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City eyes new credit card, phone systems

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer New American Falls Mayor Rebekah Sorensen presided over her first meeting as mayor on Wednesday, July 15, where the council discussed a new phone system and credit card system. The council stopped short of…

Hospital won’t seek bond in November election

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Hospital board is not planning to ask for a bond in the November election, said hospital director Dallas Clinger. The hospital had asked for a bond in the May election. The…

And the mayor is ….

The American Falls City Council met Wednesday, July 1, with several items on the agenda, but first and foremost was the naming of a new mayor, following the resignation of previous mayor Marc Beitia. Council President Gilbert Hofmeister, who many…

Spillway project has begun on A.F. Dam project

Construction repair has begun on the deteriorating concrete on the downstream portion of the American Falls Dam included in the spillway. Repairs started Monday, June 1, and the construction is planned through the end of the calendar year. Currently the…

Retirement plan insists mayor step down

In a tearful farewell, American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia read his resignation letter before leaving the room at the city council meeting on Wednesday, June 17. It was not his wish to step down – his position with the city…