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Pocatello jury hears testimony about the horrific way Nori Jones died in Brad Compher murder trial
Day three of testimony in the Brad Compher Murder trial continued Friday with expert medical witnesses taking the stand.
Four Treasure Valley wrestlers win state titles
POCATELLO —While only one girls team from the Treasure Valley placed inside the top five at state, four wrestlers from four different schools took home and individual titles. Caldwell’s Nia Avelino took to the mat in the 107 pound final against Thunder Ridge’s Mia Ragan by a 12-8 decision. Rocky Mountain’s Talea Nichols followed, scoring a win in the 114 final over Joely Slyter of Lewiston. Both defending champions from...
24 local wrestlers and two teams score state championship victories in Pocatello
Holt Arena was jumping for joy Saturday for the wrestling finals in the 2024 state tournaments, featuring a plethora of local winners.
Believe it or Not: More Bad Weather Set to Hit Southern Idaho Monday
It’s going to be an amazing weekend across Southern Idaho with plenty of sunshine and highs in the mid-50s, until Sunday evening. That’s when everything changes. The National Weather Service has issued alerts for a winter storm and high winds in parts of Southern Idaho starting Sunday night.
National Guard major rescues woman from beating at Pocatello intersection
POCATELLO — A local man has been arrested for beating a woman during an incident that ended when an armed Idaho National Guard officer intervened, authorities said. The incident began to unfold around 7 p.m. Monday when Pocatello police received multiple calls that a man was beating a woman at the intersection of Pole Line and Eldredge roads on the city’s north side.
Two local women charged with attack, kidnapping of a Pocatello woman
POCATELLO — Two women accused of attacking another woman in her home then dumping her in Fort Hall have been charged with multiple felonies. Shannon Del Wetchie and Vandalia Rose Farmer have each been charged with felonies for aggravated assault and second-degree kidnapping, court records show. Wetchie has also been charged with a felony for possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Savor the Spice: Top 6 Mexican Eateries in Pocatello You Must Try
This piece presents a guide to six of the finest Mexican restaurants in Pocatello. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your experiences, so feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Watch the Dateline episode, "The Secret in Black Rock Canyon" now
It was Sunday afternoon, September 24th, 2006, a beautiful sunny day. Idaho State Police Lieutenant Robert Rausch was on weekend duty, when he got a message over the radio. He raced to the scene, a house on a street called Whispering Cliffs. He had no idea at the time that...
Local wrestlers get closer to winning a championship at Day 1 of state tournaments
POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - A plethora of local wrestlers made the trek to Pocatello looking to win a state championship this weekend, with many making strides towards a title on day one of the state tournaments. Among the many wrestlers getting closer to a title, Blackfoot's Mack Mauger is in...
STATE WRESTLING: Previewing the state tournament in Pocatello
The state wrestling tournament begins Friday at the Idaho Central Credit Union Dome in Pocatello. The tournament concludes Saturday with the championship matches beginning at 3:30 p.m. 5A Three-time defending state champion Meridian highlights the field with 24 wrestlers competing, the most in the class. Defending individual champions Jeremiah Gonzalez (113 pounds), Jason Mara (152), Hudson Rogers (182) and Carson Gooley (195) are set to defend their titles. ...
Idaho’s Greatest Italian Food Place is Among the Best in America
The most delicious Italian food in Idaho competing among the best in America, comes from a restaurant in one of the most unsuspecting, but growing towns in our state... Pocatello. Pocatello is growing rapidly, so it's not much of a small town anymore. And much like Boise, the dining scene...
A Feel Good Friday surprise for a couple who helps paint, shovel and more for their townhome community
EastIdahoNews.com and Ashley in Idaho Falls and Pocatello are partnering to honor people in our community for Feel Good Friday. Every week, we surprise someone deserving of special recognition. We received an email recently about Blake and Renae, a couple living in Ammon. It said:. Multiple townhouses on the street...
Death penalty community events coming to Boise, Pocatello this weekend with Creech execution looming
BOISE, Idaho — This article originally appeared in the Idaho Press. Faith communities in Boise and Pocatello will host discussions on the death penalty this weekend in an attempt to engage residents in dialogue surrounding the issue as the state’s first execution since 2012 approaches. Thomas Creech, 73,...
Tomley scores 26 points, Parker adds 25 to lead Idaho State past Weber State 80-62
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Miguel Tomley scored 26 points, Brayden Parker added 25 and Idaho State beat Weber State 80-62 on Saturday night. Tomley also contributed six rebounds for the Bengals (12-16, 7-8 Big Sky Conference). Parker added 11 rebounds and three blocks. Maleek Arington finished with 12 points, 10 assists and four steals. The Wildcats (18-10, 9-6) were led in scoring by Dillon Jones, who finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds. KJ Cunningham added nine points for Weber State. The loss ended a six-game winning streak for the Wildcats. The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
Gary Sinise Foundation to build smart house for local wounded war hero
The Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E program will be constructing an accessible smart home for local veteran Matthew Krumwiede. Krumwiede, a former Pocatello man who was injured in Afghanistan in 2012 by an improvised explosive device that resulted in severe internal injuries and loss of limbs, is a local veteran that has been most currently involved in Higher Ground USA as a veteran and first responder alumni coordinator teaching adaptive sports. ...
UNCHARTED FLAVORS: Black Bison Dining Club brings an exotic fine dining experience to Gate City area
CHUBBUCK — Gentle piano music plays in the background as patrons begin to take their seats at The Hive venue, eagerly anticipating the night's offerings. Golden fine dining cutlery sits adjacent to clean white plates which are awaiting the first of seven gourmet dishes that are rooted in Idaho cuisine. The first dish is akin to a small appetizer, local sourdough and a compound butter trio of lemon dill, sage and fried bay and Calabrian chili. ...
Idaho wins 86-76 over Northern Arizona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Quinn Denker’s 20 points helped Idaho defeat Northern Arizona 86-76 on Saturday night. Denker also contributed seven rebounds and seven assists for the Vandals (11-17, 5-10 Big Sky Conference). Julius Mims scored 15 points, going 7 of 9 and 1 of 3 from the free throw line. EJ Neal shot 3 for 8 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 6 of 7 from the free throw line to finish with 14 points.
Local United Methodist Church to host discussions surrounding Idaho's first execution since 2012
POCATELLO — The United Methodist Church through a collaboration with Death Penalty Action, a capital punishment abolition and education group, is planning to host public events surrounding the recently announced execution of Thomas Creech. Creech, who is the longest serving death row inmate in Idaho after he was convicted of three murders and admitted to 42 others, is set to be executed by lethal injection on Feb. 28. This will be Idaho’s first execution since 2012. ...
Local mother shares her family’s challenges to inspire others in new book
For the Ternus family, it's all about finding the magic in the journey, no matter how difficult.
Minico boys’ eye three-peat; State wrestling day one recap
POCATELLO, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — State wrestling, it’s the peak of high school athletics. Not only are you fighting for you team, but also looking to achieve personal glory as your stares into the whites of the eyes of your opponent across the mat. Day one was a good...