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March 30th, 2015

Photo of the week

March 30, 2015

Morning News – Leslie Mielke
The top three contenders at the Snake River Distinguished Young Women program salute the audience. From left are First Alternate Natalie Henicksman, SR DYW Joslyn Phillips, and Second Alternate Rylee Miller.

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

March 30, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.
Miss March, who's 88, wears a green top hat and not much else in the calendar from Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living, and the centerfolds are two women in their 90s who seem to be playing poker with strategically placed oversize cards.
Flip to February and you'll see a smiling, white-haired Dottie Rutter soaking in a bubble bath and flower petals, with chocolates and lingerie nearby.

January 31st

Idaho man finds hidden history in rolls of film

January 31, 2015

BOISE (AP) — Last fall, a camera dealer in Ohio contacted Levi Bettweiser to tell him he had come across 31 rolls of undeveloped black-and-white film at an auction. The dealer wondered whether Bettweiser was interested in them.
For two years, Bettweiser, 28, of Boise, had scoured Treasure Valley camera stores, flea markets and yard sales looking for old, neglected rolls of undeveloped film. Whenever he came across a roll, he took it home and processed it to see what images the negatives held.

January 30th

Arrests made in RadioShack burglary

January 31, 2015

BLACKFOOT — Two men were arrested for the burglary at RadioShack in Blackfoot. The burglary took place on Monday, Jan. 26.
The two are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing two items.
The men are Joshua J. Hart, age 32, and Jeremy L. Croft, age 31. Both are residents of Idaho Falls.
Hart is facing one count of burglary, a felony. He has bonded out of the Bingham County Jail.
Croft is charged with one count of burglary and possession of a controlled substance. He is still in the Bingham County Jail as of this date.

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January 30, 2015

Chubbuck man one of the three Americans killed in a Taliban attack

January 30, 2015

Jason D. Landphair was one of three American civilian contractors killed by a Taliban terrorist Thursday, Landphair was raised in Chubbuck and graduated from Idaho State University.

Superheroes honored

January 30, 2015

FIRTH – Honoring superheroes was the goal of Ashli Finck’s FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) project.
Ashli is a freshman at Firth High School (FHS). For her STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) project, she decided to design and sew superhero capes for the children at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.
FCCLA advisor Janice Anthony said she heard on the radio the Primary Children’s was having a superhero day.
“I wondered if they could use superhero capes,” she said. “I contacted them to find out.”

January 29th

Student to propose ban on shopping bags

January 30, 2015

BLACKFOOT - Snaker River High School senior, Hayley Lemon, 16, will approach the Blackfoot City Council about banning plastic and paper shopping bags in Blackfoot.
Lemon, who will graduate early from SRHS, is taking on this issue as her senior project because she feels strongly about improving the environment.
"Every year, extensive amounts of unnecessary waste goes into the landfill," she said. "I would like Blackfoot to be a city that leads the way in environmental responsibility and help improve our eco-systyem."

ISTCS students at state Future City competition

January 29, 2015

The Future City team at the Idaho Science and Technology Charter School (ISTCS) competed in the state competition last weekend.
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January 28th

Tribes establish Delbert Farmer scholarship

January 29, 2015

A "Delbert Farmer Memorial Scholarship" fund has been established to help the advancement of Native students through higher education.
Farmer, a Fort Hall native and beloved Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Elder, died in September from heart surgery complications at the age of 72.
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