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Picture of the week: See what’s cooking

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Volunteers for the Power County Search and Rescue flip some salmon during the annual salmon barbecue. All that fish did not go to waste; over 1,900 people attended the event throughout Saturday, July 12.

Democrats remove themselves from November ballot

Packer, Guthrie and Andrus currently unopposed, by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer There might be fewer names on the ballot this November than originally anticipated. Democratic candidates Peggy Evans and Lin Whitworth and Marshall Evans have withdrawn their names from…

Picture of the week: Playing up a storm

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Members of the 25th Army Band Wind Groups Little Big Band play during a concert in the American Falls City Park of Friday, July 4. The Little Big Band and Mayhem Battalion are two sub groups of the larger band stationed at Gowen Field near Boise. The groups were touring the area following a performance in the Pocatello Independence Day parade. Nearly 80 people braved heat and rain to watch the bands play.

Picture of the Week: Lights Out

A car sits in the backyard of a house near Polk Street on Tuesday, June 24. The driver of the car hit a power pole in the alley breaking the pole before crashing through the fence and hitting a tree. The accident knocked out power around American Falls for about one hour. Only minor injuries were reported as a result of the accident.

A car sits in the backyard of a house near Polk Street on Tuesday, June 24. The driver of the car hit a power pole in the alley breaking the pole before crashing through the fence and hitting a tree. The accident knocked out power around American Falls for about one hour. Only minor injuries were reported as a result of the accident.

Earl contends state should reorganize local GOP

  Republican meeting was improperly held, he said by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Not enough precinct committeeman attended the Power County Republican reorganization meeting on Thursday, May 29, to vote on county Republican officers and choose delegates to the…

BLM may limit grazing on Craters

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The BLM may change just how much grazing is allowed on the Craters of the Moon National Monument. The Bureau of Land Management is currently analyzing various plans that could modify where livestock can…

Simplot announces closure extension

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Operations at the Simplot Foods Aberdeen plant will continue until at least Thursday, July 31. Simplot spokesman David Cuoio said the extension is based on an unexpected increase in demand for Simplot products. “The…

Picture of the week: Graduation

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Graduating twins Ryan and Robert “Bo” Hohenfield take the walk to graduation. More pictures from graduation can be found on page six of this week’s Press. Pictures taken by Emily Wright.