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Ere on the side of classy

Last week was homecoming. That annual bacchanalia of school pride. The week when the serious work of studying goes away and the angst of college admission standards are put on a shelf. Just because the normal standards are relaxed does…

Measuring society

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It’s a little different when they are the only one you have left. For me it sharply focuses my own mortality; what I have done, the vast opportunities squandered and the difference I…

Anti-bullying speaker coming to AFIS

Josh Drean, a motivational speaker, is coming to American Falls Intermediate School to talk with students about a fresh perspective on how to eliminate bullying in schools. The program will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24. “A…

Donna Welch celebrates 90th birthday

The family of Donna Welch invites friends and neighbors to help her celebrate her 90th birthday. An open house will be held on Saturday evening, Sept. 27 at Hazard Creek Golf Course Clubhouse from 6 to 8 p.m. The family…

Ann Funk Potratz

Death Notice Ann Funk Potratz, 96, died peacefully in her home on Monday, September 22, 2014. Funeral arrangements are pending, condolences and memories may be shared at davisrosemortuary.com.  

Walter Siebel

Walter Ray, “Sonny” Siebel Jr. died suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the Power County Hospital. Walt was born in American Falls, ID, October 10, 1937, an only child to Walter Siebel Sr. and Helen Writting Siebel. He was…

Helen Thornton

Helen Thornton passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 8, in her home in Colorado. She is survived by her husband, Lavelle; her fours sons, Trent, Halvord, Laird and Rick; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She donated her body to the…

Roger A. Underwood

Roger A. Underwood passed away at his home in Rome, NY, on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, following a courageous battle against cancer. A military funeral was held in New York on Friday, Aug. 22, attended by family and friends. Roger…

Skyler Whitnah

Skyler Whitnah, age 22 of American Falls, lost his life Sunday, Sept. 20, 2014, in a fatal car crash. Skyler Jordan Whitnah was born to Nora Whitnah on January 14, 1992. He was the second oldest son of Nora’s, a…

Magnida air permit upheld

Hearing officer calls ConAgra concerns speculative by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Is Magnida a threat to the environment? That is the question raised by local potato processor ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston. According to a recent determination by specially appointed hearing…