Category: Press Opinion

Sometimes the best efforts aren’t enough

Our City By A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia While it is seldom the case, sometimes the best efforts of many are not enough; sad but true. Such has become the case with the tennis court project. At the beginning of the…

Unnatural level of anger

Legislative Update by State Rep. Randy Armstrong There seems to be an unnatural level of anger in our country. “I hate him!” “She is an evil person!” “How could you be so stupid as to not understand my position?” “Are…

Senior pedestrians are in danger at crosswalks

To the editor, Senior citizens are at particular risk from reckless drivers turning left from Idaho Street when the seniors are crossing Fort Hall Avenue at the light in the crosswalk. The Senior Citizens Center sits on the southwest corner…

Thanks for hospital bond support

To the editor, I am elated that the residents of Power County came out in support of the bond election last Tuesday. Thank you for your support for our project. Many hours of preparation and planning have gone in to…

A.F. budgeting process starts

Our city by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Last week was seven days long just like each one before it. But, in terms of this column it was three days. I have appreciated the leniency Brett Crompton has given me in submitting…

Thoughts on hospital bond

To the editor, Communication with the patient is the backbone of adequate health care. It is vital to the formula of what is “necessary and sufficient” in treatment. The hospital bond mailer which came to my home seems reasonable except…

Hospital saved my life

To the editor, I am writing this letter asking you to vote in support of the Power County Hospital bond. At the age of eight years old, I was with my father at our family honey bee business. I got…

Thank coach who is leaving

To the editor, We are writing to thank Coach Tony Cade for all his hard work and dedication the last two years to both football and track at American Falls High School. Coach Cade gave his heart and soul to…