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Foreign exchange students at Blackfoot, Idaho Falls high schools

September 23, 2013

Five students have traveled to Blackfoot and Idaho Falls from all over the world through the American Intercultural Student Exchange(AISE).
"I've hosted since 1994 and we've had probably around 39 exchange students. To offer another adolescent the opportunity to see the world and to share cultures is priceless,"said one of the host mothers, Traci Leonardson.
Two of the exchange students are young men, who are living in Idaho Falls with their host family. They are juniors at Idaho Falls High School (IFHS).

ROBERT VERLAND HADDON, 61

September 23, 2013

Robert Verland “Bob” Haddon, 61, of Blackfoot passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness.
Bob was born Jan. 14, 1952 to Charles Vernon Haddon and Cora Bell Wagner-Haddon.  He was the second child of what grew to be 7.

STEVEN BRENT CRONQUIST, 58

September 23, 2013

Steven Brent Cronquist, 58, of Pingree passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family following a lingering illness. 
Steven was born on Feb. 4, 1955 in Logan, Utah to Carl and VaLoye Balls Cronquist, Jr.  He was raised in the Blackfoot area and attended Snake River schools, graduating from Snake River High School. He married Diane Schobe and together they had two sons, Jimmy and John.  They were later divorced.  Later in life he found companionship with Debbie Thomas and they remained together until her passing on Nov. 9, 2012.

Commentary: Halfway there; a look back the high school season’s first month

September 23, 2013

Believe it or not we have just finished the first month of the high school football season.
While most teams in the state are wrapping up their non-conference match-ups and preparing for the meat of their schedule, there will still be a few big non-conference match-ups later in the season.

 

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