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April 10th, 2011

Aladdin Junior comes to Blackfoot High

April 10, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The cast is ready; the stage is set. The musical, “Aladdin Junior,” opens at 7 p.m. Friday at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center (BPAC).
The musical runs through Friday, April 22, except Sunday and Wednesday.
With a cast of 40 Blackfoot High School (BHS) students, Agrabah, City of Enchantment, comes to life.
It's all here—the costumes, the music, the mystery.
Daniel Burt plays Aladdin, Shameen (Meena) Hajazi plays Jasmine, Logan Lindholm is the Sultan and Brett Coles plays Jafar.

BYU-I students help Dawn Enterprises

April 10, 2011

BLACKFOOT — A local business has received a little help from five mechanical engineering students from Brigham Young University-Idaho.
In 2009, Dawn Enterprises received a new Department of Defense contract to construct a lightweight flame-resistant hood for soldiers fighting in the Middle East. It is anticipated that during the 2011-2012 fiscal year, Dawn Enterprises will deliver 200,000 of these lightweight performance hoods.
The problem with the new lightweight hood is that it consists of two layers—an inner and outer layer made of two different types of fabric.

April 8th

Test makes dirt from garbage

April 8, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The possibility of making compost (dirt) out of municipal solid waste (garbage) took a big step forward recently.
Ted Carpenter, working with Environmental Recovery of Idaho (ERI) in Blackfoot, synthesized a compound made up of bacteria and fungi microbes that eats garbage.
"From the time I was 11 years old, I've wanted to turn garbage into dirt," Carpenter said.
After a 10-week test, Carpenter took samples and sent them to three laboratories for analysis.

Idaho Virtual Academy conducts language arts fair

April 8, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Idaho Virtual Academy middle school students, grades six through eight, displayed their language arts projects in the Needlepoint Building on the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds Friday.
The projects were as varied as the students' interests.
Asked if he was interested in WWII, 14-year-old Jareth McDougel from Fort Hall said, "If it's about WWII or WWII planes, I'm interested."

Roger Patterson, 59

April 8, 2011

Roger Patterson, 59, of Aurora, Ill., and formerly of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, April 07, 2011.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

April 7th

Portneuf doctor implants first MRI-compatible pacemaker

April 7, 2011

POCATELLO — A local doctor has implanted the first and only MRI- compatible pacemaker device into two patients, just two months after the device was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Dr. Benjamin Call, a cardiologist at Pocatello Cardiology at Portneuf Medical Center, inserted the Medtronic, Revo MRI SureScan pacing system into a patient younger than 35 and a patient in their 50s. It is the first pacemaker in the U.S. specifically designed for use in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment.

Twin Buttes Lions honor members

April 7, 2011

THOMAS — The Twin Buttes LIons Club honored its members Thursday evening. The awards ceremony took place in the Snake River High School cafeteria.
The Twin Buttes Lions club members raised $1,100 that went to help pay for chairs in the new cafeteria.
Club members Duane Jensen, Alden and Glenna Hale each received the Melvin Jones Fellowship award. This award recognizes extraordinary service to the community and club.
The award is named after the Lions Club founder Melvin Jones, who chartered the first Lions Club in 1917 in Chicago.

SEICAA needs cereals, pastas

April 7, 2011

BLACKFOOT — An increase in the need for emergency food boxes has severely depleted the supply of dry foods in the food bank at the Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency in Blackfoot.
Bingham County Program Coordinator Bobette Jackson said they are in dire need of dry foods such as cereals, pastas, rice, beans, pancake or muffin mix and items such as Hamburger Helper, ramen noodles and macaroni and cheese. They will also accept cash donations to purchase food.

Broncos take two from Trojans

April 7, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Broncos returned to the diamond on Wednesday afternoon, welcoming conference foe Rigby to town for a double-dip between the two schools.
At the end of a long afternoon, the Broncos found themselves on the right end of a sweep, winning game one 7-1 and then the nightcap 12-6.

Scott Campfield, 41

April 7, 2011

Scott Campfield, 41
Scott Campfield, 41, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

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