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December 2nd

Thrift store offers holiday bargains and helps those in need

December 2, 2013

BLACKFOOT—The malls and superstores aren't the only ones to offer great holiday bargains. One of Blackfoot's "best kept secrets" is the Bingham Crisis Center Thrift Store (34 Louella Street) in Blackfoot. It is featuring a week of discounts, a "Christmas Room" filled with holiday decor and a visit from Father Christmas himself.
The thrift store is a subsidiary of the Bingham Crisis Center operated solely by volunteers with proceeds from the store going to help the crisis center (a shelter for women and children) and others in need throughout the community.

December 1st

Polling places listed for Blackfoot mayoral election

December 1, 2013

Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday for the Blackfoot mayoral runoff election.
In Blackfoot, the mayoral candidate must gain 50 percent plus one vote to be elected mayor.
There were six mayoral candidates in the November election. No candidate approached the 50 percentile. The top two contenders—Paul Loomis and Dan Cravens—are running for the mayor's job.
Electors must live within the city limits of Blackfoot to vote in this election.
People living in the following precincts vote at these locations:

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