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Wanda Whittier

Wanda Williams Whittier, 91, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 of a short illness at her home in Idaho Falls with her family by her side. She was born June 16, 1922, to Elmer H. and Verda Hannah Ball Williams in…

Pam Dyer

Pam Dyer, 63, of American Falls, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at the Power County Nursing Home. She was born in Waldron, Ark., to Doris and Frederick Speaks. Her mom died when she was at a young age, and…

Picture of the week: Evacuation drill held at the schools

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Children of the elementary school were very organized during the Emergency Evacuation Drill that was held on Friday, Sept. 13. The elementary and middle school students walked to the City Park. The elementary students gathered on the north side of the park and the middle school students gathered on the south side. The high school students walked to the Catholic Community Park. Buses or parents then picked up the students at those locations.

Providing for a crowded planet

More people are living today than have died in all of humanity’s existence on earth. That’s a line I heard on a television show the other day and, as it turns out, it is far from the truth. Apparently that…

I’m too lazy to be famous

We live in America, where anyone with plenty of determination and talent can become rich and famous. Why they would want to do so is beyond me. I have enough problems as it is without having to worry about the…

Power County Commission minutes for August

Published in The Power County Press Sept. 18, 2013.POWER COUNTYCOMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in special session on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Vicki Meadows and Ron Funk. Also present was Power County Clerk…

Robert Lee Rizer II

Robert Lee Rizer II, 45, passed away at Portneuf Medical Center on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Robert, better known as Bobby to his family, was born Oct. 5, 1967 to Robert Lee Rizer and Margaret Rizer in Columbus, OH. Bobby…