Category: Press Opinion

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…

Supports hospital renovation bond

To the editor, I am writing this letter in support of the upcoming Power County Hospital District renovation bond on May 16. The ability to have services close to home is hard to quantify, but when you have dealt with…

An interesting week, because it was routine

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Last week was an interesting week. Not that most aren’t. It was interesting to me because it was routine. Looking back on the nearly five years I have been mayor I don’t remember…

Where did all the money go?

Legislative Update by State Rep. Randy Armstrong I ask my wife that question at the end of almost every month. Now that we are near the end of the legislative session I ask the same question–of the Governor, of the…

A feeling of foreboding

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Do you ever get that feeling of foreboding, that sense all is not well or something is going wrong but you can’t put your finger on it? I had that sense yesterday, last…

Supports school bond election

To the editor, As a deputy of the Power County Sheriff’s Office, our interests are focused on the public’s safety and security; in addition to many of our other responsibilities. As deputies, we also place a high priority ensuring the…

I think that’s a red herring

Legislative Update by State Rep. Randy Armstrong “I think that’s a red herring.” When you hear someone say that, it’s a colloquial term meaning there is something here to throw you off track, to destroy the original scent, or to…

Sometimes you just get lucky

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia Sometimes you just get lucky. Maybe not as often as we would like, but sometimes it just happens. Most of the time though those of us that tend to believe in the mystical thing…