Fishing for the future

Fish and Game employees LeAndra Smith (left) and Hannah English work together to scan for a coded-wire tag implanted in the head of a hatchery steelhead. Steve Hanks / Lewiston Tribune

STITES — The sun was shining along the South Fork of the Clearwater River Wednesday, temperatures where climbing into the low 50s and anglers were generally jovial even though the steelhead fishing hasn’t been very good there this winter.

3B Detention Center has improved juvenile corrections

Director Brian Walker poses for a photo in the pod at the 3B Detention and Treatment Center on Monday. The center has 21 employees and $2.13 million budget split between Bingham, Bonneville and Butte counties based on the percentage of beds each county uses. John Roark /

Juvenile Corrections was an expensive and difficult task in Bonneville County 20 years ago. The closest place to house minors who had been charged with or convicted of a crime was the Juvenile Correction Center in St. Anthony, a 45-minute drive. 

Some Iona parents oppose proposed boundary change

Parents and kids tour Tiebreaker Elementary School after a Wednesday meeting explaining the proposed Iona to Tiebreaker change at Tiebreaker Elementary School. Iona Elementary School is nearing maximum capacity and the Bonneville Joint School District 93 school board is proposing moving roughly 85 students from Iona to Tiebreaker in the next school year. Some parents are concerned this is just a stop gap that will upset their children and break up friendships that have formed over the years. John Roark /

A proposal to move about 85 students from Iona to Tiebreaker elementary school next year has some parents worried and upset.

Who is A.J. Freeman?

Idaho Falls native A.J. Freeman, right, will appear om Jeopardy! on Tuesday. Freeman is pictured with host Alex Trebek. “I was really excited to get on while Alex was still the host,” Freeman said. “After all, he is Jeopardy!”

For trivia enthusiasts, rubbing shoulders with Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! is the Holy Grail. 



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