10-year-old cousins killed in Salmon UTV crash; donations pouring into GoFundMe accounts

People are rallying around the families of two young cousins who were killed in a UTV crash north of Salmon over the weekend.

Curious Mind: Getting calls to donate to national firefighter foundations? Here’s how to keep your donation dollars local

Q: I get calls from phone banks nationally for police/firefighter funds. Is there a fund locally we can contribute to?A: “Twin Falls County Search and Rescue members are volunteers,” said Lori Stewart, Public Information Officer and Victims’ Assistance Coordinator for the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office. “They donate their time and resources, and rely on donations as well as some grant funding. Funds are used for training, purchase of equipment, and for incidents.”

Idaho fraud victims now eligible to seek payment from Western Union settlement

BOISE — Idahoans who sent money to scammers through Western Union’s wire transfer service may be eligible for compensation from the U.S. Department of Justice Victim Asset Recovery Program. The $586 million fund is part of the multi-state settlement with Western Union that Idaho — along with 49 other states and the District of Columbia — signed in January.