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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…

Picture of the week: Playing some bingo


Two girls fill out their bingo cards at the Hillcrest Parent/Teacher Organization bingo night on Thursday, Jan. 30. Nearly 250 people attended, and the PTO raised $200. The event was not to raise money though, PTO President Shannon Ethington said, but was to provide a fun activity for families.

Lance Earl seeks seat in Idaho Legislature

Lance Earl of Rockland has announced that he is running for the Idaho State Legislature as a representative for District 28B, which includes all of Power County. Earl describes himself as a student of the Constitution and remains firmly dedicated…

Magnida execs highlight plant progress

Respond to questions during A.F. open house by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer   Leaders of a proposed project to build a fertilizer plant told members of the public the project, that is anticipated to cost at least $1.5 billion,…

Picture of the week: Threw a shoe


Dust billows across Fort Hall Avenue (above) while crews from RSCI knock down the aging structure that once housed the Silver Horseshoe Bar. The building was demolished on Monday, Jan. 20, to make way for a downtown parking lot. After the dust settles a member of the RSCI crew used a large track hoe to move and crush the remnants of the bar. RSCI donated demolition services to the city. Crews took just under 90 minutes to topple the decaying structure.

Downtown project receives innovation award

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The downtown revitalization project in American Falls will receive additional praise this week. The Treasure Valley Chapter of WTS, the Women’s Transportation Seminar, will give the project an Innovative Project Solutions Award. WTS is…