Tony Cade was a first-year coach preparing a 1-1 Burley High School football team to face the 1-1 Minico Spartans. The head coach on the.

A bull escaped from the auction yard, stormed the Burley High School campus and was killed by police  Times-News

BURLEY — Burley High School was locked down for about 15 minutes on Feb. 13 when an enraged bull stormed the campus.

The Cassia County School District will ask voters for $56.7 million bond  Times-News

BURLEY — The Cassia County School District will go to voters with a $56.7 million bond request in March to address facility needs like more classrooms and ...

Obituary: Gary A. Mortenson  Twin Falls Times-News

July 12, 1938—December 28, 2018. Gary A. 'Morty' Mortenson, age 80, formerly of Twin Falls, ID, passed away peacefully in his home in Tacoma, WA on ...

Cassia County short teachers before school starts  KMVT

BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Andrew Wray experienced "every principal's worst nightmare" when a teacher suddenly left their job at Burley High School.

Re-energized Burley breezes past rival Minico  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Burley High School volleyball players knew exactly why they failed to beat Minico in the second set of Thursday's match.

Burley uses second-half magic to win 4A state title  Times-News

NAMPA — In the fifth grade, the group of seven now-seniors on the Burley High School girls basketball team told themselves they'd win the state championship.

Rampaging bull causes lockdown at Idaho high school  New York Post

BURLEY, Idaho — A high school in southeast Idaho was briefly placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed past the campus. The...

PHOTOS: Burley vs. Minico softball | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Burley played Minico in a double-header at Minico High School on Thursday.

Minico pounds rival Burley to win series  Times-News

BURLEY — So far, the 2018 Burley-Minico baseball rivalry series has been all Spartans.

Burley cheerleaders sue principal, superintendent over free speech  KMVT

BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Students and parents at Burley High School are suing the administration over violating the students' First Amendment rights.

Burley loses close state title game to undefeated Preston  Times-News

NAMPA — Few things tested the Preston High School boys basketball team this season, but the Burley Bobcats were always right there with the two-time ...

Caresia steps down as Burley head girls basketball coach  Twin Falls Times-News

Roger Caresia has stepped down from his position as Burley High School's head varsity girls basketball coach, he told the Times-News on Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: Social media threats prompt extra police presence at Mini-Cassia, Jerome schools  Times-News

BURLEY — Online threats prompted an increased law enforcement presence Tuesday at a few Magic Valley school campuses.

Obituary: Orin Brent Woodbury  Twin Falls Times-News

August 9, 1947 – August 31, 2018. Orin Brent Woodbury of Burley, Idaho. Heaven gained an amazing angel Friday August 31, 2018. Surrounded by his family, ...

Cassia County School District's upcoming changes  KMVT

The Cassia County School District wants to remind parents of some changes for this coming school year. Pam Teeter, the assistant to the superintendent and ...

Local Roundup: Burley improves to 2-0 with blowout win over Buhl  Twin Falls Times-News

BUHL — The Bobcats passed for 235 yards and rushed for 195 in their second straight win to begin the season. After sneaking past Jerome for a 29-26 Great ...

Burley softball completes sweep of rival Minico  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT — Burley High School's first-year softball coach Haylee Fishback felt the stakes of the Mini-Cassia rivalry for the first time this week, and her Bobcats ...

Burley beats Century, advances to state title game  Times-News

MERIDIAN — As the Burley High School boys basketball team walked off the court after its semifinal game against Century, its players all pointed up to the ...

Obituarty: Max Wallace Brown  Twin Falls Times-News

February 14, 1941—December 4, 2018. Max Wallace Brown, 77 year old Burley resident, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Hiland Estates in Burley. Max was ...

Here's what 7 Magic Valley teachers are doing over summer break  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — It's summertime and teachers across the Magic Valley are breathing a sigh of relief.

Burley, Twin Falls split tennis matches  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — First-year Burley High School tennis head coach Riley Christensen ran back and forth outside the gates of the Twin Falls High School tennis ...

Out of the darkness: Mini-Cassia leaders hope to curb suicides  Times-News

BURLEY — The last words Minico High School Counselor John Kontos said to his 17-year-old son, Rhett, before the boy took his own life still echoes in his mind ...

Burley's Bagley, Ferrin and Watterson sign with junior colleges  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Ryan Bagley and Andrew Ferrin will have a chance to prolong the success they've enjoyed for four years at Burley High School.

Burley's Hill signs with Southwestern Oregon CC men's basketball  Twin Falls Times-News

Before his senior year at Burley High School began, Jackson Hill wasn't sure he'd be able to play basketball at the college level. Track felt like his only college ...

Here are the Magic Valley schools Idaho considers 'underperforming' and 'top performing'  Times-News

BOISE — Idaho has released the names of its top performing and underperforming schools.

VIDEOS: Times-News football media day | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Times-News

Nineteen of the 26 Magic Valley high school football teams attended the Times-News' 2018 media days (in Burley on Aug. 8, in Twin Falls on Aug. 9). In addition ...

Obituary: Brenda Kay Buckley  Twin Falls Times-News

May 7, 1953 — September 25, 2018. JACKSON – Brenda Kay Buckley returned home to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at the age of 65 ...

Obituary: Noel Brent Bowcut  Twin Falls Times-News

May 13, 1929 – October 21, 2018. Noel Brent Bowcut passed away at home surrounded by family on October 21, 2018, at the age of 89. Noel was born May 13, ...

2018 All-Great Basin Conference volleyball selections released  Twin Falls Times-News

The all-Great Basin Conference volleyball awards were announced on Wednesday, and several local players received top recognition.

Cassia and Minidoka School District to add bonds on March ballot  KMVT

(KMVT/KSVT) - Both the Minidoka County School District and Cassia County School District are asking for money to improve their schools. Minidoka is asking for ...

Obituary: Lois J. Bowcut  Twin Falls Times-News

October 13, 1931—December 9, 2018. BURLEY – Lois Jean Scovil Bowcut passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 9, 2018, at the ...

Burley downs Caldwell in 1st round with size and defense  Times-News

MERIDIAN — Early on, the game was frustrating offensively for the Burley High School girls basketball team, but it shrugged off shooting problems and held ...

Bagley drops 23 on birthday to lead Burley past Minico  Times-News

RUPERT — Burley High School senior Ryan Bagley had two reasons to celebrate on Friday night: a win over rival Minico, and his 18th birthday.

PHOTOS: Boys Basketball - Burley Vs. Minico | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Minico takes on Burley during their 4A Great Basin conference game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at Minico High School in Rupert.

Burley hires former BYU guard Trent Whiting as boys basketball coach  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — For the second time in four months, Burley High School has hired a head boys basketball coach.

Obituary: Corbin S. Bowers  Twin Falls Times-News

November 29, 1989 – November 13, 2018. BURLEY — Corbin Shelton Bowers, 28, passed away November 13, 2018, from a work-related accident. Corbin was ...

Obituary: Tiffani Amber Streling  Twin Falls Times-News

Tiffani Amber Streling, 21, of Burley passed away on May 2016—November 2016 in Jerome County.

Burley High School Homecoming | Mini-Cassia Community News | Information from Southern Idaho |  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY | The community is invited to participate in Burley High School's homecoming football game and events on Sept. 11.

Cassia schools will switch to neighborhood schools in fall  Times-News

BURLEY— Plans for Burley's new neighborhood elementary schools, which include new attendance zones for students and new teacher assignments, are ...

Burley High School hires American Falls football coach  KMVT

BURLEY, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) Burley has a new head football coach as Jed Thomas stepped away from the duties. American Falls coach Tony Cade took the ...

Accomplished actor takes on teaching students at Burley High  KMVT

Lance Jones says there's advantages to both L.A. and smaller cities like Burley. He hopes to bring acting and show business to Burley High school.

HS football: Poky ends season with pop in 35-32 win against Burley  Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — Dave Spillett wanted an easy 40-point win, but that didn't fit his team and its season.

2017 High School Football Preview: Burley Bobcats  Twin Falls Times-News

Head coach: Tony Cade, 1st year. 2016 record: 1-8 (0-5 4A Great Basin Conference). Playoffs: None. Struggling programs often go into new seasons with ...

Team Idaho snaps losing streak at All-State game  KMVT

The eighth grade squad representing Team Idaho was the only one of the day to win an All-State game against Treasure Valley teams.

Burley school starts teacher club for students  Times-News

BURLEY — A new Burley High School club allows students step into their teachers' shoes.

Obit Patsey Ruth Cheney Cheney  Twin Falls Times-News

May 8, 1931—October 13, 2018. Patsey Ruth Lauridsen Cheney, 87, of Rexburg, Idaho, and formerly of Heyburn, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018, ...

Burley standout hoopsters sign with Northeastern Colorado JC  KMVT

A pair of dominant high school basketball players making their college plans known. Andrew Ferrin and Ryan Bagley are headed to Northeastern Colorado ...

Rosters released for 41st Shrine Football Game | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

The 41st annual North-South Shrine Football Game is imminent, and the rosters have been released.

Obituary: Blanche Hannah Simmons  Twin Falls Times-News

March 2, 1925—November 26, 2018. BURLEY – Blanche Hannah Koyle Simmons, 93, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at her home surrounded ...

The state of officiating: As referee shortage persists, Idaho officials search for answers  Times-News

About six years ago, Sean Standley and Randy Winn officiated a varsity boys basketball game between host Minico High School and its archrival Burley.

Science camp encourages problem solving, invention  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Science campers made pan flutes out of straws, brainstormed inventions and watched the mysterious properties of electricity this week during the ...

It's all about drama: Soaps to high school  Times-News

BURLEY — Los Angeles actor Lance Jones has found a stage of another sort — in front of a class of high school drama students.

Burley High School Graduates 100th Class  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY • Burley High School's gymnasium was packed Thursday as family and friends gathered to honor 173 graduating seniors.

Magic Philharmonic prepares for Nov. 16 concert  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — The Magic Philharmonic Orchestra will kick off its season with a fall Salute to Youth concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the King Fine Arts Center. The.

Obituary: Katherine Holm Rice  Twin Falls Times-News

March 6, 1924—November 22, 2018. BURLEY – Katherine (Holm) Rice, age 94, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Hiland Estates in Burley, ...

2018 District 4 state girls basketball tournament preview  Twin Falls Times-News

The 2018 state girls basketball tournaments begin Thursday, and seven local teams will be making title runs. Here is our classification-by-classification preview ...

Annual Folk Festival brings world culture to Magic Valley  KMVT

BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The Magic Valley Folk Festival kickoff its celebrations on Monday night at the Rupert Town Square. Performers from Peru, Bolivia, ...

2018 High School Football Preview: Minico Spartans  Twin Falls Times-News

Head Coach: Keelan McCaffrey, 1st season. 2017 Record: 9-3 (5-0 4A Great Basin Conference). Playoffs: Lost to Skyline 40-14 in 4A state championship game.

Former Burley High Vice Principal Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charges  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY • Tara Bagley, former vice principal at Burley High School, was led out of the courtroom Tuesday to serve two consecutive four- to 13-year prison terms ...

Magic Valley schools weigh options to deal with enrollment growth  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — When a school district has fewer than 2000 students, gaining several hundred within six years is a big deal.

Burley High Band Director Misses Students as He Battles Cancer  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY • Band director Mitch Tilley has spent the past several months engaged in a fight for life against cancer. He would rather be spending his time sharing ...

Burley advances to GBC title game with thrilling win over rival Minico  Times-News

RUPERT — The first state tournament seed from the Great Basin Conference was decided in a game that came down the final seconds.

Four local basketball players named statewide all-stars  Twin Falls Times-News

The rosters for the 15th annual Idaho statewide basketball high school all-star games were announced Thursday, and four District 4 seniors were listed.

Two-thirds of Magic Valley schools top state’s 2017 graduation rates  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Two-thirds of Magic Valley public high schools surpassed the statewide average for 2017 graduation rates.

Burley boys basketball coach Jack Bagley takes job in Arizona  Times-News

BURLEY – Jack Bagley's 21-year coaching and teaching career at Burley High School came to a close Monday.

Minico shuts out Burley for 13th straight win in rivalry series  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — A new head coach on his home field couldn't stop the momentum of the Minico-Burley football rivalry.

Two Magic Valley teens named FFA state officers  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Two Magic Valley students were elected as new Idaho State FFA officers at the leadership conference April 7 in Twin Falls.

Burley Students Leave Lunch Line  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY | The food doesn't taste good -- and there's not enough of it.

Ryan Bagley, Times-News GBC Player of the Year knifed through defenses all season  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Do-it-all basketball players are often called Swiss Army knives, and Burley High School junior guard Ryan Bagley certainly fits that label. Just don't ...

Burley High School Set to Graduate 184 Seniors  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY • The excitement of pending graduation was palpable Tuesday as the rows and rows of Burley High School seniors took turns practicing climbing the ...

Griffeth, Carol | Obituaries  Post Register

Our beautiful wife, mother and grandmother, Carol Lynne Garner Griffeth passed away Saturday October 27, 2018 at her home in the Burton area of Rexburg, ...

Minico High Fined $1,500 Over Student Chants  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT • A student chant at a boy's basketball game last month will cost Minico High School $1500 in fines.

Burley High teacher charged with sexual battery of student  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — A Burley High School teacher and coach has been charged with sexual misconduct with a student.

King Fine Arts Center made over, more to come  Times-News

BURLEY — The King Fine Arts Center has undergone major renovations along with the Little Theatre at Burley High School.

Girls Large School Basketball Player of the Year: Kortney Hutchison, Burley  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY | As a four-year varsity player, Kortney Hutchison learned all the ins and outs of Burley basketball. Looking back on things, the 18-year-old guard ...

Obituary: Violet Kathleen Friedrich Dick  Twin Falls Times-News

September 24, 1941 – September 24, 2018. A much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter and sister, Violet Kathleen Dick, safely ...

Bagley sentenced to 13 years  Weekly News Journal

BURLEY – After months of legal hearings and community unrest, former Burley High School Vice-Principal Tara Leigh Bagley was sentenced in Fifth District ...

Bagley Father: 'To See Look On My Boy's Face When it Happened Was Disappointing'  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT • The father of a Burley High School student who was mocked by Minico students says the school didn't deserve a fine from the District IV Board of ...

Obituary: Paul Couch  Twin Falls Times-News

June 5, 1941 – August 22, 2018. PAUL — Paul George Couch, 77, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 22, ...

Burley museum: Covered wagons and log cabins  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — The Cassia County Historical Museum reflects the struggles and triumphs of those on the land, from American Indians to cowboys and sheepmen, ...

Burley Vice Principal Accused of Abusing 2 Victims  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY • A Burley High School vice principal accused of sexually abusing two minors is being extradited from Utah.

Cassia schools settle civil suit in vice-principal sex case  Idaho State Journal

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A civil lawsuit filed by a former Burley High School student against the Cassia County School District has been settled.

Charges Detailed Against Burley Vice Principal  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY • A suspended Burley High School vice principal accused of sexual contact with minors is free after posting a $125,000 bond as she awaits a Jan.

Facility fragility: Schools have limited options to maintain athletic facilities  Times-News

To maintain their athletic facilities, school districts often must turn to bonds and levies. But if those fail, it can be devastating to athletic programs that need ...

Fresh start for Burley High School  Weekly News Journal

BURLEY – When the students walk through the doors of Burley High School next Tuesday they will be greeted by a different administration, one with excitement ...

Burley Junior High School teacher faces sexual abuse charge  Southern Idaho Business

BURLEY — A Burley Junior High School teacher has been suspended with pay as he faces allegations of sexual crimes against a student.

CSI Mini-Cassia Center offers community courses | Southern Idaho Community News  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — The College of Southern Idaho Mini-Cassia Center is offering several community education courses.

CSI offers certification course in Burley | Southern Idaho Community News  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — CSI Community Education in Burley is offering a ServSafe Manager's Certification course for food *service* operators. Bob Withrow will instruct the ...

2017-18 high school boys basketball preview  Times-News

The 2017-18 boys basketball season is approaching, with jamborees starting next week. Below is the Times-News' classification-by-classification preview for ...

Magic Valley Rugby: A Sport For Gentlemen and Scholars  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY | On a warm Friday afternoon on a small field at Burley High School, rugby players chased down a teenager carrying an oblong white ball. They made ...

Obituary: Ira Coltrin  Twin Falls Times-News

Ira Hugh Coltrin. May 17, 1919 - September 26, 2016. BURLEY - Ira Hugh Coltrin, 97, of Burley, Idaho, died Monday, September 26, 2016, at Carriage Cove ...

Lightning strikes Burley football field during jamboree  KMVT

A scary scene at Burley High School Saturday afternoon after lightning struck the field, while football players were on the field.

D.L. Evans hires Dan Gammon for agricultural, business lending  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Dan Gammon has been appointed vice president, senior commercial loan officer at D. L. Evans Bank's North Burley branch.

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