April 27th, 2015
This is a view from the weather balloon launched from the Snake River High School football field on Thursday. The balloon climbed to around 80,000 feet and saw temperatures at or below -40F, said Cody Marshall who organized this project. Total flight time was about 2.5 hours from around 11:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. MDT. If interested, the balloon path can be seen online at aprs.fi and type in the call sign, K7BYI-6. This project was supported by the Snake River School/Community Library through a STEM Makerspaces grant from the Idaho Commission for Libraries.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. 'THERE HAVE BEEN SO MANY AFTERSHOCKS. IT DOESN'T STOP'
That's how Rajendra Dhungana of Kathmandu describes the horror and exhaustion in Nepal as the death toll from the massive earthquake soars above 3,200.
2. MOURNERS GRIEVE ANOTHER BLACK MAN WHO DIED AFTER POLICE ENCOUNTER
In Baltimore, a stream of people file past the casket of Freddie Gray, who lost his life after suffering spinal injuries following an arrest.
BLACKFOOT â€“Â EF High School Exchange YearÂ has launched a search for host families in Blackfoot as part of its annual efforts to welcome international exchange students into communities across the United States.
Last year EF connected nearly 3,000 exchange students from around the world with caring host families across the country, and they are expecting to place the same number for 2015-16.
According to Jennifer Alder, an International Exchange Coordinator who helps find homes for EF exchange students in Blackfoot,Â host familiesÂ come in all shapes and sizes.
Fresh herbs are one of nature's best low-cal flavor sources. And as the weather warms up, we'll transition from buying herbs in cute little clamshells costing a couple bucks each to scooping large bunches of soft-leaved herbs into our carts for pennies on the dollar. Or perhaps you have an herb garden and you'll find yourself inundated with a cilantro or parsley plant that takes over a small section of your backyard.
The final update released by the Idaho State Police states that on April 24, 2015, at 3:57 p.m., ISP investigated an injury crash southbound on I15 at mile marker 103, near the Blackfoot Rest Area.
Both southbound lanes are currently closed on Interstate 15 at milepost 103 due to an accident involving a semi-trailer.
The Idaho State Police reports that traffic is being diverted off the freeway at the Shelley exit 108. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route of travel.
5 fabulous ingredients for your pet's diet
(MS) -- We've all heard about super foods that we should be adding to our diet because of their antioxidant and nutrient-rich properties, but did you know there are similar foods for our pets, too?
Michele Dixon, a health and nutrition specialist with Petcurean, offers her list of five ingredients to consider for your pet's diet. Some can be found in premium quality recipes for cats and dogs, like NOW FRESH, which is available at pet specialty stores.
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot Lady Broncos split with Rigby winning game one 9-8 in eight innings and losing game two 6-3 in five innings. For more on the games visit the e-edition or pick up Friday's Morning News.
Saturday, April 25
â€¢ Walk a mile in her shoes at 11 a.m. at Jensen Grove. Registration opens at 10 a.m. at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1110 Parkway Dr. in Blackfoot. A cake auction begins at 11:30 a.m. at the church. Proceeds go to support the Bingham Crisis Center. For more information, go to www. walkamileinhershoes.org.