Category: Press Opinion

Humbled by gratitude

Written By: American Falls Mayor, Marc Beitia I am humbled by gratitude. My experiences over the past year have been beyond once-in-a-lifetime. Over the years of writing this column I have written of those who have helped guide, teach and…

Doing the right thing

Our City by AF Mayor Marc Beitia Have I told you lately how smart and in tune my students are? Some of you won’t like the ramifications; I suppose that can’t be helped. But, I am getting ahead of myself. Sorry.…

Thanks for Adopt a Family program support

To the editor, The American Falls SEICAA office thanks members of the community who help support our annual adopt a family program, as well as the companies and organizations who year after year help sponsor families and help alleviate some…

Peace and Love

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I ask you to take to heart these words by, perhaps America’s greatest poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on this Christmas Eve. Christmas Bells I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar…

Big thanks to senior center

To the editor, There is an organization, on the corner of main street, that is doing a very big service in the community. I refer to the Power County Senior Center. With four employees and a few volunteers they reach…

Halfway planning equals half a room or less…

Legal Column by Curry Andrews As Medicaid gets increasingly stressed, the accommodations for patients get more and minimal. A few states have authorized facilities to put four patients in a single room only separated by curtains. On top of that,…

Water Working Group membership named

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As promised last week the following is a list of our community members who are serving on the Water Working Group: Blanca Mendez, Colter Hollingshead – Keller Engineering, Doug Nilsson, Gary Ferguson, Gilbert…