Â THOMAS â Elementary teachers from Southeastern Idaho spent Saturday attending an Invent Idaho workshop. Teachers were from Snake River, Shelley, the Idaho Science and Technology Charter School (ISTCS) and Pocatello.
The workshop is designed to help students âthink outside the box.â
âAs teachers, we try to inspire creative thinking as a springboard to inventive thinking,â presenter Beth Brubaker said. âThe first thing we teach kids is problem finding.â
Editor's Note: The woman in this story requested that we only use her first name.
BLACKFOOT â "I just couldn't watch her drown. There was an overwhelming feeling that I needed to do something now."
That's why Ann went against everything she has been taught about the ice.
On Nov. 29 she went to Jensen Grove with her three schnauzers to feed some leftover popcorn to the ducks. Two of the dogs were on a leash with the third allowed to roam.
"I let the one that usually minds the best just run free," she said.
She came to regret that decision.