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Picture of the week: Straight to the moon


An Hillcrest third grade student inspects a rock from the moon during a special presentation hosted by Erika Kettl’s class. Kettl had to take special training form NASA to be a certified moon-rock handler. Each night the rocks are in town they must be locked in a combination safe. When the rocks are out for display Kettl must accompany the rocks everywhere. “I even have to take them to the bathroom with me,” said Kettl. Kettl’s students prepared several different lesson about the moon and served as teachers as other classes visited to view the rocks from space.

Orlando M. Dalke

Orlando M. Dalke, 90, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Meridian. He was born Oct. 28, 1923 in Aberdeen to Henry and Anna Dalke. Memorial services were held Tuesday, April 29, at 1 p.m. at Idaho State Veteran’s Cemetery, Horseshoe…

Sydney Collings Peterson

Sydney Collings Peterson was born to J.R. (Russ) and Myrom Collings in American Falls, ID, on July 2, 1942, and passed away in Bozeman, MT, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Her life was full of laughs and her million dollar…