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Livestock-at-large ordinance discussion draws crowd

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Power County’s livestock-at-large is still causing discussion more than a week after courtroom comments by Power County Prosecutor Ryan Petersen caused heated discussion between Petersen and Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries. The conversation has…

Picture of the week: Straight to the moon

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An Hillcrest third grade student inspects a rock from the moon during a special presentation hosted by Erika Kettl’s class. Kettl had to take special training form NASA to be a certified moon-rock handler. Each night the rocks are in town they must be locked in a combination safe. When the rocks are out for display Kettl must accompany the rocks everywhere. “I even have to take them to the bathroom with me,” said Kettl. Kettl’s students prepared several different lesson about the moon and served as teachers as other classes visited to view the rocks from space.

Picture of the week: Replacing the new stuff

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City crews work to remove substandard concrete from around the barbecue pit at the American Falls City Park. Power County Search and Rescue members have been working with city crews to remodel the aging pit so that it can continue to be the site of their annual salmon barbecue event.

Simplot closure plans still uncertain

Growers will deliver to new plant by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer   The closing date for the Simplot potato processing facility in Aberdeen is less than a month away and the future of the processing plant is still uncertain.…

Picture of the week: Daluca gang

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Meet the Daluca gang from the all new original musical “DaLooka Love” showing at the American Falls Little Theatre April 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28 and May 2 and 3. Pictured are Lucky Dollars (aka Jed Gist), Righty Daluca (aka Lance Higbee), Mama Daluca (aka Tia Sparks), Lefty Daluca (aka Aaron Hawarth), Archie Billings (aka Lewis Neibaur), Tomatoes Ramsey (aka Tyler Walker), Sal Martino (aka Kurtis Workman), Scratchy (aka Jude Allen), Itchy (aka David Murphy), and Angelica (aka Janeth Hernandez). Read more about the musical inside this week’s Press print edition..

Recycling company receives special use permit

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Randy Moffit is practicing the old adage “Good fences make good neighbors.” Moffit recently approached the Power County Planning and Zoning commission to request a special use permit for his property on South Frontage…

Picture of the week: Takeoff

 

Takeoff Returning water to the inlet near Willow Bay Recreation Area gives a resting spot for several types of water fowl including ducks. This group took flight at the sound of a passing car, but returned to the sanctuary of the protected water shortly after.

Returning water to the inlet near Willow Bay Recreation Area gives a resting spot for several types of water fowl including ducks. This group took flight at the sound of a passing car, but returned to the sanctuary of the protected water shortly after.