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very morning Munchie makes the rounds at Blaine Manor, making sure all the residents are accounted for. She then heads to David Alfs’ room, jumping on his lap. Right: Munchie, the cat, likes to alternate between David Alfs’ lap and bed.
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he Hailey Masonic Lodge will host the 2011 Wood River Valley Solar and Green Building Expo from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The free expo will be held at the Masonic Lodge at 100 2nd Ave. S. in Hailey. The expo will bring together architects, energy providers, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers to provide talks and product displays relating to energy efficiency, solar heating and power. “Something similar to this was done 10 years ago but they haven’t had any expos like this since,” said Kevin Dugan, a local energy consultant. “We’ll have speakers from the cities of Hailey and Ketchum, as well as the county, explaining the new energy codes for buildings. And there’ll be someone talking about building energy-efficient buildings while maintaining healthy indoor air. There also will be displays from solar vendors, green builders, energy auditors, geothermal experts and Idaho Power, which will offer information about low-interest loans.” Friday’s speakers include Mariel Platt reviewing building codes, 3:15 p.m.; Rebecca Bundy, discussing Ketchum energy code status, 4 p.m.; Bill Dyer reviewing new Blaine County energy codes, 4:45 p.m.; and Jolyon discussing RESNET testing issues at 5:30 p.m. Saturday’s speakers include Tim Carter discussing green building, 11:30 a.m.; Sharon Patterson talking building energy and indoor air quality, 12:30 p.m.; Mario DeHaro of the University of Idaho discussing rain water and grey water, 1:30 p.m.; Jim Mason of Idaho Power discussing energy efficiency and net metering, 2:30 p.m.; and Jonathan Monschke discussing BIPV Solar, 3:30 p.m. Vendors include Sagebrush Solar, Ketchum Energy, Western States Geo, Weather Seal Insulation, Thermal Temp, Audio Innovations, Idaho USGBC, The Natural Finish, Site Base Energy, Idaho Mountain Builders, Pella, Sun Storage/Sunergy World, Idaho Power, Western Energy, Vital Spec and Roberts Electric. There will be a barbecue and beverages for sale, as well as a small farmer’s market on site, weather permitting. Proceeds will go toward the Lodge’s scholarship fund. AIA members and others may receive up to three credits for Friday’s and/or Saturday’s education sessions. Information: 208-320-8627. tws
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Parrot above: Blossom got loose during the Castle Rock Fire after Caryn Crawford took him to her home in Warm Springs. Blossom was found weeks later in the Woodside neighborhood of Hailey.
“She’s an incredibly good cat—she likes to snuggle with me,” he said, stroking the dark cat between the ears. “She makes this a home, not an institution.” Indeed, Munchie is part of a triumvirate of fins, feathers and fur designed to soften the appearance of institutional life at Blaine Manor. “Nursing homes recently started understanding how important it is to residents’ health to have pets around. They just aren’t with it if they don’t have fins, feathers and furs,” said Caryn Crawford, director of admissions at the Hailey nursing home. That said, Blaine Manor’s menagerie didn’t start by design. Stephanie Jaskowski, the Manor’s financial officer, found the first Manor pet—a threelegged yellow Labrador—while competing in a fishing tournament at Salmon Falls Reservoir south of Twin
Falls in 2005. Spotting three emaciated dogs on a rock, she and her husband Michael began feeding them. “I was so impressed with the Lab because he was obviously starved and dehydrated. Yet he let the puppies eat before he ever took food for himself,” recalled Jaskowski. While the puppies were adopted right away, Lucky languished at the Twin Falls animal shelter because of a paw that had been disabled by stepping on cactus. Unable to forget his selflessness, Jaskowski retrieved him and brought him to the Manor. The residents warmed to the threelegged dog they named Lucky right away, fattening him with dog biscuits and buttered rolls. Even Manor Adminstrator Gail Gogla decided it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to have a dog around after a week. Lucky has served as a one-dog welcome wagon for new residents, helping even the most reluctant newcomers feel at home. “The hardest thing for people to give up is their pets. They will give up their car. They’ll give up their homes. But it’s so hard for them to give up their pets. We tell people: You can’t bring your dearly beloved, but we do have someone who will love you,” Crawford said. Last Christmas, as age made it increasingly difficult for Lucky to hobble around, he was outfitted with a custom-made wheelchair. “He could barely walk. Now he can run. His wheelchair gives the residents a lot of empathy for him. They realize they’re not the only ones with problems,” said Jaskowski. Munchie was found a year after Lucky, abandoned by the side of the road near Picabo. The four-week-old dehydrated kitten was so tiny she could fit in the palm of a hand. Munchie keeps tabs on the residents. In fact, she became so attached to one that she went into mourning, continually looking for the woman after the woman passed way. Jaskowski was able to secure permission for Munchie to attend the woman’s funeral so Munchie could see her friend one
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yal Pedersen kept waiting for his father-in-law to invite him to join the Masons. The invite never came. The Masons, it turned out, don’t recruit members. They wait for them to approach. Despite their low-key approach, membership in the Masonic Lodge of Hailey is on the upswing at a time when many such organizations are closing their doors. After tapering off during the 1970s, the Hailey Lodge boasts more than 40 members, even as membership in Masons statewide has declined from 11,000 in 1982 to 4,388 members in 56 lodges. Members of Hailey’s Masonic Lodge, in fact, celebrated their 125th anniversary with Masons from Twin Falls, Bliss, Hagerman, Glenn’s Ferry and Challis last fall. And on Friday and Saturday they will host a free Solar and Green Building Expo for the community, with proceeds from a barbecue going to scholarships for youth. Kevin Dugan, one of the expo’s organizers, said he joined the Masons 15 years ago, in part to satisfy his curiosity. ”When the mining camps started up, almost invariably one of the first things that went up with the saloon was the lodge,” he said. “I had always been curious about the symbols and what they meant. I think it’s fascinating that Masonry is the world’s oldest fraternity and that it’s still surviving today. I’ve found the people involved in it to be interesting and I’ve also found interesting the fact that there have lodges around the world. It’s truly a global organization in that they even have lodges in Iran and Iraq—places you wouldn’t think that there would be lodges.” One of the lures of Masonry, according to Pedersen, is the fraternity’s allegiance to “making good men better” at a time when the ethics and morality of society seem to be in tatters. “The character of the people I’ve met in the Masonic brotherhood has not let me down,” said Pedersen, a roofer. Freemasonry, the granddaddy of fraternal organizations, had its beginnings in 1717 England. But some trace it back to the stonemasons who built medieval Europe’s cathedrals and castles and, perhaps even, to those who built Solomon’s temple in biblical times Its membership rolls include 13 signers of the American Constitution, 14 presidents including George Washington, and 17 of Idaho’s 30 governors, including Cecil Andrus and the state’s current governor Butch Otter. Other notables include Ludwig van Beethoven, Davy Crockett, Harry Houdini, Wolfgang A. Mozart, Will Rogers, John Wayne and Red Skelton. Because their meetings are closed to the public, Freemasons have attained an aura of mystery and been accused of everything from conceiving the United States as an experiment in Masonic principles to practicing the occult.
This compass sports a sun, which represents King Solomon’s temple.
Pope John Paul II, fearful that the lodge with its temples, altars and oaths was antiCatholic, once proclaimed that Catholics involved in Masonic associations could not take Holy Communion. And “The Da Vinci Code’s” author Dan Brown added to Freemasonry’s enigma in his book “The Lost Symbol,” painting a picture of bejeweled power brokers drinking from a wine-filled skull in a dark temple steps away from the White House. It’s true that Masonry’s symbols can be found everywhere— from the all-seeing eye on a dollar bill to the rituals used by the Mormon Church. But everything Masons do, from the “secret handshake” to passwords, can be found on the Internet, said Hailey resident Ted Angle, who has been a Mason since 1986. “There were good reasons for secrecy during periods of political or religious strife,” he said. “The ‘Indians’ who dumped the tea during the Boston Tea Party, for instance, were said to be Masons.” Called “the Brotherhood of Man under the Fatherhood of God,” Masonry’s singular purpose is to make good men better, Angle said. To achieve that, the fraternity requires a belief in Supreme Being, and for each man to practice his faith as he sees fit to do good in the world. Indeed, North American Masons contribute more than $2 million a day to charitable causes, including the Scottish Rite’s childhood language disorder clinics and the Shriner’s hospitals, which offer free care for children who have been burned or have orthopedic problems. The Hailey Lodge was established in 1884 while Idaho was yet a territory—more than 20 years after Masonic Lodges had been established in Silver City, Idaho City and Florence mining camps. The original hall was destroyed by fire in 1889 that destroyed most of Hailey’s downtown. The second lodge, built at what is now the Bullion Square shopping center, burned in 1927. John Rutter, a Mason born in Cornwall, England in 1888, built the current lodge in 1937 across the street from the historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church. It was one of many notable projects for Rutter, who also built The Liberty Theatre, Rialto Hotel, Guyer Hot Springs hotel and pool, St. Thomas Episcopal
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Church, St. Charles Parish Hall, the Christiana Club, Blaine Manor and Hailey Medical Center, the Harris Block furniture store and apartments and even Hailey’s city water system. The lodge, now on the National Register of Historic Places, is a one-story rectangular building covered with red brick brought from Salt Lake City. An arched medallion with the Masonic square and compass is centered over the double-door entryway. The building is lit by natural light streaming through multipaned sash windows, and four glass tear drop shaped ceiling lights hanging from 12-foot ceilings and dimmed by hand crank. A slightly raised platform with a row of auditorium-style seats runs along each side of the room. At each end, aligned east to west in keeping with the east-west orientation of King Solomon’s temple, is a dais with ornate wood chairs and podiums. In the center is a wooden podium and padded kneeler. “One of cool things is that you see all walks of life—doctors, lawyers, masons, motorcycle riders, laborers. But during closing, the Master asks the Senior Warden how we should leave. And he answers, “On the level.” That’s when we all step down to the same level, no matter who we are. There’s that sense of equality,” said Angle. The monthly meetings include discussion about public service projects in between prayers and the pledge of allegiance. But they also include rituals and instruction using stone cutter’s tools such as the square and compass as symbols designed to chisel “good men into better men.” “At one point, we ask how we’re to act. ‘By the plumb’— that is, to conduct ourselves in an upright matter,” Angle said. Angle didn’t become a Mason until 1986 because his career as a military pilot kept him on
Freemasonry is the oldest and largest fraternal organization in the world with 2.5 million Freemasons in North America and 6 million worldwide from Iceland to Brazil. Here are some Masonic principles: Faith must be the center of our lives. No one has the right to tell another person what he or she must think or believe. Each person has a responsibility to be a good citizen, obeying the law. It is important to work to make the world a better place for all.
the move. He wishes would have joined earlier. “My father was a Mason. And I never met a person who was a Mason that I didn’t respect. And that speaks volumes. I wanted to be part of it, perpetuate it,” he said. The Hailey membership grew from 11 at its beginning to a high of 225 during War Years. At one time, Lodge members used to hold ceremonies on top of Baldy, restricting those riding the chairlifts to Masons, when Union Pacific owned Sun Valley Resort and many of Sun Valley’s employees were Masons. Today’s Masons are talking about restoring that tradition, Angle said. Only men can be Masons. That doesn’t bother Nyal Pedersen’s wife, Meeka, because she believes man need time with men and women time with women. She belonged to Job’s Daughter’s, the girl’s offshoot of the Masons, as a girl. And now she belongs to Daughters of the Nile, joining other Masons’ wives in Twin Falls and Gooding. “I’ve known many of the people in this group for 41 years so the meetings give us a chance to catch up on family while we’re making pillow cases or stuffed animals or blankets for children in hospitals,” she said. Meeka said she was impressed with how Masonry brought out the best in her father. And she’s seen the same thing happen with her husband. “It makes you want to be a better person, to live up to what they stand for,” Nyal said. tws
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ain or shine, Friday is Bike to Work Day. But don’t expend too much energy getting to work because there are plenty of other bikerelated events to cap the day. Several businesses will set up booths along the bike path between Ketchum and Hailey and Ketchum and Sun Valley between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m. that day, serving up morning nibbles, giveaways and prizes. The organizations include Mountain Rides, Power Engineers, Rocky Mountain Hardware, Marketron, SCOTT USA, Smith Optics, St. Luke’s, Sturtevants Mountain Outfitters, Bank of America and Pete Lane’s of Sun Valley. Mountain Rides is trying to get a couple businesses to set up way stations in Bellevue, as well, said Carrie Westergard, marketing director for Mountain Rides. The Sun Valley Chamber has agreed to serve up a free barbecue lunch from noon to 1 p.m. that day for participants in the Ketchum Town Plaza. And several businesses will throw their doors open for a bike pub crawl from 4 to 6. Participants include Sayvours, which is offering two-for-one beers, Cellar Pub, Lefty’s and The Sawtooth Club in Ketchum. Hailey participants include CK’s and KB’s. This year the commuter employee challenge is being divided into categories for companies with five to 10 employees, companies with more than 10 employees and companies with 41 or more employees. There will
also be a non-profit/government category. Prizes include bus passes and a choice of breakfast or lunch the following week. The event celebrates Bike to Work Month and puts the spotlight on the annual Smart Moves program designed to get people carpooling, riding bikes, walking or taking the bus. Participants can log their trips to win prizes, including a season ski pass to Sun Valley’s Bald Mountain, summer yurt trip, prizes from Smith Optics and SCOTT USA, Atkinsons’ Markets gifts certificates and gift certificates from local restaurants. To participate, pick up log sheets at the Sun Valley Chamber, the Hailey Chamber or the Mountain Rides office in Ketchum. Or, go online at www. rideshareonline.com or call 788RIDE. Need a bike? Check out the Sixth Annual Mountain Rides Bike Swap this weekend at Sturtevants in Hailey. Sellers can check in bikes between 1 and 7 p.m. Friday while buyers can search for the bike of their dreams from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. There’ll be two free bike maintenance clinics on Saturday hosted by the City of Hailey and Sturtevants in front of the store at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Unsold kids bikes can be donated to Sun Valley Adaptive Sports to be refurbished and donated kids who need bikes. A percentage of each sale will go to Mountain Rides’ bike programs.
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bout a month ago, I spent a couple of hours with an entrepreneur, coaching him on the plan he has for a new business. Then, using his great carpentry skills, he spent two hours repairing two bureau drawers and other items in my home that had been annoying me. We had fun â€“ getting stuff done, getting to know each other a little better â€“ and no cash was exchanged. Nor had we bartered with each other to determine how much of his time as a craftsman was worth how much of my time as a business consultant. The exchange was simple: two hours of his time for two hours of mine. We did what is called a â€œtime trade,â€? simply swapping hours of service, the basic concept of what is called a Time Bank. It was satisfying, practical, and neighborly. Wouldnâ€™t it be great if that were possible for residents up and down the Wood River Valley? That is, possible to do time trades for all kinds of services with all kinds of people, and to keep track of every exchange through a personal software account that shows â€œdepositsâ€? and â€œwithdrawalsâ€? of what are called â€œtime dollars?â€? It is possible. The non-profit, Jigsaw, has organized a local Time Bank called the Wood River TimeExchange. It starts operations today and we invite everyone to join. Jigsaw researched the idea for a couple of years, pursuing its mission to support entrepreneurs, small businesses, and a sustainable economy in the Wood River Valley. When Kim Mazik (Hailey Sport & Spine Physical Therapy) and Jim Spinelli (The Weekly Sun) offered to collaborate, the process gained traction in just a few months. We formed the Wood River TimeExchange, talked with the experts, and became an affiliate of the national organization, TimeBanks USA. As an affiliate, the Wood River TimeExchange has access to all Time Banking resources. Certainly, the timing couldnâ€™t be better. Local cash flow is challenged, many in the community need assistance, and there is wonderful talent begging to be tapped. The TimeExchange will en-
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able community residents to benefit from each othersâ€™ skills, talents, and expertise through the mutual exchange of needed services - ranging from personal care to home improvement to car repair to tutoring, and everything in between. Spend an hour doing something for another TimeExchange member, record that hour as a Time Dollar in your electronic Time Bank account, and determine how you might spend your Time Dollar having someone do something for you. Dr. Edgar Cahn, founder of the Antioch School of Law, conjured the idea of Time Dollars thirty years ago. Times were tough then, too. Massive cuts in government social welfare spending led Cahn to reason that, lacking enough old money to fix the countryâ€™s problems, why not make a new kind of money to pay people for what needs to be done? The practice of Time Banking looks like this. A person opens an account in the TimeExchange, listing their skills and availability to help others in the database. They also list items they need help with, such as painting a room or planting the garden. Members connect by searching website listings and make their time exchange arrangements directly. When one member has finished helping another, the â€œhelperâ€? electronically deposits the appropriate Time Dollars in his Time Dollar account, one Time Dollar for each hour worked. When that person, in turn, needs help, he can â€œpurchaseâ€? it from any TimeExchange member using his banked Time Dollars. Non-profit organizations are also eligible for TimeExchange membership and have found it helpful for garnering volunteer support. The Wood River TimeExchange offers membership ($25 annually) to anyone from Timmerman Hill to Stanley. Orientation meetings about the TimeExchange will be held Monday, May 23, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Wood River Sustainability Center in Hailey, and Tuesday, May 24, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Community Y in Ketchum. For more information, contact Jima Rice at email@example.com or telephone (726-1848). tws
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Seder noted that the Access Sun Valley Card program is designed to boost sales for local businesses while helping raise funding for airline Minimum Revenue Guarantees (MRGs). â€œWe simply must recognize that the health of our economy is directly tied to the level of air service to Sun Valley and that we, as a community, need to collectively support continued and expanded air service in any way possible,â€? he said. tws
briefs Honoring Jaquet
The Idaho Education Association (IEA) and the Blaine County Education Association would like to invite the public to a reception honoring Wendy Jaquet. Jaquet will receive the IEA A+ Friends of Education Award for Region 4. The reception will be on Monday, May 23rd, at the Wood River Middle School library from 4-5 p.m. See you there!
Seize the Day
Wood River High School and Wood River Middle School are pleased to announce their final choral concert of the 2010-2011 season. The concert will be held on Wednesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at the old high school auditorium on the Community Campus in Hailey. There is no charge for tickets, although donations are gratefully accepted. The concert is titled Seize the Day (after a song from the movie Newsies to be song by the assembled forces), and will feature songs of celebration. Also featured in the concert will be the B-Tones, the menâ€™s group led by R.L. Rowsey; EnchantĂŠ, the womenâ€™s high school chamber choir, also directed by Mr. Rowsey; and Colla Voce, the womenâ€™s high school jazz and special performance group, directed by Max Stimac. The choral program for both schools is under the direction of Mr. Stimac, who is now in his ninth teaching year in Hailey. Jim Watkinson is the piano accompanist for the choirs. For further information, please call the choir office, 578-5020, ext. 2249.
Colla Voce concerts
Colla Voce is busy preparing for their annual â€œNights at The Libertyâ€? concerts, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 18 through 20, to be held at The Liberty Theatre in Hailey. The group of fourteen young women will be accompanied by a rhythm section led by Dorinda Rendahl, and will feature other musicians from the community. Colla Voce will be performing a variety of music, including jazz, rhythm and blues, country, and rock-and-roll. The concert will include special guest appearance by the B-Tones, the menâ€™s vocal group, and EnchantĂŠ, the other high school womenâ€™s vocal ensemble. For more information, please call Max Stimac at 578-5020, ext. 2249.
White Clouds open
The White Clouds Golf Course has opened for play, joining the front nine of the Trail Creek Golf Course for 18 holes. The White Clouds course will serve as the back nine. All practice facilities and the Sawtooth Putting Course are also open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. For a tee time call 622-2251.
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Humanity is our maiden name By BALI SZABO
“A civilization flourishes when people plant trees under whose shade they’ll never sit.”
If you’re planting trees, shrubs, perennials and designing a space, gardening is about the future. Mother Nature is the most futuristic entity I know. If I really thought that the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse were about to ride into town, I’d stick to planters, pots and window boxes and maybe some veggies. For the bulk of humanity’s past, worrying or speculating about the future was non-existent. Paleontologists think that, along with post-Ice Age settlements and agriculture, came burial rites and religion, which dominated futuristic thought until the Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings of machines, the explosion of science, realism and secular humanism opened the speculative floodgates about the future. Burning in Hell just wasn’t cutting it. I suspect our faith in technology (tools) predated our faith in a god. Today, positive visions of the future place their bets on technology, and less and less on humanity. If anything, we are becoming a liability, and in many ways being devalued. The Singularity is a school of thought that has arisen at the nexus of several trends. Driving it is the soul of the machine – speed. Moore’s Law states that computing speed and ability to do work doubles every 18 months. And so it has, leading us toward a kind of critical mass, an ability so compelling as
briefs The Magic of Jay Owenhouse returns The phenomenal touring Owenhouse show breaks ground across the nation with a brand new, elaborate stage show called Magic on the Edge: a mind-boggling, spell-binding experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Jay’s new show is a theatrical event where audiences not only witness the magic… they experience it! You’ll see audience members float in mid-air! Get sawed in half! The show also features Jay’s new Bengal tigers: Shekinah, a royal white tiger, and Sheena, a standard orange Bengal! Owenhouse spent last winter touring China and Japan where he’s re-
ceived the “Best Touring Family Show in Asia” award. Now back in the U.S., he is working on his new TV series for the ABC Family Channel. Come see why Hollywood entertainment journalist Mark Ebner calls the Magic of Jay Owenhouse, “With apologies to PT Barnum, the greatest touring family show on Earth!” The show is at the Wood River High School gymnasium, Hailey; Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m. For discounted advance tickets call: 1-800-779-8600. A portion of the proceeds from the show will benefit St. Luke’s YAK! program.
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to be unstoppable. Feeding this new vision of omnipotence are quantum advances in biotech, molecular-level nanotech, physics (the God particle), the viral expansion of streaming media and the socio/neural spread of Facebook and its kin. What’s Utopian here is the idea that humanity can take charge of its future and no longer be at the mercy of the ‘surprise.’ Through the exponential growth of computing power (soon they’ll be designing themselves and innovate), we can marry our mind/consciousness to the motherboard and co-opt the unknown, become the agent, not the victim of change. What’s proposed here is the marriage of our consciousness (an organic process) with the virtually limitless computing power of electronics (bio-chips). One tantalizing carrot dangled by Singularity’s proponents is the conquest of disease, which is seen as a curable nuisance once
we unleash our army of intelligent nanobots. Eventually, we will not need our cumbersome bodies. If today we are a force of nature here on Earth, tomorrow we will be the force of nature in the galaxy. These ideas are trespasses on some sacred cow pastures. Molecular biologists like Dennis Bray are amused by the naive yet arrogant megalomania. The religious either see this as a threat and utter nonsense, or just another path to God. But technology is bringing us closer to a redesign and redefinition of sentience, the nature and meaning of life, of consciousness and all its properties. When I dig in the earth, I dig in the universe. Life is its proxy. I have but one question: Wherefore art thou in all this, my rose, my columbine? tws
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Ketchum Wide Open By KAREN BOSSICK
utt your way around Ketchum Saturday and you could win a season ski pass for Baldy. Downtown Ketchum will turn into a mega mini-golf course as popular Ketchum Wide Open returns. Ten bars and restaurants are concocting golf holes in a variety of creative configurations. Thereâ€™ll be everything from a drive that starts on the second floor of the Sawtooth Club before winding its way down the fireplace to Ricoâ€™s â€œlong and hard hole,â€? said Aly Swindley, spokesperson for the Sun Valley Chamber. â€œItâ€™s hilarious and an absolute blast,â€? she added. Teams of two may begin purchasing their scorecards at 10 a.m. at the Sun Valley Chamber or the Ketchum Town Plaza, 4th and Leadville streets. Tee-off is at 11 a.m. Teams have until 5 p.m. to play their way through town.
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Scorecards must be turned in by 5 p.m. Those who get a bad score at certain holes can shave a point off their score by buying a shot. Costumes are encouraged. Anything goes from baggy plaid golf pants reminiscent of the â€˜40s to Donald Trump rugs. Prizes will be awarded Best Costume, Best Overall Score, Best Group Costume, Worst Score and Best Hole. Wiseguy Pizza Pie will host a food and beverage tent at the awards ceremony at the Ketchum Town Square at 6 p.m. This yearâ€™s participating restaurants are The Sawtooth Club, The Roosevelt Grille, The Casino, Grumpyâ€™s, Leftyâ€™s, Ricoâ€™s Pizza and Pasta, The Cellar Pub, Smoky Mountain Pizza, Whiskey Jacques and The Cornerstone Bar and Grilleâ€”a newcomer to the event. Each of the businesses is vying for the prize of best hole. The entry fee is $20 for a team of two. tws
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briefs Cocktail reception for grant recipients
The Little Black Dress Club-Wood River has awarded $11,431 in grants to six local non-profits for the Spring 2011 grant cycle. The recipients are: The Crisis Hotline, The Hunger Coalition, Girls on the Run, Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley, Habit for Humanity, and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). The awards will be given on May 31 at a cocktail reception at CIRO Market, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is invited and little black dresses are encouraged. LBDC-WR is a women’s giving circle committed to supporting non-profit organizations in Blaine County. Members contribute annual dues of $300 and together have funded nearly $23,000 to local organizations in less than two years. For more information, visit: lbdcwr.org
Redfish Lake Lodge Teams Up with SIHA for 1st Annual Memorial Run
A half-marathon, 10K and 5K run is scheduled for Saturday, May 28, at Redfish Lake Lodge. The Lodge has teamed up with the Sawtooth Interpretive & Historical Society (SIHA) to create this first annual Memorial Weekend run to help fund SIHA’s summer lecture series and support some much needed improvements at the Forest Service-owned Redfish Lake Visitor’s Center. Race manager and Lodge General Manager Jeff Clegg,stated, “The Lodge really missed hosting the triathlon last year and wanted to do something to benefit the community, as well as offer a venue for athletes to compete in the Sawtooth Valley.” Clegg said they looked at the available dates, knew SIHA needed some help, and realized May was Idaho History Month—it just seemed like a perfect fit. In addition to the race, the weekend will offer live music at the Lodge Friday, May 27. Raffle items donated by local sponsors will be offered on Friday and Saturday during race activities. For more information about the race or to register, visit www.redfishlake.com or contact Jeff Clegg at email@example.com; about SIHA, visit www.discoversawtooth.org; on Stanley, visit www.stanleycc.org; on campsites and campgrounds, visit www.recreation.gov or telephone 1877-444-6777.
Snake Harley Davidson to co-host Hailey Business After Hours, at Hailey Hotel this Thursday
The Hailey Chamber of Commerce would like to invite businesses and the public to the Hailey Chamber Business After Hours on May 19th from 5-7 p.m., hosted by Wood River Radio (KECH, KSKI and KYZK) and Snake Harley Davidson at the Hailey Hotel. There will be motorcycles on display and sales representatives from Snake Harley Davidson on site to answer any questions. Visit their website to preview the 2011 showroom: http://www.snakehd.com. Please join us for great food from CK’s, root beer floats from Bucksnort and after-hours networking. Bring your business card for the BAH raffle! Call 788-3484 for more info.
Kathleen Cameron took this picture of a Western Tanager.
Upcoming Community Library Presentations Birding, salmon, wackiness By KAREN BOSSICK
athleen Cameron is enamored with bird migration—so much so that she’s made countless flights of fancy herself to study birds in flight. She’s even led three birding trips to Costa Rica as part of her Majestic Feathers Bird Tours. On Thursday Cameron will lead an armchair presentation on “Bird Migration: The Teeny Hero’s Journey” in a free presentation at 6 p.m. at The Community Library in Ketchum. The presentation will include her own pictures, as well as a short video she shot and edited called “Seasons of Wings” as she describes the basics of bird migration between the northern and southern hemispheres and the strategies birds employ to return to “just the right place” for the summer breeding season. “I think it’s fascinating that such small creatures can fly such great distances—some by day, others by night. They are truly miraculous in what they do,” she said. Birds have a complex system for migration that no one fully understands. But Cameron will try to explain it. She will also focus on birds Wood River Valley residents can see at feeders outside their kitchen window. “I want people to know what that bird has gone through to be here and why they’re here,” she said. “I also want to explain what they can do to attract birds.” In addition to Cameron’s presentation, Steven Hawley will talk about his book “Recovering a Lost River: Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities,” at 6 tonight. The free presentation is sponsored by Idaho Rivers United.
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Girls just wanna have fun Jon rated this movie
By JONATHAN KANE
risten Wiig is a very funny lady. If you’ve ever seen her on Saturday Night Live, you are already a fan of her huge talents. Now she steps onto the big screen in a starring role that she both wrote and also produced in the new movie Bridesmaids. As luck would have it, she also has the powerhouse executive producer Judd Apatow, who has never met
a joke too low, and the two have melded a film that should connect with audiences in a big way. Frequently called by critics a female Hangover, for this critic the film just doesn’t measure up. But the audience at the screening I attended roared with laughter and couldn’t have had a better time. Many were women. The film is, after all, a chick flick. But it is a new hybrid where the chick flick meets testosteronedriven male raunchy comedy. What makes Bridesmaids different is that it is a comedy with heart as we achingly follow the arc of Wiig’s story. After losing her business and boyfriend, Wiig then becomes the maid of honor for her childhood best friend’s wedding. At odds is the new best friend of bride Maya
Rudolph, played by Rose Byrne. Byrne is perfect in every way and Wiig just can’t measure up. Her attempts are the heart of the comedy. But while she looks for happiness, it may just be right in front of her in the form of charming cop Chris O’Dowd. The art of the film is the clever way that it looks at female relationships and lives up to its crown as a chick flick. It is refreshing to see a comedy that works on more than one level and that is a testament to Wiig’s screenplay. When you want to be successful in Hollywood, it’s always a better shot if you can control your own material. Wiig has done it with style. tws
horoscopes Stephanie Jaskowski, shown here getting Lucky into the harness that holds his wheels, has a knack for finding abandoned and sick pets. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK/SUN
Blaine Managerie, from page 1 more time. As Munchie and Lucky settled in, the Manor began to add other pets, including a black Lab named Bentley, a Pomeranian named Arthur and several cockatiels named Blossom, Chloe, Tweety and Sylvester, along with a parakeet named Blue. Their bird cage, which reaches nearly to the ceiling, is a popular gathering place for families visiting loved ones at the home,
as well as blind residents who gravitate to the wolf whistles. “The animals give the residents unconditional love when they’re depressed. And they give the residents someone they can share their secrets with, as animals don’t tell,” said Jaskowski. “The animals make it very apparent that this is not an institution. This is home and we’re one big family.” tws
Camp Rainbow Gold is looking for a few good men counselors this summer.
Go to www.camprainbowgold.org to see all of the 2011 Camp Rainbow Gold dates and to fill out your volunteer application now. We are also looking for women and men volunteers with experience in music, mountain biking and photography. For further information, call Heather Hammond at 208-422-0174. A one week experience that will forever change your life! Must be age 21+. Background checks. Mandatory training at Cathedral Pines Campground (north of Ketchum) on Sat, May 21 & Sun, May 22, 2011.
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Last week of this year’s solar journey through Taurus It’s the last week of this year’s solar journey through Taurus, and the qualities of this sign will grow stronger each day. Mercury and Venus both move into the sign of the bull on Sunday and conjoin in Taurus on Monday, highlighting the sensual earthiness for which this sign is known. Taurus is also connected with money, and many will be irresistibly drawn to the idea of retail therapy, especially for luxury items. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Money motivates you, especially when your goals happen to have a lot to do with your professional, and actual, survival. But money is not the only reason you do your job with great attention and skill. You have something personal to prove, and this week you will prove it well. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). To compare is human nature. But constant comparison is a debilitating habit, especially if it involves scanning and judging every person in the vicinity to determine how you measure up. Take a break from being analytical in this way. You’ll find joy this week as you accept others and yourself. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Whether giving a speech or telling an impromp-
tu story to a friend, you will easily capture the attention and imagination of your audience. With practice, you’ll get better at delivering your message. By the end of the week, your influence will be obvious. People will either do as you suggest, or copy your example. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You like to acquire things, but you like to give them away even more. You would rather cycle through a menagerie of curios and oddities than hoard and keep old things indefinitely. You’ll negotiate with those who have a different manner of dealing with possessions, and you’ll benefit from striking a mutual agreement. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). No matter how great you are at what you do, you can always make improvements. Some are discouraged by this idea -- not you. You’ll jump at the chance to develop your talents, even when it comes at a cost. You’ll enjoy the education and the process of polishing your skills. Your income will be favorably affected. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The atmosphere whirrs with an abundance of earth-sign energy that you will find most agreeable to your health and well-being. You’ll enjoy enhanced
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powers of self-discipline, which the other signs will probably find quite unfair given the impressive level of selfcontrol you already exhibit. So try not to show off! LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your natural talent for balancing life will come into play this week. Though you’ll give the required amount of attention to the activities that allow you to make ends meet, your involvement will be limited in some way because you refuse to let work take over your entire life. Wednesday and Friday will be the most fun. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You are open-minded, but not overly impressionable. You’ll meet a person who has a lifestyle that is very different from yours, though this person also shares many of the same values you hold dear. This meeting may inspire you to investigate new alternatives, especially having to do with finance and diet. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your mind has many chambers, and you always get a thrill when a new one opens up. Your travels, either physical or intellectual, will cause such an opening to happen this week. And because your imagination is so fertile now, books and other media will be nearly as exciting as real-life experience. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll be around those whom you’ll deem worthy of impressing. It is possible that the most impressive thing you could do is simply to be comfortable with yourself and confident in your choices. You have an abundance of charm, as long as you focus on listening more than on telling what you know. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’ll be acutely and perhaps even painfully aware of your ambitions, which will inspire you to work harder than ever for gratification that seems to be indefinitely delayed. Wednesday offers an opportunity that could finally bring you the satisfaction you’ve longed for, and not a moment too soon. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Care for yourself well this week, not only because you’ll feel better for the effort, but also because the way you present yourself is a treat to the others around you. Loved ones will gather to reminisce, laugh and enjoy one another. Food will play a big part in the celebration, and you’ll likely outdo yourself in this regard.
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FREE Brown Bag Health Talk on Making Sense of Cholesterol, Glucose, and PSA Screening Results - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Blaine County Rec. District saturday, 5.21.11 FitWorks, Community Campus, Hailey. New Balance Girls on the Run 5K and Info: 727-8733. **20** Healthy Living Expo - 9:30 a.m. at HeaBlaine County Housing Authority, reg- gle Park, Hailey. Info: www.GirlsOnular meeting - 5 p.m. at Ketchum City TheRunWRV.org/WonderGirl **20** Hall. **20** Ketchum Wide Open - 10 a.m., regisFREE Talk with Author Steven Hawley ter, 5:30 p.m. awards - Downtown Keton his book Recovering a Lost River: chum. Info: 726-3423. **20** Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, SPECIAL INTRO TO YOGA 101 - 10:30 Revitalizing Communities - 6 p.m. at a.m. to 12 p.m., at BCRD FitWorks the Community Library, Ketchum. Info: Taught by Katherine Pleasants. All lev726-3493. **20** els welcome and great for beginners. FREE Ketchum Community Dinners - 6 For cost/info call 578-2273. **20** to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Big Wood FREE Wood River Valley Solar Green . New this year: take-out food service. Anyone can stop by for take-out meals for themselves or a friend. ballard street comic strip If you need a meal, or know someone who does, come down and pick up a meal or dine at the church. Info: Beth, 622-3510 **21** Duplicate Bridge for all skill levels - 7 p.m., in the basement of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Ketchum. Call 726-5997 for info. **TFN** SMidwest Dilemma - 7:30 p.m., Sun Valley Brewery in Hailey. **20**
FREE Meditation Class with Stella - 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the YMCA in Ketchum. Infor: 726-6274. **TFN** Movie and Popcorn for $1 - 1 p.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. **TFN** 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. **TFN** Preschool Clay and Beginners French - 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Bella Cosa Studio in Bellevue. Info: 721-8045. **TFN** Hailey Business After Hours (hosted by Snake Harley Davidson, KECH/KSKI Radio, and Hailey Hotel - 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hailey Hotel. Motorcycles will be on display, great food from CKâ€™s, Buscksnort Root Beer Floats, and networking. Info: 788-3484. **20** FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall in Hailey. **TFN** Ladies Night at Bella Cosa Studio in Bellevue. Every Thursday after 6 p.m. Info: 721-8045. **TFN** FREE Talk with Bird Guru Kathleen Cameron on migration - 6 p.m. at the Community Library, Ketchum. Info: 726-3493. **20** Locavore Series: Canning Asparagus with Kaz Thea - 6 p.m. at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Info: 726-9358. **20**
FREE presentation on Tearinâ€™ It Up with Hailey Community Climate Challenge The Building Material Thrift Store talks aobut the benefits of material salvage and reuse - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hailey City Hall. Info: 726-4333 **20** Survivors of Sexual Abuse open meeting - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Advocates house. Babysitter available. Info: 7884191 or 720-7160. **TFN**
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Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. - YMCA in Ketchum. 727-9600. **TFN** Blaine County Teen Advisory Council II - 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. at the Wood River Middle School Library. **TFN** The Idaho Education Association (IEA) and Blaine County Education Association invite the public to a reception honoring Wendy Jaquet, who will receive the IEA A+ Friends of Education award for Region 4. The reception will be from 4 to 5 p.m., at the Wood River Middle School Library, in Hailey. **20** FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall in Hailey. **TFN** SOpen Mic / Live Music at Phools Lounge - 6:30 p.m., Sun Valley Brewery in Hailey. **20** Duplicate Bridge, 7 p.m., at the Senior Connection. **TFN**
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time, 11 a.m. at the Childrenâ€™s Library of the Community Library in Ketchum **TFN**. AYMCA Mommy Yoga - ages infant to walking. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Info: 727-9622. **TFN** Guided Meditation with Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Jody Stanislaw who teaches meditation as a form of healing for your mental and physical body - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Lukeâ€™s chapel on the 2nd floor of the hospital. **20** BINGO after lunch, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Connection. 7883468. **TFN** Sewcial Society open sew - 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fabric Granery in Hailey. **TFN** Wii Bowling - 2 to 3 p.m. - The Senior Connection in Hailey. **TFN** Free acupuncture clinic for veterans, military and their families - Cody Acupuncture Clinic 12 E. Walnut in Hailey - 6:30 to 8 p.m. 720-7530. **TFN** Kundalini Yoga Class with HansMukh - 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. 416 Main Street Suite 101 in Hailey. Info: 721-7478 **TFN** Blaine County Teen Advisory Council - 7 to 8 p.m. at The HUB, Community Campus, Hailey. **TFN**
Building Expo - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hailey Masonic Lodge. Info: Kevin, 320-8627. **20** Scoops Ice Cream Parlor open from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** Company of Fools presents An Evening with John Patrick Shanley - 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Tickets/ Info: 578-9122 or www.CompanyOfFools.org **20** SKaraoke - 9 p.m. at the Silver Dollar in Bellevue. **20** SDJ McClain at McClainâ€™s Pizzeria in Hailey, 10 p.m. No Cover. **TFN**
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day Brunch - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lodge Dining Room, Sun Valley. **TFN** SWood River Community Orchestra rehearsal â€“ 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the new music room at the Wood River High School. Info: 726-4870. **TFN** Kundalini Yoga Class - 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. - 416 Main St. Suite 101 in Hailey - Call 721-7478 for info. **TFN**
Fit and Fall Class - 10 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN**
Walk Fit - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** Laughter Yoga with Carrie Mellen at All Things Sacred (upstairs at the Galleria). Mondays 12:15 to 1 p.m. Come, play, and laugh. **TFN**
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The 8th Annual New Balance Girls on the Run 5K & Healthy Living Expo will take place Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Lawrence Heagle Park in Hailey. This community-wide fun run/walk/stroll is a great event for all and goes to benefit Girls on the Run, which is an after-school program that uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. “We had over 85 girls participate in the spring Girls on the Run program, with huge surges in the South Valley and Carey sites. We also had a second season at Wood River Middle School. I’m so excited to see many of them complete their very first every 5K!” shares Girls on the Run Executive Director Mary Fauth. Register early and save!! Adults are $20, youth (12-18) are $10, and families of fourare $40. Online registration is available until Friday, May 20. Bib bag pick-up and early registration is available Friday, May 20 at Atkinsons’ Market in Hailey from 5-7 p.m. Race fees will increase on race morning to $25/adult, $15/youth and $50/family. DECORATE AND RIDE YOUR BIKE TO THE EVENT! Save gas and ride your bike! There will be prizes for best decorated bike as well as a bike obstacle course. Also, stay for the amazing Healthy Living Expo. There will be an abundance of activities, local community organization info stations and more.
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SUN: Why did you choose this recipe? KP: I like it because it’s healthy and it’s so good. And, it is fast – doesn’t take more than a half hour to make the whole thing. SUN: How did you get interested in cooking? KP: I really don’t have a passion for cooking, but when I do cook, I want it to be healthy and quick and something that can go along way. SUN: How long have you lived in the Wood River Valley? KP: Since ’78. SUN: What do you like about the Valley? KP: I love everything… how we’re a small community and people just look after each other. It’s such a positive valley to live in.
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Healthy Crab Casserole by Katherine Pleasants 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 1/2 cups tomato juice 2 tablespoons grated onion 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper 1 cup fresh Dungeness or king crab meat,
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ommunity School senior India Emerick is a very confident young woman. Besides carrying a 4.0 grade point average, Emerick also excels as an artist and has been accepted to Stanford. She also just had the experience of a lifetime when she spent six weeks in Paris and Florence pursuing her passion of figure drawing. â€œWhen I was young I would fill up notebooks of my drawings but they were always of people. I have always found the human form fascinating although I branched out a little bit in Europe. I was able to immerse myself in art for six weeks, see Europe and have an adventure,â€? she said. â€œGrowing up, I went through a fashion phase when I was twelve but I never received formal training so I decided not to pursue it. I have also been branching out into architectural drawing. Itâ€™s something that I could turn into a job and live internationally but Iâ€™m not a huge math and physics fan, so architecture is probably out for me.â€? Emerick added that normally she draws for two or three hours a week but that in Europe she would spend four or five days painting and drawing while studying the Renaissance period and artists such as da Vinci and Michelangelo. â€œWhile there, I fell in love with Paris. I loved my time in Florence but it was packed with tourists. I just had more of an emotional connection with Paris; it has a dedication to beauty that few places do. I love New York City but Paris is now my favorite city.
Every building has such exquisite detail which is hand carved. It just blew me away. Iâ€™ve traveled to at least fifteen countries and had never seen anything like it. In Florence I was able to stay in my own apartment. It was amazing to be by myself at seventeen and to have all that freedom and responsibility. But it sure was tough coming home. Iâ€™m ready to get out, in a good way, but I know Iâ€™ll miss the natural beauty that doesnâ€™t exist in other places.â€? Emerick was born in Hailey but at the age of four moved to San Francisco and Santa Cruz for three years. There she attended The Waldorf Schools. â€œMy mother credits that schooling for everything that has happened for me. My dad lived here and there was an opening at The Community School so we decided to move back. Itâ€™s been a really great environment to grow up in. Itâ€™s so safe and the kids are really appreciated around here. And itâ€™s so beautiful. Iâ€™ve been all over the world and this place still amazes me. But Iâ€™m over living in a small town and Iâ€™m looking forward to getting out, although it will always be great to come back. The downside of this place is that thereâ€™s not a lot for teenagers to do, there are not a lot of new people to meet, and everyoneâ€™s in your business. Itâ€™s hard to tell where Iâ€™ll live in the future but I hope to live internationally. I wish I had been raised around other languages.â€? Emerick began at The Community School in second grade and has been there for ten years. â€œItâ€™s pretty amazing,â€? she said.
This rendering is Drama Director Karl Nordstromâ€™s idea of what the fictional town of Almost, Maine, might look like. courtesy art
Community School Senior India Emerick
â€œItâ€™s a wonderful school, but like Sun Valley, Iâ€™m ready to graduate and move onto the next stage of my life. My grade is like family because weâ€™ve been together so long. But like family we love each other and sometimes we donâ€™t but I know it will be tough to be away from them. Also, our teachers are incredible at The Community School and our relationship is one-of-a-kind. To be on a first-name basis with them is really incredible. They are very invested in us and itâ€™s great to have their full support and attention.â€? For Emerick, there is no problem at gaining support and attention for her efforts. tws
Each week, Jonathan Kane will be profiling a local high-school student. If you know someone youâ€™d like to see featured, e-mail leslie@ theweeklysun.com
WRHS Drama Showcase By KAREN BOSSICK
rama students at Wood River High School will present eight scenes exploring love lost and love found Thursday and Friday at the Community Campus Auditorium. â€œAlmost, Maineâ€? will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, allowing viewers to take in the Colla Voce concert at The Liberty Theatre afterwards. A 1 p.m. matinee will be held on Saturday. The series of sketches all take place in the fictional town of Almost, Maine. One, for instance, features a guy sitting by himself in the Moose Patty Bar and Grill when he runs into an old girlfriend who happens to be there for her bachelorette party. â€œItâ€™s a play we saw at the Rocky Mountain Theater Association Festival in Helena, Montana, last year,â€? said drama teacher Karl Nordstrom. â€œSince, the College of Southern Idaho
and the University of Idaho have done it, as well as a theater company in Boise.â€? The production will showcase two-time One-Act Festival Best Actress winner Sarah Hope and Best Supporting Actor winner David Fox, as well as their fellow seniors Crystal Millspaugh, Alec England, Kim Cortez and Mia Jefferson. Other actors are Katie Walton, Drake Arial, Emmet Fortuin, Sage Howe, Dani Theobald, Britlynn Ward and Francisco Molina. This is the first time the Wood River High School Performing Arts Academy has had an endof-the-season Performing Arts Showcase and the first time itâ€™s done three shows in one season. The showcase is held in the same vein as the final concerts offered up by the choirs and orchestra. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for students, available at the door. tws
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awful! Terpenes are one of the chemicals many plants produce to discourage herbivory (being eaten). Tannins are another example, and can be found in pine needles. The cost to the plant to generate these chemicals is high, which is why not all plants produce them. Most of these antiherbivory chemicals are high in nitrogen. But once invested, they can help the plant to survive. Of
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Flood Watch Blaine County officials are warning that there’s a potential for floods, thanks to snow that has lingered in the mountains. The rivers normally crest between the last two weeks of May and the first week of June. This year should be no exception. Protection of homes and personal property is the owner’s responsibility while local government agencies will be deployed to protect public infrastructure like roads and bridges. Use of sandbags and bladders without a stream alteration permit are permitted as long as they do not block the stream channel or floodplain and no sediments are released into the stream during or following the flood event. Bladders, sandbags, and similar barriers should be close to the home structure but not against it. Let the constructed barrier, not the buildings foundation, absorb the water pressure. Contact your local authorities if you have questions about procedures and processes in flood response activities. Any modifications to riverbanks and riparian areas must not proceed without a stream alteration permit from the Idaho
Department of Water Resources and Blaine County. No temporary devices or structures may be used to divert the river from its natural floodplain without a permit. The permit from Blaine County can be obtained through the Land Use and Building Services Department located in the County Annex Building, 219 First Avenue South, 2nd floor, Hailey, telephone 788-5570. Flash flooding and quickly rising waters can be caused by heavy rain events, and other weather events. Be aware of any unusual water events along the rivers and streams and report to them to local authorities. Stay informed as to local conditions by accessing the County’s website at blainecounty.org, where emergency preparedness and helpful flood related links are located. Sign up for the emergency warning system through www.blainecounty.org <http://www.blainecounty. org> homepage—Emergency Warning System. For more information on stream alteration permits: Business hours 788-5500 788-5570. After hours call 788-5555. www. BlaineCounty.org <http://www. BlaineCounty.org> tws
briefs Shanley speaks at Liberty this Saturday Company of Fools is proud to present An Evening with John Patrick Shanley on Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. at The Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Shanley will share his insights into his writing process, stories of his film career as writer and director and the importance of theatre in our society. All this from the Oscar winner who got up and thanked “everybody who ever punched or kissed me in my life and everybody who I ever punched or kissed.” An accomplished and award-winning writer and director, John Patrick Shanley has written extensively for film and the stage. His play Doubt, which opened off-Broadway in 2004, became the first of his plays to transfer to Broadway and then to the screen. Shanley’s screen adaptation of Doubt has earned him 2009 Academy Award and Writers Guild Award nominations for best adapted screenplay. While
on Broadway, Doubt won numerous awards, including the Tony, New York Drama Critics Circle Award, The Drama League Award, the Drama Desk Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Company of Fools has presented John Patrick Shanley’s Danny and the Deep Blue Sea several times over the Company’s 16-year history—and staged a production of Doubt in 2008. This evening is supported in part by Company of Fools’ Season Sponsors— High Country Fusion, Cox Communications, Hailey Coffee Company, Wood River Insurance, Zions Bank and media sponsor The Weekly Sun. Tickets are $35. You may charge your tickets by phone during box office hours at 208578-9122, purchase them online at www.companyoffools.org or you may purchase your tickets at The Liberty Theatre box office starting one hour prior to curtain.
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Men with cancer invited to fishing retreat Reel Recovery, a national non-profit organization that conducts free flyfishing retreats for men with cancer, is accepting applications for its 2011 Summer Retreat. A Reel Recovery Retreat is scheduled for August 5-7, 2011 at Wild Horse Creek Ranch, near Mackay. The organization welcomes men in all stages of cancer treatment or recovery to enjoy a weekend of flyfishing in a supportive environment. St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation is excited to partner with Reel Recovery to support the upcoming retreat. The mission of Reel Recovery is to help men in the cancer recovery process by introducing them to the healing powers of the sport of fly-fishing, while providing a safe, supportive environment to explore their personal experiences with cancer, with others who share their stories. Reel Recovery is dedicated to providing cancer patients with information, education and a network of sup-
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port that will help men with cancer as they proceed through their treatment and/or recovery. The retreat provides participants an opportunity to gain new insights about living with cancer and about coping with the psychological, social and emotional aspects of having the disease. Participants learn about treatment options, navigating the healthcare system, facing mortality, coping with stressful family and work-related situations. By learning from others in similar situations, participants can gain a fresh perspective about managing their disease and renewed hope about fighting and surviving cancer. Applications are available online at www.reelrecovery.org or at St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation office, 100 Hospital Drive in Ketchum. Contact Dick Wilson, Idaho State Coordinator, RWilsonID@cableone.net or (208) 866-2415 for more information about the retreat.
National H.S. Chess Championship
By ADAM PORTH
he Wood River High School Chess Team traveled to Nashville, Tenn., to play in the National High School Chess Championship and performed very well against well-established teams and players. The event attracted approximately 1200 players and 330 teams from around the country and the Wood River team was the first team to compete from Idaho in the history of the tournament. “We accomplished all of our goals, which were to score at least 10.0 points and make it into the top twenty five. We scored 11.5 points and scored in 24th place,” says Coach Adam Porth. This was a great experience and privilege to compete against the top minds in the country. The tournament included three days of competition with seven rounds lasting four hours each at the prestigious Gaylord Opryland Resort. The Wood River team was in 27th place going into round seven and Desmond Porth (WRMS, eighth-grade) played a nail-biting game that continued until there was less than 20 seconds on the chess clock. His opponent made an illegal move and was penalized two minutes, allowing Desmond to add a full point to the team’s composite score and secured 24th place. “The Wood River team was greatly challenged in the U1600 section as our highest rated player was Nick Bruck (1227),” says Porth. Nick ended the tournament with four draws and one win against players rated almost 200-300 points higher than himself. Andrew Uriarte (1212) scored 4.0 wins against similar opponents. Alex Bates (unr.) was WRHS high scorer with 4.5 points in the unrated section. He also was ranked 19th out of 98 unrated players. Miles Hendrix scored 2.5 points, and Desmond
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The Wood River High School Chess Team stops in front of the Grand Ole Opry House on their recent visit to Nashville, Tenn. courtesy photo: adam porth
Porth ended with 2.0 points. Porth indicated that in every game but one, the opponents outranked Wood River players in the United States Chess Federation national ranking system by at least 100-200 points. Players also met Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, who signed boards and books of the team. He also provided some lessons and inspiration: “Stop, think, and visualize.” In addition, Alexandra Botez, an expert chess player, Canadian women’s champion and winner of the Kasparov All-Girls Championship, played blitz, or “fast chess,” games while waiting for rides. “Our pink shirts drew attention to our duel effort to win a trophy
A WRHS Blitz Championship and the WRHS Chess Championship will be played this next week. For more information about chess or tournaments, contact Adam Porth at 450-9048.
and to raise money for breast cancer research,” says Porth. Players collected pledges for each win to support breast cancer research and will donate over $100 to the cause this next week. The WRHS Chess Team wishes to thank the Blaine County School District and the community for supporting their efforts. tws
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Fat/stem cells: in the face, breast, hands, hearts and joints By DR. TOM CRAIS
t does appear that adipose- (fatty tissue) derived stem cells can substantially limit the amount of damage from a heart attack,” says Dr. Keith March in a recent article in New You magazine. Dr. March, M.D., Ph.D., of the Indiana University School of Medicine, chairs the Data Safety and Monitoring Board for stem cell research at the National Institutes of Health. If you haven’t already noted the information being disseminated about the value of adipose-derived stem cells, let this be your introduction into what seems to be one of the most exciting and promising areas of modern medicine. Fat transfers in plastic surgery date back about 100 years. During my plastic surgery training at New York University Institute of Plastic Surgery, I was introduced to a technique called dermal fat grafting. During the 1980s fat grafting similar to what we do today was in its infancy and many of us began transferring fat to facial and other body contours. Some surgeons at that time began injecting fat into the breast for augmentation. Although many plastic surgeons have contributed to this now rapidly expanding technique, Dr. Syd Coleman, faculty member of the NYU-IPS, has been the major force in documenting the technique, its safety and efficacy in plastic surgery. He has done this, focusing on fat transfers to the face, hands and breasts specifically for rejuvenation. My own experience with
these injection ing advances in techniques for this important face, hands research for the and breasts treatment of corroborates heart attacks, the value of fat congestive as a volumizheart failure, a ing agent. Also, myriad of joint over the years diseases, neuI have noted rodegenerative this procedure diseases such is valuable as Alzheimer’s in improving and Parkinappearance of son’s disease, the overlying peripheral vasskin as has Dr. cular disease Coleman and and diabetes. many other The impresresearchers. sive findings This first came seem to be Dr. Tom Crais to light in the occurring treatment of because these scars and other body and facial microscopic stem cells taken defects. This continued to be from the tissue around fat seems further evaluated by the U. S. to have the ability to “home” military in concert with research toward areas of injured tissue grants through the University of where low oxygen exists (for Pittsburg under the direction of example, scars). Once these little Dr. Peter Ruben in consultation smart cells make their way to with Dr. Coleman. the injured and diseased area, It seems that a face lift today they then have the ability to would not be a meaningful face develop into a multitude of tissue lift without fat grafting, either cell types such as bone, muscle, done simultaneously or after the nerve, blood vessels and skin. lift, because of the skin rejuveThey seem to do this via the help nation that occurs after fat stem of what are called growth factors cell injection. which stimulate them to emulate The data on the value of stem and rejuvenate the local tissues. cells for therapeutic medicine is Although there are numerous growing so rapidly it is difficult adjuncts to this procedure, such to keep up with. At the annual as the Brava® breast expander International Federation of Adiand the Cytori® cell expander, pose Therapy and Science (IFthe basic technique is quite ATS), hosted by the University straightforward with equipment of Texas Southwestern Medical available today. Essentially, fat Center in Dallas, very promising is harvested with a special tube reports from a myriad of surto draw out the fat. It is then geons from universities around spun in a simple table-mounted the world reported truly amazcentrifuge to separate the layers
of growth factors, stem cells, fat cells and unwanted fluid and particles with inflammatory triglycerides therein. Selected portions of this mixture are reinjected in very minute amounts into the areas needed with a specialized micro cannula. These little “energizer” cells then go to work rejuvenating the tissues in their immediate environment. During my three decades of plastic surgery and over four decades as a physician, I have never experienced rejuvenation of tissue for face or breast as effectively and as naturally as with fat-derived stem cells. This new area is termed regenerative medicine and it seems that many areas of therapeutic intervention will benefit from this technique. With ongoing interest, I hope to provide more informative data regarding ADSC therapies for not only cosmetic use, but also for advances in the treatment of other diseases of the heart, brain, joints and traumatic injuries. tws
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The Hailey Rodeo Park Interpretive Exhibit has received a $4,000 grant from the Idaho Humanities Council for Rodeo: A Story of Community. For more than a century, the rodeo grounds site has functioned as a community gathering place. Ultimately, the goal of the reconstructed Hailey Rodeo Park is not only to provide an ongoing, reinvigorated gathering place for residents and tourists alike, but also to provide a gathering place for stories that connect the present with the past and promote a meaningful sense of community identity. The project continues to seek donations of artifacts, photographs, film footage, original printed matter (fliers, programs, advertisements) and stories related to the history of the rodeo or the history of the site. The project also welcomes monetary assistance. The following items are of specific interest: 1954 copy of Argosy Magazine, which documented the appearance of Slim Pickens in the 1953 Hailey rodeo, where he dazzled the crowd with his bullfighting and comedy routines; chaps, reins, boots; i.e., a complete rodeo cowboy outfit; Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club uniform; additional rodeo queen trophies, outfits, hats, boots, etc. Anyone with items that may be of interest for inclusion in the exhibit can contact Tracy Anderson at Hailey City Hall at 788-4221, ext. 26.
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roofers are giving you two different pitches! Carry: You can always count on Cash for a bad pun. The fact is, either roofer could be correct depending on how long the fungus has been there. Cash: The black stains that you see on your roof, are most likely a fungus called Gloeocapsa Magma. It comes from airborne spores that embed themselves into your shingle. Typically, you would see it on houses that have overhanging trees.
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Carry: And like many fungi, it is contagious. Once one house in the neighborhood has it, others can develop the same condition. Cash: The fungus affects the life of the shingles on your home. Since it is a black stain, it can absorb heat from the sun and raise the temperature of your roof 10 to 20 degrees. That increase in temperature not only raises the temperature in your home, but can also cause the gravel coating to breakdown quicker, shortening the life of your shingles. Carry: Fortunately, you may not need to replace your roof. It depends not on the unsightly fungus, but rather on the condition of
your roof shingles. However, it's not a good idea to wait until the roof leaks to replace old shingles. Cash: If the roof is in good condition, the solution is relatively simple. First, any trees overhanging the roof should be cut back. Then, either you or your roofer can apply a moss or algae killer to help remove the fungus. Carry: You do want to make sure that no one uses a power washer or chlorine bleach solution in removing the stains. Both can break the shingle or ruin its gravel coating. Cash: And before you call your roofers back, just make sure they are UP to the challenge!
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When it's time to replace the roof on your house, take a second look at what color you choose. While many people select the same color, there may be a benefit to change. Black roofs, for example, absorb heat and can help raise the temperature of your attic area dramatically. White or cooler colors, on the other hand, reflect the light and help keep the attic area cooler. Depending on your climate, a roof color can make up to a 23% difference in your heating and cooling bills.
I've been a landscaper for many years and occasionally I'm amazed at the jobs I am asked to quote. Last week I got a call from a guy who was preparing to replace his roof. But before he would step up the ladder, he needed some bushes removed. He explained, "My wife planted them near the house years ago thinking that if I ever fell off the roof, they would help break my fall." "Seems like a helpful idea," I replied. "It would have been," he laughed. "Except theyâ€™re pricker bushes."
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Thinking about doing a repair on your roof? If so, be extra careful. Over 50 people are killed each year while working on the roof. Most of the accidents are due to carelessness. Make sure you are aware of your surroundings and are comfortable with working at heights. Many people fail to take proper precautions and accidently fall through skylights, touch electrical wires or fall off ladders. â€˘
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Paulaâ€™s the Dress Shop is looking for a P/T sales person to join our team. Bring by resume. **22** Volunteers Needed: Multiple volunteer openings at the Hunger Coalition on our Perishable Goods Pick Up teams! Help collect fresh produce, bread, and other foods for the Mobile Food Bank. Various pick up locations days of the week available. Please call Naomi at 788-0121 to learn more. Volunteer Only. **22** A Touch of Class Hair Studio in Hailey is looking for a Nail Technician to lease very nice, semi-private space. Reasonable rent, and pays commission on all retail sales. Lots of other extras included. For info: Call Janie, 788-9171, or stop by and check out our space. **TFN** Full Charge Bookkeeper postion available, approx. 25 hours per week working for a non-profit. Must have refereneces. EOE pick up an application at 721 3rd Ave. S Hailey or email your application to email@example.com. **22** A Touch of Class Hair Studio in Hailey is looking for a F/T hair designer to lease space. Nice station/reasonable rent and pays commission on all retail sales. Lots of other extras included. For info: Call Janie, 7889171, or stop by and check out our space. **TFN**
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Looking for a good driver that wants to volunteer 1 day a week to help drive Seniors. If you are looking for a rewarding experience please stop by the Senior Connection and pick up a volunteer application. Meals on Wheels Drivers are also needed. 721 3rd Ave. South In Hailey. Background checks done and must have good driving record. **22** Kinder Welt Preschool and Day Care is looking for a P/T Summer Assistant, leading into F/T Preschool help in the fall. Background check is required. First Aid and CPR certification is preferred; otherwise, weâ€™ll help you obtain it. Please contact Cheryl between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 720-0606 to make an appointment. No drop-ins please. **21** Need to read-Janeâ€™s Artifacts-Help wanted-Part time-Saturdays, Mondays thru Wednesdays. Retail sales experience required. Bi-lingual a plus. Must have a pleasant and customer service oriented personality. Stop in at 106 S. Main to set an appointment. **21** Part-time Caregiver position with the Senior Connection. CNA preferred but not mandatory. Love working with Seniors, must be realiable, friendly, hold an Idaho State Drivers lics. Must pass criminal background check and drug testing. Bring Resume with References to 721 3rd Ave. South in Hailey. EOE. **20**
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Weâ€™re looking for a part-time in-house bookkeeper with current expertise in Quickbooks. Invoice entry, banking, statements, payroll, taxes, etc. Also may include some retail help in a busy environment. Approximately 12-18 hours per week. Must be personable, flexible and efficient. Fax or email resume to: Copy & Print, 788-4297 (fax), or email@example.com **TFN**
Spa looking for independent contractors (estheticians and massage therapists). Call 788-1082. **TFN**
19 services Girl Friday: capable at organizing a room, a house, your receipts, yard sale prep &/or sale, mending/light sewing, spring clean home &/or garden, shop, meal prep, drive car, some computer data entry, travel help, etc.Â References. Call Marie 788-4833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org **22**
Services - Pool and Spa Sales, Maintenance and repair. Weekly and Bi weekly Available. Call 788-6300. **22**
Have you ever: signed a contract or lease, had legal problems, or questions, been billed unfairly, needed a will?? Now you can have affordable legal help thru Pre Paid Legal Services Inc.- call: Audrey Williams 831277-3866 for info. **21** Blaine County, Staff Assistant.
Excellent computer organizational skills. Independent self-starter with sound judgment, exceptional multitask, detail oriented, optimistic attitude. Previous experience in clerical, secretarial related duties. 607 423 2866 or email@example.com. **21**
Blaine County, Professionally skilled private home caregiver. Competent, compassionate, trustworthy. Assist with daily living activities, monitor vital signs, light housekeeping, nutritionally wholesome, sensory appealing meal preparation. Flexible hours. Extensive resume. Excellent references. firstname.lastname@example.org. 607 423 2866. **21** Two guys and a truck - Furniture moving & hauling. Dump runs. No job too small. 208-720-4821. **TFN** MOVING MADE EASY - The little ladies will packâ€™em and stackâ€™em and the mighty men will loadâ€™em and totem. Weâ€™ll even do the dreaded move out clean. Call 721-3543 for your moving needs. **TFN** 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. Donâ€™t stall, give a call, 720-6676. **TFN** We do Birthdays at Bella Cosa Studio in Bellevue. Info: 721-8045. **TFN**
â€˜Personalâ€™ Property Assistant and Management Available: Ketchum area personal assistant and home management! Including checking on your home, stocking for your arrival and departure, arranging transportation to airport, mail pick-up, xmas tree installation, love kids and pets, some cooking, arranging all services, cars, vacation rental, and more! References. Call Alex Hughes, 208 720-7444, email@example.com. **TFN**
20 appliances Kitchen Aid stainless steel refrigerator. Very good condition. Fits under the counter, great for the bar or dorm. $250 obo. 788-0088. **21** GE Microwave, white, clean and works great. $20. 788-0088. **21** Kenmore Chest Freezer rarely used. 5â€™9â€? long x 2â€™3â€? wide x 32â€? deep like new $500. Beth 714-474-4888. **20**
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businesses w/larger quantities. Call Bald Mountain Excavation & Compost for pricing. 208-788-4217. Open on Saturdays. Delivery available. **20**
22 art, antiques, & collectibles Antique carved oak bed. Full size. Beautiful. $400. White Mountain Ice Cream maker in great shape - $10. Call 720-2509. **21**
24 furniture Two seat couch, leather, new $1500, used $200, 788-4833. **22** DESK Oak veneer, 43â€?L x20â€?W x36â€?H , with roll out shelf for keyboard, shelving. $50. 788-9475. **21**
Bookshelf Solid Oak 2â€™W x 4â€™L x 1â€™W. Great shape. $75. 788-9475. **21**
Bookshelf Walnut (?) Great shape. 33â€?H x 12â€?W x 42â€?L. $75. 788-9475. **21**
King Size mattress - used, but in good condition. You pick up and itâ€™s free. 721-8045. **TFN**
25 household Indoor house plants, large and small, all prices, 788-4833. **22** Sherman Williams exterior latex paint. 30 gallons, special deep rich brown decorator color. $19 a gallon OBO. 622 8220. **22** AttachĂŠ Case, elegant top grain black leather, 18â€?x13â€?x5â€?, leather and suade 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. **22** Closet Organizers for 2 large closets, 3 storage closets, a walk in closet and a pantry. Made by California Closets. Includes hardware, baskets, hanging bars, and shelving. $1000 788-0088. **21** Metal and glass side table - 2 shelves. Kind of an apothecary looking table. Great for bathroom. $50. Call 720-2509. **21**
30 children & toddlers Double Stroller w/ pop in and out car seats very convienent Blue and Gray $60. Beth 714-474-4888. **20** 1-stroller and 1-car seat with base - still in box. Yours for only $100! Call 720-5153. **TFN**
36 computers HP 13X Printer black ink cartridge. Opened box but never used. Wrong cartridge for my printer. $120 retail; yours for $40. Call 720-2509. **21**
37 electronics Vintage Audio Stuff. Technics Direct Drive Automatic Turntable SL1400MK2 with Ortofon MCA-76 amplifier for moving coil cartridges. These are beautiful looking and is definitely a very rare collectable item today $200. Also 120 vinyl 33-1/3 discs. Will sell separately or all. Sony 350 Reel to Reel player, Stereo Three Head Solid State 2 speed, including 8 music reels $40. Call 788-2927. **22**
MOVINGâ€“MUST SELL! RCA 38â€? TV and stand. Was $700, now $300. Call 481-1216 or 764-2440. **TFN** Brother DR 510 Drum Unity and TN 570 toner cartridge for Brother MFC machine. Almost new condition. Toner full. $50 for both 720-2509 **21** Sharp AR-M207 digital copy machine. Two trays and metal storage cabinets on casters. Very good to exc. dond. and well-maintained. Great for small office. Copy, Print, Scan via USB and fax w/addâ€™l modules. $500 OBO. Call 720-2509. **21**
40 musical Classically trained pianist and singer giving piano and voice lessons. Unionized professional. Beginners welcome! Please call Vivian Alperin @ 727-9774. **TFN**
44 jewelry GET THEM SOMETHING SPECIAL! One-of-a-kind, locally hand-blown, glass pendants; sold individually or on necklaces. $25-$35. Please call to see. (208) 823-4678. Can e-mail photos. **TFN**
For Sale: Day Lillies-orange, chives, grape hyacinths (purple bulb just about to bloom this year), Coral Bells, Shasta Daisyâ€™s, assorted ground covers and succulents, blue, white and purple iris. Will sell by the clump 8â€? x 8â€? for $10.00 a clump. call 788-4347. **21** Horse and Steer manure for your gardens. Years old and stirred regularly. Pickup or trailer loads; $25.00. Call Gary 481.0839. **20** Compost, topsoil, compost topsoil mix, garden mix. Wholesale pricing. Discounts for commercial/landscape
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Garmont Voodoo Telemark Boots. Used twice. Moldable liners. like new. 27-28.5 shells. Will fit <9 to >10 depending on how you like to fit your boots. Less than half price at $300. Call 720-2509. **21**
50 sporting goods 2009 Masi Road Bike - top of the line. Mint condition. $1,800. Call 720-5127. **22** Trail-A-Bike - 2 years old. Mint condition. $60. Call 720-5127. **22** Ventana â€œEl Conquistador de Montanasâ€? High performance, full suspension off-road tandem Mt. Bike. (Search Boise Craigslist for description and photos). $3,499/OBO 7200391. **21** Figure/Recreation Ice Skates, Boyâ€™s size 6Youth. Newly sharpened, barely used. $50. Call 788-9475. **21** Yakota Tandem Mountain Bike - exc. cond. and good tires. $500 OBO. Call 720-2509. **21** Scott Teamride made into a single speed. new brakes, parts, tires. $350 OBO. Call 720-2509. **21** Mallet (platform style) mountain bike pedals. $5 a pair. Call 720-2509.
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FLY FISHERMAN! Two hardy fly reels with extra spools for each. One 5 weight ($135) and one 7 weight ($175). Perfect condition. Call 5789273, leave phone number. **21** Proform XP70 Exercise Bike $50. Beth 714-474-4888. **20** Dakine 150 cm snowboard travel bag UNUSED. $90. Call 541-3992817. **20** Adult small Pearl Izumi riding shorts. Has optional padded inners. Fits an average 14-15 year old. $30. Call 541-399-2817. **20** SixSixOne elbow pads for sale! VERY little scratches, awesome condition. Adult Large. $20 Call 541399-2817. **20** FOX Mtn. Bike shin guards - Adult Medium, 21â€? long, Slight scratches, awesome condition. Call 541-3992817. **20** 1 pair menâ€™s Talon inline roller blades, size 10-12 and 1 pair womenâ€™s Talon inlline roller blades, size 79; both pairs used only once. Yours w/protective pads for just $125. Call 720-5153. **TFN**
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benefit Senior Meals and Vital Transportation. Seeâ€™s Candy is available Monday thru Saturday. For more information call Barbara @ 788-3468 or stop by 721 3rd Ave. South in Hailey. **TFN** 7 NEW Coin Operated Vending Machines. Be your own boss! Recession proof. $2,500 OBO. Will deliver within the Valley. Call Tony at 7205153. **TFN*
60 homes for sale 1996 Fleetwood Mobile home, 3bd, 2 ba with large covered redwood deck, in the Meadows Park. $19,500. Owner will carry loan. Call 208-7204438 or 208-720-8391. **22** 1988 well-kept Bellevue home. Ready to sell, with many options available. 720-3157. **22** 3bd, full basement home w/4 acres / outbuilding. Hop, skip, jump from National Forest. Gorgeous views! Many options available. For Sale. 720-3157. **22**
10â€™ work platform for fork lift. Brand new was $2200 new, will sell for $800. Call Mike at 7201410. **TFN**
56 other stuff for sale Beta Fish Accessories. Everything you need but the fish and the tank. $15, 788-0088. **20** Delicious Seeâ€™s Candy on sale at the Senior Connection. All proceeds
Investor Services Information-Research-Leads Representation-Acquisition Repair-Remodel-Maintenance Management Disposition-Reinvestment firstname.lastname@example.org 208.720.1212 RE/MAX of Sun Valley **TFN**
64 condos/townhouses for sale
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73 vacant land WATERFRONT PROPERTY - 2 hours from Sun Valley. 2.26 acres on the South Fork of the Boise River, north of Fairfield. For Sale by owner, $89,500. Call Bob at 788-7300 or 720-2628. **22**
Janine Bear Sothebyâ€™s 208-720-1254 Vacant Land $130,000 Pine View Lot (partial Realtor owned) $249,000 Corner lot Northridge $419,000 2.53 acresTimberline Lot **TFN**
77 out of area rental Two bedroom cabin on lake front Magic East Side. Furnished with utilities 150usd monthly. Call 7201834. **21**
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Cash for your trust deed or mortgage. Private Party Call 208-720-5153
2 Bath unit on beach in Mexico. Choose between Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun on availability $2900/ week. 788-0752. **TFN**
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. **TFN**
80 bellevue rentals 1 Bed/1 bath with separate entrance in owner-built house in Bellevueâ€™s Muldoon Canyon. Spacious open floor plan, radiant floor heating, beautiful finishes. Sunny, southern exposure with a fantastic view. $650 p/month first, last, deposit. Clean and quiet. No smoking, no pets. 7885875. **21**
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7 SOLD 2 PENDING Prices start at $150,000 2-3bed/2-2.5bath/2-3 car 1254sf-1762sf Contact Sue and Karen (208) 788-2164 www.SweetWaterHailey.com Sweetwater Community Realty Highway 75 to Countryside Blvd. **TFN**
68 mobile homes 1996 3bd, 2ba mobile home w/large covered deck in the Meadows Par, 1st and security. $750 per month. Call 208-720-4438 or 208-720-8391. **22**
70 vacation property Hey Golfers!! 16 rounds of golf & 2 massages included w/ luxury 2 BR/
Hailey:1 MONTH FREE RENT! 2BD/ 1BA condos in quiet W. Hailey neighborhood, unfurn., clean and wellmaintained, but affordable! No pets or smoking, avail. immed. $595-650 a month plus util. Call Brian at 208720-4235 & check out www.svmlps. com for info. **TFN** Hailey:1 month free! Price reduced! 1BD/1BA condo w/office-den space, unfurn., wood FP, balcony off of bedroom, new carpet, no pets, smoking not allowed, avail. immed. Now only $595 a month + util. Call Brian, 208720-4235 or check this out at www. svmlps.com **TFN** Lease Option or For Sale whomever comes first w/acceptable offer - lovely 5 bedroom home near Baseball/Soccer Fields, WRHS and Community Campus. Newly renovated w/ upscale treatments, hardwood floors, family room, spacious twocar garage, fenced yard, sunny location. $1,700 per month, plus utilities / owner will consider all offers. Realtor owned. Call Nancy 309-2014 to pre-
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Many properties to choose from Shoshone to Kimberly. 208-595-1070
cludes utilities. Call 788-1305. **21** One bedroom apartment with Baldly view $650, includes all utilities... above the SV Car Wash...this wonâ€™t last long! 208-720-3848. **21** If you work in Blaine County, you could qualify to rent a Studio Apartment in Ketchumâ€™s COPPER RIDGE BUILDING. Available through Blaine County Housing Authority & affordable to Blaine Countyâ€™s workforce. Please call BCHA, 788-6102. **20** Price Reduced & 1 Month Free! 3BD/3BA Board Ranch Beauty! Furnished home on river. 1 mile to W.S. lifts! Hot tub, 2 car garage, big yard, great views! Includes landscaping & snow removal! Available early May. $2,250 a month plus utilities. A Must See! Smoking not allowed. Brain, 208-720-4235, photos upon request. **TFN**
PRICE JUST REDUCED! 2BD/2BA Tâ€™home on Trail Creek! New carpet, new paint, unfurn., wood FP, deck by creek, short walk to central Ketchum, pool & spa in summer. No pets, smoking not allowed. Avail. immed. Price now just $850/mo + util. Call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this out at www.svmlps.com **TFN** 3BD/3.5BA Ketchum Tâ€™home, upscale w/custome decor, but at great price! Fully furn. 2 car gar., priv. hot tob, by bike path, walk to RR lifts, avail. immed. Ski season rental poss, rate depends on dates. Great value at $2,250 a month + util. Call Brian, 208-720-4235 abd check out www. svmlps.com for more info. **TFN**
85 short-term rental Stanley Cabin. Comfortable, light, well-furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Iron Creek area. Sleeps 6. $200/night (2 night min.) or $1,300/week. Dogs OK. Call Jima, 726-1848. **TFN**
87 condo/townhome rental $950/mo - 3Bd, 2Bh, attached garage, SS appliances, gas fireplace. Water/sewer Â & basic cable incld. pics: http://bit.ly/jhKAyW . Call 253344-7121. **22**
89 roommate wanted Like to share? Looking for someone to share the cost of living these
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90 want to rent/buy Looking for long term rental, option to buy, owner carry, a nice 3-4 bedroom home, 30-40+ acres, isolated, very private, no neighbors. Min 10 ac, if surrounded by forest/BLM land. Fenced. Pets & Farm Animals. Open to all areas from Stanley to Twin to Boise. glacierandkodak@yahoo. com. **20**
100 garage & yard sales HUGE Yard Sale Saturday, KIDS Clothes and Toys, Step 2, Little Tikes etc... Changing Table, Adult Clothing, Sporting Goods, Tools, Table Saw, Construction Materials, Concrete planters. Truck rims, Microwave. 129 South Hiawatha Dr. Hailey. 9:00 AM. **22**
201 horse boarding Horse Pastures for Rent in Mid-valley - $170 a month for the 1st horse, each additional horse $75 a month. For more details, call Mike, 7269728. **21**
306 pet supplies Dog Run - 4â€™ x7â€™ chain link dog run. Excellent condition. $125 OBO. Call 720-0285. **22** Tri-Tronics Field 70 schock collar (now called a Classic 70) w/brand new XLS receiver and new antennae. $300 new even at discount. $130 OBO. Call 720-2509. **21**
400 share the ride Need a Ride? www.rideshareonline.com is Idahoâ€™s new source for catching or sharing a ride! To work, another city or another state, signup and see who else is traveling in the same direction and get or offer a ride. For more information or help with the system, visit www.mountainrides.org or call Mountain Rides 788.RIDE. **TFN** Wanted: someone with a truck going to L.A. Need couch, chair & table sent to L.A. Will share in Gas. Call Rich at 818-618-4865. **TFN**
5013c charitable exchange Needed: Housing for Sun Valley Summer Symphony Production Staff and Musicians. Do you or someone you know own a guest house, condo or garage aptartment that could be used to house staff or musicians with families? We have a variety of housing needs from mid-July to mid-Aug. The Symphony finds many creative ways to appreciate Housing Hosts and we want to welcome you as part of the family! For information, please contact Marcia Mode-Stavros, SVSS Housing Coordinator, at 208-7277024 or firstname.lastname@example.org. **22** The Crisis Hotline: When you donâ€™t know where to turn call: 726-3596 or 788-3596. A trained volunteer is available right now to listen, provide comfort, and referrals. Anonymous and confidential for your comfort and security. Call us. We can help. 24 hours a day. **TFN** 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! Thatâ€™s right, weâ€™ll give you up to 40 words for free to help you spread the word. Just e-mail classifieds@theweekly sun.com **TFN**
502 take a class Chakra meditation class will begin on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 pm. Only a journal is required. For info contact Vee Rilley at handsbyvee@hotmail. com or phone 208-578-7748. **21** Conversational Sign Language Course - begins Tuesday, May 24 at CSI-Twin Falls. 208-732-6442. **20** Cake Decorating Course - begins Tuesday, May 24 at CSI-Twin Falls. 208-732-6442. **20**
New metal clay classes in Hailey, all levels, by experienced instructor Lisa Horton. Two new intermediate classes on rings and hollow forms. Classes for May and June, plus summer show schedule: www.LisaHortonJewelry.com. Contact through website or 208-721-1798. **20** Stellaâ€™s 30 (Meditation for the beginner) - 11 a.m. at the Wood River Y in Ketchum. Free to members, drop-
classi f ied ad pages • deadline : noon on M onday • classi f ieds @ the w eeklys u n . com in rate for non-mebers. Info: 9286708. **TFN** 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. **TFN** Aqua-Cross Boot Camp at the YMCA pool - 7 to 8 a.m. Mondays and 7:10 to 8:10 p.m. on Thursdays. Info: 928-6707. **TFN** 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. **TFN** Yoga & the Breath with Victoria Roper, at Hailey Yoga Center, Wednesday mornings, 9:00-10:30. 208-5393771. **TFN** Morning Yoga with Dayle Ohlau at BCRD’s Fitworks at the Community Campus in Hailey – Friday and Saturday mornings from 9-10. For more information call 578-2273. **TFN** Pure Body Pilates May Schedule Mondays: 5:30 Intermediate Pilates Mat alysha; Tuesdays: 7 am Tai Chi franz, 8 am sun salutations alysha, 8:30 am all levels Pilates Mat alysha; Wednesdays: 9:30 great ass class alysha, 5:30 yoga fusion alysha; Thursdays: 8 am sun salutations alysha; 8:30 am all levels Pilates Mat alysha; Fridays: 9:30 yoga fusion alysha; saturdays: 8 am sun salutations alysha, 8:30 am all levels Pilates Mat, 9:30 beginners Mat **four week series May 14, 21 June 4&11 $30 for all four, $12 drop in. **21** Spirit n’ Motion Athletic School Class Schedule Full Gymnastics/Tumbling/Trampoline Classes: Beginning—Monday 3:30-4:30 or Wed 3:30-4:30; Intermediate—Mon. 3:30-4:30 or Wed 4:30-5:30 and 5:30 to 6:30; Advanced (must have back-handsprings)— Mon. 4:30-6:30; High School/Adult (ages 14 and up) —Wed. 6:30-7:30; YMCA—in Ketchum—Beginning (grades K-3)—Wed 4:15-5; Competitive Team—Monday and Wednesday--4:30-7:30 Pre-School/Kinder Gymnastics (ages 2 -6 years old); Preschool (ages 3-6)—Tues. 10:40-11:20 or 2:45-3:30; Parent and Me (ages 18 mo-3 yrs)—Monday 5:50-6:30 PM or Tuesday 10-10:40 Cheerleading (Competitive and Non-competitive): Green Emeralds— Competitive (ages 4-5)—Thurs 3-4; Silver Stars—Competitive (ages 68)—Tues 3:30-5/Thurs 4-5; Black Diamonds—Competitive (ages 9 and up)— Monday 4:30-5:30 and Tues/ Thurs 5-7 Zumba Fitness—all classes $5 with punch card; Tuesday 7-8 PM, Wednesday 6:30-7:30 PM; Tuesday/ Thursday/Friday 12-1 PM Open Gymnastics—for our students & friends who want more gym time; Saturdays 10-12 only $5/hour (ages 5 and up) Info 208-720-4306 or www.spiritnmotion.com **21**
504 lost & found Lost Verizon LG Accolode Cell Phone. Lost on South 4th in Hailey or behind the Gold Mine. Please call 720-6676 if found. **TFN**
506 i need this Needed: Housing for Sun Valley Summer Symphony Production Staff and Musicians. Do you or someone you know own a guest house, condo or garage aptartment that could be used to house staff or musicians with families? We have a variety of housing needs from mid-July to mid-Aug. The Symphony finds many creative ways to appreciate Housing Hosts and we want to welcome you as part of the family! For information, please contact Marcia Mode-Stavros, SVSS Housing Coordinator, at 208-7277024 or email@example.com. **22** NEEDED: Please support the Hailey Memorial Day Ceremony. Make checks payable to: H.C.M.D.C.F.
(Hailey Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony Fund). Mail to: Hailey Memorial Day Committee, 211 W. Elm St., Hailey, ID 83333. For details call Maggie Springer at 788-0139. **21** Needed: Former U.S. Coast Guard to attend the Hailey Memorial Day Ceremony to represent your branch. Call Maggie or Julia at 208-788-0139 for details. **21** NEEDED: Used patio pavers in good condition and reasonably priced. call 481-0780. **20** NEEDED: A men’s mountain bike or any bike for a man. Free would be nice or cheep. 208-720-9141. **20** NEEDED: I am in need of boy clothes 4t and 5t for my son. Free or cheep. 208-720-9141. **20** I Need a used/new gold detector or high-end metal detector to buy or rent from 5/22 or 5/30. Call 7207312. **20** Needed - A nice sectional couch. Please call Christy, 481-0162. **TFN**
509 announcements Hailey Memorial Day Ceremony Monday May 30, 2011 at 11 a.m., at the Hailey Cemetery 511 E. Maple St, Hailey, Idaho 83333. Open to the public, all are welcome to attend. Please join us to honor and remember the nearly 400 known Hailey veterans. We are striving to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. Rain or Shine! Also join us afterwards at the Hailey Armory for a special presentation by Col. Gail Halvorsen, the “Candy Bomber.” http://www. facebook.com/pages/HaileyIdaho-Memorial-Day-Ceremony/ 113617338665690?ref=ts <http:// www.facebook.com/pages/HaileyIdaho-Memorial-Day-Ceremony/ 113617338665690?ref=ts> **21** The Rainbow’s End @ 618 S. Main in Hailey is proud to be the new home of the Dollhouse Consignment Boutique’s second location, and Romantz Photography. To celebrate our opening and give back to our great community, 5% of all sales this week will be donated to the Animal Shelter! Come see us and check out the newest, funnest place to shop in Hailey! **20**
Romantz Photography is celebrating the opening of our studio in Hailey by giving you 50% off! The first 10 people to book an in-studio baby/ child portrait session from now hru Saturday, May 7th will get their session for just $75! That includes the photo session and a print package! Come See Us at the Rainbow’s End, 618 S. Main, Hailey or Call Sarena @ 727-7912. **20** Do you have an announcement you’d like to share? Send someone wishes for their special occasion, or list open houses for events, businesses, etc. Call 928-7186. **TFN**
510 thank you notes It was high caliber entertainment Sunday, during Mary Poppins, presented by Hilarie Neely and the Footlight Dance Centre group. It was a very professional performance with beautiful costumes and music. What an accomplishment to the teachers who trained 120+ students. Thank you! From, Betty Grant. **20**
514 free stuff (really!) A HONDA BIKE FOR FREE IF INTERESTED CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org. **22**
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606 cars PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your automotive needs. Call 208-788-3255 **TFN**
612 auto accessories Panel mount Voltmeter by VDO, new in box. 0-16 V. Micronta 25 Range Multitester used good condition. Oil Filter 85310 new in box. Compression Tester used, good. Oil Can w/pump, Master Mechanic, used, good. $5 each item or $20 the lot. Gas Liftgate Strut for Audi 5000 Quatro wagon new. $15. (orig cost $105) 788-2927. **22** Car Cover - Volvo Wagon XC full car protector. New - $100 OBO. Call 208-726-5531. **22** 8’ pick-up cap w/side by side rear doors $150.00 720-5244. **21** TOYO Eclipse Tires on aluminum wheels. Tire size P205/65R 15. Tires are nearly new. $325.00 OBO. Contact Kjel at 721-1769 days, or 4811131 eve. **21** 4 Goodyear Eagle 275/60R/17 Tires great shape $125. Call 208-7203848. **21** Travel Trailer 1977 21’ Kit Companion, no leaks, refrigerator, stove & oven, bath/shower & toilet, new awning, $500 evenings 208-206-0254. **20**
Panasonic CD/AM/FM 20Wx4 Model CQDP710EUC. $25. Call 7202509. **21** VW Deluxe tape/AM/FM from Eurovan w/harness. $10. 720-2509. **21** Flat bed utility trailer - great for snowmobiles. Call Michael at 7208212. **TFN**
616 motorcycles HONDA XR100R 2003 dirt bike in excellent condition. Very low miles, good rubber, adult owned. $950. 788-2927 **22** 2005 KTM 525 EXC Supermoto. Like New. Only 1400 miles. Big Tank and many extras including built-in battery charger. Road legal. $4,000 OBO. Call 720-2509. **21**
The public is invited to join local families and individuals growing fresh produce for people in our community facing hunger. The Grow A Row Program is a volunteer-based program that encourages local gardeners to plant an extra row and donate the harvests to The Hunger Coalition for distribution through their Mobile Food Bank. Last year, gardeners from around the Wood River Valley contributed more than 1,000 pounds of locally grown vegetables, herbs and fruits to local families and individuals in need. Participants are grouped by neighborhood with harvests collected and delivered to the Food Bank Warehouse weekly. New to Grow A Row this year is an additional drop-off location
Little Black Dress Club hosts cocktail party to award local non-profit grants The Little Black Dress Club-Wood River has awarded $11,431 in grants to 6 local non-profits for the Spring, 2011, grant cycle. Recipients are: The Crisis Hotline, The Hunger Coalition, Girls on the Run, The Animal Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). The grants will be awarded on May 31, at a cocktail reception at Ciro’s Market, from 5:30 to 6:30. Members will wear their little black dresses to celebrate the event. The Little Black Dress Club-Wood River is a philanthropic giving circle created to support non-profit organizations in Blaine County. In the Spring of 2009, a small group of women met to make Lynn Campion-Waddell’s vision a reality. Modeling themselves after The Little Black Dress Club of Boise, what started as a small gathering of women discussing local philanthropy has grown to
621 r.v.’s 26 1/2 ft RV Lazy Daze 1999 Low Mileage Parked in garage. Call 7884833 or mstewartdesigns@gmail. com. **22**
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Ship to Shore Radio - May Day I, portable, $45 OBO. Call 208-7265531. **22** Boating Rain Gear - men’s jacket (M), pants (M), and boots (size 44). All for $95 OBO. Call 208-726-5531.
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1987 Blue Marine inboard, outboard 350 ski boat! Need to sell ASAP. Call for appt. to show. 720-3157. **22** Boating Rain Gear - women’s jacket (M), trousers (S), boots (size 6), and Rain Hat (M). All for $95 OBO. Call 208-726-5531. **22**
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624 by air David Clark in dash Intercome Model ISOCOM. Flightcom in dash intercom 403MC. $25 ea. Call 7202509. **21** Garmin GPS 150XL Pilot’s guide/ manual and Pilot’s Quick Reference Guide - $5. Call 720-2509. **21** Telex Echelon 20 aviation headset, 20+ dB of passive noise protection and a top-quality noise canceling electret mic. Spanking new in box $150. Call 720-2509. **21**
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over 70 members. $11,500 in grants was awarded in 2010 to seven local non-profits. President, Rain McDonald, states “I am so pleased that we have been able to grant, at the halfway point of the year, as much as we granted the entire year of 2010”. The application deadline for the Fall grant cycle is September 15th. Kristy Logan is Chairperson of the Grants Committee. Serving with her are Lynn Campion-Waddell, Peggy Goldwyn, Kathy Jones and Rain McDonald. Other officers are: Teresa Beahan-Lipman Secretary; Mary Fauth, Chairperson Communications Committee; Brooke Bonner Chairperson, Finance Committee; Tricia Swartling, Chairperson, Membership Committee; and Mary Jo Helmeke Chairperson, Social Committee. For more information, visit: lbdcwr. org <http://lbdcwr.org>
620 snowmobiles etc. PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your snowmobile needs. Call 208-788-3255 **TFN** Men’s 2 piece Polaris/Klim snowmobile suit. Very nice condition. Cost $485 new, selling for $220. Call Jeff at 720-4988. **TFN**
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at The Hope Garden, located at S. 1st Ave and E. Walnut Street in downtown Hailey. While all fresh donations are welcome, there is a list of “Most Needed” items available at http:// www.thehungercoalition.org/op_garden_community_oark.html. For the hundreds of people in our community who do not have enough to eat and are struggling to make ends meet, your donations of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs make a real and tangible impact. Interested volunteer gardeners can call Julie at 788-9266, email email@example.com or attend The Hunger Coalition’s Summer Volunteer Open House on June 1 to learn more about Grow A Row and other programs designed to provide vital fresh, healthful foods to our neighbors in need.
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This week’s Featured Listings as seen in the Spring issue of
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S R EAS AREA NG A NG DIIING OUND O ROUN R R RO URRO U URR SURR SUR ND S AND Y A EY LE A LL VALL UN VA S IN SUN
Rachel Cooper 208.720.4146 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Sonya Johnston 208.720.0411 Thunder Spring Real Estate
208.726.4901 REMAX of Sun Valley
208.720.4050 Fulton Associates
Trail Creek Crossing From $895,000
Lifestyle Condominiums From $875,000
110 East Gulch $1,215,000
Lane Ranch Investment Opportunity $1,395,000
Details on page 58 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 60 of The Real Estate Magazine
Scott Mary 208.720.0888
Windermere Real Estate
208.720.4181 Windermere Real Estate
Classic Hulen Meadows $1,495,000
WOW! Warm Springs $1,495,000
Details on page 51 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 47 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 52 of The Real Estate Magazine
Mike Sampson 208.309.5300
Sotheby’s International Realty
Sun Valley Villager Condo $595,000
Details on page 44 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 39 of The Real Estate Magazine
Janine Bear 208.720.1254
Caron OClassen 208.720.1196
Sotheby’s International Realty
208.720.5143 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Charmer w/Muldoon Views $349,000
W. Warm Springs on the Water $1,998,000
East Fork Waterfront $1,725,000
Sotheby’s International Realty
Details on page 37 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 35 of The Real Estate Magazine
208.720.2905 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Details on page 27 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 26 of The Real Estate Magazine
Mike Murphy | 208.720.3323 Sue Engelmann | 208.720.0680
Mike McCann 208.720.0111
208.720.2545 Ketchum Realty
Private Mountain Estate $9,900,000
240 Four Seasons Way $538,000
Elkhorn Springs From $475,000
McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors Sotheby’s International Realty
Details on page 20 of The Real Estate Magazine
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Details on page 56 of The Real Estate Magazine
Penny Leopold 208.309.1130
Windermere Real Estate
Details on page 13 of The Real Estate Magazine
208.720.6906 Sotheby’s International Realty
Details on page 8 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 4 of The Real Estate Magazine
sun next week for more featured listings! the weekly
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