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City plans insurance claim on wind damage

Roughly $25,000 worth of damage occurred to city property when a wind storm ripped through the Willow Bay Marina Campground, tipping over dozens of trees. The city is making insurance claims on the bulk of that amount. That amount includes…

Election results

The Power County Hospital bond did not pass. Although a majority voted for the bond at 54%, it did not reach the 67% super majority needed to pass. COUNCIL MEMBER 2 YR AMERICAN FALLS (VOTE FOR 1) Rebekah K. Sorensen, …

AFHS 2000 girls’ basketball team receives honors

The 2000 American Falls High School girls’ basketball team has been selected as the 2020 girls’ basketball Legends of the Game, according to a release from the Idaho High School Activities Association. The Legends recognition program was established in 2001…

AFHS prepares for homecoming

American Falls High School will hold its homecoming celebration through Saturday, Oct. 5. The theme this year is “Fly Around the World.” On Thursday, Oct. 3, the girls volleyball team will be playing against Marsh Valley at Marsh Valley. On…

A.F. Chamber offers free marketing for 2019 members

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber Board of Directors is working with The Power County Press to have a special chamber insert in the newspaper this November to highlight chamber members and activities. The chamber board encourages all 2019 members…

A.F. City Council oks utility rate increases

  Citizen Robert Denham addressed the American Falls City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 18, expressing concern that Arthur and Hayes Streets have not be paved. He stated that for 20 years they have had to suffer with…

Candidates line up for city positions

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Six candidates have filed to run for three seats that are open for a four-year term on the American Falls City Council. Write in candidates may still file up until the deadline on Friday,…