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Fund-raiser to help storm victim, Alton area native - Alton Telegraph

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 08:01

Fund-raiser to help storm victim, Alton area native
Alton Telegraph
WOOD RIVER - An Alton area native is struggling to recover from a tornado that destroyed much of her mobile home in Oklahoma, but her mother is working from a distance to get her back on her feet. Kathy Lewis of Wood River is collecting goods to stage ...

Doris G. Burkhardt - phillyBurbs.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 02:47

Doris G. Burkhardt
phillyBurbs.com
Born and raised in Morrisville, Doris was a life-long resident of the borough until she moved with her husband to Wood River Village five years ago. Doris was a 1938 graduate of Morrisville High School, attended Rider College, and worked in the payroll ...

Sound Off June 15, 2013 - Alton Telegraph

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 07:05

Sound Off June 15, 2013
Alton Telegraph
To the man who pulled over on Illinois Route 143 just before the overpass in Wood River and picked up a turtle and moved him to the side of the road, saving his life: I thought that was a classy move. I wish more people were like you. We have an issue ...

Marina staff tackles flood cleanup - Alton Telegraph

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 07:05

Marina staff tackles flood cleanup
Alton Telegraph
Rose to Wood River native Jean (Wolf) Stothert, 59, the new mayor-elect of Omaha, Neb. She was a Republican running in the nonpartisan race as a fiscal conservative, and she unseated incumbent Democrat Mayor Jim Suttle on May 14 with 57 percent of ...

Area sports reports - Belleville News Democrat

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 06:55

Area sports reports
Belleville News Democrat
MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNEY -- Gruenenfelder & Septeowski Memorial four-person scramble 1 p.m. June 30 at Belk Park Golf Course in Wood River to benefit the Gruenenfelder Educational Fund and the Keyesport Fire Protection District and Dive Team.

Marjorie Williams - Paducah Sun

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 05:43

Marjorie Williams
Paducah Sun
She is survived by five children, David Runyon of Wood River, Ill., Sandra Williams of Mayfield, Roger Runyon of Boaz, Sherry Colby of Houston, and Jerry Runyon of Phoenix; three brothers, Vernon Fulcher of Las Vegas, James Fulcher of Murray, and Joe ...

Chariho's Scott, Hart earn All-State honors - The Westerly Sun

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 21:36

Chariho's Scott, Hart earn All-State honors
The Westerly Sun
WOOD RIVER JCT. — A rough ending to the 2013 season for the Chariho High softball team did not dissuade the Rhode Island Coaches Association from voting two of its players, seniors Sydney Scott and Skye Hart, onto its All-State teams and the Chargers ...

Kenneth R. Kerr - phillyBurbs.com

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 02:36

Kenneth R. Kerr
phillyBurbs.com
Kenneth's family would like to give special thanks to the residents and staff of Wood River Village for their heartfelt kindness and friendship. Relatives and friends are invited to Kenneth's Life Celebration from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Beck ...

Thompson takes basketball skills to Indiana - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:05

Thompson takes basketball skills to Indiana
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Former Wood River High School basketball star Haylee Thompson has decided to attend Valparaiso University in northwest Indiana on a basketball scholarship after her unexpected release from the Utah State basketball program April 17. The 6-1 ...

School board approves $79.5 million budget - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:05

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

School board approves $79.5 million budget
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Annie Weber told the board that many families are struggling economically in the Wood River Valley, in part because of property taxes that the district is collecting. “I think you should consider what impact on people in our district this has,” Weber ...

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Firefighters union protests budget projections - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:04

Firefighters union protests budget projections
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
... so much about leadership and being a good community servant. They are extraordinary at their job.” Hall worked previously as a paid on-call paramedic with the department and currently works as an emergency room paramedic at St. Luke's Wood River.

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People and Places - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:04

People and Places
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Six students from junior classes at Hailey's Wood River High School and the Community School in Sun Valley have been chosen as delegates to the annual American Legion Girls State and Boys State seminars to be held during mid-June at Northwest ...

Trapshooters line up for Ducks Unlimited fun - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:04

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Trapshooters line up for Ducks Unlimited fun
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Hailey's Juan Goitiandia won high overall honors Sunday at the conclusion of the eighth annual Wood River Ducks Unlimited Fun Shoot staged June 8-9 at Wood River Gun Club south of Bellevue. Goitiandia won the high overall buckle with 384 out of 400 ...

Sheep are on the move - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:04

Sheep are on the move
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
The first bands have been moving through the Croy Canyon area near Hailey, and traveling north via the Wood River Trail. More sheep will be moving into the Sawtooth National Forest in the coming weeks. All told, about 14,000 sheep will pass through the ...

Community School students contribute to local nonprofits - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:04

Community School students contribute to local nonprofits
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
They also made nearly $9,000 in donations in conjunction with Project WOW, an initiative funded by the Wood River Foundation in which each of Blaine County's 4,000 K-12 students receive $25 to donate to a local nonprofit organization of their choice.

Illinois 255 end in sight - Alton Telegraph

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 18:11

Illinois 255 end in sight
Alton Telegraph
Out of the five contracts awarded for the project, Keller Construction, based in Glen Carbon, partnered with Mahoney road builders, based in Alton, and with RCS Construction, based in Wood River, for some joint ventures within the project contracts ...

Learn to eat healthy, cheap with Wood River series - The Westerly Sun

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 09:11

Learn to eat healthy, cheap with Wood River series
The Westerly Sun
HOPE VALLEY — A three-part informational series, “Good, Healthy and Cheap,” will be held by the nutritional staff of Wood River Health Services, 823 Main St., from noon to 2 p.m., on June 20, July 24 and Aug. 29. The program will focus on discovering ...

Chariho student charged after altercation at school - The Westerly Sun

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 09:11

Chariho student charged after altercation at school
The Westerly Sun
WOOD RIVER JCT. — A Chariho High School student has been charged by Richmond police after what they report was an altercation with an administrator on Friday. Christopher T. Ancona, 18, of 30 Evans Lane, Hopkinton, was charged with simple assault ...

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NEA offers to engage Chariho on complaints - The Westerly Sun

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 09:11

NEA offers to engage Chariho on complaints
The Westerly Sun
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — The leader of Chariho Regional School District's teachers union is hoping a survey can start a new dialogue with the administration about the concerns of the district's professional staff. Robert Mayne, president of NEA Chariho, ...

Babe Ruth finale matches WR Gold and Green - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 22:23

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Babe Ruth finale matches WR Gold and Green
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Wood River's winning Babe Ruth team from last weekend's Northside tournament in Jeropme. Lying down, in front is Brock Mary. Front row, from left, Wilson Dunn, Kyle Nelson, Alec Broman, Jett Erickson, Tiernan Naghsh, Canyon Mac-donald, Hunter Stewart ...