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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…

Picture of the week: Snow geese


A flock of snow geese take to flight, apparently not wanting their pictures taken, from a field between Seagull Bay and Rainbow Road in Power County.