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10,000+ expected at Scout Encampment

June 21, 2013

FIRTH — The Rise Up 2013 Encampment, Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting in the LDS Church, kicks off next Wednesday.  Over 10,500 youth and adults are registered. 
"After nearly 2 years of planning we are excited that the event is finally here," said Brian Porter, Director of Support Service, Boy Scouts of America, Grand Teton Council.
Workers from Signature Party Rental from Idaho Falls were on site Friday erecting the dining hall tent. The tent is 40 feet wide, 75 feet long and 10 feet high.

Higham back in Von Elm field

June 21, 2013

SHELLEY — Since the age of 16, Shelley's Tanner Higham has competed in the George Von Elm golf tournament, and up until earlier this week no one, including Higham had any idea if he was even going to tee a ball up when the tournament begins today.

Robotics team comes to Snake River Library

June 21, 2013

THOMAS — Books and robots. What could be more fun?
The Live Wire Robotics team read books and showed off two robots to summer readers at the Snake River School/Community Library Wednesday.
“We are hoping to host a Lego robotic camp at the Snake River Library later this summer,” said Live Wire Robotics member Dirk Stahlecker. A date is yet to be set.
Stahlecker will be a sophomore at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT) in Cambridge, Mass., this fall. “I’m sure my participation with robotics was instrumental in my getting a scholarship to MIT,” he said.

Louis (Luis) Uriona, 85

June 21, 2013

Louis (Luis) Uriona, 85, of Blackfoot, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at The Coventry in Cottonwood Heights, Utah from causes incident to age.
He was born June 11, 1928 in Fordsen, Mich. to Jose and Louisa Uriona.
He attended school in Viscaya, Spain for two years.  He also attended schools in Pocatello, Wapello Grade School and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
In 1948, he married Estella J. Cooper at Kimball, Idaho.  They lived in Wapello and raised their five children.

Erma N. Scott, 90

June 21, 2013

Erma N. Scott, 90, of Blackfoot, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her home in Riverside with her daughter, Teresa at her side.
She was born December 2, 1922 in Kimball, Idaho to Carrie Louisa and Leslie Moroni Nielsen. She attended Firth High School.
 On June 11, 1941, she married LeRoy M. Scott in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.  They lived most of their life on a farm in Pingree.  He preceded her in death on May 27, 1998.  Erma moved to Riverside with her daughter, Teresa in 2005.

 

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