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Doris Lindley Stearns

Doris Lindley Stearns passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at the age of 95. She was born on June 21, 1918 to Helen Davie and Edwin Ferguson in American Falls, ID. A brother, Jack, was born in 1920. At…

Picture of the week: Light in the darkness

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A newly installed street light sheds a glow onto Idaho Street. The installation and activation of the new street lights marks the waning days of the downtown revitalization project. Street lights have been installed on sections of Idaho, Roosevelt and Harrison Streets along with parts of Fort Hall and Tyhee Avenues.

Raising minimum wage bad idea

To the editor: Why I oppose an increase in minimum wage: In 2004 I started working at a job for $7.25 an hour. I was a year out of college with a bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University. With a…

Is it significant

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare is over one month old and the numbers are in for that first 30 days. When looking at the statistics for the first month of Obamacare in Idaho the…

Lunch with Kennedy

I was a little over two months away from turning eight years old when the Western Union telegram arrived for my dad. The telegram read: “It would be useful to me to have an exchange of views with you on…

Power County Commission minutes

Published in The Power County Press Nov. 20, 2013. POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in special session on Monday, September 30th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Vicki Meadows, Chairman, Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also…

Driscoll fills vacant school trustee seat

Braden Driscoll was appointed to fill the vacant Zone 5 position and issued the oath of office at the regular Aberdeen School Board meeting held Wednesday, Nov. 13. Present at the meeting were trustees Herb Bohrer, Todd Lowder, Mike Shackelford…

Thanks for support of Harvest Festival

To the editor, To American Falls and area residents. We thank each and every one who supported the Harvest Festival fundraiser of Idaho-grown mashed potatoes, homemade sauerkraut, German sausage, green beans and spaetzel dinner on November 12. We thank Willow…