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New Life At the Lincoln Inn Farm Service Agency Youth Loans Farm Service Agency (FSA) makes loans to individual rural youth ages 10 through 20 to establish and operate income-producing projects of modest size, in connection with participation in 4-H Clubs, FFA and similar organizations. Each project must be part of an organized and supervised program of work. The project must be planned and operated with the help of the organization advisor, produce sufficient income to repay the loan and provide youth with practical business and educational experiences. These loans may be used to finance nearly any kind of income-producing project. Some common projects include livestock and crop production, lawn and garden services, repair shops and roadside stands. The maximum amount for FSA youth loans is $5000.00. Loans may be used to buy livestock, equipment and supplies; buy, rent or repair needed tools and equipment; and pay operating expenses for running the project. To see if you qualify for a loan, go to the FSA website at www.fsa.usda.gov or call their office at 324-4325.

Financial Assistance For Organic Producers The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Organic Initiative provides financial assistance to certified organic producers as well as producers transitioning to organic

The Lincoln Inn has been a fixture in the Gooding community for longer than most of us have been alive. Over the last several years, however, it has fallen are hard times. Next week, a new owner will bring new life to the old restaurant. Evaristo Mireles has lived in Gooding for over twenty years, and he knows that running the Lincoln Inn will be a challenge. Mr. Mireles is no stranger to hard work, or to running a business. Besides running his own farm north of Gooding and doing custom work for his neighbors, he is the owner of Lupita’s Boutique (straight across main street from the Lincoln Inn). His main goal at is to make sure the service and food at the Lincoln Inn are the best they can be. If he can make your first visit an enjoyable one, then you will tell your friends and family to visit too. For those of you who are wondering... the name will remain the same - The Lincoln Inn - and the food will be American. Keep an eye out for the “NOW OPEN” sign coming soon to downtown Gooding. -------------------------------------------------The Lincoln Inn is not the only new business on Main Street in Gooding. If you are planning a party and you need some special items to make it great... check out

Valencia Rentals. They have chairs and tables, balloons and pinatas, they make cakes especially for you, and to top it all off... they have a bounce house to make your party the best party ever. They are located at 337 Main Street, or give Jesus or Estela a call at 490-6434. production for resource conservation on their farms. To be considered for funding in fiscal year 2013, producers must apply by the April 19 deadline. The Organic Initiative is part of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program that helps growers by funding a portion of the cost to implement specific conservation practices

that remedy resource degrading problems. Producers contract with the NRCS to carry out the practices within a certain time period. Examples of practices covered by this initiative include cover crops, mulching, irrigation water management, and nutrient management. Contact your local NRCS office or go to / www.id.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/eqip/organic


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NOTICES OF UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETINGS Jim Dandy’s Pizza will donate $1 to Project Graduation for every pizza sold during the month of April. Casey’s Depot will be closed for two weeks beginning April 1st. They’ll be back on April 16th. Lincoln County AA Meetings: Every Monday & Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Golden Years Senior Center (218 N. Rail St. West). Also, Alanon meetings helds every 3rd Sunday.

Gooding County Democratic Central Committee Meeting Every 2nd Monday at 6 p.m. at the Gooding County Planning and Zoning Office (145 7th Ave. East, Gooding) It’s always a good time to get involved.

Alfalfa Grower Meeting Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Are you an alfalfa grower? Are you interested in disease & pest identification, fall dormancy, cultural practices, and varietal differences? Plan on attending the meeting next Tuesday from 10 to 1 at Casey’s Depot (109 E. Hwy 20 - Fairfield) Please RSVP 208-861-2799

American Legion Post #19 ~ Fairfield, Idaho

Tax Relief Spaghetti Feed Tickets from Legion Members 764-2223 or 358-2214 Bring your tax deductions (kids)

April 13, 2013 to the Fairfield American Legion Hall

All You Can Eat Spaghetti and A Soft Drink Dungeon opens at 5:00 p.m. Spaghetti at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets: $6.00 each Kids under 8 Free ~ Limited Seating

Horse Races & Cake Walk Music for Dancing after races

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4-H NEWS The Camas 4-H Horse Club will be meeting on 4/20/13 without our horses. If you are interested in being a part of this very fun club, please contact Tracey at 764-2882 or tntawards@earthlink.net. This year we will have English, Western & Gymkhana events, so there will be lots of events to choose from. We will will also have our just for fun classes again this year. Ownership of a horse is not required, you can lease (borrow) one. -----------------------------------

Gooding County 4-H Deadlines All returning 4-H members must have been enrolled by April 1. If you want to enroll as a new member or you want to add a project, here are the deadlines to do so: April 15 - Market Swine Projects May 1 - Small Animals, Pets, Goats, Dairy, Horse, and Breeding livestock projects June 1 - Sheep and Meat Goat Projects June 7 - Deadline to add a project to participate in the 2013 fair Enrollment can be done online at id.4honline.com, or at the County Extension office (203 Lucy Lane) in Gooding 934-4417

Camas SCD News April 12th is the final date for ordering your trees. Don’t miss out on this annual opportunity to beautify, practice conservation, and do it all cost effectively by ‘buying local’ You may call us with any questions you may have – 764-3223 There is also time for you to sign up for this year’s domestic well depth study. The cost is $25.00 per measurement (subject to change). The deadline for signup is April 15th. Options are available as to the number of measurements you desire. Measuring will begin May 10-15.

HH&H Fundraiser with Sprint Don’t know what to do with your old cell phones? Recycle them! Helping Hearts & Hands is holding a cell phone recycling fundraiser in Gooding. Sprint will pay HH&H for every cell phone turned in. Any brand of cell phone-broken or useable will be accepted as well as accessories such as chargers and cords. Look for the small clear plastic bins with the spring green lids located at Gooding City Hall, Stampede Burger, the Senior Center, Gooding High School, Gooding Middle School, North Valley Academy, Gooding United Methodist Church, Gooding Desert Hill Nazarene Church and at the HH&H office. Sprint is working to help prevent thousands of tons of wireless equipment from entering the landfills and to help Helping Hearts & Hands raise funds to provide food for our community.


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Thanks For Your Support We had a great turn-out last week to see our new floor and to share dinner. This Friday, be sure to come in for another Great meal.

April 5 - Noon at the Camas Senior Center Salisbury Steak & Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Corn, Salad, Fruit, Dessert, and Drinks Practice for the Pool Tournament to be held Saturday, April 13 (after our monthly breakfast), Enjoy Pinochle, Progressive Rummy, or Puzzles, or... just eat, visit and relax Everyone is Welcome!

CSI Car Show The fifth annual College of Southern Idaho Car Show is scheduled for April 27 and 28 at the CSI Expo Center. Students in CSI’s Auto Body and Automotive programs organize and carry out the entire show as a fundraiser for their clubs. Displays this year are expected to include approximately 100 vehicles, including several that have not been displayed in this area before. In addition to Magic Valley vehicles, others are coming from Pocatello, Boise, and Nevada for the show. There are still spots available for contestants and vendors, Show hours will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 28 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 29. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, and $2 for children ages 6-12. The food concession booth will sell hot dogs, hamburgers, candy, popcorn, and soft drinks. All proceeds will benefit the students in CSI’s Auto body and Automotive Programs For more information please contact Robyn Swainston at 7326332 or rswainston@csi.edu, or www.csicarshow.com

Coming this Spring & Summer

4-H Day Camps & Clinics Cattle Clipping Clinic - April 6, Idaho Falls Rabbit Clinic - April 20, Lincoln County Fairgrounds Horse Carnival - April 25, Jerome County Fairgrounds Beef Camp - May 11, Lincoln County Fairgrounds Dog Camp - May 18, Gooding County Fairgrounds Wildlife Camp - June 1, Hayspur Fish Hatchery, Picabo Poultry Clinic - June 7, Minidoka County Fairgrounds Small Animal Clinic - June 8, Gooding County Fairgrounds Lamb Camp - June 11-12, Gooding County Fairgrounds Rabbit Clinic - June 15, Minidoka County Fairgrounds Summer Camp - June 17-19, Ketchum, Idaho Lamb Clinic - June 28th, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds Southern Idaho Livestock Judging Camp - July 9-11, College of Southern Idaho To participate in any of these events, contact you local Extension office.

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Jim’s Tree Service Trimming ~ Removal ~ Stump Grinding

650-6849 Call anytime! Carved Bears Too!!! Ask about Fruit Tree Pruning

Low Prices

Iron Mountain Inn

Tue: Mexican Food Wed: Meat Loaf Thurs: T-Bone Steak EASTER: Ham Dinner all day ---------------

Tue - Thur Open at 3 p.m. / Fri - Sun Open at 11 a.m. West Hwy 20 ~ Free Wi-Fi ~ 764-2577

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Remodel Trim Carpenter Cabinet Maker Door Adjustments... to... Kitchen Improvements Call: Doug Steckelberg (208)

490-3750

Dine-In or Take-Out

Pizza & Pasta Downtown Fairfield Call in your Order s

764-2030 Winter Hours: Wed/Thur/Sun 4-8 ~ Fri/Sat 4-9 Remember to pick up some Homemade Bread and... Don’t forget our Homemade Chocolates!

Steve’s Quick Service Complete Automotive Service Tune-ups ~ Oil Change ~ Alignments Groceries: Pop ~ Beer ~ Wine ~ Snacks ~ Hot Items

601 Main Street Gooding 934-4636 Locally owned and operated in Gooding for over 34 years.


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“The Obituary Writer” written by Ann Hood

Health Fair

There is something missing in this book. It’s a story about a San Francisco woman in 1909 who lives through the earthquake but loses track her lover, then becomes an obituary writer because she has a gift for grief. It’s also the story of a 1961 married mother who loses her unattractive lover but keeps her very attractive but controlling husband. The author gives 1961 an authentic enough twang with all that hero worship of the Kennedy clan, the Jackie mania and Wonder bread. But I could not buy what the author was selling in 1909. Let’s put it this way, if you ask any New Yorker about 9/11 you are not go-

Saturday, May 18th Wendell Middle School ~ 7 to 11 a.m. Pre-register for this event online at

www.ncm-c.com or at the North Canyon Medical Center (267 North Canyon Drive) Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, please call 934-4433.

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ing to get a short answer, you are going to get painful and awful details. But the author gives a short answer to the most devastating earthquake and subsequent fire that nearly leveled one of the largest cities in America. It’s like yeah, there was some shaking and a few things fell down, now where’s my boyfriend? The author ties the two stories together in the end, but without a fully developed backdrop, two women whimpering for dead boyfriends is just - romance. Yuck!

B I T U A R I E S

Rosie V. Arrossa Rosie V. Arrossa, 86, a resident of Gooding, passed away April 1, 2013, at Willowbrook Assisted Living in Twin Falls, Idaho. Rosie was born to Juan and Atanasia Aspiasu on February 7, 1927, at Jerome, Idaho. She was the fourth of six children in her family. Rosie attended Pleasant Plains Elementary School north of Jerome until the death of her father when she had to quit school after the eighth grade. Rosie married Pete Arrossa of Ispoure, France, on April 8, 1944 in Jerome, Idaho. The marriage was later confirmed at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Shoshone, Idaho. Pete was employed by Bill Smith, Ben Darrah, and later Joe Lete and Andy Guerricabetia in the sheep and ranching business. They eventually leased the ranch in Shoshone and later purchased a ranch and dairy in Wendell, Idaho, where they lived until Pete’s death in 1977. Shortly after Pete’s death, Rosie bought a home in Gooding, Idaho, and continued working. She was employed at Jerome Co-op Creamery and then was employed at Clear Springs Trout Company at Buhl. After retiring from Clear Springs, Rosie was employed at Gooding Elementary for fourteen years as a playground aide where she made many friends both with co-workers and students. After retiring again she continued to volunteer at Gooding Elementary. Rosie and Pete raised their three children in Shoshone on a dairy cattle and sheep farm. Their first priority was always their family and they worked hard providing for them. They enjoyed their activities, sporting events and in later years, Rosie supported her grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s activities, never missing an event if at all possible.

Rosie enjoyed her house, gardening, cooking (nobody ever went away hungry) and most of all her family. Rosie was proud of her Basque heritage, enjoying the Basque dances, picnics, and card games. Rosie was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Gooding, Idaho. Rosie is survived by her three children: Pete Arrossa, of Jerome Idaho; Gina (Doug) Pendleton, of Pocatello, Idaho; and George (Molly) Arrossa, of Kimberly, Idaho; one sister Josephine Olander, of Heyburn, Idaho; six grandchildren, John Pendleton, Lisa Miller, Tracy Pettinger, Rich Arrossa Monty Arrossa, and Jamie Shetler. She is also survived by eleven great-grandchildren. Rosie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Pete, and siblings John Aspiasu, Mary Lazaro, Antonia Llona, and Delores Alberdi. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Willowbrook Assisted Living, Hospice Visions for care provided, and Nancy Darling for communion. Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel, with visitation beginning at 6:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, on Friday, April 5, 2013 at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Gooding. Burial will follow at 2:30 pm, at the Shoshone Cemetery in Shoshone. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Gooding Basque Association, P.O. Box 517 Gooding, Idaho 83330; or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the obituary link at www.demarayfuneralservice.com.


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Mary Imogene Jauregui Our mother, Mary Imogene Jauregui, passed away quietly on the morning of March 30, 2013, at The Cottages in Boise, Idaho, at the age of 92. The last surviving member of the original Chatfield clan which homesteaded in Richfield, Idaho, beginning in 1910, Imogene will come to rest at the Meridian Cemetery with her husband, Luis Jauregui. They will live forever in our hearts, minds and souls. We will miss them both dearly. After our father died eight years ago, Joy Reeb, the keeper of the Chatfield history and genealogic flame, asked our mother to write a short story of her life for the family archives. We are pleased to share an excerpt from that story below, in our mother’s own words: “Mary Imogene first saw the light of day on June 18, 1920, in the ranch house of Mary (Maidie) Patrick Chatfield and Christopher Otho Chatfield at Richfield. Idaho. Grandmother, Mary Mariah Chatfield, Otho’s mother, was a midwife and helped with the birth. The baby girl weighed 9 pounds and was healthy even though she had a wobbly head, which she soon outgrew. She joined four siblings, Walter Alexander, Edna Arlie, Crandall Fayette and Allison Beth and two years later by Leslie Odell. Imogene started to school at age 6 (1926) and made many friends who remain friends today. In 1926 her mother took the 4 youngest children to Florence, Colorado, to visit Grandma and Grandpa Patrick, Mom’s parents. ‘We all rode on a train and played on the banks of the Arkansas River.’ During High School Imogene met a Basque boy from Dietrich. Arlie taught school at Dietrich. She said those Basque boys were the nicest boys in school. After graduation Imogene married the oldest one, Luis Jauregui on July 3, 1938. She was never sorry. They had 4 children, Mary 1940, Paul 1941, John 1950 and Jim 1956. Who could ask for more?” What set our mother apart was her life-long love of family and children, for whom she fashioned magnificently colored quilts. But she also was dedicated to her work at the Nampa-Meridian Irrigation Company, the local Catholic Church and a variety of community activities in Meridian, Idaho, where she lived for sixty years. We, Imogene’s children, live on with our families: Mary in Kimberly, Paul (Vickie) in Boise, John (Christy) in Garden Valley, Jim (Tammie) in Eagle. Imogene leaves to this world a legacy of 11 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren. May they all be as happy and prosperous as their (great) grandmother. Our special thanks go out to the staff of The Cottages in Boise

and Treasure Valley Hospice for their very kind service and dedication to our mother’s needs in her last days. Our hearts and thanks go out to Mom’s long time caregiver and good friend, Laura. We would also like to acknowledge all of our mother’s extended Chatfield clan and friends who have made her life so wonderfully rich in God’s pocket here in southern Idaho. Mom had a good life. You all made it sparkle. Thank you. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, April 5th at 10:30 AM at the Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 6300 N. Meridian Rd. in Meridian followed by interment at the Meridian Cemetery. A viewing will held one hour before the service. Services under the care of Accent Funeral Home in Meridian. In lieu of sending flowers, please make a “Tribute Gift” in Mary Imogene Jauregui’s name by contacting the ST. LUKE’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SCHOOL by calling (208)381-2209 or e-mail foltmans@slhs.org. Remembrances may be left for the family online at www.AccentFuneral.com

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United Oil 764-2205 office 358-0205 cell

“Serving the Camas Prairie”

2039 Main St. ~ Gooding

Open Mon-Sat til 6:00 p.m. Hot & Cold Classic Sandwiches

Now Serving BREAKFAST Call in your order ~ 595-1250


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Sunday Church Services Gooding Assembly of God (204 Montana) 10:30 a.m. First Baptist Church (504 Washington) 11 a.m. First Southern Baptist (2245 California) 11 a.m. Solid Rock Baptist (2148 Main Street) 9:45 a.m. St. Elizabeth’s Catholic (1515 California) 9 a.m. First Christian Church (334 4th Ave. W.) 9:45 a.m. Trinity Episcopal (125 7th Ave. W.) 11 a.m. Lutheran Calvary (21st & California) 1 p.m. United Methodist (805 Main Street) 11:15 a.m. Desert Hills Nazarene (129 6th Ave. W.) 9:45 a.m. Bliss Community (503 E. Hwy 30) 11 a.m.

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Senior Center NEWS

Hagerman 837-6120 140 East Lake Street

Center & Thrift Shop Open: M W F (8 to 2) Home Delivery Available

LDS Dietrich - 181 S. 650 E. Fairfield - 400 Aluras W. Gooding - 1228 Main Street Shoshone - 507 N. Greenwood Richfield - 440 E Hyw 93

Shoshone First Baptist (205 East 5th) 9:45 a.m. Assembly of God (118 W. 4th) 10:30 a.m. St. Peter’s Catholic (215 West B) Sat. at 5 p.m. Christ Episcopal (104 West B) 9 a.m. Oasis Christian Fellowship (310 E. 6th) 10 a.m. New Hope Lutheran (104 West B) 10:30 a.m. United Methodist Richfield (3rd & Latah) 8:30 a.m. Shoshone (2nd & West C) 10 a.m. Richfield Community (410 S. Main) 10 a.m.

Special Events Gooding: Breakfast 7:30 to 10 a.m. - April 6th Shoshone: Pinochle with Gooding - April 9th Fairfield: POOL Tournament - April 13th

Gooding 934-5504 308 Senior Avenue Lunch Suggested Donation $3.50 Pool & Pinochle (Mon-Thur) Shuffleboard (Wed) Quilting (Thur) Duplicate Bridge (Fri) Breakfast (7:30-10) 1st Saturday of the Month BINGO: Every Friday at 7 p.m. Pinochle: 2nd & 4th Saturday

Fit & Fall Proof: Every Mon. & Wed. at 11 ------------------

Thursday, April 4 Pork Roast & Potatoes w/ Veggies & Salad

Fairfield Community Church (617 Soldier Road) 11 a.m. Foothills Baptist Church (119 Poplar E.) 9:45 a.m. Immaculate Conception (201 Camas W.) 2nd Sunday Lighthouse Christian (213 Poderosa E.) 10 a.m.

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Monday, April 8 Chicken Strips & Potatoes w/ Veggies, Salad & Dessert Wednesday, April 10 Potato Bar w/ Salad & Dessert

Tuesday, April 9 Pork Chow Mein w/ Potato Salad & Dessert

Camas/Fairfield 764-2226 129 Willow Avenue West Lunch: 2.50 (2-9) $5.00 (10-59) $4.00 for those over 60 (Suggested Donation) Quilting ~ Pool ~ Puzzles ~ Board Games & Cards Art Class Thursday 10-1 ~~~ Game Day - 3rd Friday Breakfast Fundraiser (8-10) 2nd Saturday of the Month: by Donation Call by 10 a.m. for take out. Also, let us know if you have special dietary needs such as allergies to food.

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Friday, April 5 Salisbury Steak w/ Mashed Potatoes & Corn

Tuesday, April 9 Enchiladas w/ Rice, Bean & Salad

Wednesday, April 10 Shepherd’s Pie w/ Salad & Fruit

Shoshone/Richfield 886-2369 / 487-2722 218 N Rail St. W / 130 S Main Lunch: 2.00 (2-9) $5.50 (10-59) $4.00 for those over 60 (Suggested Donation) Quilting & Exercise (Mon) Bingo Pinochle (Tue & Fri) Black out Bingo (Wed) Breakfast (8:00-10:00) 3rd Saturday of the Month ----------------------Call or just come by to see what we are eating this week. Great Friends, Great Food, Great Fun The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity lender, provider and employer.

All of our Senior Centers Welcome visitors of all ages. Come play a game. Stitch a quilt. Get the lastest news. Hear a tall tale or two.


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Cup of Tee

The right hand man; the person to go to, the person to trust, the person who you can count on to back your decisions… but what about the left handed person? No one ever says “Hey, that’s my left hand.” If they do they are usually talking about their left hand literally. In most cases it is said in context to the fact, “Hey this is my left hand and it doesn’t seem to understand the coordination of the present task at hand.” There are about 30 million people in the United States that are left handed. One would think the numbers would be closer to 50/50. The gap would be a lot closer if past generations could have accepted left handed people. From the beginning of time, the lefties have been persuaded to change over to be right handed. A school teacher would slap a ruler across the fingers if a student wasn’t conforming to the right handed ways. That goes back to their basic rule, you will do as I do and as I say. Today, though, more left handed people are accepted because of the understanding of one as an individual. “Southpaws” or left handers usually develop being left handed by six months of age. Sometimes a left hander is created by the mirror effect of watching and learning. More so than not, left handed is hereditary. Mothers who are over forty years of age giving birth to a child have 128% chance of a left handed child compared to a lady in her 20’s. A left handed child is also most likely to have a left handed parent. College educated left handers earn about 10-15% more than their right handed colleagues. That is work from the get go because even the simple things such as tablets, scissors and pencil sharpeners are right handed. It is a wonder lefties were able to get a fair grade during school because of being left handed – they smudged their writing. (sliding hand over fresh written lead or ink.) The world of tools is right handed. (They even come from the factory being tooled that way). Potatoe peelers, can openers, and saws are right machined. Most every left handers that has used tin snips have usually clipped their hand or can’t make them work. (reason for color coated snips). Lefties have an inability to keep materials steady during use because of weight distribution of right operated tools. The risk factor for accidents is 1.7% higher than righties, with males outnumbering females 2 to 1. A large percentage of accidents are door related (wrong handed). As a normal rule, left handers have shorter life spans namely because safety equipment is right handed such as emergency shut off switches. As left handed people get older, they are fortunate to be less affected by strokes since they have had to use both sides of their brain. A left hander will sleep mostly on their left side and a right hander on their right. With that thought, I will turn in…This is my “Cup of left over Tee” right to the bottom.

Tee Hurd

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April 3, 2013

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Ruins of a World: Chinese Gold Mining in the Snake River Canyon Tuesday, April 9th at CSI Northside Center in Gooding

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Idaho was no stranger to one gold rush after another in the 19th Century. All it took was the mere rumor of gold veins or nuggets to bring the crash and clamor of the miners. Boom towns sprang up overnight and, often as not, disappeared just as quickly when the gold played out or when rumors arrived of greater riches elsewhere. A lesser known quest took place along the Snake River in the 1870’s after our own gold rush. That’s the one historian Ron James will discuss in “Ruins of a World: Chinese Gold Mining in the Snake River Canyon” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at the College of Southern Idaho’s North Side Center in Gooding. James has done extensive archaeological and ethnographic research on the Chinese and Japanese contributions to southern Idaho history. His thesis of the same name was published in 1993. Other publications include “Secrets of the Magic Valley and Hagerman’s Remarkable Horse” (2002) in which James contributed chapters on the Native American, the Astorians and mining. James teaches English and Advanced Placement Literature and Composition at Canyon Ridge High School and is an adjunct Cultural Anthropology instructor at the College of Southern Idaho. He received his M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Idaho in 1993. He is also a member of the Twin Falls County Historic Preservation Commission. This is the last in a series of lectures at the North Side Center this spring. It is sponsored by Zions Bank. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The lecture is free of charge and open to everyone.

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Public Health District Calls For “Health Heroes” Nominations TWIN FALLS-South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) is calling for nominations for the annual Health Heroes recognition. Through this annual event, SCPHD seeks individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote health in the community by working to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles, and protect the health and environment of southern Idaho citizens during calendar year 2012. “This year we really want to recognize anyone and everyone that has made a healthy difference in our communities. We know there are some incredible people out there like an amazing doctor or nurse, an exercise class leader who gives it their all, an organization that helps the community stay healthy, a volunteer at a nursing home, a pharmacist, a health teacher—it could be anyone,” says Rene LeBlanc, SCPHD Director. Nominees must be residents of or do business in Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, or Twin Falls counties. Nominations are due by Wednesday, May 1. You can nominate your Health Heroes online or download the form at www.phd5.idaho.gov This is the fifteenth year SCPHD has recognized the outstanding contributions to public health made by area individuals and /or groups.

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April 3, 2013

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE On July 11, 2013, at the hour of 11:00 o’clock AM of said day, in the lobby of the Camas County Courthouse, 501 Soldier Rd., Fairfield, ID, JUST LAW, INC., as Successor Trustee, will sell at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of Camas, State of Idaho, and described as follows to wit: Lot 6 in Block 2 of PRINCESS MINE RANCH SUBDIVISION, Camas County, Idaho, according to the plat thereof, recorded in the office of the Recorder of said County. The Trustee has no knowledge of a more particular description of the above referenced real property, but for purposes of compliance with Section 60-113 Idaho Code, the Trustee has been informed the address of 1080 E. 326 N. aka 104 N. Willow Creek Rd. aka RR 1 Box 1156, Fairfield, ID, is sometimes associated with the said real property. This Trustee’s Sale is subject to a bankruptcy filing, a payoff, a reinstatement or any other conditions of which the Trustee is not aware that would cause the cancellation of this sale. Further, if any of these conditions exist, this sale may be null and void, the successful bidder’s funds shall be returned, and the Trustee and the Beneficiary shall not be liable to the successful bidder for any damages. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty regarding title, possessions or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the Deed of Trust executed by Michael L. Boatman, a married man as his sole and separate property, as Grantor(s) with Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as the Beneficiary, under the Deed of Trust recorded March 13, 2009, as Instrument No. 2009-082073, in the records of Camas County, Idaho. The Beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned to Flagstar Bank, FSB, recorded October 18, 2012, as Instrument No. 2012-084741, in the records of said County. THE ABOVE GRANTORS ARE NAMED TO COMPLY WITH SECTION 45-1506(4)(a), IDAHO CODE. NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE THAT THEY ARE, OR ARE NOT, PRESENTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS OBLIGATION. The default for which this sale is to be made is the failure to pay the amount due under the certain Promissory Note and Deed of Trust, in the amounts called for thereunder as follows: Monthly payments in the amount of $857.88 for the months of July 2012 through and including to the date of sale, together with late charges and monthly payments accruing. The sum owing on the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust is $121,255.59 as principal, plus service charges, attorney’s fees, costs of this foreclosure, any and all funds expended by Beneficiary to protect their security interest, and interest accruing at the rate of 5.5% from June 1, 2012, together with delinquent taxes plus penalties and interest to the date of sale. The Beneficiary elects to sell or cause the trust property to be sold to satisfy said obligation. Dated this 7th day of March, 2013.

Tammie Harris Trust Officer for Just Law, Inc.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONVEY PERSONAL PROPERTY BETWEEN GOVERNMENT ENTITIES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE CITY OF FAIRFIELD, IDAHO AND WILLIAMS LAKE RECREATIONAL WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, SALMON, IDAHO, pursuant to Idaho Code 67-2323, of intent to convey government property pursuant to a written agreement between the City of Fairfield, Idaho and Williams Lake Recreational Water and Sewer District. Under the general terms of the agreement, the City of Fairfield, Idaho will convey a lot, consisting of 14 new and 88 used Sensus SRII water meters, 1 Sensus hand held touch read device, and 1 Sensus touch read wand to Williams Lake Recreational Water and Sewer Distinct for the Sum of $2738.40, the funds for which have been budgeted by the Williams Lake Recreational Water and Sewer District. The City of Fairfield and Williams Lake Recreational Water and Sewer District have both determined that said agreement is in the best interest of the public. The Williams Lake Recreational Water and Sewer District Board of Directors proposes to ratify the agreement at its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the hour of 10:00 a.m., at the Slavin Law Office, Chtd., 116 North Center Street, Salmon, Idaho. The City of Fairfield proposes to ratify the agreement at its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the hour of 7:00 p.m., at Fairfield City Hall, 407 Soldier Road, Fairfield, Idaho. City of Fairfield Mickey Dalin, City Clerk Williams Lake Recreational Water & Sewer District Milton (Jock) Slavin, Secretary/Attorney published on April 3, 2013 & April 10, 2013

Notice of Reading of Ordinance #253 AN ORDINANCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH IDAHO CODE 50-328, 50-329 AND 50-329-A GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO IDAHO POWER COMPANY, A CORPORATION, AND TO ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE IN AND UPON THE PRESENT AND FUTURE STREETS, HIGHWAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITH IN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF FAIRFIELD, IDAHO, ELECTRIC UTILITY PROPERTY AND FACILITIES FOR SUPPLYING ELECTRICITYAND ELECTRIC SERVICE TO THE CITY, THE INHABITANTS THEREOF, AND OTHERS FOR ATERM OF 10 YEARS, INCLUDING THE NONEXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO PHYSICALLY LOCATE AND MAINTAIN TELEPHONE, CABLE, FIBER OPTICS OR OTHER COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES; SETTING FORTH AN AGREEMENT NOT TO COMPETE, RESERVING POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF FRANCHISE FEES; AND SPECIFYING OTHER LIMITATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE EXERCISE OF SAID FRANCHISE. The full text of this ordinance is available at the Fairfield City Hall, 407 Soldier Road, Fairfield, Idaho 83327. (208)764-2333 The reading of Ordinance #253 will be held on April 11, 2013 at the Fairfield City Council Meeting at 7 p.m. at Fairfield City Hall. Mickey Dalin, City Clerk


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Project Graduation It is almost that time of year again, the Class of 2013 is graduating. May 25, 2013, at 3:30 P.M. After graduation the graduates will join their families and friends for a few hours, and then they will embark on a mission to Nazz Kart in Twin Falls with their fellow classmates from High School. This venture they are taking is called “Project Graduation”. This is a program designed for the graduates and the rest of their High School classmates to have a save, drug/alcohol free, chaperoned celebration. It is a great program that has had much support from the community and beyond for many years. We, the parents of the Graduates of 2013, and the Graduates of 2013, are asking for your support this year, in making this a successful and fun filled celebration for these students. Donations can be mailed to “Project Graduation” P.O. Box 502, Fairfield, ID 83327, or dropped at the US Bank in Fairfield. We are very grateful for all donations. Thank you in advance, and we hope to see you at Graduation. If you have any questions, please contact Vonnie Rasmussen at 720-5952 or Jennifer Hulme at 731-2914.

Camas PTO Fundraiser The Camas Parent Teacher Organization’s annual Spring catalog Fundraiser ends tomorrow - April 4th. Back by popular demand are the Yankee Candles. Please contact any Camas school student if you would like to preorder some wonderful Yankee Candle products. Orders will be back in time for Mother’s Day! The PTO uses the funds earned to pay for school assemblies, community events, field trip, equipment etc.

Send your news and events to: News4u@ g m x . c o m or... call 764-3322 or 1-800-934-1862 -----------Check out Couriernews.webs.com ~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~ NOTICE OF CEMETERY MAINTENANCE BID The Camas County Cemetery Board is now accepting bids for maintenance on four Camas County cemeteries. Persons wishing to bid need to have their own equipment to do mowing, trimming, and general upkeep in a timely manner as directed by the board. Maintenance will be done from May 2013 through September 2013. Full maintenance will be needed during the months of May, June, and July 2013. General upkeep only will need to be performed during the months of August and September. Bids should reflect reduced maintenance hours in August and September 2013. Bids may be sent to Linda Thomas (board member) at P.O. Box 508 Fairfield, Idaho 83327, or dropped off at 507 Soldier Road. For more details, call 764-2100. Bids must be received by Thursday, May 2nd, at 12 noon.

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FOR SALE 30 inch, 10 hp snowblower, $600 or best offer. Call 731-1058. For Sale: One large Igloo doghouse. $50. Call 764-3306 Gooding House for Sale: 3 bed, 2 bath, 2000 sq feet plus 2-car garage and large storage shed. Wonderful family room, underground sprinklers, vinyl fencing, new windows, central air heating w/heat pump. 821 Michigan Street, Gooding. Call 490-6405 or 934-5327.

For Rent 3 bed, 2 bath house in nice neighborhood. Stove, fridge, dishwasher, 2 car garage, porch, big yard, on Alturas West. Avail. 5/1. $650.00 mo. No utilities incl. Requires 1st and last mo. rent. Call Karen @ 764-2906. 3 bedroom, 2 bath single wide home on 220 West Sage Ave. in Fairfeild. On three city lots, has carport for two vehicles. Water, sewer, trash included. electric heat, wash/dryer. 1st, damage deposit. $375.00 month. 6-12 mo. lease. References call 208-720-3618. Cute cottage next to park! Nice fenced yard. Woodstove. Sauna. Single or nice couple. No cats! No cigarettes. Avail May. You do lawn care/ I’ll pay water&sewer bill. 495/ mo. 150 deposit. 208-727-7159 House for Rent: 3 bed, 2 bath home in Fairfield. Front porch and large back porch. Dishwasher, range, refrigerator, etc. Ready to move in at end of March. 616 2nd Street East. Call Jeanett at 208-697-1537 For Rent: 3 bed, 2 bath townhome on 1st Street East and Willow in Fairfield, single garage. Available 10/31. Water, sewer, trash paid. $525 mo, $500 deposit. Call Boise 322-5600.

Apartments for Rent D&G Apartments has apartments available from time to time. These are federally assisted affordable housing units. Rental assistance is available. Rent is adjusted to your income and can range from $0 to $490 per month. Water, sewer and trash are paid. These facilities are very clean and attractive. For more information, contact Gordon Schmidt at 208-764-2534. For the hearing impaired, contact TTY 1-800-833-6388. Equal Housing Opportunity. Equal Housing Opportunity

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