Category: Press Opinion

Generous donation to parks department

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia “Please accept this letter of confirmation of your receipt of the enclosed check in the amount of $10,000 made payable to your organization, the City of American Falls Parks Department, in Memory of…

Usually things don’t just happen

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Sometimes things just happen. At least that’s what we would like to think. But, with the exceptions of acts of nature or acts of God, nothing just happens. Oftentimes things happen that you…

A white Christmas and good things to come

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It’s the day after Christmas and I am writing about a week and a year that hasn’t even happened yet. I hope each of you enjoyed the white Christmas. As it happened it…

FFA chapter thanks supporters

(Note: this letter was published in the Wednesday, Dec. 19 edition of The Power County Press, but parts of the letter were inadvertently omitted by Press staff, and so was republished in the Dec. 26 edition and on-line) To the…

Time of year we are all expanding

Legislative Update by Sen. Randy Armstrong This is the time of year when everyone gains weight. If you don’t own a belt with extra holes, you are going to be in trouble. Everyone and everything seems to be expanding. In…

Chamber thanks for Christmas celebration

To the editor, Merry Christmas to our Awesome Community! “It’s just not Christmas in American Falls until we see the live nativity at our city park.” This and other holiday sentiments were expressed at our recent Chamber of Commerce sponsored…

Crapo’s vote kills Yemen children

To the editor, I was reading in Newsweek just this morning that Senator Crapo had voted against a resolution in congress that would end military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Now, these are the Saudi Arabian folks that…