Crumley’s 24 points pace Snake River to win at Marsh Valley

By Michael Guise, ARIMO — Alyssa Crumley’s night ended where it started. After missing a pair of opening-minute free throws, the Snake River senior knocked down two foul shots…

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Blackfoot's Dexter Hale screams to the hoop as Preston's Derek Wadsworth moves to check him in their game Wednesday at Blackfoot High School.

Heavyweights collide — Parker powers Preston past Blackfoot

By Jeff Papworth, BLACKFOOT — Maybe it was because they are friends, or Preston forward Brayden Parker knows it was just the first battle against his Blackfoot counterpart in…

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Winter storm warning, winter weather advisory declared for East Idaho; snow expected to continue falling through Thursday night

By Journal Staff Much of East Idaho is under a winter storm warning and winter weather advisory because of the snowstorm that began dumping snow on the region Wednesday night….

Eight local teams ranked in this week’s media poll

By Journal Staff Firth is the No. 1 2A team in this week’s high school boys basketball media poll, which was released Tuesday. The Cougars (9-3) received eight first-place votes…

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Officials confirm potato pest finding in East Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Soil testing has confirmed the presence of a quarantined potato pest has been found in an additional field in Eastern Idaho. The 150-acre field was…

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A sign warning drivers of possible elk on Interstate 15 has been put in place just south of the Fort Hall exit.

Tribes say wintering elk could cause roadway hazards

By Shelbie Harris, FORT HALL — People aren’t the only Southeast Idaho residents affected by recent extreme weather conditions. Wintering elk that migrate onto the Fort Hall Reservation in…


Blackfoot man charged with lewd conduct, sexual battery of a minor

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — A 40-year-old man is charged with lewd conduct following an ongoing investigation in Bingham County. Police arrested Dustin Davis on Thursday. He is charged with…

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Pocatello's Parker Nielsen is defended by Highland's Morgan Anderson (21) during the Indians' 74-55 win on Dec. 8 at The Pit.

Preston top-ranked local team in latest media poll

By Journal Staff Preston is the second-ranked 4A team in this week’s high school boys basketball media poll, which was released Tuesday. The Indians (8-2) received one first-place vote and…

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Motorist who crashed vehicle through garage sentenced for man’s death

By Debbie Bryce, For the Journal BLACKFOOT — A man who pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter after crashing his vehicle through a garage in June and causing a house fire…

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Woman reportedly dies after being stabbed multiple times at Fort Hall

  By Journal Staff FORT HALL — Police and ambulance units responded to an apparent fatal stabbing here late Tuesday night. The victim is a woman and the incident occurred…