BLACKFOOT – Every few weeks, Dr. Anne Broadway packs her bag, says goodbye to the numerous animals that live on her small acreage, and heads for the Pocatello or Idaho Falls airport, whichever has the least expensive fare at the time, to board a flight for the tiny town of Sidney, Mont., whe…

BLACKFOOT – The Christmas Tree Fantasy wrapped up last Saturday. This was the 41st annual offering of the event. Funds raised during the fantasy are given to non-profit organizations in Bingham County.

BLACKFOOT – The scheduled sentencing on Monday of Jonathan A. Rawson, the 35-year-old man accused of trying to murder his father by stabbing him with a pitchfork last May, has been continued to Dec. 16.

There’s no greater gift you can give your family than a safe and happy holiday. Bingham Healthcare Family Medicine has a few tips to keep this holiday season merry and bright!

BLACKFOOT – It is official, the High Country Conference player of the year from last spring in softball, Chloe Cronquist, will be taking her skills to the next level and has signed a letter of intent to attend Western Nebraska Community College.

THOMAS – The Snake River cross country team took time to honor its graduating seniors and to reflect back on the season that was where the boys’ team finished in third place at the 2019 state championships.

LAS VEGAS – The two local cowboys competing in the National Finals Rodeo are doing well and hanging in there as the NFR headed into day number six of the 10 scheduled for this year’s event.

PRESTON – The Snake River Lady Panthers had not been having a good week at the Preston Holiday Tournament. They had lost their first two games and found themselves playing for seventh place in the tournament, a tourney that they had hopes of playing into the finals with the team that they have.

FIRTH – The Lady Cougars of Firth ended a three-game skid with a hard fought, close contest on Saturday afternoon, downing the visiting Fruitland Grizzlies by a final of 47-38.

REXBURG – Garrett Smith is a cowboy. He looks the part, he talks the part, and if the way he performed in rodeos at the end of September is any indication, he plays the part.

BLACKFOOT – It was a rough day/night for Bingham County basketball as the season began. That is to say the least. Of the five teams who saw action, not a single team could put up a “W.” The closest to get a win was Blackfoot, who lost in overtime to Rigby 65-62.

When issues of importance are on the line, the people deserve more than misleading half-truths. A recent article published by the Associated Press regarding changes to the sex identifier on Idaho birth certificates deserves clarification.

One attribute of our modern society is a “me first” attitude, meaning we see things only through the eyes of how various situations affect “me.” We have lost, to a certain degree, the idea that the betterment of society takes priority over my individual immediate wants. This has led us to a …