At least three Montana school districts are taking advantage of a two-day school break for statewide educator conferences this week to hold remote classes or close for a few days to help prevent further cases of COVID-19.

SOUTHEAST IDAHO — On Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Agency and its state and local partners will hold the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The DEA began the initiative in 2010 to provide easy, anonymous opportunities to remove medicines in the home that are highly susceptible to mis…

POCATELLO — Studio 118 announces a series of reopening exhibitions and presentations profiling the artists that embody the spirit of Studio 118 and its long history on Main Street in Pocatello.

POCATELLO — Plan to join the League of Women Voters of Pocatello’s forum to meet School District No. 25 board of trustee candidates. The forum will be held on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This forum will only include candidates for Zone 2 since only one Zone 5 can…

POCATELLO — When Johns Hopkins’s Communivax Coalition began searching for researchers to examine access to COVID-19 vaccines in underserved populations in order to guide pandemic response efforts, Idaho State University stepped up to provide a picture of vaccination in Southeast Idaho’s rura…

POCATELLO — The Southeast Idaho Youth Football League will be holding their championship games in the Idaho State University Holt Arena Saturday starting at 10 a.m. Come see some of the most exciting football in Southeast Idaho. All-day admission charge of $6 for adults, $5 for kids aged 5-1…

BANNOCK COUNTY — With cooler temperatures and increased moisture, fire officials have decided to lift the open burn ban today. The current burn ban has been in place since June 20 for most of Bannock County, including Downey, Arimo, Lava, Pocatello Valley, Chubbuck, Pocatello and North Banno…

Readers Becoming Leaders is a new program through the League of Idaho Cities designed to connect city leaders to elementary students with the hope of building connections and creating a sense of belonging for city youth. RBL will introduce students to great examples of civic leadership and t…

POCATELLO — Ahead of elections this fall, the League of Women Voters of Pocatello offers the nonpartisan election resource VOTE411.org. This one-stop-shop for election information provides simple, helpful tools to help voters navigate the voting process. VOTE411 provides candidate informatio…

POCATELLO — There will be a historic book signing Oct. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m., at Walrus & Carpenter Books in Old Town Pocatello. Professors Paul Link of Idaho State University and Shawn Willsey of the College of Southern Idaho will sign their benchmark revision of "Roadside Geology of Idaho."

EACHUS — Ellowyn Faye Eachus, daughter of Mark and Kayla Eachus, Pocatello, Sept. 23.

POCATELLO — Early voting for the November general election is available Tuesday through Oct. 29 at the Bannock County Elections Office, 141 N. 6th Ave. in Pocatello from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A photo ID or the signing of a personal identification affidavit is needed. On…

POCATELLO — A Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the back room at Perkins Restaurant, 1600 Pocatello Creek Road. If you want lunch, order from the menu and pay for your own. Otherwise, there are no costs, fees, admissions or donations. Our world is moving so fast, an…