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Commission plans more secure courthouse access

The Power County Courthouse will soon get a facelift – if the commissioners can find a contractor that is. The Power County Commissioners have been working for about a year on a plan that would increase the security at the…

Water issues top of mind for A.F. Council

American Falls water use continues to rise – and was already roughly double per resident what most Idahoans used in a year, members of the city council said in the city council meeting on Wednesday, July 7. Lawn irrigation seems…

Beitia new veterans service officer

Frances Beitia is the new veterans services officer for Power County, replacing longtime Veterans Services Officer Ray Henery, who recently passed away. Beitia’s job as the veterans services officer is to help veterans in the county find and utilize the…

City forms American Falls Development Authority

The American Falls Development Authority – the official name of the city’s new urban renewal agency – held its first meeting ever on Wednesday, June 9, with a newly appointed board. American Falls Mayor Rebekah Sorensen indicated there are already…

Cemetery staff to remove flowers from Falls View

Replacing items on grass too much work for small staff; board looks at bond to improve roads Budget concerns have prompted Falls View Cemetery staff to crack down on artificial flowers and other artwork left permanently on graves there. Additionally,…

NeighborWorks Pocatello plans additional homes

The housing nonprofit NeighborWorks Pocatello, which built two affordable homes in American Falls last year, plans to expand their presence in American Falls. NeighborWorks Board President Larry Bell told the American Falls City… Read the full story and more in…