Protocols are now available for movie theatres to follow in order to open in Stage 3 of the Idaho Rebounds plan to safely and responsibly open Idaho’s economy in stages. Gov. Little announced today that he moved up the opening of movie theatres two weeks early, from Stage 4 to Stage 3.

As part of its community impact initiative, INL Cares, Battelle Energy Alliance, which manages Idaho National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, is committing funds to provide grants to area small businesses as they recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Celebrate the Class of 2020

It's time to graduate for the Class of 2020! View our special section to see profiles of graduates, read news from around the area, and submit a profile of your own favorite graduate!

Mattie Creager, daughter of Jon and Kathy Creager of Linrose, will spend her next two years playing basketball for the College of Idaho in Caldwell where she will major in psychology and minor in criminology with a basketball scholarship.

Youth participating in rodeos this season will get a chance to compete but spectators will be either extremely limited or in many cases banned altogether, until restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted. Their first opportunity will be in Malad on May 29-30.

Abie Keller, daughter of Jason and Babett Keller recently accepted a scholarship and signed to play volleyball for Everett Community College in Everett Washington where she plans to study to become an occupational therapist.

Prior to sponsoring the Dustin Richardson Construction Spring One-Man Scramble on May 16, Dustin Richardson made the first ace of his career while playing the ninth hole at the Preston Golf and Country Club. Using a 50-degree gap-wedge club, he drove the ball 130 yards. The hole-in-one was w…

Alexis Harris, daughter of Ryan and Jill Harris, signed a letter of intent on Jan. 22, intent to play soccer for the Peninsula Pirates who compete in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) and are located in Port Angeles, Washington.

After long consideration the Idaho High School Activities Association Board of Directors announced the cancelation of “all spring sport and activity seasons and all state tournaments” on April 17, 2020. “This decision was based on guidelines established by Governor Little, the Idaho State Bo…

Like the boys, there were many girls from Franklin County who were honored in the All-Valley, Idaho All-Conference, All-Area and annual Idaho District 5 senior-only all-star teams which were selected by vote.

Olivia Wheatley and Trevor J Krebs have chosen June 5th 2020 to be married and sealed for eternity in the Logan Temple. Parents of the bride are Bert and Laura Wheatley of Fairview Idaho. The groom’s parents are Liz and Jody Krebs of Lewiston Utah. Olivia graduated from Preston High School a…

Stephanie Anne Chipman, daughter of Brian and Teresa Chipman, and Sean Michael Byington, son of Jason Byington and Dara Byington, were married on Saturday, May 16, 2020. It was a small civil ceremony with only immediate family in attendance. The couple's plans to be sealed in the Idaho Falls…

Ah, another political election is underway, just in time to interrupt one of the most intense seasons of American Idol, which, incidentally, has a higher voter turnout than political elections these days. Is it any wonder our country is in trouble? This political season, is America going to …

These are stressful times. Stress and anxiety increase cravings for sugar or highly processed foods. Eating these foods may help calm negative feelings in the short term, but they have negative health consequences in the long term. The key to mastering healthy habits at home is mindful eating.

My Dad, Bonneville County Commissioner Dave Radford, is running for State Representative in Idaho’s District 32. I don’t get to vote for him now that I make my home in Arizona but if you have the chance to cast a vote for him, I hope that you do. I’ll give you just one of the many reasons wh…

The United States Postal Service is committed to delivering your mail and packages throughout the current pandemic. We are proud of our role in providing an essential service to every community. The one constant throughout this crisis has been our commitment to fulfilling the vital mission o…

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