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The price of parenting

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   The US government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to the age of 18, is $160,140 for a middle class family. Anyone would be afraid! The…

Using energy and creativity

The energy that makes a child “difficult to handle” according to their parents, is the energy that later is one that dominates and overcomes any difficulties in life. Teach your children to use their energy and creativity to turn mistakes…

New beginnings

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   Every day we have plenty of opportunities to take advantage of a new beginning. Generally a new beginning starts when something ends. To open new roads, one must invent, experience,…

Youth challenge program

Guest comment by Sen. Mike Crapo Organization—Maturity—Discipline—Motivation—These are qualities a graduate of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program credited the program with instilling in him. The National Guard Youth Challenge Program provides training and mentorship for struggling youth to help…

Linda Bartel

Linda Ruth Friesen Bartel passed away May 8, 2015. Linda was born on Feb. 12, 1915 in Hillsboro, KS, to Abraham and Susanna Penner Friesen. On Dec. 1, 1964 she married Milton Bartel of Aberdeen, ID. He died in 1989.…

Thanks for levy support

Dear Aberdeen community members and stakeholders, On behalf of the teachers and employees of the Aberdeen School District, I want to take the opportunity to thank the residents for their tremendous support in the recent levy. This particular levy directly…

So why do we salute the flag

Home Country “So why do we salute the flag, kids?” said Abraham Lincoln Bahdziewicz. Woodrow Wilson Bahdziewicz, the oldest of the Bahdziewicz kids, raised his hand. “Yes, Woody?” said his dad. “To say thank you for the United States of…