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Picture of the week: Threw a shoe


Dust billows across Fort Hall Avenue (above) while crews from RSCI knock down the aging structure that once housed the Silver Horseshoe Bar. The building was demolished on Monday, Jan. 20, to make way for a downtown parking lot. After the dust settles a member of the RSCI crew used a large track hoe to move and crush the remnants of the bar. RSCI donated demolition services to the city. Crews took just under 90 minutes to topple the decaying structure.

Downtown project receives innovation award

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The downtown revitalization project in American Falls will receive additional praise this week. The Treasure Valley Chapter of WTS, the Women’s Transportation Seminar, will give the project an Innovative Project Solutions Award. WTS is…

Back on court

American Falls High School boys’ basketball player Ryland Lasley (l)  pushes the ball back onto the court in their game against the Aberdeen Tigers on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Beavers will host the Snake River Panthers Thursday, Jan. 23.

Daniel Russell Stanger

Daniel Russell Stanger died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in Dillon, MT. He was born in Pocatello, ID, on May 29, 1936. He was the second son of James Daniel Stanger and…

James Cobbley

James Cobbley, 97, of Pocatello passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 of natural causes at a local assisted living facility. He was born on Oct. 17, 1916 in Riverside, ID. He was the fifth of 11 children born to Elmer…

Star Wars less scary than Willy Wonka

In 2007, Time Magazine listed “Bambi” as one of the 25 most scary movies of all time. Why would they list a movie that includes the song “Drip Drip Drop Little April Shower” as a scary movie? Because they hadn’t…

Above the rest

Aberdeen High School boys’ basketball player Zane Bono (back) jumps over an American Falls defender on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Tigers defeated the rival Beavers 43-35.