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THIRD MOUNTAIN LION INCIDENT IN ISU AREA: Big cat spotted on Red Hill; residents should avoid the area
For the third time in less than two weeks, a mountain lion has reportedly been spotted in the Idaho State University area of Pocatello.Stock imageFor the third time in less than two weeks, a mountain lion is reportedly on the prowl in the Idaho State University area.Pocatello police received a repor
East Idaho man facing numerous charges after allegedly leading police on high-speed chase in Bingham County
Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies were involved in a high-speed chase early Saturday morning in Bingham County that resulted in a suspect being arrested and charged with several offenses.Authorities identified the driver of the car who allegedly led them on the chase as Joshua James Co
Looking to make comeback: Pocatello High School wants to return to previous prominence
When Pocatello High School was first constructed in 1892, it was the pride of Pocatello.In an Idaho State Journal column, it was even once called the “crown jewel” of Old Town. The school, often referred to as “Poky,” was the grandest building in the city and served as a focal point and meeting plac
Police trying to resolve mystery of who was driving SUV that crashed into car, power pole and fence before ending up in backyard
Buy NowThe Chevrolet Suburban in the backyard of a home on East Pine Street in Pocatello on Friday night after the vehicle crashed into a nearby unoccupied parked car, power pole and fence.Idaho State Journal photoPOCATELLO -- Police were still trying to identify the driver of a sport utility vehicl
Pocatello man sets new catch-and-release record for rainbow trout
David RaischState record catch and release rainbow trout, 30.5 inches, angler David Raisch of Pocatello on March 22, 2018.
ISP Out in Full Force for 'Click it or Ticket' Campaign
The annual ‘border to border’ initiative starts on Monday.Drivers like Paige Richardson says she wears her seatbelt for the most part, but not all the time.She says she only wears her seatbelt when she hops on the interstate, but not when she is driving short distances through town.
ISJ Editorial: Let’s confront rather than ignore Pocatello’s crime problem
When one thinks of Pocatello these days, images of the kind of violence experienced during the city’s Wild West days increasingly come to mind.There are shootings, beatings and stabbings.For those of us who live here, hearing about such incidents can be pretty unnerving. There can be disbelief, ques
Families Get to Ride Motorcross for Free
“A way to get families back together and everybody’s looking for a way to get out and enjoy time together and that’s what we’re all about here at ‘Switchback.’ Just trying to enjoy the outdoors with everybody. We’ve got great weather today,” says Jake Nickerson, Owner and Operator, Switchback Moto
HS softball: 2018 state tournament previews for Highland, Pocatello, Marsh Valley, Snake River, Malad & West Side
Overview:Highland battled through youth, inexperience and injuries to win its third consecutive district crown. The Rams won 10 of their final 13 regular-season games following a midseason seven-game losing skid. All five of the Rams who played in all 28 regular-season games have a .344 batting aver
HS T&F: Pocatello's strong outing at 4A state championships leads local teams
The girls team had its moment first, posing with the 4A girls fourth-place trophy, while the boys team eagerly awaited its positioning. When the Indians were announced as the third-place finisher in the 4A boys standings, the squad had its time to pose with a trophy.
Downtown merchants, community leaders go all-in on summer, fall event list
Buy NowStephanie Palagi, center left, executive director of Old Town Pocatello Inc. and the Historic Old Town Pocatello Foundation,along with other downtown merchants, announced several upcoming events on Friday at Leadership Pocatello Park.Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal
SPECIAL WEATHER ALERT: Strong line of thunderstorms hammering Pocatello area
Locations impacted include... Pocatello, eastern American Falls Reservoir, Chubbuck, Fort Hall, Buffalo Lodge, Springfield and Pingree.
Local bookstore closes after more than 30 years in business
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Man killed by exploding e-cigarette
Vape pen explosion: E-cig blows up in Idaho man’s face, he loses 7 teeth - TomoNewsPOCATELLO, IDAHO — A former vapist is warning others about the dangers of e-cigarettes after his vape pen blew up in his face. Car salesman Andrew Hall suffered second-degree burns and lost seven teeth in the horrific
ANOTHER MOUNTAIN LION SPOTTED IN POCATELLO: Big cat reported on ISU campus heading in direction of Barton Road
POCATELLO -- Authorities are dealing with another mountain lion in the Idaho State University area less than a week after they tranquilized and removed one of the big cats near campus.ISU issued a campus-wide alert on Wednesday morning stating that the mountain lion was last seen in the area of ISU'
Shelter in Place Order Lifted at Idaho Falls High School
From Idaho Falls Police Department news release:At approximately 1:55 PM, a female called Idaho Falls Public Safety dispatch and reported that two Hispanic males, whom we were later informed may have been juveniles, were running with handguns toward Idaho Falls High School.
Funnel cloud in western Box Elder County
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING DECLARED FOR POCATELLO, ABERDEEN, AMERICAN FALLS AND FORT HALL AREAS
A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 6 PM Thursday for northwestern Bannock County, central Power County and southwestern Bingham County.At 5:37 PM Thursday, a severe thunderstorm was located near Fort Hall Bannock Peak or 10 miles east of Neeley, moving north at 25 mph.
Fort Hall man sentenced to 87 months in prison for federal gun offense
POCATELLO — Tyrell Owen Dixey, 34, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday for illegal possession of a sawed-off shotgun, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sentenced Dixey to 87 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Dixey
Ft. Hall man sentenced on weapons charge
U.S. Attorney Bart Davis said Tyrell Owen Dixey, 34, pleaded guilty to the federal charge in February 2018. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sentenced Dixey to 87 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release in a court appearance Wednesday.