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March 14th, 2011

Danny Leroy Dahlquist

March 14, 2011

Danny Leroy Dahlquist was born on October 3, 1953 to David Frankin Dahlquist Sr, and Fern Cora Elston Dahlquist. There was a small mix-up with his drivers license as it read 1952, and Danny was always excited about that, making him a year older. Danny was born, grew up and educated in Blackfoot.
Danny married Cherryl Camphouse Dahlquist in 1972, soon after they moved to Dallas, Texas, where his son, Johnathon was born.

Etha Justensen Hiatt, 96

March 14, 2011

Etha Justensen Hiatt, 96 of Blackfoot, passed away, March 12, 2011 at the Skilled Nursing Center in Blackfoot of a extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Blackfoot 1st Ward LDS Chapel, 187 N. Ash Blackfoot.
Burial will follow at the Groveland Cemetery.
Family will meet with friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot and one hour prior to services at the Church.

Gregory Lynn Wright, 61

March 14, 2011

Gregory Lynn Wright, 61, of Pocatello, Idaho passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

Nina Anderson Mecham, 85

March 14, 2011

Nina Anderson Mecham, 85, of Pingree, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at The Willows in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lewis, 80

March 14, 2011

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lewis, 80, of Pocatello, passed away on March 12, 2011 at the Ashley Manor in Chubbuck, Idaho.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2001, at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling in Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends on Friday evening at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday for an hour prior to services.
Interment will be in the Riverside Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Sex offender code: Tribes to implement offender registration

March 14, 2011

FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes have adopted a sex offender registration code and will now be registering sex offenders on the reservation.
Next week Oleta Benally, the Tribes’ sex offender registry technician, will begin registering all qualifying sex offenders who work, go to school or reside within the boundaries of the reservation. Benally said visitors to the reservation who plan to stay for more than 72 hours must also register.

‘Little misses’ go to day camp with DYW

March 14, 2011

BLACKFOOT – Prior to their own program, Blackfoot Distinguished Young Women sponsored the Little Miss day camp at the Blackfoot Community Center Saturday.
Director Ashlee Howell said 86 “little misses” were participating in the event, which featured five different workshops in addition to group activities, and a “Be Your Best Self” program presented by the Distinguished Young Women.
“The Distinguished Young Women plan everything. They get their own supplies and make all of the arrangements,” said Howell. “They really take on the whole project and they are great with the younger girls.”

Hansen is Distinguished Young Woman

March 14, 2011

THOMAS — Poise has been defined as grace under pressure.
Saturday night, 20 Snake River High School juniors displayed poise as they presented their talents, physical fitness and self-expression during the 2011 Distinguished Young Women (DYW) program at Snake River High School.
Hannah Hansen won this coveted title.
Hansen won a $2,000 scholarship for earning the 2011 Distinguished Young Woman title. In addition, she won $300 for scholastics, $300 for interview, $300 for fitness and $300 for self-expression.

March 11th

Three locals to receive National Turkey Federation awards

March 12, 2011

By LESLIE MIELKE
lmielke@cableone.net
POCATELLO — Two Boy Scouts and a Snake River senior will be honored tonight at the National Wild Turkey Federation local chapter's annual fundraising dinner.
In the past three years, 1,225 hybrid oak and crabapple trees have been planted on the Snake River south of Blackfoot down to Preston, said Ed Bullock, president of the Southeast Idaho National Wild Turkey Federation. Ten Boy Scouts' Eagle projects have also been completed by planting a number of these trees,

Local teacher receives classroom grant

March 12, 2011

MORNING NEWS
BLACKFOOT — A new teacher in Blackfoot has been awarded a classroom start-up grant to help establish her classroom.
Ms. Debbie Steele, a first grade teacher at Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center, has been awarded a grant for $250 from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. The grant will fund the purchase of new reading and science materials to provide students kinesthetic, audio, and visual learning strategies through hands-on experiments and real-life experiences.

 

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