A pickup truck plows through a flooded Interstate 86 last year in Power County.
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Record-breaking rainfall, flooding possible this week in East Idaho

By Journal Staff Possible record-breaking rainfall coupled with warmer temperatures will create a widespread threat of flooding this week in East Idaho. The National Weather Service has issued an alert…

Highland High School cheerleaders topped off an undefeated season by winning the 5-A state cheer championship in Nampa this past weekend.

Undefeated Highland cheerleaders win state championship; other Eastern Idaho teams also take top honors

By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com  Highland High School cheerleaders may spend a lot of time cheering for their fellow athletes’ success, but this time around, they’re the ones who deserve some…

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ISU president search down to Woodworth-Ney, Wight and Satterlee

By Journal Staff The next president of Idaho State University looks like it will be either Kevin Satterlee, Charles “Chuck” Wight or Laura Woodworth-Ney. The State Board of Education has…

Macylyn Amanda Helen Peterson
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13-year-old East Idaho girl has been missing since Wednesday

By Journal Staff A 13-year-old Idaho Falls girl has been missing since Wednesday. Macylyn Amanda Helen Peterson was reported missing to Idaho Falls police and as of Saturday night she…

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Tori Shaver and Lorri Shaver own Shaver Pharmacy and Compounding Center in Pocatello. To keep up with changes in compounding regulations, Shaver Pharmacy is undergoing a $400,000 renovation.

New regulations, changes to state rules are keeping pharmacies on their toes

By Danae Lenz, dlenz@journalnet.com There are big changes afoot for pharmacies both in Idaho and across the United States. Starting July 1 in Idaho, if you have a short-term illness…

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Franklin County law enforcement officers have been deployed to Preston schools because of a threat made via Facebook against the schools in response to a Preston Junior High School science teacher allegedly feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle.

Police deployed to Preston schools because of threat related to puppy’s death; F&G officers confiscate turtle

By Amy Macavinta, Herald Journal Preston schools had a visible police presence Thursday after a post surfaced on Facebook encouraging violence against the Preston School District amid controversy over science…

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Shelley High student Gage Duffin is petitioning for simple and cost effective safety measures to protect against school shootings.

East Idaho student petitioning school to lock all doors

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com SHELLEY — It’s been one month since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, and in the aftermath of tragedy more than 2,600 miles away, one Shelley High…

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All school levy, bond requests pass

By Journal Staff Many Southeastern Idaho school districts will receive additional funding thanks to voters who approved more than a dozen requests for levies as well as one bond on…


School district bond, levy elections set Tuesday

By Journal Staff Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to weigh in on more than a dozen school district requests for funding. Eight school districts are seeking supplemental…


Preston teacher under investigation for alleged animal cruelty

By Staff and Wire Reports PRESTON — A junior high school science teacher in Preston is under investigation by school district and law enforcement officials for an alleged incident of…