Archive - Mar 8, 2012
Possible high speed chase occurred moments ago on I-15 near exit 113. Speeds ranged from 35-95mph while the Idaho State Police tried to negotiate the suspect off the road. Attempts were unsuccessful for approximately 30-45 miles. ISP reportedly then used spike strips to get the suspect to stop.
Luella Jean Wells, 79 of Blackfoot, passed away March 7, 2012, at a care facility in Boise.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the Moreland LDS Chapel. Burial will follow at the Moreland Cemetery.
Family will visit with friends on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hawker Funeral Home, Blackfoot and one hour prior to services at the Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLACKFOOT â€”Jazz music gets toes tapping and fingers snapping. On Saturday the Intermountain Jazz Festival comes to town.
Ten high school and middle school jazz bands from Southeastern Idaho will each perform for 30 minutes before three judges. Student performances are open to the public and are free of charge.
The Four Freshmen will entertain at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center that night. The cost of that concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is $20 for adults and $15 for students.
FORT HALL â€” Four youth from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes recently travelled to Washington, D.C., to voice their environmental concerns at the White House.
Participating in the national high school program were Sequoia Dance and Deryk Broncho from Highland, Cesilio Silveira from Blackfoot and Angel Teton from Shoshone-Bannock Junior/Senior High School. The young people and their chaperones travelled to the East Coast Feb. 12-17 as part of the Close Up High School program, which is designed to give students and educators an inside look at democracy in action.