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November 1st, 2011

Prep football playoffs

November 1, 2011

Class 4A
Columbia at Hillcrest, Friday, 7 p.m.
Blackfoot at Skyview, Friday, 7 p.m.
Middleton at Lakeland, Friday, 7 p.m.
Preston at Pocatello (Holt Arena), Friday, 7 p.m.

Class 3A
Kellogg at Fruitland, Saturday, 1 p.m.
Weiser at Timberland, Saturday, noon
Snake River vs. Salmon (Holt Arena), 5 p.m. Saturday
Marsh Valley vs. Kimberly (Holt Arena), 2:30 p.m. Saturday

Class 2A
Firth at Declo, Friday, 6 p.m.
New Plymouth at Nampa Christian, 7 p.m. Friday
West Side vs. Butte County, (Holt Arena), noon, Saturday
Gooding vs. Grangeville (Kibbie Dome), 5 p.m. Friday

October 31st

Pirates sighted in Blackfoot

November 1, 2011

BLACKFOOT — John and Lisa Warren and her brother Mark Empey braved a stiff Idaho wind on Monday to share the Spirit of Halloween with the community.
Empey built the pirate ship playhouse for his nieces and nephews — Emma, Shad and Whitney Warren — about five years ago.
Each Halloween the families decorate their yard on Riverton Road and the ship and invite the community to share.
"Aargh, come on in," Empey told the children as they entered the aft part of the ship. "There's candy at the bottom if you go down the slide."

'Patriot Chopper' visits Blackfoot

November 1, 2011

The Morning News—Melanie Moore
Blackfoot First Baptist Church pastor Jim Deininger takes a look at the National Guard "Patriot Chopper" on display at the church's Fall Carnival and Trunk or Treat event Monday. The "Patriot Chopper" is the first of three bikes built by Orange County Choppers for the National Guard. The blade spokes of the wheels are 3-D inlaid spearheads, the handlebars are constructed of an ammunition belt line, the struts are made from chromed M-4 magazines and an M-4 carbine is mounted on the rear of the bike.

Commission hears plans for county road work

November 1, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The administrator for the Bingham County road crew presented the Eight-Year Plan of road maintenance in the county to the Bingham County commissioners Monday.
The commissioners oversee the expenses for the county. Therefore their input is sought on the priority of the road projects.
"The projects presented are in no particular order," said David Babbitt, Bingham County Director of Public Works. "We want our plan on where we're going to be on the same page [as the Bingham County commissioners]."

Overnight snow forecast for Southeast Idaho

October 31, 2011

A cold front will move through Southeast Idaho tonight bringing rain and overnight snow showers to the valley floors.
Precipitation will only linger mainly in the Eastern Highlands, which may see 1-3 inches of snow.
Lingering snow showers are expected Tuesday with another system bringing cold air and rain and snow moving in Friday and Saturday.

Three injured in I-15 accident near Blackfoot

October 31, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Three people were injured in a three-vehicle accident Monday morning on Interstate 15 just south of Blackfoot.
The accident occurred at 10:45 a.m. at milepost 92 in the northbound lanes of travel on Interstate 15. A small Jeep SUV experiencing mechanical problems was traveling approximately 20-25 miles per hour in the slow lane of travel and was preparing to exit at Blackfoot, Idaho State Police Sgt. Robert Rausch said. The vehicle was being followed by an Idaho Department of Transportation pickup truck with flashing lights.

No sons? No problem for Pingree ranchers

October 31, 2011

PINGREE — Riding, roping, calving, cutting, branding and building fence –– you name it — and the Dalley girls Naomi, 12; Quinci 10, and Saydi, 6 can do it.
Chris and Kimmel Dalley own land and cattle in Pingree and Northern Nevada but they don’t need to hire help because it’s a family business and everyone, regardless of age, or gender helps.
Kendall Keller, Farm Bureau regional manager and family friend, says “these three girls are better cowboys than most grown men.”
That’s a compliment the girls and their parents will tell you is true.

October 30th

Bingham Crisis Center gets new look

October 30, 2011

BLACKFOOT – The beautification project at the Bingham Crisis Center was started on Saturday with the help of scout Brad Carter as he started the hands-on work of his Eagle Scout project Saturday.  
Carter designed his Eagle Scout project to help the Crisis Center “because I wanted to do good for the community.”
“There are really seven projects,” Carter said.
These projects include:
·         fixing the sidewalk,
·         removing the maple tree that caused the sidewalk to buckle,
·         preparing the flowers beds for new bushes and laying down river rock,

Twice as Nice; Panthers repeat 3A state volleyball championship

October 30, 2011

COEUR D'ALENE — Don't be surprised at your Halloween party this evening if you bump into someone dressed as a back-to-back champion because there are a fine group of Snake River Panthers who are exactly that after the Panther volleyball team accomplished their season long goal on Saturday with a pair of thrilling victories in the 3A state volleyball tournament.
"To be in the championship and then actually win it, there are no words for it," Snake River head coach Shelli VanOrden said.

October 28th

Chiropractor donates coats to Bingham Crisis Center

October 29, 2011

BLACKFOOT — On Friday, Bingham County Chiropractic donated 150 winter coats to the Bingham Crisis Center. During October, for the past four years, Bingham County Chiropractic has spearheaded this coat drive under the direction of Dr. Michael Johnson, Cari Garrett and Dixie Chapman from the Bingham Crisis Center.
"We love the coat drive; especially receiving children's coats," Chapman said. "Anyone who needs a coat can come to the Crisis Center to get one. No one in Bingham County should be cold."
"We do this every year because we know the coats go to a good cause," Johnson said,

 

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