AIC Highlights Noteworthy People
Monday, January 04, 2016
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
Check out noteworthy things being done and honors received by people in Idaho cities around the state.
McCall Mayor Jackie Aymon, one of 12 mayors to average over 10,000 steps a day, logged 310 walking miles as part of the Mayor’s School Walking Challenge during “Walktober” sponsored by Blue Cross of Idaho’s High Five Children’s Collaborative, St. Luke’s and the Idaho Dairy Council. The event was held to promote children’s health by walking or running at school. School children and mayors participated. Mayor Aymon received $1,000 for her efforts. The money will go to the City’s Recreation Department for scholarships for programs kids may not be able to afford and for recreation equipment.
The Orofino City Council welcomed Skye Ortiz as its newest police officer.
Dustin Olsen and Owen Tapp were sworn in as new police officers by Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes at a recent City Council meeting. The two new officers are taking a 10-week Police Officer Standard Training (POST) course and will be certified this coming spring.
Judd Wilson has resigned as a Councilmember for the City of St. Maries, effective December 21, as he is moving out of the city limits and will no longer be eligible to serve.
Dustin Peterson with the Twin Falls Public Works Department received his Class II Water Distribution license.
Joby Tyree is a new full-time employee with the Twin Falls Street Department.
The Twin Falls Police Department welcomes new Chief of Police Craig Kingsbury and new Police Officers Nik Gumeson, Brian Caldwell, and Cody Christensen.
If someone in your community has done something noteworthy or received an honor that you feel should be highlighted in the People section of the newsletter, send the information to GayDawn by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 344-8677.