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Picture of the week: Light in the darkness

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A newly installed street light sheds a glow onto Idaho Street. The installation and activation of the new street lights marks the waning days of the downtown revitalization project. Street lights have been installed on sections of Idaho, Roosevelt and Harrison Streets along with parts of Fort Hall and Tyhee Avenues.

Art show, competition to be held

An art show and competition will be held at the American Falls Library on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m. All entrants must be kindergarten through eighth grade. Entry forms may be picked up in the office of each school…

Picture of the week: honoring those that served

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American Falls American Legion Roland Evans Post #3 members march to retire the colors during an assembly at William Thomas Middle School commemorating Veteran’s Day Monday, Nov. 11. American Legion members include: (l to r) Commander Jeff Fuss, Adjutant Dave Waite and member Billy Palmer.

Parking ban creates spirited debate

The American Falls City Council held a public hearing of a proposed change to the city’s parking ordinance on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The proposed change would ban parking on sections of Harrison and Roosevelt Streets as well as a portion…

Confusion reigns over health care exchange

Administrators, advisors and agents suggest wait-and-see approach by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Just over a month into the Affordable Care Act problems and frustrations abound as state and federal agencies struggle to make it possible for Americans to access…