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October 29th

Christine J. Cooper Cahall, 46

October 29, 2012


Christine J. Cooper Cahall, 46, Moore, ID. resident, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah, following a sudden illness.
She was born Aug. 9, 1966, in Blackfoot, the daughter of Leslie Cooper and Beatrice Pratt Cooper.
Her early years were lived in Blackfoot where she attended schools and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
She was married to Jeff Hawkes in Blackfoot and to this union was born a son Josh.  They were later divorced.  She was later married Andrew Cahall in 1995 in Moore.  They have lived in Arco/Moore the past decade.

Ruth Arleen Howell Barclay, 84

October 29, 2012


 Ruth Arleen Howell Barclay, 84, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20,
2012 at Bingham Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center.
Ruth was born July 31, 1928 in West Yellowstone, Mont., to James Verl Howell and Vida Laveena Ward.   She spent her youth in Pocatello, attending Washington Elementary School and graduating from Pocatello High School.
She met her husband at a dance at the Deleta Skating Rink in Pocatello and married Michael Barclay on Jan. 17, 1952 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.

Michael Lee Hunter, 64

October 29, 2012

Michael Lee Hunter, 64, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Oct. 15, 2012, in his Middleton home.
Mike was born on Nov. 29, 1947, in Rexburg. He lived with his parents, Versal and Donna Hunter in Firth and was soon big brother to five siblings.
He served in Vietnam in 1966.
He married Shawna Moon in 1968 and together they had two children, Michelle Lee and Michael Todd, the family lived in St. Anthony.

Natalia Moncada Bingo

October 29, 2012

Natalia Moncada Bingo peacefully passed away at St. Luke's Hospital on Oct. 16, 2012 surrounded by her daughter Julie, grandson Alex, friends Brandy, Christine, Reggie, Tom and Chaplain LouRae while we said a prayer and sang Holy, Holy. The staff at St. Luke’s did all they could and where very kind and comforting to my mom and family.   

October 28th

Shelley Library requests voters approve bond

October 29, 2012

SHELLEY – The North Bingham County District Library in Shelley is asking voters to approve a bond to purchase a larger facility that has more space for people and library materials.
The library is looking to purchase and move into the former BMC West building at the north end of Shelley.
Storyteller Sesha Hammond was reading the book, “Pet Show,” by Ezra jack Keats, to preschoolers.
Discussion about the book centered on vocabulary.
“Were there words in this book that are not generally in your conversation with your child?” Hammond asked the preschoolers’ parents.

October 27th

Cougars capture second at 2A state volleyball tournament

October 28, 2012

AMMON – With a 2A state tournament volleyball title in sight the Firth Cougars took to the Hillcrest court on Saturday morning looking to complete that goal.
At the end of a very emotional day on the court, Firth came up just short of that goal as they brought home the second place trophy after losing to Nampa Christian in both the semi-final and championship games.
“I’m not going to lie, whenever you come to state without a single player who has ever been to state it can be emotionally draining,” Firth head coach Carla Reeves said. “That was my one concern coming in and I have been pretty hard on them all season long trying to get them mentally and physically prepared. They are a strong conditioned team so they had that covered I think what got us was the emotional side of things but they never lost face out there, they never gave up.”

Panthers bounce Diggers 28-24

October 28, 2012

POCATELLO – Snake River’s Caleb Phillips and Pablo Vega recorded back-to-back sacks to preserve the Panthers’ 28-24 win against Sugar-Salem on Saturday in the first round of the 3A high school football playoffs.
Trailing by four, Sugar-Salem threatened a comeback facing a 3rd-and-12 at the Snake River 45 with 3:50 left in the fourth quarter at Holt Arena. Phillips dropped Sugar-Salem quarterback Teancum Gibson on third down for a 5-yard loss. And after Sugar-Salem burned its final timeout, Vega, a portly defensive lineman, tracked down a scrambling Gibson from behind, dove and knicked his heel for the fourth-down sack.
“Our defense had to come up big there to get a stop,” Snake River coach Jeff Dalley said. “We hadn’t stopped them all night. They drove the ball on us and scored. But the defense bowed their necks and came up with a stop.”

Russets dominate Buhl 60-7

October 28, 2012

POCATELLO — Dominant. That is the word that best describes the performance that the Shelley Russet football squad had on Saturday evening against a woefully overmatched Buhl opponent in their 60-7 opening round win over the Indians.
"We're a pretty aggressive football team and it paid off tonight," Shelley head coach Travis Hobson said. "Honestly on film Buhl looked real good so we were able to show the kids some film and show them some good things that they could do now as coaches we saw some things that we thought that we could exploit. I thought that Buhl was aggressive to a point where we could screen and I didn't think that they could cover our deep ball and in their cover three I felt that we could hit them up the sea

October 26th

Broncos win Snow Globe Bowl!

October 27, 2012

RIGBY – The Blackfoot Broncos closed out their regular season with a 41-6 road win at a snowy Rigby High School on Friday night.
Playing in a heavy snowfall all evening long the Broncos built a 28 point halftime advantage and then coasted, or sledded home to finish the regular season at 8-1.
Blackfoot got on the board on just the second play from scrimmage when Alonzo Ramos hit a streaking Matt Peterson in the middle of the field for a 60 yard touchdown strike.
“It’s hard to come out and play in these conditions but you just have to fight off the cold and try hard to focus and execute as best as possible,” Ramos said. “It’s really hard to pass the ball on a night like tonight.”

Flamingoes flock to Blackfoot

October 26, 2012

BLACKFOOT — A flock of pink flamingoes, whether real or fake, is not something you see in people's yards in Blackfoot every day. However, if pink flamingoes happen to mysteriously appear in your yard within the next two week, it's likely that you've been "flocked" as part of a fundraiser for the Community Dinner Table (CDT).
Ronda Cheatham, food distribution coordinator for the CDT, said, the "You've Been Flocked" fundraiser is all in fun and is to help raise money for the CDT Christmas boxes, (food-filled boxes) that are distributed to families in need prior to Christmas.

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