Category: Press Opinion

A.F. Water Works Issues – Part 2

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen (Part 1 can be found at www.cityofamericanfalls.com) First off, I have to give a shout-out to the A.F. Police Department, Power County Sheriff’s Office, and amazing firefighters for the dedication and hard work…

Opposed to breaching dams

Congressman Mike Simpson 2084 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Simpson: The Power County Farm Bureau would like to thank you on behalf of all farmers and ranchers in our county for your work for Idaho agriculture. We however…

A.F. water works issues, part 1

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen I may be a little biased, but American Falls is the best city in the best state of the best country on earth, and life here undeniably revolves around water. We are an…

Four-day school week is bad idea

To the editor, I think four-day schools are a bad idea. I have a college degree in business. Education lifted me out of poverty. I lived with my grandmother and foster parents until I was nine years old and joined…

Thanks for blood drive support

To the editor, Thank you St. John’s Lutheran Church for the use of the gymnasium for the blood drive. Thank you to all of the generous donors: Douglas Clinger, Ann Munden, Kevin Klassen, Mark Love, Maury Leon, Corinna Klassen, Christine…

Junior Miss thanks Rotary Club, others

To the editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the American Falls Rotary Club for sponsoring the Power County Junior Miss program. Through this amazing program I have been able to build new relationships, discover new abilities,…

Thanks to FFA cleanup crew

To the editor, I need to thank the crew of FFA people who came and cleaned up my yard. Bishal Thapa (Marc Beitia’s student teacher) brought the hard working kids. They did more than expected. After the kids had to…

Letter reply to March 24 Jones letter

Open letter reply to Mr. Jones’ letter of March 24 Dear Sir, Evidently, I didn’t give enough information in my letter to the editor for people who did not attend the city council meeting concerning chickens, or who do not…

Urban chickens are hot topic

To the editor, I would like to comment on a recent hot button topic in the community – urban chickens. I don’t really count because I don’t live in American Falls, nor do I have chickens. I do find it…