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Deodorant only a dog could love

We all know the old saying that a dog is man’s best friend. Now there’s a way to guarantee that adage. Fresh on the market through a Seattle-based food marketing enterprise comes Power Bacon(TM) deodorant, “for when you sweat like…

Alene Sorenson Pierce

September 30, 1927 – December 11, 2013 Alene Sorenson Pierce , 86, of Orem, UT, formerly of Aberdeen, ID, passed through the veil peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. She was born Sept. 30, 1927, in Central, ID, the sixth…

Ilene Korrell Reis

Ilene Korrell Reis, 69, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 surrounded by family. She was born April 28, 1944 in Ogden, UT, to Orson and Orlean Lake. She grew up in Irwin, ID, where she enjoyed the outdoors. She loved…

They don’t call me Johnny Appleseed

They don’t call me Johnny Appleseed for nothing. Well, actually, they don’t call me Johnny Appleseed at all. But they should. While I haven’t been living up to his legend of spreading apple tree seeds across the Midwest, I’ve certainly…

Donald Hendrickson

Donald S. Hendrickson, 81, of American Falls, ID, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. He was born Oct. 24, 1932 in Preston, ID, to Edith Esther Shaffer and Virgil Fremont Hendrickson. He grew up in Preston and West Yellowstone, MT,…

Thanks for help escaping from dubious behaviors

Driving down Harrison the other day, I realized that the new lampposts would decrease crime, but not just because criminals despise committing crimes in the light. No, I realized that, should he see the need to visit our fair city,…

Seed is planted, help it blossom

I was preaching to the choir when American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia asked me to speak during the grand opening ceremony for the downtown revitalization project Wednesday, Nov. 20. All those attending the ceremony, suffering through a cold and miserable…

Myrna Winberg

Myrna Arlene Winberg, of Springfield, ID, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 in Pocatello, ID. She was born Oct. 23, 1940 in Tremonton, UT. She married Richard C. Winberg in July of 1956 and together they had seven children. Three…

Doris Lindley Stearns

Doris Lindley Stearns passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at the age of 95. She was born on June 21, 1918 to Helen Davie and Edwin Ferguson in American Falls, ID. A brother, Jack, was born in 1920. At…

Lunch with Kennedy

I was a little over two months away from turning eight years old when the Western Union telegram arrived for my dad. The telegram read: “It would be useful to me to have an exchange of views with you on…