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Some things just fall into place

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Sometimes things just fall into place and then again at times you can do everything right and still not get the desired result. The mayflies were doing what mayflies do. They “hatch”, mate,…

Alma “Beechnut” Nelson

Alma “Beechnut” Nelson, 86, passed away Tuesday morning, August 5, 2014 surrounded by his family. The graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Falls View Cemetery, American Falls, Idaho. There will be a visitation…

Stop taking over the world already

An open letter to Vladimir Putin: Don’t try to take over the world! That’s all. Putin, the president, uh… I mean the prime minister, oh… and maybe the king of Russia looks like he might be trying to take over…

Help from Idaho’s veterans

by Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo The men and women of our Armed Forces face many challenges as they protect our nation. Because of the unique challenges they face and solemn sacrifices they make, Congress must support the needs of service…

Picture of the week: When opportunity knocks

moose

Biologists from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game attempt to place a collar around the neck of a young moose prior to relocating the animal to another part of the county. The biologists will use the collar which is equipped with a radio and GPS transmitters that will allow biologists the opportunity to study the moose’s movements around its new home range.

Consequences of Occam’s razor

Our City by American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia As I worked back and forth between FFA members’ Supervised Agricultural Experience visits and my city job this week, the principles of Occam’s razor and unintended consequences kept popping up. In retrospect…