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Water, water everywhere and not a drop to irrigate

City, farmers deal with water curtailment by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Area farmers are curtailing groundwater use as the City of American Falls prepares for cutbacks. The curtailment is part of an agreement with the state to restore the…

Picture of the week: Memorial Day Rememberances

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Power County residents and others from the area remembered family and friends who are no longer with us when the American Legion organizations celebrated Memorial Day with services on Monday, May 30, at Falls View Cemetery near American Falls.

Prosecutor reflects after P.C. election

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County Prosecutor Ryan Petersen is sitting comfortably after winning his reelection bid in the Republican Primary in May. Petersen won handily after a contentious campaign between him and Power County Conflict Public Defender…

New ramp planned for west boat dock

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County will get a new boat ramp on the western side of the American Falls Reservoir as the water recedes this fall. The new ramp is a long-time wish for the Power County…

Petersen keeps prosecutor seat in primary election

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer In a heated local race in Power County’s Republican primary, Prosecutor Ryan Petersen kept his position after being challenged by Power County Conflict Public Defender Abe Luca. Petersen had 628 votes to Luca’s 301.…