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Power County declares county-wide burn ban

Power County Rural Fire District Chief Pete Williams declared a burn ban for all of Power County on Wednesday, July 27. The burn ban will last until Saturday, Oct. 1. There will be no new burn permits issued and no…

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


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…