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Floyd Chester “Chet” Wahlen, 90

July 21, 2011

Floyd Chester “Chet” Wahlen, 90, of Aberdeen passed away Monday, July 18,
2011, at his home.
Chet was born Jan. 15, 1921, on the farm where he still lives. He was the sixth child of seven children born to Fred and Alma Malmstrom Wahlen. He was welcomed into the family by two brothers, Clarence (Clix) and Ferris and one sister, Mabel Phillips Gull.

William ‘Bill’ D. McKinster 1934-2011

July 21, 2011

LEWISTON — Bill McKinster of Lewiston passed away on July 6, 2011, at the age of 76 at Tri-State Memorial Hospital in Clarkston, Wash.
Bill was an investigator in animal health for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, retiring in 1989; then returning to animal health for the Idaho Department of Agriculture, retiring in 2004.

EchoHawk visits injured Marine

July 21, 2011

WASHINGTON – A Fort Hall Marine injured in Afghanistan last month received a special visit from Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry EchoHawk Tuesday at the Bethesda Naval Hospital near Washington, D.C.
Cpl. Phillip Baldwin of Fort Hall lost both legs in an Improvised Explosive Device incident (IED) June 18. The incident occurred while Baldwin was on foot patrol near the Hemland Province in Afghanistan.

Farmers seek power line rules in P& Z draft

July 21, 2011

ABERDEEN — Landowner rights and possible transmission lines crossing farmland are subjects that need to be included in Bingham County's Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Proposed Code Revisions according to five Aberdeen farmers who met with P&Z Acting Zoning Administrator Allen Jensen on Wednesday.
Private property rights and right-of-way for transmission lines are, as yet, not included in the P&Z Proposed Code Revisions Final Draft.

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