Dear Friend of State Hospital South

By State Hospital South BLACKFOOT – The patients here at State Hospital South look forward to a wonderful Christmas and holiday season each year; which is largely made possible by…


“Go And Do As I Tell You!”

Monday, August 6, 1838, Gallatin, Missouri. When the fighting stopped John Lowe Butler gathered his brethren about him and faced the mob declaring that they would fight as long as…


Ex-Blackfoot officer may get plea deal in drug case

By Debbie Bryce For the Journal POCATELLO — A status hearing is set next month in the case of a Blackfoot School Resource Officer charged with drug possession last year….

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A Bannock County snowplow clears Pocatello Creek Road on Monday.

More snow coming to Southeast Idaho on Thursday and Friday

  By Journal Staff POCATELLO — After snow fell in the Pocatello area on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service is saying that more is on the…


Teens won’t face charges for mock improvised explosive device; Blackfoot man pleads guilty to possessing homemade bombs in unrelated case

By Kendra Evensen, Blackfoot police said Tuesday they won’t file charges against two teens who created a mock improvised explosive device that was located in an area dumpster last…

IFA recalls rabbit feed due to high levels of vitamin D

By Journal Staff Some rabbit pellets are being recalled due to a high level of vitamin D, which can cause health problems for the animals. The feed has been linked…

Master Gardener class deadline approaching

News Release University of Idaho Extension, Bingham County, is once again offering the Master Gardener Program. The deadline to register for the Idaho Master Gardener course in Bingham County is…

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Pebble Creek announces tentative opening date

By Journal Staff INKOM — Pebble Creek Ski Area in Inkom has announced that its tentative opening date for the 2016-2017 winter season will be Friday, Dec. 16. In a…

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LaNada War Jack and Jessica James pose recently with protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

Locals react to Dakota Access Pipeline decision

By Debbie Bryce For the Journal In what the Standing Rock Sioux tribe called a historic decision, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday that it will not approve…

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Former Blackfoot residents Chelsea and Nick Torres, pictured here with their 3-year-old son, Jaysin, are expecting conjoined twins.

Former Blackfoot woman expecting conjoined twins says pregnancy is going well

By Kendra Evensen,  A former Blackfoot woman expecting conjoined twins is in the final trimester of her pregnancy, and she says her daughters are doing well so far. Chelsea…