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Lawrence “Larry” Funk

Lawrence L. Funk left this world on July 31, 2013 at Portneuf Medical Center. He had suffered with COPD for several years and it developed into congestive heart failure. His death was unexpected. He was born on Sept. 10, 1939…

How to take over the world

There is a great force at play in the world today, a force that’s beyond comprehension, that threatens to rule all we hold dear. That force is: nostalgia. It seems to be the driving force for my generation, who spent…

American Falls Day one to remember

Kudos to all of the Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce members and other volunteers and participants in this year’s American Falls Day activities Saturday, Aug. 3. Despite obstacles of all shapes and sizes (and naysayers who suggested it…

Schools earn mixed academic rating results

While the number of high-performing schools across Idaho increased this year, results were mixed for Power County schools, according to the most recent results of Idaho’s Five-Star Rating System. This is the second year the state has reported results under…

Now is the time to rejuvenate iris

Happy Gardening by William H. Bohl Drive a vehicle and you’ll eventually have to replace the tires. Own a house and someday the roof will need repair. And, who hasn’t had to replace a water heater? Tires, roofs and appliances…

Howard Ray Wiebe, 69

Born: August 4, 1943. Died: July 25, 2013 Howard Wiebe’s spirit passed from this earth on Thursday, July 25, at his home in Aberdeen, ID. In doing so, Howard left a long standing legacy of loving friends and relatives. But…

Plenty of good neighbors in A.F.

To the editor, While growing up in American Falls, my parents did a great job of instilling the importance of being a “good person” and a “good neighbor” in me. My mother LOVED to cook and I can recall almost…

Lois K. Harms

Lois K. Harms, 99, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday morning July 24, 2013 at 1:35. Born Zella Lois Kliewer on May 9, 1914 in Newton, KS, to Frank J. and Kate (Dalke) Kliewer, Lois was the third…