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Hospital’s beds full with COVID cases

The Power County Hospital is diverting new patients to other hospitals, said Hospital Administrator Dallas Clinger on Wednesday, Sept. 22. At the time of writing, the hospital is at capacity. The hospital has the staff to care for seven patients,…

City of American Falls attempts terminating contract

The city of American Falls will continue its management contract for the Willow Bay Resort with the current concessionaires, Pinnacle Recreation, but only because the city does not want to get involved in a drawn out lawsuit, Mayor Rebekah Sorensen…

County passes $14 million budget

The Power County Commissioners passed a nearly $14 million budget for the 2022 fiscal year starting in September. The budget reflects higher salaries for county employees, and especially more money for the county’s ambulance district. The budget was a particularly…

Lamb Weston officials outline new plant plans, get reduction in taxes by county commission

by Daniel Moore

Press Staff Writer

The Power County Commissioners gave Lamb Weston a significant tax break to promote the construction of a new, $4.25 million new potato processing facility the company plans on building directly behind the current structure near American Falls.

The commissioners met with Lamb Weston vice president over taxes Mark Wynn and with plant manager Jon Schutte on Thursday, Aug. 19. The two gave an overview of the current projects happening at Lamb Weston and the new project before outlining what they would like in tax savings. When the new project is finished, the plant will be the largest plant owned by…

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