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Roundabout put on hold while ITD reevaluates plan

The Idaho Transportation Department is reevaluating putting in a roundabout in American Falls. Construction on the project, which was slated to go at the intersection of Pocatello Avenue and the Highway 39 bypass, was supposed to start this spring. But…

Labor union files complaint against potato plant

The labor union Teamsters chapter located in Pocatello, Teamsters Local 983, has filed a complaint at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against the potato processing plant Lamb Weston in American Falls. The union announced their complaint in a press…

P.C. Junior Miss “Wild Safari” coming April 2

Fourteen young women will be participating in the 2022 Power County Junior Miss Scholarship program, which has a “Wild Safari” theme this year. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any of the participants. This year’s program is…

P.C. Junior Miss “Wild Safari” coming April 2

Fourteen young women will be participating in the 2022 Power County Junior Miss Scholarship program, which has a “Wild Safari” theme this year. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any of the participants. This year’s program is…

Rockland Bulldogs are state champions!!

The Rockland High School boys’ basketball team beat Camas County at the state tournament in Nampa, on Saturday, March 5, to win the state tournament. It is the first time in the program’s history that they have won a state…

Large solar farm planned in Power County

The largest producer of wind and solar energy in the United States, NextEra Energy, is planning a solar farm in the Lake Channel area just outside of American Falls, called the Moon Crater Solar Energy Farm. The proposed solar farm…

Rockland Lady Bulldogs state champions

The Lady Bulldogs won the championship game at the state basketball tournament on Saturday, Feb. 19. It is the second state championship for the Rockland team, the first being in 2020. “We set goals at the beginning of every season,…

JRSE one of a handful to receive STEM recognition

J.R. Simplot Elementary School has received recognition as a STEM School. It is only the seventh school in the state to receive the designation. As a STEM school, teachers put emphasis on science, engineering, technology and math. The school received…