Press Opinion

How wonderful it is to live

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   Respect for life is not lost overnight, it is a process that begins in a room full of hostility, up to the moment where life becomes meaningless. What are you…

Que bello es vivir

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   El respeto por la vida no se pierde de la noche a la mañana. Es un proceso que inicia sutilmente en un ambiente lleno de hostilidad, hasta llegar al momento…

I long for green pastures

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I have been thinking of green pastures, still waters, the valley and the shadow of late. Psalm 23. The Psalm of David. I have been wondering about various phrases within David’s Psalm for…

Think about 10 percent

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Think about a quantity of ten percent. Ten percent of something you use every day. We will revisit that thought in a bit; so please keep it handy. This past week was focused…

What has happened?

Our City by A.F. Marc Beitia Thank you Kristen Jensen for writing the column a week ago as I spent seven days in Indianapolis working with the National FFA organization and other ag teachers from around the country. Thank you,…

A shining success

I was excited to see the large number of people who came to enjoy the festivities of American Falls Day. Each year our community celebrates with a parade, great food, and fun activities in the park. It is a day…

Tomorrow will be better

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emanuel   An expensive new car stopped at the top of the Mississippi River and an elegant gentleman got out of the car. He decided to climb over the railing and prepared…

Work and play

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As Al and I dropped into the headwaters of the South Fork of the Boise it looked far better than I had hoped, given its recent history. The waters were crystal clear with riffles,…

Compras para ti

Anoche pensé en ti, Pensé tanto, que sentí ganas de regalarte un regalo…Después pensé, que no fuera uno, sino varios… Pensé que tenían que ser cosas que a ti te gustaran y además, que te fueran útiles… Fue así, que…

Shopping for you

I thought of you last night, so much that I felt like giving you a present…Then I thought not just one but several… I thought it had to be something you would like but also something useful. It was so,…