People September 25, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
Lee Love, with the American Falls Water and Wastewater Department, has resigned to take a job with Lamb Weston.
Blackfoot Mayor Paul Loomis and Shelley Mayor Stacy Pascoe presented the Bingham Community Foundation (BCF) with a $12,000 check for the Bingham County Mayors’ Scholarship Fund. The money will go into the BCF perpetual fund so that, in the future, it will be possible to award scholarships off the interest incurred by the fund. Scholarships are awarded to students from each high school in Bingham County each year.
Opal Ward was appointed as a new Councilmember for the City of Grand View, replacing James Burnett who resigned.
Craig Rockwood will be retiring after 29 years of service to the City of Idaho Falls.
The Idaho Falls City Council approved the hiring of Pamela Alexander as the city’s new Municipal Services Director.
The McCall City Council accepted the donation of an eight-foot-tall steel sculpture, “Taking Flight.” Portland artist Alisa Looney created the sculpture in 2012 in memory of her father, Larry G. Looney, a former McCall smokejumper who died five years ago. Alisa said that the sculpture “represents our deep connection to nature.” The sculpture was judged as one of the three most outstanding pieces entered in the 2013-14 El Paseo Sculpture Invitational in Palm Desert, California. It will be installed at an intersection near downtown McCall by the end of the year.
Mountain Home Mayor Tom Rist was selected as the 2015 Air Force Appreciation Day (AFAD) Parade grand marshal by a committee made up of past AFAD parade grand marshals. Rist was chosen due to his 30-year history and commitment to the event.
Orofino Public Works Supervisor John Barton has retired.