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Wednesday April 15, 2015

Regional development corp. formed
Cooperation between economic development in Bingham County and Idaho Falls is expected to benefit both, and the area at large.At a press conference held at the new Golden Valley Natural meat processing plant in Shelley April 6, the two sides announced that the Bingham Economic Development Corporation and Grow Idaho Falls have merged together to ...

Kiwanis members busy all year
The closing of Frontier Pies has caused changes in meeting locale for Shelley Kiwanis.“Obviously we are disappointed they closed down,” said Tim Jones, president of Shelley Kiwanis. “But we’ve been able to roll with the punches.”The first two Tuesdays of each month they meet at China King, and the remainder of the month they meet in a ...

Briér DePriest to embark on world tour
Briér DePriest, a 2010 Shelley High School graduate and Airman First Class (AIC), was recently selected as a vocalist to join the United States Air Force Tops in Blue touring group for the 2015 season.“This has always been my dream,” said DePriest in an email interview. “I’ve always wanted to sing and travel the world. When this ...

Riverview students dance a piece of history
On May 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Shelley High School, fourth graders will bring Idaho History alive, touching on each chapter of their curriculum through song, speaking parts, and dance.“Square dancing is one of the symbols of Idaho,” said Teresa Call, fourth grade teacher who has taught the dances. “They love it. They never, ever forget this ...

Scholarships awarded at Distinguished Young Women event
Ashley Young is the winner of the April 11, 2016 Distinguished Young Women of Firth/Shelley pageant and a $1,100 scholarship.Jennifer Houghton was first alternate with a $600 scholarship and Jenny Robison was second alternate with a $400 scholarship.The Spirit Award, which is voted on by the girls themselves, was given to Katelyn Parke. She ...

Power bills to go up for residents
Those who use Rocky Mountain Power will see their bills go up slightly this year.According to an Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) press release, an annual Energy Cost Adjustment Mechanism (ECAM) showed that the utility experienced an expense increase for providing power to consumers. As of April 1, most Rocky Mountain Power residential ...


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