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Picture of the week: Digging deep

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Heavy equipment has been digging deep as DePatco crews work up and down Idaho Street in downtown American Falls. Workers are replacing old, worn out sewer and water lines, and will eventually finish up with new roads, sidewalks and landscaping to beautify the area, all part of the downtown revitalization project.

P.C. Fair open class draws more entries

The Power County Fair open class exhibitions continued to increase in the number of entries in 2013. This year’s categories included needle craft, gardening, several forms of cooking, photography and art. Winners in the horticultural vegetable competition include: Grand Champion…

Lessons from General Labor

An intern’s view by Madai Montes General Labor. What is general labor? It is essentially thought of as a job that “generally” anyone can do. It took me an entire summer of working as a temporary laborer (temp) at Lamb…

Power County Commission minutes for July

Published in The Power County Press Aug. 21, 2013. POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 8th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also present were Power…

Raymond Gene Lowell Jr.

Raymond Gene Lowell Jr., 44, left this world Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. He leaves behind his mother Ruth Sparks. He enjoyed his best buddy “Bone-head” Andy; and five siblings, sisters Joyce Thompson and Juanita Graves from American Falls, sister Debra…

Della Thornton

After a week of heartfelt goodbyes from family and friends, Della Francis Stanger Thornton passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Though she was in and out at the end, she never lost her sense of humor, her concern for…

John R. Hayes

John R. Hayes was born Aug. 2, 1937 in American Falls, ID, to Wallace and Anita (Bade) Hayes. He passed at Pocatello, ID, on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 of natural causes after an exciting game of Bingo at the Shriner’s…