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Flag theft cowardly, poorly timed

To the editor, We are writing in regards to a theft that occurred on Thursday, Sept. 11, we proudly show support for our nation and armed forces by hanging two flags outside our home. One of which is the United…

Kindergarten with no naps

My oldest daughter started school, if kindergarten counts as school. With snack time and play time, it doesn’t sound like school to me. It sounds like heaven. And my kindergarten experience was pretty heavenly. It got me out of the…

Lady Tiger volleyball beats Rockland

The Aberdeen Lady Tigers only had one game last week, hosting Rockland on Wednesday, Sept. 10. The Lady Tigers had something to prove from their prior game this year that they lost to the Lady Bulldogs. Aberdeen won in three…

Off to school financial planning

Guest Commentary By U.S. Senator Mike Crapo As students start college, being aware of financial options and the long-term implications of student loans and debt is a critical part of laying the groundwork for a sound future. Planning out how…

Picture of the week: What is it?

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A dark blue to green substance has coated the western shore of the American Falls Reservoir over the past few days. One explanation may be cyanobacteria, a type of bacteria that mimics algae blooms and feeds off phosphorus. Often called blue-green algae the cyanobacteria’s peak blooming season is late August to early September.

This week seemed full, yet empty

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia My plans for hunting or fishing last weekend kind of fizzled, sputtered, and went dead for a number of reasons. The week that was seemed full yet empty at the same time. The…