• Mourners gather at a gas station in Houston on Saturday to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed while filling his patrol car.
    September 2, 2015

    Hitting home

    National, state incidents concern local law enforcers By KENDRA EVENSEN kevensen@journalnet.com It’s not easy to be a law enforcement officer even i...
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    September 1, 2015

    Two arrested, police officers hurt in br...

    BLACKFOOT — Two Idaho Falls men were arrested, one for battery on an officer, after police responded to a fight at an event center Sunday morning. R...
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    September 1, 2015

    Blackfoot man sentenced for assaulting a...

    U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Idaho press release POCATELLO – Dude Galloway, 44, of Blackfoot, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to time ser...
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    September 1, 2015

    Police respond to fatal, injury crashes ...

    By Journal staff Idaho State police responded to a handful of crashes over the weekend, including two that involved fatalities. A 34-year-old man from...
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    September 1, 2015

    Officials urge caution after campfire le...

    By KENDRA EVENSEN kevensen@journalnet.com After flames escaped a campfire ring and then spread in the Clarkston Mountain area south of the Idaho/ Utah...
Mourners gather at a gas station in Houston on Saturday to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed while filling his patrol car.

Hitting home

National, state incidents concern local law enforcers By KENDRA EVENSEN kevensen@journalnet.com It’s not easy to be a law enforcement officer even in the best of times, but with the climate…

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Two arrested, police officers hurt in brawl at event

BLACKFOOT — Two Idaho Falls men were arrested, one for battery on an officer, after police responded to a fight at an event center Sunday morning. Ricky Luis Mendoza, 22,…

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Get organized with a command center

With back-to-school preparations happening all over Pocatello, it is a perfect time to set up an organized command center in your home. A command center is simply a place to…

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Blackfoot man sentenced for assaulting a federal officer

U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Idaho press release POCATELLO – Dude Galloway, 44, of Blackfoot, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to time served—17 months—in prison for assaulting a federal officer, U.S….

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Fort Hall Assistant Fire Chief arrested on assault charge

IDAHO FALLS — The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announced that Assistant Fire Chief Nigel T. Worley was been placed on investigative unpaid leave after criminal charges were filed against him in Bonneville…

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Police respond to fatal, injury crashes over weekend

By Journal staff Idaho State police responded to a handful of crashes over the weekend, including two that involved fatalities. A 34-year-old man from Gallatin Gateway, Montana, was seriously injured…

Blackfoot City Council to meet Sept. 1

The Blackfoot City Council will meet on Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. at Blackfoot City Hall, 157 N. Broadway.

Crapo holding town hall meeting in Blackfoot

U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo will hold a town hall meeting today, Sept. 1, at 11:30 a.m. in Blackfoot at Blackfoot City Hall, 157 N. Broadway.

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Officials urge caution after campfire leads to larger blaze

By KENDRA EVENSEN kevensen@journalnet.com After flames escaped a campfire ring and then spread in the Clarkston Mountain area south of the Idaho/ Utah border Thursday, fire officials are reminding people…

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Marsh Valley School District made the switch to a four-day school week eight years ago and school officials say the shortened week has saved them a significant amount of cash.

4-day school weeks popular in Southeast Idaho

By MICHAEL H. O’DONNELL modonnell@journalnet.com School is back in session all over Southeast Idaho, and for a majority of the area’s districts that means four-day school weeks. Beginning with a…