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Edwin Conrad Beitz

ROCKLAND – Edwin Conrad Beitz of Rockland, ID, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his home in Rockland. Edwin was born April 24, 1922, in Loveland, CO, to Ralph and Louise Schafer Beitz. He was raised and went…

Thanks to all who have supported us

Dear editor, We thank all the businesses and individuals who have supported the food bank with their donations of food, materials, volunteer labor and money.Your support makes other people’s lives a little easier. The Aberdeen Foodbank

Slow start, but A.F. revitalization underway

The American Falls downtown revitalization project is getting underway, but there are many things left to settle before large scale demolition and then construction begins. The recent discovery of needed paperwork that will delay full-scale construction has tightened the schedule…

The Elephant

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel When I was a little boy I loved the circus. What I loved most about the circus was the animals, my favorite animal was the elephant. He was my favorite for…

Margaret “Toots” Simms Allen

Margaret “Toots” Simms Allen, 91, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Highland Hills Care Center in Pocatello, ID. Margaret was born Jan. 4, 1922 to Charles and Ethel Simms in American Falls. The family moved to Roy, ID, when…

A bid overdone

If the reports are true Idaho is doing better in a lot of areas like job growth, real estate sales, population increases and so on. The state as a whole is not back to pre-recession levels, but we are starting…