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July 29th

Robert Harlow Hendricks, 90

July 29, 2014

Robert Harlow Hendricks, 90
Through the saving grace of our Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ, the eternal spirit of  Robert Harlow Hendricks, peacefully passed from his 90 year old body, to immortality on July 26, 2014.  He is free again to enjoy the company of his beloved wife, parents and loved ones who preceded him to paradise.

July 28th

Pocatello airport schedules weekend airshow

July 28, 2014

Last year, the government sequestration shut down the Pocatello Airport's annual "Airport Appreciation Days." So, this year, airport officials are making up for it by hosting a bigger and better event: "SkyFest" this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"We have really stepped it up this year. We want to offer an event that will expose the community to the airport environment," said Pocatello's airport manager, David Allen. "This will be an exciting "open house" type of event with something for everyone."

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July 28, 2014

Arthur James Jones, 92

July 28, 2014

Arthur James Jones, 92, of Blackfoot, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2014, in Idaho Falls.  He was born March 15, 1922, in Sandy, Utah, the oldest of nine children of Evan Arthur and Edna Evans Wood Jones.  

July 27th

Long distance bike ride in honor of track coach concludes

July 28, 2014

POCATELLO-A bike ride across the state by Mattie Mulick and Norah Parkinson, two friends and former teammates of the late Jackie Poulson (Blackfoot resident and Idaho State University track coach), came to an end at ISU's Davis Field on Saturday afternoon.
Poulson was tragically electrocuted two years ago in the Groveland area. Her future father-in-law Keith Tarpley and friend Lance Hicks also died in the accident.

July 25th

Local Catholic priest officially installed as church pastor of two parishes

July 25, 2014

BLACKFOOT — After serving the Blackfoot and Fort Hall communities since 2011, Father Jose´ de Jesus Gonzalez was officially installed as the pastor of Blackfoot's St. Bernard's Catholic Church and Fort Hall's St. Kateri's Catholic Church at a special mass at St. Bernard's on Friday. This means that the church's bishop [Michael Driscoll of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise] has entrusted Gonzalez with the two parishes and that he [Gonzalez] will serve in the area for at least six more years.

July 24th

The Castle sold to BCCLC

July 25, 2014

BLACKFOOT — The distinctive Castle Pre-School and Day Care, north of Blackfoot, has been sold to the Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center (BCCLC) on Hunter's Loop. The two facilities share a common 174 foot boundary.
The Castle Pre-School and Day Care will be open through Thursday, July 31. BCCLC will take over ownership on Friday, Aug. 1.

Ryan McNeil “Mac” Martin, 39

July 24, 2014

Ryan McNeil “Mac” Martin, 39, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center  from injuries sustained in a fall.

William (Bill) F Hill, 77

July 24, 2014

William (Bill) F Hill passed away peacefully, after a long illness, surrounded by family, on July 5, 2014, at his home in Montpelier, Idaho.
Bill was born July 23, 1936 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Frank L. and Lena Mae Hill. 
Bill joined the Army in 1953 and served in Korea until 1956, when he returned home and was honorably discharged. 

July 23rd

SR legal fees in Asmus case over $50K

July 23, 2014

From March 6 through July 21 of this year, the Snake River School District has spent $57,846.08 on legal advice. This figure is 723 percent above the budgeted amount for legal services.
The Snake River District budgeted $8,000 for the 2013-2014 school year, said business manager Chris Nelson.
Much of that money went to conduct hearings into the case of Elaine Asmus, a science teacher who was charged with harassment following a disagreement with another teacher in January. When she was not offered a contract for the 2014-2015 school year, Asmus sought a public hearing.

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