Wyoming man arrested for robbery of local convenience store

Kyle Davidson | Bingham County Jail BLACKFOOT — A Wyoming man is behind bars after the robbery of a Blackfoot Stinker Stores earlier this week. Kyle Stephen Davidson, 28, of Wilson Wyoming, is charged with felony robbery and unlawful possession of a gun, according to charging documents obtained by EastIdahoNews.com. The Blackfoot Police Department says … Read more

Judge gives unusual sentence to woman who killed two in distracted driving crash

Jericka ShaNell Evans appears for her sentencing for causing the deaths of 24-year-old Jean Hurrle and 7-year-old Ellowyn Faith Evans after taking her eyes off the road for just a moment. | Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com BLACKFOOT –- Changing the dial on her truck radio was all it took for one woman to change the lives … Read more

Pocatello man faces 11 felonies stemming from string of vehicle thefts, burglaries

Ronald Ray Hymas | Bannock County Jail POCATELLO — A local man is facing 11 separate felony charges following alleged thefts and burglaries spanning two counties. Ronald Ray Hymas, 29, was arrested by officers from the Pocatello Police Department Monday when he was allegedly found in possession of a stolen vehicle. At the time of … Read more

Ice Cube, Tracy Byrd, magicians and other performers coming to eastern Idaho

The following is a news release from Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel. FORT HALL — Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel announces an exciting Entertainment Line Up of outdoor concerts. Bringing world-class entertainment to Eastern Idaho continues and the Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel looks forward to hosting these upcoming events. Tickets for these upcoming events, will go on sale, Friday, May … Read more

One person hospitalized after crash on I-15

EastIdahoNews.com file photo POCATELLO — Idaho State Police are investigating an injury-crash on southbound Interstate 15 near milepost 83, north of Pocatello. Police reports show Audra Faulkner, 23, of Blackfoot, was driving southbound in a 2017 Jeep Renegade. Maryann Butler, 66, of Linwood, Pennsylvania, with passenger Pedro Olmo, 66, of Livingston, Montana, was also driving … Read more

Your thoughts on nuclear energy? ISU and INL are giving away gift cards to find out

POCATELLO — Research teams at Idaho State University in Pocatello and Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls want to survey east Idahoans to find out their knowledge, opinions, and values when it comes to nuclear energy and preparedness. To do it, they have created this survey, and are asking for as many participants as they … Read more

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