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Chamber turkey shoot begins

Cards are out in area businesses for the annual turkey shoot sponsored by the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce. Spots on the cards are $1 each. Buying more than one spot increases the chance of winning a turkey for the holidays.…

Balancing work and family

Guest Comment by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo   As a husband, father and grandfather, I understand the challenges of balancing time with family and our professional lives. It often seems that there is just not enough time in each day…

Confusion reigns over health care exchange

Administrators, advisors and agents suggest wait-and-see approach by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Just over a month into the Affordable Care Act problems and frustrations abound as state and federal agencies struggle to make it possible for Americans to access…

Making choices, picking battles

From The Statehouse  by State Senator Jim Guthrie Almost simultaneously the three of them dumped their bags onto the living room carpet. The post Halloween effort to sort and inventory the rich haul of candy and treats had begun. The…

Elmer James Nerelli

Elmer James Nerelli, 94, went home with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. He was born Nov. 18, 1918 in Santa Margarita, CA. He was the fourth child of six children. Elmer graduated from Templeton High School in 1938.…

Marvelle Harwood

Marvelle Harwood, 80, of American Falls, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday morning, Nov. 1, 2013. She was born on Nov. 2, 1932 to David Marvin and Oneita Leishman Morris, in Kemmerer,…

Taking care of our own

There are a few common experiences we share as humans, many of which are emotional. Among the universal emotions we share frustration comes close to the top of the list of emotions we wish we never had to experience. It…

Comics funnier when you’re lazy

We took the comics very seriously in our house when I was growing up. On lazy Sunday afternoons, we would get the  Sunday comics and read them over and over. Then we would discuss them. Then we would rate them…