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Sho-Ban Tribe convert to new ShoreTel Phone System

By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL – The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes converted to ShoreTel Phone System on December 10.
All tribal employees completed training the first week of December to learn how to operate the new system.
Mike Grinnell, IT Director for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes explains the old phone system was is dire need for an upgrade and change in technology.

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Northern Idaho police investigation instant racing legality

BOISE (AP) — Northern Idaho police have launched a criminal investigation probing the legality of slot-like machines known as instant horse racing terminals, which are slowly gaining popularity across the state.
Post Falls Police Chief Scot Haug says detectives are responding to a complaint claiming that the roughly 10 terminals installed at Greyhound Park and Event Center are illegal slot machines and not state-approved pari-mutuel betting terminals, in which gamblers bet against each.

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Cornelison family shares stories of store & garage

POCATELLO - On Tuesday, January 20 the Bannock County Historical Society hosted a presentation by Bud Cornelison on the subject of the James B. (Jim) Cornelison family and their historic store and garage built on the Fort Hall town site in 1925. A large display of family photos and artifacts accompanied the presentation. 
The event was well received with standing room only at the venue.
Cornelison encouraged everyone to write down their family histories.

Friday, 23 January, 2015

 


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Round Dance brings blessings, healing & good feelings to people

By ALEXANDRIA ALVAREZ
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL — On Friday evening, January 16, the Annual Fort Hall Round Dance began at Timbee Hall, with a feast that was held nightly for families and visitors that traveled near and far to be a part of the Round Dance.
Earl Arkinson and Manny Lieras served as master of ceremonies for Friday and Saturday evenings and the two would often share their traditional knowledge of the event.

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