BLACKFOOT – Thursday morning the board of health for the Southeastern Idaho Public Health District voted to keep the all of the counties at the “Low Risk” category despite statistical analysis and recommendations from medical professionals.

ABERDEEN – Mayor Larry Barrett has requested help from Bingham County Public Works regarding chip sealing roadways in the City of Aberdeen. The request came down with some much-needed information planned out to ensure that the partnership would be mutually beneficial.

My oldest sister passed away four weeks ago at the age of 94. Her children handed me a box and asked me to go through it and see if there was anything of worth for family history. I think they were simply too overwhelmed with the task of cleaning out the house and taking care of the obvious.

University of Idaho Extension cereals pathologist Juliet Marshall was initially pessimistic about East Idaho’s grain crops, as many fields were set back by early season frost and an extremely wet spring.

Gov. Brad Little held a press conference at noon on Thursday regarding the reopening of schools later this month. He focused on a few key points during his speech, saying “Schools will open, even if in a blended format.”

The Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) Board met Thursday to discuss the situation in the region regarding any and all changes surrounding the advancement of cases of COVID-19. The board voted two weeks ago to meet biweekly instead of monthly as confirmed cases continue to run rampant a…

A year ago, Salmon dominated the District 6, Nuclear Conference cross country meet. They had five of the top nine runners and more importantly, showed their depth and youth by having eight of the top 13 runners when everything was calculated and totaled up.

There will be a new leader at the helm of the Blackfoot High School girls' soccer program this fall and he brings with him a breath of fresh air and encouragement that the team will be much more competitive and results will be shown in the win column showing that progress.

I want to begin by admitting something: I really do not like wearing a face mask. That mask is hot and inconvenient and makes it difficult to breathe. Those who wear glasses tell me their masks fog them. There is nothing pleasant about the experience.