POCATELLO — Calling all patriots. There will be a Freedom Bridge 2020 event 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the bridge over I-86 by the Simplot Plant. Come and go as you please.

SANFORD — Logan Lloyd Sanford, son of Caleb and Katie Sanford, Pocatello, May 29.

The Bahá’ís of the United States join our fellow-citizens in heartfelt grief at the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others whose lives were suddenly taken by appalling acts of violence.

POCATELLO — You are invited to “Enjoying The Great Outdoors” presented by the Pocatello Women’s Connection on Aug. 13 at The Clarion Inn, 1399 Bench Road in Pocatello. Optional social connection time is from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. with luncheon and program from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Portneuf District Library is collecting homemade or store-bought masks for teens and children. The masks will be donated to students in need and will be available for pickup the week before school starts. If you would like to donate a mask or masks, please bring them to the library located a…

POCATELLO — The 2020 Pocatello/Chubbuck Relay for Life is a virtual event, including a fun walk/run. Gather your family, friends, and teammates and virtually walk together as a community on a route of your choice. This year’s relay for life is Aug. 28, with packet pick-up at the Portneuf Wel…

POCATELLO — The Black Rock Gold Prospectors are scheduled to meet on Aug. 10 (the second Monday of each month) at 6:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 300 N. Johnson Ave. in Pocatello. The meeting will be downstairs. The back door will be open at 6 p.m.

The Portneuf Sangha is currently offering programs in an interactive online format using Zoom videoconferencing. On Sunday, the Portneuf Sangha will view the next video in the series “Loving, Knowing, Growing.” In this video, Joseph Goldstein explores mindfulness meditation as a way to recog…

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood.

BLACKFOOT — Bingham Academy, a free, accredited public charter high school in Bingham County, is offering both an on-campus and online school option for its students this fall. By offering an online option, students and families are not only provided choices but BA is also helping keep their…