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Logan Willie Barnard

We, the family of Logan Willie Barnard, are sad to inform of his passing on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 at the Cristoffersen Veterans Home in SLC, Utah. Dad, our Grandpa B, is now reunited with his “Honey B”, Carol Whittier…

David Gonzalez

David Gonzalez, 60, Aberdeen, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 in Baja California, MX. David is survived by his wife, Diana, American Falls; daughter Jeanette Castillo, San Diego, CA; son David Gonzalez, Jr., San Diego, CA; daughter Mandy Gonzalez, American…

Creepy crawlies in Idaho Legislature

Last year I wrote about Ilah Hickman, a middle school aged student from Boise that had taken up the issue of designating the Giant Idaho Salamander as the state’s official amphibian. For two years Hickman studied the process of making…

Explaining the 80s

One night my wife and I were taking a walk down memory lane, watching 80s music videos on YouTube. Specifically, we were watching Murry Head’s music video of “One Night in Bangkok,” when my wife raised one important question: how…

Grace Margaret May Thomas

Grace Margaret May Thomas, resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado; born Nov. 9, 1916 in Rockland, Idaho passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 in Colorado Springs. Grace was raised in Rockland, Idaho. She worked hard on the farm and loved…

Colleen P. Hadfield

Colleen P. Hadfield died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in Rexburg, Idaho at the age of 87. Colleen was born on Sept. 14, 1927 in Lewiston, UT to her parents Clifford Leroy “Ben” Poulsen and Elnora “Nora” Hauser Poulsen. After…