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Football season is here and the College of Idaho is poised for their biggest year on the gridiron since the sport returned to the campus in 2014. A veteran team, mixed with a talented group of underclassmen have the Coyotes picked to win the Frontier Conference title and are ranked No. 15 in the NAIA Preseason Top-25 poll. If you haven’t made the drive to Simplot Stadium on a Saturday to watch Coyote Football – here are five reasons one should. 1. OVER 100,000 FANS HAVE WATCHED THE YOTES: The Coyotes have played 26 home games since 2014, with C of I leading all NAIA teams during the 5-year stretch in
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attendance. The Yotes led the NAIA in attendance during the 2016 and 2017 seasons, with over 5,000 fans attending games on three occasions. A total of 103,945 fans have attended a C of I game since the rebirth – an average of nearly 4,000 fans per game. 2. FAMILY FUN / FAMILY PRICES AND YES, HAVE A BEER: C of I games have been a family atmosphere from Day 1. It starts with ticket prices that are reasonable ($13 for adults, $11 for kids/seniors) – with a family able to watch the Yotes for less than one ticket to a Boise State game. The day starts at the Tailgate Zone at the J.A. Albertson Activities Center, with the Yotes walking mingling with the fans on their
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walk to Simplot Stadium. Once at the stadium, fans will have a great variety of concessions, provided by local service clubs – and yes, the Caldwell Night Rodeo offers a Beer Garden for those of legal drinking age, with end zone seating available to watch the game. 3. IT’S DYNAMIC FOOTBALL: You will see some outstanding players and outstanding football every Saturday at Simplot Stadium. The Yotes have scored at least 28 points in eight of their last nine home games – including 40-or-more points six times. Quarterback Darius-James Peterson is quite possibly the most dynamic college player in the State of Idaho and one of the most-feared
offensive threats in the NAIA – having rushed for 2,700 yards and passed for 4,400 yards in his career. Bruising running back Nick Calzaretta is a workhorse, speedy Hunter Juarez averaged over 25 yards a catch in 2018, with Connor Richardson one of the top possession receivers in the Frontier Conference. Defensively, the Yotes have a pair of 4-year starters in corner Tristen Alesi, who had five interceptions in 2018, and two-time all-conference linebacker Forrest Rivers. 4. SUPPORT IDAHO PLAYERS: A total of 50 players from the Gem State fill the Coyote roster, including 38 players from the Treasure Valley alone. Kids from nearly
every 4A and 5A program in the Treasure Valley are on the Coyote roster – along with players from Homedale, Jordan Valley, Adrian, Horseshoe Bend, Cambridge and Council. 5. THIS IS YOUR TEAM: Caldwell and Canyon County, this is your team and the Yotes are proud to be a part of our community. Wear your Purple, have fun at Simplot Stadium, cheer until you can’t cheer more. The Coyotes are proud of our community and we want the community to be proud of the Yotes. We look forward to seeing you at Simplot Stadium for Homecoming 2019 – Sept. 14 vs. rival Southern Oregon, with kickoff set for 1 p.m.
“Compassion Caldwell” Offers Free Medical and Dental Services to Local Families
On Saturday, September 7, LoveCaldwell, a local civic service organization will host its sixth annual free one-day health clinic and social services fair at Elevate Academy Charter School in Caldwell. “Compassion Caldwell” offers free medical, dental, health and hygiene services as well as life coaching, food, clothing, prayer and other necessities. Representatives from a variety of social service agencies including the Idaho Food Bank will be available on-site to assist families and individuals with unmet needs in finding free or low-cost services. The clinic will be held from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Elevate Academy Charter School, located at 114 W Chicago Street in Caldwell. LoveCaldwell is a grass-roots 501c3 civic organization whose mission focuses on rebuilding Caldwell’s prominence in the northwest. Through active partnerships with government and similar area non-
profit groups, LoveCaldwell believes its city is a highly motivated, active and compassionate community and the best mid-sized city for families in the Treasure Valley. It works to identify areas of social concern and unmet needs in the community, and offers concerned citizens a way to get involved in the important process of neighbors helping neighbors. The Compassion Caldwell event receives the majority of its support from local people, churches, and West Valley Medical Center. The event is structured to provide caring service to neighbors, many of whom are under-insured and in distress. “Our guests experience honest love and care as we work to meet the most basic health needs. And because we can’t provide everything we’d like in a one day event, we partner with other local social service agencies. It’s much more convenient for those in need to find everything under one roof, and in their very own neighborhood,” explained CompassionCaldwell director, Lorene Oates. “Although this event, Compassion Caldwell
comes together through a partnership of faith-based organizations, we welcome all volunteers, in fact, last year a high percentage of our volunteers were simply kind and compassionate people from all over the city. All that’s needed is a spirit of service to our community and a desire to do good,” commented Oates. “Over the first five years, nearly fifteen hundred Caldwell area volunteers served nearly 1,800 guests who formally registered, as well as many others who chose not to leave information or happened to come with other family members. Every year is different, though, and CompassionCaldwell expects another big turnout,” If you would like to help serve at this year’s event, volunteers are needed to serve on one of fifteen Service Teams helping facilitate the event. The volunteer website can be reached at www.compassioncaldwell. org. and you can register on-line. For more information please email email@example.com.
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Chamber activity and participation has the positive effect of business retention and expansion, quality of life, economic development and may other elements. If you are interested in getting involved in the Caldwell Chamber or want to make a difference in your community, the Chamber offers several volunteer committees for you to take part. Working together in Caldwell, we can make a difference!
Aug 29: 12 PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gov’t Affairs, Acapulco. Sept 3: 11:30 AM . . . . . . .Ambassadors Meeting, Fiesta Guadalajara Sept 3: 1:30 PM . . . . . . . . . .Education, Cruzen Murray Library, C of I. Sept 4: 12 PM . . . . . . . . . . Agri-Business, Indian Creek Steakhouse. Sept 6: 6 PM . . . . . . . . . . FARM TO FORK DINNER, Sold out Sept 9: 12 PM . . . . . . . . . . Transportation, Indian Creek Steakhouse. Sept 10: 11:15 AM . . . Noonbreak Luncheon, Simplot Dining Hall, CofI. Sept 10: 11:30 AM . . . Ribbon Cutting: Coyote Prothetics and Orthotics 504 N. 10th Ave., Suite A, Caldwell, ID 83605 Sept 18: 1 PM . . . . . . . . . . . Ribbon Cutting: Spa 31, 2922 Cleveland Blvd. Suite 700 Sept 20: 4:30 PM . . . . . . . . . . . Business After Hours, Best Bath celebrates 50 years, 723 Garber St. Sept 25: 8-9:30 AM . . . . . . . . . .Coffee Connect, St. Lukes Pediatrics, 1620 S. Kimball Ave. TBD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Travel & Tourism Committee. Please plan to attend the Chamber of Commerce Noonbreak Luncheon, Tuesday, September 10 at 11:15 a.m., C of I, Simplot Dining Hall. Call the Chamber of Commerce to RSVP 208-459-7493.
SEPTEMBER 2 Labor Day 5:15-6:45 PM: “Meet Me Monday” at Flying M Coffeehouse, free weekly fitness walk/run, family friendly. SEPTEMBER 3 10:30 AM: Conversation Club, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn. 5 PM: Spend your evening enjoying live local music, visiting the Farmer’s Market booths to purchase your favorite produce and farm fresh goods created within miles and enjoy beer and wine sourced from the Treasure Valley. 7 PM: City Council Meeting, CPD Community Room, 110 S. 5th Ave., Caldwell. SEPTEMBER 6 4 PM-7 PM: Uncorked at Four, Indian Creek Plaza. 6-11 PM: Brave Hearts Night at Indian Creek Steakhouse, 711 Main St. SEPTEMBER 7 8 AM-2 PM: Compassion Clinic, Elevate Academy, 114 W. Chicago, Caldwell. Dental sign-ups begin at 6 AM. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org. 8 AM: 2nd Annual B.U.I.L.D. Golf Tournament benefiting Operation Santa: Idaho (proceeds will benefit the children in the Caldwell School District). Timberstone Golf Course, 22500 Aura Vista Way, Caldwell. Registration at 8 a.m., Shotgun starts at 9 a.m. Lunch and prizes will follow. Questions or sponsorship information available by calling Brad Burbank 208-703-6634. 12-4 PM: Caldwell Train Depot Open House: Caldwell’s Historic Train Depot Interpretive Center
and take a look around at all of the Caldwell history on display! This is a great family outing for young and old. Hosting this month: Jim & Sharon Porter. 1-6 PM: 3rd Annual Freedom Brewfest, Caldwell Rotary event held at the Indian Creek Plaza. Live music, great food and craft beer. Buy tickets at www. freedombrewfest.com. 2 PM: Pokemon Club, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. SEPTEMBER 8 2:30 PM: Writer’s Workshop, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. SEPTEMBER 9 5:15-6:45 PM: “Meet Me Monday” at Flying M Coffeehouse, free weekly fitness walk/run, family friendly. 7-8:30 PM: Urban Renewal Agency Meeting, CPD Community Room, 110 5th Ave., Caldwell. SEPTEMBER 10 11:15 AM-1 PM: Noonbreak Luncheon, College of Idaho, Simplot Dining Hall. , Call the Caldwell Chamber at 208-4597493. 11:30 AM-3 PM: Ribbon Cutting: Coyote Prosthetics & Orthotics, 504 N. 10th Ave., Suite A, Caldwell. Free lunch, drawings & ribbon cutting. 5 PM: Spend your evening enjoying live local music, visiting the Farmer’s Market booths to purchase your favorite produce and farm fresh goods created within miles and enjoy beer and wine sourced from the Treasure Valley. Visit IndianCreekPlaza.com for the most up to date calendar.
SEPTEMBER 10 (continued) 6:30 PM: 2nd Annual Patriots Day BBQ & Membership Drive, call Kay at 208-465-0970 or call Tracy at 208-989-0334 for more information. SEPTEMBER 11 6:30 PM: A Night of Poetry (all ages), Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. SEPTEMBER 12 6-8 PM: Night at the Museum with the Friends of the Caldwell Train Depot, 701 Main St. First tour begins at 6:00 pm; second tour begins at 7:00 pm. Limited number of places available for each tour group. Refreshments will be served, Gift Store items will be available, and don’t forget about the RAFFLE BASKET DRAWING, 208-455-4656. 6-9 PM: Terry Reilly Health Services 2019 Annual Gala, Chateau des Fleurs, 176 S. Rosebud Ln., Eagle. Melissa 208-318-1203. SEPTEMBER 13 4 PM-7 PM: Uncorked at Four, Indian Creek Plaza. SEPTEMBER 14 9 AM: 4th Annual Caldwell Veterans Council Sporting Clay Shoot, benefiting the Memorial Hall, held at the Boise Gun Club, 2350 Kuna Mora Rd., fTerry at 208-899-5216. 1 PM: College of Idaho Football game! 2 PM: Family Afternoon Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. 3-7 PM: 3rd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration, Grace Lutheran Church & Preschool, 2700 S. Kimball Ave. 6 PM: Horseless rodeo, The Sanctuary Cowboy Church, 212 E. Main St., Middleton.
SEPTEMBER 16 Vallivue School District: No School Teacher in-service. 8 AM-4 PM: Region 3 Housing Coalition Presents 2019 Housing Conference, for tickets call208-459-9263 or email tshort@the communitybuilder.org or email@example.com. 5:15-6:45 PM: “Meet Me Monday” at Flying M Coffeehouse, free weekly fitness walk/run, family friendly. 7 PM: City Council Meeting, CPD Community Room, 110 S. 5th Ave., Caldwell. SEPTEMBER 17 5 PM: Spend your evening enjoying live local music, visiting the Farmer’s Market booths to purchase your favorite produce and farm fresh goods created within miles and enjoy beer and wine sourced from the Treasure Valley. 6:30 PM: Adult Board Games, Flying M Coffehouse. SEPTEMBER 18 1-2 PM: Ribbon Cutting: Spa 31, 2922 Cleveland Blvd., Suite 700, Caldwell. SEPTEMBER 19 2 PM: Computer Basics, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn 6:30 PM: Caldwell Library Board Meeting, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. 7 PM: Indian Creek Festival: Dog Parade, Luxe Reek Theatre, free registration 6:30 p.m. 8 PM: Indian Creek Festival: Willy Wonka Movie at the Indian Creek Plaza. SEPTEMBER 20 4 PM-7 PM: Uncorked at Four, Indian Creek Plaza. 4:30-6:30 PM: Business After Hours, Best Bath 723 Garber St. 7 PM: Indian Creek Festival, Car Cruise at Blaine St, free registration 5-7:45 PM at TVCC. 7 PM: Sock Hop: Music by the Rocketeers at Indian Creek Plaza.
SEPTEMBER 21 7 AM: Indian Creek Festival, downtown Caldwell. 10 AM: Chalk the Block, Caldwell Fine Arts Event, held downtown Caldwell at Arthur and Kimball by the 7th St. Bridge. Register at www. caldwellfinearts.org. 5 PM: High Desert Bucking Bull Association The Grand Finale, Caldwell Night Rodeo Grounds. SEPTEMBER 23 5:15-6:45 PM: “Meet Me Monday” at Flying M Coffeehouse, free weekly fitness walk/run, family friendly. 6:30 PM: Banned Books Film: The Giver (rated PG), Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. SEPTEMBER 24 6:30 PM: Adulting: Resume writing, Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. SEPTEMBER 25 8-9:30 AM: Coffee Connect: St. Lukes Pediatrics, 1620 S. Kimball Ave, Caldwell. SEPTEMBER 26 8 AM-5 PM: Leadership Caldwell-Agribusiness, call the Chamber of Commerce for more information, 208-4597493. SEPTEMBER 27 4 PM-7 PM: Uncorked at Four, Indian Creek Plaza. 7 PM: Ryan Hamilton comedy concert and dinner (dinner begins at 6:15 p.m.) To buy tickets visit www.caldwellfinearts. org or call 208-459-5275. SEPTEMBER 30 2 PM: Preventing Coughs and Colds (all ages), Caldwell Library, 1010 Dearborn St. 5:15-6:45 PM: “Meet Me Monday” at Flying M Coffeehouse, free weekly fitness walk/run.
Caldwell Library 208-459-3242 Every Monday Closed on Labor Day 10:30 AM: Baby N’ Me Storytime 11 AM: Baby N’ Me Storytime 4:30 PM: Family Fun! Build and create together for all ages. Every Tuesday 10:30 AM: Preschool Storytime Every Wednesday 10:30 AM: Preschool Storytime 11:15 AM: Music and Movement (ages 2-5) 4:30 PM: Tween Scene (ages 9-12) Every Thursday 4:30 PM: Teen Thursday (ages 13-18) Every Friday 10 AM: Tai Chi
Senior Center 208-459-0132 Every Monday 9 AM: Exercise Class 10 AM: Fit and Fall 1 PM: Line Dancing 7 PM: Square Dancing Every Tuesday 9 AM: Art Group (ex. 9-17) 1 PM: Pinochle 4:30 PM: Bingo Every Wednesday 10:30 AM: Crochet & Knitters Every Thursday 9 AM: Exercise Class 10 AM: Fit and Fall Every Friday 1 PM: Bingo 6 PM: Community Dance
September 2019 When Titus Fay asked his girlfriend Sarah Overcast to take a drive up to Idaho City August 17, 2019 for a relaxing day she had no idea what the day would bring. Titus had spent months planning his proposal and for days following receiving her parents blessing he carried the special ordered ring tucked in a beautiful box in the pocket of his pants. In the mountains, Titus found the perfect bend in the road to pull over and present Pickles Butte Sanitary Landfill is hosting a free household hazardous waste and electronic waste disposal event on Wednesday, September 11 in the parking lot of O’Connor Field House in Caldwell. Residents are encouraged to drop off their household hazardous and electronic waste anytime between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event is free for Canyon County households. Common household hazardous waste and e-waste that will be accepted include: • Cleaning Products: oven cleaners, drain cleaners, wood and metal cleaners and polishers, toilet
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She Said “Yes”
by Chantele Hensel, publisher
Sarah with a book he had made for the love of his life. He read the book from cover to cover and upon completion pulled the ring out of his pocket with shaky hands and knelt, asking Sarah to be his wife. Titus is the son of Ben and DeLayne Fay. He works at Dakan Funeral Chapel. Sarah is the daughter of Dave and Colleen Overcast. She is a school teacher at Park Ridge Elementary. The happy couple are planning a spring wedding.
Free Waste Disposal Event
cleaners, tub and shower cleaners, tile cleaners, bleach, pool chemicals. • Indoor Pesticides: ant spray and baits, cockroach sprays and baits, flea repellents and shampoos, bug sprays, houseplant insecticides, moth repellents, mouse/ rat poison and baits. • Automotive Products: motor oil, fuel additives, carburetor and fuel injection cleaners, starter fluids, automotive batteries, transmission and brake fluid, antifreeze. •Workshop/Painting Supplies: adhesives and glues, furniture strippers, oil or enamel based paints, stains and finishes, paint thinners and turpentine,
paint strippers and removers, photographic chemicals, fixatives and other solvents. • L a w n / G a r d e n Products: herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, wood preservatives • Household Batteries and Fluorescent Light bulbs: nickel-cadmium batteries, lithium/lithium ion batteries, fluorescent tubes and light bulbs. • Other Flammable Products: propane tanks, kerosene, home heating oil, diesel fuel, gas/oil mix, lighter fluid • Electronic Waste: cell phones, computers, monitors, printers, audio/ video, small devices (iPods, gaming devices),
other equipment with a cord ***Please note that no biological or radiological waste will be accepted. No explosives, ammunition, or prescription drugs will be accepted either*** Qualifying Canyon County businesses may also take advantage of the quarterly disposal event by calling Stericycle at (208)
761-6242 and scheduling an appointment. Businesses must prequalify as a “Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators” (CESQG). A CESQG must generate less than 220 pounds of hazardous waste or 2.2 pounds of “acutely hazardous waste” per month.
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Caldwell Fine Arts 2019-2020 Season
“Make A Memory” www.caldwellfinearts.org or 208-459-5275
2112 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, Idaho 83605 (park at 20th and Fillmore) Chalk the Block September 21, 2019 Come show your imagination at the Caldwell Fine Arts Chalk the Block contest! Indian Creek Plaza comes alive with chalk images showing the artistic talent of community members of all ages with a theme of “Pure Imagination.” This contest has a twist…a real person must be incorporated into the drawing! We’ll award prizes in 3 age categories. Preregistration is highly recommended, as space is limited. Register online.
September 27, 2019
Chalk the Block
September 21, 2019
Join us for a comedian that will delight the whole family! Ryan Hamilton’s Netflix original comedy show Happy Face follows a wealth of television appearances and a non-stop headlining tour. Armed with the unique perspective of growing up in rural Idaho to become a favorite in the New York stand-up comedy scene, he’s one-of-a-kind. Rolling Stones named him one of their “Five Comics to Watch” and he’s racked up hilarious appearances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Conan, as well as opening for Jerry Seinfeld and Gad Elmelah at Carnegie Hall.
Arcis Saxophone Quartet
October 23, 2019
December 5, 2019
These four young musicians from Munich possess an authentic stage presence that wows audiences with their enthusiasm and passion for this rare form of chamber music. Arcis Saxophone Quartet explores the relationship between individual expressivity and interwoven ensemble performance with one unified voice. The resulting effect is far-reaching sonic complexity with the saxophone’s entire spectrum of color. They’ve won competitions and delighted audiences throughout Europe and now bring their passionate performance to Idaho as part of their United States tour. Their exciting American Dreams program features Reich, Barber, Bernstein, Dvorak, and Gershwin.
Scott Kritzer: Special Needs
September 27, 2019
November 8, 2019
This 45-minute Sensory-friendly/Special Needs Concert offers accommodations in lighting and sound so patrons of all abilities and ages can enjoy a performance. Scott Kritzer presents A Musical Landscape, performing music from Germany, Brazil, and Africa, home of the woods of his guitar. We’ll offer opportunities to play musical instruments 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after the performance.
Scott Kritzer, Classical Guitar
November 8, 2019
The Flower of Sunnymount Crest January 24-25, 2020
The Langroise Recital Hall stage creates the perfect setting for an intimate concert featuring acclaimed classical guitarist Scott Kritzer. A graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Mr. Kritzer’s commitment to technical excellence as the solid structure beneath an unparalleled sense of musicality brought him over two decades of accolades from audiences and critics alike in virtually every major US city and across the globe. His program features pieces by Manuel de Falla, Sir William Walton, Domenico Scarlatti, and Sylvius Leopold Weiss.
Arcis Saxophone Quartet October 23, 2019
Clara’s Tea Party
December 3-5, 2019
The Nutcracker Ballet
December 3-4, 2019
From the moment they make their red carpet entrance, your little royal will be the star! Face painting, ballet lessons, crafts, treats, and visits by the Nutcracker cast make this the party of the year! Everyone over the age of one needs a ticket to attend. You can add Clara’s Tea Party to your Nutcracker Ballet ticket purchase or purchase separately.
Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker brings the holiday spirit into focus, transporting you through Clara’s dreams and the wondrous characters she encounters along the way. With the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier as guides, you’ll fly away to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets, but not before battling the Mouse King and his pirate henchmice! Toni Pimble’s exquisite choreography and Don Carson’s colorful and magical sets complement Tchaikovsky’s glorious music to create the perfect holiday tradition.
December 5, 2019
All the wonder of the Nutcracker…in a smaller shell. Same magical set, beautiful costumes, and talented dancers in a onehour show perfect for younger children! The Nutcracker Jr. contains Act 1 and a closing scene. “The Nutcracker Jr is the absolute best for kids! Perfect length- thank you for putting this on!” Facebook User Review
Scott Kritzer: Special Needs CFA Children’s Theatre: The Flower of Sunnymount Crest November 8, 2019
January 29, 2020
January 24, 2020
Scandinavia’s folk tradition comes to life in an enchanting tale of the deep woods where trolls, fairies, and witches keep their secrets. One small girl sets out on a journey to reach her only hope of happiness, an elusive flower on top of Sunnymount Crest. Local children shine in this original musical, directed by Drama Kids International.
Golden Dragon Acrobats February 15, 2020
January 29, 2020
Trio Voronezh produces incredibly exciting sounds and compelling arrangements of classics across a variety of musical styles, all played on Russian folk instruments. Their delightful artistic innovation gives the trio the ability to alter the way audiences experience classical, folk, and contemporary repertoire. This may be your only chance to hear Bach on a balalaika-double bass, Gershwin on a dorma, and Strauss on a bayan! The Trio arranges their own concert material and performs with extraordinary virtuosity and musical lyricism entirely from memory.
Scott Kritzer, Classic Guitar November 8, 2019
Golden Dragon Acrobats
February 15, 2020
Prepare to be dazzled with the award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, and spectacular costumes of The Golden Dragon Acrobats from Hebei province in the People’s Republic of China. Its members are athletes, actors, and artists who have studied and trained for their craft since early childhood. Touring through all 50 states over 65 countries across the world, the troupe represents the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. Bring the whole family to experience this show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty!
The High Kings March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020
The High Kings
Continuing the tradition of Irish ballad groups such as The Clancy Brothers and The Dubliners, The High Kings stormed the Irish music scene a decade ago, selling out tours in a matter of hours and crashing the Billboard World music charts with Platinum hits. Formed by the manager for Celtic Woman, the group consists of alums from Riverdance, The Irish Tenors, and some of Ireland’s leading bands. Their DECADE World Tour brings favorites from the last ten years charting a new course for Irish ballad music- equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful.
Clara’s Tea Party
December 3-5, 2019
Trebelle Piano Trio
April 18, 2020
Trebelle made its debut in February 2012 with violinist Jennifer Dunn, cellist Heidi Nagel, and pianist Robyn Wells. Combining the Italian words “tre” (three) and “belle” (the plural form of the word beauty), Trebelle performs popular and hidden gems in the piano trio repertoire. This special concert in Jewett Auditorium features works composed entirely by women composers to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage.
Dance through the Decades
Trebelle Piano Trio April 18, 2020
May 15, 2020
Indian Creek Plaza in downtown Caldwell comes alive with iconic music from decades past, while you try out the upbeat Charleston, energetic swing, and groovy disco. Wallflowers are welcome! With free instruction from Breakaway Ballroom before the dance begins and continuing instruction through the evening, you’ll be ready to boogie the night away. This is an all-age, family-friendly event, complete with floor shows, dance competition, retro costume contest, and concessions. Visit www.caldwellfinearts.org for contest rules and preregistration
Dance Through the Decades
The Nutcracker Ballet
May 15, 2020
December 3-4, 2019
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breweries with the purchase of BREWFEST tickets either online or at the gate. Tickets may be purchased to sample 15 beverages of your choice of 40 craft beers as well as wine and hard cider. They may be purchased online at FreedomBrewFest.com or at the door for a little more. This is a fun way to have an office party or to have fun with that special group of friends. Proceeds will benefit area veterans and other educational and local projects of the club.
Caldwell Rotary Club members Patrick Baumgart (left) and Jerry Bauman (right) invite you to this year’s 3rd Annual FREEDOM BREWFEST.
Caldwell Rotary Club is at it again! The 3rd Annual FREEDOM BREWFEST will be held September 7th from 1-6 p.m. at Caldwell’s fabulous Indian Creek Plaza. This is a family friendly event. Admission to the event is free with live band entertainment: Jake Legg Band (1-2:30 p.m.), 18 Strings (2:45-4:15 p.m.), and Rumblefish (4:30-6 p.m.). There will also be raffles, games and prizes! Food can be purchased and craft beers will be available from Northwest and local craft
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photo by Leora Summers
Caldwell Rotary Club is Brewing Something Special...for Vets and Community
Folks playing the “corn hole” game of which several were set up during last year’s Brewfest. Come join the fun! Great music and good times for the family!
City of Caldwell Welcomes Chelsea Wilson to the Team The City of Caldwell is excited to announce the addition of the new Communications Specialist to our team! Chelsea Wilson brings experience from the political arena that includes policy research and analysis, lobbying, campaign work, and social media management. She began her career working on campaigns for the state of California, where she played an integral role in communications with multiple candidates during the 2018 statewide elections.
Shortly thereafter, she moved to Idaho where she worked for a local lobbying firm during the 2019 Legislative session. There she expanded her legislative network while researching and lobbying for a wide array of topics, such as taxation, healthcare and municipal issues. As the City of Caldwell continues to grow and expand its opportunities for new and current residents, its need for keeping residents well informed
has become increasingly urgent. Chelsea will work directly with Mayor Nancolas, City Council members, press, and other city officials to insure that information pertaining to the public is accurate and easily accessible. She will also work with the state legislature to ensure Caldwell’s unique needs are addressed. Caldwell is an exciting hub of activity, from family events at Indian Creek Plaza to the upcoming Caldwell
Night Rodeo, and we are eager to welcome Chelsea to the team!
She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CU4KIDS RAISES $50,000 FOR CMN HOSPITALS
by Tony Uria, Clarity Credit Union
Original Music by Carter Freeman Food Truck by Fly Food Truck
This year, CU4Kids Golf Classic celebrated its 20th Annual Charity Golf Classic with a record-breaking golf fundraising event. The 20th Annual CU4Kids Charity Golf Classic raised $50,000 for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. This year’s tournament, which was held in Banbury Golf Course, Eagle, Idaho, hosted nearly 80 golfers, and raised recordbreaking funds to support St. Luke’s Children’s hospitals. This year golf fundraising
event for CMN Hospitals, celebrated 20-year partnership with the local area credit unions. “We have had an exceptional partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,” said Nick Fugal, Chief Financial Officer of Clarity Credit Union. “We feel there is no better way to give back to the communities we serve. Through the generosity of our local Credit Unions, members and vendor partners, we are able to help the children in our local communities receive the care they need.”
“A Century of Service”
Since 1998, CU4Kids Golf Classic has raised more than $400 thousand dollars for CMN Hospitals.
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called Caldwell, Idaho. If you had the opportunity to attend the Buckaroo Breakfast you were among the 3,000 people that came to eat a great breakfast the week of August 13 - 17, enjoy some amazing entertainment and of course the kids craft area is always fun. Last month I wrote about my families saying “Many hands make light work”. As time was drawing near for the kickoff of the breakfast it was easy to stress about all the things that needed to be done. Do we have enough volunteers? Will we have enough food to make it
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through the entire event? Did we roll enough silverware? Yes, we even have to find a volunteer to roll 3,500 rolls of cutlery, and every year we have a great team that steps up to do it. One of the things we don’t think about are the people behind the scene that make this event run. We are blessed to have an amazing committee that meets to discuss how we can make each year better and better. They take time out of their busy schedule of life because they love Caldwell that much. Each day kicks off at 3:45 in the morning to start the
grills so that we will be ready for people to start showing up at 6:30am and let’s not forget those that stay until the very end of their shift to clean the grills, put everything away and clean up so we can be ready to do it all over again the next day. “Many hands make light work.” To the police, fire department, marines and all the local businesses who came out to volunteer, we cannot say thank you enough for everything you did to make the 85th annual Caldwell Chamber of Commerce Buckaroo Breakfast a success. To the families, businesses
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and to those that came from all over just to eat breakfast. Thank you. I am proud to live and work in Caldwell and look forward to what next year will hold. What’s next for the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce? The Farm to Fork Dinner on the Creek, September 6th and the 17th Annual Treasure Valley Night Light Parade, December 7th. The parade theme for this year is “Christmas in Toyland”. Applications are now available at the Chamber. The Caldwell Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2019 Buckaroo Breakfast.
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Have you ever planned a birthday party or invited all your friends and family to a wedding? The stress of making sure everything is perfect down to the last detail. Imagine not having a clue how many people would show up, unsure of how much food to order, how many plates and cutlery to have on hand. Let’s not forget making sure you have good entertainment, and people to cook and serve the food. This is the joy of planning the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce Buckaroo Breakfast. What’s that old saying “It takes a village”? I’m honored to live and work in this village
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As children head back to school, they and their parents have lots to do to be ready for the first days of school. Clothing and supplies may be top priorities, but families also should focus on safety as the first day of school draws close. The following are some key tips families can keep in mind to ensure a healthy and happy upcoming school year. School bus safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that school buses are the safest way for children to
travel to and from school. The majority of school bus-related injuries occur while students are boarding and getting off the bus. Over the last 10 years, the NHTSA says nearly two-thirds of school-age pedestrians who were fatally injured by school buses or other vehicles were hurt after being struck while entering or exiting the bus. While at the bus stop, children must remember to stay at least five large steps away from the road and wait to board until the driver says so. When leaving the bus, students should make sure there is no oncoming traffic and wait for a signal from the bus driver before crossing busy streets. While on the bus, observe the rules and stay seated at all times. Keep the center aisle clear of backpacks. Walking/biking safety Students may walk or bike to school if the school permits.
School tends to begin during the morning rush hour, so students must exercise extreme caution when walking or biking to school. Stick to sidewalks whenever possible when walking. Cyclists should follow the rules of the road, including riding in the same direction as traffic. Choose the safest route as a family and practice it before the first day of school, advises the security company ADT. Backpack safety Choose an ergonomically designed backpack to enhance safety and comfort. Backpacks should weigh no more than 5 to 10 percent of the child’s body weight, advises the National Safety Council. Rolling backpacks should be avoided since they are a tripping hazard. With a new school year on the horizon, students and their parents can discuss school safety so the year starts off on the right foot.
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September 2019 The Caldwell Youth Master Plan Committee is now finalizing plans for the 7th Annual Caldwell Youth Forum to be held Wednesday September 11,
The idea for the creation of the Victory medal was conceived before the war was even over. Obviously, it wasn’t a “victory” medal they were considering but a common allied medal to reflect the union of their efforts in the war. When the war ended, the major allied powers fought over the name and design of the medal. Finally it was settled to simply call it the Victory Medal. We started
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7th Annual Caldwell Youth Forum
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2019 and hosted at The College of Idaho. The goal of the Youth Forum is to bring together 85 students from 8 local high schools to provide training in
how they can make positive changes in their world. The Forum training targets the ways and means to make this happen, encouraging teens to step out of the shadows,
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calling it the WW1 V i c t o r y Medal after WW2 had ended. T h e color of the drape, for the various nations, were equal reflecting rainbows and that was to represent all the colors of the allied flags joined t o g e t h e r. You can see the similarity in the drapes of the medals in the photo. The medallion design would be different for each country. In the photo, left to right, the 1st row shows the Victory medals of : Japan, United States, Belgium. 2nd Row: England, Italy and Cuba. The full list of allied victory medals also includes: Brazil, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, and
Siam. Appurtenances could be added for different reasons on different medals. The United States had clasps for duty or battles. In the photo is a Submarine clasp for Navy personnel assigned to a sub. The Army had a silver star device for gallantry in action. This was later upgraded to the Silver Star medal. The British engraved the recipient’s name and unit on the rim of the medal. They also had a Mentioned In Dispatch (MID) oak leaf device for personnel that were mentionead in dispatches or commended in a letter. These are just a few devices used. Some countries issued elaborate certificates to go with the medal. Here in the United States, some states and towns issued their own victory and service medals to further honor their citizens. The WW1 Victory Medals have become desirable to collectors. The rarest version of the
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In the August article I want to discuss, what’s that. It’s September? Oh brother where did August go? I know I didn’t lose it to sleep, maybe it was the anticipation of my foreign exchange student coming from Italy that has aided in losing August. Maybe but, oh well As I was saying September is the month for planning the shutting down of your landscape. First I want to talk about “Training your lawn”, most lawns are fairly flat and it doesn’t really matter what pattern you use cut your lawn by it will usually cut nice without gouging or creating ruts by repeating the same wheel marks. I generally try to change mowing patterns so I don’t create a look that you see even a week after
mowing. Of coarse bigger, wider tires help in minimizing ruts, changing patters is the best way to keep the lawn fresh looking. But I have commercial properties as well and most are either berms, sloped, long and narrow, which you can really only mow one way or, they are filled with trees planters and steep grades that have to be mowed around. Or there is just on way to mow the lawn each and every week even if it scalps or leaves the turf very short. So, mow that way each and every time so that the really short grass gets used to being cut that way and nature will adapt to its condition. I have such areas. When I take on a new acct. I remind people it will take me some weeks to figure out just how the lawn likes it’s hair cut for best look. Now to save from rutting, I make sure I get the turf area dry by cutting back water a day or two prior to mow day. Then I offset
September what a splendid month the hot days of August may linger on for a bit longer but the shorter days of September bring relief from the hot August nights. The air conditioner gets a break from constant toil and the beverages in my garage fridge are a little colder. Although frost may be six weeks in the future, shorter days start to bring fall splendor to many Treasure Valley
locations, most notably cottonwoods will still hold their leaves while turning a brilliant yellow, ash and maple can also produce early fall colors. A spectacular month for outdoor enthusiasts: On September 1st Forest Grouse season opens, also on the same day Morning Dove season opens, for those who like to shoulder a scatter gun your desires are about to be requited. Chukar and Gray Partridge season always opens in the middle of the month as do Quail. Be careful on the Quail many live in close proximity to humans. It looks bad for the hunting community if you are shooting someone’s pets.
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my wheels from the previous weeks mowing pattern so I don’t keep packing the ground with my tires causing rutting. Now as we get cooler start mowing your lawn shorter each week and collect the grass clippings and place in your garden to be till in late fall. If you don’t have a garden??? Why are you reading my column? Oh just kidding, then start one. You want to end up with a very short, you can see the dirt kinda short lawn. Believe it or not this cleans up your lawn better than almost anything else you can do, it also exposes your lawn to sun and air that aids in cleansing the soil. Leaves, blow them in to the lawn and mow them up. Because the better you chop the leaves up the better they’re mixed with grass clippings and they break down into mulch faster. Well I’ve run out of room but not tips, until next time, Pat. by Dave McCormick
As the nights cool and days shorten fishing just gets better for both warm and cold-water species. Many patterns that worked well to catch bass in the spring can be just as effective in the fall. Spinner baits buzz baits and poppers can be irresistible to both large and small mouth Bass. Early fall can be a great time to catch Trout on a dry fly. Also bait and spinners will produce fish. Keep your Humming bird feeders full for a few more weeks. There are still some locals and many stop overs on their way south.
Caldwell Elks Second Annual Deke Marmon Sporting Clay Shoot
On August 3, 2019, the Caldwell Elks Lodge hosted their Second Annual Sporting Clay Shoot at the Caldwell Gun Club Range. The namesake for this annual event was a member of the Caldwell Elks lodge, and a member of the Caldwell American Legion. He served in the Army and was deployed to Afghanistan where he was injured by an IED. He passed away in September of 2018. This year’s event was well attended by local shooters, spectators and support volunteers. The Boise Belles, a local Treasure Valley group of vintage loving ladies provided assistance in shooter check-in, door prizes, and trophy awards. The Young Marines provided parking control, shooting
station management as well as conducting the opening flag ceremony. After shooter check-in, a flag ceremony and a safety briefing, 79 shooters divided into sixteen teams and proceeded to the range. The door prizes included, boxes of shotgun shells, shell pouches, certificates for haircuts, gun cleaning kits, and many more items, ensuring every shooter a prize. The Elks fed everyone a lunch of pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, chips and a drink. Trophies were awarded after lunch that included first, second and third high score teams, high and low score shooters and a low score team and low score individual shooter. It was good fun and we were packed up and
vacated the gun club by 2:00. The Caldwell Gun Club does everything possible to ensure the success of these fundraising events. Staff provided technical assistance as well as safety instruction to the shooters. Their newly configured sporting clay course added an exciting element to this year’s event. The course is diverse and challenging enough to entertain shooters of all skill levels. This fun-filled event raises money for our foster children and veteran support programs. The Elks participate in the Canyon County annual foster children adoption day. Elk members escort the families to the court rooms, while the adoptions are performed, take them to have pictures taken and then back to the meeting room where we provide lunch before the ceremony. We provide each family with gift baskets and gifts for each child. The Elks also host a picnic for foster children
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Elks Lodge #1448 shooting team. that includes a fire truck, a police dog, games and lots of food and prizes. The Caldwell Elks lodge organizes a turkey dinner for veterans around Christmas. The dinner is open to all veterans and their families. Each veteran is presented with a personalized certificate that thanks them for their military service. The 2019 sponsors included: the Caldwell American Legion post, Big Tex Trailers, First
Choice Collision Repair, YHT Property Management, Mary Vis of Team Realty, Corwin Ford of Nampa, Martin & Pat Galvin, Rod & Debby Ekart, Jim and Jodi Adams, Al Schmalz & Michelle Woods. The Corwin Ford shooting team arrived in a beautiful new Ford pickup truck that really brightened up the parking lot. We are already planning the 2020 event, which will be held in early August at the Caldwell Gun Club.
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On Thursday, September 12, 2019 Bob Christensen will present how you can’t trust wildlife. Whether it’s a mule deer, an eagle, heron, wood duck, or a gopher snake, you will always be surprised. As a wildlife biologist and observer for the last fifty plus years, I keep learning over and over again, that when dealing with wild creatures, I should always be prepared for the unexpected. During 2019, I set up motion-triggered cameras in several wildlife locations to see what kind of “wild surprises” I could uncover. With the help of several nimble, climbing friends, my first camera was placed during February, at a known bald eagle nest, 100 feet up in an ancient cottonwood tree on the east edge of Lake Lowell. In March, a second camera was easily attached to a young ash tree along a well-worn deer trail on the SE corner of Deer Flat NWR. Next, a friend and I put a camera up hoping to record any strange activities which might be associated with wildlife use of a wood duck box that we hung in a Russian olive tree growing along a small stream on his property. And lastly, this summer I waded up to my knees in muck and water to install a camera on a metal fence post firmly planted among the cattails and marsh grasses of the East Dike wetlands. SIBA Continued on page 15 Enjoy this puzzle with a family member or friend!
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A race down the creek has always been a beloved Caldwell tradition since the first Indian Creek Festival was held in September 2003. That first festival celebrated the first section of Indian Creek to be uncovered at Pioneer Plaza, a small pocket park between Arthur Ave. and Blaine St. And, that is where the first race down Indian Creek actually ended! Caldwell Fine Arts sponsored by the old Sundowner motel organized the first race, a rubber duck race, as a fundraiser. People ‘adopted’ a rubber duck for $5, then all the ducks were dumped into the creek at the motel which was located
on the corner of Arthur St. and 10th Ave., across from where the Caldwell Luxe Reel Theatre is located now. The ducks raced down the creek, underground and businesses until they appeared on the uncovered creek! The duck who made it to the festival first won a cash prize! There has been a rubber duck race every year of Indian Creek Festival by various organizations as a fundraiser and is now run by the Caldwell Schools Band Booster Club. You can ‘adopt’ your very own duck and help carry on this fun festival tradition. Band members will be walking around the festival wearing duck hats and still
On September 12th, Our Memories Indian Creek Museum will be hosting tours sponsored by The Friends of the Depot and the City of Caldwell. The museum will have hosts and hostesses in period dress to assist those
who come into the museum during the tour times 6-7 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. Contact the city of Caldwell to make your reservation. On September 17th at 6:00 p.m. the Canyon County History Board will be meeting
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sell ducks for $5 (or $20 for a six-quack). Now, the ducks are dumped in the creek near the gazebo on the corner of Kimball Ave. and Blaine St. and race toward the 6th Ave pedestrian bridge. If your duck is among the first to cross the finish line, you can win up to a $200 prize! Make sure to catch the race at 1 p.m.! In 2008, when the daylighting of the rest of Indian Creek was complete, Indian Creek Festival organizers wanted to create another activity that used the creek … and the cardboard kayak festival was born! The contest requirements started, and have remained, very simple:
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participants build a kayak using only cardboard, duct tape, and for safety, racers must be at least five feet tall and wear a helmet, life jacket, and have a paddle. Over the years, kayaks have ranged from simple to elaborate. Ken Wein, one of the festival organizers over the years, recalls people simply wrapping refrigerator boxes in tape to crafting kayaks with structural integrity using multiple layers of cardboard and duct tape. Modeling kayaks after cars has also been a popular technique, a taxi and a Jeep have been seen in recent years. But, so the most successful kayaks are the ones who put a little
thought into the design. The 2018 winner had a simple kayak that was caringly wrapped and painted while the second-place winners rode a pirate ship all the way to the finish line! Make sure to see the creative and brave souls who have completed a kayak this year! You can visit the kayaks from 10 AM-1 PM at the starting line (near the gazebo on the corner of Kimball Ave. and Arthur St.) to vote for most original kayak. Then find a good spot along the creek to watch the race starting at 2 p.m.! Want to participate? Register your kayak at IndianCreekPlaza. com/indian-creek-festival
September is the Time to Visit Our Memories Museum at Our Memories Museum. Although usually a board is attended by those elected to serve on the boards for this meeting the public is also invited. During the Saturday of the Indian Creek Festival, Sept
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Caldwell Arts “Pure Imagination” Caldwell Fine Arts is once again sponsoring the Chalk the Block contest Saturday September 21 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. It’s in downtown Caldwell between Arthur and Kimball by the 7th St. bridge. The theme this year is “Pure Imagination” and there’s a twist – a real person must be incorporated into the drawing. There will be prizes in 3 age based categories and the contest is free but it’s recommended that you preregister for your space as they are limited. Contact Caldwell Fine Arts at 208-459-5783, visit them on the web at www.caldwellfinearts. org/events-1/ or visit them at their office: 2112 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, 83605!
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September 2019 My life passed one of those milestone birthdays, I turned 60 on August 25th. Lots of people have problems with each of their milestone birthdays, 20 (maybe not so much) 30, 40, 50, and 60 are the rough ones, every one after that is a bonus! In all honesty, up until this year I had not had a problem growing older. I can’t say I embraced Another month has passed since sending my son Garrett off to Fort Benning, Georgia for Army Infantry boot camp. He has taken on his military personification and now is better known as PVT Sams RN 357. A shoe box is now filled with letters on paper of all different sizes. I can almost tell you how he was feeling at a glance by the size of his penmanship and the legibility. In some letters he says he is so tired and working hard but that he wants to make all of us proud. This past week the letters have slowed down a bit as he has completed the first phase (red phase) which is known to be very intense as the young men become familiar to their new “family” and the strict environment of boot camp. They are learning to take orders and become
it, but it really didn’t bother me either. Turning 60 was shaping up to defy my smugness and make me yearn for the previous decades. However, I started counting all the advantages of turning 60 and I’m beginning to see it for the freedom it truly offers. The ability to drive for miles down the interstate with my
turn signal going. The ability to ignore people you don’t want to listen to and blame it on loss of hearing! I can go to the mall and walk around as much as I please and never buy a thing! I’m no longer asked to help the neighbor pour concrete or roof his shed. I’m not expected to remember all my appointments. I can fall asleep in my chair and
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physically able to perform the drills. One thing has remained consistent from letter one to 101. Many of his letters read, “Mom, I miss your cooking.” The very next sentence reads: “The food is good here.” I have to admit this has given me some reservations about cooking for company. I did truly think I was a good cook. Hmmmm, not quite sure what that all means. Before leaving for Georgia he did propose to the most amazing young woman, Nimsi. The wedding cannot take place until Garrett reports to the base where he will be stationed and requests leave. She is everything I would want in a daughter and we have become so close. We laugh, cry and compare recipes, because she is a good cook
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too, says Garrett. I am still actively photo stalking the Fort Benning Facebook and photo site and it is a known rule, stalk don’t talk. I am thankful for each letter delivered and treasure holding the paper in my hands knowing that my once little boy who filled the front of the refrigerator with his dreams of being an Army man held that paper preparing to be the best soldier he can be. This is an exciting month as I look ahead at my calendar. Family weekend is in mid-September and although upon his departure I told him I would not be able to make both the family weekend and then a month later graduation…I just can’t help it and where there is a will there is a way. (Besides I think Michael is sick of all the
by Michael Hensel, Caldwell Perspective
then get up and go to bed! I’m toying with the idea of sitting on my deck in my underwear, but that might cross the line and get me put away in a place I would rather not be. I think I’d rather go fishing and not catch anything or golfing and lose a few balls, but forget to reflect it in the score.
by Chantele Hensel, Caldwell Perspective publisher
crying at home and is ready for a break.) I have booked the trip for Nimsi and I and I have written to tell Garrett, change of plans son, I am coming to get my hug. All of his letters bring a tear to my eyes that trail down my cheek and I have to bat my eyes to focus on the words. I am glad that time is passing by more quickly and he is now adjusted. His time is spent shooting and that he loves…I just hope the new cooking class helps me pass the time as well. Keep our military in your prayers. Thank you for taking time to read my article.
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IT TAKES A VILLAGE Caldwell Centennial Band
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putting them back into place afterwards. The City of Caldwell houses us under their umbrella and the water department even lets us put notices on the water bill about our concert dates. The College of Idaho allows us to practice on their campus and allow us to have two concerts in Jewett. They are such great community members in many other ways also. Also, the Caldwell Perspective’s community calendar is a great community service that allows us to keep the citizens up on our concert dates. Caldwell is such a fantastic community. Even though the population is now 50,000 plus, we still have that small hometown feeling where people help people when it counts! Thank you everyone for supporting our Caldwell Centennial Band. “It takes a village” and we live in a great community, my community, Caldwell, Idaho!
Cody Peterman directing the Caldwell Centennial Band during the last concert of the season in August at Caldwell Memorial Park’s bandshell. It takes a community to keep something like this going on year after year. So much cooperation among people! This band has been playing on since 1990 and next year will be its 30 year of existence! FIRST, it takes a dedicated group of musicians to come to practices once a week all year long to prepare for the concerts of which there is a Christmas and a Spring Fling Concert, both in Jewett and 5 free summer concerts in the park every year, Hugo-award winning author, Mary Robinette Kowal is a novelist and professional puppeteer. Her debut novel Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor 2010) was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novel. In 2008 she won the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, while three of her
About 300 people attended the Centennial Band’s last concert. They were spread out under the big shade trees enjoying the music with friends and family.
City of Caldwell’s Park and Recreation employees, Vinton Howell (front) and Rick Larsen (back) hauling music stands and chairs back to Syringa Middle School.
with their only month off being September. These musicians come from all over the Treasure Valley. Some are in many other volunteer or paid groups and others are just folks who love to play their instrument after playing in high school currently or many years ago. They love making a “big sound” together. Neither our directors or musicians are paid and we really appreciate our directors. We honored past director Jerry Howard who recently passed
away during this last concert of the season. SECOND, there are the dedicated audience folks who come to enjoy the music. Without them, the band would dismember, for there would be no one to enjoy their music, which is the one thing that really keeps them coming together in the first place. THIRD, there are many others that support us in many ways. The Park and Recreation employees led by Vinton
short fiction works have been nominated for the Hugo Award: “Evil Robot Monkey” in 2009 and “For Want of a Nail” in 2011, which won the Hugo for short story that year. Her stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and several Year’s Best anthologies, as well as in her collection Scenting
the Dark and Other Stories from Subterranean Press. (maryrobinettekowal.com) The Calculating Stars is book one in A Lady Astronaut series. The novel opens with a meteor hitting the ocean on the east coast of the United States, 1952. The main protagonist, Elma York, is vacationing with her husband,
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Howell, are always ready to help prepare for our summer series. They pick up our stands and chairs from our other partner in the Caldwell School District, Syringa Middle School, and take them to be housed at the park for our summer concerts and bring them back to the school when the series is over. They also prepare the band shell for us prior to each concert, moving picnic tables to give us more room to set up for the concerts and then
The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal Dr. Nathaniel York. Surviving the earthquake and air blast that follow, they are able to get to Elma’s Cessna and fly to an airbase in Kansas. Determining that the meteor strike is an extinction event, mankind launches a space program with the goal of colonizing the moon and Mars.
NEW GROUPS COME TO CALDWELL
Two new groups will be meeting downtown Caldwell at the Flying M Coffee House, 724 Arthur St. The first group is a writing group, people who share an interest in writing. It will offer an opportunity for individuals to share their works and get feedback from other writers. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Kowal depicts an accurate cultural picture of the United States and other countries. I have asked about the science and my local scientist confirms that it is correct. This is an excellent alternant history, apocalypse story and I would happily recommend it to anyone, teen and up.
A second group, The Happiness Club, at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. The Happiness Club will discuss…well… happiness. What makes you happy; how to spread happiness and just happiness in general. Calling all people who want to let the negativity out of their lives and smile.
By Deborah L Wynkoop gentle rolling green grass slopes display a 360 view of shining lake and mountain peaks many things to see and do picnicking and barbeques frisbees flying through the air people walking with their dogs children playing everywhere but I am left to wonder about something this park lacks that green headed duck seems absent I have yet to hear a quack
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Page 15 CALDWELL PERSPECTIVE Living in the southern region of Idaho, we are very lucky to have a desirable climate for many different types of fruits and vegetables to grow. I enjoy the ability to grow tomatoes, peppers, and different herbs in my garden, and with the purchase of a few additional ingredients, I can preserve my own homemade salsa for yearround consumption. While I enjoy pico de gallo, a type of salsa that is made and eaten fresh with no heating applied, I am also a fan of roasted salsas that can be canned and stored on my pantry shelf to eat with chips
“Know What Is In Your Food!”
or pop into chili and stews in the fall and winter. I enjoy using this scientifically-tested salsa resource that can be accessed for free online here: http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/ CEPublications/PNW395/ PNW395.pdf. The great thing about preserving food at home is that it allows you to grow your own or select great produce from local growers, and you know exactly what ingredients you are including in your recipes and consuming. Additionally, when family members or friends have food sensitivities or allergies and need to be more aware of
what ingredients are in their food supply, you can control this with home canning. With such a variety of wonderful produce available during this time of year, University of Idaho Extension receives several calls and questions at community events regarding preserving local, fresh foods to enjoy later. This provides a great opportunity for Master Food Safety Advisors, volunteers who have been trained in food safety and food preservation knowledge and skills, to be able to answer questions and provide useful, research-based information to the public. This is important
September 2019 by Surine Greenway, University of Idaho Extension, Owyhee County
because in today’s world of the internet, it is very easy to find information quickly, but not all preserving information is reliable, and sometimes it can be downright unsafe. If you are interested in preserving some of the wonderful foods available in our region but want to make sure you are utilizing safe resources, contact your local University of Idaho Extension office for easyto-access information. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about University of Idaho Extension’s Master Food Safety Advisor Program,
please call 208-287-5900. A new training program will begin in February 2020 at the University of Idaho, Ada County Extension Office.
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He is a board member of the Friends of Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge, a nonprofit organization which supports the refuge and is the past the president. He has also been a SIBA member the last 8 years. Of special interest to Bob has been his volunteer experiences at Deer Flat NWR: monitoring the bald eagle nesting activities at the refuge, operating the osprey webcam, and leading out on habitat restoration projects. Bob enjoys observing wildlife, and because of his graduate experience in raptor ecology, continues to have an interest in all raptor species. SIBA meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7 PM and are held at the Deer Flat NWR Visitor Center at 13751 Upper Embankment Rd. in Nampa. The entrance is at the corner of Roosevelt Ave.
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All four cameras recorded the visits of mystery creatures, night marauders, and some critters in places not normally expected to be; and surprisingly, there were interactions among species not normally expected to associate with each other. Bob worked for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation as a biologist, ecologist, and environmental specialist. In October of 2003 he retired from his position as the Regional Environmental Officer in Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Region. Bob currently resides in Caldwell ID with his wife, Kathy. They have six children, 29 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Bob continues to enjoy his biological interests by volunteering at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge.
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Elevate Academy Ribbon Cutting
On August 1st Matt Strong and Monica White cut the ribbon on their Caldwell dream. Elevate Academy is a Career Technical Education Charter School for grades 6 – 12. The school hopes to fill the very real need in our community for technicians in the welding, metal fabrication, construction management, culinary and graphic arts, nursing, fire science, and other professions. Students will be taught to a level of
certification or Associate Degree by utilizing dual credit capabilities. The Academy will operate on a year round basis with four days a week focused on traditional academic classes and one day a week directed solely to Career Tech Ed coursework. Founders joined with community stakeholders in a variety of trades and workplaces to assess what their needs are and how Elevate can help meet those needs. Hiring
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a qualified workforce, with a strong work ethic, for jobs requiring technical or certificated skills, is a challenge for many local employers. R and M Steel, Rule Steel, West Valley Medical Center, Treasure Valley Community College and many other community partners have made significant financial and in kind contributions to see this Academy come to fruition. You can visit their website at www.elevate2c. org for more information.
by Michael Hensel, Caldwell Perspective
Cody Peterman directing the Caldwell Centennial Band during the last concert of the season in August at Caldwell Memorial Park’s bandshell.
New Skatepark Ribbon Cutting at Farmway Village
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Margaret J. Wheatley once said, “There is nopower for change
greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” Recently it was all about the kids at Farmway Village. The Caldwell Housing Authority staff held an impromptu ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new skatepark. A while back, some of the youth had approached director, Mike Dittenber and maintenance staff about the possibilityof building a skatepark. After months of planning, two weeks of building and pouring concrete the dream became a reality.
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New Restaurant–Amano Joins Downtown Caldwell
Rebecca Alamilla is moliendo or grinding the corn with a metate, an ancient technique used to grind dried corn kernels.
Salvador Alamilla using an iron tortilla press to make blue corn tlayuda over a wood fire. At Amano, they use the same organic blue corn.
Rebecca and Salvador exploring the Tlacolula ruins, where they gained inspiration for the mural in their restaurant, Amano.
A new Mexican restaurant has opened in downtown Caldwell in the building that formerly housed the Bird Stop coffee shop. The birth of a dream of owners Salvador and Rebecca Alamilla, the traditional foods of Mexico and Southern California have come together with an emphasis on Michoacan and Oaxacan styles with a SoCal influence. Salvador was born in Mexico but his family moved to Santa Ana, California when he
was five. He spent the majority of his adolescence there and became captivated by his mothers ability to take the food produced in his fathers garden to make the tortillas and salsas that he enjoyed everyday. The family moved to Homedale and his culinary curiosity was born at his mothers side, but it took years of study and travel to become the menu at Amano. Salvador met his Idaho woman, Rebecca when he was an Architecture student
and she was managing apartments in Boise, they married in 2013 and brought two children into the world – 2 year old Maya and 6 year old Luka. The dream of owning a restaurant was nurtured along with the children. The day after the decision to eventually open an eatery was made, Salvador took a job as a dishwasher and worked his way up through the kitchen positions before becoming executive chef at Whole Foods in
by Michael Hensel, Caldwell Perspective
Boise. Rebecca attended the College of Idaho and had an appreciation for Caldwell and the rebirth of the downtown which led to jumping at the opportunity to open in the unique setting near the plaza. The food is hand crafted with an emphasis on traditional ingredients including heirloom Olotillo corn grown in the coastal region of Oaxaco, Mexico and hand ground before being shaped into the
tortillas that will grace the tables and enhance the family style hospitality and culture. There are 24 beers and ciders on tap and a full bar to provide just the right beverage to enhance your dinner. Make the short trip downtown and enjoy the many amenities offered by Salvador and Rebecca, you will reluctantly wrap up your evening believing them when they say “mi casa es su casa.”
Let’s Welcome Idaho Soap Company
Laneil Jorgeson started Idaho Soap Company after learning the craft of natural soap making at the Nova Studio in San Francisco – she just didn’t know at the time that her company would be so named! The name arrived as many do after a conversation with some teen age girls at a crafts fair. It was after they suggested adding Idaho to her name that she discovered the Idaho Soap Company had actually been registered in 1906, but the name was later abandoned. So, with 10 years of soap making under her belt and a 100+ year old name, the new Idaho Soap Company was born. She ended up in downtown Caldwell as a fitting part of the rebirth of the downtown area. She is from wine country originally and loves that aspect of Caldwell along with the architecture prevalent in the community. Her goals are to grow her company into a retail destination representing local
by Michael Hensel, Caldwell Perspective
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Laneil Jorgeson-Owner of Idaho Soap Company on Kimball Ave. goods and artists, expand her hours and hire local employees. By being a part of downtown Caldwell she also hopes to convey her passion for handcrafted natural soap!
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Maddy’s Plaza is a long time retail lease space in Caldwell that fronts on Main St & Indian Creek Plaza. The Luther Maddy is retiring and offering his property which has numerous tenants. The property has a fire sprinkler system and many other updates including HVAC, roofing, lighting and an entrance from the Plaza..................................................$1,250,000
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Caldwell Service Clubs Complete Another Year at CNR The Exchange Club
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Each year service clubs plan for the Caldwell Night Rodeo. The clubs divide up into committeesandallthemembersdonatetheirtimetomanthebooths.It’salwaysgreattosee
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the new faces that have joined and enjoy their own specialties they produce and provide. Thank you Caldwell Service clubs for your dedication to the CNR! See you all next year.
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•. 1st Rodeo •. 1st time at Caldwell High School •. 1st soccer practice She was introduced to Rotary and the Caldwell Night Rodeo quickly just two days after her arrival, when she came to help work at our Caldwell Rotary concession booth at the Caldwell Night Rodeo. Those of us working on Saturday night got a chance to meet her and yes, this was her first rodeo! And her English was already quite good. Her native tongue is Danish. Mike and Tammy Dittenber are her first host family for her exchange. Rotary tries to have 3 different host families during an exchange student’s stay so they can experience different lifestyles of families in the U.S. and know that there is more than one way that families live here just like in their country. Filippa is attending Caldwell High School this 2019-20 school year, attending as a junior. She is 15 years old she will be playing soccer on the JV level there this year. Filippa! Welcome to Caldwell, Idaho, USA!!!
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Sept. 7, 2019 Caldwell Rotary Club