Monthly Archive: January 2019

Perrine students can receive dental sealants

TWIN FALLS — Perrine Elementary School first- and second-graders are scheduled to receive free dental sealants and fluoride varnish to help prevent cavities as part of Delta Dental of Idaho’s Grins-on-the-Go program starting Tuesday.

Public Health opens new mobile clinics for WIC clients

TWIN FALLS — South Central Public Health District has announced new Women, Infants and Children — WIC — clinics to help mothers and children in the Magic and Wood River valleys choose and afford healthier lifestyles. Specifically, the program helps low-income pregnant breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and infants and children up to age five who are at nutritional risk.

Prosecuting attorney announces drug-free scholarship

TWIN FALLS — The county prosecuting attorney is accepting applications for the Twin Falls County Prosecuting Attorney Drug-Free Scholarship. The scholarship is open to Twin Falls County graduating high school seniors.

Washington measles outbreak prompts warning to Idaho doctors

BOISE (AP) — Health officials in southwestern Idaho are warning medical care providers to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles because of an outbreak in western Washington that has sickened at least 26 people.

PHOTO BLOG: Planning the Pan

Last week I photographed back-to-back College of Southern Idaho basketball games. For anyone who has shot the same sport often, you can understand how tedious it can become. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll always choose a sporting event over most assignments because they are fun to cover, but several months of the same sport and you get a little worn out.