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    September 29, 2014

    Blackfoot Pizza Hut robbed at gun point

    Blackfoot Police Department news release: On September 28, 2014, an armed robbery occurred at the Blackfoot Pizza Hut located at 1350 Parkway. At arou...
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    September 23, 2014

    Longtime Blackfoot firefighter honored a...

    By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — A longtime Blackfoot firefighter was honored Saturday for giving his life in the line of duty....
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    September 22, 2014

    Agri-Service breaks ground on store in B...

    By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — A new full service tractor dealership is coming to the Blackfoot area. Hundreds of people turn...
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    September 22, 2014

    Shelley principal, coach dies

    By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com SHELLEY — A Shelley Joint School District elementary principal and coach died on Thursday after suffering ...
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    September 22, 2014

    Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger to perform i...

    By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Lynn Trefzger is no dummy. She’s actually a comedian, entertainer, wife, mother, and a well-known ventriloquist. She...

Two plead not guilty to felony charges

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Two people pleaded not guilty to felony charges in Bingham County on Monday. Fort Hall resident Alynn Kniffin pleaded not guilty to two burglary counts,…

Victim’s name released in fatal potato truck accident

By Journal Staff The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who died after he was pinned between two potato trucks near Shelley last week. Armando…

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Blackfoot Pizza Hut robbed at gun point

Blackfoot Police Department news release: On September 28, 2014, an armed robbery occurred at the Blackfoot Pizza Hut located at 1350 Parkway. At around 11:15 PM, a male, approximately 5’5”…

Man dies after being pinned between potato trucks

By Journal Staff The man who was pinned between two potato trucks near Shelley on Tuesday has died. Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland confirmed Wednesday that the man was transported…

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Idaho Falls woman charged with accessory to murder

By Journal Staff IDAHO FALLS — A 22-year-old Idaho Falls woman has been charged with accessory to murder. Kayla M. Bennett was charged with the felony this week in connection…

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Shelley woman accused of stealing from employer

Idaho Falls Police news release IDAHO FALLS – Idaho Falls Police arrested 31-year-old Christian A. Ceja for grand theft on Monday for stealing $1,600 from her employer, Check to Cash….

One injured in recent truck accidents

By Journal Staff Law enforcement authorities responded to two truck accidents on Tuesday, one of which involved injuries. The most serious incident involved a man who was trapped between two…

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Longtime Blackfoot firefighter honored at memorial service

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — A longtime Blackfoot firefighter was honored Saturday for giving his life in the line of duty. Kurt Aikele died of lung cancer just days…

World War II-era structures at INL to be demolished, historic elements preserved

Four World War II-era structures and a portion of another structure at Idaho National Laboratory’s Central Facilities Area will be demolished in 2016, according to a news release. However some…

Bingham County approves ambulance budget

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Bingham County commissioners approved an $851,084 budget for the ambulance district on Monday. The funding — minus $20,000 that will be put into an ambulance…