Marvin Earl Christiansen, 76, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
He was born Dec. 11, 1934 in Blackfoot, the son of William Earl Christiansen and Orissa M. Hansen.
Marvin graduated from Snake River High School.
He was a member of the National Guard.
On February 1, 1969, he married Judy Deon Winterbottom in Blackfoot. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on June 2, 2006.
Jack Schild, 76, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at The Gables Assisted Living Center in Idaho Falls. He was born Dec. 27, 1933, in Pocatello, to Henry Schild and Ruth Lanham Jefferies. Jack attended school at Tyhee Elementary and Irving Jr. High in Pocatello.
On Dec. 31, 1956, he married Wilma Doris Dear in Elko, Nev. Doris passed away in 1973, and in 1976 Jack married Renae Richardson in Blackfoot. Renae helped him finish raising his five children.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mayo Sherald Truman, 86, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at his home.
Sherald was born Oct. 30, 1924, in Huntington, Utah to Iver Oscar and Meleta Cloe Black Truman. Sherald was raised in Huntington, attending and graduating from Huntington schools. He then spent two years at Utah State University.
On April 3, 1952, Sherald married Beverly Bingham in Groveland. After they were married, they lived in Helena, Mont., for a time, then moved to Blackfoot in December of 1956 and resided there until his passing.
BLACKFOOT â€” Five additional students have received a Juvenile Violation Report of misdemeanor offenses after police uncovered a separate hazing-related incident at Blackfoot High School.
Blackfoot Police Chief David Moore said the second incident was uncovered as police were interviewing and investigating individuals regarding criminal activity and hazing among student athletes at Blackfoot High School.
Bingham County Prosecuting Attorney emphasized that the JVR is not a charging document. However, he said, it is often mistaken as one because it is similar in appearance.
FIRTH â€“ Teaching school board members their roles and responsibilities, Liz Killpack is in her fourth year traveling across the state of Idaho. Killpack is a board trainer with the Idaho School Board Association (ISBA).
A few of her responsibilities include teaching board members how to govern without micro-managing, ethics, strategic planning and goal- setting.
â€śUsually boards donâ€™t take time to discuss whatâ€™s important in their district,â€ť Killpack said. School districts want to give students a â€śtotal education,â€ť but when cuts come, what does that total education look like?
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot head coach Jonathan Packer is fond of saying that win or lose the goal is to get better the next day.
On Friday evening, the Blackfoot Broncos showed that they are indeed better than they were just two nights previous, as they held off a furious Rigby fourth quarter rally, and then pulled away from the Trojans for a 65-53 conference victory.
"We're learning how to win, this game was about learning how to finish and get a win," coach Packer said.
BLACKFOOT â€” With time clicking off the clock Blackfoot junior Cerissa Honena let fly with a high arcing shot from the half court line. As the collective crowd held their breath, the ball banked off the glass, banging in and out of the basket only to fall away as the Shelley Lady Russets prevailed 52-49.
BLACKFOOT, Idaho (AP) â€” Police say more possible hazing victims have come forward after five former Blackfoot High School athletes were charged earlier this month.
Blackfoot Police Chief Moore says more charges are pending, but declined to say what they are or against whom they would be filed.
Nathan Walker, Anthony Clarke, Logan Chidester and Tyson Katseanes have been charged and are scheduled to appear in 7th District Court on Dec. 23. They face various misdemeanors and felony counts of forcible sexual penetration using a foreign object.
Cordell Don Ostberg, 33, of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010.
He was born April 28, 1977, at Blackfoot to Don Vearl and Judy Ann Lee Ostberg.
He attended school in Snake River School District, graduating from Snake River High School.
Cordell has lived in the Blackfoot area most of his life.
He worked in carpentry and construction.
Cordell loved the outdoors, camping and fishing and riding motorcycles and horses. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot and Shelley took to the mats for their inaugural meeting in the 4A High Country Conference. After the dust had settled, Blackfoot showed their County brethren what the competition will be like as they pounded the Russets 69-9.
"The team unity, the team numbers, the team spirit and just the whole feeling that you get from running out on the first night, in our home for the start of the season is just a pretty special feeling," Blackfoot head coach Brian Barlow said. "You've got to love being a Blackfoot Bronco."