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Hospital falls short as construction costs jump

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Hospital District Board of Directors passed a budget of around $10 million in its meeting on Monday, Aug. 19. Revenue for the hospital is up slightly compared to previous years, Jeremy…

A.F. eyes nearly $9 million budget

Public hearing set to discuss rate increase for utilities by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The City of American Falls is looking at a budget increase of 9 percent, from $8.2 million to $8.8 million, for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.…

Roundabout construction set for 2022

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer American Falls’ first roundabout should be online in 2022. The Idaho Transportation Department shared final plans for a roundabout slated for Highway 39 and Pocatello Avenue in American Falls. They shared the plans at…

Chamber prepares for A.F. Day events

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for American Falls Day on Saturday, Aug. 3. The 2019 American Falls Day theme is “Rockin’ the Falls!” There will be a variety of activities, vendors, food and entertainment. Park…

City close to using biosolids as fertilizer

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer After years of planning, the city of American Falls is close to being able to use biosolids from its wastewater treatment plant on local farmer’s fields. In other words, your poop—after a lot of…