Press Opinion

Many reasons to be thankful

by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It is appropriate this week that I am in no small way thankful for so much. It may be cliché given what Thursday is recognized as by many. I am fine with that. I wish…

Sometimes its easier to fix stupid

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia The original congratulatory email arrived on my city computer at 4:58 p.m. on Feb. 24 of this year. I received the follow up last night. I have made several ‘phone calls in between…

Overcoming adversity

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   A young journalist, eager to get his first job, found what seemed like a perfect opportunity. He called the newspaper and they informed him that the applicants would be interviewed…

Committing to success

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Sometimes it is just not enough. The best you have; having spent nearly a lifetime making it better almost every day. Sacrifice and due diligence for the mere hope of success. Yet, for…

Moving into winter

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia With flows just over 400 cubic feet per second (cfs), folks who read last week’s ramblings will realize my hopes of seeing a winter flow for the Snake River below American Falls Dam…

Revenge

A Person that does not forgive and keeps their wounds open, their life can be consumed by bitterness. Life is constantly starting and ending, we are presented with different stages that mark our lives, with unscrupulous people who hurt and…

Do not change the state constitution

To the editor, The Idaho State Journal and the speaker of the Idaho House of representatives have both written in support of Idaho constitutional amendment HRJ2, but I have some concerns I was stunned with Speaker Bedke’s argument that this…