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-  i - .- "| - - - - _ '!'V': Page 2 Senator Dear Editor, The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence applauds Senator Mike Crapo for his unwav- ering national leader- ship as a co-sponsor of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act and Representative Mike Simpson for his vote in favor of this important legislation, q-hrough the Violence Against Women Act, Idaho's twenty-six domestic and sexual vio- lence programs, law enforcement, prosecutors, courts and more have been able to prevent, intervene, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Crapo took the right stand and respond to domes- tic violence, dating vio- lence, stalking, and sexual assault, In recent years, Idaho has received $11 mil- lion dollars or more annu- ally through the Violence Against Women Act. And this funding is literally say- year Idaho had 22 intimate partner related fatalities. For nearly 20 years, Congress has recognized the severity of violence against women and the need for a comprehen- sive approach. Idaho has much to be proud of with The Adams County Record Thank You Dedr Editor, Council Elementary Staff would like to thank our many valued volunteers. We appreciate all that you do for our staff and students and we want you to know that you make our school a better place. With your help we are able to provide enrichment activities. We thank those of you who help in classrooms and after school with art, sign language, dessert fairs the very end. A huge thank you to our library volunteers without whom our !ibrary would not be open and available for student use. It takes a whole village to educate our children - you make a difference and we appreciate you! @ Dear Editor, I would like to say thank you to all who have been so much help to me @ Dear Editor, The Council Elementary School would like to thank the Record for donating a subscription for this past school year. The students used it to learn information about our community and to develop their vocabulary. Also, the articles about the students were dipped and hung on a bulletin board to help them remember their ing lives. Last year, in one 24-hour period, 638 victims of domestic violence and their children across Idaho received life-saving ser- vices from local domestic violence organizations - an increase of almost 100 vic- tims from the previous year. Tragically, we still have much work to do as last both Senator Crapo and Representative Simpson voting in favor of the Violence Against Women. Kelly M;llr Miller is the Executive Director, Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence Realistic drill was good training Dear Editor, I took part in an inter- esting training exercise last week. McCall Fire Rescue and EMS, Valley County Sheriffs Department, McCall Police Department, McCall Hospital and McCall-Donnelly High School were geared up on Wednesday, preparing for a mass casualty drill. It was The Valley County Active Shooter Full Scale Exercise, conducted at the McCall - Donnelly High School in McCall. It began with a safety briefing, followed by "actor/ victim" moulaging. All law enforcement weapons were checked in and cleared of any ammo, and the tips of the barrels and handgrips were visibly marked with red tape. All exercise transmissions on the radios began and ended with the statement "EXERCISE TRAFFIC". Had there been an actu- al emergency, the trans- missmn would have been "THIS IS A REAL-WORLD EMERGENCY," and the exercise play would have ceased immediately. The purpose of the exercise was to evalu- ate the players abilities for response to an active shooter incident, focusing on emergency responder command and control coordination, on scene tri- age, critical decisions, and the integration of hospital, city, county and state assets necessary to save lives and protect public health and safety. The triage and pre-hospi- tat treatment demonstrated the coordination with on scene Incident Command and Hospital personnel to respond to an influx of family and friends with a hospital lockdown. As the drill began, an active shooter incident with multiple injuries at McCall High School was "reported" to Valley County Dispatch. Law Enforcement was dispatched first to secure the incident scene. Fire and EMS was paged out to the staging area, waiting for the incident scene to become safe for the rescuers. I was on the first ambu- lance, along with a para- medic. When we arrived at the school, students were being brought out of the building. They were screaming and crying, and we had to triage them and take the most criti- cal patient to the hospital first. At the hospital, fam- ily members were running towards their child and cry- ing, making it difficult for Us to do our job. We gave a report to the hospital staff and returned to the high school for more injured students. The moulage looked real, and the actors were great. It lasted about an hour, and everyone worked well together. After the exercise, there was a "hot- wash" -- a participant infor- mation and feedback ses- sion, which was recorded in an '[After Action Report/ Improvement Plan" to assist the county and participat- ing agencies in improving their response methods and capabilities. It was a good experience for one to become confi- dent if such an incident should occur. Cozo_; / Elkhorn B&B 1327 Hwy 95, Mesa 208-741-2071 www.elkhornbnb.com Set your "GOAT ON"! Chevre Goat Cheese b Milk Fresh raw unpasteurized goat milk I.S.eS.A Order your stamps at the Adams County Record! Personal and 6usiness stomps mode to order, regular li serf inhing auailoble, or refurbish gour old stomps. 011 or drop bg and let us assist gou. Ilew stomps deliuered in as little os two dogs. Fast, affor00lable quality and other special projects the past several months as well as working - during my Sheriff's with students in. small groups or one on one; those of you who give your time to chaperone trips, help with picture day, provide food and housing for MCT, help with the school carnival and sponsor students who otherwise could not afford activities like ski day; to all the businesses and individuals who donate items for silent auctions and who donate used cartridges, box tops and labels and for those who bring us food on the last day to sustain us to election campaign. I want to send a special thank you to everyone who voted for me on May 15th. I have a long way to go to be elected, but I look forward to serving the great citizens of Adams County as an experienced working Sheriff. I will keep, my promise to have an open office, to build positive relationships between the citizens of the county and the other elected officials, and to be fiscally responsible. Thank you again. Ryan Zollman accomplishments. Thank you again for your support. Amy Shumway - Title 1 Teacher @ Dear Editor, A special "thank you" for the nomination and for those who voted for me to be "Teacher of the Year'...That was an unexpected reward for doing what I like to do. I appreciate your kindness and consideration. Nina Trainor THE ADAMS COUNTY RECORD USPS: 005-120 Copyright 2012 The Adams County Record is published weekly at 10G Illinois Ave., Council, Idaho 83612-000R "by Adams County Record Publishing Co LLC., Lyle Sail, Publisher. Periodical postage is paid at Council, Idaho. BUSINESS HOURS Open Monday -Friday.9:0Oa.m. to 5:00p.m. CONTACT US 100 Illinois Ave. Council, ID 83612 (208) 253-6961 Fax: (208) 253-6801 www.theadamscountyrecord.com Send submissions to: record@ctcweb.net. LETTERS POLICY Letters to the editor must meet the standards of good taste and truthfulness, be original, and con- rain the address and phone number of the author. 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