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Schools test SBAC test

To the editor, Teachers, administrators and trustees in school districts and charter schools throughout the state of Idaho have been preparing for the implementation of the Idaho Core Standards and the aligned assessment from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).…

Nabor Esparza

Nabor Esparza, 61, of Aberdeen, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. The visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with the Rosary starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, 667 S. 4th W. Aberdeen.…

Picture of the week: Playing some bingo

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Two girls fill out their bingo cards at the Hillcrest Parent/Teacher Organization bingo night on Thursday, Jan. 30. Nearly 250 people attended, and the PTO raised $200. The event was not to raise money though, PTO President Shannon Ethington said, but was to provide a fun activity for families.

Lance Earl seeks seat in Idaho Legislature

Lance Earl of Rockland has announced that he is running for the Idaho State Legislature as a representative for District 28B, which includes all of Power County. Earl describes himself as a student of the Constitution and remains firmly dedicated…

Water and the lack thereof

Our City  A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia People have died over it and for it. Its importance most likely predates even geologic history. Yet, today most take it for granted, up until the time it is not available to them. In…

Verla Rae Hartley Haskell

Verla Rae was born on August 28, 1930 in American Falls, ID, to James and Janie Hartley of Rockland, ID. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Most of Verla Rae’s childhood…

Jalene Michaelson Phillips

Jalene Michaelson Phillips went to be with our Heavenly Father on January 30, 2014, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on February 15, 1960 in Pocatello, ID, to Robert and Doris Long…

Kenneth Platt Price

Kenneth Platt Price, 65, passed away at home on Friday, January 31, 2014, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Ken was born in Malad, ID, on Jan. 8, 1949, the first of four children born…

Nels “T.J.” Winters

Nels “T.J.” Winters (87) passed away peacefully on January 30, 2014 at the Veterans Home in Pocatello. He was born on April 4, 1926 to Thomas E. and Beatrice M. Campbel Winters in Chester, ID, as the first son of…