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Wednesday July 29, 2015

County declares surplus property, will hold auction
The Bingham County Board of Commissioners paved the way July 22 for an excess property auction to be held today.Public Works Director Richard Monson said in an interview that all the property declared excess will not be in the auction, and that he will check to see if other county departments can use them first. An auction will be held on the ...

Feds, state push for farmers lawsuit dismissal
Federal and State of Idaho agricultural regulators have filed further replies and motions in an attempt to dismiss a lawsuit against them.According to filings in Idaho U.S. District Court, attorneys for the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, as well as the USDA and its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), contend that a lawsuit ...

Shelley preparing for REDI
The City of Shelley is preparing to find potential sites for businesses to locate in cooperation with the Regional Economic Development Corporation for East Idaho (REDI).Shelley City Councilman Jeff Kelley said that he and two others have formed a committee tasked with collecting and evaluating potential sites, but said that challenges, including ...

REDI picks Rogers for CEO
The Regional Economic Development Corporation for East Idaho (REDI) announced July 20 that Jan Rogers, who is currently executive director of the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO), would join REDI in September as CEO.REDI President Park Price said in an interview with The Shelley Pioneer that Rogers will bring a vast ...

Shelley kindergartener bussing reinstated
Mid-day bussing will return for Shelley kindergarteners this school year.“It should save parents a lot of headaches in the middle of the day,” said Superintendent Bryan Jolley. He said last fall, a few patrons began asking whether the school district could reinstate mid-day bussing. At the spring parent teacher conference, Robyn Elswood, ...

School board discusses grounds upkeep
A couple members of Shelley Joint School District #60 Board of Trustees noticed weeds and neglect around the schools and proposed different options to keep up with outdoor maintenance at a July 16 meeting.The district’s maintenance director had been out of commission for a month with health problems, and the other two staff members were not able ...


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