Star Card – Idaho’s REAL ID deadline approaching

Seven months ahead of the federally mandated deadline, the Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles continues to raise awareness of the importance of obtaining a Star Card – Idaho’s REAL ID. Beginning October 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will require a Star Card, U.S. passport, military ID, or other REAL ID compliant identification, … Read more

TRAFFIC ALERT: Winter weather conditions in East Idaho closes numerous roadways temporarily

Drifting snow on ID-33 in Eastern Idaho

Various locations in Eastern Idaho are experiencing high-speed winds that are creating blowing and drifting snow and low visibility on the roadways. The Idaho Transportation Department has temporarily closed numerous roads because of the snowy and icy conditions. Due to current weather conditions in Eastern Idaho the following roadways are closed: ID-26 … Read more

US-12 east of Kooskia anticipated to reopen tomorrow afternoon under reduced avalanche risk

A sign along US-12 warns drivers of avalanche danger

Based on monitoring by avalanche specialists and a forecast of colder temperatures, US-12 is anticipated to reopen tomorrow afternoon between Fish Creek (milepost 126) and Saddle Camp Road (milepost 139). Although no avalanches occurred, considerable hazard prompted the closing of the highway Sunday afternoon for the safety of drivers and recreationists. The … Read more