Rumors spread about Idaho Falls Temple remodel, but LDS Church officials say no such announcement has been made

IDAHO FALLS — Rumors that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is planning to remodel its temple in Idaho Falls have been circulating in East Idaho recently, but…

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Benefit barn dance set Nov. 15

A barn dance benefitting Luke Edwards has been set for Nov. 15. The family-friendly event, which will include live music, dinner and drinks, a raffle and a silent auction, will…

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Members of the Southeast Idaho SWAT team man the perimeter at the scene of the standoff at the Blackbird Seven produce building on Northeast Main Street in Blackfoot on Thursday. View a photo gallery of the standoff at idahostatejournal.com.

Charge pending against Blackfoot man following standoff

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — The man who was taken into custody following a 14-hour standoff with law enforcement authorities in Blackfoot last week hasn’t been charged with anything…

Missing Republican candidate signs recovered

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — The chairman of the Bingham County Republican Party says several candidate signs that recently disappeared have been recovered. Dan Cravens said he found the candidate…

Snake River claims 3A 5th crown

BY MADISON GUERNSEY mguernsey@journalnet.com @guernseymd Snake River is at it again. One year after winning its third 3A state volleyball championship in four years, the Panthers are back in the…

Idaho trucker gets prison time in fatal ND crash

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — An Idaho truck driver convicted in a fatal crash in North Dakota has been sentenced to serve three years in prison. A jury in August convicted…

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Presidio Brass to perform at the BPAC

BLACKFOOT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER NEWS RELEASE: After a rousing success of the first two concerts in the season, the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center is pleased to bring the sensational Presidio…

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Standoff in Blackfoot

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal BLACKFOOT — A tense Thursday standoff between law enforcement officers and an armed man facing multiple arrest warrants ended without injuries. Scott Phillips, 45,…

Gunman kills soldier at Canada war memorial

By Journal Staff and wire reports A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when…

Idaho makes list of worst states for women

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com According to a financial news and opinion company’s analysis, Idaho is the third worst state in the nation — at least if you are a woman….