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Snow Cancellations

The Aberdeen, Rockland and American Falls School Districts will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 5 and Friday, Jan. 6. The American Falls School District’s after school program is cancelled Wednesday, Jan. 4, as is the American Falls High School boys’…

Picture of the week: football helping out


Football players helping out American Falls football players helped serve Christmas dinner at the American Falls community Christmas dinner on Sunday, Dec. 25. Photo courtesy of Tony Cade.

Recount shows no major voting system problems

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer A recount of the November state senator race for District 28, requested by state senate candidate Mike Saville, a Democrat, found him still trailing behind the incumbent, Jim Guthrie, a Republican. However, the exercise…

Picture of the week: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas


Citizens of American Falls are well under way with decorating their houses. This house on Adams St. has all the works. A Christmas tree, the nativity scene, a couple of reindeer, the Grinch, and good old fashioned Christmas lights about the house.

Picture of the week: Live Nativity


The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Light the Spirit Within” Christmas festival was on Saturday, Dec. 3, in the downtown area of American Falls. Organizer Joan Philips said it was successful, and she is grateful for all those who helped put the event together. She has received many compliments on the activities, she said. Pictured in the live nativity in the city park is (left to right) Art Meadows, Steve Isaak, Roy Ruff, Scott Anglesey, Rebecca Anglesey, Ethan Crump and Wyatt Andersen.

Trustees consider trying bond again

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls School District Board of Trustees have a familiar question facing them: whether or not to ask voters to pass a bond for a new school to replace the American Falls Intermediate…

Santa to arrive by helicopter at A.F. Christmas festival

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is again sponsoring the annual “Lighting the Spirit Within” community Christmas festival on Saturday, Dec. 3 The schedule of events is as follows, with evening events starting at 4 p.m. From 4-5:30…