Randy Jensen has been promoted from his job as a middle school principal to superintendent of the American Falls School District.

Randy Jensen named new A.F. school superintendent

By Journal Staff AMERICAN FALLS — A school administrator known for being one of the best in Idaho will be the new superintendent of the school district where he’s worked…

Students (clockwise from top) Leila Jackson, Ian Sloan, Addison Jensen, Jacob Nochebuena and Lauren Neibaur work on laptops at American Falls Intermediate School. (Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal)

American Falls tries again to pass bond to build new school

By Josh Friesen/Idaho State Journal American Falls School District Superintendent Ron Bolinger retires at the end of June, and he hopes the passing of a bond this March that would…

Ron Bolinger

American Falls school superintendent to retire

  By Michael H. O’Donnell For the Journal AMERICAN FALLS — After 46 years as a teacher, principal, special education coordinator and superintendent, Ron Bolinger will retire from the American…

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….

Long exposure to capture the full array of police car lights. 12MP camera.

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…

Francis Ernest White IV

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…