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Dotti Palmer Green

Dotti Palmer Green passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. She was born Friday, Sept. 13, 1929, in Fitchburg, MA. Her parents were George and Blanche Hughes. She was the eighth of ten children. She married Billie Francis Palmer on March…

Elmer Stecklein

Elmer Stecklein, 88, of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015 at his home. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot, Idaho. The family will meet…

Maxine Palmer Lewis

Maxine Palmer Lewis passed away in the hospital March 27, 2015 in Hemet, CA following complications from open heart surgery. She was born Nov. 16, 1932 in Malad, ID to Golden Palmer (father) and Agnes Gibson Palmer (mother). She was…

Gwen D. Reid

Gwen Davis Reid, 99, of Firth, ID, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2015 at her home. Gwen was born in Aberdeen, ID, on Dec. 30, 1915. She was the third child born to Edward L. and Hazel Davis. Her parents…

Esther Mehlhoff Ziebach

Esther Mehlhoff Ziebach, 102, of American Falls died March 22, 2015 at Spring Creek Assisted Living in American Falls. She was born Nov. 8, 1912 on a homestead in Perkins County near Faith, SD, to Richard and Malvina Krueger Mehlhoff.…

Carolee J. Funk

Carolee J. Funk passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at St. Luke’s Regional Hospital in Twin Falls, ID. Carolee was born Aug. 7, 1943, in American Falls, ID, to Otto and Edna Funk. She attended and graduated from…

Trees are important

Dear Editor: Thank you for the report on the City Council meeting, including Gerry Bates’ report on the Tree Inventory. Trees provide shade, beauty, fragrance, and shelter for birds and animals. They purify the air, store water and hold the…

Getting closer on schools and streets?

From The Statehouse by State Senator Jim Guthrie A few weeks ago I expressed the heavy lifting that needed to be done by the legislature remained virtually untouched in the weight room of politics. The policy that will drive school…