Category: Press Opinion

Time for schools to require masks

Dear Randy Jensen and District 381 School Board members, The time is now to take action against the spread of Covid infections in our schools by requiring masks indoors. All staff that contacts our students should also be required to…

What’s a probate?

Legal  Column by Curry Andrews Probate causes a lot of confusion, and it’s important to understand what it actually is. When a person passes away, there is nobody left who has the legal authority to sign things like deeds or…

A great little community

To the editor, This is a great little community we live in. We should all realize that after seeing what has happened the last year and a half with this virus in the bigger communities. My appreciation goes more toward…

Thanks from Cold Creek Fire victims

Letter of thanks Dear community, friends and families Those families that lost their homes in the Cold Creek Fire would like to extend our thanks and are so very grateful for the amazing community we live in. From the bottom…

A.F. Water Works Issues – Part 2

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen (Part 1 can be found at www.cityofamericanfalls.com) First off, I have to give a shout-out to the A.F. Police Department, Power County Sheriff’s Office, and amazing firefighters for the dedication and hard work…

Opposed to breaching dams

Congressman Mike Simpson 2084 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Simpson: The Power County Farm Bureau would like to thank you on behalf of all farmers and ranchers in our county for your work for Idaho agriculture. We however…

A.F. water works issues, part 1

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen I may be a little biased, but American Falls is the best city in the best state of the best country on earth, and life here undeniably revolves around water. We are an…

Four-day school week is bad idea

To the editor, I think four-day schools are a bad idea. I have a college degree in business. Education lifted me out of poverty. I lived with my grandmother and foster parents until I was nine years old and joined…

Thanks for blood drive support

To the editor, Thank you St. John’s Lutheran Church for the use of the gymnasium for the blood drive. Thank you to all of the generous donors: Douglas Clinger, Ann Munden, Kevin Klassen, Mark Love, Maury Leon, Corinna Klassen, Christine…