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Darrell Shay, vice chairman for the Fort Hall Business Council, testified Tuesday morning in opposition to state legislation that its sponsor, GOP Rep. Tom Loertscher, of Bone, says clarifies that tribal gaming operations may not use house-banked slot machines.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes express opposition to gaming bill at legislative hearing

By Dave Goins, Idaho News Service BOISE — Fort Hall Business Council Chairman Nathan Small strongly urged state lawmakers Tuesday to reject legislation its sponsor said would clarify which devices…

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Pocatello's Parker Nielsen puts his head down and drives against Blackfoot's Scott Cannon in their game Tuesday at The Pit.

Blackfoot rumbles past Poky on 2nd-half spurt

By Jeff Papworth, jpapworth@journalnet.com POCATELLO — At halftime, Blackfoot wasn’t worried. It didn’t matter that the Broncos were down 10 points, playing at someone else’s hostile gym and lacking experience…

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East Idaho bracing for snow, more flooding

Journal Staff East Idaho could be in for several days of snow and more flooding. A winter weather advisory is in effect through Wednesday morning calling for up to 6…

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Medical education expansions underway in Idaho, Washington

By Journal Staff and wire reports Efforts to give medical students more opportunities closer to home and to address physician shortages in rural and underserved populations are underway in both…

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Man accused of wielding chain saw during attempted break-in

By Debbie Bryce, For the Journal POCATELLO — A 35-year-old Fort Hall man is facing multiple charges after he attempted to break into a residence while wielding a chain saw…

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Anthony Ish found guilty of second-degree murder

  By Debbie Bryce, For the Journal POCATELLO — A federal jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday in the murder case against Anthony Ish of Fort Hall. Ish, 33, was…

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This photo shows some of the impacts of flooding in Southeast Idaho as cows cross a causeway over the low-lying areas of Marsh Creek just south of Inkom Monday afternoon.

Flooding issues continue throughout East Idaho

LaDee Kneebone jokes with her husband that the value of their property in the Marsh Creek area south of Inkom should go up — now that it’s lake-front property. Kneebone…

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Name released of Pocatello man killed in shooting

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — A Pocatello man is dead and a Bingham County woman is charged in connection to the shooting death. Melonie Smith, 48, is charged with first-degree…

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Man accused of eluding after chase ends with vehicle stuck in mud

By Debbie Bryce, For the Journal A 20-year-old Fort Hall man is facing multiple charges following a police chase that ended when the suspect got stuck in the mud. Jerall…

2 commercial vehicles involved in crash on I-15 south of Blackfoot

Idaho State Police press release On Monday, February 13, 2017, at approximately 11:19 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 92,…