Archive - Oct 10, 2011
By MELANIE MOORE
BLACKFOOT â October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and two local events are planned in Blackfoot and Fort Hall for Thursday.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Tribal Health and Human Services Victims Assistance Program is conducting a mile walk, breakfast and program to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Registration for the walk will begin at 8 a.m. at Timbee Hall, with the walk beginning at 8:30 a.m. Following the walk, breakfast will be served followed by a presentation from Domestic Abuse Judges David Hooste and Brandelle Whitworth.
Keith Jensen, 64, of Blackfoot died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at his home.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home.
Hyrum LeRoy Van Kirk, 66, of Blackfoot, died Oct. 8, 2011 at the Willows Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.
Edward LeRoy âTrapperâ Popejoy passed away at age 78 at his home in Blackfoot from natural causes.
Trapper was born April 23,1933, in Salmon to Hilra L. and Naomi (Moore) Popejoy. He grew up in the Pahsimeroi and Patterson area where he attended grade school. He later attended Challis High School before going to work in the Ima Mine near Patterson. He was the oldest of four children and spoke fondly of life with his father, mother and sisters in Patterson.
A former Moreland resident is among the 25 most powerful women in finance.
Thatâs according to American Banker magazine, which included American Express Centurion Bank president and CEO Andrea Moss on that list in its October issue.
âIâm quite surprised and happy about the award,â Moss said during a recent telephone interview.