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Idaho National Committeeman Damond Watkins says energy is building at the Republican National Convention.

Idaho National Committeeman says energy is building at GOP convention

By Journal Staff and wire reports Despite some controversies during the Republican National Convention, Idaho National Committeeman Damond Watkins says the event taking place in Cleveland has been one of…

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Substation fire caused massive East Idaho power outage

City of Idaho Falls press release IDAHO FALLS – On Tuesday, July 19 at approximately 4:45 p.m., Idaho Falls Power began receiving reports of power outages across Idaho Falls. Shortly…

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Man arrested on burglary charges

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office news release On 07/20/2016 Steven Craig Purcell, aka “Puck”, DOB 11-06-1959, was arrested and booked into the Fremont County Jail on burglary charges. Investigators also served…

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No citizen left behind

Be honest. No one likes tests. So it strikes me as upsetting that Republican vice presidential no-longer hopeful Newt Gingrich thinks testing is the answer to terrorism. In a seemingly…

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Abish shows need for patience when waiting on the Lord

Somewhere before 91 BC, a young Lamanite woman named Abish was converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ “on account of remarkable vision of her father.” Whether her father received…

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More lost freedom — the DOL fiduciary rule

The Obama Administration continues its eight-year assault on the middle-class and lower income citizens. The Department of Labor finalized its recommendations to redefine a “fiduciary” in the retirement income space,…

Woman dies in fiery canyon crash that sparks raging brush fire

By Journal Staff MCCAMMON — A woman is dead after her car careened off a rural McCammon area road and down a steep canyon late Monday night. It’s believed the…

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Stuntman to attempt Knievel’s launch over Snake River Canyon

By Pat Graham The Hollywood stuntman doesn’t want to follow in his idol’s footsteps so much as rocket above them — over a gaping canyon, no less. Evel Knievel’s iconic…

Those who attend the Bingham Crisis Center’s "Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes" fundraiser can wear women’s high heels or shoes they’ve decorated for the event, like those pictured here. COURTESY PHOTO

“Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser planned

Bingham Crisis Center The Bingham Crisis Center is gearing up for its “Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser and public awareness campaign. This annual event will be held Saturday, August 6,…

Arrest reports for July 15-18

For the latest arrest reports from Bingham County Sheriff’s Office and the Blackfoot, Shelley and Aberdeen police departments click here.