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Dwaine ‘Hippy’ Markegard, 67

September 30, 2010

ARCO — Dwaine “Hippy” Markegard, 67, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in Idaho Falls.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Anderson Family Funeral Home, 2555 N. Highway 93, Arco.

Steven Mark Butler, 53

September 30, 2010

GLENNS FERRY — Steven Mark Butler, 53, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at the home of his brother David in Glenns Ferry.
Steve was born Feb. 17, 1957, in Blackfoot to LaMar and Sharlene Butler. He was raised in Blackfoot and attended school in the Blackfoot School District.
Steve worked as a body fender restorer, at numerous dairies in various areas and as a sheep herder in Oakley. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and restoring old cars.

Lawyer halts P&Z meeting

September 30, 2010

BLACKFOOT — Attorney Jim Dalton, representing Natural Guardian Limited Partnership, challenged the legality of the rescheduled meeting of the Bingham County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission on Wednesday.
Frank VanderSloot, the president of Melaleuca, and his family are the principals in Natural Guardian Limited Partnership.
Originally, the P&Z meeting was scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 22. Because of a fire in downtown Blackfoot, power was cut to all buildings, including the courthouse. The meeting was then rescheduled to Wednesday, Sept. 29.

BURA budget hearing set

September 30, 2010

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Urban Renewal Agency will host a public hearing Tuesday for consideration of its proposed $2.3 million budget. The meeting will be at 7 a.m. at City Hall in Blackfoot.

Late goal earns Panthers 2-2 tie with Eagles

September 30, 2010

THOMAS — The Snake River boys soccer team entered Wednesday's conference tilt with Marsh Valley looking for their first conference win of the season.
After 80 minutes of back and forth action, Snake River settled for a 2-2 tie with the Eagles, running their conference record to 0-2-2.
"We played a good game and we felt that we played a much stronger game than the other team so we feel that we should have won it," Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. "We did really well but I wish that the score was a little higher."

Argh! Pirates make Cougars walk the plank

September 30, 2010

FIRTH — Sometimes it's hard to imagine the future when the present is so difficult. On Wednesday evening the Firth volleyball team suffered a 3 set loss to West Side but in the end steady improvement of the predominantly underclassmen laden roster still shined through.
"I really think that these girls will be a force," Firth head coach Carla Reeves said. "They are so young but for the next couple of years they will be dominant but it is hard for the seniors this year."

Lady Panthers prevail 1-0 over Lady Eagles

September 30, 2010

THOMAS — Two weeks ago the Snake River Lady Panther soccer squad traveled too Arimo for a huge conference tilt on the pitch, emerging with a 1-0 victory. On Wednesday afternoon the Lady Eagles came calling looking too even the season series but came up short as Snake River once again prevailed by that same 1-0 score.
"We had the luckiest outcome that we could have had today," Snake River head coach Randy Turpin said. "Marsh Valley outplayed us today and could have won this game 4-1."

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