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    February 16, 2018

    Pocatello man accused of murdering Nori ...

    By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — The family of Nori Jones has waited nearly 14 years to see her killer brought to justice and w...
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    February 16, 2018

    Firth man arrested for gun threat, stole...

    By JOHNATHAN HOGAN, Post Register BLACKFOOT — A report of a threat made with a gun led the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office to discover a motorcycl...
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Lana Hunt, 17, is currently the only female wrestler at Blackfoot High School, but she says the sport is starting to catch on among other girls in the state. More than 40 participated in the Jaybird Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Nampa over the weekend. The event was the first girls wrestling tournament to be sanctioned by the Idaho High School Activities Association.
    February 14, 2018

    Blackfoot senior wins at first state san...

    By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com A Blackfoot High School wrestler not only took the title for the 101-pound weight class during the Jaybird ...
  • Kolton Rackham is walking across the country with his pregnant girlfriend, Amanda Autrey. The couple is from Utah, but started the walk in the state of Georgia. They traveled through Pocatello on Tuesday.
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    February 14, 2018

    ‘LITTLE HITCHHIKER': Couple concei...

    By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Walking more than 3,000 miles from one end of the country to the other is a rather remarkable ...
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Sam Gordon carries the ball during the 2017 Utah Girls Tackle Football League season. Sam and her dad, Brent, are suing three Salt Lake County school districts to get all-girls tackle football programs implemented at the high school level.
    February 12, 2018

    Former Blackfoot resident continues to i...

    By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com Tearing through opposing defenses, ponytail bobbing, Samantha “Sam” Gordon took the internet by storm fi...
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Pocatello man accused of murdering Nori Jones deemed incompetent for trial

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — The family of Nori Jones has waited nearly 14 years to see her killer brought to justice and will continue to wait indefinitely while…

Fort Hall Casino adds Blue Ă–yster Cult to entertainment lineup

By Fort Hall Casino Fort Hall Casino is excited to announce Blue Ă–yster Cult will be rocking the stage at the Chiefs Event Center on April 18. The doors will…

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Firth to host February Capital for a Day

News Release BOISE – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced today that the Bingham County community of Firth will host the next Capital for a Day on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Governor…

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Firth man arrested for gun threat, stolen motorcycle

By JOHNATHAN HOGAN, Post Register BLACKFOOT — A report of a threat made with a gun led the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office to discover a motorcycle that had been stolen…

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Pocatello’s Gabe Blessinger attempts to escape the single-leg takedown of Idaho Falls’ Kayson Kenney in the 157-pound championship match at the 4A District 5-6 tournament Wednesday at Pocatello High School.

Pocatello ends Blackfoot’s three-year run to claim first district title since 2012

By Michael Guise, mguise@journalnet.com POCATELLO — One of the first people to call Lorenzo Brower when he got out of surgery was JB Plato. Plato, then an assistant coach on…

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Lana Hunt, 17, is currently the only female wrestler at Blackfoot High School, but she says the sport is starting to catch on among other girls in the state. More than 40 participated in the Jaybird Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Nampa over the weekend. The event was the first girls wrestling tournament to be sanctioned by the Idaho High School Activities Association.

Blackfoot senior wins at first state sanctioned girls wrestling tournament

By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com A Blackfoot High School wrestler not only took the title for the 101-pound weight class during the Jaybird Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Nampa over the weekend,…

Kolton Rackham is walking across the country with his pregnant girlfriend, Amanda Autrey. The couple is from Utah, but started the walk in the state of Georgia. They traveled through Pocatello on Tuesday.
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‘LITTLE HITCHHIKER': Couple conceives baby during walk across America

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Walking more than 3,000 miles from one end of the country to the other is a rather remarkable feat, but it’s almost unheard of…

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Sam Gordon carries the ball during the 2017 Utah Girls Tackle Football League season. Sam and her dad, Brent, are suing three Salt Lake County school districts to get all-girls tackle football programs implemented at the high school level.

Former Blackfoot resident continues to inspire young girls who want to play tackle football

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com Tearing through opposing defenses, ponytail bobbing, Samantha “Sam” Gordon took the internet by storm five years ago when the YouTube highlight reel of her flying past,…

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BYU-Idaho student severely injured in Interstate 15 crash dies in hospital day after wreck

By Journal Staff A Los Angeles man who attended Brigham Young University-Idaho died Saturday morning as a result of injuries he suffered in an Interstate 15 crash in Blackfoot the…

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Second fire guts residence where man’s body was found at Fort Hall

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes press release Fort Hall Dispatch received several reports this morning at 3:40 am of a house fire on B Street in Fort Hall Townsite. This is the same…