Category: Power County Press

Dennis Clinger Smith

Dennis Clinger Smith was born Jan. 26, 1946 to Thomas William Smith Jr. and Mildred Clinger. Dennis had two siblings, Jim Smith and Vivian Smith Little. His early years were spent farming west of Idaho Falls. After graduating high school,…

Bill Blakely

Death notice William F. (Bill) Blakely passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. He was born in Butte, MT, then worked as a deputy sheriff for 25 years in California. When he retired he moved to American Falls, ID. Condolences and…

Jake Frank

Jake Frank, 64, of American Falls, ID, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, after a courageous fight for his life. A Colorado native, Jake was the ninth child out of 10 born to the late Eva and Jacob Frank of…

Edwin Bennett Alston

Edwin Alston passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Mesa, AZ, from a stroke. He was born to Alvin and Rebecca Alston in Alamosa, CO, on Nov. 3, 1921. At the age of four years old, his family moved…

Robert (Bob) Jackson

Robert (Bob) L. Jackson, 88, passed away the morning of Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at Portneuf Regional Medical Center from complications of pneumonia. Bob was born Dec. 7, 1929, in Oakland, CA, to Florence and Harold Jackson. He had an…

Construction going as planned for A.F.Intermediate School

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer “Everything is going as planned,” said Randy Jensen, American Falls superintendent, about the construction of the new American Falls Intermediate School. Construction is on schedule and on budget, Jensen said. Walls are going up…

Summer is over, figuratively at least

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Summer is over! Figuratively at least for teachers and most farmers. The Power County 4-H and FFA Fair was last week, grain harvest has started, city street projects should be finishing up and…

A.F. council discusses junked cars

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer In its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, the city council discussed complaints citizens had against businesses who allow junk cars on their property. Police chief Brandon Wilkinson said the city had no ordinance restricting…