Category: Press Opinion

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…

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…