Flooding causes plenty of problems

A constant drizzle and warm temperatures melted record snowfall last week, causing flooding across Power County. The Power County Commissioners declared a state of emergency on Monday, originally at the request of the county highway district. Other county taxing districts…

Picture of the week: Pronghorn or antelope?

Calls first started coming in late last week about a herd of mule deer settling in near Rainbow Road between American Falls and Pocatello, but when we came upon them, we first thought they were antelope. A quick search on a smart phone said there are no antelope in Idaho, but pronghorn are here. Sometimes people get them mixed up, although pronghorn are not part of the antelope family, according to that smart phone. Whatever they are, the herd was large as they tried to come down from the hills and find something to eat.

Picture of the week: Business of the year

Business of the year Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce outgoing president Jan Pratt (right), presented Conan Feld (left) with the Business of the Year Award for 2016. She complimented him on how nice the new Ace Hardware store looks and makes Aberdeen look. He then told of some of the things they went through to get the job started and finished, stating it took two years. The award was given to him at the annual Chamber Banquet held Monday, Jan. 16.