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Joslyn Phillips Snake River 2015 Distinguished Young Woman

March 30, 2015

THOMAS — Joslyn Phillips earned the Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) medallion and will represent Snake River at the Idaho state DYW program on Sept. 17, 18 and 19 in Pocatello.
She will be joined by the Distinguished Young Women from Blackfoot, Firth-Shelley and Aberdeen.
The Blackfoot DYW program begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at BPAC.
The Firth-Shelley DYW program begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, in the Firth High School auditorium.
The Aberdeen DYW program begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, in the Aberdeen Middle School gymnasium.

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

March 30, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.
Miss March, who's 88, wears a green top hat and not much else in the calendar from Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living, and the centerfolds are two women in their 90s who seem to be playing poker with strategically placed oversize cards.
Flip to February and you'll see a smiling, white-haired Dottie Rutter soaking in a bubble bath and flower petals, with chocolates and lingerie nearby.

Things to know about Monday

March 30, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. CO-PILOT IN FRANCE PLANE CRASH HAD BEEN TREATED FOR SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

German prosecutors say Andreas Lubitz had received psychotherapy for years before becoming a pilot.

2. IRANIAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARD SAYS U.S. DRONE STRIKE KILLS TWO OF ITS ADVISERS IN IRAQ

However, Washington says it only struck militants in its campaign against the Islamic State group.

3. EX-ISRAELI PREMIER CONVICTED IN BRIBERY CASE

Idaho Supreme Court upholds award in driver's ed crash

March 30, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday upheld a ruling that awards $3.5 million in damages to the family of a 15-year-old central Idaho boy who died in a crash during his driver's education class.

The court rejected an appeal of the award by the Blaine County School District.

A jury in May 2013 found Carey School driver's education instructor Jeffrey Mecham was 100 percent responsible for the Oct. 26, 2010, crash that killed Austin Hennefer.

Peter Pan to be performed at BPAC Monday and Tuesday.

March 29, 2015

Idaho man finds hidden history in rolls of film

January 31, 2015

BOISE (AP) — Last fall, a camera dealer in Ohio contacted Levi Bettweiser to tell him he had come across 31 rolls of undeveloped black-and-white film at an auction. The dealer wondered whether Bettweiser was interested in them.
For two years, Bettweiser, 28, of Boise, had scoured Treasure Valley camera stores, flea markets and yard sales looking for old, neglected rolls of undeveloped film. Whenever he came across a roll, he took it home and processed it to see what images the negatives held.

Arrests made in RadioShack burglary

January 31, 2015

BLACKFOOT — Two men were arrested for the burglary at RadioShack in Blackfoot. The burglary took place on Monday, Jan. 26.
The two are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing two items.
The men are Joshua J. Hart, age 32, and Jeremy L. Croft, age 31. Both are residents of Idaho Falls.
Hart is facing one count of burglary, a felony. He has bonded out of the Bingham County Jail.
Croft is charged with one count of burglary and possession of a controlled substance. He is still in the Bingham County Jail as of this date.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

January 30, 2015

Chubbuck man one of the three Americans killed in a Taliban attack

January 30, 2015

Jason D. Landphair was one of three American civilian contractors killed by a Taliban terrorist Thursday, Landphair was raised in Chubbuck and graduated from Idaho State University.

Superheroes honored

January 30, 2015

FIRTH – Honoring superheroes was the goal of Ashli Finck’s FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) project.
Ashli is a freshman at Firth High School (FHS). For her STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) project, she decided to design and sew superhero capes for the children at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.
FCCLA advisor Janice Anthony said she heard on the radio the Primary Children’s was having a superhero day.
“I wondered if they could use superhero capes,” she said. “I contacted them to find out.”

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