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November 2nd, 2011

UNLV coach suspends 5 players for Boise State game

November 2, 2011

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV coach Bobby Hauck says five players have been suspended and will miss Saturday's matchup with No. 5 Boise State.

Hauck says the suspensions are for violations of team rules and code of conduct. Hauck did not provide more details of the violations.

The players suspended include: freshman linebacker Peni Vea; freshman receiver Devante Davis; junior linebacker Princeton Jackson; sophomore running back Tim Cornett and sophomore linebacker Tani Maka.

Economic Symposium Thursday

November 2, 2011

Bingham Economic Development Corporation's 1st annual Economic Symposium is Thursday, Nov. 3, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Tommy Vaughn's Grill in Blackfoot. There is still space for a few more people to attend the symposium. To register call 680-8364. The cost is $25 and includes lunch.

The featured guest speaker and presenter is Dr. Gary Rhoads from BYU-Provo Entrepreneurial and Technology Department who is well-known throughout the Intermountain West as an expert in economic and entrepreneurial ventures.

Most Yellowstone roads to close Monday

November 2, 2011

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Roads to most of Yellowstone National Park's popular tourist spots, including Old Faithful, are scheduled to be closed Monday for the winter season.

After the roads are closed, park staff are expected to begin preparing for limited, commercially guided snowmobile and snow coach travel during the winter season, which begins Dec. 15.

Erma Gay Higgins, 61

November 2, 2011

Erma Gay Gunnell Higgins, 61, of Idaho Falls, passed away Oct, 27, 2011 at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City.
Erma Gay was born Sept.19, 1950 in Preston to Parley Mitton Gunnell and Doris Wilcox Hobbs Gunnell. She grew up and attended schools in the Linrose and Burley areas and graduated from Burley High School. She continued her education at Ricks College in Rexburg and at BYU in Provo, Utah.
On March 26, 1976, she married Douglas Eugene Higgins in the Logan Utah LDS Temple. Together they raised two children.

Dolly Elizabeth Seipert, 93

November 2, 2011

Dolly Elizabeth Chandler Seipert, 93, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, October 31, 2011 at her son’s home in Idaho Falls.
Dolly was born on May 10, 1918 in Bancroft, Idaho to William Henry Chandler and Sara Zweifel. She lived in the Spencer and Dubois area in her youth, graduating from Dubois High School.

Glen Fred Sohm, 1930-2011

November 2, 2011

Glen Fred Sohm passed away Oct. 28, 2011 in Provo, Utah. He was born Nov. 25, 1930 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Fred Charles Sohm and Cora Jane Baggs.

James I. Dain, 69

November 2, 2011

James I. Dain, 69, of Bowling Green, Mo and formerly of Chambersburg, IL passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011 at his residence. James was born in Meadville, PA on January 19, 1942, a son of Wibirt C. and Alberta L. Marcy Dain. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the James Dain Family. Condolences may be sent to the family at info@nieburfh.com.

November 1st

Charter high school plans moving forward

November 2, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Organizers of a public charter high school expect their petition to be heard by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission in December and are moving forward with their effort to open the school next fall.
The Idaho STEM Academy, a proposed charter high school focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, brought their petition to the Blackfoot School Board of Trustees in September. The board waived the decision during their October meeting to the state Charter School Commission, who will meet Dec. 15.

Bingham Magazine: New issue on stands now

November 1, 2011

BINGHAM COUNTY – The November/December issue of Bingham Magazine is now available in the Morning News office and around Bingham County free of charge. In this issue you will find a tribute to our troops, holiday recipes, community features, local perspectives and more.
You can also view Bingham Magazine online at www.am-news.com under Special Sections.

Coming up: Events happening this week

November 1, 2011

BLACKFOOT – Here is a listing of events happening in and around Bingham County this week. Check our online calendar at http://www.am-news.com for updated information during the week. If you have an event you would like posted please send it to mnews@cableone.net.

NOVEMBER 2
• Solo auditions for the community performance of Handel’s “Messiah” are from 4—6 p.m. at the Snake River High School.
• Bingham County Historical Society final meeting of the year tonight at 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Roast beef dinner--please bring a salad or dessert. Speaker Gene Womack.

 

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