Blackfoot implementing utility bill changes

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot is implementing some changes when it comes to utility billing. Mayor Paul Loomis said the city loses about $25,000 a year on delinquent accounts,…

Economic development groups planning media event

By Journal Staff Grow Idaho Falls Inc. and Bingham Economic Development Corp. officials are planning a media event on Monday. They are not commenting on what they will be discussing…

State police respond to crash north of Blackfoot

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Idaho State police responded to a property damage crash on Interstate 15 north of Blackfoot on Tuesday afternoon. They say Ashton resident Joseph Pilgrim, 19,…

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Is that a pistol in your Bible?

Any time I start to believe that the Idaho Legislature is a bullpen for State Hospital South, legislators in other states make me feel blessed. The best example of this…

Cannabidiol oil bill rejected by Idaho House panel

BY DAVE GOINS Idaho News Service BOISE — The committee vote rejecting a measure that would have provided legal shelter in Idaho for using hemp-based cannabidiol oil to treat epilepsy…

The Bingham County Historical Society Archives will be located at 121 N. Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot in the future. KENDRA EVENSEN/IDAHO STATE JOURNAL

Bingham County Historical Society ribbon cutting set March 31

BLACKFOOT — The Bingham County Historical Society will hold a ribbon cutting today at its new location, 121 N. Shilling Ave. in Blackfoot. It will begin at 7 p.m. The…

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Blackfoot man sentenced for vehicular manslaughter

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — A Blackfoot man will serve at least seven years in prison for vehicular manslaughter. Jody Wrenn Underwood, who was sentenced in Bingham County District Court…

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Destructive effects of multiculturalism

BY RICHARD LARSEN For The Journal America has a rich history as a melting pot of cultures, ethnicity and religion. Those who have come here over the past couple hundred…

Tribes claim radioactive material being carried by wind

BY JOURNAL STAFF The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes issued a warning Saturday evening regarding what they called “a health concern” about radioactive material being carried by high winds from the former FMC…

Former Pocatello and Blackfoot resident Capt. Bryan Reid stands next to his Apache Longbow.

Blackfoot High grad pilots Apache helicopter

When Capt. Bryan Reid was a high school student in Blackfoot, he never thought about a career in the military. Now he pilots an Apache Longbow assault helicopter for the…