Archive - Aug 3, 2011
Jason A. Wood, 42, a lifetime Blackfoot resident, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at his home.
He was born in Blackfoot on Sept. 15, 1968, to Dale and Edith Mae Wood. He attended school in Blackfoot, graduating from Blackfoot High School.
On Sept. 15, 1990, he married Charee L Cowden, in Blackfoot. They had two sons, Justin and John.
Jason had worked for Nonpariel, raised cattle and driven truck. He currently owned and operated Wood Recycling.
He enjoyed riding street bikes, fishing, camping and being outdoors.
Lana Nicole Rosalez, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, as the result of a fall in Caribou County. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Eva June Vogt Bell, 82, a retired secretary and 49-year resident of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away Thursday May, 5, 2011.
She was born June 9, 1928, in Groveland to Fredrick H. And Mary Farnces Bingham Vogt. She graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1945 and attended the University of Idaho and Idaho State College.
Juneâ€™s hobby was playing Bridge.
She is survived by her daughter, Pauline Bell, Las Vegas, Nev.; and nieces Kathy (Greg) Mercille, Federal Way, Wash.; and Claire (Rufus) Clark, Wauna, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ruth Jeanne Vogt Mercille.
BLACKFOOT â€” Cattle Kids took the show ring Tuesday at the Bingham County 4-H Fair.
The kids in the program were divided into two flightsâ€”one for kids who have been part of the program in previous years and the second for first year Cattle Kids.
Emma Harris won champion showman honors in the veteran Cattle Kid division. Hannah Adams took reserve champion honors.
In the first year category of Cattle Kids, Marlee Kofoed was champion showman; McKenzie Later earned reserve champion.
"I like having animals I can take care of and I like the opportunity," said Harris.
BLACKFOOT â€” The City of Blackfoot intends to join an independent medical insurance cooperative among Idaho cities in an effort to control costs and rate increases.
The City Council voted Tuesday night to sign a three-year joint powers agreement with the Idaho Independent Intergovernmental Authority, a cooperative of numerous Idaho cities to create a self-funded medical insurance program. The council members will take the next week to review additional information about the program, and if there are no objections from the councilmen the agreement will be signed Aug. 10 by Mayor Mike Virtue.