BLACKFOOT – Ratification of a negotiated agreement on contracts between the Blackfoot School District 55 and the Blackfoot Education Association was approved by the school board during its regular monthly meeting Thursday.

BLACKFOOT – The Idaho Science and Technology Charter School (ISTCS) is celebrating 10 years as an elementary school, and they celebrated at the school Thursday night.

BLACKFOOT — There may have only been six people attending a town hall meeting held by Rep. Julianne Young (R-Dist. 31B) Thursday night at Blackfoot City Hall, but she was pressed hard to answer questions on two of the key issues coming out of the state’s 2019 legislative session.

BLACKFOOT – The agenda for the dedication of the statue at Patriot Field Memorial Park on May 24 was finalized Wednesday by the Bingham County Commissioners, and will include participation from the county’s American Legion Posts and speeches by Pingree artist Ben Hammond, who designed and sc…

BLACKFOOT – A 25-year-old Shelley man was bound over to District Court Thursday on a charge of forgery following a preliminary hearing before 7th District Magistrate Judge James H. Barrett, Jr., and is scheduled to enter a plea before Judge Darren Simpson on June 6.

THOMAS – The Snake River School District’s board of trustees held its monthly meeting Wednesday and there was a lot of discussion and a few action items that were of note.

Everybody likes a big backyard, a place to relax, garden, and play. Unfortunately, not everyone has a big backyard but Bingham County residents are lucky to live a fairly short drive from a communal “big backyard,” the Big Desert bordering the communities of Blackfoot, Moreland and Aberdeen.

SPIRIT LAKE – The tricks that Mother Nature can play on people severely affected the 3A girls’ state softball tournament that was scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 17-18.

SHELLEY – Shelley High School volleyball coach Savannah Leckington and her staff have announced the 2019 Shelley “Littles” Volleyball Camp that will take place June 6-8 at Shelley High School.

ATOMIC CITY – Atomic Motor Raceway, located just 28 miles west of Blackfoot, is gearing up for the season's opening night of action on Saturday, May 25.

BOISE — The loud thud you heard Thursday night was the Firth High School baseball team crashing to the ground after their first-round 5-3 loss to Grangeville in the opening round of the state 2A tournament.

BLACKFOOT – The District 4 High School Rodeo has completed five of the six weeks of rodeo action, including the first of a two-week run in Blackfoot.

BLACKFOOT – With the state track and field championships beginning today, it is only fitting that we look at the 3A and 4A possibilities for local athletes.

BLACKFOOT – This spring, I have been so impressed with the talents and efforts of some young ladies from Firth who not only won a state championship in the 4x400 relay one year ago, but all returned for a chance to repeat as champions.

We’re almost two weeks into this new endeavor now, and it truly feels like things are coming together for the good. Kinks are being worked out.