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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…

A little happiness goes a long way

Ever wonder what goes through one-year-olds’ minds? Now I know. Spurred on by her sisters, our one-year-old has started talking up a storm. She has spoken more completely and sooner than her sisters. Sure, her sentences are only one word…

Picture of the week: After the ping pong balls

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Children and adults both were after the ping pong balls after they were dropped out of the plane on Saturday at 11 a.m. as part of the Aberdeen Daze celebration. After the balls were dropped, they did a lot of bouncing before coming to rest so it took work for everyone to capture the ping pong balls.

Chamber serves 2,300 at Aberdeen Daze breakfast

“Aberdeen -Yesterday, Today and Forever!” With the weather cooperating beautifully for the fifth year in a row, the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce estimates serving about 2,300 people at the free breakfast Saturday, June 22, to celebrate Aberdeen Daze. The number was up…

Aberdeen cheerleaders at cheer camp

  The AHS cheerleaders attended cheer camp this week. They had a UCA cheerleader come to the high school to teach them dances, cheers and stunts. It lasted three days. They won several ribbons and a trophy. Cheerleaders attending were…

Gustav Erwin (Ike) Becker

On May 5, 2013 in Bellevue, WA, Gustav Erwin Becker (age 94 1/2), known all his life as “Ike”, passed from this mortal life to return to his Heavenly Father and his Savior Jesus Christ, and to reunite with his…