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Snake River moves on

February 16, 2012

Snake River's game against Weiser in the first round of the 3A state tournament is underway. The winner will take on Timberlake tomorrow at 6:15 p.m. at Middleton High School.

The Lady Panthers have taken an early 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter.

At the end of the first quarter, the Panthers lead 11-3.

Snake River's lead cut to 17-14 at halftime. Shayla Christensen leads Snake River with 10 points and McKenna Shelley has 5.

Weiser takes its first lead at 18-17. Snake River answers with back-to-back 3's and lead 23-18 midway through the third.

Judge releases SRJHS Principal Cox after first appearance

February 16, 2012

Snake River Junior High School Principal Christopher Cox was released from jail Thursday morning after appearing before Magistrate Judge Charles Roos on three felony counts of sexual abuse with a minor under 16 years old.
Roos issued several no contact orders at Cox's first appearance. Cox was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim or the victim's family, no contact with minors under 18 years old and was ordered to avoid any places where children under 18 may congregate.

Facial and Oral Surgery Associates conduct After Hours event

February 16, 2012

Facial and Oral Surgery Associates has been in business in Pocatello since 1949. It has been in business in Blackfoot for the past year.
"We've always had a very good relationship with the doctors and dentists here in town, but it was good timing for opening a satellite office," said Dr. Mark Baker, who joined with Dr. Shawn Jepsen in welcoming guests to a Chamber After Hours event at their offices in the Parkway Plaza on Wednesday.
"Our patients like that they don't have to travel now," Dr. Baker continued.
"We've been very well received since we came in," Dr. Jepsen added.

Mark Bair declares for county commission seat

February 16, 2012

 Long-time Bingham County resident Mark Bair is running for the District 1 County Commissioner seat.
"I appreciate the community service people have given; I have time and the desire to repay some of those kindnesses," Bair said.
Bair grew up on a farm 20 miles west of Blackfoot. He and his family farmed the same land he grew up on until they sold it about four years ago. Bair and his wife, Sherrilynn, now live in the Kimball area near Firth.
"On the farm, I did the budgeting," Bair said. "Farm economies go up and down.

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