Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Articles from the April 11, 2013 edition


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  • Blizzard Smacks Kimball

    Daniel Thompson, Reporter|Apr 11, 2013

    The idiom “any port in a storm” certainly applies to the many travelers who were brought into town to stay overnight, because of the closing of I-80 during the recent snow storm that hit the area. However, out of the unfortunate circumstance that led people having to pull off the interstate for the night comes a story that shows just how much heart and kindness residents of Kimball county truly have and show to their fellow man. Joe Trujillo and Jess Valdez of Pueblo, Colorado had been traveling west along I-80 trying to get to Cheyenne to... Full story

  • Restaurant Review: Anong's Thai Cuisine

    Dave Faries, Editor|Apr 11, 2013

    Anong’s Thai Cuisine opened on March 16, and you can tell. Two or three bites into our appetizers, a waitress arrived with the entrees, forcing an untidy moment as several hands shoved plates around the overcrowded table. The intrusion exposed a flaw unfortunately common to new restaurants: service slip ups. Staff members still learning the fine art of expediting often fail to communicate between the floor and kitchen and dinner guests take the brunt, gobbling down portions as quickly as... Full story

  • Drinks: Dalmore 12 Year Single Malt

    Dave Faries, Editor|Apr 11, 2013

    Once upon a time, Dalmore 12 year old scotch ranked as the best single malt for the price conscious. When the distillery changed its aging process, splitting evenly the spirit’s time in bourbon and sherry casks, Dalmore disappeared from shelves. The new malt, which arrived in 2008, sacrificed some of its highland heft in favor of an approachable, almost timid dram. It sends sweet, floral impression to the nose, weighted by something akin to burnt fruitcake and candied orange peel. Work hard enough, and you also pick up on rye, espresso and...

  • Four Teachers Resign, Accept Buyouts

    Daniel Thompson, Reporter|Apr 11, 2013

    In a special meeting held on April 1 by the Board of Education, the board moved to accept the resignations and approve the buyout offers of four teachers of the Kimball School District. Among the teachers who have resigned are Emily Brooks, Junior-Senior High Art teacher, Kathleen O’Brien, Theresa Fiorelli, and Linda Mihm with O’Brien, Fiorelli, and Mihm accepting buyout offers from the district. The resignations come from an offer that Superintendent Troy Unzicker extended to veteran teachers in order to avoid the termination of the newer...

  • Game Faces

    Apr 11, 2013

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  • Tri State Invitational

    Apr 11, 2013