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June 26th

Blackfoot sweeps Twin Falls

June 26, 2013

BLACKFOOT — So far this week the Blackfoot American Legion baseball team has played .500 baseball.
After a split with the Idaho Falls Knights on Monday and another split with Wood River on Tuesday, the Broncos took to the field tired, sore but looking for improvement.

In Wednesday's doubleheader with Twin Falls the Broncos put the fatigue behind them and pulled out two big district wins taking game one 9-8 in eight innings and game two 8-2.
So far this summer the Blackfoot offense has come in spurts, some games they get runs in bunches, the rest it is a struggle.

Snake River Library Celebrates 'End of Summer'

June 26, 2013

THOMAS — Kids are “Digging into Reading” at the Snake River School/Community Library at the “end of summer reading party” on Tuesday.
Food was served. The children made “dirt” by crushing Oreo cookies.
Pudding was added to the dirt for a sweet treat. Watermelon was also
served.
Kids also received free books and chose a flower to take home.
Story time lady, Miss Peggy Hansen, helped the children put handles on

June 25th

New library director

June 26, 2013

BLACKFOOT—To say that Lisa Harral "knows the library" is an understatement. Harral started working at the Blackfoot Public Library in 1980 while she was just in high school; now, over 30 years later, Harral has been named Library Director - an opportunity that she welcomes wholeheartedly.

Fairchild's diving grab gives Blackfoot split

June 25, 2013

BLACKFOOT — One pitch.
One pitch is all it takes to swing the momentum in the game of baseball.
In the top of the fifth inning in game number two of the district opening doubleheader with Wood River Tuesday at Blackfoot High School, Jaron Katseanes made that one pitch, he also got a little help from right fielder Dallin Fairchild.

Boy Scout Celebration

June 25, 2013

FIRTH — 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

Music in the Park: Eclectic Connection to Kick off Season

June 25, 2013

BLACKFOOT — Eclectic Connection, a six piece band from Idaho Falls, will kick off the first concert of Blackfoot’s ‘Music in the Park’ season on Wednesday evening. Local musician Doug Wareing, who directs the popular “Jazz House Big Band,” has coordinated this year’s concert series - carrying on the tradition that Blackfoot man, the late Butch Hulse, started four years ago. The Bingham Memorial Hospital board of directors and administrators have, again, stepped up to sponsor this year’s concert season.

Robert Allen ‘Bud’ Norwood, 73

June 25, 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 ‘Jeanne’ Harman in

June 24th

Boy Scout Encampment opens Wednesday

June 24, 2013

FIRTH — 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.

Broncos split pair with Knights

June 24, 2013

BLACKFOOT — 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.

Higham wins Von Elm title

June 24, 2013

BLACKFOOT — 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.

 

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