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Blackfoot Performing Arts Center gets donated painting

June 27, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Performing Arts Center now has a piece of fine art adorning one of its walls thanks to the generosity of a local man.
L. DeWayne Young commissioned a painting from Blackfoot artist J. Ken Spencer and then donated the painting to the BPAC in memory of his late friend Dr. Donald E. Silvius, who died Dec. 24, 2010. Spencer and Young were at the BPAC Saturday to meet with community members during an open house and unveiling of the painting.

To Bone and Back is a challenge

June 27, 2011

IDAHO FALLS – The ultra-relay race, To Bone and Back, was last Saturday. In this event, runners race to the small farming community of Bone, 20 miles from Idaho Falls. The teams then complete the race by retracing their path to Idaho Falls. Bone is east and south of Idaho Falls.
A small bone is exchanged between teammates at each checkpoint.
Reasons for running vary.
“It’s a blast,” said Allison Boyer from Firth. “It’s an endorphin rush to the max.

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