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City can do little with abandoned buildings

  by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Some abandoned buildings in American Falls are being torn down, but some remain in limbo, said Jeff Nelson, building administrator for the city of American Falls. Specifically, no one knows what will happen…

Commissioners back away from support in FMC lawsuit

The Power County Commissioners decided against entering an amicus brief in a lawsuit between the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and FMC, which owned a phosphate plant in Power County for many years. An amicus brief gives courts information from entities who are…

City plans insurance claim on wind damage

Roughly $25,000 worth of damage occurred to city property when a wind storm ripped through the Willow Bay Marina Campground, tipping over dozens of trees. The city is making insurance claims on the bulk of that amount. That amount includes…

Election results

The Power County Hospital bond did not pass. Although a majority voted for the bond at 54%, it did not reach the 67% super majority needed to pass. COUNCIL MEMBER 2 YR AMERICAN FALLS (VOTE FOR 1) Rebekah K. Sorensen, …