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Twin Falls Times News (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Twin Falls, Idaho Monday a june 8, 2015 wow i n j i c v cd 11 Ltd Coni a is Oon umber of abortions decline in nearly All states a a3llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllflllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllw Iii a purple heart medal on to Jones a custom motorcycle Trike May 9 in Boise. A everyone Laid Down their judgments and pulled together it was one of the greatest things in be been a part of in my entire a Diana Stark to Jones climbs up on his custom motorcycle Trike As Cary Pawson right looks on May 9 in Boise. Injured vet gets customized Harley Benton Smith Axsmith Macc Vauney com san Antonio a from the time his recovery began to Jones has been thinking about getting Back up on a Bike. An ii explosion took both of the . Army specialist s legs while he was on toot patrol in Southern Afghanistan on feb. 7, 2012. Doctors saved his left Arm but the Bones Are fused at the Elbow. The Force of the blast shattered his Pelvis and he underwent extensive surgeries to Clear debris from his wounds. Soon after his longtime Friend can Pawson reached out to him. A when to first got blown up i sent him a letter and he told me his one goal was to ride again a Pawson said. A i told him that if he got better i would build him a boys friends and family surprised him May 9 with a custom Harley Davidson soft ail Trike. The Bike is specifically tailored to to and features additions such As an automatic clutch a lever that puts the motorcycle in reverse and a proportional valve braking system operated by the right hand that ensures equal pressure is applied to both front and Back tires when stopping. When to saw the Bike he could t hide his astonishment. A the old to was Back a boys father Tim Jones said Friday. A the took to that like a Duck in water. Shot Down the Road at what must have been 90.�?� after seeing his son go through More then too surgeries and re learn How to walk with the use of prosthetic legs Jones could describe the sight of by flying Down the Road Only one Way a it was just so humbling Quot he said. A the is a proud american and one hell of a what started As a Community Effort to raise funds to help to quickly spread further than anyone thought possible. A everyone Laid Down their judgments and pulled together it was one of the greatest things in be been a part of in my entire life a said Diana Sterk organizer of boys dream learn a group dedicated to supporting to. The seat of the motorcycle was donated by a Sweet seat of St. Petersburg Fla. After the owner read a Story about to. The company often works with amputees to design seats that Are balanced to help them on turns. Boys seat is made from soft Alligator leather to ensure Comfort and features a Back rest to support boys Back which was injured in the blast a across the Wand. I can to Tell you How Many people came together to Sterk said. The paint Job was done by Bryan a customs in Boise and features a purple heart within the flames along the Side of the Bike. Boys dog tags Are painted on the rear of the motorcycle and the speedometer features an inscription of both his unit number and id number. A the details in real life look just like his dog tags the pictures done to even do it any Justice its so Beautiful Quot Sterk said. Jones said he a grateful for the support. A i was just astonished Quot he said. A a they did such an awesome Job on it and i w As proud and humbled because a Community of people went out and got this Bike for him and got it after seeing the motorcycle to was Only Able to stand five minutes of imbue Tion before he darted Oft Quot Oft to went and there Wasny to a dry eve in the place a Sterk said. A i mean i looked around and everyone w As to was out so Long the crowd began to worry they might have to Send a search party after him. Liven he returned rounding the Comer and grinning from ear to ear twin Council expected to vote on future sewer upgrades Nathan Brown Brown magic Valley com twin Falls a a monday evening City Council is scheduled to hear about and vote on updates to twin Falls Wastewater collection system master plan and a new list of sewer infrastructure improvement projects. Jub engineers has been working on the update according to a memo from City Engineer Lee Glaesemann. The proposed improvements Are All Over the City and include new or larger pipes in Many areas and lift station improvements. If the Council approves the plan City staff will begin work on the listed projects funded out of the $38 million waste water Bond voters approved in 2013. At the end of the meeting the Council also plans to hold a third discussion of the City a 2016 fiscal year budget priorities. Among other Agenda items the Council is also scheduled to a vote on awarding the 2015 slurry Seal project to inter Mountain slurry Seal inc., for $334,842.46, and awarding the 2015 Chip Seal project to Emery inc., for $395,193.10. A vote on appointing Brian Rice to a three year term on the Parks and recreation commission. A vote on special events applications for the twin Falls tonight concert series the a bed races fundraiser for the multiple sclerosis society the annual classic cruisers event and the magic Valley youth triathlon and a look at non conforming building expansion permit waivers for two Homes. The meeting is scheduled to Start at 5 . In the City Council Chambers at 305 third ave. E. The Agenda and related materials Are available on the City is website we . Work to improve Blaine recreation Aiea remains after 2013 fire Karen Bossick for the times sen s Hailey a a picnic table sits in dried i id nearly As High As the table top. Boulders Are lodged High in Alder Trees. Cobblestone has completely obliterated one of the Trail Heads. And a Road that used to Lead to another Railhead ends abruptly about 20 feet above a Creek swollen with Spring Rainwater. Nearly two years after the Beau r Creek fire the popular Deer Creek recreation area North of Hailey is so changed that even Chris Leman an avid Mountain biker from Ketchum confesses that he does not recognize some of the area. A the water level Here w As 20 feet above the Creek a said Kurt Nelson do str t Ranger tor the Ketchum Ranger District a it he surveyed some of the nearby Road. A we were sneaking along the Edge hanging onto the Willows because there was is much w afer Over the Road a Nelson led 15 people into the Bac k reaches of Deer i reek on thursday the trip gave representatives of the 5b restoration coalition horse riders groups and others a Chance to see How the 2013 fire and subsequent mudslides had ravaged the area. And it gave them a glimpse of the work that lies ahead in fully reopening it to the Public. A you even drive on parts of this Road a couple weeks age a said Nelson. In fact. The Convoy drove along 30 Miles of Road that Forest service had to redo following the fire today that Road is flanked by Fields it Tumble Mustard heart Leat Arnica Scarlet Gilia and purple Penstemon amidst Green grasses but heavy Rains following the tire Tore eight to to foot deep gouges m the Earth sending six feet of mud Over parts of the Road. Either parts of the Road were flooded pm we Nuas if you do one thing make it at the Library adm ties for students in sixth through 12th grades i at the Jerome Public Library. Too first ave e free Bridge be Suduiko is Deal Abby be out Tusanee a 4 j i i Cornice a Cio word b4 Jumble to opinion As a he a the of to was Courtesy photos to Jones on his new custom motorcycle Trike May 9 in Boise

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