Monthly Archives: October 2011

Rhoades knows about cruelty

Triple murderer Paul Ezra Rhoades is appealing his death sentence to federal courts, contending Idaho’s method of lethal injection amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. To which most Idahoans would…

Dance schedule

Oct. 24: Snake River Advance Square Dance Club, A-2 dance and workshop. 7 p.m., South Pocatello Square Dance Hall, 1935 S. Fifth Ave., Sullivan’s RV Park, Steve Sullivan calling. For…

Gender center sets free film showing

POCATELLO — The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University, through a grant from the Department of Health and Welfare, is inviting the public to a free film screening,…

Defensive driving classes set for vets

POCATELLO — Classes in defensive driving, sponsored by AARP, will be held in Southeastern Idaho for all veterans, military personnel and their family members Nov. 5 through 18. If you…

Concerts schedule

POCATELLO Oct. 26 — African Children’s Choir at Grace Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. Free but donations accepted. Oct. 28 — Monster Mash 2K11 featuring live DJ music, costume contest…

Catapults built by students tested during Punk’n Chuck

BY MICHAEL H. O’DONNELL modonnell@journalnet. com POCATELLO — Pumpkins, not boulders, were the projectiles, but the weapons being fired near the Pocatello Regional Airport on Saturday afternoon were used in…

Illogic of the Wall Street occupiers

Award-winning columnist Richard Larsen of Pocatello is president of the brokerage firm Larsen Financial. He graduated from Idaho State University with degrees in history and political science. I find myself…

Soda Springs win ninth-straight district title

AMERICAN FALLS — The Soda Springs girls won their ninth consecutive 2A Fifth District title Thursday with a perfect scored of 15. The team, along with Malad in second place,…

Happiness is a choice, not a chance

Glenn Rawson is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a resident of Blackfoot. “As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.” Happiness…

Blackfoot, Snake River advance to title games

BY JOURNAL STAFF 4A BOYS BLACKFOOT 3, SKYVIEW 2 CALDWELL — Blackfoot beat Skyview, 3-2, on Friday to advance to the 4A state championship game. Gerardo Bartolo scored all three…