Category: Press Opinion

Is it black yet? More to come

Our City by American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia …More to follow. Is it black yet? As I got home this morning around 2:00 I stopped at Harrison and Fort Hall and looked north up Fort Hall. Not quite finished, the…

Is it black yet?

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Is it black yet? I ask because you will see it before I do. Paving on Fort Hall from Harrison to Highway 39 was scheduled to start this week. I am sure Street…

Tailgate, rivalry was cool

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I was at the Idaho State versus Idaho tailgate and game last Saturday and in light of what happened in our nation’s capital it was pretty cool. It was nice to see the…

Annexation? Still seeking answers

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia   Annexation? Short answer: We are still seeking answers to expected questions. Long answer: No one associated with the city wants the possible annexation of three various areas of city impact to fail…

Details and fine print

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia “The devil is in the details” or “Read the fine print” are both analogies that applied to much of last week and the first few days of this week. For me much of…

Things don’t always go as planned, hoped

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Unfortunately things don’t always go as planned or hoped. And, while last week had its bright spots, once again concerns with our most recent major effort to improve our city have turned up.…

I’m not going to call him, he is teaching

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia “I am not going to call him, he is teaching.” Those were the words spoken to City Clerk Robyn Herndon last Friday by one of our community members affected by the Fort Hall…