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Local News 12/1/23

The weather is making headlines this morning. There is a winter weather storm watch and advisories in place through tomorrow night for much of the higher elevations in the gem state. Up to 10 inches of snow is expected. There also is a wind advisory that is in effect Saturday afternoon and into Sunday Morning where gusts could reach up to 50 miles an hour. In the Valley, winds and 1 to 2 inches of the white stuff is expected.

The Biden administration and federal agencies are prepared to remove four lower Snake River dams to save imperiled salmon species, according to a leaked proposal among parties in a federal lawsuit and the administration’s environmental council. Republican representatives in the Northwest, as well as some electric utilities, are not pleased about the proposed agreement.

A 57 year old man is facing criminal charges of sexually abusing a minor while they were asleep. James L. McKim allegedly provided the minor with meth and then sexually abuse them while they were asleep.

The 30 vehicle pileup on Monday morning has claimed the life of a 66 year old man who was transferred to Utah for treatment. The man was an American Falls resident. On Monday, a thick layer of fog covered the interstate, causing limited visibility in a short amount of time, west of Pocatello.

There is an active amber alert this morning. Teton County Sheriffs Office is looking for a 10

month old child who was last seen at 4600 SKYLINE LOOP in VICTOR and is believed to be in imminent danger. Suspect is armed and dangerous please do not approach. The victim is Zeke Best. Authorities are looking for Jeremy Best who is the biological father. He could be headed to Wyoming.

Lori Vallow Daybell has been booked into a Maricopa County jail. She was found guilty in May of killing her two youngest children, as well as conspiring to kill Tammy Daybell, her fifth husband's previous wife. Vallow Daybell was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences. She was previously indicted in Arizona in a separate felony case after a grand jury indicted her in 2021 on a charge of conspiring to kill her fourth husband, Charles Vallow.

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