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Twin Falls Times News (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Twin Falls, Idaho Monday a August 31,2015, a $1.50times-Newssr in the line of fire 4 Eastern Idaho police shootings examined a a3jerome firefighters join 9/11 memorial Stair climb Benton Smith Bsmith magic Valley. Com Jerome a two Jerome firefighters Are heading to Dallas Texas this week it. Sean Kirk and Kevin Wilcox will join 341 other firefighters 70 officers and 9 paramedics for the Dallas 9/11 memorial Stair climb. Each participant represents a first responder who died on sept. La 2001. climb 55 stories in the Renaissance Tower twice to recreate the 110 floors firefighters climbed in each of the world Trade Center buildings. All while wearing More than 50 pounds of gear. Wilcox and Kirk have trained for the climb Over the last few months on the fire stations 16-step staircase. At the Dallas climb have to go up 2,090 stairs. To match the distance they have to climb the stations stairs 131 times. The two did a memorial climb in Denver last year and Kirk did the Dallas climb in 2013. A i was really nervous about it the first time i did it a Kirk said. A i was worried in Denver too but this year knowing what in a up against in a feeling everyone who participates in the climb wears the name and picture of one of the first responders killed on sept. La. Kirk will represent William Johnston and Wilcox will represent Paul Beyer both of engine 6. Johnston was 31, Beyer was 37. A you will get the toughest Guys in the world and they will be crying their eyes out because they Are remembering what these families have gone through a Wilcox said. Each climber has the Opportunity to raise funds for several different foundations. Wilcox and Kirk have both raised $300 so far this year for the National fallen firefighters foundation. They raised $1,300 for the foundation last year. Because of the limited number of slots Kirk and Wilcox said it is hard to get into the event and that it fills up in minutes. They missed out last year and decided to do the Denver climb instead but this year the two men sat Side by Side with their laptops waiting for registration to open. Please see climb a6 Stephen Reiss. Times news Jerome firefighter Kevin Wilcox left and it. Sean Kirk who will be participating in the Dallas 9/11 memorial Stair climb at Jerome City fire department on Friday. Saving bees in the Battle against Mosquito Benton Smith Bsmith magic Valley. Com twin Falls a pest control is a constant balancing act. Technicians try to get rid of mosquitoes and Black flies without harming anything else. At least that is How Kirk Tubbs manager of the twin Falls county pest abatement District sees it and those views Are driving his most recent Experiment. As a Bee enthusiast and owner of a Berry farm Tubbs knows How important insects Are to the local Economy. When a new toxic sugar bait used to kill mosquitoes was placed on the Market Tubbs decided it was his responsibility to make sure it have unforeseen consequences for bees while they search for sugar to take to their hive. A bees will Harvest More than just nectar they will seek out sugar wherever they can a Tubbs said a a they re like my Tubbs mostly targets Black flies and mosquitoes when they re in the larva stage. Mosquitoes stay contained to 1,000 acres of wetland while in the larva stage but can Fly across 72,000 acres when they mature. Drew Nash times news Kirk Tubbs right talks about his Bee Experiment in the background along with assistant Andria Perez thursday in twin Falls. Technicians like Andria Perez have to cover 1.2 million acres across twin Falls county. They treat All the standing water near canals troughs and buckets and adult Mosquito can slip through so products like Termini a Sall Clear Are needed. A you walk around All Day and never think of All these things that hold water a Tubbs said. A you miss one stinking Mosquito and that a 200 Laid when Termini first heard Tubbs was doing his test on its product last year the company was nervous because it knew he would publish his results he said. But after positive feedback and changing the formula this year the company asked Tubbs to do the Experiment again to make sure the product was still Safe. A you have so much affecting bees a Tubbs said. A you have mites deformed Wing syndrome and one More thing could be their collapse. I done to want to be that Heyburn joins coalition to hire Federal prosecutor Eric Quitugua Quitugua magic Valley. Com Heyburn Heyburn has joined an Eastern Idaho partnership that will hire an assistant attorney general on retainer for Federal crimes. Hie Federal attorney will prosecute cases involving drugs firearms gangs and internet crimes against children. Criminals will be placed in Federal prisons instead of local jails. The City Council voted in favor of the program last week noting the benefits of having a Federal prosecutor As a resource at a Low Cost. The City will have to spend Only $270.14 for a one year contract bringing the prosecutor to Eastern Idaho part of the special assistant United states attorney Sausa program to prosecute drug firearm and gang related crimes. A i think the $270.14 is Well spent for us to be Able to have that resource in the event that we have that kind of crime a Heyburn City superintendent Greg Richins said at the meeting. Richins said the state is funding $70,000 for the program while plea bees a6 pie. Heyburn a6analysts Albertsons Stock offering has Appeal Darin Oswald Idaho statesman the Albertsons on Park enter Boulevard in East Boise is one of three local supermarkets that have been redesigned. The self checkout scanners have been replaced with additional staffed express checkouts if you do one thing Sci symphonic band rehearsals begin at 7 30 p m. At Csiss Fine arts auditorium in twin fells Community members who can play moderately difficult music Are invited to join. Audrey Dutton Dutton Idaho statesman. Com Boise a analysts told the statesman they think the ajl Gertsons ipod will Appeal to investors who Are looking for a reliable company. Oley said Albertsons is poised to do Well in the future with its larger size and tradition of local control. It does have its weak spots though they acknowledged. Hie term ipod conjures thoughts of twitter Facebook or Alibaba a relative newcomers to Wall Street and babies in the history books of global Commerce whose initial Public offerings of Stock in the past few years were big news. It probably wont evoke thoughts of a storied Boise business founded on the eve of world War in Likely within months Albertsons a grocery Chain that is one of Idaho a oldest businesses is expected to make its own ipod becoming a publicly traded company that looks nothing like it did 75 years ago a but does resemble the Albertsons of to years ago the last time the Public could buy shares in the company. When it goes Public Albertsons will again become Idaho a largest publicly traded company with sales More than triple those of Micron technology inc., the reigning Champion. It is already an economic Behemoth with More than 2,200 stores and 254,000 full and Par time workers More than six times microns worldwide Force. Albertsons yearly sales rival Idaho a annual Gross Domestic product. But it wont be a sexy tech ii. It will be a calculated Effort by Albert sons current owners to begin cashing in on their investments As they raise Money in the Stock Market to pay Down debt and pay for ongoing business operations. New investors will get what analysts describe As a solid financial performer a company that Lias managed to make Money in a Way that caused the old Albertsons inc., Supe Valu and chains elsewhere to founder by Selling groceries in traditional no discount stores. There Are risks though. One of the biggest is debt. Albertsons owners loaded up on it this year to buy please see Albertsons a4 t Bridge is crossword b7 Jumble by opinion a5 sunny. By 1 j comics hmm he a7 dear Abby b8 obituaries As us Dolce b9 a la in ill ht41 i a Quot checking that 2.00% apy monthly 1439 n. College Road e. Twin Falls id 83301 208 735-0814 apy annual percentage yield. Reward u checking earn 2.00% apy on balances up to $10,000,0.25% apy on $10,000. 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