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March 1st, 2015

Snake River trustee positions open

March 1, 2015

THOMAS – The Snake River School District has two school board trustee positions up for election.
School board elections for Zones 2 and 3 are open.
Currently, Wally Aldous represents Zone 2 which is the Rockford/Thomas area.  
Bill Martin currently represents Zone 3 which is the West Moreland area.
Both men can run for reelection, if he so desires. Each position is elected for four years.
The school board election is on Tuesday, May 19.
People desiring to run for a school board position must live in the zone he/she wants to represent.

Snake River wins 12th state wrestling title in school history

March 1, 2015

POCATELLO — The Snake River wrestling team won the 3A state championship on Saturday in Holt Arena. For more on the tournament pick up Monday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.

February 27th

Tablet raffled for Harvest for Hunger

February 28, 2015

BLACKFOOT — To help raise food and funds for "Harvest for Hunger," CHS Bingham Coop is raffling off a Microsoft Service Pro 3, a tablet that turns into a laptop. The tablet is worth $1,200.
"Our goal this year is to raise $20,000," said Jeff Nii, CHS Bingham Coop's marketing manager. "We really need the community's help to reach this goal."
CHS Bingham Cooperative in Blackfoot and American Falls are gathering donations of food, crops and money to help raise the equivalent of 2 million meals for hungry families.

Panthers come up short in district title game

February 28, 2015

ARIMO — The Snake River Panthers saw their season come to an end after a 60-52 loss to Marsh Valley in the 3A District 5 title game at Marsh Valley High School on Friday. For more on the game pick up Saturday's Morning News of visit the e-edition.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life

February 27, 2015

February 26th

Man jailed after chase, crash

February 27, 2015

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Panthers forced to play for season after 63-53 loss to Marsh Valley

February 27, 2015

THOMAS — The Snake River Panthers fell to Marsh Valley 63-53 in the 3A District 5 tournament Thursday night. The Eagles and Panthers meet in a winner take all game tonight in Arimo. For more on the game pick up Friday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.

February 25th

New bill targets Idaho's daylight saving time

February 25, 2015

BOISE (AP) — Idaho House legislative leaders have introduced legislation exempting the state from observing daylight saving time.
The House Ways and Means Committee, made up of exclusively legislative leadership, voted 4-2 to advance the bill on Wednesday.
Prior attempts to pass legislation eliminating Idaho's daylight saving time — usually advocated by farmers and agricultural representatives — have failed.

Exchange student goes from Blackfoot to Broadway

February 25, 2015

Johanna Finn had never heard of Blackfoot. And it was not what she had in mind when she decided to spend a year as a foreign exchange student (from Finland).
"I remember the first thought that came to my mind was Blackfoot? What is that? Where is that? I was a bit disappointed that I wasn't going to a bigger city or somewhere with a beach. But after some thought, I was eager to see what it would be like to live in the countryside."
It turned out to be just what she needed.

February 24th

Water comes early at Jensen Grove

February 24, 2015

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