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May 14th, 2015

Don't let the slobber fool you, your dog could be a brainiac

May 15, 2015

By SUE MANNING,

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When her muscles locked and left her unable to move or speak, Wallis Brozman was glad she had a genius for a service dog.

Brozman, who has a movement disorder called dystonia, had taken her golden-Labrador retriever mix, Caspin, outside for a potty break without attaching the pulling harness he wears to guide her. Suddenly, she couldn't move.

Broncos advance to 4A semifinals

May 14, 2015

BOISE — The Blackfoot Broncos advanced the the 4A state semifinals on Thursday with a 4-3 over Minico at Bishop Kelly High School. For more on the game visit the e-edition of Friday's copy of the Morning News.

May 13th

Weekend calendar

May 14, 2015

Friday, May 15
• Driving Range Challenge at 9:30 p.m. at the Blackfoot Driving Range hosted by the Bingham County Law Enforcement Relay for Life team. Each participant will receive five “glow in the dark” golf balls for $20. Pre-registration and payment are required. To register, contact Asmus or Sallie Carson at the Blackfoot Police Department at 785-1235.
• Garage Sale at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Bingham Health Care Foundation.

Saturday, May 16

County baseball and softball teams begin quest for state titles

May 13, 2015

BLACKFOOT — The state baseball and softball tournaments begin this week and Thursday's Morning News has brief previews of each of the sixth county teams that qualified. Pick up Thursday's Morning News or visit the e-edition for the previews.

Seniors honored by Chamber

May 13, 2015

BLACKFOOT - Former Bingham County prosecuting attorney Tom Moss encouraged seniors from area high schools to stay focused as they move forward with their lives.
Speaking to the students which the Greater Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce honored on Wednesday, Moss said, "don't worry about the small stuff. Focus on what's important."
For more on this story, turn to our Thursday print or e-editions.

May 12th

Sea lion pup startles sailor on yacht with snoring, sneezing

May 13, 2015

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A surprising stowaway startled a man out on his boat in San Diego: A sea lion pup who decided to crash in a bunk, waking the owner with his snoring.

Michael Duffy, 48, said he was on his 41-foot Kettenburg boat "Elixir" at the San Diego Yacht Club when he awoke at 2:30 a.m. Sunday to sneezing and snoring.

He thought it might be a friend, crashing from a night out, but couldn't find anyone. Once it got light a few hours later, however, he heard it again.

That's when Duffy saw a 35-pound sea lion pup on another bunk, curled up like a dog on top of his board shorts.

Russets finish second at 3A golf tourney

May 12, 2015

RATHDRUM — Shelley's Keifer Higham shot a 73 and Snake River's Bridger Truman a 78 to lead a solid effort for Bingham County golfers at the 3A state golf tournament at the Twin Lakes Village Golf Course in Rathdrum on Tuesday.
As a team Shelley finished second with a total of 632 for the two-day tournament. Buhl won the team title with a 608 for the tournament.
Buhl's Hayden Eckert was the individual medalist with a 145 for the days after shooting a 72 on Tuesday.

VIDEO: NFL Suspends Tom Brady 4 Games Over Deflategate

May 12, 2015

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May 11th

Photo of the Week

May 12, 2015

Jill Jorgensen submitted this Mother's Day photo. "I had brunch with my wonderful daughter."

May 10th

10 things to know today

May 10, 2015

The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. 4 HELD IN MISS. POLICE OFFICER SLAYINGS

A routine traffic stop leads to the shooting deaths of Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate — the first Hattiesburg police officers to die in the line of duty in decades.

2. WHAT CASTS WIDE NET ACROSS U.S.

Severe weather hits a huge swath of the country, with a damaging tornado in South Dakota, torrential rains in Texas, a tropical storm in the Carolinas and Colorado snowstorms.

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