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Local voting guide

(Note: the early voting times have been adjusted to 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Power County Courthouse, instead of 9 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. as reported in this week’s Press)

 

Are you ready to vote!? Check out this week’s local voting guide in this week’s Press! See responses from candidates on our local sheriff’s race, prosecutor race, and those running for the state legislature. On newsstands now or in your mailbox in the morning.

Lamb Weston plans $90 million expansion

Commissioners grant tax exemption by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer Lamb Weston, which runs a potato processing plant right outside American Falls, is planning a $90 million, 50,000 foot expansion, the company told the Power County Commissioners in a public…

Lion’s Club talks COVID with health director

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer They have been preparing for a pandemic ever since she started with the health department around 20 years ago, Southeastern Idaho Public Health director Maggie Mann told the American Falls Lion’s Club on Tuesday,…

Commission passes resolution recommending wearing masks

The Power County commissioners, on Monday, Sept. 14, passed a resolution that residents are strongly encouraged to wear masks in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Southeast Idaho Public Health Department says Power County has high transmission of the…

Wind storm tears through county

A wind storm with what some are describing as hurricane force winds rolled through Power County late Labor Day, on Monday, Sept. 7. The wind storm left Power County’s emergency responders busy through the night as they dealt with multiple…

A.F. council holds hearing on $9.1 million budget

Public hearing set for utility fees by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The American Falls City Council held two public hearings during its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 19, and scheduled a third. The council had no public comment on a…