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Ilene Korrell Reis

Ilene Korrell Reis, 69, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 surrounded by family. She was born April 28, 1944 in Ogden, UT, to Orson and Orlean Lake. She grew up in Irwin, ID, where she enjoyed the outdoors. She loved…

A.F. not a drug running haven

To say I was caught off guard would be a fair statement describing my initial reaction to a question the Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce received via email from a person looking to relocate to our fair city.…

They don’t call me Johnny Appleseed

They don’t call me Johnny Appleseed for nothing. Well, actually, they don’t call me Johnny Appleseed at all. But they should. While I haven’t been living up to his legend of spreading apple tree seeds across the Midwest, I’ve certainly…

A nation betrayed

To the editor, George Washington and the Founding Fathers were very staunch Christians. They understood the examples the Lord wanted to live by and carry out. They fought for this nation’s freedom from the dictators and kings. They put together…

Lady Tigers lose to Rockland

The Aberdeen Lady Tiger basketball team hosted Rockland on Tuesday, Nov. 26 and fell 49-40. Coach Karalee Bonzon reported the Lady Tigers had a low shooting percentage (19.4%) that contributed to the loss. Rockland came to Aberdeen prepared to play,…

Beavers falter in home opener

The American Falls High School boys’ basketball team dropped their home opener to Malad 52-19 on Saturday, Nov. 30. Senior Ryland Lasley led the Beavers in scoring with eight points. Harrison Funk added six points for American Falls High School.…

And now for plan B

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia Well, it is o’dark o’clock Saturday again and the coffee is brewing, but not quite fast enough. It is later than when I first woke up at 12:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep,…