Times Opinion

Schools test SBAC test

To the editor, Teachers, administrators and trustees in school districts and charter schools throughout the state of Idaho have been preparing for the implementation of the Idaho Core Standards and the aligned assessment from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).…

Facing serious challenges

 by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo I watched President Obama’s State of the Union speech interested to see what his view is on the current condition of our nation and the challenges he plans to address in the weeks and months…

The key to happiness

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel Two men who were both very sick shared a room in the hospital. One of the men was allowed to sit upright for an hour every afternoon to clear the liquid…

Goodbye 2013, welcome 2014

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel in American Falls Thank you God for allowing us to be grateful for everything you have given us as well as for everything you have taken away. Thank you because as…

A nation betrayed

To the editor, George Washington and the Founding Fathers were very staunch Christians. They understood the examples the Lord wanted to live by and carry out. They fought for this nation’s freedom from the dictators and kings. They put together…

Thanks to all who helped with dinner

To the editor, We give a special thank you to all who helped make the Thanksgiving Dinner possible and successful: Stokes, SunRiver of Idaho, Barry and DeDe Nelson, Food Service of America, Sysco, Coke and Gem State. We received approximately…