April 21st, 2015
A train has derailed at the Rich Lane crossing blocking the crossing. Crews are working to get the train back on track.
SHELLEY â€” Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash near milepost 109 on Interstate 15 Monday night.
According to a news release, Jordan Furniss, 24, of Rigby was southbound in a 2006 Pontiac G6 about 8:24 p.m. when he drifted off the left shoulder of the road and into the median. At that point the vehicle overturned.
Furniss was wearing a seatbelt. He was taken to Easter Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance.
The Shelley Police Department and Bingham and Bonneville county sheriff's offices assisted the ISP.
Monday, April 20
â€¢ Softball registration at 6 p.m. at Snake River High School Library for girls 5-18. $45 sign-up fee. Please bring birth certificate. For more information contact Misti Nelson at 208-403-4819 or BinghamCountyGirlsSoftball@yahoo.com.
Wednesday, April 22
â€¢ Hiking program Craig Lathen will be in the Blackfoot Library at 7 p.m. to share information about local hiking locales and how to enjoy the experience safely. This is a free program with refreshments served.
Morning News â€” Leslie Sieger
Tressia Knapp reads children's book "One of Each" by MaryAnn Hoberman, to her son William Saturday at the used book sale at the library.
BLACKFOOT â€” Todayâ€™s teenagers have a new hobby: taking selfies.
A 2013 Pew Research Center study found 91 percent of teens share photographs theyâ€™ve taken of themselves online, posing with friends or showing off their latest hairstyle.
School report card selfies have yet to go viral. But the Zions Bank Pays for Aâ€™s program might change that with Mountain View Middle School students like Cassie McDaniel, who won a $100 scholarship savings account in the programâ€™s spring drawing.
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot tennis team fell to Hillcrest on Monday, for more on the match pick up Tuesday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
NBA Playoffs Recap and Predictions
The NBA Playoffs started this past Saturday. We are going to look at the results and give predictions on how the rest of the series goes. We will start in the Eastern Conference first.
Chicago Bulls 103
Milwaukee Bucks 91
BLACKFOOT â€” The Mini Mermaid Running Club (MMRC) started practicing two weeks ago. This club is only for girls.
These elementary girls are preparing to run in Tommy Vaughn's 5K run in May.
"MMRC focus on teaching girls to realize their full potential," said coach Josie Dye. "We use games, journal activities, team building and strength training. It's fun stuff."
The girls are taught the tools necessary to be strong and confident, and to see these things inside themselves. Each practice/lesson is aimed at helping every girl to see how amazing she is, regardless of her circumstances.
POCATELLO (AP) â€” Faced with a growing population over the age of 60, the Area Agency on Aging for Southeast Idaho is struggling to provide services with a limited budget.
"We concentrate on those most vulnerable among us, and there are plenty out there," said Agency on Aging director Sister Anthony Marie Greving.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT ITALIAN LEADER, OBAMA WILL DISCUSS
Matteo Renzi and the U.S. president will be comparing notes on a range of issues, including Libya, the migrant issues stemming from the chaos there, Islamic State militants and Ukraine. UNITED STATES-ITALY
2. FIVE YEARS AFTER SPILL, GULF IS SCARRED
Scientists say there are lingering problems that affect the marine ecosystem half a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
3. WHO IS MULLING A CUBAN DETOUR