Idaho makes list of worst states for women

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com According to a financial news and opinion company’s analysis, Idaho is the third worst state in the nation — at least if you are a woman….

Former Bronco stars at Carroll College

BY JEFF PAPWORTH jpapworth@journalnet.com @JeffPapworth Editor’s Note: Prep Stars in College is a weekly glance at former Southeast Idaho high school athletes who are now competing at the college level….

Fort Hall man charged with sex crime

POCATELLO — A Fort Hall man is behind bars and charged with forced sex penetration with a foreign object while victim is unconscious or asleep. Michael Ray Pine, 37, was…

Shooting suspect faces federal court charge

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal POCATELLO — A single count of assault on an officer was filed in federal court against Ray Broncho, the man who barricaded himself inside…

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Blackfoot still mulling golf course changes

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot officials haven’t made any final decisions yet, but they are still mulling the idea of taking over the pro shop and carts at…

Fred and Nettie Stevens were married 150 years ago. The couple, who ran Stevens Stage Stop near the Blackfoot River, are pictured here in the summer of 1904. Photo courtesy of Lois Bates.

Pioneer family’s history shared in new book

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — While helping some Girl Scouts earn a community badge in 1964, Lois Bates met a man named Richard Stevens and she became fascinated by…

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The illogic of the new definition of ‘marriage’

“Destroy the family and you destroy a nation,” has been an oft-repeated aphorism of unverified origin that rings true from a common sense perspective. After all, the family unit is…

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Can Democrats do any worse?

The first time I met Butch Otter he was running for Idaho’s Lt. governor. That was back in 1986 — 38 years ago. Long and lean, he strode into the…

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Blackfoot man pleads not guilty to lewd conduct charges

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — A Blackfoot man facing lewd conduct charges in Bingham County has pleaded not guilty. Daniel E. Williams pleaded not guilty to five felony counts of…

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Shelley man pleads not guilty to felony, misdemeanor charges in Bingham County

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — A Shelley man who was charged for allegedly ramming his pickup into two vehicles, including a patrol car, in August, has pleaded not guilty. David…