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January 13th, 2012

Suiting up

January 13, 2012

The Pocatello hazmat team suits up to enter the Bingham County Courthouse after the building was put on lockdown because of a white substance that was found in the Treasurer's Office.

BREAKING: Bingham County Courthouse on lockdown

January 13, 2012

BLACKFOOT - The Bingham County Courthouse is on lockdown after an envelope containing white powder was discovered in the Treasurer's Office.

Update 3:45 p.m.: The courthouse remains on lockdown. The regional hazmat team from Pocatello has suited up and is running a battery of test on the substance outside the courthouse.

Ex-BHS athlete charged with violating probation

January 13, 2012

BLACKFOOT – An evidentiary hearing for Nathan Anthony Walker, age 20, is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 7. He is charged with a probation violation.
The alleged violation is being a minor in possession of alcohol on Dec. 22.
Defense attorney,Stephen Blaser requested Walker’s evidentiary hearing be set during Walker’s spring break. He is attending Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore.
Seventh District Magistrate Judge Charles Roos agreed to set the hearing in early March.

Vera Thurman, 89

January 13, 2012

VeraThurman, 89, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at her home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.       

Zelma ‘Betty’ Wheeler Eubanks, 92

January 13, 2012

Zelma “Betty” Wheeler Eubanks, 92, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, Jan.
11, 2012 at The Willows in Blackfoot.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and relatives for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

January 12th

Snake River vs Marsh Valley photo gallery

January 13, 2012

THOMAS — Sometimes it's not how you start but how you finish. On Thursday evening the Snake River Panthers shook off a first quarter in which they mustered just one field goal and then finished with a huge 24 point burst in the fourth quarter to pick up a key 54-36 win over conference rival Marsh Valley.

Winger's Express coming to Blackfoot

January 13, 2012

BLACKFOOT — As Stefano Bronzati, a Salt Lake City businessman, stood amid the debris in the former Winger's Restaurant in Blackfoot earlier this week, he discussed the future of the building.
"This is completely different than it was before," he said of what will become the prototype for Winger's Express.
"When you walk in, you come and order at the counter," Bronzati added. He said Winger's Express will be similar to quick service restaurants such as Cafe Rio, Rumbi Island Grill and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. All food will be cooked to order.

TaVaci Teen produces mini-musical

January 13, 2012

BLACKFOOT — Several local kids have been working for several months on the first TaVaci School of Performing Arts TaVaci Teen mini-musical—"Adventures of a Comic Book Artist."
The show will open tonight and continue Jan. 14, 16 and 17 at the Nuart Theater, 195 N. Broadway at 7 p.m. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
"Adventures of a Comic Book Artist" is a mini-musical based on comic book heroes. Director Breclyn Everett said it is a fun show for the entire family.

Police log

January 12, 2012

Blackfoot Police
Items of note from Dec. 30-Jan. 4
DROWSY DRIVER: Dec. 30, 7:58 p.m.: A caller at Arctic Circle said there is man in the drive through that had slurred speech and fell asleep.
FIGHT: Dec. 31, 1:35 a.m.: A caller said there may be a fight behind the Best Western Inn.
GAS THEFT: Dec. 31, 3:57 p.m.: A caller at Chevron reported a man driving off without paying for $80 in gas.
SATAN: Jan. 1, 11:49 a.m.: A caller requested an officer because a man is disrupting the church and making statements that he is Satan.

Hal Bohlscheid, 76

January 12, 2012

Hal Bohlscheid, 76, a former longtime Pocatello resident, passed away, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at his home in Island Park.
As per his request cremation has been completed.
And no public services are scheduled at this time. 
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Ave., Pocatello, 232-0542.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.cornelisonfh.com.

 

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