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Page 20 Wednesday, August 8, 2012 le Adams County Record This week's picture was taken by Helen Glidden. No clues this time. Get your answers in by 4:00 on Monday: 253-6961 or Last week's photo showed the Highway 95 bridge over the Weiser River just above where the East Fork.joins the main river. Like the buildings of its era, this 1939 bridge has a little more style than the ones they build today. It was part of rerouting the highway from what is now the Fruitvale -Glendale Road (which meets the highway just a few feet from the bridge) to its present route. People thought the Highway Department was crazy to build the new route over Fort Hall Hill instead of keeping the "water grade" route, but it was completed ir/ 1938. As I said in my Landmarks book: "qqae route was not used for through travel for another two years, q-he new road came to a dead end, as there was no bridge over the river just north of East Fork until December of 1939. 4 The sign on the railing of the Weiser River Trail trestle that is almost underneath the Highway 95 bridge. Even after the bridge was finished, much of the new road was closed to traffic until it was paved in the summer of 1940." Out of 14 correct answers, the winner drawn from the hat was Garrett Knight of Cambridge. Garrett needs someone to take his prize to the Cambridge Senior Center for him, so if anybody is going down that way please stop by the Record office and pick it up for him. The prize is a nice jar of Oregon Grape Salve from D&L Herbs of Council. OK, a couple weeks ago I did it again. The picture of No Business .Cany n from Cuddy Viewpoint should have been qualified with the caveat that the camera was in Washington County. All of the Wildhorse Riv is in Adams County, a significant amount the view is in the cour But I have a bad hat of thinking of Cud~ Mountain as being Adams County, when lot of it is south of tl county line. Everybody through your phot, and send in some go< ones for this feature. ACHC gives health checks, information, goodies Visitors to the Adams County Health Center's Health Fair on Tuesday took home all manner of written information about many health topics, plus there were lots of water bottles, free pens, refrigerator magnets, First Aid kits, more water bottles and bananas. Yes, lots of bananas, because they're healthful food. Administrator Denice Groves shows Adams County Record Publisher Lyle Sall some water bottles At least a dozen tables were manned by various health care professionals, while balloons and colorful decorations gave the clinic's halls a festive look. .Senators-question USD Continued from page 9 concerns about USDA priorities. The USDA has since removed the newsletter from its website, but the issue remains as to whether the USDA believes the discouragement of meat consumption in their facilities reflects the values of the Department and if thos values support America sfarmers and ranchers. "The underlying issue is that there is a culture at the Department that would allow this to happen;' Crapo said. "That a newsletter was released promoting a radical environmental agenda--with no insight that USDA works with know there are dozens of ;o beautiful places out there )f that we haven't shown yet. Emailing them to the it paper is the handiest, but ly we can scan prints too. n Also, some of you a folks who want a little free advertising, bring Dr. william Blartsch now at your Need a root canal'?. Braces for the kids? Or any other dental procedure?? Get it Done Locally! service in the Cambridge .o ce! ,k }S ,d I k in a prize or two. It isn't the size of the prize that matters; it's fun no matter what. animal agriculture as well--is truly disturbilg. American farmers aad ranchers deserve a USI)A that supports all forms of agriculture and promoes policies which will hq~lp those in the industry, raft ter than a government tltat caters to extremism" '~s a senator and pari of a family cattle operat )n, I am appalled by he employee newsletter l at the U.S. Department|of Agriculture that promoted 'Meatless Mondays ~nd used United Natiqns material to discourage the consumption of beeff ~aid Risch. 'Here is a federal agency that was specifically l created to promote nutritious American farm products, yet during a time when beef producers are facing severe drought and high feed costs, they advocate for an action that causes further harm" In addition to Crapo and Risch, the letter is signed by Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), Jerry Moran (R-Kansas), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Dean Heller (R-NV), Mike Johanns (R-NE), Mike Lee (R-UT), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jim Risch (R-ID), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and John Thune (R-SD). Call for an Check out our website at Cambridge 90 S. Superior 208-257-4522 McCall 307 Park St. Plaza, Suite 203 208-634-5255 208-549-1732 0 OWN U C TI 0 N