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July 14th, 2011

Marion Orland 'Pat' Fielding, 87

July 14, 2011

SUMMERVILLE, Ore. — Marion Orland 'Pat' Fielding, 87, of Summerville, passed away at his residence, Saturday, July 9, 2011. His funeral service was Wednesday, July 13, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 11206 South McAlister Road, Island City. Graveside services were at Desert Lawn Memorial Park, 1401 South Union Street, Kennewick, Wash.

July 13th

Planning and Zoning Commission turns attention to windmills

July 14, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Planning and Zoning (P&Z) commissioners started their discussion on wind turbines in the Proposed Code Revisions Final Draft.
The conversation split into two camps—one supporting the business aspect of wind, the other questioning the proximity to townships.
"This is a business," said commissioner Lee Hammett. "Let the free enterprise system take care of it. If the cost of electricity goes up because of [wind turbines], profitability would be eliminated.
"We cannot legislate view," Hammett said. "We can legislate safety but we cannot pick a side on view."

Two sworn in as Blackfoot School Board members

July 14, 2011

The Morning News—Melanie Moore

Glenn Frank Cook, 63

July 13, 2011

Our beloved father, grandfather, and friend, Glenn Frank Cook, 63, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2011.
Glenn was born May 21, 1948 in Shelley to Glenn Franklin and Emma Gerber Cook. He married his true love, Deborah Ann Johnson, on April 1, 1976, in the Manti LDS Temple.

Marcela R. Torrez, 77

July 13, 2011

Marcela R. Torrez, 77, of Basalt passed away Monday, July 11, 2011, at her home.
She was born Aug. 27, 1933 in Pearsol, Texas, to Juan B. Rodriguez and Antonia Bernal.
She was raised in San Antonio, Texas, and was a migrant worker and moved all over.
On Nov. 8, 1947, she married Elias G. Torrez. He preceded her in death on May 17, 1995.
She was raised as a Catholic.
Marcela worked for Basic American Food for over 16 years and then retired. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, knitting and crocheting.

July 12th

School districts to benefit from state budget surplus

July 13, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Idaho's public schools will receive an additional $60 million in state funding and local school districts are hoping to use the funds to offset budget cuts and add cushion to slim budgets.
The funding is a result of increased tax receipts for fiscal year 2011. The state received $2.44 billion from all forms of tax receipts—sales, income and corporate—in the past 12 months. That was $85.3 million more than the most recent Division of Financial Management projection in January, and 7.95 percent ahead of total tax receipts in fiscal 2010.

Fast storm creates flooded streets in Blackfoot

July 13, 2011

Harold Clifford Valentine, 90

July 12, 2011

Harold Clifford Valentine, 90, of Blackfoot passed away Friday, July 8, 2011, at his home from causes incident to age.
He was born Aug. 16, 1920, in Ainsworth, Neb., to Harold Randolph Valentine and Eva VonLear Keech.
He attended school in Ainsworth, Neb., and was an All-State player in football and basketball.

Marcella R. Torrez, 77

July 12, 2011

Marcella R. Torrez, 77, of Basalt passed away Monday, July 11, 2011, at her home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

Clyde Beverland, 83

July 12, 2011

Clyde Seymour Beverland, 83, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at the Lost Rivers Hospital in Arco from a sudden illness.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Anderson Family Funeral Home, 2555 N. Highway 93, Arco. The family will meet with friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Lost River Cemetery with military rites provided by the Harlen Clendenin VFW Post #7137.

 

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