Category: Press Opinion

Junior Miss offers her thanks

To the editor, I am so honored and so thankful to be this year’s Power County Junior Miss. I can’t wait for the journey ahead of me. My community has played such an amazing role in my journey through Junior…

Long list of tasks slated for completion

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia The city is no different than many businesses throughout the state in that vacated positions often go unfilled for months at a time. I have written often about the ag program’s and more…

Exceedingly proud of AFHS FFA results

“Our City” by A.F. Mayor Marc Beita Is it vain to be proud of accomplishing something no one else around you has? Vanity can be an ugly thing, so I hope not. I say “around” because I have only seen…

Two things that keep me in the ballgame

“Our City” by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia He knew of what he spoke when he said, “That is a really good group of kids there Marc.” He knew more so than even the relatives of some of the kids, who…

Mayor loves working with proactive people

“Our City” by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I have to say I love working with proactive people a lot more than those wait and see kind. Folks who see challenges as opportunities and problems as something that will not only…

Possibility becomes reality

I wrote about a month ago about the possibility of being able to rebuild Fort Hall Avenue from Harrison Street to the Highway 39 Bypass. That possibility is now happening as street superintendent Daren Dahlke received word last week that…

Reviewing, updating code is no easy task

“Our City” by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I was in Boise Wednesday, Feb. 7, but not to speak with the legislature. I had been asked a month or so ago to put together a committee to write the new technical…

Training wasn’t what I thought it would be

“Our City” by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia In the January 10 edition of The Press I wrote about the wonderful men and women of the American Falls Rural Volunteer Fire Department and their dedication and service to our community. About…