Archive - Oct 2, 2013
BLACKFOOT â€” October is breast cancer awareness month. To showcase the importance of breast health, Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot sponsored Brake for Breakfast on Wednesday.
Three thousand breakfasts were prepared for distribution.
People were lined up in their cars before 7 to receive breakfast, a booklet about breast cancer, a pink pen, fingernail file and bookmark. All 3,000 breakfasts were given away by 8:30 in the morning.
FIRTH â€” Early in the match against Salmon Wednesday night the Firth High School volleyball team found themselves in a four point hole.
For the next few points the Cougars tried to dig themselves out of the hole, but mistakes were keeping Salmon in front.
BLACKFOOT â€”Â A one vehicle fatality crash occurred early Wednesday morning.
At 3:16 a.m. on Oct. 2, 2013, the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle fatality crash northbound on I15 at mile marker 82.4, north of the Fort Hall Casino.
Dorothy D. Harris, 26, of Blackfoot, was traveling northbound on I15 in a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am when she drove off the left shoulder of the road and into the median. Harris drove back onto the roadway and overcorrected causing the vehicle to slide into the median where it overturned and rolled coming to rest in the southbound lanes of travel.
BLACKFOOT â€” After hearing testimonies from members of Blackfoot's Independence High School student health council and Tracy Lambson from Southeastern Idaho Public Health - followed by a public hearing on a quest for 'smoke-free' parks in Blackfoot at Tuesday's city council meeting, the city council moved to table the issue until a committee is formed to study what areas of Jensen Grove could potentially be signed 'smoke-free.'