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Archive - Sep 25, 2012

Foreclosed Bingham County residents could receive government payment

September 25, 2012

Home foreclosures were rampant in Idaho and throughout the nation from 2008-2011 and now Idahoans who lost their homes during that time may be eligible for payments from the government under the National Mortgage Settlement.

Community members comment on final draft of P&Z ordinance

September 25, 2012

Bingham County Commissioners have scheduled a work session on comments given during the public hearing on the final Planning & Zoning (P&Z) ordinance. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4.
About 50 people attended the public hearing on Tuesday.
Two letters were read into testimony. Twenty-four people presented their concerns verbally to the commissioners.
Most of the people who spoke expressed concern about property rights.
"We want to use our property as we see fit," said Michael Harvey from Shelley.

Kindergartners check out potato fields

September 25, 2012

Fay Nielson Tripp, 84

September 25, 2012

Fay Nielson Tripp, 84 of Blackfoot, a loved and loving daughter, sister, friend, aunt, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Sept. 22, 2012 from complications after battling Alzheimer's disease for a number of years. She was born Aug. 11, 1928 in Metropolis, Nev., to James and Anna Nielson.

Donna Matsuura Yamagata

September 25, 2012

Donna Matsuura Yamagata
(3/12/1924 – 9/20/2012)

Born March 12, 1924 in Rexburg to Tsuruyo (Kanamoto) and Seiichiro Matsuura and passed away Sept. 20, 2012 in Salt Lake City. Donna attended Madison High School in Rexburg.
She married John Yamagata, May 9, 1944 and relocated to Minneapolis, Minn., where John attended Language School for the Military Intelligence Service and Donna attended clothing design school. Donna was a fabulous seamstress and was able to add style and elegance to everything she touched.

Viola Galloway, 57

September 25, 2012

Viola Galloway, 57, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at her home.
She was born Dec.16, 1954 in Pocatello to Frank Galloway and Georgina Teton.
She lived in the Blackfoot area for most of her life.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Viola worked in the Gay Mines as a heavy equipment operator.  She was a custodian at the Indian Health Clinic and also Sho-Ban High School.

Danny Clarence Hawley, 59

September 25, 2012

Danny Clarence Hawley, 59, of Ucon passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at his home.
Danny was born Dec. 5, 1952 in Blackfoot to Clarence Glenn Hawley and Nevada Ellen Wortley.  He was raised in Howe and attended grade school in Howe, graduating from Butte High School and then attended two years of college at Idaho State University.
In 1974 Danny married Agnes Marie Webb.  They were later divorced.

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