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Picture of the week: Goodbye Old Glory

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Members of the American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, and the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary gathered at the Idaho Fish and Game American Falls Fish Hatchery on Saturday, Oct. 26, to retire unserviceable flags. Hundreds of American flags were gathered for disposal. Flags that are damaged and not repairable to original condition are removed from service by burning after inspection by Legion members and a ceremony consecrating the retirement of each flag. The Idaho Fish and Game offered the location for the ceremony as well as the use of their burn permit.

Picture of the week: Harvest moon

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Clear skies and a bright harvest moon over the mountains on the way to Rockland have spelled excellent harvest weather, as storms that slowed harvest have moved on and most southeast Idaho farmers have finished potato harvest and moved on to beet harvest and other fall work.

AFHS considers move to Fourth District

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer The number of possibilities and what-if scenarios are numerous and somewhat overwhelming for those tasked with managing high school activities in a regular year. Throw in a complication, like a school leaving their current…

Picture of the week: Surveying silent auction

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A scarecrow stands guard at the silent auction during the Power County Hospital Foundation’s chili cookoff and scarecrow auction Thursday, Oct. 10, at William Thomas Middle School. Around 100 people attended the auction and enjoyed eight varieties of chili in the cookoff. The foundation raised about $4,800 during the event.

A.F. okays utility rate increase

Gives laundry break in water charges because of downtown revitalization by Daniel Moore Press staff writer American Falls will see their water rates go up $2 starting in October. The American Falls City Council approved the increase at their meeting on…

Picture of the week: Grinding

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An unidentified skater from Fort Hall performs a grind trick on one of the rails at the newly opened A.F. ImPact Community Skate Park. Skateboard enthusiasts from around the region joined local skaters and bike riders for the grand opening ceremony on Friday, Sept. 19.