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Basalt is site of Renaissance 'Uprising'

June 21, 2011

BASALT — About 750 people reenacted a bit of life from Merry Old England, last week. This corner of pre-17th century England met east of Basalt.
This was the XXV Uprising of the Barony of One Thousand Eyes. Translated, people have been attending this type of reenactment for 25 years. Participants recreate the middle ages from 550 A.D. to pre-17th century Europe.
Most of the people who attended this "Uprising" came from Utah, Montana, Southern Idaho and parts of Colorado and Wyoming that are west of the Continental Divide,

Make-A-Wish grants girl's wish

June 21, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Mckenzie Barbre is getting an extra-special gift for her seventh birthday—she is going to Disney World with her family courtesy of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Mckenzie was diagnosed one year ago with rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that develops in soft tissue. Mckenzie developed a tumor on the muscle of her eye.

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