Two running for Power County prosecutor

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com AMERICAN FALLS — Two candidates are vying for the Power County prosecutor post — for the second time. Incumbent Ryan C. Petersen, a Republican, and Abe…

Image of how the failed Magnida plant would have looked if it had been built in Power County.

Magnida project collapses, county seeks water rights

By Mike O’Donnell For the Journal AMERICAN FALLS — After years of hoping Magnida would build a new fertilizer plant in Power County, the county commissioners are now asking voters…

Dee, a 6-year-old mustang mare, grazes in a pasture before the horse died Sunday near American Falls of what appeared to be at least one stab wound to her stomach. (Submitted Photo)

Pregnant horse brutally stabbed to death near American Falls

By Debbie Bryce/Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — A 6-year-old mustang mare named Dee was found dead inside her pasture Sunday from what appeared to be at least one stab wound…

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Nampa man killed in crash on I-86

A Nampa man died in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 86 in Power County last week. Kirby A. White, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to a press…

Miguel Dominic, commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Scenic Idaho Chapter 630, poses at one of the Purple Heart signs near Reservation Road. His group helped Fort Hall get signs to place on the reservation. (Photo by Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal)

Signs highlight Fort Hall’s status as the only Purple Heart reservation

By Debbie Bryce/Idaho State Journal Miguel Dominic, an Iraqi veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, is the Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Scenic Idaho Chapter 630….

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Student from Kuwait will stand trial in connection to I-86 crash

By Debbie Bryce/Idaho State Journal AMERICAN FALLS — A student from Kuwait will stand trial in connection to a March 21 accident on Interstate 86 east of American Falls that…

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American Falls man pleads guilty to injury to a child

By Debbie Bryce/Idaho State Journal AMERICAN FALLS – Francis Ernest White IV pleaded guilty to injury to a child on Thursday in Sixth District Court. According to witness reports, 18-year-old…

Kuwaiti student faces felony DUI hearing

By Journal Staff AMERICAN FALLS — The preliminary hearing for an Idaho State University student from Kuwait who was charged with felony DUI and possession of marijuana following a March…

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Pocatello pair jailed in Power County

By Debbie Bryce/Idaho State Journal A man and woman from Pocatello were arrested Friday and transported to the Power County Jail. John K. Matkin, 32, was arrested on a warrant…

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The Power of Hate

By Lance Earl The primaries are over. Jason West nearly unseated Representative Kelley Packer. If the people prefer Packer over West, I can accept that. However, what if it was…