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County still searching for cemetery water

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer After Falls View Cemetery’s free source of water dried up—Idaho Power took back a nearby well that it let the cemetery use for free—Power County has stepped in to help it find the water…

AFHS grads awarded $700,000+ in scholarships

  On Friday, about 80 students will graduate from American Falls High School. That group of students have already been awarded over $700,000 in scholarships to further their education, most likely the … Read the full story and more in…

Annual bowfishing tourney coming up

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Rocky Mountain Bowfishing will hold its annual bowfishing tournament on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, at the Willow Bay Marina. Bowfishers hunt for carp by spearing fish with a bow and arrow…

County completes buying courthouse block

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County now owns the entire block where the Power County Courthouse sits in American Falls. The county recently purchased a home at 440 Gifford St., which was the last remaining property not owned…

Dam repair slated for fall of 2020

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Bureau of Reclamation is planning a repair of the American Falls Dam in the fall of 2020. Construction is also planned to take place the fall of 2021. The most noticeable repairs include…

Reading tests show dramatic improvement at Hillcrest

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer New reading testing shows Hillcrest Elementary students improving at a fast rate, said principal Tina Fehringer to the American Falls School District Board of Trustees in their meeting on Monday, March 25. The tests…