Category: Press Opinion

Thanks for Christmas dinner

To the community, With grateful hearts we wish to thank those who made it possible for a community Christmas dinner. Fifty two weeks a year the senior center provides meals for our county seniors. Those meals are either meals on…

Thanks for giving to pie fundraiser

To the community, The Power County Hospital Pink Ladies Auxiliary thanks the community for their support in the annual pie fundraiser. We greatly appreciate the continued support throughout the years. We also thank St. John’s Lutheran Church for allowing us…

Thanks for help with Thanksgiving meal

To the people of the community, The year 2020 has been very hard on communities worldwide. American Falls has not been immune to the hardships, but our community has chosen from the start to help those around them in time…

A.F. early learning collaborative success

School District Report A.F. School District Superintendent Randy Jensen As the superintendent for the American Falls School District, I am charged with ensuring our schools provide a quality education for our children so they can lead happy, productive lives. One…

Regional hospitals issue statement on Covid-19

Hospitals throughout the region are experiencing the highest number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ever seen throughout the pandemic. This is placing a significant strain on hospital resources. Healthcare workers are the most valuable asset in the healthcare system, even…

Thanks for saving home

To the editor, RE: fire on August 12, 2020. Our sincere thanks to the American Falls Rural Fire Department, Aberdeen Fire Department, Rockland Fire Department, Bureau of Land Management, Lance Funk, Power County Sheriff’s Department and the City of American…

Urges commission to reconsider RV park

To the editor, RE: Recent Press article titled, “RV Park is not okay in agricultural area, P.C. Commission says” by Daniel Moore. I am the immediate past Director for the Idaho Good Sam Organization which is the state organization for…

Letter of thanks

A truly heartfelt thank you for all the thoughts, prayers, well wishes and deeds which Phyllis and I have received during this past summer of surgeries and recovery. The generosities of so many people are both very humbling and inspiring.…

Increase in Covid-19 cases has been concerning

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen As the school year begins in Power County, the increase of active Covid-19 cases has been concerning. Over the weekend, 25 active cases were reported, bringing the total of officially infected residents to…

It takes all kinds!

To the editor, We mow the grounds at one of the local apartment complexes, Lincoln Square. I got to know one of the tenants living there as he comes out to get fresh air and enjoy setting outside at times.…