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July 21 – 28 Lincoln County Fair & Rodeo continues Tomorow night, July 26th, the Lincoln County Fair Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Participants are reminded to start lining up at 5 p.m. After the parade, starting at 8 p.m. the IMPRA Rodeo will kick off at the rodeo arena. The second night of the IMPRA Rodeo will be Friday at 8 p.m. and on Saturday night (28th) the Ranch Rodeo will round out the rodeo fun at 7 p.m. Also on Saturday, the Bottle Baby Brigade will parade their animals starting at 10 a.m. followed by the 4-H/FFA Market Animal Sale at 11 a.m. And don’t forget the tractor pull on Sunday, July 29th at 5 p.m. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to visit this year’s Crossroads Farmers Market, they will be at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. They’ll have fruits, vegetables, tacos, baked goods, and much more.

Camas County Fair The Camas County Fair got a fun start last night with the County 4-H Demonstrations. The results will be displayed at the Legion Hall next week. On Saturday, July 28, head on out to the TNT Arena (400 South, 270 East) for

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Are your muscles sore? Do you have tension? Do you have chronic pain? Then maybe you could use some therapeutic massage. Beth Harrington, a certified massage therapist & reflexologist, has been helping people in Fairfield feel better for the last six years (out of her home), but just a few weeks ago, she rented space at 415 Soldier Road (downtown Fairfield, just north of the city office). Beth has always loved helping people; before becoming certified, she worked as a medical assistant for twelve years. Besides making her business more professional, the downtown office makes it easier for people to use her services. Some of the benefits of therapeutic or deep-tissue massage are pain relief, improved blood pressure, better posture, greater flexibility, and of course, stress relief. Massage is not for everyone. Beth will not work on people with cancer. Studies have shown that massage may cause cancer cells to grow faster. It is thought that physical trauma to the body (massage is a type of trauma) causes the body to go into repair mode, and the chemicals (hormones, etc.) involved in this process do not distinguish between good Also, Beth will not work cells and on you (without a doctor’s reccancer ommendation) if you have had cells. an injury. Whiplash or a twisted knee may seem like just sore muscles, but working on those areas of the body without knowing if there are cracked bones or torn ligaments can make things worse. Massage therapy & reflexology are not replacements for medical doctors, according to Beth. “I will only work on a person to a certain level. If I find something wrong, I will send that person to someone else.” To schedule an appointment, call 421-6980. The charge for a massage is a flat fee of $65 which covers up to an hour and 45 minutes.

the 4-H Horse Show and Gynkhana. Remember to bring a chair and an umbrella for shade. If you haven’t done so, be sure to decorate a window or pole for the 2012 Fair. They’ll be judged on Tuesday morning. If you have something to display at the Legion Hall, be sure to get it to there

between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Thursday, August 2nd, will be the last chance to enter something at the Legion Hall between 8 and 10 a.m. At 9:15, walk on over to the school lawn to the small, but excellent Rabbit show. continued on page 8.....


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NOTICES OF UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETINGS

Community Gospel Sing Along

Camas Chamber Meeting: Come see what they are planning or join up to help make Camas County a great place for business. Thursday, July 26th, at the Iron Mountain Inn - 7 p.m.

Foothills Baptist Church is sponsoring a Community Gospel Sing Along in the Fairfield Community Park. This Sunday, July 29, starting at 6 p.m. with a Pot Faith Dinner (Bring your favorite covered dish). Singing starts at 7:00 and Preaching of the Word starts at 8:00. Bring a lawn chair, and a favorite Gospel Song. For information contact Pastor Ronnie Geer (208) 5397747. Come and join in all the fun.

Emergency Food and/or Clothing in Fairfield: If you need emergency food, please contact Ed at (208) 539-1160 or lighthousefood@gmx.com. If you are needing clothing, please call Shannon at (208) 764-3716. Youth Soccer Camp: Next week, July 30 thru August 4th, kids from 6 to 12 can spend the morning (9:30 to noon) learning all there is to know about soccer. Cost is only $3 per kid, but they must bring water and sunscreen. Contact Estefany Altamirano at 404-7359 to see if any spaces are left.

The Gooding Pool The last session of swimming lessons will begin next Monday, July 30th, for preschool, level 1 & 2. Space is limited, so sign up your little angels today! Half Price Sale: Mid-season passes are now half price, or you can get a discounted punch card - 5 sessions for $10 (regular rate is $3 per session). Plus... Children under 3 are FREE with an adult. Stop by the pool (on Illinois Street between 3rd & 4th) or call for more information - 934-5941.

2012 Camas County Fair

Horse Show & Gymkhana This Saturday, July 28, 2012 11 a.m. at the TNT Arena (400 South, 270 East - Fairfield) Lunch available for purchase. Proceeds support 4-H Horse Club

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Gooding County Fair & Rodeo

Something to Celebrate August 13 thru 19

Magic Valley Iris Society August 4, 2012 Iris rhizome sale and potluck - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SALE will start at 10 a.m. sharp Twin Falls City Park across from the Court House This is THE place to buy your irises. Rainbow of colors will be for sale from local growers. We offer you old favorites and new introductions at a GREAT price. If you have any questions please call Jeanette Graham at 734-3613 or 308-7054.

To all the sponsors, volunteers, and people in the community, that helped make the Camas County Rodeo a huge success, the Camas Chamber of Commerce thanks you for your support. Also, if you still want more, come enjoy our bullriding event on Saturday, August 4th at 6 p.m. If you are interested in sponsoring the bullriding, contact Ann Peterson (208) 539-3565 or Barb McMurdo at (208) 720-4457.

Sponsor Names S & L Commodities The Legion Family Camas Creek Country Store Agri Service Kenny Cox Iron Mtn Inn John Kirtland Les Schwab Hailey/Mtn. Home Wolfe Brothers Prairie Inn Sliman and Butler Irrigation Strom Ranches McStay Construction Davenport Seed Power Engineers Camas Drilling Valley Auto Body Wolf One Farms, Inc. Brady Jones 010Ranch - Dirk & Nancy Hallowell Allred Precision Millworks Browns Backhoe Service Camas County Medical Service Casey’s Depot Charmac, Inc. Tom Crais, M.D. David Stoecklein Photography Diamond Bar Ranches-Arlin Ashmead Elk Creek Cabin and Retreat Falls Brand Farm Bureau Farmers Insurance / Julie Burton Marvin and Shirley France Gnesa Excavating, Inc. Insured Titles Jim Dandy Pizza Hugh and Afton Masters Auctioneers Middlekauff Ford Lincoln OKC Ranches Premier Insurance

Gary and Connie Reagan Sabala Farms Simplot Growers Soldier Creek Brewery Strickland Real Estate Shu-Fly Arena T&L Cedar Lawn Furniture The Cliff The Wrangler Thornton Heating - Sheetmetal Timberline Trash Twin Falls Tractor United Oil US Bank Woodcountry.com Backstrom Machine Camas Electric Clearwater Power Equipment E & W Implement Co. Franklin Building Supply G & H Ace Hardware Guffy’s Jones Construction McLam Farms Premier Insurance Project Engineer Consultant R&S Tile Rearranging Nature Sandwiched Inn Deli Sawtooth Tack SMRA Steves Quick Service The Other Side of Yesterday Original Pancake Brand Welding Hood United Metals Recycling Cambell Tractor Watkin Distributing Steve Reagan Co. Laura Sluder Jerry Young City of Fairfield Gooding Country Club


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Please join us to celebrate the

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Frances Striegel August 4th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gooding Senior Center No Gifts Please

Tough Enough To Wear Pink Campaign Friday August 17, 2012 has been designated as “Tough Enough To Wear Pink” day at the Gooding County Fair and Rodeo. The TETWP campaign, originated by the PRCA and Wrangler, supports breast cancer awareness and the ongoing fight against breast cancer. The North Canyon Medical Center Foundation and the Gooding County Fair and PRCA Rodeo are planning special “Pink Day” events including a flank steak luncheon/auction at 11:30 at the fairgrounds, and memorial balloons at the Friday evening rodeo. More information on these events will follow. All proceeds from these projects will be used to support local breast cancer programs. All residents are encouraged to proudly wear pink to the fair and the rodeo as a sign of support for breast cancer awareness and to support breast cancer patients, survivors and their families.

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Iron Mountain Inn Come Join us for Live Music August 4th starting at 8:30

Dirty Johnny Tue - Thur Open at 3 p.m. / Fri - Sun Open at 11 a.m. Drink Specials & Free Wi-Fi ~ 764-2577

Seifert’s Jewelers Kent & Sharon Seifert

208-934-4119 309 Main Street ~ Gooding, Idaho

Come on in and get some

Tasteworthy Chow corner of Highway 20 and Soldier Road in Fairfield

764-2256

Paul Heuston/Duane Cutright

Golf Scramble Entries are still open for the 22nd Annual Paul Heuston/ Duane Cutright Golf Scramble which is sponsored by the North Canyon Medical Center Foundation. The focus of this year’s event will be on the lasting legacy of Dr. Heuston and his contributions to the healthcare system. Dr. Heuston, who practiced radiology in the Magic Valley for more than 50 years, passed away earlier this summer. The event will be held Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the Gooding Country Club/Golf Course. Registration is at 8:00 AM with a shotgun start at 9:00 AM. Cost for the event is $60/ individual or $240/team. Entry fees include green fees, a continental breakfast, snacks, and lunch. Pre-registration is encouraged. Further information is available from Tom Jones, 208-934-5752 or Rob Ellis at the Gooding Golf Course at 208-934-9977.

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B I T U A R I E S

Gloria Harms Hill

James H. “Jim” Brooks

Gloria “June” Harms Hill, 71, of Gooding, Idaho, passed away at her home Sunday, July 22, 2012, surrounded by her family.

James H. “Jim” Brooks, 70, a resident of Corral, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at his home in Corral after a short battle with cancer. Jim was born November 16, 1941, in Soldier, Idaho to Mae Vandiver and Harold Brooks. Jim attended school in Camas County and graduated high school in 1960. He married Leone Rea on September 4, 1972 in Elko Nevada. They had five children; Bindi, Lara, Mitchel, Hale, and Slade. Jim spent many years in the logging and farming industries. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; 1 sister, Nadine; 1 son, Hale; and 1 nephew, Chett. Jim is survived by his wife, Leone; 2 daughters; Bindi (Jeff) Hunter; Lara (Bart) Whitaker; 2 sons, Mitch (Ranell) Brooks; and Slade. Jim is also survived by his grandchildren; Dylan and Matt Hunter; Jausty, Jayden, Genna Brooks; and Cooper Whitaker; 1 sister, Darla (Lynn) Barkdull; and 1 nephew, Brett Barkdull. The family suggests memorial donations in Jim’s name be made to the Camas County Senior Center, or to the Camas County School District. A memorial graveside service will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Manard Cemetery south of Fairfield. 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.

Courage is fear that has said its prayers Mom had plenty of courage.

June was born in Wendell, Idaho, on June 17, 1941, to Lois G. and A.J. Harms. She was raised on the family farm in Wendell. It was there that she found her early love for horses; she had several in her growing up years at home. June graduated from Wendell High School in the spring of 1960. She had recently met a remarkable young cowboy that spring on a double date with a close friend. Her date that evening wasn’t her future husband Don; Don was her friend’s date. We will say that the situation was quickly remedied. They later announced their engagement and were married July 1, 1960, shortly after her 19th birthday. This began their life story and their family. An excellent horsewoman, June was a queen contestant at the Gooding County Fair and Rodeo in 1959. She was also a member of the Sagebrush Artist Guild, served as a children’s ministry leader at Gooding Nazarene Church, and a 4-H leader for groups in Wendell, Shoshone and Gooding. You could always find her at the local Farmers Markets in Twin Falls and Gooding, selling her carefully grown fruits and veggies from her own “Garden of Eden.” June was also a very creative cook — she could make a meal out of whatever she found in the cupboard or fridge, and it was good! She sewed for all her family, making clothing and later becoming accomplished at making beautiful quilts that were usually gifts for her children or grandchildren. June was an active member of the General Assembly of the Church of The First Born. Her faith in the Lord carried her through her life in the good days and the bad and never, ever wavered. To this union was born six children, Donna (Wayne) Oglesbee of Buhl, Marty Summers of St. Petersburg, Fla., Rebecca (Denny) O’Brien of Buhl, Amy (Cary) Ferrin of Burley, Adam Hill of Hagerman and Aaron Hill (Christi) of Kuna; grandchildren, Randy, Rhonda, Rachel, April, Lance, Reva, Dylan, Andrew, Chelsey, Jared, Tanna, Brady, Breezy, Radley and Aspen; great-grandchildren, Aundre, J.J., Brandon, Bailey, Taylor, Kennedy, Nixon, Joshua, Wyatt, Jeremiah and Isabella; brothers, Larry (Linda) Harms of Wendell, Lionel (Renae) Harms of Wendell and Boyd (Pam) Harms of Weiser; sisters, Bonnie (Stanley) Andrews of Wendell and Theresa Strolberg of Buhl; as well as many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends both near and far and extended family members; and special

friends, Arden Schmitt of Gooding, Bill and Becky Bellew of Wendell and Victor Bellew of Montana. She was preceded in death by her parents, A.J. and Lois Harms; her husband, Don Hill; and grandson, Matthew Ferrin. June was well loved by all her grandchildren, and they were dear to her heart and were a big part of the person she was. She was always drawing horses and numerous other animal pictures for the kids and passed the love of art to her children and grandchildren. She often made her great cinnamon rolls that most of her children and grandchildren couldn’t resist. Mama, you will be missed every single day, for your hugs, your humor and your love. A service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at the First Christian Church on Broadway Avenue in Buhl, Idaho. Interment will follow the service at the Filer Cemetery in Filer. A meal and fellowship will be offered at Calvary Chapel in Buhl following the service. In place of flowers, memorial donations are being accepted by family members to assist with funeral costs. Services are under the direction of Farmer Funeral Chapel of Buhl, Idaho.


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Margaret Davidson Marnoch Margaret “Peg” C. Davidson Marnoch, 105, a resident of Nampa and formerly of King Hill, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 20, 2012 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Midland in Nampa. Margaret “Peg” Marnoch was born in the village of Govan, a suburb of Glasgow, Scotland on June 8, 1907. At the age of 14 she and her family immigrated to the United States taking up residence in Philadelphia, PA. During the following ten years she was employed by the travel agency, Thomas Cook & Sons of Philadelphia. Prior to coming to the United States, Margaret Davidson and Roy Marnoch had been good friends in Scotland. The relationship was renewed and after an engagement of one year they eloped to Morristown, PA where they were married on April 5, 1930. They headed west to Idaho, settling in Emmett, where their first son, Ian was born in 1931, and then moving to the Glenns Ferry area where their second son, Kenneth was born six years later. During their many years together they were involved in ranching, construction, plumbing and finally aerospace at Rocketdyne in California for ten years. They both retired from Rocketdyne in 1966 and returned to their home at King Hill where they spent their remaining years. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1970 after a long bout with cancer; and also her two sons, Ian and Kenneth. She is survived by her Granddaughters; Paula McDermott, of Idaho, Cindy Jones, of Oregon, and Pam Edmiston, of California; Grandsons; Eric and Scott Marnoch also of California, 8 Great-grandchildren, and 1 Great-Great grandson. Peg will be remembered as a kind and compassionate person who seldom lost her sense of humor and never her Scottish brogue. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Glenns Ferry. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 am, at Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry with Pastor Martin J.B. Geisel officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting the obituary link at www.demarayfuneralservice.com.

DEATH/SERVICE NOTICE Ramona Lee Curt, 83, a resident of Shoshone, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Lincoln County Care Center in Shoshone. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Shoshone Chapel.

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Fair Time Double Feature Movie Saturday, July 28 starting at 4 p.m. At the Lighthouse Church – Fairfield

Charlotte’s Web & Grand Champion Free Admission 25¢ for a bag of popcorn Feel free to bring your own folding chairs, pillow and snacks Children under 14 must be accompanied by an Parent or Babysitter

Sponsored by: The Camas School PTO Dine-In or Take-Out

Pizza & Pasta Downtown Fairfield Call in your Order s

764-2030 Summer Hours: Wednesday thru Sunday 5 to 9 p.m. Remember to pick up some Homemade Bread and... Don’t forget our Homemade Chocolates!

J&L Plumbing All Phases of Plumbing

309-1581 or 764-3432 >Water conditioning >Drain cleaning

>Gas piping >On-demand hot water heaters

Accepting major credit cards

Owner:

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Steve’s Quick Ser vice Service Complete Automotive Service Groceries ~ Pop ~ Beer ~ Wine ~ Snacks 601 Main Street - Gooding

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Senior Center NEWS

Gooding 934-5504

Shoshone/Richfield 886-2369 / 487-2722

Camas/Fairfield 764-2226

308 Senior Avenue

218 N Rail St. W / 130 S Main

129 Willow Avenue West

Lunch Suggested Donation $3.50 Weekly Activities Pool & Pinochle (Mon-Thur) Shuffle board (Wed) Quilting Social (Thur) Duplicate Bridge (Fri) Breakfast (7:30-10) 1st Saturday of the Month: Saturday Night Pinochle 2nd & 4th Saturday ------------------

$2.00 (2-9) ~ $5.50 (10-59) Lunch Suggested Donation for those over 60 - $4.00 Weekly Activities Quilting & Exercise (Mon) Bingo Pinochle (Tue & Fri) Black out Bingo (Wed) -----------------------

$2.50 (2-9) ~ $4.50 (10-59) Lunch Suggested Donation for those over 60 - $4.00 Weekly Activities Quilting ~ Pool ~ Puzzles Board Games & Cards Art Class Thursday 10-1 Game Day - 3rd Friday Breakfast Fundraiser (8-10) 2nd Saturday of the Month: $4.00 for seniors; $5.00 7-59; $2.50 3-6; under 3 Free --------------------------

Menu Thursday, July 26 Spaghetti & Garlic Bread w/ Veggies, Salad and... Texas Sheet Cake Monday, July 30 Lemon Fish & Rice w/ Veggies, Salad & Dessert Tuesday, July 31 Enchiladas w/ Veggies, Salad & Dessert Wednesday, August 1 Haystacks w/ Salad, Dessert and... French Bread ---------

Special Events Thursday, July 19th Music by the Fiddlers Every Mon. & Wed. at 11 Fit & Fall Proof

Hagerman Senior Center 140 East Lake Street

837-6120

Center & Thrift Shop OPEN: 8 to 2 MWF

Menu Thursday, July 26 (Richfield) Ham & Beans w/ Fruit, Cole Slaw and... Chocolate Pie Friday, June 27 (Shoshone) Fried Chicken w/ Potato Salad, Buttered Corn and... Birthday Cake Monday, July 30 (Richfield) Spaghetti & Garlic Bread w/ Salad, Fruit and... Brownies Tuesday, July 31 (Shoshone) We’ve got something special

Menu Friday, July 27 Spaghetti & Garlic Bread w/ Salad, Fruit and... ABC Cake Tuesday, July 31 Ranchero Casserole w/ Salad & Fruit and... Dessert Buffet Wednesday, August 1 Come see what we have. It will be great! Call by 10 a.m. for take out. Also, let us know if you have special dietary needs such as allergies to food.

Wednesday, August 1 (Shoshone) Good friends make food taste better.

-----------The Center is available for your Special Events.

All of our Senior Centers welcome visitors of all ages.

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 800-7953272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity lender, provider and employer.

Come play a game, or stitch a quilt. Get the lastest news, hear a story or two.

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Area Churches Sunday Services: 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 (Hwy 93 & West B) 9 a.m. United Methodist - Shoshone (2nd & West C) 10 a.m. United Methodist - Richfield (3rd & Latah) 8:30 a.m. Richfield Community (410 S. Main) 10 a.m.

Gooding Assembly of God (204 Montana) 10:30 a.m. First Baptist Church (504 Washington) 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) 9 a.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.

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


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from the Editor The Blame Game If you have been following the events regarding Penn State University and the child molestation scandal, you witnessed something this past week that has a lot of people upset. The NCAA imposed sanctions on the Penn State Football program that went far beyond holding guilty people accountable - the innocent will have to pay too. At issue is the re-writing of history by eliminating the 112 wins over 14 years that was the record of the football players at Penn State. All this (and more) was done because the head coach during that time, Joe Paterno, was “accused” of being part of the cover-up of this horrific crime. Understand, Joe Paterno was not convicted of anything (and never will be because he has died), and as far as we know, there is no hard evidence of his involvement. Should he have known? Yes, and it is on that basis that his reputation has been tarnished. The football players, however, had nothing to do with any of this. Yet, they are being punished right along with the despicable individuals who did commit crimes. To put it in perspective, this action by the NCAA is no different than taking away the State Volleyball trophies from Camas, or the State Basketball trophy from Dietrich, or taking away the long distance gold metals from Richfield’s Sasha Kent - just because one of their coaches was accused (or convicted) of some crime. We could shrug our shoulders and say, “It’s just a game. Why should we care?” Yet, we don’t want to take the crime of child molestation lightly there should be consequences. It is being said that the NCAA is trying to send a strong, clear message to the universities in America that the cover-up of this sort of crime will not be tolerated. I wonder, though, if Joe Paterno had been a psychology professor instead of a successful football coach, would anything like this have been done or would we even know about it?

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Your Local Libraries... MMA Corner with Camas Library - Bits & Bytes Bill

The Camas County Library will be holding its annual used book sale at the fair on Saturday, August 4th beginning at 9 a.m. The sale will be going inside the library meeting room. There will be a wide variety of books, videos and audio materials to choose from and the price list is as follows: paperback books $.25, large paperback $.50,hardback books, videos, audios, CD’s $1.00, children’s paperback books 8 fort $1.00, and a bag of books $10.00. The book sale should prove to be a very good one with lots to choose from. Everyone is encouraged to visit and support the library during the fair. ~ ~ Foundation News ~ ~ The Foundation is gearing up for another great membership drive and fundraiser. The booth will be located next to the library on Saturday, August 4th where drawing items can be viewed and tickets and memberships can be purchased. The drawing will include the following items: many toy farm implements, a variety of caps, a John Deere all-purpose tool, travel mugs, 2 jackets, a flashlight and more donated from Western States Equipment, Burks, Cesco N.W. Equipment and Agri Service; a chocolate basket, book bags filled with books, a $50 gift certificate from Fair Mountain Farms, a gift certificate for a massage at Soldier Creek Therapeutic Massage and still more. Stop by the booth and take a look at all the great things available….and free Otter pops!

the Shoshone Library 211 South Rail West ~ 886-2843

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Dream Big Summer Program Every Thursdays Starting June 7th

Hours: Monday & Tuesday - 12 to 5 Thurs - 11 to 4 Fri - 12 to 5

Wed - 12 to 8 Sat - 12 to 3

After hour Book drop at City Hall

Gooding Public Library Please call 934-4089 or visit at: 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 Have you signed up for the Summer Reading Program? There’s a special summer library card available for use during July & August – and it’s FREE! ----------------------------------

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Up coming boxing Smoker fights and Cage fights... This Friday, July 27th, at the Armory in Hailey (311 W. Cedar St.) Lee Anderson is putting on a Boxing Smoker. Three fighters from our local area will be fighting at this event: Kyle Boothe (Shoshone), Joe Hampton (Shoshone), and Blake Hanson (Gooding). The bouts begin at 7 p.m., but the doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10. Lee Anderson holds his MMA classes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30. Lee’s Jiu-Jitsu classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8. On Saturdays he has a girls cardio kick boxing class. His gym is in Bellevue. On August 11th, Frank Arnett will putting on his monthly event - Thunder & Lightning, Rumble on the River - in Lewiston. This is a Pro-Am fight with professional and amateur fighters at the same event. Again, we will be sending three local fighters to this event (Kyle, Joe & Blake). Frank Arnett is the owner/trainer for Martial Arts America which was established in 1985 and has over 200 members. His Team Execution fight team has over 40 members, including three professional fighters. For more information on MMA, call Bill Hanson at 320-0469.

...Camas County Fair continued Later on Thursday, follow the Bike parade starting at 5:15 at the school. They will travel down Soldier Road and over to the 4H Park, where the Free Night at the Carnival will be taking place. Keep an eye open for Bingo players and a silent auction. On Friday morning, the 4-H Dog show will begin at 9 a.m. next to the 4-H barn. At 6 p.m. come enjoy enjoy some great food and music at the Community Potluck Picnic. The 4-H Livestock show will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 4th, with the Livestock sale at 2 p.m. This year’s parade will start a 1 p.m. (line-up at 12:30 at the football field) with Grand Mashall Leona Reise. Other events on Saturday include the library book sale, a volleyball tournament, half price at the Carnival from 2 to 5 p.m., and new this year, a bullriding event at the rodeo arena put on by the Camas Chamber of Commerce. For those who want to kick up their heels to a bit of music, the Downtown Street Dance will start at 8 p.m. with live music by Throttle Back. Thing will start to slow down on Sunday will a lesurally breakfast at the Legion Hall from 8 to 11 a.m. From 10:30 to noon, Ron Geer from the Babtist Church will lead Church in the Park, followed my Music in the Park from 1 to 4 p.m. with Mark Hansen and Family. And finally, if you haven’t filled up on everything else, stop by the Camas Senior & Community Center Ice Cream Booth.


July 25, 2012

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Return to Sender. No such address. No such zone. If I am not mistaken, a fellow by the name of Elvis Presley made those lyrics famous with one of his songs. To zone in, one might think of that five (currently nine) digit number that accompanies your letter sent to its destination or the letter sent to you. In the early days of zone, a city could be followed by two numerals which were individual zones within a city. In 1943 a postal zip system was implemented with each town having a couple of numerals following the city destination. There were so many postal clerks serving in World War II that the inexperienced help could not correctly get mail to its right zone. This was the first of real zip coding (or that the process was instrumented). Until the late 1950’s most all mail was delivered by the rail system. There were over 10,000 mail trains. The 1960’s brought on a new mode of mail transportation - the airplane. With the use of airplanes the mail system again needed another upgrade or work over. On July 1st, 1963, the U.S. Post Office instigated its new coding system to ensure faster processing of mail. The system was dubbed the “Zoning Improvement Plan” or ZIP code for short. From that moment forward, every address in the United States was equipped with a zip code. Of the five digits, the first digit was a specific geographic area. The next tow digits were for a regional center, with the last two digits being a particular post office. Nation wide, about 42,000 zip codes are in place. The zip code is basically issued in three types. There is the P.O. Box only classification (these are usually United States Government). Then there are the unique zip codes which generally only include big business (APO and FPO for our armed forces are included with unique zones). The rest of us get the standard zip code designation which is basically our living area. Once the zip code system was in operation, most of the cities were assigned numbers by alphabetical order. An example of this is Meridian (83642) and Middleton (83644) - Meridian alphabetically comes before Middleton. A postal zip code was fairly easy to remember until growth (computer reading) needed more details for destination. Now I have a hard time remembering the extra four numerals. Even as the zip systems delivers mail to a destination, some destinations in Idaho are set to be closed because of the U.S. Post Office’s nine billion dollar deficit. Currently, 21 post offices in Idaho are set to be closed. Some have already been closed. Return to sender. No such address. No such zone. This is my “Cup of Tee” going postal with a little “zip”.

Where am I?

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~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~ Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: May 16, 2012 File No.: 7021.10211 Sale date and time (local time): September 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM Sale location: on the front steps of the Camas County Courthouse, 501 Soldier Road, Fairfield, ID 83327 Property address: 115 West Alturas Avenue Fairfield, ID 83327-0000 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 586-1900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: James N. Cutler and Cathleen Cutler, husband and wife Original trustee: First American Title Company Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Aegis Wholesale Corporation Recording date: October 27, 2004 Recorder’s instrument number: 77885 County: Camas Sum owing on the obligation: as of May 16, 2012: $127,829.75 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Lots 15, 16 and 17 Block 4 of the City of Fairfield, according to the official plat thereof, on file in the office of the County Recorder, Camas County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USAForeclosure.com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7021.10211) 1002.216106-File No.


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~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~ Combined Public Notice Notice to Public of No Significant Impact on the Environment and Notice to Public of Request for Release of Funds These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Fairfield. REQUEST FOR THE RELEASE OF FUNDS On or about the 13th day of August, 2012, the City of Fairfield will submit a request to the Idaho Department of Commerce, State of Idaho, administering agency for the release of Idaho Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (PL 93-383), as amended, to undertake the following project: City of Fairfield – Water System Improvements Project: Upgrade to the City’s Municipal Water System to include upgraded distribution lines, a new municipal well and pump station, and a new water storage tank with booster pumps. Project location: City of Fairfield, Camas County, Idaho Estimated Cost of Project: $2,586,154.00 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT The City of Fairfield has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Fairfield City Office, 407 Soldier Road, Fairfield, ID 83327 where the ERR can be examined and (if applicable name and address of other locations where record is available for review) may be examined or copied weekdays 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M., Monday – Friday. PUBLIC COMMENTS ON FINDING: Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comment to the City of Fairfield for receiving and responding to comments. All comments received by August 13, 2012, will be considered by the City of Fairfield prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comment should specify which Notice they are addressing. RELEASE OF FUNDS: The City of Fairfield certifies to the Idaho Department of commerce that Scott Marolf, in his official capacity as Mayor, consents to accept the jurisdiction of the federal courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The Idaho Department of Commerce’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows for the City of Fairfield to use ICDBG funds. OBJECTIONS TO STATE RELEASE OF FUNDS: The Idaho Department of Commerce will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Fairfield certification for a period of fifteen (15) days following the anticipated submission date or its receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: A. The certification was not executed by the certifying officer. B. The City of Fairfield has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; C. The City of Fairfield has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of the release of funds by Idaho Department of Commerce. D. Another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality.

Loan No. xxxxxx5873 T.S. No. 1248628-09 Parcel No. rpf0050004018ba NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE On November 08, 2012, at the hour of 2:00pm, of said day, at On the front steps of the camas county courthouse 501, Soldier Road, Fairfield, Idaho, First American Title Insurance Company, as trustee, will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a State or National Bank, a check drawn by a State or Federal Credit Union, or a check drawn by a State or Federal Savings and Loan Association, Savings Association, or Savings Bank, 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: The east 67 feet of lots 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22, in block 4 of fairfield townsite, Camas county, idaho, as the same is shown on the official plat therefore located in the office of the county recorder of said county. Commonly known as 101 Alturas Avenue West Fairfield Id 83327. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the Deed of Trust executed by Rodney Shane Harris An Unmarried Man as Grantor, to Gooding Title and Escrow, as Trustee, for the benefit and security of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., (“mers”) As Nominee For The Mortgage Co-op, A Utah Corporation, Its Successors and Assigns as Beneficiary, recorded February 17, 2005, as Instrument No. 78226, Mortgage records of Camas County, Idaho. 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: Failure to pay the monthly payment due august 1, 2009 of principal, interest and impounds and subsequent installments due thereafter; plus late charges; together with all subsequent sums advanced by beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of said deed of trust. The estimated balance owing as of this date on the obligation secured by said deed of trust is $87,082.20, including interest, costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation thereunder or in this sale, and trustee’s fees and/or reasonable attorney’s fees as authorized in the promissory note secured by the aforementioned Deed of Trust. First American Title Insurance Company C/o Cal-western Reconveyance Corporation P.O. Box 22004 El Cajon Ca 92022-9004 (800)546-1531 Dated: July 09, 2012 Signature/By First American Title Insurance Company. R-414599 published on 7/18, 7/25, 8/01 & 8/8, 2012 Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures at 24 CFR Part 58 and shall be addressed to: Dennis Porter, Community Development Manager Division of Economic Development Idaho Department of Commerce 700 West State Street PO Box 83720 Boise, ID 83720-0093 Telephone: 208/334-2650, Ext. 2145 Potential objectors should contact the Idaho Department of Commerce to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Scott Marolf, Mayor – City of Fairfield This Notice to the Public, the Finding of No Significant Impact, and the Request for Release of Funds can be provided in a format accessible to persons with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency upon request.


July 25, 2012

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~ Legal Notices ~ Legal Notices ~

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Commissioners of the Dietrich Fire District. The Public Hearing of the Proposed Budget of said District for the fiscal year 2012-2013 will be held August 8th, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. at the Dietrich Fire Station, 170 E. North Rail St., Dietrich, Idaho. BUDGET 2012-2013 ESTIMATED INCOME: COUNTY TAXES TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES: BUILDING EXPENSE EDUCATION EXPENSE ELECTION EXPENSE EQUIPMENT REPAIRS INSURANCE MISC. NEW EQUIPMENT OFFICE EXPENSE VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS TOTAL

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Classified Ads U-Pick Raspberries Will be ready on July 17th (or so). Call today to book your time slot. Please leave a message at 764-2900. $1/pint.

Lost & Found $ 29,098.00 $29,098.00 $ 11,000.00 $ 400.00 $ 300.00 $ 4,346.00 $ 2,500.00 $ 4,500.00 $ 4,000.00 $ 852.00 $ 1,200.00 $29,098.00

Pam Conant, Dietrich Fire District Secretary

West Magic Fire District LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING There will be a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at WMFD Station 2 (West Magic Road). A copy of the proposed budget is avaHable for inspection at West Magic Resort during business hours. West Magic Fire District Proposed Budget 2012 - 2013 Estimated Revenue

$14,456.00

Estimated Expenditures Major Equipment, Replacement/Repairs Clothing, New/Replacement Fire Building Maintenance Office Supplies Legal Publications Utilities Fire Truck Fuel/Maintenance Fire Hydrant Maintenance/Install Insurance Training Wages & Miscellaneous Radios TOTAL

2500.00 700.00 2516.00 500.00 200.00 1500.00 2000.00 600.00 1040.00 1500.00 1000.00 400.00 $14,456.00

FOR SALE Large Computer Hutch for Sale: Good condition, light brown $25. Call 539-1160 (in Fairfield) Firewood for Sale: Mix-species, full length logs delivered by truck, approx 15 cord. Also, rough-sawn lumber, any size. Call 208-921-6493. Muscovy Ducks for sale. Live or ready for the oven. Call 490-0360.

Lost: Black Lab between Bennett Mountain and Fairfield. Has a purple collar with phone number on it. Call Mike at 208-954-4457.

Employment Part time Gardening position open. Call 764-2900 afternoon. Manager Position Available: Golden Years Senior center in Shoshone. Salary depends on expierence. Applicants should be good with computers, numbers and people. Prior experience with payroll, menus and payables would be helpful. Send resume to: Golden Years Senior Center - PO Box 399 - Shoshone, Idaho 83352 Building Construction Laborer wanted for project near Hill City, Davis Bacon wages. Call Wade A&R Excavation at 589-1026 Support Group Leader: The Advocates is looking for an outgoing person to organize and facilitate a weekly local women’s support group. Must have good communication skills, work well with persons of varied backgrounds, and have knowledge of local resources. Training and support will be provided. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and three refer-ences to trish@theadvocatesorg.org. For more information, please contact Trish at 208-788-4191.

For Rent For Rent: 3 bed 2 bath, two story house in Fairfield. Great view, fenced yard, pets OK, two car garage. Available August 1st. $350 per month plus $350 deposit. You pay utilities. Call 209-786-2122 or 209-324-5788. 3 bed 2 bath townhome in Fairfield at First & Willow. Single garage; water, sewer, trash paid; $525 mo. $300 deposit. Call Boise 208-3225600. For Rent: 3 bed, 2 bath home at 306 Alturas Ave. W. (fairfield). 1 car attached garage, wood burning stove, storage shed, clean. $495 per month. Water & sewer paid by landlord. Call Ed at 764-2026.

Services Alterations, Mend, Replace Broken Zippers, Hemming. Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After 5 p.m. call 837-6267. 380 East Salmon Street. Looking for scrap metal (appliances, cars, etc.). Call Thomas Davis at 764-2484. Professional Window Cleaning in the Camas County area. Call Robert at 764-2999.


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