Category: Press Opinion

Supports school bond election

To the editor, As a deputy of the Power County Sheriff’s Office, our interests are focused on the public’s safety and security; in addition to many of our other responsibilities. As deputies, we also place a high priority ensuring the…

I think that’s a red herring

Legislative Update by State Rep. Randy Armstrong “I think that’s a red herring.” When you hear someone say that, it’s a colloquial term meaning there is something here to throw you off track, to destroy the original scent, or to…

Sometimes you just get lucky

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia Sometimes you just get lucky. Maybe not as often as we would like, but sometimes it just happens. Most of the time though those of us that tend to believe in the mystical thing…

We play the hand we are dealt

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Wow, February 4, 2017. We just finished our first full week of school since December 16. The temperature outside is a balmy 39 at 4:30 a.m. If I didn’t know better, I would…

Mothers and haywire hooks

Legislative Update by State Rep. Randy Armstrong My parents had two children, me and my sister. After quite a few years, and when they saw how cute and impressive we were becoming, they decided to have two more. My mother…

Don’t throw it away

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Don’t throw it away! It happens to many of the things that the city mails in envelopes. The one coming next week is different. It is your monthly bill. I know I told…

Sounding like a weather station

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia I apologize if you think I am beginning to sound like a weather station, but that is primarily what we have been dealing with as a city this past week. But then everyone has…

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…