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Blackfoot Charter School Teacher lands grant

October 8, 2012

Katrina Elliott, a second grade teacher at Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center, has been awarded a $250 New Classroom Start-Up Grand from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state's only non-union professional teacher association.The award will fund the purchase of SMART board software.

Grandstand of Terror opens for Halloween fun

October 8, 2012

Clowns, rodents, spiders and monsters...there's something to make nearly anyone shudder and shriek at this year's Grandstand of Terror spook alley. Volunteers have been busy putting the finishing touches on the popular haunt, a fundraiser for the Blackfoot Community Players and Nuart Theater, in the grandstand at the Eastern Idaho State Fair

Fire Department has open house for fire prevention week

October 8, 2012

The Blackfoot Fire Department, at 225 N. Ash, is conducting an open house today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to commemorate Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13. Everyone is welcome to stop by for a tour of the station and refreshments.
Blackfoot Fire Department Captain Dave Krumenacker said the department is teaming up with the nonprofit group National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urging residents to have "Have Two Ways Out," the theme of this year's Fire Prevention Week.

Technology relieves publishing woes for local author

October 8, 2012

BLACKFOOT - Technology is changing the world as we know it, and Blackfoot author Rulon Cammack has found a way to use technology to make one of his dreams come true.

Cammack and his wife Lori have lived in Blackfoot for 35 years They have eight children and 11 grandchildren. He has worked for INL for years, but until recently he has only dreamed of sharing his writings. Cammack has just published a book he has worked on over the past 15 years, "The Soul Collector: A Tale of Time."

 

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