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 Bannock County, Idaho

Bannock County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 Census the population was 82,839, making it the fifth-most populous county in Idaho. The county seat and largest city is Pocatello. The county was established in 1893 and named after the local Bannock tribe.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,147 square miles (2,970 km2), of which 1,112 square miles (2,880 km2) is land and 35 square miles (91 km2) (3.1%) is water. The Portneuf River flows through the county, meeting the Snake River (the American Falls Reservoir) at the county's lowest point, its northwestern corner. Bonneville Peak, on the eastern border in the Portneuf Range, is the county's highest point at 9,271 feet (2825 m); on its western slopes is the Pebble Creek ski area.

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Increased security has been noted during previously hearings in the case, with armed deputies present both inside and outside a Bannock County Courthouse courtroom during a 2016 hearing. Luera was served an Idaho felony warrant in connection to the Holbrook murders on Jan. 30, 2015, while he was ...
The number of incidents fluctuates, but he says an average of two to three suicides occur each month in Bannock County, and sometimes they happen on the same day or close together. Still, each incident is a tragedy — one that occurs all too often in Idaho. The state had the eighth highest suicide rate in ...

The Bannock County Republican Party held their Lincoln day dinner at ISU, to not only raise money, but also to get to know some of the candidates for different positions. ... The event is becoming a better draw each year as it gets bigger, allowing bannock county to pull in more candidates to the county.
BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Bannock County's 4th of July celebration, "The Biggest Show in Idaho," will be seeing some changes this year. The BSID committee will no longer be in charge of the fireworks show. County commissioners said due to some issues the last few years, they felt a new ...
Dustin and Wade Morden are seeking a conditional-use permit to create a drug rehabilitation and treatment center in the house pictured that is located on West Moonlight Mine Road in Bannock County. The county zoning and planning council tabled the request during a public meeting Wednesday in the ...
Bannock County has tabled its decision on permitting Dustin and Chad Morden to turn a Pocatello home into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation home. The public hearing for the Morden's drug and alcohol recovery home application was supposed to be in a hearing room on the second floor of the Bannock ...

POCATELLO — Bannock County officials are hoping to strike a unique agreement with U.S. Marshals, which could help them fund a much-needed jail ... Commissioner Ken Bullock said U.S. Marshals are hoping to house more Idaho inmates at the Bannock County Jail, which is conveniently located near ...
Bannock county is only the third county in the state of Idaho to have a courthouse dog. Manhart said courthouse dogs can be a great resource for court victims. “It's very helpful because victims a lot of times experience a lot of trauma, a lot of stress going through the court system, and this allows them a little ...
Bannock County Commissioners say they are steps closer to moving forward with the Bannock County Jail expansion. Becky Bock is an inmate at ... We have two bathrooms for 30 women, two toilets for 30 women, two sinks for 30 women,” says Becky Bock, Bannock County Jail Inmate. She says it feels like ...
Manhart has worked with victims in court cases in various locations for the last 11 years, spending nearly the last three years in Bannock County. She said convincing Bannock County Prosecutor Steve Herzog of the benefits an assistance dog would bring to the courthouse was the easy part. Finding a ...
Every day we turn over personal information to companies, websites and the government. All we can do is trust they'll take care of that private information. But recently, KPVI found out local public officials did not keep personal information private in one case. Rachael Mayer is a 27 year-old graduate student ...
POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - After several failed attempts to pass a jail expansion bond, Bannock County is now working with U.S. Marshals in Idaho to come to an agreement to help get that needed expansion. Overcrowding at the Bannock County Jail is not a new problem, but it is an increasing one.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A school board in northern Wyoming has decided to remove a book from the Cody High School library that one board member referred to as "trashy." Read more · +6. Lawmaker proposes bill allowing Utah Lake land to be exchanged for conservation projects. Katie England Daily ...
My sister's Granddaughter and her friend also put a missing dog report on Facebook. During the next few hours posts came in from Bannock County Lost and Found with sightings of Reba. We were in disbelief of how far this dog traveled. She was eventually found on Ballard Road, 5.6 miles from her home.
POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - After several failed attempts to pass a jail expansion bond, Bannock County is now working with U.S. Marshals in Idaho to come to an agreement to help get that needed expansion. Overcrowding at the Bannock County Jail is not a new problem, but it is an increasing one.
EHM Confirmed in Bannock County, Idaho. In many horses, the only sign of EHV-1 infection is fever, which can go undetected. Photo: Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor. The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported Feb. 13 that three mares on a single facility in Bannock ...
BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Bannock County Sheriff's Office has recently become aware of a phishing scam where scammers claim to be from the sheriff's office. A community member reports they received a call from someone who stated he was a Bannock County Sheriff's Office Sergeant ...

A serious horse virus has broken out in several Idaho counties, including Bannock County. It's the first cases seen in Idaho since 2014, when two horses in Bonneville County were put down. It's called the Equine Herpes Virus, and this is the worst breakout of the virus since 2011. There have been cases ...
Initially, the joint detectives division provided the investigation results to Bannock County Prosecutor Steve Herzog. However, because the law enforcement officer involved in the shooting was a Bannock County Sheriff's deputy, Herzog recused himself from the investigation and passed the case over to ...
This request was due to the fact that Bannock County deputies were involved in the circumstances described below. Pursuant to that request, the Bingham County Prosecutor's Office received a detailed report of the incident from the Bingham County/City of Blackfoot Joint Detective Division, assigned to the ...
Lincoln Days is being held on March 24 at the ISU Ballroom this event is sponsored by the Bannock County Republican party and ISU College Republicans. Tickets can be purchased at www.facebook.com/Bannock County GOP. Meet and greet will be from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Wood River Room ISU come ...
45 employees will lose their jobs when Herberger's closes its doors. But unemployment in Bannock County is at a low 2.9 percent, "There's a lot of employers looking for good people, there's a lot of opportunities," said Cravens, "And for many of these folks, it may be a blessing in disguise. They may end up ...
POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Lighthouse Preschool and Daycare center in Pocatello is warning the community after thieves damaged company vans and stole gas. The daycare caught two men on surveillance video approaching the van. A couple of weeks ago, the gas lines on all three of the ...
The Bannock County Democrats' Political Soup will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at the Pocatello Elks Lodge, 410 S Main St., from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Representatives from District 5 of the Idaho Transportation Department will be there to give an update on the Siphon Road Interchange. There has ...
But with two recent officer-involved shootings in Bannock County that left one suspect dead and two other suspects wounded, it's been several weeks since any new information has been released. The identities of the officers who discharged their firearms during the Bannock County incidents have not ...
“It is no secret that Bannock County is on the verge of significant growth and expansion. So, it is vitally important that corporate and private decision makers know that the highest level of leaders will be personally engaged in assisting companies in their exciting quest to relocate, build or expand in our area,” ...
This town wasn't designed for youngin's like us, Bored in Bannock County, so finding ways to keep ourselves entertained becomes infinitely trickier. It's easy to see why so many people do so many drugs. It's not addiction; it's boredom. (By the way, I'm not endorsing drugs. This is not me telling you to do ...
Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson answers questions from reporters during a Wednesday press conference about an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday in Idaho Falls. Shane McVey died from his injuries after being shot by an Idaho Falls Police officer after McVey allegedly charged police ...
Tolbert is being held in the Bannock County Jail on $15,000 bond on one count of felony child enticement. The Police Department wants this case to serve as a reminder for parents to monitor their children's online activity and talk to them about online safety. They also ask parents to tell their children to ...
According to court records, he is being held at the Bannock County Jail on a $50,000 bond. An officer pulled Cole's vehicle over near the corner of North 7th Avenue and East Young Street at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to Pocatello police, the officer had suspicion that narcotics were in the ...
BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE 01/15/18: The Bannock County Sheriff's Office has called off the search, saying he has been located. Sheriff' deputies have not released any more information, but the public is no longer in any danger. ORIGINAL STORY: The Bannock County Sheriff's ...
BANNOCK COUNTY — The Sixth Judicial District Magistrate Commission will be selecting a magistrate judge to replace Judge Rick Carnaroli, who was sworn in as District Judge for the Sixth Judicial District on Jan. 5. The Magistrate Commission asks you for your help in the appointment by providing us ...
She also has a prior misdemeanor warrant out of Bannock County. The crash, which occurred at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of ... Ritter was later discharged from the hospital and booked into the Bannock County jail. Boettcher was transported to PMC by private passenger vehicle, but he ...
Portneuf Health Partners have been a strong proponent of economic development to grow the Bannock County area's economy. Todd Blackinton, Marketing/Public Relations Director said, “Portneuf is proud to support economic development throughout Bannock County. With our 1,500 employees, Portneuf ...
The Idaho Lottery is advising local residents to check their Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle tickets, because a $10,000 winning ticket was sold in Bannock County. ... in Kootenai County in northern Idaho, two $10,000 tickets were sold in other parts of the state — one in Bannock County and the other in Ada County.
30 when Pocatello police officers opened fire on a car occupied by Griggs, Carter and another woman, according to Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen. Police were attempting to arrest Griggs on multiple warrants at the time. The incident involved a high-speed chase that ended with Griggs and Carter ...
The court process can be a long and tough one, particularly in cases dealing with violent crimes. But the Bannock County Courthouse will be welcoming a new employee soon to help people deal with the stress of this process. Tamela Manhart has worked with crime victims for 11 years. A couple years ago, ...
Jordan Riley Albertson, Trenton Patrick Garcia, Mark Anthony Pitman, Douglas Anthony Snyder and Beau Edward Hansen. Photos courtesy of Bannock County Jail. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. POCATELLO — The Pocatello Police Department arrested multiple people for possession of ...
“Bannock County is currently over capacity. They also have to house inmates from up to an hour, hour and a half away from Pocatello, as do we and again, the majority of our population, again roughly 80 percent, we are having to house over an hour away from the Pocatello Federal Courthouse,” says ...
The repository also shows that Howell and his wife Faylynn Howell were sued in August 2011 by Bannock County for repayment of $9,369 in medical assistance provided the defendants through the county's indigent services office in November 2008. In September 2011 Bannock County won a judgment in ...
This cost was for the interchange construction alone and was shared by ITD contributing $5 million while the cities of Chubbuck and Pocatello and Bannock County contributed $3.4 million collectively. But an engineering study conducted in October determined that the type of interchange initially planned ...
A million thanks to the gentleman that called me, to inform me of Will Hamp's accident. Bannock County Sheriffs, Bannock County Search & Rescue, Pocatello Fire Department, Pocatello Police Department and the hospital staff at Portneuf Medical Center, who cared for Will Hamp, the night of his accident, ...
POCATELLO — The Bannock County GOP central committee has decided who it will recommend to replace the vacant seat on the county commission. On Tuesday, two rounds of voting determined that current Pocatello City Councilman Steve Brown, the owner of Tastee Treet Scott Porter and real estate ...
POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Bannock County Republican Central Committee has nominated three candidates to replace Evan Frasure on the Bannock County Commission. Frasure was named by President Donald Trump to serve as Idaho's Farm Services Agency Executive Director. The three ...
Tuesday night, the Bannock County Republican Party voted to send three names to Governor “Butch” Otter who will then chose one of those names to fill out Evan Frasure's term ... The Governor will then have 10 days to select one of those names from the list to be the next Bannock County Commissioner.
BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department continues to troubleshoot computer problems when issuing driver's license services. On Wednesday, ITD will begin the day with driver's license offices in Ada, Bannock, Canyon, Kootenai, and Twin Falls counties open to the public. All other county driver's ...
According to court records, Reyes is being held at the Bannock County Jail. A preliminary hearing in the case has been scheduled at 2:30 p.m. ...
Thank you to all who came out on Friday and enjoyed the Night So Bright Night Lights Parade and on Saturday for our annual Candy Cane ...
POCATELLO — Evan Frasure was sworn into the U.S. Department of Agriculture and turned in his resignation letter to Bannock County on ...
This Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 photo released by the Bannock County Sheriff's Office shows Trevor Bello, who authorities suspect is the ...


 

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