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Picture of the week: When opportunity knocks


Biologists from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game attempt to place a collar around the neck of a young moose prior to relocating the animal to another part of the county. The biologists will use the collar which is equipped with a radio and GPS transmitters that will allow biologists the opportunity to study the moose’s movements around its new home range.

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Consequences of Occam’s razor

Our City by American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia As I worked back and forth between FFA members’ Supervised Agricultural Experience visits and my city job this week, the principles of Occam’s razor and unintended consequences kept popping up. In retrospect…

Economic development vital for Aberdeen

During the visiting teams time in Aberdeen, they talked with many different groups within the community asking for information about Aberdeen. Questions asked included what they liked and didn’t like for each focus group. A big concern was the closing…

Cortez attends two Red Angus events

Morgan Cortez of American Falls, daughter of Pete and Holly Cortez, has recently returned from two of the most renowned Red Angus events this year. The North American Junior Red Angus event (NAJRAE) in Grand Island, NB, and the Junior…