May 18th, 2015
A one vehicle accident occurred this morning off of Exit 93 towards I.F. There are no reported injuries. More information to come.
Monday, May 18
â€¢ Blackfoot D55 Retiring Teachers at 3 p.m. at the BPAC. The teachers and employees of the year from each building will also be recognized.
Tuesday, May 19
â€¢ Greater Blackfoot Association of Realtors Blood Drive at 1650 Highland Drive at the Blackfoot Idaho Stake Center Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To schedule your appointment or for more information contact Tami Fairchild (208) 681-6646.
â€¢ Shelley High School graduation at 7 p.m. in the SHS gymnasium.
FORT HALL â€” A television production company is seeking a Shoshone man interested in acting for a role in the HBO miniseries "Lewis & Clark."
According to a press release sent by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Rene Haynes Casting is asking interested individuals to send an audition tape. They can send their contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 20 to receive taping instructions.
The role is that of Cameahwait, the 30-year-old brother of Sacagawea.
GOODING (AP) â€” Treating addiction was sometimes as simple as holding someone's hand as their body convulsed from withdrawals.
This is how Dr. Douglas Smith helped detoxify alcoholics at the Salvation Army in Pasadena, Calif., in 1968. At the time, Smith was completing his internal medicine residency.
This type of detoxification was called "social detox." The withdrawal is tough, and severe cases required admitting the person to a hospital.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHY DID AMTRAK TRAIN SPEED UP BEFORE CRASH
That's a question investigators are exploring in the wake of the deadly derailment in Philadelphia.
2. GRIM DISCOVERY NEAR CHOPPER CRASH IN NEPAL
Rescuers find three bodies right by the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared while on a relief mission in the earthquake-hit country; six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers were on board.
3. A KING AMONG BLUESMEN
By ALISON LADMAN
We love grilled vegetables. We love Italian puttanesca sauce. And we love a nice cool gazpacho.
So why not combine our three loves? We tossed some of our favorite summer veggies on the grill, then combined them with the robust flavors of Italian puttanesca, then tossed the whole thing in the food processor to create a wonderfully chunky-smooth gazpacho that is both bold and refreshing.
BOISE â€” The Blackfoot Broncos defeated the Moscow Bears 21-6 to clinch a berth in the 4A state tournament game. For more pick up Saturday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
BLACKFOOTâ€”Ace Hardware will be coming to 51 S. Spruce, the old Ridley's grocery store in Blackfoot, later this year. Ace Hardware has leased the building from Ridley's Family Markets Corporation.
To see more on this story check tomorrows newspaper or e-edition.
BLACKFOOTâ€”After many months the billboard in the Riverside Plaza finally gets a new look. Bingham Memorial Hospital rented the space to advertise the First Choice Urgent Care Clinic.