Category: Times Opinion

Smart financial moves for every stage of life

Financial Focus by Eric Sorensen Regardless of what stage of life you’re in, you must make financial and investment decisions that will be with you for the remainder of your years. But the moves you make when you’re just starting…

Thanks to everyone involved with DYW

To the editor, What a wonderful community we live in! Thank you so much for supporting our local Distinguished Young Woman program. We were postponed because of the chaos in the world today, and it was inconvenient, but everyone rallied…

Small town life can’t be duplicated

Dear Aberdeen, We moved to Pocatello about a year ago, and have really loved living over here. However, there are some things that you will find in a small town that cannot be duplicated in the city. The friendliness of…

Every job matters

by State Senator Jim Gurthrie I was a short scrawny kid in my early teens and it would be a couple more years before I hit 100 pounds. I couldn’t dribble all that well and as for the term jump-shot,…

How much will market volatility really affect you?

Financial Focus by Eric Sorensen There’s no way to sugarcoat it: If you’re an investor, you haven’t liked what you’ve seen in the financial markets recently. The effects of the coronavirus triggered a market “correction” – a decline of 10…

Press, Times welcome letters to the editor

Candidate endorsements must be paid The Power County Press and The Aberdeen Times welcome original letters and guest opinions with ideas, viewpoints, criticism and news analysis that encourage discussion of issues with an impact on the community, according to Publisher…

Dr. Universe, Why does the wind blow?

Dear Odin, When the wind blows, it can do all kinds of things. It can help pick up tiny seeds and carry them away, so plants and flowers can grow in new places. It can push a big sailboat across…

Thanks for all your help

To the editor, On behalf of the Aberdeen Food Bank Board, I register our thanks and appreciation to all those in our area who made it possible for us to provide Christmas baskets to needy families during the recent holiday…