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Christmas Festival becomes “reverse parade”

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce was set to cancel its annual Christmas festival, which was slated for Saturday, Dec. 5. They had hoped to do a scaled down version of the big event. However, with the state…

Campbell wins sheriff’s race with nearly 70 percent

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Josh Campbell will be the new Power County Sheriff after taking a commanding lead in the sheriff’s race on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Campbell, a Republican, had 2,129 votes, while Democrat Max Sprague, the deputy…

A.F. board approves four in-person school days

Fifth half day will be online by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls School Board approved limiting in-person school to Monday through Thursday at the board meeting on Monday, Oct. 26. Friday would be a partial day, but…

Power County Election Results

Unofficial results for Power County (note that the results reflect only Power County results, not the full district or state results, though Power County voters fell in line with the rest of the district and state): Power County – Election…

Local voting guide

(Note: the early voting times have been adjusted to 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Power County Courthouse, instead of 9 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. as reported in this week’s Press)

 

Are you ready to vote!? Check out this week’s local voting guide in this week’s Press! See responses from candidates on our local sheriff’s race, prosecutor race, and those running for the state legislature. On newsstands now or in your mailbox in the morning.

Lamb Weston plans $90 million expansion

Commissioners grant tax exemption by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Lamb Weston, which runs a potato processing plant right outside American Falls, is planning a $90 million, 50,000 foot expansion, the company told the Power County Commissioners in a public…