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AFHS optimizes courses for students

by Brooke Murphy Press Staff Writer Credit requirements for graduation are changing in District 381. Students at American Falls High School will soon have the ability for more flexibility for required courses and receive more options for subjects they may…

A.F. city approves spring cleanup dates

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls City Council approved a spring cleanup from Monday through Thursday, April 23 to 26, during its meeting Wednesday, March 21. The American Falls street department will be cleaning up alleyways that…

Community brainstorm ideas for busy intersection

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Community members tried their hand at civil engineering as the Idaho Transportation Department asked for any and all ideas at a workshop on Tuesday, March 13. The workshop focused on the intersection of Pocatello…

Council discusses summer events, golf specials

by Brooke Murphy Press Staff Writer The American Falls City Council held their regular meeting at city hall Wednesday, March 7. A public hearing was held for the proposed changes to the policies, procedures and fees for shelter reservations and…

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‚Äôs 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…