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School elections: Vallivue bond vote too close to call, others fall short  Idaho EdNews

(UPDATED, March 14, with details on Vallivue recount.) The fate of the Vallivue School District's bond issue is still up in the air. The largest bond issue on ...

March ends for clarinetist 46 years after horrific band crash  Times-News

BURLEY — A smart, vibrant woman loved by an entire community 46 years ago as she clung to life after a car plowed into the practicing Burley High School ...

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 ...

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.

Minico advances to conference semis with win over Burley  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT — The Burley High School girls basketball team hasn't quite been able to replicate the season that pushed the Bobcats to the state championship ...

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.

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 ...

Cassia School District will ask for $56.7 million for these projects  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Continued growth, deferred maintenance and unfinished projects from the last bond are the top reasons the Cassia County School District is asking ...

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.

9 Magic Valley school districts seek $103 million in March election  Times-News

FILER — More students want to go into Filer High School's career-technical programs, but there's not enough building space or teachers.

'I punished myself' — Burley man recounts his life 46 years after band crash  Times-News

BURLEY — The emotional pain Milo Hatt has felt since the night 46 years ago when he drove his brother's car into the back of the Burley High School marching.

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 ...

Early college coordinator program tackles student career and college readiness  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — The College of Southern Idaho and school districts across the Magic Valley are beefing up the Early College Coordinator program to help smooth ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

Makayla Tolman, Times-News volleyball player of the year, embraced new roles and excelled in them  Twin Falls Times-News

In her first two years as a Burley High School volleyball player, Makayla Tolman was a part of teams that only came up short against Twin Falls. It appeared that,

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 ...

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: 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, ...

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 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 ...

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.

Minico pounds rival Burley to win series  Times-News

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

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...

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.

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.

Cassia school leader looks back at 39 years with the district  Times-News

BURLEY — Cassia County School District Superintendent Gaylen Smyer had the early markings of a leader. After 39 years as an agriculture science teacher, ...

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 ...

Burley's Hodge signs with Lewis-Clark Valley football  Twin Falls Times-News

Kalvn Hodge's final high school football game was cut short, but his football career is still trucking.

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 ...

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 ...

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: Kaye Dawn Larson Silcock  Twin Falls Times-News

October 2, 1954—February 11, 2019. Kaye Dawn Larson Silcock, 64, of Burley Idaho, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on ...

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.

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 ...

Obituary: Lt. Col. Gene Ellsworth Stoker  Twin Falls Times-News

August 16, 1928—January 27, 2019. Lt. Col. Gene Ellsworth Stoker, a 90-year-old resident of Burley, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Cassia ...

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.

Jacob DeTemple, Times-News boys cross country runner of the year, never stopped seeking improvement  Twin Falls Times-News

Jacob DeTemple admits it. He wasn't quite in tip-top condition when the cross country season started in the fall.

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, ...

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 school starts teacher club for students  Times-News

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Burley High School offers a Japanese class to students  KMVT

Students at Burley High School now have a new option to study a foreign language. This year a new teacher started offering a Japanese class as an elective.

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.

Gun club returns to Burley High School for first time since 1956  Weekly News Journal

BURLEY – The last time Cassia School District approved a Gun Club for Burley High School was the year 1956. It was actually chartered in 1941 doing its part ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Prep roundup 2-7-19: Soda Springs wins eighth consecutive district crown  Idaho State Journal

GIRLS BASKETBALL. SODA SPRINGS 55, MALAD 25. Soda Springs won its eighth consecutive 2A District 5 title after beating Malad 55-25 on Thursday at ...

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.

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.

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.

Annual Folk Festival brings world culture to Magic Valley  KMVT

Performers from Peru, Bolivia, China, Slovakia and Belarus will be showcasing their talents throughout the week.

Obituary: Larry Ray Sager  Twin Falls Times-News

August 8, 1947 – July 13, 2018. BURLEY — Larry Ray Sager was born August 8, 1947, in Burley, Idaho, to Raymon Elton Sager and Mildred (Cindy) Paysinger ...

Prep roundup 2-9-19: Century earns No. 1 seed; Blackfoot, Sho-Ban clinch state berths  Idaho State Journal

BOYS BASKETBALL. CENTURY 65, WOOD RIVER 51. Century locked up the top seed for the district tournament by beating Wood River 65-51 at home ...

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.

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.

Obituary: William L Fullmer  Twin Falls Times-News

January 16, 1937—January 26, 2019. William Lynn Fullmer of Buhl, Idaho passed away on January 26, 2019 at the Veteran's Administration hospital in Seattle, ...

Burley Students Leave Lunch Line  Twin Falls Times-News

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

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 ...

Many Magic Valley schools surpass Idaho's 2018 graduation rate  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Two-thirds of south-central Idaho's high schools surpassed the statewide graduation rate for the class of 2018.

Griffeth, Carol  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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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