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Picture of the week: Replacing the new stuff

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City crews work to remove substandard concrete from around the barbecue pit at the American Falls City Park. Power County Search and Rescue members have been working with city crews to remodel the aging pit so that it can continue to be the site of their annual salmon barbecue event.

Week of rollercoaster emotions

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Taking the good with the bad, bittersweet, close but no cigar, or perhaps the old Wide World of Sports adage, “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,” best describes the week…

Free for another year

I bet you missed it. I will bet my entire tax refund that a majority of Idahoans completely failed to celebrate our own, private state holiday. Okay really we share the holiday with Arizona, Oklahoma, Missouri and Alaska, but I…

Simplot closure plans still uncertain

Growers will deliver to new plant by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer   The closing date for the Simplot potato processing facility in Aberdeen is less than a month away and the future of the processing plant is still uncertain.…

High school rodeo starts in Pocatello

The American Falls, Aberdeen and Rockland High School Rodeo Club is gearing up for Idaho’s District Four rodeos, having already completed in the first rodeo on Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5. The second rodeo of the season will…

Supporting new farmers and ranchers

Guest Comment by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo The USDA found that a mere 6 percent of principal farm operators are under 35 years old, and the average age of principal farm operators has risen 1.2 years since 2007 to 58.3…

Howard Klempel

Howard Klempel, a veteran, a farmer/rancher, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed from this earth to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Howard was born June 26, 1925 in Aberdeen, ID, to Frank and…

Picture of the week: Daluca gang

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Meet the Daluca gang from the all new original musical “DaLooka Love” showing at the American Falls Little Theatre April 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28 and May 2 and 3. Pictured are Lucky Dollars (aka Jed Gist), Righty Daluca (aka Lance Higbee), Mama Daluca (aka Tia Sparks), Lefty Daluca (aka Aaron Hawarth), Archie Billings (aka Lewis Neibaur), Tomatoes Ramsey (aka Tyler Walker), Sal Martino (aka Kurtis Workman), Scratchy (aka Jude Allen), Itchy (aka David Murphy), and Angelica (aka Janeth Hernandez). Read more about the musical inside this week’s Press print edition..

Recycling company receives special use permit

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Randy Moffit is practicing the old adage “Good fences make good neighbors.” Moffit recently approached the Power County Planning and Zoning commission to request a special use permit for his property on South Frontage…