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Hundreds now inoculated against COVID-19 in P.C.

Over 300 COVID-19 vaccine shots have been distributed in Power County, Power County Emergency Response Coordinator Di Jones told the Power County Commissioners on Monday, Jan. 25. The vaccines have been distributed to two health clinics and a pharmacy from…

County’s covid status downgraded to yellow

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department downgraded Power County’s coronavirus risk from high (or orange level) to moderate (or yellow level) on Saturday, Jan. 16. While the change came on the heels of the…

P.C. Hospital starts COVID-19 vaccinations

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The Power County Hospital received its first 100 or so doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Dec. 22 and started inoculating staff on Wednesday, Dec. 23. The first group to be prioritized for…

Work completed on $800,000 broadband internet project

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Construction has completed on a nearly $800,000 broadband internet project that will bring WIFI to American Falls City Parks, replace the current internet system at the city office building and other city buildings, and,…

AFHS student council grants students’ wishes

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls Student Council wanted to make something fun for the students this year. It has been a tough year, said student council videographer Makenzie Smith, and they wanted to do something really…

Jim Jeffries retiring after 16 years as sheriff

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries is retiring after 38 years with the Power County Sheriff’s Department, where he was sheriff since 2004. Josh Campbell, who was a captain with the American Falls Police Department,…

Pink Ladies accepting scholarship applications

The Pink Ladies, which are the Power County Hospital auxiliary volunteers, are accepting applications for their annual health education scholarship. Requirements include being a resident of Power or South West Bingham Counties (Aberdeen area) and having completed one year of…

No mask mandate for American Falls

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer American Falls Mayor Rebekah Sorensen gets a request about every other day, either in person or through the mail, for American Falls to follow Pocatello’s lead and mandate masks throughout the city to stop…