Taking the oath of office, swearing to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Idaho, has been a great privilege and sacred honor. These documents, which have a genealogy of at least 900 years of sacrifice and struggle, safeguard and secure the liberty, pro…

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Animal Shelter & Rescue (BASR) held its annual fundraising event Saturday at the Blackfoot Animal Clinic on W. Collins Road.

BLACKFOOT — Around 7,600 Idaho Power customers were affected by a power outage Monday that lasted about 12 minutes.

BLAKFOOT – The Bingham County Planning and Zoning Commission deliberated about 15 minutes Wednesday night before recommending that the county commissioners approve a zone change from Residential/Agriculture to Residential and the preliminary plat for a 74-lot subdivision east of Shelley.

BLACKFOOT – Two Blackfoot residents arrested on felony charges Aug. 31 in connection with a shooting incident appeared before Magistrate Judge James Barrett and waived their preliminary hearings.

IDAHO FALLS – The Tiger/Grizz Invitational cross country meet has come and gone for another year and there were some great results for some of the local runners.

BLACKFOOT – The Snake River Panthers and head coach Mike Kirkham will be hosting the annual Snake River Cross Country Invitational on Thursday and the meet has already drawn 12 high school teams and 12 additional junior high school teams as entries.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos, who were very impressive in their season opening win over Lakeland, were just as disappointing in their home opener a week ago against Star Valley.

BLACKFOOT – The Bingham County Youth Jazz Basketball program has announced that registration for this year’s program will take place on Tuesday through Thursday at Mountain View Middle School.

As summer slips away, parades, fireworks, and picnics have, once again, commemorated and celebrated our cultural and political foundations: foundations of courage and unwavering confidence in eternal truths worth making the ultimate sacrifice for.