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Verna Simons

POCATELLO – Our cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and sister was called home to her Heavenly Father on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. She left this Earth for a joyous reunion with her beloved husband, son, parents, siblings and loved ones. Verna…

Nellie Crowder

Nellie Luella Crowder “Nellie Blue”, 86, of American Falls, ID, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 in Payette, ID. Nellie was born in Rombauer, MO, to James and Laura Ethel on Feb. 2, 1928. She graduated from Wapato High…

Add the Words protest hits home

Gay rights activists in Idaho have been peacefully assembling on a regular basis within the halls of the Idaho Capital Building for a good part of this legislative session, without much notice or fanfare from our end of the state,…

Power County Commission minutes for January

Published in The Power County Press Feb. 19, 2014. POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 13th, 2013. Present were Commissioner Ron Funk, Commissioner, Delane Anderson and Norman Wright. Also…

No interest shown to run Willow Bay

Golf course attracts two bids by Daniel Moore Press staff writer No bids were submitted to lease the Willow Bay Marina Cafe and Campground before the bid opening date of Wednesday, Feb. 12. The City of American Falls owns the…

Not always able to help

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia The lyrics go something like, “Talkin’ to myself and feeling old. Sometimes I’d like to quit; nothing ever seems to fit; hangin’ around, nothing to do but frown; rainy days and Mondays always…

Brent Wheeler

Brent Hulse Wheeler, 65, of American Falls, ID, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, after complications from pneumonia. Born in Preston, ID, on Aug. 28, 1948, Brent was the first of four children born to the late Washington Fay and…

Paul Howard Sjelin

In loving memory of Paul Harold Sjelin February 13, 1924-February 12, 2014 Paul Sjelin was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Feb. 13, 1924 of Swedish immigrants Carl and Alma Sjelin. After completing his eighth grade year in a one room…