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Simplot closure plans still uncertain

Growers will deliver to new plant by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer   The closing date for the Simplot potato processing facility in Aberdeen is less than a month away and the future of the processing plant is still uncertain.…

High school rodeo starts in Pocatello

The American Falls, Aberdeen and Rockland High School Rodeo Club is gearing up for Idaho’s District Four rodeos, having already completed in the first rodeo on Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5. The second rodeo of the season will…

Supporting new farmers and ranchers

Guest Comment by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo The USDA found that a mere 6 percent of principal farm operators are under 35 years old, and the average age of principal farm operators has risen 1.2 years since 2007 to 58.3…

Howard Klempel

Howard Klempel, a veteran, a farmer/rancher, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed from this earth to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Howard was born June 26, 1925 in Aberdeen, ID, to Frank and…

Picture of the week: Daluca gang

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Meet the Daluca gang from the all new original musical “DaLooka Love” showing at the American Falls Little Theatre April 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28 and May 2 and 3. Pictured are Lucky Dollars (aka Jed Gist), Righty Daluca (aka Lance Higbee), Mama Daluca (aka Tia Sparks), Lefty Daluca (aka Aaron Hawarth), Archie Billings (aka Lewis Neibaur), Tomatoes Ramsey (aka Tyler Walker), Sal Martino (aka Kurtis Workman), Scratchy (aka Jude Allen), Itchy (aka David Murphy), and Angelica (aka Janeth Hernandez). Read more about the musical inside this week’s Press print edition..

Recycling company receives special use permit

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Randy Moffit is practicing the old adage “Good fences make good neighbors.” Moffit recently approached the Power County Planning and Zoning commission to request a special use permit for his property on South Frontage…

Surprising steps to happiness

When I was younger I thought that happiness was something that happened to you, like you won the lottery and then lived the rest of your life in the Bahamas. But now I know that happiness is something that people…

An honest day’s pay

What actually constitutes an honest day’s pay? What is an honest day’s work? Is that relationship connected to how much money is being made? There have been several disparities between workers and owners in this country. Mining companies were much…