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Diana Baird

Managing Editor

208-365-6066 ext 17

Diana is the managing editor of the Messenger Index

Janet Monti


208-365-6066 ext 14

Janet is a reporter at the Messenger Index

Dell Gray

Sports Reporter

208-365-6066 ext 12

Dell is the Sports reporter at the Messenger index

  • Del Gray

The time appears to have come for fans of horse racing, and the entire lifestyle of horse breeding to mount up and show their mettle.  The Gem County Fair Grounds has announced that it is preparing for a spring racing season this year and I can't wait. Read more

  • Del Gray

I have heard a number of folks refer to the 2015 Emmett High football season as a dream come true. For many of them that is exactly what it was. But like most dreams, it didn’t happen just out of the blue. Not even Huskie Blue. Read more

  • By Janet Monti newsroom@messenger-index.com

For decades, I've been involved in some sort of Christmas Cheer Basket program. All communities have something like this and I was excited to be able to help with Gem's. Read more