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Power County Press The Power County Press is a weekly community newspaper serving Power County, Idaho.

07/10/2019

If you are going to a transfer station (the landfill), don't forget a current utility bill and photo ID. The Rockland transfer station will close in two days. Read more in this week's Press.

06/27/2019

Be sure to read the ads when you read The Power County Press! They make it all possible!

Have a happy Aberdeen Daze this weekend! Check out The Power County Press and The Aberdeen Times for a full schedule of ...
06/20/2019

Have a happy Aberdeen Daze this weekend! Check out The Power County Press and The Aberdeen Times for a full schedule of events.

Check out The Press's opinion page this week for some Letters to the Editor! Have a response? Let us know!
06/19/2019

Check out The Press's opinion page this week for some Letters to the Editor! Have a response? Let us know!

This year's graduating classes have made some amazing accomplishments! Congratulations! Graduates--be sure to grab this ...
06/06/2019

This year's graduating classes have made some amazing accomplishments! Congratulations! Graduates--be sure to grab this week's Press. There are plenty of pictures you will want to reminisce over in future years.

06/06/2019
American Falls Police Department

American Falls Police Department

The City of American Falls requires all door to door solicitors to have a Solicitor License thru the city. To get this license the individuals pay a fee and go thru a back ground check. Then they are required to display the license that states it is thru the City of AF and has a picture and name of the individual. If you have someone show up to your door without a license you can call the Police Department. Please always be cautious of who you allow into your homes.

06/05/2019
Idaho State University Alumni Association

We were excited to be part of ISU Alumni Association's Bengal Wednesday!

It's 🐅 Bengal Wednesday 🐅 and we are live at The Power County Press with Dan Moore. #BengalWednesday #BengalAlumni

Two cousins are at the top of the AFHS class of 2019! A proud grandma placed this congratulations in The Press. http://w...
05/29/2019
Congrats to Shanice and Jadon – The Power County Press and Aberdeen Times

Two cousins are at the top of the AFHS class of 2019! A proud grandma placed this congratulations in The Press. http://www.press-times.com/archives/9716

01 Happy Ads Congrats to Shanice and Jadon May 29, 2019 From Pre-School Grad to High School GradTime passed in a flash – Congrats!Shanice Allen – 2019 AFHS SalutatorianJadon Allen – 2019 AFHS ValedictorianWe are so proud of both of you!With love, from Grandma and Grandpa Allen Subscribe Today!

American Falls Police Department
05/24/2019

American Falls Police Department

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY! We appreciate your patience. More details will be released when available.

Manhunt underway for armed and dangerous homicide suspect | East Idaho News
05/23/2019
Manhunt underway for armed and dangerous homicide suspect | East Idaho News

Manhunt underway for armed and dangerous homicide suspect | East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS — A manhunt is underway in central Idaho for an armed and dangerous man who allegedly killed a person in Utah. Jonathan Llana, 45, is accused of shooting the person on I-84 at Rattlesnake Pass in northern Utah Wednesday, according to an Idaho State Police news release. Llana then fled ...

05/22/2019

Congratulations to the Rockland High School girls' track and field team! 3rd place at state! More info in this week's Press.

05/22/2019
American Falls Police Department

American Falls Police Department

Received a report of someone posing as a AF High School student calling to get money donated to the school. When the reporting party tried asking some questions, the caller hung up. Please be aware and cautious of who you give out information or money to.

05/21/2019
05/21/2019
American Falls Police Department

American Falls Police Department

Road Work-Fort Hall Ave between Van Buren and Madison Streets. City crews are working on the storm drains Monday thru Thursday this week. Please find alternate routes.

American Falls High School track and field will send eight people to state, and Rockland High School will send 11! Congr...
05/15/2019

American Falls High School track and field will send eight people to state, and Rockland High School will send 11! Congratulations! See well wishes in this week's Press.

Congratulations to the Rockland students whose artwork was displayed at the White House Easter Egg Roll! Read more in th...
05/01/2019

Congratulations to the Rockland students whose artwork was displayed at the White House Easter Egg Roll! Read more in this week's Press.

04/11/2019
2019 Power County Junior Miss

In this week's Press: Photos from Junior Miss! The Press took over 600 photos, and you can see the best in this week's paper. Here is a slideshow of all the photos. See some you like? Contact us to purchase them!

Congratulations to Alexandra Murillo, Power County's 2019 Junior Miss!
04/07/2019

Congratulations to Alexandra Murillo, Power County's 2019 Junior Miss!

Check out the agricultural scene in American Falls! The Spring Farm Edition is in this week's paper!
04/03/2019

Check out the agricultural scene in American Falls! The Spring Farm Edition is in this week's paper!

A.F. School District's levy requests passes with 59 percent of the vote.http://www.press-times.com/archives/9316
03/13/2019
Levy election passes with 59 percent – The Power County Press and Aberdeen Times

A.F. School District's levy requests passes with 59 percent of the vote.
http://www.press-times.com/archives/9316

Press Top News Levy election passes with 59 percent March 13, 2019 The American Falls School District levy election on Tuesday, March 12, which gives the district $275,000 each year for two years from local property taxes, passed with 59 percent of the vote. 00 – Election Results 20190312 Subscrib...

US National Weather Service Pocatello Idaho
03/13/2019

US National Weather Service Pocatello Idaho

Hey #AmericanFalls, you probably knew the Reservoir was iced over, but how about this view from space! On this beautiful clear day, #MODIS satellite imagery shows us a view from above. #icedover #idwx

03/05/2019
American Falls Police Department

American Falls Police Department

Be advised there have been sightings of a Moose and her 2 calves at the Willow Bay Area/Walking Path. Please use caution and stay clear of the area.

02/27/2019

Good Luck at State Bulldog boys' basketball! See well wishes in this week's Press.

Good luck to the American Falls wrestlers at state this weekend! Second place districts! 16 to state! See more well wish...
02/20/2019

Good luck to the American Falls wrestlers at state this weekend! Second place districts! 16 to state! See more well wishes in this week's Press.

02/20/2019
Power County Sheriff's Office

Power County Sheriff's Office

There will be no school today for American Falls School District #381 due to the weather. 🐧☃️☃️❄️❄️❄️

Good Luck at State to the Rockland Girls' Basketball Team! See well wishes in this week's Press.
02/13/2019

Good Luck at State to the Rockland Girls' Basketball Team! See well wishes in this week's Press.

Happy Valentine's Day! Looking for some sweet deals for your significant other? Check out the Valentine's Deals in this ...
02/07/2019

Happy Valentine's Day! Looking for some sweet deals for your significant other? Check out the Valentine's Deals in this week's Press, as well as some community Valentine's events!

Kindergarten changes are happening at Hillcrest Elementary. Next year parents can choose whether their child goes half d...
01/25/2019

Kindergarten changes are happening at Hillcrest Elementary. Next year parents can choose whether their child goes half day, full day, or full day dual language immersion. Read the story in this week's Press, and let us know if you have questions we should ask the district about the new program.

Just have a baby? Have a missionary that is leaving soon? Someone getting married? Make an announcement in The Power Cou...
01/23/2019

Just have a baby? Have a missionary that is leaving soon? Someone getting married? Make an announcement in The Power County Press! Announcements are free. Just message us the details.

Hillcrest Elementary School
01/10/2019

Hillcrest Elementary School

The American Falls School District has some exciting changes coming up for next year's Kindergartners. We would like as many parents of incoming Kindergarten students to come to the meeting to learn first hand about what their choices will be.
Also please share this with any parent of preschool kids.

Need to catch up on the news from last year? Check out our Year in Review! The second half of the year is in this week's...
01/10/2019

Need to catch up on the news from last year? Check out our Year in Review! The second half of the year is in this week's paper. The first half was in last week's paper. Feel free to stop on by and pick up a copy of either week!

01/02/2019

Anyone with an opinion on American Falls' possible plans for annexation? On American Falls School District's plan to change the name of the American Falls Intermediate School to J.R. Simplot Elementary? On the plans to make the intersection of Pocatello Ave. and Highway 39 into a roundabout? Let everyone know through a letter to the editor! Email [email protected]

Letters to the editor should be kept to a 300 word limit if possible. We reserve the right to edit, or not publish letters, if there are questions of liability or other issues. Provide name and phone number. Names may be withheld from publication, but will be provided upon request.

12/26/2018

We hope you had a Merry Christmas! We have more Santa letters in today's Press. Here's another sample. Pick up The Press to read more!
Dear Santa,
I’ve been so so good this year. One way I’v been good this year is help my dad load the fourwiler. I help him beacus so we can go hunting. Another thing I’v done nice is help my mom babbisit. I do it so my mom can get them to sleep. I also have been good by helping my sister on the monkey bars. I help her so she doesn’t fall. Because I’v been so good this year will you bring me a hoverbord, bablyd and a lego set.

Most of the Santa letters are in this week's Press! We did have some in last week's and will have some more in next week...
12/19/2018

Most of the Santa letters are in this week's Press! We did have some in last week's and will have some more in next week's, but you can find most of the children's letters in this issue. Here's a sample:

Dear St. Nick,
First, I want to wish you for a good Christmas this year and I want to tell you a little about myself. I am in 3rd grade and 9 years old. And this year I have been good this year because I have helped with my baby sister. I don’t want a lot of toys this year because I have a lot of toys but I want a basketball hoop. Second, Santa I realy love cristmas but I like basketball that is why I want a basketball hoop I am not joking at all. Last, Santa I live by the Hillcrest school so when cristmas comes just put the basketball hoop in the front of the grodge.
Santa have a holly jolly cristmas,

Early deadlines forThe Power County Press& The Aberdeen Times for the issue on Wednesday, Dec. 26Early deadline: Thursda...
12/14/2018

Early deadlines for
The Power County Press
& The Aberdeen Times
for the issue on Wednesday, Dec. 26
Early deadline:
Thursday, Dec. 20, by 5 p.m.Early deadlines for
The Power County Press
& The Aberdeen Times
for the issue on Wednesday, Jan. 2
Early deadline:
Thursday, Dec. 28, by 5 p.m.

12/12/2018

Santa Claus letters start this week, and more will be in next week's paper! Here's a sample:
Dear Santa,
I wish you a Merry Christmas. I would like a giant blue robot.

Subscribers: The United States Post Office will be closed Wednesday for the national day of mourning for President Georg...
12/04/2018
USPS operating status for National Day of Mourning, Dec. 5, 2018 - Newsroom - About.usps.com

Subscribers: The United States Post Office will be closed Wednesday for the national day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush, so the newspaper may be expected a day later than normal.

http://about.usps.com/newsroom/statements/120318-usps-operating-status-national-day-of-mourning.htm

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. 

11/28/2018

Come get a gift subscription by Friday, and receive raffle tickets for the Chamber raffle this Saturday! Time is running out!

Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you for supporting your local community newspaper! See other thoughts of thankfulness in t...
11/21/2018

Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you for supporting your local community newspaper! See other thoughts of thankfulness in this week's Press.

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