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Flag theft darkens Memorial Day

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer For many around the country Memorial Day is a holiday of remembrance and rest, but for a select few the holiday is an opportunity for mischief. The American Falls American Legion Roland Evans Post…

Arbon and Rockland voters approve levies

Arbon and Rockland voters came out to support education at the Tuesday, May 21, election, with both supplemental levies passing with a large majority. In the Arbon Elementary School District, 57 voters turned out in favor of the levy with…

Trustees tap Travis Hansen as new principal at AFHS

American Falls High School assistant principal/activities director Travis Hansen has been selected to fill the position of principal at American Falls High School, according to American Falls School District President Bruce Hauber and Superintendent Ron Bolinger. Hansen replaces retiring Principal…

Picture of the week: Teddy bear check up


A small boy looks on excitedly as Amanda Cordova weighs his teddy bear at the Teddy Bear Clinic at Power County Hospital on Saturday, May 18. Children got to take their teddy bears and stuffed animals through the hospital, receiving check-ups, lab work and x-rays among other hospital activities.

Picture of the week: Off to state


Sander Saiz won first place at district with this effort in the long jump. Ten members of the AFHS track and field team qualified for the state competition. Find out who they are and in what events inside this week’s print edition.

Picture of the week


A juvenile bald eagle made a rest stop in the American Falls City Park. The young bird shared a tree with a crow. The bird seemed at ease as several people stopped to admire the national symbol and take pictures of the unusual visitor.

P.C. Prosecutor addresses bullying at AFHS

  by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Power County Prosecutor Ryan Petersen believes bullying in American Falls schools is much more pervasive than most people believe, and statistics seem to back up Petersen’s belief. Petersen made a presentation at American…