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March 27, 2015

Volunteers needed

March 27, 2015

A County-wide Volunteer Recognition Survey is used to tally services provided, service hours and donations to recognize the value of volunteer services and all of the volunteers in the county. The survey needs to be completed and turned in by April 3. April 7 is the Volunteer Recognition Day at the Blackfoot Community Center, 257 S. Broadway from 1:30-2:45 p.m. can be picked up at the County Clerk's office in the Court House, Morning News. Surveys can be emailed to Henry Henscheid at jasonleeumc@gmail.com no later than Friday, April 3rd.

Snake River DYW contest on Saturday

March 27, 2015

Winners of the Distinguished Young Women for 2014-2015 encouraged the first graders at Moreland Elementary to "Be the best they can be." From left are SR DYW Kaeley Shawver, First Runner-up Savannah Williams and Second Runner-up Aubrey Williams. This year's contest begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Snake River High School auditorium. Tickets are $8 per person at the door.

Weekend calendar

March 26, 2015

Friday, march 27
• Blackfoot quiltfest today and tomorrow at Blackfoot High School, 870 S. Fisher Ave. Check out the classes and register at blackfootquiltfest.com. For more information call Jenny at 208-681-8264 or 208-680-3246.

Saturday, march 28
• Easton Corbin takes the stage at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center performing all his hits. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m.

Spring Fair today

March 26, 2015

POCATELLO — Spring Fair 2015, a home and garden showcase, opens in Idaho State's Holt Arena today at noon. Over 200 exhibitors from the Intermountain region will be offering their products, services and concepts during the three-day event.
Parking is free and admission is $2 per person with children 12 and under free when accompanied by a parent. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. on Thursday, noon to 10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.


Idaho man works wonders with wood

February 21, 2015

COEUR D'ALENE (AP) — Imagine a world where items normally made of metal are fashioned out of wood - airplane engines, Ferris wheels, logging chains, Geneva drive gear mechanisms, maritime pulleys, pendulum systems within grandfather clocks.
Throw in mischievous puzzles, functional and fashionable home decor and unique pieces of art and you would see a world created by Ray Gotz.
"I just like to make stuff," the 88-year-old Coeur d'Alene resident said.

Percy wins "Dancing with your stars"

February 21, 2015

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February 20, 2015

Family still hopes to find missing service dog

February 19, 2015

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Winter begs for stew. Try a simple and speedy veggie tagine

February 18, 2015

By AARTI SEQUEIRA
Associated Press

A brimming pot of hearty stew is a gift in so many ways during the gray, bone-chilling days of winter. Simmering merrily away on the stove, it warms the kitchen (especially if you fire up the oven and bake a pan of cornbread to serve with it). Its aroma lifts the spirits, encouraging anyone who walks through the front door that they are finally home.

And given that it's made in a huge pot, it's an antidote to loneliness. It begs to be shared with your neighbors!

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