The Daily Press Blackfoot Morning News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-06T14:31:46-05:00 OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers2015-03-06T14:31:46-05:002015-03-06T14:31:46-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsBlackfoot, IDNo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious BurgersBlackfoot Morning volunteers at SRJS get results2015-03-05T23:04:37-05:002015-03-05T23:04:37-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsOfficials from the Blackfoot Community Center and Snake River Junior High obtained the three-year grant in 2014. “Every school in Idaho is measured by the Idaho Stars Report,” said Ashlee Howell, Executive Director of the Blackfoot Community Center. “This report anticipates students to grow by so many points.“We blew past our anticipated goals,” she said.Blackfoot, IDNo author availableAmeriCorps volunteers at SRJS get resultsBlackfoot Morning'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' comes to SRHS2015-03-05T22:58:41-05:002015-03-05T12:26:22-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsBlackfoot, IDNo author available'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' comes to SRHSBlackfoot Morning Grizzly brings Idaho Day to Rockford Elementary2015-03-04T23:34:24-05:002015-03-04T23:34:24-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsNatalie Bergevin, also known as Grandmother Grizzly, presented artifacts that would have been used in Idaho from 1840-1850. She and her husband, Terry, known as Blackheart, have attended Rendezvous reenactments for 20 years. "I like all the trade items that can be purchased at the reenactments," said Bergevin. She showed and demonstrated a wide variety of items to the Rockford students, including hats—both fur and beaver—skins, hides, blankets, dresses, turtle purses, jewelry, musical instruments, games and toys, a block of tea, knives, a musket and more. "How was a porcupine tail used?" asked Bergevin. "To brush hair." Blackfoot, IDNo author availableGrandmother Grizzly brings Idaho Day to Rockford ElementaryBlackfoot Morning hearing prompts administrative changes in utility collections 2015-03-04T00:35:31-05:002015-03-04T00:35:31-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsThe city was kicking around the idea of "requiring that utilities be kept in the landlord or property owner's name" in an effort to cut down on collections and lost revenue mostly from renters who move out and skip out on their bills. Instead, it looks like the city will try some administrative changes to help the solve the problem. It's estimated that the city loses about $25,000 a year in unpaid utilitiesCity utility assistant Elisa Oats and nearly a dozen landlords offered some ideas to help the city keep up on the collections. Blackfoot, IDLISA LETEPublic hearing prompts administrative changes in utility collections Blackfoot Morning hosts open house on levy2015-03-03T01:19:03-05:002015-03-03T01:19:03-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsThe district is asking patrons to support a $2.6 million levy based on recommendations by the "Financial Advisory Committee." Blackfoot patrons have supported a supplemental levy since 1981. The levy needs to be approved every two years. The last levy, for $1.975 million, was approved by voters in March of 2013. This is the first request for an increase in the levy since 2007.Blackfoot, IDLISA LETEBlackfoot hosts open house on levyBlackfoot Morning River trustee positions open2015-03-01T23:46:19-05:002015-03-01T23:46:19-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsSchool board elections for Zones 2 and 3 are open.Currently, Wally Aldous represents Zone 2 which is the Rockford/Thomas area.  Bill Martin currently represents Zone 3 which is the West Moreland area.Both men can run for reelection, if he so desires. Each position is elected for four years.The school board election is on Tuesday, May 19.People desiring to run for a school board position must live in the zone he/she wants to represent.If interested in running for either of these positions in the Snake River School Board District, packets are available beginning today, March 2, at the Snake River District Office, 900 W. 100 S. in Blackfoot. Call the district office at (208) 684-3001 for more information.Blackfoot, IDLESLIE MIELKESnake River trustee positions openBlackfoot Morning raffled for Harvest for Hunger2015-02-28T01:35:08-05:002015-02-28T01:35:08-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning News"Our goal this year is to raise $20,000," said Jeff Nii, CHS Bingham Coop's marketing manager. "We really need the community's help to reach this goal." CHS Bingham Cooperative in Blackfoot and American Falls are gathering donations of food, crops and money to help raise the equivalent of 2 million meals for hungry families. This is the fifth annual CHS Harvest for Hunger drive and the fourth year CHS Bingham Cooperative has participated. Blackfoot, IDLESLIE MIELKETablet raffled for Harvest for HungerBlackfoot Morning OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life2015-02-27T15:16:01-05:002015-02-27T15:16:01-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsBlackfoot, IDNo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer LifeBlackfoot Morning jailed after chase, crash2015-02-27T00:23:35-05:002015-02-27T00:23:35-05:00Copyright 2010 Blackfoot Morning NewsBlackfoot, IDNo author availableMan jailed after chase, crashBlackfoot Morning