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Officers involved in two high-speed pursuits

By Journal Staff Area law enforcement officers were involved in two vehicle pursuits within 48 hours that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour or more. The most recent incident…

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Frank VanderSloot named Idaho’s richest person

By Bill Dentzer Idaho Statesman Forbes recently profiled “Idaho’s richest person,” Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot of Idaho Falls, whose wealth the magazine estimates at $1.9 billion. It’s an accolade that…

Pocatello’s Chute Trainer aims to work with ISU if IGEM grant approved

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — It’s Rory and Jennifer Erchul’s dream to one day see professional baseball players warming up with the couple’s lightweight resistance parachutes attached to their…

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Lauren and Eric Neibaur are seen as toddlers in this Christmas morning photo.

Neibaur siblings who died in crash were best friends

By Shelbie Harris, sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO —The two teenage siblings from Pocatello who died in a head-on collision on Sunday were as close in life as twins without actually being born…

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Ten members of the Army Reserve unit based in Pocatello will deploy to the Middle East later this month.

Troops with local Army Reserve unit being deployed to Middle East

By Journal Staff POCATELLO — Several members of the Army Reserve unit based in Pocatello will deploy to the Middle East later this month. The nature of the mission and…

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Fire Department warns against swimming in Portneuf River after boy gets carried away by current

By Journal Staff POCATELLO — The Fire Department is advising people not to swim in the Portneuf River after a boy got caught in the river’s dangerous current Tuesday evening…

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Fort Hall man accused of beheading cat backs out of plea agreement

Stephan Rockefeller East Idaho News BLACKFOOT — A Fort Hall man accused of beheading a cat has backed out of a plea agreement, and now prosecutors are planning to refile…

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Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot held an emergency simulation on Monday. The event helped the hospital to prepare for emergencies that could occur during the Great American Eclipse that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands to Eastern Idaho on Aug. 21.

BMH holds emergency simulation to prepare for upcoming eclipse

By Kendra Evensen, kevensen@journalnet.com  In preparation for the Great American Eclipse that could draw hundreds of thousands of people to Eastern Idaho on Aug. 21, Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot…

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Authorities investigate a scene in Caldwell on Monday where three people were found dead inside a home. The Canyon County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths as possible homicides.

Homicide investigation underway in southwestern Idaho after 3 people found dead

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A law enforcement officer sent to check on the welfare of three people living in a southwestern Idaho home instead found three bodies hidden on the…

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Authorities searching for inmate who walked away from job site

Idaho Department of Correction press release BOISE — The Idaho Department of Correction is seeking an East Boise Community Reentry Center resident who has walked away from her job in…