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City Slickers Invade Indian Valley Michael McMeel brought the hardware, and Marthetta -Blakely provided the telephone poles and the barrel for this wild "bull" that the kids rode. They were held on to the barrel with a waist strap that was secured to the barrel to keep them from failing off, but the barrel sometimes bounced an intimidating distance from the ground! Full Coverage on Page 13 New Building at Fairgrounds Nearing Completion BY DALE FISK A sturdy new building to enclose the Adams County Fairgrounds arena should be ready for use by next week. Construction crews were installing the last of the exterior metal sheeting on Monday, and the new bleachers are scheduled to be installed shortly. The building was paid for by a very generous, and very anonymous donor. Thanks to his or her generosity, generations of 4-H kids, and folks who come to watch livestock shows and demonstrations, will enjoy this great facility for years to come. Big Reunion - Many Memories The Council High class of 1972 had the largest turnout for the reunion, with 18 classmates attending. In this photo are Rocky Bailey, Dan Brown, Dan Burt, Patty (Wilson) Hasselstrom, Debbie (Whitaker) Henderson, Gary Rogers, Rebecca (Leslie) Skodack, Terri (McFadden) Ellsworth, Judy (Byers) Vanderpool, Gary Draper, David Mink, Mary (Balderson) Fewkes, Jill (Curtis) Eversull, Elise (Woody) Walker, Donna (Love) Devine, Jerry (Day) Bowman, Pete Friend, Karen (Kilborn) Hatfield The class of 1982: Cathy (Harvey) Lakey, Shannon (Childers) Turnbull, Erin Corday, Wendy (Nash) Kinney, Tonjua (Williams) Kamerdula, Dee Dee (Rosengrant) Schwartz, Terri (Westfall) Comber, Susan (Simpson) Welker, Traci (Shelton) Whiffield, Janice (Woody) Whitney, Shannon (Waters) Reed, James Daniels, Kyle Kilborn, Robert Raleigh, Perry Spivey. Present but not in photo: Jerry Nichols and John Menter. Story on page 6 New Meadows United Methodist Church Celebrates 100 Years The Methodist Church at New Meadows, year unknown. The congregation of the New Meadows United Methodist Church is celebrating 100 years of worship at the "little white church at the cor- ner of Heigho and Nora" during the weekend of July 7 and 8. (See ad in this issue.) First used for services See NEW MEADOWS ,- CHURCH Page 18 Health Care Reform and Idaho BY DR. JOHN RUSCHE--MD, FAAP; MINORITY LEADER IDAHO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES In spite the dismay of GOP leaders (and Rush Limbaugh's promise to move to Costa Rica), the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA). When one reads the decision, it appears the Court Majority used reasoning that is consistent with the values of Idahoans-- Republicans, Democrats, include "free riders" who and others, make everyone else cover The biggest question their health care costs. involved the requirement "Freedom" to dump on that everyone have everyone else is not a insurance or pay a constitutionally protected fee, the "individual right. mandate." The Court Much of the act outlines ruled that Congress can how to discharge our tax for certain purposes; personal responsibility to in this case, to have a cover health insurance functioning health costs: Expanded insurance marketplace: Medicaid (government To function, the insurance) for those marketplace cannot who are impoverished See HEALTH CARE REFORM, page 5 4 TH OF JULY EVENT COVERAGE Find out the winners on page 10  11 BOISE Music FEST FEATURES COUNCIL BANDS Get the scoop on page S INDIAN VALLEY INVADED Read all about it on page 13