Category: Power County Press

AFHS FFA members excel at state

by Fernando Montelongo Chapter Reporter Forty members of the American Falls FFA Chapter attended the Idaho FFA State Career Development Event, hosted in Moscow, ID, during the week of June 7 to 11. The students, on an early Monday morning,…

Opposed to breaching dams

Congressman Mike Simpson 2084 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Simpson: The Power County Farm Bureau would like to thank you on behalf of all farmers and ranchers in our county for your work for Idaho agriculture. We however…

Some dry humor

Boy is it sure dry out there. My kids are lucky; they went sledding twice last winter, and one time there was snow on the ground. So just how dry is it? It’s so dry, the eensy weensy spider made…

Norma Jean Neu

Norma Jean Neu, 76, of American Falls, ID, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday morning, June 22, 2021 of natural causes. Norma was born on July 11, 1944 in Aberdeen, ID, to Ivan and Norma (Jensen) Nelson. She married…

Robert “Bob” Steinlicht

Robert Eugene “Bob” Steinlicht was born in American Falls, ID, on Feb. 21, 1940, to Ernest Eugene and Phyllis Genevieve Walker Steinlicht. After graduating from American Falls High School in 1958, Bob married Fay Irene Schritter in Las Vegas, NV,…

City forms American Falls Development Authority

The American Falls Development Authority – the official name of the city’s new urban renewal agency – held its first meeting ever on Wednesday, June 9, with a newly appointed board. American Falls Mayor Rebekah Sorensen indicated there are already…

Two locals play Legion baseball in Pocatello

Two American Falls High School boys will be playing American Legion baseball in Pocatello. Tanner Hartley will be playing with an “A” league team, the Razorbacks, and Cody Mortenson will be playing for … Read the full story and more…

A.F. water works issues, part 1

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen I may be a little biased, but American Falls is the best city in the best state of the best country on earth, and life here undeniably revolves around water. We are an…