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Annen and Packer move forward after primary

Jensen’s bid for superintendent comes to an end by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer The 2014 Idaho primary election saw two races of strong interest to Power County voters. William Thomas Middle School Principal Randy Jensen was facing three opponents…

Six qualify for State Rodeo

After competing in twelve District 4 rodeos in Pocatello, American Falls and Blackfoot the awards banquet was held Monday May 19, in Blackfoot. Schools in District Four are Snake River, Shelley, Firth, Blackfoot, Shoban, Pocatello, Highland, Century, American Falls, Aberdeen…

A.F. summer calendar filling up

The years with an early spring we would cut the blooming Iris from all of Mom’s flowerbeds, pack all Pa’s (Grandma Beitia) cooking supplies, and the six of us loaded into the old (even then) Ford station-wagon and headed from…

Bernell Wetzel

Bernell Edwin Wetzel, 80, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home in Willard, UT. Bernell married his sweetheart, Ramona Permann on August 28, 1951, in American Falls. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in…

Helen Faye England Koompin

After a valiant and courageous battle with cancer, Helen Faye England Koompin passed away peacefully at Portneuf Medical Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Helen was born the fifth child of Mildred Roper…

Aberdeen High names top graduates of 2014

 Kylan Feld named valedictorian, Jared Moser is salutatorian Aberdeen High School has named Kylan Feld as valedictorian for the graduating class of 2014. Jared Moser has earned the title of salutatorian. Graduation ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 29, in…

Egg shell

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel “I hate you, Alicia!” shouted Tom. “Never again will you come in my room! You’re a thief!” “What, what did you say?” asked his grandfather, who was coming down the hall.…

ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston remains firm

Potato processor insists Magnida should move by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Local potato processor ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston is taking a firm stance that the proposed Magnida fertilizer plant should be moved. ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston spokesperson Shelby Stoolman summarized the…

Give without expecting

Jonas Salk received a medical degree from the College of Medicine of New York University. Upon graduation he was given an assignment at the Research Laboratory of Viruses at the University of Pittsburgh. He was asked by the military to…