Press Opinion

Getting closer on schools and streets?

From The Statehouse by State Senator Jim Guthrie A few weeks ago I expressed the heavy lifting that needed to be done by the legislature remained virtually untouched in the weight room of politics. The policy that will drive school…

No mulligan needed

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia   I was standing in the golf clubhouse this afternoon with our Pro Denny Howell watching a few of my students tee off from number one. They knew I was watching which probably made it…

Golf course, Willow Bay open

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As of this writing the Snake River Basin is tenuously perched at 97 percent of our annual snow water equivalent and at 88 percent of average snow pack. The Upper Snake River Basin Reservoir…

Do we need another ordinance?

To the editor, I read the article in The Power County Press, with mixed emotions, city council members were considering establishing a new ordinance to “ban smoking at the city park” while this certainly holds merit in attempting to make…

Department of confirmation

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel Last night I dreamed I was in heaven and that an angel was my guide to show me around. We walked side by side through a long room full of angels.…

Heavy lifting awaits

From the Statehouse by State Senator Jim Guthrie I have said before that each legislative session develops a personality unto its own. This session is no different. So how would I characterize this session six weeks in? Like an airport…

Build it better

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Yesterday afternoon I found a letter on my City desk after returning from meetings in Boise all day Thursday. The content of the letter was quite clear on the author’s point of view…

The pin that never dropped

From The Statehouse by State Senator Jim Guthrie There is no way the packed-house crowd should have been able to hear it. It just made no sense. It was Saturday night at the movies and the few hundred people exiting the theater were…