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The farmer

by Adrian and Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel One day in early summer I went through a beautiful meadow. The grass was so soft, so thick and delicate like a huge green oriental tapestry. In one corner was a…

Newspaper worked, flag returned

To the editor, We are happy to say that the stolen Air Force flag mentioned in last week’s letter was returned to us. We would like to say thanks to everyone who watched out for it, or who might have…

Bring us (gently) a new day

Home Country by Slim Randles There’s something so satisfying about getting out of bed when the world is still dark and quiet and resting. Making the coffee gives us time to scratch and think. Well, scratch, anyway. Most of that…

Nicky’s kids and Schindler’s list

Bill Hall’s World by Bill Hall Heroes can differ substantially one from another. Sometimes a calm, understated person comes out of nowhere and saves astonishing numbers of people in dire circumstances. There is such a person. He was born brave,…

Ere on the side of classy

Last week was homecoming. That annual bacchanalia of school pride. The week when the serious work of studying goes away and the angst of college admission standards are put on a shelf. Just because the normal standards are relaxed does…

Measuring society

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It’s a little different when they are the only one you have left. For me it sharply focuses my own mortality; what I have done, the vast opportunities squandered and the difference I…

Anti-bullying speaker coming to AFIS

Josh Drean, a motivational speaker, is coming to American Falls Intermediate School to talk with students about a fresh perspective on how to eliminate bullying in schools. The program will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24. “A…