May 22nd, 2015
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Summerâ€™s long, warm days make for perfect outdoor playtime for the whole family, especially our pets. However, with this abundance of outdoor activity comes an increased risk for our pets to carry fleas and ticks into our homes. Not only are these pests a nuisance, but they can also bring with them a variety of diseases harmful to both humans and animals.Â
BLACKFOOT â€” Courtnie Smith was named the new Blackfoot High School girls basketball coach on Thursday. For more on Smith pick-up Friday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
Saturday, may 23
â€¢ Dessert auction fundraiser at the Elks Lodge at 7 p.m. Chocolate Buffet:$5 Sweets Buffet:$5. Desserts will be auctioned all night.
â€¢ Snake River High School Greenhouse is open from 12-4 p.m. On sale are flowers and vegetables started and grown by Snake River High School students.
Monday, may 25
â€¢ Memorial day BBQ at Gem Village Assisted Living from 12-2 p.m. $5 a plate. There will be a bouncy house for kids.
BOISE â€” The BYSL Ballistic U18 club soccer team won the club soccer state title last weekend. For more on the team pick up Thursday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
By JENNIFER PELTZ
NEW YORK (AP) â€” When Brooklyn Law School professors and alumni refer to an "institution," they might very well be talking about Professor Joseph Crea.
He's taught generations of students over more than six decades, instilling legal precepts along with some pithy tenets of his own, such as "Never drop your briefcase and run."
BLACKFOOT â€” The District 5/6 all-star football game is set for Friday in Idaho Falls. For more on the game and the rosters pick up Wednesday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
BLACKFOOT â€” Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today for trustee positions in Snake River, Firth and Shelley school districts and for a Groveland Water & Sewer board member position.
Electors should go to their regular voting places. Same day registration is available at each poll. Electors must reside in the zone with the contested election to qualify to vote.
In the Snake River School District, incumbent Walter (Wally) Aldous is in a three-way race with Sally Nelson and Carol Hepworth in Zone 2.
Incumbent Bill Martin faces Bryce Harper in Zone 3.
Morning News â€”Â Leslie Mielke
Sydney Murdock from Groveland Elementary carries a sponge on her head as part of one of the relays during DARE Day on Wednesday at the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds.