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Joe Thomas

A Memorial Open House will be held on Thursday, July 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hazard Creek Clubhouse to celebrate the life of Joseph (Joe) Thomas, son of Brian and Janis Thomas, who passed away on June…

Another outstanding event

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia A special thank you to the entire group of Power County Search and Rescue volunteers who sponsored yet another outstanding event. Beyond the salmon barbecue, the training, work, and service you are prepared to provide each of…

Chamber sets temporary A.F. Day parade route

The American Falls Day parade, with the theme “100 Years of Dam Fun”, will take a different route for 2013, due to construction on Harrison Street and other downtown thoroughfares. The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce worked closely…

Laura Jeanette (Jean) Zimmerman

05-1-1931 ~ 07-02-2013 Jean was born to David and Ethel Rutherford in Wendell, ID, on May 1, 1931. She was raised in Hansen, ID, and passed away in Pocatello, ID, on July 2, 2013. Jean had two siblings, Richard Rutherford…

John R. Dahle

John R. Dahle, 73, of Pocatello, ID, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, following a long illness. He was born June 1, 1940 in Rigby, ID, to Edna and Bernell Dahle. John grew up in American Falls, attending American Falls…

Stan Kress

Stan R. Kress passed away in his sleep Sunday, July 7, 2013, under the care of hospice. Stan was born Oct. 25, 1943 in American Falls, ID, to Raymond and Fawn Kress. Stan was the second of four brothers (Ron,…

Ruby Mae Petersen

Ruby Mae Petersen, 95, went to be with the Lord and her beloved husband “Pete”, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. She was born June 17, 1918 in Scobey, MT. She married the love of her life Peter C. Petersen on…

Nick Matthew Funk

Funeral Notice Nick Matthew Funk, 27, of Blackfoot, ID, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, from injuries sustained in an accident. The family will meet with friends and family from…

Epic battle with the heat

It is quite possibly a million degrees this week. I know what your thermometer says, some puny number like 101 degrees, but that is only because the thermometer doesn’t have the guts go any higher or you have one of…

Picture of the week: Cutting the hay crop

Despite the threat of rain, the hay has to be cut and dried so it can be baled. If the hay is left until good weather, the quality of the hay goes down and doesn’t make as good a feed as when it is cut at the right time. The rain that the area has been receiving is welcome to almost everyone but it comes at a time when hay farmers are trying to get the second crop of hay harvested.

Despite the threat of rain, the hay has to be cut and dried so it can be baled. If the hay is left until good weather, the quality of the hay goes down and doesn’t make as good a feed as when it is cut at the right time. The rain that the area has been receiving is welcome to almost everyone but it comes at a time when hay farmers are trying to get the second crop of hay harvested.