POCATELLO — Matt Zabriskie, a Salt Lake City area resident, competed in the 100-mile Scout Mountain Ultra Trail race and came in first place this past weekend.

POCATELLO — Sam Laoboonmi, owner of Sam’s Gun Shop in Pocatello, recently met the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., and had a conversation with him about why his father ran for president.

There’s a first for everything and for Sarah MacMillan, one of those firsts came on the afternoon of Sept. 24.

INKOM — When Mary Reichman first invested in the Pebble Creek Ski Area in the 1980s, she had no idea it would lead to a 30-year career as the Inkom resort’s general manager.

Colin Joyce was a top finisher in the second stage at the Volta ao Alentejo in Portugal, a five-day race in February. During the next day, the professional cyclist from Pocatello was coughing up blood after flying over the handlebars during a crowded downhill sprint to the finish.

When the world last saw Todd Orr, his arms were bloodied, his back was scratched up, and there was a gash on the side of his head. He’s recovered pretty well, and his voice box works just fine, so on Monday, Todd Orr told the story millions already know with an epilogue — hours of surgery, s…

CALDWELL — Jim and Holly Akenson spent 21 years living in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness. They’ve chronicled their adventures during that time in a new book called “7003 Days.”

POCATELLO — When family friend and fellow cyclist Sam Krieg started training bicycle racer Colin Joyce, then 14, of Pocatello, he called him a little puppy because of how hard he would push himself before passing out.

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the appointments today of two new members to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, representing the Salmon River country and the Magic Valley on the seven-member panel.

As Jessica Landvik-Kawamura reached down to touch the massive 5-point bull elk she had just killed in the White Cloud Mountains between Salmon and Challis, she forgot about the pain of carrying a heavy backpack and fording the Salmon River.

POCATELLO — Pocatello resident Ayriss Paije Torres, a high school student and dancer, has been chosen to represent Idaho in the national “Dance Across the USA” project. Torres was picked from nearly 3,000 candidates across the state.

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By Kendra Evensen/Idaho State Journal Lindsay Christensen never goes to the store when she needs meat — she goes to the mountains. The 27-year-old Southeast Idaho woman has been hunting since she was 12 years old, and she’s harvested deer, antelope, moose, bears, javelinas, hogs, Texas Dall sheep and turkeys over the years — most […]

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By David Ashby/Idaho State Journal “Fuller Figured Bryan.” At one time, that was Bryan Gee’s nickname. The Pocatello resident once weighed 220 pounds, an extremely unhealthy weight for his 5’7” frame. Besides the light ribbing from his friends, he was also suffering from a myriad of health problems, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, […]