POCATELLO â€“ A new surgery to help patients with chronic reflux disease is available exclusively at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
"Chronic reflux disease, heartburn and Barrett's esophagus has been my passion for 30 years," said surgeon Kurt Birkenhagen. He has offices in In Blackfoot and Pocatello.
Birkenhagen's interest is not only professional but also personal. He has personally suffered from chronic acid reflux, heartburn and Barrett's esophagus.
Items of note from March 22-April 3.
Bingham County Sheriff
TAPE RECORDING: March 24, 7:08 p.m.: A woman said she has a tape recording that she needs an officer to listen to.
GAS CAPS: March 24, 9:41 a.m.: A caller at Pratt Truck Service said several vehicles are missing the gas caps.
FAKE COINS: March 25, 1:36 p.m.: A man said he bought coins at an auction and found out that they are counterfeit when he took them to be appraised.
BREAK-IN: March 26, 6:27 p.m.: A man said someone has broken into his house but he has not noticed anything missing.