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April 13th, 2015

10 things to know for Monday

April 13, 2015

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


The former secretary of state spent nearly two years tiptoeing around a decision that much of the political world assumed was a done deal.


Now that one of his white officers is charged with murder of an unarmed black man, the police chief is trying to mend a rift between the force he oversees and the community they serve.

April 11th

Mastering the simple vinaigrette to deliver maximum flavor 

April 11, 2015

cooking skills. With AP Photos.
Mastering the simple vinaigrette to deliver maximum flavor
SARA MOULTON, Associated Press

Most people reach for prepared salad dressings because on busy weeknights they just can't handle the thought of whipping up yet something else. Because after cooking a main course and some sides and tossing together a salad, who has the time and energy to make a dressing?

April 10th

Gender Revolution March

April 10, 2015

BLACKFOOT—Blackfoot High School students wrapped up their Gender Revolution Friday afternoon, with a Gender Equality March. Thirty five students marched from Blackfoot High School to Jensen's Grove with their banners and posters in hand for fellowship and pizza. Students showed enthusiasm for their message "Love No Matter What."

April 9th

Bridge closed on Friday

April 9, 2015

BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot's truss bridge that crosses the Snake River on Bridge Street will be closed today. JUB engineering will be doing a 24-month fracture critical inspection for the Idaho Department of Transportation. This will require an up close inspection of every major part of the bridge that carries net tension.

Beat The Odds fundraiser for Rigin James Page

April 9, 2015

A fundraiser for Rigin James Page will take place Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11. Friday there will be a meet and greet at the Bannock County Fairgrounds indoor arena at 6 p.m.. Admission is free. Saturdays events will begin at 11:30. The live auction, saddle raffle and silent auction will run throughout the day on Saturday.

April 8th

AKI Gallery welcomes Simply Arlie

April 8, 2015

The AKI Gallery is honored to welcome April's Artist, Simply Arlie and her Exhibit "Within Frame"! She is an Amazing Photographer from Maryland whom we are very lucky to be exhibiting. The Exhibit will begin April 8th with a Reception and Workshop from 7-9pm. The Reception and Workshop are free to the public so please come and enjoy a wonderful evening with Simply Arlie!

April 7th

Council rejects bag proposal

April 8, 2015

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot City Council rejected a proposed ban on plastic and paper bags in Blackfoot on Tuesday.
Snake River student Hayley Lemon, 16, a senior set to graduate early, made the proposal in February as part of her senior project. Council members expressed concern approving the ban would be government overreach.

400-lb, gator gets new home

April 7, 2015

GROVES, Texas (AP) — A 400-pound alligator safely hauled out of a Southeast Texas pond has a new home at a tourist attraction that caters to gators.
Gator Country preserve owner Gary Saurage said Tuesday that the 11-foot reptile joins more than 400 other alligators at the preserve in Beaumont, Texas.
Saurage got the animal after a landowner in nearby Groves called about an aggressive alligator in a rural pond where children swim.
Saurage went to the swampy site to rope and remove the male alligator, which he estimates is 35 to 40 years old.

Dental open house on Wednesday

April 7, 2015

Dr. Cade Baldwin and his staff are hosting an open house from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, at Blackfoot Family Dentistry, 380 W. Judicial St. in Blackfoot. Refreshments and door prizes will be given away. Everyone welcome.

Photo of the Week

April 7, 2015

Jeff Nauman sent in this photo of Jessie Nauman and her niece Kyla Nauman. Both are former Blackfoot residents now living in Colorado.

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