CRAPO DISCUSSES, HONORS, IDAHO HEALTH ACHIEVEMENTS; TOURS CHESTERFIELD HISTORIC PROJECT
Pocatello - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will discuss rural health issues and commend health-related projects this week in Southeast Idaho. Crapo will present the commission and deliver remarks at a ceremony marking Pocatello judge Randy Smith's appointment to the U.S. 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Crapo will also tour the ghost town of Chesterfield in southeast Idaho, where plans are underway to restore and document the town's history. He will present a Congressional Record Statement to the family of Idaho Falls artist Fred Ochi, honoring Ochi's many gifts to the community.
Crapo's schedule includes the following events:
Wednesday, August 8
Pocatello 11:45 a.m.
Presents Congressional Record
Statement honoring Dr. Naheem Rahim
and Dr. Fahim Rahim of the Idaho Kidney
Institute for establishing a world class
kidney treatment facility in Idaho. At the
Idaho Kidney Institute, 444 Hospital Way,
Presents the commission and speaks
during Investiture Ceremony marking
Judge Randy Smith's appointment to the
9 th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. At the
Idaho State University Performing Arts
Center, 1002 Sam Nixon, on the ISU
Discusses telehealth rural medical
services and tours Portneuf Regional Medical Center's Upper Campus, 777
Thursday, August 9
Idaho Falls 6:45 p.m.
Presents Congressional Record Statement honoring the life and work of Idaho Falls artist Fred Ochi to Ochi's family. At the Colonial Theater, 498 A Street.
Friday, August 10
Chesterfield 10:00 a.m.
Tours ghost town of Chesterfield with area leaders heading effort to preserve the
townsite's history. The group is seeking
federal restoration grants for the project.
Montpelier 1:45 p.m.
Presents Spirit of Idaho Award to Elyse
Bartschi of Montpelier for her efforts
regarding the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
At Bear Lake Memorial Hospital,
164 South 5 th Street. Crapo will also tour
the hospital. His office assisted with an
appropriations request resulting in
improvements to the skilled nurses facility.
Video of Crapo's Chesterfield town site tour is available by calling Lindsay Nothern at (208) 870-1800, cell.
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