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January 1st

Quilt spectacular coming to Shelley

January 1, 2013

Quilts are needed for display at the 14th annual Quilt Spectacular scheduled at the North Bingham County District Library, 197 W. Locust St in Shelley.
This quilt show will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Shelley facility.
Quilts are on display all around the library, plus free quilting classes are offered both days of the Quilt Spectacular.  
Call library personnel at (208) 357-7801 to tell them how many quilts you will bring.
Quilts will be displayed throughout the show.

December 31st

Top story will carry into 2013

January 1, 2013

The repercussions of the number one local story of 2012 - Joyce Bingham/Post Register vs. Blackfoot School District - will undoubtedly carry deep into the new year.
On Dec. 11, 2012, former Blackfoot High School and patron Joyce Bingham learned that she had won a lawsuit against Blackfoot School District in what was a six-month quest to view documents revealing a district payout of $105,428 listed as 'contracted services from July 2012.'

Helium shortage deflates store profits and party fun

January 1, 2013

New Year parties were filled with the traditional noisemakers and champagne bottles fizzing; however, any balloons that were dropped were probably sad and droopy-looking, filled with just a little bit of helium, if any at all.
A worldwide shortage of the 'lighter than air' non-renewable gas has not only sucked the air out of party plans, but has deflated the profits of local businesses since last spring's proms, weddings and graduations.
Kya Nelson, manger of Blackfoot's Honk's $1.00 Store, said her store has been out of helium for seven months.

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