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Parking ban considered on Harrison

Council discusses ramifications of downtown project by Daniel Moore Press staff writer The downtown revitalization project will leave Harrison Street in American Falls a little narrower where Pocatello Avenue turns into it. City officials are concerned about large vehicles making the turn…

A.F. council adds new line item to budget

The American Falls City Council approved the creation of a new line-item in the city budget at their Wednesday, March 20, meeting. The council held a public hearing to take comment about opening the budget and creating the account. Hearing…

Photo of the week: Young Woman of Excellence

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The 2013 Power County Young Woman of Excellence court was named following the program Saturday, March 23. The court includes: (l to r) Beary Enchanted winner Erynn Winder, third runner up Micala Gillespie, 2013 Power County Young Woman of Excellence Lindsey Woodworth, second runner up Ryan Hohenfield and first runner up Hannah Pratt. Read more and see more photos in the print edition of The Power County Press.

Picture of the week

Mild weather is drawing people outdoors. Clear skies and a light breeze made for perfect kite flying weather at Lee Street Park on Tuesday, March 12.

Mild weather is drawing people outdoors. Clear skies and a light breeze made for perfect kite flying weather at Lee Street Park on Tuesday, March 12.

Picture of the Week

  As part of a literacy program funded by the GEAR UP grant, students and staff at Hillcrest Elementary School celebrated the work of Dr. Seuss. Students in some classes were allowed to wear their pajamas to class, and staff…

Bomb threat disrupts AFHS routine

By Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Law enforcement and emergency services responded to a bomb threat at American Falls High School on Thursday, and Friday, March 7 and 8. Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries issued a press release on Thursday,…