• AP PHOTO/THE TIMES-NEWS, DREW NASH
 
This photo taken July 14 shows Miss Idaho Sierra Sandison during a portrait session near Centennial Waterfront Park in Twin Falls. Sandison represented the Magic Valley in the Miss Idaho pageant, and is also a former Miss Pocatello. Plus, she is the coordinator for Possibilities for Disabilities.
    July 21, 2014

    Pump pride

    By Journal Staff and wire reports Sierra Sandison, a Twin Falls resident and former Miss Pocatello, has been overwhelmed with calls from the media and...
  • ping-pong
    July 16, 2014

    Reacting to mishap with pingpong ball dr...

    By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Pingpong balls rained down on Interstate 15 north of Blackfoot last Saturday when an annual giveaway event for Blackfoo...
  • city hall
    July 16, 2014

    Blackfoot mayor: Carryover fund to offse...

    By Debbie Bryce For the Idaho State Journal BLACKFOOT — During a special City Council meeting Tuesday, council members approved an agreement that wi...
  • curtain
    July 15, 2014

    Blackfoot Community Players to present &...

    BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Community Players will present Forever Plaid at the Nuart Theatre, 195 Broadway St. on July 17, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26 and 28....
  • L.J. Krumenacker is part of a research team that is unearthing fossils at the Robison Bonebed in Bonneville County. Photo courtesy of the paleontology program of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Curation of Paleontology Resources, and the Earth Sciences Division, John A. White Paleontological Repository, Idaho Museum of Natural History.
    July 11, 2014

    Finding fossils

    By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com A former Blackfoot man is serving as the main investigator on a research team that has discovered numerous d...

Lightning causes more fires

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com Lightning has led to several new fires this week while others continue to burn. The Flat Iron Fire discovered on Tuesday is burning on the Fort…

District 55 to allow rebids on 10 bus routes

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot School District trustees voted Tuesday to allow contractors to rebid on 10 bus routes after a long-term contractor filed an appeal regarding the…

Pingree man pleads not guilty to lewd conduct, sexual abuse

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — A Pingree man accused of lewd conduct and sexual abuse has pleaded not guilty. Jose L. Sanchez is facing three counts of lewd conduct with…

July 22 arrests

Click here to view arrest reports for Bingham County Sheriff’s Office and the Blackfoot and Aberdeen police departments.

Take Me Fishing Trailer heads to Blackfoot, Preston

Idaho Fish and Game’s Take Me Fishing Trailer will be coming to Jensen Grove Park in Blackfoot on Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The trailer will…

Idaho unemployment rate falls

BY JOURNAL STAFF Idaho businesses hired more people in June than during any month since the expansion of the mid-2000s and the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell another two-tenths…

Rollin’ for a Cause set Aug. 2

BLACKFOOT — The fourth annual Rollin’ for a Cause is Aug. 2, held in memory of Chris Cooper Cahall. The ride begins at 10 a.m. with registration at Snake River…

Callison

Grand marshal named for fair

BY JOURNAL STAFF BLACKFOOT — The Eastern Idaho State Fair Board of Directors has named Blackfoot native Darrell Jack Callison as grand marshal of this year’s Eastern Idaho State Fair….

AP PHOTO/THE TIMES-NEWS, DREW NASH
 
This photo taken July 14 shows Miss Idaho Sierra Sandison during a portrait session near Centennial Waterfront Park in Twin Falls. Sandison represented the Magic Valley in the Miss Idaho pageant, and is also a former Miss Pocatello. Plus, she is the coordinator for Possibilities for Disabilities.

Pump pride

By Journal Staff and wire reports Sierra Sandison, a Twin Falls resident and former Miss Pocatello, has been overwhelmed with calls from the media and messages from fans across the…

Emergency responders called to two I-15 incidents

Area law enforcement officers and firefighters responded to two incidents on Interstate 15 on Monday, one of which involved injuries. The first incident occurred in the Pocatello area at the…