Category: Press Opinion

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…

Police Officer Appreciation week

To the editor, Last week was Police Officer Appreciation across the nation and this year the Power County community came out in force to say thank you to the American Falls Police Department and Power County Sheriff’s Office. Throughout the…

Who’s protecting our children?

To the editor, Who is protecting our children? I have been a bus driver in Power County since 1987. Once again, I almost had a tragic accident in my school bus. It was not my fault, but instead it was…

Conserving A.F.’s water use

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Much of what I already knew was reinforced this last week; and along the way I learned a few things, too. If you read last week’s ramblings you would know that much of…