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P.C. Hospital starts COVID-19 vaccinations

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Hospital received its first 100 or so doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Dec. 22 and started inoculating staff on Wednesday, Dec. 23. The first group to be prioritized for…

Work completed on $800,000 broadband internet project

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Construction has completed on a nearly $800,000 broadband internet project that will bring WIFI to American Falls City Parks, replace the current internet system at the city office building and other city buildings, and,…

AFHS student council grants students’ wishes

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls Student Council wanted to make something fun for the students this year. It has been a tough year, said student council videographer Makenzie Smith, and they wanted to do something really…

DEADLINE CHANGES

 

Because of an unforeseen change in our printing schedule, The Power County Press  and The Aberdeen Times are changing their deadlines.
The new deadline will be Thursdays at 5 p.m. for most content for the next Wednesday publications. Legal notices have a different deadline, and will need to be in by Thursday at noon for the next Wednesday publication. For example, for the Wednesday, Jan. 13, issue, content will need to be in by Thursday, Jan. 7, by 5 p.m. or 12 noon for legal notices.
Content beyond the legal notices may include advertising, community events, birthday announcements, anniversary announcements, birth announcements and wedding announcements, etc. Obituaries and death notices will also need to be in as soon as possible to be included. Please continue to send in your advertising and community announcements, just at the earlier deadline.

All announcements appear for free in both papers, while advertising, legal notices and obituaries have a fee. Contact The Power County Press at 208-226-5294 or press1@press-times.com, or The Aberdeen Times at 208-397-4440 or times1@press-times.com for more information.

Jim Jeffries retiring after 16 years as sheriff

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries is retiring after 38 years with the Power County Sheriff’s Department, where he was sheriff since 2004. Josh Campbell, who was a captain with the American Falls Police Department,…

Pink Ladies accepting scholarship applications

The Pink Ladies, which are the Power County Hospital auxiliary volunteers, are accepting applications for their annual health education scholarship. Requirements include being a resident of Power or South West Bingham Counties (Aberdeen area) and having completed one year of…

No mask mandate for American Falls

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer American Falls Mayor Rebekah Sorensen gets a request about every other day, either in person or through the mail, for American Falls to follow Pocatello’s lead and mandate masks throughout the city to stop…

Christmas Festival becomes “reverse parade”

The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce was set to cancel its annual Christmas festival, which was slated for Saturday, Dec. 5. They had hoped to do a scaled down version of the big event. However, with the state…