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Police looking for walkaway from Pocatello Women's Correctional Center
The Idaho Department of Correction has released the following statement regarding a walkaway:The Idaho Department of Correction is seeking an offender who walked away from a work crew from the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center. Kirsten Walz, IDOC #58323 (DOB: 3/20/1979), was last seen at 2 p.m.
Pocatello woman receives 2-year sentence for twice violating no contact order
POCATELLO — A local woman known for prophesying about the end of the world and disrupting local government meetings has received an unprecedented maximum sentence for twice violating a no contact order between her and her family.Nicola “Nikki” Taysom, 57, of Pocatello, received the maximum two-year
Fire causes extensive damage to Pocatello home
Buy NowWindows are boarded up at the home at 1946 Beth Street after a fire caused extensive damage to the residence on Thursday morning.Journal photoPOCATELLO — A house fire caused extensive damage to a Pocatello home early Thursday morning.The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 a.m. Thursday a
Multiple people injured in three-vehicle crash near ISU in Pocatello
POCATELLO -- Multiple people were injured in a three-vehicle crash near Idaho State University early Friday morning.The wreck occurred just after midnight at East Center Street and 19th Avenue and as of 1:15 a.m. the intersection remained closed to traffic because the crash.Pocatello police have not
Firefighters battling brush fire in Chubbuck
Buy NowSubmitted PhotoCHUBBUCK — Firefighters are currently battling a brush fire in the area of West Chubbuck Road and North Philbin Road in Chubbuck.The fire was reported at approximately 6 p.m. Thursday, and both West Chubbuck Road and North Philbin Road in the area of the blaze have been closed
Is the Housing Market Hurting Growth in Pocatello?
Expanding population and maintaining a healthy housing market go hand in hand. For the Pocatello-Chubbuck area, it's finding a balance that can be a challenge."You look from 175 (thousand) to about 250 (thousand), and a fairly significant shortage, or tightness, not a real shortage," said Pocatello
The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots, Bush to perform in Pocatello Aug. 23
Society's perception of rock and roll may have softened over the last few decades, but the passion for the music shared by Billy Duffy and other members of rock band The Cult hasn't.The Cult will be performing alongside 1990s hit-makers Bush and Stone Temple Pilots on Aug. 23 at the Portneuf Health
Officials searching for woman indicted yesterday on federal drug charges
Walz is white, 39 years old, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 foot 7 inches and weighs approximately 125 pounds.
Pocatello city council approves city staff to renegotiate city impact boundaries for Northgate area
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Pocatello police: Man facing felony charges after he tried to steal a truck
POCATELLO — A man has been charged with three felonies after he allegedly tried to steal a truck parked at a business in Pocatello on Monday.Josiah Bordeaux has been charged with burglary, grand theft and malicious injury to property, according to Bannock County Magistrate Court records. A hearing t
Benjamin West named new Pocatello Regional Airport Manager
There will be a new face at the controls of Pocatello Regional Airport.At Thursday’s Pocatello City Council Meeting, the Council approved Mayor Brian Blad’s appointment of Benjamin West for the post. Benjamin comes to Pocatello from Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport in Dickinson, North Dakota wher
Witness: Man accused of Minidoka murder had talked about killing people in the past
RUPERT — A Rupert judge denied a defense attorney’s request to put a gag order on a preliminary hearing in a Minidoka murder case Wednesday before the judge found there was sufficient evidence to send all four charges over to district court.Denis O. Lopez-Serrano, 22, formerly of Nampa, is charged w
Child and two adults injured in Highway 91 wreck near Blackfoot
On Thursday, July 19, 2018, at approximately 9:04 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of US Highway 91 and Bronco Road, south of Blackfoot.
Pocatello man charged after allegedly starting riot at Bannock County Jail
POCATELLO — The man accused of instigating a riot at the Bannock County Jail last week faces an additional five years in prison for allegedly destroying correctional facility property.Charles Andrew Pompa, 24, of Pocatello, has been charged with one count of felony destruction of jail property for a
Downed power lines blocking Interstate 15 in Pocatello
At this time, the Idaho State Police is on scene with some power lines that have fallen across I15 near Clark St., exit 69. Both northbound and southbound traffic is blocked.
Lightning ignites wildfire near Pocatello
As of 4:30 p.m., four engines and a helicopter were fighting the blaze, which had burned approximately 3 acres of land.
Pocatello Valley Montessori School exceeds national standards
POCATELLO - Allison Knight, new Director at PVMS recently announced that for the second consecutive year, each third and sixth grade student at Pocatello Valley Montessori School has scored above grade level on the nationally standardized Iowa Test of Basic Skills.Knight was recently hired as the s
Woman in car vs. tractor collision still in critical condition
Buy NowTrisha M. McCraw, who was driving this car, was listed in critical condition on Tuesday afternoon at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello after a crash with a tractor and mower on Interstate 15 last week.Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
Multiple brush fires burning along Interstate 15 in Southeast Idaho
Firefighters battled multiple brush fires burning along Interstate 15 in Blackfoot on Wednesday.Stock ImageBLACKFOOT -- Firefighters are battling multiple brush fires along Interstate 15 in this Bingham County city.The fires were reported along the interstate around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. The Bingham
Pocatello Model Railroad and Historical Society to host open house on Saturday
Buy NowPOCATELLO - The Pocatello Model Railroad and Historical Society will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 21 in UPRR brick building 59 south of the UPRR depot and just north of the Benton Overpass.We have trains that will be running in 5 scales on 4 layouts and there ar