Ucon–Spotlight

Throughout a Century, There Were Times When Folks Had to Pull Together

By Bruce Bash

Most people about to turn one hundred years old wouldn’t think of planning a mud volleyball contest to celebrate. But for the city of Ucon, mud volleyball just seemed to be the right thing to do. The city, about six-and-a-half miles northeast of Idaho Falls, celebrated a century of existence on April 14, 2011. Preparations for the event began in January, said Terry Hansen, one of the organizers.

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Bruce Bash

About Bruce Bash

Bruce Bash has had articles, stories, rebuses, and poems published in more than three dozen magazines. A transplant from Ohio, he earned a range resources degree from the University of Idaho and bounced around several western states before settling in Idaho Falls. He and his wife Mary enjoy the outdoors, especially with their grandchildren.