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Fun & Fresh ideas for an inspiring home office

If you purchase your filing cabinets at a typical office supply store, you likely have three color choices: black, almond or wood. Desks are metal or a darker stained wood,…

Brothers Tristan, 7, orange trunks; Gabriel, 9, red trunks; and Damien, 5 in blue, enjoy the pool during Tuesday’s 90-degree heat in Pocatello.

Heat wave expected to scorch Idaho

BY KENDRA EVENSEN kevensen@journalnet.com Officials are still predicting a normal fire season for the area this year, but Lynn Ballard, public affairs officer for the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, said it…

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Idaho State Journal

Pedestrian killed in crash on I-15 near Blackfoot

By Journal Staff All lanes of travel on Interstate 15 south of Blackfoot have been re-opened following this crash. The northbound lanes had been closed for more than eight hours….

Crash near Blackfoot causes lane closure

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Idaho State police responded to a two-vehicle crash near Blackfoot on Tuesday afternoon. No one had to be transported to the hospital following the incident,…

Authorities release more details about Aberdeen area crash that injured 5

By Journal Staff Bingham County sheriff’s officials have released some additional details about a two-vehicle crash that occurred near Aberdeen on Monday morning and resulted in some serious injuries. Five…

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What we need from our next president

As the pool of aspiring presidential candidates grows by the day, one can’t help but hope that the electorate’s appetite for economic improvement under a term or two of a…

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Dad’s lesson on ‘them’ or ‘us’

My dad recently had his pacemaker replaced. The surgery to put in a more advanced unit to keep his heart beating correctly went well, and that’s no small feat for…

Ronald Edmo of Fort Hall, president of the Pocatello Amateur Radio Club, sets up his low frequency portable ham radio. Edmo, a former Vietnam War Green Beret, used his radio to contact operators in India and Nepal during the recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Fort Hall man helps with Nepal quake relief effort

BY MICHAEL H. O’DONNELL modonnell@journalnet.com FORT HALL — Ron Edmo is no stranger to emergencies and the need for communications. He was a Green Beret in Vietnam in 1966-67. Edmo…

Unemployment up slightly

BY JOURNAL STAFF Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up slightly in May, from 3.8 to 3.9 percent, according to a news release from the Department of Labor. Bannock County…

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Five hurt in wreck near Aberdeen; two air ambulances dispatched

ABERDEEN — Five people, including three juveniles, were injured in a crash near Aberdeen in Bingham County on Monday morning. Bingham County sheriff’s officials did not release the names of…