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A.F. Council authorizes bucks for boots

The American Falls City Council resumed their normal meeting schedule after a small summer break on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The council approved several standard motions including the consent agenda and payment of the city’s monthly bills. The appropriations ordinance authorizing…

Lee Street parking, and project updates

A.F. council addresses skateboard park, The American Falls City Council meeting on Thursday, July 18, addressed parking for American Falls Day, the skateboard park, updates on the downtown project and funding for the (WWTP) Waste Water Treatment Plant. The council…

Picture of the week: A bad day of fishing…


After afternoon rain showers filled a low spot in the construction zone on Harrison Street, local business owner Jerry Mauch decided to give his company mannequin the day off to go fishing. Jerry said the fishing mannequin is all in fun. “I thought it was a fun idea so I put her out there with a pole. I hope everyone can see the humor and fun,” said Mauch.

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Chamber sets temporary A.F. Day parade route

The American Falls Day parade, with the theme “100 Years of Dam Fun”, will take a different route for 2013, due to construction on Harrison Street and other downtown thoroughfares. The Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce worked closely…

Resignations, retirements, and reassignments

by Madai Montes Press Intern   The list of teachers either retiring or resigning to take jobs elsewhere, left the American Falls School District board of trustees at their Monday, June 24, meeting searching for replacements, or sometimes, reassigning teachers…

Picture of the week: Just a little off the top


A semi truck is filled with tons of old asphalt on Monday, July 8. Removing the asphalt is the first step in the American Falls downtown revitalization project. Work is slated to continue along Harrison Street to the intersection of Fort Hall Avenue, then on Fort Hall to Idaho Street.

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