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The National Weather Service is predicting a rainy rest of the week for much of East Idaho continuing into next Tuesday with scattered showers expected to bring cooler temperatures to the region amid one of its hottest summers on record.

Pocatello-Chubbuck School District 25 officials have proposed to make the wearing of face masks to minimize the spread of COVID-19 optional for students and employees when the fall semester starts.

POCATELLO — The prospects for holding the Idaho Hometown Hero Medal event for 2021 were looking good and it was well planned in advance, according to "Beena" Mannan, executive director at the JRM Foundation for Humanity and Idaho Hometown Hero Medal event.

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Kenneth Jones pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter of Stephanie Eldredge and was sentenced nine years fixed and six years indeterminate, zero plus five years for destruction of evidence, and one year for obstruction to jail.