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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…

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…

Thank you Aberdeen patrons

Dear Patrons of Aberdeen School District, On behalf of all the Aberdeen School District employees I thank the patrons for their support on the supplemental levy. This levy will place teachers on the current salary schedule where they would have…