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Walter Siebel

Walter Ray, “Sonny” Siebel Jr. died suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the Power County Hospital. Walt was born in American Falls, ID, October 10, 1937, an only child to Walter Siebel Sr. and Helen Writting Siebel. He was…

Helen Thornton

Helen Thornton passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 8, in her home in Colorado. She is survived by her husband, Lavelle; her fours sons, Trent, Halvord, Laird and Rick; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She donated her body to the…

Roger A. Underwood

Roger A. Underwood passed away at his home in Rome, NY, on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, following a courageous battle against cancer. A military funeral was held in New York on Friday, Aug. 22, attended by family and friends. Roger…

Skyler Whitnah

Skyler Whitnah, age 22 of American Falls, lost his life Sunday, Sept. 20, 2014, in a fatal car crash. Skyler Jordan Whitnah was born to Nora Whitnah on January 14, 1992. He was the second oldest son of Nora’s, a…

Magnida air permit upheld

Hearing officer calls ConAgra concerns speculative by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Is Magnida a threat to the environment? That is the question raised by local potato processor ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston. According to a recent determination by specially appointed hearing…

Flag theft cowardly, poorly timed

To the editor, We are writing in regards to a theft that occurred on Thursday, Sept. 11, we proudly show support for our nation and armed forces by hanging two flags outside our home. One of which is the United…

Kindergarten with no naps

My oldest daughter started school, if kindergarten counts as school. With snack time and play time, it doesn’t sound like school to me. It sounds like heaven. And my kindergarten experience was pretty heavenly. It got me out of the…