Category: Random Thoughts



Battle of the Bands Registration Form

Intro­duc­ing the Snake River Roar­ing Youth Jam Bat­tle of the Bands!  Grab your band mates and sign up to blow the minds of our judges on August 10th down at the Green­belt!   Prizes include up to $1000 in equip­ment from Mike’s Music!   Print out the con­tract below before August 1st and get set to play […]


Melaleuca Freedom Celebration Essay Contest

 Earn A $500 Schol­ar­ship While Remem­ber­ing America’s Heroes                       The 2013 Melaleuca Free­dom Cel­e­bra­tion essay con­test, Remem­ber­ing America’s Heroes, gives grade school kids through­out South­east Idaho with a chance to sub­mit their best ideas to the con­test. Every year, two lucky win­ners are selected. One […]


Glazed and confused

Tim Black­burn, 50, of Stockton-on-Tees, Eng­land, said he busted his right arm when he fell off a lad­der in 2007 and doc­tors had to remove 4 inches of bone and attach a metal scaf­fold around the arm. The arm was finally healed this month using a new ultra­sound tech­nique, but as Murphy’s law would have […]


Smoke free, yes. Free to live, no.

Etta Mae Lopez wanted to quit smok­ing, so she did the usual: waited patiently out­side a sheriff’s office until a deputy came out and then slapped him across the face. And, ta-da, now she’s in a smoke-free jail for 63 days! The 31-year-old Cal­i­forn­ian explained to the con­fused deputy that she wanted to get locked […]


Penny for your hiding place?

An amaz­ing story out of Albu­querque began unfold­ing Wednes­day evening, when wit­nesses saw a man force a 5-year-old girl into his car and drive off, reports NPR. Those wit­nesses ran to the girl’s home and told her mother, who imme­di­ately got into her car and started chas­ing the kid­nap­per!  What she didn’t know is that […]


Metallica Pinball Wizards

Even though Pin­ball Games are old school, Metal­lica takes them to a new level! Check out their game here!


Whip it good

Con­necti­cut man Joseph McCaf­frey told the Nor­walk Hour he was read­ing the paper when he spot­ted the oddly shaped blob of ink in the movie sec­tion and showed it to his wife, Wendy. And she shouted, ‘It’s Jesus!’ “McCaf­frey said he showed the image to many of his friends to see if they reached the […]


Idaho Gives on May 2

On May 2nd, Ida­hoans will come together for a day of giv­ing to sup­port the non­prof­its in com­mu­ni­ties across our state. From mid­night –11:59pm a share of every dol­lar raised by Idaho non­prof­its will be matched with funds from the Idaho Gives award pool. In addi­tion, the top five orga­ni­za­tions with the most unique donors […]