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Judging a movie by its cover

They say not to judge a book by its cover. Luckily they didn’t say the same thing about movies, because I judge movies by their cover all the time. Just one look at the cover and I can tell if it falls…

Judith “Judy” Snow

Judith “Judy” Snow, 90, of American Falls, passed away at the Spring Creek Manor on Thursday, May 2, 2013. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

Birds of spring can knock it off

Granted, it’s not a farm rooster letting us know the sun is rising, but the birds of spring that have taken up residence in the trees near our house are becoming just as annoying. It’s kind of like going to…

Sharon Dee Larsen

Sharon Dee Larsen was born in Rupert, ID, Nov. 28, 1944 to Samuel and Hulda Kraus. She grew up in Rupert and later moved with her family to American Falls, ID. After graduating from high school Sharon moved to Portland,…

Thomas Michael Hess

Death Notice Thomas Michael Hess, 63, of Pingree, ID, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at his home from cancer. Funeral services will be held at a later date in Nebraska. Arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home,…

Ron Lee Taylor

Ron Lee Taylor, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Ron was born in Burley, ID, on April 20, 1947 to Dona and Lyle Taylor. He was the oldest of five children. Ron lived in Burley,…

Reduce government bloat with the sea quest station

When they first started talking about the sequestration, I sometimes like to think that maybe they were talking about “sea quest station,” which sounds so much more awesome. And in spite of the complex science such a device would require,…

Richard Huggler

Richard Huggler, 84, of Alpena, MI, died in the company of his family in the early morning hours on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Richard is survived by his wife Patty, two daughters, Denise and Gail, four grandchildren, Sean, Nicholas, Tammy,…

Thomas Michael Hess

Thomas Michael Hess, 63, of Pingree, ID, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at his home from cancer. Funeral services will be held at a later date in Nebraska. Arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home, Blackfoot. Condolences…

Ron Lee Taylor

Ron Lee Taylor, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Ron was born in Burley, ID, on April 20, 1947 to Dona and Lyle Taylor. He was the oldest of five children. Ron lived in Burley,…