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Crank your lemonade cred with 5 easy sweet-tart infusions

May 23, 2015

Associated Press

We're going to come at this one a little backward, and you're going to love us for it.

Straight up fresh lemonade is, of course, delicious. It's the classic summer refreshment. And we're going to walk you through making a truly wonderful basic lemonade, as well as some terrific infused lemonades that doctor up that basic batch with some fantastic complementary flavors.

BLM offers tips for holiday weekend

May 22, 2015

BOISE — A wide range of recreational opportunities abounds for individuals of all ages and interests in Idaho. As Memorial Day approaches, BLM offers the following tips for safe enjoyment of the outdoors:
Camping: Most BLM campgrounds throughout Idaho are open and ready for the weekend. Please keep these tips in mind:
• BLM campsites in Idaho are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis; online reservations are not offered.
• Recreation use fees are in effect for many established BLM sites; please be responsible.

VIDEO: Homemade Basic BBQ Sauce

May 22, 2015

Pet talk: Dealing with fleas and ticks

May 21, 2015

Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. Stories can be viewed on the Web at
Summer’s long, warm days make for perfect outdoor playtime for the whole family, especially our pets. However, with this abundance of outdoor activity comes an increased risk for our pets to carry fleas and ticks into our homes. Not only are these pests a nuisance, but they can also bring with them a variety of diseases harmful to both humans and animals. 

VIDEO: David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Weekend calendar

May 20, 2015

Saturday, may 23
• Dessert auction fundraiser at the Elks Lodge at 7 p.m. Chocolate Buffet:$5 Sweets Buffet:$5. Desserts will be auctioned all night.
• Snake River High School Greenhouse is open from 12-4 p.m. On sale are flowers and vegetables started and grown by Snake River High School students.

Monday, may 25
• Memorial day BBQ at Gem Village Assisted Living from 12-2 p.m. $5 a plate. There will be a bouncy house for kids.

Professor marks 100th birthday at Brooklyn Law School

May 20, 2015

Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — When Brooklyn Law School professors and alumni refer to an "institution," they might very well be talking about Professor Joseph Crea.

He's taught generations of students over more than six decades, instilling legal precepts along with some pithy tenets of his own, such as "Never drop your briefcase and run."

Vote today

May 19, 2015

BLACKFOOT — Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today for trustee positions in Snake River, Firth and Shelley school districts and for a Groveland Water & Sewer board member position.
Electors should go to their regular voting places. Same day registration is available at each poll. Electors must reside in the zone with the contested election to qualify to vote.
In the Snake River School District, incumbent Walter (Wally) Aldous is in a three-way race with Sally Nelson and Carol Hepworth in Zone 2.
Incumbent Bill Martin faces Bryce Harper in Zone 3.

Photo of the week

May 19, 2015

Morning News — Leslie Mielke
Sydney Murdock from Groveland Elementary carries a sponge on her head as part of one of the relays during DARE Day on Wednesday at the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds.

Accident off Exit 93 on Interstate 15

May 18, 2015

A one vehicle accident occurred this morning off of Exit 93 towards I.F. There are no reported injuries. More information to come.

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