THOMAS â€” Into a gymnasium filled to capacity with proud parents, families and friends marched 134 graduating seniors at Snake River High School Wednesday evening.
Speaking to her classmates, senior class president Kylee Hale said, "The world is so much bigger than high school."
She continued, "Be a best friend. Overuse 'I love you.' Don't outsmart yourself. Whatever you do, be a good one."
The 2011 graduating class at Snake River has two valedictoriansâ€”Sarah Asmus and Jake Arbon. Katie Mathis is the salutatorian.
"Learn, laugh, love," said Asmus. "Experiences provide challenges."
MORELAND â€” Mill Creek Metals, LLC, is a recycling center serving Southeast Idaho. Steve Peterson, his wife Kittie and their sons Lex, Trevor, Hans and Cooper â€” are the owners and operators of the business. They have been in business since 2004 and are on 10 acres at 182 N. 760 W. in Moreland.
The business started out as a metal salvage business but has expanded significantly in the last seven years.
Mill Creek is currently under contract with Bingham County to run the transfer station. At the transfer station, cardboard and some plastics are recycled along with all metals.