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County passes $14 million budget

The Power County Commissioners passed a nearly $14 million budget for the 2022 fiscal year starting in September. The budget reflects higher salaries for county employees, and especially more money for the county’s ambulance district. The budget was a particularly…

Lamb Weston officials outline new plant plans, get reduction in taxes by county commission

by Daniel Moore

Press Staff Writer

The Power County Commissioners gave Lamb Weston a significant tax break to promote the construction of a new, $4.25 million new potato processing facility the company plans on building directly behind the current structure near American Falls.

The commissioners met with Lamb Weston vice president over taxes Mark Wynn and with plant manager Jon Schutte on Thursday, Aug. 19. The two gave an overview of the current projects happening at Lamb Weston and the new project before outlining what they would like in tax savings. When the new project is finished, the plant will be the largest plant owned by…

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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…