Archive - 2013
Robert Allen 'Bud' Norwood of Pocatello, died on Wednesday evening,
June 19th, 2013, at his home. He was born on February 4, 1940 in Moreland, Idaho, to Ronald Glen Norwood and Elva Effey Dawson Norwood. He grew up in Riverside, Idaho where he attended Snake River schools and
lettered in wrestling, football and track. He graduated in from Snake River High School in 1959. Bud married Joyce Chaffin on February 8,1958. They were later divorced. Bud married Iris Jean âJeanneâ Harman in
FIRTH â The population of Firth will explode on Wednesday when over 10,500 scouts and their leaders arrive on site at the Boy Scout Encampment.
"Firth will be the 14th largest city in Idaho for four days," said Brent Stolworthy. "It's going to be a great time for all the kids."
Three activity centers have been erected on site.
All three activity centers are exactly the same, said Paul FitzSimon, who is over tower construction.
The climbing towers are 32 feet high. Zip lines come off each corner of the towers and are 300-400 feet long.
BLACKFOOT â After pulling a muscle in his arm while pitching a week ago against Jackson Hole, Blackfoot's Russell Osborn had been a little tentative playing.
During last weekend's tournament in Burley Osborn restrained his arm which took him out of any throwing activity for the near future.
The injury however does not stop him from swinging a bat.
BLACKFOOT â When Tanner Higham's tee shot on 18 went left, many including Higham himself thought the ball landed out of bounds.
Higham slammed his club into the ground in frustration as it appeared that his chances of winning the 52nd annual George Von Elm Golf Tournament when going to be all wet.
SHELLEY â June is budget hearing month for all school boards in Idaho. The budget hearing for the Shelley School District took place on Thursday.
"Next year, we will need to learn how to live within our means," said Business Manager Trish Dixon.
Ninety percent of the salary based apportionment is based on three factors:
Â° grade level of students (In this apportionment, more money is distributed to schools for high school students than elementary students.)
Â° education and experience for certified staff
FIRTH â The Rise Up 2013 Encampment, Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting in the LDS Church, kicks off next Wednesday.Â Over 10,500 youth and adults are registered.Â
"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.
SHELLEY â 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.
THOMAS â 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.
âWe are hoping to host a Lego robotic camp at the Snake River Library later this summer,â 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. âIâm sure my participation with robotics was instrumental in my getting a scholarship to MIT,â he said.
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.Â 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.Â They lived in Wapello and raised their five children.
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.
Â On June 11, 1941, she married LeRoy M. Scott in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Â They lived most of their life on a farm in Pingree.Â He preceded her in death on May 27, 1998.Â Erma moved to Riverside with her daughter, Teresa in 2005.