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Gary Deane Chapple

Gary Deane Chapple passed away suddenly on April 13, 2015. He was the first child born to Joseph William Chapple and Theda Marie Phillips on July 14, 1941 in Aberdeen, Idaho. He was the first of eight children. Gary graduated…

Lorin Armond Corbridge, 87

Lorin Armond Corbridge, 87, of Aberdeen, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in Pocatello, ID, surrounded by his family. He was born July 9, 1927 in Sterling, ID, to Leslie Ambrose and Ruby May Claypool Corbridge. Lorin was a lifetime…

Lois Wedel

Lois Wedel passed away at Spring Creek Manor on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Lois was born and raised on a farm west of Aberdeen on Jan. 19, 1923 to Frank and Anna Wenger. She lived all her life in and…

Drop in scores expected with new ISAT tests

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Under the old Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), 80 percent of third graders were considered competent in their reading ability in 2007. After five years of testing, that percentage went up to 94.6 percent…

A week of uncertainty

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It began for me, and many of our city employees, as a week of uncertainty at best; a week of doubt and skepticism at worst. The reasons were entirely unrelated, however. For me…

Grant Melvin Beck

Grant Melvin Beck, 78, of St. George, UT, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015, peacefully in his sleep. He was born to the late Grant and Erma Beck, Jan. 21, 1937 in Aberdeen, ID. Mel graduated from Aberdeen High School, served…