Category: Power County Press

Program seeks volunteers to help those in poverty

  Leaders of the American Falls School District at the City of American Falls are working on continuing with a program aimed at reducing poverty. The program was introduced by Donna Beegle, who spoke to American Falls School District employees…

AFHS volleyball suffers close losses

The American Falls volleyball team played Declo and West Side last week, coming in close but not able to get the win in the two games. Against Declo, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, American Falls won the first two sets, 25-20…

Things don’t always go as planned, hoped

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Unfortunately things don’t always go as planned or hoped. And, while last week had its bright spots, once again concerns with our most recent major effort to improve our city have turned up.…

Christy Seefried Hernandez

Christy (Chris) Seefried Hernandez was born April 13, 1949 to William Fredrick and Shirley May Gneiting Seefried at the LDS Hospital in Idaho Falls, ID. She was the second of four children born to this family. Christy’s early years were…

Clarence F. Gohl

The wheat is in the granaries. Potato trucks are rumbling down the road, carrying the spuds to be loaded into the cellars. Wheel lines are in place to give the sugar beets one last drink before being harvested. Clarence Gohl…

Joyce Claunch, 87

Joyce May Claunch passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. She was born July 17, 1931 in Pocatello, ID, to Joseph Lee and Anna Fifield May. When she was two the young…

A.F. council raises utility rates

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls City Council officially raised utility rates in its Wednesday, Sept. 5 meeting. No residents came to comment on the rate increase at a public hearing before the council raised the rates.…

Rockland Bulldogs win 40-12 against Shoshone

  The Rockland High School football team pulled off its first win of the season, against Shoshone on Friday, Sept. 7. Rockland won 40-12, in three quarters. “We started out on fire,” said coach Gerry Hunter. “We were able to…

I’m not going to call him, he is teaching

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia “I am not going to call him, he is teaching.” Those were the words spoken to City Clerk Robyn Herndon last Friday by one of our community members affected by the Fort Hall…

Darrell Wesenberg

Darrell Marvin Wesenberg passed away unexpectedly at age 78, on Monday, July 30, 2018. Darrell was born and raised in Verona, WI. He always said that he had an ideal childhood and often shared stories of his time growing up…