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Thanks for all you do for Aberdeen

Dear Aberdeen Community, Allene and I continue to be thankful for being a part of this caring community! Last week after the great snow we were blessed with, we went to the boat dock to walk the paved trail. Someone…

Joyce Lambert

Joyce Elaine Strange Lambert, 66, American Falls, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Portneuf Medical Center. She was born May 16, 1947 in Caldwell, ID, to Dean Strange and Jean Gardner Strange. There they raised her and her three…

Let’s get physical

I am not a “math person.” I often joke that I do math well enough to know I bought a really expensive calculator. Despite my complete distaste for the subject some things have stuck with me, mainly the whole sub-subject…

Lady Tigers end season on a great note

The Aberdeen Lady Tiger basketball team played three games in the district tournament last week losing to Malad twice and beating West Side. First, they traveled to Malad on Tuesday and lost 52-33. “Malad’s defense was really tight and we…

Schools test SBAC test

To the editor, Teachers, administrators and trustees in school districts and charter schools throughout the state of Idaho have been preparing for the implementation of the Idaho Core Standards and the aligned assessment from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).…

Nabor Esparza

Nabor Esparza, 61, of Aberdeen, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. The visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with the Rosary starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, 667 S. 4th W. Aberdeen.…

Water and the lack thereof

Our City  A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia People have died over it and for it. Its importance most likely predates even geologic history. Yet, today most take it for granted, up until the time it is not available to them. In…

Verla Rae Hartley Haskell

Verla Rae was born on August 28, 1930 in American Falls, ID, to James and Janie Hartley of Rockland, ID. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Most of Verla Rae’s childhood…