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ITD seeks comment on A.F. intersection

  The Idaho Transportation Department is holding a community workshop on Tuesday, March 13, regarding potential improvements to the intersection of Pocatello Avenue and the I-86 Business Loop in American Falls. The workshop will be from 4 to 6 p.m.…

County eyes future growth with draft comprehensive plan

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer With the possibility of further development in Pocatello, Power County needs to have a plan for growth, said Andi Higgins, Power County Building Administrator. With future growth in mind, Higgins is presenting a new…

Funds needed to finish city park band shell

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County resident Tammy Ramsey wants to finish building a stage in the American Falls City Park, and she hopes to do it soon. The stage’s concrete was poured last fall. Ramsey, as well…

Symposium set to discuss increasing water capacity

Without water, there will be no economic development in Eastern Idaho, and business investment funds will be redirected to competing out-of-state communities. These are among the realities to be discussed Wednesday, Feb. 21, at a half-day water issues symposium. Water…

Preliminary construction starts on P.C. Hospital

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Early construction on Power County Hospital’s complete renovation and expansion started on Monday, Jan. 8, in the radiology department. The hospital passed a bond last year that funded the renovation to the tune of…

Locals meet with Cobblestone Hotels rep

A hotel in American Falls is one of the first things she looked for as an economic development director for Great Rift Economic Development ten years ago, said Kristen Jensen. Not until recently has any hotel ever been interested in…

BLM meets with Arbon residents about fire district

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Bureau of Land Management will meet with Arbon Valley residents tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Arbon School at 7 p.m., to discuss setting up a rural fire district or a rural fire protection…