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Flags touting Sun Valley’s status as an Olympic/Paralympic Nordic training site went up outside the Sun Valley Nordic Center on Sunday—just in time for the NCAA collegiate races, which are being held there through Sunday. Similar flags will go up at Ketchum Town Plaza, Galena Lodge, the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Headquarters and Lake Creek Nordic Training Center.

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hat does a boathouse foundation in Oklahoma City have to do with Sun Valley? It’s the Olympic training site that both Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Director Don Wiseman and Sustain Blaine Director Harry Griffith keep pointing to when they cite the potential that awaits Sun Valley as an Olympic/Paralympic Nordic training site. The Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation believed that the Oklahoma River had the power to change lives and help Oklahoma City become a stronger, healthier community. They diverted water from the Oklahoma River into a canal and, since, they have hosted national and international racing events and festivals there, including a USA Canoe/Kayak Olympic Trials and an international Rowing World Challenge. They built a National High Performance Center with a rowing tank, hypoxic training room and indoor propulsion swim pool. And they’re about to build a world-class Whitewater Rafting and Kayak Center and river stadium as attractions for people who now come from around the world to row, kayak, dragon boat, run and cycle along the river. We don’t have to do anything now that we have been designated a training site, Griffith told 50 people attending a community meeting Thursday night at Sun Valley’s Limelight Room. We’ve already proven to the Olympic Committee that we’re worthy of being a training site by virtue of what we’re already doing, including the hosting of the Super Tour every couple years. There are just five programs nationwide that compare to Sun Valley’s Gold Team, said Sun Valley Nordic Coach Rick Kapala. And the Wood River Ability Program is the most active program for Paralympians in the country, according to its head, Marc Mast. But we could strive for more: more camps, competitions, conferences,

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STORY & PHOTO BY KAREN BOSSICK

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ne of Randy Flood’s most cherished photos is of his father—Peter Flood—taking him down the Kindercup course when he was just 2 1/2. He can’t wait to do the same with his 3-year-old son Huxley this coming Sunday. “It’ll be father passing on the tradition to his son,” said Flood, who still has his trophy from that first race. “Our community is a skiing community and the Kindercup is a milestone. Anyone who’s lived in the Valley, whether they’re a professional skier or not, has raced in the Kindercup.” The Papoose Club will hold its 57th annual Kindercup on Dollar Mountain beginning at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. This year’s race is being dedicated to Alice Schernthanner, longtime maven of the Children’s Ski School at Dollar Cabin. Schernthanner was among a group of mothers who started the club in 1954, giving moms a chance to babysit one another’s children so each could get some skiing in. The group started the Kindercup in 1957 at the old Kinderhorn ski hill, which sits above the Ketchum Cemetery, before moving to Dollar Mountain, said Anna Mathieu. Since, it has become one of the Valley’s most beloved traditions. The Papoose Club added the Nordic Cup in 2006 to address the growing number of children who were taking up skinny skiing. Heather Flood Daves—Randy Flood’s sister—said the Kindercup was one of the things she looked forward to as she moved back home from Atlanta, Ga., 10 years ago with two infant boys, Ethan and Alex, in tow. “I won once—the Kindercup got me started in my racing career,” said Daves, a pro racer who went on to be NCAA champion while skiing for Middlebury College in Vermont and a pro racer. “I remember always looking forward to it… the sunny days, all my friends getting together. And it’s very exciting to have my kids do it, to participate in something I did when I was a kid. We live in a place where there are not a lot of traditions that go back years and years, but the Kindercup is one of them.” Angie Grant Kettleband remembers being “super scared” as she stood in the gates for the first time. “Here I was, this little kid on this

“Any ski racer who has come out of Sun Valley almost surely raced in the Kindercup.” –Eric Leidecker

big mountain. I didn’t know if I would be able to make it around all those gates. But my three older sisters had done it before me and my mom was there, cheering me on. And afterwards, I felt proud I’d done it. It ‘an amazing thing for the camaraderie and confidence it builds,” she said. Eric Leidecker remembers how nervous he was when his oldest daughter Sasha raced in the Kindercup for the first time. “I saw Doran Key, who was one of my coaches when I was on the farm team, up there at the start and I could feel the pre-start jitters coming back even though I wasn’t racing,” he said. “It was a little nerve-wracking standing up there looking at all the adults I used to race against as kids. It was kind of like we were all sizing up each others’ kids.” Danielle Carruth recalls her son Jett, now 9, never took the straight path down. The first year he was distracted by the balloons and stopped in the middle of the race to fetch one. The second year he stopped at the gate to beckon his mother to join him. “It’s fun. It’s cute,” she said. “All the kids get a silver dollar from the bank so everyone wins. And I really think it’s a lot of fun for the kids to run the gates,” said Carruth, whose 7-year-old son Zephyr and 5-year-old daughter Scarlett are also Kindercup pros. Papoose Club President Danni Dean says that the Kindercup not only supports growth activities for the kids of the Wood River Valley, but puts its volunteers in direct contact with the kids for whom the club raises funds. “For me, the importance of the Kindercup is that the children are all having fun outside in the snow and on the ski slopes,” said Randy and Heather’s mother, Debbie Flood, who steered

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elissa Arnot leaves to climb Mount Everest for the sixth time in a couple weeks. This time the 29-year-old Ketchum resident will be climbing to raise money for supplemental insurance for sherpas in honor of her own sherpa, who was swept away in an avalanche when an ice fall collapsed in 2010. If she finds herself between a rock and a hard place, she’ll draw on the strength she found hour after hour of pushing herself in Sun Valley. Arnot, the first woman to summit Everest four times, may take her first step on Everest later this month. But she contends that she really took the first step last fall. That’s when she resumed her routine of waking up at 6 in the morning to climb Baldy, a 50pound pack on her back. A quick breakfast back on the bottom and she was headed to Zenergy health club for a few hours of working out before capping her work day with a run. “You could easily say I’m fit enough and I probably am—after all, I’ve been climbing mountains all summer. But I don’t know if I’m mentally fit enough and that’s where training comes in. If I can do these things when I’m really not into it, I can do it when I need to 29,000 feet up a mountain,” she says. Arnot is one of three worldclass mountain climbers who train in Sun Valley, using the surrounding mountains and 47,000-square-foot Zenergy health club. All three—Arnot, Peter Whittaker and Ed Viesturs—will share some of their experiences during a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Community School in Sun Valley. Arnot fell in love with mountain climbing while growing up near Glacier National Park in Whitefish, Mont. She moved here from Bozeman in 2008. “I wanted a smaller town, more sense of community. I’m gone six to eight months of the year so it’s super important to me to come home and feel like people noticed I was gone,” said Arnot, who climbs Everest from late March through June, then guides on Mount Rainier. Even though Arnot spends six months of the year climbing, she starts her training program when she returns to Sun Valley in September. She mixes it up a lot but generally it involves strength intervals, treadmill work, spinning class, a workout on the Hoist jungle gym system, climbing time on a machine called Jacob’s Ladder, and weightlifting. “I’m a professional athlete and guide. I have an obligation to my sponsors to be at the best I can be. I want to keep strong but I don’t want to build a lot of muscle because muscles use a lot of oxygen. I need my quads to be strong but not huge, so I use medium weights but do a lot of repetitions. Then, when my muscles are exhausted, I throw a medicine ball up in the air and against a wall to push myself a little harder,” she says. When the cardio and strength work is done, Arnot repairs her body with yoga, isolated stretches on Zenergy’s new stretching machines, time in the eucalyptus steam room, acupuncture and massage. “Stretching my body is key to not getting injured. My acupuncturist and massage therapist, Annelies Ware, finds the muscles that are tight and works on them. The acupuncture is like a magic wand—it relieves inflammation.” Arnot thought once about moving to Aspen. But, she claims, she couldn’t bear the thought of leaving Zenergy’s hot tub and its

Melissa Arnot has spent a lot of time climbing Jacob’s Ladder at Zenergy Health Club & Spa this winter in preparation for her climb up Mount Everest.

view of Baldy. “I feel lucky to be here,” says Arnot, who further cemented her ties to the area in July when she married Jon Duval, a Sun Valley Suns hockey player and head of Ketchum’s Community Development Corporation. On her next expedition, Arnot—a paramedic—will be climbing with the sherpas that set the ropes for those who follow. “A lot of people think mountain climbing involves a lot of adrenaline. But mountaineering is really a slow endurance sport. Everest, for instance, takes 60 days to climb as you climb up and down and up and down in the process of acclimatizing. “You’ve got to keep a long-term focus while maintaining shortterm enthusiasm. It’s minus 30 at the top. And in the middle of the day it can be one of the hottest places on earth and yet you have to be covered up because you’re so close to the sun.” A bad day, she says, is not when she tweaks her knee but when another climber dies. “It reminds you that life is fragile,” she says. “I know if I choose to play in that world I’ve got to set boundaries and know when to pull back.”

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Zenergy-sponsored athletes Melissa Arnot, Peter Whittaker and Ed Viesturs—all who live in the same neighborhood—will share their love of the mountains in “An Elevated Evening Around the World” Thursday. Viesturs, America’s leading highaltitude climber, has climbed all 14 of the 8,000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen. Whittaker has climbed all of the Seven Summits—the highest mountain peaks on each of the seven continents. And Arnot is the only woman to summit Everest four times. All three guide on Mount Rainier with RMI, Rainier Mountaineer, Inc., which was founded by Peter’s father Lou Whittaker. Combined, they have summitted 14,411-foot Mount Rainier, which is considered one of the most challenging volcanoes in the world and a training ground for the Himalayas, more than 500 times. The evening, sponsored by Zenergy Health Club & Spa, starts at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Community School Theater in Sun Valley. General admission is $15. A Meet and Greet will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost of the Meet and Greet is $25 and includes admission to the talk. Tickets are available at the Zenergy front desk, The Elephant’s Perch and online at http://zenergyts.com

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crop is left for the secret (wink) making of wine, which is kept hidden and saved for special, private ver since the occasions. The prohibiprevious town of tion is neither flaunted Beding, our mood or obeyed. Its when had been improving. We prohibitions turn violent, had arrived at the feet like with Al Capone or of the mountains we so Bali Szabo today’s War on Drugs yearned to see. We had that problems arise, earned our joy with eight hard adys of marching. We didn’t and societies eventually have to resolve them by relaxing the iron just enter this corner of the Higrip of intolerance. malayas for a look see, we were Not long after we laid our becoming at one with it. Fears of loads down in a pasture and a snow-blocked pass that would started to set up camp, the town force our retreat receded. We began to arrive. Thge people of were ready to celebrate. The Beding only came into camp if head sherpa Ang Lakpa still they had business. The inhabhad to procure additional bodies itanta of the lonelier Nagaon and supplies, and there was one weren’t so reticent. First came more thing he wanted - chang, the children. They had already what locally passes for beer. received word of our coming and That would be tonight’s drug delegations greeted us at the of choice. The marijuana laden outskirts, asking for the baloons magic brownies had to set up. Paul had been handing out on They’d be ready for tomorrow, the trail. There were little girls the rest day. carrying their even younger Chang is the alcoholic beverbrothers and sisters on their age of choice in these parts, backs. Boys, with wild black the others being the stronger shrublike hair and excited eyes, distilled beverages of Kukri rum some alone, some in groups, starand rakshi, a staple in all of ing, giggling, penetrating camp Central Asia. Any household can like the everpresent Himalayan brew chang by fermenting rice, cloud weaving its way between corn or barley. Every culture fertents and bones. The strength of ments something no matter how the mountains already showed vile the concoction, and you are in their boned, broad faces and expected to share it. Regardless ruddy alpine tans. These were of prohibitions, people ‘cheat.’ Tibetan children. The raw One of the strictest areas of the power and boundless beauty of world is the Northwest Territories of Pakistan, the Karakoram, the countryside was directly reflected in the unkempt elegance the western and highest end of of the populace. Like all purethe Himalayan chain. One of the breda, they had a special charm few paradises left left on earth all their own. It was a mutual is the Hunza valley that abuts admiration society. tws China. It is known for the sunny disposition of its people and If you have question or comments, contact Bali at this e-mail: hab4nh@aol.com. its fruit orchards. Some of the STORY & PHOTO BY BALI SZABO

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small amount to a clean cotton cloth and wipe wooden parts of furniture. Rug Deodorizer: Sprinkle dry carpets with baking soda. Wait 15 minutes and vacuum. Repeat if necessary. Mothballs: Use cedar chips or a sachet filled with lavender flowers, rosemary, mint, and/or white peppercorns. Whitening Scouring Powder: Mix well: 1 cup baking soda, 2 teaspoons cream of tartar, 1/8 cup borax, 1/4 cup grated citrus peel. Scrub using a damp sponge. Now your home is clean and you’ve saved money and avoided adding toxic materials to our waterways and the air in your home! Have questions, or want to supply some tips of your own? Contact the Environmental Resource Center at 208.726.4333 or reduce@ercsv.org. tws

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roper soil preparation provides the basis for good seed germination and growth of garden crops. The steps of soil preparation include testing, amending, and tilling. Testing: Contact your local County Extension Office to get instructions and sample bags for testing your garden soil. Soil tests are especially critical in a new garden plot but soil should be analyzed at least once every three years because conditions do not remain static. The soil test will tell you how much organic matter and fertilizer is needed. Amending with Organic Matter: Organic matter improves soil structure, increases water-holding capacity, improves fertility, and reduces problems with soil diseases. There is no replacement for organic matter in improving soil health and providing good growing conditions for vegetables. Organic matter can be added in the form of plant waste, compost, or using green manures. It is necessary to consistently add organic matter (every year or two) because it rapidly breaks down in the soil. Fertilizing: It impossible to provide fertilizer application recommendations that will apply to every gardening situation. But, whether you prefer traditional or

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ick Krekow, Community School junior, loves to spin—records, that is. Although technically he’s not spinning vinyl on old school turntables, he’s still spinning out highly danceable beats. “I was always messing around with D.J.’ing,” he said. “I love music and I love to make people dance so eventually people started asking me to D.J. at weddings and at other events. Last summer I got serious and bought some equipment, including turntables, software and some speakers. The software is called Tractor and allows you to mix and edit the music.” All of this is done live. “Although I can scratch, I don’t like to do it. Everything is digital and comes from my computer. I don’t use CDs or vinyl. I also haven’t been doing it too much lately because I’m focusing on getting into college, but when I do it, I focus on house music and rap, especially people like 50 Cent, Dr. Dre and The Game. The bottom line is that I like to make people happy and getting them to dance is a great way.” In the meantime, Krekow is

carrying a 3.9 grade point average at The Community School where he has a special love for math and science. He is currently taking Advanced Placement calculus. “I want to be an engineer—maybe mechanical, but I’m not sure because the field is so broad. But I find math and science easy and I have an affinity for it. I’m interested in how things work. In calculus you can find the areas and volume of any shape regardless of size. I also like definitive answers to problems and that doesn’t happen in classes like English. Also, I love to build things.” This hobby started at six years old with extensive work with Lego sets. “At 15 I built a Tesla coil that was six feet tall. It can produce lightning and can power a fluorescent bulb if you place it next to it. I just pieced it together and found out how to build it online. It looked really cool and interesting and it turned out awesome. I still have it in my garage.” On to his new project—building a hovercraft. “It’s a craft that has a skirt that

fills with air and floats. I want to build one for two people and that can travel at 50 mph. It’s powered by a small engine, like one from a snowmobile. There are lots of plans online but it will cost several thousand dollars so that’s what’s been holding me back. That, and Mom’s not too thrilled about the idea.” Krekow is also a member of the Boy Scouts and is close to becoming an Eagle Scout, which he must complete before he turns 18. “I started in ninth grade because before that I was on the cross-country ski team and that took up a lot of my time. My brother was an Eagle Scout so it seemed very interesting and it was just something that I wanted to do. I enjoy being outside because I’m very athletic and I love all the skills and opportunities that it has afforded me.” These are skills and opportunities that will serve Krekow well in a bright future. tws Each week, Jonathan Kane will be profiling a local high-school student. If you know someone you’d like to see featured, e-mail leslie@ theweeklysun.com

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he scene of a 12-year-old girl forced to gun down her family rather than watch them be killed with a machete by rebel soldiers flickered across the screen of the Sun Valley Opera House Sunday night. “I had to learn to make my tears go inside my eyes so they wouldn’t see me crying,” said the girl, in this story of human resilience. Even as a sold-out Sun Valley audience got a taste of some of the brutalities going on half-way around the world in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the drama “War Witch was raking in Canada’s equivalent of the Oscars. By the time the credits rolled across the screen, “War Witch”—a 2013 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film—had collected 10 Canadian Screen Awards, including those for “Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Screenplay. “The director had planned on being here tonight after opening the film in New York on Friday. But he had to change his plans when he received all these nominations,” said Peggy Goldwyn, co-chair of the Family of Woman Film Festival. The Family of Woman Film Festival, founded six years ago, has gotten stronger with each year as it presents films designed to open eyes about the struggles women and children face around the world. “Your attendance tonight is an act of activism,” said Kate Gilmore, deputy director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and assistant secretary-general of the United Nations. “Showing up is an act of standing up. You’ll see how desperate is the need for standing up, standing out, speaking out.” “The invisible War,” another 2013 Academy Award nominee, seemed to resonate the most with viewers—if for no other reason than it involved Americans and is something viewers felt they could do something about. The military is a target-rich environment for predators who study their prey, stalk them and wait until they’re at their most vulnerable to attack, experts said as the film rolled. Fifteen percent of those who have been accused of assaulting a fellow soldier had attempted or committed rape before entering the military—twice that of the regular population, the film added. But, of more than 3,000 allegations, only 175 perpetrators have done time. One official dismissed the complaints as “an occupational hazard of military service.” Those who are raped in the military have a higher rate of post-traumatic stress disorder than men in combat, the movie added. “It’s hard because they see each other as family, as a band of brothers and sisters. When that bond of trust is violated, it penetrates to the heart,” said Film Director Amy Ziering following

Amy Ziering, director of “The Invisible War,” chats with Trina McDonald, one of the women who told how they’d been sexually assaulted by fellow troops in the film. McDonald’s dog is trained to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. She creates space around McDonald and checks the perimeters of McDonald’s house before McDonald enters.

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the screening. The movie already prompted Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to take the decision to prosecute away from unit commanders, said Ziering. Better yet would be taking that decision outside the chain of command. Festival co-chair Stephanie Perenchio said interest following the movie has prompted her to put together a list of names for those wanting to help that will be forwarded to Ziering. Those wishing to be involved can also go to notinvisible.org. “Human suffering anywhere

concerns me and women everywhere,” Perenchio added. Tracey Caraluzzi not only watched many of the films but she and Julie Zapoli used their new catering business, A2Z Catering, to furnish the lavish reception featuring such interesting foodbites as Roquefort Cheesecake with Ginger Snaps. “We live in a cloistered community. This film festival gives my daughters and sons a chance to see some of the things going on in the rest of the world,” she said. tws

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All of them, enlisted in various branches of the military and the Coast Guard, were raped by their fellow band of brothers. The 250 people in attendance at the Opera House were seeing a tear jerker, but it was no fun. Throughout the presentation they could be heard gasping. The detailed accounts of these longsuffering women were shocking, and that was just the beginning. About 80 percent of assaulted women do not report it, nor do the thousands of men who suffer the same fate. The military is a self-enclosed hierarchy, and the victims have nowhere to go, in spite of high-profile public assurances to the contrary. Until recently, the unit commander was the final judge and jury. The change of command ended with him, and he had unit morale to consider. Boys will be boys. Passing complaints upstairs endangered his career. It is estimated that upwards of 500,000 military women have been raped over the last 25 years, often by someone who outranked them. A woman is more likely to be raped in the military than in civil society. Every victim said that while the rapes were bad (they were frequently violent and resulted in physical injury, sometimes permanent), breaking the bonds of trust were worse. Ideals, hopes, dreams and lives were shattered. It might as well have been incest. If the woman reported the incident (after they were warned not to), the retaliation

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Coffee with the Community - 8 to 9 a.m. at Java in Ketchum. This informal visit is a chance for public to meet admin and board members. Info: www.BlaineSchools.org Visit Sun Valley Membership Meeting 9 a.m. at The Community Library, in the lecture room. Info: www.visitsunvalley. com Books and Babies - 10 a.m. at the Bellevue Public Library. St. Thomas Playhouse Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Theater Tour presents Stone Soup - 10:30 a.m. at Hailey Public Library. Free, but donations accepted. Info: 208-726-3493 Story Mania - 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hailey Public Library. A book-lovinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; story hour featuring passionate parents and volunteers. All ages. Info: www.HaileyPublicLibrary.org or 788-2036. USCSA Races - 11 a.m. at Bald and Dollar Mountains. Collegiate Nationals for Alpine and Nordis Ski and Snowboard Racing. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. Hailey Kiwanis Club meets at 11 a.m. at the BC Senior Connection, 721 S. 3rd Ave, across from the Armory. New Moms Support Group - 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the River Run Rooms at St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital. Info: 208-727-8733 Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants - 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA in Ketchum. 727-9600. Free Brown Bag Health Tak: Keep Your Balance w/Kristin Bevers - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms. Info: 208-727-8733 Beginning bridge lessons - 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@ jomurray.com. www.SunValleyBridge. com Wood River Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Charitable Foundation Winter Education Forum - 2 to 4:30 p.m. at The Valley Club Blubhouse. Pre-registration is encouraged. Contact Andrea Van Every at 208-726-6011 or wrwcf1@gmail.com. $10 donation is encouraged. General info: www.wrwcf.org Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  2 - 3:30 pm and 6:00 - 7:30 pm. 416 Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: HansMukh 721-7478 Intermediate bridge lessons - 3-5:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church

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1st-3rd Grade Visit Days at The Mountain School, Bellevue. Find out what Waldorf education could offer your child. Pre-register: 208-788-3170 Yoga Sauna - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m., Bellevue. Info: 720-6513. Sustainable Soils Workshop presented by the Wood River Land Trust and the University of Idaho - 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hailey Armory. Register/Info: sarahb@uidaho.edu or 208-788-5585 Yoga and the Breath w/Victoria Roper - 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the BCRD Fitworks Yoga Studio. Senior Stretch and Breathe - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Gateway in Hailey. $5. Info: 208-720-5085 Eat Right, Your Way, Everyday. Celebrate National Nutrition Month with St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wood River Hospital cafeteria. Enjoy free samples of healthy desserts, meals for under 3 dollars and ethnic breakfast foods. USCSA Races - 11 a.m. at Bald and Dollar Mountains. Collegiate Nationals for Alpine and Nordis Ski and Snowboard Racing. Stellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 30 minute meditation class (beginner level) - 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the YMCA in Ketchum. FREE. Info: 726-6274. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. Movie and Popcorn for $1 - 1 p.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  2 - 3:30 pm and 6:00 - 7:30 pm. 416 Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: HansMukh 721-7478 Duplicate Bridge for all skill levels - 3 p.m., in the basement of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Ketchum. Call 726-5997 for info. GRAND OPENING for Hyperbarics of Sun Valley - 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 21 Comet Lane, Ste. A, Hailey (next to Blue Heron Framing off Airport Way). Ribbon cutting at 6 p.m.

Hemingway Chapter â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Trout Unlimited presents Bull Trout, Idaho Natives with John Chatel, Aquatics Program Manager for US Forest Service â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 5 to 7 p.m. at Whiskey Jacques, Ketchum. Free. Info: http:// hemingwaytu.org S Spike Coggins - 5 to 7 p.m. at Silver Dollar Saloon, Bellevue. No cover FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall in Hailey. Walker Center Early Recovery & Alumni Support Group - 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at the Sun Club South in Hailey. Info: 208-7206872 or 208-539-3771 Public Talk with Anam Thubten, meditation teacher - 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal, Ketchum. Sugg. donation $10; however, no one turned away for lack of funds. Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Magic Lantern Cinemas present Coast Modern - 7 p.m. at the Magic Lantern, Ketchum. Q&A with architecht Geroge Suyama to follow. $10m/$12nm. Info: film@sunvalleycenter.org S The B-Side Players from San Diego - 8:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Brewery, Hailey. $5 S Ethan Tucker Band - 9 p.m. at Whiskey Jacques, Ketchum. $5

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1st-3rd Grade Visit Days at The Mountain School, Bellevue. Find out what Waldorf education could offer your child. Pre-register: 208-788-3170 USCSA Races - 11 a.m. at Bald and Dollar Mountains. Collegiate Nationals for Alpine and Nordis Ski and Snowboard Racing. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. Therapeutic Yoga for the back with Katherine Pleasants - 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA in Ketchum. 727-9622. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  2 -3:30 pm 416 Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: 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, 7201501 or jo@sunvalleybridge.com. www. SunValleyBridge.com. Volunteer Appreciation Cocktail Party - 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. All past and current volunteers are welcome. RSVP: 208-726-9358.

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_ Boy Scout Jamboree Troop Fundraiser (Family Movie Night: Wreck-It Ralph) 6 p.m. at the Grange, Hailey. Bring family or drop off children. Free, but donations accepted. RSVP/Info: Andrew at 208-7213015 S Sun Valley Center for the Arts presents the Michael Kaeshammer Trio (boogie-woogie) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6:30 p.m. at the nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Tickets/info: 208-7269491 or www.sunvalleycenter.org Sun Valley Suns vs. Aspen Leafs - 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley indoor ice rink. S Old Death Whisper - 9:30 p.m. at Silver Dollar Saloon, Bellevue. No cover and free shuttle rides available saturday, 3.9.13

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487-2571 or 208-720-1738 Passport Day in the USA - Blaine Count Recorderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office (Old County Court house, Hailey) will be open from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. today, so you can apply for you passport book or passport card. Passpor info: travel.state.gov Saturday Storytime - 10 a.m. at the Chil drenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Library in The Community Library Ketchum. FREE. Info: 208-726-3493 Snowshoe Treks with the Sawtooth Na tional Recreation Area - meet at the Visi tor Center at 10:45 a.m., trek begins at 11 a.m. Free to children 12 and under, and a limited number of snowshoes will be available. BCRD snowshoe pass of $5 ma apply. Tours are approx. 3/4 to 1 mile and last about an hour. Register early to en sure your spot: 727-5000.

St. Thomas Playhouse Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Theater Tour presents Stone Soup - 2 p.m at Hailey Public Library. Free, but dona tions accepted. Info: 208-726-3493 Story Mania - 2 p.m. at the Hailey Publi Library. A book-lovinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; story hour featur ing passionate parents and volunteers. A ages. Info: www.HaileyPublicLibrary.or or 788-2036. FREE Tea Tasting - 2 to 4 p.m. at Tranquil ity Teahouse, Ketchum. Info: 726-0095 o www.TranquilityTeahouse.com Restorative Yoga with Katherine Pleas ants - 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. - YMCA in Ket chum. 727-9600.

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Bellevue Public Library. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants - 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA in Ketchum. 727-9600. Laughter Yoga with Carrie Mellen - 12:15 to 1 p.m. at All Things Sacred (upstairs at the Galleria). Duplicate Bridge for all skill levels - 3 p.m., in the basement of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Ketchum. Call 726-5997 for info. Intermediate Bridge Lessons - 3-5:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@jomurray. com. www.SunValleyBridge.com Community Soul Dance (all ages welcome) w/live music - 4 to 5 p.m. at the Gateway in Hailey. $10. Info: 208-7205085 NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill â&#x20AC;&#x153;Connectionsâ&#x20AC;? Recovery Support Group for persons living with mental illness - 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the NAMI-WRV office on the corner of Main and Maple - lower level under the Hailey Chamber Office, Hailey. Info: 309-1987 Restorative Yoga with Katherine Pleasants - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - MOVE Studio, Ketchum. 727-9600. FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall in Hailey.

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Yoga Sauna - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m., Bellevue. Info: 720-6513. Wake Up Hailey - 9 to 10 a.m. at the Red Door Design House with Marina Broschofsky in Hailey. Join the Hailey Chamber of Commerce and local business folks about whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s happening in Hailey. Info: 208-7883484 Mama and Me BodyBall (infants, toddlers and moms) - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Gateway in Hailey. $15. Info: 208-7205085 Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Library Science time w/Ann Christensen, 11 a.m. at the Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Library of the Community Library in Ketchum YMCA Mommy Yoga - ages infant to walking. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Info: 727-9622. Rotary Club of Ketchum/Sun Valley meeting - 12 to 1:15 p.m. at Ricoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Ketchum. Info: www.Rotary.org Guided Meditation - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wood River, Chapel. Info: 7278733 Blood Pressure Check - 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Connection. 788-3468. BINGO after lunch, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Connection. 788-3468. Sewcial Society open sew - 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fabric Granery in Hailey. Outdoor After School Program for 1st 3rd Graders - 2:30 to 5 p.m. at The Mountain School, Bellevue. Space is limited, call for details/register: 208-788-3170 Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  2 - 3:30 pm and 6:00 - 7:30 pm. 416 Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: HansMukh 721-7478 Duplicate bridge game for those new to duplicate - 3-5:30 p.m. at the Wood River YMCA, Ketchum. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@sunvalleybridge.com.

www.SunValleyBridge.com Weight Watchers - 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. Muscle Testing Class with Dr. Maria Maricich - 5:30 p.m. at 131 4th St. E, Ste. 310, Ketchum. $25. Info/register: 208-7266010 or info@drmariamaricich.com Breast Cancer Support and Networking Group - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center for Community Health, hailey. Info: 208-727-8733 FREE Hailey Community Meditation - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Pure Body Pilates, across from Hailey Atkinsonsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;. All welcome, chairs and cushions available. Info: 7212583 Sun Valley Artist Series presents The Unasnwered Questions: The Harvard Lectures by Leonard Bernstein - 6 p.m. at The Community Library, Ketchum. Free acupuncture clinic for veterans, military and their families 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Cody Acupuncture Clinic, Hailey. 7207530.

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Stanley Sled Dog Rendezvous â&#x20AC;&#x201C; mushers and sled dogs, and skijoring races. Info: www.stanley.id.gov Idaho Dance Theatreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2013 Black Tie Gala - begins at 5 p.m. at the Grove Hotel Ballroom, Boise. $100 includes dinner and dancing. Info/tickets: www.idahodancetheatre.org

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Northside Lecture Series presents Out of the Sagebrush and Back Again: The Carey Land Act and Old Town Sites in So. Central Idaho with Kelly Kast - 7 p.m. at the CSI North Side Campus in Gooding. Free and open to the public. Info: 208-934-8678

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Winter Lecture Series presents: Tim Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Big Wood, Ketchum. Tickets/Info: 208726-9491 or www.sunvalleycenter.org Wood River High School Drama Dept. presents its spring musical â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;SNOOPY!â&#x20AC;&#x2122; - 7 p.m. at the WRHS Performing Arts Theater, Community Campus, Hailey. $8/ adults, $5/high school students and seniors, $3 middle school students and $1 for elementary students and children

Thursday, 3.14.13

Sun Valley Film Festival. Tickets, calendar and more info at www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org Free Opening Reception of Home Front: Higher Ground - 5 to 6:30 p.m. at The Center, Hailey. Meet local photographer Matthew Hayes and members of the Higher Ground staff.

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ll right, I have to admit it. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m a sucker for small films aimed at the adult market that feature excellent actors, a fine script and confident direction. Such is the case with the fine new film Quartet which opened at the Magic Lantern Cinemas on Friday. It also is noteworthy because it is the directorial debut of the 75-yearold (can you believe it?) expert actor, Dustin Hoffman. Hoffman is notorious for torturing other directors with his penchant for perfectionism but here the shoe is on the other foot and he carries the baton expertly. Kudos must be given for his handling of the British all-star cast, especially the movieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leadâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;the grande dame Maggie Smith. But he also imbues the movie with a light spirit and touch that is infectious and, though on the surface the film might seem a little too close for comfort to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which also starred Smith, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be fooled. Quartet stands nicely on its own, thank you. The story revolves around a retirement home for musicians and opera singers that are facing financial ruin. Everything depends on the year-end fundraiser, which is always a salute to Verdi. Michael Gambon beautifully plays the director of the event and also present is three quarters of a famed quartetâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Billy Connolly (who steals the movie), Tom Courtenay and Pauline Collins. Enter Smith, the fourth member of the group who years ago cheated on Courtenay and broke the quartet up. Afraid of the ravages of age and what it has done to her voice, she resists their attempts to reunite and Courtenay deals with his broken heart. The script is by Oscar winner Ronald Harwood based upon his stage play. It delivers in a quiet way, like the rest of the picture. Most of the supporting cast is actual musicians and opera singers and in a beautiful coda during the closing credits we are given a glimpse of their youth. Quartet is fine entertainment. tws

Steinbeckâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Grapes of Wrath and Other Writingsâ&#x20AC;?: Literary Classics of the United States Series, 1996.

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sidewalks of our Valley as I do. That is why we at the Hailey Chamber want to introduce you to some of our members and give you a better understanding of their business, what influences them, and what great feats they have accomplished here and beyond. It is our hope that you learn something new about a business in our community and that you gain a new appreciation and understanding for the business around the corner and, additionally, that you may be inspired to try something new or even make a call and find out more about a business you never knew about. If nothing else, you can look around the next time you are in one of our local businesses and smile as broadly and proudly as I do when I acknowledge the faces of the people whom make up the unique demographics of our Valley. tws

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Please join the Hailey Chamber of Commerce for Wake-Up Hailey from 9 to 10 a.m. this Tuesday, March 12 at Marina Broschofsky’s Red Door Design House located at 12 W. Bullion St. in Hailey. Come and enjoy a cup of coffee, a light treat and Chamber chatter. Find out what is going on in Hailey. For more information, please call the Hailey Chamber at 788-3484.

Blaine Co. Housing Authority Moves

Blaine County Housing Authority is moving to a new location that will put them in the heart of Ketchum’s business core. The move happens this Friday, March 8 and the location is in the Camas Building next to ResortQuest (200 W. River St., Ste. 103). They welcome anyone to stop by the new office and say hello. They are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or by appointment. For more info, visit www.bcoha.org.

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“We’re proud to lend our support to the Sun Valley Film Festival again this year and we’ve been impressed with the rich variety of films and cinematic star power planned for this year’s event,” said Zions Bank area president Bryan Furlong. “At Zions Bank, we have a long history of supporting the arts and cultural projects because they help stimulate economic development and vibrancy in our communities.” Zions Bank will present the Hollywood Heritage event on Saturday, March 16, which features a screening of Clint Eastwood’s “Pale Rider,” filmed in Sun Valley. Producer David Valdes will introduce the film, which begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Opera House. A limited number of tickets are available and can be purchased online at www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org <http://www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org> . During the awards ceremony at the close of the festival on March 17, Zions Bank will present the Gem State Award. The $1,000 jury prize will recognize a filmmaker whose work best

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Sun Valley Film Festival Schedule is Released and Tickets are Now on Sale The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, has released its full film and event schedule for the March 14-17 weekend on its Website at www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org. The lineup includes 88 film, TV and video screenings, including nine world premieres and the festival’s first multiplatform digital series – Deep Powder. This year the festival is offering the SVFF Freebie Series, which includes National Geographic WILD TV’s world

premiere, Kingdom of the Oceans, Celeste and Jesse Forever, and Genetic Roulette. Over 60 filmmakers are expected to attend the festival to showcase their films to audiences and network with others in the industry. Individual film tickets are now on sale through the festival Website and will also be available at Festival headquarters, located at 251 N. Washington Ave. in downtown Ketchum, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily.

Hyperbarics of Sun Valley Grand Opening Please join the Hailey Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hyperbarics of Sun Valley on Thursday, March 7. The opening is from 5 to 7:30 p.m., with the ribbon cutting at 6 p.m. The new business is located at 21 Comet Lane, Suite A, Hailey (next to Blue Heron in the old 5B CrossFit/Hunger Coalition building). Food and beverages are

being served by Billy Olson and Power House. Come to the grand opening and enjoy snacks and beverages generously provided by Billy Olson and Power House. Find out more about this fascinating new business in our Valley. For more information, please call the Hailey Chamber at 788-3484.

Passport Day in the USA Event on Saturday The Blaine County Recorder’s Office is hosting a special passport event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., this Saturday, March 9 to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. The Blaine County Recorder’s Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2013, a national passport acceptance and outreach event. U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or reentering the United States by air. U.S. citizens entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea

ports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government. Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available at travel.state.gov. U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone, in English and Spanish, by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778. The event takes place at the Recorder’s Office, which is located in the Old County Courthouse at 206 S. 1st Ave. in Hailey.

Free Tony Furtado Concert at Mahoney’s Tony Furtado is back on tour an Mahoney’s Bar & Grill in Bellevue is pleased to announce a surprise early

spring show at 8 p.m. this Saturday, March 9. The show is free and family friendly.

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her three children through the races and is now watching her grandchildren take part. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They learn responsibility by being at the starting gate on time. It is a start for learning sportsmanship and cheering for your friends at trophy time. Few of the kids will go on to be racers, but their racing experience in the Kindercup will always be with them.â&#x20AC;?

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The Papoose Club will present its 57th annual Kindercup Sunday at Dollar Mountain. Costumes are encouraged for this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s race, which will be held in memory of Alice Schernthanner. Registration will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Races begin at 10:15 a.m. and the medal ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m.

Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t oversleepâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Daylight Savings Time goes into effect Sunday, meaning we all lose an hour of sleep. The race is for skiers and snowboarders ages 3 through 12. Registration forms may be downloaded from papooseclub.org and contestants may pre-register through today at Sturtevants in Hailey and Ketchum, Atkinson Park, Formula Sports and Dollar Mountain Lodge. Sponsors are Sun Valley Company, Power Engineers, Smith Optics, US Bank, Clif Bar and The Papoose Club.

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The Clubâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s main fundraising events are the Holiday Bazaar, Wagon Days Pancake Breakfast and Plant Extravaganza, which it does with Webb Nurseries in

June. Recently, it awarded funds to help provide scholarships and subsidize an expanded summer program for children in the Higher Ground Sun Valley, formerly Sun Valley Adaptive Sports, program. It provided scholarships for the Environmental Resource Centerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s summer EcoCamps. And it awarded monies to the Blaine County Education Foundation to help with afterschool programs involving math tutoring and social learning skill development. The club will hold its annual New Members Night in September. For information, go to papooseclub.org or call 208-7266642. tws

Bill Grant Skis on 81st Birthday STORY & PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK

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here was beer and pizza. And an opportunity to blow out 13 candles on The Chocolate Mooseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Better Than Sex Cake. But it was doing a wheelie on skis that set Bill Grantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 81st birthday apart. It was Grantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first time back on skis since he suffered a head injury in a skiing accident 14 years ago on March 19, 1999, that left him unable to speak and with limited ability to stand or walk. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know exactly what happened,â&#x20AC;? reminisces his wife Betty Grant. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He was skiing down Limelight and fell. People who saw him cross I-80 said he looked as if heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been shot out of a cannon.â&#x20AC;? It was Edward Sellers, a ski instructor with Higher Groundâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;formerly Sun Valley Adaptive Sportsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;who suggested they take Bill skiing for his birthday. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s difficult to sense what Bill thinks of the whole thing as Sellers and Jeff Pitts outfit him in gloves and helmet. But he looks a little nervous, repeatedly turning his head away from those trying to give him a pep talk. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m excited,â&#x20AC;? says Higher Groundâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Program Director Cara Barnett. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is possibly an emotional time. I think heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a little nervousâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be after all these years. But itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a beautiful day so weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see.â&#x20AC;? Sellers and Pitts help the 5foot-11 man make the transition from his Breezy 510 wheelchair to a Mountain Man bi-ski, which resembles a bucket seat atop two snazzy shaped skis. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is what you used to have to do for us girls,â&#x20AC;? his daughter Theresa Grant tells him as they strap him in. The two men push Bill out to the Quarter Dollar lift, set him on the chair between them and within seconds Bill is soaring above the myriad of youngsters making pizza-like snowplow turns below. Theresa, who flew in from Tanzania where she operates a Making a Difference orphanage, rides one chairlift behind. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been wanting him to try this for a long time, but I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if it was possible,â&#x20AC;? she says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He spends so much time in the wheelchair doing nothingâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nice to see him get out in the sunshine.â&#x20AC;? Once off the chair, Sellers and Pitts waste no time getting down to business. Sellers pushes Bill and the bi-ski off the cat track and makes giant sweeping turns at a pace so fast that Theresa worries that she wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be able to get a picture. Bill grunts as he cruises past. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a good thing,â&#x20AC;? Theresa says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It shows heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reacting.â&#x20AC;? Back at the bottom, Betty Grant is stepping into a pair of

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K2 skis, ready to head up the lift with her husband. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The girls asked me what I expected to accomplish. I thought it would be exciting to see how he reactsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;after all, we live in ski country. Even just getting to Dollar Mountain was an accomplishment,â&#x20AC;? she says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I introduced Bill to skiing. We used to ski Dollar together,â&#x20AC;? she adds, as she follows her husband on the chairlift. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We always skied together except for the day he was hurt. I was in Fairfield that day.â&#x20AC;? At top, Sellers takes Bill for another ride as Betty skis alongside. Just for fun, he does a wheelie with Bill, exacting a note of glee from Betty. With the warm sun and enchanting snow conditions, Sellers decides to turn it up a notch and soon the group is heading to the top of Dollar Mountain. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wheee!â&#x20AC;? Betty exclaims as they head down Seppâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bowl. But the punctuation point to the day comes back at Carolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dollar Mountain Lodge as the group gathers around pepperoni pizza and Better Than Sex Chocolate Cake. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So, how did you like that,

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been wanting him to try this for a long time, but I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if it was possibleâ&#x20AC;Śitâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nice to see him get out in the sunshine. â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201C;Theresa Grant Bill? Ready to go again?â&#x20AC;? Sellers asks him. For the first time all afternoon, Billâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lips crinkle upwards in a smile and a twinkle shines in his eye as he shakes his head in the affirmative. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Skiing, pizza, beerâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not to like?!â&#x20AC;? Sellers responds. tws

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harley French doesn’t seem to be experiencing jet lag after returning from Italy where he won three gold medals in the World Masters competition. He—and a number of the Vamps—dominated the age groups in Nordic races held this past weekend in West Yellowstone. Elizabeth, or Betsy, Youngman, who was the 15th finisher in the 50-kilometer American Birkebeiner last week, won her

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Former Marine Omar Bermejo, who lost his arm in a motorcycle accident, took part in a biathlete training camp at Lake Creek in February. The event brought U.S. Ski Team coaches and athletes to Sun Valley in what ski coach Marc Mast called the first official training event since Sun Valley was designated a U.S. Olympic/Paralympic Nordic training site.

seminars, U.S. Olympic Committee programs and even move toward hosting Olympic trials. Kapala and Wiseman are already talking with Boise State University about establishing a human performance lab here. The lab would not be just for elite athletes but could be used for fitness tourists who come to Sun Valley for week-long camps to improve Nordic or mountain bike performances, as well as those seeking to learn how to age gracefully or just get help figuring out why their hip hurts every time they ski. And Mast says he’d like to bring a World Cup Paralympics

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A U.S. Ski Team member took part in a biathlete training camp at Lake Creek in February. The event brought U.S. Ski Team coaches and athletes to Sun Valley in what ski coach Marc Mast called the first official training event since Sun Valley was designated a U.S. Olympic/Paralympic Nordic training site.

to Sun Valley in a couple years. Seventy-four percent of those in the audience said they’d like to see Sun Valley press to be designated as a mountain bike training site, as well. The audience, given three choices, also cast 65 percent of its votes for freestyle designation; 51 percent, snowboard; 39 percent, alpine; and 35 percent, ice skating. Healthcare providers, from chiropractors to St. Luke’s, may be able to tap into increased demand for services as some of

these things come to fruition, Griffith said. And retail businesses should benefit from the influx of more people. “The economic impact—you can’t buy this,” he said. Hailey resident Tim Hamilton said he can’t wait to see the spin-off from Sun Valley’s new designation. “When we see the U.S. Ski Team rollerblading down the bike path, it’s going to be a show stopper!” tws

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age class in the 50k this weekend. Ditto for Susan Thoreson and Patrick Johnson. Others cleaning up in the 50K were Nicole DeYoung, second, and Alexa Turzian, third. Rendezvous Age Class Champs in the 25K: Carol Mutzel 1:38:46.4; Carol Rank 1:39:26.5; Katherine Sheldon 1:39:33.9; Grace Dyck 1:40:58.0; Susan Usher 1:50:41.6; Carol Monteverde 1:59:10.7; Kim Kawaguchi 1:37:26.5; Linda McClatchy 1:53:58.6; and Charley French 2:09:50.8. tws

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NAMI Teachers (l-r): back row: Roger Olson, Gail Wray, Tom Hanson; front row: Tewa Evans, Nancy Kennette. courtesy photo

Family-to-Family Program Sees 14 Grads Last Thursday, Feb. 28 was graduation day for 14 Wood River Valley family members who completed the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s (NAMI) Family-to-Family Educational Program. NAMI is exceptionally proud of the initiative of these individuals to seek current knowledge and awareness on the challenges brought by a mental health diagnosis. Free of charge, Family-to-Family is a comprehensive, 12-session course designed specifically to educate, support and empower participants with an understanding of the challenges mental illness can bring to their loved ones. As well, family members who take the NAMI Family-to-Family course are

better equipped to work with mental health clinicians in a collaborative manner. Our Wood River affiliate Family-toFamily Program Director Nancy Kennette will be sent to Washington, D.C., to receive her Idaho state certification as a Family-to-Family trainer. She will be provided with the latest information available in the field of mental health and wellness and will return able to train others to teach this lifechanging program. Please call the NAMI – WRV Helpline at 309-1987 for further information about mental Illness, to enroll in our free educational classes or attend our weekly support groups.

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or those who have successfully accumulated retirement assets and lived past their 70th birthday, there is a federal tax requirement that can affect their retirement withdrawal strategy. The Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) mandates that a minimum percentage of assets held in tax-qualified accounts (think IRA) must be withdrawn in each tax year. This distribution must start by April 1 of the year following the year one turns 70 1/2. The penalty for overlooking this requirement is steep. I have seen the tax penalty exceed 2 percent of all assets held in the affected IRA or 401(k) account. Unfortunately, this regulation goes into effect at a time when some retiree’s are least able to deal with additional complexity in their finances. For successful savers that reach age 70 without needing to withdraw money from their tax-qualified account, the RMD can be an unexpected obligation. In my experience, most financial institutions make an effort to help their clients avoid RMD penalties. I have personally visited with a handful of clients to remind them that they need to address this distribution prior to the approaching April 1 deadline. I also help them prepare for the fact that their required minimum distributions are subject to ordinary income taxes and are not eligible for a rollover to another retirement plan or IRA. This personal touch is a quality I suggest you seek when engaging the services of a financial advisor.

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I have also seen what can happen when the institution holding the tax-qualified account takes a passive role in this regard. I recently assisted a 74-year-old retiree that held his IRA with another financial institution. During my initial analysis of this client’s retirement assets I was surprised to learn that he had not received a single RMD distribution. Even more distressing was the fact that he had not even received a notification from the institution that he was subject to the RMD. I can still hear the anguish in his voice when he asked me why didn’t they tell him that he was required to liquidate a portion of this IRA. This cautionary example is especially relevant for do-it-yourself savers that have shunned assistance from investment professionals. Getting a professional to review your portfolio can be particularly beneficial as you near retirement. It is also important to clarify, if you are subject to an RMD, if you or a spouse have turned 70 in the last 18 months. Securities offered through MWA Financial Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Modern Woodmen of America, 1701 1st Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201 (309) 558-3100. Member: FINRA, SIPC. Tax issues are complex. Please consult a tax or legal professional before making a decision. Terry Downs is a Financial Representative with Modern Woodmen of America. He has offices located in Twin Falls and Hailey to serve you. Phone: (208) 316-2244 or e-mail him at terry. r.downs@mwarep.org. tws


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love kale and my bird, Bandit, loves kale. Hugo, my toy poodle, does not. Oh well, Hugo and I don’t always like the same foods. Funny, though, I don’t remember seeing as much kale as that being displayed recently in our markets. Well, I’m glad it’s so readily available because there’s so much you can do with it and Bandit tells me that it’s extremely healthy for you. Thanks, Bandit. Additionally, I’ll tell you that I like kale raw for a salad as well as cooked in various ways as in this recipe. Even if you don’t like kale that much, I think that you’ll enjoy it this way. So, here goes and, as usual: Enjoy and Bon Appètit!!!

Kale Soup with Potato Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 large baking potato, cut into eighths 1 clove garlic, lightly smashed 5 C. vegetable stock (but you can also use chicken or beef stock) About 3 C. roughly chopped kale leaves (well rinsed and stripped from the stalks before chopping) 1 tsp. FRESH marjoram (the fresh makes such a difference but dried will do and you can use oregano instead if you wish) 1 bay leaf Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Combine the potato, garlic and 2 C. of the stock in a medium saucepan and turn the heat to medium-high. Cook until the

potato is soft, about 15 minutes; cool slightly. While doing the above, cook the kale in the remaining stock (3 C.) with the marjoram (oregano) and bay leaf until tender, about 10 minutes. Remove the bay leaf. Now I use a potato masher to mash the potato mixture before putting it in a blender to puree it. Next, puree it. The mixture will be thick. Stir it into the simmering kale, season with salt and pepper, and heat through. Serve immediately Additional versions: Beat 2 eggs with 1/2 C. shredded Parmesan cheese. Add this mixture at the last minute into your soup. There will be bits of egg and Parmesan in it and it’ll be delicious. If you just do the eggs, that’s a bit Greek or Chinese. The Parmesan gives it an Italian twist. For a Japanese version, add a bit of soy sauce, sesame oil and a dash of lime. You can even add a bit of green chili sauce. You can also add some sliced chicken sausage in the soup to make it a bit of the Portuguese version. See how versatile just a bit of potato and kale can be? For easy access and printing of this and past recipes, visit Margot’s blog http://blog. tempinnkeeper.com Call Margot for personal cooking help at 7213551. 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. tws

Michael Kaeshammer Trio BY KAREN BOSSICK

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t’s only fitting that Ketchum’s nexStage Theatre will be transformed into a cabaret complete with beer, wine and food platters for Friday’s 6:30 p.m. performance by the Michael Kaeshammer Trio. After all, Kaeshammer (pronounced “case-hammer”) is a singer-songwriter-pianist-foodie who can be found mixing up a batch of kale soup or gnocchi in lemon-spinach sauce when he’s not concocting new songs. “Currently, I’m very much into French food and wines—Julia Childs’ cookbook should be a staple in any kitchen!” he said. “Music, food, family… that’s life. Not just a part of life, that’s life!” If you get the idea life is one giant party for Kaeshammer, you would be right. The German-born Kaeshammer discovered New Orleans style boogie-woogie and stride piano when he was in his early teens. Soon he was busting out of the classical music repertoire in which he had trained. After moving with his family to Canada in the mid-1990s he began playing at jazz and blues festivals from coast to coast. Critics have compared him to a young Harry Connick, Jr. for his energetic, fiery playing, smooth singing, showmanship and happy-on-life feeling. Though hailed as a jazz artist, he, drummer Mark McLean and bass player Marc Rogers actually serve up a gumbo of jazz, soul, pop and rhythm and blues that owes its flavor to the likes of Billy Joel and Paul McCartney as much as Fats Waller and James Booker. “Sometimes I’m advertised as a ‘jazz’ artist. It’s important

Donations Being Taken for Displaced Family BY KAREN BOSSICK

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onations are being taken to help a Bellevue family get back on their feet following a fire that swept through their kitchen Saturday night. Jesse, Aby, 4-year-old Taitym—a.k.a. Tater Tot—and 3-year-old Colson Rinella are staying with Aby’s brother Brent Bellon until they can find alternative living. But they need clothing and other donations. “For the past few years, this family has worked so hard for everything they had and now it is a complete loss—furniture, clothing, pictures, toys, food, memories, etc.,” said Andrea Walton, a friend of the family. “I’m asking for all persons to dig deep and donate what they can to help this family in their time of need.” Bellevue Fire Chief Greg Beaver said the fire started when a

stove burner was left on, causing cooking utensils to melt. The fire caused smoke damage in the kitchen. But he said the home should be made livable again. “It’s amazing what the fire restoration people can do nowadays,” he said. The children have already been supplied with plenty of clothing, but Jesse and Aby could use some. Jesse wears size 30-31 jeans and size large shirts. Aby is a size 0-2. She wears small shirts. Jesse works for the Hailey Police Department. Aby, the daughter of Karen and Elbie Bellon, is a stay-at-home mom who grew up in the Wood River Valley. The Rinellas were called “the storybook Habitat for Humanity family” when they bought their home with the help of Blaine County Habitat in May 2011. They had bought a 1,100square-foot starter home in Bel-

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levue in 2007, expecting to make improvements and sell the house a few years later, making enough profit to buy a larger house and pay off student loans. Then the economic crisis hit. Jesse was laid off from his construction job and funding dried up for Aby’s job with Young Life, a nonprofit Christian organization that works with teens. When the Rinellas were faced with a short sale, Habitat bought the house, installed a new roof and sold the house back to the Rinellas at a price they could afford. A donation drop has been established at Calvary Bible Church, 102 Coyote Bluff Drive on Hailey’s north side. Walton is fielding donation questions at 208-720-8453. “Gift certificates to grocery stores, money, anything that can be donated would be great,” she said. tws

St. Luke’s Invites You to Celebrate National Nutrition Month

More men die from heart disease than any other disease. But there is good news—good nutrition and lifestyle play big roles in keeping your heart healthy. March is already here and nutrition is in the air with National Nutrition Month, a campaign that focuses on developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Come celebrate with a registered dietitian, the nutrition expert, at St. Luke’s Wood River with recipes, nutrition tips, and free food samples from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., each Thursday in March.

It is National Nutrition Month’s 40th anniversary this year with the “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” theme which encourages personalized healthy eating styles* and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all impact individual food choices. Registered dietitians play a critical role in helping people eat right, their way, every day. Each week in March will have a different focus with pertaining tips and recipes. Week one is “Breakfast Around the World”;

Stanley Sled Dog Rendezvous Weekend Stanley’s Annual Sled Dog Rendezvous takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Race Info is below: * - Denotes a two-day event. Mileage split between Saturday and Sunday (i.e., 8, 20, 48 total mileage / 4, 10, 24 miles per heat/ per day). Friday, March 8: 5 p.m. - Check-in begins; 7 p.m. - Mushers meeting at Mountain Village Restaurant (turn in applications and fees). Dinner will be provided. Saturday, March 9: (start times may vary slightly) 7:30 a.m. - Check-in at Mountain Village Restaurant. (Race info will be available for those unable to attend mushers meeting on Friday). Breakfast available; 8:30 a.m. - Race

start for first heat - *20 (6-dog), *48 (8-dog) mile races; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Teams arrive at finish line; 12:30 p.m. *8 (4-dog) and skijoring race start; and 1 to 2 p.m. - Teams arrive at finish line Sunday, March 10: 8:30 a.m. - Race start for second heat - *20 (6-dog), *48 (8-dog) mile races. Reverse start order - slowest teams first; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Teams arrive at finish line; 12:30 p.m. - *8 (4-dog) and skijoring race start. Reverse start order - slowest teams first; 1 to 2 p.m. - Teams arrive at finish line; and 2:30 p.m. - Awards presentation. Location TBD. For race times and information, please go to www.stanley.id.gov or e-mail cityclerk@ruralnetwork.net or call (208) 774-2286.

week two will be “Easy Inexpensive Meals”; week three will be “Extreme Meal Makeovers”; and week four will be “Still Treat Yourself.” Join us in the hospital cafeteria each Thursday in March for a jumpstart to eating right, your way, every day with samples of healthy desserts, meals for under $3, and ethnic breakfast foods. *Based on 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommendations and MyPlate messages.

Kerry Connor Plays

Colorado guitarist and songwriter Kerry Conner, a gifted lyricist, will present a free concert at 6 p.m. Sunday in the River Run Room at the Church of the Big Wood. The church is located at Warm Springs and Saddle roads in Ketchum.

Galena Loppet on St. Paddy’s Day

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, March 17 with some outdoor fun. The Galena Loppet is a fun perimeter ski tour — about 25km — around the Galena Trails. And, as oft is the case, costumes are encouraged! For info, call Galena Lodge at 208726-4010.

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for people to know that this really isn’t a jazz show, but just a show with good music. There is a lot of fun and looseness in my show. The word ‘jazz’ can cause some people to shy away when they would have loved the show. There is lots of jazz out there that I don’t like either!” he said. Kaeshammer is working on a new CD expected to come out the end of May. “Not caring what anyone thinks is the most important ingredient to making good music,” he said. “Of course, you have to work on your skills and trust your taste. But if you care too much what anyone but your heart thinks, you’re not really in the moment and you’re not creating music or art in the real sense.” The Michael Kaeshammer Trio concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $50 for Center members and $60 for non-members, available at 208726-9491 or sunvalleycenter.org. The first drink is included in the ticket price. Advance ticketholders may pre-order food platters. The concert is the final in the Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Winter 2012-13 Concert Series. tws

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Dear Classified Guys, I moved to a new city with a new job and started looking for an apartment. Little did I know it would be so expensive. This immediately made me rethink how to live in the city. I found an ad for a room to rent in a large 4bedroom loft. It's with a group of professional guys who are sharing the space. The plus side is they have an 85" projection screen television in the main room. I mean, is there any better way to watch sports? This loft would be far better than anything I could ever get on my own and it’s at a price I can afford. However, I've never lived with roommates before and it has me wondering if I'm going to get along with all of them. I could use some suggestions on things to consider before I take this place. Right now I'm blinded by the idea of 85 inches of the sports channel!

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work. Living with roommates can be quite different than living alone. Not only will you be sharing the bathroom, kitchen and all the living areas, but you will also be spending time in the house with people you just met. Carry: The best thing you can do is spend a little time with the guys before you write the rent check. Find out about their schedules, when they're home or how late they stay up. Also ask about house rules or cleaning schedules. With four guys, a sports channel and a big screen television, the living room could look as messy as a sports bar after a big game. Cash: It would also be a good

idea to find out about the rules of the television. Since it seems to be a main focus of the space, you should know if there are limits to its use. It might be difficult to get a good night's sleep if the television is on late at night. Carry: If you get along with everyone, this opportunity could work out well for you. Since you're in a new city, living with others is a great way to meet new people and make some great friends. With an 85" television, they are sure to have a few people over. Cash: The only question that remains is who’s in charge of the remote control on game day?

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Sometimes you just never know who your roommate will turn out to be. Some of today's top celebrities once shared a place together. Actor Tommy Lee Jones roomed with former Vice President Al Gore at Harvard University. Comedian and actor Robin Williams was a roommate to Christopher Reeves when they both attended Julliard. Even actor Mel Gibson once shared a place with Geoffrey Rush, who played Captain Barbossa in Pirates of the Caribbean. It seems some people who share a room also share successful careers.

When my roommate moved out, I met all sorts of people in my quest for someone to replace him. Most were nice, but it was the last guy to show up that seemed to fit perfectly. We were both stereotypical bachelors. Like me, he only did his laundry when he was out of clothes, and only cleaned his room for dates or when his parents came to visit. As we toured the apartment, he explained that he would only need the kitchen once a week. "That's odd," I said, "Is that because you work late?" "Not really," he commented back. "It's just that all the takeout joints are closed on Mondays." (Thanks to Jerry A.)

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14 child care Affordable Child Care - Stay at home mom that is CPR and First Aid Certified. Contact Ashley Dyer at 208-720-5764. “Miss Nancy” Moore has openings at Creekside Center - a child care center in a home setting. Contact 788-7380

16 health care HOMECARE BY ANGELS - Quality care in your home at reasonable rates. Hygiene assistance, meals, light housework, errands, respite care. Hourly/24 hr. References and background screening. Insured, bonded. VISITING ANGELS 208721-8763

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20 appliances Thermador Professional Cooktop and Range, used. Duel fuel. 6 Burners, large oven. 36” for $1000. 3091130. Refrigerator - $150; Electric stove $125, both white. 208-251-5495. Electric Washer/Dryer set - works OK. $50. 309-1353. Gas dryer - $50. Works great. 3091353.

21 lawn & garden Thanks for the great season!  See you next spring! Black Bear Ranch Aspen Tree Farm

22 art, antiques and collectibles Everything goes - a lifetime of collectibles. Antique glass, crystals, collectibles, furniture and more. By appointment only. 720-3560. Stamp collection for sale. Amazing! Every US Commemorative stamp

from 1950-1999. Two complete albums holding 152 panels with hundreds of stamps in mint condition. A must see! I paid $2,400 and will sell for $1,400 O.B.O. Call 208-309-1959 for details. ORIGINAL AND UNUSUAL ARTWORKS. Three original Nancy Stonington watercolors, $500 to $1000. Unique Sunshine Mine 100th anniversary poster, very nicely framed, $150. Original dot matrix painting, 3’ wide by 4’ high, Jack Gunter, $1500. Call Ann (208) 726-9510.

24 furniture 2 Video/CD/book/tape shelves. Wood. $25 each. 208-309-1130 Dining table and 6 upholstered chairs, blonde wood. Paid $625. Will sell $500. OBO. 208-309-1130. Modern-style, glass-top tasking/ work table. Almost new. Retail $250, yours for $50 OBO. Call 208-3091088 The Trader is now accepting consignments for furniture, home accessories and collectibles. Call Linda at 208.720.9206. Kitchen Pie Cupboard - wooden w/carving on the doors. Must see! Was $250, no just $175. Must See! Old Firestone Console Radio/phonagraph. Works sometimes, has tubes. $150 OBO. 788-2566 Blonde Oak Dresser with hand carving - (3 drawer) $250. 788-2566

25 household Granite slab 28 sq. ft “White Spring” Beautiful light subtle colors. Large vanity size $700 622-1622 Solid brass Rocky Mountain Hardware drawer/cabinet pulls. Half off retail. Call 720-0751 Nice, warm, low operating cost far infrared heaters for sale. Two sizes. Call 788-2012

26 office furniture 2 blonde wooden lateral files. $80 each. 208-309-1130 IKEA computer desk. Silver and light wooden color with shelves. $100. 208-309-1130

40 musical Upright Wm. Knabe piano and bench. Tuned by Mike. Part of estate. $300. 208-309-1130 Yamaha Baby Grand Piano. Beautiful ebony baby grand piano in excellent condition with great sound and good keyboard action. $7500. Call 208-720-0527 Rehearsal Space for Bands Available - area has heat and restrooms. Call Scott at 727-1480. Voice lessons - classically trained, professionally unionized singer/actress. All ages and abilities encouraged and accepted. Vivian Lee Alperin. 727-9774. Guitar and drum lessons available for all levels of musicians. Our studio or yours. Call Scott at 727-1480.

42 firewood/stoves Woodstove - used Union-made fireplace, complete w/blower, mesh and tempered glass doors. Some triple pipe included. $375 OBO. Can email pics. 208-309-0659

48 skis/boards, equip. Volkl Wall 177cm - twin tip. Brand new, never been drilled. $275. Call 309-1088 SKIS FOR ME! Volkl Kendo 177cm w/Marker IPT wide-ring binding. Skied 10 times. $495. Call 309-1088

50 sporting goods Winchester Model 94, octogon barrel 30-30, Theodore Roosevelt Commemorative Rifle. $700. Call 7205480 1 year old adult street bike 7 speed like new. $130 FIRM 208-720-6721 See picture at BCReds.com Older Remington Model 721 30-06 rifle with Tasco scope. $350 OBO. Call 720-5480 2 tipis - 14 foot. New, heavy 12 oz. canvas. Can deliver. $285 each. Contact Dick at 406-871-1112

28 clothing Fox Fur Jacket by SCF Furs of Sun Valley. Bomber style with knit collar, cuffs, and waist band. Women’s medium. Includes garment cover. Beautiful, worn very little. $300. Its still chilly out there. Photos available. 788-2827.

34 cameras 338 Sony CCD TRV Video Camera. Easy to use. $100 FIRM call 208720-6721 See picture at BCReds. com

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BYOS - Bring Your Own Shovel. Looking for a landscape tradesman to assist with new construction installations. Please contact with your interest and abilities. email 5Bidaholandscape@gmail.com Jane’s Artifacts is now hiring a sales associate - part to full-time available. Must be able to work weekends. Must have retail sales experience and have good math skills. Basic knowledge of 10-key, cash register and a knowledge of art and office a plus. Must be able to learn and run equipment in copy center. Send resume to janesartifacts@cox.net or fax to 788-0849.

stick chasing, 24-hour interaction and supervision. Three friendly resident dogs for playmates. Call 4812016. Housekeeping Services: Experience, recommendations, responsible, free estimates. Call 208-7205973. ARTIST: IF you could have a drawing or a painting of a past farm sene, a sene, animal, or person you wish to have a drawing of I am offering my skills. 530-739-2321. Pay by quality approval. Ref.’s available General Laborer, always affordable. Call 530-739-2321 Twin Falls Train Shop & Hobbies trains and parts, lionel trains, repairs. Consignment, buy, sell, and trade. 144 Main Ave. S., Twin Falls, Idaho. Call Simon at 208-420-6878 for more info. Window cleaning and exterior car detail for business or home. Always affordable. Call Norm at 530-7392321. Professional Window Washing and maintenance. Affordable rates. 7209913. 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 up for free. Two guys and a truck - Furniture moving & hauling. Dump runs. No job too small. 208-720-4821. MOVING MADE EASY - The little ladies will pack’em and stack’em and the mighty men will load’em and totem. We’ll even do the dreaded move out clean. Call 721-3543 for your moving needs. JACK OF ALL TRADES - One call does it all, whether your job be big or small. Drywall, paint, small remodels, maintenance, tiling, woodwork, electrical plumbing, framing, etc. Don’t stall, give a call, 720-6676.

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cost All Line Ads 20 words or less are FREE in any category. After that, it is 17.5¢/per word. Add a photo, logo or border for $7.50/per week in b/w, or $45 for full color. Classified Display Ads are available at our open rate of $10.98/column inch Remington 760 Series, pump, 3006. $450 Firm. Call 320-3374 We pay cash for quality ski and snowboard gear - Ketchum Pawn. 208-726-0110.

54 toys (for the kids!) Youth, Black Diamond “Wiz Kid” climbing harness. Get your own for the Y rock gym!  One size fits youth to 12 years old. Like New, used once. $20. Call 578-2230.

56 other stuff for sale ATTACHE CASE, elegant top grain black leather, 18”x13”x5”, leather and suede interior, rarely used, in excellent condition. Combination locks, many compartments for papers, pens, sunglasses, etc. These retail for up to $500. Retired lawyer owned, sell for $100. 788-2927 AVON at www.youravon.com/beatriz5 , Avon Independent Sales Representative. AVON puedes solicitar tus productos y ver los catalogos on line en www.youravon.com/beatriz5

60 homes for sale 5 br/3 bath 2 story Farmhouse on 30 acres,in alfalfa. Domestic and irrigation wells. Four and 1/2 milesfSouth of Bellevue. Beautiful views, close to Silver Creek. $375,000. 208-7882566 SALMON RIVER: 2+2 Home, Apt., Barn, Garage, Bunkhouse, (1,500 sf improvements) on 3.14 level fenced riverfront acres between StanleyClayton, $239,000. 80-miles north of WRV. Adjacent 3.76 level riverfront acres also avail. for sale, $139,500. Betsy Barrymore-Stoll, Capik & Co. 208-726-4455. 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


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64 condos/townhouses for sale Ketchum walk to River Run, bike path. Immaculate 2/2.5 reverse plan, underground parking, 2 storage lockers. $339,000 Windermere Penny 208-309-1130 Ketchum 3/3 fully furnished turnkey! Baldy views, hardwood floors, private underground parking garage, hot tub - location! $695,000. Windemere Penny 208-309-1130 Sweetwater • Hailey, ID

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36 Sold • 6 Under Contract Sweetwater Townhomes ONLY $165,000 BONUS!!! When you buy a Sweetwater home, you’ll receive FREE HOA dues thru 12/31/2013!! Green Neighborhood www.SweetwaterHailey.com Village open 7 days a week (208) 788-2164 Sales, Sue & Karen Sweetwater Community Realty

68 mobile homes FOR SALE OR RENT TO OWN. 2BR, 1BA mobile home in The Meadows. Includes water, sewer, trash. Sunny living room, large deck, wood stove. $600/month rent, or $700/month and you own it in three years !! Call 7269510 or 720-7257

70 vacation property Great Price for Hawaii Condos... One Bedroom April 6 to 13, Island Of Maui; sleeps 4. Also a timeshare at the Cliffs in Princeville, Kauii. This is a 2 Bedroom, sleeps 6. 208-7782566 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 Hailey block (3 lots, 7 lots, full block = 10 lots.) Development opportunity, alley access. Zoned H/B. Windermere Penny 208-309-1130

73 vacant land 19 acres, 2,000 ft. river frontage, south of Mackay. Fenced, fishing, wildlife, views, sun, gorgeous. $140,000. Photos available jjgrif@ gmail.com. 208-720-1136 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 riverfront fenced acres between Stanley and Clayton. Hunting, fishing, riding, views, 80-miles north of WRV, $139,500. Adjacent 3.14 level riverfront acres w/1,500 sf improvemtns also available for sale, $239,500. Betsy Barrymore-Stoll, Capik & Co. 208-726-4455. 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 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 7882648.

78 commercial rental Main Street Ketchum - Ketchum LI / Storage – .85 – 1.00 / sqft / mon. Bellevue Main Street – Office / Retail. Jeff Engelhardt 578-4412, AllstarPropertiesOnline.com Great Shop/Storage/ Space - 1680 sf shop with 7’ bay door, 9’ ceilings

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with 2 offices at Cold Springs Business Park across from St. Luke’s Hospital with both Hwy 75 & Hospital Dr. access. We would consider splitting the shop space for a long term tenant or we will accept winter or year round car, boat, toy, or household storage. Contact Emil Capik emil@sunvalleyinvestments.com or 622-5474 PARKER GULCH COMMERCIAL RENTALS - Ketchum Office Club: Ground Flr #104, 106; 153 & 175 sf. Upstairs #216, Interior, 198 sf. Lower Level #2, 198sf. Also Leadville Building Complex: Upstairs, Unit #8, 8A 229-164sf; Upstairs Unit #2 & 3, 293166sf. Call Scott at 471-0065.

80 bellevue rentals 3BD/2BA Home, unfurn, new exterior paint, new carpet, all appliances, single car garage, fenced yard, all in great shape in a quiet neighborhood! Pet possible, no smoking, avail immed. $975/mo + utils. Call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this property out at www.svmlps.com

81 hailey rentals 2BD/1BA apartment. Affordable unfurnished upstairs, corner unit in quiet W. Hailey -- Walk to downtown! No pets or smoking. Avail now. $625/ mo + utils. Call Brian at 208-7204235 or check these out at www. svmlps.com

82 ketchum rentals Furnished top floor studio and loft. Baldy views, balcony, parking. Walk to River Run and town. Available now. $550/month. 208-309-1130 Fully furnished private townhome in Warm Springs available April-June 2bd, 1.5 bath, garage, yard, fireplace, W/D. Pet friendly $1500 per month includes all utilities, cable, wifi 208-622-1622 Cozy One Bedroom Limelight Condo. Unfurnished. Balcony & Views. Garage Parking. Pool. $695+Electric. 208-309-1222

85 short-term rental Fully furnished private 2 bedroom townhome in a private Warm Springs neighborhood. Garage, yard, fireplace, W/D. Pet friendly Available after March 19th. Daily/weekly rates idjcallen@spro.net West Ketchum, 3 bd and family room, 3.5ba. Sleeps 6. Available from March 1. Call 720-0751

86 apt./studio rental Tanglewood Apartments for rent - 3bd. $695/month. Unfurnished. Please call 720-7828 for more info.

89 roommate wanted Male Roommate needed for low income housing. Call 530-739-2321 Looking for mature roommate. Individual room w/separate bath. Furnished home in West Ketchum. Available March 1. Call 720-0751 Roommate wanted. Mature, moderate drinking, no drugs. 2bd avail-

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90 want to rent/buy Seeking Home/Hailey Area - Single, N/S, N/D, female with no pets looking for quiet, bright, unfurnished, 1bd/1ba cottage/cabin/guest quarters to rent long term. Call 208-7200081

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 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.

300 puppies & dogs Borzoi debutante wants to be your BFF, jogging pacesetter, lounge potato, and resident character. Rosie is 30” tall. $500. alloftheabove@mindspring.com

303 equestrian 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.

306 pet supplies Dog/cargo barrier for 1999 Subaru Legacy Outback, $15.  Hatchback retractable privacy cover, $5.  Call 578-2230

400 share the ride Mature gentleman is looking for a ride from Ketchum/Sun Valley to the Twin Falls Greyhound bus station on Friday,March 8. Will compensate for gas. Please e-mail Aaron J. at Boulderman56@hotmail.com. Thanks Need a Ride? www.rideshareonline. com 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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500 personal connections Looking for friends and family of Mr. Gary Boushele. Would like to learn more about him and you. Please call Maggie or Julia Springer at 208-3091959.

5013c charitable exchange For Rent: 6’ and 8 ‘ tables $8.00 each/ 8 round tables $5.00 each. Chairs $1.00 each. Contact Nancy Kennette 788-4347 Does your non-profit have a service, product or item that you need or could share with another organization who needs it? List it here for free! Say it in 20 words or less and it’s free! We want to help you spread the word. Just e-mail classifieds@ theweeklysun.com

502 take a class Verbal Judo Course (non-credit) taught by Lamar Brooks - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 OR 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, March 13 and 20 at CSI-Twin Falls. Learn how to defuse potentially violent situations with verbal defense and influence. $150. Register at http:// communityed.csi.edu or by calling 208-732-6442. Finally Home First Time Homebuyer’s Course - 6 to 10 p.m. on Mondays, March 18 and 25 at the CSITwin Falls Campus. $20. Register at http://communityed.csi.edu or by calling 208-732-6442. Structural Muscular Balancing class April 4-7 in Ketchum. 25 CEUs for Massage Therapy. Specialized training only $375. Discount for registration by 3/8. Contact 208-5241696 or gohthermas@aol.com or 5Bbodyworker@gmail.com Growing Tomatoes - 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. $30. Sign up/Info: 208-720-2867 Soil Blocking-Starting Your Warm Season Plants - 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. $30. Sign up/Info: 208720-2867 Weeding, Watering and Fertilizing - 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. $30. Sign up/Info: 208-720-2867 Building a Root Cellar and Your Own Chicken Coop - 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. $30. Sign up/Info: 208-720-2867 Direct Seeding and Transplanting - No-Till Garden - 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. $30. Sign up/Info: 208-720-2867 Writing Retreats - Writing The Memoir - Alicante, Spain (March 23-30); Wyoming Writing Retreat! - Triple Peak Lodge (June 19-23); Women’s Writing Retreat - Sicily (September 15-22). Kate Riley, Story Consultant - www.kateriley.org Ongoing Weekly Writing groups

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with Kate Riley. Begin or complete your project! 2013 Writing Retreats and more! Visit www.kateriley.org Metal Clay classes at The Bead Shop in Hailey. Monthly Beginner’s “mini-teazer”, Intermediate Skills Classes and Open Studio with skills demo. www.LisaHortonJewelry for details or call 788-6770 to register. $25 deposit and registration required. KIDS CLAY - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Friday, Bella Cosa Studio at the Bead Shop Plus, Hailey. Info: 721-8045 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. Tennis 101. Fun, family, fitness, a tennis program designed to teach the basics to all ages. 9-10:30 a.m. at WR High School, 1250 Fox Acres Road. Register at idtennis.com, (208) 322-5150, Ext. 207.

506 i need this Hailey Memorial Day Committee seeking wood carver to donate time and materials to create a Fallen Soldier Battlefield Cross to be displayed at the Hailey Cemetery over Memorial Day this year. If interested, please call Maggie or Julia Springer at 208309-1959. WANTED: Used classic waxable cross country skis. Solomon SNS or Pilot bindings. 200-210 length. Less than ten years old, decent condition. Will discuss price. Call 208891-8540 Wanted: Superyard portable baby gate, stroller for three, child’s wagon for three. Contact 208-788-7380. DONATE your books, shelves or unwanted cars that you don’t need any more or are taken up space in your house. Free pick up. 788-3964 NEEDED - Aluminum cans - your donation will support public art in Hailey. Drop donations off at 4051 Glenbrook Dr., Woodside Industrial Park or call Bob 788-0018 for pickup.

509 announcements Attention all interested High School players and parents: Wood River Lacrosse Parent and Player Organizational Meeting - Wednesday, March 6th at 6PM, Community Campus, Minnie Moore room. Meet the coaches, get information on season practice and game schedule, fill out your registration forms, gear swap, etc. For more information reply to wrwarriorlax@gmail.com or call Penny Thayer at 720-1927 Looking for friends and family of Mr. Gary Boushele. Would like to learn more about him and you. Please call Maggie or Julia Springer at 208-3091959. Hailey Memorial Day Committee seeking wood carver to donate time and materials to create a Fallen Soldier Battlefield Cross to be displayed at the Hailey Cemetery over Memorial Day this year. If interested, please call Maggie or Julia Springer at 208309-1959. Boy Scout Jamboree Troop Fundraiser - Family Movie Night: Wreck-It Ralph. Bring family or drop off children (under 7 must be with adult). Location: Grange in Hailey. March 8 at 6 p.m. Admission: Free (Donations accepted), concession available Blaine County artists and craftsmakers: Ketchum Arts Festival application now available at ketchumartsfestival.com. Postmark completed application by March 15 for best booth price and inclusion in Festival Guide. No jurying for Blaine Co. residents. Festival dates July 12-14, 2013. From Margot’s Table to Yours offering small B&B style breakfasts, lunches, dinners, après ski menus in the privacy of your or Margot’s own space. $15/hour (does not include menu ingredients) Call 208-7213551 or email margot6@mindspring. com We pay cash for quality ski and snowboard 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

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510 thank you notes A BIG BELLEVUE BEAR GGGGGRRRRROOOOWWWWLLLLL to the BCRD, Sun Valley Company and Sturtevants in Hailey for making Ski Week happen. The Bellevue Bears would like to give a BIG BELLEVUE BEAR GGGGGRRRRROOOOWWWWLLLLL to all the volunteers during ski week. 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

514 free stuff (really!) FREE BOXES - moving, packing or storage. Lots of sizes. Come and get ‘em or we’ll recycle them. Copy & Print, 16 W. Croy St., Hailey.

518 raves Like something? Don’t keep it to yourself! Say it here in 20 words or less for free. e-mail your ad to classifieds@theweeklysun.com or fax it over to 788-4297 by Noon on Mondays.

1982 Ford Bronco - 4x4, white, standard 351. New battery, runs good, good tires. 73,000 orig. miles. $2,500 OBO. 208-837-6145.

612 auto accessories Utility work camper shell - 3 doors open to bins. Heavy duty, commercial quality. Great for contractor. $1195. 309-1353. 4-16˝ Ford Rims - 8 hole, off a 2000 Excursion. $100. 309-1353.

616 motorcycles Roll your bike onto your truck bed— Heavy steel channel ramp for motorcycle. Tapered welded steel with front tire holder. $20. 788-2927.

620 snowmobiles etc. 1997 700 RMK - custom paint, skis. Always garaged. $1,500 OBO. Call 208-721-1103. PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your snowmobile needs. Call 208-788-3255

624 by air EGT Temperature Gauge from a Bonanza belonging to Augustus Airlines. It has been serviced according to FAA and never re-installed because we had a spare. The “Serviceable Parts Tag” is attached. The EGT looks like new and should fit any single or twin. $80.00, 788-2927.

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602 autos under $5,000 1999 Pontiac Bonneville - $2,700 OBO. Brand new tires. Call 413-2659561

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610 4wd/suv 1989 Isuzu Trooper - 4WD, runs good, but needs starter. $500 FIRM. You haul. 208-823-4678 or 208-3091566 1977 G10 Jeep pickup - $1,500 OBO. Call 413-265-9561 1989 Ford F150, 4WD. 6cyl, 4 speed manual, long bed w/shell. Good tires. Motor replaced in ‘05. Differential rebuilt in ‘08. $1,500. Call Carol at 208886-2105.

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March 6, 2013  

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