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Seed is planted, help it blossom

I was preaching to the choir when American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia asked me to speak during the grand opening ceremony for the downtown revitalization project Wednesday, Nov. 20. All those attending the ceremony, suffering through a cold and miserable…

Lady Tigers drop two last week

The Aberdeen Lady Tiger basketball team played two home games last week. Aberdeen lost the first game 47-24 to Ririe on Wednesday, Nov. 20 , then fell to American Falls 57-43 on Friday, Nov 22. “This was a tough game,”…

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

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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…