Press Opinion

Battling bacteria

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As I write this with my first cup of coffee at 5:30 Saturday morning the problem is not solved. During my first superintendents’ meeting as mayor a year ago July I told the City of American Falls…

Tough decisions, ugly truths

Our City by Mayor Marc Beitia A tough decision. Sometimes good things happen to good people. Life ain’t fair. The ugly truth. All clichés, yes, but clichés because often they are indeed true to the circumstance. It seemed like last…

Fish kill leaves questions

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Food, habitat, and concrete: Limiting factors – “A condition whose absence or excessive concentration is incompatible with the needs or tolerance of a species or population and which may have a negative influence on their ability…

Two projects near completion

by American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia “It is with humility of mind that I consider you as more important than myself. I seek always to do some good somewhere; that I might improve life for my fellow man.” I heard…

Lessons from General Labor

An intern’s view by Madai Montes General Labor. What is general labor? It is essentially thought of as a job that “generally” anyone can do. It took me an entire summer of working as a temporary laborer (temp) at Lamb…

Jail staff did excellent job

To the editor, I am writing at this time to tell you about an experience my family had with the Power County Jail staff. On Monday, July 29, our son was travelling through the county on the interstate. He was…