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Author to speak at Craters of the Moon
Meet author Mike Medberry as he reads passages from his new book, On the Dark Side of the Moon: A Journey To Recovery this Saturday, June 22 at 2:45 p.m. at the Visitor Center patio at Craters of the Moon National Monument. Medberry will also provide a longer presentation at 9:30 p.m. in the campground amphitheatre.In spring 2000, Medberry, a ...

Challis Community Church has two non-denominational scholarships to Pilgrim Cove Church Camp on Payette Lake near McCall July 21-27. Second graders through high school seniors are eligible. The deadline is fast approaching.Please call Todd Adams, if interested, at 833-2275.

Bill protects Idaho wilderness water diversions
The U.S. House of Representatives June 17 passed legislation authored by Cong-ressman Mike Simpson protecting historical water diversions in Idaho wilderness areas.The Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act, H.R. 876, authorizes and permits historical water diversions in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area and the ...

EIPD to offer free HIV testing
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and in recognition of this annual event, Eastern Idaho Public Health District (EIPHD) has partnered with Breaking Boundaries, Community Family Clinic (CFC), and Upper Valley Community Health Services (UVCHS) to offer free confidential rapid HIV tests. Appointments for the free tests can be made at any of ...

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