Picture of the week: Threw a shoe

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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…

Picture of the week: Beautiful Desolation

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A lone angler breaks up the seemingly endless ice on the American Falls Reservoir. Even with temperatures reaching the upper 30s over the last week the ice pack remains thick enough to support a few adventurous sportsmen.

A.F. council welcomes new faces

by Daniel Moore Press staff writer   Two new American Falls City Council members, Kurtis Workman and Gilbert Hofmeister, were sworn in during the city council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 2. Mayor Marc Beitia and Council Member Dan Hammond were…