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Western Heritage Ranch Rodeo

This Friday and Saturday, come enjoy the Western Heritage Ranch Rodeo at the Gooding Fairgrounds. If you’ve never been to a “Ranch Rodeo”, be prepared for a different kind of fun. Instead of the regular events we all know, a ranch rodeo is all about team work. Groups of cowboys participate in events that are more like what they do every day... well, almost every day (wild cow milking is not for the faint hearted). The Rodeo events begin at 6 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights, but come early on Saturday for other events including the Draft Horse Show at 10 a.m. and the Stick Horse Rodeo at 5 p.m. On Sunday morning, beginning at 8 a.m., come watch the unsung heros of ranching show off their skills in the Working Stock Dog competition.

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Volume 38 ~ Number 25 News from the Heart of Idaho Camas • Lincoln • Gooding

Top Performance in Hub City

This Saturday, June 21st, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hub City Performance in Wendell will be holding an open house at 450 North Idaho Street. In March of this year, Rich Hughes and and Warren Jones opened a new repair shop in the old Harbaugh Motors building at the north end of Wendell. With over 40 years of experience between the two, they repair and service almost anything with a motor, including small engines (chainsaws and mowers), RV’s, farm equipment, and diesel trucks. The open house is an opportunity for members of the community to get to know the folks at Hub City Performance, as well as a chance to

put your name in the raffle for a free lube and service. Along with other prizes, Chris Bradley from Soldier Creek Brewing in Fairfield will serving up his famouse pulled pork sandwiches. And if that is not enough, make an appointment dur-

Glandia Fun Day & A Fish Fry

Two other events will be taking place this Saturday in Gooding. Kids and adults are invited to the annual Glanbia Fun Day at West Park (next to the swimming pool) from 4 to 6 p.m. There will lots of free activities and lot of free food. This event is co-sponsored by the Gooding Chamber of Commerce. If that’s not what you’re hungry for, the Gooding United Methodist Church will hold their Annual Fish fry at 805 Main Street beginning at 5:30 p.m. This is a fundraiser for their Evangelism Team and its ongoing ministries. So, rather than charging a fixed price, they will accept freewill offerings.

ing the open house and you’ll receive 10% off parts and labor. You can also listen to the owners talk about their business on the radio as KEZJ 95.7 broadcasts live from the parking lot to promote the event.

Soldier Mountain’s Second Annual

Summerfest! Friday, June 20th starting at 6 p.m. Music & Spagetti Dinner Saturday, June 21st It Will Be Music All Day Long on the Mountain

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Notices of Upcoming Events & Meetings

Fiddlers at our Senior Centers:

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The Fiddlers will be playing at the Gooding Senior Center this Thursday, June 19th. On June 27th, they’ll take their instruments up to Fairfield. What could be better Photo & Story than good music and good food? by Ryan Foster Brad Little in Fairfield: The Barber Shop in Wen As part of the campaign trail, Brad Little will be having dell has been remodeled breakfast at the Sandwiched Inn in Fairfield this Friday at and renamed. All About 9 a.m. Bring your questions and grab a donut or two. The Buzz is a trendy yet retGooding Fire Department: ro 50’s style hair salon. Not only is everyone welcome, June 28, 11 to 2 – Fireman’s BBQ at East Park but the stylists are able to Camas Farmers Market! Hair stylist Mandi Kramer Steam Engine Park in Fairfield every Friday from noon give any haircut desired. stylist gives Ashly Botz til they go home. Drop by. Pick up some plants or honey Kerry Nield (Wolfe), just the right look. owner of All About The or whatever else might be available. Buzz said, “this is a great place for everyone to get a haircut, we are very family orientated.” With nearly twenty A FRIENDLY REMINDER 2nd half property tax is due and payable on or before Fri- five years of experience, Nield loves putting a smile on day, June 20, 2014. If you have any questions, please con- customers faces. “My haircut and coloring today was the best that I’ve ever had,” said Brylee Drury. tact your county Treasurer/Tax Collector. Camas County Gooding County Lincoln County Mandi Kramer, manager and stylist, is enjoying her new work space and is excited to see how clients will react to Gayle Bachtell Tine Wines Ann Youts 208-764-2126 208-934-5673 208-886-7681 the changes. She said, “For customers, a freshly painted interior has brought a brighter, more fun environment.” Jonda Vietti, licensed cosmetologist said, “We have already been receiving great compliments about the remodeling Please help the Fairfield American Legion purchase bronze and I’m excited to have our clients enjoy it with us.” markers to place on the graves of our deciset veterans All About The Buss is located at 120 N. Main Street in They need 65 markers at a cost of about $45 per marker. Wendell and is open Monday thru Friday, 9 to 5. SaturDonations may be made at Valley Service or to the Memorial days are by appointment. Walk-Ins are always welcome, Fund at the U.S. Bank in Fairfield. but cash or checks only! If you have any questions please contact Ron Chapman, You can contact Kerry Nield (208) 410-1904 to schedCommander, Post #19, at 208-764-2223. ule an appointment.

Honoring our Veterans

Basketball Skills Camp

Camas County is hosting two session of basketball skills camp over the next month - one in June and one in July. Junior High and High School boys are invited to sign up. Session 1: June 19th and 20th Coach McCarthy and Coach Miller Session 2: July 10th and 11th Coach Stutzman and Coach Miller Jr. High Boys will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. High School Boys will meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Camp will be held at the CCHS Gym. For registration and more information please call 208-358-1203


At the Gooding Museum

Tonight (Wednesday) at 7 pm. the Gooding County Museum will host a FREE Movie Night instead of their monthly Speaker Night. The movie is “Second World War - Allied Victory” an old time reel type movie and documentary of the war. Popcorn and drinks will be the refreshments. The next speaker night will be Wednesday, July 9th, with Genie Pratt who will speak on “The Golden Age of Flight – The Rise and Fall of Pan Am, an American Icon”.

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Camas County Fair Royalty

This Saturday at 3 p.m. the Camas County Fair Royalty Competition & Crowning will take place at the Camas High School gym. Five young individuals will judged on their interview skills, their ability to speak in public, and their appearance. The goal of the royalty program is to “turn today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders by giving them opportunities to grow.� This year’s candidates include: Skye Sabin, Neill Martin, Sierra Sabin, Isabelle Ornelas, and Nicholas Martin.

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City Performance Mobile Pantry at Helping Hearts & Hands Hub Auto, RV, and Truck Service

This Thursday, June 19th, Helping Hearts & Hands in Gooding will be hosting an Idaho Foodbank Mobile Pantry. Pick up for this delivery will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the alleyway behind HH&H. If you are a regular client, this box will be in addition to the monthly box you receive from HH&H.

Idaho Fish & Game New Rules Effective July 1st Beginning July 1, 2014, hunters as young as ten years old will be able to hunt big game in Idaho, more organizations can assist disabled veterans to apply for special big game tags, and the Fish and Game Commission is authorized to add turkey and bear tags to the Landowner Appreciation Program. July 1st is the date new laws passed by the Idaho legislature and signed by the governor take effect. This year three laws concerning F&G were passed. House Bill 399 lowers the age to hunt big game in Idaho to ten years of age. It specifies that youth under the age of twelve must be accompanied in the field by a licensed adult. Those youth must also pass a mandatory hunter education program. House Bill 1276 revises the definition of qualified organizations eligible to apply for a Disabled Veterans Special Big Game Tag to include organizations with IRS status 501(c)(4) who meet the other criteria for a qualified organization specified in Idaho law. Those organizations will be eligible to assist disabled veterans apply for one of five Disabled Veterans Special Big Game Hunt tags. House Bill 467 authorizes the F&G Commission to write rules to add turkey and bear to the Landowner Appreciation Program. That program issues tags to landowners whose property provides valuable habitat for game animals.

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Roy Charles Diemart Roy Charles Diemart, 69, a resident of Wendell, Idaho, died, Friday, the 13th day of June 2014, with his family in his home after a long illness. Roy was born on August 1, 1944 in El Dorado, Kansas, the son of Walter Henry and Olga Mae Diemart. He was raised in rural Kansas. He graduated from Bushton High School in 1962. He attended Kansas State University, College of Southern Idaho, and graduated from Wichita State University. In 1968, he married the love of his life Afton Louise Westfall on January 28, 1967 in Hamilton, Kansas. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple for time and all eternity on August 17, 1974. Roy was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and he was very active with the Boy Scout program and served in many positions. One of Royâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fondest memories of his childhood included fishing in Minnesota with his family. Roy was a talented runner in track and still holds the school record for the fastest 400 meter run. Roy enlisted with United States Air Force during the Vietnam War serving in Korea. He loved to travel and drove all over the United States and Canada with his family. He loved traveling with his wife to Hawaii. He enjoyed taking his children to Disneyland, hoping onto the rides along with them. He was particularly fond of driving the scenic route, stopping at any and every point of interest. Roy loved his family very much and had a special sparkle in his eye when he spoke of his grandkids. He is survived by: his wife, Afton; his children, Doreen (Sam) Begay, Jennifer (Sean) Olson, Melissa (James) Thorne, Sarah (Chris) Wendell, Gregory (Anndrea) Diemart, Charles (Tara) Diemart, and Rachael (Nicholas) Havens; his brothers, Kyle, Terry, Tim, and Jon Diemart. He was also the grandfather of 18 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Walter Henry and Olga Mae, as well as his sister, Karen Sue. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wendell L.D.S. Church and on Thursday from 10:00 to 10:45 am at the church. The fu-

Susan Jessop

Susan Drue Thurston Jessop, age 54, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in her home in Gooding, Idaho. She was born on July 16, 1959, in Burley, Idaho, the daughter of Leo S. and Wilma Gillett Thurston. She was the seventh child of seven children (4 sisters and 2 brothers). She grew up and attended schools in Burley, and college in Utah and California. She married Wendell H. Jessop on Dec. 22, 1988, in Burley. In the mid 90s, they moved to Gooding and established roots. She loved the area and said she was there to stay. She was an active member of the LDS Church and loved serving in the Primary before her health declined. She and Wendell are the parents of one child, Misti Jessop Rex (Tyler) of Kuna, Idaho. She was a devoted wife and mother. She loved family, the outdoors, her dogs, and especially the family cabin - where they spent many happy days. She is survived by her husband; daughter; two brothers, Frank (Mayumi) Thurston of Collinsville, Okla., and Tim (Kathryn) Thurston of Bloomington, Ind.; four sisters, Billie (Dee) Gifford of Odgen, Utah, Karen (Larry) Richman of Meridian, Laurie Mounce of Paul, and Rose (Kris) Hansen of Burley; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, at the Star LDS Church (100 S. 200 W., Burley), with Bishop Jeff Harris officiating. Burial will be in the Declo Cemetery. neral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014, also at the Wendell L.D.S. Church. Burial will follow at the Wendell Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service - Wendell Chapel. Send your News & Articles to or call 764-3322

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obituary David “Pa” Teixeira

David Teixeira was born on March 25, 1956 in San Francisco, California 1956, and passed away June 30, 2013 in Gooding, Idaho. Dave married Caroline Fulton and together, they had 25 years. They had 6 children, Michael, Danny, Christi, Justin, Ashley and Brittany. They especially enjoyed their grandchildren, Marissa, Courtney, Jacob, Conner, Bradley, James, Zane, Emily and Natalie. Dave is a veteran and served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam. He was a lumberjack, carpenter, worked for Ace Hardware and was a Carny. He lived in California most of his life in the Bay area, Mountain Ranch, Lake Elsinore and in 2004, moved to Gooding, Idaho. Dave touched so many lives and always had an open door for those who needed help. He leaves a big family of extra kids that called him Pa. He was proud of them all and will be missed. Everyone is invited to a Wake to be held at high noon on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at E & S Mining (1982 East 1775 South, Gooding). Come join us and tell us how Dave made you laugh or cry, and tell us your favorite memories of him. Call Carrie if you have any questions. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

death & service notices Paul Kanerva, 89, a resident of Hagerman, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Lincoln County Care Center in Shoshone. No public services are planned. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel. Lucille Bernice Ruddles, 97, a resident of Bremerton, Washington, formerly of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, passed away May 9, 2013 in Bremerton. A memorial graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Hagerman Cemetery in Hagerman. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

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Gooding Class of 1949

The Gooding High School Class of 1949 will be holding its 65th class reunion at the Gooding Country Club on July 12, 2014. They have been unable to locate 10 classmates who graduated that year and would appreciate a contact with any classmate they unable to find. Please contact: Gordon Eisinger 934-4565, Donald Walbrecht 5872266, Gloria (Manship) Shoup 934-5617, or Dennis Tate 406-549-2855.

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Lunch: 2.50 (2-9) $5 (10-59) $4 over 60 (suggested) Breakfast: (8 to 10) 2nd Saturday of the Month Call by 10 a.m. for take out. Also, please let the Center know if you have any special dietary needs such as allergies to food. -------------------------Friday, June 20 Chicken Fried Steak Tuesday, June 24 Turkey w/ Rice & Veggies Wednesday, June 25 Spaghetti & Garlic Breadsticks

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Letters to the Editor Dear Editor, Trying to express my deepest thanks to everyone is difficult... only because there are so many people I have to thank. Everyone has been so supportive and helpful. The prayers and karma are definitely working. The Lighthouse Church, the American Legion, the wonderful women from the Auxiliary and Elizabeth from American Medical Response made this work for us financially. But not just financially, but with their kindness and loving understanding. The support of my family has been crucial and boy have they come through for me. Sharon, Jocelyn, and Randy have been only a phone call away and put up with, and cared so well for our dogs, Jake and Sally (I thank Jake and Sally too, for this has been rough on them and they‘ve been troopers). Laura, the kids’ mom, was and is so kind. She‘s gone out of her way and I have respect for her. Roosters’ family stands behind me and loves us both, unconditionally. My sister Cristine will spend hours on the phone with me, and can always make me laugh and learn. Debbie (Roosters ex-wife and mother of his son, Adam) is such a cool lady. She loves him and cares about us both so much. Her prayers, too, have made an impact. I‘m so glad that we have made friends up here (in Idaho) as we’re kind of different and not from around these parts. Barbie and everyone at the store, you know who you are; Tracy, Gail, Chandra, and Connie; Marilyn and Cindy and Justin, a go to guy with big cojones. There are so many of you. Debbie R. what can you say? You’re such a good lady. You’re a true person and a giving and smart woman. Susan and James have been my lifeline, always good advice, and wow, what good cheerleaders they are. Mike and Pattie are extraordinary people. Jerry was and is Jerry, a good man and a loving soul. My love and thanks to all! Please forgive me if I didn’t mention your name... Too many people to note. Elena (Janie) Wolf ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To the Residents of Lincoln County: I would just like to thank all of the Communities for the amazing support the Libraries have received for our Summer Reading Programs. It is so wonderful how our County comes together to help us put on these events for the children in our area. It is a wonderful heartwarming feeling to belong to a great community like ours. In Richfield our Summer Reading Program will run for seven weeks in total this year. It is on Thursdays at 1:00 and will run until July 17th. We have plans to do many things like experiment with Soda geysers and learn about all of the

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historic scientists! This wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have been possible without the amazing help from our community and the Friends of the Library Organization. Richfield as a whole has always supported our Library and I am immeasurably grateful towards them. It is such an amazing feeling being able to be a small part of our community. In Shoshone the Summer Reading Program will run for six weeks in total. We started the program on July 11th and will run until July 16th, it will be in the city park directly following the schools Lunch Program. On July 16th we will be showing a movie in the park in the evening to wrap up the program. The movie license was obtained from a Car Wash that the Valley Co-op put on to benefit the Library, an enormous thank you goes out to Sarah and Nicole for putting this together for us. All of the local businesses have helped to obtain prizes to award all of our young readers out there. There are even some awards for the families who read the most. Our locally owned businesses have donated so much support so next time you stop somewhere in Shoshone be sure to thank them for helping to support the Library!! I am rarely at a loss for words (getting me to stop using words is normally the problem), yet when it comes to how much support the Richfield and Shoshone Libraries have received I find myself unable to express my gratitude in a way I consider accurate. So I will just leave every resident with my most deep and sincere Thanks. Clay Ritter, Librarian


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Visit Your Public Library Today Wendell Public Library HOURS

11:00 to 5 Monday thru Friday

375 1st Avenue East, Wendell ~ 536–6195

Richfield District Library 105 South Main Street ~ 487–1242 Tuesday 2-6 & Thursday 10-6

StoryTime Every Thursday - 10:30 a.m.

The Shoshone Library 211 South Rail West ~ 886–2843 ~ Open ~ Mon 12 to 5 Wed 12 to 7 Thur 10 to

Gooding Public Library 934–4089 ~ 306 5th Avenue West Regular Hours of Operation

Monday 12 to 5 Thursday 1 to 8 Tuesday 1 to 8 Friday 12 to 5 Wednesday 10 to 5 Saturday Closed

Camas County Public Library HOURS

Monday 12:30 to 8 Thursday 10 to 5:30 Tue, Wed & Fri 12:30 to 5:30

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New Alanon Meeting at the Gooding Walker Center (605 11th Avenue East) Every other Wednesday 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Back in school I didn’t care for riddles. They didn’t seem to make any sense, maybe because when you repeated them, no one got them. Many a riddle, like a pun, has to be read to get the point of humor, and elephant jokes are the absolute worst kind of humor (I see those as an excuse to create conversation and not a good one). When the paper has room I try to throw in a few jokes. Now I have a few riddles stacked on my desk with no place to go. Today I’m cleaning a few papers off my desk (cleaning my desk?! That’s a joke in itself). So now, maybe you’ll find a place to store some of these riddles, hopefully not on your desk. Why should you leave your watch home when you take an airplane? Because time flies anyway. How can you tell twin witches apart? It is not easy to tell which witch is which. What is a calf after it is six months old? Seven months old. How does a boat show affection? It hugs the shore. What can you break without touching it? Your promise. What doesn’t get any wetter, no matter how much it rains? The ocean. What animal makes the most of it’s food? A giraffe... It makes a little go a long way. What kind of watch is best for people who don’t like time on their hands? A pocket watch. Spell “Indian tent” with two letters! TP What Roman numeral can climb a wall? IV (ivy) What word if pronounced right is wrong but if pronounced wrong is right? Wrong. When does a chair dislike you? When it can’t bear you. How can you tell the difference between a can of chicken soup and a can of tomato soup? Read the label. What does Brazil produce that no other country produces? Brazilians. What two things can’t you have for breakfast? Lunch and dinner. What belongs to you, but is used more by others? Your name. Why do firemen wear red suspenders? To keep their pants up. What can run but can’t walk? Water. Who can marry a lot of wives and still be single? A minister. Why shouldn’t you put grease on your hair the night before a test? If you did, everything might slip your mind. On what kind of ships do students study? Scholarships. When prices are going up, what remains stationary? Writing paper and envelopes. What do cowboys call a doctor’s hypodermic needle? A sick (six) shooter. Why are garbage men unhappy? Because they are down in the dumps so much. I still have a stack of papers left. The joke is still on me cause my desk isn’t clean. What is the difference between here and there? The letter “T”. This is my “Cup of Tee” for the weak (week).

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Pursuing Excellence One Student at a Time Jeff Rast, Principal The Camas County School exists to prepare students to thrive in an ever-changing world. To accomplish this requires us to pursue excellence one child at a time. That is a tall order and one we take seriously. All layers of society (local, state and national) share that concern and have taken steps to ensure that schools adequately prepare students. For example, the state of Idaho implemented the Middle School Credit Requirement beginning with the 2010-11 school year. This requires that middle school students pass a minimum number of courses before they can be promoted to the next grade level the following year. For a school such as ours with a 14 credit load per year, each student must pass at least 12 credits to earn promotion. Consistent with this task, the Camas County School strives to help all students perform at or above grade level proficiency. Such a commitment proves challenging, even under the most favorable circumstances. This year has proven to be exceptionally challenging in that regard. Due to several factors, we have seen an unusual number of students leave the school within the last year. That is difficult for us to accept. Nevertheless, it does not deter us from pursuing our mission to help all students perform at or above grade level proficiency. I am grateful to serve with a staff that cares very much about children and their education. I would say that is the one factor that we all share in common. That prompts us to put in much time and thought to helping each child achieve. Staff discussions, both formally and informally, often focus on a particular student and explore ways to help that student even more. We honor the fact that each child is unique. That uniqueness is part of the priceless value and wonder of the child. The uniqueness of each child makes teaching such an interesting challenge for each teacher and we wouldn’t have it any other way. In order to help that child make adequate growth academically we focus on instructional planning that is based on student performance data. Each teacher does this extensively in the classroom. We also do it in broader strokes at the school level. For example, we have an RTI (Response to Intervention) team that periodically reviews student performance data to help identify those students who are not making grade level growth. We work with the teachers to identify the achievement gaps and recommend remediation strategies to get the student on track. Sometimes this includes specialized testing to identify factors that may interfere with learning effectiveness.

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Every year presents its own set of challenges in helping students. And this year certainly illustrates that reality. This year’s challenges have been the subject of much internal discussion and reflection. Some challenges involve factors that are within our control. Some factors are beyond. As with any challenge though, we tackle what we can control with a view to identifying actions we can take to improve our effectiveness. Our mission demands it. Our personal and professional commitment demands it. Together, we remain resolved to pursue excellence one child at time.

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On Thursday, July 10, 2014 the Fairfield City Council will hold a regular meeting beginning at 7:00p.m. at Fairfield City Hall located at 407 Soldier Road in Fairfield, ID. Items on the agenda include the following: Amendments to Zoning Ordinance: A public hearing for an amendment to Ordinance Number 223 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Fairfield, Idaho: Title 8 Zoning Ordinance Chapter 4 Zoning Districts and Map, Section 1 - 4 by updating language to reference 2011 approved zoning map; Chapter 5 District Regulations, R3 & R4 Property Development Standards section F. by amending language to reference R3 and R4 district, section J. by amending R3 and R4 and signs not to exceed two square feet; Chapter 6 Floodplain Regulations Section E by amending language to reference city; Chapter 8 Off Street Parking, Driveways and Loading Section 8-1.F. by amending disabled vehicles a period of 30 days, Section 8-1.P. delete, Section 8-4.B add council, Section 8-6.A amend 36,000 to 36,001; Chapter 8-7 Signs Section 1 Definitions to amend “Sign Structure”; provide a severability clause and effective date. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that at the aforementioned time and place, all interested persons may appear and shall be given an opportunity to comment on the matters stated above. Any person needing special accommodations to participate in the above-noticed meeting should contact the City Office. Comments and questions prior to the hearing should be directed to the City, P.O. Box 336 Fairfield, ID 83327 a minimum of five (5) days prior to the scheduled hearing. Supporting documents are on file at the Fairfield City Hall and available for public review. DATED THIS 13th DAY OF JUNE, 2014 published on June 18, 2014

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On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 the Fairfield Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a special meeting beginning at 7:00p.m. at Fairfield City Hall located at 407 Soldier Road in Fairfield, ID. Items on the agenda include the following: Amendments to Special Use Sign Permits: A public hearing for an amendment to Ordinance Number 223 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Fairfield, Idaho, Chapter 8-7 Signs, Section 7 Special Use Sign Permits by amending language that such permits will be reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission and deleting review by the Council unless appealed; to add signs not included in restriction section be reviewed under the special use permit process, provide a severability clause and effective date NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that at the aforementioned time and place, all interested persons may appear and shall be given an opportunity to comment on the matters stated above. Any person needing special accommodations to participate in the above-noticed meeting should contact the City Office. Comments and questions prior to the hearing should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Administrator, P.O. Box 336 Fairfield, ID 83327 a minimum of five (5) days prior

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Fairfield Receives ITD Grant The City of Fairfield received a grant from the Idaho Transportation Department for Technical Assistance to develop a Sidewalk and Lighting Plan for a nine block area connecting Highway 20 to Alturas Ave on Soldier Road and including Willow Ave West and Camas Ave West one block to the 4H Park. The purpose of the project is to identify a strategy for new sidewalks, accessibility improvements and lighting, with the goal of improving safety and mobility, as well as promoting walking and biking. As part of this planning effort, there will be two workshops – one on June 26th and the second in the fall. Everyone is invited to join the discussion at the first workshop, scheduled for Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Camas Senior Center 125 Willow Ave East in Fairfield. Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices

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Owner: City of Fairfield, Idaho Address: 407 Soldier Road PO Box 336 Fairfield, ID 83327 Separate sealed Bids for the construction of the City of Fairfield,

FAIRFIELD WATER IMPROVEMENTS PHASE III The construction of a 256,000 gallon bolted steel potable water storage tank and booster station building, the installation of a well pump, site piping, a 7-pump booster package, chlorination equipment, backup generator and all appurtances. will be received by: The Fairfield City Clerk at the office of: City of Fairfield (see address above) until July 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. A pre-bid tour will be held June 26, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the office of City of Fairfield. A copy of the 2012 Idaho Standards for Public Works Construction (ISPWC) will be required for bidding and construction purposes. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: • City of Fairfield Municipal Offices, Fairfield, Idaho • Idaho Association of General Contractors Plan Room, Boise, Idaho • Idaho Association of General Contractors Plan Room, Twin Falls, Idaho Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the following location: Project Engineering Consultants, Ltd 986 West 9000 South West Jordan, UT 84088 (801) 495-4240 upon payment of $150 (check or exact cash only) for each set. published on 6/18, 6/25 & 7/2, 2014 to the scheduled hearing. Supporting documents are on file at the Fairfield City Hall and available for public review. DATED THIS 13th DAY OF JUNE, 2014 published on June 18th , 2014

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Classes at CSI The College of Southern Idaho is offering a noncredit OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training Course, taught by authorized OSHA instructor, Ben Hamlett, on July 21-24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the College of Southern Idaho’s Twin Falls Campus. The OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training Course provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The cost to register in this course is $250, which includes the completion card for each finishing participant. Students may register at or by calling 732-6442. Class size is limited so early registration is suggested.

Summer Classes at CSI Northside Center Beginning Spanish: Tue, July 8-29 7-9 p.m. $65 Essential Oils: Wed, July 9 6-8 p.m. $19 Introduction to GPS: Thur, July 17 5:30-8:30 p.m. $30 8 Wines & 4 Cheeses: Thur, July 17 6-9 p.m. $48 (held at Thousand Springs Winery, Hagerman) Enhanced Conceal & Carry: Tue & Thur, July 22 & 24 7-9 p.m. and... Sat, July 26 (1-5 p.m.) $79 Healing Benefits of Massage Therapy: Tue, July 29 6-8 p.m. $19 and don’t forget COLLEGE FOR KIDS classes in June & July: Spanish for Ninos CSI at CSI Summer Nature Crafts Yoga for Kids Science Camp: G.A.M.E.S.

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►Trees for Sale: 5 to 7 foot... white birch, small water birch, small evergreens (alpine fir, Norway & Engleman spruce, plus bristle cone pine). Also, 4 to 5 foot mountain ash. Most in pots. Call 764-2410 in Fairfield.

►High Country Fusion Company is hiring a Full-Time Fusion Technician. Job duties would include manipulating raw materials to specifications while operating machinery safely. Candidates need a good working knowledge of SAE and Metric measurements with the ability to achieve proper dimensions, an ability to read drawings and measure parts for quality production. Wage level is dependent on experience. Please email resumes to:

►Fresh Farm Eggs - $3 per dz. Call 764-2136 or 764-2649.


►For Sale: 2002 Hyndai Sante fe. Need some break work. $1800.00. For more information call Trinh Webb at 731 4072. ►Multiple PS3 games for sale. Call for list. Also, one washer $25. Call 764-2916, ask for Brad

►Firewood for Sale: Mix-species, full length logs delivered by truck, approx 15 cord. Also, rough-sawn lumber, any size. Call 208-921-6493. ►1985 Self-Contained 10½ foot Sport King pick-up camper. $1200 Call 764-2337. ►Several office chairs for sale. Please call the Camas Conservation District - 764-3223. ►Handyman Special: Rod Iron Bench with deer picture needs slats replaced. Selling for $25. Call 764-3040. ►For Sale: Handmade Fire starters for your campfire, or BBQ. $5 for 16 sticks. Call 208-212-5010.

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►915 5th Street West in Fairfield. Newer 3 bedroom, 2 bath, house in Soldier Mountain Estates. Call 764-2519 or 731-0522. ►Caretaker Needed: 1 BR/ 1 Bath home. Near park in Fairfield. Willow Ave. West. Wood stove, Propane, Washer/Dryer. Sauna/Tub. Very nice. Furnished. Winter shovel/ summer mow as needed. Snowblower and mower provided. $250 First/last/ deposit+utilities. 208 720 9465 ►North of Fairfield at Baseline and Soldier Road.2 bedroom, 1 bath, house with garage. Call 764-2519 or 731-0522.

►Need a mouser for your barn? Free feral kittens. Have been handled some but not the cuddly kind (as of yet). They are 9 - 11 weeks old and have all been spayed/neutered. Ready to go to their own farm/ranch. One grey/ white all others are black or black w/ white. Please call #7642366 and leave a message. ►50 Volumns of Readers Digest Condensed books, Circa 1980. Call 420-6699 today...and the collection is yours.

Services ►Custom wood spliting. $35 per hour on weekends. Call 3581103. ►Need Yard Work Done? Call Boyd Stevens at 934-5288. Lawn mowing, weed eating, leaves raked. Weekly rate available. ► Hollenbeck Construction. New construction & remodels. Specializing in finish excellence with great value. Licenced & Bonded. Call 481-0320. ►PATCH, MEND, SEW. I Replace Broken Zippers of all kinds. Patch Levis, coveralls,etc.Hem Levis, pants, dresses, sheets, etc. Have “NEW” drop in Gooding, must call for information. Call Kathy in Hagerman 837-6267. ►Looking for scrap metal. Call Thomas Davis at 764-2484.

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