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POCATELLO — Ensuring hundreds of underprivileged children don’t go without a toy on Christmas and working countless unpaid hours securing various benefits for veterans in need are just some of the top priorities for Pocatello veteran Phillip Hartman and his wife Melissa.

Education

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Backers of a proposed ballot initiative to raise more than $170 million for K-12 public schools by increasing taxes on the wealthy and corporations have started collecting signatures to get the measure on the November 2020 ballot.

Agriculture and Business

REXBURG — Restoration work on a local Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant proved to be more than a headache for the company in charge of the repair work.

Features

Everyone has their favorite holiday and our featured cooks today would choose July 4. Heather and Jon Weber love July 4, and this year it has another special meaning as they have been chosen to be the Grand Marshalls at the Whoopee Day Parade in Rexburg, Idaho.

It is always special to honor our dads on Father’s Day which is nationally designated as the third Sunday in June. This year, it is June 16. One of the best ways to make dad happy is to cook dinner for him or, if he likes to cook, let him do the cooking and the family members clean-up.

ST. ANTHONY — Two-year-old Gabriella “Gabby” Smith attended an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the St. Anthony baseball field on Saturday. She did so like many children her age, but Gabby had the advantage of a motorized wheelchair to help her quickly find all those colorful eggs.

State News

Rexburg

POCATELLO — Ensuring hundreds of underprivileged children don’t go without a toy on Christmas and working countless unpaid hours securing various benefits for veterans in need are just some of the top priorities for Pocatello veteran Phillip Hartman and his wife Melissa.

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ST. ANTHONY — The Fremont County Commissioners won’t have a Medicaid plan in place until the state approves one next year. That will come after state legislators review recommendations by the state’s Equitable Assessment of Costs Related to Medicaid Expansion committee.

Rexburg

SALT LAKE CITY - The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Tuesday morning with His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL) and president of the International Organization for Muslim Scholars, based in M…

National News

Rexburg

SALT LAKE CITY - The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Tuesday morning with His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL) and president of the International Organization for Muslim Scholars, based in M…

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