Category: Power County Press

A.F. Reservoir boat ramp reopens

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The west boat ramp of the American Falls Reservoir is now open after the Bureau of Reclamation laid a new parking lot. It was a joint project between the bureau, which manages the reservoir,…

Locals compete at state rodeo

Several local high school rodeo participants went to the state rodeo held in Pocatello from June 3 to June 10. The local rodeo team has participants from Rockland, American Falls and Aberdeen. … Read the full story and more in…

Sometimes the best efforts aren’t enough

Our City By A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia While it is seldom the case, sometimes the best efforts of many are not enough; sad but true. Such has become the case with the tennis court project. At the beginning of the…

Looking like Dad, both inside and out

Father’s Day is passed for you who are reading this column, but it is not here yet for me writing it, so I’m going ahead and writing it anyway. I was helping my sister move a few weeks ago, and…

Carmelita Teller

Carmelita Ann Teller, 77, of American Falls, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Power County Nursing Home while holding hands with her husband, William Teller, and her daughter, Patricia Hernandez. Carmelita was born Dec. 5, 1939 in…

Community review, reviewed

Meeting highlights progress in American Falls since 2008 by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer In November of 2008, a group of outside experts on community development met with dozens of community members in American Falls. Their purpose was to create…

Education foundation hosting golf scramble

The American Falls Education Foundation is hosting the 19th annual golf tournament at the American Falls Golf Course on Saturday, June 17, beginning at 9 a.m. The tournament, sponsored each year by the education foundation, benefits education programs and community…

Unnatural level of anger

Legislative Update by State Rep. Randy Armstrong There seems to be an unnatural level of anger in our country. “I hate him!” “She is an evil person!” “How could you be so stupid as to not understand my position?” “Are…

Emilio Ramirez Reyes, 89

Emilio Ramirez Reyes, 89, of Blackfoot, ID, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his home. He was born April 5, 1928 in Maxwell, TX, the son of Herminio and Francisca Ramirez Reyes. He married Ventura Zamora in Laredo, TX.…

Anthony R. Collings

Anthony R. Collings was born to Jim and June Thompson Collings on June 3, 1960, in Albuquerque, NM. He died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Boise, ID. Tony graduated from Highland High School in Pocatello and attended the University of…