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Vintage Candy Drop reenacted, Thursday

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Snowpack limits campground use By KAREN BOSSICK


hose who tie their camping season to Memorial Day weekend will have to think twice this year. There’s still three to four feet of snow atop Galena Summit. Redfish Lake has snow along the lake bank, although only patches of snow on the flats. And even the Harriman Trail can still be skied in some spots due to lingering snow. Recreationists planning on visiting the Sawtooth National Forest over the Memorial Day weekend will find that there are a limited number of campgrounds available for the holiday, according to SNF Public Affairs Officer Julie Thomas. Due to the lingering snowpack, many roads and trails will be also closed. Visitors to the Sawtooth National Forest are encouraged to bring their own drinking water and be prepared to haul their trash back home. Most of the Forest roads and trails, including Baker Creek Road, remain snow covered, wet and soft. Visitors are asked to avoid driving or riding on muddy roads and trails to avoid damaging the running surface. Even the road into Boundary Creek—the access for Middle Fork of the Salmon River rafters—still sports a couple of feet of snow. The following is a summary of major recreation areas.

Minidoka Ranger District South Hills: Schipper and Steer Basin campgrounds are open depending on water levels in Rock Creek. All dispersed sites in lower Rock Creek Canyon are closed due to flooding; Bear Gulch Campground is open; Porcupine Springs, Diamondfield Jack, Pettit, and Upper and Lower Penstemon are not open due to snow and wet conditions; significant snow remains at higher elevations and on northern slopes; roads are snow-covered and muddy.  Sublett: Sublett Campground is open – no fees or water; Mill Flat is open – no fees or water Raft River (Northern Utah): Clear Creek Campground and dispersed campground sites upstream from Clear Creek are open.  No fees, no water. One Mile Summit is not open, and trails remain closed. Albion: All developed campgrounds and trailheads are closed due to large snowdrifts. The road to the top of Mt. Harrison is not open beyond the Pomerelle Ski Area. Current road and trail conditions can be obtained by calling the Minidoka Ranger District at 208-678-0430.

Ketchum Ranger District Boundary Campground is open: Full services are available at Boundary Campground and fees will be charged.

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Ralph Harris painted wives and children into the mural to show the personal impact of the National Guard.

Harris adds life to Armory Photos & Story By KAREN BOSSICK


he paintbrush has proven mightier than the sword for Ralph Harris. Over the years he has created 21 paintings which are on permanent display at the Pentagon, Air Force Academy, Air Force Museum and Air and Space Museum Detail, painting in details that make his paintings as educational as they are beautiful. Now he has yet another mural to his credit—one depicting the evolution of the citizen soldier in this country from the time of the American Revolution to the present-day National Guard The mural, which stretches across the west wall of the National Guard Armory in Hailey, will be unveiled during the Armory’s grand reopening ceremony Saturday. Harris is a fourth-generation Wood River Valley native in a family with a rich history of serving in the armed forces. For instance, his 91-year-old uncle Eusebio Arriaga, the first non-Austrian to teach skiing at Sun Valley, was an Air Force pilot in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Harris grew up illustrating deer and other wildlife around him, despite there being no art classes at school. After graduating from the Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles in 1964, he joined the Marine Corps Air Reserve as a photo-journalist and staff artist, painting corrections on a military diorama at Los Alamitos Naval Air Station. He counts a portrait of test pilot Chuck

Yeager among his favorites. “I had not a clue that my life would go that route. I thought I would be another Norman Rockwell-type painting for ‘Ladies Home Journal’ and living in a big city like New York that I detested. But the military gave me a chance to be an illustrator at a time when the illustrator’s art is fading away.” Upon returning to Sun Valley in 1967, Harris became a ski instructor and began illustrating covers and ski technique articles for “Ski” and “Skiing” magazines. He painted portraits of rodeo cowboys like Dean Oliver and Ty Murray for the Snake River Stampede. He painted 11 conservation stamps for the Idaho Fish and Game Department. And he created posters for Ketchum Wagon Days, Jackson Hole’s Old West Days Rendezvous and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area’s 20th, 25th and 30th anniversaries. When the centennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition rolled around, he stepped outside of his paintings to don the pantaloons and army coat of Meriwether Lewis as he reenacted Lewis’ journey in a keelboat through Iowa and took Sun Valley audiences on a Corps of Discovery journey. “It all started when I went to paint a black powder stamp. I went back to the Smithsonian to research and learned that I had to know Lewis and Clark,” Harris recalled. “I became so enthralled I bought Lewis and Clark’s journals. From them I learned how much wildlife was here

before the Europeans moved West. Tens of thousands of bison, antelope--even grizzlies in North Dakota. Oh, what we’ve lost!” Harris outlined the picture of the mural on the Armory wall, using his wife Jacqui’s ’s grandfather as a model for the World War I soldier, with Ace bandages around his legs and a gas mask. Staff Sgt. Ulysses Mittelstadt, the non-commissioned officer in charge of the armory, and his family served as models for the modern-day soldier. Harris used Wood River High School basketball player Juliana Herrera, who plans to head to boot camp following graduation, depicting her with a National Guard basketball in her hand. He also included a representative of the 10th Mountain Division wearing skis and a hoodie since so many 10th Mountain Division soldiers, including his great granduncle Frank Unamuno, learned to ski at Sun Valley. He then invited community members, including cheerleaders and Wood River High School Art Academy students, to paint between the lines in paint-by-number fashion just as he had had onlookers help him with the mural on the side of the Blaine County Historical Museum. Former Hailey Chamber head Jim Spinelli, who has been watching the mural from its inception, said the mural is unlike anything found in any of the other Idaho armories. “I told the kids who are helping with the painting: That mural is going to be up there longer than all of us. So you’re having a part in making history,” he added. tws


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llen Gillespie is determined to catch some of the candy that will be dropped over Hailey from a vintage airplane Thursday afternoon. “I’m going to try to catch one of the candy parachutes because my dad never did,” said the Ketchum woman. Gillespie’s father was a 10year-old when Col. Gail Halvorsen began dropping candy over Berlin during the Berlin Airlift. But, although her father saw Halvorsen drop the candy, he was never able to snag any. Nevertheless, Gillespie’s father was immortalized in a famous photograph of a German youth in knee-high stockings watching the airlift. And he told Ellen countless stories about “The Candy Bomber.” “That guy and all his buddies kept my dad and me from living under Communist rule,” said Gillespie, who spent a few childhood years in West Berlin. “My dad said he’s never been as hungry as he was during the whole blockade. But those guys brought in food and coal and helped everyone survive. It certainly made my dad think that Americans were the best.” Halvorsen, now 90, will be in the Wood River Valley Thursday through Monday as part of the festivities surrounding the rededication of the National Guard Armory at 311 E. Cedar St. in Hailey at noon Saturday. Halvorsen plans to attend the reenactment of his candy drops at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Wood River High School football field when a pilot flying a vintage tri-engine Grumman amphibious plane reenacts the drops during the Berlin Airlift of 1948 and 1949. He’ll talk about his humanitarian bombing during a free presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday night at The Community Library in Ketchum and sign copies of his book after the talk. On Saturday, he will be a featured guest at the grand reopening of the Hailey National Guard Armory. He’ll attend the Memorial Day ceremony at the Hailey Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday. And he will speak at the Hailey Armory at 12:30 p.m., following the ceremony. Dr. Tom Crais, a Hailey dermatologist, is spearheading the reenactment to honor Halvorsen. Dr. Rich Sugden of Driggs, a flight surgeon in the class behind Crais at Pensacola Naval Air Station, will provide the plane. Hailey aviator Galen Hanselman, Atlantic Aviation of Sun Valley, Friedman Memorial Airport and the Blaine County School District are also assisting with the drop. Crais became friends with Halvorsen as a Navy and Army flight surgeon stationed in Berlin from 1970 to 1973 while Halvorsen was commander of Templehof. He reconnected with Halvorsen after visiting the Ber-

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lin Airlift Memorial four years ago where he learned Halvorsen was still alive. “You would never have known he was a high-ranking commander. He was calm, humble, very welcoming,” Crais said. Halvorsen, a native of Garland, Utah, was among hundreds of American, English and French pilots who flew around the clock to supply Berliners with food, coal and medical supplies in defiance of the Soviet blockade which cut off the flow of food and supplies into the city. After sharing a couple of sticks of gum with a group of Berlin children, he promised to drop more candy when he flew back the next day. Soon, Berlin children began calling him “Uncle Wiggly Wings” for the way he wiggled his aircraft’s wings upon his approach to Berlin’s Templehof Central Airport to let them know it was a candy drop. As newspapers picked up the story, 20 tons of donated candy came in from six countries and Hershey and Wrigley candy companies donated candy bars, gum and Life Savers by the box car. “That part of history is fading, yet it’s an important story to be told,” said Ketchum resident Jim Pearre, a former Chicago newsman who was seven years old when the airlift started. “And Col. Halvorsen’s story is so inspiring. At 90, he may not be around too much longer to tell his story, so this is a precious opportunity.” Crais arranged for Halvorsen to meet with Gillespie’s father a couple of weeks ago in Berlin where Gillespie’s father co-chairs the American Academy of Berlin with Henry Kissinger. The Academy promotes dialogue between America and Germany through the arts and other means. “My father was thrilled to meet him,” said Gillespie. “He remembered how it had only been a few years prior to that that the Americans were dropping bombs on them. And then they began dropping candy on them. It made him a big fan of America.” tws

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Bellevueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Old City Hall Museum celebrates its 15th year with its seasonal opening on Saturday, May 28. The museum on Main Street is open Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., with open hours also on Memorial Day and Labor Day. The museum opened with a quilt show on Motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day, 1996, after a two-year restoration effort supported by an outpouring of community funding and donations of time, labor and materials. Today, the museum is a well-regarded community treasureâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;it is small but packed with local history. A focus of the museum is on mining in the Broadford area, particularly the Minnie Moore/Queen of the Hills complex, and the people who worked in the mines. There are also Bellevue School photos and yearbooks, as well as classic historic photos of the city. The 1881 log jail (incarcerated bad guy included) sits behind the Old City Hall, and a log cabin, once a ranching employeeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lodging then a Bellevue familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home, has been moved to the site and is outfitted with late-1880s/ early-1900s furnishings. Students from Bellevue Elementary School enjoy tours of all these facilities each year. Volunteers are very much needed to help host the museum on the weekends, and choice of days and hours is flexible. Please call Melanie, 788-3628, or Ora Lee, 788-2506.

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An informative session about weather spotting, which includes the proper training needed to become an official National Weather Service spotter, will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m., this Friday, May 27, at the Community Campus in Hailey (Room 301302). Training includes definitions and climatology of severe weather, cloud and storm recognition, storm hazards and safety tips, weather reporting procedures, and a review of past severe weather events. The presenter is Vernon Preston, Pocatello National Weather Serviceâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Warning Coordination Meteorologist. Everyone is invited to this training session. If you are a current weather spotter, firefighter, law enforcement specialist, land management employee, emergency services technician, transportation operator, outdoor recreationist, or just purely a weather enthusiast, this training workshop is for you. For more information about the NWS spotter program, please see or our national severe weather awareness Web page at severeweather/index.shtml

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(Cover image) Carter Miller and Gavin Shipley pedaled their tandem from The Community School to the Ketchum Town Plaza Friday afternoon to partake of hot dogs and chips served up to Bike to Work participants by the Sun Valley Marketing Alliance and Mountain Rides. PHOTO: KAREN BOSSICK/SUN

Bike to work attracts 300 By KAREN BOSSICK


bout 300 cyclists took advantage of a beautiful sunny Friday morning to Bike to Work as part of the national Bike to Work month. Smith Optics handed out sunglasses and ball caps to participants, while Pete Laneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s handed out Chums sunglass retainers and lip sunscreen. And SCOTT USA had just the thing for cyclists needing a shot of something stronger as they pedaled into Ketchum against headwinds: champagne and orange juice mimosas and gourmet habanero SCOTT Sauce. Carter Miller and Gavin Shipley, two of the students in Community School teacher Scott Runkelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s class, initially wore one-piece ski suits to start their tandem ride but quickly stripped as they heated up. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was certainly a far cry from last year when temperatures were about freezing,â&#x20AC;? said Blaine County Recreation District Director Jim Keating. As usual, SCOTT USA won

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The following campgrounds are open with full service and fees: Downriver Complex: Salmon River Campground, Riverside Campground, Mormon Bend Campground and boat launch, Whiskey Flat Campground, Holman Creek Campground. The following campgrounds may be opened on May 20, 2011 with full service and fees depending on snowmelt. Redfish Lake Complex: Mountain View Campground, Chinook Bay Campground, Outlet Campground and day use area, Glacier View Campground, Sandy Beach Boat Ramp, North Shore Picnic Area, Redfish RV dump station. Wood River Complex: Caribou Campground, Murdock Campground, North Fork Campground and RV dump station, Wood River Campground and picnic area, Easley Campground. Highway 21 campgrounds will be opening on May 27 and Alturas Lake campgrounds will open on June 3, depending on the snow level. Current road and trail conditions can be obtained by calling the Sawtooth NRA at 727-5013.

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Memorial Day Services BY KAREN BOSSICK


wo Memorial Day services will honor more than 600 Wood River Valley veter-

ans. The Candy Bomber, (Ret.) Col. Gail Halvorsen, will be among those who will attend the Hailey Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the Hailey Cemetery, 511 E. Maple St. An A-10 flyover by the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Fighter Wing will take place at 11:30 a.m. The ceremony, open to the public, will honor Hailey’s 400 veterans, said organizer Maggie Springer. It will include a Color Guard, rifle detail and flag raisers from Mountain Home Air Force Base. Keynote speaker is Col. James McClellan, the 366th Maintenance Group Commander at Mountain Home AFB, and Master of Ceremonies is CPT. Charles Garrison with the 116th Idaho National Guard. Members of the Gunfighter Chorale, also from Mountain Home, will perform the National Anthem. The theme of this year’s program is “Please, Remember Me”

and will include the reading of a roster of men who served in the military prior to 1889. The ceremony will be followed by a presentation by Halvorsen, who participated in the Berlin Airlift of 1948 and 1949, at the Hailey Armory. The A-10 Warthogs from the 124th Fighter Wing of the Idaho Air National Guard will fly over the conclusion of the Memorial Day ceremony in Ketchum, as well. The David Ketchum Post of the American Legion will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ketchum Cemetery, honoring more than 200 veterans whose final resting place is in the cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth H. Brannon, rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, will be the speaker. Edgar McGowan will be the Honor Guard commander. Post Commander Bill Cassell will preside. An Honor Guard from the post of veterans from World War II through the current conflicts will place flowers on the cenotaph and fire a 21-gun salute.

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tate Rep. Wendy Jaquet was given an A-plus by teachers on Monday afternoon. Then she turned around and promptly asked the three dozen teachers seated around the library of the Wood River Middle School to help her do her job. “You need to be telling your stories as a way to get your points across. Don’t leave it to Lonnie or even Heather,” she said referring to Blaine County School District’s Superintendent Lonnie Barber and the district’s new communications specialist Heather Crocker. “All of us need to be telling our story.” The Idaho Education Association and Blaine County Education awarded Jaquet the A-plus Friends of Education Award for Region 4 on Monday as Jaquet’s legislative mates Rep. Donna Pence and Sen. Michelle Stennett looked on. Jaquet has been a good friend of educators in the face of escalating attack on public education, Idaho Education Association President Sherri Wood told the teachers. She has continually fought for the Idaho State School for the Deaf and Blind and helped create early childhood education standards, among other things. Jaquet, who received the Pat Ford Award honoring her sustained conservation commitment from the Idaho Conservation

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League over the weekend, said teachers must engage parents of older children and get them involved in their children’s education. She said teachers also need to keep abreast of what’s happening statewide, pointing to the Meridian School District, which just lost a levy with a 57 percent “No” vote. Jaquet said the year ahead still looks rough, with 70,000 people still on the unemployment rolls and 200,000 receiving food stamps. And she warned of an anti-public education backlash. Jaquet and others were able to hold off the budget stabilization

The Hailey Armory celebrates makeover Festivities kick Saturday with Remember Ceremony, Open House and a dance in the evening By KAREN BOSSICK


atch candy falling from the sky. And then celebrate Memorial Day weekend by firing a grenade launcher. The Idaho National Guard Armory at 311 E. Cedar St. in Hailey is celebrating its 18month, $1.26-million makeover with a rededication celebration Saturday through Monday. The opening ceremony on Saturday will feature a ribboncutting with Brigadier General Alan Gayhart, commander of the Idaho Army National Guard. A 10-foot-by-30-foot historical mural by Hailey artist Ralph Harris depicting soldiers from the Revolutionary War through the present will be unveiled. And the ceremony will feature a Posting of the Colors and Remember Ceremony for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action, including Hailey’s Bowe Bergdahl, who is has been held by the Taliban in Afghanistan since June 2009. Spectators will be able to view military vehicles and equipment, including a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter from noon to 4 p.m. in Roberta McKercher Park, weather permitting. And they’ll be able to fire actual military weapons, such as the M4 Carbine and M203 Grenade Launcher, on the EST 2000, a Virtual Computer-Based Realistic Weapons Trainer. For the kids, there will be a rock wall and bouncy house. And the 25th Army Band/Uncle Sam Rock Band Combo will play dance music at 7 p.m. The open house will continue 


SATURDAY Noon—Ribbon-cutting and refreshments with Hailey Mayor Rick Davis and Idaho Army National Guard Commander Brig. Gen. Alan Gayhart. The ceremony will include speakers, Posting of the Colors and a “Remember Ceremony.” 1-7 p.m. Open house with military vehicle and equipment displays, a weapons simulator, rock climbing wall and bouncy house for youth. 7-10 p.m. Dance with Idaho National Guard’s 25th Army Band performing. SUNDAY 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Open house continues with military vehicle and equipment displays, weapons simulator, rock climbing wall and bouncy house for youth. MONDAY 11 a.m. Memorial Day ceremony at Hailey Cemetery. 12:30 p.m. Ret. Col. Gail Halvorsen, the “Candy Bomber” of the Berlin Airlift in 1948 and 1949, will be guest speaker as the Open House at the Armory concludes.

Sunday with the same displays except for the Blackhawk helicopter. On Monday, “Berlin Airlift Candy Bomber” Col. Gail Halvorsen will talk from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Halvorsen will also participate in the reenactment of his historic candy drops at 4 p.m. at the Wood River High School football field. And he will talk about his humanitarian bombing at 6 p.m. Thursday at The Community Library in Ketchum, signing copies of his book, “The Berlin Candy Bomber,” afterwards. tws

levy elimination bill this year. But she said she expects the measure to pass next year, although she hopes voters can vote on it every three years rather than other year. “You all have the ability to go out and tell what’s really happening in schools,” she reiterated, adding that very few legislatures visit classrooms. “Sometimes people don’t realize we’re in the corner with them. We need you to share stories that we can use in committee and on the floor.” tws

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Tyler Stokes, owner and executive chef at the new dashi restaurant in Ketchum, will be the featured chef at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden’s Meet the Chef Series on Thursday. The fundraising event for the garden will give attendees the opportunity to be among the first to enjoy the culinary creations of Stokes, who was the former executive chef at Globus. Stokes has prepared a five-course menu for the event consisting of tartare of white tuna, maki sushi rolls made of wild king salmon and ahi tuna, chilled local asparagus soup with mint, lemon and local goat cheese, a choice of three entrees (vegetable ramen with mushroom consommé, seasonal vegetables, ginger, avocado; grilled wild king salmon with lime glaze, Niman Ranch beef strip-loin, charred eggplant puree, baby spinach and pickled red onion), and strawberry shortcake with strawberry sorbet, vanilla bean crème fraiche, Yuzu and candied ginger. Limited complimentary wine will be available from S&C Wine Importers & Distributor. Attendees may also bring their own favorite bottle of wine (no corkage charge) or purchase a glass from the dashi wine list. The dinner will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at dashi restaurant, 220 East Ave. N., Ketchum. Pricing/RSVP at 726-9358 or

Hailey’s 4th of July Parade theme

As the county seat of Blaine County, Hailey is proud of its history and heritage. Part of that heritage is the 4th of July Parade and Celebration. In 2011, Hailey is celebrating 130 years of history, which is reflected in the Independence Day parade theme chosen by the Hailey Chamber board of directors. Experience the Western spirit of Hailey and be in the parade! What better way to advertise your business, celebrate family or a class reunion! Go to to register online, or stop by the Hailey Chamber at 706 S. Main (formerly Hailey Medical Clinic) to pick up the application form. The parade fee is $20 for Hailey Chamber members, $25 for non-members and $45 for everyone after June 15. For info: 788-3484.

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allery walkers will have a new gallery to pop into beginning with Saturday’s Gallery Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Gallery founder and director Shirley Barer, a Wood River Valley resident and degreed art instructor, is opening First Avenue Contemporary Art Gallery at 360 First Ave. with the help of her daughter, Leigh Barer. Barer calls herself “a senior citizen with a contemporary attitude.” Before relocating to Sun Valley, she worked in Santa Monica, Calif., where she cultivated relationships with many talented artists—some of whom will be showing their work here this weekend. The daughter of a jeweler, Barer taught and studied art in Seattle, specializing in the human figure. First Avenue Contemporary Gallery will feature the works of four contemporary artists this month. Among them: JoAnn Belson, who paints striking, tactile portraits of her past, present and inner world. Belson, who will be present at Saturday’s Gallery Walk, has had her work featured in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. Her corporate collectors include Sony Pictures, Dreamworks and Jim Henson Films, while private collectors include Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Robin Williams

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and Billy Crystal. The gallery will also feature the works of Los Angeles-based artist David Brady, known for his exploration of the figure through traditional and digital collage and the use of found objects. Artist Chris Hero, who has worked as a paramedic, police officer and U.S. Navy midshipman, paints figurative, expressionistic and sometimes political paintings. And Jaroslava Wilcox, a native of Prague, conducts drawing workshops in Marina Del Rey in West Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Sun Valley Center for the Arts (Fifth and Washington streets) is inviting gallery walkers to become part of the art scene during Saturday’s Gallery Walk by posing at the Center for a portrait with their bicycle.

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Professional photograph Dev Khalsa will take the photographs, which will be assembled as part of the Center’s new exhibition, “Geared: The Culture of Bicycles.” The exhibition examines bikes that cost more than minivans, as well as those transformed into pedicabs and other means of making a living. It will include a selection of handmade bicycles, as well as art by Lisa Anne Auerbach, Margarita Cabrera, Dzine, Katina Huston and Dinh Q. Le. And San Francisco-based artist Paul Cesewski is designing and installing an interactive sculpture, “Flight,” on The Center lot across the street from the Ketchum Post Office. Viewers are invited to hop on the pedalpowered artwork that includes bicycle parts and technology.

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HERE’S SOME OF THE OTHER ART YOU CAN SEE DURING SATURDAY’S WALK: photographs encompass such subjects as Chernobyl, Katrina, and the world’s stock market exchanges. Also, Laura McPhee, who will exhibit new photographs from the Sawtooth National Forest; Luis Gonzales Palma, whose portraits are personal connections to his past, and Maggie Taylor and her “Aleice in Wonderland”-like See Tom Howard’s Hay Harvest in High Summer painting at Broschofsky Galleries. Broschofsky Galleries, 360 East Ave., has been serving up 24 years of historic, modernist and contemporary fine art, including works by Bill Barrett, Russell Chatham, Michael Coleman, Brandon Cook, Glen Edwards, Jack Koonce, William Matthews, Theodore Villa and Andy Warhol. The gallery also features historic photographs by Edward S. Curtis from “The North American Indian” (1898-1928). Gail Severn Gallery, 400 1st Ave. N., will feature its 15th annual group exhibition, “Eloquent Flower”—a celebration of spring by contemporary artists. The exhibition features organic encaustic paintings by Chris Reilly and Michele Haglund; Jack Spencer’s photographs; Kenna Moser’s beeswax, vintage envelope and collage pieces; Michael Gregory’s vibrant tulips; David deVillier’s paintings of whimsical flowers amid psychological landscapes; Lynda Lowe’s scientific and poetic mixed-media paintings; Allison Stewart’s loose mixed-media flowers; Betsy Eby’s encaustics and Rene Rickabaugh’s detailed epoxy, resin and mixed-media flowers. The gallery will also exhibit Hailey artist Ted Waddell’s landscapes encompassing Herefords and horses, James Cook’s rich paintings of Silver Creek, Victoria Adams’ ethereal oil paintings of clouds and peaceful landscapes, and Michael Gregory’s paintings of vast horizons and distant hills. And the gallery will offer a sneak preview of photographers who will have solo shows later in the year, including internationally renowned photographer Robert Polidori whose

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See Fred Martin’s Journal Paintings at Gallery DeNovo. imagery. Gallery DeNovo, 320 First Ave. N., is presenting “Listen.” The exhibition includes a number of Fred Martin’s journal paintings, which reveal a collage of thoughts as a part of his daily practice of painting revealing important treasures in the last phase of his life. The exhibition also includes several of Marlene Rose’s contemplative and meditative cast glass and metal sculptures. Fred Martin, now 84 and associate professor of drawing and painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, will be in attendance from 5 to 8 p.m. during Gallery Walk. Rose, who studied at Pilchuck Glass Studio in Seattle, has had solo exhibitions in galleries stretching from Miami, Florida, to Palm Desert, California. Kneeland Gallery, 271 1st Ave. N., will present “Close to Home,” a group exhibition featuring works of native Idaho artists. They include landscape paintings by Kimberly art-

ist John Horejs, Bart Walker, James Palmersheim, Robert Moore, Carl Rowe, Lori McNee and Fred Choat. They will be interspersed with the detailed hand-painted woodcarvings of Lona Hymas-Smith. Gilman Contemporary, 661 Sun Valley Road, is celebrating its fourth anniversary with new paintings by John Dempcy, Jared Rue and Valerie Stuart. Dempcy draws on microbiology and genetics to explore the myriad ways in which form and function unfold in nature. Rue does unique paintings of trees and leaves, presenting a contrast of light and dark. Stuart combines plaster and marble dust to create depth and texture with overlays of oil glazes in her abstract paintings. Friesen Gallery, 320 First Ave. N., is showing “Stepping through the Veil”—works of nature by Jamie Tasen, who is one of the favorite artists of Sun Valley Wellness Festival keynote speaker Gregg Braden. The gallery also will be showing paintings on steel by Jeff Fontaine, ceramics by Ann Mallory and paintings on panel by Laura Sharp Wilson. Frederic Boloix Fine arts, 320 First Ave. N., shows works of masters like Picasso. Ochi Gallery, 305 Walnut Ave., is featuering a group show of paintings by Charles Arnold, along with Erin Hudak, Molly Larkey, Sherry Markovitz, Gordon Stevenson and Alison Van Pelt. David M. Norton Gallery, 511 Sun Valley Road, exhibits paintings of the American West by such artists as Jim Norton, Maynard Dixon, Carl Oscar Borg and J.H. Sharp. Mountain Images Gallery, 400 Sun Valley Road, displays photographs of Idaho’s wilderness by Ketchum photographer James Bourret. Toneri-Hink Gallery, 400 Sun Valley Road, reveals in a hodgepodge of art to delight and amaze, including Western dressers and desks by R.C. Hink that feature legs in cowboy boots. The gallery also features metal giraffes and cool mutts playing saxes and Lynn Toneri’s vintage watercolors of Sun Valley scenes.

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Grammy Winners Grupo Fantasma play June 16 Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s finally summer in the Wood River Valleyâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and that means itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time for the first Sun Valley Center for the Arts outdoor concert of the season, at Hop Porter Park in Hailey on Thursday, June 16. Getting the season off to an amazing start will be the Grammy Award-winning Latinfunk band Grupo Fantasma. The 10-piece orchestra is widely known for its incendiary live shows, which NPR declares â&#x20AC;&#x153;seamlessâ&#x20AC;Ś whenever and wherever theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re on stage.â&#x20AC;? To listen for yourself, visit Now is a great time to buy a multi-concert ticket package and avoid disappointment if a concert sells out. The rest of the summer lineup includes the Avett Brothers

on July 13, Rickie Lee Jones on August 2 and Michael Franti & Spearhead on August 15. For details on series tickets visit or call 208.726.9491, ext. 10. The concert is presented in association with the CSI Sun Valley Summer Spanish Institute and tickets can also be purchased through the College of Southern Idaho, which is teaming with the Sun Valley Center for the Arts for a fifth successive year to offer a Spanish-language concert in Hailey. The CSI Summer Spanish Institute is a weeklong Spanish intensive including language instruction and cultural insight. For information about the Summer Spanish Institute, contact CSI at 208.788.2033.

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parts. Mornings are relatively traditional, dedicated to the academic eacher, biologist skills of math, language, and specialist in reading and writing. adolescent learnWithin a self-directed ing, Harry Weekes is the framework, students refounder and head of The ceive individual direction Sage School in Hailey. to develop confidence and Since its inception two Jima Rice competence in each topic; years ago, Weekesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; they are conscientiously independent school for prepared to meet the standards adolescents has grown from 10 of college admission. students in the first year to 26 The afternoon is dedicated to students this year to 42 students project-based learning. Science, anticipated for next year. It the humanities, social science, employs seven teachers. history, the arts and literature A self-described tinkerer and are taught through the exploraperpetually curious person, tion and hands-on experience of Harry is alive with energy, enlarge multi-dimensional themes. thusiasm and ideas. He dreams The high school focused this possibilities and acts on them. year on agriculture, from its â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d talked about having a school inception to globalization. As an for years,â&#x20AC;? he reflects. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Startexample, stuing The Sage dents installed School proban aquaponics ably came from system in The a convergence Sage Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s of turning 40, greenhouse being a midto sustaincareer profesably raise sional with tilapia fish and two decades â&#x20AC;&#x201C;Harry Weekes basil, learnof experience, Founder of The Sage School ing volumes trusting my of informaabilities, and a tion related to full blossoming everything from physics and of my idealism.â&#x20AC;? He adds that math to biological processes and listening to Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s inaugural construction. Weeks of in-class message, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s up to you,â&#x20AC;? tipped work, led by student teams, will the scales. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was January be followed by an â&#x20AC;&#x153;academic road and I woke up the next day and showâ&#x20AC;? touring Monsanto, among thought â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s now or neverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;.â&#x20AC;? others, for insight into global That day, Weekes told The food production. Community School heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d leave his Middle school students studied teaching post in June. He also their families as a means of began letting people know his learning about their historical intentions to start an experienplace in the U.S., including their tial learning school for adolescents; interest in his project built genealogy, genetics, culture and art. The end product, being quickly. By June, Harry had presented this week, is a selfstudents for the fall and, with written, -directed, and -pro18-hour work days, acquired a duced play that examines U.S. board of directors, structured history from the perspectives the curriculum, found a buildof studentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; combined familial ing, interviewed teachers and students, and obtained non-profit narratives. Despite having started a status and regulatory permits. thriving school, Harry doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t â&#x20AC;&#x153;Getting the team together at think of himself as a businessthe beginning made a huge difman. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I lasted one day in college ference,â&#x20AC;? he says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Immediately I microeconomics,â&#x20AC;? he laughs. But, had three people to help me out.â&#x20AC;? as an experiential learner and Harry had honed his educateacher, he asserts that business tion philosophy for years based schools should require students on brain science and his daily to start a business. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had to observation of how kids learn. be an entrepreneur with The Both approaches pointed to engaging adolescents in problem- Sage School,â&#x20AC;? he explains, â&#x20AC;&#x153;to create a good product, market it, solving projects regarding the isand be financially sound. With sues and demands of their social the creativity of poverty, I had to and natural environment. Harry deliver something thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s excelalso wanted to help students lent as efficiently as possible.â&#x20AC;? develop their identities as an With a waiting list for next year, integral part of their community it appears that Harry learned and society and to learn to work his lessons well! as a team asking questions and tws finding answers. The Sage School has both middle and high schools. In If you have question or comments, contact each, the curriculum has two Jima Rice directly at: Photo & Story By JIMA RICE

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To illustrate, she produces a scrapbook her now-15-year-old daughter Amelia made depicting sketches, watercolors and collaged pages of tickets and other souvenirs of their trip to France. There’s a minimalist sketch of the Eiffel Tower and, of course, a French chef topped out in a towering white chef’s hat. Amelia also included Kim Howard has made a few art journals of her own, favorite quotes and in which she’s included drawings of Sun Valley icons random thoughts, like the Sun Valley barn, sketches of the town of Pine such as “…the wind and even an artistic rendering of a Highway 20 sign. is touching everything…” Howard says art you make with your hands. journals like this one document The beauty of art journals is what makes someone feel great. that you don’t feel you have to And it’s something kids can look frame it. And you can take it back on during rough patches. with you—while you’re driving Howard said she originally to Twin Falls, for instance--and had thought about having young- add to it,” she said. sters create “blessing boards,” Howard says her daughter can covering plywood pieces with a look back on her journal and say: picture of someone doing yoga “Oh I forgot that I love horses. for health and other affirmative I forgot that grandma sent me symbols. But that took too much that card and that she loves me time. so much. I forgot that I can draw Instead, she’s asking kids to buildings.” bring photos of home family, pets “We want to take kids from and things like to do to make ‘Who are you?’ to ‘What is your the journals. As examples, she’ll world?’ What makes you feel offer her own journals, which good? What are you capable of” feature drawings on old tea bags, she said. “We want to teach kids coffee filters and Chinese funeral that being introspective is fun. paper glued to the page—anyWe want to teach them to be thing “to shake it up.” conscious and proud of who they “Art doesn’t have to be inare and what they’re doing.” timidating. It’s just something tws

Here’s some Additional INformation about this year’s 14th Annual Sun Valley Wellness Festival: The 14th annual Sun Valley Wellness Festival runs Friday through Monday at Sun Valley Resort. This year’s festival will feature keynote speaker Gregg Braden, a former computer geologist for Phillips Petroleum whose quest to bridge science and spirituality has resulted in such books as “The Isaiah Effect” and “Fractal Time: The Secret of 2012 and a New World Age,” which reached No. 5 on the New York Times bestseller list two weeks after its release. Other speakers include Dr. Zorba Paster, who is being sponsored by St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation, and Alex Grey, an artist, poet and author who will preside over a four-hour evening of live painting to music, a spoken

word performance of Art Psalms, and more from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Others include Father Gregory Boyle, author of “Tattoos on the Heart” telling of his work with young gang members, and Christopher Lawford Kennedy, an actor and author who will share his story of overcoming a drug and alcohol addiction. “We have the most amazing lineup ever—a long list of really outstanding world-class presenters,” said Board Member Carol Waller. “I’ve read just about everything Gregg Braden has ever written. He’s real good at using things like quantum physics to bridge science and spirituality and left-mind and right-mind think-

ing. He talks about the ability of the body to spontaneously heal and how we can create our own realities,” said Board Member Pam Jonas. In addition to the speakers, there will be a movement studio offering yoga, kettle bells, tai chi, bliss core fitness, Zumba, medical Qigong and belly dance. There will be intensive workshops focusing on such things as overcoming panic and anxiety. And there will be a free Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the Limelight room of the Sun Valley Inn. The expo will feature books and music, nutritional supplements, clothing and jewelry, massage and bodywork and other services and


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When Redfish Technology was founded in Hailey in 1997, the goal was to find ideal careers for people in the technology sector, and to make an impact on the local community. The chief humanities officer, Heidi Clark Reeves, implements the corporate culture and philanthropic efforts at Redfish Technology, engaging the company and staff in support of local community events and non-profits. Redfish has given to many local causes through the years and it is a source of pride that the company has been able to do so and yet is always reaching to do more. Redfish Technology’s latest community endeavors include supporting Girls on the Run, the Winter Special Olympics, Sun Valley Adaptive Sports, Company of Fools, Sun Valley Alliance and more. Redfish also views recruiting as an opportunity to ‘give.’ The company’s passion for a green planet led it to specialize in alternative energy recruiting. And, Redfish offers a community rideshare bicycle, incentives for carpooling, and participates in the Idaho Green Power program. To see a list of the firm’s various philanthropic avenues, visit their website. Redfish Technology currently has local career opportunities available. Info: visit

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offering with children in mind. This is the first time the Festival has offered a youth track. “This year’s festival is set up so that parents can attend the children-related classes with their children. Or, if the children are old enough, parents can attend their classes while their parents take other classes,” said Festival Board Member Pam Jonas. The children’s offerings include one on kid’s yoga and another on turning passion into compassion to make an impact on the community. Hailey children’s book illustrator Kim Howard will offer another of the children’s workshops—one, which she believes, offers a surefire tool to improving a child’s self-esteem. She will teach a Children’s Journaling and Watercolor Workshop at 2 p.m. Saturday.


The Sun Valley Pavilion’s fourth summer concert season will kick off Wednesday, June 22 with Emmy award winning comedian Bill Cosby. Tickets are now available for this 90-minute show which starts at 7:30 pm. (online at or at the Sun Valley Recreation office 208-622-2135). A limited number of lodging packages also are available by calling 800-786-8259.
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ary Kay Foley believes it’s never too early to teach children about healing. She’ll prove it this weekend when she and retired school counselor Wanda Tierney teach children about Healing Touch at the Sun Valley Mountain Wellness Festival. The idea is to show children ways they can increase their awareness of energy and its healing effects on themselves and others. The two will show kids how to become more aware of their breathing and how to ground and calm themselves using a “tree meditation” in which the children will be encouraged to feel energy flowing down through their “roots.” It and deep breathing exercises will give kids options to help calm themselves when they feel anxious or like hitting someone, said Foley, a physical therapist who coordinates the Integrative therapies Program at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center. They’ll also teach about chakras or energy centers within the bodies where the energy flows in. “I have a 6-year-old—Malia--so we used her as a target audience and she did really well,” said Foley. “We think it’s healthy to teach kids to tune into their own abilities to take care of themselves. Kids typically pick things up easier than adults.” The workshop is one of several presentations the Festival is

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As part of the St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation’s 2011 Health and Wellbeing Speaker Series, the St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation invites the community to hear Dr. Zorba Paster, an internationally recognized physician, radio talk show host, and author, discuss the secrets of living a long, healthy life. In conjunction with the Sun Valley Wellness Festival, Dr. Zorba Paster will present “How to Live a Long, Sweet Life” 11: 30 a.m. Saturday, May 28 in the Continental Room at the Sun Valley Inn. During his lecture, Dr. Paster will also discuss his book, “The Longevity Code: Your Prescription for a Longer, Sweeter Life” which describes that achieving longevity is much more complex than merely maintaining a healthy diet and exercise. As part of his visit to Sun Valley, Dr. Paster will also hold a fundraiser to support the purchasing of equipment to help fight Tuberculosis around the world. The fundraiser, entitled The Reality of Tuberculosis in Tibetans with Dr. Zorba Paster, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26th at the Friesen Gallery in Ketchum. The fundraiser is open to the public. For more information, please contact Nicole Campbell at (208) 7278419.

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aise your long-held ideas and romantic notions up to the light of truth and see how they hold up. The astrological aspect will continue to challenge our faith and examine our beliefs through May 25. This will likely be an enlightening process, though not necessarily a comfortable one. Just remember that if one thought doesn’t empower you, you can always choose a different thought. ARIES (March 21-April 19). You don’t always think of yourself as being an official leader, though you are doing much these days to influence those around you and shape the way they think and behave. You’ll be made aware of this and will have reason to pat yourself on the back for much of what you’ve done and to make a few adjustments, too. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will work hard to meet and exceed the expectations of others. Will others do the same for you? Whether they will or won’t has nothing to do with you. It has to do with their own character. So choose to deal with those who have proved in the past to have values and standards similar to yours. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your mind is a beehive, always buzzing and working to produce the sweet honey that makes the people around you so happy to know you. Then there are those who fear your process because they don’t understand it or they see you as a threat. This week

you’ll find a way to appease and neutralize those types, too. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Often the efforts a person makes to be attractive and fit in will have the opposite effect. What really “fits in” is a person who accepts and knows who he or she really is. That’s what you have going for you now. The happy result of your self-acceptance is that you waste little time on efforts that don’t matter. You just have fun. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your words may be fitting and make complete sense to you. However, because the very nature of language is abstract, the one you are trying to reach may come to an entirely different understanding of matters from the one you intended. Keep striving for mutually acceptable and beneficial terms. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Acting “as if” is an ability that is crucial to your success in the weeks to come. Since you’ve yet to experience a role first-hand, you’ll just have to pretend. This is a basic skill and an innate part of human behavior -- it’s how babies learn to talk. Lose your self-consciousness and dive into the improvisational spirit. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). When people aren’t sure what’s appropriate, they ask you. Diplomacy is one of your superpowers. However, you should note that this is one of those rare weeks when being too polite is a danger. If you’re too predict-

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Redford, despite creating a gorgeous period piece, has problems with pacing and the film can get bogged down. It is also an historical drama that will be attractive to Civil War buffs but may not reach a wider audience. One thing for sure is the luminescent performance from Robin Wright as Surratt. Always capable of a great work, Wright embodies the character in an Oscar-worthy performance. McAvoy is also more than capable as the man that goes against his beliefs to nobly save her life. The Constitution and the legal system guarantee rights for all but sometimes it can fall prey to overreaching by the executive branch in a time of crisis. The Conspirator can serve as a warning to future generations. tws

Avid weekly paper reader, Susan Littlefield, who has lived in the Valley for over 35 years, claims that laughter is the best medicine. She creates these scenarios in her husbands N-scale model railroad.

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able, people get bored. So spice it up with a little bad, or at least unexpected, behavior. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It may feel like you have to change yourself in some way in order to fit in with an organization. Perhaps you’re forcing yourself into a set of values that you don’t really espouse to. There is a way to be yourself and still be of service to others. Through communication and experimentation, you will find it. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You’re the quintessential travel companion. If it’s a long journey by car, you offer to share the cost of fuel. On shorter trips, you cover parking or cab fare as need be. And you’ll apply those same principles to the travel you embark on this week, though the journey may be more mental or spiritual than physical. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll be stunningly impressed. For a glorious moment, you will forget yourself because you are so lost inside the story someone is telling you -- not an actual narrative, but a living message this person sends you with his or her presence, voice and being. In short, you will be enchanted. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The problem is that once you start to learn about something, you don’t want to stop until you know everything about it. Or maybe this is not such a problem after all, since this week the rest of the world seems to stop completely in order to let you study, explore and gain some expertise in this new area of interest. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You consistently do the job to the best of your ability. This is true even when you know the arrangement is only temporary, or when the job seems to be taking forever and the glamour has long since worn off. Those things don’t matter as much as doing your best. THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS: Long after others have given up, you will still be holding on. Your increased physical strength and stamina allow you to do this. You show heart at every juncture, which is why you attract quality people to you. A relationship gets closer and more romantic in May. A partnership will bring you financial luck in June. You’ll make a splash with your creativity in August, and you may even attract a benefactor. In October, a wonderful service will be provided for you free of charge or obligation. tws

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Fit and Fall Class - 10 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** Story Time at the Hailey Public Library for 3-5 years. 10:30 a.m., with parent supervision/participation. **TFN** Hailey Kiwanis Club meets at 11 a.m. at the BC Senior Connection, 721 S. 3rd Ave, across from the Armory. **TFN** Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants - 12:151:15 p.m. - YMCA in Ketchum. 727-9600. **TFN** FREE Ketchum Community Dinners - 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Big Wood . New this year: take-out food service. Anyone can stop by for take-out meals for themselves or a friend. 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** NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentall Ill support groups for family members and caregivers of someone suffering from mental illness - 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month - 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Church Bldg., lower level, Hailey. Call Tom Hanson for info at 720-3337. **TFN** 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**

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Sawtooth Botanical Garden’s popular wildflower walks will be held on Thursdays throughout the spring & summer. Bring water and lunch$10 Members/$15 Non-Members. Contact Allison at 726-9358 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** Candy Drops by Col. Gail Halvorsen - 4 p.m. at the Wood River High School football field (the pilot will be flying a vintage Tri-Engine Grumman amphibian plane to reenact the drops during the Berlin Airlift of ‘48 and ‘49. **21** 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** Survivors of Sexual Abuse open meeting - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Advocates house. Babysitter available. Info: 788-4191 or 720-7160. **TFN**

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Table Tennis - 9 a.m. - The Senior Connection in Hailey. **TFN** Fit and Fall Class - 10 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** AToddler Tales at the Hailey Public Library for 18-36 months. 10:30 a.m. with parent. **TFN** Therapeutic Yoga for the back with Katherine Pleasants - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. - YMCA in Ketchum. 727-9622. **TFN*** Kids Clay - 3:30 to 5 p.m., every Friday at Bella Cosa Studio in Bellevue. Info: 721-8045. **TFN** Silver Dollar - Live music with STR8UP. **21**

saturday, 5.28.11 SPECIAL INTRO TO YOGA 101 - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at BCRD FitWorks - Taught by Katherine Pleasants. All levels welcome and great for beginners. For cost/info call 578-2273. Memorial Day Celebration, West Magic Lake Recreation Club. Fun Run 11am - 12pm. Meet at the club house to sign up.**21** Rivvon Cutting at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Hailey w/Mayor Rick Davis and Idaho Army National Guard commander Brig. Gen. Alan Gayhart - 12 p.m. Followed by an Open House from 1 to 7 p.m. and a Dance w/Idaho National Guard’s (25th Army Band performing) from 7 to 10 p.m.**21** Scoops Ice Cream Parlor open from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** Bellevue’s Old City Hall Museum Opens for the Season to celebrate it’s 15th year today 12 to 4 p.m. **36** Gallery Walk - 5 to 8 p.m. at participating galleries in Sun Valley and Ketchum. Info: or 726-5512. **21** SILVER DOLLAR - Open Mic/Jam Band where all the local musicians get together to play.**21** Light on on the Mountain Church presents Phil Radford, Greenpeace Exec. 7 - 8pm, 12446 Highway 75, Ketchum. Free. **21** SDJ McClain at McClain’s Pizzeria in Hailey, 10 p.m. No Cover. **TFN**

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- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lodge Dining Room, Sun Valley. **TFN** Open House - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Hailey **21** Memorial Day Ceremony - 11 a.m. at the Hailey Cemetery; followed by a 12:30 p.m. speech by Ret. Col. Gal Halvorsen, the “Candy Bomber” of the Berlin Airlift in 1948 and ‘49. **21** Memorial Day Celebration, West Magic Lake Recreation Club, 12 - 1pm Boat Parade. 2pm - Memorial Service, 3 - 5pm - BBQ.Boat Parade. 2pm - Memorial Service,

3 - 5pm - BBQ. **21** Bellevue’s Old City Hall Musum Open for the season today 12 to 4 p.m.. **36** SWood River Community Orchestra rehearsal – 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** Silver Dollar - DJ Marlene playing all your favorite dance songs. **21**

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Fit and Fall Class - 10 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** Hailey Memorial Day Ceremony - 11 a.m. at the Hailey Cemetery. Open to the public, all are welcome. Honor and remember the nearly 400 known Hailey Veterans. Rain or Shine with a special presentation afterwards by Col. Gail Halvorse, the “Candy Bomber” at the Hailey Armory. **21** 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** 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** NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill support group “Connections” - 5:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Center for Community Health, 2nd floor, Hailey. Info: contact Wendy Norbom at 309-1987 **TFN** FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall in Hailey. **TFN** Duplicate Bridge, 7 p.m., at the Senior Connection. **TFN**

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the Children’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. Luke’s chapel on the 2nd floor of the hospital. **21** BINGO after lunch, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Connection. 788-3468. **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**

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f and when summer comes, many in the Valley will pick up their racquets and enjoy the game of tennis. With preparation and a good understanding of mechanics and equipment, most will avoid the condition of tennis elbow. However, 1 to 3 percent of the population is said to suffer from this diagnosis. Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, affects men and women equally with an increase of incidence after the age of 40. It is a common overuse syndrome affecting the extensor muscles of the forearm. Pain is on the outer side of the elbow and increases with repetitive wrist motion, gripping and rotation of the forearm. Causes from tennis are attributed to playing too long or frequently, poor stroke mechanics in the backhand swing, ill-fitting equipment, or improper string tension. To follow are some guidelines to avoid tennis elbow: • Use your professionals. Tennis pros and sports equipment sales reps are very helpful in helping your technique and equipment. • Be aware of body mechanics during the swing. As examples: • Avoid hitting the ball late, • Keep wrist neutral or in slight extension especially during the backswing, and, • Avoid wrist flexion after serving at impact of the ball.

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• Avoid gripping the racquet too tightly. • Strengthen core muscles, shoulder stabilizers, rotator cuff muscles, and leg muscles to increase the power of your hit using your trunk, shoulders and lower body.

• Stretch and warm up before play and ice the elbow if painful after your game.

• Look at your equipment: try a mid-size lighter racquet with a proper grip size. • Be sure that the racquet is not strung too tight. Replace the string every six months.

• Replacing tennis balls on a regular basis decreases impactrelated stresses to the arm. Lateral epicondylitis can be brought on by other work related activities that involve a tight grasp or repetition and, in fact, studies show it is more prevalent due to occupations than in the sport of tennis. Setting up your workstation, evaluating what tools you use, and having an awareness of postural strength and alignment can help you avoid putting undo pressure on your wrist extensor muscles. A physician can help you diagnose this condition. Conventional treatment can include use of a counterforce brace, splinting, prescribing an anti-inflammatory agent or steroidal injection, or referral to an occupational or physical therapist. Rehabilitation will provide education regarding activity modifications, modalities, and specific stretching and strengthening exercises. Bottom line: prevention is the key. It is harder to get rid of tennis elbow than to avoid it. As we all know, our summers are too short and, by taking the abovementioned suggestions to heart, you can get the most out of this season. tws

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Kristin Biggins is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist at the St Luke’s Elks Rehab clinics in Ketchum and Hailey. Call 727-8253 for therapy needs or a free 15-minute musculoskeletal joint screen.

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Ebook readers seem to be everywhere you look now. Promoted as “green” technology, electronic books are touted as reducing waste, consumerism, and resource use. This wonderful tool offers a customized library at your fingertips (try putting a few hundred books into your carry-on luggage instead!). The ability to adjust font style and size is a boon to those with vision issues. Much paper will be saved for every title downloaded, but can we really factor the intangible, emotional aspects of reading a real book? On the flip side, printed books can be read without electrical recharging and can be reread repeatedly without additional resource investment. Paper versions are usually less costly than ebooks and used copies can be passed on (but download sharing is limited). Tight library budgets, and the substantial


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Hollie Roberts receives 2011 nursing award

The St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation and the Harvey Gray Family recently awarded Hollie Roberts the 2011 Carl A. Gray Memorial Award for Nursing Excellence Exemplified. Roberts is a nurse in the Medical/Surgical unit and was recognized during National Nurses’ Week for her exemplary nursing practice, calm demeanor and grace under pressure. As one colleague noted, “Not only am I a better nurse in her presence, I am at ease when she is on the floor, knowing that she is capable of making appropriate decisions.” Each year the entire hospital staff may nominate a nurse who exemplifies excellence in their nursing practice. The nursing staff then votes on the colleague whom they believe is most deserving of the recognition. The Gray family established the annual award in the Foundation to honor Carl A. Gray, who was an avid Sun Valley Ski Club member. Awards were also given for distinction in specific areas of nursing. These honorees included a tie for Transformational Leadership between Cheryl Kalenik and Karen Soracco; Laurie Williams for Exemplary Professional Practice; Susan DeChevrieux for Empirical Quality Outcomes; Cathie Royston for Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements; and Kerry Renner for Structural Empowerment.

Jigsaw starts local time bank

The local business non-profit, Jigsaw, has inaugurated a Time Bank in the Wood River Valley called the Wood River TimeExchange. The TimeExchange employs the simple idea that each community member has skills, talents and knowledge that can benefit others. As people share their abilities with others, community life is enriched. The Wood River TimeExchange enables members to forego using paper dollars in favor of “Time Dollars” as the means of exchanging services. When I paint your garage or cut your hair, I earn one Time Dollar for each hour worked. I electronically bank that Time Dollar in my TimeExchange account and, when the time is right, use my Time Dollars to “purchase” help from another TimeExchange member. The TimeExchange databank enables people who have never met to match their skills and talents with another’s needs and desires. Members connect via the website and make direct arrangements to share services. As the TimeExchange grows, it fills a gap in our traditional “buy-sell” system. The Wood River TimeExchange is open to anyone from Timmerman Hill to Stanley. The annual fee is $25. For further information, contact Jima Rice at or telephone (7261848).

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audio-visual spectrum. There are countless spectra. The biosphere is a communicating unit. With or without us, or any living creature, it is a self-maintaining entity, wherein all the elements are interrelated and co-dependent. When Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m out working in the Habitat, I can feel and hear the world talking. We often say, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;if only this or that could talk!â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not that theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not talking, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not listening. One consoling thought: We are never alone. tws If you have question or comments, contact Bali at this e-mail:

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f you were looking for the storybook Habitat for Humanity family, it could be Aby and Jesse Rinella, who bought their home in Bellevue this month. This was the first project completed under the recently formed Blaine County Habitat affiliate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everything came together at the time in our lives that we were in the worst possible financial position,â&#x20AC;? Jesse Rinella said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s surreal,â&#x20AC;? his wife added. Four years ago, the Rinellas seemed to be one of the least likely families ever to need Habitatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s help. Aby Rinella grew up in Hailey. She returned to her hometown to teach at Hailey Elementary School after graduating from Boise State University. Her husband had a construction job. They bought their 1,100square-foot â&#x20AC;&#x153;starterâ&#x20AC;? home in Bellevue, and prepared for the birth of their first child, Taitym. After Taitym was born, Aby Rinella switched to full-time work for Young Life, a nonprofit that works with teens. They expected to make home improvements and sell the house a few years later, making enough profit to buy a larger house and pay off student loans. That was the norm in 2007, they recalled. Two years later, the economic crisis hit. Jesse Rinella was laid off in December 2009. In early 2010 funding for Aby Rinellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s job was insufficient and she didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to leave the organization in debt, so she, too, was out of work. By the middle of 2010, they could no longer make house payments. The value of the home had dropped more than $100,000, meaning they could not even sell it for enough to pay off their debt. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had never missed making a payment in our lives,â&#x20AC;? Aby Rinella said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had good credit. Our convictions are that you pay

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your bills. But Jesse had been out of work for more than a year, and we had gone through our savings.â&#x20AC;? The mortgage company agreed to accept a short sale, and let the Rinellas remain in the home in the interim. He found a job at the Blaine County Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Department, but it still wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough to pay the mortgage and other bills. Aby Rinella was pregnant with their second child, Colson, now seven months. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are strong believers in the Lord, and we prayed and prayed,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But it was very difficult. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a time when you want to be preparing the nursery for the new baby, but we didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even know where we would be. Taitym kept asking me why people were coming to our home and talking about living in her room. That made it even harder,â&#x20AC;? she recalled. One day Realtor Cindy Ward called to say some people from Habitat for Humanity had seen the house and wanted to talk. The Rinellas didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know why. They were even not aware that Habitat had worked locally. But they agreed to meet. One of the Habitat board members was Erin Buell, community outreach coordinator for St. Lukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center for Community Health and the instructor for the birthing class the Rinellas had taken when Taitym was born. Her presence was a welcome surprise. Habitat had heard about their plight. The board members were impressed with their volunteer work with Young Life and Calvary Bible Church, his job in public service, and her previous job as a teacher. They suggested that Habitat buy the house, install a muchneeded new roof and new carpet in a bedroom, and sell the house back to the Rinellas at a price they could afford. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exactly

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what happened, although it took almost a year to go through the process. Local Habitat members earlier built one other home in the Wood River Valley as a committee of the Twin Falls affiliate. ARCH Community Housing Trust helped in that project by holding a lease on the land, insuring that the home will permanently benefit a local family. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hundreds of people in the local workforce commute daily from outside the county. A survey of those commuters indicates that more than 70 percent of them would prefer to live in Blaine County if decent affordable housing were available,â&#x20AC;? said John T. Flattery, chairman of the Blaine County affiliate of Habitat for Humanity. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The challenge is to make it available on terms they can afford.â&#x20AC;? Habitat sells homes to families for no profit, with a no-interest mortgage based on ability to pay. Monthly payments are used to build additional homes. If the homeowner decides to sell the house, Habitat has the option to repurchase it for the initial purchase price. The buyer will receive equity from all of the mortgage payments made prior to the sale. Â This also allows Habitat to keep the home in its inventory. tws

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Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical Christian ministry. Since its founding in 1976, Habitat has built, rehabilitated, repaired or improved more than 400,000 houses worldwide, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than 2 million people. It was ranked as the sixth largest homebuilder in the United States with 6,032 closings in 2010, according to Builder magazineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual survey. For information about the local affiliate, call 726-0610 or send an e-mail to

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e always knew that biking was big in Sun Valley. But it assumed legendary proportions over the weekend as Bellevue artist and welder Bob Wiederrick set up a new colossal bike outside Sturtevants in Hailey. The bike sculpture, set up to advertise the weekend’s Mountain Rides Bike Swap, is destined for Ketchum Town Plaza where it will be part of Ketchum’s public art display through October. Wiederrick’s mammoth twowheeler is 7 feet tall and 11.5 feet long. It’s made of steel pipe and fabricated steel sandblasted with acid rust to sport a rust patina. It sports a motorcycle chain instead of a bike chain—the only piece Wiederrick didn’t make. There are no spokes on the

wheels. The wheels themselves were welded in such a way as to prompt viewers to wonder how they’re holding up the bike. The bike will be mounted on a multi-use pedestal that will hold Ketchum’s Christmas tree come December. This is Wiederrick’s first bona fide public art piece in the 22 years he’s lived here. “It was a real pleasure to be selected. When they asked for submissions, all I had done was the handlebar, frame and front fork. So the Ketchum Arts Committee took a chance on me,” he said. The work wasn’t pain-free, however. Wiederrick smashed his thumb when some metal fell on it while working on the project. “Over 20 years I’ve never lost a nail,” he said. “I guess there’s always a first time for everything.” tws

briefs Bike Counterculture Workshop Embrace the hot rod aesthetic and be inspired to personalize your basic two-wheeler in this one-night workshop offered by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts that emphasizes style ahead of function. Hailey artist and bike enthusiast Bruce Kremer will walk participants through various trends in bike design—who remembers Stingrays and muscle bikes?—and show examples of extreme bikes that take cues from outlaw and outlandish imagery. The workshop is part of a summer-long project on bicycles that includes visual arts exhibitions in Hailey and Ketchum, an interactive pedal-powered installation on The Center Lot in Ketchum and

a free outdoor screening of Breaking Away. For full details on Geared: The Culture of Bicycles, visit The Bike Counterculture Workshop with Bruce Kremer meets Thursday, June 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Center, Hailey. Cost is $25 members/$30 non-members. Students need to bring at least one 8-x-10-inch side view photograph of their bike on an 8.5-x-11inch sheet of paper. Registration deadline is Thursday, June 9. Register online at or call 726.9491 ex 10. Scholarships and teaching assistantships are available; if interested, inquire when registering.

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we are working to keep people in the Wood River Valley, our perseverance paid off.” With ARCH overseeing renovations, the Sabala Project will be marketed and sold by the Blaine County Housing Authority and will be deed restricted. An individual or family earning 80 percent or less of area median income can be considered for community housing by contacting the BCHA at 208-788-6102. Scheduled for occupancy on August 1, 2011, the Sabala Project will be the center of attention at an upcoming summer event benefitting ARCH. This event, whose date has yet to be determined, will feature a designer showcase, a silent auction, a garden luncheon and a few surprises. For more information call 208-726-4411.

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vacation, or flight for a semester abroad. To keep their college debt to a minimum, students today are using websites such as www.finaid. org to secure as many grants, scholarships, work study and federal loans as possible. Low-interest private student loans can help bridge additional expenses. These loans are available for students who attend participating colleges and graduate schools. The amount students are qualified to borrow is not based on need, but instead are based on credit. Students also have the option to add a cosigner, which may help them qualify for a loan and improve their interest rate. U.S. Bank offers two exclusive student loan options in which students can borrow up to the entire annual cost of attendance, less other financial aid received, at competitive fixed or variable interest rates. If students or their parents have equity built up in their home, home equity loans may also be a cost-effective option to pay for college. For more information, stop by U.S. Bank’s Hailey branch, call 208-578-3840 or log onto and check out its helpful financial planning tools and scholarship search engine. tws

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Dear Classified Guys, I'm rather new to being a real estate agent, but I'm fairly certain that last weekend's experience is out of the norm. A couple came in and asked if I would show them my listing for a very expensive house. I was so excited I told them to jump in the car and we'd go. Little did I know that their 140-pound BullMastiff had to tag along. "Charlie" had to like the house in order for them to buy. So we loaded in and took off. It seems Charlie liked it because the couple wanted to make an offer, but only after coming back next week with Charlie's older and larger brother, Max. This seems ridiculous, but the commission might just be worth it. Any ideas on how to impress a dog with a 2.8 million dollar home?

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Carry: I'm not sure there's any protocol for showing a house to a dog. After all, Charlie and Max are probably not impressed with Italian marble floors or hand-crafted stained glass. They'd probably be more excited with a fire hydrant on the front lawn! Cash: However, dogs do have a very keen sense of smell. As a real estate agent, you may know that people find a home more appealing when there is a pleasant aroma lingering in the air, such as a fresh baked apple pie or homemade bread. Carry: Imagine what the dogs would think if they walked in and smelled the aroma of a fresh pot roast in the oven.

Cash: Of course, if a few drippings dropped on the floor, I'm sure they wouldn't mind if it was accidentally left behind. Carry: The truth is that if your potential buyers are eccentric enough to let their dogs make the final decision, there probably isn't much you can do. After all, you don't know how they decide if Charlie or Max actually like the place. If Max lies down in front of the fireplace, is that a good sign or is he just bored? Cash: Your best bet is to simply accommodate the owners to the best of your ability. But pay attention. You never know when the dogs might give some good stock advice.

Most dogs like to sniff everything. And with just one whiff, your dog can take in a lot of information. That's because dogs have about 25 times more smell receptors, called chemoreceptors, than us humans. That allows them to sense odor concentrations 100 million times lower than we can. So when they sniff the sidewalk, they can tell if the neighbor's poodle has been by or if someone dropped a donut on their morning stroll. That's probably also how they tell when the mailman is coming.

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21 lawn & garden Aspen trees for sale. Grown from seed off our own property located just over seven miles north of Ketchum. Also available are flowers and hanging baskets. Best prices for flowers and hanging baskets. Call Debbie at 208 726-7267. **23** Patio Blower, Battery operated. Small and light, easy for women to use. $50. Call 788-4347. **23** Compost, topsoil, compost topsoil mix garden mix. Wholesale pricing. Discounts for commercial/landscape businesses with larger quantities. Call Bald Mountain Excavation & Compost for pricing. 208-788-4217. Open on Saturdays. Delivery available. **23** Garden plants: Lilly of the Valley, Shasta Daisyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Grape Hyacinths (Blooming now), Wild Strawberry plants, snow on the Mountain, succulents, Iris, Coral Bells and Cantaberry Bells. Sell by the clump. 8â&#x20AC;? x 8â&#x20AC;? for $10.00 a clump. call 788-4347 **23**

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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 Bookshelf Solid Oak 12â&#x20AC;?W x 24â&#x20AC;?H x 48â&#x20AC;?L. Great shape. $50. 788-9475. **23**

Looking for tan/beige couch in excellent or like new condition. Leather or vinyl preferred.  Pull out bed optional. Please call Mike Jones (310) 456-3371. **23** Bookshelf Walnut (?) Great shape. 33â&#x20AC;?H x 12â&#x20AC;?W x 42â&#x20AC;?L. $50. 788-9475. **23**

Two seat couch, leather, new $1500, used $200, 788-4833. **22** DESK Oak veneer, 43â&#x20AC;?L x20â&#x20AC;?W x36â&#x20AC;?H , with roll out shelf for keyboard, shelving. $50. 788-9475. **21**

Bookshelf Solid Oak 2â&#x20AC;&#x2122;W x 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;L x 1â&#x20AC;&#x2122;W. Great shape. $75. 788-9475. **21**

Bookshelf Walnut (?) Great shape. 33â&#x20AC;?H x 12â&#x20AC;?W x 42â&#x20AC;?L. $75. 788-9475. **21**

King Size mattress - used, but in good condition. You pick up and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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&#x20AC;?x13â&#x20AC;?x5â&#x20AC;?, 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 1-stroller and 1-car seat with base - still in box. Yours for only $100! Call 720-5153. **24**

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**

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MOVINGâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;MUST SELL! RCA 38â&#x20AC;? 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&#x20AC;&#x2122;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**

42 firewood/stoves Firewood - dry and split, 18Ë? length. 1/2 Cord pine - $150; 1 cord pine $275. Delivered in the Wood River Valley, free. Stacking additional. Call 720-0285 or 471-0241. **23**

44 jewelry Pear Diamond Engagement Ring 1.46 carat $3900. obo. Cartier Emerald and Diamond Earrings $4900. obo. Cartier Pearls with Coral, Onyx and Gold $4900. obo. please e-mail **23** 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**

48 skis/boards, equip. 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 Motorcycle Helmet, Bell Sprint high quality helmet size 7-5/8 black with gold trim, original manual, visor and spare padding, very little used. Retailed for $150, sell $30. Call 7882927. **23** Ski/Snowboard Helmet, Marker Omega Series M4 size M. Perfect condition used once (really). $20.00. Call 788-2927. **23** Pilates Reformer for Sale: Balanced Body Studio Reformer in GREAT condition with new straps, springs and ropes. Includes Standing Plat-


c l a s s i f i e d a d pa g e s â&#x20AC;˘ d e a d l i n e : n o o n o n M o n d ay â&#x20AC;˘ c l a s s i f i e d s @ t h e w e e k ly s u n . c o m form, Sitting Box, Jumpboard and Extension Platform. Over $4600 new. $1800. Call 720-0425. **23** 2009 Masi Road Bike, menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s large - top of the line. Mint condition. $1,800. Call 720-5127. **22** Utility Trailer 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; steel frame with plywood box 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x30â&#x20AC;?. 18â&#x20AC;? wide space for motorcycle or tall cargo, for 1-7/8 ball. Full lights, new bearings, spare wheel & tire, steel motorcycle ramp, tie-down rings, brackets for tent posts, licensed. $325. 788-2927. **23**

Trail-A-Bike - 2 years old. Mint condition. $60. Call 720-5127. **22** Ventana â&#x20AC;&#x153;El Conquistador de Montanasâ&#x20AC;? 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&#x20AC;&#x2122;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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52 tools and machinery 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; work platform for fork lift. Brand new was $2200 new, will sell for $800. Call Mike at 7201410. **TFN**

56 other stuff for sale Burlap sacks and cloth, $25.00 takes all. call 788-4347. **23** Delicious Seeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Candy on sale at the Senior Connection. All proceeds benefit Senior Meals and Vital Transportation. Seeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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

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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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Sweetwater has new prices! As much as $49,000 discounted off price. Open daily for tours, writing offers and price sheet. SALES OFFICE ON-SITE. 100% financing for qualified buyers. Pay less than $1,000/monthly payment! Give us a call today or stop in.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;. Directions: Hwy 75 to Countryside Blvd.(Stop light 1 mile south of downtown Hailey). Contact Sue and Karen, (208) 788-2164. www.SweetWaterHailey. com. **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/ 2 Bath unit on beach in Mexico. Choose between Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun on availability $2900/ week. 788-0752. **TFN**

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&#x20AC;&#x2122;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**

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1 pair menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Talon inline roller blades, size 10-12 and 1 pair womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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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Two bedroom cabin on lake front Magic East Side. Furnished with utilities 150usd monthly. Call 7201834. **21**

78 commercial rental 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&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Muldoon Canyon. Spacious open floor plan, radiant floor heating,

Sunny Hailey 3bd/2.5ba, 2-story duplex built in 2006 w/fenced yard, energy efficient appliances, 2-car garage w/opener, snow removal service, near schools, trails and parks. $900/mo. No smoking. First month + pet deposit. Call 788-6102 or 208313-2070. **24** See it 1st, then decide. Very nice 3 Bd, 2 ba 2-story Hailey condo. Excellent area next to old Hailey, bike path and walk to shop. Newer SS appliances, tile counter, W/D, gas fireplace, deck, garage, water, garbage & sewer. $995/mo. (208) 7202494. **23** 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. **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 preview. **TFN**

82 ketchum rentals 1 BED, Sunny Warm Springs condo. Quiet top floor, deck, fireplace, private entrance, no pets, $600/mo includes utilities. Call 788-1305. **21** One bedroom apartment with Baldly view $650, includes all utilities... above the SV Car Wash...this wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t last long! 208-720-3848. **21** 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&#x20AC;&#x2122;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 **TFN** 3BD/3.5BA Ketchum Tâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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. for more info. **TFN**

85 short-term rental Stanley Cabin. Comfortable, light, well-furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath.

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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  & basic cable incld. pics: . Call 253344-7121. **22**

89 roommate wanted Like to share? Looking for someone to share the cost of living these days? For the price of 2 Red Bulls a week, you can list it here! e-mail *TFN**

100 garage & yard sales HUGE ESTATE SALE! This Saturday, May 28 only. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (no early birds!) 241 West Cedar (corner of Robin Hood & Cedar), in Hailey. Items for sale include: furniture, pillows, special candles, books, lamps, picture frames, rocking chairs, large flower pots, cooking dishes, unique toys, rugs, antiques, fine menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing (incl. Polo shirts, and Tommy Bahama silk shirts). SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT BARGAIN PRICES! **21**

1995 Woodside Blvd - Hailey - Park in Front/Garage In Back. Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Clothing/Shoes, Kitchen, Garden, Patio, Books, Tapes, CDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Office. Sat & Sun May 28 & 29 - 9am. **21**

Huge Multi-Family Yard Sale - Fri 5/27 11-5 and Sat 5/28 8-4. 521 W. Meadow Dr., in Northridge Sub. Hailey. Furniture, Sporting Goods, Kid Stuff, Books, Housewares, Clothes & Lots More, Low Prices. On Sat 2-4 Everything 1/2 Price or More. **21** Garage Sale - 9 to 4 this Satruday at South Hailey Town Homes (850 Woodside Blvd.). Everything must go! Something for everyone. Great prices. **21**

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**

300 puppies & dogs 3 cute chihuahua puppies - 8 weeks old. Ready for good homes. Male black & white, female chocolate brown, male chocolate brown. $200. 578-3540. **23**

306 pet supplies Dog Run - 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; 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? is Idahoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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 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**

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5013c charitable exchange The Light on the Mountain Spiritual Center has tables and chairs to rent. Chairs $1 each, table $5 each. We have 9 round tables and many long 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; and 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; tables. Call Nancy at 7884347 to reserve. **23** 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 **22** NAMI-national alliance for the mentally ill has a support group called Connections every Monday night at 5:30 to 7:00 pm. at St. Lukes Center for Community Health 2nd. floor. Hailey, Id. Contact Wendy Norbom at the NAMI helpline 309-1987 in you have any questions. **23** NAMI-national alliance for the mentally ill has a support group for family members and care takers of someone suffering from a mental illness is the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Church Building, lower level, in Hailey. Call Tom Hanson for info at 720-3337. **23** The Crisis Hotline: When you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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&#x20AC;&#x2122;s right, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll give you up to 40 words for free to help you spread the word. Just e-mail classifieds@theweekly **TFN**

502 take a class Summer Camp in the Sawtooth Mountains at Camp Perkins! Youth camps; weekend and week-long Family Camps; special youth camps in backpacking, sailing, horseback riding, fly fishing, guitar, art, and more. Register at Bring a friend for $20 off. 208-7880897. **23** Character Traits workshop w/ Deborah Schwarztkopf at Boulder Mountain Clayworks - learn about her beautiful porcelain forms. June 10 from 4 to 7 p.m., and June 11th12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 7264484. **23** 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** Stellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 30 (Meditation for the beginner) - 11 a.m. at the Wood River Y in Ketchum. Free to members, dropin 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, (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 BCRDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fitworks at the Community Campus in Hailey â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 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,

c l a s s i f i e d a d pa g e s • d e a d l i n e : n o o n o n M o n d ay • c l a s s i f i e d s @ t h e w e e k ly s u n . c o m 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 **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 Looking for tan/beige couch in excellent or like new condition. Leather or vinyl preferred.  Pull out bed optional. Please call Mike Jones (310) 456-3371. **23** 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 **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 - A nice sectional couch. Please call Christy, 481-0162. **TFN** Have a Dog Crate (21” h x 18” w x 24” d) with 2 doors for sale - like new. We need a larger one for our growing puppy. Please call Christy at 4810162. **TFN**

509 announcements Summer Camp in the Sawtooth Mountains at Camp Perkins! Youth camps; weekend and week-long Family Camps; special youth camps in backpacking, sailing, horseback riding, fly fishing, guitar, art, and more. Register at Bring a friend for $20 off. 208-7880897. **23** 20th Annual Wood River Valley Dice Run is on June 4 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Iron Horse, Shoshone. Leave Shoshone at 1 p.m. and stop in Dietrich, Richfield, Carey, Hailey and Bellevue. Info: 726-1136. **22** 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. 113617338665690?ref=ts <http:// 113617338665690?ref=ts> **21** 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**

514 free stuff (really!)

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** 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


FREE BOXES - moving, packing or storage. Lots of sizes. Come and get ‘em or we’ll recycle them. Copy & Print, 16 W. Croy St., Hailey. **TFN**

606 cars PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your automotive needs. Call 208-788-3255 **TFN**

612 auto accessories Utility Trailer 8’x4’ steel frame with plywood box 8’x30”. 18” wide space for motorcycle or tall cargo, for 1-7/8 ball. Full lights, new bearings, spare wheel & tire, steel motorcycle ramp, tie-down rings, brackets for tent posts, licensed. $325. 788-2927.

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**

620 snowmobiles etc. PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your snowmobile needs. Call 208-788-3255 **TFN** Men’s 2 piece Polaris/Klim snow-

mobile suit. Very nice condition. Cost $485 new, selling for $220. Call Jeff at 720-4988. **TFN**

621 r.v.’s 26 1/2 ft RV Lazy Daze 1999 Low Mileage Parked in garage. Call 7884833 or mstewartdesigns@gmail. com. **22**

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**

626 on the water 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. **22**

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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Must see this loaded 2006 Infinity G35 coupe in like new condition with ridiculously low miles (9300). Flawless exterior finished in Blue with spotless Tan interior. Immaculate condition, Always stored winters, All scheduled maintenance, A/C, sun roof, 19” wheels, 6 disc, heated seats, 6 speed, All accessories! Non-smoker, Private seller ready to sell TODAY! Asking $25,900. Call (208) 720-4988

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This week’s Featured Listings as seen in the June issue of Susan Radford | Karen Province 208.788.2164 Sweetwater Community Realty

Jack Bariteau 650.906.5636 600 Second Street East

Eeva Pregitzer

Sweetwater New Lower Prices

Starting at $3,150,000

Elkhorn Springs Starting at $475,000

Details on page 2 of The Real Estate Magazine

Details on page 3 of The Real Estate Magazine

Sue Engelmann 208.720.0680

Sotheby’s International Realty

Spectacular Baldy Views $3,395,000

Details on page 5 of The Real Estate Magazine

Details on page 6 of The Real Estate Magazine

Anne Zauner 208.720.0721

Chris Grathwohl 208.720.5690

Debra Hall

Sotheby’s International Realty

Cindy Lawson-Kesting |208.720.4770 Bob Kesting | 208.720.0496 River Run Realty

Bigwood Home $1,975,000

Custom Home $2,950,000

Spectacular Sun Pointe $1,095,000

Elkhorn Gold Course $651,900

Sotheby’s International Realty

Details on page 13 of The Real Estate Magazine

Details on page 14 of The Real Estate Magazine

208.720.4181 Windermere Real Estate

Details on page 15 of The Real Estate Magazine

Details on page 16 of The Real Estate Magazine

Scott Mary 208.720.0888

Dan Gorham 208.720.4077

Idaho Mountain Real Estate 208.726.2266

Cindy McCoy 208.726.6000

North Gimlet Gem $1,975,000

Sophisticated Country Living $1,095,000

North of Ketchum $3,975,000

Elegant Idaho Log Home $3,995,000

Windermere Real Estate

Windermere Real Estate

Details on page 18 of The Real Estate Magazine

Brad DuFur 208.309.7035

Sun Valley Real Estate

Conveniently Located $3,395,000

Details on page 20 of The Real Estate Magazine

Dick Fenton

McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors

208.720.0386 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors

River Front $1,650,000

Griffen Butte Residence $4,250,000

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Details on page 41 of The Real Estate Magazine

Sun Valley Real Estate

Details on page 25 of The Real Estate Magazine

Mike McCann 208.720.0111

Details on page 30 of The Real Estate Magazine


208.720.6906 Sotheby’s International Realty

Details on page 28 of The Real Estate Magazine

Mike Murphy 208.720.3323

McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors

216B Sage Road $1,995,000

Details on page 42 of The Real Estate Magazine

Details on page 47 of The Real Estate Magazine

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