Category: Press Opinion

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…

Willis W. Williams

Willis W. Williams, 93, of American Falls, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 at Edgewood Assistive Living Facility. He was just one month shy of being 94 years old. Willis was born on Oct. 4, 1922 in Aurora, MO,…

My Home

by Dana May; inspired by Dorothy May (Rockland Valley) Have you ever seen Rockland Valley, on an enchanting summer evening before the night? as bright colors crowd the sky and fill the horizon with awe inspiring light? Or right before…

Fallout has been amazing

by Lance Earl It has been ten days since I released the news of the sexual affair between Senator Jim Guthrie and Representative Christy Perry. The fallout has been amazing. Rep. Perry’s response was disgusting and insulting. She indicated that…

Chamber, Workman owed apology

To the editor, I recently read letters in The Power County Press written by Mrs. Kim Petersen and Ms. Monica Claunch regarding an incident during the American Falls Days parade. I would like to respond to their comments. I participated…

Critical of senator’s treatment

Letters to the editor To the editor, I have been a part of the American Falls Day Parade for all but one of the years that we have lived here, and I am always impressed with the way that our…

Hometown heroes everywhere

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As City Council President Dan Hammond drove the truck that pulled the trailer that held our city’s police officers in the American Falls Day parade, I was very pleased to have been asked…