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Intermountain Gas will be relocating their gas main on Luther Way in Blackfoot.  Due to the nature of this work, Luther Way will be closed to traffic from Monday, March 25 through Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  Intermountain Gas stated that they have informed affected businesses.

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Stan Harwell has resided in Idaho his whole life. He was born in Emmett, Idaho, where he was raised by his grandparents. Later in his life, Stan moved to Blackfoot and made it home. He has lived on Meridian Street by the apple orchard since the late 1970's. Stan has grown over 400 different …

BLACKFOOT – Longtime business ALSCO will be headed by a new face coming the start of April. Joe Jonely has been working with ALSCO for over nine years, and is a second generation employee. Joe's father, James, has dedicated 34 years to ALSCO, and has spent the last 23 years working for them …

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On Thursday, March 21, 2019, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash, on US20 at milepost 279.5, west of Idaho Falls.

Mayor Marc Carroll got together with the Eastern Idaho Down Syndrome Family Connect group March 21 to sign the World Down Syndrome Day Proclamation. There were many families who attended to support and help bring awareness to those with Down Syndrome.

On the first and third Wednesdays of the month, the Snake River Public Library hosts an after-school book club for students grades second through ninth grade. It runs through the school year and students are given a book challenge that they try to complete. The challenge this year is 40 book…

FORT HALL – The 44 annual Northwest Indian Youth Conference is under way in Fort Hall with tribes from across the west arriving to take part in the event. From as far east as Nebraska to the west coast of Washington, young Native Americans come together to participate in activities, workshop…

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On March 19, 2019 at approximately 10:20 a.m., Idaho State Police located a stolen vehicle in Bonneville County.

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On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at approximately 3:42 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash eastbound I84 at milepost 194, west of Burley. 

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On Sunday, March 17, 2019, at approximately 12:54 a.m. Idaho State Police received a call for a wrong way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-84 near milepost 155, the Wendell exit.  The vehicle crashed near milepost 147, the Tuttle exit at approximately 1:02 a.m.

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On Saturday, March 16, 2019, at approximately 6:37 A.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash, on State Highway 46 at milepost 102, two miles north of Wendell.Daniel Cruz Ortiz, 21, of Wendell, was driving southbound on SH46 in a 2009 Dodge 1500 pick-up. Jessie Otton,…

When it comes to girl scouts, a majority of people instantly think of delicious thin mints, samoas, and tagalongs. Despite that these cookies are a sweet tasting staple to the name, Girl Scouts of America provide much more than cookies.

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At the big ”City Reveal” event that Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Ceter (BCCLC) held, Mayor Carroll, teachers, and parents congratulated students on the intricate miniature city they created as a team. Teachers said this event is wonderful because it helps children learn how to compro…

Ridge Crest Elementary school not only had the police department and older students play dodgeball, their second grade students got to participate in their own Iditarod. 

Providing a helping hand benefits many people and groups around the world. For the Pioneer Title Co. in Pocatello, they step up and provide donations for charities and those in need. March 13, Carrol Mann and Brock Condie of Pioneer Title Co. are providing a check to the Bingham County Human…

BOISE – After a unanimous vote in the Capitol sends the wage theft bill presented by Representative Erpelding to the Governor's desk, Erpelding's bill would change the timeframe that people have to claim unpaid wages from six months to 12 months. The federal statute allows up to two years to…

BINGHAM COUNTY – Blackfoot, Snake River and Aberdeen school districts all had levies to be voted on at the polls.

The city of Blackfoot Planning and Zoning committee went over the plans for new zoning for historical business, re-zoning applications, proposed ordinances for large scale commercial development, the new preferred land use map, and a city growth plan.

BLACKFOOT – A tradition running 17 years strong at Snake River High School, brought out a crowd that barely fit in the cafeteria. From wall to wall, items were lined up to be auctioned off to generate funds for scholarships for Snake River's Future Farmers of America (FFA) members.

WayBette Hammond has handcrafted over 600 porcelain dolls. People used to schedule times to come and see all of her creations. They even brought items to add to the dolls: little shoes, little gloves, and other wonderful items she still has  on display.

When it comes to girl scouts, a majority of people instantly think of delicious thin mints, samoas, and tagalongs. Despite that these cookies are a sweet tasting staple to the name, Girl Scouts of America provide much more than cookies.

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N-Balance Massage celebrates six months at their new location. Terri Quilici said she loves her job and her new location, which her husband and father helped make a reality. “When you truly want something in life, if you put your mind and heart in it, it will happen. Where focus goes, energy…

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The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and/or will be charging two persons in armed robbery that occurred on March 2nd, 2019 at the Country Corner Store located at 1st and Ammon Rd. in Bonneville County: Eriberto Hernandez-Figueroa, age 18, and Adrian Enrique Cortez, age 18.

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Dr. Chad Harris, the assistant principal at Bingham Academy, beamed—so proud of the students as he explained various things they have learned throughout this journey toward their recent STEM accreditation. Bingham Academy is the first and only STEM highschool in Idaho.

 BLACKFOOT – The council spoke with Kurt Hibbert about the proposed R1-R Ranchette zone. This zone would allow people to own and maintain farm style animals inside city limits, if the home is zoned accordingly. After minimal discussion, the R1-R zone passed, making it possible for those inte…

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Approximately two weeks ago, two of the 45-foot Blue Spruce trees that border Bergener Boulevard were vandalized. The damage was found when City Parks & Recreation employees were cleaning in the area around the trees.  It appears as though someone utilized a chainsaw to girdle the trunks…

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On March 04, 2019 at about 1630 hours, the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a reckless driver south bound on highway 91 at about 1000 North.  Deputies responded to the area and located the driver and began a pursuit with the subject.  The pursuit went south on highway …

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 Moreland Elementary celebrates Dr. Seuss in style following his birthday on March 2. PTA President (and annual Grinch) Mishell VanOrden had the whole school laughing and smiling.

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The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in an early morning armed robbery at the Country Corner Store located at 1st St. and Ammon Rd.  At approximately 3:55am this morning Deputies responded to Country Corner where the clerk reported two s…

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On Friday, March 1, 2019, at approximately 4:57 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on the on and off ramps of northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 89, south of Blackfoot.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Street Department took to the roads to start repairing what mother nature set out to destroy. As the snow starts to melt away, and the warmth of the sun is felt, the roadways feel the coming of spring as well. It would seem that this time of year, potholes spring up…

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 6:43 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Yellowstone Avenue south of Alameda Road, in Pocatello. 

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The Idaho State Police is currently on location of a semi truck crash that is blocking both the northbound on and off ramps on Interstate 15 at milepost 89, south of Blackfoot.  Motorist are advised to use caution while traveling through the area.

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