Press Opinion

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…

Plenty of good neighbors in A.F.

To the editor, While growing up in American Falls, my parents did a great job of instilling the importance of being a “good person” and a “good neighbor” in me. My mother LOVED to cook and I can recall almost…

Another outstanding event

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia A special thank you to the entire group of Power County Search and Rescue volunteers who sponsored yet another outstanding event. Beyond the salmon barbecue, the training, work, and service you are prepared to provide each of…

Boating safety or harassment?

To the editor, I am a law abiding citizen and have a few questions for the county. 1. Does the Power County Sheriff have more authority than the constitution of the United States? (Can they search my vehicle, persons, or…

The Elephant

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel When I was a little boy I loved the circus. What I loved most about the circus was the animals, my favorite animal was the elephant. He was my favorite for…

Swap meet was success, budgeting process underway

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia As of Monday morning no word has been received from the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), the agency providing the oversight for the Downtown Revitalization Project, as to when the pre-construction meeting for the project can be scheduled…

New downtown on the horizon

Our City A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Looking forward to the next five months I am filled with a sense of excitement and a bit of apprehension. As I have been in this position almost 11 months I can say without equivocation that it…