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Council approves homecoming fireworks

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls city council gave the okay for the American Falls High School student government to set off fireworks during the homecoming football game on Friday, Sept. 22, but nixed a suggestion that…

Kid’s Club starts this week

The Willow Bay Baptist Church will be resuming Kid’s Club on Wednesday, Sep. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. The club will offer dinner for children ages four through sixth grade. Youth groups for grades seven through twelve will take…

A.F. Art Guild Host Blacksmithing Demo

The American Falls Art Guild will host a presentation on artistic blacksmithing on Monday, Sept. 11, at the American Falls District Library, 308 Roosevelt St in American Falls. Kurtis Workman will demonstrate basic forging techniques while discussing some of the…

Power County officials hear questions on proposed budget

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer A handful of people attended the Power County budget hearing on Monday, Aug. 28. Attendees included two former county employees and two current county employees. While the county commissioners took questions from attendees, they…

P.C. creates herd district board

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County created herd districts – areas that govern the range of livestock – a long time ago, in the early 1900s. But what the county did not create, at least for as long…

Power County eyes bigger budget

See the clarification for this story at the end of the article by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County will discuss a budget, that at about $12.5 million, is roughly half a million dollars more than past years’ budgets.…

Burn ban in effect

American Falls and Rural Fire Chief Pete Williams has imposed a burn ban for the rural fire district in and around American Falls. In accordance with the burn ban, the Power County Sheriff’s Office will not issue burn permits or…

Miracles save homes during Powerline fire

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer As she watched the flames come down the hill toward her house, Judi Adams said she was deciding on which color she would like her new house to be, or if they would rebuild…

Student accused of causing accident flees United States

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer An international student attending Idaho State University who was accused of causing a car accident with an American Falls resident appears to have fled the country. Nasar Al-Enzy, from Kuwait, started heading the wrong…

A.F. completes $9 million budget

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The City of American Falls will discuss its budget in a public hearing tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. at the council offices. The budget is over $700,000 smaller than last year’s budget,…