More than a foot of snow fell on Blackfoot and the surrounding area Monday night and into Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Pocatello, Blackfoot received 12 to 18 inches during the recent storm. The snow caused businesses, schools and city offices to close for the day.
Cattle rustlers, brothers Anselmo Martinez Lopez, 41, and Valentin Martinez Lopez, 44, were each sentenced to six years with parole in the state prison. Each man was charged with two felony counts of grand theft for the theft of 16 head of cattle.
Friday, Jan. 27 is the last day for those who would like to show off their, to sign up for Bingham's Got Talent (BGT). People can register online at www.jasonleemumc.org. Registrations and the $25 registration fee need to be in by 4 p.m.
Omar and Vina Gamino, of Blackfoot, will distribute 142 coats to local elementary schools and the Bingham Crisis Center after hosting a coat drive and dart tournament at The Haven Saturday night. More than 25 local businesses to donate prizes for a raffle that raised $803 to purchase coats.