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January 29th, 2015

ISTCS students at state Future City competition

January 29, 2015

The Future City team at the Idaho Science and Technology Charter School (ISTCS) competed in the state competition last weekend.
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January 28th

Tribes establish Delbert Farmer scholarship

January 29, 2015

A "Delbert Farmer Memorial Scholarship" fund has been established to help the advancement of Native students through higher education.
Farmer, a Fort Hall native and beloved Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Elder, died in September from heart surgery complications at the age of 72.
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Harwell scores 44 in Century’s 69-53 win over Blackfoot

January 29, 2015

Century's Malek Harwell scored 44 points in the Diamondbacks 69-53 win over Blackfoot on Wednesday.
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Firth tames North Fremont

January 29, 2015

Firth 58, North Fremont 52
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January 27th

Tribes name new casino manager

January 28, 2015

The Shoshone Bannock Tribes have selected a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Shoshone Bannock Gaming Operation and Hotel & Event Center. The Fort Hall Business Council (FHBC) made the decision to combine the management of the two properties and on Monday announced John Phillips, a 30-year casino veteran, as the CEO.
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Panthers crush Beavers 76-42

January 28, 2015

THOMAS — Snake River took down American Falls 76-42 in boys basketball action Tuesday night.
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Snake River slams American Falls

January 28, 2015

Snake River 76, American Falls 42
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Train derailment

January 27, 2015

BLACKFOOT-There was a train derailment in Blackfoot involving several cars on Tuesday evening. The derailment, which happened at around 5:45 p.m., caused headaches for evening commuters blocking the crossings at Highway 91/ South Broadway and Judicial Street.
Blackfoot Police officials said that it could take several hours for all of the crossings to open.

Naked violinist sues over arrest

January 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Hillsboro, Oregon, man arrested after playing a violin while naked outside the federal courthouse in Portland last year is suing police.
The Oregonian reports that 25-year-old Matthew T. Mglej claims authorities used excessive force and violated his First Amendment rights. He named the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Portland Police Bureau as defendants in a lawsuit filed last week, and he's seeking $1.1 million in damages.

January 26th

Local students in Boise for school choice rally

January 27, 2015

This week is National School Choice Week. Many activities and celebration are scheduled in Idaho from Monday through Saturday.
Today, 100 individuals—both students and chaperones—will attend a rally in Boise for Capitol Day for School Choice.
"We are leaving at 4:15 a.m.," said Fred Ball, director of the Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center (BCCLC). We will meet at the Basque Cultural Center at 9 a.m. to explore the center.
"After lunch, we will march to the Capitol Building where we will hear different speakers," he said.
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