Bair, Lewis take Bingham County commissioner seats

By Journal Staff It appears that incumbent Mark R. Bair and newcomer Jessica Lewis will serve as commissioners for Bingham County in the future. Bair, who currently serves as commissioner…

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Authorities release name of man fatally shot by Blackfoot police

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com The Pocatello Police Department released the name of the knife-wielding man who was fatally shot by Blackfoot police last week. Jacob T. Eldridge, 24, was fatally…

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WINTER STORM IN MAY: Up to 20 inches of snow expected to fall on East Idaho’s mountains

By Journal Staff It’s not often that a storm comes rolling into East Idaho with the potential to dump 20 inches of snow in mid-May but such a weather system…

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Man reportedly raped girls, bought their silence

By JOHNATHAN HOGAN, Post Register BLACKFOOT — A Blackfoot man was arrested Saturday for multiple sex offense charges related to reported incidents of rape and sexual assault against two 8-year-old…

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3 seek election to open Bingham County Commission seat

By Scott Kraus, skraus@journalnet.com Whoever wins the May 15 Republican primary vote for the District 3 seat on the Bingham County Commission will win the seat. That’s because all three…

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Pregnant teenage girl missing; family fears she’s in danger

By Journal Staff A pregnant teenage girl is missing, and her family fears that she is in danger. Nicole Garrett, 16, of Chubbuck, was last seen on Monday, police said….

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Moreno brothers acquitted of all charges

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — The two brothers accused of beating a Pocatello man to death last year and sharing a video of the fatal fight on social media…

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ISU faculty member saved by two Blackfoot residents

By Logan Ramsey, lramsey@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — After Dan Cravens pulled to the side of the road in anaphylactic shock last week, two men stepped in and helped save his life….

Blackfoot’s (4) Carter Cooper throws to first base to complete the double play after forcing out Skyline’s Cruz Taylor (20) in their game Wednesday afternoon at Blackfoot.
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Jerod Gough’s go-ahead single helps Blackfoot clinch state tournament bid

By Michael Guise, mguise@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — Liam Pope tossed his sunglasses and hat to the ground, threw his arms out and screamed toward an empty dugout. His team and coaches…

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Julie VanOrden faces challenge for state House seat

By Bryan Clark Post Register Incumbent Rep. Julie VanOrden, R-Pingree, faces a primary challenge from the right this year. Julianne Young, a Blackfoot stay-at-home mother, is challenging VanOrden for the…