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Council contemplates water curtailment

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Cities are going to have only so much water allotted to them, reported Dan Hammond, American Falls City Council president, in the city council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 19. It will be just like…

Picture of the week: Slip and slide pile up

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American Falls School District’s summer school students put some final touches to round up summer activities, including a party pile up at the bottom of the slip and slide at the American Falls Intermediate School on Thursday, Aug. 13.

Deputy prosecutor finds home in P.C.

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Anson Call said he was attracted to work in American Falls because it was similar in size and in nature to his hometown of Queen Creek, AZ, although they raised more cotton there than…

Picture of the week: winning float

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The Gerald Fehringer Youth Center won first place in the float contest in the American Falls Day Parade. See more parade pics in the print edition of The Power County Press.

Medal finally returned

by Preston Crompton Press Staff Writer The medal that was received by LeRoy Owen Phillips’ widowed wife at the time, Nellie Mae Burt after Phillips passed away on Dec. 20, 1944 was something she kept and cherished. As mentioned in…

Picture of the week: Dressed for battle

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Two member of the Belegarth Combat Society dress in full post-apocalyptic regale for the gladiator fights on Wednesday, July 22, at Indian Springs. The society, where members dress in period costume and fight each other with foam rubber weapons, traveled from all over the U.S. to participate in the event, called “Chaos Wars.” About 250 people attended the event, said Belegarth spokesman “Nen,” who normally goes by Chris and hails from Peoria, IL.

Class sizes mean tighter space at Hillcrest

School board works to improve budget, space by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer “We thought this was a one year deal,” said Ron Bolinger, American Falls School District Superintendent, about a surge in the number of kindergarten students three years…

Picture of the week: Fun in the Sun

Children play on a plastic water blob at the American Falls Library on Friday, July 17, during the final summer reading program for the library. The program ended with a water party and with all participants receiving a free book.

Children play on a plastic water blob at the American Falls Library on Friday, July 17, during the final summer reading program for the library. The program ended with a water party and with all participants receiving a free book.