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Storm clouds crawl over Scout Mountain with fresh snow covering the upper reaches Tuesday morning.

Portions of East Idaho could see snow this week

By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com  The transition from summer to fall came suddenly, and it appears Mother Nature isn’t through with her surprises yet. Many areas could see winter-like conditions in…

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Christian Colonel, an American Falls High School graduate and former professional baseball player, spoke to a class at Century High School on Tuesday in Pocatello about his struggles to overcome alcohol abuse.

Christian Colonel talks to Century High School class about alcohol addiction

By Scott Kraus, skraus@journalnet.com POCATELLO — A life that appears perfect on the surface isn’t always what it seems, former professional baseball player Christian Colonel told a class at Century…

Seismicity map courtesy of University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Southeast Idaho getting fewer earthquakes, but one strikes Utah

By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com  A magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck near Park City, Utah, on Monday morning, but officials with the University of Utah Seismograph Stations say they don’t believe the…

This year's Wild Adventure Corn Maze design pays tribute to first responders across the United States. This image from Google Maps was taken in June after the corn was just planted.

Southeast Idaho corn maze pays tribute to first responders

By David Ashby, dashby@journalnet.com From the ground, the corn mazes constructed by Richard Johnson and his crew with Wild Adventure Corn Maze provide local families with enjoyment every fall. But…

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Multiple storms expected to barrel through East Idaho this week bringing colder temps, rain and mountain snow

By Journal Staff Eastern Idahoans should make sure to enjoy Sunday’s sunny and warm conditions because the cold weather is expected to soon return and last for the rest of…

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Idaho man accused of killing woman dies in Blackfoot

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man indicted for first-degree murder in the death of an 81-year-old woman died in a state hospital, ending the criminal case against him….

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Riley Hayes is pictured in the sinkhole that formed at her family's ranch. She believes the hole was caused by recent earthquakes.

S.E. Idaho teen thinks quakes caused sinkhole at family’s ranch

By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com  A Southeast Idaho teen believes recent earthquakes have caused a sinkhole at her family’s ranch. Riley Hayes, 15, says her family discovered the hole, which is…

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The Bingham County Sheriff's Office and Prosecutor's Office are looking into an incident at Snake River High School that left a male student injured. There are unconfirmed reports that the victim was severely beaten by other male students at the school.

Unconfirmed reports are that boy was severely beaten at high school

By Journal Staff   Few details have been released about an incident at Snake River High School that reportedly left a student injured. The situation involved juveniles and is still…

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Evie Clair, 13, a contestant on NBC's "America's Got Talent," performs the national anthem prior to a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Washington Nationals July 22 in Phoenix.

Southeast Idaho native dies as his daughter enters ‘America’s Got Talent’ finals

  By Tracie Snowder, KSL.com An LDS teen from Arizona has made it to the finals on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” show by singing her heart out every week for…

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The circles show the epicenters of the 260 earthquakes that have hit Southeast Idaho since Sept. 2, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes continue in Southeast Idaho, but exact number is hard to pinpoint

By Journal Staff While it’s clear that an earthquake swarm that has been shaking Southeast Idaho since Sept. 2 hasn’t stopped yet, the exact number of quakes that have occurred…