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Page 22 This week's photo from David Addington shows an unusual pond in an unusu- al place. It is on modern maps by one name, and on older maps with anoth-. er, more ominous name. Oh, and it's not in Adams County, but it seems like it should be because it can pretty much only be accessed through Adams County. OK, enough clues. Get your answers in by 4:00 PM on Monday: 253- 6961 or record@ctcweb. net. The person who guesses this week's picture loca- tion will win a jar of Bing Cherry Jam from Danna and Layne of D&L Herbs. three answers because I know there are tons of people who recognized the place. It's one of the areas favorite swimming holes, with a great set of cliffs to )ump off of into a deep pool. My dad took my broth- ers and I into see the falls in the early 1960s, )ust a couple years before a road was built up Lost Creek. I figure I was one of not a huge number of people to dive from the cliff before the road went in. The area at the top of the cliff is really trashed now, compared to what it once was. The winner of the Last week's l icture drawing was Melody showed Lost Creek Falls, Capener. She wins which is several milesa copy of the book, downstream from Lost "Hometown Heroes" - Valley Reservoir (Lostthe Records compilation Lake). I'm a little sur- of Community Spotlight prised that we only got articles by Deb Wilson. Wednesday, October 3, 2012 q-he Adams County Record ail~- BY DALE FISK The Wesley Fire has grown less than a hun- dred acres from what it was at this time last week, and has gone from being 32% contained to 71% contained as of Tuesday morning, with a total of 15,317 acres burned. There is signifi- cantly less smoke in the surrounding communi- ties as well. As of Monday morn- ing, the fire has also stepped back down to a Type 3 team. with 252 firefighters in 6 crews, 5 helicopters and 7 engines. The cost to that date: $13,247,572. The northwest part of the fire still burning in the Rapid River drainage, and is expected to slowly spread up mountainsides, with the most movement to the north and down the Rapid River drain- age. Late last week the fire burned past Echols Creek to where Granite Fork Creek meets Lake Fork Creek, and on Monday it reached Echols Basin. The fire has good con- tainment lines on the east and south sides, but hot spots continue to be found inside the perim- eter close to these lines. The area closed to travel has been reduced somewhat on the east and southeast side. The Forest Service released this statement on Tuesday: "Upper Boulder Creek, Upper Lick Creek, Upper Bear Creek, Echols Mountain, Echols Creek More Choices and Expanded Inventory! 40 S. Superior Cambridge 257-3324 $50 to $I00 offvarious" tools While Supplies Last! ;I00 off 2000 watt Generator $78 off Compressor $50 off DeWaR Combo Tool $50 off Chopsaw '-1 FREE for .. I Seniors, Adu.Lts a'nA CHILDREN! Ch.eck it out!! Pharmacy Technician Inside Adams County Health Center 205 N. Berkley, Council 208-253-4957 Monday - Thursday 9am to 6pm Friday 9am to 5pm Closed for lunch from I m to 2 m dail: . and the Upper Rapid River watershed remain closed. The area north and west of Smokey Boulder Road (FS Rd 074) is closed to the Payette NF boundary. Road 074 is open to drive as well as the area south and east of it. Huckleberry Campground, FS Rd 112 (road to Black An example of how the Wesley Fire has repeatedly "spot- ted," especially during the early stages of the fire. New fires started as much as a half-mile from the main fire from blowing embers. Lake) and the Black Lake road are open via FS area are still closed. The Roads 002 and 105. Refer Kleinschmidt Grade andto the map and closure the Council /Cuprum order on for more specific details or call the Wesley Fire Information desk at 208- 347-3799. The Adams Cou Health Center annoum ir new Now, Leaders in and effective ADAMS IIEAI.Tlt CENTER, INC. 205 N. Berkley Council, ID 83612