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April 5th, 2015

SR Dance recital Tuesday

April 6, 2015

The Snake River High School Dance team will hold their year end recital on April 7 at 7 p.m. at the SRHS Gym. Admission is $2 per person. They will be performing their competition numbers and dance routines. The Snake River Dance Team is directed by Christy Gardner and Julia Phillips.

Filmmaker returns to hometown to encourage art students

April 5, 2015

BUHL (AP) — As a child, Jaffe Zinn drew pictures whenever he was bored in Buhl.
It was the first step in his artistic journey. Now, the 34-year-old filmmaker lives in Seattle and competes at festivals around the world.
Zinn returned to his hometown Wednesday to encourage the next generation of art students at Buhl Middle School.
"If you have a passion for something, you just have to keep at it," he said.
Art teacher Lynn Popplewell showed her advanced seventh and eighth-grade students a drawing Zinn created for his eighth-grade yearbook.

April 4th

D.R.E.A.M Assembly

April 4, 2015

FORT HALL—Mrs. Leiseth's second grade class held a D.R.E.A.M assembly Friday afternoon. D.R.E.A.M stands for Determination, Respect, Education, Attitude, and Motivation.

April 3rd

Master the dumpling

April 4, 2015

Associated Press

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When Portland chef Jenn Louis set out to perfect pasta dumplings in Italy, she was occasionally met with such disdain from local chefs she might as well have been trying to push the doughy fare to the Paleo diet crowd.

Simpson named Distinguished Dude

April 4, 2015

BLACKFOOT-Fourteen Blackfoot High School dudes flexed, strutted and entertained, all in good fun to raise money for Blackfoot's Distinguished Young Women at the annual Distinguished Dude program at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center on Friday evening.
Tanner Simpson claimed the Distinguished Dude title with his charm, personality and rock star-like drum solo. He took home a cash prize of $100.

Brief total lunar eclipse to grace the sky Saturday

April 3, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday — and it's an unusually short one.
If there are clear skies, the 3½-hour spectacle is visible from start to finish from the western U.S. and Canada where it occurs before dawn. Skygazers in the Midwest and East Coast only get part of the lunar show.
The eclipse can also be seen in its entirety Saturday night from eastern Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Europe and Africa are shut out.

Things to know about the celestial attraction:


Firth boys, Shelley girls finish in second place at Shelley Invite

April 3, 2015

SHELLEY — The Shelley girls track team and Firth boys track team took second place in the Shelley Invite on Thursday. For more on the meet pick up Saturday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.

Easter Ham

April 3, 2015

1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup maple-flavored or pancake syrup
1/4 cup GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard
1 whole boneless fully cooked ham (5 lb.)
Whole cloves
12 maraschino cherries, drained, halved
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained

HEAT oven to 350°F.
MIX sugar, syrup and mustard until blended. Use paring knife to make shallow even diagonal cuts across top of ham in one direction. Repeat, making slits in opposite direction to form diamond shapes.

Breakfast at the Blackfoot airport

April 3, 2015

• Breakfast at the Blackfoot Municiple Airport Saturday, April 4 at 8 a.m. until everyone is served. Cost is $5 per person. Come eat before the Easter Egg Hunt.

April 2nd

Firth students going to state

April 3, 2015

FIRTH – Eleven Firth High School students are heading to state competition next week.
Two students are competing in State Only events. Nine are competing in STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition).
STAR Events are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation.
On Thursday evening, the FCCLA competitors presented their projects to a roomful of peers, parents, teachers and friends in preparing to go to state.

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