Archive - Sep 16, 2010
POCATELLO â€” In about a year, Portneuf Medical Center will have a new cancer center. It will open at the same time as the hospital's new facility does the summer of 2011.
"This is really a historic day for the people of Pocatello and all of Eastern Idaho," said Dr. Scott Pierson, a medical oncologist and hematologist at the current cancer center.
Speaking to a small group of cancer survivors and other dignitaries at a ground-breaking ceremony on Sept. 16, Pierson noted that medical and radiation oncology will be under one roof in the new facility.
BLACKFOOT â€” Starting this week, voters can vote absentee in the Bingham County Clerkâ€™s office at the County Courthouse. People can vote absentee until 5 p.m. the Friday before the general election.
Absentee voting closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29. Previously, absentee ballots could be cast until 5 p.m. Monday, the day before any election.
Polls in Bingham County are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 2.
There are three ways electors can request an absentee ballot. They are:
Dorothy Gaye Pickering Mann Flitton, 81, of Shelley, passed away Sept. 13, 2010, at the University Of Utah Hospital, peacefully surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at the Shelley First Ward Chapel (184 North Park Ave.).
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley and Friday from 9:30-10:45 before the services at the church.
Interment will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the Randolph, Utah, Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.
Anna Margaret Crumley, our loving mother, left this life to join her eternal dancing partner on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010.
She was born Oct. 15, 1927, in Blackfoot to Alfred and Anna Wilcox Hahn. Margaret lived most of her life in Blackfoot except for a few years when she lived in California.
She was raised and attended school in Blackfoot. Following graduation she attended Ricks College and received her nursing certificate.
BLACKFOOT â€“ As the sun started to set in Blackfoot Monday night, fears began to rise. When 9-year-old Isaac Patton Green did not arrive home from school, officers began searching the area around Ridge Crest Elementary and Jensen Grove, it was not until 7:51 p.m. that the call came announcing he had been found.