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Whatever the path, make it your own

It was a wonderful early Christmas present a couple weeks ago when Debbie and I watched as our youngest son donned cap and gown and marched across the stage at Idaho State University to receive his associate’s degree in graphic…

They deserve our respect

To the editor, I think it is important that we, the citizens of American Falls, take a look at some individuals that truly make a positive difference. Chief of Police Brandon Wilkinson and Detective Josh Campbell are two men who…

Otella Anderson

Otella Irene Harwood Anderson, 93, of American Falls, ID, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She was born Oct. 15, 1920 in St. John, WA, to Ira “Let” and Laura Harwood. The family moved to Idaho in 1924 and farmed…

Historic homes now recognized by city

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Old houses will get some new recognition in American Falls. Previously, homeowners in American Falls could get their homes recognized by the Idaho State Preservation Office, but the process was long and expensive.  Now…

Rockland girls score big wins

The Rockland High School girls’ basketball team pulled off some big conference wins this week, after defeating North Gem on Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Mackay on Friday, Dec. 13. The Lady Bulldogs also defeated Raft River on Tuesday, Dec. 10.…

Some things take time to mediate

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia “What did you plan to gain from this meeting?” the gal from the TV station asked me. Apparently my response, although well considered on my part, did not warrant a 15 second sound…

Nile Earl Darling

Nile Earl Darling, 90, of Ontario, OR, formerly of Jerome, ID, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 with his family by his side. A viewing was held from 6 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, New Plymouth,…

Berdean Dahlke

Della Berdean Dahlke, 68, of American Falls, returned to her Heavenly Home, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, American Falls 4th Ward.…