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Program seeks volunteers to help those in poverty

  Leaders of the American Falls School District at the City of American Falls are working on continuing with a program aimed at reducing poverty. The program was introduced by Donna Beegle, who spoke to American Falls School District employees…

A.F. council raises utility rates

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls City Council officially raised utility rates in its Wednesday, Sept. 5 meeting. No residents came to comment on the rate increase at a public hearing before the council raised the rates.…

Emergency access road completed

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer After years of preparation, American Falls now has an emergency access road to the Willow Bay Marina. The road connects the Highway 39 bypass outside of American Falls with Marina Road, but skirts the…

A.F. council talks youth center, dog park

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Bob Schreiber, with the Gerald Fehringer Youth Center, appeared before the American Falls City Council in its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15, to thank the city for its continued support of the center. The…

Construction going as planned for A.F.Intermediate School

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer “Everything is going as planned,” said Randy Jensen, American Falls superintendent, about the construction of the new American Falls Intermediate School. Construction is on schedule and on budget, Jensen said. Walls are going up…

A.F. council discusses junked cars

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer In its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, the city council discussed complaints citizens had against businesses who allow junk cars on their property. Police chief Brandon Wilkinson said the city had no ordinance restricting…

Great Rift Business Development Organization reorganizes board

The print edition of this story failed to recognize Aberdeen as a city that contributes to the Great Rift Business Development Organization. The Great Rift Business Development Organization, a local economic development nonprofit, recently reorganized its board leadership, said Kristen…