Category: Press Opinion

In favor of Sen. Guthrie’s legislation

To the editor, Senate Bill 1132 is not just about immigration as it is incorrectly being made out to be. Senate Bill 1132 is about rural Idaho and our very limited public transportation. Residents in rural areas get around by…

Help Ellie in any way that you can

Dear community, I would like to introduce you to this fierce, blue eyed beauty that has become a personal hero of mine! Her name is Ellie Klassen, She is 10 years old and a resident of Aberdeen. Last year she…

Thanks for Wishmas help

Dear editor, American Falls High School is so grateful for all of the community’s support throughout our new Wishmas program. We would especially like to thank all of our sponsors. Our premium sponsors are All Coverage Insurance, Falls Grill and…

Now, what do I do?

To the editor, Because of this Covid thing we have been told to stay home. So, being the obedient follower, I stay home. And now I am told by my auto mechanic that because I am not driving my car…

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…