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Thanks to all who helped with dinner

To the editor, We give a special thank you to all who helped make the Thanksgiving Dinner possible and successful: Stokes, SunRiver of Idaho, Barry and DeDe Nelson, Food Service of America, Sysco, Coke and Gem State. We received approximately…

Myrna Winberg

Myrna Arlene Winberg, of Springfield, ID, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 in Pocatello, ID. She was born Oct. 23, 1940 in Tremonton, UT. She married Richard C. Winberg in July of 1956 and together they had seven children. Three…

Doris Lindley Stearns

Doris Lindley Stearns passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at the age of 95. She was born on June 21, 1918 to Helen Davie and Edwin Ferguson in American Falls, ID. A brother, Jack, was born in 1920. At…

Picture of the week: Light in the darkness

light

A newly installed street light sheds a glow onto Idaho Street. The installation and activation of the new street lights marks the waning days of the downtown revitalization project. Street lights have been installed on sections of Idaho, Roosevelt and Harrison Streets along with parts of Fort Hall and Tyhee Avenues.

Raising minimum wage bad idea

To the editor: Why I oppose an increase in minimum wage: In 2004 I started working at a job for $7.25 an hour. I was a year out of college with a bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University. With a…

Is it significant

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare is over one month old and the numbers are in for that first 30 days. When looking at the statistics for the first month of Obamacare in Idaho the…

Lunch with Kennedy

I was a little over two months away from turning eight years old when the Western Union telegram arrived for my dad. The telegram read: “It would be useful to me to have an exchange of views with you on…

Power County Commission minutes

Published in The Power County Press Nov. 20, 2013. POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in special session on Monday, September 30th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Vicki Meadows, Chairman, Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also…