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Obituary: William Phillip ‘Bill’ Pero
Obituary: William Phillip ‘Bill’ Pero

June 20, 2019

William "Bill" Pero, 85 of Jerome, ID, passed away on May 25, 2019 at St. Luke's Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID. He was born November 28, 1933 in Castle Gate, UT to Philip and Catherine Pero. He grew up in Price, UT and attended schools there.


Michael Smith: Yampa building a historic treasure
Michael Smith: Yampa building a historic treasure

June 20, 2019

I have followed with interest the discussion concerning the potential transfer of the Yampa Elementary School to Memorial Regional Health. Although there are many significant unanswered questions about what Memorial Regional Health plans to do with the Yampa Elementary School, the focus of my letter is on the Yampa Elementary School as a community asset.







Memorial Regional Health: Clearing up misconceptions
Memorial Regional Health: Clearing up misconceptions

June 19, 2019

We want to thank Melvin and Joan Snyder for their comments published on June 19, 2019 regarding the proposed Providence Recovery Solutions (PRS) initiative tentatively to be located at the 775 Yampa Ave. building. We also have received multiple inquiries from community members via social media and e-mail. The purpose of this communication is to address a few factually inaccurate comments and concerns circulating through various media outlets. We can only address such comments as they pertain to MRH.







Prather’s Pick: The joy of music
Prather’s Pick: The joy of music

June 19, 2019

This week’s picture book for children was written and illustrated by David Litchfield who lives in the United Kingdom. “The Bear, the Piano, the Dog, and the Fiddle” is a sequel to “The Bear and the Piano,” a best-selling picture book.



Lance Scranton: Winning starts at home
Lance Scranton: Winning starts at home

June 19, 2019

Summer is here and high school students are as busy! If you are reading this column and wondering why your high schooler doesn’t have something to do every day; you’ve come to the right place. If your child is of high school age and you are wondering why coaches have so much going on in the summer months, you’ve come to the right place.


From the Museum Archives: The last true mountain man
From the Museum Archives: The last true mountain man

June 19, 2019

Born in Illinois in 1818, Jim Baker was one of the most notable mountain men of the American West. He was also a participant in perhaps the fiercest battle that ever took place between native peoples and the mountain men of the Rockies.



Memorial Regional Health: CNCC claims are inaccurate
Memorial Regional Health: CNCC claims are inaccurate

June 18, 2019

On Friday, June 14, the Craig Press article “'Future of Craig’ meeting seeks change at Colorado Northwestern Community College” attributed statements made by CNCC Vice President of Student Services John Anderson that are factually inaccurate.


Melvin, Joan Snyder: School board suggestions
Melvin, Joan Snyder: School board suggestions

June 18, 2019

What a shock when we read the article in Wednesday’s newspaper about the School District “giving” 1.6 million dollar piece of property to MRH. And the fact it has been in negotiation for 2 years!...