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urn a hike into a plein air painting outing, a meditation session or an exploration of moose territory. The Idaho Conservation League is taking a new tack with its hikes this year by assigning a theme for each hike. Each hike will be led by a leader who is a thematic expert, said Brett Stevenson, who heads up the Ketchum ICL office: “Our hike leaders are inspiring locals with knowledge and skills to share. It will be a fun and interesting way to see some spectacular spots in our backyard.” Here’s the lineup: Saturday, June 4 Picabo Hills: Watercolor Painting with Dayna Gross, Silver Creek Preserve manager and artist. The hike will include a short hike up Mosquito Hill—an ideal spot for painting. Hikers should bring watercolors or other painting or drawing supplies. 2 miles. Easy to moderate. Saturday, June 18 Trail Creek: Riparian Exploration with Hannes Thum, Community School biology teacher. Hike off-trail in moose territory while enjoying an interesting discussion about the intricacies of riparian habitats. 5 miles. Easy to moderate. Wednesday, July 13 Timber and Federal Gulch: Pioneer Mountains with Mike Stevens, Lava Lake Land & Livestock president and Pioneer Mountain Group co-founder and managing member. Mike will discuss the heritage, geography, and conservation efforts of the Pioneer Mountains. The group may decide to continue up nearby Grays Peak. 8 miles, 2,500-foot elevation gain. Moderate to difficult. Saturday, July 23 Mill Lake: Meditation in the Mountains with Lacey Segal, Healing Touch/Theta healer and meditation teacher. The hike to Mill Lake offers a look at the geological process that helped shaped the Sawtooth Mountains. Lacey will offer a meditation beside the barren moraine that cradles Mill Lake. 4.5 miles, 1,000-foot elevation gain. Easy to moderate. Saturday, July 30 Headwaters of the Big Wood River: Water of the Wood River Valley with Dr. Wendy Pabich, a local hydrologist. Pabich will lead hikers to the source
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hen a black man in his 70s found himself homeless, Betsy Pearson issued him an invitation. “Come live with us,” she said. The man, who had been a maitre’d, ended up living with Betsy and her husband Bob for 30 years, jumping at every opportunity to pay them back by donning his white coat and draping a towel over his arm for the couple’s frequent dinner parties. The spacious yard tucked in the woods surrounding the four-bedroom, four-bath log home Betsy designed off Lower Broadford Road in 1972 never lacks for human companionship, whether it be for the family’s large family reunions or Monday night volleyball matches that lure teenagers and 73-year-olds alike. And when Betsy’s friends give her a moment, you’ll find this 89-year-old woman painting a landscape to benefit the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, the animal shelter or another charity. She even climbed aboard a scaffold at 82 to paint a 10-foot tall painting for the Sagebrush Arena’s annual Cowboy Ball. Pearson will be honored for her contributions to the Wood River Valley on June 19 when she and three other women are inducted into the Blaine County Heritage Court. Like the other three, she was not born in the valley. But she fast fell in love with it and the valley fast fell in love with her. “She just jumped in when she got here, joining boards all over town,” said her son Brad Pearson. “She always told me one of the great blessings of her art was she was allowed to give back. And she has a big heart that doesn’t limit family to blood. She’s always taking in someone who’s fallen on hard times.” Pearson was born in Salinas, Kan., the daughter of an insurance man who treated his family to summer vacations at a cabin in Minnesota. After getting an art degree at the University of Kansas, she followed her older sister to New York where she got a job as art director at Lord & Taylor, a high-fashion Fifth Avenue department store. That eventually led to a job at the New York Herald Tribune where she wrote and illustrated a syndicated column on parenting for 17 years in the days when no one else was doing that sort of thing. Eventually, she parlayed those columns into two books full of tips you don’t find in the newspaper every day even today. “ABCs for Mothers,” for instance, tells how to restore crayon points by warming
Betsy Pearson, who has even illustrated the menu for Cristina’s restaurant, has prepared hundreds of casseroles for the large number of people who have ended up at her dinner table.
the crayons in the sun or oven, shaping plunking the gut bucket bass on “Five foot the points and putTwo Eyes of Blue.” And ting the crayons in the they played together, as coronation Time freezer. It tells how well. The Heritage Court Coronation starch in a baby’s bath“Betsy was always will take place in a ceremony open water forms an invisible organizing modern art to the public at 3 p.m. Sunday, June coating on the skin that days where we’d go to 19, at The Liberty Theatre in Haicombats heat rash. museums and then we’d ley. But it was art that go home and throw More stories to come defined Betsy’s life. She paint at the canvas,” Watch for stories in the upcomsold expensive pieces recalled Brad. “She ing weeks on the rest of the 2011 in Greenwich, Conn., didn’t even bat an eye Heritage Court Divas: Theresa where the family lived. when I told her I wanted Richards of Hailey, Maxine MolyShe is still painting and to put a pole vault in the neux of Picabo and Joanne Davis of selling her landscapes. backyard. And she never Sun Valley And it wasn’t too many blinked when you told years ago that she her you were bringing wrote and illustrated six people over for din“A Sun Valley Journal,” a charming book ner. She cooked dinner every night for 63 depicting paintings of Sun Valley icons. years until my Dad died and it was effort“I was born to draw. From the time less for her to feed an army.” I was little I was happiest when I had The board of Croy Canyon Ranch something to draw with,” she said. “And recently threw a luncheon honoring I love this country. I’m a soil girl. I love Pearson’s Heritage Court nomination. the field and the animals. The vistas have Board President Jeanne Cassell said always drawn me.” Pearson, a member of the founding board Pearson fell in love with her late husof the continuing care community, has band Robert when he walked her univeralways been vigilant in reminding board sity sorority house wearing a crisp Navy members of seniors’ needs. uniform but she didn’t begin dating him “She’s always saying, ‘Have you called until she got to New York. so and so?’ And she doesn’t mean just to “I had more fun with him than anyone say, ‘Hello.’ She means, ‘Have you asked else and that was it,” she said, of her them for money?’” Cassell said. husband, a newspaper man who wrote Marcia Duff says a Jackson Hole friend speeches for Presidents Franklin Roosencouraged her to look up Betsy Pearson evelt and Harry Truman while in the as soon as she moved to the valley. “Now Navy. she’s one of my dearest friends. Not only The couple had three children—Brad, is she a wonderful artist but she has who edited “Heartland” magazine; Ridley, mastered the art of friendship. She knows who writes best-selling detective novels, how to connect. And she’s such a good and Wendy, a teacher. listener.” tws They made music together—Betsy
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is a learning process but weâ€™re going to listen to what our customers want. We plan to carry as much local as possibleâ€”but that is a learning curve as you make the connections and deal with transportation issues and the short growing season.â€? The couple has lived for the past 10 years in Telluride where they operated The Market at Mountain Village. They opened a 6,000-square foot Roxyâ€™s Market in Aspen last year. The graduation of their youngest daughter is allowing them to return â€œhopefully, full-timeâ€? to Ketchum where they lived from 1995 to 1999. â€œHer graduation is allowing us to reinvent ourselves and giving us the freedom and flexibility to move around,â€? Roxanne said. â€œWe look at this as an adventure. We like the people here and we have a lot of friends here from when we lived here before.â€? Roxanne considers shopping as an adventure, too. Thatâ€™s why, for instance, her store will offer an array of chips, including Newmanâ€™s Own Soy Crisps, Crisp Root Cassava chips, Baked Lentil chips, Boulder Canyon kettle-type chips and Solea Polenta corn chips in Mediterranean lime and guacamole flavors. â€œPersonally, I could live on chips, and I donâ€™t know anyone who doesnâ€™t gravitate towards this type of thing,â€? Roxanne said. â€œFood for me is an adventureâ€”an opportunity to try new things. And there are a lot of great healthy snacks here that maybe people havenâ€™t seen before. Roxanne said her goal is to create an effortless shopping experience with an emphasis on customer service and ease of access. â€œItâ€™s a work in progress,â€? she added. â€œWhat you see now may not be what you see three months from now.â€? tws
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couple dozen youngsters and their Moms started off Saturday morning rubbing balloons on their hair. The hair-raising static electricity that followed proved a visible lesson about the energy that we can’t see as retired school counselor Wanda Tierney and physical therapist Mary Kay Foley began teaching youngsters about using Healing Touch to calm their body and make it feel better. “Just like the rainbows that are produced by sun and rain, we have a rainbow in our body,” said Foley. “We call the energy centers in our bodies ‘chakras’ and the different chakras are represented by the colors of the rainbow.” “When you work through your chakras what you’re doing is Healing Touch for you,” added Tierney. The class was the first of a handful offered to children for the first time since the Sun Valley Wellness Festival started 14 years ago. “I liked it,” said Esmee Wiethorn, one of the youngsters attending the workshop. “It made me calm and relaxed.” Hundreds of people from in state and out of state turned out
for the four-day Wellness Festival in the Sun Valley Inn over the weekend. Snow on Sunday gave organizers headaches that couldn’t be cured with aromatherapy as they scurried to get speakers whose planes had been diverted to Twin Falls to their podium in time. Those who made took the time to duck in out of the snow to attend inspirational speaker Alan Cohen’s talk were treated to a wealth of pithy suggestions: • You miss 100 percent the shots you don’t take. Just filling out an application increases your potential. • You’re the most powerful when you’re the most grateful. One physicist who had been diagnosed with cancer began expressing thanks for everything, including his cancer. Now, 25 years later, he’s disease-free. • Never again talk about “the economy” because there is no such thing. Some thrive in bad economies while others flounder in good economies. Even the Empire State Building was built during the heart of the Great Depression. • Having trouble figuring out the solution to a problem? Do as Alexander Graham Bell did and take a catnap. Bell held a rock as he fell asleep. He would drop the rock when he woke up—right in the midst of solving the problem in his subconscious. tws
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he Caritas Chorale will commemorate the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic Saturday and Sunday when it presents its Fifth Annual Spring Benefit Concert, “All That Jazz.” The chorale will sing ”Godspeed Titanic,” “In Every Age,” “How Did They Build Titanic?” “There She Is,” “Doing the Latest Rag” and “Lady’s Maid.” The musical menu salutes the luxury liner, which sank in April 1912, said Chorale Director Dick Brown. And it pays homage to the musical “Titanic,” which won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical after opening on Broadway in 1997. “The last survivor died just recently,” Brown added. The Chorale will perform pop and Broadway songs at 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Gail Severn Gallery in Ketchum. Tickets are available at the door. The spring benefit concert is popular with the 80 singers in the Caritas Chorale because singing breezy show tunes gives them a respite from the very complicated pieces they performed over the winter, including “Psalm of David.” And it’s popular with audience members because they get to enjoy wine and a large array of
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hors d’oeuvres and desserts prepared by Chorale members while perusing the art in the gallery before the concert. This is one of two fundraisers that the Chorale stages each year. The money goes to purchase sheet music and pay for professional orchestra members to accompany their other concerts, which are offered free to the public. Next year the Chorale plans to sing a commissioned piece by Boise composer David Alan Earnest and Carey sheep rancher Diane Josephy Peavey saluting Idaho’s Nez Perce Indians. This year’s benefit concerts will include selections from “The Music Man”—the musical St. Thomas Playhouse plans to stage in October. Other songs will include “All That Jazz” from “Chicago,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” and “Sure On This Shining Night,” which Samuel Barber set to James Agee’s poetry. “One of the nice things about the concert is that it’s short enough that you have plenty of time to go to dinner afterwards,” said Brown.
ell, the end of the world came and went, like usual. I was hoping to be rescued from the endless toil of existence. I Bali Szabo recall my spiritual teacher once saying, ‘It won’t be that easy!’ For many, doomsday is retirement. Recent studies have shown that post-work leisure (I don’t mean happy hour) is bad for your health. Our minds and bodies need stress, challenge and use. When we’re too busy to get sick, we’re healthy. In a way, the same goes for plants and animals. Species that stop evolving, when they become maximally adapted to their environs, face extinction. The wild plants here in the Habitat need stress. The worst thing I can do for them is to spoil them, like we do with our children. The same principle applies—they won’t be ready to handle crisis. There’s no shortage of work in the spring. Unlike in autumn, there is no tomorrow—today is it. Work is a four-letter word. A lot of people come up to me and want advice, mostly about minimizing work. We all want to automate, to put in something ‘that will take care of itself.’ One of the attractions of native xeriscaping is the mistaken notion that no care will be necessary, that nature will take care of it; after all, it doesn’t have a gardener. Not so fast. We’ve altered the natural world to the point
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where ‘it’ doesn’t exist. We’ve disturbed the soils, changed the content of the air and water, and introduced and empowered a host of invasives. There’s always work to do, feeding and weeding (I don’t mean using Weed and Feed), cleaning, cutting back, etc. Granted, like with people, gardens can be low and high maintenance. Any ‘natural’ planting is going to require looking after for the first few years. We can’t just mail it in. For instance, only soil variation will give us variety. Pentstemons and gilia like lean, rocky, relatively dry soil and a pebble mulch for re-seeding. A coneflower wants a meadow environment—wetter and higher organic content, like most prairie flowers. Forest wildflowers need rich soil, moisture and some shade. Flowers, like us, have their own little worlds they like to live in. It’s my job
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to help them with that. They’re training me. Clearing out unattractive invasives is a constant. Every year has its dream. Last fall it was to clear out the entrenched understory below two box elders. Over the years, it’s become a jungle of lush burdock, nightshade and rhizomous grasses. The vision is to clear out the space, sodbuster-style, and create a feast for the eye with spring bulbs pushing through a cover of wild strawberries, waterleaf and woodruff, with spots of forest wildflowers, ferns, pulmonaria and the like. In two years, it should start to look like something. In five, maybe Elysium, or what Alice saw as she stepped through the looking glass. tws If you have question or comments, contact Bali at this e-mail: email@example.com.
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oldiers of war and veterans come back to the United States not only carrying an M16 and a heavy backpack full of essentials, but emotional and physical baggage as well. The emotional baggage may include traumatic brain injury (TBI), or memories that limit their ability to easily blend back into society. They may face challenges with their families, friends, and co-workers, and even possibly, encounter confrontations while trying to obtain the much-needed assistance from the Veterans Association. Wood River High School juniors in Ms. Haugen and Mr. Nemecek’s English class saw this as a concern, and decided to complete a project to bring awareness to the active soldiers and veterans who have given and continue to give. Students Hannah Baybutt, Tori Emerick, Gonzalo Cubillo de Regoyos, and Jake Vegwert
chose a project focused on finding opportunities provided to local veterans. Their search led to Rosemary Cody’s Veterans’ Acupuncture Clinic where free treatments are offered every Tuesday evening to veterans and their families. The treatments are provided to help alleviate stress, trauma, and improve mental clarity. While attending one of Cody’s clinics, the students were able to listen in, as well as talk with and interview veterans that regularly participate in the treatments. They experienced the huge impact Cody makes upon veterans through her clinics. They also learned that even the simplest and smallest form of help that we, as a country, may give to veterans, active soldiers, and their families is our support, gratitude, and recognition of their services. To find out more about Cody Acupuncture Clinic, Call Rosemary at 208-720-7530. tws
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ixty-three years after Gail Halvorsen bombed Berlin with candy, the retired Air Force colonel dropped candy over the alfalfa fields in Hailey’s Quigley Canyon. Full-sized Hershey bars tied to parachutes rained over the fields as Halvorsen, held by Hailey’s plastic surgeon, Tom Crais, M.D., FACS, dumped them out of a vintage Tri-Engine Grumman amphibian plane. Hundreds of children, including Joey and Michael Martin and Sophia and Ethan Peck, ran up a steep sagebrush-covered hill east of the Quigley pond and then up hills lining the south side of the field as a brisk wind blew the parachutes off course. “It’s not Tempelhof Air Force Base in the middle of the city,” said bemused Ketchum resident Ellen Gillespie. Gillespie’s father, Karl von der Heyden, tried in vain as a 10-year-old boy to snag one of the candy parachutes during the 1948-49 Russian blockade of Berlin. Thursday afternoon Gillespie’s husband James and son Tom snagged a couple for him. Standing straight as a ramrod, the tall, lean colonel—who can still fit into his World War II uniform, according to his wife Lorraine—showed a standingroom-only crowd at The Community Library a video of bulky C-54s dropping in over bombedout buildings onto a plank runway covered with hot tar in the center of Berlin. Planes would never stop but would taxi down the runway as men unloaded the food for the starving Berliners. Then they’d take off as another plane dropped in behind them. “I couldn’t believe two million people could live in a place so ravaged by bombs,” Halvorsen said. Wanting to see the city, Halvorsen hitched a ride aboard a plane on his day off and got off to see 30 children pressed up against the fence. He offered them the two sticks of gum he had and was so impressed by
Pedro Contreras and Luis J. Lopez exemplified the spirit that Col. Gail Halvorsen showed in dropping candy for starving Berlin children by sharing the Hershey chocolate bars they snagged at Thursday’s candy drop with youngsters who didn’t find a parachute. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK/SUN
their gratitude that he promised to drop more candy to them. Halvorsen described how one child smelled the gum wrapper, holding it in his hand like a precious treasure. “Because not one kid stuck out his hand and said, ‘Gimme,’ they got over 20 tons of candy in 14 months,” he added. Wolfgang Behnke, who sells New Age CDs at the Sun Valley Wellness Festival, was able to meet with Halvorsen with Gillespie’s help. Behnke, who was 12 during the airlift, said he had always wanted to meet an airlift pilot. Behnke said the bombings, which strafed Berlin from 1942 through 1945, were always preceded with sirens that started at bedtime. “Sometimes a bomb would hit nearby and our building would shake and the sky would be red from burning. We would crawl out the next morning and be lucky enough to live another day,” he said. “Then the street fighting started with grenades going off all over. I got caught in one and a German soldier stuck me in his
vehicle. Another time, the Allies carpet-bombed the city. Forty planes laid a path of bombs right through the city and as far as you could see everything was gone.” Teachers told students it was okay to throw rocks at Jews’ windows, he recalled. And everybody crowded around the radio when Hitler spoke—“he was a great orator.” As the war ended, women cleaned mortar off bricks that could be reused and built a “mountain” with unusable rubble, while he played in the ruins, finding pistols and other treasures. The Russians came in wanting watches and something to drink, he said. “One woman gave a soldier an alarm clock and he threw it away because he thought it was a bomb,” said Behnke, who now lives in Genoa, Nev. After the war, food was scarce, even for the Russian soldiers stationed in Berlin. But the Russians shared their sugar cubes with hungry youngsters, Behnke
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During Saturdayâ€™s grand re-opening of the Hailey Armory (in the background), this Blackhawk helicopter touched down at Roberta McKercher Park in front of hundreds of attendees. It arrived with General Gayhart of the Idaho Army National Guard and his staff. Photo: JIM SPINELLI/SUN
Memorial Day weekend, from previous page recalled. Once, when Behnke got pushed to the end of a bread line, a Russian soldier picked him up and fired his machine gun, sending the others scattering as he took him to the front of the line. As scary as the bombing was, Gillespie said, her father said it was even scarier when bad weather halted the food drops because they didnâ€™t know how long the bad weather would last. Behnke said his family was so hungry they mixed tree bark with water and poured it over potato peels. â€œThe food planes ran day and nightâ€”it was a beautiful sound. And I remember hundreds of kids scrambling for candy. One of my friends came up with a Hershey bar and the six of us split it.â€?
Burt Huish, a retired J.C. Penneyâ€™s executive who lives in Twin Falls, said the thousand residents of Halvorsenâ€™s hometown of Garland near the IdahoUtah border â€œcame ungluedâ€? when they learned of Halvorsenâ€™s candy drops. â€œSeymourâ€”as we called himâ€”was a humble individual we looked up to and he was addicted to flying,â€? he said. â€œHe hated sugar beets and farming and saw flying as an escape. The town named him one of its 10 most influential people at its centennial. And they named me, as wellâ€”Iâ€™ve sung at 1,800 funerals and 27 Major League ball parks. But I felt like a mule at the Kentucky Derby being compared to him.â€? tws
Above: Haileyâ€™s Memorial Day Ceremony spectators got the opportunity to see two A-10 Wart Hogs guided by the IDANGâ€™s 124th FW, under the command of Col. Compton fly over head, as part of Mondayâ€™s ceremony. COURTESY PHOTO: SUSAN LITTLEFIELD
Right: Advancing the colors were members from the 366th Force Support Squadron, Mountain Home AFB. PHOTO: LESLIE THOMPSON/SUN
Among those in attendance was Carter Stewart, a Hailey boy now with the Idaho National Army Guard who just returned from duty in Iraq. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK/SUN
Ellen Gillespie, a Ketchum resident whose father benefitted from â€œUncle Wiggly Wingsâ€? food drops, shared a moment with Ret. Col. Gail Halvorsen at The Community Library Thursday night.
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llen Gillespie says the Berlin airlift, which delivered food to starving Berliners, including her father, Karl von der Heyden, made a world of difference in ensuring that he and, eventually, she could enjoy the good life outside the Communist sphere. Von der Heyden may have been just one boy in a city of 2 million starving people. But he certainly made the most with what he was given and made an impact on the bigger world as a result. After attending the Free University of Berlin, he graduated from Duke University in 1962 and obtained an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania two years later. He joined Coopers & Lybrand in Philadelphia, became corpo-
rate controller at Pitney-Bowes a few years later and then went on to top positions at R.J.R. Nabisco, H.J. Heinz Company, and Pepsi-Cola Company. He currently heads up the American Academy in Berlin, which he co-chairs with Henry Kissinger. He also is the namesake for the beautiful glass-walled Karl and Mary Ellen von der Heyden Pavilion at Duke University. Gillespie said her mother, an Oregon native, was a Quaker smuggling prescription medicine into East Germany when she met Ellenâ€™s father. Gillespieâ€™s grandfather, Werner Muller von der Heyden, helped design the Junkers 52â€”the â€œIron Annieâ€? troop transport aircraft for the Luftwaffe. After the war, Russia imprisoned him in Siberia, hoping to enlist him in its space program. tws
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and I saw things I had never seen before, like poor people living in the street. But it is orn in Twin Falls, always great to come back Wood River High home and see my friends School student Deven and my puppies and to able Duke moved to the Valley at to sleep in my own bed.â€? the age of one. Living now Duke carries a 3.5 grade in Woodside, Duke started point average at Wood out in Bellevue and then River. Previously, she atmoved to Croy Canyon. tended Bellevue and Hailey â€œI have a single mom and Elementary and then Wood weâ€™ve done it all together,â€? River Middle School. â€œMy she said. â€œI was also the shy, senior year has been a real nerdy kid. My mom worked Deven Duke eye-opener. When you see most of the time so I rode the younger kids come in the bus to school and waited and see how they act and the decisions until she got home. I enjoyed growing they make, you pray you werenâ€™t like up here. I played soccer and track and them. The school has been great for four was heavily involved with Youth Circle. years but Iâ€™m ready to graduate. AcademI always found stuff to do here and live ically, the school gave me great options close enough that I can ride my bike to and pushed me toward a field that would town. My freshman and sophomore years not have happened if it wasnâ€™t offered. were tough but I made great friends and I was able to take courses in pharmacy we found great things to do. We like to tech and medical tech. I really love scigo to the Animal Shelter and walk dogs. ence and chemistry as well as botany. Itâ€™s also a lot of fun to drive around in my I like hands-on classes rather than 1993 Cavalier convertible and put the just reading a book. Thatâ€™s why project top down. We also go to Hop Porter Park classes are my favorites. Next year I will and play basketball, Frisbee and ride be attending the University of Idaho and the swings. I also love the mountains Iâ€™m already enrolled and have my schedand the surroundings so I love to take ule. I will pursue forensic science, which walks along the river at Croy, or there is the chemistry aspect of medicine. You is a beautiful trail near The Mountain work in the labs and analyze evidence. School in Bellevue. The downside is that This year I shadowed a pharmacy techniwe live in a fishbowl and there is really cian at the hospital for ten hours. It was nothing for teenagers to do after 9 p.m., fun to walk around and to experience all other than go see a movie, so you have aspects of the field.â€? to make your own fun. But the problem In her spare time Duke likes to paris that some kids are not known to make take in community service. â€œIt means a the best decisions after 9 p.m. lot to me and it was how I was raised. I Duke has had the good fortune to be like being involved and connecting with able to travel extensively. Part of that the community and to give something fortune literally came when her uncle back. It almost feels like getting a puppy. won the lottery and this tight-knit family Itâ€™s a warm and fuzzy feeling, especially found their lives changed forever. There when you work with kids. I love hanging have been thirteen trips in all, some to out with them and to smile and make faraway places like Fiji. â€œItâ€™s really somethem laugh. The biggest payoff is to thing because weâ€™re a small family from make a kidâ€™s day.â€? Stanley. Fiji was really a culture shock tws By JONATHAN KANE
Members of Girl Scout Troop 333 in Bellevue spruce up the flower beds in front of Bellevue Elementary School with the help of Web Nursery while working toward their community service goal. Pictured from left to right: Troop leader, Susie Lambert, Katie Lambert, Jillian Palmer, Jessie Lambert, Ali Barney (back) Dylan Porth, Erica Kreczkowski, Koko Furlong and Sabina Barber. COURTESY PHOTO: KIRSTEN SHULTZ
Celebrate end of school with Summerfest By KAREN BOSSICK
uman bowling. Monster boxing. Itâ€™s part of Summerfest designed to celebrate the end of school. The Hailey Chamber of Commerce has joined its Springfest, which was traditionally held over Memorial Day weekend, with the South Valley Merchantsâ€™ Kids Carnival this year to create a new, expanded event that will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. First Avenue in front of the Meriwether Building will be blocked off, along with Carbonate, which runs by Sun Valley Brewery. Thereâ€™ll be live music outside Sun Valley Brewery and Yellow Brick Road by the Music nâ€™ Me band and Disciples of Rock, which is made up of Caleb and Lucas Garvin, Champ Kotara and Hayden Thayer. Wood River High Schoolâ€™s Colla Voce womenâ€™s ensemble and menâ€™s B-Tones will
also sing. Thereâ€™ll be rides and bouncy castles, face-painting and gamesâ€”among them: slide and bounce, jumbo slide, a rock climbing wall, bungee run, obstacle course and a kiddie train. â€œThereâ€™ll be monster boxing, where you fight with inflated boxing gloves, sumo wrestling and human bowling, in which you get in a giant ball and try to knock down pins. It should be a blast,â€? said Mitzi Mecham, owner of Music nâ€™ Me. Hailey restaurateurs will provide a food court. The schoolâ€™s-out festival is sponsored by Cox Communications, South Valley Merchant Alliance, Albertsons, The Papoose Club and the Hailey Chamber of Commerce. To volunteer, call Kim Garvin at 7887070. tws
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A Little Night Laughter starts tonight By KAREN BOSSICK
laudia McCain has had one of those nightmares— many, in fact. One of her most vivid finds her running off a rainy New York street onto the stage of an Elizabethan theater. “Then I see all those people looking at me, waiting for my line,” the Ketchum actor recalled. “And I don’t remember what the line is.” It’s called “An Actor’s Nightmare.” And, as actors’ nightmares go, it’s probably the worst. But it becomes the stuff of comedy this week when several seasoned actors present this Christopher Durang play and three other short comedies at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. The four plays make up an evening called “A Little Night Laughter.” They’ll take the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Opening night playgoers can pop the cork on some free champagne being served up from 6 to 7 p.m. “We figured that in this recession, everybody needs a laugh,” said Jon Kane, associate producer for the nexStage Theatre. “We wanted to create a really funny evening, get people out of their houses, enjoying themselves.” “A Little Night Laughter” will feature Scott Creighton, Steve D’Smith, Claudia McCain, Charlotte Hemmings, Bill Raymond, Jon Kane, Keith Moore and Dana DuGan. The plays will be directed by Bill Raymond, a professional TV, film and theater actor and director from New York who has worked on HBO’s “The Wire” and was in “12 Monkeys,” “City of Hope” and “Eight Men Out.” The winner of three Obie Awards, Raymond also worked on Broadway with Patti LuPone in “Gypsy,” participated in the influential experimental New
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York theater group “Mabou Mines,” and toured the world portraying Ulysses S. Grant in “Cold Harbor.” Raymond has been to the Valley thrice before, on one occasion participating in a play reading with “Batman” Adam West, who lives in Ketchum. Raymond calls “An Actor’s Nightmare” a “laugh riot.” It revolves around a man who is mistaken for an actor’s understudy after the leading actor breaks both legs. He doesn’t know any of the lines. He doesn’t know how he got backstage. He’s not sure he’s an actor—he thinks he’s an accountant. And he can’t even get a straight answer as to whether the actors around him are staging Noel Coward’s “Private Lives,” Samuel Beckett’s “Checkmate” or Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” While the piece majors in being funny, those who are familiar with theater will enjoy the attention to detail that Durang has written into the play, McCain said. For instance, all the characters are real actors—“mine was a famous actress in England, famous for her portrayal of Lady MacBeth,” she said. “Mere Mortals” by David Ives eavesdrops on three construction workers as they talk about previous lives as Marie Antoinette and the like while lunching on a girder 50 stories over the street.
“We figured that in this recession, everybody needs a laugh. We wanted to create a really funny evening, get people out of their houses, enjoying themselves.” –Jon Kane Associate Producer for nexStage Theatre
“It’s a terrific comic study in character,” said Raymond. “Duck Variations” by David Mamet depicts two elderly men sitting on a park bench discussing the mating habits of ducks before segueing into friendship and death. “David Mamet is quite an expert piece of work,” said Raymond. And Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s On First” revisits the famous vaudeville comedy that goes over the top in its ambiguity. “We think everyone’s going to have a great time,” said Kane. “It’s going to be very entertaining and very funny.” tws
Dogs just want to have fun. The popular Hiking Buddies program with the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley resumes this week. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK/SUN
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he wolf pack is back! Hailed by the promotional campaign as the greatest sequel ever (see Godfather II), The Hangover II fails to deliver the goods. But you can hardly blame the director, Todd Philips, and the cast. The Hangover is one of the great comedies in recent memory as well as the
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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** 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** Locavore Series Presents: Baking Bread w/Lynea Newcomer - 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Preregistration required: 208-726-9358 or email@example.com **22** Survivors of Sexual Abuse open meeting - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Advocates house. Babysitter available. Info: 7884191 or 720-7160. **TFN**
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** Customer Appreciation Texas Style BBQ Bash - 4 to 6 p.m. at Valley Mainenance and Restoration (1041 Mountain Drive, Woodside). RSVP: 788-2789. **22**
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Sun Valley Half Marathon - 9 a.m. start time. Details: www.SunValleyHalfMarathon.com or Brad at 208-720-3759. **22**
Kids Marafun Zone - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sun Valley Pavilion Lawn. Free event. Info: 928-6710. **22** Summer Hike with the Idaho Conservation League at Picabo Hills. This watercolor painting class w/Dayna Gross is atop Mosquito Hill. Call 726-7485 for info/reservation. **22** Special Restorative Yoga Poses for Pregnant Moms class w/Katherine Pleasants - 10:30 a.m. to Noon at BCRD FitWorks. Info: 578-2273. **22** 20th Annual Wood River Valley Dice Run - sign up from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Iron Horse, Shoshone. Leave there at 1 p.m., and stop in Deitrich, Richfield, Carey, Hailey and Bellevue. Info: 721-1136. **22** Summerfest Kids Carnival - 1 to 5 p.m., 1st Ave. in Hailey. Info: 788-3484 **22** 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** _SCaritas Chorale performs All That Jazz (special benefit concert) 5:30 p.m., at Gail Severn Gallery in Ketchum. **22** _SCrisis Hotline Spring Winetasting/Silent Auction Event - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sawtooth Botanical Gardens. Info: 788-0735. **22** SBilly Goats perform - 10 p.m. at Whiskey Jacques in Ketchum. Info: 726-5297.. **22** SDJ McClain at McClain’s Pizzeria in Hailey, 10 p.m. No Cover. **TFN**
p.m., at Gail Severn Gallery in Ketchum. **22** Kundalini Yoga Class - 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. - 416 Main St. Suite 101 in Hailey - Call 721-7478 for info. **TFN**
Fit and Fall Class - 10 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN**
Walk Fit - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. 788-3468. **TFN** Laughter Yoga with Carrie Mellen at All Things Sacred (upstairs at the Galleria). Mondays 12:15 to 1 p.m. Come, play, and laugh. **TFN** 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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Library Science time, 11 a.m. at 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
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** Vegetable Garden Series Presents: Fruit Trees w/Jon Wilkes - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Branching Out Nursery in Bellevue. Pre-registration required: 208726-9358 or email@example.com
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Simms Demo w/Trout Unlimited - 6 to 9 p.m. at Sturtevants in Ketchum. Info: Bob Knoebel at firstname.lastname@example.org. **22**
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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Fishing Outing on Silver Creek w/Trout Unlimited. RSVP/Info: Woody Friedlander at email@example.com or call 788-0837. **23** Guided Meditation with Ryan Redman, yoga and meditation instructor - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Luke’s chapel on the 2nd floor of the hospital. **22**
Box Car Bend Maintenance w/Trout Unlimited - 10 a.m. at Box Car Bend on the Big Wood River. Info: Carmen Northen at firstname.lastname@example.org **24** Picnic at Silver Creek’s Stalker Cabin w/Trout Unlimited - please RSVP to Woody Friedlander by e-mail at email@example.com or call 788-0837. **24**
Star Party - sundown at Craters of the Moon. Join experts from the Idaho Falls Astronomical Society to experience the universe under naturally dark skies. Telesocpes for viewing will be located in the Caves Area parking lot. **22**
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Wilderness Hike - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Craters of the Moon National Park. This will be a ranger-guided 8-mile hike to Echo Crater. Reservations required, limited to the first 30 people. 208-5271335. **22**
Summer Hike with the Idaho Conservation League on Riparian Exploration w/Hannes Thum.Call 726-7485 for info/reservation. **24**
Trailing of the Sheep Festival Summer Kickoff BBQ - 3 to 6 p.m. at the Flat Top Sheep Ranch. RSVP by Sunday, June 12; call Heather Hammond at 206661-3167 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . **26**
tuesday, 6.28.11 Guided Meditation with Heidi Reeves, Shamanic Healing Practitioner - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Luke’s chapel on the 2nd floor of the hospital. **22**
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described in “The Sharing Economy” in FastCompany Magazine. e are lucky to Among other things, live in a primarNeal shares a nanny with ily capitalist his neighbor and makes economy that enables loans to others, known wealth accumulation and unknown, through and investment, depends a peer-to-peer banking on personal freedom, Jima Rice site called Lending Club. and fosters invention When in San Francisco, and the efficient use he uses a Prius through of resources. Indeed, City CarShare, a not-for-profit capitalism is increasingly the version of Zipcar. Once a corworld-wide system of choice, porate executive for strategic although its manifestations vary planning, Gorenflo quit his job to widely from a free-market tilt to downsize his life, “removing all small demonstrations of capitalthe things that don’t add value ist enterprise in authoritarian and concentrating on the things countries. that deliver value.” He has since Like any system, capitalstarted Shareable, a non-profit ism can be abused. In the U.S., website that provides a playbook great wealth is controlled by for how to share anything and powerful interests with a bent everything. toward social Darwinism, rather Gorenflo is only one of than equal opportunity, huthousands world-wide who man rights, and the value of have found new motivation for the commons. True free-market thinking creatively, productively, capitalism naturally enables and in ways that yield a good human greed and self-interest. living—while doing good for For example, freed by the past their communities and the earth. 30 years of deregulation, leaders These “new capitalists” and enof the financial industry have trepreneurs see the world reflexreaped huge personal fortunes at the expense of millions of indi- ively in terms of a triple bottom line: profits plus community plus viduals. Mother Nature. Another “sharSo, capitalism can’t just roll ing guru,” ex-corporate innovaalong like “ole man river;” it tion consultant Rachel Botsman, must guard against potential advocates that access to goods abuses through legislation, reguand skills is more important lation and, often, legal action. It than owning them. In her book, must also be strategic, anticipatWhat’s Mine is Yours: The Rise ing shifts in human and natural of Collaborative Consumption, resource supplies (e.g., location, she concludes that communityavailability and suitability) so based capitalism “could be as big that profits can continue to be as the Industrial Revolution in accumulated and reinvested for the way we think about ownerfurther growth. ship.” Nor is it without economic Refreshingly, after decades of value: Botsman predicts the this country’s self-indulgence in sharing economy could be a a “me-oriented,” materialistic $110-billion-plus market. society, a new kind of capitalism Another type of communityis emerging. It is a grass-roots based capitalism includes “social capitalism that pursues reasonenterprise,” which takes on able profits as well as human social issues using market-based rights, natural resource conserincome, blurring the line bevation, community-building, and a modest material life. I’ve called tween for-profit and not-for-profit models. A growing grass-roots it community-based capitalism. effort is the use of community This capitalism values durable currency, paper scrip circulated over disposable products, sharand banked within a local region ing over personal ownership, recycling and reusing over trash- to empower new business growth and stronger community ties. ing, and mindful over mindless Most grass-roots of all are Time consumption. It recognizes that Banks, community website resources are finite, equal opporaccounts through which people tunity is essential to economic trade hours of service, one hour growth, human societies are interdependent around the globe, for one hour, to help each other accomplish real-world tasks. and that chasing more “stuff” This is the good news of trends (beyond the basics) is inimical to meeting life’s major challenges of in today’s capitalism! tws health, security, happiness, and Blaine County now has a Time stewardship of our environment. Bank, called the Wood River And, it seeks profit for reinvestTime Exchange, founded and ment and economic growth, the managed by Jigsaw. For more hallmark of capitalism. information, contact Jima Rice @ Consider Neal Gorenflo, a 726-1848 or email@example.com. Silicon Valley resident recently By JIMA RICE
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Team Bird Fanatics big counting day
Team Bird Fanatics is a group of four friends who have birded together for almost 10 years. Poo Wright-Pulliam, Kathleen Cameron, Jean Seymour and Dave Spaulding are passionate about birds, bird habitat and bird education and have decided to make IMBD their yearly event to raise money for EFTA (Environment for the Americas) and an Idaho nature entity of their choice. Last year they raised over $600 for EFTA and the same for the Idaho Nongame Wildlife Fund. This year their Idaho choice is The Idaho Bird Observatory located on Lucky Peak Mountain above Boise. Lucky Peak has a bird-banding station set up where they band not only hawks coming through during fall migration, but also songbirds and owls. See the IBO website at www.idahobirdobservatory.org. Team Bird Fanatics is asking for your help by making a donation of your choice or donate a specific amount for each species seen; i.e., if they see 111 species (last year’s amount), and you want to donate $.25 per species, you would be donating $27.75. They hope to raise $1500 this year and will donate half to EFTA and half to IBO. You can make a donation on their website at http://efta.convio.net/site/TR/WalkontheWildSide/ General?pg=entry&fr_id=1060 for up to two weeks after the event. They will also be tweeting and Facebooking during their big day to keep you all posted; you can be a virtual birder!
Final L.A. Philharmonic Live in HD, Saturday
Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. for the final HD live broadcast of the L.A. Philharmonic when Conductor Gustavo Dudamel takes up the baton to lead the orchestra in an all-Brahms program from Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Brahms’ masterful Fourth Symphony and the Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 102, will comprise the program. Brahms’ Fourth Symphony evokes power and beauty as it takes the listener through a range of emotions from profound joy to deep sadness. The Concerto makes up the second part of the concert and features brothers Renaud and Gautier Caguçon. John Lithgow acts as concert host giving the audience an opportunity to learn more about the music and the musicmaking process. Sun Valley Opera and Metropolitan Theatres sponsor the HD Live Series. Tickets can be purchased at the box office at the Hailey Bigwood Theatre or at fathomevents.com.
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performing arts professionals, SPACC brings in three guest artists actively working in the performing arts around the country to instruct the kids. The camp is held at Camp Perkins, adjacent to Alturas Lake, and has its own beautiful lake for swimming and kayaking. Other outdoor activities such as rock climbing, hiking, and games are offered after morning classes. Fun-filled evening activities and arts and crafts are also scheduled for campers. For more information call 7265349â€”Sara or Cherie.
Morel mushroom hunting on Wood River Land Trust Preserves, open to the public Itâ€™s morel mushroom hunting season and the Wood River Land Trust has nearly 3,000 acres, including nearly three miles of access to the Big Wood River, that are open to the public and provide great areas to search for morels. Last year dozens of morel hunters found hundreds of mushrooms on our preserves. Mushroom hunting is a great family outing and a wonderful way to enjoy the spring weather and gather a great meal to boot. The Draper, Colorado Gulch, Boxcar Bend and Howard preserves are all great places to find morels. For directions to these preserves visit www.woodriverlandtrust.org/Preserves.php The best places to find morels on our preserves are areas where there has been a fire or where a tree has died or been cut. Morel fungi form a symbiotic relationship in the roots of trees and some plants. The morel fungi obtain carbon and other substances from the tree while helping the tree to take up water, minerals, salt and metabolites from the soil. Trees that have this symbiotic relationship with morels actually grow faster and are healthier than trees without the fungi inoculation. When a tree dies, burns, stresses or is cut, this disrupts the symbiotic
relationship and causes the fungus to withdraw from the roots, thereby forming hardened nodules below the ground called sclerotia. These sclerotia eventually swell in size with sufficient water and warmth and the morel mushroom eventually pops up through the ground in the spring. For more info on the Wood River Land Trust, visit www.WoodRiverLandTrust.org or call (208) 788-3947.
Kids Marafun Zone during Half Marathon Wood River families donâ€™t want to miss this yearâ€™s Kidâ€™s Marafun Zone Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. In conjunction with the Sun Valley Half Marathon, this fun-filled family event should be on everyoneâ€™s calendar! Kids of all ages will have their own special sprint courses tailored specifically for their age/ability and will receive medals and ice cream for finishing the race. Free kidsâ€™ activities include bouncy castles, karaoke contests, face-painting, art projects, the Yâ€™s very own ga-ga pit (dodge-ball),
three-legged parent/child sack race, and the Sun Valley firefighters will be giving out special fire hats and kids will learn all about firefighting. Other events will include a kids Zumbatomic class with free Zumba bracelets, and a tumbling/cheer zone with demos by SMAS. Kidâ€™s Zone will take place on the Sun Valley Pavilion lawn, near the Sun Valley Half-Marathon finish. Register in advance for the kidsâ€™ sprint courses at the Y. Event-day registration is also available.
Registration deadline for SVCA workshop â€œHabits are cobwebs at first, cables at last,â€? goes an old Chinese proverb, but in a workshop this June acclaimed writer Anthony Doerr will show students how to sever the cables of their habitual ways of reading, writing and thinking. Offered by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Doerrâ€™s class marks the sixth year that The Center has sponsored a writersâ€™ workshop and the second time that Doerr has been the teacher. Doerr will present a free reading on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at The Center in Ketchum. On Friday, June 16
at 6:30 p.m. at The Centerâ€™s classroom in Hailey, students will read from the pieces they have worked on during the week. Break the â€œPreâ€? off the Dictable: A Workshop for Fiction Writers will meet Mondayâ€“Friday, June 13â€“17, from 9 a.m. to noon at The Center, Hailey. Cost is $300 for Sun Valley Center for the Arts members and $350 for nonmembers. To register and for more information on manuscript submission requirements, visit www.sunvalleycenter.org or call 208.726.9491 ex 10. Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 1.
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mericans have a fascination with pills, and with medicines overall. Isnâ€™t there a pill for my belly fat? How about a pill to make me smarter? How about one to improve my sexual ability? Is there something that will make me stronger? How about living longer? Pharmaceutical companies have a tremendous financial impact on the economy, and the same can be said for vitamin and supplement manufacturers. In 2007, vitamins and supplements were a $25 billion business. Thatâ€™s a lot of money, but I think the biggest question with any medicine should always be: â€œBut does it work?â€? Part of the answer to that question is in how you define efficacy. There are some studies for various supplements, but for many supplements on the market there are very few well-controlled studies that are helpful. Here is a partial list of supplements that I see in my clinic, in no particular order. Calcium: Calcium is very necessary and beneficial for women, to prevent or treat osteopenia/osteoporosis. Calcium is available in pills, liquids and drops, and as calcium carbonate, calcium citrate, or calcium phosphate. It can be obtained from dairy products, fortified juices, and vegetable sources. These different forms vary only slightly in absorption and side effects; spending extra money on Coral Calcium or other expensive brands doesnâ€™t really make much difference. Beware of claims (from any supplement) of â€œimproved absorption,â€? â€œsuperior results,â€? â€œimproved bioavail-
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tern design and artistic ability give her work a unique and joyful quality. Now living between Sun Valley and Manhattan Beach, Calif., Elisabeth enjoys being able to paint and be inspired by the beauty around her, including her two Pekingese dogs, Hobie and Puffer, who sit on the desk and supervise each piece. For more information or to contact Elisabeth, please call 310-433-1995 or go to elisabethpohleceramics.com. tws
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estern Broomrape was among two dozen flowers found last week during the Sawtooth Botanical Gardenâ€™s inaugural 2011 Wildflower Walk. know more The walk The Sawtooth took place Botanical Garden at the Wood leads organized River Land wildflower walks Trustâ€™s pre- from 9:30 a.m. serve along to 2 p.m. Thursdays through July Camas 28. Cost is $10 for Creek near members and $15 Sheep for non-members. Bridge, Call 726-9358 for which lies more information. west of Timmerman Hill. The broomrape is a parasitic plant that needs to attach to a host-plant root in order to grow, according to Allison Kennedy Marks, who led the walk. The plant features dense wooly hairs and pinkish tubular flowers. The upper petals flare upward and outward while the lower ones form down-turned lips. The plant produces up to 40,000 pepper-like seeds. Itâ€™s a member of the figwort family, which got its name because some of the family mem-
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Hiking Series, from page 1 of the river. 4.5 miles, 1,500foot elevation gain. Moderate to difficult. Saturday, August 13 Hyndman: Peak Climb! with nationally renowned athlete Muffy Ritz. Hyndman Peak is central to the Pioneer Mountains and one of the peaks most often admired from the Wood River Valley. At 12,009 feet, it is Idaho’s ninth highest peak; the route is rated Class 2. 12 miles, 5,000-foot
elevation gain. Difficult. Saturday, August 27 Surprise Valley: Wildlife in Idaho with Hannes Thum, Community School biology teacher. Adventure up this high valley above Fall Creek Canyon in the Pioneer Mountains to a small unnamed lake nestled in a carpet of wildflowers under Standhope Peak and Pyramid Peak. 11 miles, 2,200-foot elevation gain. Difficult.
Call 726-7485 to make a reservation. Hikes are free. Call 726-7485 to make a reservation. Hikers should be in good physical condition, prepared for all types of weather with rain gear and gloves, as well as lunch, water, insect repellent, sunscreen and a hat. Some hikes require four-ply or better tires for backcountry roads. tws
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Crisis Hotline Spring Wine Tasting
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By KAREN BOSSICK
he Crisis Hotline has been fielding triple the calls it normally gets for the last six months. Now, hotline volunteers are calling on the community to step up to the plate for one night to help out the hotline. The hotline is throwing its Fourth Annual Spring Wine Tasting and Silent Auction from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. There’ll be live music from All Night Diner and wines from Holesinsky Winery, George IV Wines, Frenchman’s Gulch Winery and S&C Wines. There’ll be gourmet appetizers prepared by local chefs. And there will be an array of silent auction items offered by Ski Tek, Mountain Adventure Tours, Ski Summit, Bigwood Golf, The Valley Club, Hailey Yoga and other local businesses. Executive Director Sher Foster said the confidential hotline, which is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is dealing with the same issues of substance abuse, domestic violence and mental illness that it has always dealt with. But the problems are amplified because of the poor economy. Foster said the hotline’s 16 trained volunteers have more than 400 resources to refer callers to for help, including legal aid and prescription drug assistance. The hotline also offers an outreach program to middle school and high school students. “We’re excited about Saturday’s event—it’s such a beautiful
Developers for the Quigley Canyon project welcomed volunteer help from roughly 20 residents this past Wednesday. Five hundred raspberry plants were put in near the reservoir, marking another step toward the creation of a community farm. Here, Dick Springs shows others how to plant correctly. COURTESY PHOTO: LYNEA NEWCOMER
Flood threat may have abated By KAREN BOSSICK
F The Sawtooth Botanical Garden, which is already looking sumptuous despite the late spring, will be the site for The Crisis Hotline’s Spring Wine Tasting Saturday evening. Photo: karen bossick/sun
venue. And it’s always a very enjoyable evening for everyone,” she said. Cost is $25 per person. Tickets
can be purchased at the door or by calling the Crisis Hotline office at 788-0735. tws
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orecasters are breathing easier about the potential for flooding in the Wood River Valley, despite an aboveaverage snowpack that remains in the mountains surrounding Sun Valley, said Vernon Preston, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Pocatello on Friday. Preston told about 50 people who turned out for a Weather Spotters Workshop at the Community Campus in Hailey that mid-level snow at 7,500 feet has melted, which means the Big Wood River could rise only another foot, provided highs stay mostly in the 70s with only a few days in the 80s in coming weeks. Highs this weekend were in the 40s in Sun Valley with at least an inch of snow falling on
Sunday. Preston said there was 26 inches of snow on Dollarhide Summit between Ketchum and Featherville—seven more inches than 2006 when the Big Wood flooded in mid-May. There was 40 inches at Vienna Mine on the Stanley side of Galena Summit—11 more inches than 2006. The Big Wood sports 135 percent of its normal snowpack for this time of year. The Salmon River Basin is 182 percent of average and 272 percent of where it was in 2006. Blaine County Disaster Services Coordinator Chuck Turner didn’t seem quite as convinced that the threat of flood has abated. “Just remember who said that,” he quipped, pointing to tws Preston.
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Dear Classified Guys, My husband has wanted a pool table since the day our son went off to college. He's convinced that he can convert my son's 10foot by 12-foot room into a billiards hall. Already, he's found a deal on a pool table in the classifieds but it's a 4-foot by 8-foot table. I have to imagine that it's too big for his makeshift billiards hall, but he won't listen. How much room do you actually need for a pool table? And what does it take to move it? Right now my husband's planning on recruiting his three friends to lift it up a flight of stairs on Saturday and be playing pool by Sunday.
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more surprised with the new billiards hall: Your husband when he realizes the room is too small or your son when he realizes he'll be sleeping on a pool table. Carry: Unfortunately, it seems your husband is still in dreamland. A pool table of that size will not properly fit in a 10' x 12' room. Even if he gets it set up properly, he'd have to open a window to take a shot. Cash: Most table manufacturers recommend at least 5-feet of
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space around all sides of a pool table. That would mean that he needs a 14' x 18' space. Although most home pool tables have some sort of obstruction around them, your husband would have to make his trick shots from the closet. Carry: As for attempting to move the pool table, your husband is in for a big surprise. A typical table can weight between 500 to 1000 pounds and should never be moved in one piece. If he and his friends attempted to lift it up the stairs, they'd probably ruin the table. Cash: Most playing surfaces are comprised of three pieces of slate. In order to move a table and
not break the slate into pieces, it needs to be disassembled before moving. Even then, each piece of slate can weight 150 to 200 pounds each. Carry: Unless your husband has previous experience moving a pool table, it's best to leave the process to a professional. Setting up a pool table can be tricky since the slate surfaces need to be realigned and leveled properly before stretching the felt over them. Cash: Considering the room size, maybe your husband should look for another hobby, possibly one that still allows your son someplace to sleep.
In an age when sports have become more extreme than ever, billiards is still one activity that parents can rest easy about. According to the National Safety Council, billiards remains one of the safest sports with less than 1 out of 5700 participants getting some sort of injury. This seems like a safe alternative when compared to tackle or flag football. These sports average one injury for every 45 participants. However, it does seem that billiards may take some time to master. The average age of the champion is just over 35 years old.
Many sports share terminology, but with terms like inning, foul and throw, you might think we were talking about baseball. In fact, these terms refer to a billiards game. Inning is actually a player's turn at the table, which in some pocket games may last for several racks. A foul is any infraction at the table resulting in a penalty, and a throw is a type of shot in which english or spin alters the path of the object ball on the table. â€˘
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Ever since I bought a pool table, my brothers come over to joke around and play pool. It seems we can never stop laughing with each other. This past week while I was making a trick shot, my younger brother knelt down behind the pocket I was shooting at and made funny faces. I tried not to laugh and took the shot. Unfortunately, the cue ball bounced off the table and hit him right in the forehead. Immediately he fell to the floor and laid there for close to a minute. As he started to come to, my older brother and I asked him, "Are you alright? Do you know what just happened?" In his typical joking manner he replied, "Not really, I don't have a cue." (Thanks to Henry C.)
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Desperately Seeking Caring Volunteers to drive Meals on Wheels trucks filled with delicious meals to Home Bound Seniors. If you are looking for something rewarding to do during the week please call Kris @ 788-3468 for more information. Must have valid Idaho Drivers license, Good Driving record and pass a criminal background check. **24**
Redfish Technology is Hiring Executive Recruiters in the High-Tech and Green Energy sectors. We train. Enjoy a lucrative professional career right here in Hailey and a company culture focused on work-life balance and community. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org 720-3647 www. redfishtech.com. **23** THE ATTIC-VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Men and Women. Come in to sign up at The Attic for the Advocates, 12 W Carbonate, Hailey. **23** For Rent - Integrative Movement Pilates is looking for a massage therapist, acupuncturist, counselor or Pilates instructor to share ideal rental space in Hailey. Lots of light, quiet with private entry, ample parking. Call for details 720-0425. **23** Paulaâ€™s the Dress Shop is looking for a P/T sales person to join our team. Bring by resume. **22** Volunteers Needed: Multiple volunteer openings at the Hunger Coalition on our Perishable Goods Pick Up teams! Help collect fresh produce, bread, and other foods for the Mobile Food Bank. Various pick up locations days of the week available. Please call Naomi at 788-0121 to learn more. Volunteer Only. **22** A Touch of Class Hair Studio in Hailey is looking for a Nail Technician to lease very nice, semi-private space. Reasonable rent, and pays commission on all retail sales. Lots of other
extras included. For info: Call Janie, 788-5002, or stop by and check out our space. **TFN** Full Charge Bookkeeper postion available, approx. 25 hours per week working for a non-profit. Must have refereneces. EOE pick up an application at 721 3rd Ave. S Hailey or email your application to email@example.com. **22** A Touch of Class Hair Studio in Hailey is looking for a F/T hair designer to lease space. Nice station/reasonable rent and pays commission on all retail sales. Lots of other extras included. For info: Call Janie, 7885002, or stop by and check out our space. **TFN** Looking for a good driver that wants to volunteer 1 day a week to help drive Seniors. If you are looking for a rewarding experience please stop by the Senior Connection and pick up a volunteer application. Meals on Wheels Drivers are also needed. 721 3rd Ave. South In Hailey. Background checks done and must have good driving record. **22** Spa looking for independent contractors (estheticians and massage therapists). Call 788-1082. **TFN**
19 services Summer Personal Assistant - if you need it done, I can do it! Cook, nanny, pet sitter, shopper â€“ I can even cut hair (licensed cosmetologist). Honest, reliable, dependable, references available. Call Frosty. 208-543-5038. Please leave message. **24** Girl Friday: capable at organizing a room, a house, your receipts, yard sale prep &/or sale, mending/light sewing, spring clean home &/or garden, shop, meal prep, drive car, some computer data entry, travel help, etc.Â References. Call Marie 788-4833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org **22**
Services - Pool and Spa Sales, Maintenance and repair. Weekly and Bi weekly Available. Call 788-6300. **22**
Two guys and a truck - Furniture moving & hauling. Dump runs. No job too small. 208-720-4821. **TFN**
MOVING MADE EASY - The little ladies will packâ€™em and stackâ€™em and the mighty men will loadâ€™em and totem. Weâ€™ll even do the dreaded move out clean. Call 721-3543 for your moving needs. **TFN** JACK OF ALL TRADES - One call does it all, whether your job be big or small. Drywall, paint, small remodels, maintenance, tiling, woodwork, electrical plumbing, framing, etc. Donâ€™t stall, give a call, 720-6676. **TFN** We do Birthdays at Bella Cosa Studio in Bellevue. Info: 721-8045. **TFN**
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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€™s, Grape Hyacinths (Blooming now), Wild Strawberry plants, snow on the Mountain, succulents, Iris, Coral Bells and Cantaberry Bells. Sell by the clump. 8â€? x 8â€? for $10.00 a clump. call 788-4347 **23**
22 art, antiques, & collectibles Telegraph repair kit, Swiss. Must see to appreciate! Tools, wire, soldering kit, fuel bottle. Army issue. Great case. ONE OF A KIND! $150. Call 721-1843. **24**
24 furniture Bookshelf Solid Oak 12â€?W x 24â€?H x 48â€?L. Great shape. $50. 788-9475. **23**
Looking for tan/beige couch in excellent or like new condition.Â Leather or vinyl preferred. Â Pull out bed optional.Â Please call Mike Jones (310) 456-3371. **23** Bookshelf Walnut (?) Great shape. 33â€?H x 12â€?W x 42â€?L. $50. 788-9475.
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25 household Magnovax TV with remote, not HD, $25, 720-1592. **24** Indoor house plants, large and small, all prices, 788-4833. **22** Sherman Williams exterior latex paint. 30 gallons, special deep rich brown decorator color. $19 a gallon OBO. 622 8220. **22** AttachĂŠ Case, elegant top grain black leather, 18â€?x13â€?x5â€?, leather and suade interior, rarely used, in excellent condition. Combination locks, many compartments for papers, pens, sunglasses, etc. These retail for up to $500. Retired lawyer owned, sell for $100. 788-2927. **22**
28 clothing Levi 501 Jeans - 32x32. Almost new. 7 pair, all for $70, firm. Call 7211843. **24** Work boots, new Chippewa brand. Made in U.S.A., 16Ë? top, vigrahm sole, steel toe. Mens size 10. Very nice boots. $135. 721-1843. **24**
30 children & toddlers 1-stroller and 1-car seat with base - still in box. Yours for only $100! Call 720-5153. **24**
37 electronics Vintage Audio Stuff. Technics Direct Drive Automatic Turntable SL1400MK2 with Ortofon MCA-76 amplifier for moving coil cartridges. These are beautiful looking and is definitely a very rare collectable item today $200. Also 120 vinyl 33-1/3 discs. Will sell separately or all. Sony 350 Reel to Reel player, Stereo Three Head Solid State 2 speed, including 8 music reels $40. Call 788-2927. **22**
MOVINGâ€“MUST SELL! RCA 38â€? TV and stand. Was $700, now $300. Call 481-1216 or 764-2440. **TFN**
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
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50 sporting goods Swimming Pool, blow up 3ft deep X 8ft across, barely used, $40, 7201592. **24** Hockey Package Youth, helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, shin guards, pants, and socks. All for $85, Call 720-1592. **24** M-1 Carbine, sling w/built-in cleaning kit. Made by Universal, 1970â€™s. $550. 721-1843. **24** Crossbow-steel cable string, aluminum bow. Hand made. $55. Call 721-1843. **24** 12 Gauge shotgun - Winchester Model 12 - collectible. Old but in nice condition, $550. Call 721-1843. **24**
16 Foot Maravia Raft. Frame, New Floor and valves. no leaks Oars. Coolers,and more $2,200 Please call mornings, 309-3065. **24** 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 Platform, Sitting Box, Jumpboard and Extension Platform. Over $4600 new. $1800. Call 720-0425. **23** 2009 Masi Road Bike, menâ€™s large - top of the line. Mint condition. $1,800. Call 720-5127. **22** Utility Trailer 8â€™x4â€™ steel frame with plywood box 8â€™x30â€?. 18â€? 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** 1 pair menâ€™s Talon inline roller blades, size 10-12 and 1 pair womenâ€™s Talon inlline roller blades, size 79; both pairs used only once. Yours w/protective pads for just $125. Call 720-5153. **TFN**
52 tools and machinery Benchtop drill press, used very little. $110. Call 721-1843. **24** 10â€™ work platform for fork lift. Brand new was $2200 new, will sell for $800. Call Mike at 7201410. **TFN**
54 toys (for the kids!) Swimming Pool, blow up 3ft deep
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56 other stuff for sale Burlap sacks and cloth, $25.00 takes all. call 788-4347. **23** Delicious Seeâ€™s Candy on sale at the Senior Connection. All proceeds benefit Senior Meals and Vital Transportation. Seeâ€™s Candy is available Monday thru Saturday. For more information call Barbara @ 788-3468 or stop by 721 3rd Ave. South in Hailey. **TFN** 7 NEW Coin Operated Vending Machines. Be your own boss! Recession proof. $2,500 OBO. Will deliver within the Valley. Call Tony at 7205153. **TFN*
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60 homes for sale 1996 Fleetwood Mobile home, 3bd, 2 ba with large covered redwood deck, in the Meadows Park. $19,500. Owner will carry loan. Call 208-7204438 or 208-720-8391. **22** 1988 well-kept Bellevue home. Ready to sell, with many options available. 720-3157. **22** 3bd, full basement home w/4 acres / outbuilding. Hop, skip, jump from National Forest. Gorgeous views! Many options available. For Sale. 720-3157. **22**
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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**
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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**
79 shoshone rentals
81 hailey rentals Convenient downtown home, 4bd, 2ba, fenced yard for kids and pets. $1,150/month. First, last + $500 deposit. 1 year lease. Call 208-6227555 or 208-309-0330. **24** 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. svmlps.com **TFN**
82 ketchum rentals 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**
Many properties to choose from Shoshone to Kimberly. 208-595-1070
Cute, private 2bd/2ba on 600 acres. Perfect place to raise kids. Wood stove, outbuildings. 7 miles north of Shoshone (2 miles from Johnnyâ€™s store). Pets OK, horses negotiable. $550/mo. Call 208-622-7555 or 208309-0330. **24**
80 bellevue rentals
incl. city services. First, last, security. Call 309-0094. **24**
For rent w/possible lease option to buy. Spacious 3bd, 2ba family home. 2-car garage, fenced yard, incl. appl. and W/D, new carpet and paint. Available 6/15. $1,185 per month,
PRICE JUST REDUCED! 2BD/2BA Tâ€™home on Trail Creek! New carpet, new paint, unfurn., wood FP, deck by creek, short walk to central Ketchum, pool & spa in summer. No pets, smoking not allowed. Avail. immed. Price now just $850/mo + util. Call Brian at 208-720-4235 or check this out at www.svmlps.com **TFN** 3BD/3.5BA Ketchum Tâ€™home, upscale w/custome decor, but at great price! Fully furn. 2 car gar., priv. hot tob, by bike path, walk to RR lifts, avail. immed. Ski season rental poss, rate depends on dates. Great value at $2,250 a month + util. Call Brian, 208-720-4235 abd check out www. svmlps.com for more info. **TFN**
85 short-term rental Stanley Cabin. Comfortable, light, well-furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Iron Creek area. Sleeps 6. $200/night (2 night min.) or $1,300/week. Dogs OK. Call Jima, 726-1848. **TFN**
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org *TFN**
100 garage & yard sales Moving Sale at 3421 Glenbrook Dr. Hailey. A little bit of everything including, rugs, clothing, household and kitchen items, refrigerator, and much more. This Saturday, June 4th 8 am to Noon. **22**
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€™ x7â€™ chain link dog run. Excellent condition. $125 OBO. Call 720-0285. **22**
400 share the ride Need a Ride? www.rideshareonline.com is Idahoâ€™s new source for catching or sharing a ride! To work, another city or another state, signup and see who else is traveling in the same direction and get or offer a ride. For more information or help with the system, visit www.mountainrides.org or call Mountain Rides 788.RIDE. **TFN** Wanted: someone with a truck going to L.A. Need couch, chair & table sent to L.A. Will share in Gas. Call Rich at 818-618-4865. **TFN**
5013c charitable exchange 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€™ and 8â€™ 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 email@example.com. **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 ill-
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ness 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€™t know where to turn call: 726-3596 or 788-3596. A trained volunteer is available right now to listen, provide comfort, and referrals. Anonymous and confidential for your comfort and security. Call us. We can help. 24 hours a day. **TFN** Does your non-profit have a service, product or item that you need or could share with another organization who needs it? List it here for free! Thatâ€™s right, weâ€™ll give you up to 40 words for free to help you spread the word. Just e-mail classifieds@theweekly sun.com **TFN**
502 take a class 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 CampPerkins.org. 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** Stellaâ€™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 idtennis.com, (208) 322-5150, Ext. 207. **TFN** Yoga & the Breath with Victoria Roper, at Hailey Yoga Center, Wednesday mornings, 9:00-10:30. 208-5393771. **TFN** Morning Yoga with Dayle Ohlau at BCRDâ€™s Fitworks at the Community Campus in Hailey â€“ Friday and Saturday mornings from 9-10. For more information call 578-2273. **TFN** Spirit nâ€™ Motion Athletic School Class Schedule Full Gymnastics/Tumbling/Trampoline Classes: Beginningâ€”Monday 3:30-4:30 or Wed 3:30-4:30; Intermediateâ€”Mon. 3:30-4:30 or Wed 4:30-5:30 and 5:30 to 6:30; Advanced (must have back-handsprings)â€” Mon. 4:30-6:30; High School/Adult (ages 14 and up) â€”Wed. 6:30-7:30; YMCAâ€”in Ketchumâ€”Beginning (grades K-3)â€”Wed 4:15-5; Competitive Teamâ€”Monday and Wednesday--4:30-7:30 Pre-School/Kinder Gymnastics (ages 2 -6 years old); Preschool (ages 3-6)â€”Tues. 10:40-11:20 or 2:45-3:30; Parent and Me (ages 18 mo-3 yrs)â€”Monday 5:50-6:30 PM or Tuesday 10-10:40 Cheerleading (Competitive and Non-competitive): Green Emeraldsâ€” Competitive (ages 4-5)â€”Thurs 3-4; Silver Starsâ€”Competitive (ages 68)â€”Tues 3:30-5/Thurs 4-5; Black Diamondsâ€”Competitive (ages 9 and up)â€” Monday 4:30-5:30 and Tues/ Thurs 5-7 Zumba Fitnessâ€”all classes $5 with punch card; Tuesday 7-8 PM, Wednesday 6:30-7:30 PM; Tuesday/ Thursday/Friday 12-1 PM Open Gymnasticsâ€”for our students & friends who want more gym time; Saturdays 10-12 only $5/hour (ages 5 and up) Info 208-720-4306 or www.spiritnmotion.com **26**
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.Â Leather or vinyl preferred. Â Pull out bed optional.Â Please call Mike Jones (310) 456-3371. **23** Needed: Housing for Sun Valley Summer Symphony Production Staff
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 and Musicians. Do you or someone you know own a guest house, condo or garage aptartment that could be used to house staff or musicians with families? We have a variety of housing needs from mid-July to mid-Aug. The Symphony finds many creative ways to appreciate Housing Hosts and we want to welcome you as part of the family! For information, please contact Marcia Mode-Stavros, SVSS Housing Coordinator, at 208-7277024 or firstname.lastname@example.org. **22** 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**
tors like Max Stimac, Tony Randall, Dorinda Rendahl, Rebecca Martin, and R.L. Rowsey in its midst -- not to mention soooo many similarly dedicated students who obviously love to perform their stellar music in front of verrrrrry grateful (and often unapologetically tearful, too) audience members. You guys SERIOUSLY ROCK!!! **22** Show your appreciation! Say thanks with a FREE 40-word thank you note, right here. e-mail your ad to email@example.com. **TFN**
514 free stuff (really!)
510 thank you notes Profuse thanks to all the students and faculty who were involved in those recent standing room-only concerts at both the Liberty Theatre and also at the Community Campus, featuring those incredibly talented (and fearless) Hailey Middle School and High School music students!! This Valley is extremely fortunate to have unceasingly dedicated educa-
1975 MGB Good running convertible, fun for the summer and fall. We have two only need one. $2,500. Call 788-4031 or 720-6508. **24** 1987 Subaru Turbo Wagon,new timing belt, tires, cam shaft, windshield, waterpump, sun roof etc. Some rust, garaged for over 3 yrs., runs great. Have records. Call richard@ 2065080 or Desiree’ @ 403-8130 for more info. **24** PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your automotive needs. Call 208-788-3255 **TFN**
612 auto accessories
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** FREE PALLETS...always have a few in the way if you want them. Jeff, 788-4200. **TFN**
518 raves Re: The Weekly Sun’s 5/25 blurb about Bellevue’s BuckSnort root beer, I had my very first BS root beer recently (during the last Hailey BAH get-together -- at the Hailey Hotel) ... and it was REALLY AWESOME!!! Creators Kainoa Lopez and Sarah Kolash really have brewed something that stands out from the crowd -- in a verrrrrrry good way!! **22** Have something nice to say? Don’t keep it to yourself. Say it here for free. e-mail your ad to classifieds@ theweeklysun.com or fax it over to
$13,000. Call 721-1843.
Invite Thousands of People to eat off your good china!
620 snowmobiles etc.
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.
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 CampPerkins.org. 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** 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**
788-4297 by Noon on Mondays.
Panel mount Voltmeter by VDO, new in box. 0-16 V. Micronta 25 Range Multitester used good condition. Oil Filter 85310 new in box. Compression Tester used, good. Oil Can w/pump, Master Mechanic, used, good. $5 each item or $20 the lot. Gas Liftgate Strut for Audi 5000 Quatro wagon new. $15. (orig cost $105) 788-2927. **22** Car Cover - Volvo Wagon XC full car protector. New - $100 OBO. Call 208-726-5531. **22** Flat bed utility trailer - great for snowmobiles. Call Michael at 7208212. **TFN**
PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your snowmobile needs. Call 208-788-3255 **TFN** Men’s 2 piece Polaris/Klim snowmobile suit. Very nice condition. Cost $485 new, selling for $220. Call Jeff at 720-4988. **TFN**
621 r.v.’s 26 1/2 ft RV Lazy Daze 1999 Low Mileage Parked in garage. Call 7884833 or mstewartdesigns@gmail. com. **22**
626 on the water 16 Foot Maravia Raft. Frame, New Floor and valves. no leaks Oars. Coolers,and more $2,200 Please call mornings, 309-3065. **24** 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** tws
When you Put your FREE CLASSIFIED AD in The Weekly Sun. call us: 208-928-7186 fax us: 208-788-4297 e-mail us: classifieds@theweeklySUN.com drop by and see us: 16 W. Croy St., Ste. K, Hailey
GO-PED- California G-23LH engine, Fold up Model, Just tuned. $275, 720-1592. **24** 2002 H.D. FatBoy - pearl white, new pipes, seat, foot boards, bags, windshield, risers, tail light, Air Cleaner back rest...too much to list! Lots of chrome. Less than 5,000 miles.
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
briefs June at the Craters
Just in time for summer, Craters of the Moon National Monument begins their full schedule of ranger-guided activities this month, and June 21 is a fee free day at all national parks. Now through Sept. 30, Ranger Guided Walks and Talks: Look for a detailed schedule of these daily events at: http://www.nps.gov/crmo/planyourvisit/events.htm June 3-4, Star Party: Starts at sundown on Friday and Saturday evenings. Telescopes for viewing will be located in the Caves Area parking lot. June 4, Wilderness Hike: 9 a.m.–3 p.m., 8 miles. Explore the first Wilderness area in the National Park System with a ranger-guided hike to Echo Crater. Reservations are required. Call 208-527-1335. June 11-13, Teacher’s Workshop: Bring the Field into the Classroom through Nature Photography. Bring the field back into the classroom through better photography. College credit is available. Info: 208-527-1331. June 11 & 18, Wildflower Walks: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2 miles. June is the peak of the wildflower season at Craters of the Moon. For info/reservations for a ranger-guided hike, call 208-527-1335. June 21, Fee Free Day: To celebrate the first day of summer, the National Park Service is waiving entrance fees at all parks, including Craters. June 25: Loop Road Bicycle Tour: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 7 miles. Tour de Craters? Take a carbon-free tour of Craters of the Moon led by a bicycling ranger. Reservations are required. Call 208-527-1335.
Jaquet on task
Rep. Wendy Jaquet, D-Ketchum, has been named as an at-large member to the Students Come First Technology Task Force. The 38-member task force will be assigned the task of figuring out how to introduce laptop computers, online courses and other technology to Idaho classrooms under State Public Schools Chief Tom Luna’s education reform package. The task force is made up of legislators, educators, businessmen and parents.
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This week’s Featured Listings as seen in the June issue of Hall and Hall
Twin Bridges Ranch $925,000
Winter Sun Condo $750,000
Gimlet Mid-Valley $1,995,000
208.720.4519 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Details on page 57 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 54 of The Real Estate Magazine
208.720.1229 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Details on page 53 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 53 of The Real Estate Magazine
Robin Christensen 208.720.2905
Jan Brown 208.720.1097
Chrissy Gove 208.720.3189 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Sun Land Investments
208.720.2545 Ketchum Realty
Classic Waterfront $2,700,000
Views, Location, Craftsmanship $4,495,000
Multi-Generational Farm $4,721,000
110 Buttercup Road $995,000
Details on page 52 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 48 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 35 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 34 of The Real Estate Magazine
Jeff Pfaefe 208.720.0420
Jan Armstrong |208.720.4749 Ben McCoy | 208.720.1744
Andrea Foss 208.720.3065
Suzanne Hausner 208.720.2147
330 Valley Club Drive Price on Request
Classic 4 bedroom/East Fork $799,000
Bald Mountain Views $1,750,000
Mountain Zen/Hulen Meadows Price on Request
Idaho Mountain Real Estate
Details on page 33 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 24 of The Real Estate Magazine
Windermere Real Estate
Bob Dittmer |208.720.0822 Gary Vinagre |208.727.1313
Sotheby’s International Realty
208.309.5300 Sotheby’s International Realty
Perched High above Elkhorn Price on Request
Gorgeous Mountain Elegance Price on Request
Bigwood Riverfront Estate $4,950,000
Details on page 21 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 12 of The Real Estate Magazine
Windermere Real Estate
Details on page 23 of The Real Estate Magazine
Nancy Haupt 208.309.2014
Windermere Real Estate
208.720.5143 McCann-Daech-Fenton Realtors
Details on page 22 of The Real Estate Magazine
Sue Engelmann 208.720.0680
Sotheby’s International Realty
Gimlet Contemporary $2,550,000
Details on page 10 of The Real Estate Magazine
Details on page 8 of The Real Estate Magazine
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