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Archive - May 25, 2011

Mill Creek Metals recycles most everything

May 25, 2011

MORELAND — Mill Creek Metals, LLC, is a recycling center serving Southeast Idaho. Steve Peterson, his wife Kittie and their sons Lex, Trevor, Hans and Cooper — are the owners and operators of the business. They have been in business since 2004 and are on 10 acres at 182 N. 760 W. in Moreland.
The business started out as a metal salvage business but has expanded significantly in the last seven years.
Mill Creek is currently under contract with Bingham County to run the transfer station. At the transfer station, cardboard and some plastics are recycled along with all metals.

Next Chapter for Coach Barlow

May 25, 2011

BLACKFOOT — It's an interview that I both loathed and loved to have. On one hand my favorite high school teacher and coach is riding into the sunset, leaving a void that the flooding Snake River could never fill.
On the other hand, a man among men is entering into the best times of his life. He is free as he says and now embarks upon yet another chapter in the life and times of Brian Barlow.
Here is a few words from the man. The myth. The legend.

Mark High - Coach you've spent 30 years in the same district both coaching and teaching. Did you ever consider leaving during that time?

You can garden in a small space

May 25, 2011

BLACKFOOT — When their children were at home, Lamar and Barbara Robertson of Blackfoot planted a large garden on their two-plus acres of ground.
But when the children left and their tiller broke, they lost interest in gardening for a time.
Today the Robertsons are among a growing group of people who participate in what is known as four-square gardening. They have four raised beds in the area behind their house.
"I heard some ladies talking about it at the temple one day last year," Barbara recalled. "So I bought the book (Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew).

Gov. signs Declaration of Emergency for Bingham County flooding

May 25, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Due to flooding conditions in eastern Idaho, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter has declared a State Declaration of Emergency in support of Bingham and Jefferson Counties. The State Declaration, approved by the governor today, brings the availability of state support to the impacted areas.

Lori Hammond, 55

May 25, 2011

Lori Hammond, 55, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello. 
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2011, at the Thomas LDS Church. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com .

 

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