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Peter Clark Ward, 36

February 10, 2011

Peter Clark Ward, 36, of Blackfoot was peacefully reunited with his mom and loved ones on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at his home following a brief and sudden illness.
Peter was born May 23, 1974, in Pocatello to Daroll R. Ward and Bonnie K. Dimos. He attended school in the Blackfoot School District, graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1992. Other than living in Salt Lake City for a short time, he spent his lifetime in Blackfoot.
Peter worked at various construction jobs. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, camping, bowling and spending time with friends.

Cless LeRoy Olney, 87

February 10, 2011

NAMPA — Cless LeRoy Olney, 87, of Nampa and formerly of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Karcher Estates in Nampa.
He was born Dec. 26, 1923, in Smithfield, Utah, the son of Hyrum LeRoy Olney and Annis Seamons.
He graduated from North Cache High School and attended Utah State University.
Cless served in the Army in Germany during World War II.
On March 19, 1948, he married Margaret Merrill. She preceded him in death. He then married Dorothy Carlson on Dec. 18, 1976, and she passed away July 21, 2003.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Broncos swat Bees on senior night 66-2

February 10, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot wrestling team took to the mats against Bonneville on Wednesday night, celebrating 15 seniors for their contributions to the long and storied program.
At the end of the evening, Blackfoot was strutting their stuff as those seniors, and the rest of the Blackfoot grapplers stood triumphant with a commanding 66-2 team victory over those Bees.

Russets come back for season sweep of Broncos

February 10, 2011

SHELLEY — It was a tale of two halves on Wednesday evening with Blackfoot winning the first half and Shelley winning the second and in the end, it was the Russets who claimed victory with a 61-56 win on senior night.
"I was proud of our seniors tonight," Shelley head coach Dave Hadley said. "I thought that all of our seniors did a good job of contributing and that's a neat thing because I owe those kids an awful lot for what they've given to our program over the past couple of years and I was proud and happy for them to have a good night and finish on a win."

County wants backup generator at SRHS

February 10, 2011

THOMAS — At the Snake River school board meeting Wednesday, Craig Rowland, Bingham County Emergency Management Services, asked approval from the trustees to continue looking into obtaining federal grant money to purchase a backup generator for Snake River High School.
"If in case of an emergency, the county would need a shelter to house a lot of people in one location, the Snake River High School would be ideal," Rowland said, "except it doesn't have a backup generator.

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