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Refrigerated Ice Rink To Open In Idaho

CHUBBUCK, Idaho (AP) - Officials in eastern Idaho say a refrigerated skating rink is scheduled to open in mid-December in Chubbuck following thousands of hours of volunteer work by the local community.
    
Chubbuck Pocatello Hockey Association President Jim DiSanza tells the Idaho State Journal (http://bit.ly/IqNeG3) that workers in July started putting in and connecting 10 miles of pipe.
    
Crews earlier this week spread 14 truckloads of sand 2 inches deep over the 16,500-square foot rink.
    
A Portneuf Healthcare grant of $40,000 helped pay for a giant compressor involved in keeping water frozen.
    

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