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Picture of the week: Rock out


PTO parent Malory Jensen sells cotton candy while sporting a rocking wig at the Hillcrest Parent Teacher Organzation Walk-A-Thon on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Rock ‘n’ roll was the theme of the fundraiser. The fundraiser raises funds for several programs at the school.

Luna highlights eight years of achievements

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Editor’s note: this is the first in a multi-part series from an interview between Press reporter Kurtis Workman and current Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Other topics covered during…

Magnida air permit upheld

Hearing officer calls ConAgra concerns speculative by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Is Magnida a threat to the environment? That is the question raised by local potato processor ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston. According to a recent determination by specially appointed hearing…

Picture of the week: What is it?


A dark blue to green substance has coated the western shore of the American Falls Reservoir over the past few days. One explanation may be cyanobacteria, a type of bacteria that mimics algae blooms and feeds off phosphorus. Often called blue-green algae the cyanobacteria’s peak blooming season is late August to early September.