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July 13th, 2012

Wanda Mae Anderson Hahn, 89

July 13, 2012

Obituary
          Wanda Mae Anderson Hahn, 89, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
            Wanda was born January 28, 1923 in Moreland, Idaho to Chester Alberto Grimmett and Mae Elizabeth Ellis.  She lived her entire life in Blackfoot. 
            On July 22, 1940, Wanda married Max Wendell Anderson in Blackfoot, Idaho.  He preceded her in death in 1973.  She married Alfred Hahn in 1981 in Blackfoot, Idaho.  He also precedes her in death.

July 12th

Yesterday's Bread opens in Blackfoot

July 13, 2012

BLACKFOOT — Everyone is looking for ways to stretch their dollar in these tough economic times. That is why business woman Heidi Sasser said she and her husband Dev Sasser decided to open 'Yesterday's Bread & More' in Blackfoot.
"We've been looking for a small business opportunity," said Sasser. "We realize people are pinching their pennies these days and we thought opening 'Yesterday's Bread' in Blackfoot would be a good way to help people save money and give back to the community."

July 11th

Snowcones — a summer delight

July 11, 2012

This if the fourth year that Mac's Sno-Shack has been positioned in the triangle across from Les Schwab Tire Center.
This family business is owned by Terrel and Carma McDermott.
"I think we have this business because my mom feel in love with the flavors," said daughter Pam McDermott. "It's good to be young at heart."
The shaved ice is ordered from Grey Ice. Reed's Dairy delivers the cream. The sugar is purchased at Ridley's.

Chamber hires new director

July 11, 2012

Shirley Brumfield, president of the Greater Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce, introduced Letitia (Tish) Dahmen as the organization's new executive director on Wednesday.
Dahmen replaces Leah Rigby, who resigned for personal reasons, effective Monday.
She has a journalism degree from the University of Idaho and has worked in marketing, advertising and editing.
"I worked for the Chamber in Heber City (Utah) for five years and I loved the work," Dahmen said of her decision to seek the director's position.

Zumba team collaborates for fundraiser

July 11, 2012

BLACKFOOT— The Charlotte fire that burned the Mink Creek area June 28, leaving 66 families without homes, has hit close to home in Blackfoot, leaving many wanting to reach out and help those affected.
Zumba instructor Lacy Grover noticed how many of her own students were willing to offer what they had and quickly put together a combined effort for donations.

July 10th

Broncos gallop to sweep of Beavers

July 10, 2012

BLACKFOOT — A day removed from a road sweep at Wood River the Blackfoot Broncos returned home on Tuesday for a non-conference double dip against American Falls. On a near perfect night for baseball, the Broncos continued their roll as they swept the visitors 8-5 and 14-7.
"I'm just pleased with the total effort from everybody in the line up," Blackfoot skipper Jeff Katseanes said. "One through sixteen the all did real well tonight. They are a fun group of kids to coach."

Blackfoot man receives cavalry spurs

July 10, 2012

Sgt. Joseph A. Hale (retired) from Blackfoot received his gold spurs Tuesday for being a soldier with the 116th HBCT (Heavy Brigade Combat Team) from Idaho. He served two tours of duty in Iraq.
Lt. Col. Kenyon Kofoed and Sgt. Marcus Adams made the presentation. Kofoed and Adams serve with the Idaho National Guard. Hale was recognized before all the employees at Spudnik in Blackfoot where he is employed.
Hale was recognized for being a soldier with Operation New Dawn whose aim was to free the people of Iraq. The certificate also noted his ability using a carbine, pistol and sabre.

Pingree man sentenced to prison

July 10, 2012

Jerad Rene Contreras, who was arrested on a parole violation, has been sentenced to complete his sentences on two previous felonies. Seventh District Judge Darren Simpson imposed the sentence Monday afternoon.
In 2007, Contreras was sentenced to two years fixed and three years indeterminate for burglary. In 2009, he was sentenced to two years fixed with three years indeterminate for aggravated assault. The sentences were to run concurrently.
He received credit for 633 days served in jail for his 2007 offense and 585 days on his 2009 offense.

Alice Mae Cottle Hulse, 86

July 10, 2012

Alice Mae Cottle Hulse, 86, a loving, valiant servant returned with honors to be with her heavenly family on Friday, July 6, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Susanne, of natural causes.
Alice was born on July 10, 1925 in Stone, Idaho, to Leland Thomas and Clara Irene Anderson Cottle.  Following high school graduation she attended college.  During her lifetime she has lived in numerous places in Utah and South Dakota, then made a permanent home in Idaho.
On Feb. 29, 1944, she married Boyd LaVon Hulse in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple. 

July 9th

Having beach fun at Jensen Grove

July 9, 2012

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