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Triathlon winners come from near, far

July 21, 2013

Saturday's Blackfoot Triathlon.
Women's champion Melissa Pett, meanwhile, came from Idaho Falls.
Both were first-time participants in the event, which was in its fourth year.
"What really drew me is it's a USAT (United States of America Triathlon Association)-sanctioned course," said Warden, who is a triathlon coach who trains 15 athletes.
"I liked the course. It was well marked. And it was great to see the volunteers and police officers out there; I felt safe throughout."

Local man addicted to restoring cars

July 21, 2013

Morning News — Leslie Mielke
Iki Ikard stands next to his 1932 Ford Street Rod. The car was air-conditioned, had an automatic transmission and a V8 engine.

Bingham County resident Ike Ikard defines his hobby of restoring old cars as an addiction.
In the early 60s, Ikard purchased his first car. It was a 1932 Ford B Model.
"It was in a bunch of pieces and cost $200," Ikard said. "I didn't even have a garage."
"Eventually, my friend Bob Nelson told me to bring the car to his garage where we could work on it together."

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