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17/88 B83-83-.A SmaliTownPapers, Inc. 217 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584-2263 New Meadows treated to Holiday Bazaar BY ERIN ROHLMAN Meadows was a huge suc-free coffee and gourmet Saturday's 5th Annual cess, according to owner cookies while b[owsing Holiday Bazaar at Cindy Crawford. Holiday through unique and colorful Roadhouse Java in New shoppers were treated to gifts crafted by local artists. rose in In counties BY BOB FICK -IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR A significant surge in business profits, especially in rural Idaho, pushed 2011 total personal income higher in 42 of the state's 44 counties In resource- dependent Lewis and Idaho counties, business- profit declines were offset by higher than average wage increases to boost total personal income there as well. It was only the sixth time in the last 40 years that every county recorded an increase in personal income. The last was in 2007, the peak of the last See IDAHO INCOME RISES, page 2 Council BY DALE FISK A dedicated crew of volunteers ventured out into the wilderness (well sort of) and chopped down a Christmas tree for Town Square. That is, they started to chop it down before the chainsaw arrived," as indicated by the blisters on a couple of the ambitious young men who were doing the chopping. In past years, this task has been accomplished by professionals with logging equipment, but this year no logging outfit was located near enough to make that practical. Somehow this bunch got the over 2S-foot tall tree to a trailer and loaded it. By Monday afternoon, the tree was at the Town Square park, ready to put up. Left to right, Richard Thompson, Holly Williams (Chamber Event Coordinator), Jason Scheline, Sausha and Bryan Karolski, Casey Brock, Mathew and Charlie Karolski, Joey Brock, Karson Karolski. 7~ Adams County Commissioners l ee g County weed building scheduled for repair The Commissioners continued to formulate a plan for rebuilding the fire damaged Weed Building. After -meeting with an engineer last week, the Commissioners agreed to replace the entire roof of the building. The roof will be removed in sections to avoid water damage to the interior during the win- ter. The Commissioners approved hiring Dan Kamerdula to oversee the rebuilding project. Kamerdula will work with Weed Supervisor Dave Klaw in obtaining subcon- tractors and materials for the job. The rebuilding will follow the original blue- prints for the specifica- tions for the building. The Commissioners are plan- ning to-use all local labor to complete the pro)ect. Road and Bridge, Supervisor Tom Glenn discussed the plans for remodeling the Council Recycling Center to house the larger industrial baler. The Commissioners See ADAMS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, page 11 County, volunteers landscape old courthouse grounds BY DALE FISK As the saying goes, "If you want a job done, ask a busy person to do it" In addition to being a busy person, Connie Mocaby is known as someone with a knack for landscaping. So when the Adams County Historic Preservation Commission (ACHPC) thought about whom to ask to landscape the grounds at the old Adams County Courthouse, they thought of Connie. After accepting the challenge, Connie came up with a plan, ran it past the See Volunteers Landscapin~ page 14 Left to right: Elaine and Pete Johnston, Deb Wilson, Connie Mocaby, Tim Toomey, Roy Mocaby, Tommy Glenn in the excavator. Not shown: Pat Traino.r, Cheryl Riggin. ' QUILT WINNERS TIM FRAHM Find out who won on page!4 In the Spotlight on page 6 ~ ~ ? ..... ~ ...... ~ /7 ....... NEw TEACHER OF THE WEEK Meet her on page 9