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April 6th, 2015

REDI

April 6, 2015

Regional Economic Development for East Idaho (REDI), was launched on Monday at Golden Valley Natural in Shelley.

10 things to know today

April 6, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. KENYAN WARPLANES ATTACK AL-SHABAB POSITIONS
The air strikes against Islamic militants in Somalia follow last week's extremist attack on a Kenyan college that killed 148 people.
2. ROLLING STONE PLEDGES TO REVIEW EDITORIAL PRACTICES
But the magazine won't fire anyone after a leading journalism school lambasted how it reported a discredited article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.
3. STRIKES PROLIFERATE IN CHINA AS WORKING CLASS AWAKENS

Coming up this week

April 6, 2015

Monday
• AARP Tax aide from 9 a.m. to noon at the Senior Citizens Center, 20 E. Pacific St. Service continues each Monday through Apr. 13.

Tuesday
• Snake River School Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the school district office.

Wednesday

April 5th

SR Dance recital Tuesday

April 6, 2015

The Snake River High School Dance team will hold their year end recital on April 7 at 7 p.m. at the SRHS Gym. Admission is $2 per person. They will be performing their competition numbers and dance routines. The Snake River Dance Team is directed by Christy Gardner and Julia Phillips.


Filmmaker returns to hometown to encourage art students

April 5, 2015

BUHL (AP) — As a child, Jaffe Zinn drew pictures whenever he was bored in Buhl.
It was the first step in his artistic journey. Now, the 34-year-old filmmaker lives in Seattle and competes at festivals around the world.
Zinn returned to his hometown Wednesday to encourage the next generation of art students at Buhl Middle School.
"If you have a passion for something, you just have to keep at it," he said.
Art teacher Lynn Popplewell showed her advanced seventh and eighth-grade students a drawing Zinn created for his eighth-grade yearbook.

April 4th

D.R.E.A.M Assembly

April 4, 2015

FORT HALL—Mrs. Leiseth's second grade class held a D.R.E.A.M assembly Friday afternoon. D.R.E.A.M stands for Determination, Respect, Education, Attitude, and Motivation.

April 3rd

Master the dumpling

April 4, 2015

By KELLI KENNEDY
Associated Press

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When Portland chef Jenn Louis set out to perfect pasta dumplings in Italy, she was occasionally met with such disdain from local chefs she might as well have been trying to push the doughy fare to the Paleo diet crowd.

Simpson named Distinguished Dude

April 4, 2015

BLACKFOOT-Fourteen Blackfoot High School dudes flexed, strutted and entertained, all in good fun to raise money for Blackfoot's Distinguished Young Women at the annual Distinguished Dude program at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center on Friday evening.
Tanner Simpson claimed the Distinguished Dude title with his charm, personality and rock star-like drum solo. He took home a cash prize of $100.

Brief total lunar eclipse to grace the sky Saturday

April 3, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday — and it's an unusually short one.
If there are clear skies, the 3½-hour spectacle is visible from start to finish from the western U.S. and Canada where it occurs before dawn. Skygazers in the Midwest and East Coast only get part of the lunar show.
The eclipse can also be seen in its entirety Saturday night from eastern Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Europe and Africa are shut out.

Things to know about the celestial attraction:

HOW LONG IS THE TOTAL ECLIPSE?

Firth boys, Shelley girls finish in second place at Shelley Invite

April 3, 2015

SHELLEY — The Shelley girls track team and Firth boys track team took second place in the Shelley Invite on Thursday. For more on the meet pick up Saturday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.

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