Press Opinion

That’s life

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel One of these days you will lose patience and yell at your children, “when are you going to grow up and stop acting like children!” The truth is, soon they will…

One event after another

Library News  by Havilah Lyon A.F. Library Director I have found the old adage, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait five minutes” is holding just as true this spring as any other in Idaho. Last week I was…

Plenty of meetings, but none of them secret

Our City By A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia At the annual FFA Appreciation get together last Thursday I enjoyed seeing the parents of many of my students along with several area producers and business owners. FFA members provided hamburgers, salads, chips…

Questions legislators’ priorities

To the editor, It’s really encouraging to know, that when our state is in crisis regarding trivial little things like our education system and our roads and bridges, that our legislators can focus on the really important issues, like allowing…

Not always able to help

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia The lyrics go something like, “Talkin’ to myself and feeling old. Sometimes I’d like to quit; nothing ever seems to fit; hangin’ around, nothing to do but frown; rainy days and Mondays always…

Schools test SBAC test

To the editor, Teachers, administrators and trustees in school districts and charter schools throughout the state of Idaho have been preparing for the implementation of the Idaho Core Standards and the aligned assessment from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).…