BLACKFOOT – The tradition of the Angel Tree program is not foreign to the people of the area and just like years in the past, there will be families that are in need of some extra help for the holidays. Within minutes of posting a picture of the tree and the information on where to pick up a…

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Planning and Zoning Commission met Tuesday night with a scheduled agenda that had to be nearly completely postponed in response to Gov. Brad Little’s announcement that Idaho had to roll back to stage two of the Rebound Idaho plan.

BLACKFOOT — Bingham County Public Works Director Dusty Whited, Planning and Development Director Tiffany Olsen, and Sheriff Craig Rowland met with the county commissioners on Monday to discuss the addressing issue in the county as well as the ordinance that incorporates it.

BLACKFOOT — Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland addressed concerns about the roadways as holiday and winter travel gets underway across the country.

As we’re well into the holiday season, I’ll devote my next two “plant” columns to trees that are often decorated for Christmas. Today let’s talk about the juniper, a tree loved by some, hated by others, and ignored by many. Junipers are coniferous trees that are widely distributed throughout…

BLACKFOOT – As coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country and in our own backyards, stores have made efforts to ensure that Black Friday prices continue to be available to their customers, even if that means a little different approach.

REXBURG –Back in August, when the 2020 prep football season started, a lot of teams were just happy to be playing and hoping they would be able to get most of the season in without too many disruptions due to COVID-19.

As your state representative, I have effectively advanced the conservative, family-centered platform you elected me to carry out. Bills I sponsored and passed during recent legislative sessions include: a bill to allow local school boards to hire retired law enforcement officers to provide s…

BLACKFOOT – On Aug. 19, 1930, Joan Mansor Blessinger was born to Leo and Nellie Mansor at the home of her grandparents, Harry and Minnie Trego, in Groveland. She was raised in Blackfoot with her brother Don.