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Annexation? Still seeking answers

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia   Annexation? Short answer: We are still seeking answers to expected questions. Long answer: No one associated with the city wants the possible annexation of three various areas of city impact to fail…

Squash harvest festival will be held Saturday

Don’t give away all your extra zucchini yet. Save them for the squash harvest festival Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Aberdeen Elementary cafeteria and gymnasium. The Aberdeen Senior Citizen Center… Read the full story…

Theda Marie Phillips Chapple

  Theda Marie Phillips Chapple passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at the age of 98. She was born in Aberdeen, ID, on Friday, Feb. 13, 1920 to Leonard Harvey and Jennie May Slaugh Phillips.…

Linda Bohrer, 75

Linda Chandler Bohrer, 75, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at her residence in Blackfoot. Linda was born Oct. 7, 1942, in Blackfoot, ID, to Sam and Opal Chandler. She attended school in Springfield and Aberdeen. Her lifelong…

Rockland v-ball wins five games in four days

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Rockland High School volleyball team made winning seem effortless last week. The team played five separate games, in four days, but still kept their undefeated record. The week started off for the Lady…

Details and fine print

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia “The devil is in the details” or “Read the fine print” are both analogies that applied to much of last week and the first few days of this week. For me much of…

The old Santa Claus argument

A couple of months after completing kindergarten, my daughter confessed there was an argument while waiting in line at the school. That argument was, as ever, whether or not Santa Claus exists. My daughter took a firm agnostic approach to…