Category: Press Opinion

Thanks for saving home

To the editor, RE: fire on August 12, 2020. Our sincere thanks to the American Falls Rural Fire Department, Aberdeen Fire Department, Rockland Fire Department, Bureau of Land Management, Lance Funk, Power County Sheriff’s Department and the City of American…

Urges commission to reconsider RV park

To the editor, RE: Recent Press article titled, “RV Park is not okay in agricultural area, P.C. Commission says” by Daniel Moore. I am the immediate past Director for the Idaho Good Sam Organization which is the state organization for…

Letter of thanks

A truly heartfelt thank you for all the thoughts, prayers, well wishes and deeds which Phyllis and I have received during this past summer of surgeries and recovery. The generosities of so many people are both very humbling and inspiring.…

Increase in Covid-19 cases has been concerning

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen As the school year begins in Power County, the increase of active Covid-19 cases has been concerning. Over the weekend, 25 active cases were reported, bringing the total of officially infected residents to…

It takes all kinds!

To the editor, We mow the grounds at one of the local apartment complexes, Lincoln Square. I got to know one of the tenants living there as he comes out to get fresh air and enjoy setting outside at times.…

Mayor will step down

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It is hard for me to believe, because it has gone by in a blink, that in 16 days I will have been your mayor for eight years; originally appointed and twice elected.…

Smart financial moves for every stage of life

Financial Focus by Eric Sorensen Regardless of what stage of life you’re in, you must make financial and investment decisions that will be with you for the remainder of your years. But the moves you make when you’re just starting…

Academy says thanks for support

To the editor, Thank you, American Falls for all your support! American Falls Academy was thankful to find out we could have a graduation ceremony and the support of the town last Wednesday truly was amazing. The graduation was short,…

What follows is gross but it’s not fictional

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia What follows is gross but is not a joke or fictional story. What do hypodermic needles, used condoms and human excrement have in common? Answer, our public restrooms and North City Park and…