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Watch out for princess movies

My daughters have requested that I include something princessy in my column. My oldest in particular. “I’m going back to work,” I say, after lunch. “Write a princess ad,” my daughter says as I head out the door. Not goodbye.…

Flying high

  Aberdeen High School sophomores Oscar Klassen and Ethan Elliot (photo above) brought home medals from the state track meet in several jumping events. Klassen brought home a first place medal in the high jump with a leap of 6’2”,…

Thanks for help and participation

To the editor, We would like to give a special thank you to our community for helping to make our Spring Accelerated Reader Carnival a success this year. We appreciate all of the volunteers who freely gave of their time…

Power County Commission minutes for April

Published in The Power County Press May 22, 2013. POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, April 8th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also present were Power…

Trustees tap Travis Hansen as new principal at AFHS

American Falls High School assistant principal/activities director Travis Hansen has been selected to fill the position of principal at American Falls High School, according to American Falls School District President Bruce Hauber and Superintendent Ron Bolinger. Hansen replaces retiring Principal…

Picture of the week: Teddy bear check up

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A small boy looks on excitedly as Amanda Cordova weighs his teddy bear at the Teddy Bear Clinic at Power County Hospital on Saturday, May 18. Children got to take their teddy bears and stuffed animals through the hospital, receiving check-ups, lab work and x-rays among other hospital activities.

Three sport athletes

  Athletes who participated in three sports this past year at American Falls High School were recognized during halftime of the Derrick Leslie Memorial Basketball Game Wednesday, May 15. Pictured are: (front l to r) Faby Villa, Logan Mower, Alyx…

Seeks information on grandmother

To the editor, In the autumn of 1945, a naïve young girl from the American Falls area was visiting Salt Lake City and met a master sergeant stationed at Fort Douglas. Nine months later, in July 1946, she gave birth…

Thelma Vollmer

Thelma Snow Vollmer, 91, of American Falls, ID, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013. She passed with her niece, Sandra Paulene, and her husband, George, by her side in St. George, UT. She was born Aug. 19, 1921, at Aberdeen,…