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Page 6 Wednesday, April 18, 2012 The Adams County Record Part 2 The Position of Sheriff isn't the only contested race in this year's primary election. Both Adams County Assessor and Prosecuting Attorney are up for grabs. In addition to the sheriff's Q&A we printed last week, we asked the Assessor and Prosecutor candidates four questions. Here they are, along with their respective answers. Crossword Puzzle CLUES ACROSS 1. Milk producer 33. 1st, 2nd and home 4. Am. Music Awards 35. Highest cards 8. Engaged in 36. F_quals 1/100 afghani 10. Moved over the water 37. One and only 12. Deflects in fencing 39. Don't know when yet 14. Southwest or United 40. Ripped 15. Elin's ex 41. Smallest whole number 17. Signing 43. White vestment worn by 18. Macao's monetary unit priests 19.1st Korean pres. Syngman 44. C.S. Forester officer 20. The god of the sun Horatio 21. Old world, new 48. Made it forbidden 23. Metal food storage container 51. Monkshood or helmet- 24. Dutch colonist flower 26.2 source sound system 52. Director Spielberg 29. Prohibitions 53. Pahn tree fruits 30. Oh, God! 54. Mild yellow Dutch cheese 31. Poly and Octa are some 55. In favor of 32. Clip CLUES DOWN 1. Goods carried by ships 28. Popular spoken music 2. Shrek is one 29. Cattle genus 3. Stream fence to catch fish 31. 61036 IL 4. Air America Radio 32. Crusted over a wound 5.1/1000 of an inch 33. US VP 1801 - 1805 6. AKAs 34. Morn flamboyant 7. Detector 35. Remove an organ or bodily 8. Voluntarily set aside structure 9. Morning moisture 36. Russin weight unit = 36 lbs 10. VI 38. Siberian nomads 11. A small wooded hollow 39. Makes lacework 12. Parent Teacher Assoc. 40. At a specific prior time 13. Arranged according to size 42. Before . 14. Gulf in the Arabian Sea 45. Binary coded decimal 16. The Mississippi's largest 46. Loiter tributary 47. Upon 22. Comb-plate 49. Egg cells 24. Prohibits 50. Original equipment manu- 25. The early stages facturer 27. Breastplate THOMASON FUNEILAL HOME &- CREMATC RY F~mlV Owned and Operated Answers to last week's: Crossword m A E R O A R ! E L A R C A m m A M D E l D T E H T A I L R E E S S G E A L Y E A Stacy Swift Dreyer CANDIDATE FOR ASSESSOR Why should the people of Adams County vote for you? I have many years of experience in customer service, management of staff, and in finances. I will have an open door policy and maintain an open line of communication with the residents of Adams county and will always be approachable and respectable. I will work hard to ensure fair and equitable assessments and that they are always receiving exceptional customer service. Why are you running for this office? I feel that it is a great time for a new and fresh perspective in the Assessor's oNce and I can bring that. What do you hope to accomplish if elected? Good rapport with the citizens by having an open line of communication through monthly informal meets throughout the county so that I can always be abreast of their concerns and ideas. I will work hard to ensure fair and equitable assessments and I want to work with a cohesive cross-trained staff that is also providing exceptional customer service. On what part of the job would you concentrate your efforts the most? I would concentrate my efforts in working very hard to learn all areas of the job. I want to be out in the field as much as possible and visible in the office so that I can listen and learn from my constituents and they will know who I am. I will also need to work closely with the existing staff to learn from them. . Burial Services oN,,,,., . Cremation ces , Monuments 221E, Court St We~r, ID 83672 208) 4t4.1234 www.Lienkaempex-Tlx~n .co m By-g0ne Gowns &' qq-osta(sianna 416 State Street Weiser, ID 208-550-4479 Robin James CANDIDATE FOR ASSESSOR Why should the people of Adams County vote for you? It is vital that the Assessor is knowledgeable and experienced in all areas of the department. My abilities and skills are specific to the qualifications necessary to perform the position. I have been a certified appraiser with the State of Idaho since 2005, and hold training certifications with the International Association of Assessing Officers and the State of Idaho. My experience over the past 10 years in the Assessor's Office is in motor vehicles, mapping, deed processing, and the appraisal department. I offer first- hand knowledge of the office and an understanding of the requirements of state statues. I also offer the voters the ability to make their tax dollars go further with my experience in the once and my participation in daily duties. I have demonstrated my leadership and teamwork abilities and will continue to do so if elected. Why are you running for this office? I am dedicated to the success of the Assessor's office and the future of our County. I believe proper representation includes time spent working in the oNce, and proper training to ensure the best benefit to taxpayers. It is important to ensure taxpayers are treated fairly and equitably and that the Assessor's ONce offer taxpayers skilled personnel. I offer working skills that result in the development of values, and a background to defend those values and maintain equity across the County by also maintaining proper exemption status with taxpayers. What do you hope to accomplish if elected? I will continue the process of establishing a basis for the agricultural values within the County, which will be developed and defended from within the local once. I will maintain equality throughout the County while interpreting the effect of the foreclosure market at a local level. I will continue to be a working member of the staff including oNce coverage, fieldwork and the development of values and maintenance of taxpayer exemptions, as well as other duties of the once. On what part of the job would you concentrate your efforts most? I will serve as a working Assessor by actively participating in the daily work of the office. I have already begun this process by retaining several duties that I previously held as Chief Appraiser, while now serving as Assessor. This enables me to continue to participate actively and productively while reaching the goal of saving taxpayer dollars and savings in the County budget. I will focus on maintaining equality for taxpayers and ensuring accuracy within the department. CALDWELL 454-9532 BOISE 343-0471