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Entry dates nearing for Home Arts Exhibits at EISF

Eastern Idaho State Fair news release: BLACKFOOT — Eastern Idaho State Fair exhibitor deadlines are quickly approaching! Now is the chance to submit your award-winning entry to the 2014 Eastern…

Blackfoot holds hearing on budget

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot officials say they’ve worked hard to make financial cuts without cutting services and the budget they’ve come up with for 2015 is far…

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Homicide investigation underway in Bingham County

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Bingham County sheriff’s officials have released the name of a shooting victim who died on Monday night. Miguel Davalos, 21, died during the incident Bingham…

Snake River High School's Student Government answers questions and shares tips about high school during Freshman Day on Monday. The new event is supposed to help incoming freshman feel more comfortable as they transition into high school. KENDRA EVENSEN/IDAHO STATE JOURNAL

Five school districts started school on Monday

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com School is back in session for several Southeast Idaho school districts, and officials say there are some changes taking place and a few challenges ahead, but…

Woman injured in Bingham County crash

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Bingham County dispatchers said emergency responders were called to two different crashes on Monday night. Both incidents involved only one vehicle. The most serious crash…

Vandals caused significant damage at Shelley School District’s new District Service Center, formerly Goodsell Elementary, on Sunday night. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Vandals damage Shelley’s District Service Center

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com SHELLEY — Vandals caused significant damage at Shelley School District’s new District Service Center, formerly Goodsell Elementary, on Sunday night, and the superintendent said they believe…

Blackfoot officials to hold budget hearing Tuesday

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday to discuss the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. Mayor Paul Loomis has encouraged…

Music in the Park set Aug. 20

A Music in the Park event will take place at Courtyard Square Park in Blackfoot on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature the Lyle Albertson Strait Country Band.

Blackfoot Chamber Golf Tournament set Aug. 21

The Blackfoot Chamber Golf Tournament will take place at the Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course on Thursday. Registration ends Tuesday. Call 785-0510 for more information.

Improv Underground to perform in Shelley

The family-friendly comedy group Improv Underground will appear at The Virginia Theater in Shelley Aug. 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $6 per person or $5 for people…