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Thanks to all who have supported us

Dear editor, We thank all the businesses and individuals who have supported the food bank with their donations of food, materials, volunteer labor and money.Your support makes other people’s lives a little easier. The Aberdeen Foodbank

Slow start, but A.F. revitalization underway

The American Falls downtown revitalization project is getting underway, but there are many things left to settle before large scale demolition and then construction begins. The recent discovery of needed paperwork that will delay full-scale construction has tightened the schedule…

The Elephant

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel When I was a little boy I loved the circus. What I loved most about the circus was the animals, my favorite animal was the elephant. He was my favorite for…

Margaret “Toots” Simms Allen

Margaret “Toots” Simms Allen, 91, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Highland Hills Care Center in Pocatello, ID. Margaret was born Jan. 4, 1922 to Charles and Ethel Simms in American Falls. The family moved to Roy, ID, when…

A bid overdone

If the reports are true Idaho is doing better in a lot of areas like job growth, real estate sales, population increases and so on. The state as a whole is not back to pre-recession levels, but we are starting…

A little happiness goes a long way

Ever wonder what goes through one-year-olds’ minds? Now I know. Spurred on by her sisters, our one-year-old has started talking up a storm. She has spoken more completely and sooner than her sisters. Sure, her sentences are only one word…

Picture of the week: After the ping pong balls

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Children and adults both were after the ping pong balls after they were dropped out of the plane on Saturday at 11 a.m. as part of the Aberdeen Daze celebration. After the balls were dropped, they did a lot of bouncing before coming to rest so it took work for everyone to capture the ping pong balls.

Chamber serves 2,300 at Aberdeen Daze breakfast

“Aberdeen -Yesterday, Today and Forever!” With the weather cooperating beautifully for the fifth year in a row, the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce estimates serving about 2,300 people at the free breakfast Saturday, June 22, to celebrate Aberdeen Daze. The number was up…

Aberdeen cheerleaders at cheer camp

  The AHS cheerleaders attended cheer camp this week. They had a UCA cheerleader come to the high school to teach them dances, cheers and stunts. It lasted three days. They won several ribbons and a trophy. Cheerleaders attending were…