Blackfoot Animal Shelter receives new van

Several individuals and area businesses, including Alsco Inc. and Tadd Jenkins Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, donated to the Blackfoot Animal Shelter & Rescue’s Capital Campaign fundraiser. The donations and in-kind gifts and discounts helped the shelter get a new van to transport animals to and from veterinarian appointments and adoption events as well as for animal transfers. courtesy photo

Several area businesses have made donations to Blackfoot’s animal shelter and rescue fundraiser.

CEI putting Bill Maeck’s gift to work

Bill Maeck sits for a photo with a portrait of his wife Shirley Maeck on Jan. 4. Maeck, who died in February at age 88, gave millions to numerous organizations in the community, including the College of Eastern Idaho. John Roark /

When students return to the College of Eastern Idaho for fall classes, they’ll notice a few changes courtesy of Bill Maeck’s $1.73 million gift.



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