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Retiree late for his own party

May 31, 2012

He may have been fashionably late for his own retirement party, but Ken Saunders was never late for work (in over 30 for years) for a job that he loved - working for the Bingham County Road and Bridge Department.
Saunders said he made the decision to retire at this time "to give someone else the opportunity to have what he had."

Students play with their food creatively

May 31, 2012

While your mother may tell you 'not to play with your food,' that rule went out that window as students from Snake River Middle School (SRMS) made 'fruit and veggie-mobiles' with the intention of racing them down a ramp and smashing them into a juicy mess at Jensen Grove Thursday afternoon.
It was all part of the 'last day of school' celebration put on by SRMS teachers Lisa Martin, Jill Munson, Suzanne Hieb, Susan Shawver, Sydnee Hale and Carol Adams.

Police investigating allegations of BMH wrongdoing

May 31, 2012

Blackfoot Police Chief Dave Moore confirmed Thursday that his department is looking into allegations on the criminal side against Bingham Memorial Hospital.
“We met with the prosecuting attorney this morning [Thursday] asking for direction,” said Moore, “whether we should continue the investigation or not.
“The prosecutor told us to continue moving forward,” he said, “so we are in an ongoing investigation.  
“We hope to sort out allegations cited by former employees about business practices at the hospital to determine if anything happened or if it didn’t happen,” said Moore.

Snake River graduates 126

May 31, 2012

Family, friends, teachers, administrators and staff members celebrated with the 126 graduates of Snake River HIgh School Wednesday evening.
"Every class forges its own identity; its own uniqueness," said SRHS principal Dean Bonney.
The class of 2012 has received $247,000 in scholarships and awards.
Three more banners have been hung in the gymnasium—for state championships in boys soccer, football and volleyball.
Twelve different teams represented Snake River at state events.
"What's unique about this class is how well you treat one another," Bonney said.

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