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Picture of the week: Small relief


Water streams over the what used to be part of the forebay below the American Falls Dam. Early season worries of a drastically short water year have been eased by recent rainfall, but the full effect of recent precipitation is not known yet. Bureau of Reclamation estimates place the American Falls Reservoir at 74 percent full while Jackson Lake is at 27 percent and Palisades Reservoir is at 31 percent full.

Rockland loses twice at state tournament

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Rockland High School boys’ basketball team finished their season at the state tournament, losing to Summit Academy 56-40 and then to Dietrich 77-48. The Bulldogs played Summit Academy on Thursday, March 6. The…

Plenty of meetings, but none of them secret

Our City By A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia At the annual FFA Appreciation get together last Thursday I enjoyed seeing the parents of many of my students along with several area producers and business owners. FFA members provided hamburgers, salads, chips…

Elizabeth Louise Ferrin

Elizabeth Louise Ferrin passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Power County Nursing Home. The services are pending at this time. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Jesse Phelps

Jesse (Bud) M. Phelps 1920-2014 Jesse (Bud) M. Phelps was born May 24, 1920 in Arbon, ID, to Frank and Rose Phelps and he passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Power County Nursing Home in American Falls, ID.…

Power County Commission minutes for February

Published in The Power County Press March 12, 2014. POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, February 10th, 2014. Present were Commissioners Ron Funk, Chairman, Delane Anderson and Norman Wright. Also…