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Wednesday October 26, 2016

Firth asking for input
The Firth School District #59 Board of Trustees covered several items and decided on questions and formatting for a needs survey at an Oct. 13 meeting.The survey questions revolve around which electives parents and students would like to see offered for extra curricular classes in the secondary schools, whether in art, music, metal working, or ...

SHS unveils Richard J. Hobbs Field
Richard J. Hobbs was a bit blindsided at Friday’s football game when the longtime assistant coach had the field named after him.“It’s definitely an honor,” Hobbs said. “I’m sure I will appreciate it even more as time goes on. I would have preferred not to have the attention, especially with the players having such a great year and the ...

Basalt applies for grants
The City of Basalt has submitted applications for grants to help minimize any potential debt it may have to take on to fix its failing sewer collection system.According to Mayor Larry Wagoner the paperwork was signed Oct. 19 to submit the application to the USDA.He explained that debt might be inevitable, but he is hopeful the city will receive ...

Test results show improvements in Firth
Test results for the Firth School district show that students are at or above the state average in nearly all subjects. Scott Jolley, Firth school district testing coordinator, presented results for the IRI, ISAT and ACT at Firth’s Oct. 13 school board meeting.Jolley focused mostly on the ACT test results, which is a test that hasn’t changed ...

County has sufficient water for mitigation
Bingham County owns rights to enough surface water in canals to offset a required 13 percent reduction in ground water pumping.At an Oct. 17 Bingham County Board of Commissioners meeting, Rocky Mountain Environmental representatives Roger Warner and Kristin Moore presented an inventory of water rights in both ground water and surface water. In an ...


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