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AFHS Cheer Team wins Fifth District title

The American Falls High School Cheer Team on Saturday, Feb. 8, won the Fifth District title in all divisions, pom, sideline and show division. Pictured is the AFHS Cheer Team with their coach Hailey Giesbrecht (front left).

P.C. Sheriff Jim Jeffries announces retirement

Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries has announced he will not seek re-election and will retire at the end of his term in January of 2021. Jeffries will have logged over 38 years of public service at the time of his…

County P & Z looking for board members

The Power County Planning and Zoning committee is looking for board members in the Arbon Valley area. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Power County Courthouse. Board members receive compensation for time…

J.R. Simplot acquires Pinnacle Agriculture

Company now serves more than 40,000 farmers through Simplot Grower Solutions The J.R. Simplot Company, a privately held food and agribusiness company headquartered in Boise, announced it has finalized the acquisition of Pinnacle Agriculture. The acquisition, first announced in November,…

A.F. City Council swears in three new members

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls City Council opened the new year by swearing in three new council members in its meeting on Monday, Jan. 6. New council members Rebekah Sorensen, Lillie Wright and Jason Povey took…

Developer hopes to build homes in A.F.

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer A real estate developer, Crown Homes, would like to build around 100 to 150 homes in American Falls. The company has built half a dozen or so houses in American Falls already, and feels…