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Picture of the week: Off to state


Sander Saiz won first place at district with this effort in the long jump. Ten members of the AFHS track and field team qualified for the state competition. Find out who they are and in what events inside this week’s print edition.

Green thumbs popping up

Library News by Havilah Lyon, A.F. Library Director As the days (finally!) start to get warmer and I start to think about being brave enough to plant something outside (has the last frost of the year happened yet? What if we get a…

Dorothy May Buzzard

Dorothy Buzzard peacefully passed away at Power County Hospital on Sunday, May 12, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy is the daughter of Raymond and Lydia (Bauman) Walker and was born in American Falls, ID, on Dec. 27, 1930.…

A reservoir within a reservoir

For those of you who have some type of investment portfolio I am sure you have heard the term “diversify”, or if you are like me and don’t really have to deal with the headaches of retirement planning you might…

Judging a movie by its cover

They say not to judge a book by its cover. Luckily they didn’t say the same thing about movies, because I judge movies by their cover all the time. Just one look at the cover and I can tell if it falls…

Picture of the week


A juvenile bald eagle made a rest stop in the American Falls City Park. The young bird shared a tree with a crow. The bird seemed at ease as several people stopped to admire the national symbol and take pictures of the unusual visitor.