I want to thank the Rupert Police Department, family and friends and anyone involved in the search for my husband who went missing Thursday morning. (He was found and was okay) the many prayers and acts of kindness.  We have great policemen and a great community to live in.  Thanks so much again.

I would like to make a quick statement to the editor’s response in the Weekly Mailer concerning the changes being made to the Burley High School Schedule.  I for one do not approve and the statement by the school stating the Cassia Tech Centers courses are not offered currently to 9th and 10…

To the Burley parent who wrote about the High School schedule, thanks for making this public.  I am opposed to the seven period class schedule too.  In face, I have emailed Shenk, Critchfield, and Powers voicing my concerns.  I currently have a ninth grader who has classes at the Tech Center…

My husband and I moved to Burley one year ago to be close to family. Last month I attended the Cassia County School Board meeting where the calendar for the 2021-2022 school year was adopted with a four day week for students. The calendar was approved by two affirmative votes. The Chair didn…

My family and I rented a gazebo at Walcott State Park for Easter.  We had to pay for it of course.  I was so disappointed and disgusted when I got up there.  The tables were so dirty, the floor was covered in branches and leaves, spider webs everywhere.  The only garbage can was full.  The w…

The reason for no rest rooms at the backfields at Minico is simple, sexual and racial DISCRIMINATION.  During the fall the rest rooms would be used by the Soccer teams; mostly Hispanic students.  During the spring the rest rooms would be used mainly by softball teams; females.

The folks at Cassia County School District have outdone themselves this time. Any chance to retain decent employees is gone with the release of the new calendar for 2021-2022. WHY would any teacher stay with a district, when they are made aware repeatedly that they are not valued and when th…