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Soccer teams fall to Firth

The Aberdeen High School soccer teams hosted Firth Thursday, Aug. 26. Both the girls’ and the boys’ teams lost to the Cougars. The girls played first and fell 6-0. No stats were available from the game. The boys’ lost 5-0.…

Linda Brainard

Linda Gayle Brainard 64, of Aberdeen, ID, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. Visitation will be from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Aberdeen building. The funeral service will…

Shirley Lee

Shirley Laureen Lee died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, surrounded by her family after a short battle with leukemia. Shirley Laureen Hastings was born to Gordon Russell Hastings and Betty Celia Nolin on Oct. 3, 1934, at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario,…

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Lamb Weston officials outline new plant plans, get reduction in taxes by county commission

by Daniel Moore

Press Staff Writer

The Power County Commissioners gave Lamb Weston a significant tax break to promote the construction of a new, $4.25 million new potato processing facility the company plans on building directly behind the current structure near American Falls.

The commissioners met with Lamb Weston vice president over taxes Mark Wynn and with plant manager Jon Schutte on Thursday, Aug. 19. The two gave an overview of the current projects happening at Lamb Weston and the new project before outlining what they would like in tax savings. When the new project is finished, the plant will be the largest plant owned by…

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Bo Knittel claims Kentco golf title

Bo Knittel claimed first place in the Kentco Golf Tournament held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15, on the American Falls Golf Course. Knittel shots rounds of 61 on Saturday and 69 on Sunday for a two day total…

School district projects close to completion

The many construction projects the Aberdeen School District has been working on are getting close to being completed, according to superintendent Jane Ward. The high school gym is completed and looks amazing. The wrestling room is close to being done.…

Jesse Whipkey, 76

Jesse William Allen Whipkey, 76, of Springfield, passed away, Aug. 10, 2021 at his home. Jesse was born Aug. 5, 1945 in Campwood, TX, to William Allen Whipkey and Mary Elizabeth Holder Whipkey. Jesse was raised in Aberdeen, ID, and…

Louise Stoddard Duffin

Louise Stoddard Duffin, 88, returned to her Father in Heaven, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, with her family nearby. Louise was born May 1, 1933, in Leota, UT, to Raymond Smith and Elna Jorgensen Stoddard. She had an older sister, Lorna.…