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Dying to get there

by Mike Hill, pastor Calvary Chapel Aberdeen With a twinkle in his eye and tongue-in-cheek, I remember my Dad asking, “Do you know where people consider the most popular place to go?” We would offer our ideas and then finally…

Donald Kraupie

Funeral Notice Donald Lee Kraupie, of Pocatello, ID, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013. The funeral service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aberdeen First Ward, Aberdeen, ID. A viewing…

Nora Matson Gahley

BRIGHAM CITY, UT – Nora Matson Gahley, 87, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013 at her home in Brigham City, UT. She was born Dec. 26, 1925 in Mapleton, UT, a daughter of Afton Monroe and Flora Stone Matson.…

Monroe “Monte” Beach, 91

Monroe “Monte” Beach, 91, of Blackfoot, ID, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Mountain View Hospital in Idaho Falls from complications of surgery. Mr. Beach was born in Rayville, LA. He moved to Idaho in 1958. He was a…

Picture of the week: Great day for fishing

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Warmer weather with some decrease in the winds has made fishing on the Snake River below the American Falls Reservoir much more enjoyable, especially since most of the log jam of opening day boat fishermen has subsided.

 

Flag theft darkens Memorial Day

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer For many around the country Memorial Day is a holiday of remembrance and rest, but for a select few the holiday is an opportunity for mischief. The American Falls American Legion Roland Evans Post…

AFHS Wrestling star signs with midwest college

Julian Gallegos was recently awarded a wrestling scholarship from Jamestown College in Jamestown, ND. Jamestown College competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and has a varsity athletic wrestling program. The coach, C.J. Campbell, flew over from North Dakota…

New downtown on the horizon

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Looking forward to the next five months I am filled with a sense of excitement and a bit of apprehension. As I have been in this position almost 11 months I can say without equivocation that it…

Michael Stoker

Michael Stoker, 64, formerly of Aberdeen, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013, in Sandy, UT. Services for Michael are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 8, in Sandy. For more information and online condolences to the family log on to www.colonial-funeralhome.com.

Diabetics are NOT subclass citizens

Setting aside for the moment tight jeans contests and whiskey soaked tobacco, in my opinion Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter has either been abducted by aliens or is ignorant in the truest sense of the word. There is a law…