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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.

Meadows will resign commission seat

Committee seeks three applicants for replacement by Daniel Moore Press staff writer Power County Commissioner Vicki Meadows will submit her resignation letter on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Meadows and her husband, Bill, built a home just outside of County District #2, which she…

Picture of the week: Tearing it up

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For the last week crews working for Double Point Construction have been using a crane to demolish the old Power County Grain Growers building. The wooden structure is now owned by CHS and was torn down to make way for future improvements.

Local agents gear up for insurance exchange

Questions remain unanswered by Daniel Moore Press staff writer Idaho’s new health insurance exchange opens for business on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The main portion of the exchange, the website www.yourhealthidaho.org, will compare different health insurance plans and allow patrons to…

Picture of the week: Draining downpour

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Water filled construction trenches and rushed down Idaho Street following a sudden rain storm that covered several other streets and flooded several businesses and homes around American Falls. Storm drains couldn’t handle the downpour, making driving a risky proposition. See more photos in this week’s print edition.

Picture of the week: Out with the old

Mike Glaser of Double Point Construction was busy last week with demolition work on an old building in the elevator district of American Falls. The old wooden elevator in the background is next on the chopping block and should be coming down within the next week or two.

Picture of the week: Digging deep

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Heavy equipment has been digging deep as DePatco crews work up and down Idaho Street in downtown American Falls. Workers are replacing old, worn out sewer and water lines, and will eventually finish up with new roads, sidewalks and landscaping to beautify the area, all part of the downtown revitalization project.