March 3rd, 2015
BLACKFOOT-A public hearing at Tuesday night's Blackfoot City Council meeting revealed some good ideas on how the city can collect on utility bills without putting the burden on the landlords or property owners.
BLACKFOOT-Blackfoot School District's "Financial Advisory Committee" is hosting an open house on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center to answer questions about the supplemental levy election on March 10.
The district is asking patrons to support a $2.6 million levy based on recommendations by the "Financial Advisory Committee."
THOMAS â€“ The Snake River School District has two school board trustee positions up for election.
School board elections for Zones 2 and 3 are open.
Currently, Wally Aldous represents Zone 2 which is the Rockford/Thomas area. Â
Bill Martin currently represents Zone 3 which is the West Moreland area.
Both men can run for reelection, if he so desires. Each position is elected for four years.
The school board election is on Tuesday, May 19.
People desiring to run for a school board position must live in the zone he/she wants to represent.
POCATELLO â€” The Snake River wrestling team won the 3A state championship on Saturday in Holt Arena. For more on the tournament pick up Monday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
BLACKFOOT â€” To help raise food and funds for "Harvest for Hunger," CHS Bingham Coop is raffling off a Microsoft Service Pro 3, a tablet that turns into a laptop. The tablet is worth $1,200.
"Our goal this year is to raise $20,000," said Jeff Nii, CHS Bingham Coop's marketing manager. "We really need the community's help to reach this goal."
CHS Bingham Cooperative in Blackfoot and American Falls are gathering donations of food, crops and money to help raise the equivalent of 2 million meals for hungry families.
ARIMO â€” The Snake River Panthers saw their season come to an end after a 60-52 loss to Marsh Valley in the 3A District 5 title game at Marsh Valley High School on Friday. For more on the game pick up Saturday's Morning News of visit the e-edition.
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THOMAS â€” The Snake River Panthers fell to Marsh Valley 63-53 in the 3A District 5 tournament Thursday night. The Eagles and Panthers meet in a winner take all game tonight in Arimo. For more on the game pick up Friday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
BOISE (AP) â€” Idaho House legislative leaders have introduced legislation exempting the state from observing daylight saving time.
The House Ways and Means Committee, made up of exclusively legislative leadership, voted 4-2 to advance the bill on Wednesday.
Prior attempts to pass legislation eliminating Idaho's daylight saving time â€” usually advocated by farmers and agricultural representatives â€” have failed.