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'Operation Lifesaver' improves railroad safety

November 5, 2012

POCATELLO — Stopping at railroad crossings when a train approaches was the lesson "Idaho Operation Lifesaver" wanted motorists to learn. Motorist safety was first and foremost as Union Pacific (UP) conducted "Officer On A Train" last Friday.
"We're only trying to save their life," said Patrolman Akilah Lacy of the Pocatello Police Department.
During the "Officer On A Train" enforcement effort, one officer is placed in the lead locomotive of a train as a spotter. This officer observed traffic approaching the highway rail intersections as the train proceeded down the tracks.

Preparations for General Election

November 5, 2012

BLACKFOOT – All polling places in Bingham County are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for the General Election. Polling locations are:
Electors in Blackfoot precincts 1, 2 & 3 (also 23) will vote at Mountain View Middle School, 645 Mitchell Ln.
Blackfoot 4 — Stalker Elementary, 991 W. Center.
Blackfoot 5 — Ridge Crest Elementary, 800 Airport Rd.,
Blackfoot 6 — Blackfoot Performing Arts Center (BPAC), 870 S. Fisher Ave.
Firth 7 & 8 — Johnson Elementary, 735 N. 600 E.
Groveland 9 (also 22) — Groveland Elementary, 165 N. 375 W., Blackfoot.

 

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