Picture of the week: Rock out

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PTO parent Malory Jensen sells cotton candy while sporting a rocking wig at the Hillcrest Parent Teacher Organzation Walk-A-Thon on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Rock ‘n’ roll was the theme of the fundraiser. The fundraiser raises funds for several programs at the school.

Picture of the week: What is it?

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A dark blue to green substance has coated the western shore of the American Falls Reservoir over the past few days. One explanation may be cyanobacteria, a type of bacteria that mimics algae blooms and feeds off phosphorus. Often called blue-green algae the cyanobacteria’s peak blooming season is late August to early September.