Category: Press Opinion

Lizard or Lava?

by State Rep. Randy Armstrong (R – District 28) We were driving around recently and my wife said, “We should go on a trip somewhere, how about Hawaii?” “Oh my gosh! I’d love to go to Hawaii. Let’s go home…

We could be in for a real winter

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia If the last few weeks are any indication, we may be in for a real winter. Real as in the ones I remember as a kid when I had to trudge through the…

Until next year…

Our City, by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It’s early Thursday morning, not the usual Saturday. It’s so early I haven’t even had my first cup of coffee yet and I won’t see the sunrise for another two hours. Christmas is…

Heart of a small state

by State Rep. Randy Armstrong (R – District 28) I love living in a small town. For the very same reasons I love living in a small state (population-wise Idaho is a very small state). We have a mentally-challenged man…

Thanks for magical evening, season

To the editor, While reviewing The Power County Press on Dec. 7 a quote came to mind from Thomas Monson that reads, “Often we feel grateful and intend to express our thanks but forget to do so or just don’t…

Running for office is not for wimps

by State Rep. Randy Armstrong (R – District 28) I was recently elected to be one of the two state representatives from District 28 (which is most of Bannock and all of Power County). The process started on February 29,…

The sky is the limit

To the editor, I just want to say, “Thank You” to the leaders and people of American Falls for all you have given me over the past 10 years. As I leave American Falls to follow my wife’s promotion at…

Hate it when crystal ball quits working

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I hate it when my crystal ball quits working. Short of a functioning crystal ball, I usually have pretty good gut instincts, but this morning both are failing me. I can’t see past…