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Chamber holiday raffle, festival coming Dec. 1

Tickets are available now at participating local businesses for the annual raffle put on by the Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. For every $25 spent at participating businesses, participants can enter a raffle that has plenty of prizes…

Veterans day pictures

Decorated Iraqi War veteran William Carter talks to the Power County Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 12, about how he came to be awarded the Silver Star during the invasion of Iraq in 2001. Veterans were honored in a variety of ways and places around American Falls that day.

The Aberdeen American Legion Hall has a new flag, that is old, flying in their main room. This is a 48 Star Flag. These flags were flown from July 4, 1912 to July 3, 1959, when additional states were added to the United States. The flag was found stored in the Aberdeen American Legion Hall and is now framed and will fly in the room permanently.

Estep named deputy commissioner

New position helps while two commissioners battle health issues by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Commission appointed former commissioner Ken Estep as a deputy commissioner on Monday, Oct. 29. Having a deputy commissioner is unusual for the…

General election is Nov. 6

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The 2018 general election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at county polling places. Early voting will last until Friday, Nov. 2, at the Power County Courthouse. Voters may register at the polls.…

Picture: Early Christmas shopping

A moose wandered into downtown American Falls on Thursday, Oct. 18, perhaps looking for early Christmas bargains. With the help of American Falls police officers and Idaho Fish and Game officers, the moose was tranquilized and moved to a safer, but undisclosed location.

Concessionaires hope to join forces

Work progressing on making Willow Bay a tourist destination by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer A recreation company that recently started developing American Falls’ Willow Bay Marina wants to join forces with Tamby Gilley, who is the concessioner of the…

Picture: Respecting the flag

Respecting the flag
Rockland and North Gem football players salute as the flag is presented in the game on Friday, Oct. 12. The flag was presented by Charlie Swan on her horse, while Tyla Garner sang the national anthem.

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Early voting starts Monday for election

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Early voting will open Monday, Oct. 22, for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Early voting will take place at the Power County Courthouse from Monday, Oct. 22 to Friday, Nov. 2, and…