Blackfoot getting new super, high school principal

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Some large changes are taking place in the Blackfoot School District, including the resignation of superintendent Chad Struhs and the replacement of Blackfoot High School…

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Authorities locate pilot whose crop duster cut power lines

By Journal Staff The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office has located the pilot whose crop duster severed power lines Friday morning in the Springfield area, causing more than 1,000 Idaho Power…

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Idaho memorial weekend travelers to pay less for gas, but rain expected

By Journal Staff POCATELLO — AAA Idaho is noting this Memorial Day weekend, May 21 through May 25, there will be a large number of motorists out on the roads…

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I.F. school bond fails; incumbents lose in Snake River

By Journal Staff A low number of voters turned out Tuesday to elect new school board members and decide the outcome of a couple of school bond issues in eastern…

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Fort Hall Fun Run raises suicide prevention awareness

By Debbie Bryce For the Journal POCATELLO — They call themselves “faithful gym freaks.”  Jacee Furniss, Samantha Starlight and Andy Kohler all employees at Shoshone Bannock Fish and Wildlife Service,…

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School elections to be held today

By Jodeane Albright jalbright@journalnet.com There are several school bond and trustee elections coming up today throughout east Idaho. Please vote at your local precinct between the hours of 8 a.m….

Thunderstorms causing multiple wrecks in Bingham County; weather service warning of half-inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph

By Journal Staff Multiple car accidents have been reported in Bingham County due to the thunderstorms currently pounding Eastern Idaho. The National Weather Service issued multiple special weather alerts for…

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Blackfoot natural gas leak causes fireball

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Friday night’s natural gas leak on Blackfoot’s north side involved a fireball shooting out from a gas-powered fireplace, firefighters said. The fireball occurred around 9:20…

‘Ruddigore’ coming to Shelley theater

The show “Ruddigore,” written and composed by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, will be playing at The Virginia Theater in Shelley on May 29 and 30, and June 1, 5,…

DARE-ing to make a difference

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) may not keep every child who graduates from the program from using drugs later in life, but it might prevent some…