Printed on: December 24, 2012

Today's headlines


Live Nativity scene

Members of Calvary Baptist Church have staged a live Nativity scene for 32 years. The tradition helps keep alive the true meaning of Christmas, organizers say.

DUI patrols under way

With the holiday season here, Idaho State Police and Bonneville County sheriff's officers are participating in "emphasis patrols" aimed at impaired drivers.

National / world

Christmas in Newtown

Could anyone imagine celebrating Christmas under the pall that has spread here since the horror at Sandy Hook Elementary School? The answer, somehow, is yes. The spirit of Christmas has pushed through, even here, where people are seeing lights and hearing bells in ways they never had before, and reminding themselves which gifts are truly most precious.

Fraud allegations

Egypt's opposition said Sunday it will keep fighting the Islamist-backed constitution after the Muslim Brotherhood, the main group backing the charter, claimed it passed with a 64 percent "yes" vote in a referendum.


Local star shines bright

Blackfoot graduate J.C. Percy had 17 tackles Saturday, second most in Las Vegas Bowl history to Steelers star Troy Polamalu.