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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…

Advertising panhandlers

It was refreshing the other day when a friend of mine who is heavy into the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation came in to discuss an ad in our newspapers for their upcoming banquet. Steve Johnson was once a businessman in…

Mikel David Pierce

Mikel David Pierce, 78, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in American Falls. He was born on Jan. 20 1936, in Geneva, MN, to Manford and Edna Franklin Pierce. He was the youngest of nine children. Mikel graduated from Pine…

That’s life

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel One of these days you will lose patience and yell at your children, “when are you going to grow up and stop acting like children!” The truth is, soon they will…

Ann Stevens Klingensmith

July 15, 1938 – January 14, 2014 Ann Stevens Klingensmith was born on July 15, 1938 in American Falls, ID, to Maryvee and Harland Stevens. She was the oldest of three children followed by sister, Beth, and brother, David. Ann’s…