Death penalty cases are expensive to pursue

The cost of prosecuting a death penalty case can be an obstacle for rural Idaho counties. A 2014 study by the Office of Performance Evaluations attempted to evaluate the financial cost of the death penalty in Idaho. The study found counties have spent a combined $4,133,831 on 34 death penalty cases. photo illustration Getty Images

Challis residents were shocked March 26 when they heard Patricia “Pat” Ann Brown reportedly had been murdered by a man who shot her in the head.

Chester mother of seven in coma following an arrhythmia, fundraisers set

Ream Nelson, 38, recently suffered an arrhythmia and is in a coma. Several fundraisers have been scheduled to benefit the mother of seven. Photo courtesy Summer Alameel

CHESTER – The young mother of seven children unexpectedly collapsed earlier this month after suffering an arrhythmia that has left her in a coma.

Annual Sidewalk Art Festival is this weekend

The Eagle Rock Art Guild’s Annual Sidewalk Art Festival will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Memorial Drive. Post Register file

The Eagle Rock Art Guild’s 64th Annual Sidewalk Art Festival will take place from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday along Memorial Drive by the Snake River in Idaho Falls. Admission is free, with art and food available for purchase.

Sheriff: Pair stole thousands in goods from Cabela’s


On July 24th, 2018, at approximately 2:40pm, a Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop in the Love’s Travel Center parking lot on 45th West on a vehicle that had been speeding on 65th South. As the deputy contacted the female driver and male passenger he observed behavior consistent with being intoxicated and smelled the odor or marijuana coming from the vehicle.



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