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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,…

Lorna Diane McElfish Schweibinz

On May 1, 2013, Lorna Diane Pairman Schweibinz went on to be with her Lord and Savior. She was a lifetime resident of Montana. She is survived by her daughter, Windi Diane Stock of American Falls, son Joshua Peter Cole…

Amanda Sue Blair

1961-2013 A memorial celebration of the life of Amanda Sue Blair will be held on Saturday, May 25, beginning at noon at the American Falls City Park north shelter. Lunch will be a pot-luck with meat and rolls provided. Attendees…

State Champions

  The Aberdeen Lady Tigers captured the Idaho 2A State Golf Title in Worley, ID, on Tuesday, May 14. The Lady Tigers held a one-shot lead after the first day of the tournament at 427, but ended up winning by…

Viola LaVerne Wood

Viola LaVerne Wood, 96, of Aberdeen, ID, passed away on May 17, 2013 at her home in Aberdeen. LaVerne was born in Sterling, ID, on Nov. 30, 1916, on a blizzard-filled Thanksgiving Day, to the proud parents John William and…

Penny La Ree Buffi

Penny La Ree (Hensley) Buffi was born Dec. 1, 1956 to Raymond “Buck” Delbert Hensley and Irma Marie (Smith) Hensley. She was the tenth child born in a family of 16 children. She was raised in Pocatello, ID, and attended…

Picture of the week: Off to state

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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.