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January 25th, 2015

Ririe shoots lights out in big win over Firth to earn season split

January 25, 2015

The Firth girls basketball team lost to Ririe 59-32 Saturday night in Firth. For more on the game pick up Monday's print oe e-editions.

January 23rd

Risch Discusses Middle East, State of the Union with Lou Dobbs

January 23, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars

January 23, 2015

January 22nd

Challis takes down Firth on the mat

January 23, 2015

Challis defeated Firth 55-30 on the wrestling mat on Thursday. For more on the match pick up the print or e-edition

January 21st

Area students share Obama Boise experience

January 22, 2015

Some Boise State University (BSU) students from East Idaho had what will likely be a "once in a lifetime experience" - the opportunity to hear U.S.President Barack Obama speak live and in person. Just one day after his State of the Union speech, Obama spoke to a full house at the Caven-Williams Sports Complex on Wednesday afternoon.
Blackfoot native Nick Hall, 20,  (BHS Class of 2012) who is a junior at BSU studying supply chain management and marketing said he "wouldn't have missed the opportunity to see the president" nailing a spot only 30 yards away from him.

Broncos destroy Diamondbacks on the mats 71-3 to earn league win

January 22, 2015

The Blackfoot wrestling team defeated Century 71-3 on Wednesday. For more on the match pick up the print or e-editions.

Researchers puzzled by discovery 1882 rifle

January 21, 2015

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Researchers are trying to crack the mystery surrounding the discovery of a weathered, rusted Winchester rifle in the mountains of remote eastern Nevada.
The gun manufactured in 1882 was found leaning against a juniper tree on a rocky outcrop in Great Basin National Park during an archaeological survey in November.
Nichole Andler, the park's chief of interpretation, said officials may never know when the .44-40 rifle was placed there, but it's possible it could have been left undisturbed since the 1800s.

January 20th

No. 1 Diamondbacks roll over Broncos

January 21, 2015

Century 71, Blackfoot 34
Century 18 30 15 8 — 71
Blackfoot 11 9 10 4 — 34
Century — Lindsey Smoot 2 0-0 4, Rian Rawlings 7 5-5 19, Katie Hiller 2 2-5 7, Sarah Grinnell 4 0-0 8, Henny Hearn 4 0-0 8, Sarah Holt 2 0-1 4, Kyleigh Hatch 3 0-0 6, Emily Packham 3 0-0 7, Kaitlyn Christensen 1 2-2 4, McKayla Jensen 1 0-0 2, Naomi Behrend 1 0-0 2.
Blackfoot — Holly Gunderson 4 1-2 9, Anicia Luna 0 2-5 2, Ashlyn Beers 2 0-2 4, Taylor Beers 2 1-2 6, Brooklyn Adams 3 0-0 8, Madie Rigby 1 0-0 2, Kelsey Baguley 0 2-2 2.

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Dad gets 'no-show' bill after son misses birthday party

January 21, 2015

LONDON (AP) — It was not what Derek Nash expected to find in his 5-year-old's school bag: A bill demanding a "no-show fee" for another child's birthday party.
Nash said the bill from another parent sought 15.95 pounds ($24.00) because his son Alex had not attended the party at a ski center in Plymouth, southwest England.
Nash told the BBC on Monday he had initially accepted the party invitation, but later realized Alex was supposed to visit his grandparents that day. He said he did not have contact details to let the other family know.

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