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Stormwater forces sewage into homes

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer For the third year in a row, a major rainstorm has caused headaches for American Falls residents. This year, in addition to flooding in parts of the city, the rain caused sewage to seep…

Rockland seeks more housing

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The mayor of Rockland feels like there is not enough housing inside the city. “We are just short on houses. There are a lot of people renting and no houses available,” said Eddy Hansen,…

Zoning board okays P.C. solar farm

by Preston Crompton Press Staff Writer The Power County Planning and Zoning Board approved a special use permit for a new solar farm unanimously at a public hearing was held this past Tuesday, May 5. Sun Edison Corp. LLD is…

Drop in scores expected with new ISAT tests

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Under the old Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), 80 percent of third graders were considered competent in their reading ability in 2007. After five years of testing, that percentage went up to 94.6 percent…

Closed plant means slower mail

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer A closure of a mail processing plant in Pocatello means that local mail will be slower in American Falls than it has been before. But it will not just be American Falls—nationally mail will…