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November 4th

Shelley firm offers plenty of training

November 5, 2012

If you're the owner of a small company looking for safety training, etc., there's a firm in Shelley seeking your business.
David Porter, his wife Catherine, son Jamal and five other employees offer 77 different courses. They range from professional development, industrial safety and nuclear operations training. Their client list includes the Idaho National Laboratory, the Department of Energy and the National Guard Bureau.

Shelley-Firth fire district officials seek bond approval

November 5, 2012

The Shelley-Firth fire district is asking voters to approve a $1.7 million bond. In Shelley, the bond will pay for property and a new fire house. In Firth, the fire station will be renovated and two brush trucks purchased.
The bond request voted on last May was defeated by eight votes. The amount of the bond--$1.7 million--is the same as requested in May, however, fire district official hopes voters will approve it this time. The amount requested is not an addition to the bond that was defeated in May.
To pass this bond, a super majority of voters—67 percent—must approve.

November 2nd

Fall back and change smoke detector batteries

November 3, 2012

On Sunday Daylight Savings Time will end; that's when folks can move clocks back for an extra hour in the day. It's also a great time to change the batteries in smoke alarms, ensuring that alarms will be good in working order throughout the winter months.

Seven-year-old honored for saving mom

November 3, 2012

Seven-year-old Rozzlyn Cazier may not look like a hero, but she has a plaque from the Shelley Fire Department that declares that she is.
Fire Chief Mike Carter presented the plaque and gift certificates from Red Robin and Kiwi Loco to Rozzlyn in front of her schoolmates at Sunrise Elementary on Friday.
On Oct. 8 of this year, Amber Cazier and Rozzlyn were in an arena near Shelley. Amber, a horse trainer, was inside when a horse kicked her in the face. Amber suffered serious skull fractures.

November 1st

Searchers recover body of Blackfoot man from Snake River

November 2, 2012

It was a tragic ending to a long day of searching along the Snake River, near Wadworth Island west of Blackfoot, as searchers recovered the body of Vaughn Kepler, 59, of Blackfoot early Thursday evening.

Semi with load of hay tips in Blackfoot

November 2, 2012

An 18-wheeler semi-truck tipped over Thursday morning. The accident was on Highway 91, just south of the railroad crossings, around the 200 block of SW Main, in Blackfoot. The semi was hauling two flat beds filled with one-ton hay bales.
The front flat bed and the tractor tipped over on their sides. Strapped to the flat bed were 20 hay bales, each weighing one ton.
"It was pretty busted up," said Blackfoot Police Chief Dave Moore.
"We turned the accident over to the Idaho State Police (ISP)," said the chief. "[The Blackfoot police] gave support traffic-wise.

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