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Firth High School loves the Veterans. Today they held their assembly to honor all those who were in their families, communities, and veterans who were serving abroad. The entire room was packed. The orchestra played the military salute to the services, which is a medley of each branches song…

BLACKFOOT– Blackfoot High School is home to some very popular classes. One of these classes, in its first year is Interior Design and Fashion Design. Camber Lewis is the teacher of these unique classes and has had over 180 students sign up. "When we found out we could do the class, I was afr…

SOUTHEAST IDAHO– Local southeast Idaho Marines and military heroes have a proud place among the public. Blackfoot recently broke ground for the upcoming Veterans Cemetery, as well as supporting numerous veterans associations for those in need. Even though there are hundreds of veterans who c…

I had the pleasure of going on a research investigation with Pocatello Paranormal Society. It was formed in Pocatello but they have been doing investigations all over Idaho and Utah. The crew had the opportunity to investigate a local bowling alley that was having incidents of orbs, people b…

BLACKFOOT– "When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers 'tis near Halloween" this quote stirs the cauldron of imagination during Halloween. The trick or treaters are coming and businesses are gussying up their stores and storefronts to welcome this spooky hol…

BLACKFOOT– Some of the best memories of Halloween as a child are of the candy haul, dumping the contents on the floor to get a better look at what treasures one received, bartering candy with siblings or parents, and the inevitable sugar high. Halloween memories change for many people as one…

SOUTHEAST IDAHO– The Pocatello Paranormal Society was created in 2010 after Lynn Southworth and Colleen O'Hara had moved to Pocatello. They had met on a Ghost Hunters watch page and their love of ghost hunting made quick friends. When they moved to Pocatello they were quickly joined by Bob B…

BLACKFOOT– Even though there are not any of the signature Halloween stores in the area, one can still find a relatively good spread of costumes at Walmart and Deseret Industries. There are numerous trends that are coming to light from the amount of searches and popular video games, which are…

BLACKFOOT– Rockford received some happy news when the Big Idaho Potato Truck made a stop at the elementary school. The weather cooperated and even though it was cold, there were squeals of delight as the children were released from their classrooms to take a look at the giant spud.

BLACKFOOT– Many people may have seen the Rogue Pizza truck parked at the Oakridge Shell Station on airport road. The owner and operator of the truck is Kyler Anderson. Even though he has been in service for about a month he has had support from the community. 

BLACKFOOT– History is a fascination for many people. With the Halloween holiday fast approaching there are some historical and even local histories that are interesting to learn about. Halloween has had a rocky history with religion and history.

Binary Cocoa is a Southeast Idaho gaming company that sprang up in 2016. Joseph Brower, with a couple of other friends, created the company from their love of games. Their first games that were created were all digital, hence the name Binary, and they also say their games are sweet, which ma…

BLACKFOOT– High school is an integral time for many people. The Blackfoot High School, Class of 1949 is still holding the tradition of class reunions. Friday, September 27 was the 70th class reunion for these Blackfoot Broncos. Even though there were only nine in attendance, the stories were…

BLACKFOOT–TJ Boyer and her husband David Boyer moved to the area a little while ago after researching support for their autistic 12 year-old son. They really liked how there was a lot of support in Pocatello and Idaho Falls. They decided to move to Blackfoot, and found that there was little …

BLACKFOOT– The Cedar Hills Gun Club is having their annual sight-in day. This club has been a part of Blackfoot history for many years. The sight-in day has been happening for many years. It is one of the times during the year that non-members can come in and experience the lower covered ran…

IDAHO FALLS– Tarot reading has become more mainstream in the last few years and there are a lot of people who are grateful it is becoming more accepted. Heather Frederick is the proprietor of Awakening in You on Facebook and Instagram. She is a magic inclined tarot reader who reads where a p…

BLACKFOOT– There have been a lot of people confused about the new 'star' identification card. As people are looking to get their license renewed they will see a large poster detailing the star card and what is needed to attain it. The deadline for having a star card is October 1, 2020. There…

BINGHAM COUNTY–The Eastern Idaho State Fair brought a lot of people together. Many people love seeing the animals while others love riding the rides. There is a wide range of people who prefer to peruse the antiques that have been brought in. Cherie George has been a collector of unique antiques. 

BLACKFOOT– Vaping has become a very hot-button topic for many people. Vaping, for those who are unaware, is the term for individuals who use e-cigarettes. Instead of a cigarette paper rolled around a mixture of tobacco and other things, a type of oily liquid is used. The machine that creates…

BLACKFOOT–September is national child passenger safety week and there is a lot of material available for parents and guardians to ensure their little ones are safe in transit. It is estimated that 59% of car seats and 20% of booster seats are installed or used improperly Car seat safety is a…

BLACKFOOT– There are many readers who may remember the article about Angela Woods and her horses Renegade and Starbuck. Woods and her horses have been working very hard to reach the coast and were relatively close to their goal before tragedy struck. Renegade has received a significant torn …

BLACKFOOT– Neil Simon's "Broadway Bound" opened Friday at the Nuart. This production was co-directed by Philip and Megan Bucklein, who have always wanted to directed and their dream has now become a reality. Broadway Bound is about two brothers who are trying to bring their comedy writers to…

BLACKFOOT– Peak Family Medicine opened a few months ago and it has been a positive experience for many of the patients who have been able to take part. Dr. Bryce Moser, D.O. and Daniel Barney opened the office with the help of Brianne Mecham. Even though there are only three of them their fa…

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BLACKFOOT – A group of Blackfoot locals made the trip across the state to experience the military life for a two-day excursion known as Boss Lift. The Boss Lift program was designed to bring supervisors and business owners onto a military base and experience what the men and women in uniform…

IDAHO FALLS– Ronald McDonald's House Charities helps thousands of families every year. Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) was pleased to have a ribbon cutting on September 5, for the their brand new Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho (RMHC), family room. This  family room is…

BLACKFOOT– Allergens are becoming a big worry for many people and foods with extra preservatives are not helping anyone. Mom's Place Gluten Free is a dedicated gluten free, non gmo, and no preservatives,  company which allows for a more homemade feeling with foods many celiacs miss. They are…

BLACKFOOT– Divine Dreams by Dawnita is one of the unique persons that has taken part in the Soul to Sole booth at the fair. She was at the fair for one day only, but does consultations on her website and Facebook. Dreams have always held her fascination and Dawnita has been cultivating her t…

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BLACKFOOT – Local supporters of a small food pantry that has been set up on the corner of Birch Street and Judicial Street is in need of supplies, according to Dawn Roth. Just as other humanitarian services local to the area sometimes need community support, this pantry too can use the peopl…

BLACKFOOT-Some of the metaphysical things at the fair can be found at Soul to Sole booth. Angelica Lopez has taken part in the festivities and has been giving readings to individuals who stop by. 

BLACKFOOT- This year the Eastern Idaho State Fair is offering holistic healing vendors at the Soul to Sole tent on the Northern side of the fairgrounds. The world is full of ailments that are being treated by things that are not healthy to the body. Holistic healing is a form of healing that…

BLACKFOOT– The Eastern Idaho State Fair brings a lot of fascinating individuals into the city. Carnival workers, booths for every type of thing one could possibly want, and of course food. There are some big ticket acts performing on the big stage, but even though they are great, one cannot …

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During the evening of August 29, 2019, a shooting took place northwest of Blackfoot, near 600 West, 300 North, in Bingham County.  The allegations at this time are that a female suspect brought a handgun with her into the residence of a male suspect. Some contact took place between the indiv…

BLACKFOOT– With the days growing ever closer of the Eastern Idaho State Fair there are many people who are excited to eat the food, play on the rides, see the animals, but for some they love seeing the entertainment on the stages around the fairgrounds. Trevor and Lorena: Comedy Magic are go…

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BLACKFOOT – Friday brings with it a kick off of the Eastern Idaho State Fair as well as the beginning of Labor Day weekend. Some will be headed out of town to enjoy the last three-day weekend of the summer while others will be making trips around the fair. This year, EISF plans to bring ever…

BLACKFOOT– The Tribal Youth Education Program was created and implemented in 2005 to help address and identify educational issues affecting American Indian youth in kindergarten through 12 grade. This program has been implemented in Fort Hall, Idaho and there are advocates who travel to the …

BLACKFOOT- A recent preliminary hearing has reignited some interest in the public. It is not often when a case involves a failure to report a death and elder abuse. Two preliminary hearings were held August 22 regarding the death of Naoma Ware. Harley Howell has been charged with two counts.…

BLACKFOOT– Music is extremely important to the development of a child's brain. A study that was done at the University of Southern California's Brain and Creativity Institute, found musical experiences in childhood can accelerate brain development, particularly in language acquisition and re…

BLACKFOOT―There are some amazing opportunities around Idaho and one especially in Blackfoot. The Funny Farm Animal Sanctuary has been working on getting its non-profit status up and running. They have already made an impact on the lives of animals in their care. Some people are unaware of wh…

BLACKFOOT– The news has been rife with judgements on the Second Amendment and how people want to get rid of gun rights. There has been a lot of fear: whether of the unknown or of guns in general. This is not a good way to live one's life. Shane Johnson is a firearms instructor in Bingham Cou…

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BLACKFOOT – Don't be surprised if while driving around the town and there is a an Idaho Transportation Department truck marking the lanes with new paint. This seems to be a running theme annually just weeks before the Eastern Idaho State Fair.

BLACKFOOT–Premier Technology is one of the largest employers in Southeast Idaho. They currently employ over 300 people, and with strong wages, healthcare plans, retirement opportunities, advancement opportunities, and on the job trainings, they are a boon to anyone who works for them. The Co…

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BLACKFOOT – The College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) provides firefighters throughout the state the opportunity to train in adverse situations that mimic real scenarios that they may experience during an actual structural fire. Each of the three trailers that are checked out from CEI come equipped…

BLACKFOOT– The Blackfoot Library implemented their summer reading program "A Universe of Stories" at the beginning of June. The participants had to keep track of their reading through logs and could even get entries for prizes after completing tasks. The program began registering the first w…

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BLACKFOOT – There are only 18 days left until the Eastern Idaho State Fair (EISF) and some of the largest attractions for the younger generation are the copious amounts of amusement park rides that travel to Blackfoot. This year, like most years in the past, Butler Amusements will be the com…

BLACKFOOT– It isn't often one finds a cake shop that has blown all others out of the water. Paisley Cakes in Blackfoot is one of those cake and dessert shops that have a variety of treats for the distinguished palate. They can even make gluten free cakes, which are better than anything groce…

In recent studies of young readers it was found that nearly one in four students with a below basic reading skill in third grade had not graduated by age 19. The first three years of schooling are critical in learning the skills to tackle advanced curricula. According to the statistics, 93 m…

BINGHAM COUNTY– One of the great things about traveling to renaissance faires is the people and vendors one meets. The owner of Black Wolf Blades is Mike Collins who has been a weapons collector ever since he was a kid. He started Black Wolf Blades in 1996 and a few years later he started go…

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