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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…

The pin that never dropped

From The Statehouse by State Senator Jim Guthrie There is no way the packed-house crowd should have been able to hear it. It just made no sense. It was Saturday night at the movies and the few hundred people exiting the theater were…

Fairy tales are hard to top

Red Riding Hood lends itself to performance, and I have acted every part in the story, except for the title character (that’s reserved for my daughters), dozens of times. None of them were on the stage, of course, but all…

Q-pons and withdrawals

I hope everyone still has their resolutions going strong. One of mine is no soda for the year. My parents like to stock up on Diet Coke so every time I open their fridge I get withdrawals. One thing I…

Police car use policy approved

Aberdeen Police Chief Ray Dalling explained the new police car use policy. There had been some questions raised about the personal use of the police cars. Police officers can no longer use the police cars for their personal use. The…

Tigers have a tough week, losing three

The Tiger boys’ basketball team played three games last week and weren’t victorious in any. They hosted Wendell on Tuesday, Jan. 13 and fell 61-53. “This was a close game throughout the whole game; we had them in the third…

2015 Legislative Outlook

by Sen. Steve Bair One may be sure of one thing in Idaho politics: correctly predicting upcoming issues in the Idaho Legislature would take miraculous predictive abilities. Those abilities don’t exist in this Senator. After being at the capital for…