Category: Press Opinion

Running for office is not for wimps

by State Rep. Randy Armstrong (R – District 28) I was recently elected to be one of the two state representatives from District 28 (which is most of Bannock and all of Power County). The process started on February 29,…

The sky is the limit

To the editor, I just want to say, “Thank You” to the leaders and people of American Falls for all you have given me over the past 10 years. As I leave American Falls to follow my wife’s promotion at…

Hate it when crystal ball quits working

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I hate it when my crystal ball quits working. Short of a functioning crystal ball, I usually have pretty good gut instincts, but this morning both are failing me. I can’t see past…

Hospital is a lifesaver

To the editor, Recently I was a recipient of very efficient and lifesaving care at Power County Hospital. I wish to thank the staff and everyone concerned. The compassion that was shown to my wife and I was above what…

Scams we live with

To the editor, How many of us would like a person stealing a $1000 from us? Yet many buy ‘organic’ food which is totally a scam. As a research scientist in food production all my career I know those who…

Last week was good one

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As weeks go, last week was pretty good, both here at the city and at school. Neither place provided satisfaction without associated challenges, but then I have always believed challenges provide opportunities. And,…

Round-up was unbelievable

To the editor, WOW! That just about sums it up. We can’t thank the town of American Falls enough. All of the help, time and items donated to the Idaho Good Sam Fall Round-up was unbelievable. Members of our organization…

Concerns associated with most grants

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As I sat through another grant planning meeting last Tuesday I did my best to focus on the topic at hand, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Roosevelt and Gifford Streets and…