Press Top News

Picture of the week: Surveying silent auction

scarecrow-6325

A scarecrow stands guard at the silent auction during the Power County Hospital Foundation’s chili cookoff and scarecrow auction Thursday, Oct. 10, at William Thomas Middle School. Around 100 people attended the auction and enjoyed eight varieties of chili in the cookoff. The foundation raised about $4,800 during the event.

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

skate

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.

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…

Picture of the week: Tearing it up

demo

For the last week crews working for Double Point Construction have been using a crane to demolish the old Power County Grain Growers building. The wooden structure is now owned by CHS and was torn down to make way for future improvements.

Local agents gear up for insurance exchange

Questions remain unanswered by Daniel Moore Press staff writer Idaho’s new health insurance exchange opens for business on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The main portion of the exchange, the website www.yourhealthidaho.org, will compare different health insurance plans and allow patrons to…