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Volume 38 | Number 2

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012 S U N

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Prosecutor won’t charge Sun Valley employees Nursing-home Lack of evidence cited in allegations against Hammer, Carnes By GREG MOORE

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fter reviewing a forensic audit and an investigation report from the Idaho Attorney General’s Office, Blaine County Prosecuting Attorney Jim Thomas has decided not to file criminal charges against any city of Sun Valley employees regarding allegations of misappropriation of city property, misuse of city credit cards and time-card fraud. Thomas made his decision known to Mayor Dewayne Briscoe and the City Council in a letter dated Nov. 21. The letter addresses “suspected criminal activity” by former City Administrator Sharon Hammer, former Fire Chief Jeff Carnes and Fire Department employee Nick Carnes, which was reported by investigator Patricia Ball, founder of Boise-based workplace legal services company Management Northwest. Thomas cited insufficient evidence due to sloppy record keeping and permission by city officials to engage in questionable activities as barriers to prosecution. The letter addressed the following allegations: Q That Hammer used a city-owned Ford Expedition and a city credit card to pay for gas for personal trips. Citing a forensic audit carried out by Seattle-based accounting firm HSNO, Thomas stated that insufficient documentation

exists to determine how the vehicle was used and whether gas was used in the city vehicle or Hammer’s personal vehicle. “More compelling, however,” Thomas wrote, “is evidence establishing that the City permitted these activities. Despite the fact that use of a City vehicle for personal use is strictly prohibited by City of Sun Valley Policy 3.13, [former] Mayor Wayne Willich expressly authorized Hammer to use the City vehicle for business and personal use, citing her standing as an on-call [Emergency Medical Technician] in support of her need to use the vehicle on a full-time basis. Willich also authorized Hammer to use the city credit card for fuel purchases associated with Hammer’s use of the City vehicle.” Q That Hammer failed to account for JIM THOMAS personal leave. Thomas stated that Willich allowed Hammer to exercise a “flex time” schedule that did not require her to account for her hours on the job. Q That gas bought on Jeff Carnes’ city-issued credit card was more than that required for Fire Department vehicles. Thomas pointed to a lack of documentation of credit card use and noted plausible explanations for what appears to be See PROSECUTOR, Page A14

talks get more complex County leaders direct staff to conduct legal analysis By KATE WUTZ Express Staff Writer

Blaine County commissioners directed their legal staff on Tuesday to begin an analysis of any potential legal issues involved in three proposals for skilled-nursing facilities in the county. Commissioner Angenie McCleary asked Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tim Graves to begin an overview of potential legal problems with proposals from Pocatello-based TanaBell Health Services, Pocatello-based Safe Haven Health Care and the Croy Canyon Ranch Foundation before the board evaluates the proposals themselves. McCleary said a legal overview of the proposals would be helpful in choosing which of the proposals would work best for Blaine County. However, Graves said that despite discussions in previous county meetings, he doesn’t initially see any legal issues that would disqualify any of the proposals outright. “They can all be massaged or tweaked to fit within legal parameters,” he said. “Each model is going to require some tweaking when a model is chosen. They are all going to have challenges.” The first proposal, put forth by TanaBell Health Services, proposed joining forces with Blaine Manor to improve efficiency and reduce overhead while adding assisted living units in an older, unused part of the Blaine Manor building. The proposal would require a $6 million levy and a lease-to-purchase agreement between TanaBell and the county. TanaBell proposed an initial contract of five years, with a 10-year extension if Blaine County is satisfied with the service. The second proposal was put forth by Safe Haven Health Care and includes both assisted living and skilled nursing care. The only request from Safe Haven CEO Scott Burpee was that the company be allowed to buy Blaine Manor’s nursing home license. The third is a proposal by the Croy Canyon Ranch Foundation for a tiered-care facility west of Hailey that would include independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing. The organization has requested a $29.5 million general obligation bond for construction and to cover initial operating losses. One challenge brought forth by CommisSee NURSING, Page A14

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EARLY BIRDS CATCH THE FIRST CHAIR

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From left to right, skiers JoAnn Levy, Michael Niedrich, Will Long and Logan Johnston ride the first chairlift up Bald Mountain on Thanksgiving morning to kick off Sun Valley Resort’s 77th ski season. The resort opened the River Run side of Baldy as planned on Nov. 22, with a solid line forming for rides up the Lower River Run lift to get to higher elevations. Levy arrived at 6:30 a.m. to find a tent set up at the lift terminal with the three young men holding a spot at the head of the line. “The skiing was terrific and a great way to spend Thanksgiving morning,” Levy said. To read a story about the opening weekend at Sun Valley Resort, turn to Page A6.


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McKinstry seeks to have school contract voided Energy company claims contract was only an ‘agreement to agree’ By TERRY SMITH Express Staff Writer

McKinstry Essention is seeking to have a contract that the company signed more than two years ago with the Blaine County School District declared “unenforceable,” an action that could undermine the School District’s defense and counterclaims in a lawsuit between the parties. In its latest filings in Blaine County 5th District Court, attorneys for McKinstry don’t even refer to the contract as a contract. Instead, the company refers to the document as a “mere agreement to agree.” According to a McKinstry motion filed on Nov. 19, a court order ruling the document unenforceable would eliminate School District defense arguments and counterclaims such as allegations of breach of contract, breach of warranties and breach of financial responsibility to the district on the part of McKinstry. In its new filings, McKinstry claims that the contract is “unenforceable for lack of material terms.” Specifically, McKinstry alleges that missing from the document is “any detailed definition of the scope of McKinstry’s obligations at the time the document was signed.” McKinstry further argues that a price for the work was never clearly stated in the contract. According to the contract, scope of work and final price were supposed to be added by amendments. However, no such amendments were ever made. “McKinstry’s motion is misguided and unnecessarily costly,” School District Communications Director Heather Crocker said. “If the contract is unenforceable,

why did McKinstry refer to it for the past year and a half? And if it’s unenforceable, under which Idaho law did they perform their work?” The School District has claimed that the contract between the parties was supposed to be in accord with an Idaho law that allows governmental entities to enter into energy savings contracts without awarding a contract on a low-bid basis. Heather Crocker The new McKBlaine County School District instry court filings follow a School District motion filed Nov. 16, wherein the district is seeking to add a claim for unspecified punitive damage to its counterclaim against McKinstry. The district alleges in its filings that McKinstry engaged in unlawful conduct to hide money from the district in order to increase profits. Judge Robert Elgee listened to arguments from both parties concerning scheduling of hearings on the two new motions during a telephonic court hearing Monday morning. The district’s motion to add punitive damage to its counterclaim was originally scheduled for Dec. 17 but has been continued to Jan. 28.

“McKinstry’s motion is misguided and unnecessarily costly.”

McKinstry’s motion on the enforceability of the contract was also scheduled to be heard Dec. 17. As of Tuesday, the hearing remained on Elgee’s docket, but the judge said he will consider rescheduling the hearing following arguments from the litigants at another hearing scheduled for Dec. 5. Boise attorney Bob Bilow, representing the School District, argued that the two hearings regarding the new motions should be held together in January. However, Elgee agreed with an argument from McKinstry attorney Paul Cressman, of Seattle, that the motion on the enforceability of the contract needs to be heard first and separately because it could affect the district’s claim for punitive damages. Litigation between McKinstry and the School District started in May when both parties filed lawsuits against each other. The lawsuits were later consolidated into one case with McKinstry listed as the plaintiff and the School District listed as the defendant. The dispute arose out of an “energy savings performance contract” that the parties entered into in 2010 for energy savings work and other improvements at eight district schools and facilities. McKinstry has alleged that it performed work at the School District’s direction worth $25.8 million and that the district still owes the company about $7 million. The district claims it authorized work worth only $18.6 million and is claiming damages against McKinstry for at least that amount. A jury trial on the case is scheduled to begin Oct. 15, 2013, and is expected to last about 25 days. Terry Smith: tsmith@mtexpress.com

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RANCHERS MEET WITH WOLF ADVOCATES

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Rancher John Peavey, center, talks about conflicts between wolves and livestock at a Wood River Wolf Project meeting held Monday at the YMCA in Ketchum. Blaine County Commissioner Larry Schoen, right, explained that the issue is extra delicate when adding politics into the discussion regarding how to reduce the conflicts. He indicated that there are many diverse feelings, sentiments and backgrounds of people talking about wolves and that a balanced approach to the issue is important. Project organizer Suzanne Stone, background, described its five-year history of attempting to create a “shared landscape” for predators and domesticated grazing animals. She cited the project’s efforts to provide more field technicians, increased livestock-guard-dog presence, responsible removal of dead animal carcasses and sick livestock, and the use of tools such as lights, sound alarms and fladry, all nonlethal deterrents designed to decrease wolf attacks on sheep and cattle.


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Manslaughter defendant indicted again Prosecutor acknowledges ‘irregularities’ in earlier proceedings By TERRY SMITH

meanor driving-without-a-license charge is punishable by up to six months in the county jail. At arraignment, Jameson A 20-year-old Bellevue man has been indicted for a second pleaded not guilty to all three time by a Blaine County grand crimes. A jury trial was schedjury in connection with the death uled to begin Feb. 27. Jameson has remained inlast summer of a Ketchum man on the north side of Magic Reser- carcerated in the Blaine County jail on $250,000 bond voir in southern Blaine County. since his arrest on Steven Tyler June 2, the day that Jameson was arStephen Ray Franco, raigned on the 26, died following charges, which are an accident on the the same from an west side of the Poiearlier grand jury inson Creek inlet to dictment, on Monday Magic Reservoir. in Blaine County 5th The Blaine County District Court. JameSheriff’s Office alson remains accused leges that Jameson of felony vehicular backed his vehicle manslaughter, the felSTEVEN JAMESON into Franco, knockony crime of leaving ing him off a cliff. the scene of an accident resulting in injury or death Franco fell about 14 feet, suffered and the misdemeanor crime of a severe head injury and was pronounced dead later that day at driving without a license. Jameson could be sentenced Saint Alphonsus Regional Medito up to 10 years in prison if it cal Center in Boise. As a procedural matter, with is proven that he was operating a vehicle with gross negligence the filing of the new indictment or up to 15 years in prison if it’s against Jameson on Nov. 15, the proven that he was intoxicated charges in the earlier indictment have now been dismissed. when he caused the accident. Blaine County Prosecuting The felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident is pun- Attorney Jim Thomas explained ishable by up to an additional five the second indictment in an years in prison, while the misde- email sent last week to the Idaho Express Staff Writer

Mountain Express. “I wanted to address several potential procedural irregularities in the process of obtaining the initial indictment,” Thomas wrote. “Most notably, providing an additional instruction for the jury to consider and adding an additional witness to establish the actual death of Franco. We took care of that and received an identical indictment.” Prior to the second indictment, Ketchum attorney Brian Elkins, representing Jameson, had filed motions with the court seeking to dismiss the earlier indictment because of procedural problems and the use of “impermissible hearsay” evidence. In an interview after Monday’s court hearing, Elkins said some of his arguments are now moot. “My main argument was that the grand jury was not properly instructed on the elements of felony vehicular manslaughter,” Elkins said. “The state was convinced that they had a problem procedurally and were required to start over. The state also brought in supposed hearsay evidence that is not allowed.” Elkins said he may file new motions challenging the new indictment and evidence against his client. Terry Smith: tsmith@mtexpress.com

Man charged in officer injury Weatherly still recovering from accident at MASSV By TERRY SMITH Express Staff Writer

A Hailey man has been charged with disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor, after falling off a building in downtown Ketchum last summer and landing on a Blaine County Sheriff’s Office sergeant, breaking the officer’s neck. Ketchum Police Chief Steve Harkins reported Monday that Austin B. Cruz, then 20, was charged with the crime after the case was reviewed by Ketchum City Prosecutor Rick Allington. According to court records, Cruz was not arrested but was issued a summons instead. Court records state that the charge was actually filed against Cruz on Oct. 17. However, the case remained sealed and information was not available to the public until the case was unsealed on Nov. 15. Cruz has pleaded not guilty. He is repre-

sented by Hailey attorney Douglas Werth. The accident occurred around 1:45 a.m. on July 15 during a street party that was part of the MASSV music event in Ketchum. According to police reports, Cruz fell from the top of a building on Main Street, landing on Sgt. Corey Weatherly, then 43, who was working security at the event. Weatherly was flown by emergency aircraft to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise where he underwent surgery. Sheriff Gene Ramsey said Monday that Weatherly remains on medical leave after undergoing a second surgery in October. He said Weatherly is still undergoing rehabilitation for the injury. “We plan on him coming back in the future,” Ramsey said. “He’s actually doing really good after the second surgery.”

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Man charged for allegedly beating son Defendant faces felony charge of injury to a child By TERRY SMITH Express Staff Writer

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A 43-year-old Hailey man has been charged with a felony for allegedly severely battering his 11-year-old son the day after Thanksgiving. Kenneth Gerald Crowson was formally charged with the crime of felony injury to a child at an initial court appearance Monday in Blaine County Magistrate Court. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Dec. 5. Hailey Police Chief Jeff Gunter said Crowson was ar-

apparently there was rested at his home on a burst blood vessel West Walnut Street in his eye,” Gunter shortly after 11:45 said, adding that the a.m. Friday. He was boy also had “marks” released from cuson the right side of tody later that day his face and “finger after posting $25,000 marks around the bond. neck.” Gunter said police Asked what may went to the Crowhave led to the alson residence that morning because of a KENNETH CROWSON leged confrontation, Gunter said, “The fa“third-party report.” ther apparently had At the home, Gunter said police determined that the been sick and the two sons were apparently fighting.” boy had been struck in the face. “He blackened his left eye and Terry Smith: tsmith@mtexpress.com


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Woman again admits to embezzlement Defendant earlier withdrew guilty plea in Farm Bureau theft case

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A former Fairfield woman has admitted for a second time that she stole more than $35,000 over a four-year period from the Blaine County Farm Bureau Office in Bellevue where she was previously employed as a secretary. Judith G. Shurtz, 60, who now lives in Owyhee County, entered her guilty plea to a felony charge of grand theft by embezzlement on Monday in Blaine County 5th District Court. Shurtz, who remains free on $5,000 bond, also pleaded guilty to the charge in March. However, she withdrew her guilty plea in May when Judge Robert Elgee informed her at an earlier sentencing hearing that he was going to put her in prison for at least two years. Shurtz was allowed to withdraw her earlier guilty plea because of an earlier “binding plea agreement� between Ketchum attorney Dan Dolan, assigned as public defender, and the Blaine County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Under the earlier agreement, prosecutors Judith Shurtz Defendant agreed to recommend that Shurtz spend up to a year in the county jail and be placed on probation. The binding plea agreement allowed Shurtz to withdraw her guilty plea because Elgee said in court then that he was not going to follow the prosecutor’s recommendation. “I think anything less than two years in prison is just patting someone on the back and saying crime pays,� Elgee said then. Because of Elgee’s earlier pronouncement, prosecutors have now entered into a new plea agreement with Shurtz that offers harsher terms than offered before. Deputy Matt Fredback said in court Monday that his office is now recommending a sentence for Shurtz of up to eight years in prison, with four years to be served before parole eligibility. Dolan told the judge that the defense is free to argue for a lesser sentence. Sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 25. Shurtz’s guilty plea averted a jury trial that was scheduled to begin Tuesday. Shurtz was charged with the crime in 2011 following a year-long investigation by the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office. Detective Mark Dalton stated in a probable-cause affidavit that Shurtz embezzled $35,288.21 from the Farm Bureau by writing checks to herself without permission from 2006 through 2010. Dalton stated that Shurtz hid the thefts by falsifying Farm Bureau records and bank statements. In court Monday, Dolan acknowledged that Shurtz wrote “somewhere between 50 and 100 checks� to herself during the four-year period. “That’s the way I did it,� Shurtz said. “I wrote checks without permission to myself.�

“That’s the way I did it. I wrote checks without permission to myself.�

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Skiers and snowboarders line up Thursday, Nov. 22, to take the River Run quad chailift up Bald Mountain. Skiers reported good conditions on the upper slopes of Baldy over the opening weekend of the 2012-2013 ski season.

Resort reports successful opening By BRENNAN REGO Express Staff Writer

Sun Valley Co. representatives said the resort had a successful opening weekend and the company anticipates opening top-to-bottom skiing on both sides of Bald Mountain by Friday, Nov. 30. Bald Mountain opened for the season on Thursday, Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day. “Opening weekend was excellent. It was fantastic,” Ski Patrol Director Mike Lloyd said. “The crowds were all really happy with the upper part of the mountain, and we had some good, sunny weather for Thanksgiving Day.” Lloyd said the top section of Baldy “skied great” even though the snowpack might still look “a little bleak” from down below. He also said his team did not have to perform any rescues during the winter season’s first weekend. “Everybody was really safe,” he said. Sun Valley Co. spokesman

Jack Sibbach said skier-counts were about the same as those of the past few years, and the resort’s directors were “pleased with the numbers.” “We saw a lot of happy faces up there the first few days,” he said. “A lot of the guests at the lodge said the conditions were great.” As of press deadline Tuesday, open runs on Baldy include: 42nd Street, Lower River Run, Kinderspielplatz, Ridge, Roundhouse Lane, Upper College, Cut Off, Lower Blue Grouse, Mid River Run, Upper Blue Grouse and Upper Holiday on the River Run Side. On the Warm Springs side, open runs include I-80, Upper Warm Springs and Upper Limelight. Christmas Bowl is the only open bowl. Currently, lift access is available from the River Run base area only. Access to the top is offered via Roundhouse Express (the gondola) followed by Christmas lift. River Run lift is also open for people who want to ski laps on Lower River Run. All the other

lifts are closed. (The Christmas lift was closed temporarily on Tuesday, and some skiers had to be downloaded on the gondola.) However, Sibbach said the resort plans to open additional terrain Friday, including access to the top from the Warm Springs base via the Challenger lift. The Warm Springs Day Lodge is expected to open the same day. Sibbach said he expects that by Friday the resort will open Flying Squirrel, Lower Picabo and Lower Warm Springs on the Warm Springs side. On the River Run side, Roundhouse Slope and Lower Canyon should be open before the weekend. Sibbach also said Dollar Mountain—which was open over Thanksgiving weekend—is now closed and will not reopen until Dec. 8. For up-to-date information on terrain and lift status, weather and snow conditions, visit www. sunvalley.com/mountain/report. Brennan Rego: brego@mtexpress.com

Ketchum forms Internet committee Goal is to plan broadband infrastructure development By BRENNAN REGO Express Staff Writer

The Ketchum City Council has established a Broadband Strategic Plan Committee that will begin meeting in December to plan the future of the city’s Internet infrastructure. During a meeting Monday, Nov. 19, the council members voted unanimously to establish the committee. It will have a kickoff meeting in December to establish the committee’s goals, followed by monthly meetings beginning in January until the plan is completed. Councilwoman Nina Jonas said in an interview Tuesday that there was not yet a fi rm deadline for completion of the plan, but its development was one of the council’s goals for this fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30, 2013. “It would be nice to have the broadband plan expedited,” she said. At the meeting, Lisa Horowitz, Ketchum’s director of commu-

nity and economic development, said it is necessary to treat highspeed broadband infrastructure like any other infrastructure that the city plans to ensure that it is not developed “haphazardly.” “We’re now starting to recognize that it’s a city planning issue just like cities plan roads,” she said. “It’s necessary for both the city’s economy and the residents’ lifestyle.” Committee member Aaron Pearson, the Community Library’s information systems director, said the city should develop its broadband strategic plan around fiber optic technology. He said fiber optic connectivity would be the best option because it’s fast and already available in certain Ketchum locations, such as the Community Library. However, fiber optic connections are not yet accessible throughout the city’s entire downtown core, let alone the rest of the city. But that’s what the committee’s for. A staff report included in

the meeting packet states that one of the committee’s primary objectives will be to establish short(three-year), mid- (seven-year) and long-term (10-year) “policies and initiatives” to ensure that the development of the infrastructure is as “unified” as possible. “I plan to throw significant resources at this so [the committee’s] time isn’t wasted,” Mayor Randy Hall said. “We need to create the foundation for innovation.” So far, the council has approved $20,000 from the Community and Economic Development Department’s fiscal 2013 budget for development of the broadband strategic plan. The council members—particularly Nina Jonas—agreed with Hall that investing in highspeed Internet infrastructure is important and would boost the city’s economy. “I’m really excited about this,” Jonas said. “I think it will lead to economic diversity. We need more fiber in our diet!” Brennan Rego: brego@mtexpress.com


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Sun Valley to decide in January whether to keep new LOT By BRENNAN REGO Express Staff Writer

The Ketchum City Council accepted the results of the Nov. 6 election during a City Council meeting Monday, Nov. 19, including the failure of a proposed local-option tax levy to pay minimum revenue guarantees for commercial air service. However, Ketchum Mayor Randy Hall said he considers the narrowness of the margin with which the levy was defeated a “mandate” for the city to continue to pursue the air tax. The cities of Sun Valley, Ketchum and Hailey had a measure on their ballots on Election Day to add a 1 percent local-option tax to pay minimum revenue guarantees to airlines that might otherwise be unwilling to fly into a risky resort market such as Sun Valley. “While I’m disappointed the

LOT for air didn’t pass, I’m happy it got 58 percent,” Hall said. The proposed tax required 60 percent approval to pass. Hailey voters denied the measure by an even more narrow margin than those in Ketchum, with 59 percent of its voters in approval. Only Sun Valley voters approved the levy, with 61 percent voting in favor. The Sun Valley City Council members agreed Monday to wait until January to discuss whether to repeal the ordinance or wait for Ketchum to take another shot at getting the tax passed. “The fact that all three cities could almost have had a super majority is amazing,” Hall said at the Nov. 19 Ketchum meeting. “We’re going to redouble our efforts to move this ball forward.” State code requires the city to wait for one year before reintroducing the measure. Brennan Rego: brego@mtexpress.com

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BRIEFS Sun Valley featured on Travel Channel A Travel Channel show titled “Instant Christmas” that aired on Nov. 25 featured Sun Valley as an ideal destination for holiday travelers. The two-minute segment on Sun Valley states that Sun Valley “lights up” in December and that, with more than seven decades of practice, the resort puts on the “perfect” holiday festivities. This winter season is Sun Valley Co.’s 77th. “Nestled away in central Idaho, Sun Valley Resort is a veritable winter wonderland,” the clip states. “This premier mountain getaway is the perfect destination for vacationers who want to rough it in style.” An unidentified woman interviewed in the video agreed whole-heartedly. “Christmas carolers and hot cocoa and twinkle lights and snow-shine—as I like to call it. What’s better than that?” she said. The segment mentions the many winter sports opportunities that the area offers, including skiing, snowboarding and skating, and also gives a nod to the resort’s annual Nutcracker on Ice Christmas Eve ice show. This year, the free ice show celebration will kick off on the Sun Valley Lodge Terrace at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24.

Galena trails are open As of Sunday, Galena Lodge and the North Valley Trails have open about 50 kilometers of groomed trails for skiing and about 15 kilometers of snowshoe trails. A Full Moon Dinner will be served tonight, Nov. 28. Galena Lodge is a community-owned day lodge off state Highway 75 about 23 miles north of Ketchum.

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Are humans deer in the headlights?

he election is over. Now President Obama and Congress are arguing over how to avoid the fiscal cliff, the combination of tax increases and potentially draconian federal budget cuts that will be triggered automatically if lawmakers fail to craft and approve a different plan. But there’s another cliff that’s getting precious little attention from government: the climate cliff. Candidates treated climate change like the third rail of politics during the fall campaigns. If it was mentioned at all in most stump speeches, it was merely a footnote eclipsed by concern about the economy. Yet, it may be the biggest issue mankind has ever faced, second only to our ability to destroy the globe with nuclear weapons. Anyone with eyes and some historical data now can see that the polar ice caps are melting, opening up new sea lanes and contributing to rising sea levels.

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend marked the start of the season for family gatherings, religious celebrations, office parties and shopping. Black Friday has come and gone, replete with the mandatory images of people rushing into big box stores only to get jammed into closed places and claw at each other with all the graciousness of a scrum, images that allow the mandatory follow-up of grumbles about commercializing Christmas and are then put away until next year. Such grumbles ignore the hard reality that for many retailers, this season gets them across the line from financial failure to success. In an economy dependent on the health of commerce, and a nation formed on the separation of church and state, there is nothing wrong with a shopping season per se. A cynic, we are told by Oscar Wilde, is a person who knows the cost of everything and the value of nothing. Is a life truly without value if someone else gets the desired treasure? Is life as we know it over if someone else gets a better price?

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In the 2011 Idaho Press Club awards competition, held in April 2012, the Mountain Express won first place in General Excellence, as well as the Pinnacle Award for winning 37 awards for weekly newspapers.

These holidays should be and are about more than commerce. The value of the holiday season we are entering has to do with seeing possibilities and opportunities to be thankful and to be generous by feeding the hungry, caring for the homeless and comforting the lonely.

When someone inevitably says there is a war on Christmas, suggest that they can win the war by making the values of peace and love proclaimed at Christmas more than just words but actions that reflect concern not so much about what you have as about who you are.

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If it were foreign enemies that were inflicting this damage on the nation, our leaders would be calling upon the Department of Defense to come up with a plan to fight them. Not so with climate change. The federal government’s efforts on climate change have been puny and fragmented despite something called the Environmental Protection Agency. The nation has no cohesive plan to roll back climate change, adapt to the effects of climate change or to pay for such efforts. It’s time we did. We’ve ignored and deflected action on the issue long enough. President Obama should invest some political capital and get the nation and the world moving to respond to the emergence of climate change. Otherwise, in the face of this threat, we humans are likely to fare no better than deer in the headlights of an oncoming train.

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Shellfish are showing the effects of higher acid levels in the oceans, which threaten larvae survival and cause thinner shells. Ocean acidification is occurring as the result of higher carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and polluted water discharged into the ocean. Only Washington state has begun to explore what might be done to reverse it. A new study of the world’s forests released this week shows they are in danger of dying off and being replaced with grasslands as drought becomes more widespread as a result of climate change. That’s not news to anyone in the West who has seen forests devastated by mountain pine beetles and ravaged by wildfires. New York and New Jersey have announced their tallies of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation. Those states say they may need more than $70 billion to repair the damage and rebuild, and they insist that they will be unable to do so without federal help.

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e supposedly are a nation of gracious losers. After every hard-fought contest—even pro hockey games in which hulking skaters have spent the previous couple of hours slamming opponents into the boards and trying to knock their teeth out—second-place finishers typically shake hands and congratulate the victors. Evidently, though, Mitt Romney and his vanquished GOP minions—Fox News commentators, talk radio troglodytes and other disenfranchised banner-wavers for the far right—subscribe to the sour grapes school of politics. They continue to talk trash about President Obama as if the election were tomorrow instead of more than two weeks ago, and just can’t choke down the fact that the majority of voters don’t agree with them. It’s like the scene in the 1941 classic “Citi-

The Day, of New London, Conn., published this editorial on Nov. 23.

zen Kane,” when fictional gubernatorial candidate Charles Foster Kane, as played by Orson Welles, holds up a prematurely printed newspaper with the headline he hoped would run, “Kane Elected,” and then selects the alternative version, “Fraud at Polls.” Aside from a brief concession speech in the early morning hours of Nov. 7, we’ve seen or heard little from the former Massachusetts governor. Romney’s only other comments after the election, made via a telephone conference call to wealthy campaign donors that was later leaked to the media, blamed his loss on “gifts” President Obama gave to AfricanAmericans, Hispanics, women and young voters. He was quoted as saying, “With regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gift. Free contraceptives were very big with young, college-aged women. And then, finally, Obamacare also made a difference for them, because as you know, anybody now 26 years

of age and younger was now going to be part of their parents’ plan, and that was a big gift to young people.” Meanwhile, distraught voters in a number of red states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, are circulating petitions calling for secession from the union. Even though the United States just reelected its first African-American president, it’s as if we’re getting ready to fight the Civil War again. This nation already faces far too many immediate challenges—for one, solving the debt crisis to avoid plunging off the fiscal cliff—to remain so sharply divided. It’s time for Romney and his followers to show some leadership and some class. Extend a hand, if not in friendship, at least in acknowledgement that we are all Americans, and we can either stand as one or all fall together.


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KATHLEEN PARKER Opinion Editor’s note: Kathleen Parker, whose column normally appears in this space, is on vacation.

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A few really good men As I finished Thanksgiving dinner with my daughter’s in-laws, I reflected on all that made me smile. Certainly being with grandchildren is a blessing beyond belief; certainly having good health, good friends and positive options in life is more than one might expect. All the clichés of gratitude came to mind, but as I write this column I am struck by how fortunate I am to have known many good men in my life. Recently, I wrote about the qualities of my dearest women friends, and lest you think I dislike the male gender, I should let you know what I believe. I am not noting here the often tumultuous relationships around love and marriage, although I have managed to keep as friends some good men from those experiences. Instead, I’d like to share an account of those who have influenced my character and who always restore my confidence in the innate decency of people. I was adopted into one of the most gregarious and affectionate families imaginable. Childhood was a time for lots of hugs, comfortable laps, roaring laughter and rocking piano, with a dad who was so funny and friendly that even my boyfriends hesitated about leaving my living room with him for a date with me! On Life’s Terms He never wavered in his support, attending my school sporting events, every performance or ceremony I celebrated and, to his dying day, speaking of “light at the end of the tunnel,” a sign of the optimism which he always had in spite of failures and tragedies and a life that had been filled with pain from the many surgeries he experienced as a boy with severely deformed club feet. I seldom saw anger, often heard laughter. If he were my blood father he could not have given me any DNA more appropriate than this rosy view of life. When I stood at Cypress Lawn and heard the eulogy over his grave, I felt the horrible loss of this buoyant Teddy bear. My parents’ best friend, Uncle Doc, was an equally present influence. Never hesitating to pick me up if I had car trouble or an urgent mission, he also was the intellectual who asked me to read my essays to him for feedback and paid most of my way through college. What an uncle he was! Recently, my daughters lost their father, Marty, and even though divorced, we respected each other; he never forgot the sense of his role as a father and as my friend. The world is odd without him, but I am blessed that he remained a source of comfort and inspiration to me all these years. How fortunate I was to know this man and have his whimsy, intelligence, athleticism and honor passed on to his children. And as I sat with my dynamic new in-law family, I saw again how two especially wonderful men have graced my life. My younger daughter is married to a young man who grew up with the model of a most loving and honorable father. His values, if instilled in his son as I am sure they are, will insure that my daughter will experience the long-range security of living with a good man. Incidentally, all the men I cherish have wonderful senses of humor. My elder daughter married a man who inspired me to say, upon their engagement, that I couldn’t think of anyone who would be more fitting and good for her. So there you are! Naturally, their relationship is characterized by laughter and honest exchange. Thus, I am lucky. And, to boot, I went to a movie in San Francisco last week with my best friend, Jola, and her husband, John, and reminded them of the several decades that I have been the third wheel in the back of their car, from the early days of their marriage when I joined them in Switzerland to all of our times over the years as we shared stories and experiences with our children and friends. I think of John as my brother. One other person is like a brother to me, and that is my cousin Tom, who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. My early years near him and my other Johanson cousins were marked by the love and laughter of the uncles we shared. Memories of that time are meant to be savored, echoes of the delightful men who have given me my sense of humor, security and love. No girl could want more. Thanks to them all.

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The forgotten story of the ‘Hermoni’ A photo appeared in the Nov. 14 issue of the new/used Zamboni that, according to Mayor Randy Hall, was replacing its anachronistic predecessor, which was “looking like it was from the turn of the century.” Right you are, Sir Mayor. The old relic of a workhorse, once affectionately referred to as the “Hermoni,” was from the last century. It was lovingly created by the former Ice Capades star and manager of the Sun Valley ice rink, Herman Maricich, who was honored at this fall’s Battle of the Blades for his years of service to the community and to generations of skaters from here and abroad. No international skater of merit could say they’d “been there and done it” unless they had performed in a Sun Valley Saturday night ice show. A former fighter pilot during World War II and a natural-born engineer and tinkerer, Herman created the Hermoni from the chassis of a cab-over Jeep truck. Drivers cut the ice in a heated cab with a stereo and were protected from the often sub-zero temperatures. With the steering wheels located beneath the seat, it was much easier to see the sides of the ice surface, especially around the comers. We enjoyed seeing its original British racing green machine smooth out the ravages of many child and adult visitors’ first and possibly only attempt at the sport. For years, the Zamboni company tried unsuccessfully to sue Herman for an infringement of their patent for an ice-cutting machine. Kind of like the owner of a zebra being sued by the owner of a tiger for design infringement. The Hermoni was donated to the recreation program and continued to expand the ice consciousness of a grateful community. It graced the Ketchum Town Square during the fundraising drive, and with its tan paint job, resembled a relic from Desert Storm. And it is a true veteran. ROD TATSUNO Ketchum

City is on track at Hulen Meadows I am a member of the board of the Wood River Land Trust. I live in the city of Ketchum on the north side of town, and my wife and I frequently use the Hulen Meadows pond area for walking and biking. We have come to appreciate the pond and adjacent stretch of river for recreation, but are concerned about its cur-

LETTERS About letters DEADLINE: 5 p.m. Friday for the Wednesday paper; 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Friday paper. WORD COUNT: letter (300 words), guest opinion (600 words). rent state. Having attended several public meetings related to the planned restoration efforts and the city’s master plan, I support the collaborative efforts being put forth to address a complicated situation. In many places throughout the Wood River Valley, the Big Wood River has been altered to protect homes and businesses, often with emergency rip-rap and unnatural straightening. Areas that allow more natural river meandering and sediment deposition should be protected from straightening. Unfortunately, if nothing is done to the Hulen Meadows pond, it will eventually become disconnected from the river, and the river will be constricted to a single channel along Highway 75. If this happens, sediment will continue to be deposited downstream near residences, and the chance of flooding will be exacerbated. The altered floodplain around Hulen Meadows pond has been a concern for more than 15 years. Unfortunately, past efforts to restore the floodplain have not been successful. I have been pleased to see that the city has involved multiple stakeholders and the community in its current planning process and has been receptive to public comments. I believe that the city and its River Park Task Force are working hard to develop a plan that will benefit the river and floodplain, downstream homeowners and recreationists. Although the Big Wood River cannot be restored to its completely natural state, I am hopeful that this collaborative solution will result in a positive outcome. JACK KUENEMAN Ketchum

Social injustice needs correcting The social justice in this country (the greatest country in the world) just plain sucks. The pay scale in the business world is so lopsided and unfair. We reward “brains” instead of work. How did the CEOs get where they are? Isn’t it on the backs of their employees? In comparison, what the

employees get is a pittance. Everyone has the same human needs and rights. Parents need a “date” night every week, money for family outings, a decent house covering their needs, good-running cars, food, clothes and vacations, and they should be able to buy their own health insurance and send their kids to college without going bankrupt, as well as be able to save for retirement. They call what we have now capitalism and it isn’t working. What good does it do to go to the voting booth when one political party is as crooked as the other? It remains politics as usual. God did not make everyone equal in potential. But because you have a lot of potential doesn’t make you special. In God’s eye we are all special. He said, “To he who is given much, much is expected.” He is talking about making the world a better place in which to live. He isn’t talking about “charity” to the poor. The poor should grab themselves by the bootstraps and pull themselves up. Because Jesus was poor isn’t a justification for poverty. God wants everyone to get ahead. Our politicians (most of them, anyway) say they believe in God, but they do a very, very poor job of practicing the Golden Rule. Honesty is still the best policy. There is strength in numbers. JOSEPH AND ELIZABETH MICZULSKI Hailey

ITD should change Hailey speed limits As a resident of Bellevue, I think ITD changed the speed limit in a thought-out manner by keeping our downtown speed at 25 mph with only the more commercial areas seeing the increase. But let’s be real about moving people through our valley. While Bellevue is the southern gateway to the Wood River Valley, Hailey encompasses a longer stretch of 25-mph-restricted highway. If Bellevue is forced into an increase, why not the same for Hailey? It seems only logical to increase the limit to 35 mph from Myrtle Street north as well as along Hailey’s southern section between Fox Acres and Airport Way. I encourage the city of Hailey, the citizens of the Wood River Valley and the ITD to consider a more comprehensive speed limit change that includes all the cities in the Wood River Valley. CRAIG WOLFROM Bellevue


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Howard Preserve expands south Wood River Land Trust buys additional 1.7 acres By KATE WUTZ Express Staff Writer

Though a 1.7-acre parcel that has been added to the Howard Preserve riverfront area in Bellevue might not seem like much, residents and Wood River Land Trust staff say the little piece of land will make a big difference to the area. Land Trust Executive Director Scott Boettger said the organization recently closed on a process that began in July, when he spotted a listing in the Idaho Mountain Express for eight lots in downtown Bellevue—including a parcel adjacent to the existing preserve. “At one time, the price of this property was just tremendous,” he said. “It was [originally] listed for some ridiculous price, and thankfully, no one bought it. When things hit the fan, the price became much more reasonable.” Boettger said that at one point, the property—which includes two Main Street lots—was listed for $700,000. The Land Trust was able to buy it for less than $100,000. “It was essentially a fire sale,” he said. “Luckily, no one out there was looking for real estate.” Boettger said the parcel was owned by David Harris, a Bellevue sculptor who had planned to turn the land into an artist’s compound. “It was a great vision, but he

was never able to pull it off,” he said. Boettger said the 1.7 acre parcel is still owned by the Land Trust, not the city, so technically it’s not part of the Howard Preserve. However, it’s managed as part of the preserve and helps to connect a few hiking trails near the south end that previously had crossed private property.

“It was [originally] listed for some ridiculous price, and thankfully, no one bought it.” Scott Boettger

Wood River Land Trust “There’s always been this difficulty” with following the trails, he said. Sara Burns, co-organizer of the Bellevue Haunted Forest held at the preserve each year, said the event has to skirt the adjacent private property—and even when the event is not occurring, there is some difficulty with users figuring out what parts of the riverfront area are public land. “There has always been this confusion where people are using the preserve, but there are these intermittent sections that are private property,” she said. “It’s great that the public part will be

more [contiguous].” The Howard Preserve is a parcel of land totaling nearly 13 acres one block west of Main Street in Bellevue along the Big Wood River. Boettger said the area is a riparian habitat for bald eagles in the winter, along with sculpin, yellow-billed cuckoo, moose, mountain lions and sought-after morel mushrooms. “[Part of the area] was an old city park, and it’s one of the places neighborhood kids go to fish and swim and collect morels,” he said. “All of those things add to the beauty of living here and how wonderful it can be.” The property was originally acquired by the Wood River Land Trust in 2004 as a bargain sale from the Howard family, but was later transferred to the city of Bellevue for use as a public park. Bellevue, along with a volunteer group known as the Friends of the Howard Preserve and the Land Trust, collaborate to maintain the preserve. Burns said the Bellevue Haunted Forest provides $2,500 a year for the preserve’s maintenance, which includes weed control, signs and trail maintenance. Boettger said that in addition to maintenance, the Land Trust has plans to seek grant funding to restore one old trail that follows the riverbank. “The old trail that was there has washed away,” he said. “With

Graphic courtesy of Wood River Land Trust

This graphic shows the patchwork of land ownership in the area of the Howard Preserve in Bellevue. The green and tan blocks are public property, and the blue block indicates the recent acquisition. The pink and orange blocks are still private property adjacent to the public preserve. the acquisition, we’ll be able to move the trail.” As for the two Main Street lots, Boettger said the Land Trust has no plans to develop them. Rather, the organization will try to trade that developable property for other land in the area with conservation value.

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7 wolves killed in Yellowstone region 4 more killed in Southern Mountains area By KATE WUTZ Express Staff Writer

Staff at Yellowstone National Park reported that seven collared wolves from the park have been killed in recent weeks by hunters in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. According to The Associated Press, the wolves were wearing collars for research purposes and were killed outside the park. Dave Hallac, chief of Yellowstone’s Center for Resources, told The Associated Press on Nov. 15 that there has been no indication that any of the wolves were taken illegally.

Four of the seven were shot in Montana, two in Wyoming and one in Idaho.

Two of the animals were from packs that no longer spend most of their time in the park. Four of the seven were shot in Montana, two in Wyoming and one in Idaho. Wolves cannot be killed within the park, but can be legally hunted in all three states. Niels Nokkentved, spokesman for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, said Tuesday that he had no information on the Idaho wolf or where it was killed. Calls to the agency’s big game manager, John Rachael, were not returned as of press time Tuesday. Hallac told The Associated

Press that the number of park wolves killed so far does not threaten the stability Yellowstone’s population of more than 85 wolves. He added that several hunters have already offered to return the radio collars attached to the wolves. Hunters in Idaho have killed 102 wolves as of Nov. 21. Seventeen of those wolves were killed in the Panhandle Zone in extreme northern Idaho. Four were killed in the Southern Mountain region of the state, which encompasses Ketchum, Sun Valley, Hailey, Bellevue and Carey. The Southern Mountains Zone has a quota of 40 wolves that may be killed between Aug. 30 and March 31, meaning that 36 more wolves may be killed in the area before the season’s end. Ten wolves were killed in the Sawtooth Zone, west of the Southern Mountains Zone, which has a quota of 60 wolves that may be hunted this season. No wolves were reported trapped in the state between the opening of trapping season on Nov. 15 and the Department of Fish and Game’s most recent wolf harvest report of Nov. 21. Trapping is only allowed in certain areas in the northern part of the state, mainly near the IdahoMontana border. The 102 wolves killed by hunters so far since Aug. 30 represents 40 percent of the total number of wolves shot by hunters last season. A little over one-third of the season has passed in most of the state. Kate Wutz: kwutz@mtexpress.com

Hailey police investigate vehicle vandalism

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3 cars damaged, 2 with Sheriff’s Office markings By TERRY SMITH Express Staff Writer

Hailey police are investigating car vandalism that occurred in the city late last week. Three vehicles were damaged, two of them with Blaine County Sheriff’s Office markings. Hailey Police Chief Jeff Gunter said Monday that the vandalism was reported Friday afternoon, suggesting that it occurred either Thursday night or early Friday morning. He said total damage was estimated at $2,050. One of the vehicles with Sheriff’s Office markings is usually parked in the east parking lot at the Blaine County Courthouse. It is now out of police service and used for other county business. The vehicle, a 1994 Chevrolet pickup, sustained a broken front windshield and a broken rear window on an attached camper shell. Gunter said someone also attempted to write the word “pig” on the vehicle with a rock. Damage to the pickup was estimated at $800.

Gunter said an in-service sheriff’s vehicle, a 2012 Ford Expedition, was also vandalized while it was parked at an officer’s home in the Deerfield area of east Hailey. Police estimated damage at $500 to the vehicle because of a broken front windshield. The third vehicle, a 2005 Cadillac Escalade, was damaged in a parking lot at the Balmoral apartment complex in southeast Hailey. “The windshield was broken out with a Corona beer bottle,” Gunter said, estimating damage at $750. “We’re looking at all three as if they’re related,” the police chief said. However, Sheriff Gene Ramsey said he does not relate the new vandalism to attacks on two Sheriff’s Office vehicles two years ago, when culprits attempted to light the cars on fire. Three juveniles were later convicted in that case. Terry Smith: tsmith@mtexpress.com

Hailey to Ketchum Transmission Line Idaho Power invites you to join us at one of three open houses to learn more about a proposed power line to ensure a reliable electricity source for the Wood River Valley.

Wed., Nov. 28 5–7 p.m. Sun Valley City Hall Sun Valley

We will share recommendations from the community advisory committee, which we convened in January 2007, to help us develop a long-term energy infrastructure plan for the Wood River Valley. Each event will have the same open format, and area residents are encouraged to attend the event that is most convenient. Area residents are encouraged to drop by any time between 5 and 7 p.m.

Thurs., Nov. 29 5–7 p.m. Hemingway Elementary Ketchum

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The Wood River Ability Program is working to bring up to 20 disabled athletes to the Wood River Valley this winter to participate in a training camp and compete in the Boulder Mountain Tour. Program Director Marc Mast said his organization will hold a development camp for athletes who compete and perform at a high level but who are amputees or have traumatic brain injuries, birth defects, visual or auditory impairment or other physical limitations. Mast said the camp will start the week of Jan. 28, in conjunction with the 2013 Sun Valley Nordic Festival. The festival last year drew thousands of visitors, according to city occupancy reports, and nearly 1,000 registered participantsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;75 percent of whom were from out of the area. Mast said his camp would be â&#x20AC;&#x153;a lot of racing and a little training,â&#x20AC;? with athletes mostly coming to participate in the Nordic Festival. Athletes will compete in a three-kilometer race, a biathlon, sprint races in downtown Ketchum and the Boulder Mountain Tour. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m calling it a mini-World Cup,â&#x20AC;? he said with a laugh. In all competitions but the biathlon, attendees of Mastâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s camp will compete alongside able-bodied athletes. The International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup wraps up in Cable, Wisc., on Jan. 21, only seven days before the date that Mast wants to start his camp. However, he said he hopes the timing will be helpful, as athletes from other parts

of the nation and even the world may decide to head for Sun Valley after wrapping up in Wisconsin. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know, but it could happen,â&#x20AC;? he said. The camp follows the Wood River Ability Program and Sun Valley Ski Education Foundationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s success in obtaining designation for the Wood River Valley as a Nordic Paralympic/ Olympic training site. The idea was generated by Mast three years ago after he attended a U.S. Olympic Committee Paralympics Leadership Conference. Mastâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;who contracts as a coach with the U.S. Paralympic Nordic teamâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;said the idea was sparked when the topic of training sites was discussed at the conference.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whenever possible, nonprofit organizations should give back to the community, and this is a great way to do that.â&#x20AC;? Marc Mast

Wood River Ability Program â&#x20AC;&#x153;I went to the head of U.S. Paralympics and asked, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;What does it take to be a training site?â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? Mast said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Then I took a look at the criteria. We met 97 percent of them without doing anything.â&#x20AC;? Mast said he contacted the Blaine County Recreation District, the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation and the Ketchum-Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce to pull together an application. But after a few meetings, the idea languishedâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;until Sustain Blaine economic development group Executive Director Harry

Griffith contacted Mast and asked how he could help. A year later, the application was complete and designation was granted earlier this month. Mast said he wanted the designation partly to benefit the community as a whole through potential sponsors and branding, which could not only boost Nordic events but help bring more athletes to the area. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Obviously, I thought it would be beneficial to WRAP,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;[But] whenever possible, nonprofit organizations should give back to the community, and this is a great way to do that.â&#x20AC;? Mast said that eventually, his goal is to host a Paralympic World Cup similar to the one being held in Wisconsin this winter. Until then, he said, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s focusing on getting at least five resident athletes from the U.S. Paralympic Nordic team in Sun Valley. So far one member of the team lives hereâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Omar Bermejo, a retired Marine who did four tours in Iraq and was convinced by Mast to come and live in Ketchum when they met at the 2010 Winter Paralympic Games. Mast said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trying to raise money to provide prizes for disabled athletes competing in the Boulder Mountain Tour. His goal is to raise $10,000 for athletes in six categories: men and womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stand-up skiing, sit-down skiing and visually impaired skiing. If heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s successful, the Boulder Mountain Tour would be the first national race to provide prize money to both disabled and ablebodied athletes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If we get prize money, we could get a lot of the current U.S. Paralympic Nordic Team here [to compete],â&#x20AC;? he said. Kate Wutz: kwutz@mtexpress.com


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Avalanche Center releases class schedule Season includes new ‘sidecountry’ seminar By KATE WUTZ

is geared toward snowmobilers, will be held on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 7-9 p.m. at Woodside Motorsports in Hailey. The field session for this class will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center will also hold a class solely for emergency responders on Thursday, Jan. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the Greenhorn Gulch Fire Station just south of East Fork Road. The field session will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5. The center is launching a new seminar this year solely for sidecountry or out-of-bounds skiers. Trautman said earlier this month that the seminar is designed for people who ski on Bald Mountain and use the lifts to access the ski area, but who duck the ropes surrounding the ski area and head into what is essentially the backcountry. Trautman said a separate class could be helpful in explaining to sidecountry skiers why they need to be concerned about avalanche danger. “The dangers from a snow or avalanche perspective are the same [in the sidecountry or backcountry],” he said. “What is very different is people’s mentalities.” Trautman said skiers in the sidecountry might not think about how their actions might impact other nearby skiers. For example, he said, skiers in the sidecountry are not always careful about ensuring that they don’t trigger an avalanche that could catch people below. “When you’re in the backcountry and you look up and see someone above you, you notice it,” he said. “[But] if you duck the rope and go into what is essentially backcountry, it’s hard to change your mentality.” The seminar will be held Thursday, Feb, 21, from 6-8 p.m. at a yet-to-be-determined location. The seminar will include a panel and open discussions with avalanche forecasters, the Sun Valley Ski Patrol and Sawtooth Mountain Guides.

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The Sawtooth National Forest Avalanche Center released its class schedule last week, which includes four avalanche basics classes and a sidecountry skiing safety seminar. The first class will be held Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 6-8 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. According to the class’s description, the class is meant to serve either as a refresher for anyone with avalanche training or as a basic introduction to snow safety.

“The dangers from a snow or avalanche perspective are the same [in the sidecountry or backcountry]. What is very different is people’s mentalities.” Simon Trautman

Sawtooth National Forest Avalanche Center Avalanche forecasters Blase Reardon, Simon Trautman and Scott Savage with the center will cover how to recognize avalanche conditions and warning signs, how recreationists can tell if they are in avalanche terrain, how to travel safely in the backcountry and how to perform an immediate avalanche rescue. The class will be followed by an optional all-day field session on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the details of which will be available at the classroom session. Participants must attend a classroom session before attending a field session. The next public class will be Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wood River High School Performing Arts Theater in Hailey—not at the Community Campus in Hailey, where the center has held previous classes. The field session will be Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last public class, which

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Sun Valley hires new administrator Wisconsin woman will earn $125,000 per year Nearly a year after former Sun Valley City Administrator Sharon Hammer’s contract with the city was terminated with no stated cause, the mayor and City Council have selected someone to replace her. After an executive session during a special City Council meeting Monday, the council unanimously authorized Mayor DeWayne Briscoe to enter into an employment agreement with “a” city administrator. Briscoe clarified who that administrator will be just before press deadline Tuesday. Her name is Susan E. Robertson, the village manager of Fox Point, Wis., a position she has held since 1995. “Susan told me she loves the Sun Valley area and that this is the only job for which she would consider leaving her current position,” Briscoe said. “This is her dream job.” Briscoe said the council is “pleased” with Robertson’s qualifications, which include professional experience in positions such as city manager of Silverton, Ore., assistant city manager of Canandalgua, N.Y., assistant city manager of Laramie, Wyo., and director of housing and community development of Ripon, Wis. “If you read her qualifications, she’s probably the most qualified city administrator the city’s had in a number of years,” Briscoe said. Briscoe said Robertson has managed fire, police and public works departments in the various cities in which she has been employed. Robertson has a master’s of public administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida. “She’s fully aware of the problems the city has had over the past year and she’s willing to step in,” Briscoe said. “She agrees with the new tone and culture that we have since established in the administration of the city.” Briscoe said this “new tone” is one of compliance with city regulations. According to Briscoe, Robertson’s salary will be $125,000 per year, plus a one-time payment of up to $7,500 for moving costs. He said Robertson will not receive any additional compensation such as housing or automobile allowances or retirement benefits. “She will be entitled to the same benefit package as all the other city employees.” Briscoe said he signed the employment agreement with Robertson Tuesday afternoon.

Nursing discussions to continue next month Continued from Page A1 sioner Jacob Greenberg was the issue of how to dispose of Blaine Manor’s nursing home license. Greenberg said he was concerned that the license, a public asset, might need to be put out to bid rather than simply transferred to any of the companies—each of which has said it would be interested in taking over the license and Blaine Manor’s Medicare/Medicaid certification. Graves said he believes that as the license would be tied to a service agreement between the owners of the successful proposal and the county, it would likely not need to be put out to bid. However, he said all the proposals have this type of legal issue attached. “There are going to be a lot of those technical issues going forward,” he said. Commissioner Larry Schoen said during the last public meeting on skilled nursing two weeks ago that he is concerned about the county’s ability to pass a general obligation bond for a facility that includes independent living, such as Croy Canyon Ranch. During Tuesday’s meeting, he

also expressed concern that the Blaine Manor building itself might need to be put up for auction as a public asset. Schoen said that if the TanaBell proposal is chosen and an auction is necessary, “We have to evaluate [Tanabell’s] ability to be

managed by the company that has partnered with the Croy Canyon Ranch Foundation. However, she said that the facility has not yet been built in Boise and the nearest similar facility is in Billings, Mont. “The purpose of the site visit

“Each model is going to require some tweaking when a model is chosen. They are all going to have challenges.” Tim Graves

Deputy prosecuting attorney successful in that auction.” McCleary said that once the legal analysis is complete, she will schedule time on the board’s agendas for further evaluation and risk analysis of each of the proposals. Those meetings will also follow site visits of a TanaBell facility in Pocatello and a Safe Haven facility in Idaho Falls, where commissioners will be able to see facilities similar to the ones proposed for Blaine County. McCleary said a site visit had been proposed for a Greystone community in Boise, built and

was to see the care provided by each facility,” she said. “At this point, I am not going to schedule time for the board to go out of state.” Schoen and McCleary both said they would like to get an idea of the market demand for skilled nursing beds in the county, since the market analysis differs from proposal to proposal. The commissioners will conduct site visits on Monday, Dec. 10, in Idaho Falls and Pocatello. No time has been set for completion of the preliminary legal analysis. Kate Wutz: kwutz@mtexpress.com


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State is slow to implement crossings By ASSOCIATED PRESS

BOISE—Idaho’s wildlife managers are starting to worry about the growing number of collisions involving motorists and deer, elk and moose. Studies show more than 5,000 of the animals were killed by vehicles on Idaho roadways last year, and that total could be higher since many collisions aren’t reported to law enforcement or insurance companies.

Fish and Game officials say likely only about 50 percent of road-killed animals are reported.

Now, Idaho Fish and Game Department managers say it’s time to ramp up monitoring and wildlife crossing programs. “Right now, we think we’re losing the same number of deer that we harvest in our biggest deer (hunting) unit every year, so that is significant,” Gregg Servheen, the agency’s wildlife program coordinator, told the SpokesmanReview in a story Monday. “As we try to maintain deer harvest and sportsman interest and opportunity, that becomes key.” Wildlife crossings, which are showing positive results in other states, might become more commonplace along known animal migration corridors in Idaho. A new section of U.S. Highway 95 being built north of Coeur d’Alene features a $1 million wildlife underpass, designed to allow deer, elk, moose, bears and other species to cross freely, without endangering themselves or motorists whizzing by on the

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Electronic Registration Systems as nominee for Indymac Bank, Regional Trustee Services Corp., Pioneer Title of Ada County and Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. For injunction against foreclosure and to quiet title. Dismissed with prejudice. 19 Nov.-Federal National Mortgage Association v. Jackie G. Weselch. For eviction. Dismissed for inactivity. 19 Nov.-Collection Bureau v. Jose

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îNotice is hereby given that that a sale of certain personal property shall occur at SOUTH VALLEY STORAGE. îNotice is hereby given that the City of Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho (the “City”) intends to sell its Water Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2012. îNotice is hereby given that on Thursday, December 6, 2012, the Blaine County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing. îNotice is hereby given that the Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 10th. îNotice is hereby given that on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 5:30 PM., in City Hall at 480 East Avenue North, Ketchum, Idaho, the Ketchum Planning and Zoning will hold a Public Hearing. îTrustee’s Sale concerning 128 Watson Dr., West Magic. îTrustee’s Sale concerning 3110 Berry Creek Drive, Hailey. îTrustee’s Sale concerning 105 GUS LN, BLAINE COUNTY. îTrustee’s Sale concerning 301 INDIAN

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BRIEFS Suicide prevention hotline launched The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (800-273-TALK) was launched statewide on Monday. It is Idaho’s only statewide suicide prevention hotline. According to an Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline news release, Idaho has one of the country’s highest suicide rates. The release also states that suicide prevention hotlines are a “proven means” to help prevent suicides. Though a national hotline is available, the release states the Idaho-specific hotline will be advantageous to its callers since phone workers will be more familiar with services offered specifically in Idaho. The hotline will serve all callers free of charge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday service will be added in February and 24/7 service will be developed during the hotline’s second year. Currently, calls made outside of service hours will be redirected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The Idaho hotline will also offer suicide prevention information on its website at www.idahosuicideprevention.org. “We’re ready to serve all of Idaho,” said John Reusser, executive director of the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline. “Those who might be considering suicide, or those who just need someone to talk to, we’re here to take their calls.”

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Changes to 511 system allow drivers to customize information The Idaho Transportation Department has introduced new options to the 511 Traveler Services program that allow drivers to tailor reports to their own needs. Registering on the www.511. idaho.gov website drivers them the option of receiving direct reports for their preferred routes through email, text messages or Twitter. Information is available about highway conditions, delays and closures. The new option complements an earlier upgrade that introduced direct highway notifications through text messages to cell phones or email alerts to computers. To take advantage of those alerts, users established a free account on the 511 site that allowed them to designate route preferences. The newest option does not require travelers to establish accounts, but they must be registered with Twitter to receive “tweets” with automated highway condition reports.

Regional ITD office commended The south-central Idaho office of the Idaho Transportation Department has been acknowledged by the National Weather Service for being storm-ready. According to Vernon Preston, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Pocatello, ITD District 4 is the first transportation entity in the United States to earn the recognition usually reserved for towns. The South Central Idaho StormReady Local Advisory Board awarded the National Weather Service StormReady Recognition in January and presented a plaque and signs on Nov. 16 in Twin Falls. To meet the requirements of the recognition, ITD District 4 had to demonstrate adequate levels of emergency operations, including communications, equipment, facilities and human resources. For more information about the National Weather Service StormReady program, go to www.stormready.noaa.gov.

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Linda Lee Miller Linda Lee Coates Miller, 65, a resident of Fairfield, Idaho, died at home on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. She was born April 18, 1947, at Wendell, Idaho, and grew up on a ranch outside of Fairfield. Linda attended schools in Fairfield and graduated from Camas County High School in 1965. She received Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees from the University of Idaho. Linda married Steve Miller at Fairfield on June 12, 1969. She taught school in Northern Idaho and for the Camas County School District. She worked at Camas Grain, enjoyed buying items for The Specialty Shop, and helped her husband on their ranch. Linda enjoyed teaching English and technology, and working as a librarian in Camas County schools. She also obtained a Masters of Education from Leslie University and later became a certified library and media specialist. Linda loved the Lord and attended Lighthouse Christian Fellowship. She is survived by her husband, Steve Miller; her children, Nancy Miller (San Diego), James Miller (Fairfield) and Andrew Miller (currently attending Arizona State). She is also survived by her brother, David Coates (Gooding/Fairfield); a nephew, Cody Coates (Gooding/Fairfield) and a niece, Cady Coates (Twin Falls); her aunt, Clarice Frostenson (Fairfield); and three cousins, Chrystelle Robertson and Mifanwy Lane (both Pocatello) and Earl Higginson (North Salt Lake, Utah). Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Esther Coates. Visitation for family and friends was held on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Demaray Funeral ServiceGooding Chapel. A funeral service was held on Friday, Nov. 23, at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, 213 Ponderosa Ave. E. in Fairfield. Burial followed at the Mt. View Cemetery in Fairfield. Arrangements were under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service-Gooding Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the obituary link at www.demarayfuneralservice. com.

Mitchell Brent Taylor Mitchell Brent Taylor, 47, of Glenns Ferry, died on Nov. 17, 2012, in King Hill. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the VFW Hall in Glenns Ferry. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home. Mitch was born Feb. 3, 1965, in Boise, the son of Brent Taylor and Susie Coon Taylor. He graduated from Meridian High School with the class of 1983. He started wrestling at the age of 12 and his fierce determination led to a college scholarship at Boise State University in 1985. He attended BSU from 1985 to 1987. He also attended Powell Junior College on a wresting scholarship in 1987. Mitch was very fond of his coaches Bruce Burnett and Kevin Wood of Meridian High School. After college, Mitch helped coach several young men from all over Idaho, leaving with them a lasting impression. Mitch also enjoyed anything and everything to do with Les Bois Park Racetrack and was the assistant starter on the starting gate for several years. Mitch and his brothers worked with horses from a young age for their dad. Mitch was especially gifted in concrete placement and finishing work. Mitch made many friends all over the United Sates. He was known for his big smile, big heart and infectious laugh. Mitch never met a stranger. Mitch met the love of his life, Lacey Morrison, on

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Feb. 6, 2010, and they were married on January 23, 2012. With Lacey came two beautiful girls, Orie and Paisley. They were Mitch’s pride and joy. Mitch also found the Lord and was baptized Nov. 6, 2011, by Pastor Hilario Perez of the First Baptist Church in Glenns Ferry. Mitch is survived by his wife, Lacey Taylor; daughters, Orie and Paisley Rau; his father, Brent Taylor; his mother, Susie Taylor; brother Mike and his wife, Kim Taylor, sister Missi Taylor Sluder and brother Mat Taylor and his girlfriend, Amy Hart; and five nieces, two nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by Ralph Taylor, Elma Poulsen Taylor, Cliff Coon, Frances Martin Coon and Tommy Sluder. Donations in Mitch’s memory can be sent to the Glenns Ferry High School wrestling program, 639 N. Bannock St., Glenns Ferry, ID 83623.

H. Warren Knight The Hon. H. Warren Knight, retired Orange County, Calif., Superior Court Judge and founder of JAMS, The Resolution Experts, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in Newport Beach, Calif., from complications from COPD. He was 83 years old. Warren Knight was born in Charleston, W.Va., on Oct. 16, 1929. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1952 and University of Virginia School of Law in 1955. He joined the Marine Corps in 1955 and was stationed in California. He practiced law and served on the Orange County Municipal and Superior courts. He was named Trial Judge of the Year in 1974 and 1978 and was the recipient of numerous other legal awards. Judge Knight’s belief in the benefits of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) inspired him to leave the security of a judgeship in 1979 and open a one-man mediation practice in Santa Ana, Calif. Thus was the beginning of the first JAMS office and Judge Knight’s extraordinary contributions to the field of ADR. Thirty years later, JAMS has grown to be the world’s largest private ADR provider with hearing locations across the globe. Judge Knight will be remembered as a generous teacher and mentor with a comforting presence, superior listening skills, sharply honed sense of justice and infectious sense of humor. His family and loved ones would agree that he lived life to its fullest. He spent 10 years in Sun Valley, Idaho, fly fishing, hiking, traveling and making new friends. More recently, he lived in California, where he worked on his family genealogy and mentored two students as part of the Newport/ Mesa ProLiteracy Program. Judge Knight is survived by his wife, Carolyn, and his five children and eight grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Calvary Chapel East Anaheim, 5605 East La Palma Ave., Anaheim, Calif. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in Judge Knight’s memory be made to the following organizations: The JAMS Foundation, Attn: Julie Sager, 1920 Main St., Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92614 or Newport/Mesa ProLiteracy, Attn: Cherall Weiss, Literacy Coordinator, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92660.

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Christopher Coleman McCall Christopher Coleman McCall passed from this life on Saturday morning, Nov. 17, 2012, surrounded by his beloved sister and brothers, after a seizure caused a fall and severe head trauma. Chris was born on May 3, 1947, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., to Martha Coleman McCall and J. Benton McCall. Chris was born with Down syndrome. Chris’ parents made a decision, uncommon in the late 1940s, to raise their first born at home rather than institutionalizing him, as was the practice at that time. This choice led his parents on a lifelong journey to not only give their son the best education possible and access to the mainstream community, but to assist in providing those same resources for other children with developmental disabilities. At the age of 7, Christopher began attending St. Coletta School, a boarding school in Hanover, Mass., now called Cardinal Cushing School, where children with developmental disabilities could learn, grow, thrive and achieve their individual success. Chris loved his school and the gentle nuns who guided him for 10 years. He also always loved flying to and from school for vacations, and for years his family heard the story about sitting next to the Everly Brothers on one of the flights. Music had a special place in Chris’ world and he assembled a large record collection: Ricky Nelson, the Beach Boys, John Denver, the Monkeys, the Rolling Stones, but it was the Beatles he adored for a lifetime. The Beatles, the New York Yankees and Dick Clark’s American Bandstand were his passions. After many years living with his parents, working under the auspices of GARC (now Abilis) in Greenwich, Ct., Chris began trips to Idaho to visit his sister Kerrin, a longtime Ketchum resident. Years after his father’s passing and due to his mother’s declining health, Chris came to live in this welcoming community in 2001. He lived with Kerrin for two and a half years and then decided it would be more fun to live at Aspen Grove (now Safe Haven), an assisted living community in Bellevue where he was the life of the house for more than nine years and was cared for by much-loved Marie Humphries. Chris first worked at St. Thomas Church, and then in the produce department at Atkinsons’ Market in Ketchum under the kind guidance of Carl Charron for nearly 10 years. Chris and his family are grateful for a community that allowed him to reach his potential, have unexpected freedom and to be supported by so many community resources. Senior Connection, Sun Valley Adaptive Sports, Sagebrush (now Swiftsure) Riding Arena and Mountain Rides were central to his rich life here in the Wood River Valley. Christopher is survived by a deeply loved family, as his family was the most important part of his life (even more so than The Beatles). Kerrin McCall of Ketchum, Kevin McCall and wife Louisa of Cambridge, Mass., Josh McCall and wife Alex of Dedham, Mass., nephew Ethan and five nieces—Kinnon, Carly, Morgan, Nekele and Hayden—all love Chris so much for his incredibly warm heart, his constant happiness and his unique way of making everyone feel special. We are blessed with his pure love and gentle manner, which will forever be a living, breathing presence in all those whose lives he touched. A celebration of Chris’ life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. at Light on the Mountains Spiritual Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Chris’ name to the Senior Connection. “All You Need is Love,” the McCall Family.

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Marlyn Jean Lewis Marlyn Jean Lewis, 68, of Hailey died peacefully at her home, Nov. 24, 2012. Arrangements are under the care of Wood River Chapel, and friends are invited to leave condolences and share memories at www.woodriverchapel.com.

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a relationship while working together,” said Hailey Police Chief Jeff Gunter. Since 2007, the K-9 team of Shadow and Stewart has been a visible presence in the southern Wood River Valley. Both crime fighters were originally part of the Ketchum Police Department. “They have been a great deterrent, especially at Wood River

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Hailey police chief High School,” Gunter said. “They have walked by and sniffed about 10,000 cars in the last five years.” Shadow’s K-9 patrols and traffic stops uncovered one methamphetamine stash and several stashes of marijuana. The methamphetamine bust took place in 2011 following a traffic stop for “erratic driving.” Shadow took a sniff and signaled to police that drugs were in the car. Shadow also assisted police in uncovering marijuana at Wood River High School and elsewhere in the city, leading to misdemeanor drug-possession charges. Shadow was thanked formally at a Hailey City Council meeting last week by Mayor Fritz Haemmerle for his duty to the city, before taking his leave with Stewart. Shadow’s counterpart, Dax, is a drug-trained dog on active duty in Sun Valley. “I’d like to get another drug dog for the south valley,” Gunter said. “We are in discussions.” Tony Evans: tevans@mtexpress.com

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Profits boost Idaho’s personal income Blaine County’s average wage close to that of state By EXPRESS STAFF A significant surge in business profits, especially in rural Idaho, pushed 2011 total personal income higher in 42 of the state’s 44 counties. In resource-dependent Lewis and Idaho counties, business-profit declines were offset by higher-than-average wage increases to boost total personal income there as well. In Blaine County, total income was estimated at $1,260,599,000, up 5.9 percent from 2010, with wages of $470,263,000. Business profits were estimated at $139,913,000 in 2011, with the average wage at $36,988. Statewide, the average wage was $36,452. It was only the sixth time in the past 40 years that every county recorded an increase in personal income. The last was in 2007, the peak of the last expansion. Express photo by Willy Cook

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From left to right, Boise residents Jen Cullinane, Deedee Johnston, Wendy DeVinastre, Aliesha Johnston and Carrie Eshelman pose on valley artist Rob Hink’s Cowboy Chair in downtown Ketchum last weekend. Hink’s creation—which was in front of his and fellow artist Lynn Toneri’s gallery on Sun Valley Road for many years—is now slated to stay in its high-profile location, even though Hink and Toneri have moved their gallery. The city of Ketchum and The Cellar Pub, located downstairs from where the chair has stood for so long, together paid half the asking price of $4,500 and Cellar Pub patrons paid the other half, mainly in five-dollar bills donated into a collection jar. One of the pub’s owners, Paige Lethbridge, said keeping the chair was a community effort. “We wanted to keep it here ’cause it’s so iconic, and the joke around here is that the chair is probably photographed more than the Sawtooth Mountain range,” she said.

Sun Valley restructures Fire Department Mayor announces temporary positions By BRENNAN REGO Express Staff Writer

The Sun Valley Fire Department has had a rough year, including the resignation of longtime former Fire Chief Jeff Carnes. Several recently announced temporary appointments to leadership positions are intended to keep the department on track until Mayor Dewayne Briscoe decides who will run it permanently. Carnes resigned in September without stating a reason. He had been on paid administrative leave since Dec. 20, 2011, with a two-day break from Jan. 3-5. The break occurred when Briscoe’s administration took office. Briscoe said Tuesday that the city instituted a “credit card control” policy in February and since that time has saved about $1,200 per month in the Fire Department. “The savings are coming mainly from gas money for administrative cars,” he said. “Those cars include the fire chief’s and assistant fire chief’s vehicles and a Fire Department pickup.” While Carnes was on administrative leave, As-

sistant Fire Chief Ray Franco served as the department’s acting chief. Briscoe announced Tuesday that Franco will remain as acting chief for at least the next six months. Interim Executive Assistant to the Mayor Michael Parda said the contract became effective Nov. 5 and will expire May 3. Other appointments announced by Briscoe include Mal Prior as interim assistant fire chief for command and special projects, Taan Robrahn as interim training and operations officer, and Slater Storey as interim maintenance worker for the Fire and Street departments. Parda said the contracts for all those appointments are for the same time period as Franco’s. He also said Reid Black will continue in his position as code enforcement officer. Briscoe said Franco has been doing an “excellent job” as acting chief and that he has proven himself very capable of the job’s responsibilities. He also spoke highly of the other appointees. “I think they’ll provide excellent leadership, training and record keeping,” he said. Brennan Rego: brego@mtexpress.com

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rural counties combined was up 6 percent from 2010. Estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis showed total personal income increases ranging from a low of 1.1 percent in Gem County, where total wages fell 3.4 percent but business profits jumped 11.1 percent, to a high of 22.3 percent in Clark County, where total wages also fell 3.4 percent while business profits jumped 78.9 percent. Personal income in the 33 rural counties combined was up 6 percent from 2010, a half point higher than the national average increase for rural areas. At the same time, the 11 urban counties posted a 4.7 percent increase, a half point lower than metropolitan areas averaged nationally. Wage increases were essentially the same—2.4 percent in the five metro areas and 2.3 percent in the rural counties. But while business profits were up 7.2 percent in urban Idaho, they soared 22.2 percent in rural areas. Statewide, personal income was up 5.1 percent in 2011, a tenth of a percentage point below the national increase. The average annual wage also grew slightly faster in rural Idaho in 2011, up 2 percent compared to 1.8 percent in the urban areas. The largest increase was 10 percent in Camas County. Six rural counties saw the average wage decline, with the largest loss in Owyhee County at 1.4 percent. A change in total wages can be the result of a change in the number of jobs while a change in the average wage is a change in compensation per job.


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YOUTH HOCKEY HOME GAMES—The Sun Valley Youth Hockey PeeWees (ages 11-12) will host the Boise Hawks for home friendly games Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Sun Valley Skating Center. Next weekend, on Dec. 7-9, the Sun Valley Midgets (ages 15-and-up) will host their home tournament, followed by the Bantams (13-14) with their home tournament Dec. 14-16 on resort ice.

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SUN VALLEY SUNS OPEN 2012-13 SEASON ON DEC. 7-8—The Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey team debuts its 38th season of Senior A competition Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8 at Jackson Hole, Wyo. with the renewal of the long series against the Moose. Last played in 2009, the 12-year, 50-game series was not contested during the last three seasons. First home Suns games are scheduled for Dec. 14-15 with Park City.

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OVER 600 COME OUT FOR HAILEY TURKEY TROT Over 600 participants enjoyed Thursday’s ninth annual Hailey Turkey Trot family 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) run and walk sponsored by Blaine County Title on a mild Thanksgiving Day morning. Proceeds benefited Souper Supper providing hot meals for families and individuals in need, and the Girls on the Run program. Former Wood River High School running star Ben Stout (shown leading at the start) placed first overall in 17:06. Here are the top runners—Top Men: 1—Stout 17:06. 2—Ryan Yates 17:57 (3rd overall). 3—Pedro Morales 18:15.48. Top Women: 1—Tiffany Larson 20:38. 2—Angenie McCleary 21:04. 3 (tie)—Julie Siegel and Jennifer Schwartz 23:20. Top 17-and-under: 1—Chase England 17:16 (2nd overall). 2—Alex Gonzales 18:15.67. 3—Austin Hayes 19:32.

Home games offer first tests for Hailey boys New cage coach Miles welcomes turnout of 34 BY JEFF CORDES Express Staff Writer

At 24, Andy Miles is about the youngest head coach in Idaho high school boys’ basketball—and he’ll bring about the youngest team in the Gem State onto the floor this week when the Wood River High School boys’ varsity opens its season. Wood River debuts its 19-game season slate today, Wednesday at Kimberly and hosts 3A squads Filer and Gooding Friday, Nov. 30 and Tuesday, Dec. 4. Miles has welcomed 34 players and there will be varsity, junior varsity and freshmen squads this winter. Miles, a 2006 graduate of Idaho Falls High School, was a volunteer assistant freshman basketball coach for Wood River last winter. He helped Wolverine football coach Kevin Stilling with wide receivers and defensive backs this fall. This is the first head coaching job for Miles, who was a second-team All-State wide receiver for the Idaho Falls High School football team and also played small forward in basketball and was

a right-handed knuckleball pitcher in baseball for the eastern Idaho Tigers. He’s excited about the opportunity in Hailey. Miles said, “This is awesome. I can’t wait to play Kimberly. We’re very young and inexperienced, but the kids are very hardworking and coachable. They’re willing to do anything.” Just last week, Wood River athletic director John Rade formally announced Miles would replace Billy Zei as the Wolverine head varsity coach. Zei, last year’s head freshman coach, was promoted to head varsity coach in April, replacing Rick Bradshaw. But Rade said Zei had since moved to Texas for career opportunities. Rade said about Miles, “The lack of coaching experience will be compensated with his ability to create and maintain positive relationships with athletes, his passion for the game of basketball and his desire for basketball knowledge.” Having lost 10 seniors and a top rebounder (Ben Williams, knee injury) from last winter’s 2-19 Wolverine

squad that lost its final 14 games, Miles will have his work cut out for him. Virtually no point scorers have returned from a team that struggled on offense at 37.4 ppg. Miles is the eighth Wood River head coach in 20 years since the Hailey boys last posted a winning record, for coach Norm Cook in 1992. Since then, Wood River has won 10 or more games only three times and has an overall 104-332 record including 49-138 at home and 37164 in league play. But there is plenty of athletic potential coming up. The freshman boys had a 12-4 record for coach Fred Trenkle last winter and placed second in the seven-team Magic Valley Athletic Conference. They played a bunch of close games. Only nine points stood between the eighthgrade Hailey boys and an unbeaten league season. Although Wood River’s four seniors are inexperienced, 6-7 junior Max Mauldin and 6-4 junior Eron Bates provide solid front-court height to build See BASKETBALL, Page B4

Community School sophomore Alexandra Harten, 15, became an U.S. Figure Skating gold medalist in Moves in the Field Nov. 18 in Boise. She completed a series of eight increasingly challenging figure skating tests, demonstrating mastery of Moves in the Field at the highest level. Harten’s achievement will be acknowledged on the USFS Web site and credited in Skater Magazine. She joins Community School senior Shayna Moellenberg, 18, and Wood River High senior Nicole Pratt, 17, as Sun Valley’s only USFS gold medalist junior competitive skaters. Skating for the first time at age five, Harten quickly fell in love with its athletic and artistic sides. Over the years, she has enjoyed both regional success as a singles competitive free skater and national success as a theatrical skater. Her competitive achievements include 2013 U.S. Figure Skating National Showcase Novice Light Silver Medalist and 2011 Sun Valley Summer Championships Most Outstanding Showcase Trophy winner. She has competed as a singles skater locally and in Jackson Hole, Salt Lake, Boise, Spokane, Seattle, Phoenix, and southern California, and as a team member in three winning group showcase productions. Balancing time between school, skating, community, and friends, Harten trains on and off ice five days a week. She maintains an excellent GPA, assists with the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club’s “Skate-With-Us” classes, and participates in community service programs. She loves show skating. Alex first performed in the Sun Valley Summer Ice Show’s kids’ number at age six. She is excited to become a professional member of Sun Valley’s “Summer On Ice” ensemble cast. Harten credits her USFS gold medal and accomplishments in singles free skating to her primary coach, Holly Wheeler. Coach Judy Blumberg also contributed to Harten’s success in Moves in the Field. Choreographer and theatrical skating coach, Gia Guddat, and coaches Craig Heath and Joel Dear, have also helped her skating mature in style, balance and on-ice presence.

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Blue Devils hold off upsetminded Carey In girls’ basketball

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EARLY TURNS ON LOWER RIVER RUN Sun Valley Resort’s early-season snowmaking capabilities made it possible for the resort to host its second annual Sun Valley Early Season Race Camp Nov. 16-21 on Baldy’s Lower River Run ski run. Sponsored by the Sun Valley ski Education Foundation, the camp for giant slalom and slalom training attracted about 75 young racers. In this photo, Sun Valley Ski Team racer Yuri McClure takes a few turns down River Run.

The two-time defending State 1A Division 2 champion Dietrich Blue Devils fell in a hole early, but reassembled and posted a 53-39 nonconference girls’ basketball victory over visiting Carey on Nov. 20. Dietrich (4-0, 51-2 in two-plus seasons) got 21 points from senior guard Charley Bingham (four 3-pointers) as the Blue Devils stretched their unbeaten streak to 31 games since 2011. They made it 32 straight with a victory over Hansen Monday. Still, Carey (1-2) played determined defense against an outstanding Blues Devils team that had opened its 2012-13 season with a 52-point victory over Castleford and 13-point triumph over 3A Gooding. Morgan Parke (14 points) and Jaide Parke (12 points) paced Carey at Dietrich. Other scorers were Medin Cenarrusa 4 points, Daphne Kirkland 3, Ashley Durtschi 2, Lilly Rivera 2 and Angelica Zarate 2. Carey has another non-conference varsity game against Camas County of Fairfield Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. on the Panther floor. The tall Hagerman Pirates (4-0) arrive in Carey Friday, Nov. 30 for a 6 p.m. varsity tussle. Hagerman opened with non-conference wins over Valley 31-28, over Wendell 51-23, over Glenns Ferry 61-31 and over Gooding 44-29. Carey visits Shoshone (3-0) Saturday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. Hagerman hosted Shoshone Tuesday night in a big one.

All-Sawtooth North football team is named Dietrich’s Astle repeats as top coach State 1A Division 2 eight-man football semifinalist Dietrich High and quarterfinalist Carey amassed the top picks on the All-Sawtooth Conference North prep football team. The All-Conference squad was selected Nov. 19 after the Idaho High School Activities Association state eight-man football finals won 53-38 by Salmon River of Riggins (10-2) over Lighthouse Christian Academy of Twin Falls (9-3). North Division runner-up Carey (7-3) boasted first-team picks in senior Francisco “Poncho” Gamino (offense/defense), senior Glen Andrews, senior Gunner Thompson, senior Jordan Dilworth and sophomores Matt Whitworth and Nate Adamson. Repeating as Sawtooth North “Coach of the Year” was Doug Astle of North Division champion Dietrich. Dietrich (9-1) averaged 46.2 points per game and earned its fourth straight state playoff berth and sixth in seven years. State thirdplace Dietrich lost to eventual champion Salmon River 35-12 in the semi-finals. Also on Nov. 19, Carey coach Lane Kirkland announced the Panther football award winners. They were: Q Offensive Player of the Year: Senior quarterback Jordan Dilworth. He rushed 67 times for 437 yards and 8 touchdowns. Dilworth completed 83-of-165 passes for 1,390 yards and 24 TDs plus 17 two-point conversion passes. Q Offensive School Records: Dilworth finished with career passing records of 189for-337 with 63 TDs, 34 two-point conversions and 3,708 total yards. Q Defensive Player of the Year: Francisco Gamino (99 tackles, 6 sacks) on the defensive line and as linebacker. Q “Trench Digger” Lineman of the Year: Glen Andrews (72 tackles, 8 sacks at defensive lineman). He also helped the Carey offense

pile up 3,652 total yards in 2012. Q Most Improved: Tori Alvarez. The junior running back, tight end and linebacker had 82 tackles, rushed 56 times for 267 yards and 4 TDs, and caught 23 passes for 435 yards and 6 TDs. Q Most Inspirational: Gunner Thompson, an all-purpose player who made 55 tackles and gave his best every play, coach Kirkland said. Here are the All-Sawtooth North selections: NORTH DIVISION OFFENSE Coach of the Year—Doug Astle (Dietrich). Quarterback—First team: Tucker Farr (Clark County). Second team: Jordan Dilworth (Carey). Running backs—First team: Hazen Weber (Dietrich) and Zak Wood (Richfield). Second team: Rashon Norman (Dietrich) and Chayce Bramwell (Clark County). Center—First team: Matt Whitworth (Carey). Second team: Eddy Alvarado (Dietrich). Guards—First team: Francisco Gamino (Carey) and Austin Fenstermaker (Dietrich). Second team: Glen Andrews (Carey) and Austin Mickelsen (Clark County). Honorable mention: Jordon Robles (Camas County). Receivers—First team: Nate Adamson (Carey) and Vance Perron (Dietrich). Second team: Martin Becali (Richfield). Punter—First team: Gunner Thompson (Carey). Second team: Dustin Rosenkrance (Mackay). NORTH DEFENSE Defensive tackle—First team: Francisco Gamino (Carey) and Austin Fenstermaker (Dietrich). Second team: Martin Becali (Richfield) and Rhett Egan (Clark County). Defensive ends—First team: Glen Andrews (Carey) and Chandler Tew (Dietrich). Second team: Gunner Thompson (Carey) and Dakota Donovan (Richfield). Linebacker—First team: Chayce Bramwell (Clark County) and Zak Wood (Richfield). Second team: Tori Alvarez (Carey) and Jordon Robles (Camas County). Defensive backs—First team: Jordan Dilworth (Carey) and Hazen Weber (Dietrich). Second team: Dustin Rosenkrance (Mackay) and Colton Rasmussen (Camas County). Kicker—First team: Zak Wood (Richfield). Second team: Luis Garcia (Carey).

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Carey junior Tori Alvarez received the “Most Improved” award during the Nov. 19 Carey football awards night. Here, ball carrier Alvarez avoids Richfield’s Victor Robles during Carey’s 64-22 North Division win at Richfield Oct. 3.


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Shiffrin shines at Aspen, Sullivan on DH podium

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Alpine World Cup in Canada, Colorado Mikaela Shiffrin, Marco Sullivan and Ted Ligety led the U.S. Alpine Ski Team over Thanksgiving weekend as the 2012-13 Audi FIS World Cup arrived in North America with races in Canada and Colorado. Rising star Shiffrin, 17, of Eagle/Vail, Colo. scored the seventh top-10 of her career with a strong second run in the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational. Two-time defending U.S. slalom queen Shiffrin finished seventh in Sunday’s slalom, a day after placing ninth in the giant slalom. The finish boosted Shiffrin to fifth place in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall and slalom standings. U.S. Ski Team downhiller Sullivan, 32, of Squaw Valley, Ca. parlayed a strong training run Thursday plus two weeks of training at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain into a third-place downhill finish in the opening Audi FIS Alpine World Cup speed event of the season at Lake Louise. Starting 42nd in Saturday’s downhill debut, Sullivan hit a

perfect line to tie with Austrian Klaus Kroell .64 seconds behind winner Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway. Meanwhile, Ted Ligety led four U.S. Ski Team athletes into the points Sunday finishing fourth in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup super G at Lake Louise. He missed the podium by a mere .01 seconds.

In updated World Cup standings after four races, Ligety stands in second place with 170 points behind leader Aksel Lund Svindal, 29, of Norway (200). Two-time World Cup overall king Svindal (18 career wins, 43 podiums)

swept the Lake Louise downhill and SG races. He is the reigning Olympic SG gold medalist. Slovenia’s Tina Maze, 29, the current world giant slalom champion, tops the World Cup women’s standings with 310 points. She won the Aspen GS Saturday for her 13th career victory to go with 41 podiums. Maze was last year’s World Cup overall runner-up to American Lindsey Vonn. Behind Maze is Austria’s Kathrin Zettel (260 points) and third-place Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany (174). Shiffrin has 125 points for fifth place. Vonn (10 points) is in 53rd place. The women have staged four technical races to date. Coming up: The men visit Beaver Creek, Colo. Nov. 30-Dec. 2 for downhill, SG and GS; and the women go to Lake Louise Nov. 30-Dec. 2 for two downhills and SG that will comprise the season-opening speed events. Notes from the weekend: Q Resi Stiegler, 27, of Jackson Hole, Wyo. returned to the World Cup after tearing her ACL in at

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Mikaela Shiffrin the March World Cup Finals. She didn’t qualify in Sunday’s Aspen slalom. Q Four-time World Cup overall queen Lindsey Vonn, 28, of Vail opted to skip Sunday’s slalom in favor of flying to Lake Louise a day early to prep for the season-opening speed series at Lake Louise.

Low snow, but Nordic races go at Yellowstone SuperTour openers BY JEFF CORDES Express Staff Writer

Cross-country skiers enjoyed powder skiing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula last weekend. But snow levels were much lower over Thanksgiving weekend at West Yellowstone, Mont.—where snow usually is abundant over the holiday. Nevertheless the USSA West Yellowstone SuperTour races at the 7,000-foot-plus altitude went off famously last weekend for 264 Nordic racers Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23-24. There were 27 Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation current racers or alumni racers taking part. Low snow on the Rendezvous Ski Trails caused organizers to change the sprint format from full sprint rounds to a prologue. Snowmobile trails on the South Plateau just weren’t wide enough for full sprints, according to Fasterskier.com. So, on Friday they raced an individual start 9-kilometer point-to-point freestyle race. It started from about 7,260 feet above sea level and gained only about 300 feet from start to finish on rolling terrain, but the course was a challenging one. On Saturday there was a 1.6k point-to-point prologue. Top SVSEF finishes were: Chelsea Holmes second of 105 women in the 9k women’s skate, just five seconds off Rosie Bren-

nan’s winning pace; Matt Gelso and Mike Sinnott placing 2-3 in the men’s 9k; and Sinnott’s fourth in prologue. Gelso, 24, is the former University of Colorado All-American cross-country skier from Truckee (Ca.) High School and the Auburn Ski Club. Also, 19-year-old SVSEF racer Kevin Bolger won the Older Junior class of Saturday’s 1.6k prologue race; former SVSEF racer Sloan Storey, 18, was the second OJ in women’s 9k; and 17-yearold Laurel Fiddler won the J1 9k. Race winners in the 9k freestyle were Alaska Pacific University’s Brennan, 24, her first SuperTour win in nearly six years, and Boulder Mountain Ski Tour king Matt Liebsch, 29, of Orono, Minn. by six seconds over Sun Valley’s Gelso, 24. Prologue winners were Vail’s Ryan Scott, 23, a first-time winner just a day after he placed 78th in the 9k individual start freestyle, and Stratton Mountain School’s Sophie Caldwell, 22, from Vermont. In her first race as a professional skier, Dartmouth College’s Caldwell won by a full five seconds over McCall’s Anika Miller, 17, a senior at Idaho’s McCall-Donnelly High School who attended Stratton Mountain last winter. The FIS-sanctioned West Yellowstone SuperTour races had no bearing on U.S. team selec-

tion for December’s World Cup sprints in Quebec, Canada. But they were excellent training milestones for the Bozeman SuperTour freestyle and classic sprints this week that will be the World Cup qualifiers. Coming up at Bohart Ranch near Bozeman, Mt.: Freestyle sprints Thursday, Nov. 29; classic sprints on Friday; and mass start classic races (10k women, 15k men) on Saturday, Dec. 2. The Bridger Ski Foundation is organizing the event. Results from Yellowstone: Q Saturday, Nov. 24, women’s 1.6k prologue: 1—Sophie Caldwell, 22, (Stratton Mtn. School) 3:33.19. 14—Chelsea Holmes, 25 (SVSEF) 3:45.91. 22—Alexa Turzian, 24 (SVSEF) 3:52.22. 29—Maranda Stopol, 18 (SVSEF) 3:57.48 (4th OJ). 36—Maggie Williams, 17 (SVSEF) 4:02.40 (7th J1). 51— Katie Feldman, 16 (SVSEF) 4:16.40 (62 finishers). Q Saturday, Nov. 24, men’s 1.6k prologue: 1—Ryan Scott, 23 (Ski and Snowboard Club/Vail) 3:00.96. 4—Mike Sinnott, 27 (SVSEF) 3:03.69. 9—Reid Pletcher, 24 (SVSEF) 3:06.21. 15—Matt Gelso, 24 (SVSEF) 3:09.12. 17—Patrick Johnson, 23 (SVSEF) 3:09.64. 30—Kevin Bolger, 19 (SVSEF) 3:13.39 (1st OJ). 59—Nicholas Lovett, 18 (SVSEF) 3:24.41. 61—Luke Costley, 18 (SVSEF) 3.25:23. 71—Cole Greenberg, 16 (SVSEF) 3.28:74. 110—Omar Bermejo, 30 (SVSEF) 4:51.32 (112 finishers). Q Friday, Nov. 23, men’s 9k freestyle: 1—Matt Liebsch, 29 (Borton Volvo XC United) 21:03. 2—Matt Gelso 21:09. 3—Mike Sinnott 21:11. 9—Patrick Johnson 21:40. 32— Reid Pletcher 22:29. 82—Nicholas Lovett 23:52. 83—Scott Phelan, 21 (Montana

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Matt Gelso State) 23:53. 86—Kevin Bolger 23:58. 95— Jake Adicoff, 17 (SVSEF) 24:23 (6th J1). 108—Cole Greenberg 24:46. 110—Ketchum Wilt, 18 (SVSEF) 24:56. 114—Jack Steele, 19 (Middlebury College) 25:08. 116—Luke Costley 25:16. 122—Andrew Graves, 17 (SVSEF) 25:44. 159—Omar Bermejo 34:27 (159 finishers). Q Friday, Nov. 23, women’s 9k freestyle: 1—Rosie Brennan, 24 (Alaska Pacific) 24:36. 2—Chelsea Holmes 24:41. 11—Nicole DeYong, 30 (SVSEF) 26:01. 12—Alexa Turzian 26:02. 23—Annie Pokorny, 20 (Middlebury College) 26:46. 26—Sloan Storey, 18 (Univ. of Utah) 26:54 (2nd OJ). 28—Laurel Fiddler, 17 (SVSEF) 27:02 (1st J1). 51—Maggie Williams 28:07. 52—Maranda Stopol 28:14. 64—Carrie Heagney, 21 (Montana State) 28:59. 79— Jesse Knori, 18 (SVSEF) 29:52. 87—Katie Feldman 30:35. 94—Haley Montgomery, 16 (SVSEF) 31:31. 98—Sarah Williams, 17 (SVSEF) 32:28 (105 finishers).

around. The coach said there is a lack of pure shooters. Miles hopes his offense will compensate for any such drawbacks. Miles said, “We’ll run a Princeton-style offense, four-out and four-in, the same kind Villanova has run successfully. It offers flashing, cutting, high screens and back doors. That sort of offense and our height advantages will fit our kids. “On defense we’ll go straight man-to-man and rely on lots of communication.” Friday’s home opener against Filer will include a “Teddy Bear Toss,” benefiting the Sawtooth Board of Realtors’ Community Holiday Baskets program that helps families in need during the holiday. Wood River cheerleading coach Amanda Ornelas said spectators are asked to bring a new, unwrapped, stuffed animal to throw onto the court at halftime of the boys’ varsity game. There will be prizes (gift certificates) for the biggest and most unique teddy bears.

Fred Trenkle Night Dec. 20 Recently retired Blaine County teacher and longtime basketball coach Fred Trenkle of Shoshone will be honored Thursday, Dec. 20 during Wood River’s home basketball game with the Buhl Tribe. Athletic director John Rade made the announcement Monday. He said, “Dec. 20, 2012 will be Fred Trenkle Night at Wood River High School. We will recognize Fred’s dedication at halftime of the boys’ varsity basketball game against Buhl.” Here is the Wood River roster for 2012-13: VARSITY Head coach, Andy Miles (1st year). Assistant coach, J.C. Nemecek. Seniors (4): Edwin Garcia, 5-10 guard; Michael Moffett, 5-9 forward; Jose Hernandez, 6-0 guard; and Nickolaus Brunker, 5-11 guard/forward. Juniors (5): Eron Bates, 6-4 forward; Finn Isaacson, 6-3 guard/forward; Skylar Davie, 5-8 guard; Max Mauldin, 6-7 forward/ center; and Kevin Hernandez, 6-3 forward/ center. Sophomores (4): Connor Hayes, 5-7 guard; Jonathon Scott, 6-0 forward; Cody Carter, 6-2 guard/forward; and Kole Mauldin, 6-2 guard/forward. Freshmen (1): Alec Nordsieck, 5-11 guard. JUNIOR VARSITY Head coach, Steve Scott. Juniors (5): Nate Merklingaus, 6-2 guard/forward; Armando Gomez, 5-9 guard/forward; Chase Hutchinson, 6-3 forward/center; Maxwell Mihalic, 6-4 forward/ center; and JV/V swing player Skylar Davie. Sophomores (9): Aramys Gallegos, 5-5 guard; Santiago Gomez, 5-8 guard; Samuel Burns, 6-1 forward; Alberto Gonzalez, 5-9 forward; Parker Bingham, 6-3 forward/ center; and JV/V swing players Connor Hayes, Jonathon Scott, Kole Mauldin and Cody Carter. FRESHMEN Head coach, Chris Koch. Assistant coach, Lewis Garza. Ninth graders (11): Nelson Cantrell, 5-4 guard; Lane Felger, 5-10 guard; Wyatt Johnson, 5-6 guard; Austin Shetler, 5-10 guard; Jordan Bjorkman, 5-10 forward; Emmitt Stevens, 5-10 guard; Drew Kaminski, 5-11 guard; Ivan Aguayo, 5-7 guard; Nic Tidwell, 5-11 forward; Wesley Moore, 5-10 forward; and Tyson Spellman, 6-2 center.


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Basketball is back for Cutthroat teams Season debuts Thursday with Red Devils BY JEFF CORDES Express Staff Writer

The Community School boys’ basketball program has a new, homegrown head coach and a solid turnout of 20 players on varsity and junior varsity for the 2012-13 season. It debuts Thursday, Nov. 29 with home games against the Murtaugh Red Devils at Sun Valley’s Fish Tank gym. Boys’ JV action begins Thursday at 4:30 p.m. followed by the girls’ JV game at 6 p.m. and the boys’ varsity non-conference contest at 7:30 p.m. First-year head coach is Mike Payne. Former Wood River High School basketball star Payne averaged 10.9 ppg as the senior cocaptain for first-year coach Dick Richel’s 17-5 Wood River squad in 1981-82 that had a 15-game win streak. He started his coaching career as an assistant for Cutthroat coach Ed Flory during the memorable 2009-10 campaign highlighted by a 13-8 record and crowd-pleasing talents of Senegal’s 6-10 Daniel Gomis. Payne said, “My first opportunity coaching was in 2009, at TCS. Ed Flory brought me in to help. That’s when I got the coaching fever. Working with an athlete like Daniel Gomis was a rare treat.” After spending the last two seasons as the head junior varsity coach at Wood River High,

Payne is relishing the prospect of working with an enthusiastic group at the Community School—10 of his players returning from last winter. The coach said, “We do have a solid roster, and a good number of kids excited to play the game. It’s a young team with great potential that is still trying to hit its basketball stride. “We will have some growing pains to work through. I hope to use every game as a learning experience, to build as the season progresses.” Last winter, the second for now-departed head coach Erik Olson (8-27), the Cutthroats made great strides with a 7-12 varsity record. It featured the program’s first district tournament win since 2008—a ninegame tourney skid that ended with a 55-50 win over Camas County behind a combined 49 points by seniors Henry Rickbeil and Will Brokaw. All-Northside Conference honorable mention selections Brokaw (18.6 ppg) and Rickbeil (11.6 ppg, 17.3 ppg district tourney) will be missed. Next-best scorer returning from last year is junior Taylor Adler (8.9 ppg). Payne said, “One of my key players, Taylor Adler, has had some knee problems and is just starting to get his mobility and fitness back.” The coach added, “It’s tough to take over a program and build

it from scratch. It takes some time. But these boys are catching on quickly. “It’s a young team. I think we’ll have a few bumps along the way. We have a lot of work to do to catch up with some of the other basketball programs in our conference. But I think we’ll be competitive.” Being competitive on the court is second nature to Payne, one of the valley’s best Outlaw League players well into his 40s and a leader on several Jivaro Headhunters Rec League champions. He acknowledges he’s asking a lot of his players, but hopes the discipline will pay off this winter and into the future. Payne said, “I have a complex offense that is going to take some time to learn, in full. Therefore I’ll be putting in some basic offensive sets and plays until we can learn the motion offense. “Because of the complexity of this motion offense, I’m reaching out to my JV and middle school teams and coaches to help teach the kids some of the basic movement. So by the time they reach the varsity team, they’ll have the basic movement of the offense down and then I can refine their movements to take advantage of our strengths, and hide our weaknesses. “Defense is simple. It’s the most important part of the game so we’ll be playing straight up,

man-to-man. I’ll put in some zone, but we’ll rely mostly on tenacious defense to get us through tight games.” After Thursday’s opener, the Cutthroat varsity continues its 17-game schedule Thursday, Dec. 6 at home with Bliss. The team’s seven Northside Conference league games will begin Jan. 10 and include games against Carey, Camas County, Bliss, Castleford, Murtaugh, Lighthouse Christian and Richfield. The league tournament opens Feb. 11. Here is the Community School roster: VARSITY Head coach, Mike Payne (1st year). Assistant coach, Connor Wade. Seniors (2): Ken Cheng, 6-0 post; and Colton Sholtis, 6-2 post. Juniors (7): Taylor Adler, 6-0 forward; Bobby Corker, 6-1 forward; Doug DuFur, 5-8 guard; Nick Krekow, 6-0 post; Reed Roudabush, 6-0 forward; Ben Swift, 5-9 forward; and Nick Wright, 5-11 forward. Freshmen (1): Gunner Gibson, 5-8 guard. JUNIOR VARSITY Head coach, Mike Wade. Assistant coach, Connor Wade. Sophomores (1): Peter Huo, 5-10 guard/forward. Freshmen (9): Pierson Carlsen, 5-5 guard; Daniel DuFur, 5-7 guard; Alex Feldman, 6-1 post/forward; Evan Marks, 5-9 guard; Cole Miller, 5-11 post; Garrett Rawlings, 5-11 post/forward; Keegan Whitelaw, 5-7 guard; Colby Wright, 5-10 post; and Todd Yu, 5-7 guard.

Wolverine girls open Aggie women grab Great Great Basin slate Alaska Shootout title Hoops with Minico, Jerome With three games under their belts, Wood River High School girls’ basketball players are debuting their Great Basin Conference schedule with two home league games this week. Actually, it’s a busy stretch of three games in five days. Coach Matt Newhouse’s Wolverines (0-3) hosted the Minico Spartans (1-3) Tuesday night—the Spartans owning only a 48-35 home win over Buhl to go with two lopsided losses to 5A Madison and a ninepoint road loss at Preston. Wood River hosts Jerome (2-2) Thursday, Nov. 29. The Tigers won 43-37 at Mountain Home last Tuesday and also beat Kimberly 56-34, to go with losses at Filer 50-45 and at State 4A champion Middleton 50-21. Then, Wood River visits Buhl (1-2) Saturday, Dec. 1 for a 5 p.m. varsity game. Wood River showed improvement last Tuesday with a 40-30 home loss to 3A Gooding (1-3) on the Hailey hardwoods. Assistant coach J.C. Nemecek said, “The girls displayed a lot of heart and had their fewest turnovers of the season, 19 compared to 22 for Gooding.” Trailing by a dozen points at halftime, Wood River (23% field goal shooting to Gooding’s 38%) sliced its deficit to 36-28 in the fourth quarter. Eight different Wolverines ended up scoring, and sophomore Samantha Sutton was a defensive standout (6 steals, 4 assists, 4 points). Hailey contributors: Sydney Tidwell (8 points, 7 rebounds); Ciceley Peavey (6 points, 4 steals, 2 assists, 2 rebounds); Kenya Schott (4 points); Hannah Belloli (2 points, 2 steals, 2 assists, 5 rebounds); Haylee Pettit (2 points, 4 boards); Giselle Andrade (2 points, 2 rebounds); and Kennedie Howard (2 points). Tia Conrad scored 13 points for the Senators. Meanwhile, the Wood River freshmen won their game 33-31 over Gooding.

First tourney win for Utah State cagers Haylee Thompson celebrated a pair of Great Basin Conference tournament championships while playing girls’ basketball for Hailey’s Wood River High School in 2011 and 2012. It took only five collegiate games for the 6-1 freshman forward to celebrate a tournament championship with the Utah State University women’s basketball team last week. On Wednesday, the Aggies of firstyear coach Jerry Finkbeiner won the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout tourney with a 67-57 victory over the host University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves, at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. It was the first-ever tournament title for Utah State, now in its 25th season of women’s basketball. The pre-season No. 1 in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), Utah State (2-3) also defeated Prairie View A&M 67-66 last Tuesday. Thompson, 18, Wood River’s top scorer (15.0 ppg) and an Idaho AllState player last winter, played 14 minutes with 3 rebounds, 1 blocked shot and 1 steal in the hard-fought semi-final win over Prairie View. She played six minutes with 2 rebounds in Wednesday’s title game triumph. Utah State’s hero in Alaska was 5-7 senior guard Devyn Christensen, a native of Caldwell who earned the Idaho 5A Player of the Year honor in 2008 while playing for Vallivue High School.

Christensen was voted the Shootout’s Most Outstanding Player and also earned the WAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors for her two-game performance of 28.0 ppg, 6.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 steals. Her sixth 3-pointer of the game with eight seconds remaining gave Utah State its 67-66 win over Prairie View A&M. She also went over 1,000 career points in that game. Then, in the title game, Christensen (1,033 career points) scored a career-high 32 points for the champions. Thompson and Christensen are the two active Idaho players on the 11-player Utah State roster for 2012-13. A third Idaho player, 6-0 junior forward Kali Roche from Parma High School, is ineligible this season after transferring from Utah Valley. Roche was a state girls’ singles tennis champion for Parma in addition to being an All-State basketball star. Utah State traveled for its first six games of the 29-game season including Tuesday’s game against the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The Aggies debut at home in Logan Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. against Montana State. Next season, Utah State will join the Mountain West Conference. Thompson, averaging just under 3.0 points and 3.0 rebounds a game for Utah State, is the fourth-leading scorer in Wolverine annals with 780 points (10.7 ppg) in 73 games.

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SPORTS SUMMARY Cutthroat girls’ basketball will play JV schedule Head coach Erika Connelly will guide the Community School girls’ basketball program this winter. Because of the number of participants, the team will play a junior varsity schedule only. It starts Thursday, Nov. 29 at home at the Fish Tank gym in Sun Valley against Murtaugh, at 6 p.m. On the 11-player Cutthroat roster are seniors Taylor Figge and Ella Marks; juniors Chloe Chrysikopoulos, Jordan Fitzgerald, Tara Smith and Erin Hennessy; sophomores Caitlin Sholtis, Amy Guo and Sara Wang; and freshmen Athena Wang and Hope Perkins.

U-14 girls’ hockey headed to Salmon The Sun Valley Youth Hockey U-14 girls’ hockey squad travels to Salmon Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-Dec. 2 for the U-14 Salmon Ladies hockey tournament. Sun Valley plays Salt Lake City (Utah) Friday at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, Sun Valley meets Salmon at 9:30 a.m. and Missoula A (Mont.) at 2 p.m. Final Sun Valley game in the eight-team meet is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. against Idaho Falls. Other teams in the field are Missoula B, Kalispell (Mont.) and McCall. Sun Valley’s roster features Abigail Benson, Morgan Benson, Taylor Hebert, Scout Hutchinson, Evi Johnson, Kasey Johnson, Megan Johnston, Audra Mary, Sophie Nasvik, Sydney Roberts, Abby Robideaux, Denali Stevens and Anik Zarkos. Head coach is Chris Benson. Assistant coaches are Eddie Grimes and Dale Johnson.

Middle school football wrap-up in Local Life Check today’s Local Life section for a wrap-up of the Wood River Middle School eighth-grade football team’s unbeaten season, complete with action photos by photographer David N. Seelig.

Sun Valley B+ Hockey League results Sun Valley B+ Hockey League results from Sunday’s games at Sun Valley Skating Center: Sharks (3-0-0) stayed unbeaten 6-4 over Hutch’s Bad Dogs (1-1-1). Doug Yates (4 goals) feasted for the Sharks with Chris Corwin and Rod Watson adding singles. Assists came from Jen Embree, Dan Gorham, Corwin, Watson and Tom Trieschman. Scoring two goals apiece for the Bad Dogs were Rob Prew and Chris Roberts, and Mark Elsbree added a single. Ryan Baumgardner and Brad Musbach assisted. Aardvarks (2-1-0) doubled up Flounders (0-2-1) by a 4-2 score. Scoring for the winners were Josh Green, Will Hemmings, Clark Shafer (open net) and Meri Whitehead (2 assists). Hemmings and Dave Klemer assisted. Flounders skaters with one goal and an assist each were Terry Crawford and John Baker. Vipers (2-1-0) kept pace 3-2 over Rockets (0-3-0). Eric Wingard (2 goals) and Biche Rudigoz did the Vipers damage, with John Ellison Jr. assisting. For the Rockets, Casey Mills Kelly (1 assist) and Greg Townley lit the red light.


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Ketchum Industrial Loft Space 2 story light industrial unit. Upstairs, 1,000 sf, large bedroom + den/office. Granite kitchen, A/C, hardwood floors, W/D, gas fireplace. Downstairs 1,000 sf for shop with separate entrance. Available now. Pets ok. $1,700 a month. 726-4888

200 PROPERTIES FOR RENT 201 Commercial Rental 202 Exchange 203 Other 204 Carey 205 Fairfield 206 Shoshone 207 Hailey/Bellevue 208 Mid-Valley 209 Ketchum/Sun Valley 210 Short Term 211 Roommate Wanted 212 Want to Rent

Sun Valley - A Great Place to Visit, A Better Place to Live! If you want in Sign up now for Steals & Deals!! SunValleyForeclosureSite.com Jim @ RE/MAX. jim@svmproperties.com 208-720-1212

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Beautifully Landscaped 11 Acre Ranch Property in Muldoon Canyon. Includes fenced pastures, 24 x 36 2 stall horse barn with runs and rubber mats, tack room and hay storage up to 5 tons. Will build to suit a green energy efficient home. Possible owner financing. Reduced to $225,000. Dean @ 720-1303 www.willowcreek.vpweb.com Warm Springs Ski Locker Lowest Priced Condo. in Ketch./W.S. Fully Remodeled Studio 1 blk. from Baldy. Granite, Hrdwd., S.S. Appl., Stone Bath. Private Entrance. 2 Park. Spaces. Low Dues. Avail. now @72K. 208-309-1078

Sweet Deal Bonus 3 Options: available... Call or Stop In to see! Sweetwater Community Hwy 75 to Countryside 30 SOLD, 7 UNDER CONTRACT $154,000 - $265,000 Call us today, Realtors Karen Province/Sue Radford Sweetwater Community Realty (208) 788-2164 - Models Open www.SweetwaterHailey.com

Excellent Location. Great Price. 5 acre building site Northwest of Fairfield in Mountain Sun Subdivision. Close to skiing and outdoor activities. Large corner lot. Priced for quick sale. $28,000. 208-420-6989

Bellevue Main Street 3 separate garage bays plus double office space with Main Street exposure or any combination there of. Get inside for the winter! Reasonably priced. Call Linda, 720-2579. Bitterroot Building Great Location 1061 sf Office Suite on ground floor. Reception area, 3 private offices ($1,500) 200 sf on 2nd Floor ($425) Please call 726-4565. Camas Building Ground Floor Corner office with private bath & shower, covered parking. 800 sq ft. $1,100 all inclusive. 726-4843

If you’re looking for a Commercial Space ‘For Lease’ Call Us for a Free Customized List! Retail - Office – Industrial Call: Paul or Matt 726-1918 www.kenny-bogue.com

INDUSTRIAL SPACE-Ketchum 900 to 3,000 sf, high ceiling for free 2nd floor, office, & ½ bath. www.ketchumindustrialcenter.com 702-250-3661

251 S. Main - Ketchum 95sf w/sink & toilet ideal for hair/nail tenant $225/mo 88 - 102 sf $125+/mo Includes utilities 280 River St. - Ketchum 150 & 100sf wood paneled offices $150+/mo includes utilities and internet. 309-0067 Office Suites in Ketchum 95sf w/sink & toilet ideal for Hair/nail tenant, $225. 140sf wood paneled office with deck, $350. 88 - 102 sf $125+ Includes utilities. Month to month lease. 309-0067 511 Building First Floor 2 Studio Spaces Good for office, photography or therapy. Both spaces have 2 rooms and both spaces have sinks and showers. Turnkey. One $600 and one $450. Contact 208-309-5166 689 SF Ground Level Office Space including 2 rooms & kitchen area in the 120 Bldg on 2nd Ave Ketchum. $1,300 mo. Rent also includes use of shared conference room & parking space. Call Julie Cord @ Legacy Group, 208-720-4395. For Lease or For Sale. 3,500 sf on Main Street, Hailey 2 buildings with even± square footage and off street parking. Great retail spot with warehouse. Call Steve, 720-5505.

South Woodside Light Industrial 4312 Glenbrook Unit B- 1400 sq.ft., large overhead door, radiant heat, bath. $750 per month plus utilities. Please call Mark @ 788-0107 or 720-0998. Spaces for Lease in the EG Willis Building. 126 South Main, heart of Hailey. Please call 788-1051 for details, Valley Entertainment

Long Time Valley Resident who is a property manager seeks residence to caretake while my home is rented. Excellent references. Email: maidforyou_atyourservice@cox.net

A Really Cute Furnished 1 bedroom apartment on lower Broadford Rd. With guest room/office & large walk-in closet. Great views. Includes Wifi, gas, electric & Dish. $800 per month for 1 person, $850 for 2. 1st, last & damage deposit. Pets negotiable. Available Jan 1. 481-2122 Hailey: 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath apartment, great location, $315/month. 720-2900 Hailey: COZY CABIN. 2BD/1BA. Great location between Park & River. 1st and last, plus deposit. No pets, no smoking. $700 a month includes water, trash, W/D and snow removal. 720-8992 or 788-3884 Hailey: 208 2nd Avenue South. 2BD/2BA with extra room, unfurnished, available immediately, $1,000/mo. Pets considered with additional security deposit. Please call 208-725-0055.

113 East Bullion Street. Suite C. 726 square feet with bathroom. 85¢ a foot + pass throughs negotiable. Call 720-2509 or Suite A to see. 220 E. River St, Ketchum Sunny/quiet downtown location; 800 sq.ft. facing creek with 2 private offices, reception/waiting area; private restroom and shower. Also two separate 225 sq.ft. office spaces with common area, restroom and shower. Must see to appreciate. 481-0139

Restaurant, Main Street. 110 N Main, Bellevue. $695 a month + utilities. Water & sewer included. Contact Gary Carr, 208-720-7266.

Lease Space Available Now BULLION SQUARE in Hailey1,657 & 706 SF Retail 10TH STREET in Ketchum1,517 SF on Highway 75 LEWIS STREET in Ketchum1,000-6,000 SF in Industrial Core MACK CENTER in Hailey1,000+ SF Light Industrial FRIEDMAN PARK in Hailey1,000+ SF Light Industrial R & R Building in Ketchum571 SF Office Space For Information Contact John Sofro 720-5776 Main Street Ketchum - 1086 sq ft Office with private bath and shower $1357 / mon. Ketchum LI / Storage – 1000 sq ft, .85 – 1.00 / sq ft / mon. Bellevue Main Street – Office / Retail Jeff Engelhardt 578-4412, AllstarPropertiesOnline.com Office Space in Prime Ketchum location by Post Office. 410 sq ft, 2 rooms, off street parking, AC. $460/mo. Charlie Holt, 726-4272 PARKER GULCH Ketchum Office Club #204, 300sf, w/prv BA & kitchenette #207, 127sf, #213, 174sf #106, 175sf Lower Level: #2, 198sf #3, 339sf Leadville Building #1 & #10, Both 237sf Call Scott - 471-0065 PINE STREET STATION 400 S. Main St., Hailey 2 separate spaces available. Rents range from $300 - $550 per month & include all utilities & high speed internet. Call Eric at 720-1945.

Bellevue. Beautiful 3BD/2BA home. Open-beam, tiled kitchen floor & large patio. 1340sf. GFA, W/D. Oversize 2 bay gar., motor home fits. Many new fixtures. New paint. Incl. w/s. Sm. dog w/pet dep. No smoking. Photos available. $1,000. Income Property Mgmt. 788-2185 Bellevue: 1BD/1BA House. PRICE JUST REDUCED! Hard to find small, cute house on large corner lot, unfurn, interior just painted, all appliances, no smoking, pet poss, avail immed, water/sewer inc. Now just $650/month + utils. Call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this out at www.svmlps.com. Bellevue: 2BD/1BA House, fresh paint inside & out, new carpet, light & airy with new windows. Appliances, W/D, gas heat, unfurnished. Deposit, 1st & last. No smoking, no pets. 1 yr lease. $800 a month. 726-5940 Bellevue: 3BD/2BA house, new carpet & exterior paint, clean & well-maintained, unfurnished, all appliances, 1 car garage, buffed out & fenced yard. No smoking & pets not allowed. Avail immed, $975/month + utils, call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this out at www.svmlps.com.

Bellevue: Gorgeous Home available in Griffin Ranch. Two story, 3 Bedroom, 2½ Bath, 2350 square feet. Washer/dryer hook-ups, fireplace, 3 car garage. Rent is $1,750 and includes water/sewer, snow removal and landscaping. Security Deposit $2,000. Copper Ranch Townhouse: Beautiful 2BD/1BA townhouse with detached garage available immediately. New paint and carpet, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, gas fireplace, washer/dryer. Rent is $795, tenant pays utilities. Landscaping and snow removal included. Security Dep. $1,000. Call Allstar Properties at 578-4412 or go to www.allstarpropertiesonline.com HAILEY APARTMENTS: 1BD $450. Mtn. View Apt. New washers & dryers in laundry room. Nice, family oriented 9 unit complex off N. Main behind Subway. 3BD/1BA 1130sf. Apt. available downtown River St. Back balcony. Washer & dryer hook-ups. $725. BOTH incl. W/S/T, snow plowing. No smoking or pet. Req.1st, last, dep. Income Property Mgmt. 788-2185 Hailey Cozy Clean and bright. 1BD/1BA, multi level condo. W/D, FP, and bonus space for office. $600/mo. 788-8455 Hailey: 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath with carport. $650 per month. $500 deposit. No smoking, no pets. 928-7653 Hailey: 3 Bedroom + Office. Charming home in Old Hailey. Spacious, lots of storage, gas fireplaces, appliances, carport. Near school, shopping & church. Great yard with mature trees and sprinkler system. Pet okay. $1,275 a month. Long term. 208-720-8420 or 208-788-2004 Hailey: 3 Bedroom Copper Ranch. Available now. Ground floor with attached one car garage. $950/month. Call John Alan Partners. 726-3411 Hailey: Charming 4 Bed, 2 Bath Old Hailey home. Great sunny corner lot with partially fenced yard. Hardwood floors, updated appliances. Pets negotiable. $1,400 a month. Available December 1st. Maya, 720-8889. Hailey: Luxury Copper Ranch Condos short or long term. 3BD/2BA, 2BD/2BA, & 2BD/1BA, upstairs & down, furn. & unfurn turnkey. Rent from $750 to $1,350. No smoking or pets. Call Linda at 720-2579 or 788-3393. Hailey: New Townhome at Sweetwater. $1,200/month includes: water/sewer/garbage & Clubhouse with spa,pool, fitness ctr, theater… 2BD/2BA/2car garage Call Karen at Property Plus 208-720-1992 Hailey: Nice North Woodside $1,100/month. New Paint, New Carpet, Fenced Yard No Pets, No Smoking 3BD/2BA/2 car garage Call Karen at Property Plus 208-720-1992

Bellevue: 3BD/2BA home. W/D included. Large fenced yard, pet on approval. Recently painted inside and out. $800/mo. plus 1st, last and security. No smoking. 788-2673

Hailey: Rental Available 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath furnished condo. Short or long term. In great location in East Hailey. Call 788-2763 for pricing.

Bellevue: Charming Artist’s Home. 2BD + office, possible 3rd bedroom, 2BA. Private, quiet, views. Fenced garden. Decorator furnished. 4-6 month lease. $1,200. 721-2774

Hailey: Sherwood Forest. 3BD/2BA home. Formal dining room, family room, 2 car garage, all appliances. Available immediately. No pets, no smoking. $1,175/mo. First & last month + deposit. 726-7441

Bellevue: House For Rent 5 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home. $1,000 per month. First & last month’s rent. Cleaning deposit of $500. No pets. 409 Broadford Rd., Bellevue, inside Westwood Mobile Home Park. 788-2137 or 720-6519

Live/Work- 2BD/1½BA with over 2,000 sq. ft. Perfect for retail, office, massage, art gallery or..........? $1,200/mos. 1st, last, damage deposit and references. Call Jim @ 208-720-1212


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Hailey: Spacious, Beautiful apartments with all amenities needed for only $299 deposit! 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Homes available now. Starting at $376-$699 upon availability. Call today, 208-578-1110 or come by for a tour at 851 Shenandoah Drive, Hailey. Hailey: Taking Applications for 3BD and 2BD, w/s/g included. 24 hour onsite laundry facility. $650-$700 per month. Tanglewood Apartments 208-578-7820 tanglewoodapts@yahoo.com Hailey: Very Nice 3BD/2BA, 2 story condo. Excellent area next to old Hailey, bike path, and walk to shop and schools. Newer SS appliances, tile counter, W/D, gas fireplace, deck. Garage, water, sewer, garbage included. $1,050 a month. Pet friendly. Available Dec. 1. 208-720-2494 Nice 1 Bedroom Cabin south of Bellevue on huge property. Views and Privacy! 1 horse and 1 pet OK. Garage storage included. $500 month/lease. First /last plus security. Good employment, credit, references only. 725-5522

East Fork Road. 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1,700 sf house on ¾ of an acre. 1-car, carport, and small shed. $1,200 unfurnished. 6-mo min, first, last, damage. Pets on approval, not fenced. 788-2105 European Flavored ‘Chateau’ in the country; Mid valley (10 minutes to lifts) on 1.6 acres in the Valley Club. Bordered by large acreage with privacy and view. 5000 sq feet, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths. ‘Julia Child’ kitchen, and massive ‘Henry the 8th’ wood fireplace. Turn-key residence lives comfortably for the large family. Available December, with one year lease preferable. $3500-$3800/MO, depending on services needed. Call Linda for detail and pictures, 208-720-2579. Pets may be considered. Pristine, Open Living Guest Apartment over 3 car garage on private estate, Mid Valley. $650 a month, utilities included. Pet ok with animal deposit. Hardwood floors, 3 closets and parking spot in heated garage. Available Dec. 1. Please call 310-387-8627. Leave message with brief description of yourself.

1 Bed, 1 Bath with Loft & Garage Elkhorn Bonne Vie. Open & light. All Elkhorn amenities (pool, tennis, etc). Near bus. W/D in unit. Partially furnished. No pets. $775 with extended lease; garage negotiable. Contact Grady Burnett at 208-622-7722. 1 Bed, 2 Bath, 1 Office, 2-Story Condo. Large. Clean. Walk to River Run. Sweet Deck Views. Furnished: new appl, new bed, leather furn, Plasma TV, WiFi, Cable Plus, W/D, FP, Hot Tub. $1,100. Flex lease. No smoking or pets. Avail Jan. 6. Discount for single renter. 858-888-2278 2BD/2BA Sagehill Townhome. W/D, partially furnished 1 car garage near Harker Center. Elkhorn amenities $1,100/ month with 6 month lease, U pay utilities. Call 714-803-8073 proctorgroup@earthlink.net 171 2nd Ave, Ketchum Furnished 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Direct TV HD, HBO, NFL, woodstove, deck, W/D. Smoke free, dog preferred. Lease, $950. 904-392-7399 1BD Apt. with Baldy View. Above the Sun Valley Car Wash. Sized for a single person or couple. Looking for long-term renter. No smoking, no pets. $650 a month, includes all utilities. Won’t last long. Call Dan, 208-720-3848 1BD/1BA Furnished Canadian Club. Spectacular views & location, ½ block to Warm Springs lift. Top floor, corner unit in small, quiet complex. Spacious, lots of light, Clean. Perfect for skiers, single or couple. W/D, DW, woodstove, jacuzzi tub. NS, NP. 1st, last, damage. $900 + utilities. 208-721-0614, mpola@yahoo.com 1½ Bedroom, 1 Bath West Ketchum condo, washer/dryer, close to bike path, walk to town. Sorry, no pets, no smoking. 720-6875 Shop Space Available. In Ketchum. $750. 720-0403

2BD/2BA Bigwood Condo. $850 a month plus utilities. Year lease. W/D and new upgrades. No smoking and no pets. Call 562-310-3185. 2BD/2BA Ketchum Condo, fully furn, walk to RR ski lifts & downtown! Corner unit with Baldy view, all appliances (inc w/d!), f/p, pool in summer/hot tub year round, no smoking, pets not allowed, avail now, $1,100/mo plus utils, call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this out at www.svmlps.com. A Furnished Winter Rental 2BD/2BA, 3 miles south of Ketchum. All amenities, utilities included. Winter - usable outside spa. Very nice mobile home in The Meadows backing onto open spaces with mountain views on all sides. No smoking, no pets. 949-290-8420 Chocolate Gulch. Private, spacious, mature landscaping, great views. Classic 2BD/2½BA custom-built log home. Large kitchen & dining room. Double entry & office with fireplace. Lots of storage, basement, & 3 car garage. W/D. Easy access to hiking, minutes to Harriman Trail. Fabulous summer & winter location. Pets welcome. $2,250 month. Charlie, 726-1756 or Ann, 726-2284. Classy 1 Bedroom in Elkhorn This is the best looking condo in town. A must see! All new stainless steel appliances, great view. Fully furnished, includes heat, electric & cable. Indoor parking. $700 a month. Call Steven, 208-440-0434 Clean, Quiet, Private, All Electric Unfurnished 2BD/1BA & W/D. Next to Rotary Park & across from YMCA on Warm Springs Road. KART stop at your door! No pets, no smoking. $800 a month + $450 deposit. Available now. Call Peter at 726-4985 for showing. Downtown Ketchum Wildwood studio located on bus route. $600 month + electric. Fully furnished, clean and bright. No pets. Call 720-3541. Elkhorn: Lovely, European-Style 2BD/2BA condo in ideal spot in the Upper Ranch complex. Lots of amenities, with cook’s kitchen and fully furnished (optional). New laundry, and gas range. Month-to-month or year available. $900/mo. No smoking. 415-652-8489.

Olympic Terrace Two 1 bedroom condos, unfurn. No Pets. $1,000 & $1,100/mo. Plus utilities. W/D 1 yr. lease 309-0067 or 720-4051 Sunny & Bright. Close to mountain, close to town. Best Turnkey Studio in the valley with W/D, Murphy bed, full kitchen, DW, deck overlooking Trail Creek, TV, extra storage. This unit has everything! West Ketchum. $600 mo, 1st, last, damage. No smoking, no animals. 309-3071 Trailer for Rent. $400 a month. North Fork Trailer Park, 720-0403. Unfurnished, Ground Floor Studio condo w/FP, underground parking. $625 includes utilities/cable & Elkhorn amenities. No pets. Joanne 208-726-4901 @ RE/MAX.

1 Beautiful Log Home at Baldy. Walk to RR lifts, trails, river & town. Views! Quiet, wooded, garden, garage. Artfully furnished. Vaulted ceiling, RR fireplace. DSL, cable TV. Sleeps 6. Call 726-2311, 415-647-1894 or 408-981-3643 www.sun-valley-vacation-rental.com 1 or 2 Bedroom at River Run 1, 2 or 3 Bedrooms in Elkhorn. Month to month. No lease required. Beautifully furnished, hot tub, fireplace, balcony, private parking, utilities included. Walk to town, river & gondola. Pet possible. 208-727-7777 Hailey: 1 Bed, 1 Bath furnished apt. North of Hailey. No pets, utilities included. $550 a month. Available now through April 1st. 788-2817 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath riverfront contemporary log home, on private cul-de-sac in west Ketchum, sandy beach and wildlife included! All amenities, incl. hot tub, WiFi, HDTV, walk to town and skiing. Pets negotiable. Weekly, monthly as available. 726-6016 or margiecfit@yahoo.com. 3 Month Ski Lease December, January, February Walk to River Run. 3BD/3BA, 2 car garage with storage. West Ketchum townhome, turnkey, furnished. $2,500 a month. 1st, last + deposit. No smoking, no pets. Available now. 309-0622 or 720-9082 A Bluff Condo in Elkhorn. Nicely fully furnished, 2BD/2BA, remodeled, W/D, attic, built-in stereo & TV’s. Next door to pool & hot tub. Available until January 5. Short Term, Daily or Weekly. Pricing TBD. 720-2603

Four Seasons #14 2BD/2BA No Pets Allowed $800 a month New paint Utilities not included

All Furnished. Mo to Mo. 2 BD East Fork home, 2 BD Hailey home, with garage 3 BD Sage Hill w/hot tub and garage Other rentals available. Some consider pets. lindamorrison150@gmail.com 208-720-3409

Fairway 206 Beautifully furnished with 2 master suites, office, den, formal and informal dining areas, sun room, arbor covered patio, game room and 3 car garage. $6,500/mo long term

Charming 1BD Cottage in quiet Ketchum neighborhood, ½ mile from town. Summer & Winter, $185/night. Christmas: $250/night. Spring & Fall: $150/night for this wonderful romantic & buffed storybook log cabin. No smoking. Please call 208-788-0025 or www.wintonmarsh.com/cabin

Aarowood #4625 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom located in Elkhorn. This 3 bedroom, 3 bath townhome features a large kitchen, dining table, BBQ on the back deck as well as a cozy fireplace to enjoy during the winter months. Includes Harker Center Amenities (Sauna, Pool and Tennis Courts), close to Bus and Bike Path. $2,000 per month 6 month lease. Email for photos or set up to view: Andrea Walton andrea.walton@coldwellbanker.com 208-622-6414 House on WS Creek! PRICE JUST REDUCED! 2BD/2BA house, unfurn, right on the creek directly across from old WS golf course. Light and bright, woodstove, all appliances, garage, pet possible, no smoking, avail immed. Now just $1,800/month + utils. Call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this out at www.svmlps.com. Newly Remodeled 1BD/1BA with loft in downtown Ketchum across from the library. FP, granite countertops, new carpet & paint. Great location with great views. Laundry on site. Personal parking spot. W/S/G & basic cable paid by owner. $1,100 month + dep. Call Brian 309-1726.

Hailey: Furnished/Fully Stocked 3 Bed, 2 Bath. Perfect Hailey locationon bike path, walk to town; quick bus/car ride to Sun Valley Ski Area and amenities. $175/nt; $875/wk; $2,800/mo. 720-2900 Rent in Historic Sun Valley Studio, 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bed Condos Nightly or Weekly Great Pricing! Monthly Fall & Winter Units Now Available!! Sun Valley New Villagers 2 Bed, 2 Bath: $1,500 3 Bed, 2 Bath: $2,000 *Wild Flower 1 Bed: $1,500 Elkhorn * Bonne Vie 2 Bed, 2 Bath: $1,200 Ketchum *Andora Villa 2 Bed, 2 Bath: $1,400 Black Diamond Management 208-622-3510 www.blackdiamondsv.com West Ketchum Townhouse for rent nightly/weekly until 1/6/13. 2 Bed + loft, 2½ Baths. ½ mile from lifts, ½ mile from downtown. $150/n thru 12/20, $195/n 12/21 thru 1/6. C or L Holt 481-2427 or 481-2788

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2 Roommates wanted to share Hailey home. Smaller room w/shared bath $300. Larger w/master bath $600. Furnished, clean, utilities & W/D included. No smoking, no pets. 720-9475 1BD with Private BA available in 2BD/2BA West Ketchum condo. New gas fireplace, new kitchen, W/D, DW, hot tub, 5 minute walk to River Run & town. F/L/D with 6 month lease. $450. 721-0442 Charming Log Home in Hailey, Cedar Bend/Della View area. Looking for professional, non-smoker to rent master BD with private BA, FP, garage, laundry, property next to Big Wood River. Park, tennis courts, hiking trails, fishing, & close to town. Pet nego. $575 mo . 720-4438 Fall Special! 1 responsible roommate to share remodeled 2 story townhouse in E. Hailey with great views. Own furnished bed/bath. Close to bike path, public trans & more. Must like dogs. I have 1. No additional pets. Ref. req’d. Short term possible. 1 month sec. dep. $450. 788-7976 Nice Room in quiet neighborhood, nice house, just north of Hailey. $500 per month plus utilities. 471-0493 Ski Bum Special. 1 room $450 month + $450 deposit to move in. Includes utilities, W/D. No pets. Heated garage space negotiable. 720-1219

I will be an intern for Higher Ground in Ketchum from Jan - April and need to find a place to live. I have a 7lb. service dog. I would like to spend $800 or less, studio or bigger. Would love a Fireplace. Very clean, responsible, mid 20’s female, non smoker. Professional, Responsible, Neat & tidy woman available as a long term house sitter in exchange for rent. 309-3239 Responsible Woman looking for 1-2 bedroom that accepts a well trained cat. Up to $850 a month. 603-401-2825

Bates Construction, LLC Structural Framing, Additions & Remodels. All Phases of Carpentry, Decks and Handyman Services. Fully insured & 20 years Valley experience. 721-3588 Bryant Business Solutions Prepare for the Tax Man with records ready-to-file. Year end bookkeeping cleanup, Quickbooks set up & training. Now accepting new clients. 10+ years local experience. smbryant@yahoo.com 208-720-5392 Greetings from Amelia, local, experienced certified-babysitter, 16½, artistic, responsible, Hailey based, transportation one way provided, 721-1062, available full days / evenings / sleepovers. Reasonable rate. Housekeeping $15 per hour 720-0100 Pennywise Bookkeeping Weekly, Monthly or Quarterly Bookkeeping & Payroll Services for the Individual & Small Business. Call 720-4456 www.pennywisebookkeeping.net The Assistant Caretaker and 2nd home property manager Accepting new clients 208-720-6720 toassist@msn.com YOU have enough to do! MAID FOR YOU/AT YOUR SERVICE provides professl. property mgmt & residential services: expert cleaning; organizing. YOU name it! NEW: The Party Poopers. We Scoop the Poop! Exc. refs. (208)788-7976 ph/fx. maidforyou_atyourservice@cox.net

Babysitter, 18yo, lifetime local, have car. Available days, eves, wkends! Reasonable rates, CPR + Supersitter certified, references available. Call 721-2910. Book your holiday times now!

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A1 Transportation: Driver/Chauffeurs needed for winter season. Strong customer service skills. Knowledge of the area. Proficient in operating a smart phone a plus. Clean driving record. Call 726-9351 Assistant Baker Needed for gluten free bakery. Previous baking experience is not necessary, but a willingness to work baker’s hours is! Send your resume to info@cloverstonebakery.com only if you can commit to working 9pm-7am Monday-Friday, can lift 50+ pounds, and have a cheerful work attitude.

Blaine County is looking for an Outreach and Education Coordinator to work in the Weeds Department. Competitive salary and great benefits. To view the complete job description and apply, visit our website at http://blainecounty.org/. EOE Employer Blaine Manor CNA Must be certified. Part & full-time openings in our skilled nursing facility. Must have strong work ethic, positive attitude & enjoy working with the elderly & disabled in an empowering culture. Blaine Manor is located in beautiful Hailey, Idaho. Competitive salary & benefits. Please pick up application at Blaine Manor, 706 S. Main, Hailey or call: Margaret, Director of Nursing, 208-788-7180 x22. Bookkeeper & Development Assistant The Hunger Coalition is seeking a Bookkeeper & Development Assistant. Data entry, gift tracking, donor correspondence, report production, and bookkeeping required. Heavily detail-oriented and requires daily in-depth use of our database system. Superior computer, multitasking, organizational, problem solving and verbal and written communication skills required. 25-30 hrs. Submit resume and cover letter by Nov 30 to info@thehungercoalition.org. Busy Bookkeeping Firm in Hailey is looking for an experienced full time bookkeeper. Must know QuickBooks. Wages DOE, medical benefits. If interested please e-mail your resume to lynn@sagebooksinc.com or fax it to 208-788-4178 Caretaker Couple Live On Property Year-round Caretaker and Housekeeper/Cook are needed to work with a small team to maintain the principal’s primary residence & unique property in a rural mountain setting in Western Montana. Qualified candidates must have experience working in a rural setting & share a similar green philosophy with the principal. Part of the couple will work part time as a housekeeper & cook (should have good housekeeping & above average cooking skills). Candidates are also highly knowledgeable in building & construction, mechanical maintenance & repairs including green technologies. Spacious, newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage on property is provided. Excellent salary & benefits package offered with flexible start date. Please email resumes: sljwinters@gmail.com Do You Have a Stellar Customer Service background? Do you have a passion for quality, fair-trade, organic coffees? Then we’d love to hear from you. Java on Fourth in Ketchum and Java Hailey are now hiring for a part time barista position. Stop by either location and drop off your resume with attached references and we’ll get back to you. Or email your resume and references to wakeupandlivejob@hotmail.com Executive Assistant, F/T, Ketchum office, fast and accurate typist, excellent grammar & spelling, strong computer skills, attention to detail, professional communication skills, some flexible schedule requirements while Exec. travels. Terrific work environment. Competitive salary & benefits, including medical & dental, 401K & bonus. Salary DOE & range of abilities. Submit resume with brief cover letter via FAX to 208-726-4864


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Full Charge Bookkeeper For 36 year business Strong Experience P/R, A/P, A/R G/L Reporting HR Clerical Great Communication Skills Strong Computer Skills _________________ EVENT PLANNER ASSOCIATE Killebrew-Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament This position plays a key role in the continued success of this 36 year long cancer and leukemia fund raiser. It requires coordination of the many aspects of the Event and the office. It offers an annual salary with flexible hours during some of the off season, with full time and overtime before and during the tournament. Excellent opportunity to build a career while making a difference in the non-profit sector. PLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING: • Event planning experience – 2+ years preferred • Data base, website, graphic design experience • Excellent verbal & written communication skills • Exceptional ability to anticipate needs & complete tasks • Desire to work on goal oriented projects • Knowledge of golf helpful • Exceptional references

Health Ins. & Profit Sharing Benefits ¾ to full time Send resume & references via email to: HR@gailseverngallery.com

Full Time Long Term Housekeeping position available. We are looking for a team player to join our well-established and growing company. Must have attention to detail, be able to communicate in English both in written and verbal form, have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving history, clean background, and must be able to work all shifts including weekends and holidays. Please call 622-6400.

Email cover letter, resume, & references to SUCCESS MANAGEMENT successmgmt@cox-internet.com Interviews week of Dec 3rd.

Firefighters Wanted. Wood River Fire and Rescue is hosting a State Certified Essentials of Firefighting class starting in late February. Applicants should be highly motivated and able to pass a criminal background report. You must reside south of East Fork. Pick up an application at Station 1, 117 E. Walnut in Hailey, or call 788-5577. Ask for Lt. Mike Huntsman. il Naso is Hiring Line Cooks for the winter season. PT and FT positions available. Email resume to ilnasoketchum@gmail.com or stop by the restaurant before 5:00 to fill out an application. IT Support Specialist Working knowledge of windows based systems and people skills a must. Certifications appreciated but not necessary. Please send resume to info@dukecomputer.com.

Join our Team!! Dynamic Work environment and Challenging responsibilities! We work together to accomplish our mission: “To improve the health of people in our region.“ FT & PT positions eligible for Comprehensive benefits!! Clinical Phlebotomist Clinic Nurse Non-Clinical Courier Food Service Worker Lead, Food & Nutrition Accepting applications online at www.stlukesonline.org Equal Opportunity Employer

Ketchum Flower Company is looking for a creative, hard working individual. Please inquire with in. Mountains of Groceries is seeking an ambitious, friendly, organized entrepreneur to manage this grocery delivery service. Customer service, sales, marketing and management experience a plus. Enjoy a flexible schedule while growing this successful business. Send resume and cover letter to: Ashley@MountainsofGroceries.com. Now Hiring! Cavacava Restaurant is looking for waiters, hostesses, dishwasher, line cooks and an experienced Sous Chef! Must have a passion for good food, be able to multitask, and work in a fast paced environment. Drop resume by 230 Walnut Ave. No phone calls please! Seeking a Full Time Receptionist / Office Manager to run a sales office in Ketchum. Ability to multitask, good communication & computer skills a must. Pay commensurate with experience. Please email or fax resume & desired salary to: sunvalleycindy@gmail.com or fax 208-622-3447. Simplefill Position: We are hiring a full time entry level position for our growing prescription assistance company. Candidates should have excellent phone, computer and organizational skills. Ability to work as a team and on their own. A good attitude and ability to multitask is a must. Please send resumes to position@simplefill.com. Sun Valley Limo & Taxi is looking for driver. Shift 4pm-2am, Tuesday Saturday. Must be well-groomed, knowledgeable of area, clean driving record. Must be willing to work flexible hours. Please call Kirk, 481-2119 The Sawtooth Club is now hiring for cocktail waitress & hostess positions. Full & part-time available. Please apply in person after 4:30pm.

You Always Wanted To Learn to fly! Offering percentage in my Piper Airplane. 788-1409

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Harley Davidson motorcycle cover, $30. Motorcycle jack by Craftsman, $60. 720-4000 Motorcycle Equipment. Alpine Stars riding boots, size 9, new elbow pads & knee pads, Klim riding gloves, 3 dirt bike jerseys & moose riding pants. All for $60. 721-8334

4 x 4 Reg. Cab Long Bed Truck. Ford 3/4 ton, 1990, white; am/fm/cd; like-new tires. $1,975. 720-4684 ‘88 Jeep Cherokee, AT, 4WD, 4.0L, Runs great. Mechanically fine. Cosmetically not so much. $999 OBO. 721-1832 1995 4WD Classic Suburban Ultra wheels, aluminess bumper, new leather, new air and much more. Garage kept, 155,000 miles, well maintained. $4,900 OBO. 208-720-9511 1997 Chevy K1500 extended cab short box. 3rd door 5.7L 216K. Blue, well maintained with camper shell, custom rims and nerf bars. $4,800. 208-309-1365 or E-mail kellys69ss@yahoo.com for pics. 1997 Dark Green Land Rover Defender 90 for sale. Excellent condition with approx. 60k miles. Includes: 4 tops (hard, 2 soft, 2 safari), A/C, spare and luggage rack. $38,000. Call or email Bart, 720-5794 or onesharpguy@cox.net.

Motorcycle Helmet. Brand new. Trophy II fly racing helmet. Black/white, large. $125. 721-8334

1997 Dodge 2500 Ext. Cab. 4 x 4. Diesel. Long bed with 198,000 miles. Excellent maintenance record. 4” exhaust. Cold air intake. Flow master muffler. Leer shell. $8,000. 720-5505

1999 600 Summit. $950. 720-9668

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. Grey w/ black leather, 79k mi, serviced regularly by WR Motors & Car Dr. $4,900. 622-5994

1992 Ford Taurus. $750 OBO. Please call 208-450-9849 Model A Ford. Antique 1928 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan, 99% original and authentic. Original bill of sale and instruction manual. Good working order. Fun to drive. Driven, maintained and stored inside since 1963. Family is second owner. Call for details at 208-720-3623.

2000 Ford Super Duty camper shell. Good value at $550 OBO. 208-431-4756 2003 GMC Z71 Sierra SLT Very well maintained. 182k miles. Camper shell & custom sheepskin seat covers. $9,500. 208-309-0126 2009 E-350 15 Pass Van. Excellent condition, 110,000 gentle miles, meticulously maintained for Miller’s Limo. $12,800 OBO. 208-720-9511

1981 Sedan Volvo original owner. Comes with 4 studded snow tires as well as 4 newer highway tires. Car in very good condition with all repair records. $950. 788-4929

4 17” 6 hole steel rims fit 2006 Ford F-150. $100 for all or make an offer. 788-3950

1990 Acura Coupe Legend. Fixer upper and/or parting out. $999 OBO. 481-1124

4 Michelin X Ice tires, 185/70R14 88T BSW. Excellent condition, paid $400, best offer. 578-4301

2001 Subaru Outback. Almost new tires, automatic, 107,000 miles, great winter valley car. Will need brake pads soon. $3,500. 726-8315

4 Studded Snow Tires on wheels, 5x100 bolt pattern, came off Subaru Outback, with stock 17” wheels. 215/65R16 Hankook, good condition. $250. 720-4100

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1964 Chevrolet Firewood Special. 283 4 speed. $550. 208-320-0069

4 Studded Snow Tires. Used 1 season. IHTSU 195/70R14. $225. 2 regular tires, fair condition, continental. P235/70R16. $25 ea. 622-3522 or 788-0113 4 Toyo M-55 Tires. LT 235/85R16. Low miles, new condition. Retail $1,200, asking $700. 721-8211 Tires. 265/70/17 10 ply. No punctures or flats. Came off a Dodge Ram 2500. Good shape great price at $200. 720-6065

Lasaii, LLC is looking for energetic, hardworking, outgoing and entrepreneurial individuals to join their team in Ketchum, Idaho. Lasaii has been offering financial services for over 20 years and has recently incorporated to establish the start-up staff that can respond to the aggressive TV and print advertising campaigns planned for 2013. Lasaii offers a Safe Harbor®- Directed IRA™ Program that allows individual investors to use his/her qualified retirement plans for the purpose of investing in real estate that the investor can occupy.

Inside Sales Consultant Position

We are looking for someone who is persuasive, informative, and effective in developing relationships over the phone with clients. The Inside Sales Consultant must also be able to work closely with a start-up team. The Inside Sales Consultant should have proven communication skills to respond effectively to inbound telephone and internet inquiries. The candidate will follow up on leads, explain the details of the product and service and qualify prospects. The Inside Sales Consultant will enter leads into a prospect database and coordinate follow up conversations with the Senior Consultants.

Senior Consultant

We are seeking someone with a college degree and a proven track record of 1-5 years successful related sales experience that is willing to adapt and lead Lasaii, LLC’s agressive start-up marketing effort. The candidate will collaborate with Inside Sales Consultants to follow up on all qualified prospects and effectively manage the pipeline to close sales. The candidate must adhere to all regulatory license and compliance guidelines and clearly articulate retirement investment concepts to prospects. The Senior Consultant will coordinate with the backoffice team and external partners to insure all the administrative steps are completed on behalf of the client. Lasaii, LLC will provide training, a competitive salary, benefits and commission related to performance. Please respond by sending your resume and contact information to candidate@lasaii.com.

5 15” Aluminum Rims. 1 brand new with tire. 2 brand new mud and snow tires. 31/10.5/15. $350 for all or will sell separately. 208-823-4888 6 Snow Tires size 195-6- R15. 4 w/rims. $30 each for 4 of the tires and $50 for the other 2. 788-4340 or 720-5119 1990 Subaru. $400 or will part out. 721-8147 16” Aluminium Alloy Rims. 6 hole Chevy/GMC. Set of 4. $100 OBO. 720-2438 225/65 R17 Open Country Snow Tires. Set of 4. Model: Toyo G-02plus. Used one season, really good shape. Came off a Toyota Rave. $275. 471-0420 Brand New hood bra for smaller trucks. $129 OBO. 208-720-9435 Brite Running Boards off 1992 F150 King Cab. Been in storage, like new. Ready to install. $175. 726-8012 Ford Aluminum Rims fit pre 2000 Fords with caps and tires. $225. 720-1146 Have a Jeep Wrangler? Jeep JK 4 Door Hard Top “Crank Hoist-a-Top” for garage storage, $200 (new $320). Freedom soft top with tinted windows for a JK 4 door Jeep Wrangler. Used just 1 year, excellent condition, $400 (New 1K). 609-203-1422 Hummer Brush Guard. Great condition, comes with lights. $135 OBO. 721-7875


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Honda CR-V full-nose mask, all-season floor mats and cargo tray. Out of a 2011 CR-V. Fits 2007-2011 CR-V. Great condition. Keep your Honda CRV clean with these. $35 for everything. 788-4313 or 720-1603 Interior Cargo Cover for Subaru Outback & Outback Legacy (1995 to 1999). Black, great condition. 54.5” x 34.5” Great for securing and hiding cargo. $50. 208-406-1719

Refrigerator. Kenmore, French door, bottom freezer. 25’, 3 years old, excellent shape, $999. 788-2228 or 720-3491 True GDM-26 used commercial drink cooler. $999. True GDM-12 used commercial drink cooler. $ 700. Both work & in good condition. 720-9373 Washer & Dryer. $100. Whirlpool dryer, Roper washer. Older, both work fine. Getting new ones. 727-7780

Konig Rims on 225 - 50R 16, $200 OBO. P195 - 70R 14 Eclipse tires, $80 OBO. 721-7875

White Kenmore side by side refrigerator. Water & ice in door, like new condition. $500 Electric washer & dryer. $250. 720-5126

Leer Shell short bed, on a 08 Sierra. $950 OBO. 720-9781

White Kirkland Chest Freezer. $200 OBO. 208-432-2452

Rims. 4 factory rims with lug cover caps. Came off a 1994 Ford Explorer. 15”, 5 hole lug pattern. $80. 720-3538

Xmas Idea? Do you have a natural gas hook-up on your patio, but no natural gas grill? Gently used Weber Genesis 1000LX grill with 3 zones on rolling cart with shelves $200. Pick up in West Ketchum. 726-3874

Set of OEM Toyota Sienna front brake pads for 2003 thru 2009 Sienna. I needed rears instead. $50 or I could install them for you. 720-0519 Spoiler. 57” wide, in great shape. Can send photos. $50. 788-2185 Tire Rims Chrome. 5 hole, fits 235/75 R 15 tires. All 4 for $100. 481-0830 Tire Rims. 5 hole, fits 225/75 R15, black. Set of 4. $100. 481-0830 Truck Bed & Shell from 94 Ford Ranger. $900. 720-9781

2 Matching Swivel Barstools with backs black cushion & metal base. Nice condition, just needed 4. 720-1146 Dresser. Tiered, 6 drawer, solid wood, antiqued/honey stain, 58” x 40” x 20”. In fantastic shape! $150. 309-0448 4 Bar Stools. Comfy, durable, excellent condition. 24” counter height with light wood color. $40 each. 721-7960 4 Wood, Spoke Back Chairs. $50 720-5126

“The Imperial Gazetteer” Dictionary of geography. 1876. Blackie and son. Two volumes. Illustrated w/800 plates. $110. 726-5872 2 Candle Stands, by Yi Lin Arts & Treasures of China, hand-painted, Blue-Lotus design, beautiful. $15 a pair. 726-9116 2 Oak Bentwood “Soda Parlor” chairs. Cane seats, excellent condition. $125 each. 788-8558 >> Buying <<< Gold & Silver Estate, Diamond or Colored Gemstone Jewelry Call Gary H. Petersen at 208-788-5767 CH Coins. Buying & Selling: Gold & Silver, all US & World coins & sets, currency, tokens, gold & sterling silver jewelry & scrap. Best Prices. CASH PAID. Call Hollis, 208-720-3941 www.chcoins.com Member- Better Business Bureau. Norwegian Skis w/binding. Very old w/ wood tips. Great for wall hanging. $95. 726-8012 Scientific American Jan-June 1863. Vol. VIII, Nos. 1 thru 26. Bound. Profusely illustrated. Pages in good condition. Covers scuffed. $75. 726-5872 Vintage Cabin Clock. Large, unique wooden electric wall mount clock with windows and a light inside. Can email pictures. $100 OBO. 788-7088

6 Animal Carved large tree trunk bar stools, very heavy on swivels. Unique one of a kind. $600 each. 720-7828 6 Free Drafting Tables. Call 481-0306 for appointment to pick up. 7-Piece Cherry Wood King Bedroom set, headboard/footboard, armoire, 6 drawer dresser, 2 nightstands, storage chest, mirror. $900. 720-2981, will email pictures. 8’ Heavy Duty folding table. $30. 788-4347 8’ x 12’ Rug, $100. 5 x 6 Rug, $50. Blue and green colors, reclining love seat tan, $100. Sofa blue green tan plaid, $100. Large Oak Entertainment Center, $100. Rugs and Reclining love seat in excellent condition, Sofa needs cushion covers. Can send pictures. 720-1368 Brown Leather Recliner, excellent shape, $200. 788-2228 or 788-3491 Captain’s Bed. Twin size with 4 drawers beneath. A great space s a v er for a kid’s room. $75. 788-8989 Children’s Mattress (crib or toddler) with organic sheet and waterproof pad. Excellent condition. $80. 788-3398 Coffee Table 50” long x 24” deep x 17” tall, $40. Will email a picture. 788-3950 Computer Desk with pullout keyboard tray and doors. Accommodates all computer needs. Solid wood. 54”H x 33”W x 21.25”D. $135. 622-4278 Computer Desk. Great condition, has upper shelf. $40. 720-7805

Bissel ProHeat MultiSurface 2x. Excellent carpet cleaner only used a couple of times. $100. 788-7977

Corner/Wraparound Desk, $100 OBO. Office chair $75 OBO, bookshelf, $65. Desktop computer $75 OBO. Can send pics. 721-7792

Fridge. Whirlpool, freezer top, fridge bottom $50 OBO. 720-2371

Couch. Brown faux suede. $75. 208-340-6289

Frigidaire Dishwasher. White, great condition 24wX33.5Hx25D”. Can txt photos. $150 OBO. 309-0937

Desk and Bookshelf. Alder wood, custom built locally. Excellent Condition. 75” L x 24”W x 31”D, height with bookshelf is 81”. $425. 720-3497

Hurom Slow Juicer. Less than a year old, excellent condition. Over $350 new, asking $125. 720-3794 Kenmore Gas Range. White. $125 OBO. Can txt pictures. 309-0937 Kirby upright vacuum cleaner, many attachments. Excellent condition. Paid over $1,500, asking $150. 720-3794 NEEDED: Floor or Counter Top space heater for bathroom. 208-450-9874

Desk with Hutch & 3 drawers, 1 file drawer, white, can deliver. $50. 721-2338 Desk, Hand Carved on 3 faces & executive chair. Wildlife scene of mountains, trees & woodsmen in a canoe, & bear on a river. Pics available. 788-1498 Dining Room Table with 4 chairs. Wood. Good condition. Can email photos. $125. 720-2582

Older Kenmore Washer & Dryer. Both work fine. $150 OBO. C a s h o n ly & you pick up. 788-1290

Dining Table made of pine. Antique looking, turned legs. Fits 4 comfortable or 6 tight, good shape. $125. Leave message at 788-9373 along with email & I will send you a photo.

Refrigerator / Freezer, white, works great, just no room. $80 OBO. 720-1219

Down Sofa. Measures 8’ x 4’. Great condition. $350 OBO. 720-8304 for pictures.

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Two Solid wood end tables. $25 for the pair. Can text pictures. 309-0937

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Hutch/Curio. 7’X4’ ornamental arched top, 3 shelves, base with sliding ornamental doors reveal large storage cabinet. Whitewashed wood. Excellent condition. $125. 481-2301

5 Custom Made Harry Potter Puppets with display stand purchased from the Sun Valley Arts Festival for $500, great gift for the Holidays at $225. Mint like new! 561-843-1632

KOA Wood Dining Table 70”x 39.5”, excellent condition, $1,300. Call 720-5648 for photos, price.

4’ Christmas Tree with red lites & 50 small ornaments. All for $60. Pine garland 8’ strands. 7 strands at $25 each, new. 788-4347

Leather Sofa with cushions that have leather on 1 side & fabric on other. Cushions are a down blend fill. Super comfortable. Good condition. $500 firm. 720-6116

Ab Circle Pro, $50 OBO. Tony Little Design Rock and Roll stepper, $10. Call 788-3950

Many Furniture Pieces. Oak dng. table 6’X35” $100. Recliner, grn. velvet, clean $80. Office chair $25. Desk 58 ½”X 20”, oak & dark brn. formica, 3 drawers $40. Photos available. 788-2185 Model Home Furniture Bed. Queen dark finish 49” high headboard, footboard & rails, beautiful! $350. Also queen pillow top mattress & box spring, $250. Ketchum, 692-540-4251 or 602-540-4121. Text for photos Nice Dining Table & 4 chairs. Round, with leaf. Light oak, very well made. $200. 788-8989 Nice Old wood desk w/ 4 drawers on each side, 1 center drawer. 42”w x 20”d x 30”t, $100. 2 60” tall media towers for DVD & CD’s new, in box, $30 ea. 3 book shelves 40”t x 23” w x 10”d, $25 ea. 720-3780 Office Furniture. 2 HON Laminate desks, 1 w/return. All have locking drawers. Like new condition, contract grade scratch stain & spill resistant laminates. Desks are 30”x66” & return is 24”x30”. $250 for desk & $300 for desk w/return. 721-0794 Pottery Barn Style Entertainment Center with Bins, $7,500, will sacrifice for $999. Ralph Lauren Queen bed offered at $750, paid $4800. Bamboo Dresser from Bloomingdales, $575. Matching bamboo nightstand table, $200. 561-843-1632 Queen Beauty Rest Tiffany Luxury. Pillow top. Excellent condition. $275. 309-0168 Queen Mattress & boxspring, good condition, a little on the firm side. $75. Can send pics. Call or text 309-0582. Queen Size Bed. Mattress, box-spring, and frame included. Asking $125 OBO. Excellent price, excellent condition! Call 208-450-9874 Rectangle Butcher Block dining room table. Seats 6, includes 7 chairs. $275. 720-2846 Roku Box for TV. Can stream TV show, movies etc. easy hook up with internet and TV, never used, costs $58 sell for $25. 720-7805 Small Metal Cafe Table with glass top & 2 small matching chairs. $20. 720-4213 Solid Oak 5-drawer chest, 49” tall, 34” wide, 18” deep. Med. oak color. Drawers cannot be removed for transporting. $95. 720-7190 Twin Beds (2) with pine headboard and footboard great shape $125. each. 720-5884 Twin Box Springs, matching. Restonic, new. Can also be used for King. $75 each. 309-0168 Twin Trundle Bed with mattresses $40. Coffee table, glass top, black wood frame, rectangular, $75. 720-3497 Wood Dining Room Table. 3.8’ wide x 2.5’ tall. Comes with 2 leaves to extend. $35. 309-1981 Wood Round Coffee Table. 3.3’ wide x 1.7’ tall. Rope net storage underneath. $25 OBO. 309-1981

“Village Square” Christmas Town. $150 OBO. 622-7042 or 721-8477 2 Floor Lamps. Black wrought iron with natural shades. About 60” tall. Excellent condition. $45 each. 726-3416 2 Queen Bed Sets, including comforter, pillow shams and bed skirts. Both floral, $25 each. 720-2425 3 Indoor/outdoor Holographic snowflakes with lights. 16”, 24” & 36”. Used once. Excellent condition. $25. 788-4466 or 720-1091 3 Large Cast Iron Dutch Ovens. 14, 12 & 8. $60, $50, $40. 720-7828 Blue Ragrug with leather braided on each end 8’ X 5½’. $45. 720-1146 6 Williams Sonoma matching snowman mugs, $25. Perfect for hot cocoa by the fire this winter! 721-7098

Alpine Room Ozone air purifier. Best flu prevention method by far. Washable filter. Great fresh ozone smell $200. 720-6721 Beautiful Italian White Dinner plates with sculpted leaf trim and wildlife motif in center, hand painted. For decor or entertaining. 8 plates, $20 each OBO. Can email pictures. 720-3666 Black & Decker Party Mate cordless blender with batteries & charger. $15. 788-6217 Boehm China, collectors edition plates by Edward R. Boehm. 19 “Yellow Rose” & 5 “Rhododendron”. 1979 edition in flawless condition. $35 each or contact for “set” price. Yellow Rose is no longer avail. & o n ly 3 of the Rhododendron are. gerrip@cox.net or 720-3431 Carved Wood Giraffe Sculpture, purchased from African Arts store in Ketchum. 45“ high, 7“ round diameter base, $45. Call 720.8188 or email me for photos at kljones26@cox.net Charbroil Commercial propane BBQ. Good condition. $100. 721 1660 Christmas Tree. 5’ artificial Christmas tree with 4” needles. Excellent condition & easy to assemble. $25. 788-4466 or 720-1091 Dyson Vacuum. Older, but still works well. $50. 788-6217 Electric Space Heaters. 3 in all. Interhem soft heat 11”, 48 x 3½ x 9H, $39. “Westpointe on 4 wheels, 12 x 6 x 24”H, $45. Bionaire on 2 wheels, 20 x 5 x 26”H, $45. 788-1141 Electrolux Canister Vacuum cleaner with attachments. Very good condition. $200. 720-7190 Exotic Dark Hardwood Tongue & Groove 3/4 inch (Dasso) Hardwood Flooring 32 boxes. 600 square foot ACAI wood - 32 original cartons $18.75 sq.ft each. 208-392-8979 Framed Litho of Mick standing in a cloud singing. 24” x 32” signed by Charles Fine. #51/100. Fine’s 30 year work on exhibit now through Christmas. $999. 726-5772 French Framed Ski Poster Style Painting, $75. Carpet Bagger Antique Armoire, $950. Giant Drum, 10 feet around, magnificent and drums beautifully, $750. American Indian Bow and Arrow with Fur and Feathers. Great Holiday Gift, $75. (561) 843-1632 Full/Double Coordinated bedding set, $25. Rachael Ashwell quilted throw, $5. Queen patchwork duvet, $10. King quilt with sham, $10. New double/full gelfoam mattress cover from Costco, $100. Indoor composter, new, $25. Professional garment steamer, $25. 720-4213 Kelm. Paragon model AA BB OR AA-B, Diameter 22” outside, 17” inside, 2 tear high. Older & not used for last 10 years. Very good condition. Some pottery tools are included. $250. 788-4929 LGB Christmas Train plus carrolling car. $400 OBO. 622-7042 or 721-8477 Maple Chopping Block, the real deal, 29”X35”, 14” thick, stands 32” off the floor with wheels, vintage & decent condition. $500 OBO 720-2525 Memory Foam by Sleep Innovations. 3” queen size pad. New, $100. 788-4347 Microwave / Hood Combination. Sears Whirlpool. White. $150. 309-0168 Mirrored “Robern” medicine cabinet. 20”x 26”. $30. 720-5733 Nasco Stainless Steel flatwear “Drama” “Vintage Mid Century” 6 + Place settings plus Serve Ware, $50. 720-3780 Nikkon Magsteps. Advanced magnet tech. to stimulate & relax your feet. Women’s size-trim to fit. Paid $70, asking $45. 788-4347

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Navajo Rug, 2 Grey Hills, 5’ x 7’, $600. 2 Afghani rugs. 1 4x6, $350. 1 8x3 runner, $600. 2 Maria Rosetta 10 strand liquid silver with turquoise & coral necklane, $500 each. 1 untreated turquoise Jackaw 1930s, $600. 1 lg Persurian rug, 6x8. 30% silk. $600. 720-7828 Pier One Imports White Mosquito Net & Hook (great for Girl’s Bedroom). New, in box, unopened. $15. Call 720.8188 Popeil Automatic Pasta Maker. Only been used a few times. $25. 788-6217 Pottery Barn King duvet cover. White, jersey knit with ruffles around the edges. Washed 1 time, like new. $80. Pottery Barn queen quilt. White with ruffles. Never used. $75. 788-4145 Queen Bedding Ensemble by Charles P. Rogers. Fine European linen in rich royal purple. Duvet, 2 standard Shams & 2 small Shams. Rarely used in guest room & dry cleaned. Originally over $400. $85. 309-1222 Scanner, older but never used, $25. Shredder, $35. 788-1498 Sleeping Bag like a down comforter. Sleep on your bed in it or under it & be cozy! Great for kids of all ages too! Two poly filled bags $45 & $35. Mattress cover, new, full size, $20. Baby Monitor. “Safety” brand baby monitor. $35. 788-1498 Table/Task Lamp. Wyatt style from Pottery Barn.Polished nickel finish. As new. $50. 720-5733 Turkey Fryer/Steamer. Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Cajun brand with all attachments See Cabelas Item IK 551032. New. Pd $ 149, asking $75 788-3638 Weber Performer Grill. 22-1/2” Weber kettle charcoal grill with integrated work table cart, pull-out charcoal storage bin, built-in ash catcher, thermometer, lid holder + premium vinyl cover. Excellent condition, used only for 1 season. Sold new $350, asking $150. 471-0235 Wedgewood Napoleon Ivy Green, #4751, luncheon pieces, excellent condition. 4 snack plates, 4 salads, 6 cups & saucers. $240 OBO. 720-3666 White Casablanca Fan. No light, just fan, reverse control. Paid $500, asking $125. Beautiful, classy, like new. Long pole to adjust if needed for high ceiling. 622-4009 Wood/Steel End Table, $50. 2 silk throw pillows, $25. 3-fold screen metal & cloth, $40. Small lovely white lamp, $10. SubZero undercounter freezer, $150. SubZero undercounter refrig/freezer, $150. or donnapsavage@live.com 803-360-6255 Wool Rug, 8’ x 8” square. Perfect for under a round dining table.WArm red color with a medium grey-brown circle detail. Can send a picture. $100 OBO. 928-7365

2 Ski Jackets, Scott, size med, 1 white, 1 red. $40 each or $75 for both. 788-9474 Beautiful Fire Orange Dress. Half Linen, Half Silk. Size 6. Wore once. Paid $240, asking $150 OBO 720-4271 Bolo Tie Collection of 5. $150 for all or $35 each. Originally $250 - $400 each. Photos avail. gerrip@cox.net or 720-3431 Brand New Arc’teryx SL Hybrid Gortex Jacket. Men’s small, blue, still has tags. Retail $339, asking $250. 970-471-5264 Brand New, Burton Snowboarding Jacket, down, adult small, black, $175. Obermeyer ski jacket, Jr. size 14, $75. Scott ski pants, brown youth medium, $35. Rossignol race training shorts, youth small, $20. 721-0606 Fleece Jackets. 6 to choose from. 2 pairs cowboy boots. 4 pairs after ski boots. All are women’s size small. Only $25 for each item. 726-8586 Icebreaker Wool top. Women’s icebreaker top small, brand new, never worn. Bright red, crew neck, bought at Sturto’s for $65, sell for $22. 720-0328 Men’s Classic Dale of Norway Ski sweater. Perfect condition, size Med/Lg. $65. Women’s Salomon Black Nubuck insulated Contagrip snow mocs/shoes. Size 6. Worn only a few times. $25. 720-3780


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Men’s Klim Boots, size 11. Worn maybe 3 times. Excellent condition. $150. 450-9002 Men’s Size Small Northface down jacket, full zip, black, $25. 788-9474 Men’s Snow Boots. Brand new. Size 13. Paid $50, will sell for $40. 788-4347 Mens Sz 9 Winter Boots. Brand new with built-in upper gators. Black. Kamik Greenbay2. Removable liners. $50. 788-2185 New Women’s Brown leather jacket with faux fur trim. Med., $179. Women’s winter white silk tailored suit jacket decorated with tiny seed pearls hand sewn in patterns. Elegant, one of a kind, $250. Ski jacket. Nils women’s size s/m. Deep slightly iridescent purple w/ black embroidery and faux fur trim. $179. 788-1498 Size 6 Women’s Columbia hiking boots. New in September at $130. Worn 5 times, asking $80. I evidently have very particular feet! Size 6 women’s Vasque hiking boots, lightly used. Will fit someone with ‘a large volume foot.’ They’re in great shape,. $60 OBO. 309-0281 Women’s Spyder Jacket size 8 color white, royal, purple and Eider size 38 color charcoal. Both only worn once, brand new condition, $95 each. 720-3497 - can text photos.

* Firewood, Mike Beck * Pine, Elm, Fir, Cherry, Applewood, Apricot, Juniper. 12”, 14”, 16”, 18”, 20”, 24”, 28”. 30”, 36”, 40”, 48”. Kindling, smoker wood, pizza oven wood. Split & Delivered. Money back guaranteed if not satisfied. Stacking & Free Samples available. Open 7 days a week, 7am-9pm. 208-788-2895 4 Cords Wood. $200 per cord. Tax deductable contribution for purchasing from non-profit! 720-9081 Firewood Pine, fir & hardwood, lengths from 12” to 40” & I can also do custom cuts. Stacking is available. Satisfaction guaranteed. Call 208-490-1547. We also do roof shoveling for $20 an hour. Call 208-490-1547 to place your order. Fisher Grandma Bear Woodstove. Older & used but good condition, nickel/chrome pine tree trim on doors, Fisher logo and ball feet. Pop-in viewing screen, fire brick in good shape, 8” flue, 20” wide x 19” deep inside. $450. 788-0025 Good Wood Firewood Split or rounds, 12” - 48”. Starts at $225 per cord. Delivery and stacking available. 208-731-8761. Leave message. Idaho Proscapes Firewood $250 per Cord - Delivered & Stacked Ready to Burn - Seasoned Firewood Pine & Fir, available in 12”, 16”, 18” & 24” lengths. Custom Cuts upon request. We Deliver anywhere in the W.R. Valley. Call 788-9590 or 309-2510 and Order Yours Today! Matt’s Quality Firewood Service Pine & Applewood Available. 720-6604 Pellet Stove. New England model. Heats up to 1,500 sq ft. Digital control and automatic ignition. Purchased in 2007, only used 2 winters. $550. 721-2072 Ventless Gas 788-9322

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Wood Burning Stove. Vermont Castings Encore Gloss black, manufactured in 1986. $400 OBO. 726-5640

Bogen #3050 Heavy Duty professional tripod. Complete with #3047 quick release head. $175. 726-1113 Canon 7D DSLR 18.0 MP Digital Camera Body. Gently used with low shutter count, nice condition, works perfectly. Including battery, booklets, camera cap, charger, camera strap, and all the plugs and wires. $975. 720-2485 Canon Lens. Used EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM. NICE Zoom Lens with Image Stabilization, UV filter. $200. Call 720-2485 Olympus XA4 Macro 35mm, $45. Also, Olympus XA range finder 35 mm, $25. Plus Olympus Quick Flash A1L, $12. 726-5872

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Panasonic Ink Film KX-FA 55. Paid, $34.95, 2 rolls, value pack, sell $10. Brand new pkg, never opened. 622-4009 Sony DCR-DVD 105 Handycam, Carl Zeiss Lens, 800X Digital Zoom, 20X Optical Zoom w/case. Super lightweight. Barely used. $265. 720-3780

Blackberry PlayBook Tablet, 7” screen , 16GB, with box, accessories and covers. $100. 726-4377 HP Office Jet 4500 Printer, fax, scanner, copier. New in box. Wireless capable. $65. 720-1514 Kindle Touch. New in the box. $75. 720-7989 Need a Wizard? For expert assistance call Leland Bruns, the PC Wizard. 788-1956 or Dan Casali, the MacWizard, 726-5120. We solve hard problems. Older Dell Laptop, works great, free to High School or Middle School student. Battery life still good, but needs a new power cord (priced about $60 from Best Buy). 721 0606 Used in Good working condition. Dell X25-410 computer + keyboard-mouse, 18” Dell flat monitor, Epsom Stylus Photo R300 printer. $175 buys all. 720-1514

13” Sharp LCD portable TV, can be powered by outlet or 12 volt. Includes remote, $25. 726-4377 DS Games. Princess Isabella, Mystery Case Files Millionheir, The Diabolical Box, $10 each OBO. PS 2 games Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball $3, Guitar Hero Rock the 80’s $3, DDR Supernova $4, The Davinci Code $3, or all for $8. Call 788-3950 DVD Player. $35. 788-1498 Go Pro Video Camera. Includes head & chest straps. $145. 788-3110 HP 640 fax machine. New. $30. 788-6217 Kinect System with 3 games Kinect Adventures, Dance Central, Deca Sports Freedom all for $110. Will sell the games separate. 788-3950 Macintosh-Pre-Amp C24 with hardwood casing. $175 firm. 208-309-3331 Motorola D2 modem, Linksys Wireless G router. Free. 208-578-4301 RCA Video Cassette Recorded Selecta Vision VHS. Paid $600, asking $50. Silver & black, great shape. 622-4009 XBox 360 Special Halo 4 limited edition, just released, 320gb hard drive & wireless controllers with 3 games. New in the box for Christmas. Yours for $300 I just paid $400 My loss is your gain. 720-9657

2012 Atomic Access with Look bindings. Skied once, perfect. $175. 720-4596 143cm Nordica Doberman GS, $199. 158cm Volkl Dogen Twintips, $35. 721-0606 190s 4 Front Skis EHP pros. $25 OBO. 720-3111 Absolute Steal Boots $50/pair. Atomic B7 women’s 8.5, Technica Entryx7 men’s 9.5. Ski’s w/bindings $100/pair. Salomon Srambler 8 155cm, Fischer AMC Titainium 176cm. 720-5321 As New As It Gets. Racer Chaser in package complete with Edgy Wedgy. Retail $50, asking $25. Your future downhiller will thank you in 15 years. 720-5321 AT Boots. Scarpa Danalli TT. Men’s size 11. $100. 309-1935 AT Package. Dynastar 4 x 4 188 cm. Naxo bindings. Fitted climbing skins. Good condition. $275. 309-1935 AT Ski Boots Scarpa Avant size 29, they are well used and may need a new liner. $50. pfisch14@yahoo.com Atomic Redster ski boots. New. (2013) 130 Pro model. Size: 25.5 (8-8.5) 295 mm sole. $466. 720-6245

NEEDED: Base Guitar Hanger 17. 721-1014

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NEEDED: Electronic Keyboard to teach our children how to play piano. Yamaha or Casio keyboard, a keyboard that has learning functions. Our budget is approx $80. 720-0519 NEEDED: Will Buy or Trade for drum-set parts: Thrown (stool), base, high-hat, and snare. 208-450-9874 Rehearsal Space Available for bands. 727-1480

2 Pairs G3 Telemark Bindings. One new in box, one lightly used. $25 each OBO. 928-6216 Volkl Gotama 178 106 underfoot rockered powder ski, new condition. $450. 720-5126 190 Volkl Sumos Powder Skis with Salomon bindings. $200 OBO. 720-3111 2010 K2 Obsethed, size 179, no bindings, barely skied, great condition. $200 OBO. 615-568-0614

Yakima Ski Rack for 2 pairs of skis or 1 snowboard. 15’ wide. Mounts on top of car. Used on a Ford Expedition. $35, cash only. 721-8337

Lange Surefoot Ladies 275 mm (fits size 6.5-7) alpine boot with conformable liner, used. $50. 721-1030

5 Boxes 40 Cal Ammo FMJ & personal protection ± $25 or trade for 9mm or 45 ACP ammo. 481-2122

Lange WC 120 Surefoot alpine racing boots for sale. Womens size 7, $100. Excellent boots in excellent shape. 208-720-2104

357 Magnum Dan Wesson 2.5 inch barrel 6 round blued pistol, $350. Mossberg 20ga. tactical shotgun with 2 stocks and barrel shroud, $300. 309-1588

New Ski Boots. Nordica Doberman Men’s size 9 soft flex for lady or lightweight man. $200. New Burton Moto snowboard boots men’s size 11. $75. Rossignol snowboard 153 cm. $75. Fischer Addict twin tips. 172 cm with Solomon bindings, $125. 720-1519 Nordica Dobermannn Team 70 youth ski boots, size 22.5. Fits size 3-4.5. 2011-12, skied one season. $50. 720-4596 Olin Skis. 170cm including Marker M41 bindings. Only $45. 726-8586 Powder Skis. Rossi Ravens, 147s. Rossi 97s, 170s. $100 each OBO. 578-0597 or 720-3805

Atomic Skate Ski with Salomon binding for $250. Like new, also my Fischer 174 classic skis with Salomon binding & Swix poles for $250. Used 5 times. Scott single speed for $250 OBO. 721-7792

Randonee Setup. Apache Coombas, 174cm with Fritschi Freeride 12din bindings. 135-102-121. Skis & bases, excellent condition. Fresh wax. Comes with black diamond skins. $350. 720-7106

Atomic TI Nomad Smoke, 178 with binding. Great all mountain ski. $290 OBO. 720 4116

Rossignol B2 Bandit, w/ Rossi 120 demo bindings, 174cm, good all Mt. ski, $45. 720-0391

Avalanche Beacon. BCA Tracker 2. Used 1 season, in perfect working condition. This avalanche beacon is known for ease of use and reliability. Includes manual. $150. 928-7368

Salomon Pilot Skate Boots. Brand new. Mens size 13, never worn. $300 new, yours for only $40! 720-9163

Board Bin Season Snowboard Lease packages. Top of the line new and refurbished boards, boots and bindings. Custom fit for each rider. Packages starting at $89 with 100% satisfaction guaranteed. More info 726-1222 or drop in 180 4th St, Ketchum. Diamir (Fritchie) Ski Crampon Brand new. Size medium. These crampons are designed to work with the Fritschi Diamir binding for extra traction, useful traversing & cutting trail in icy terrain. $50. 721-1030 Dramatically Improve your overall ski technique, strength, endurance and fitness with this Skier’s Edge. Used very little. All set up & ready to go. $800 OBO. 928-7365 Dynafit Titan TF-X AT ski boot. Size 29, lightly used. Un-cooked, never used liners. AT & DIN soles. $400. 309-2233 Fischer Europa 99, edged, wax less, skis, nnn bindings, men’s size 9½ boots, all in good condition. $50 OBO. 208-928-6216 Fischer RC4 Slalom jr. 138cm with bindings, fresh tune. $75. 720-4596 Garmont Athena Telemark boots. Hardly used, size 6. Asking $250. 970-471-5264 Garmont G-Ride AT boots, size 26, brand new condition. $200. 721-0606

Ibanz Amplifier IBZ10B. Barely used. $50. 721-1030

Ladies AT Boot size 23.5. The Struktura Light is designed for longer-distance touring and more extreme skiing. Comes standard with a heat-moldable liner. Sculpted cuffs designed to properly fit women’s calves. $275. 721-1030

Head GS Team jr race 123 cm. Excellent condition. Very light use. $75. 720-4596 K-2 Rictor, 174cm, 130-86-114, with Marker mx 14.0 bindings. Only used a few times. Good condition. $250. 788-1901 K2 Apache Rekon. 174 cm with Look. New condition. $150. 309-1935 K2 Lotta Love Skis with Marker bindings. 160cm, In great shape. $100. 720-3132 K2 She Devil Telemark ski 160 cm, G3 binding/skins. $120. 721-1950 Kids’ Ski Gear. Nordica Doberman jr. boot 70 flex, size 23.5, $50. Nordica Hot Dog (Doberman shell) flex 60, size 22.5, $65. Atomic jr. race GS ski, with Marker M70 binding, 137cm, $50. Head jr. Slalom Team Sl ski, with Tyrolia binding, 141cm, $40. 720-5648, will e-mail pictures. Kids’ Skis: Volkl AC Jr. with Marker Junior Motion bindings, 110 cm; Rossignol Fun 2 Jr. with Comp J bindings, 120 cm and 130 cm, $40 each. All three have fully adjustable demo bindings. 806-1606

2012 Armada Tst 183. Skied very little. $375. 707-339-0942

Ladies Size 8 Nordic Salomon Carbon Pro racing boots. Grey. $45. 720-1302

174cm K2 Apache Skis w/ binding. Used twice, tuned. $245. 726-8012

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Scarpa Denali TT AT ski boot fits size 10/11 men. Liners are ok, shells are beat up but lots of use left. $50 726-4377 Scarpa Ladies Telemark boot, size 6½-7. $75. 721-1950 Scarpa Tornado AT Ski Boots. Fits size 9-9.5. New liners. $50. 720-4690 Skate Ski Equipment. Madshus Suprasonic Skate Ski 180cm, with Solomon Pilot bindings, used only a few times, $150. Solomon Carbon Skate Boots: women’s size 7 also used only a few times, $100. 309-4033 Ski Boots. AT Alpine Touring, Dynafit Titan. Size 28, used 20 days. $350. 788-8954 Ski Pants! These pants are brand new with original tags still on them. Patagonia Rubican Men’s size M, black, $100. NILS, women’s size 12 regular, black, style-Melissa, $50. North Face, women’s size Medium—short, Freedom insulated, $75. 788-4313 or 720-1603 Skis. Scott endorphin 170cm with Scott Bindings. Very good condition. $150. 720-4684 Telemark Boots. Crispi, CXR, 4 buckle. 28/10½. New condition. $250. 309-1935 Telemark Powder Skis with Black Diamond O2 bindings. Great condition. Coreupt Candide Pows. 100mm underfoot, cambered, freeride powder ski. Length, 186cm. $250. 720-9229 Volkl 2011-12 Kiku Women’s All-mountain/Powder Skis. 170 cm with Marker Squire bindings. Awesome skis, excellent condition. $500. Call 208-720-2104 or 788-1570 Volkl Racetiger Race Stock World Cup 155cm SL Skis with 20 din race bindings. Perfect condition, barely used 2 pairs. $325 per pair. 720-4226

50% Off Sale! Under Amour Clothing Tamarack Sports 208-788-3308 One Day Only! Friday, Nov 30th. Adult Hockey shoulder pads Med. $25. Shin pads 14”, $15. Gloves 13” and 14”, $10. Sticks, right, 50 flex composite, $30, wooden $15. Replacement blades, $30 each. 721-0606 Adult Mountain Bike. 7 speed, like new condition. $130 firm. Call for pictures. 720-6721 Bauer Hockey Skates, size 10 hardly used ready for the ice. $40. 720-6065 Bowflex home gym. Power Pro model. Must sell. $300. 720-1519 Boys and Girls Trek Mountain Bikes, used a few times on the bike path, like new $175 each. (561) 843-1632 Browning 12 Ga. gold hunter automatic shotgun w/ chokes. Excellent for waterfowl, like new. $650 720-3036 Exercise Bike. Lifecycle 6500 programmable. Ex cond. Aren’t they all? $100. 788-4604 eves Figure Skates. Ladies/girls Reidell, size 5½. Very good condition, worn very few times. $45. Call 721-7117 Fishpond Vest/Backpack combo. Worn once, like new. Makes a perfect gift. Retail value $139, asking $50. 720-4116 Fly Rod. St.Croix Avid 13’ #7/8 spey rod. The ideal steelhead outfit, brand new, in original tube. Only $199. 720-4116 Fox Motocross Gear. Pants and jersey. Alpinestar Tech 8 boots. Size 9. $250 for all. 721-0768 Get Qualified to Carry a Concealed Firearm in 31* States. January 26, 2013: 2 licenses for the price of one. Space is limited. Certified NRA Pistol Instructor. All experience levels welcome. Register by January 23. Call Tamarack Sports, 208-788-3308 Hockey Skates. Easton Synevy 500. Men’s 4E. New condition. $50. 309-1935 Inversion Table. Nearly new. $75. 720-2425 Kids Hockey skates size 4 (shoe size 5.5-6), $50. Also brand new skates size 4.0 still in box, $95. Youth pants XL $45 and L $30. Youth shoulder pads M, $25. Sticks, right, 50 flex composite $30, wooden $15. 721-0606 Ladies Raleigh 8 speed cruiser bike, $100. 720-2981 Leupold Cascades 10*42 binoculars, mossy oak color. Good condition, lens perfect condition. Comes w/neck strap & case. $250. 721-2072 Like New Custom Ladies white figure skates. Riedell leather boot, size 7½ ,Majestic blade made in Shefield, England...This is a terrific buy for the right person. $150 OBO. 788-2566 Nautilus Power System. NT# 905, barely used. $350. 720-1668

Wolf Cold Smokes 180cm with Salomon 957 bindings. Perfect. $50. 720-4596

NEEDED: Men’s Down Jacket, size large. Looking for heavily insulated, 700-800 fill. Any color, just needs to be for the coldest of days! 450-9874

X-Country Ski Boots. Salomon Vitane, size 6.5, $35. Salomon 911 Equipe, size 6.5. $35. 726-8586

NEEDED: Sig P232 or a Walther PPK in 380 caliber. Must be in good condition. Please call 208-731-7331.

X-Country Ski Poles. Citation Exel poles. 120cm, $20. Swix RC 17 graphite, composite poles, 138cm, $65. 726-8586

Niner Air 9. Large frame, XO, Fox, Stan’s components. 2 years old. This is your short track/XC race bike. $1,850 firm. Call 720-2947 or email sedsall@sunvalley.net.

XC Poles & Boots. Citation Exel, 150 cm, $25. Exel 140 cm, $15. Alpina XC boots, grey/indigo, size eu 45. Orig. $110. Like new. $45. 726-5872 XC Skis. Atomic classic non-wax, triconed, sintered base. Twin cap. 2 pairs. 198 cm & 210 cm. Very good condition. $50 each. 726-5872

Old Town Discovery flat end canoe. Flat end allows outboard motor. Can be rowed or paddled. $700. 760-321-1400 Pilates Home Mini Reformer. $75. 720-7989 Remington 700. 300 RUM. Leapold scope. $995. 320-0069


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Poker Table. Camo felt. Seats 10. $100 OBO. Punching bag, $80 OBO. 721-7875 Pro-Form 485e Low Impact Elliptical exerciser. Nice, sturdy elliptical trainer. No room! Photo available. $65. 727-5018 or 721-0252. ProForm Spin Bike in excellent shape. New in 2010 and hardly used, great deal at $450. Call 720-8712 Riedell Ladies Figure Skates, size 6½, shoe size 8, like new. $75. 726-4092 Scarpa Ladies Climbing Shoe. Euro size 38. $30. 721-1950

Snowblower 10.5 hp Tecumseh. Snow King, 29” clearing path. Electric Start, self-propelled, 6 speeds forward, 2 reverse, only used couple of times. $600 OBO. 208-432-2452 Snowblower. Snow King 30” 12hp. Heavy duty snow blower, be done in half the time it takes your neighbors! Great condition. $975. 720-0353 Snowblower. Commercial grade Yard King. 33” w. 12hp Tecumseh motor. Like new. $950. 720-3348, leave message.

Schwinn 420 Elliptical, brand new, never been used, $599. 208-450-6430

Snowblower. Craftsman Tecumseh 4 cycle Snow King. 9 hp, 28”, electric starter, gas-powered. 6 forward speeds, 2 reverse. Like-new, bright red. $600. 481-0262

SCOTT Reflex 50 Mountain Bike. Size small, with Shimano Acera components. Black and grey color. Great condition. $150. Call or text 720-0327

Snowblower. Husqvarna Snow King 30in 12hp. This is a heavy duty snow blower, be done in half the time it takes your neighbors! Great condition. $975. 720-0353

Scott Running Shoes. Women’s size 11, new condition. 2012 high performance running shoe, only worn twice, purple and black graphics. Paid $85, sell for $25. 720-0328

Two 150,000 BTU Gas heaters. $250 each. 720-1668

Simms Neoprene Waders. Small stocking foot, $30. Mallard decoys with weights. 18 decoys with bag, $40. 788-4604 eves

Ewe Sheep. Four white faced ewes, great health and size. $150 each OBO. 721-1660

Treadmill. $75 OBO. 788-4755 or 727-7469

Grass Fed Lamb. Can have it slaughtered, cut & wrapped. $150-$225. 208-320-8231

Treadmill. Folds against wall for easy storage. Different programs to choose from, thumb pulse. Nice unit, I just don’t use it. $65. 720-4355

Indoor Arena, Stalls with Paddocks, Manager on grounds at all times. Ideally located mid valley. 208-788-4929

Very Rare Bristol Flyrod Litho poster. “Tragedy” new matting & glass, top & bottom bands. $875. 788-8558

Jersey Milk Cow, 4 yrs old, bred. Very people friendly, good around children. $500 OBO. 721-7783

Vintage Bianchi Nealeco Folding bicycle, rare, made in Italy. Original condition except for new tires. Surface rust, but good for a restore. Photo available. As is, $85OBO. 788-9439 or 727-5018

NEEDED: Farm Gates. I am building some pens around my barn and need 8ft and 10ft gates. If you have any laying around I would love to come take a look. 720-5634

Vintage Corky Carroll Model Super-Mini Hobie 8’ surfboard. Straight from 1960’s San Onofre. Great condition. Includes years of Surfing T Shirt competitions collection, $900. Photos available - For Christmas. 720-3780 Wii Fit software and balance board. Like new. $50. 720-6788 Winchester Model 1890 .22 short pump rifle with hammer. Octagon barrel. Very nice condition. Accurate & shoots well. $950. 208-731-7331 Yakima 2-bike Holdup Tray-Style hitch bike carrier with locking cable, used twice. $210 (retail is $420). 788-4313 or 720-1603

DeWalt 7.2 volt battery, charger and case. (No drill). Free. 720- 5733 Exotic Dark Hardwood Tongue & Groove 3/4 inch (Dasso) Hardwood Flooring 32 boxes. 600 square foot ACAI wood - 32 original cartons $18.75 sq.ft each. 208-392-8979 Granite Slab 44”x 28”, light color, ideal for small vanity. $45. 720-5733

NEEDED: Hay. Small bales, large bales or roles. 721-1660 Never Used, Ariat Volant Tall Boot. Size 7.5, Medium, 19” tall outside, Calf 15”. Boot trees are included. New $500, now $250. 788-4929

3 Month Old Border Collie mix female- free to a good home. Very well behaved and friendly. 721-1330 4 Dogs. Emily, 8 week old lab mix, very small, loves to play, current on shots. Domino, 3 month pit mix. Current on shots, very sweet. Panda & Juliette, 4 month red healers, all shots, almost house broken. MJ, 208-650-1318. 6 Year Old Yorkie, beautiful dog, landlord wont let me have a dog at my house so I must sell her. She does come with a bed and toys and food. $250. She is a fantastic dog, I love her to death! Give me a call if interested! 309-1290 Brand New 10’ x 10’ Idaho Lumber chain link dog kennel. Paid $300 make offer. Will deliver & set up free. 208-471-0598

Sliding Glass Door, vinyl, almond color, 94” x 79¾”. Perfect condition. $300 OBO. 720-5733

Various Marble and Granite. Small amounts for entry or hearth or fireplace surrounds. Left over from our job. $50-$150. Must sell. 726-8012

10 Christmas Villages. Ten villages in excellent condition and in original packaging. Dickens Village Series and New England Village Series. $5-$50. 788-4466 or 720-1091

AKC Beautiful Yellow/Ivory Labs. AFC/FC/CH Hips & eyes guaranteed. Both parents on site. Excellent hunting lines and incredible family pets. Deposit secures pick. Ready to go 12/17. Contact Jon at 309-2404.

25+ Books: fiction, home improvement, cookbooks and more. 25+ CDs todays hits and classical all in like new or new condition. Take all for $25. 788-9750

Collapsible Bunny Cage, portable, metal with plastic tray, like new. $40. 720-8784 or 788-3398 Dog Barrier for car (fits behind rear seat) for sale. Adjustable, fits most cars. $15. 720-7708 Exceptional Husky needs a home. Extremely well mannered, a close member of our family. Must give up. 909-525-5944 Free to Good Home, pretty calico cat, spade, declawed. Doesn’t get along with other cats, but loves people. Will lay in your lap for petting all day. 208-350-9266 or 208-546-1518 Ketchum

All Inclusive Trip to Cancun, Mexico for 4 nights. Hacienda Tres Rios, A 5 star hotel. Must travel before March 1, 2013. Paid $4,000. Transportation round trip to and from the airport included in price. All meals, activities included and lower price to $1,200. Plane tickets not included. Please call for more info. 309-5103 Collapsible 1’ x 1’ glass display cubes. Great for art shows or a store. $15 each. 720-7190 Door Pull Up Bar never used, $30. Set of exercise bands never used $20. 450-9002 Large Refrigerator. White, works. $45. 788-9750

Henry. Gorgeous, large white dog with black spots. 2-3 years old. Rescued from Jerome Shelter. Neutered & all shots. Lives to play. Needs forever home. 622-7387

Live Xmas Trees for sale, mid valley. Choose and tag your tree or cut it later. $100-$150 each. Call 208-539-5877. Big trees for special houses also available. Weekends only.

Medium Pop Up Playpen for small to medium dogs. Only used a few months. Carry case included. Washable too. Maroon/black color. $30 450-9002

Prelit Realistic Artificial Christmas tree. Used once. Blue spruce with 600 lights. 7.5 ft. W/ sugar cones, metal stand included. Retail $675. Sale for $199. 720-4718

Metal Round Dog Play Yard. For small/medium dogs. Only used a few times. $25. Small dog carrier. Dogs up to 8 to 10 pounds. Looks like a bag and is washable. Used a few times for a new puppy. Airline approved. $34. 450-9002

Rare Marilyn Monroe poster beautifully framed and preserved under museum glass. Poster is of MM posed as Theda Bera in 1958. $500 OBO. donnapsavage@live.com. 803-360-6255

101 Aleut Lane, Indian Creek Large Moving Sale Antiques, furniture, housewares, riding mower, snow blower, bikes, ski equipment, gardening tools, too much to list. Saturday, December 1, 9am-3pm 202 Mariposa Rd, Heatherlands, Ohio Gulch, Garage Sale Assortment of Xmas decorations including several artificial miniature trees. Drexel Heritage, beautiful Walnut, King, 5 piece bedroom set, like new $950 firm. Winchester Mod 70 Featherweight 30.06 rifle [made in 1977] like new, with 3 x 9 Simons scope $875 firm. Odds and ends: pottery, vases, seasonal home décor items. Skis, boots, ski clothing. Foot wear. Hodgepodge. Call 578-2343 anytime for an appointment now or attend General yard sale Saturday, December 1, 10am-4pm 220 War Eagle Dr, Hailey Corner of Wolftone & War Eagle Moving Sale! Baby & toddler toys, strollers & clothes. Ski & board gear, house wares, décor, clothes & more. Saturday, December 1, 8am–2pm

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New in Box. Crane Atlanta pedestal sink, white w/20” basin. Paid $100, asking $75. 720-0790

Stainless Steel Countertop, brand new, 92.5”x36.125” with 2” backsplash, very high-grade and thick, already mounted and ready to use. $999. 808-989-1250

90 gal Aquarium/Terrarium w/ cabinet stand. Great condition, comes with glass tops and some other items. $350 OBO. Contact Jerry for more details, 284-9253

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Sterling Silver Compact by Tiffany & Co. w/ Tiffany bag and original box. engraved “STJ” in excellent condition. $100. 726-9116

Baby Monitor, Graco brand, new model, 2 speakers, $25. 788-9274

Masonry Stone & Tile Saw. Felker FRS-51. Cuts up to 51” slabs, like new, built-in handles, 14” blade capacity, 1” arbor, 1700 blade RPM, saw: 67” L x 39” W x 51” H- steel construction with powder coated finish resists wear and corrosion, $995. New $2559. 720-1593 or 788-2228 Merchandising Display Case. 71” x 25” x 38” H. 5 sliding doors, dark oak / glass. $699. daiseysv@yahoo.com

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3 Piece DeRosa Children’s Drum Set for kids. Forest green. Good condition, lightly used. $50. Can e-mail pic. 788-8369 50 Beanie Babies. Beanie Babies in excellent condition and with their name tags. Great for stocking stuffers. $1 each. 788-4466 or 720-1091 Ameda Purely Yours dual electric breast pump. Great condition! Includes all the essentials plus extra to spare! Comes with lots of accessories including ten 4 oz bottles, insulated tote bag, and car adapter. $100. 721-0786 Boy’s Obermeyer Ski Coat. Size 5. Excellent condition. $30. 720-6788 Brown Bear Ottoman / stool to watch TV or play with. Furry, looks real! $65. White wooden bench seat toy box with pink bench pad. Flip up lid with safety hinges. $65. Both in perfect condition. Cash only. 721-8337 Calvin & Hobbes Comic Book collection for your Calvin fan. In new condition, 1 hard bound $7, 8 paperbacks $2.50 ea. or $25 for all 9. Great for young readers and kids at heart. 788-7088 Carseat, baby/toddler Britax Marathon, soft grey cover for girl or boy, excellent condition, 1 owner, $75. 788-9274 Collectors’ Edition Flexible Flyer sled approximately 5’ long for kids. $30. 720-6721 Eddie Bauer Wood Highchair. Removable tray. Great condition. $40. 721-3853 Excellent Condition Playstation 2 with 3 controllers and 34 games. $175. 721-3272 Fisher Price Geo Trax Train Set. Excellent condition. Includes tracks, elevation and bridges, and remote control train. Would make a great Xmas present for a toddler. $25. 726-5039 Fleece JJ Cole Bundle Me carseat bunting, $5. BEABA babycook baby food maker, $50. 721-7098

PROUDLY brings you The Animal Shelter’s latest ics to pets in need of a home s lives b to Blaine County Residents. The Animal Shelter offers monthly, no cost, spay & neuter clinics Now is the time to have your pets spayed. Spaying/neutering saves lives by preventing unplanned litters.

DOGS: BAXTER 7 y m blk/wh Poodle BLAZE 8mo m red Lab/Ches BO 4yr m black/white Border Collie mix Blc m BOSTON 2y m black/white Pit Bull BRUNO 3y m brown/white Lab/Pit Bull JAKE 1y m yellow Lab LACEY 1y f black Lab LILI 1y f tan/white Chihuahua MAYA 5y f liver/wh German Wire-Haired Pointer ORION 9mo m black/white Cattle Dog RASCAL 2y m Aussie Shepard Mix RANGO 10mo m brown/white Cattle Dog SAM 6y m liv/wh German Short Hair STRIDER 1y m tri Aussie Mix TABSCO 6y f brown/copper Shepherd Mix TULLY 1y f brown/white German Wirehair mix

CATS: LICE 1y f tortie DSH CRYSTAL 2y f black/brown DSH CURLY 7m ma black DSH DUTCHESS 1y f br/blk Maine Coon

KITTENS: 2-4 mo. old

Husqvarna 450 Chainsaw 18” bar, used 1 time so it is like new. $275 includes 2nd new chain. 726-4377

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FRESHIE 7m black DSH HALO 4y f black DSH LARRY 7m male buff orange DSH MYRA 1y f Calico DSH RIBBON 2y f tortie DLH WHITTEN 5y male blk/wh DSH DILL m black/white DSH MARJORAM f black DSH MONDAY f bl/wh DSH

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The Animal Shelter offers free monthly spay & neuter cli clinics to Blaine County Residents. Now is the time to have your pets spayed or neutered. Spaying/neutering saves lives by preventing unplanned litters. See photographs online at: www.animalshelterwrv.org Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 to 6, Saturday 10 to 4, and Sunday 12 to 4. Closed on Monday


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Graco Baby Swing. Pink and brown gently used and very clean. It’s in great condition! Asking $30. Call or text for info/pictures. 721-0786 Great Christmas Gift! Train table (white with green top) with over 300 pieces of Thomas the Train track, various trains, buildings, trees, bridges, figures, and even a plastic mountain. Enough to make several train designs. A great value at $100 takes all. 727-5018 or 721-0252 Infant Car Seat. Chicco Key 30. The best infant seat out there. Used, 1 year. Red, excellent shape, clean. $75. 208-450-9000 Infant Cradle Swing, Fisher Price excellent condition, $50. Graco Snugride infant carseat Red/Taupe excellent condition, $50. Walker, $25. Bouncy play center, $25. Bouncy/vibrating infant seat, $10. Boppy, $10. 208-340-6289 Kids Bed Spread/blanket, twin size, boys fire engine design, pottery barn, excellent condition, quilted style. $35. 720-7805 Kids Mini Boden brown down jacket, blue fleece lining, detachable hood, size 2-3 yr, $25. 788-9274 Kids Ski Pants. Size 8, Black, Cloudveil, excellent condition! like new, $50. Kids Sorel boots. Size 4 youth, Blue, great condition, $25. Kids Sorel Boots, Size 2 youth, Blue, Excellent condition, $25. Kids Scott gloves. Small, black, great condition, $10. 720-7805 Kids’ Mtn Bikes. Haro 24 Black $100, Haro 20 Blue/Silver, $60. Trek MT 60, $50. 720-2981 LL Bean children’s snowshoes, carries 25-60lbs, like new, $25. 20 inch children’s Trek mountain bike, $40. Trail-a-bike attaches to seat post of bike, comes with 2 hitches, $75. 788-3479 Lots of Mint Condition Legos. $70. 721-3272 Mint Condition Hot Wheels collection. Many in box. $100. 721-3272 NEEDED: Changing Table and toddler / preschool sensory table. Call evenings, 788-7380. New Madame Alexandria, still in box. Happy birthday African American doll $65. 720-5048 Northface Hyvent boys ski pants:size XXS, fits 5-6 year old. Excellent condition, used very little. Subtile black plaid color. $25. 726-5039

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Quilters and Other Artists Create your own fabrics using immersion dyeing & Bound Resist methods in my two day dyeing workshop. Class size limited to six people. $150 per person, fabric and dye supplies provided. Janet, 788-2180 or materialhistory@svskylan.net.

LOST: Smith Pivlock Sunglasses, in case, with white trim & Skida black & white headband. Near Quigley trailhead on Saturday Nov. 10th. Thanks! 720-8173

“It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” ~David Steindl-Rast Definition of a Coward: 1. One who is not brave 2. One who fears many things 3. Most insulting word known to man 4. One who hides behind childless acts of vandalism

FOUND: Gloves on Galena Summit. 726-3286 FOUND: Head Lamp on bike path on south end of Hailey. When you call, leave a message and describe the color and brand. Diane, 720-3438 FOUND: Oval Gold Pendant, near the bike path at Ohio Gulch Road. Looks like it came off a necklace. It has a religious figure on the face. Call to identify. 788-4743. If no answer leave a message and return number.

Ceramics • Scarves • Art Papoose Holiday Bazaar Hemingway Elementary Saturday, December 1, 9am-5pm Sunday, December 2, 11am-pm Barn Dance Fundraiser for breast cancer research as part of my senior project. Saturday, December 1. 721-2504

LOST: Black Android Phone with a black case lost at the Fireman’s Ball on 11/17 at the Limelight Room. Battery was dead & would like to get it back. If found please call 309-2438, thanks.

Happy Birthday to Matthew G. Love ya, Jean and Glenda I remember when you were fun... and you will certainly be missed! Good luck with the yoga on the beach.

To the Person who keyed by Suburban. Thanks for the post card & your reason for keying my snowplow vehicle with poor gas mileage & ill behaved dogs. You’re a criminal & a coward. We know who you are. You have not heard the end of this matter. Woo! Hot Brunette, you are smokin’! Cup of coffee sometime? Yeah, girl! Get some!

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Free Board Bin Snowboard season leases for local kids. Limited supply available for kids who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford to ride this season. Call the Board Bin, 726-1222 or stop by 180 4th Street, Ketchum.

LOST: Bluetooth Earbuds at Sun Valley ice rink on Friday, November 23. 578-4301 LOST: Brown Suede Men’s Jacket with Smith prescription glasses and iPhone in pocket from side of stage with musician’s gear from Fireman’s Ball. Please call 720-2880. No questions asked. Good karma.

Need Help Keeping the heat on this winter? Community Action Partnership can help! We offer assistance with Idaho Power, Intermountain Gas, Valley Propane, United Oil and can even get you $ for Firewood/pellets. Please call 788-2488 to set up an appointment and to see if you qualify.

LOST: Cannon Digital camera in case at Bigwood 4 cinemas on Wednesday 10/21 at 6:50 Rise of the Guardians 3d. School camera left in cupholder. 726-1629

WANTED: INTERESTING SINGLE men & women over 50 to meet one another & enjoy the many wonders of our valley.....nature, sports, arts, theater, etc. Let’s enjoy & do it! Send contact information & brief summary of interests to: Boxholder, PO Box 3981, Hailey, ID 83333.

LOST: Gold Leather Eye Glass Case with black trim. Inside are my prescription reading glasses. Lost in Ketchum between Country Cousin and Atkinsons’ on Tuesday, November 20th. Please call (661) 270-0216

NEEDED: Bunk Bed, with or without mattresses, but in good condition. 721-0858 NEEDED: Decent Food dehydrator. 720-4355 NEEDED: Football. College or pro model. 208-313-6760 NEEDED: Free or Cheap electric dryer, will pick up. 720-9792

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To the lowlife who stole the blue reversible XL Men’s Scott Down Jacket from PK’s: It was not only Santa that watched your naughty behavior, but also our security camera. It is now being viewed by the authorities.

FOUND: Did you lose some USPS postage stamps? 726-3463

NEEDED: I Purchased a Drum Set for my son but it is missing a stool and a high hat cymbal. Would greatly appreciate either or both at a reasonable price. 561-843-1632 NEEDED: Indoor Gas Stove for living room. 720-0888 NEEDED: Outdoor Overhead patio heating. 720-2990 NEEDED: Small PA System for family’s music studio. Preferably with mic stands, mics etc. 720-1570 NEEDED: Sponsor to help with veterinary bills. Last Christmas I lost my dog of 12 years to sudden kidney failure. If anyone would like to help me with these bills I would be eternally grateful. Thanks for reading. BrettJ403@gmail.com NEEDED: Utility Trailer. 5’x8’ ideally, for hauling mulch, building materials, etc. 721-3141

RIDER NEEDED: Denver to Sun Valley leaving December 21. 721-0071

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NEEDED: 3-5 #2 Landscape railroad ties, free or cheap, will pick up. 720-1730 NEEDED: A nice play kitchen. Free or cheap. Did your kids outgrow one that is taking up room? My kids would love it! 481-0323

THANK YOU Hailey Mayor Fritz, Once again our little town sparkles & looks amazing because of you - thank you for making us shine like never before. -Maureen Patterson

NEEDED: Aluminum Cans. Your donation will help support public art in Hailey. Drop donations off at 4051 Glenbrook Drive in Woodside Industrial Park or call Bob at 788-0018 to arrange pick-up.

Need to trade or barter? For $9.50 a week, you can get your ad online! Please call 726-8060 or email classifieds@mtexpress.com

NEEDED: Artificial Flowers of all colors...black too! Call me and I’ll pick them up! 721-8427

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Princess Booster Car Seat. $10. Grey/black booster car seat. $10. 450-9002

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Radio Flyer Liberty spring horse, like new. $100. Perfect Christmas gift. 720-8784 or 788-3398

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Trail-a-Bike, needs new seat, tires and handlebars in great shape, $50. 720-2981

Vintage Schwinn Classic “Breeze” 1960’s Girl’s Bike (Green) w/Chrome Fenders. Photo available. $75 OBO. 788-9439 or 727-5018

LOST: Ring (on Friday night)! A silver band I received from my older brother when I was 5. The inside inscription reads, “My eternal love—Brub.” Please call 720-2629 if found, and you’ll receive a $20 reward for returning something so dear to me. Thank you!

FOUND: Black Costco optical case left in the Community Action Partnership office about 2 weeks ago. You were the Bellevue Pastor helping a church member sign up for energy assistance. Please come by the office to pick up or call 788-2488. Thank you!

Pottery Barn “Catalina” toddler bed in great shape with PB Supreme mattress, $75 OBO. Two white drop-rail cribs in good shape, $20 OBO, Pictures available. 720-6812

Used Lego Sets. Indiana Jones #7627-$40, Castle Troll Warship #7408-$30, Star Wars #7675-$140, Star Wars #7679-$70, 2 big buckets of many types of Legos. $50 each. Large bucket of HeroScape toys. $100. Cash only. 721-8337

LOST: Left Yellow Mitten with grey elephant face and color stripes on wrist. Lost on the trails of the new Sun Valley Golf Course. 622-6628

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WANTED: Disney Pixar die-cast cars from the movies Cars 1 & 2. Looking especially for Sally, Doc, & Chick. Cars 1 cars can’t be bought in stores anymore. 726-0653

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AROUND TOWN More food, this time, for thought The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and the Environmental Resource Center have teamed up to bring the film “The True Cost of Food” to families, free, this evening, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m. A discussion will follow and is likely to carry over to other holiday meals in an effort to encourage people to incorporate local food to home menus. Children can enjoy a fun edible activity as adults explore the hidden costs behind food choices. For more information, call Jena at 726-9358 or visit www.sierraclub.org.

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Join in a community reflection on the Christmas season The community is invited to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd., on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5:30 p.m. for “Reflections on Christ’s Nativity: a Service of Advent Lessons, Carols, Prayers and Poetry.” Organizers say this event is a way to escape the frenzied tempo of the holiday season and find the true meaning of the warmth, love, connection and spirituality of Christmas. The service will have several readings from the Old and New Testaments complemented by prayers honoring the gift of Jesus and his message of hope to the world. Inspirational Christmas music, anthems and carols have been selected to be interspersed throughout the service. Several poems by such esteemed poets as Rainer Maria Rilke, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Robert Frost, Billy Collins, Madeline L’Engle and William Butler Yeats will be recited. In addition, a special poem written by local resident JoEllen Collins, “In Saint Peter’s,” will be read by the author. Refreshments will be served to all immediately after the service. Call Sara at 726-5349 for more information.

‘La Clemenza di Tito’ Live in HD from the NY Metropolitan Opera runs “La Clemenza di Tito” will be presented Live in HD this Saturday, December 1, at 11 a.m. at the Bigwood Cinemas in Hailey. The virtuosic Elina Garanca sings Sesto in Mozart’s drama set in ancient Rome. Giuseppe Filianoti is the noble Tito and Barbara Frittoli is Vitellia, in this handsome revival of one of the composer’s final masterpieces. Harry Bicket conducts. The commission came from the impresario Domenico Guardasoni, who lived in Prague and who had been charged by the Estate of Bohemia with providing a new work to celebrate the coronation of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor as King of Bohemia. The premiere took place a few hours after Leopold’s coronation. The opera was first performed publicly on Sept. 6, 1791 at the Estates Theatre in Prague. The opera remained popular for many years after Mozart’s death. It was the first Mozart opera to reach London, receiving its première there at His Majesty’s Theatre on March, 27, 1806. Tickets for all MET HD:Live operas are available at the theatre box office at 801 N. Main Street Hailey. Cost is $22 for adults; $20 for Seniors and $18 for Students.

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Chris Davenport skis to the sea in Antarctica.

New film entices with mixed bag of ski adventures By JENNIFER LIEBRUM

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ream it and they’ve probably skied it in the latest outrageously off-the-grid collection of adventures compiled in this year’s Powderwhore Productions’ eighth annual backcountry ski film, “Choose Your Adventure.” The Utah company comes to town Thursday, Nov. 29, to preview the film to local audiences at 8 p.m. at Whiskey Jacques’. Look closely at the scenes shot in South America, because Drew Stoecklein, son of cowboy photographer Dave, makes an appearance.

Noah Howell, of Powderwhore Productions, said in a release about the film, “This movie is such a mixed bag of characters, exotic locations and action that we wanted to get that point across with the title. You really can’t guess what’s coming next in this film, like the Choose Your Own Adventure book series we enjoyed growing up.” Among the destinations are an abandoned mining town in the Arctic, dropping cliffs with Hugo Harrison in British Columbia, plunging into the Antarctic Sea in speedos, blasting through deep powder, catching up with crusty locals in the Wasatch and more.

“Our interest lies in finding people with real stories and ski objectives,” Howell said. “We wanted to tag along and capture their actions and motivation for heading into the mountains, creating more of an authentic experience. We traveled light and moved fast to avoid interfering with the actual adventures as they unfolded.” Despite the underwhelming winter of 2011-12, in which snowfall reached near record lows and unstable avalanche conditions, the Powderwhores were able to make the most of the conditions at home and abroad, with trips to Cerro Castillo, Chile; La Grave, France; the Antarctic See POWDER, Page C3

SNRA on TV The historic recreation area is subject of PBS documentary By JENNIFER LIEBRUM Express Staff Writer

Courtesy photo by James Bourret

The Sawtooth National Recreation area recently celebrated 40 years of glory and service to all manner of wild life and recreation lover.

“A Sawtooth Celebration,” an homage to the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, will air on Idaho Public Television this Sunday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. “The Sawtooths, the White Clouds, the Boulders—they’re more than just mountain ranges,” said “Outdoor Idaho” Executive Producer and show host Bruce Reichert. “They represent a vision that, 40 years ago, was considered quite unusual in Idaho—a national recreation area.” For more than 100 years, various political leaders had pushed to make the Sawtooth Mountains Idaho’s first national park, said Reichert. But it was not to be. In 1972, the three mountain ranges became the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, administered not by the National Park Service, but by the U.S. Forest Service. “How this came to be is a story worth the telling,” said Reichert. “As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sawtooth NRA, it’s fair to ask, what was gained and what was lost and what is yet to be considered?” See the beauty of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area on Idaho Public Television’s debut of “A Sawtooth Celebration” through the people, photographers, naturalists and stewards of this magnificent region that is an Idaho gem. The Sawtooth NRA includes the Sawtooths, the White Clouds and the Boulder mountains north of Ketchum.


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The Center’s Wine Cellar & Sale Event Hosted by The Center’s Junior Patrons Fri, Nov 30, 5:30-7:30, At The Center, Ketchum Tickets are $30 and include a Riedel wine glass Mingle with friends, sip some amazing wines from The Center’s Cellar, and buy your favorites to take home or give as gifts. Wines featured for tasting AND purchase will be among the Northwest’s best. Wines will be priced very competitively and will be sold from single bottles to cases. Be prepared for purchasing to become competitive. There is a limited inventory!

New Year’s Eve BUBBLY BASH!

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There will be a few “Silent Auction Lots” in addition to the wines for tasting and sale. Net proceeds benefit the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

Hosted by Sun Valley Resort & The Center’s Junior Patrons Mon, Dec 31, starts at 9pm River Run Lodge, Ketchum Tickets $50 advance, $75 at the door, if available. Too soon to plan for New Year’s? Not when it’s this fun. Tickets are on sale now for the best New Year’s Eve party in Ketchum. LA’s DJ Shark will be in the house, we’ll have free bubbly from Barefoot from 9-10 and at midnight and surprises all night long.

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In New York, play readings are used as an opportunity to fine-tune a script or to sell it to an actor or production company. The environment there, more workshop-like than well-oiled performance, doesn’t always lend itself to a quality night of entertainment, but it can bring about star sightings, and a lucky few can claim to have been there when the script, now playing on Broadway or interpreted for the cinema, was first incubated. Here in the valley, audiences have been able to enjoy the polished results of that East Coast vetting process and regular star sightings from actors like Pamela Sue Martin, Jim Jarrett, Claudia McCain, Patsy Wygle and Keith Moore and others who call Sun Valley a retreat from the theatrical outposts of New York and Los Angeles. The nexStage Theatre on Ketchum’s Main Street has hosted readings, directed by Jon Kane, for the past 12 years. On Thursday, Nov. 29, actors Andrew Alburger, Charlotte Baker, Scott Creighton, Dawson Howard and Keith Moore will gather in this tradition to read “The Weir.” The playwright, Conor McPherson, has been hailed as one of Ireland’s premier playwrights and “The Weir” was the recipient of the Olivier Award in London for Best New Play and then played on Broadway to rave reviews. In this tale of the supernatural, McPherson demonstrates his remarkable skill as a riveting storyteller. In a bar in rural Ireland, local men swap spooky stories in an attempt to impress a young woman from Dublin who recently moved into a nearby “haunted” house. However, the tables are soon turned when she spins a yarn of her own. The London Telegraph wrote, “Sheer theatrical magic. I have rarely been so convinced that I have just seen a modern classic. Tremendous.” The paper called McPherson “a distinctive talent to cherish.” It’s a classic example of what the community has come to expect, along with free wine and cookies. “The reading series began because we wanted to explore the texts of interesting and important new playwrights in a way that is affordable to produce,” explains Kathy Wygle, founder and manager of nexStage. “We can also select cutting-edge material that otherwise would not be able to be seen in this valley. “It also is a way for many of the great actors in this town to work on their craft and explore a variety of roles in an informal setting.” And for novice theater-goers, Wygle says, “we have found that the readings serve as a free introduction to theater for many in our audience and a real education and introduction to the best writing in the modern theater.” Wygle says it is the informality of the setting that entices as

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Several talented actors will convene this week to read “The Weir” at nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Wine, cookies and playreading are all free. well, giving people a glimpse at the process of preparing a play for full staging. It always makes for thoughtprovoking theater. As was found when Charlotte Hemmings read “My name is Rachel Corrie,” the story of a young American activist killed in Gaza by an Israeli bulldozer, a reading can generate powerful emotional responses, despite the lack of props, gestures, sets and sound effects of a full production. Controversy swirled for months after the reading, which was attended by Craig and Cindy Corrie, the woman’s parents, who turned over emails and journal entries that were cobbled into her story. Some labeled all associated with the play Palestinian sympathizers while others criticized the backlash as disrespectful and inappropriate. At the time, in 2010, Kane responded to the vitriol with a letter to the editor of his own, which read in part, “I stand by my statements that I am neither pro-Palestinian nor anti-Israeli, and that my sole reasons behind producing the readings was to share this extraordinary play and work of art with the Wood River Valley. Rachel Corrie was an extremely idealistic young woman who chose to go to Palestine to work for human rights. The play is her story and her truths through her writings and her perceptions cannot be disputed or challenged.” He argued that the reading was an opportunity to showcase Hemmings’ talent and said he was ashamed to have heard from the Corries, who had done similar readings around the world, including in Israel, that the audience on one of the nights “was the most contentious they had ever faced. This is not a distinction that we should be proud of in this valley.” But as they say, the show must go on, and Kane continues to bring timely, amusing, engaging and, yes, sometimes infuriating readings to the theater. “The reason I wanted to start the series is because I had attended a lot of readings in New York City

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when working in the theater there and always thought they were a lot more compelling than they appeared,” he says. “It also gave me the chance to hear great new plays in an informal setting and almost share the evening with the actors in a way that is not possible when you attend a production. “The nexStage Theatre felt the same way that I do and were excited to launch their own series focusing on great contemporary plays and playwrights. It also has the given the chance for excellent local actors to explore a variety of roles that they would otherwise never get a chance to tackle.” Like Wygle, he feels the setting and style has encouraged what he describes as a strong and attentive following. “It’s a tremendous introduction to theater and great writing for those who are being exposed to theater for the first time, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to hear new, cutting-edge plays that for economic reasons would not be produced in the valley.” Pamela Sue Martin says she enjoys being invited to read or just to attend these readings because of Kane’s selections. “Jon Kane as an eye for the most interesting and humorous playwrights,” she said in an email from Baja, Mexico. From the dark humor of the Irish to the Palestinian crisis, I always know that I will have an amazing time at his readings. I’ve enjoyed watching them, and even been willing to appear in a few, because they are so good. Locals who know theater love to come to his readings—they are highly entertaining and the price is right!”


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POWDER Documentary goes wild Continued from Page C1 Peninsula; Svalbard, Norway; Mount Foraker, Alaska; British Columbia, Canada, and the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. The film features an array of characters from salty backcountry veterans to some of the top skiers and snowboarders, including Chris Davenport, Jake Sakson, Andrew McLean, Seth Wescott, Dylan Freed, Noah Howell, Matt Reardon, Drew Stoecklein, Forrest Coots, Ian Provo, Neil Provo, Chuck Mumford, Darrell Finlayson, Bob Athey, P.Y. Leblanc, Jason Thompson, Todd Stuart and Hugo Harrison. This is a feature-length ski film that celebrates exotic locations, wild adventures, and the dedicated personalities writing their own stories in snow.

How to “Choose Your Adventure” When: Thursday, Nov. 29, at 8 p.m. Where: Whiskey Jacques’, Main Street, Ketchum. Tickets: $10 at the door. Preview: The trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=hfDSGCazNEE&l ist=UUE1LY8BJQJ85lFd11_ fg9Ww&index=2&feature=plcp

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AROUND TOWN Wood River High’s drama club nails honors The Wood River High School drama department announced last week that it earned a third-place sweepstakes trophy recently in Twin Falls at the District IV Drama Tournament. It appears to be the first district drama placing for Wood River since Tim Neville’s first-place team in 1989, said proud teacher Karl Nordstrom. Those making it to state in Pocatello at month’s end include Katie Walton, Ian McKenzie and Traci Otto performing a Seussical musical number and Caroline Scarbrough, Taylinn Lake and Shea Goitiandia, who will perform their original ensemble pantomime titled “Forgotten Heart.”

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Books and Babies: For birth to 2 and their parents or caretakers. Bellevue Public Library. 10 a.m. Free. Car Seat Safety Check: Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician will help install a car seat before the baby is born, and can fit an older child to his or her seat, teach proper installation, and check for recalls. St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wood River Medical Center, Ketchum. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Details: 727-8733. Kiwanis of the Wood River Valley: Lunch available and all welcome. Blaine County Senior Connection, 721 Third Ave S., Hailey. 11 a.m. Details: 887-5030. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The True Cost of Foodâ&#x20AC;? screening and discussion: Explore the local and organic food movement by watching a 15 minute film. This is a kid friendly event, appropriate for ages 6 and up. Sawtooth Botanical Garden, Ketchum. 5-6 p.m. Free. Web: www.sbgarden.org Free open studio time in Hailey: The Center, Hailey. 5-8 p.m. Winter Wonderland Festival-Holiday Window Stroll: Thousands of lights line the way as visitors stroll by Sun Valley Village window displays depicting Christmas around the world, sample seasonal goodies and build gingerbread houses or have breakfast with Santa. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s theme is â&#x20AC;&#x153;Celebrating the Language of the Holidays,â&#x20AC;? which honors the cultural diversity of holidays and festive celebrations about the globe. Participants will receive â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;passportsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; to be stamped inside at every window location, each bearing a holiday greeting in a different language. A special seasonal confection will be given out at the end of the stroll. Sun Valley Resort. Web: www.sunvalley.com

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Hailey Rotary Club: Community Campus, Hailey. 12 p.m. Details: 788-3211. Gooding Basque Association First Friday Dinner: Grilled lamb chops, Basque meatballs and rice, green beans, sheepherderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bread, soup, green salad with homemade Basque dressing and many various desserts. No host bar. Basque Cultural Center, Gooding. 1 p.m. 2 p.m. $15, $13, $6 Details: 208-308-5051 The Idaho Buckaroo Project: Find out about the dying art of cowboying the buckaroo way with Andrea Scott, who brings stories and images. The Center, Hailey. 2 p.m. Free. Blaine County Republican Women: Pizza will be served. Private home, Ketchum. 5:30 p.m. Free. Contact: Maureen Schwendener. Details: 726-8370. Brown Bag on Emotional and Language Skills of Children: With Maura Pfeiffer, SLP, and Susan Cooper, OT, in the Baldy Rooms. St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s WRMC, Ketchum. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Souper Supper: Open to all. St. Charles Catholic Church, 313 1st Ave. S., Hailey. 5:30 p.m. Community School Boys Basketball: Home games vs. Murtaugh at the Fish Tank. Community School, Sun Valley. 6 p.m. WRHS Girls Basketball: Home Great Basin Conference games vs. Jerome, 5:50 p.m. freshmen, 6 p.m., JV, 7:30 p.m. varsity. Wood River High School, Hailey. $5. Carey Girls Basketball: Home Northside varsity game vs. Camas County of

Fairfield. Carey High School. 7 p.m. Tennis Drill night-Drilling Doubles: Copper Ranch, Hailey. 7 p.m. Contact: Kurt Almquist. Details: 720-6445. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Choose Your Adventureâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; backcountry ski film: With a raffle to benefit the Sawtooth NF Avalanche Center. Whiskey Jacquesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Ketchum. 8 p.m. $10. Contact: Noah Howell. Web: www.powderwhore. com Parent Teacher Conferences, No School: In Blaine County School District elementary schools, today and Friday, Nov. 30. Blaine County School District. Winter Wonderland Festival-Holiday Window Stroll: Sun Valley Resort. Web: www.sunvalley.com

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Papoose Clubâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 22nd Annual Holiday Bazaar: Juried arts and crafts. Raffle drawing and Santa at 1:30 p.m. Hemingway Elementary School, Ketchum. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free entry. Sun Valley B+/B Hockey League: 4 p.m. Sharks vs. Flounders, 5:15 p.m. Bad Dogs vs. Vipers, 6:30 p.m. Rockets vs. Aardvarks, 7:45 p.m. Blues vs. Racers, 9 p.m. Flyers vs. Wild. Sun Valley Skating Center, Sun Valley. Reflections On The Christmas Season: Everyone is invited to a special advent service â&#x20AC;&#x153;Reflections on Christâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Nativity: Scripture, Music, Prayers and Poetry.â&#x20AC;? This is a wonderful opportunity to bring in the true meaning of Christmas with not only Christian readings and music, but also beautiful poetry by such Masters as Robert Frost, Rainer Maria Rilke, William Butler Yeats and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. All ages welcome. Refreshments served after the service. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Road Sun Valley. 5:30 p.m. Free. Contact: Sara Gorby Details: 726-5349. Web: www.stthomassunvalley.org Winter Wonderland Festival-Holiday Window Stroll: Sun Valley Resort. Web: www.sunvalley.com See CALENDAR, next page


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Toddler Story Time: For ages 2 and 3. Bellevue Public Library. 10:30 a.m. Free. Food distribution: The Hunger Coalition, 121 Honeysuckle Street, Bellevue. 24 p.m. Contact: Naomi Spence. Details: 7880121. Web: www.thehungercoalition.org

‘The Nutcracker’ Live in HD from Russia: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Big Wood 4 Cinemas, Hailey. All Day. $12.50 Winter Wonderland Festival-Holiday Window Stroll: Sun Valley Resort . All Day. Web: www.sunvalley.com

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Ketchum/Sun Valley Rotary Club: Rico’s, 200 Main St., Ketchum. 12 p.m. Details: 721-7481 Meditation with St. Luke’s: Hospital Chapel, Ketchum. 12:15-1 p.m. Free. Experience Healing Touch: Light on the Mountains Spiritual Center, Ketchum. 4-6 p.m. Free.

Catch all the Christmas tree lightings throughout the valley. Lighting the Memorial Tree: Dedication ceremony hosted by Hospice & Palliaive Care of WRV, at the big spruce tree. Refreshments served, Christmas carols. Mountain West Bank, 320 Leadville Ave., Ketchum. 5 p.m. NAMI Connections: Peer-facilitated group support meeting for anyone with a mental illness diagnosis. Old Hailey Clinic, Main and Maple streets, Hailey. 5:30-7 p.m. Souper Supper: Open to all. St. Charles Catholic Church, 313 1st Ave. S., Hailey. 5:30 p.m. Men’s/Mixed Doubles 4.0: Copper Ranch Hailey. 7 p.m. Contact: Kurt Almquist Details: 720-6445

Manifest Your Best in 2013: Learn to live more consciously, experience more joy, abundance and better relationships. Tranquility Teahouse, 580 Washington Ave., Ketchum. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free. Contact: Peggy Bates Details: 720-3350 Weekly Meditation in Hailey: Pure Body Pilates, Hailey. 5:30 p.m. Free. Contact: Kristin Fletcher. Details: 721-2583. ‘Birth Story’ Screening: Tells the story of charismatic midwife and counterculture heroine Ina May Gaskin. Followed by live Skype Q&A with the filmmakers. The Community Library, Conference Room, Ketchum. 6 p.m. Free. WRHS Boys Basketball: Home games vs. Gooding, freshmen 5:50 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m. Wood River High School, Hailey. $5

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PUBLIC MEETINGS Wednesday, November 28

Bellevue City Council: Regular meeting. Bellevue City Hall. 6 p.m.

Blaine County School District: Special meeting/work session of the trustees. Includes strategic plan update by Lonnie Barber. Blaine County School District Office, Hailey. 12-1:30 p.m.

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Blaine County Board of County Commissioners: Special meeting. Regarding harassment and diversity training. Old Blaine County Courthouse, Hailey. 2:30 p.m. Idaho Power Open Houses: About Hailey to Ketchum Transmission Project. Hemingway Elementary School, Ketchum. 5-7 p.m.

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When valley resident Dani Stern attended Lunafest two years ago with her daughter Sierra, one film in particular, about knitting, sparked a passion. “She’s been knitting away ever since,” the mother said of her sixth-grader. Pastimes, diversions, inspiration and goals are important to impart to her daughter, not just because that’s what moms do, but because Stern is battling cancer and doesn’t know when her on-the-job training might end. The films about women and girls are brought to the valley each year as LunaFest, a benefit for Girls on the Run of the Wood River Valley, a self-esteemraising club that emphasizes strength in life using running as one of the many empowerment tools. The festival—scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum—also includes a reception and silent auction, with items such as a painting by valley artist Melissa Graves Brown, a package for chiropractic care, dinner at DaVinci’s restaurant, tickets to the play “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” snowshoes, shopping sprees and even a private party at Whiskey Jacques’ saloon in Ketchum. As a Girl Scout leader for the past decade, Stern is drawn to participate in empowerment programs like the scouts and Girls on the Run because it not only gives her a chance to bond with her daughter, but also exposes her daughter to other like-minded mothers who Sierra can lean on when things are overwhelming. “They are women that I know will take an active role in her life

when I’m gone,” she said. “They are women that know me well enough to keep her on the path I would choose for her.” Stern, wife of chiropractor Aaron Stern, is also a mother to Asher, 8. As parents, they strive to keep the kids moving forward and

Girl-power films What: Lunafest, a reception and silent auction, speakers and a film series of shorts (PG-16). When: Saturday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults; $10 for students in advance, online, or at Sturtevants in Ketchum and Hailey; $20 at the door. Where: nexStage Theatre, 120 S. Main Street in Ketchum. Benefits: The Breast Cancer Fund and Girls on the Run WRV.

not using cancer as an excuse not to live each day to its fullest. Stern said she believes there is a correlation between her situation—keeping her confidence up for her ongoing fight with cancer—and the determination that

Girls on the Run stokes in girls by setting their sights on the end goal of a final five-kilometer race. “I think it’s a great way for girls to be active, strong and to work together,” she said. But the emphasis of the program is not just on learning how to run. The club is more about dealing with life’s challenges, such as self-esteem issues, bullying and body image, as well as service to the community. Executive Director Mary Fauth said the films are not all overtly messagefilled; some are just documentaries of interesting people and the things that they do. The knitting film that caught Sierra’s eye was about a group of women of all ages, and some men, who turned their talent at knitting into a community beautification project. Knitted “cozies” were placed on posts and trees, similar to the artwork seen around Ketchum on utility boxes. Stern said the process of knitting calms her daughter in difficult times or when the stress of her mother’s illness is overbearing. Some of Sierra’s teachers let her knit in class to help her focus. It has also gotten her linked with her grandma, who lives far away, but shares the interest. Sierra is now trying to get a club started to knit together and is looking for projects that would benefit from her skills. “One little film has had a big impact on our family,” Stern said. And because she’s lost her hair from chemotherapy sessions, Stern has been given a number of “amazing” hats that Sierra has made. For more information on the club or the festival, visit www. girlsontherunwrv.org.

Could you be a NedHead? Upcoming concert at Whiskey’s could create converts By JENNIFER LIEBRUM Express Staff Writer

By the age of 2, most of us have learned the upsides and downside to fit-pitching. Ask Ned Evett about his and he’ll tell you how it led to a groundbreaking style in guitar playing that when paired with his incredible voice makes for an original blues sound. Evett’s talents will be on display at Whiskey Jacques’ on Friday, Nov. 30, at 9 p.m. A $5 cover is all it costs to see a musician who USA Today dubbed “the master of the glass-necked fretless guitar.” Guitar Magazine called him, “the world’s first fretless guitar rockstar.” Evett’s music is described

Ned Evett and Triple Double live When: Friday, Nov. 30, at 9 p.m. How: $5 at the door. as acoustic folk Americana. He writes all his own songs, which run the gamut from instrumental riffs to hard-rocking blues. Five albums into his career, Ned Evett’s latest, “Treehouse” was produced in Nashville by Adrian Belew, and mixed by Avett Brothers/Flogging Molly mix engineer Ryan Hewitt.

The fretless style came about in 1990, explains a bio on his website, when he smashed his Strat onstage. “Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Ned recovered the unbroken neck, removed the frets, and developed a groundbreaking style that is all his own.” Perhaps it was his sculptor side interest, or just frugality, but what evolved is described as his trademark, a fretless mirrored glass-and-steel resonator called the “Globro.” Around this time last year, he released his latest, which is described as a 14-song diary of love, loss, redemption and the future. To get a sampling of the music that has led to a legion of NedHeads, visit www.nedevett.com.


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Christmas Bazaar showcases handmade gifts Popular craft show benefits kid programs By JENNIFER LIEBRUM Express Staff Writer

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There’s nothing like a handcrafted Christmas ornament, decoration or simply a gift to feel the true spirit of giving this season. Knowing that someone’s hard work and creativity will become a part of Christmas past and future seems as rewarding as the giving. For 22 years now, the Papoose Club, whose mission is to support local youthoriented groups through fundraising activities and events in the Wood River Valley, has provided a venue for such heartfelt exchanges at its annual Holiday Bazaar, held at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum, Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Holiday Bazaar is a juried arts show that features high-quality handcrafted goods from more than 50 vendors from across the Intermountain West. A wide assortment of gift items will be available for purchase, including ceramics, hand-blown glass, clothing, jewelry, handbags, birdhouses, home décor, textiles and edibles. “This is a fantastic event that really brings out the entire community,” said Alexis Lindberg-Stedman, chair of the 2012 Holiday Bazaar. “We’re really excited about the variety and quality of items that will be available at the Bazaar this year.” Some highlights this year include Regina H. Smith, with her jewelry from recycled and reclaimed materials. The Boise artist creates one-of-a-kind items and does custom work as well from a client’s sentimental hand-me-downs. Braden Jon Anderson will present, as part of his collection, ornamental orbs

and teardrop glass mini-terrariums for the holiday season. Also available will be decorative apothecary-jar terrariums as well as other vessels. The terrariums, eco-chic and fast becoming a must-have home décor item, can be custom-sized for centerpieces or as a specialized gift of living art for the holidays. Each terrarium is unique and individual. “Creating and enjoying terrariums is inspiring,” Anderson said. “I like the art of creating and watching something grow. The composition of the living elements of the plants combined with the rocks, lights and branches as well as other adornments present a one-of-a-kind composition anyone can enjoy.” Moving into the realm of the nostalgic are the gingerbread houses of Dan Freeman, which started as a fun family project and evolved into what he calls a “magical process.” The accomplished artist and painter has developed a unique method for painting with transparent acrylics on glass, creating a backlit look like stained glass. He is also patenting a method for mixing colorants. The musician also is the greenhouse coordinator for the Sage School, where the greenhouse produces a couple thousand pounds of tomatoes each year. “I started building gingerbread houses in 2008, Freeman said. “It started as just a fun family project, but a style emerged pretty quickly and we got attached to the ‘magical’ process and result.” Alvie Kratzer’s avocation makes every day a holiday. The whittler’s folk-art Santas and Father Christmases started in 1987, after he retired and moved to Challis. He said he begins every day in his shop, believing that “the whole object is to pour

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Alvie Kratzer, of Kratzers Klauses, created these Santas. He says he loves eavesdropping on customers and watching which of his creations says “Take me home.” yourself into it.” Made with only hand tools—chisels and knives—each piece requires from four to 15 hours to carve. His one-of-a-kind creations are colorful and whimsical, inviting year-long display, not just at Christmas. Why Santas? “I just like him,” Kratzer said. “He’s interesting, he’s patient, waiting for you.” Over the course of the weekend, Papoose Club volunteers will be offering fresh soup in the Soup Café and selling

homemade holiday cookies by the dozen. Tickets for Papoose Club’s famous raffle are also available for purchase, with a fabulous array of raffle items, including a 2012-13 Sun Valley adult season ski pass. As a special treat, Santa Claus will make an appearance at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. There will also be a creative children’s activity sponsored by The Bead Shop in Hailey, a booth where children can write letters to Santa, and live musical entertainment all weekend long.


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Alpine ski racers carve turns on River Run At Sun Valley Early Season race camp

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Sun Valley Resort’s early-season snowmaking capabilities made it possible for the resort to host its second annual Sun Valley Early Season Race Camp Nov. 16-21 on Baldy’s Lower River Run ski run. In this photo, Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation racer Wyatt Minor scoots past a gate.

Sponsored by the Sun Valley ski Education Foundation, the Sun Valley Early Season Race Camp Nov. 16-21 on Baldy’s Lower River Run ski run. the camp for giant slalom and slalom training attracted about 75 young racers between the ages of 10 and 16 from Idaho, Oregon, Utah and the Intermountain and Northwest regions. SVSEF racer Royce Rheinschild looks downhill in this photo.


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Running back Owen Gifford, splitting the Jerome defense during the 24-0 home victory over the Tigers Oct. 16, was a major cog in Hailey’s attack.

Unbeaten season for middle school grid team Express photos by David N. Seelig

Wood River outscored opponents 208-26 in winning seven games this fall with stops like this. Backing up the tackle is Roland Solis (#81).

Another stop for the Hailey “D”! Wood River’s defense allowed only four touchdowns and one two-point conversion this season, and only one TD in

Running back Ashton Owens stays on his feet avoiding a Jerome tackler during Wood River’s 24-0 home win Oct. 16 that wrapped up a 7-0 season.

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he Wood River Middle School eighth-grade football team earned its second straight unbeaten season Oct. 16 with a 24-0 home conference win over Jerome at Hailey’s Chuck Turner Field. It was the team’s third straight shutout after 52-0 and 38-0 road wins over Burley and Gooding. The victory capped a 7-0 campaign during which the young Wolverines out-scored opponents 208-26. Last year as seventh graders, the squad was 6-0 outscoring its foes 236-6. So, over two years, the group was 13-0 with a 444-32 scoring edge. The 2012 team’s coaches were Craig Kaminski, Chris Malmgren and Rob Swanson. The seven-game season lasted from Sept. 4 through Oct. 16. Other home wins were 14-8 over previously unbeaten West Minico of Paul and 32-6 over O’Leary of Twin Falls. Other road wins were 24-6 over East Minico of Rupert and 24-6 over Stuart of Twin Falls 24-6. Kaminski said, “Following an undefeated season in 2011, this group had a bulls eye focused on them, and they continued to perform. They were a special group of self-motivated kids, who seemed to understand they were only as good as their weakest link. Their preparation and work ethic in practice was second to none.” The coach was proud that his team has a season motto based on the principles of the Tommy Valentine “All In, All the Time” Foundation.

In 2008, Navy SEAL Valentine was killed during a parachute training exercise in Arizona. An elite warrior, Valentine was a part of the elite and secretive Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Two years ago Valentine’s wife set up a tribute fund to help surviving spouses and children of fallen military personnel. Valentine is survived by a wife and two young children. Kaminski said, “Prior to each game we picked three captains who wore an ‘All In, All the Time’ hat. The kids loved it. When we took the field the captains wore their hats and walked in unison on to the field.” Visit the Tommy Valentine Memorial Fund Web site, or send direct donations to “All In, All the Time” Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 10750, Bainbridge Island, Wash. 98110 Attn: Rachel. Here is the roster of the undefeated champions: Joseph Anderson, Brendan Bingham, Jens Blackman, Jacob Bulotti, Mark Cardona, Eduardo Chavez, Antonio Contreras, Leo Corrales, Tor Dalzell, Owen Gifford, Hans Heaphy, Fabian Herrera, Evan Hesselbacher, Alek Higley, Christian Hovey and Alvaro Hurtado Jr.; Also, Joe Hurtado, Sam Johnson, Miles Jones, Connor Lohrke, Asher Loomis, Keegan Lupton, Brock Mary, Zach McStay, Caleb Morgan, Antonio Munoz, Zach Nelson, Ashton Owens, Jeron Peavey, Logan Robideaux, Benjamin Romero, Cade Schott, Jesse Santos-Vercelli, Roland Solis, Cade Street,


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Guiding the team’s offense to a 34.2 ppg scoring average in two years has been quarterback Cade Schott, shown here throwing a pass during the 24-0 win over Jerome Oct. 16 in Hailey. Wood River defensive coordinator Chris Malmgren was proud of his defensive unit that posted three straight shutouts to end the unbeaten season.

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(1) and other Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure and shall also include: 1. The title and number of this case. 2. If your response is an Answer to the Complaint, it must contain admissions or denials of the separate allegations of the Complaint and other defenses you may claim. 3. Your signature, mailing address and telephone number, or the signature, mailing address and telephone number of your attorney. 4. Proof of mailing or delivery of a copy of your response to Plaintiff’s attorney, as designated above. To determine whether you must pay a filing fee with your response, contact the Clerk of the above-named Court. DATED This 7 day of November, 2012. CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT /s/ By: C. Rigby Deputy Clerk PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012

15.08.020E amendments would establish Alternative Energy Review Fees, eliminate or waive Final Inspection Fee Deposits, and establish Window Installation Inspection Flat Fees. Any and all interested persons are invited to attend this public hearing or submit written comments or direct questions to the Planning Coordinator at 115 South Main Street, Hailey, Idaho, 83333 or planning@haileycityhall.org. Supporting documents for this item(s) can be viewed on the City of Hailey’s website as of the date of this publication; go to www.haileycityhall.org, under City Departments, Community Development, click on either Current Applications or Ordinance Amendments. The staff report will be posted in this same location on the Friday before the meeting. If documents are not posted please call 208 788-9815 to have documents emailed or visit the front counter at city hall. For special accommodations to participate in the noticed meeting, please contact the City Clerk (208) 788-4221. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28, 2012

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Public Notice is hereby given that the Hailey City Council will hold a Public Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012, to be held in the upstairs meeting room of Hailey City Hall and will hold a Public Hearing on the following item(s). • Consideration of city initiated text amendments and accompanying ordinance to amend Title 15, “Buildings and Construction” of the Hailey Municipal Code, specifically Sections 15.08.012, 15.08.020B, and 15.08.020E. Proposed Section 15.08.012 amendments would implement the Build Better Program as a requirement in all residential and commercial new construction, additions, repairs, and alterations. Proposed Section 15.08.020B amendment would reduce the expiration period for inactivity on building permits to align building permit inactivity expiration period with the inactivity expiration period of the International Building Code (IBC expiration occurs after 180 days of inactivity). Proposed Section

ORDINANCE NO. 1101 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KETCHUM, IDAHO, AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 1099, THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2013: APPROPRIATING ADDITIONAL MONIES TO BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF KETCHUM, IDAHO, IN THE SUM OF 217,000; AND, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF KETCHUM, IDAHO: SECTION 1. That Ordinance Number 1099, the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the City of Ketchum, Idaho, for the fiscal year commencing October 1, 2012, and ending September 30, 2013, be and the same is hereby amended as follows:

CITYOFBELLEVUE,IDAHO TREASURER'SQUARTERLYFINANCIALREPORT TWELVEMONTHSENDINGSEPTEMBER30,2012 FISCALYEAR2012

EXPENSE GENERALFUND Revenues Salaries OperatingExpenses CapitalOutlay TOTAL WATERFUND Revenues Salaries OperatingExpenses CapitalOutlay TOTAL SEWERFUND Revenues Salaries OperatingExpenses CapitalOutlay TOTAL

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$1,259,395

78.49% 99.20% 94.91% 27.64%

$433,138 $596,654 $149,093 $1,178,884

$1,259,395

$936,550

97.33% 95.98% 87.52% 87.93%

$89,701 $255,732 $506,943 $852,376

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$950,287 $61,147 $475,944 $316,588 $853,679

101.42% 72.63% 85.96% 105.84%

$950,287

Citizensareinvitedtoinspectthedetailedsupportingrecordsoftheabovefinancial statementsduringregularbusinesshoursatBellevueCityHall,115E.PineStreet, Bellevue,ID PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28, 2012

DorothyL.Barton BellevueCityClerk/Treasurer

That the additional sum of 217,000 be appropriated out of the revenues received from: FIRE TRUST FUND: Federal Grants 212,000 State Grants 5,000 TOTAL APPROPRIATION 217,000 To be used for the following authorized activities: FIRE TRUST FUND: Other Machinery and Equipment TOTAL APPROPRIATION 217,000 SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication. PASSED by the City Council and APPROVED by the Mayor of the City of Ketchum, Idaho, this 19th day of November 2012. ______________________________ Randy Hall Mayor ATTEST: __________________________ SANDRA E. CADY, CMC City Clerk PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28, 2012 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 1113 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HAILEY, BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO, AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A WATER REVENUE REFUNDING BOND, SERIES 2012, IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,043,326, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING THE CITY’S OUTSTANDING DRINKING WATER REVOLVING LOAN PROGRAM PROMISSORY NOTE, SERIES 2008; PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION AND APPLICATION OF WATER REVENUES TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE BOND; ESTABLISHING FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR THE FORM, EXECUTION, REGISTRATION, MATURITY, AND PAYMENT OF THE BOND; PROVIDING COVENANTS RELATING TO THE BOND AND THE TAXEXEMPT STATUS OF THE INTEREST ON THE BOND; APPROVING A FORM OF LOAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE IDAHO BOND BANK AUTHORITY; PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS; APPROVING A SUMMARY OF THIS ORDINANCE FOR PUBLICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A summary of the principal provisions of Ordinance No. 1113 of the City of Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho, adopted on November 19, 2012, is as follows: Section 1: Defines the terms and phrases used in the Ordinance. Section 2: Makes findings with respect to the refunding of the City’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Program Promissory Note. Section 3: Describes the City of Hailey Water Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2012 (the “Bond”). Section 4: Provides for the manner and method of execution of the Bond. Section 5: Provides for the place and manner of payment of the Bond. Section 6: Appoints the City Treasurer as Bond Registrar. Section 7: Provides for the prepayment and defeasance of the Bond. Section 8: Establishes funds and provides for the refunding of the Refunded Note. Section 9: Provides for additional bonds. Section 10: Provides for investment of surplus funds. Section 11: Provides general covenants for the Bond. Section 12: Provides special covenants for the Bond. Section 13: Approves a Loan Agreement with, and provides for the sale of the Bond to, the Idaho Bond Bank Authority. Section 14: Provides for amendments to the Ordinance. Section 15: Provides for validity of issuance. Section 16: Provides remedies for Registered Owner of the Bond. Section 17: States that the Ordinance constitutes a contract with the Registered Owner of the Bond. Section 18: Provides for severability. Section 19: Repeals prior inconsistent ordinances, to the extent of any inconsistency. Section 20: Authorizes the Mayor, City

Clerk, and City Treasurer to execute any additional documents necessary to sell and deliver the Bond. Section 21: Provides for the publication of the Ordinance or a summary thereof and the effective date of the Ordinance. The full text of Ordinance No. 1113 is available at City Hall and will be provided to any citizen upon personal request during normal office hours. Dated this 19th day of November, 2012 CITY OF HAILEY Blaine County, Idaho CERTIFICATION OF ATTORNEY I, the undersigned Counsel for the City of Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho, hereby certify that I have read the attached summary of Ordinance No. 1113 of the City of Hailey and that the same is true and complete and provides adequate notice to the public of the contents of said Ordinance. Dated as of the 19th day of November, 2012. Attorney at Law PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28, 2012 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 1114 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HAILEY, BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO, AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BOND, SERIES 2012, IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,580,000, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING OF THE CITY’S OUTSTANDING SEWER REVENUE BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION AND APPLICATION OF SEWER REVENUES TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE BOND; ESTABLISHING FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR THE FORM, EXECUTION, REGISTRATION, MATURITY, AND PAYMENT OF THE BOND; PROVIDING COVENANTS RELATING TO THE BOND AND THE TAX-EXEMPT STATUS OF THE INTEREST ON THE BOND; APPROVING A FORM OF LOAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE IDAHO BOND BANK AUTHORITY; PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS; APPROVING A SUMMARY OF THIS ORDINANCE FOR PUBLICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A summary of the principal provisions of Ordinance No. 1114 of the City of Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho, adopted on November 19, 2012, is as follows: Section 1: Defines the terms and phrases used in the Ordinance. Section 2: Makes findings with respect to the refunding of the City’s outstanding Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2001. Section 3: Describes the City of Hailey Sewer Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2012 (the “Bond”). Section 4: Provides for the manner and method of execution of the Bond. Section 5: Provides for the place and manner of payment of the Bond. Section 6: Appoints the City Treasurer as Bond Registrar. Section 7: Provides for the prepayment and defeasance of the Bond. Section 8: Establishes funds and provides for the refunding of the Refunded Bonds. Section 9: Provides for additional bonds. Section 10: Provides for investment of surplus funds. Section 11: Provides general covenants for the Bond. Section 12: Provides special covenants for the Bond. Section 13: Approves a Loan Agreement with, and provides for the sale of the Bond to, the Idaho Bond Bank Authority. Section 14: Provides for amendments to the Ordinance. Section 15: Provides for validity of issuance. Section 16: Provides remedies for the Registered Owner of the Bond. Section 17: States that the Ordinance constitutes a contract with the Registered Owner of the Bond. Section 18: Provides for severability. Section 19: Repeals prior inconsistent ordinances, to the extent of any inconsistency. Section 20: Authorizes the Mayor, City Clerk, and City Treasurer to execute any additional documents necessary to sell and deliver the Bond. Section 21: Provides for the publication of the Ordinance or a summary thereof


LEGAL NOTICES and the effective date of the Ordinance. The full text of Ordinance No. 1114 is available at City Hall and will be provided to any citizen upon personal request during normal office hours. Dated this 19th day of November, 2012 CITY OF HAILEY Blaine County, Idaho CERTIFICATION OF ATTORNEY I, the undersigned Special Counsel for the City of Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho, hereby certify that I have read the attached summary of Ordinance No. 1114 of the City of Hailey and that the same is true and complete and provides adequate notice to the public of the contents of said Ordinance. Dated as of the 19th day of November, 2012. _____________________________ Attorney at Law PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28, 2012 HAILEY ORDINANCE NO. 1112 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HAILEY, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 8.2.2 OF HAILEY ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 532 TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF TEMPORARY SIGN; AMENDING SECTION 8.2.5 TO DELETE THE SIZE LIMIT ON A TEMPORARY SIGN; ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION 8.2.11(H) TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY SIGN STANDARDS; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR A REPEALER CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE UPON PASSAGE, APPROVAL AND PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW. WHEREAS, the Hailey City Council has found that the following amendment to the Hailey Zoning Ordinance will generally conform with the Hailey Comprehensive Plan; WHEREAS, the amendments will not create excessive additional requirements at public cost for public facilities and services; and WHEREAS, the amendment will be in accordance with the safety and welfare of the general public. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAILEY, IDAHO, AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 8.2.2, Definitions, of the Hailey Zoning Ordinance No. 532, is hereby amended by the deletion of the stricken language and the addition of the underlined language to the definition of “Temporary Sign”, as follows: Temporary Sign. A sign installed on a property for 72 hours or less and displayed no more than four times a year. A sign not permanently embedded in the ground or a sign not permanently affixed to a building or sign structure and which cannot be relocated without removing poles from the ground or dismantling the sign from a building or sign structure. A Temporary Sign is intended to display either commercial or noncommercial messages of a transitory or temporary nature. A Temporary Sign is not considered a Portable Sign. Section 2. Section 8.2.5 of the Hailey Zoning Ordinance No. 532, is hereby amended by the deletion of the stricken language and by the addition of the underlined language, as follows: A. The following Signs shall not be subject to the permit process as defined by Section 8.2.4 and are not included in the total aggregate sign area as defined in Section 8.2.9.: 1. Flags, symbols, or insignias either historic or official of any state or nation, providing the Flag is no larger than sixty square feet and is flown from a pole the top of which is no higher than forty (40) feet (40’) from natural grade. 2. Signs posted by a governmental entity. 3. Two Temporary Signs per building or if a multi-unit building, one per Unit, less than 16 square feet each. 4. Signs with areas of four square feet or less. 5. Merchandise displayed in windows that does not display Copy. 6. Pennants and wind socks, which in no way identify or advertise a person, product, service or business. 7. Any Sign inside a building not visible from the exterior of the building. 8. Art located on private property which in no way identify or advertise a person, product, service or business. 9. Historic signs designated by

the Hailey City Council as having historic significance to the City or replicas of historic signs as approved by the Hailey City Council. 10. Building identification signs which identify the name of the building only. These Signs are separate from Signs which identify, advertise or promote any person, entity, product or service. 11. Signs on licensed, and registered, vehicles that are used for normal day-to-day operations of a businesses, regardless of whether the business is located within Hailey. Section 3. Section 8.2.11 of Hailey Zoning Ordinance No. 532, is hereby amended by the addition of a new subsection 8.2.11(H), as follows: H. Temporary Signs. 1. A Temporary Sign shall be displayed for no more than ninety-six (96) hours and for no more than four (4) times per year with a minimum of a five (5) day interval between displays of the Temporary Sign. 2. No more than two (2) Temporary Signs are allowed for any building or for any Unit in a multi-unit building at any given time. 3. The total square footage of one or more Temporary Signs shall not exceed thirty-six feet (36’). 4. The square footage of Temporary Signs is exempted from the total allotted sign square footage allowed for any building or for any Unit in a multi-unit building. 5. Temporary Signs shall not exceed the height of the roof lines of adjacent buildings or structures. 6. Temporary Signs shall not extend into a Street or Alley, unless specifically authorized in a sign permit. Section 4. Should any section or provision of this Ordinance be declared by the courts to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the Ordinance as a whole or any part thereof other than the part so declared to be unconstitutional or invalid. Section 5. All City of Hailey ordinances or resolutions or parts thereof, which are in conflict herewith, are hereby repealed. Section 6. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication according to law. PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE HAILEY CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR THIS 19TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2012. _______________________________ Fritz X. Haemmerle, Mayor, City of Hailey Attest: Mary Cone, City Clerk PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28, 2012 REQUEST FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO PROVISION OF LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY HAILEY, IDAHO The Friedman Memorial Airport Authority, Hailey, Idaho is soliciting information from individuals or organizations to determine ability and qualifications to provide legal services related to the operation of the Friedman Memorial Airport. To obtain a copy of the Request For Qualifications, please contact: Lisa N. Emerick Contracts/Finance Administrator Friedman Memorial Airport (208) 788-4956 ext. 102 lisa@flyfma.com All submittals are due on or before 2:00 p.m. December 14, 2012. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 ANNOUNCEMENT FOR REQUESTS FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES Blaine County School District No. 61 will accept requests for proposals for engineering services for the proposed Hemingway Elementary HVAC project: A project tour will be conducted on Thursday, November 29, 2012 beginning at 3:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time at the main entrance to

Hemingway Elementary located at: Hemingway Elementary School, 111 8th Street W. Ketchum, Idaho 83340 Applicant attendance is strongly encouraged. Requests for Qualifications will be received by the School District Office until 2:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, December 3, 2012. Requests for Qualifications will be addressed to: Laurie Kaufman Blaine County School District No. 61 118 West Bullion Street Hailey, ID 83333 (208) 578-5003 lkaufman@blaineschools.org and delivered in accordance with the Request for Qualifications content. BLAINE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 61 By: Laurie Kaufman, Clerk of the Board

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Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: October 24, 2012 File No.: 7037.77435 Sale date and time (local time): February 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 116 A1 Ritchie Drive Ketchum, ID 83340 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 586-1900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: James Rollerson and Jenny Jefferds, husband and wife Original trustee: First American Title Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for M&T Mortgage Corporation Recording date: 12/15/2005 Recorder’s instrument number: 530073 County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of October 24, 2012: $252,210.09 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Condominium Unit 1 in Building A as shown on the Condominium Map for Sawtooth Condominiums, recorded as Instrument No. 152204, and as defined and described in the Condominium Declaration for Sawtooth Condominiums, recorded as Instrument No. 152203, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USA-Foreclosure. com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7037.77435) 1002.231729File No.

recorded as Instrument No. 137798, and as defined and described in the Condominium Declaration for the WILDWOOD MINI-CONDOS NO. 1, recorded as Instrument No. 138263, Supplemental Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 138325, First Amendment recorded as Instrument No. 272666, Second Amendment, recorded as instrument No. 276603 and Third Amendment, recorded as Instrument No. 599427, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The Trustee has no knowledge of a more particular description of the above-referenced Property but, for purposes of compliance with Section 60-113 of Idaho Code, the Trustee has been informed that the address of 260 SOUTH 2ND AVENUE #44 , KETCHUM, ID 83340, is sometimes associated with said real property. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty regarding title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the Deed of Trust executed by MARCO ROMERO, A SINGLE MAN, as Grantor, to AMERITITLE, as Trustee, for the benefit and security of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR THE KENNEDY MORTGAGE GROUP ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, dated 9/19/2005, recorded 9/19/2005, under Instrument No. 526140, Mortgage records of BLAINE County, IDAHO, the beneficial interest in which is presently held by The Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as trustee, on behalf of the holders of the Alternative Loan Trust 2005-62, Mortgage PassThrough Certificates Series 200562. THE ABOVE GRANTORS ARE NAMED TO COMPLY WITH SECTION 45-1506(4)(A), IDAHO CODE. NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE THAT THEY ARE, OR ARE NOT, PRESENTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS OBLIGATION. The default for which this sale is made is the failure to pay when due under the Deed of Trust Note dated 9/19/2005, THE MONTHLY PAYMENT WHICH BECAME DUE ON 1/1/2012 AND ALL SUBSEQUENT MONTHLY PAYMENTS, PLUS LATE CHARGES AND OTHER COSTS AND FEES AS SET FORTH. Amount due as of October 31, 2012 Delinquent Payments from January 01, 2012 10 payments at $ 1,132.86 each $ 11,328.60 (01-01-12 through 10-3112) Late Charges: $ 0.00 Beneficiary Advances: $ 0.00 Suspense Credit: $ 0.00 TOTAL: $ 11,328.60 All delinquencies are now due, together with unpaid and accruing taxes, assessments, trustee’s fees, attorney’s fees, costs and advances made to protect the security associated with this foreclosure. The principal balance is $190,851.16, together with interest thereon at 4.500% per annum from 12/1/2011 to 4/1/2012, 4.375% per annum from 4/1/2012, until paid. The Beneficiary elects to sell or cause the trust property to be sold to satisfy said obligation. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the same. DATED: 10/31/2012. ALLIANCE TITLE and ESCROW CORP. Trustee c/o REGIONAL TRUSTEE SERVICES CORPORATION 616 1st Avenue, Suite 500 Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: (206) 340-2550 Sale Information: http://www. rtrustee.com A-4322844

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 02-FFA-122400 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, ALLIANCE TITLE and ESCROW CORP., the duly appointed Successor Trustee, will on March 1, 2013, at the hour of 11:00 AM, of said day, FRONT STEPS OF THE BLAINE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 206 1ST AVE. SOUTH, HAILEY, ID, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, the following described real and personal property (hereafter referred to collectively as the “Property”), situated in the County of BLAINE, State of Idaho, to-wit: Condominium Unit 44 as shown on the Condominium Map for WILDWOOD MINI-CONDOS,

Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: October 29, 2012 File No.: 7042.26588 Sale date and time (local time): March 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 171 West River #105 Ketchum, ID 83340 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 5861900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: Michael Lloyd, an unmarried man Original trustee: Amerititle Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. Recording date: 12/30/2004 Recorder’s instrument number: 514630

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County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of October 29, 2012: $232,041.45 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Condominium Unit 105 as shown on the Condominium Map for Aniceto Condominium, recorded as Instrument No. 191185, and as defined and described in the Condominium Declaration for Anicito Condominium Association, Inc., recorded as Instrument No. 192336, Amendment recorded as Instrument No. 360222, and Supplemental Condominium Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 428603, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USAForeclosure.com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7042.26588) 1002.232117-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: October 30, 2012 File No.: 7042.24913 Sale date and time (local time): March 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 980 Foxmoor Dr Hailey, ID 83333 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 5861900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: Jeffery B. Lichtenberg, and Martha J. Lichtenberg, husband and wife Original trustee: Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for America’s Wholesale Lender Recording date: 02/23/2006 Recorder’s instrument number: 532389 County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of October 30, 2012: $433,841.97 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Lot 12 in Block 3 of Foxmoor Subdivision No. 2 - amended, according to the official plat thereof, recorded as Instrument No. 445352, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USA-Foreclosure. com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7042.24913) 1002.232198-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: October 30, 2012 File No.: 7042.24113 Sale date and time (local time): March 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 512 N 5th St Bellevue, ID 83313 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services,


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Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 5861900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: Lydia Wills, a single woman, and Luke Ramsey, a single man Original trustee: First American Title Company Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for The Kennedy Mortgage Group Recording date: 06/30/2005 Recorder’s instrument number: 522373 County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of October 30, 2012: $241,139.53 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Lot 4 in Block 66 of the City of Bellevue, according to the official plat thereof, on file in the Office of the County Recorder, Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee. com or USA-Foreclosure.com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7042.24113) 1002.232196-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: October 30, 2012 File No.: 7523.22277 Sale date and time (local time): February 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 131 West Pine Street Hailey, ID 83333 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 5861900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: Reva G. Logsden, a married woman Original trustee: Chicago Title Insurance Company Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) as nominee for Quicken Loans, Inc. its successors and assigns. Recording date: 04/20/2007 Recorder’s instrument number: 546895 County: BLAINE Sum owing on the obligation: as of October 30, 2012: $438,754.04 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Lot 5C of Replat showing Lot line shift of Lots 8, 9, and 10, Block 19 Original Hailey Townsite and Lot 5A of Lot 5 Amended, Elmwood No. 2 Subdivision, according to the Official Plat thereof, recorded as Instrument No. 376082, Records of Blaine County, Idaho The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USAForeclosure.com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7523.22277) 1002.232199-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE: The following described property will be sold at public auction to the high-

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est bidder, payable in lawful money of the United States, in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101, Ketchum, ID 83340, on 03/01/2013 at 11:00 AM, (recognized local time) for the purpose of foreclosing that certain Deed of Trust recorded 01/31/2005 as Instrument Number 515728, and executed by JOSE JUAREZ-VEGA, AND MARIA E JUAREZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantor(s), in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as Beneficiary, to RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., the Current Trustee of record, covering the following real property located in Blaine County, State of Idaho: LOT 20 IN BLOCK 2 OF WOODSIDE SUBDIVISION NO. 27, PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED AS INSTRUMENT NO. 454797, RECORDS OF BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO. The Trustee has no knowledge of a more particular description of the above referenced real property, but for purpose of compliance with Idaho Code, Section 60-113, the Trustee has been informed that the street address of, 2161 WINTERHAVEN, HAILEY, ID, 83333 is sometimes associated with said real property. Bidders must be prepared to tender the trustee the full amount of the bid at the sale in the form of cash, or a cashier’s check drawn on a state or federally insured savings institution. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in that certain Deed of Trust. The default for which this sale is to be made is: Failure to pay the monthly payment due 05/01/2011 of principal, interest and impounds and subsequent installments due thereafter; plus late charges, with interest currently accruing at 6.000% per annum; together with all subsequent sums advanced by beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and any supplemental modifications thereto. The principal balance owing as of this date on said obligation is $149,354.38, plus interest, costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligations thereunder and in this sale, together with any unpaid and/or accruing real property taxes, and/or assessments, attorneys’ fees, Trustees’ fees and costs, and any other amount advanced to protect said security, as authorized in the promissory note secured by the aforementioned Deed of Trust. Therefore, the Beneficiary elects to sell, or cause said trust property to be sold, to satisfy said obligation. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, AND THAT THE DEBT MAY BE DISPUTED. THE ABOVE GRANTORS ARE NAMED TO COMPLY WITH SECTION 45-1506(4)(a) IDAHO CODE. NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE THAT THEY ARE, OR ARE NOT, PRESENTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS OBLIGATION. DATED: 10/23/2012, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Name and Address of the Current Trustee is: RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94, SIMI VALLEY, CA 80028-1821, PHONE: (800) 281-8219. TS # 11-0120965 FEI # 1006.145146 PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE: The following described property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder, payable in lawful money of the United States, in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101, Ketchum, ID, 83340, on 03/04/2013 at 11:00 AM, (recognized local time) for the purpose of foreclosing that certain Deed of Trust recorded 10/28/2005 as Instrument Number 528122, and executed by KEVIN SLATTERY, A SINGLE MAN, as Grantor(s), in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as Beneficiary, to RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., the Current Trustee of record, covering the following real property located in

LEGAL NOTICES Blaine County, State of Idaho: LOT D-4 OF HAILEY PARK TOWNHOUSES, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED AS INSTRUMENT NO. 200847, RECORDS OF BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO. The Trustee has no knowledge of a more particular description of the above referenced real property, but for purpose of compliance with Idaho Code, Section 60-113, the Trustee has been informed that the street address of, 213 GALENA DRIVE, HAILEY, ID, 83333 is sometimes associated with said real property. Bidders must be prepared to tender the trustee the full amount of the bid at the sale in the form of cash, or a cashier’s check drawn on a state or federally insured savings institution. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in that certain Deed of Trust. The default for which this sale is to be made is: Failure to pay the monthly payment due 11/01/2010 of principal, interest and impounds and subsequent installments due thereafter; plus late charges, with interest currently accruing at 6.125% per annum; together with all subsequent sums advanced by beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and any supplemental modifications thereto. The principal balance owing as of this date on said obligation is $287,067.41, plus interest, costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligations thereunder and in this sale, together with any unpaid and/or accruing real property taxes, and/or assessments, attorneys’ fees, Trustees’ fees and costs, and any other amount advanced to protect said security, as authorized in the promissory note secured by the aforementioned Deed of Trust. Therefore, the Beneficiary elects to sell, or cause said trust property to be sold, to satisfy said obligation. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, AND THAT THE DEBT MAY BE DISPUTED. THE ABOVE GRANTORS ARE NAMED TO COMPLY WITH SECTION 45-1506(4)(a) IDAHO CODE. NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE THAT THEY ARE, OR ARE NOT, PRESENTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS OBLIGATION. DATED: 10/23/2012, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Name and Address of the Current Trustee is: RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94, SIMI VALLEY, CA 80028-1821, PHONE: (800) 281-8219. TS # 11-0083099 FEI # 1006.142739 PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE At 10:00 o’clock A.M. (recognized local time) on March 14, 2013, in the Office of First American Title Company, located at, 120 2nd Avenue N., Suite 101, Ketchum, Idaho, First American Title Company Inc., as Successor Trustee, will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in Blaine County, Idaho, and described as follows, to-wit: Lot 5 in Block 55 of THE CITY OF KETCHUM, according to the official plat thereof, on file in the office of the County Recorder, of Blaine County, Idaho. Information concerning the foreclosure action may be obtained from the Trustee, whose telephone number is (208) 785-2515. According to the Trustee’s records, the street address of 180 W 6Th St, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 is sometimes associated with said property. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty regarding title, possession, or encumbrances to satisfy the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the Deed of Trust executed by, Spartan Partners Fund, LP, as Grantor(s), AmeriTitle, as Trustee, for the benefit and security of, First Bank of Idaho, fsb, as Beneficiary; said Deed of Trust was recorded September 18, 2003 as Blaine County Recorder’s Instrument No. 491600. The default for which this sale is to

be made is as follows: Failure to make the monthly Interest only payment of $4,044.23 due for the 17th day of June 2010, and a like sum of $4,044.23 due on the 17th day each and every month thereafter; The above Grantor(s) are named to comply with Section 45-1506(4) (a), Idaho Code. No representation is made that they are, or are not, presently responsible for this obligation. As of October 8, 2012 there is due and owing on the loan an unpaid principal balance of $500,000.00, accrued interest in the amount of $40,428.97, accrued Late Fees in the amount of $1,971.29 and other fees in the amount of $1,983.76 for a total amount due of $544,384.02. Interest continues to accrue on the Note at the rate of 7.75% per annum with a per diem rate of $47.81 after October 8, 2012. All delinquencies are now due together with any late charges, advances to protect the security, and fees and costs associated with this foreclosure. The Beneficiary elects to sell or cause said property to be sold to satisfy said obligation. DATED November 8, 2012 FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY, INC., SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE /s/ Dalia Martinez, Trust Officer PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE At 10:00 o’clock A.M. (recognized local time) on March 14, 2013, in the Office of First American Title Company, located at, 120 2nd Avenue N., Suite 101, Ketchum, Idaho, First American Title Company Inc., as Successor Trustee, will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in Blaine County, Idaho, and described as follows, to-wit: Lot 2 in Block 13 of THE CITY OF KETCHUM, according to the official plat thereof, on file in the office of the County Recorder, Blaine County, Idaho. Information concerning the foreclosure action may be obtained from the Trustee, whose telephone number is (208) 785-2515. According to the Trustee’s records, the street address of 771 Warm Springs Road, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 is sometimes associated with said property. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty regarding title, possession, or encumbrances to satisfy the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the Deed of Trust executed by, River Trail Hailey, LLC, as Grantor(s), AmeriTitle, as Trustee, for the benefit and security of, First Bank of Idaho, fsb, as Beneficiary; said Deed of Trust was recorded November 30, 2006 as Blaine County Recorder’s Instrument No. 542304. The default for which this sale is to be made is as follows: 1) Failure to pay the entire principle and interest on the maturity date of December 21, 2009; The above Grantor(s) are named to comply with Section 45-1506(4)(a), Idaho Code. No representation is made that they are, or are not, presently responsible for this obligation. As of October 8, 2012 there is due and owing on the loan an unpaid principal balance of $329,662.59, accrued interest in the amount of $32,755.75, plus accrued late fees in the amount of $1,660.29 and other fees in the amount of $868.10 for a total amount due of $364,946.73. Interest continues to accrue on the Note at the rate of 8.700% per annum with a per diem rate of $32.05 after October 8, 2012. All delinquencies are now due together with any late charges, advances to protect the security, and fees and costs associated with this foreclosure. The Beneficiary elects to sell or cause said property to be sold to satisfy said obligation. DATED November 8, 2012 FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY, INC., SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE /s/ Dalia Martinez, Trust Officer PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS

Nov. 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: November 6, 2012 File No.: 7042.28003 Sale date and time (local time): March 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 861 Silverstone Drive Hailey, ID 83333 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 586-1900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: Justin Herald, an unmarried man, and Tiffany Soderburg, an unmarried woman Original trustee: Recon Trust Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Countrywide Bank, FSB. Recording date: 12/05/2007 Recorder’s instrument number: 553785 County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of November 6, 2012: $182,841.33 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Lot 3 of Silverstone Townhomes, Blaine County, Idaho, as shown on the official plat thereof, recorded June 24, 2005, as Instrument No. 522072, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee. com or USA-Foreclosure.com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7042.28003) 1002.232966-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 12, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Notice of Trustee’s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today’s date: November 9, 2012 File No.: 7303.22237 Sale date and time (local time): March 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 921 B White Cloud Lane Unit B Hailey, ID 83333 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 586-1900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: William J. Nurge Original trustee: Commonwealth Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Lehman Brothers Bank, FSB, a Federal Savings Bank, its successors and assigns Recording date: 10/05/2004 Recorder’s instrument number: 510849 County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of November 9, 2012: $142,432.63 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The property’s legal description is: Condominium Unit 11 in Building 3, as shown on the Plat of Copper Ranch in Hailey, Phase 1, recorded as Instrument No. 509347, and corrected by a record of survey recorded as Instrument No. 519750, and as defined and described in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Copper Ranch Condominiums, recorded as Instrument No. 509346 and the First Amendment to the Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 511165, and the Second Amendment


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LEGAL NOTICES to the Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 525636, and the Third Amendment to the Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 530193, and the Fourth Amendment to the Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 531888, and the Fifth Amendment to the Declaration recorded as Instrument No. 532350, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USAForeclosure.com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7303.22237) 1002.233331-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 21, 28 & Dec. 5, 12, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE Notice of Trusteeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s date: November 13, 2012 File No.: 7314.01469 Sale date and time (local time): March 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM Sale location: in the office of First American Title Company, 120 2nd Avenue North, Suite 101 Ketchum, ID 83340 Property address: 1010 Snowflake Drive Hailey, ID 83333 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., an Idaho Corporation P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009 (425) 586-1900 Deed of Trust information Original grantor: Tod L. Gunter, a married man Original trustee: Sun Valley Title Original beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nom-

inee for GMAC Bank Recording date: 11/15/2005 Recorderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s instrument number: 528914 County: Blaine Sum owing on the obligation: as of November 13, 2012: $240,600.85 Because of interest, late charges, and other charges that may vary from day to day, the amount due on the day you pay may be greater. Hence, if you pay the amount shown above, an adjustment may be necessary after we receive your check. For further information write or call the Successor Trustee at the address or telephone number provided above. Basis of default: failure to make payments when due. Please take notice that the Successor Trustee will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for certified funds or equivalent the property described above. The property address is identified to comply with IC 60-113 but is not warranted to be correct. The propertyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s legal description is: Lot 8, Block 36 of Woodside Subdivision No. 8, City of Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho, according to the official plat thereof, recorded September 11, 1973, as Instrument No. 151025, records of Blaine County, Idaho. The sale is subject to conditions, rules and procedures as described at the sale and which can be reviewed at www.northwesttrustee.com or USA-Foreclosure. com. The sale is made without representation, warranty or covenant of any kind. (TS# 7314.01469) 1002.233523-File No. PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28 & Dec. 5, 12, & 19, 2012

NOTICE OF TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE NOTICE OF TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE Trusteeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sale No. 02-OC-122453 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, ALLIANCE TITLE and ESCROW CORP., the duly appointed Successor Trustee, will on March 14, 2013, at the hour of 11:00 AM, of said day, FRONT STEPS OF THE BLAINE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 206 1ST AVE. SOUTH, HAILEY, ID, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, the following described real and personal property (hereafter referred to collectively as the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Propertyâ&#x20AC;?), situated in the County of BLAINE, State of Idaho, to-wit: LOT 8 IN BLOCK 28 OF WOODSIDE SUBDIVISION FINAL PLAT NO. 7, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED AS INSTRUMENT NO. 150395, RECORDS OF BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO. The Trustee has no knowledge of a more particular description of the above-referenced Property but, for purposes of compliance with Section 60-113 of Idaho Code, the Trustee has been informed that the address of 3261 MOUNTAIN ASH DRIVE, HAILEY, ID 83333, is sometimes associated with said real property. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty regarding title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the Deed of Trust

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executed by WALTER M LUBE, AND JULIE D LUBE, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantor, to FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE CO, as Trustee, for the benefit and security of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB. ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, dated 11/21/2007, recorded 12/10/2007, under Instrument No. 553875, Mortgage records of BLAINE County, IDAHO, the beneficial interest in which is presently held by OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC. THE ABOVE GRANTORS ARE NAMED TO COMPLY WITH SECTION 45-1506(4)(A), IDAHO CODE. NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE THAT THEY ARE, OR ARE NOT, PRESENTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS OBLIGATION. The default for which this sale is made is the failure to pay when due under the Deed of Trust Note dated 11/21/2007, THE MONTHLY PAYMENT WHICH BECAME DUE ON 6/1/2012 AND ALL SUBSEQUENT MONTHLY PAYMENTS, PLUS LATE CHARGES AND OTHER COSTS AND FEES AS SET FORTH. Amount due as of November 6, 2012 Delinquent Payments from June 01, 2012 2 payments at $1,075.13 each $2,150.26 4 payments at $1,140.86 each $4,563.44 (06-01-12 through 11-0612) Late Charges: $167.64 Beneficiary Advances: $1,266.00 Suspense Credit: $-559.16 TOTAL: $7,588.18 All delinquencies are now due, together with unpaid and accruing taxes, assess-

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ments, trusteeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fees, attorneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fees, costs and advances made to protect the security associated with this foreclosure. The principal balance is $265,045.77, together with interest thereon at 2.000% per annum from 5/1/2012 to 8/1/2012, 2.000% per annum from 8/1/2012, until paid. The Beneficiary elects to sell or cause the trust property to be sold to satisfy said obligation. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the same. DATED: 11/6/2012. ALLIANCE TITLE and ESCROW CORP. Trustee By: Joel Meng, Asst. Secretary c/o REGIONAL TRUSTEE SERVICES CORPORATION 616 1st Avenue, Suite 500 Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: (206) 340-2550 Sale Information: http://www. rtrustee.com A-4327611 PUBLISH: IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Nov. 28 & Dec. 5, 12, & 19, 2012

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Adapting to the Cold Losing leaves

Evergreens can grow in high altitudes. They are often the only trees able to grow high in the mountains. This skier is enjoying the view from Olympic National Park in Washington. photo courtesy National Park Service

Most plants lose their leaves in the fall when it turns colder. This strategy protects the rest of the plant. Plants usually lose their leaves when conditions in the environment, such as drought or cold, become too harsh for the plant. Plants lose a lot of water through their leaves. The leaves basically sweat, losing water into the air. In drought conditions, losing the leaves helps the tree keep water in other parts of the plant. The tree doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t dry out as much. Other plants have leaves that canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t HANDLETHECOLD7HEN the first frost comes, leaves die and drop off. The plants suck back all the sugars and other nutrients, or food, that the leaves were using. Plants store these nutrients through the winter until they need the stored food to grow new leaves in the spring.

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Changing with the times

Evergreens have adapted a different way of surviving. They keep their leaves on. As the weather turns colder, chemicals, or substances, in evergreens begin to change. Special parts of their leaves change fats, proteins and sugars into a kind of antifreeze. This antifreeze substance allows the leaves to stay on the tree during the cold winter.

Evergreen trees change their chemistry in other ways too. The whole plant, right down to the fragile twigs, becomes hardier in the cold. Evergreens that grow high in the mountains may need even more protection. These mountain trees build up even more antifreeze chemicals in their leaves. They donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t grow tall. That way, they limit their exposure to the wind and cold.


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Conifers Not easy being green

Redwood trees can grow as high as 367 feet, about as high as a 35-story skyscraper. They have been growing in the California area for 20 million years.

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This evergreen forest in North Cascades National Park in Washington is a scenic setting for a horseback ride.

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Christmas trees are conifers +!(. UH FIRS ORTREESWHERE the seeds are held in cones. Most conifers are evergreens. These include pines, spruces and firs. Conifers have developed many different strategies for survival. For example, one of the oldest trees in the world is a bristlecone pine that is about 5,000 years old. This pine can shut itself down in times of stress, such as severe drought. Then, when the rains come again, it wakes up. Redwood trees are so tall that fires donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t usually reach their leaves. Conifers grow in a kind of triangle shape. Their branches are full and wide at the bottom and thin and narrow at the top. This allows sunlight to reach needles throughout the whole tree. Top branches donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t block the sun from the bottom leaves.

Conifers have leaves shaped like needles. The thin needles offer more surfaces for absorbing sunlight. Their shape allows them to hold onto water better than flat leaves. The leaves are also covered with a waxy substance that helps seal in Scotch pine needles water. Conifers do not lose their leaves every year, so the leaves have to be tough to survive for years.

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Next week, The Mini Page offers suggestions for your holiday reading.

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The green color in plants is caused by chlorophyll (KLOR-uh-fil). This substance makes it possible for the plant to absorb, or take in, sunlight. The energy from sunlight allows the plant to create sugars, or food. This process is called photosynthesis FOE TOE 3). THE SIS  One advantage to staying green all year long is that the plant can keep making sugars all year. Even in the middle of winter, there are usually sunny days. There is also a risk to keeping fragile plant parts such as leaves alive and exposed in the winter. If the winter is especially harsh, the plant could be damaged. But evergreens trade the risks for the benefits of being able to make more food.

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Resin Have you ever grabbed the trunk of a Christmas tree and gotten sticky stuff all over your hands? Special cells in conifer wood produce resin (REH-zun), a sticky substance that helps protect the trees. If the tree is hurt, resin oozes into the wound, helping it to heal. Evergreens use resin to push out insects.

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GENERATIONAL CONVERSATIONS

Hard work, respect and love make for a good man Jon Adams of Hailey The Idaho Mountain Express invited local high school students to write a profile on a local senior citizen for a chance to win an internship at the paper. The 9th graders in Stacy Smith’s Writing Club at Wood River High School stepped up to the challenge. The top ten entries in this contest will be printed in the D section for the next few months; the winner will be announced on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the B section of the paper.

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on Adams is my wonderful grandfather and has always been one to inspire me, so I decided to learn more about this amazing man. During this interview I learned many incredible things about Jon that I never even knew. My grandpa Jon interestingly enough is related to John Adams and John Quincy Adams, which my family came to learn during the research of my sixth grade family tree project. He is a retired man who spends most

of his time in his workshop creating fine works of art with wood. One of his interesting and exciting stories started when he was half way to Cuba. The flight attendant came over the intercom and explained the plane would be turning around and flying back to Tampa Florida. They hit the ground as they landed and taxied back and pulled into the terminal and docked. Jon found out that his trip would be cut short due to the invasion in Cuba; that is known today as the Bay of Pigs. He clarified that this was to be his greatest journey due to the amount of time he spent planning the trip and being left on his own by the airliner companies to find his own way back home. If he were to have planned his trip any sooner and been in Cuba at the time, he would most likely not be here today. Another fond memory of my grandpa’s was when he was only 4 years old. World War II was happening, and he remembers smashing tin cans as a kid for use in the war. Jon grew up in Peoria, Illinois, losing his father at the young age of seventeen. His father passed away in a boating

accident. Although my grandpa beat the paramedics to the accident by several minutes, Jon jumped in the water to try and save his dad but once he got him to shore he knew it was too late, so my grandfather slipped his dad’s ring off his finger and put it on. Jon has never taken it off to this day. He said this experience taught him many things, including being more grateful for the things you have, it also gave Jon a grasp on becoming a strong-willed selfcompelled man. He was then the man of the house and said that he had to work harder physically back then to keep up around the house and provide for his family, he had to do more work then any kid would ever have to do now days. One of his biggest lessons growing up was to learn how to be an strong individual and make hard decisions on his own. Jon’s plans for the future in high school were to

go to college and join the Air Force. He did exactly what he strived towards. Although he made it into the Air Force, Jon’s only regret in life was not becoming a fighter pilot due to the fact that he was color blind. The Air Force said he could work in a different field but they wouldn’t allow him to become a pilot. Jon’s advice to the younger generation would be, “Work hard, respect others, and love your family as much as possible, if not all the time.” I think my grandfather has some great wisdom and insight about life and I hope that I can share his amazing stories and wisdom to my children and others one day. Today Jon is a amazing, strong, smart individual and I’m proud to call him my grandfather. He is the man that’s always working whether it’s in his workshop or on the yard, he is always on the go.

One of his biggest lessons growing up was to learn how to be an strong individual and make hard decisions on his own.

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All Winter Long

Evergreen Season

The holly tree is an evergreen. Its shiny leaves and bright red berries make it a perfect symbol for the winter holidays. Its tough, waxy leaves help it survive the cold. This is a flowering dahoon holly.

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The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City sparkles with about 25,000 lights.

A sign of life For thousands of years, evergreen trees and bushes have been symbols, or signs, of hope during the dark, cold winters. Ancient people decorated their homes with evergreen branches during the winter solstice* (SOLEstis), or the shortest day of the year. *It comes on Dec. 21 or 22 each year.

Trees that stayed green in the winter, even when other plants looked dead, reminded people that spring would come again. Ancient people hung evergreen branches over their doors and windows to protect their families and keep out evil spirits.

In the 1500s, Christians borrowed from the ancient people. They began bringing evergreen boughs and trees into their homes at Christmastime. They added decorations and lights. Today, the Christmas tree is one of the most beloved symbols of the season. Although some Christmas trees are still harvested from the forest, about 98 percent are now grown on Christmas tree farms. Evergreens take from seven to 10 years to grow big enough to be used as Christmas trees. Christmas tree farmers often have to trim the trees at the top so they look more like traditional Christmas trees. The Scotch pine is the most popular Christmas tree sold in the U.S.

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Have all the beautiful Christmas trees, pine boughs, wreaths and holly decorations put you in the spirit of the season? These holiday decorations all come from evergreens. They are exactly what their name sounds like — ever green. Their leaves stay green on the plant all year round. The Mini Page spoke with an expert from the U.S. Forest Service to find out more about evergreens.

People check out Scotch pines at a Christmas tree farm near East Lansing, Mich.


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