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The Elephant

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel When I was a little boy I loved the circus. What I loved most about the circus was the animals, my favorite animal was the elephant. He was my favorite for…

Swap meet was success, budgeting process underway

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As of Monday morning no word has been received from the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), the agency providing the oversight for the Downtown Revitalization Project, as to when the pre-construction meeting for the project can be scheduled…

New downtown on the horizon

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Looking forward to the next five months I am filled with a sense of excitement and a bit of apprehension. As I have been in this position almost 11 months I can say without equivocation that it…

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…

Green thumbs popping up

Library News by Havilah Lyon, A.F. Library Director As the days (finally!) start to get warmer and I start to think about being brave enough to plant something outside (has the last frost of the year happened yet? What if we get a…

No two days are the same

Library News  by Havilah Lyon A.F. Library Director As I was sitting here thinking about what to pontificate on this week, I realized I could just write, “More of the same,” and be done. But what would the fun in that be? We…