Press Opinion

Keep Memorial Day spirit

My deepest heartfelt sympathy goes out to the Glascock family on this Memorial Day weekend. Like I have written the past two weeks American Falls has lost another pillar of our community. Doug Glascock succumbed to his battle with cancer…

New beginnings

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   Every day we have plenty of opportunities to take advantage of a new beginning. Generally a new beginning starts when something ends. To open new roads, one must invent, experience,…

Times change, I guess

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I was headed south last Friday morning and had left Roy Summit and the Curlew Grasslands behind me a few miles back when a waving cowboy hat brought me to a stop and…

Junior Miss says thanks

To the editor, I am deeply humbled and excited to represent our community as Power County’s 2015 Junior Miss. First, I would like to thank the American Falls Rotary Club for all of the hard work, time, and dedication you…

A week of uncertainty

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia It began for me, and many of our city employees, as a week of uncertainty at best; a week of doubt and skepticism at worst. The reasons were entirely unrelated, however. For me…

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…