Category: Power County Press

Kirk Matthew Stroschein

Kirk Matthew Stroschein, 65, passed away. A full obituary will be posted in next week’s paper. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday July, 29, 2021, at Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Road, Chubbuck, Idaho. A…

Chamber announces golf tourney winners

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament on Saturday, July 10, at American Falls Golf Course. Nine teams participated. Taking the top spot was a team consisting of Rafael Duque, John McInerny, Kaci Cronquist…

Joey D. Williams

Joey D. Williams was born on July 24, 1967 in Pocatello, ID. He passed away peacefully following an illness at the age of 53 on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Portneuf Medical Center. Honoring his wishes, Joey will be cremated…

Ruth “Irene” Tiede

The Tiede family and friends lost their precious Matriarch to the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Irene was born in Aberdeen, ID, on Aug. 9, 1920, to Abraham and Aganetha Dick. She…

Edith Irene Huff Walters

Edith Walters, our beloved mom, grandma, great-grandma, and great-great-grandma, peacefully joined her Savior shortly after celebrating her 99th birthday. Grandma (she insisted everyone call her Grandma, even if you had just met her) was an example of Christ-like love and…

Commission plans more secure courthouse access

The Power County Courthouse will soon get a facelift – if the commissioners can find a contractor that is. The Power County Commissioners have been working for about a year on a plan that would increase the security at the…

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…