Category: Times Opinion

Medicaid trips & traps

Legal Column by Curry Andrews Long term care costs are skyrocketing! The Idaho average “out of pocket” base charge for assisted living is $3,475 a month. Nursing home care starts at $7,574 based on Genworth Financial’s 2018 report. And these…

Read Talk Play

By Curry Andrews When I was about five years old, my mother’s health during pregnancy required her to take bed rest for most of the day. She chose to fill that time by reading to her children. Each one of…

Lady golfers offer appreciation

To the editor, The American Falls Ladies Golf Association held its annual Ladies Invitational Tournament on Wednesday, July 17. We had a great turnout and the tournament was once again one of the best in Southeast Idaho. This success was…

Please help the children

To the editor, This is not Hitler’s NAZI Germany! But YOU and I are custodians of the children held on our USA land, by OUR BORDER PATROL under DONALD TRUMP’S orders, without soap, shampoo, baths, showers, beds or cots, more…

What condition is your patriotism in?

Concepts by VaLonna Wardell Our nation has recently commemorated Memorial Day to remember and honor our military personnel who died while fighting to protect our country while serving in the U. S. Armed Forces. Coming up on June 14 is…

Triathlon help

To the editor, Aberdeen Middle School thanks the many volunteers that helped with our annual Triathlon and Field Day events that were held Thursday, May 23. These are big events that we couldn’t pull off without the support of our…

What in the world has happened to our society?

Concepts by VaLonna Wardell Confusion ensues the daily news. Murder, chaos, turmoil–ugly stuff. What used to be right is now wrong, what used to be wrong is now right. Where there was no middle ground is now askew. What we…

Thanks to all who helped make the gala a success

To the editor, On May 9, Bingham County had its fifth annual Mayoral Scholarship with the City of Aberdeen as the host city. This scholarship program is largely funded via generous private and business contributions, along with Idaho State University…

FFA thanks donors, volunteers for support

To the editor, The American Falls FFA thanks the community for their amazing support of our 2019 FFA Donkey Basketball Event. With the collective efforts of our generous community and over 50 volunteers, we were able to raise over $19,000…