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Archive - Jun 6, 2012

Bingham Economic Development Council recruiting more participants

June 6, 2012

Although the results aren't visible just yet, representatives of various companies have shown an interest in bringing them and jobs to Bingham County.
"Economic development is just like a good courtship," county commissioner Ladd Carter said during a recruitment luncheon on Wednesday.
Roger Chase, who is a consultant to the Bingham Economic Development Council (BEDC), noted that representatives of five companies have made site visits to possible locations in the county.

Shelley Police seek suspect vehicle

June 6, 2012

Shelley Police are asking the public to help in locating a white truck. Specifically, it is thought the vehicle is a Ford Ranger with an extended cab, a late 90s, early 2000s model, said Cpl. Kent Swanson.
"We would like to locate the owner of the white truck to question about possible involvement," said Swanson.
About 4 p.m. Tuesday, an unarmed man walked into the East Idaho Credit Union, 418 W. Fir St. in Shelley, passed a note to a teller demanding money. He escaped on foot with an unspecified amount of cash. No one was hurt.

Samboree rolls into town

June 6, 2012

The Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds will be lively with activity now through Sunday as members of the Idaho Good Sam Organization (RV Club) roll into Blackfoot with their RV's and an agenda filled with food, learning, entertainment and fellowship for the club's annual camp out and rally - '2012 Samboree.'
This year's Samboree theme is 'Here We Have Idaho,' and Blackfoot Mayor Mike Virtue, along with state directors from the various Good Sam chapters, signed an official proclamation Tuesday afternoon welcoming them to Blackfoot for the week.

Hospital officials recognize donations for cemetery headstones

June 6, 2012

On a blustery Wednesday morning, officials from State Hospital South recognized the donations of family and community members which has enabled them to memorialize 30 people who are buried in their cemetery.
"We placed 30 headstones in the last month, bringing the total to 48," said assistant hospital administrator Diane Yarrington. She pointed out that approximately 1,000 people were buried in the cemetery east of the main campus from 1886 to the early 1980s.

Donna Jane Lott Johnson

June 6, 2012

Donna Jane Lott Johnson was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Wellsville, Cache County, Utah.  Her parents are Roy Neal Lott and Elizabeth Ardell Yonk Lott.  She passed June 2, 2012 at The Gables of Blackfoot, Bingham County, the widow of Whitney Owen Johnson.

Marley Reianna Tubbs Chatterton, 29

June 6, 2012

Marley Reianna Tubbs Chatterton, 29, of Pocatello returned into her Heavenly Father’s embrace Thursday, May 31, 2012.  
 Marley was born May 8, 1983 in Palmer, Alaska, to Sid and Tina Tubbs.  She was raised in Firth where she graduated high school in 2001.  After high school, Marley’s love for learning continued as she received her bachelor's degree in Business from Idaho State University in 2011.
 At the time of Marley’s passing she was the state of Oregon marketing director for Farmer’s Insurance Federal Credit Union.

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