Blackfoot honors fallen baseball player

Martin Cole Baler’s uniform sits on first base before Blackfoot High School’s home game against Pocatello High School on Wednesday afternoon. Baler, 18, a senior at Blackfoot, died Sunday morning in a car accident. Taylor Carpenter /

BLACKFOOT — The crowd was quiet before the first pitch of Wednesday’s high school varsity baseball game between Blackfoot and Pocatello.

DOE announces small business vouchers

Idaho Falls-based Sentient Science Corporation was awarded a U.S. Department of Energy small business voucher to work with Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif. Sentient provides digital monitoring of energy-related infrastructure. Sandia was awarded $354,000 to develop with Sentient methods to extend wind turbine life. A single defective turbine blade can cost up to $300,000 if not detected early, according to an Idaho National Laboratory new release. Post Register file

The U.S. Department of Energy announced its latest round of small business vouchers on Earth Day.


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