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Shelley rancher seeks county commission seat

March 9, 2012

Matthew Thompson of Shelley is running for Bingham County Commissioner from District 1 as a Republican.
The length of the county commissioner’s term rotates through the three commissioners. In 2012, the commissioner elected from District 1 will serve a two-year term.
“I have been interested in politics at all levels and I think it’s time to get involved,” he said.

We The People fundraiser successful

March 9, 2012

Blackfoot High School government teacher Holly Kartchner was thrilled with the support her "We The People" students received from the community on Thursday night.
We The People is a class which learns about our democratic government and meets other schools in a competitive environment. The Broncos have won the state competition and the right to compete on the national level in Washington, D.C.

State Hospital South gets good budget news

March 9, 2012

Tracey Sessions, the administrator at State Hospital South, is breathing a little easier after the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee passed a budget which adds 10 positions for next year.
Before the vote, which passed 19-1, Rep. Fred Wood (R-Burley), a physician, told his fellow legislators that the major staffing cuts over the last few years put the hospital in danger of losing its accreditation.
“We've cut 30 some-odd positions in the last three years out of State Hospital South,” he said. “If we don't get that staffing level up, we're going to jeopardize accreditation.”

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