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Archive - Nov 8, 2011

Tuesday accident near 600 West injures three

November 8, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Three people were transported to Bingham Memorial Hospital after their car struck a truck that was crossing Highway 39 at 600 West Tuesday night.
At 5:09 p.m. Tuesday, Idaho State Police responded to what was reported as a one-vehicle rollover. Upon arriving at the scene it was determined that there were two vehicles involved and the accident was not a rollover.

Radiological exposure incident reported at INL site

November 8, 2011

UPDATE 5:20 p.m. — A total of 17 Battelle Energy Alliance employees were potentially exposed to low-levels of contamination. Of the potentially exposed employees, six have tested positive for low-levels of contamination based on external surveying.

All 17 employees are currently undergoing full body scans at the Central Facilities Area Medical Facility which can take up to an hour per person.

External air sampling and radiological surveys indicate no contamination has been detected outside of the Zero Power Physics Reactor facility.

Coming up: Events happening this week

November 8, 2011

BLACKFOOT – Here is a listing of events happening in and around Bingham County this week. Check our online calendar at http://www.am-news.com for updated information during the week. If you have an event you would like posted please send it to mnews@cableone.net.
November 8
• A hot meal will be served for those in need at Jason Lee Methodist Church, 168 S. University Ave, from 5- 6:30 p.m. No charge, no IDs, no dress code; nothing but good food and fellowship. For more information, call 785-3611.
• Election Day. Polls open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

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