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Creepy crawlies in Idaho Legislature

Last year I wrote about Ilah Hickman, a middle school aged student from Boise that had taken up the issue of designating the Giant Idaho Salamander as the state’s official amphibian. For two years Hickman studied the process of making…

Explaining the 80s

One night my wife and I were taking a walk down memory lane, watching 80s music videos on YouTube. Specifically, we were watching Murry Head’s music video of “One Night in Bangkok,” when my wife raised one important question: how…

Grace Margaret May Thomas

Grace Margaret May Thomas, resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado; born Nov. 9, 1916 in Rockland, Idaho passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 in Colorado Springs. Grace was raised in Rockland, Idaho. She worked hard on the farm and loved…

Colleen P. Hadfield

Colleen P. Hadfield died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in Rexburg, Idaho at the age of 87. Colleen was born on Sept. 14, 1927 in Lewiston, UT to her parents Clifford Leroy “Ben” Poulsen and Elnora “Nora” Hauser Poulsen. After…

Clifford Steven Hatch

Clifford Steven Hatch, 51, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Wilks Funeral Home 211 W. Chubbuck Rd. For more information and to leave condolences for his family please…

Roland Earl Isaak

Roland Earl Isaak, 76, of Aberdeen, Idaho, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. He was born Sept. 22, 1938, in American Falls, Idaho, the ninth child of Peter and Eva (Dirks) Isaak. He grew up in Aberdeen. After completing high…

Cooperation solves rotting wheat problem

  Thresher Wheat plans new grain storage facility by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer A bumper crop of wheat coupled with an unusually large amount of rain led to a smelly situation for local grain buyer Thresher Artisan Wheat, but…