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he Wood River High School Band students are conducting their fifth annual Christmas Tree Pickup throughout the Wood River Valley on Saturday, Jan. 4. For a donation of $10 ($20 if your tree is over 8 feet) the students will pick up your tree and take it to be recycled. This fundraiser helps the students raise money for their trip next April to Anaheim, Calif. Each student must individually raise $480 to pay for their trip. They will travel by bus to compete in the National Heritage Music Festival and Competition. The WRHS Band has been to Anaheim four times under Director Tony Randall’s guidance. Please call (208) 481-0389 any time to be added to their tree pick-up list.

Backcountry Film Festival BY KAREN BOSSICK

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irst-time filmmaker Drew Stoecklein of Sun Valley got an opportunity to ski Patagonia. And he took the ride. He and three other filmmakers turned their adventure into a three-minute film enabling others to “Take the Ride.” That film and more will be part of the ninth annual Backcountry Film Festival being held this Saturday, Jan. 4 at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Doors open at 6 p.m. for theatergoers to buy beer, snacks and raffle tickets good for Sun Valley lift tickets, a Nordic ski pass, Sun Valley Trekking yurt trip, avalanche course and more. The film festival, designed to celebrate human-powered outdoor fun, is being presented by the Idaho Conservation League and Winter Wildlands Alliance. Proceeds will benefit the Idaho Conservation League. The films include “Valhalla,” which follows one man as he tries to rediscover the freedom of his youth, finding it in backcountry ski and snowboard adventure. “Trail Break” from Powderwhore is a black-andwhite portrait of deep-powder skiing. “Nokhoi Zeekh” follows five Americans on a month-long ski expedition through northern Mongolia to document wolverines. “Strong” captures Roger Strong’s reflections about moving forward after a tragic avalanche. “Poor Man’s Heli” features a new and unique way to the top of the mountain. “Youth” inspires us to pack up the kids for backcountry skiing. And “Morning Rituals” features a day in the life of an undercover ski bum. Tickets are $10. tws

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arol Glenn calls herself “the reluctant celebrity.” She’s spent more than 40 years in her husband’s shadow as Scott Glenn leant his craggy persona to such movies as  “Urban Cowboy,” “Silverado,” “The Right Stuff,” “The Hunt for Red October,” “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Training Day.” Now, she’s garnering her share of the spotlight as Carol Glenn—artist and author. Glenn debuted a public showing of her pottery at Ochi Gallery last year. This week she finished two Ketchum book signings for her new coffee table book, “Carol Glenn,” which showcases her pottery, along with stories related to her work. She’ll have a showing and signing in Los Angeles’ gallery district this spring. “Most people don’t even know I’m an artist,” she says. “Even now, I’d rather Scott was in the spotlight.” Carol Schwartz Glenn has coupled her rigid upbringing in an orthodox Jewish home with her fascination with a free-spirited Woodstock artist to create art that combines the rigid rules of firing clay with artistic license. Her father’s family owned a sweater factory in New York. Her mother’s family boasted a long line of rabbis—hence, TV, the telephone, even cooking dinner was off-limits between sundown on Friday and sundown on Saturday. But she always had a penchant for art. “My brother is a Rembrandt scholar, and we have a lot of artists in our family,” says Carol, who even took a millinery class in high school. Rather than work in the family sweater factory, Carol modeled for 10 years. Vidal Sassoon was among her clients. “You’ve got to be tough because you’ve got to carry this big portfolio around New York City. They go through it and either they say, ‘We love you,’ or ‘Thank you very much,’ ” she recalls, pretending to hand the imaginary portfolio back. Carol met Scott while he was in theater. They married in 1968 and moved into a loft on Park Avenue. Once a week, they’d pile into a friend’s car and drive into the country. It was on one of those trips that Carol spotted Woodstock ceramicist Elena Zang “It was the first time I’d seen anybody throw a pot, and I was fascinated by her

Carol Glenn says she doesn’t think her ski helmet is going to fit, anymore—not after reading the words that artistic director Kristin Poole wrote about her in her book, “Carol Glenn.”

long, long hair and the way she worked bare-breasted at the wheel,” Carol recalls. “I thought: Now that I’m married I don’t have to work anywhere. I can do something I want to do. And I loved pottery.” Stoking the fire It was her quest to make pottery that brought Carol to Ketchum in the 1970s for a five-week workshop offered by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Ceramicist Jim Romberg, who headed up the program, brought in the best potters in the country, including Tom Coleman, John Glick and Kurt Weiser. “They’d work in front of us and we’d sit there, amazed,” Carol recalls, her expressive face lighting up and her

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her favorite Glenn film Asked her favorite movie starring hubby Scott Glenn, Carol Glenn quickly launched into a description of his next movie “Trigger.” A murder mystery, it involves a serial killer. “ ‘Trigger’ refers to what sets him off, not a gun,” Carol explained. She switched gears. “I loved ‘Silverado’—he’s such a sweet guy in that—he wasn’t a bad guy in that one.” “We’ve always had fun with the filming,” she added. “Like with ‘Sucker Punch,’ which he filmed in Canada. We had such a great time traveling to the site, meeting people. I take along a portable watercolor studio—as long as I can work on my paintings, my collages, I do just fine.”


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Chairlift Fall Ends Happily Thanks to Safety Pad BY KAREN BOSSICK

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t appears that those yellow mattresses around the chairlift poles do more than protect poles from errant skiers who might bash into them! Sun Valley ski patrollers used a safety pad to break the fall of an 8-year-old boy who fell from the Christmas chairlift on Sunday. A ski patroller said the boy appeared to have slid off the chair and managed to cling to it

for about five minutes. A ski patroller saw him dangling over the cat track at the bottom of the chairlift and called for the lift to stop. He and a couple other patrollers quickly unhooked a safety pad from a nearby tower and held it under the boy to break his fall. The boy appeared to fall nearly 40 feet. The adventure didn’t appear to faze the boy. He was up and skiing again on Monday. tws

Sun Valley Named in Top Ten List BY KAREN BOSSICK

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e’re the perfect alternative to Colorado’s ritzy resorts. Yet we can ride the lifts with swanky Hollywoodsters in a refined and pretty place, sans fast-food joints and condo sprawl. That’s what Lonely Planet said when it named Sun Valley one of the top 10 places you should visit in 2014. The article appeared on huffingtonpost.com. Sun Valley came in at No. 9, thanks to its abundant camping, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, cultural events, great food, world-class skiing and Ernest Hemingway’s deep affection for the resort. Notably absent: crowds and lift lines, the article said. “The stunning location is as impressive as the snow and nearby Ketchum retains its authenticity and rustic beauty despite the seasonal deluges,” the article continued. A bit further on, Stanley—which might be the most scenic town in the U.S.—is nestled in the crook of the Salmon River, thus a perfect launch site for killer rafting with the aptly named Sawtooth Mountains providing a dramatic backdrop.” Others on the top 10 list: Grand Rapids, Mich., named the best beer city in the U.S.,

and Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast, which sports 300 miles of sugar-white beaches that some say rival Hawaii’s and Southern California’s. Yosemite National Park, of course. Boston, Mass., which sports Bell in Hand Tavern, the oldest tavern in the U.S. Also, the central California coast, or Highway 1, with its sea lion colonies, Hearst Castle and Big Sur. The Jersey Shore, which is still rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy and the Seaside Heights boardwalk fire. Kansas City, Mo., which has more than 200 fountains—on par with Rome—and more than 100 downright tasty barbecue joints. Lastly, Cumberland Island, Ga., which houses the Carnegies’ Dungeness mansion among its windswept dunes, mossy old oaks, and maritime forest. Las Vegas, which features indoor skydiving when you’re tired of pulling the one-armed bandits, and the world’s tallest observation wheel slated to open in mid2014. And Lanai, Hawaii, the smallest of the Hawaiian Islands and famous for its candy-colored, plantation-style homes, red dirt roads and otherworldly rock formations. Read the full story at huffingtonpost.com/lonelyplanet/10-places-you-shouldvisi_b_4412351.html. tws

Tying the Knot on Baldy BY KAREN BOSSICK

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he bouquets, mounted on the handles of her ski poles, matched the bride’s ski bindings. The groom, meanwhile, traded his snowboard helmet for a top hat. Former Community School teacher Laura Kennedy shared marriage vows with Terry Gale at the Roundhouse on Bald Mountain Saturday. It was three years to the day the couple met at a cocktail party in the Wood River Valley. After six months of long-distance dating, Kennedy moved to

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Pasadena to be with Gale. She is teaching at a private school there. “Our first date was skiing on an epic powder day. We return every year to Sun Valley, so we decided this was the ideal place to get married,” said Kennedy. The couple skied Saturday morning, then tied the knot at noon in a ceremony officiated by

Shannon Finnegan—Kennedy’s college roommate. They and eight of their family and friends had a lunch at the Roundhouse afterwards, then took another run as fellow skiers gawked at the snowboarding groom and  bride in her white ski outfit, wedding dress-like tutu and helmet veil. tws

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Ketchum Athlete Bound for Sochi Ketchum resident Langley McNeal was recently awarded a grant by the Level Field Fund. Level Field Fund provides funding to uniquely talented athletes at critical stages of their development. McNeal is ranked as the number one female ski ross racer in the U.S. and hopes to join the first female Olympic Ski Cross team in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. The big air and

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excitement of four racers charging down the hill at the same time has her hooked on the sport. Langley has been a member of the U.S. World Cup National Team since 2007, has competed in the X Games four times, and holds a national championship title. Setting her sights on the 2014 Winter Olympics, Langley needs funding now more than ever to defray costs of the World Cup.

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ust a very quick recipe for those of you (who, like I am) are suffering from this lingering and nasty cold virus. Here is something to help the sinuses, throat and chest congestion and also your attitude. As always, a little indulgence is good but not too much. The Baldy Get-Well Hot Toddy Makes 2 servings Ingredients Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons honey 3 ounces honey whiskey 2 bags black tea 2 cinnamon sticks 12 whole cloves 2 lemon slices

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Instructions Bring a kettle of water to a boil. In two mugs appropriate for this toddy, add the lemon juice, honey, honey whiskey, tea bags and cinnamon. Pour the hot water over these ingredients and steep the tea for a few minutes. To garnish, stick a few cloves (pointy ends in) through a slice of lemon. Float a clove-studded lemon in each mug and serve. Hint: I believe that our liquor stores now have some of those specially priced airline bottles of honey whiskey or something like that at a very reasonable price—in case you don’t feel like spending the money for a whole bottle. For easy access and printing of this and past recipes, visit Margot’s blog http://blog. tempinnkeeper.com Call Margot for personal cooking help or hosting at  721-3551. Margot is a self-taught, enthusiastic and passionate cook. Having been an innkeeper for five years at her own inn, she accumulated a lot of good recipes, which she loves to share.

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didn’t like drugs, and had never taken a strong cough syrup. I was one of those young people who e made our wouldn’t want to pay into way on the the Affordable Care Act. snow-crusted I never got sick. Hmm. medial moraine, survived How about the knee surthe faux emergencies, gery two years later, at and arrived in camp. age 33, because my knees Bali Szabo The tents were already tuckered out from an lined up--the dining room over-active lifestyle? The young table, its floral-pattern plastic have their illusions, like invultablecloth, and 14 rattan stools nerability and immortality, as if waiting for takers. These were life’s taxes do not apply to them. our creature comforts. For severThis environment definitely put al days now dining tents were a us in our place, yet traces of  ‘not thing of the past. This domestic me’ remained in some of us, and arrangement looked amusingly it would show later on this trip. naked in this barren, glacial After tea, we ran back to the expanse. The table, dwarfed by tents, and ran out again when the immensity of the elements, the Sherpas signaled dinner. We resembled the toy furniture of weren’t the only ones running. a doll’s house. Willie and Andy, They ferried the food on the run. always looking for something By the time I got my plate full of to do once in camp, took off pasta, veggies and meat, it was for a nearby snow slope to do just lukewarm. some sledding, using ponchos The hot soup cheered us up. as sleds. It looked near, but as We rediscovered our sun-warmed they moved up for their first and elation of early afternoon. We last ride, they were just small forgot about the cold and began dark figures no larger than a to converse with abandon, castthumbnail. Their attempt at recreation was great comic relief, ing aside the armor of reserve imposed by the cold. Out came as they repeatedly failed to catch some Kukri rum, and some a ride. The sun dropped behind broke into song, giddy from our the peaks and the temperature success. We made it, and we plunged. Regardless of how well needed to let off some steam. dressed or overdressed we were, Two hours ago, when it was a it was cold just standing around. lot warmer, we were shivering Our extremities were numbing, and stoic. This was a sigh of so we retreated to our tents relief, a culmination of weeks which felt warmer psychologicalof work and who knows how ly, and waited for the call to tea. many years of dreaming. Here My voice was gone. My we were, in this large, pristine chapped lips felt twice their size. amphitheater, specks amid the The cough was incessant. Finalblue and white, singing oldies ly, I decided to go pay the doc into the night. From a distance an office visit. He diagnosed my the toy table and its occupants condition as viral bronchitis, and looked like humans adrift in the I had a choice of remedies. It was universe. either a sleeping pill or codeine. tws The latter was a cough suppressant. It would save energy and let my neighbors sleep better. If you have question or comments, contact Bali at this e-mail: hab4nh@aol.com. I may have smoked pot, but I STORY & PHOTO BY BALI SZABO

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ments loose, and never make any commitment to show up at a party or an event when you’re requested to arrive. Stress goes out the window as the minutes tick away. Make sure to make time to do what you love to do each day. If possible, devote two hours in the afternoon to a sound, welcome nap. Don’t be a slave to your phone. Screen your calls and take only the ones which give you delight. Fill your home with the music that you love. Eat what you want in small portions. Laugh until your sides ache. Pay your bills when you have the money – don’t borrow money to pay your debts. Only watch television programs that have no advertising or sponsors. Plan ahead and avoid confrontations. Be kind to your neighbors as they are your first line of defense. Be pleasant, eradicate guilt and worry and take long walks each day. Pay your taxes, face your problems and maintain a positive outlook on life. Pay it forward by doing favors for people you care about before they need them. Enjoy your family, cherish your friends, purify your thoughts and sleep eight to 10 hours a night. Watch your life improve as the pressures of life fade into the mist. Nice talking to you and Happy New Year. tws

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kay... all right now... get ready... this is it... it’s time for yet another year in your life. What are your plans? How will this year be different? How will you make it better? What changes will you make to ensure a better life? I believe a better life starts with the reduction of stress and pressure in your everyday activities. Stress and worry begins in the morning when you have to get it together so that you can arrive at work on time. Punctuality should be eliminated in the Wood River Valley. It’s detrimental to your health. The town of Ketchum has been on the right track for years. “Ketchum Time” generally means arriving 10 to 15 minutes late to anyplace you’re supposed to be. I propose to extend that practice to 45 minutes to an hour; thus, forget about rushing to work every morning in rushhour traffic. Take your time, ease on down the road and coast into your work station about an hour late. After eight hours, or about sixish, log out and cruise home without joining the 5 p.m. traffic jam. Work it out with your boss and prove to him how much more efficient you have become because you have eliminated the pressure of being on time. While you’re at it, keep all medical and dental appoint-

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Special Film Screening: A Room with a View

As a nod to those travelers who came before us and essentially invented the road trip, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts is screening A Room with a View. The screening is a part of the multidisciplinary project on tourism, Wish You Were Here, and is scheduled to run at 6 p.m., this Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Adapted from E. M. Forster’s 1908 novel, A Room with a View, this award-winning film was produced by Merchant-Ivory in 1985 and stars Helena Bonham Carter, Dame Maggie Smith, Julian Sands and Daniel Day-Lewis. The plot centers on young upper-class English tourists and their quests to see the great sites of Europe. Their travels are also marked by interactions with one another abroad—adventures that continue to influence them once they return to England. Admission is free, but seats should be reserved to guarantee a place at the theatre and can be secured at www.sunvalleycenter.org or 208-7269491.

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Pressure Point by Dick Couch, Hardback: 287 pages (also out in paperback and eBook by Pocket Books, 427 pages), © 1992

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have always had a yen to write a decent short story, so when the College of Southern Idaho offered three classes worth of writing workshops conducted by Dick Couch at The Community Library in Ketchum in December of 2013 for such a reasonable price, I just had to take advantage of the offer. The classes were very instructional and wonderfully conducted. However, I had never read one of Dick Couch’s books, so I got this one fast from The Community Library and read it between the first and second class. Actually, I read it in one day because I couldn’t put it down. So I just had to write a Read It column on this book. What I really liked about this story was that it took place in spots that I was well acquainted with, that it taught me a lot about the Navy SEALs, of which Dick was one, and that the plot was so full of suspense that even though I knew what the outcome would be, I couldn’t let go of the book. Luckily, the high for the day I read it was 2 degrees Fahrenheit with clouds overhead so it was nice to be sequestered in a comfy chair, toy poodle Hugo on lap and book in hand.

This story is really still quite up to date in spite of its debut in 1992 except for a couple of facts that have changed; you really wonder if this could still actually happen. Dick’s personal background takes place as a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and he has served as a Navy SEAL and as a maritime operations CIA case officer. He is a retired naval officer. He has written seven novels and eight nonfiction works as well. He is presently “one of our own” and loves to downhill. His stories are in the genre of Tom Clancy—the kind that keep you on the edge of your chair.  With Dick’s own personal and background experience, plus his writing skill, you don’t doubt that what he says has a great deal of validity to it. The story has to do with the theft of a Trident submarine (armed with atomic goodies) by a very smart Arab patriot. It all takes place in the vicinity of Seattle where Dick Couch used to live and, of course, the SEALs are the heroes of the tale. Joe Weber in The New York Times had this to say about Dick’s novel: “A riveting adventure in the classic style... heart-stopping action.” I would totally agree. So, for all of you action seekers out there, women and men, don’t miss out on this fun read. Also, look for Dick’s very latest book, “An Act of Revenge,” out early next year. I can’t wait to read it. Give us your feedback at margot6@mindspring.com tws

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ormer Wood River High School standout Samantha Johnson helped Concordia University capture the school’s first soccer national championship just a couple of weeks ago. Johnson, who is enjoying the Christmas holidays back home in the Wood River Valley with her parents Mark and Ann Johnson, says friends and family in the Wood River Valley had her back all the way. “I grew up with a lot of wonderful supporters—people who were around teaching me to be better. And I felt like they were there right alongside me during my whole college experience,” she said. Johnson, a 5-foot-7 senior, was a key member of the No. 4-seeded Concordia, Ore., Cavaliers defense that blanked the No. 2-seeded Westmont College team from California 1-0 in the championship game in Alabama. With Johnson on the back line, Concordia outscored its postseason opponents 15 to 1 enroute to a 22-1-1 overall record that featured a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)-leading 18 shutouts. It was their 18th consecutive win. Johnson was not only selected to the national championship All-Tournament team following the title match but was one of two Cavaliers named as firstteam NAIA All-American. She was named to the 2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship All-Tournament team. She was also named a 2013 All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. “That’s one of the highest awards an athlete can achieve,” said Johnson. “It means you’re one of the best collegiate players in the country.” Johnson, who transferred to Concordia after two years at Walla Walla Community College, led the team in minutes played this season, starting all 24 games as she racked up 1,992 minutes of playing time. She played all but four minutes in the five Concordia tournament wins. And she played 1,006 minutes for Concordia

during the 2012 season as her team posted 13 shutouts before losing in the NAIA tournament quarterfinals. “Sam’s leadership and high level of play were a critical factor in our team capturing the national championship,” said coach Grant Landy. “From day one this year, she was on a mission to help lead our team back to the national championship.” In fact, Johnson—a team captain—used a book that Ron Von Hagen had given her—basketball player and coach John Wooden’s “Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court” to inspire her teammates. She followed that up with “Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success: Building Blocks for a Better Life,” which consists of 32 daily readings. “My teammates and I would hold hands and I’d read a passage and every girl would voice a goal that she wanted to work on during the game. Then we all did the best we could to help each other reach those goals,” said Johnson. “By the end, there was no room for doubt—we knew we were going to win.” Johnson played four seasons at Wood River High School from 2005 through 2008, graduating as the No. 6 all-time leading scorer. She was named team MVP as a junior and senior. The Wolverines set an 18-2-1 season record with 131 goals scored in her senior year. They won the State 4A consolation championship in her junior and senior years. Johnson also won back-to-back NWAACC championships while at Walla Walla. The community college never lost a regular-season game while she was with them. She was named to the NWAACC All-Star team after both seasons. Johnson singles out a number of people in the Wood River Valley for her success. Among them: John Koth, a sports physical therapist who she says was there by her side and her high school team’s side helping her overcome a myriad of injuries. She describes Steve Reynolds as her No. 1 fan—always making

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sure she was keeping up on soccer. And she applauds her mother Ann Johnson, who drove her to Boise four times a week during high school to play with the elite Les Bois Soccer Association. “Four times a week she drove me there, pushing me out of the car when I didn’t want to go,” Johnson recalled. Johnson said the game with Westmont that determined the NAIA women’s soccer tournament championship was the most brutal she’d ever played. “We had played them to a 0-0 tie earlier in the season. In the championship game, they had 19 fouls and we had 10. But it was an incredible feeling when we won. This was one of those special teams—we were so tight.” Johnson will graduate in fall 2014 with a degree in exercise sports science. She is considering going on for more schooling to delve into sports psychology. In the meantime, she plans to go to Seattle this summer where she will participate in combines. She also plans to try out for the Portland Thorns, an American professional women’s soccer team, and the Seattle Reign. The teams began play in 2013 in the new eight-team National Women’s Soccer League. Whatever direction her life takes her, she’s happy knowing she’s already achieved an awesome amount of success: “It’s been an overall incredible tws journey and experience.”

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hile Sam Johnson was riding on top of the soccer world, another soccer standout with ties to Sun Valley was making her mark on the opinion-editorial pages of USA Today. Sun Valley residents Bill and Jeanne Cassell have racked up plenty of frequent flyer air miles over the past umpteen years flying around the country watching their granddaughter Anna Cassell and her siblings play soccer. But Anna, a junior pre-med student, was recently forced to give up her collegiate soccer career as a goalkeeper at Northwestern University because of concussions. Anna Cassell, who has spent many a summer and Christmas holiday in Sun Valley visiting her grandparents, wrote a piece for USA Today to draw attention to the fact that the dangers of concussions extend beyond the National Football League. “Two summers ago, as my collegiate soccer career was beginning at Northwestern University, I had the privilege of playing against two of the best goalkeepers in the country, Molly Poletto and Emily Oliver. By any reckoning, we were three of the most fearless and hardworking goalkeepers around,

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The first is the lack of conand we all had spent vincing research regardtime playing for the ing concussion prevention. U.S. Youth National Given the prevalence of Team. Yet, all three of concussions in youth and us have been knocked collegiate sports, espeout of the game by cially women’s soccer, I multiple concussions suffered while playing Anna and her grand- firmly believe we need to college soccer,” she mother, Jeanne Cas- make concussion prevenwrote. sell. courtesy pHOTO tion a priority in sports research,” she wrote. Cassell said she Cassell noted that suffered her first conwomen’s soccer has made cussion after getting great strides in implementing kneed in the head. The next prevention programs for ACL year she was kicked and elbowed tears. in the head in back-to-back “I see no reason why we games. She suffered her third can’t do something similar for concussion last January during concussions by investigating training. the benefits of neck strengthen“According to the American ing exercises to help stabilize Academy of Neurology, women the head when a player makes playing college soccer suffer 1.8 contact with an opposing player, concussions per 1,000 games — ball or goal post,” she said. more than the combined rates of “I am also bothered by the women in basketball and softlack of consequences for the ball, the other sports studied,” opposing players who commit Cassell continued. “What’s more, fouls that cause concussions. female college soccer players sufWhile referees are instructed fer concussions more often than to “protect the goalkeeper,” high school football players (1.55 neither of the players who gave concussions per 1,000 games). me my concussions had any sort And I suspect that the risk for of meaningful consequences, goalkeepers specifically is much despite the fact that both were higher.” flagrant fouls where neither of Cassell said she suffered them made any contact with the severe headaches, anxiety, deball. While their team merely pression and balance problems, lost possession of the ball, I was which led to her falling behind losing my soccer career.” in her pre-med studies. “As I think about this sad tws trend, I am struck by two things.

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013 was a great year for music; 2014 promises to be stellar as well, with highly anticipated new albums on the way from U2, Band of Horses, Kaiser Chiefs and a whole lot more. My favorites of 2013 are numerous, but I’ll try to boil them down to a few of note. My top world music album was Rokia Traoré’s Beautiful Africa, an amazing collection of songs from this Mailian songstress. If indie-pop is more your thing, Michael Benjamin Lerner has put another album out under his moniker Telekinesis; Dormarion is a dozen songs of greatness. On the more rockin’ side, Queens of the Stone Age’s ...Like Clockwork might be just what you’re looking for if you like guitar rock with sly wink of intelligence. The Postal Service’s 10th anniversary reissue of Give Up has a bonus disc of new songs, remixes and covers. Pearl Jam’s Lightning Bolt is exactly what you would expect from Pearl Jam; brooding and exquisite. King Krule’s debut 6 Feet Beneath The Moon is a fine mix of electronica and subdued indie-pop and promises a bright future for Londoner Achy Marshall. But as far as debuts go, L.A.’s Haim is near the top of the list; their roots lie deep in the L.A. rock and pop world, and Days Gone By proves they’re headed for great things. Topping the list for the year is Eminem’s The Marshal Mathers LP2; he’s never sounded better (or angrier). Music from 2013 was great--I’m looking forward tws to 2014.

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nfortunately, I am not the intended audience for the new blockbuster The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Nor have I read the blockbuster trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins that launched the cultural phenomenon of Katniss Everdeen. But I did see and enjoy the first installment of what will be a four-film cycle and I’d have to say that I enjoyed this one. But to the teenagers I spoke to, especially the girls, the movie totally rocked and was extremely faithful to the novel. So I guess, in a nutshell, that’s all you really need to know. Being the middle section, the story suffers from its position. Its role is to reflect on the first installment and to set up the final installment. Once again we are in the nation of Panem, a shell of North America, and its 12 districts. At the heart of the nation is the decadent capitol (can anyone say Rome?) and its citizenry, being led to distraction by a yearly Hunger Games that pits teenagers from the outlying districts to a Survivor-like duel to the death. But in Catching Fire there is revolution brewing in the hinterlands and its leader appears to be Everdeen (a sensational Jennifer Lawrence). Donald Sutherland returns as the evil king of the empire, and to subject the masses and to eliminate Lawrence, concocts a super-Hunger Games for the nation’s 75th anniversary that will pit past winners against each other. Of course, this is where the action starts after a long buildup. Lawrence and her partner from the first movie, Josh Hutcherson, must battle fog, monkeys and other assorted foes to win the crown. Like the serials of the 1930s, the story leaves you hanging but not for long. Fear not, The Hunger Games will return next year. tws

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evon Sherrerd, a Community School senior carrying a 4.06 grade point average, was born to ride. Horses – that is. That’s probably because she first saddled up when she was two years old. “My mother had always ridden and she wanted me to also. My first horse was a Shetland pony named Princess. We lived in Fairfield then and my earliest memories are of taking care of her and hiking with her in the mountains. We lived near a preserve so there were a lot of great trail rides. Even at a young age I was never afraid except the one time she ran away and galloped home. I was a little nervous to get back on after that incident. When I was about 11 we gave Princess to a family in Boise where she lives in an apple orchard.” Today, Sherrerd competes regularly in hunter-jumper events. “I love horses and they are the passion in my life. I also love the commitment that it takes. It’s not just a one- or two-hour thing because it’s a constant responsibility. You don’t achieve a level and stop – you have to keep working on your skills. In jumping, you have to make sure that the horse looks as good as you, and to have a great bond you really have to work hard. Like a team sport, you have two athletes and they sometimes don’t agree. When it works, you know and feel what they’ll do before they actually do it. It’s a lot different than having a dog because they are an athletic partner and you take care of them and they are completely vulnerable to many things. They’re a big animal and they have so much personality and they become so bonded to you. When they recognize you, it’s really an incredible thing.” Sherrerd first began competing at the age of nine by riding a different pony “and I haven’t stopped riding since.” Her first show was in Elko, Nevada. “I was nervous my first day be-

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cause I had never showed before but my pony was a rock-star champion and we finished first in the 2-foot division. I felt so great and that success made me want to do more.” Because of school, it’s been hard for Sherrerd to compete year-round but that will change because she has been accepted to Florida State University and plans to join the riding team there. “This January I’ll be going to Palm Springs for a three-week show, so I’m pretty excited. Otherwise, I compete in three or four shows every summer.” When she can, Sherrerd volunteers at Swiftsure Ranch in Bellevue, which specializes in therapeutic riding for handicapped students. Clients don’t have to pay to have access to horseback riding. “I’ve seen some real miracles happen with some clients. My first memory was amazing. It was a young man about 18 who was completely paralyzed in a car wreck. All he could do was blink his eyes but he reached out and touched my horse’s face and rested his hand there. It’s hard to know the power between horses and humans. It’s just an incredible thing.” tws

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ean Petersen’s entire life changed after a climbing accident in 2012 left him in a temporary coma. He suffered a partial hearing loss in one ear, which caused balance problems. And he had trouble linking turns on the ski slopes or staying upright in his kayak. He kept persisting to regain his coordination, though, skiing during winter and rolling his kayak during summer. One of his biggest allies in his fight was woodworking, which helped him regain his motor skills and served as a source of comfort, as he turned bowls on a lathe. Petersen is showing the results of that woodworking—handcrafted bowls up to 22 inches in diameter--at The Coffee Grinder, 4th and Leadville streets in Ketchum. He culled the handcrafted bowls from aspen collected near Stanley and Douglas fir and silver poplar he found out Warm Springs Road. He’s also showing more artsy bowls created from myrtlewood, black locust and pine burls that he has created to hold things like sunglasses. “My brain said I needed something like this to do,” said Petersen who also has The Pink Chef catering business. Petersen was among a handful of artisans honored last week as coffee shop owner Nikki Potts staged a reception for “Emerging Artisans & Entrepreneurs.” “The purpose of this event is to cele-

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brate the emergence of talented people, motivated by passion, to make art and business,” said Potts, whose own motto is “Real Coffee, Real Community, Real Purpose.” “These are the real celebrities, in my mind. They are the people that bring the much-desired vitality to our community. And, armed with passion and determination, they create things that give us joy and awe,” she added. Others featured, in addition to Petersen, included freelance photographer Matt Leidecker, who is showing new panoramas of local mountain ranges. The one of the Sawtooths points out little-known features like Huckleberry Wall and Rotten Monolith, in addition to better-known features like Mount Cramer and McDonald Peak. Steve Bonora, who once saved trees as a wildland firefighter, now makes cutting boards and wood bottle openers from the trees he used to protect. He showed off his handmade hardwood spatulas he has sold at the Ketchum Farmers’ Market. They use a variety of woods for a variety of colors, he pointed out. Mahogany, for instance, gives a copper color; Brazilian Purple Heart, a purple/red color; walnut, black; and maple, blond. Shannon Avery was touting her Luce Mi (or “My Light”), Bring Jing, Feliz Release and Grub Scrub essential oils. She launched them a few days later at

Sean Petersen creates beautiful bowls as part of therapy to regain his coordination following a climbing injury.

Ketchum Bed & Bath, along with aloe and shea body gels, hand coconut sugar scrubs, walnut body polish, papaya-pina masque and immunity room sprays. Also honored were Caleb Baukol, who makes custom-designed boutique alpine and Nordic skis; Tom Teitge, known for his out-of-the-box sculptures that sometimes looks like something Leonardo da Vinci would come up with; and 11-year-old Sage Curtis, who contributed a gingerbread house she had built. Barbara Young and Heinz Schlosser of The Catering Company were among those who paid homage to the entrepreneurs. Young, an emerging caterer herself 40 years ago, said she has catered for presidents and movie stars in the valley. Doing schnitzel for Arnold’s Christmas party

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comes easy, she said. A seven-course Japanese affair proved a little more difficult for Heinz, given his Austrian background. “But we managed quite nicely,” she added. “It’s nice to see these other young entrepreneurs given their due.” tws

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festive holiday week continues with perfect fishing weather for fly anglers. Expect temps above freezing and great action on the Big Wood, Big Lost and Silver Creek. This may also be a good week to explore the South Fork of the Boise. Midges are the only game in town right now and both wet and dry may be options. If you fish the nymph, try Zebra Nymphs, Zug Bugs, and Brassies. Sizes 16, 18 and 20 are appropriate. Fish Red, Black and Copper colors. Fishing these nymphs in tandem is a great way to go. Tie on a size 16 fly to your 9 foot 4X leader. Then tie 18 inches of 5X to the hook shank and complete this rig with a size 18 nymph on the bottom. Use two different colors and fish them under a strike indicator. Set your indicator at 1½ times the water depth and try to fish long waist, to thigh deep riffles and runs. This is a great set up on the South Fork, Big Wood and Lost. Be sure to have a selection of dry Midges as well. The Griffiths Gnat and Tie Down Midge are two of our favorites and they may be rigged the same as the nymphs, with eh Gnat in front and the smaller Midge dropped behind. Fish these only to fish rising on the natural. Don’t try to prospect the rivers with this set up. If you come on down to Silver Creek plan on mostly fishing Streamers. Non-weighted flies are the norm, or a bead head streamer generally have plenty of weight for the deeper spots. Fish these flies on 9 foot 2X leaders. Fluorocarbon, although more expensive, is a great idea for the big toothy Brown Trout! The warm days this past week broke all the ice out of the lower Creek so there is plenty of open water to fish right now. Waterfowl hunters continue do well on Silver Creek as northern birds continue to show up in the valley. The light amount of snow in the Silver Creek valley has made it possible for ducks and geese to feed in the fields and they seem to be sticking around longer than a typical winter. Upland hunters continue to enjoy snow free ridge lines and are they are seeing quite a few coveys in the Picabo hills. Anglers and Hunters – Don’t forget to purchase a new license this week for the 2014 season!

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Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Therapeutic Yoga for the back with Katherine Pleasants - 12 to 1 p.m. at the YMCA, Ketchum. 727-9622. Alanon Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Afternoon Bridge - 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  2 to 3:30 p.m., 416 Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 721-7478 Duplicate bridge for players new to duplicate - 3-5:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@sunvalleybridge.com. SunValleyBridge.com. Ski and Screen Movie: Parent Trap - 3:30 p.m. at the Children’s Library in The Community Library, Ketchum. Free. Info: 208726-3493 x117 Kids Clay - 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Bella Cosa Studio, Hailey. Learn the basics of hand-building and sculpture from artist Sarah Long. Call 721-8042 to reserve a space. Backcountry Film Festival - 7 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre, Hailey. $10/person. Info/tickets: brownpapertickets.com/ event/495124 Line DancZen Class - 7 to 8 p.m. at MOVE Studio in Ketchum. $10, no partner required. No experience. RSVP/Sign Up: Peggy at 720-3350.

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Aprés Ski with StoneSeed - 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge. FREE Meet & Greet with the Blaine County Democrats - 4 p.m. at the EG Willis Bldg. (126 S. Main St., Hailey). Show your support for Senator Michelle Stennett and Rep. Donna Pence and other elected officials and candidates. Refreshments provided. RSVP to : jwdavidson@cox.net Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  5 to 6:30 p.m., 416 Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 721-7478 Downton Abbey Season Premiere presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Idaho Public Television - 6:45 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre, Hailey. $15/m, $20/nm. Tickets/Info: sunvalleycenter.org or 208-726-9491 Sun Valley Suns vs. Salt Lake Rebels - 7 p.m. at the indoor Sun Valley Ice Rink. Info: sunvalleysuns.com

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Film Screening: A Room with a View, presented by Sun Valley Center for the Arts - 6 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre, Hailey. FREE, but reserver your tickets/Info: sunvalleycenter.org or 208-726-9491 An Introduction to the Art of Tai Chi w/ Stella Stockton - 6:15 to 7 p.m. at Light on the Mountains, each Tuesday this month. $48 for entire series or $15 drop-in. Info: 208-726-6274 Belly Dance Class for women of all ages and abilities - 6:30 p.m. at Pure Body Pilates in Hailey. $10/class. Info: 208-7212227 Free acupuncture clinic for veterans, military and their families 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Cody Acupuncture Clinic, Hailey. Info: 720-7530.

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Pasta for Paws, a benefit hosted by Wood River Middle School leadership students - 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the WRMS Cafeteria. Spaghetti dinner and short films of animal tales - $4/adult; $2/student and children under 5 are free. Guests can bring in a 5-pound unopened bag of dog or cat food. Proceeds benefit the Animal Shelter and Hunger Coalition’s Paws for Hunger Project. Info: 208-578-5030 or abarbre@blaineschools.org tws

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ot many things can drive a stake through the heart of a family business or farm like the death of the owner followed by a huge estate tax bill. An estate tax return and tax payment due 9 months from date of death, unless extended, can force the unwanted sale of the business, or in the case of a farm, piecemeal land sales. Once parcelization of farm or ranch land begins, it often becomes impossible to stop as it cuts into the ability of the landowner to make a living from the land, leaving selling the property as the only way out. One solution is to put a conservation easement on the property. A conservation easement is a charitable contribution of certain property interests of farm, ranch, other open lands or a building of historical significance to qualified organizations acting in the public good. While the owner gives up some rights, such as selling smaller parcels for real estate development, or in the case of a historical building, changing the façade, the owner retains the rights to continue to use the property, consistent with an agreement with the qualified organization. The qualified organization, such as a land conservancy trust, is tasked with the responsibility to work with the landowner to insure that the property is used correctly and managed for the purposes intended. In exchange for giving up certain rights, the landowner receives a charitable deduction

all while maintaining that is computed by placprivate ownership of the ing a value on the rights land. relinquished. The income To qualify a charitable tax deduction is geneasement for tax purposerally up to 30% of the es the easement must be adjusted gross income of perpetual and made to the donor, and any excess a qualified nonprofit or amount may be carried public agency. The IRS forward and deducted over the five succeeding Wendell Cayton requires that the agreement meet one or more years. of the following conservation Further, while the land may purposes: be sold, the conservation ease• Preserve the land for public ment continues on title, and the outdoor recreation or education. new owner must abide by the • Provide for the protection of conservation goals and restricnatural habitats of fish, wildlife tions of the qualifying organizaor plants tion. The result is the discount• Provide for the preservation ing of the property in the estate of historically important land or of the owner, which ultimately buildings can reduce or eliminate estate • Provide for the scenic enjoytaxes at death. ment of the general public. Heirs may elect to place a conWith the easement in place the servation easement on inherited landowner retains ownership, property, if done within nine and may continue to use the land months of the owner’s death, for farming or forestry purfurther devaluing the estate for poses. Conserving open lands, estate tax purposes. farms, forests and other natural Conservation easements date back to the 1950’s. But it was the resources derives public benefit. And, the land is devalued for passage of the “Uniform Conserproperty and estate tax purposes vation Easement Act” in 1981 since development rights are that allowed private parties to restricted. enter into consensual arrangeDisclosure: Wendell Cayton is ments with charitable organian investment advisor represenzations or governmental bodies tative of Wealth Management to protect land and historical Advisors, LLC, an advisory buildings plus the rapid apprecifirm registered in Washington ation of raw, farm land that that and California. The opinions has led to today’s wider use. expressed herein are those of Congress recognized the his own and not any company value of a conservation easement he represents. The above is not to landowners. It preserved intended to be tax or legal advice features and benefits of their for purposes of preparation of tax property that they wished to returns. Cayton may be contacted preserve. It gave them potential at wendell@wendellcayton.com. significant tax relief that could tws help keep the farm in the family,

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not just an actor’s wife, from page 1 hands waving in the air as she described what she remembered. While learning to make porcelain platters, Carol learned to paint from plein air painter Ted Villa, whose work is featured at Broschofsky Galleries. Over the years, she has even painted with brushes made from a skunk tail a friend cut off when they spotted a dead skunk on the way to Twin Falls. “Jim Romberg advised me to practice painting on paper before I put it on clay—once you put paint on clay, you don’t get it off. Ted would take eight of us out in the woods. The rest of the painters would be trying hard to make every line count. Me being abstract, I went ‘Whoosh, whoosh. Okay, I’m finished,’ ” she recalls, her hands making sweeping brushstrokes through the air. Carol brought her husband and two daughters to Sun Valley from Los Angeles. She also convinced Patricia Hanwright, the wife of a movie director, to move here to escape the pollution in the Los Angeles area. They set up the Good Medicine Pottery Studio in Ketchum’s light industrial zone. The loft studio, with its crazy-shaped windows facing Baldy, soon attracted all kinds of artists, including singer Carole King. Glenn did her paintings and pottery while Hanwright sculpted American Indians. That studio sufficed for 15 years until a local Realtor told Carol about a studio adjacent to a steel and concrete house tucked away in the woods in Gimlet. “I am so lucky I have such a great husband,” Carol says.  “We were having our 25th anniversary and Scott said, ‘I want to get you something really special.’ He was thinking about a ring, but I said, ‘I’m not really a jewelry person.’ I said, ‘Honey, how about a house?’ ” The house, built by a bachelor for parties, is an adult house--perfect for a couple whose children have grown, she adds. “Some of my black and white paintings were inspired by that house – I’m driven by it. And it offers plenty of spaces for me to hang paintings. Every other house we’ve had was log and you can’t hang paintings on log walls.” The “Ghost “ in the room Carol looks around her studio with its 30-foottall ceiling, its window looking out onto the towering mountain slopes overlooking Gimlet, and its walk-in closet housing some of her giant-sized paintings. A couple studio chairs from Scott’s movies—“The Hunt for Red October” and “Journey to the End of the Night”—sit out around the coffee table. Clay sculptures created by her grandchildren ages 11, 8 and 4 sit next to the kiln, interspersed with her own pottery. The paint-splashed linoleum, where the grandchildren ride their bikes, is due to be replaced soon, she says. Her daughters, their husbands and the grandchildren are staying upstairs during the Christmas holidays. It was here that Demi Moore, who has long had a home in the valley, practiced throwing pots for her sensual potter’s scene with Patrick Swayze in the movie “Ghost.” “Who knew it was going to be so huge!?” says Carol, her dark expressive eyes getting even bigger as she emphasizes her point. “I think she showed the world how cool making pottery could be.” The association with Demi proved invaluable when Carol went to China in August to shepherd the printing of her book. “Scott was supposed to have gone. But, as deputy sheriff, he didn’t want to leave with the Beaver Creek Fire just starting. So, everybody was like, ‘Where’s the movie star?’ They were a little disappointed. Then one young woman looked through my book and Demi’s name popped out at her. We have a saying that when people see celebrities they spaz out. And she went nuts!” As if on cue, Scott Glenn sashays into the studio to pick up a book he’s offered to deliver to one of Carol’s admiring fans. The analytical theater pro in him immediately wants to know where the reporter in his midst got her accent. Then, he offers praise on his wife’s behalf. “I think at long last people are going to realize she’s the real artist in the family,” he says. “Actors everywhere should kiss Thomas Edison’s feet because before he figured out how to reproduce performance, we were at the bottom of the rung,” he adds as an afterthought. Working with clay is a “very Zen” thing for Carol as she moves from the throwing to the fire to the glaze, always holding her breath that the piece won’t explode, crack, or buckle in the kiln. “You learn the techniques. Then you enjoy what you do,” she says. “When I’m throwing a pot, it just happens. Each time I have no idea what is going to happen so I have to love each part. When it comes out and it’s not what I thought it was going to do, I have to be so quick not to judge. Maybe a week later, I’ll say, ‘You know, it’s not so bad.’ ” One of Carol’s first clients—in 1981—was Burt Lancaster, who already had a line of Picasso ceramics. Carol made dinnerware for him in the communal kiln at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Donna Karan, who has visited her Gimlet studio many times, also has some of her dinnerware. “People might say, ‘Wow,’ but that’s what happens when you’re in the movie business. We were with Burt in the worst part of Mexico so we hung

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out together and we bonded.” She picks up an olive-green platter. “You want the width of the bowl at the rim to be the same as the width nearer the middle. My bowls have to be light because I’m a small woman. Jim Romberg’s pieces are big Getting the perfect piece is a rarity so because he’s a Carol Glenn is thrilled when a piece big man.” comes out of the kiln without being The incracked, broken or misshapen. stallation at Ochi featured Carol’s white ware hung in the shape of a martini glass with one green dish representing an olive in the middle. Black pieces were strung along the wall to look like constellations. It was a bit overwhelming at the time, Carol says, “But I’m hoping we can hang them again somewhere. Finding her voice The genesis for the book started when local photographer Kirsten Shultz, who took photos for Cristina’s cookbooks, took photos for a magazine article on Glenn. Eventually, Shultz’s husband Drew Furlong, a graphic designer, came on board, as did editor Karen Oswalt. “I did it because I thought I’d like my grandkids to know what I’ve done. The bar was raised when the others got involved,” Carol says. Carol spent hours with Furlong and Shultz figuring out what angles would best display her works. Shultz and Furlong planned the shoots and design around Carol’s stories, which she read to them as they worked. “We were always moved by her actual voice, even the inflection. We wondered: How can we do these stories justice? What can we do to make this book as beautiful as her stories?” Schultz relates. The book captures the reader’s attention immediately. For one, the inside jacket cover is blank. The first image the reader sees is that of clay-covered fingers curled around a piece of pottery that evokes thoughts of cookie dough. “Glenn seems to intuitively know when to stop, when to stop throwing and when to leave the mark slightly off-kilter,” writes Kristin Poole, artistic director for the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, as she praises Glenn for respecting the quality of the clay. “I started writing, which I didn’t know I could do. I was so thrilled—it was just my memories,” says Carol. “What’s great about Karen is it’s really me, it’s really my voice. She just cleaned it up. We tried to keep it simple. When we started, I had no idea it would turn out so beautiful.” That said, Carol didn’t give any copies to her grandchildren this Christmas. “I asked one if he wanted me to sign a copy of the book for him and I got a blank stare. I said, ‘I think I should wait and give them a copy when they’re older when they understand what it’s all about.’ ” Now, Carol is considering another book. “I had such a great time doing this book, I thought maybe I’ll do another one talking about my paintings, talking about my adventures traveling and how they contributed to my paintings.” tws

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Greenhorn Gulch took on an orange glow.

Helicopters made rounds every three moments trying to put out the Greenhorn fire.

Even light rain brought mudslides on after the fire.

s Dan and Martine Drackett stared in the rear-view mirror, they resigned themselves to the idea that they might never again see the elegant home they’d built in 1999 out of Vermont barn wood. “We looked in the mirror as we drove past Friedman Memorial Airport and it looked like there were three volcanoes erupting where our house was,” Dan recalled. The Beaver Creek Fire, which wrapped around the Wood River Valley in mid-August, chased thousands of Wood River Valley residents from their homes, including the Dracketts whose home lies in the Greenhorn neighborhood a few miles south of Ketchum. The fire, which destroyed 111,000 acres—more than twice that of the 48,000-acre Castle Rock Fire in 2007—hadn’t alarmed the Dracketts at first. They were preparing for two parties—a fundraiser for the Wood River YMCA and a barbecue for the Sun Valley Summer Symphony musicians--in the outdoor pavilion back of their home. “Everyone kept saying, ‘It’s smoky, but it’s over there,’” Dan recalled. “But we have several phone lines in our house and on Aug. 15 all of them started ringing at once, telling us we had to evacuate immediately.  We boarded our dogs, crossed our fingers and left.” The single lightning strike that started the Beaver Creek Fire around midnight of Aug. 7 in a forested area west of Hailey didn’t initially attract the sense of urgency of other lightning strikes that had grown into fires threatening farms near Fairfield. But within days the Beaver Creek Fire was lapping at the edge of campgrounds in Deer Creek Canyon and marching toward the residences lining canyons north of Hailey. On Thursday, Aug. 15, Incident Commander Beth Lund paced the dusty ground in the fire camp that had been established in a field on Buttercup Road. She watched as the fire climbed relentlessly up the slopes lining Deer Creek and crested the hill overlooking Greenhorn Gulch. “Not a good day. You have an angry fire here,” she muttered to a reporter standing nearby. Hundreds of onlookers lined the bike path at East Fork Road watching the ferocious aerial attack on Greenhorn that ensued. With 50 significant wildfires raging throughout the West, Lund had been lucky to snag a DC 10 Very Large Air Tanker that could drop 12,000 gallons of retardant in a single swoosh. But that tanker had barely gotten started when it had to be taken out of the fight and grounded for two days after losing its No. 2 engine. Helicopters continued the assault, dipping water out of the ponds in Golden Eagle. “That aircraft probably saved a lot of homes in Greenhorn,” said Ketchum Fire Chief Mike Elle. “Every single fire engine was washed with red retardant.”

A wall of flames

Incident Commander Beth Lund said, “All fires have personalities, Beaver Creek’s was angry”

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Spurred by wicked winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour, the fire had run eight miles in one afternoon. Ugly brown and purple smoke clouds blocked out the sun while red and yellow

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flames underneath shot a hundred feet into the air. The fire moved in the face of the winds, defying normal fire behavior. Strong winds were sucked into the base feeding the fire. Firefighters gasped as they saw a wall of flames a quarter-mile wide. They had already done triage, digging a fire line 1.5 miles long at the base of the mountain lining the Greenhorn neighborhood and helping homeowners move wood piles and propane tanks away from homes. Now, firefighters spilled out of 10 fire trucks and rolled out hoses around the multi-million-dollar homes lining the road as the fire closed in on the Greenhorn trailhead. “All we could think was, ‘Uh-oh, we’ve got a problem,’ ” recalled Elle. “With the Castle Rock Fire, we had three days to roll out hoses around the homes. That’s how far behind we were. Our resources were just stretched so thin.” Each pine that caught on fire created its own weather. Mini-tornadoes created by the fire sent burning branches flying through the air causing spot fires elsewhere as winds were sucked toward a fire whirl hundreds of feet high. “It was the most intense fire behavior I’ve seen in 24 years,” said firefighter Vaughn Palmer. By morning light, only one house had been lost—its wood shingles a siren call for the conflaguration that reduced it to a chimney. “It ended up being a really successful story about fighting fire in really severe conditions,” said firefighter Jeremy Bailey. “And we were lucky that the homes there were on the valley floor with green grass around them—there would have been nothing anyone could have done had the homes been situated mid-slope. We wouldn’t have even sent firefighters to try to save them.” But the fire was far from over. It continued its march—up Timber Gulch, where flames seemed to taunt residents of Cold Springs and Gimlet below and down the hills overlooking Highway 75 toward Hailey. Patti Reed, who had planned a summer patio party the night of Aug. 16, kept fielding calls from partygoers. “Yes, it’s still on—I haven’t been evacuated yet,” she said, determined to have her party. But as she and a friend took a walk to catch their breaths, she saw one of the pines that  towered over her home in Gimlet catch on fire from an ember that had flown off a tree burning on a ridgeline a half-mile away across the highway. “The firefighters stationed in our neighborhood saw it, too. They were there within a minute and put it out right away—and they complimented me on having fire-resistant architectural-grade asphalt on my roof, rather than shake shingles,” Reed recalled. “Of course, we never did get to have the party. We were evacuated shortly afterwards. I went to my girlfriend’s in the Della View neighborhood of Hailey and we were there an hour before we had to evacuate again.” As evening fell, one man set up a lawn chair in the dusty parking lot at the end of Buttercup Road to watch the fire march down the highway. Evacuees took up positions on hillsides overlooking Hailey’s Woodside neighborhood to watch the fire crest Carbonate Ridge and continue its onslaught into Croy Canyon. Volunteers evacuated animals from the animal shelter and nearby ranches. The highway was clogged with

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truckloads of artwork being evacuated to safer venues and with valley residents fleeing to Twin Falls, Boise, Hagerman, Stanley and even Yellowstone National Park as the Beaver Creek Fire overnight became the top priority fire in the nation. “We were seeing fire behavior that you just don’t see at night,” said Elle, noting that fire usually lays down at night. “Carbonate, Croy Canyon—all that happened at night. That’s why we had to wake firefighters up—because everything happened so fast we didn’t have enough men to staff the night shift.”

An anxious homecoming

After a week’s respite in Montana, the Dracketts made their way back home via Challis and Stanley. They drove past fire trucks and water stations at Baker Creek where firefighters were still fighting the north flank of the fire. When they got to Ketchum, they stopped for dinner at Enoteca. “We thought it might be easier to come home in the dark and survey the damage the next morning,” Dan recalled. At dawn’s first light, they saw the burnt fence posts that surrounded their home, the blackened hillside, 63 trees that had been lost in their expansive yard. “But we were relieved to see how much was intact. Not only was our house intact but our close-up view is as interesting as it’s always been,” said Dan. “We had done everything we could beforehand. We had moved our woodpile. We were surrounded by meadow, which is much less flammable than sagebrush. And we had mowed down that meadow. All that made our house very defensible. In fact, the firefighters gave us an A-plus for defensibility.” Even as firefighters continued to fight the fire, rehabilitation specialists moved into Greenhorn Gulch scrubbing smoky homes, repairing burnt fences, hosing down fire retardant and removing soot that blew over the road from a wildlife refuge that had been scorched. AIG handed Dan Drackett a check to replace trees, reseed acreage damaged by the fire and fell dead trees on the hillside, laying them perpendicular to the fall line. Actor Bruce Willis, whose home was square in the midst of the Carbonate Ridge inferno, treated firefighters to dinner. Diners rose from their tables, offering a standing ovation when a dozen firefighters walked into the Pioneer Saloon. And Wood River Valley resident Pam Bailey bought a bunch of wraps and went out looking for firefighters to give them to as an acknowledgement of her gratitude for firefighters who had contained the fire to 173 square miles—the size of Albuquerque or San Jose. “They’re amazing heroes,” she said. Then the unthinkable happened. A couple weeks after the fire was corralled, a ferocious lightning storm that some weather observers called “a oncein-a-century storm” dumped nearly an inch of rain on the area in an hour’s time. Raindrops bounced off the soil, which had been baked like a cake. Mud-like avalanches slid off the hills sending mud the consistency of Hershey’s syrup mixed with silt and ash spilling across people’s lawns, clogging irrigation ditches and creeping into some homes.

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3014A hotshot crew from Elko, Nev., walks down the highway towards the Engel home in Clear Creek.

The mud carried a motorcycle away. It swept a homeowner off his feet as he tried to dismantle a log pile to keep it from ramming into his home. “It was incredible--like the Mississippi Delta all around our home,” said Martine Drackett. A river ran through Bill Potter’s house. Mud filled his 10-foot-tall underground garage, forcing its way onto the first floor of his house. And firefighters were called to a flood in Greenhorn—water that had risen nine inches in less than 45 minutes—even as they were called on to put out a lightning-sparked fire near Boundary Creek where the sun was shining, said Elle.

A nervous future

The Beaver Creek Fire followed a dry winter and an even drier summer in which streams in Greenhorn Gulch had dried up by July. By the time the Beaver Creek Fire ignited, other forests in southern Idaho were already on fire. Eighty structures—half of them summer homes—had been destroyed in Fall Creek near the South Fork of the Boise River as fire went on to burn a thousand square miles in southern Idaho. “I can’t recall ever having to worry about forest fires when I was young. We didn’t even have smoke from other fires,” recalled Mary Jane Conger, whose grandfather was among the first settlers in the Wood River Valley. Even though previous fires failed to stop the fire that marched across the forest near Pine and Featherville, the Castle Rock Fire stopped the Beaver Creek Fire dead in its tracks, said Bailey. “A smokejumper told me if he had had one more smokejumper when the Castle Rock Fire started, the Castle Rock Fire wouldn’t have taken off like it did. I told him, ‘Good thing you didn’t have that smokejumper,’ “ Bailey added. The Forest Service did aerial seeding of the Greenhorn area in November as the first snows fell. But Ketchum District Ranger Kurt Nelson cautions that it will take about three years for hillsides to reestablish themselves. The dry winter thus far means less chance of damage from snow run-off even as it means a heightened chance of more fire later in the summer. But Dan Drackett is optimistic. Greenhorn homeowners worked with Galena Engineering to send a drone over the valley to document contour lines and water runoff so they could build berms to prevent future water damage without accidentally diverting mud and water into a neighbor’s property should another downpour or mudslide occur. And the homeowners have already reseeded 40 acres of common ground. “I just feel so fortunate that we still have our home,” said Martine Drackett. “The firefighters were exceptional.” tws

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“We looked in the mirror as we drove past [the] airport and it looked like there were three volcanoes erupting where our house was.” –Resident Dan Drackett

“It was the most intense fire behavior I’ve seen in 24 years.”

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etchum’s yoga guru Richard Odom signed copies of his new yoga for tennis DVD at the YMCA on a recent Friday night. Odom’s daughters, Chandra Heinz-Odom and Zoe Heinz-Odom, helped out with the signing. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK/SUN

from my table to yours SUN: Why did you choose this recipe? Katherine: I chose this recipe because I love the ingredients. SUN: How did you get interested in cooking? Katherine: My mom always loved to cook, especially desserts so I love to make desserts it’s the

part of a meal everyone looks forward to. SUN: How long have you lived in the Wood River Valley? Katherine: I have lived in Sun Valley for over 30 years. SUN: What do you like about the Valley?

–Firefighter Vaughn Palmer

“It ended up being a really successful story about fighting fire in really severe conditions.” –Firefighter Jeremy Baily

“We were seeing fire behavior that you just don’t see at night. Carbonate, Croy Canyon — all that happened at night.” –Ketchum Fire Chief Mike Elle

“I just feel so fortunate that we still have our home. The firefighters were exceptional.” –Resident Martine Drackett

And the words “Thank you firefighters!” can still be heard throughout the Wood River Valley today!

Katherine: I love the sense of community, genuine, quality people who live here. I am so blessed to have so many Great friends! SUN: Anything else? Katherine: Spending quality time with a friend over a meal is one of the best gifts I can think of! tws

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Cranberry-Apple Casserole by Katherine Pleasants 3 cups peeled chopped apples 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 3 (1 5/8 oz) packages instant oatmeal with cinnamon and spice

3/4 cups chopped pecans (optional) 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted pecan halves additional cranberries

Combine apples, 2 cups cranberries and 2 tablespoons flour, tossing to coat. Add one cup sugar, mixing well. Place in a two quart casserole. Combine oatmeal, chopped pecans (optional), 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar; add melted butter and stir well. Spoon over fruit mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 45 minutes. Garnish with pecan halves and cranberries. Yield 6 to 8 servings. *Note: I frequently make one and a half times the fruit mixture and use the same amount of topping. Serves 12 Thank you, Katherine, for your recipe. Enjoy everyone! If you have (or know someone who has) a recipe to share, e-mail chef@theweeklySUN.com

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Health Discussion and Enrollment on Wednesday, Jan. 8 Choosing a health plan can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Your Health Idaho, Idaho’s official Health Insurance Marketplace, is hosting an enrollment event in your community to help you pick the right plan and get signed up. Agents, brokers and in-person assisters will be on hand to help Idahoans through the enrollment process and pick a plan that meets their needs. Your Health Idaho and the Hailey

Chamber of Commerce are inviting the public to a free enrollment event from 12 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8 in the Minnie Moore Room at the Hailey Community Campus. To help make the enrollment process a little easier, please bring: Dates of birth and Social Security number for anyone applying for insurance; employer and income information for 2013 and estimated income for 2014 for everyone in the family;

health insurance policy numbers for any current health plans; and information about any job-related health insurance available to your family in 2014. For more information, contact Consumer Resource Center at 855-YH-Idaho (855-944-3246) or go online at www.YourHealthIdaho.org to find a consumer connector, including agents, brokers and in-person assisters near them.

Second City Tickets Stops for Two Nights Only - Tickets on Sale Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago’s legendary comedy theatre company The Second City returns to The Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, and Friday, Jan. 10. The touring troupes at The Second

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City have been the springboard for generations of the comedy world’s best and brightest. Six actors will perform a two-act revue featuring sketch comedy, songs and improvisation. Tickets are on sale now: $35 lower for reserved seating and $25 for

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balcony reserved seating. Tickets are available at Company of Fools’ box office, located at The Liberty Theatre, in Hailey, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also order tickets online at companyoffools.org or charge your tickets by phone during box office hours at 208-578-9122.

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ow-students has had the pleasure of connecting the students of the Wood River Valley with the nonprofits through our Student Generosity Initiative, partnering in multiple projects throughout the year. As we enter the New Year, it seemed appropriate to share some of the images from these projects to give you a sense of the scale and generosity that is in constant motion in Blaine County. Enjoy these flashbacks and wow-students will continue to update you on the projects and progress being made in the 2013-2014 school year. Happy New Year!

Bellevue Elementary, 3rd Grade, Wood River Ability Program, Adopt a Nordic Skier.

Community School, 6th Grade, Sawtooth Botanical Garden, The Pollinator Garden.

Bellevue Elementary, Kindergarten, The Connection, Singing to Seniors.

Pioneer Montessori, Lower Elementary, Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley.

Pioneer Montessori, Upper Elementary, Trout Unlimited, Adopt a Trout.

Bellevue Elementary, 4th Grade, Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Feed a 1200 pound Therapist.

WOW-Students mission is to inspire and expand generosity in Blaine County. WOW empowers students to make a difference and take responsibility for their community, inspiring others to follow.

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To view more WOW-students project photos, please visit images.wow-students.org

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c l a s s i f i e d a d pa g e s • d e a d l i n e : n o o n o n M o n d ay • c l a s s i f i e d s @ t h e w e e k ly s u n . c o m lic Green w/Cymbals, Drum Pedal, Drumsticks, & Throne. Like new. Normally $750 selling for $400. 7881953 Professional Unionized Performer, Vivian Lee Alperin, now accepting students for voice, piano and drama. Children and beginners especially welcome. 720-6343 or 727-9774. ROSEWOOD MUSIC - Vintage, collectibles and pawn, instrument repair and restoration. Why leave the Valley?! Call Al at 481-1124 SALMON RIVER GUITARS - Custom-Made Guitars. Repair Restoration since 1969. Buy. Sell. Vintage. Used. Authorized Martin Repair Center. Stephen Neal Saqui, Luthier. www.SalmonRiverGuitars.com. 1-208-838-3021 Rehearsal Space for Bands Available - area has heat and restrooms. Call Scott at 727-1480. Guitar and drum lessons available for all levels of musicians. Our studio or yours. Call Scott at 727-1480.

42 firewood/stoves $75.00 for just less than a 1/2 cord of great dry firewood. You haul. 7887790 / 720-7656. Custom, pewter color, heavy Fireplace Screen, 2 door, must see, 42” wide, 29” high. $300 720-2509

48 skis/boards, equip. POC Race Helmet, Small, Silver, $100. Like new - great Christmas gift! 788-1953 Ski Race Protective Gear for U12 year: Scott RC Jr. Leg Guards, $50; POC Aluminum Chin Guard, $40; Scott Pole Guards/Hand Protectors, $25. Like new. 788-1953 Volkl Tiger Shark, silver, red, white. 175cm. 10 foot radius. 105-73121mm. Just tuned. Marker bindings. $250. in Ketchum.alanjohn@ hawaii.edu. Dalbello womens kryzma with I.D. liner. Brand new, in box. Retail $695, sell for $275. 309-1088 2013 Volkl Code Speedwall S. 173cm. Brand new with marker DIM 16 binding. Retail $1235, sell for $600. 309-1088

Duncane SS 3 burner propane BBQ w/ infrared rotisserie and side burner. $150. Call 720-2509 Double half barrel charcoal grill on countertop high stand with expanded metal grill and raised warming rack. $100 721-2558

60 homes for sale East Fork - Cabin-like home .72 acre, privacy trees. 3/2, garage, carport, large yard. Tons of room to upgrade. $395,000 Windermere Penny 208-309-1130 HUNTING-FISHING out your back door. 2 homes/5 bed/3 bath on 4.43 acres in Buhl, ID., $395,000. MLS#98534971, 1000 Springs Realty, Call Judy 208-539-9926 SALMON RIVER: 2+1 log home, studio +1, bunkhouse, 2-car garage (1,500-sf total living), 3-stall barn on 3.14 level fenced acres w/350ft river-frontage, 80-miles north of Ketchum w/hunting, fishing, riding @  $199,900.  Adjacent 3.76 level fenced  acres w/350-ft river frontage available  @ $119,900.  Both parcels (6.9-acres + improvements) @ $299,900.  Betsy Barrymore Stoll, Capik & Co. 208-720-4455. Beautiful 3 bed/2 bath mountain lodge-style home on nearly 2 acres 3.6 miles west of Stanley (Crooked Creek Sub.). Asking $495,000. Jason Roth, Broker, Legacy Group, LLC, 208-720-1256 Fairfield - 3bd/1ba, big fenced yard, fire pit, 2-car garage, outbuildings, chicken coop, woodstove. On 3 lots in town, walk to bars and restaurants. 1,792 sf, 2-story, propane, city water and sewer. Call 208-329-3109. Owner carry.

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54 toys (for the kids!) POC Race Helmet, Small, Silver, $100. Like new - great Christmas gift! 788-1953 Ski Race Protective Gear for U12 year: Scott RC Jr. Leg Guards, $50; POC Aluminum Chin Guard, $40; Scott Pole Guards/Hand Protectors, $25. Like new. 788-1953

56 other stuff for sale AVON PRODUCTS.-www. youravon.com/beatriz5 PRODUCTOS AVON: Puedes ver los catalogos y hacer tus pedidos en www.youravon.com/beatriz5 o al telefono 720-5973. Green Weber Spirit 2 burner natural gas BBQ in great shape, $125. Call 721-2509

For Sale in Hailey: $195,000 2bdrm 2ba 2car garage. Granite counters, GFA, energy efficient twnhm at Sweetwater Community ‘on the park’ location w/ northern mtn views! Luxury at a low cost! 917 Heartland. Call Today! Karen and Sue, Realtors, Sweetwater Community Realty, 208.788.2164 www.SWHRealty.com

For Sale in Hailey: $$245,000 3bed/2.5bath/3car garage/1606sf, Granite counters, GFA, Spacious with natural light townhouse at Sweetwater Community. Quality and Class in this well appointed home. Call Today! Karen and Sue, Realtors, Sweetwater Community Realty, 208.788.2164 www.SWHRealty.com Upstairs Snowcreek Condo. 2/2, loft, original condition facing north, pool, hot tub, furnished.  Price reduced to  $317,000. Windermere Penny 208-309-1130 Sun Valley - Snowcreek Condo townhome 2/2, loft, plus private garage. Amenities - pool, hot tub, Pavilion. Walk to everything.  $425,000.  Windermere  Penny 208-309-1130 Ketchum - Ptarmigan condo, reverse 2/2.5. Walk to River Run, town, bike path. U/g parking, 2 storage lockers. $339,000 Windermere Penny 208-309-1130

2bd, 1ba home on Salmon River Furnished - $650 month plus utilities. No smoking. First, last and deposit, pets neg. References requested. Located across from Old Sawmill Station between Stanley and Challis with easy access to River. Call Denise at 788-2648.

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Started with 49 Homes 48 SOLD • 1 Under Contract Sweetwater Townhomes KEYS TO NEW HOMES COMING SOON. Pricing Available Soon, Call or Stop by For More Information. Green Neighborhood www.SweetwaterHailey.com Village open 7 days a week (208) 788-2164 Sales, Sue & Karen Sweetwater Community Realty

70 vacation property NEEDED: Previous B&B owner/ inn-keeper looking for place to rent as trade to manage VRBO, AIRBnB owners properties. I will manage, supervise and cook. 208-721-3551. Spectacular Williams Lake, Salmon, ID 2BR 2BA 120’ lake-front cabin see www.lakehouse.com ad #1418 Hey Golfers!! 16 rounds of golf & 2 massages included w/ luxury 2 BR/ 2 Bath unit on beach in Mexico. Choose between Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun on availability $2900/ week. 788-0752.

72 commercial land Twin Falls on Blue Lakes next to  DL  Evans. 1500 sf+, main and basement. New paint/carpet. Sale $350,000 or lease. 425-985-2995 Hailey - River Street. DEVELOPMENT  OPPORTUNITY to build on 3, 7 or full block plus alley. Zoned H/B.  Windermere  Penny  208-3091130

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50 sporting goods Treadmill for sale Weslo Cadence C44 $125 208-358-3415 Rocky Mountain Element 50. 18” Medium. Fox fork & shock XT/LX Drivetrain. Formula hydraulic brakes, Mavic 317 wheel set. Mechanic owned and maintained. Pristine condition. New $3,000 - asking $995. Call Greg at 721-0188. TERRA SPORTS CONSIGNMENT is accepting all gear. Ketchum is the best place to sell. Check our website for info. www.terrasportsconsignment.com Weight bench and treadmill. Call for info. 720-5153 Masi Road Bike for sale - excellent condition. $1,000. Call for more info 208-720-5127 We pay cash for quality bicycles, fly fishing and outdoor gear - Ketchum Pawn. 208-726-0110.

Ketchum - Timbers 3/3 condo plus u/g private garage. Baldy views, walk into town. High-end furnishings/audio, move-in ready. $695,000 Windermere Penny 208-309-1130 Sweetwater • Hailey, ID

ONLY 2 acre lot/Phase II., Allows horses. Gorgeous views, community park and water in Griffin Ranch. $335,000 OBO. 425-985-2995 ALL lots in Tews Ranch Subdivision on Highway 20 REDUCED 50%.. Has electricity & phone. Call Canyon Trail Realty 208-731-7022 REDUCED! 19 river front acres, 4 miles S. of Mackay. Fenced, fishing, wildlife, views, gorgeous!. $110,000. photos available jjgrif@gmail.com. 208-726-3656. 50% REDUCTION SALE by owner - 2.5 acre lots near Soldier Mountain Resort and Golf Course. Great skiing, underground power and telephone completed in scenic subdivision. $24,500. 720-7828. SALMON RIVER: 3.76 level fenced acres w/350-ft river frontage, 80-miltes north of Ketchum w/fishing, hunting, riding @ $119,900. Adjacent 2+1 log home, studio +1, bunkhouse, 2-car garage (1,500-sf total living), 3-stall barn on 3.14 level fenced acres w/350-ft river-frontage, 80-miles north of Ketchum @ $199,900. Both parcels (6.9-acres + improvements) @ $299,900. Betsy Barrymore Stoll, Capik & Co..208720-4455. Hagerman. Vacant lot in North view mature sub-division with own well system. Poor health forces sell. Great neighborhood. Hot springs, Snake River and bird hunting near surrounding area. $29,000, owner consider carry paper. 208-788-2566

77 out of area rental Great house for rent, Fairfield. 6’ privacy fence. Pets welcome. Reduced rent to $550. Call for info 208727-1708

Bellevue Main Street 254 sq-ft to 1193 sq-ft Office/Retail & Fully Operational Bank 2619 Sq-ft, Allstar Properties, Jeff, 578-4412 Ketchum Main Street Office/Retail 1946 sq-ft, Allstar Properties, Jeff 578-4412 Cold Springs Business Park 2 Shop/ Storage Spaces across from St. Luke’s Hospital & US 75. Space H: 1120sf with 7’bay door, small office, bathroom; Space C: 480 sf with full bay door access,office, bath. Great rates for winter or long term 622-5474 or emil@sun valleyinvestments.com PARKER GULCH COMMERCIAL RENTALS - Ketchum Office Club: Lower Level #2-198sf, #4-465sf. Call Scott at 471-0065.

81 hailey rentals House 3/2, west end East Fork Road, decks, unfurnished, w/d, huge yard, one car garage, carport, 3/4 acre. Penny 309-1130 3 BD/2 BA duplex, Just remodeled! No smoking, pet possible, avail early April. $1100/month + utils. Brian at 208-720-4235 or check out www. svmlps.com Nightly/weekly/monthly! 2 BD/1 BA condo, fully furnished/outfitted. Prices vary depending on length of stay. 208-720-4235 or check out www.svmlps.com

82 ketchum rentals Warm Springs- Limelight 2+bunkroom, 2 bath, furnished, balcony, bus, pool, laundry, parking, bike path. Long Term $1200/mth, utilities. Penny 309-1130 1 Blk from post office, unfurnished home with lots of space & storage. Fenced back yard. $1800 Rent negotiable for good tenants! 208-3091222

84 carey, fairfield, or picabo rentals Carey. 4+ bedroms, 2 baths, fully remodeled, new paint, new carpet, fenced yard. 1st, last + damage. No smoking. $750 per month. Call 7881363 or 481-1843.

85 short-term rental Short\term fully furnished 3bdrm 2 bath , Great Hailey location. Call 208-788-5362 or email scottmileyroofing@gmail.com

89 roommate wanted Roommate wanted. Mature, moderate drinking, no drugs. 2bd available for 1 person. North Woodside home. $350 + utilities. Wi-fi available. Dog possible, fenced yard. 720-9368. Looking for someone to share the cost of living these days? Say it here in 20 words or less for free! e-mail classifieds@theweeklysun.com or fax to 788-4297

90 want to rent/buy Roomate/Housing wanted - Seeking house or apartment to rent in Ketchum either one BD or shared housing with roommate. Month to month only. Preferably less than $500/month. Responsible employed young male in valley winter season only. References available. 509-9986026 I need a 1bd/1ba for rent--$700. Preferably in Ketchum vicinity. Have well behaved, non-shedding 9 year old toy poodle. Long term lease desired. Furnished or unfurnished. Call Margot 208-721-3551

100 garage & yard sales List Your Yard Sale (20 words or less is always free) ad and get a Yard Sale Kit for only $9.99. Your kit includes 6 bright 11 x 17 signs, 6 bright letter-size signs, 100 price stickers, 10 balloons, free tip book. What are you waiting for? Get more bang for your buck when you list your ad in The Weekly Sun!

201 horse boarding Horse boarding in Hailey. Full sun and out of the wind. 24/7 care. Arena and stall. Call: 720-3143 Barn for Rent - 2 stalls w/ 12’ x 36’ runs. Small pasture area, large round pen, hay shed, storage area, heated water. North Hailey near bike path. $200 a month per horse. Call 7882648 Horse Boarding available just south of Bellevue; experienced horse person on premises; riding adjacent to property. Shelter and Pasture available. Reasonably priced. Call 7883251.

302 kittens & cats Cat in Hulen Meadows needing a home. Currently homeless. Cute, orange/white adult male. Call 541400-0637 for more information. Please call Edna Benziger 914319-0692. Blessings and gratitude Big Fluffy Female Kitty needs home; indoor/outdoor. Great w/kids; potty trained (will go outside too). Great mouser. Move forces finding a new home. Free to a good home. 208721-0447.

303 equestrian Grid Night- Silver Bell Arena, Sundays Jan 5 thru Feb 2. Info: www. miaedsall.com 208-720-4414 Shoeing & Trimming: Reliable, on time. If you don’t like my work, don’t pay. (208) 312-5165 Farrier Service: just trim, no shoeing. Call 435-994-2127 River Sage Stables offers first class horse boarding at an active kid and adult friendly environment, lessons available with ranch horses. Heated indoor arena and many other amenities included. Please contact Katie (208) 788-4844.

400 share the ride Need a Ride? http://i-way.org is Idaho’s source for catching or sharing a ride! For more information or help with the system, visit www.mountainrides.org or call Mountain Rides 788.RIDE.

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502 take a class Beginning Encaustics: Three Weeks of Wax with Artist Alison Higdon hosted by The Sun Valley Center for the Arts from 1 to 5 p.m. on Jan. 4, 11 and 25 at The Center, hailey. $150/m and $200/nm plus a $50 supply fee. To register, visit sunvalleycenter.org or call 208-726-9491 Sculpt Your Inner Goddess – class registration in progress. Call Sarah with Bella Cosa Studio at 721-8045 for details. Limited to eight participants. Ongoing Weekly Writing groups with Kate Riley. Begin or complete your project! 2014 Writing Retreats and more! Visit www.kateriley.org Hot Yoga in the South Valley - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. $10/donation. Call for location/ Info: 720-6513.

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504 lost & found Oops, I accidentally left my wooden bench outside the Hailey Armory and now it’s not there. If someone accidentally picked up a green painted wooden bench with little birds on the end around Sunday, Dec. 29 or Monday, Dec. 30, please return it to the Hailey Armory, no questions asked. Or, I can even come pick it up; just call me at 208-720-1146. LOST ONE HEATED MITTEN Black Sienna brand with battery and my name/address in cuff pocket. 208-315-1992 Denise Lost Ladies Red Wallet - vicinity of Atkinsons in Ketchum. Reward Offered - No Questions asked - I would really like the non-cash contents of the wallet back - Please call Kim 727-1835 My wife lost her silver wedding ring of 49 years in the vicinity of Christopher & Co. in Hailey on Nov. 1st. If you found a ring, please call for further description. 208-720-7091

2432 or e-mail handsbyvee@hotmail. com for more information. From Margot’s Table to Yours Specializing in Small B&B styled Menus. Parents, enjoy special time with your family and let Margot do the cooking. Contact Margot for all of your cooking needs including special occasions or parties. 208-7213551 margot6@mindspring.com or blog.tempinnkeeper.com We pay cash for quality bicycles, fly fishing and outdoor gear - Ketchum Pawn. 208-726-0110. Are you struggling to make ends meet? Not always enough to pay the bills and buy groceries? The Hunger Coalition is here to help. Hundreds of local families individuals have food on their table and some relief from the daily struggle. Confidential. Welcoming. Supportive. There is no reason to face hunger alone. Call 788-0121 Monday - Thursday or find out more at www.thehungercoalition. org. Have an announcement you’d like to share? Send someone wishes for their special occasion, or list events for your businesses, etc. Say it here in 20 words or less for FREE! E-mail classifieds@theweeklysun.com or fax 788-4297.

506 i need this WANTED: Log Bunk Bed. Have your kids outgrown their cool log bunk bed? Will pay cash and pick up anywhere in the valley. Call Jeff 206-747-6655 BOOKS CAN CHANGE THE LIFE OF ANOTHER PERSON: So if you have some that are taking up space and would like to donate them, call Fabio at 788-3964 and we’ll pick them for free. NEEDED - Aluminum cans - your donation will support new play ground equipment Hailey. Drop donations off at 4051 Glenbrook Dr., Woodside Industrial Park or call Bob 788-0018 for pick-up.

509 announcements Reiki 1 workshop, Saturday, Janu. 11, 2014. Call Vee Riley at 208-721-

510 thank you notes On behalf of the Hailey Chamber of Commerce, we would like to offer our sincere gratitude for the donations made by local businesses to this year’s Santa Stroll & Hailey Holiday Raffle. The following participants donated their time, energy & products to help make our community vibrant for the holiday season. Thank you to 5B Paws and Claws, Advocates Attic, Albertson’s, Atkinsons’ Market, Baldy Sports, Barkin’ Basement, Bella Cosa Studio, Blaine County Historical Museum, Cari’s Hair Care, Chic Nail + Beauty Bar, Christopher & Co., Cowboy Cocina, daVincis, diVine, Got Dirt - Cleaning Service, Hailey Coffee Company, Hailey Hotel, Hallmark Properties, Hunger Coalition/Luminaries, Jane’s Artifacts, Java, KB’s, King’s, Lifestyle Simple Living, LL Greens, McClains,

Modern Mercantile, My House Furnishings, Parts Plus, Paula’s Dress Shop, RadioShack, Rasberry’s, Red Door Design House, Rent A Center, Rotarun, Seasons Steakhouse, Shorty’s, Sturtos Hailey, Sun Valley Brewery, Sun Valley Auto Club, Taste of Thai, The Advocates, The Bead Shop, The Dollhouse Consignment Boutique, The Town Pump, USA Grappling Academy, Valley Paint & Floor, Webb Nursery, Wildflower, Wood River Inn, Wood River Middle School Cheerleaders, Wood River Sustainability Center and Zou 75 Thanks to all the merchants in town who so very kindly donated gift certificates to the residents of River Street. It really made Christmas special for all of us and we are very thankful for your genorsity. NAMI-WRV (National Alliance on Mental Illness) would like to thank all of our NAMI Holiday Bell Ringers: Bob & Eileen Rodman, Nancy Kennette, Katja Peller, Kelly, Jasmin Carrillo, Janet Anderson, Sandy Kirk, Elaine Niedrich, D.A. Outzs, Leslee Treshow, Jo Beckley, Susan Littlefield, Riley Sibbach, Marlys Ivie, Amanda DeShazo, DeAnn Cahoon, Chase Hutchinson, Linda Rowe, Tom & Sallie Hanson, Michelle, Amy Cantrell, Lucy Brannon, Judy Foster, Nancy Vandiver, Tamra Thrall, Genesis, Dawn Whitfield, Mary Williams, Gail Marguerite Wray, Colleen Stewart, Joanne & Joseph Cox, Roger Olson, Emily, Kailey Wilt, Jan Sommer, Tewa Evans, Joyce Mills, Gigi Pichon, and Lisa Zumwalt. Thank you President Obama. My health insurance bill went from $800 per month to less than $200 per month with much better coverage. I’ll be able to pay down my debt at $500 per month and then I’m going to buy a new car with the savings. That’s how I’m going to help stimulate the economy. I bet I’m not alone. Save your family, vote out republicans and let’s have a happy new year! Thank you for your caring kindness! Show your appreciation! Say thanks with a FREE 20-word thank you note, right here. e-mail your ad to classifieds@theweeklysun.com.

512 tickets & travel Frequent trips to Boise. Need something hauled to or from? Call 208-320-3374

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514 free stuff (really!) Just found in the attic, 2 pairs Volant Titanium Skis circa 1999? And also a pair of Volant Chubbs. All with Marker Bindings. Anyone want them? 309-1222 FREE BOXES - Copy & Print, 16 W. Croy St., Hailey.

610 4wd/suv ‘05 GMC YUKON XL 1500 - 5.3LV6-   4WD - Premium Wheels, 2 Owner - Well Maintained. $5890 OBO. Moving - Must Sell! Call  208309-2449 2003 Ford Explorer XLT 139k 4x4, everything works and runs great. Asking $3500obo. Perfect first SUV or someone who needs 4wheel drive this winter. Fresh Battery. Call 208720-4098 1982 Ford Bronco - 4x4, white, standard 351. New battery, runs good, good tires. 73,000 orig. miles. $2,500 OBO. 208-329-3109.

611 trailers 1962 Vintage Airstream like trailer by Avion, 20 ft. Call for more details, $4,700. 788-3674 Small enclosed specialty trailer. Perfect to tow with compact vehicle or small SUV. $2,250. 788-3674

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612 auto accessories Studded snow tires, set of 4 - 19560R-15 on Ford Focus Rims - $100. Call 208-788-3080

620 snowmobiles etc. 2005 Polaris 900 RMK & 2006 Polaris 700 RMK snow machines in excellent condition. Low miles, reasonably priced. For all the details call 208-720-3114. 1997 700 RMK - custom paint, skis. Always garaged. $1,500 OBO. Call 208-721-1103.

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