Category: Press Opinion

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…

Celebrate our super heroes

by M. Dan Hammond A.F. Council President This is the week of American Falls Day, with events culminating Saturday, Aug. 6. The theme this year is “Small Town Super Heroes” and I think we have lots of really super heroes…

A matter of perspective and circumstance

Our City by A.F. Marc Beitia It’s a matter of perspective and circumstance really — time. Time itself is a constant, at least as far as I understand it; but given your circumstance the feel of a certain amount of…

Running, walking to get healthy

Our City by American Falls City Council President Dan Hammond Since the time the mayor asked me to write his column, I have been concerned about what to write. American Falls is such a great place to live and we…

Asking for help so things go smoothly

Our City By A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Beyond normal routines within all the city departments, things are pretty quiet as I look towards the 4th of July weekend. A few personnel are on vacation with family; which is what most…

Street projects continue,mostly without any issues

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I will probably be called to the mat for the authorization I gave street superintendent Daren Dahlke Friday morning, but I am good with that. Prior to the chip-sealing project beginning last Friday…

Vandalism raises its ugly head

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As I ride the bus home from Moscow and state FFA events I am thankful that Howard Wiesenberger is at the wheel as I sort through all the city emails I received throughout…

Washing away the loneliness

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I walked through a soulful and lonely period this morning as I thought forward to the weekend and Memorial Day. Something about putting one foot in front of the other and the cadence…