Category: Power County Press

Betty Miller

Betty A. Miller passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021. Her visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, American Falls, ID. An additional visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday,…

Bobby Lee “Smitty” Schmett

April 2, 1939 – March 31, 2021 Bobby Lee Schmett died Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in American Falls, ID. Bob grew up in Rockland and spent most of his life in Power County. He loved the valley, the mountains and…

Funk becomes P.C. Junior Miss

Gracie Funk, daughter of Lance and Lisa Funk of American Falls, was recognized as Power County’s 2021 Junior Miss on Saturday, April 10. She received a $1,325 scholarship in the program. The first runner up was Makenzie Smith, daughter of…

Beavers beat Bulldogs in baseball

The Beaver baseball team was able to handily beat the Bulldog baseball team in a matchup on Friday, April 9, in a double header. The American Falls High School team… Read the full story and more in the paper edition…

Junior Miss thanks Rotary Club, others

To the editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the American Falls Rotary Club for sponsoring the Power County Junior Miss program. Through this amazing program I have been able to build new relationships, discover new abilities,…

Hospital celebrates 60th anniversary

The Power County Hospital is celebrating its 60th anniversary at a pivotal year for the hospital. The hospital has completed its expansion and remodel for now – the first complete remodel beyond paint and flooring in its 60 year history.…

Thanks to FFA cleanup crew

To the editor, I need to thank the crew of FFA people who came and cleaned up my yard. Bishal Thapa (Marc Beitia’s student teacher) brought the hard working kids. They did more than expected. After the kids had to…

Jason Wayne Greene

June 24, 1974 – March 4, 2021 Jason Wayne Greene returned home to the loving arms of Jesus on March 4, 2021 due to complications from Type 1 Diabetes. Jason was born on June 24, 1974 in American Falls, Idaho.…

A.F. Chamber presents awards at banquet

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet on Thursday, April 1. Receiving awards were Idaho Central Credit Union as business of the year, Falls Dental as new business of the year, Lisa Sneddon as…