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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.

 

Picture of the week: Small relief

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Water streams over the what used to be part of the forebay below the American Falls Dam. Early season worries of a drastically short water year have been eased by recent rainfall, but the full effect of recent precipitation is not known yet. Bureau of Reclamation estimates place the American Falls Reservoir at 74 percent full while Jackson Lake is at 27 percent and Palisades Reservoir is at 31 percent full.

Students charged in stun-gun incident

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer   Two William Thomas Middle School students have been charged with one count of misdemeanor battery each for playing with a stun-gun. The two 14 year-old males charged in the case are accused of…

No interest shown to run Willow Bay

Golf course attracts two bids by Daniel Moore Press staff writer No bids were submitted to lease the Willow Bay Marina Cafe and Campground before the bid opening date of Wednesday, Feb. 12. The City of American Falls owns the…