​Late winter is always a difficult time of the year. The dismal gray skies, the inclement weather, the fog and mist dampen the environment, and also dampen our mood and spirits. By this time of year, almost everyone is ready to start singing "Here Comes the Sun"; ready to feel the sun’s warm…

RIEBEEK — Avonlea Marie Riebeek, daughter of Brandon and Michelle Riebeek, Pocatello, Feb. 3.

POCATELLO — The Bannock County Republican Party will hold its annual Lincoln Day dinner event, themed "Make America Great in 2020" March 7 in the Idaho State University Ballroom at the Student Union Building, with doors opening for the dinner at 6:30 p.m. This event is co-hosted with the SEI…

POCATELLO — The Sawabi Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society invites you and your friends to a Monday night program at 7 p.m. in the North Fork Room on the third floor of the Pond Student Union building on the lower campus of Idaho State University.

POCATELLO — The splendor and excitement of a Regency ball are now within your reach. Find out what it might have been like to dance with Mr. Darcy and join the Jane Austen Literary Society for an evening to remember on March 14 at 6 p.m. in the Idaho State University Student Union Ballroom.

POCATELLO — The Order of DeMolay is holding a Youth Pancake Breakfast to support the Boys Youth Group, which is for ages 12-21. The breakfast will be April 18 from 8 to 11 a.m. at 535 N. Arthur Ave. in Pocatello. Food included at the breakfast will be pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage links,…

POCATELLO — The March meeting of Gate City Ladies will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd at 215 N. 18th Ave. in Pocatello. We would like to invite ladies to join us for friendship, service projects, special interest groups and so much more. There will be …

POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts presents the Idaho State University Bands Concert on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

POCATELLO — Bannock County's District 29 legislators, Sen. Mark Nye and Reps. Elaine Smith and Chris Abernathy, will join the public Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Pocatello City Council Chambers, 911 S. 7th Ave. for a legislative town hall.

POCATELLO — A Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the back room at Perkins Restaurant. 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, and to find someone who can s…

BOISE — Three-year-old twin boys, John Carr and Shawn Carr, passed away early the morning of Feb. 21 in Weippe of Clearwater County in a fire caused by an electrical fault in a light fixture.

 POCATELLO – Holy Spirit Catholic School will host its annual Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 8:45 a.m. at the school’s campus (540 N. 7th Avenue). The celebration will kick off with a parade of music through the halls of the school with all students and staff participating. Th…

BOISE — Economist Aaron Swisher will once again challenge Congressman Mike Simpson for his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Swisher filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Feb. 13, establishing his campaign committee and declaring his candidacy.

POCATELLO — The Portneuf Valley Quilters’ Guild monthly meeting will be held March 4 at Quail Ridge, 797 Hospital Way in Pocatello. Socializing starts at 6:30 and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. This month’s topic is sewing ergonomics.

POCATELLO — A children’s book donation drive will run through March. This is a service project of the Idaho State University chapter of the national honor society Phi Kappa Phi. Books will be donated to non-profits, such as Court Appointed Special Advocates, Family Services Alliance and Aid …