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Wednesday July 20, 2016

Council makes decision on goat
The Shelley City Council held an eventful meeting on July 12, sharing the decision reached about Buddy the pygmy goat and listening to a patron’s tearful recollection of a traumatic experience she went through in July 2015. Shannon Weaver’s pygmy goat, Buddy, which the Shelley Pioneer previously reported on, has to go. Weaver told the council ...

Community left cleaning up eggshells
A rash of eggings has come to Shelley, and it’s been causing a lot of harm and damage to community members. Brooke Bollschweiler, a recent graduate of Shelley High School, has been egged a total of four times, the most recent being the night of July 11. Her mother, DeeArla Bollschweiler, said that Brooke’s car and bedroom window have been ...

New Firth subdivision possible
Bill Chapman, who owns property in Firth, is considering building six sets of twin homes, or 12 units on his land, located near the local grade school.Chapman attended the Firth City Council meeting on July 12 to discuss what steps would be required for such an undertaking.“Trying to decide what to with land, and I’ve been thinking bout maybe ...

Firth considering consultants; sewer project moving forward slowly
The City of Firth is considering additional consultants for their sewer project, instead of Ted Hendricks, of East Central Idaho Planning and Development.“My concern is that last week or last month he was telling us 15 to 20 thousand, and now is saying 18 to 22 thousand,” councilman Mike Rogers said. Because the price estimates keep changing, ...

Shelley hires new police officer
The City of Shelley voted unanimously to fill the empty slot on the Shelley Police Department’s force.Josh Eaton, a long-time resident of Shelley and a graduate of Shelley High School, will be the city’s newest police officer.“He lives in Shelley. I like that,” Mayor Stacy Pascoe said. Last time the force had an open position, Eaton was ...

Shelley young woman to go to Washington D.C; meet president
Olivia Archibald, of Shelley, is one of two delegates chosen to represent the State of Idaho at Girls Nation in Washington, D.C.Archibald, who will be a senior in the 2016-17 school year, was elected to be Shelley High School’s student body president, and she plans to use the knowledge she both has and will gain from these experiences to aid her ...

Shelley council to decide on road projects, set budget work session
The Shelley City Council will discuss different companies to do summer roadwork and will set a time to hammer out a preliminary budget.Every year the city tries to do several streets’-worth of overlay. Public Works Director Justin Johnson will present bids and reveal which streets will get work done at the July 26 city council meeting.Clerk ...

Shelley Tsunamis
Shelby Giles prepares for Shelley Tsunamis final game of the season July 18. The team plays with the Idaho Falls softball league.

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