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A.F. okays utility rate increase

Gives laundry break in water charges because of downtown revitalization by Daniel Moore Press staff writer American Falls will see their water rates go up $2 starting in October. The American Falls City Council approved the increase at their meeting on…

Picture of the week: Grinding

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An unidentified skater from Fort Hall performs a grind trick on one of the rails at the newly opened A.F. ImPact Community Skate Park. Skateboard enthusiasts from around the region joined local skaters and bike riders for the grand opening ceremony on Friday, Sept. 19.

Beavers fall to Pirates in homecoming game

Homecoming ended roughly for the Beavers, falling 44-8 to the West Side Pirates. American Falls opened the game early by scoring first and following the touchdown with a two-point conversion, however the Pirates struck back quickly by scoring on the…

Tough decisions, ugly truths

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia A tough decision. Sometimes good things happen to good people. Life ain’t fair. The ugly truth. All clichés, yes, but clichés because often they are indeed true to the circumstance. It seemed like last…

School district financially sound

Also in this week’s Times: Who’s running for the city council seats? Despite receiving more than $1 million less from the state than five years ago, the Aberdeen School District is still financially sound, according to auditor Morgan Hatt, who…

Outdoor recreation

by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo As summer turns to fall and many across Idaho prepare for annual hunting trips, I am reminded of outdoor recreation’s important role in our lives and communities. In experiencing the outdoors and observing our natural…

Meadows will resign commission seat

Committee seeks three applicants for replacement by Daniel Moore Press staff writer Power County Commissioner Vicki Meadows will submit her resignation letter on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Meadows and her husband, Bill, built a home just outside of County District #2, which she…

Bulldogs drop homecoming to Carey

  Despite a strong effort by the Rockland High School football team, too many small mistakes added up against the Bulldogs in their homecoming contest against Carey on Friday, Sept. 13. Rockland fell to Carey 30-20. “We played a really…

Fish kill leaves questions

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Food, habitat, and concrete: Limiting factors – “A condition whose absence or excessive concentration is incompatible with the needs or tolerance of a species or population and which may have a negative influence on their ability…