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Jensen named new superintendent

Randy Jensen has been selected as Superintendent of Schools for the American Falls School District following a nearly three-month search. Mr. Jensen’s appointment followed a special board meeting Friday, April 21, and was announced by Chairman Bruce Hauber. Jensen, the…

Candidates for American Falls superintendent announced

Three Idaho administrators will make up the finalists for the next superintendent of schools at the American Falls School District, according to School Board Chairman Bruce Hauber. The three finalist are: Randy Jensen, the current principal of William Thomas Middle…

Magnida pulls the plug

Magnida CEO Ric Sorbo met with a group of Power County economic development and government representatives by telephone on Wednesday, March 29, but the news about the proposed fertilizer plant wasn’t what they wanted to hear. Sorbo wanted to discuss…

School bond passes on third attempt

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls Intermediate School will have a new building. A supermajority of voters supported the school district’s plan to replace the outdated, two-story fifth grade building at the intermediate school with a building…

Election results

Click below for the results of Tuesdays election Power County. The school levy passed with 77% of the vote, while the bond passed narrowly with 69% of the vote. Both needed 66.66% of the vote to pass. UNOFFICIAL RESULTS PUBLICATION

Fehringer named Idaho national distinguished principal

  by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Idaho Association of Elementary School Principals chose Hillcrest Elementary Principal Tina Fehringer as the 2017 Idaho National Distinguished Principal. The group will officialy present Fehringer with the award in August. Fehringer was…

County, Rockland work to improve transfer station

Power County and the City of Rockland are coming closer to fixing a dilapidated transfer station where residents in southern Power County can drop off garbage. A committee looked into possible new locations for the transfer station, but came to…