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Annual bowfishing tourney coming up

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Rocky Mountain Bowfishing will hold its annual bowfishing tournament on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, at the Willow Bay Marina. Bowfishers hunt for carp by spearing fish with a bow and arrow…

County completes buying courthouse block

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County now owns the entire block where the Power County Courthouse sits in American Falls. The county recently purchased a home at 440 Gifford St., which was the last remaining property not owned…

Dam repair slated for fall of 2020

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Bureau of Reclamation is planning a repair of the American Falls Dam in the fall of 2020. Construction is also planned to take place the fall of 2021. The most noticeable repairs include…

Reading tests show dramatic improvement at Hillcrest

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer New reading testing shows Hillcrest Elementary students improving at a fast rate, said principal Tina Fehringer to the American Falls School District Board of Trustees in their meeting on Monday, March 25. The tests…

Hospital, ambulance districts improve communication

Hospital holds training on patient transfers by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Hospital District and the Power County Ambulance District are seeking to improve communication between the two entities by holding monthly meetings. Additionally, hospital personnel… Read…

A.F. levy passes for increased school funding

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Voters approved an increased supplemental levy for the American Falls School District on Tuesday, March 12. The new levy will increase the current levy by $250,000 a year, up to $2.75 million a year.…

Levy election passes with 59 percent

The American Falls School District levy election on Tuesday, March 12, which gives the district $2,750,000 each year for two years from local property taxes, passed with 59 percent of the vote. 00 – Election Results 20190312