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September 16th

Absentee voting open

September 16, 2010

BLACKFOOT — Starting this week, voters can vote absentee in the Bingham County Clerk’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 Pickering Mann Flitton, 81

September 16, 2010

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

Anna Margaret Crumley, 82

September 16, 2010

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.

Missing boy found safe

September 16, 2010

BLACKFOOT – 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.

September 14th

Kissing your sister; Blackfoot ties Idaho Falls 1-1

September 15, 2010

BLACKFOOT — Extra time can be a killer and in the instance of the Blackfoot and Idaho Falls boys soccer match on Tuesday evening, extra time played against the Broncos as Idaho Falls scored nearly five minutes after regulation time had expired, leading to a 1-1 tie.
"You never want to allow a late goal in like that but we have nothing to be ashamed about," Blackfoot head coach Liam Pope said. "The fact that we were so close to the prize makes us a bit disappointed about not getting it."

race horse

September 14, 2010

BLACKFOOT — Dennie Hill of Blackfoot didn't expect Tisa Dream Runne to win the Merial Distaff Regional Final horse race at the Eastern Idaho State Fair on Saturday.
"It was really a nice field of mares," said Hill, who shares ownership with his wife Kris. "You couldn't tell who would win the race. I had another mare in it that I thought had a better chance."
"I was pretty damn tickled," Hill said of the horse's win in the $24,500 race. With the win she qualified for the Challenge of Champions in New Orleans, La., in late November.

spud days preview

September 14, 2010

SHELLEY — The 82nd annual Idaho Spud Day in Shelly begins tonight with the Miss Russet Pageant.
The pageant is at 7 p.m. in the Hillcrest High School Auditorium in Idaho Falls. Eight young ladies are vying for the title of Miss Russet. These contestants are Katie Hatch, Marcy Haney, Stephanie Martineau, Kaitlyn Anderson, Amber Tueller, Kayla Hansen, Rachael Versey and Katelyn Ovard.
To earn this title, each contestant will showcase a talent and outline the community project she will champion.

Dorothy Gaye Pickering Mann Flitton, 81

September 14, 2010

Dorothy Gaye Pickering Mann Flitton, 81, of Shelley, passed away Sept. 13, 2010, at the University Of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, peacefully surrounded by her family.
She was born July 20, 1929, at Randolph, Rich County, Utah, to A. Owen and Lila Sprouse Telford. She was raised in Randolph, Utah, on a cattle ranch. She graduated from South Rich High School.

State Fair had high attendance

September 14, 2010


BLACKFOOT – The 2010 Eastern Idaho State Fair ended its eight-day run on Saturday to a record-setting crowd and the second-highest Saturday attendance in Fair history.
For eight days, an estimated 200,000 visitors experienced the entertainment, rides, exhibits, animals and food at Eastern Idaho’s longest running community event.

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