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Under His Wing

by Preston Crompton Growing up I always read my father’s columns in the paper. Coming from a newspaper family I was probably a little rebellious by not reading through the whole thing but just going straight to his columns. I…

Far right should form own party

To the editor, The “silly season,” i.e. the election cycle, is here again. We are bombarded with political ads, charges and counter charges claiming one thing or another, and are inundated with political mailings. Since most of this in the…

Paul Tod Woods

Paul Tod Woods, 72, of Springfield Idaho, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. He peacefully passed away while surrounded by his family. Paul was born September 21, 1941, in Fremont, MI, to Melville Tod…

Richard H. Brucks

Richard H. Brucks, 73, of Bellevue, WA, went home to be with Jesus after a long battle with cancer on Monday, April 28, 2014, surrounded by his family at his home. Richard was born January 22, 1941, to Emmanuel and…

Livestock-at-large ordinance discussion draws crowd

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Power County’s livestock-at-large is still causing discussion more than a week after courtroom comments by Power County Prosecutor Ryan Petersen caused heated discussion between Petersen and Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries. The conversation has…

Picture of the week: Straight to the moon

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An Hillcrest third grade student inspects a rock from the moon during a special presentation hosted by Erika Kettl’s class. Kettl had to take special training form NASA to be a certified moon-rock handler. Each night the rocks are in town they must be locked in a combination safe. When the rocks are out for display Kettl must accompany the rocks everywhere. “I even have to take them to the bathroom with me,” said Kettl. Kettl’s students prepared several different lesson about the moon and served as teachers as other classes visited to view the rocks from space.