March 15, 2005

Crapo To Focus On Forest Health, Economic Development, And Homeland Security

Will also present Spirit of Idaho awards in CDA and Ketchum

Washington, DC â??Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has scheduled the following events during the week of August 18th. The events listed are open to the public and all times listed are local. If you need additional information on any of the events listed, please contact Susan Wheeler or Lindsay Nothern at the above-listed numbers.Monday, August 189:15-9:45 a.m.Coeur dâ??Alene â?? News conference regarding the healthy forest initiative and Crapoâ??s legislation which is pending in the Senate. At the Fire Command Center, at the airport, Hayden Road.10:00-10:15 a.m.Coeur dâ??Alene â?? Present Spirit of Idaho award to kidney dialysis patients at the Kootenai Medical Center. Patients have been â??bikingâ?? to Crapo, Maryland, as part of their exercise routine. At the North Idaho Dialysis Center, Kootenai Medical Center, 2100 Ironwood Court.11:00-11:15 a.m.Post Falls â?? Media availability regarding homeland security training possibilities with Congress. At the Ft. Sherman Institute, 525 West Clearwater Loop.2:45-3:15 p.m.Sandpoint â?? Discuss area economic development with Bonner County Economic Development Corporation. At the Panhandle State Bank, 231 3rd Street.Thursday, August 2110:30-11:30 a.m.Ketchum -- Present Spirit of Idaho awards to Jenny Busdon and Carol Harlig for their service to Blaine County. At Memory Park, Main Street (next to Silver Creek Outfitters).# # #