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The Adams County Record Indian Valley Community Hall Membership Meeting The Indian Valley bers should plan to attend. Community Hall Board of Two Board positions are up for Trustees will be holding the Annual Community Hall Membership meeting on Wednesday, September 5 at 7:00 PM at the Hall. All mere- election this year. We will dis- cuss the Craft Fair and other Hall issues. Hope to see you there. New Meadows Fire District Meeting Meadows Valley Rural Fire Budget Meeting at 7:15 PM on Protection District will be September 4 at the Meadows holding its Quarterly Meeting Valley Emergency Services at 7:00 PM and Annual Building, 200Hwy95. Cambaage Community Choir The Upper Country Singers Monday, September 10 at 7:00 are starting rehearsals on p.m. at the Midvale School Wednesday, August 29, 2012 music room. The concert will be Sunday, December 9 in the Washington County Fairground Exhibit Building. The Upper Country Singers is a community choir that has included singers from Weiser to Council and everywhere in-between. Every year we lose members to moves and other commitments. If you have ever considered singing with us, we need you this year. If you know someone with a good singing voice, please encourage them to join us. Although the practice times are a sizeable commitment, most members will attest to the great time they have sing- ing together and being able to present a wonderful program for the community. If you have questions, please call Debbie Warren at 257- 4257 or Kris Jaeger at 257- 3763. Heartland Genealogists Idaho Heartland Genealogists have enjoyed their summer break from meetings. With a touch of fall in the air,(in the am), it is time to regroup. We will hold our first fall meeting on Sep. 10, at 3pm, at the Cambridge Museum. Any and all are welcome, if you have one or many question about the hunt for your ancestors, we love a challenge. Our regular, first Monday of the month-meet- ings, will begin in Oct. on the 1st. Letters To The Editor Continued from page 2 Dear Editor, Whether particle physicists can determine they've found the Higgs Boson (the new God Particle) for certain is a matter of time. No scien- tist ever assumes anything, plus discoveries need to be accepted by scientific con- vention. My point: I'm old enough to have gone through another God Particle excite- ment period when RNA and amino acids were discovered within the ice dust of a pass- ing comet, decades ago, and that became the God Particle. The "Big-Bang" supposedly occurred about 14 billion years ago within a point infi- nitely small and at infinitely high pressure and tempera- ture. What we see around us Another God Particle and in the evening sky are the theoretical results of the "Bang." But what if the uni- verse never had a time when nothing was there? What if man, himself, created a beginning point to satisfy his human need for beginnings and ends? Yes, new stars are being born and old stars are dying every day out there, and our sun will die eventu- ally also; but I believe that occurs within the infinity of a universe that never had a beginning of time. Professor Hoyle called it the "Steady- State" theory. The original "God Particle" from the above comet came from our galactic center, as have other God Particles from other comets from other centers of other galax- ies. Comets have impacted with planet earth, since our 4 billion year life span, car- rying with them the require- ments for the beginnings of life. Comets carry water ice, and all water on our earth came from comet ice. First we had the water, then the RNA, the amino acids and life began at the single-cell level. That is where I came from. I'm a product of the solar system, the galaxy and the universe in general. Every mineral on earth and every cell in my body is composed of chemical elements from somewhere within that beau- tiful home for all of us, we call the universe. Long ago at a campfire, I experienced a night like no night has been, or will be again. Under that self-same sky, that universe; man struggled to survive, then struggled to co-exist in a protective society of other like creatures. Mankind grew from the Neanderthal to Modern Man. Man began to learn and built knowledge upon what he had learned yesterday. All the ancient civilizations of ancient man are the seedlings of who we are today and it all occurred under that sky of enlighten- ment, that one night at that one campfire. Governm(nt Dear Editor, I wanted to send a few cor- rections in regards to the RAC (county commissioner meeting) article in the last edition of the paper. When it comes to anything Forest Service-related it seems even small errors can perpetuate misunderstand- ing. The $4,000 requested for the stream crossing res- toration was specifically for fences to exclude wildlife and Corrections and clarification livestock grazing for just a few years while vegetation at culvert removal/replacement sites recovered. (Note: the culvert replacement will be done in 2013; the removal of two culverts is complete). The Record article implied that the money was to repair damage done by the timber sale. This crossing restora- tion work was covered by the same NEPA document as the timber sale, but these were watershed improve- ment projects meant to mit- igate effects of the timber harvest and road use but also to improve fish habitat over time. The timber sale did not damage these culvert sites; they were pre-existing and already impediments to high stream flows and fish pas- sage. The report was accurate in stating that Joe Holmes made it clear he thought the timber sale revenue should pay for other work in the same NEPA document but it should be made clear that, with an agency-wide empha- sis on and funding for eco- logical restoration, the bulk of this work was already paid for by appropriated money meant for watershed restora- tion. Mda.' I/,;n;, 3 C_.;/ Page 7 Parks & Rec Board Meeting First Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at City Hall. Adams County Search & Rescue North -- First Thursday of each month at 7 pm at the MV Emergency Services Building South m First Monday of each month at 7 pm at the Adams County Courthouse "Ihe American Legion Meets the first Thursday of every month at the American Legion Hall at 7:30 pm. Council School Board Second Monday of every month at 6 pm af the Council High School Library. Adams Soil & Water Conservation Dist Second Monday of the month 7:30 pm at the Adams County Extension Office. Adams Coop. Weed Management Area Second Tuesday of each month at 3 pm at the Adams County Weed Control building. For info call 253-4669. Adams Co. Sheriff Reserve Officers Meeting the second Wednesday at 7 pm in the Adams County Courthouse Council Valley Free Library Board Second Wednesday at 4 pm in the library. Indian Valley Fire Department Second Thursday at 7 pm in the Indian Val- ley Fire Hall Alcoholics Anonymous Every Mon.& Wed. at 8 pm in the Council Valley Free Library. Call 741-0875 for more information. Hazard Risk Planning Team Every Third Thursday at 10:00 AM in the Council EMS Building, Natural Resource Committee Fourth Monday at 7 pm in the Adams Coun- ty Courtroom. New Meadows City Council Second Monday of every month at 7 pm at New Meadows City Hall. Council City Council Second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm at Council City Hall. Adams County Commissioners Second, Third & Fourth Mondays at 9:00 am in the Commissioners Room, County Court- house Community Worship Services Directory . ]wlet  Oth Highway 95, Council 1st & 3rd Sundays 3:30 pm Friday Mass - noon. amrch of eme Nmreae i 02 S. Exeter 208-566-4264 Pastor John Schaffer Discipleship 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Sunday Fellowship 12:00 p.m. Children's Church 11:15 a.m. ha VaOw Pastor Brian Gladhart 355-2020 Assoc. Pastor Isaac Ward 257-3812 Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship Service i 1:15 a.m. Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Omrdl dJml Olrlst 0 tat I/Sdan S Fairfield, Coundl 253-4330 Bishop: Douglas Linford Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Comdl !1 Iardl 190 4th Ave. * 253-6923 Interim Pastor Roger Hayden Worship Services at 7:00 p.m. Meets at 340 Commercial Sweet, Weber, Idaho 208-318-8660 or 208-549-0669 Pastors Stephen and Debble Blount Sunday School 9:30 AM Services 10:30 AM & 6:30 P.M Bible Study Thursday 7:00 PM Coma vaj of God 253-6430 Pastor: Geoff Cole. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.fn. Power & Light Company Tue. 7 p.m. Bible Study Thurs. 7 p.m. Coml Cmlmm Omrch 105 California Ave. 253-6461 www.coundlcc.org Co-Pastors: Wayne Freedman & Les Sheneberger Morning Worship 10 a.m. Wed. Bible Studies 5:30 & 7:30 pm Mort. Women's Bible Study 7 pm Fri. Men's Breakfast Bible Study 7 am Nw I*lmdmB Uniml  awdl 210 N. Heighho 347-2427 www.newmeadowsumc.org Pastor Andy 5atta Morning Worship 10:30 a.m Children's Church held during worship Fallm For Olast alrlsam Basement of Tater Tots Daycare 208-741-0410 Pastor: Jon Sorg Services Sunday 11:00 a.m.