LAVA HOT SPRINGS – It’s that time of year when the weather goes cold and thoughts turn to one of the most popular of this area’s day trips: visiting some hot springs.

Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms, and performing poinsettias will light up the stage at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Lightwire Theater’s production of “A Very Electric Christmas.”

Thursday, Nov. 21, will be National Rural Health Day. This special day was created in 2011 to highlight rural America and increase awareness of health-related issues in these areas.

BLACKFOOT – Kory West, the 34-year-old man accused of hiding a video camera and recording activity in the bathroom of a Blackfoot home he was allowed to stay in, appeared before 7th District Judge Darren Simpson last week and pleaded guilty to one count of video voyeurism, one count of proba…

SHELLEY – The new coaching staff for the girls’ basketball program at Shelley High School is finding out just how tough things can be in the High Country Conference and they haven’t even faced one of the 5A programs yet.

FIRTH – There is a rich history of high school basketball in the sleepy little town of Firth. It doesn’t matter if it is boys or girls, basketball is important to Firth and its residents and this year will be no different.

BLACKFOOT – In the spring of 2019, the Blackfoot Lady Broncos made a run into the state girls’ basketball tournament, and while they won a trophy, it wasn’t the trophy they had envisioned winning.

POCATELLO — The Snake River Panthers, on a tear as the team attempted to erase the memory of an un-Panther-like season a year ago, were dead set on an upset against top-ranked 3A Sugar-Salem Diggers Saturday in the 3A state football semifinals at Holt Arena.

ABERDEEN – This year’s version of the Lady Tigers girls’ basketball team will be young — very young, in fact. The projected starting lineup will have four sophomores in it along with a senior, but it won’t all be as bad as you might think.

Four local law enforcement officers spoke during the three days of vigils held last week in Bingham County to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month — police chiefs from Blackfoot, Aberdeen, and Shelley as well as the county sheriff.