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Olive Barclay, 101

October 26, 2013

Olive  Barclay, age 101, quietly slipped home on Oct. 23, 2013, in American Fork. Utah.  Her five surviving children were with their beautiful mother during her final hours. 
Olive Lorentzen Christensen Barclay was born on Oct. 5, 1912, in Blackfoot, a daughter of Nephi and Laura Lorentzen Christensen.  She was the second of 10 children.  She was a graduate of Blackfoot High  School and attended the Southern Branch in Pocatello where she earned  a degree to teach grade school.

Beth Stokes, 77

October 26, 2013

Beth Stokes, 77, of Blackfoot passed away  Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. at her daughter’s home in Firth.
She was born Dec. 28, 1935 in Chinook, Mont., the daughter of Eldridge Andrew Tuck and Rosella Archibald Tuck.
Beth grew up in Chinook, Mont. until the age of six, then moved to Wilson, Utah where she received her education. 

Shamae Gneiting Lyon, 30

October 26, 2013

Shamae Gneiting Lyon, 30, of Pocatello, beloved mother, wife, daughter and sister, returned to the loving arms of her heavenly Father on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.
She was born June 11, 1983 in Blackfoot, the daughter of Daniel D. Gneiting and Kathy Carlile Gneiting. She married Loren Lyon on Nov. 23, 2002, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple and together were raising three young daughters.

Ruth Lucille Kinney Nelson King, 74

October 26, 2013

Ruth Lucille Kinney Nelson King, 74, of Blackfoot passed away at her sister, Karen Cornelison’s home in Rexburg on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
 She was born March 31, 1939 in Pocatello, to Gerald Chester and Bessie Jones Kinney.  She was raised and attended school in Pocatello for most of her early years, then moved to Pingree in 1957 where she graduated from Snake River High School in 1958.

Wilma Edra Cowley Shiner, 94

October 26, 2013

Wilma Edra Cowley, Shiner, 94, of Coalinga, CA., passed away peacefully in her sleep, Friday, October 18, 2013 at the home of her daughter, Jaymee Orton, in Blackfoot, Idaho.
            She was born May 24, 1919 in Sunnyside, Utah to Claude Quayle and Ruth Tatton Cowley, the youngest of three sisters. 

Snake River wins District Five football championship

October 26, 2013

It was, as Brad Coombs described it, "the best Senior Night ever.
Coombs rushed for 87 yards and 4 touchdowns to help Snake River defeated Bear Lake 43-19 on Friday night. With the victory the Panthers (3-0, 6-3) claimed the District Five Class 3A championship. They will open the state playoffs with a home game against Teton at 1 p.m. on Nov. 1.
"That's definitely exciting," Coombs said of his big night. "Our offensive line really came to play this week. And credit our underclassmen for their role in this win."

Blackfoot pounds Pocatello, 45-28

October 26, 2013

Against Madison last week Blackfoot freshman quarterback Pacen Hayes did his best to try and bring the Broncos back from a 21-point deficit with a pair of fourth quarter touchdown passes.
After that game Broncos head coach Stan Buck said that he would start the player under center who wanted it more.
Friday night in Holt Arena against Pocatello it was the freshman under center and he did not disappoint.

Sho-Ban woman shares book of grandfather's tales

October 26, 2013

Shoshone-Bannock tribal member Donna E. Houtz McArthur grew up hearing the stories of her grandfather Edward Edmo Sr. The stories, handed down orally from generation to generation, as is the tradition of tribes, inspired McArthur to write and publish a book this spring called: "When The Smoke Goes Straight Up"
- a compilation of 27 of her beloved grandfather's tales.
McArthur said her grandfather Edmo, a Shoshone-Bannock tribal member, was a grandson to Chief Arimo. He was a horseman and a cowboy who "had a love for telling stories."

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