Category: Times Opinion

What in the world has happened to our society?

Concepts by VaLonna Wardell Confusion ensues the daily news. Murder, chaos, turmoil–ugly stuff. What used to be right is now wrong, what used to be wrong is now right. Where there was no middle ground is now askew. What we…

Thanks to all who helped make the gala a success

To the editor, On May 9, Bingham County had its fifth annual Mayoral Scholarship with the City of Aberdeen as the host city. This scholarship program is largely funded via generous private and business contributions, along with Idaho State University…

FFA thanks donors, volunteers for support

To the editor, The American Falls FFA thanks the community for their amazing support of our 2019 FFA Donkey Basketball Event. With the collective efforts of our generous community and over 50 volunteers, we were able to raise over $19,000…

Shooting machines are well used

To the Aberdeen Tiger Booster Club donors and the Aberdeen community in general, I just wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude to all those good, generous individuals and businesses who contribute to the Aberdeen Tiger Booster Club…

Perilous business transfers

Legal Column by Curry Andrews Recently, I met with a man who was having some trouble with a business transfer. He’d sold his business to a trusted friend who wasn’t making payments anymore. I asked him for his sale documents,…

Estate planning after divorce

Legal column by Curry Andrews So, the divorce or property settlement is final. Now what do you need to do for estate planning? After all, most of us wouldn’t want to retain our “ex” as our primary heir, attorney-in-fact or…

Farewell from long-time weatherman

To the editor, For the past 42 years, it’s been my pleasure and privilege to visit with the fine folks in eastern Idaho, western Wyoming, northern Utah, and southwest Montana from the studios of KIDK-TV3 and for the past nearly…

Thanks for taking it up a notch

To the editor, Thursday. Feb, 28, the Boy Scouts in Lakeview held their Blue and Gold Banquet. Julie and Ed Henicksman were in charge of it. Julie said she wanted something different. She wanted the boys in the Scouting Program…

Tips to avoid family fight over inheritance

Legal Column by Curry Andrews Have you ever seen a family meltdown over inheritance issues right after or even during a funeral? I have seen it happen far too often. Generally, a portion of the family will feel as though…