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Tough decisions, ugly truths

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia A tough decision. Sometimes good things happen to good people. Life ain’t fair. The ugly truth. All clichés, yes, but clichés because often they are indeed true to the circumstance. It seemed like last…

School district financially sound

Also in this week’s Times: Who’s running for the city council seats? Despite receiving more than $1 million less from the state than five years ago, the Aberdeen School District is still financially sound, according to auditor Morgan Hatt, who…

Outdoor recreation

by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo As summer turns to fall and many across Idaho prepare for annual hunting trips, I am reminded of outdoor recreation’s important role in our lives and communities. In experiencing the outdoors and observing our natural…

Meadows will resign commission seat

Committee seeks three applicants for replacement by Daniel Moore Press staff writer Power County Commissioner Vicki Meadows will submit her resignation letter on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Meadows and her husband, Bill, built a home just outside of County District #2, which she…

Bulldogs drop homecoming to Carey

  Despite a strong effort by the Rockland High School football team, too many small mistakes added up against the Bulldogs in their homecoming contest against Carey on Friday, Sept. 13. Rockland fell to Carey 30-20. “We played a really…

Fish kill leaves questions

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Food, habitat, and concrete: Limiting factors – “A condition whose absence or excessive concentration is incompatible with the needs or tolerance of a species or population and which may have a negative influence on their ability…

Karen Sue Fernau

Our Heavenly Father called our beautiful angel home on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Karen Fernau was born June 17, 1951 to Paul and Clara Marie Sampson. She was the eighth of nine siblings. She married the love of her life,…

Dorothy “Dotti” A. Martin

Dorothy “Dotti” A. Martin, of Pollock Pines, CA, age 75, passed away in her sleep Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in her home. Dotti was born Aug. 31, 1937 to Rowe and Ella Bolton in American Falls, ID. After high school…

Wanda Whittier

Wanda Williams Whittier, 91, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 of a short illness at her home in Idaho Falls with her family by her side. She was born June 16, 1922, to Elmer H. and Verda Hannah Ball Williams in…