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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…

Election Results

Here are the official election results for American Falls and Rockland City Council Positions: http://www.press-times.com/electionresults.pdf

City council elections take place Tuesday

New process for voter identification by Daniel Moore Press staff writer City council elections in American Falls and Rockland will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The American Falls election is the only contested election. Five candidates will be running…

Picture of the week: Goodbye Old Glory

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Members of the American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, and the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary gathered at the Idaho Fish and Game American Falls Fish Hatchery on Saturday, Oct. 26, to retire unserviceable flags. Hundreds of American flags were gathered for disposal. Flags that are damaged and not repairable to original condition are removed from service by burning after inspection by Legion members and a ceremony consecrating the retirement of each flag. The Idaho Fish and Game offered the location for the ceremony as well as the use of their burn permit.

Picture of the week: Harvest moon

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Clear skies and a bright harvest moon over the mountains on the way to Rockland have spelled excellent harvest weather, as storms that slowed harvest have moved on and most southeast Idaho farmers have finished potato harvest and moved on to beet harvest and other fall work.

AFHS considers move to Fourth District

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer The number of possibilities and what-if scenarios are numerous and somewhat overwhelming for those tasked with managing high school activities in a regular year. Throw in a complication, like a school leaving their current…