Press Opinion

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…

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…