July 12th, 2011
Marcella R. Torrez, 77, of Basalt passed away Monday, July 11, 2011, at her home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Clyde Seymour Beverland, 83, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at the Lost Rivers Hospital in Arco from a sudden illness.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Anderson Family Funeral Home, 2555 N. Highway 93, Arco. The family will meet with friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Lost River Cemetery with military rites provided by the Harlen Clendenin VFW Post #7137.
MORELAND â€“ The Idaho Science and Technology Charter School (ISTCS) at 51 N. 550 W. in Moreland is hosting an open house from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Thursday.
Board member Holly Lilya said board members read somewhere that colleges were turning out more students graduating in interior design than in the sciences.
â€śWe decided to try to change that,â€ť Lilya said.
There is plenty of technology at ISTCS. A piano lab with 15 pianos will be used to train students. There is also a technical lab, a science lab and a computer lab.
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot Pride Days is this weekend and organizers have planned several events for both adults and children.
The annual event has traditionally been held in June but was moved to July this year with the hope for better weather.
Activities begin Thursday with tours of the Potato Museum from 1-4 p.m. Tours continue Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
BOISE â€” Timothy Frank Spanbauer, 67, of Meridian passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, of natural causes.
He was born on March 2, 1944, in Blackfoot to Frank and Gertrude Spanbauer. His siblings were Matt Spanbauer, Mary Lou Lewis and Arthur Vandeberugh. He graduated from Boise High School in 1962. He also graduated from Links Business School and attended the College of Southern Idaho.
Harold C. Valentine, 90, of Blackfoot passed away Friday, July 8, 2011, at his home from causes incident to age.
Funeral services are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Dorsel Claude Baden, 84, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at his home.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion Stewart Hoover Post Number 29 and Masonic rites by St. Johns Masonic Lodge Number 52. Condolences may be sent to email@example.com.
FIRTH â€“ Saturday was the day all of Dillan Udyâ€™s planning for his Eagle Scout project came together.
Dillan and 15 members of Scout Troop 262 in Blackfoot, worked to plant 30 hybrid oak trees on the TF Ranch in Reid Valley. The objective of all this work is to provide winter habitat for wild animals, especially wild birds, in the area.
Asked why he selected this project he said, â€śIâ€™ve always been interested in the nature end of scouting.â€ť
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot Broncos faced off with a talented Burley Green Sox squad on Friday afternoon and at the end of the day the Broncos emerged with a split for their efforts but dropping game one 12-5 and then rebounding for a solid 7-6 win in the nightcap.
"Burley is a good team, they are undefeated in their district so to get a split with them is pretty good," Blackfoot head coach Jeff Katseanes said.
In the first game Blackfoot succumbed to some shaky defense in the field as the Green Sox took advantage of five Bronco errors.
Eight students from Blackfoot and Mountain View Middle School science teacher Alan Southern were at Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday morning to see the final launch of the space shuttle.
These nine Blackfoot adventurers are part of the Idaho Space Grant Consortium that was awarded a NASA grant as part of NASA's Summer of Innovation Projects. Eighty students and 20 chaperones from Idaho traveled to Florida to see the launch.
Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 9:29 a.m. MDT Friday.