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February 13th, 2012

Tendore case continues in court

February 14, 2012

Cass William Tendore, age 27, of Pocatello, appeared with his attorney Monday before Senior District Judge Gregory Anderson on a motion to suppress charges against him.
Count two, possession of a controlled substance, was dismissed. The report from the State Lab said there was no controlled substance in the baggy found on Tendore's person.
Tendore was arrested at the Eastern Idaho State Fair in September 2011. He was charged with trafficking a controlled substance, three counts of carrying a concealed weapon without a license and criminal trespass from the fairgrounds.

Staying alert: New program helps keep community safe

February 14, 2012

Have you ever seen the police in your neighborhood and wondered why? A new virtual community watch program can give you that information and more. Multiple Bingham county law enforcement agencies have partnered with AlertID to provide the new system that is available now.
The AlertID program provides near real-time crime and threat advisories, online community watch programs and a crime map for everyone in Bingham County when they sign up.

SweetFest draws a crowd: Valentine shoppers look for treats

February 14, 2012

A steady stream of people flowed through the Meridian Center on Monday, buying goodies for their favorite people during SweetFest.
SweetFest is a fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Blackfoot, a women's service organization.
Linda DeRoche, president of the local chapter, noted that they conduct a few fundraisers a year so they can award scholarships to deserving women.

Alan Blake Chadwick, 53

February 13, 2012

Alan Blake Chadwick, 53, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.
He was born June 28, 1958 in Blackfoot to Ralph Lorenzo Chadwick and Karen Marie Keller.
Blake received his education in California, graduating from Hemett High School.
On April 21, 1979, he married Denise Ritchie in Heber, Utah.
Blake farmed for many years and the past four years he had worked at Bingham Coop as a repairman.
He was very talented in woodworking and also enjoyed skeet shooting with his family, collecting and selling guns, and riding dirt bikes with his kids.

LaRue King Andreason Clayson Youd, 87

February 13, 2012

LaRue Youd, 87 of Aberdeen passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at The Willows in Blackfoot.
LaRue was born July 2, 1924, in Aberdeen to Paul Dean King and Sabra Norean Kendall.  She attended grade school in Aberdeen and went on to college at Albion State Normal School.
LaRue married Byron Andreason, June 16, 1942 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.  He preceded her in death in 1945.  She later married James Keith Clayson, Nov. 1, 1948 in Bend, Ore.  They were later divorced.  She married Garth Youd, Jan. 17, 1958 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Minerva Osborne, 80

February 13, 2012

Minerva Osborne, 80, of Gibson, Idaho passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 in Pocatello, Idaho.
A Traditional Native American Burial will take place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Gibson Cemetery. Minerva will be taken to her residence on West Ferry Butte Road at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012 and remain there until her funeral service at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and family until 8 p.m. after the funeral service.

Marvin Roy Denning, 84

February 13, 2012

Marvin Roy Denning, 84, of Blackfoot passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at his home from Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at the Blackfoot 4th Ward LDS Chapel, with Bishop Les Cook conducting. Family will meet with friends and family from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow at the Groveland Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Paul Renshaw Solem, 91

February 13, 2012

Paul Renshaw Solem, 91, of Blackfoot went behind the veil on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at The Willows in Blackfoot.
Paul was born Jan. 28, 1921 in Springfield, Illinois, to Paul Gerhart and Lutie Viola Renshaw. He was raised in Illinois. His father was a fur coat salesman, so he did a lot of traveling with him, which was Paul’s passion.
Paul was known as the “Flying Saucer Prophet” and held several lectures throughout his life all over the Western states. Paul lived with and was accepted by the Hopi Indians of New Mexico for several years.

Power outage in Blackfoot

February 13, 2012

A power outage Monday morning affected nearly 1,100 customers in west Blackfoot for approximately 30 minutes.
The outage occurred at 10:24 a.m. Monday. An Idaho Power representative said they believe something hit a power line causing the outage, but the cause was not immediately determined. A crew responded, checked the line and restored power at 10:53 a.m.
The outage affected 1,100 customers from Broadway to Riverside Plaza including the Jensen Grove area. The areas impacted include Meridian Street, Parkway Drive and Jensen Grove Drive.

February 12th

Former resident working for Google

February 12, 2012

BLACKFOOT — Former Blackfoot resident Martha Bean wanted to find a position where she could have many opportunities, meet interesting people, and work on stimulating projects. That is why she applied at Google. Much to her delight, Bean obtained the job and now works for the multinational internet corporation.

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