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Water issues top of mind for A.F. Council

American Falls water use continues to rise – and was already roughly double per resident what most Idahoans used in a year, members of the city council said in the city council meeting on Wednesday, July 7. Lawn irrigation seems…

A.F. Water Works Issues – Part 2

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen (Part 1 can be found at www.cityofamericanfalls.com) First off, I have to give a shout-out to the A.F. Police Department, Power County Sheriff’s Office, and amazing firefighters for the dedication and hard work…

Leora Jane Rogers

Leora Jane Rogers passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 in Rigby, ID, after a courageous battle with cancer. Leora was born on May 11, 1941 in American Falls, ID, to George Curtis and Mae Fifield Peck and was raised…

Daniel Mathew Thaxton

Daniel Mathew Thaxton, 53, of American Falls, ID, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at his home. Dan was born April 4, 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii to Larry and EseEse Thaxton. He is the oldest of four children. He…

Diane Stone

Diane Lee Huber Stone passed away at home, age 70, after several health issues. Diane was born Sept. 3, 1950, in American Falls, ID, to Lawrence and Leona Huber. She graduated from American Falls High School class of 1968. Diane…

Edward L. Kucera and Randy S. Kucera

A dual graveside service will be held on Friday, July 16, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Falls View Cemetery in American Falls for Edward L. Kucera and Randy S. Kucera. The service will be brief and the family is requesting…

Beitia new veterans service officer

Frances Beitia is the new veterans services officer for Power County, replacing longtime Veterans Services Officer Ray Henery, who recently passed away. Beitia’s job as the veterans services officer is to help veterans in the county find and utilize the…

Two ladies tie for first in golf event

The American Falls Ladies’ Golf Association played blind holes, where a golf course employee picked two holes that didn’t count in their total score, on Wednesday, June 30, with 17 women competing. Tying for first place with a game score…