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THE GHOSTS OF MAYAGUANA

Alan Patzer says Sun Valley’s skiing was originally confined to mountains like Dollar, Ruud and Proctor that could offer a few hundred feet of vertical. Baldy became part of the equation as people began clamoring for the big mountain experience and a few thousand feet of skiing.

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id you know that nearby 12,009-foot Hyndman Peak was once thought to be the tallest mountain in Idaho, even though it’s a a good 600 feet shorter than Mount Borah? Or that it’s a mile, as the crow flies, from the top of Bald Mountain to the top of Seattle Ridge? You can learn all this and more on a free whirlwind tour of Bald Mountain offered each day at 11 a.m. by Sun Valley’s director of skiing Alan Patzer, who has been extolling the virtues of Sun Valley’s “winter sports under a summer sun” for 40 years. The 90-minute tour starts in the Mountain View Room at River Run Lodge at the bottom of Bald Mountain and quickly zooms through 78 years of history dating back to the days before there was a destination ski resort in North America or even Europe. “Averell Harriman, in the early ’30s, envisioned creating a destination ski area to give Americans a reason not to hop on a ship to go to some town in Europe where they could grab a rope tour and ski,” said Patzer. “At that time, railroads were our main form of mass transportation as we didn’t have the interstate system. “Averell sent out a scout looking for a place with an alpine European flavor and he couldn’t find what he was looking for until someone suggested Ketchum. Ketchum shipped a lot of ore; it also was the sheep-shipping capital of America.” When the snows failed to come that first winter of 1936, the railroad magnate put everyone up at the Sun Valley Lodge at his expense until the snows did come. People have been skiing here ever since, with the exception of the winter of 1944 when the lodge was used as a naval hospital. The winter of 1976-77 was also marginal, Patzer said. With only a few snow guns in place, skiers could ski Lower Warm Springs, a little bit of what is now Picabo Street, Mid Warm Springs and Flying Squirrel. “We got 12 inches of actual snow that year. For 10 days to two weeks we could go to the top from 9 to 11:30,” Patzer recalled.

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ayaguana is a place of ghosts. They can be found in the history of the island and the flats surrounding it. One of the smallest islands in the Bahamas, Mayaguana was to become a strategic location for U.S. forces during the Cuban Missile Crisis. At one time as many as 1800 American servicemen occupied the island, readying for war. This was followed by the NASA Thor missile operation, which was to return the first color photo of Earth taken from space—the idea being the capsule would crash down near the island, which it did… but the nose cone with the camera was separated. Sometime later a local islander found it washed up on a beach and they held in their hands that first color photo of Earth! These historic sites

Photo: Picabo Angler Outfitter and Guide John Huber with an oceanside flat bonefish. Top: Bivy camp on Booby Cay.

are now being taken back by the island’s flora and fauna, leaving the buildings standing like a ghost town. The island now claims 350 inhabitants. I would say

this is a very strong estimate. The other ghosts found on Mayaguana are the ghosts of the flats! The massive bonefish that can be found here were my reason for exploring the island’s coast-

lines, creeks, lakes, cays and reefs. The best word I can use to describe the island is “wilderness.” I and fellow fly-fishing guide Andy Ziemba set out to explore this wild place with fly rods, a canoe and a willingness to immerse ourselves in the island life. Mayaguana has one hotel and we were the only guests there. After a few days we left the hotel and struck out with bivy tents and a sense of adventure for one of the outlying cays. I know of four places in the world an angler can consistently have a good chance of finding the Holy Grail of bonefish—the 10-pound-plus trophy. They include the Seychelles, Arricife Alacranes, Andros Island and Mayaguana. Although amazing, this is a fishery not suited for

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First Responders Recieve Heli-Ski Rescue Training STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK

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he full moon hung in the frosty sky as a small group of about 20 Sun Valley and Ketchum firefighters gathered around a Sun Valley Heli-Ski helicopter perched on the ground outside the Sun Valley Gun Club. The idea was to show local first responders where to set up landings to retrieve skiers, snowboarders and snowmobile riders who have crashed and burned in

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the backcountry. “You need to stomp out a landing pad; otherwise, the helicopter will sink through the snow,” pilot Chris Templeton told them. “You can hope we never have to use this for emergency purposes,” said Pat Deal. “But that’s not the reality.” Sun Valley Heli-Ski Guides has joined with fire departments and search-and-rescue teams for years, offering the quickest way out of the backcountry. tws

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Collapses at the finish line are acceptable—even if you’re not a Nordic skier.

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un Valley’s 22-foot Olympic-sanctioned superpipe has been the envy of ski resorts around North America. But a 2-foot-tall mini-pipe a few hundred feet away is having a big impact in an understated sort of way. The mini-pipe is one of the features in Sun Valley’s new Prospector Park located on Dollar Mountain. The park’s features are miniscule compared with the ski/board cross — the rails and boxes and jumps that are scattered across the rest of the mountain. But the mini-pipe and the nearby banks and rollers are designed to accelerate the learning curve of youngsters and adults in a way that making pizza wedges or snowplowing on flat terrain cannot. “The terrain is the teacher,” said Sun Valley ski instructor Aaron Fabish. “The natural movements help students progress faster.” Sun Valley ski instructor Shannon Price led a group of youngsters down the course, which is located on the Elkhorn Road side of Dollar Mountain. The youngsters entered the banked area cautiously but picked up speed as they became more comfortable. Just as it looked as if they might get out of control, the act of going up the banked snow slowed them down. They turned and dipped downwards and repeated the process until they came to the

end of the feature and headed for rollers at the bottom of the course. “Fun!” one exclaimed. “Let’s do it again!” said another. The features in this park take away fear because they slow you down, said Price. “It’s a fun way to teach kids skills. They don’t know they’re learning. The terrain with a little bit of slope teaches them to turn naturally. They learn much quicker than they would skiing down Poverty Flats or Dollar Bowl,” she said. The park is a new way of using time-tried methods of teaching, she added. “We created an area that has features, rather than looking for bumps and banks along the sides of runs. It’s an old idea that’s coming back into skiing,” she said. “The kids—and adults— progress quicker and without as much fear as they would otherwise.” In addition to serving as a teaching tool, the park has proved just plain fun for families who schuss through on occasion, enjoying the features together without feeling intimidated as they might with bigger terrain features. “After just one day, you will no longer be a beginner,” said Tony Parkhill, Sun Valley’s SnowSports School supervisor. “And it’s not just for youngsters. It it’s good for re-introducing adults to skiing who have not skied for a few years due to injury or the busyness of life.”

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aylee Pettit, a Wood River High School junior carrying a 3.5 grade point average, is a master of the keys – piano keys, that is. Starting at the age of 6 she will readily tell you that playing and performing are her passions in life. “I really love performing,” Pettit said. “The day of the performance I’m super-nervous. Then the closer it gets I get really freaked out and when I get on the stage I’m a wreck. But what’s so amazing is that once I get out there, it all melts away. It’s just so cool that I get to share what I’ve learned with an audience and they get to really enjoy it.” Although she began playing at the age of 6, mostly because her mom is a teacher, she lost interest after about a year and a half. “It just wasn’t fun, but my freshman year I started back up again. I just played by myself and then it was suggested that I attend the Sun Valley School of Music.” At the school they teach piano, voice and string instruments on Saturdays and then one private lesson a week which Pettit takes with Sue Miller or Leigh Heward. They work every week during the school year, with the summers optional. “It was really hard at first because I was resistant to doing what I was supposed to, but then I started to and progressed so much that here I am today!” Pettit has been studying at the school the last three years. “It’s been really amazing because you learn so much. They are just so positive about your progress and they really do what they can to help you get where you want to go with music. I want to be a performance major in college and after that hopefully perform or teach.” At Wood River, Pettit is currently taking Advanced Placement music theory. “It’s

really all about how you write music and the rules that you need to follow to sound correct. There are only eight people so it’s a small class and there is a lot of one on one. It’s pretty cool to learn, even though at times it can be tedious. I’m not sure but I may do some writing some day. Freshman year we learned a piece from each time period and my favorite was Chopin. Even

“It was really hard at first because I was resistant to doing what I was supposed to, but then I started to and progressed so much that here I am today!” -Haylee Pettit though it was his piece and those were his notes on the page. I could interpret it how I wanted it to be and that was really cool. I also love Shostakovich because it’s so fast and fun and loud.” Pettit will be performing a piece by Shostakovich at the state competition this May, with fellow student Joel Rinkwald on the cello. “Technically, I’ll be accompanying him but the spotlight is on both of us so you can really call it a duet. He came to me and said it would be fun and at the regional’s we got the highest rating of superior. Of course, we procrastinated and learned it in a week! In May we will be competing against a lot of talented people so I’m pretty nervous but I’m really excited at the same time.” tws

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BOARD ELECTIONS HELD FOR TRAILING OF THE SHEEP CULTURAL HERITAGE CENTER The Trailing of the Sheep Cultural Heritage Center held elections for board officers on March 19, 2014, and here are the results: President, John Peavey, Flat Top Sheep Company, Carey, Idaho Vice President, Jerry Seiffert, Idaho Mountain Express, Ketchum, Idaho Secretary, Kathi Kimball, University of Idaho/Blaine County Extension Office, Hailey, Idaho Treasurer, Kelli Young, Manager, DL Evans Bank, Hailey, Idaho The Center’s board and staff are responsible for organizing and implementing the annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Idaho’s premier cultural event honoring the history, arts and culture of the west. The annual event is one of the Wood River Valley’s largest with people coming from around the world. The direct and indirect economic impact reached $3.5 million in 2013. The Festival will take place this year on October 9-12, 2014. Beginning this year, the group takes on a new project, “Celebrating Generations.” For more information, check the website: www.trailingofthesheep.org

Idaho Nonprofits Can Now Register for 2014 “Idaho Gives” Hundreds of Nonprofit Organizations Expected to Participate The Idaho Nonprofit Center will once again shine the spotlight on Idaho’s nonprofits and help raise needed funds by hosting the 2nd Annual “Idaho Gives,” a day of statewide charitable giving, on May 1, 2014. Registration is now open for nonprofits wishing to participate in this year’s event. Idaho Gives is being sponsored by Idaho Central Credit Union, PacificSource Health Plans, and the Idaho National Laboratory. For more information, go to www.idahogives.org, or look for Idaho Gives on Facebook and Twitter. Contact: Brian Cronin, 208.724.1959.

Idaho Rescue Training Launches in Ketchum, ID

Plans to provide specialized training locally, Wilderness First Aid Course May 17-18 Idaho Rescue Training has launched! Based out of Ketchum, Idaho, Idaho Rescue Training aims to continue to provide rescue training in and around Ketchum. The organization is owned and operated by Paul Holle, a Wilderness EMT-A that has been teaching emergency medicine since 2004. Paul has been offering courses locally since 2008, teaching for the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute, Leave No Trace, and offering custom courses. Idaho Rescue Training will host a NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute Wilderness First Aid course this Spring on May 17-18 at Camp Perkins in the Sawtooth Valley. Wilderness First Aid is $200 for the course, and an optional additional $95 for meals and lodging. In addition to Wilderness Medicine classes, other custom courses available include professional and lay responder CPR/AED and First Aid from the American Heart Association and the Red Cross, Lifeguarding, Waterfront Lifeguarding, Small Watercraft Safety, and Leave No Trace Trainer. Other custom consulting, on-call medic, and education opportunities are also available! For more information about Idaho Rescue Training or to contact Paul Holle about training opportunities, call 208-720-8437 or e-mail holle.paul@gmail.com.

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The Perils Of Performance Chasing BY LORI NURGE

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t one time or another every investment professional has probably received a call from an investor who wants to know what the “hottest” investment is, and what he or she can do to get in on it. While it can be quite tempting to jump on the bandwagon after a highly publicized IPO, when a company comes out with a hot new product, or during a bull market, investors should be careful about trying to time the market, or “performance chase.” To avoid making a move that may have a drastic impact on their investments, investors should remember a few basic fundamentals of investing, the first of which, we’ve heard time and time again, is to buy low and sell high. Seems logical, right? Unfortunately, many investors find themselves falling into the trap of wanting to take advantage of a popular stock. Because of the stock’s popularity, they may find that it may be overvalued and perhaps they are paying more than the stock’s true value. During periods of market volatility, many investors’ natural inclination is to take their money out of the stock market and park it in more conservative invest-

ments to avoid subjecting themselves to a decline in the value of their investments. While this may make sense in theory, attempting to time the market can have significant financial repercussions. The biggest potential pitfall in trying to time the market is missing the days it’s “up.” In fact, if you had missed the stock market’s 10 best days over the past decade, you would have lost nearly 5 percent of your original investment. The temptation to time the market is understandable: If you were invested on days when the market went up, and out of the market on “down” days, you would earn the best return possible. However, moving in and out of the market fails to take into account the negative effect of income and capital gains taxes. Even if you could predict the market’s movements, the frequent buying and selling would diminish your return. One thing that most experts can agree on is that determining the “best” time to get in or out of the market can be nearly impossible, and that for most investors, trying to time the market is not a practical investing strategy. Trying to determine exactly

when one should aggressively invest or back out of the market takes a considerable amount of expertise and time to monitor market environments. Even the most savvy investors and advisors can’t guarantee that their predictions will be correct, since there are no guarantees when it comes to how the financial markets will perform. One of the best strategies to ensure capturing the best days is to remain invested. In addition to an appropriate asset allocation to fit one’s goals and risk tolerance, successful investing requires a long-term approach and a willingness to endure market volatility from time to time. Asset allocation does not ensure profit or protect against loss. Contact your investment professional for more on asset allocation and guidelines on how to avoid “performance chasing” and trying to time the market. Lori Nurge is a Senior Vice President/Investments and Branch Manager with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, member SIPC and New York Stock Exchange. She can be reached by calling the firm’s Ketchum office at (208) 622-8720 or toll-free at (877) 635-9531.

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Ketchum Named One Of America’s Best Small Towns To Visit BY KAREN BOSSICK

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hey just seem to keep coming… like the sheep bleating their way up Main Street during the Trailing of the Sheep parade. The Sun Valley area has been named to yet another Best List. In this case, Ketchum has been named one of Smithsonian Magazine’s 20 best small towns to visit in 2014. And, of course, the Trailing of the Sheep Festival is one of the drawing points. The article scarcely talks about the skiing on Bald Mountain, which overlooks the town. Instead, it talks about the town’s mining heritage, its tenure as America’s largest sheep-shipping station and, of course, the Trailing of the Sheep Festival, which features exhibits, a sheep dog competition and more during four days the second week of October. It encourages folks to check out Ernest Hemingway’s last house and grave. And it praises present-day Ketchum as “a celebrated center for arts and culture… home to 20 art galleries and a year-round lecture series, as well as various musical and theatrical productions…” Others on the list include Chautauqua, N.Y.; Williamsburg, Va.; Steamboat Springs, Colo.; Woods Hole,

Mass.; Healdsburg, Calif.; The Dalles, Ore.; Beaufort, S.C.; Sedona, Ariz.; Nebraska City, Neb.; and Spring Green, Wis. What’s in Spring Green, you ask? Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, The House on the Rock and an outdoor theater. Decorah, Iowa, is another town you may never have heard of. But it sounds like a go-to place. Not only does it boast a waterfall and hiking trails, but its Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum has 12 historic buildings and 24,000 artifacts, making it the most comprehensive collection of Norwegian-American artifacts in the world. AND, those involved in the valley’s new seed-savers group may be interested to know it has the largest non-governmental seed bank in North America—Seed Savers— which has more than 6,200 varieties of tomatoes alone. To read more, go to smithsonianmag.com/travel/20-bestsmall-towns-to-visit-in-2014. tws

SKIING TRIVIA, from page 1 “Earl and Carol Holding bought Sun Valley that year and immediately dedicated money to snowmaking equipment, detachable quads and ski lodges. Now we have the largest automated snowmaking system in the world. “Our system is so refined that we can dial in the type snow we want. We call it ‘gun powder.’ Our cold nights and low humidity give us powdery snow compared with the icy, marble snow others get.” Those who take the mountain tour get a heavy dose of skiing along with Sun Valley trivia. They also learn helpful tips to navigate the mountain. The mountain is divided into five parts, but has only two entrances, making it very secure. Ninety percent of the runs are east-facing or northeast-facing, said Patzer, so there’s no late afternoon meltout from the afternoon sun. “Even if the air temperature is 50 degrees, the snow doesn’t know it’s so warm so you can work your way around the mountain in the spring,” Patzer said. “Christmas Bowl is the first to get corn snow, then Seattle Ridge, then the Bowls. You can ski Warm Springs late afternoon and chances are it won’t be mushy.” Baldy, so-named because of its treeless top, is not attached to any of the four mountain ranges that surround it. When you look to the south, you can see where a tremendous amount of water flowed off the mountain into Lake Bonneville, which was the largest prehistoric lake in North America. Now that area is known as the Snake River Plain and it comprises the Snake River gorge, which is the deepest river gorge in North America. The area is also part of the Yellowstone Caldera and has hot springs to prove it, most notably at the bottom of Warm Springs where Jim Cimino’s yard melts early and the air is sometimes filled with a rotten egg smell, Patzer added.

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SUN VALLEY RESORT APPOINTS TYLER JONES DIRECTOR OF GOLF Sun Valley Resort is pleased to announce the return of Tyler Jones, who will assume the title of Director of Golf Operations. Tyler comes to Sun Valley with more than 15 years of experience managing successful golf operations in California and Washington, most recently as general manager at the Olympia Country & Golf Club in Olympia, Wash. He also has served as general manager for the prestigious Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman, Wash. Tyler was interim chief executive officer for the Northern California Golf Association, the largest regional golf association in the U.S. He took this post while serving as general manager for Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, Calif. From 1994 to 1996 he worked here at Sun Valley Resort as first assistant professional. Tyler will assume responsibility for full operation of Sun Valley’s 45 holes of golf—the 18-hole Trail Creek Golf Course, the nine-hole White Clouds Golf Course and the 18-hole Elkhorn Golf Club. “Sun Valley has been a very special place for my family for over 50 years and we are thrilled to be joining the Sun Valley team. I am very much looking forward to the opportunity of carrying on the tradition of offering the highest levels of hospitality and world-class amenities that Sun Valley Resort is known for,” Tyler said. He will be joined by his family, wife Callie, and two children, Lexy, 16, and Chase, 12.

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Realtor SCOUT O’GARA JOINS RALSTON GROUP PROPERTIES Ralston Group Properties, an independent, locally owned, and Boise-based residential and commercial real estate brokerage announced today that Realtor Scout O’Gara has joined the firm. Alicia Ralston, owner and Broker said, “We couldn’t be more pleased to have Scout come onboard. She’s one of the best and brightest in the business, has the highest ethical standards, and is a great contributor to our community.” According to O’Gara, “Being invited to join the growing team at Ralston Group Properties is very exciting – I’m truly energized to have the opportunity to provide the best real estate experience to clients in the Treasure Valley.” Scout, an 18-year Treasure Valley resident, is a graduate of Fresno State with dual degrees in International Marketing and Enology. Specializing in residential real estate principally in Eagle, ID, her industry experience includes escrow work at First American Title, commercial real estate at Colliers International, and more recently residential properties at Group One. Active in community involvement, O’Gara has served as PTA President at Seven Oaks Elementary school, co-founded the local chapter of Ride for Joy, and has volunteered for Dress for Success, mentoring for senior projects at Meridian Medical Arts Charter, and currently serves as a Board member for Paradise Point Camp in McCall, ID.

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Fools Day Summer Season Kick-Off Celebration WHO: The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools WHEN: Tuesday, April 1, 5:30 pm WHERE: Liberty Theatre Contact: Holly Bornemeier, Marketing Manager, 208.726.9491 x 116, hollyb@sunvalleycenter. org The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools will kick off their summer season with the annual Fools Day Celebration on Tuesday, April 1, at 5:30pm at the Liberty Theatre. The community is invited to this free-of-charge event. While details about the approaching season will be revealed during the Fools Day event, both organizations have hinted that the 2014 lineup is filled with inspiring and compelling performances and special guests. Katelyn Ziegler, Director of Education and Humanities, is eager to release plans for The Center lecture series. “I am excited to share who we will be presenting as our guest lecturers,” she said, and added a hint of what she’ll reveal: “Come find out what NPR personality we have lined up!”

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t really can be, especially if you are a girl! I interviewed the ladies from Hell’s Belles, an all-female AC/DC tribute band, on Saturday night before they rocked the stage at Whiskey Jacques’, and I was shocked that almost every one of them mentioned the struggles of being a female rocker, and it being more difficult getting recognition in their industry. By the time I got upstairs, and was waiting with the crowd for the ladies to appear on stage, I had started to notice a little bit of what they were talking about. The crowd was a mix of younger and older generations, but it was evident that part of the crowd was not convinced as to why Whiskey’s had honored the band’s request to not have the bar/restaurant open prior to opening the doors for the show. In the words of one man, “They can’t be that special.” My husband was quick to defend the Belles, and say, “Just wait, and you’ll understand.” Within 10 minutes of the show beginning, the man bought my husband a beer and stated that if that discussion had been a bet, my husband would have won. But it wasn’t just one man, it was several people that were skeptical, that had never witnessed anything like the Hell’s Belles. Lead vocalist Amber Saxon smothers the crowd with her vocals that sound disturbingly close to that of Brian Johnson’s while sporting a gorgeous smile; Adrian Conner spins around on the stage floor on her back and rips through the crowd, slaying her guitar strings to shreds; Laura Derig is fierce on the drums with a cigarette hanging from her mouth, while Sharon Needles on rhythm guitar and Mandy Reed on bass are really as cool and smooth as they look. It doesn’t take long for the crowd to recognize that these ladies seriously rock and put on a show just as good, if not better, than the original AC/DC. Conner, who plays the role of Angus Young, lead guitar, forces her way through the crowd, climbs up onto the bar and whips her dreads into anyone who might be in her way, and finishes a song off by drinking someone else’s drink off the bar. I am pretty sure if I were that awesome, I would do the same. If you were not there, you should have been. The whole crowd was rowdy and full of energy. Hell’s Belles always puts on a very engaged show with the

crowd, but some members of the crowd try to push their luck by jumping onto the stage, in which Whiskey’s staff was quick to help out. With such a well-executed show, you would think that these ladies spend their time living a life devoted to AC/DC... “Riding down the highway, going to a show, stop in all the byways, playin’ rock ‘n’ roll…” and everything that you think rock stars come with. Behind it all there are vocal warmups, serious sound checks, and other projects. Saxon hits it hard in the summer with the “Girls Rock Camp, Austin,” in which young girls come, learn to play instruments, form bands and perform in a showcase at the end of the week. She also is lead vocalist for BugGirl, a three-person heavy metal group out of Austin, Texas, whose latest album release was titled “Lesbians for Satan.” Saxon remarked about the album, “It’s really focused on how white male politicians around the world are f—ing things up.” BugGirl ramps up for a short stateside tour in May, and they just returned from Saxon’s home country of Australia. On a side note, Saxon really is the type of person who would give you the shirt off her back—easygoing, and a pleasure to have a drink with. She’s not the only Belle with side projects, or getting ready to tour with other people. Conner also has her own band, called “Adrian and the Sickness,” who also just released an album on March 12, 2014, “Be Your Own Saviour.” Conner talks about how difficult it can be, being a female in the rock music industry, and even just how having enough money to release an album is a burden. It all costs. She also told me about how hard it is to get the recognition of other artists. After listening to her melodic, somewhat ’90s-sounding alternative album, I find it hard not to enjoy all the songs she has written. Laura D chimed in, “We write our own lyrics, too,” referring to her band, “LD and Her Pretty Pretties,” based out of Seattle. If you get a chance, check out their song, “Walk Away.” Reminds me of everything that I loved about Seattle’s alternative music scene. She also was the first to mention that they have also recently started covering Judas Priest. Saxon added, “I love all the leather that we wear at those shows!” Still, this high-energy group of female rockers has more going on. Sharon Needles was also a guitarist for Betty Blowtorch,

“We all have this common denominator—a pull to the simplicity of the music and the energy it creates.” -Adrian Conner

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which was founded by three members of Butt Trumpet. In 2001, the lead singer for Betty Blowtorch was killed in a car wreck, and the group now only plays on special occasions or for charity events. Needles now resides in Orange County, Calif., and really enjoys spending time with her 10-year-old son. Mandy Reed and Laura D (short for Derig, I hope) also play with Adrian’s band in their free time, or when needed. Derig shared that she had once asked her mom to stay away from the front of the stage at a show because shows can get kind of intense and rough. But Laura D’s mom still rocked up to the front with two tequilas in hand, one of which Conner apparently thought was for her, and she helped herself to it (kind of just how she does at every show!). Laura D kindly said, “My mom can still handle her own at a show.” And Conner added, “Our

moms should probably never meet…” After hanging with these girls for awhile, I couldn’t help asking, “How does this all work?” Everyone is involved with so much, and always touring, but somehow they still get together to play in Hell’s Belles. Conner said it’s about the energy. “We all have this common denominator—a pull to the simplicity of the music and the energy it creates.” In all honesty, I might have suspected a bit of a more hardcore lifestyle for these ladies, just by their stage presentation when I first saw them last year. But truly, this is a very talented, hardworking and balanced group of ladies who, despite their racy show and amazing cover songs, deserve to be called some of the truest “queens of rock.” After all, they have worked hard for it. tws

From left to right: Laura Derig, Australia’s Amber Saxon, Adrian Conner, Sharon Needles, and original band member, Mandy Reed. Courtesy Photo.

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“Redneck Hats� Protect Against The Sun, Hide From Big Game

Doug Niedrich’s face masks can be tucked into the ball cap, allowing them to move through brush without snagging it.

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ant to get your Game Face on? Look no further than Doug Niedrich’s Game Face Gear. The Bellevue innovator has created a unique line of colorful sun shade head gear designed to give kids a playful way to protect their skin from melanoma. The hats can also be treated with insect repellant treatments. For adults he’s designed a Quik Camo hat and face. Hunters can wear it like a normal ball cap, allowing them to move through the woods without catching anything on limbs and brush. When they want to cover up, all they have to do is shake the hat, allowing the built-in fact mask sporting what looks like brown and green leaves to drop down to camouflage them from wild game. The face mask wicks moisture, is breathable and quick drying. It even has an anti-microbial, anti-bacterial sweatband and

small holes for glasses to fit through. “They’re what you would call redneck hats—they keep the sun off your neck and ears,� Niedrich said. “Kids will wear the sun shades because they feature their favorite action heroes—like Spiderman. And the camouflage face mask is so simple and easy to use.� Niedrich has had a long history of entrepreneurship. He built one of the first climbing walls in the county at Blaine County Fitness in 1993 and he put on one of the first mountain bike races in Idaho out Trail Creek. The national mountain bike race he helped organize down Dollar Mountain in the mid 1980s was one of the richest mountain bike races for its time with a purse of $30,000. “My dad told me to do what you love. And my mother was a nurturer, always supportive. She always encouraged me to be self-reliant, resourceful, creative,� he said. Niedrich developed the Game Face Gear with the help of

his friend Warren Nichols. He stitched them together in the basement of his mother Elaine Niedrich’s Hailey home before finding what he called “the best hat factory in the worldâ€? in Southeast Asia. He recently won $10,000 as one of five finalists in Philips North America’s Innovation Fellows competition. The competition focused on technology that furthered people’s health and well-being. Niedrich, who would like to partner with a corporation like Disney, Marvel Comics or DC Comics, says his foray into creative hats and game masks has unlimited potential. “Major League Baseball, NCAA team colors‌You could even put your face on it with the technology we have now.â€? Niedrich’s Game Face Gear, which range from $24.99 to $39.99, are available at such stores as High Desert Sports, Silver Creek Outfitters and Guffy’s. Information: Doug Niedrich at 720-2088 or doug@ quikcamo.com. tws

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S The skiing on Bald Mountain—as seen through the windows of St. Thomas Episcopal Church— has been superb, thanks to Sun Valley’s trademark cold nights and sunny days. Skiing on the Nordic trails from the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Headquarters north has been good, as well, with the snow beginning to soften about noon. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK

pring is here. Winter has gone. Spring cleaning has begun. I started the annual ritual this past weekend and it wasn’t pretty, folks. I’m not going to swear on a lie detector test but I do believe that I uncovered debris from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in my living room behind the couch. Who’s to say I’m wrong? Two seasons ago, that’s where I found Jesus. You never know what you’ll discover at the onset of the yearly scrub. Six winter seasons ago, I actually lost my willingness to imbibe alcohol at will. Did I err? Probably not, but the thought of a cold sixpack hat kept lingering in my mind as I began cleaning was overpowering. However, I chased the demons and dug in with gusto. Okay, maybe the word “gusto” was a tad awry but I did give it my best shot. (No, I didn’t have a shot; I meant my best try.) There were floors to scrub, windows to wash, tile to be polished, cobwebs to be dispatched and rugs to vacuum. After discovering

the missing airline debris while moving the couch, I paused for a moment, sat down and watched three games of the NCAA playoffs before returning to the tasks ahead. I decided to start in the basement and work my way up. To my surprise, I found a family of Ecuadorian immigrants who greeted me with warm gratitude for their winter stay. We had a sumptuous breakfast together and they agreed to assist me with my chores. I agreed because the basement was spotless and I begged them to stay for another year. In retrospect, I believe the scrubbing of the kitchen and bathroom tiles were the most challenging. Apparently, they hadn’t been seen to since 1946 when the Union Pacific employees had moved in and used it as a bunkhouse. (It’s an older home.) The tile scrubbing took three days and, as I opened the oven to prepare to clean it, I suddenly closed the door, called Sears and opted to buy a new one. It very well could have been the best decision I had made all

week—besides the removal of my ex-neighbor from the chimney of the fireplace. (But that’s another story.) In the garage, I discovered a locomotive that hadn’t been touched in years. There was a sign on it that said “Train at Home!” which puzzled me for a while and then was forgotten because of the myriad of tasks that loomed ahead. For the next four hours I shuffled boxes back and forth, inspected the contents inside and decided to keep everything, which I have been doing for the last decade. (“You never know”). Before I started to take down the Christmas decorations, I took a small break and ate papayas and drank mango juice with my news friends from Cuenca. After a soccer game in the back yard, we raked the soil, found a Chinese tunnel that led to Hailey and called it a day… or week, in this case. I’m happy in my newly cleaned house. The landlord was so impressed he raised my rent $25. Perhaps I won’t tidy up next spring. Nice talking to you. tws

Melissa Bejot, the new family and children’s director at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, took advantage of the first day of spring to photograph a pansy growing in the cracks of the sidewalk near Iconoclast Books in Ketchum. Buttercups are starting to peek out of the ground along some of the valley’s trails, as well, including the Hangmans Gulch trails behind Old Cutters. Photo: KAREN BOSSICK

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Fishing R epoRt THE “WEEKLY” FISHING REPORT FOR MAR. 26 FROM PICABO ANGLER

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he last week of winter fly fishing is upon us. Most area rivers close for the spawning season at midnight on Monday. This means the Big Wood and the South Fork of the Boise are closed until May 24th. Silver Creek is already closed and will also reopen on May 24th. The Little Wood and Big Lost rivers remain open all year. Steelhead season is also open on the Salmon River and expected returns look good. Salmon runs are predicted to be the biggest since 1938! So there is a lot to pay attention to right now, and a lot to look forward to. The last week of the Big Wood is always spectacular. Expect very large midge hatches and an abundance of the little black stoneflies. With the impeccable weather, there is no reason to stay at home—get out there and enjoy the Wood and the excellent catch rates right now. The South Fork of the Boise is still in recovery phase and should be for some time to come. Midge fishing has been OK here but I would expect a busy river corridor this weekend as the Boise angling community gets its last casts in for the winter season. While the year should bring new life to this heavily damaged river corridor, don’t expect a lot of change for the better right away. We need a lot of water to help fix this, and this winter has not provided much hope. The river will return, though, but in the meantime, PLEASE be kind to these fish. The real news is on the Big Lost, which has started seeing big hatches of baetis (BWOs) almost daily. The midge action has also been strong, but in the presence of the baetis, the fish prefer to eat the baetis. This is another great example of a masking hatch, where anglers see a dominant hatch, but the fish are eating the less prominent hatch masked by the bigger of the two. If you go, try small size 18 and 20 pheasant tails and red zebra nymphs subsurface, and on the top look to use well-tied CDC patterns including the duns and cripples. We have a fantastic selection here at Picabo Angler. Stop by and we can get you breakfast and a latté while you pick some flies and we can also help fill your cooler for lunch and après-fishing!

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AA Meeting - 6:30 a.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Rise & Shine Yoga w/Katherine Pleasants - 8 to 9 a.m. at MOVE StudioB 600, Ketchum. Info: 208-720-5824 or studiomoveketchum.com Yoga and Breath with Victoria Roper - 8 to 9:15 a.m. at Pure Body Pilates, Alturas Plaza, Hailey Booty Barre, Itermeditate level with Alysha 9:30 a.m. at Pure Body Pilates, Alturas Plaza, Hailey Yoga w/Leah - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Wood River YMCA, Ketchum. Adults work out while children do yoga. For YMCA/child watch members. Info: 7279622. Attitude Hour. Airs at 10 am on KDPI. Books and Babies - 10 am at the Bellevue Public Library. Bouncy Castle Wednesdays - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Wood River YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. FREE to the community Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. Info: 788-3468. BOSU Balance Training. Mobility, Stability and Strength - Slow guided movements. Perfect for all ages, some fitness.. Membership Fee at 11 am at Zenergy. Hailey Kiwanis Club meeting - 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org New Moms Support Group - 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the River Run Rooms at St. Luke’s Hospital. Info: 727-8733 Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 7279622. BOSU Balance and movement fusion class at the YMCA 12:15 pm. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan - 2 to 3:30 p.m. 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 721-7478  Intermediate bridge lessons - 3 to 5 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@jomurray.com. SunValleyBridge.com Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. Pilates Mat, All levels with Alysha 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Taize Services - 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Ketchum. Ketchum Community Dinner - free meal: dine in or take out - 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Big Wood. Info: Beth at 208-622-3510 Concert on DVD Chess staring Josh Groban and Academy Award winner Idina Menzel. 6 pm at the Ketchum Community Library. Oil Painting Class with Deanna Schrell’s 6:30 to 9 pm at the Sawtooth Botanical Gardens. For more info call Deanna 7265835 Kettle Bells, Intermediate/Advanced with Erin 6:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. AA Meeting - 7 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Trivia Night - 8 p.m. at Lefty’s Bar & Grill in Ketchum. $15 per team up to six people - 1/3 of entry fee goes back to local non-profits. Info: Gary, 725-5522

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Yoga Sauna - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m., Bellevue. Info: 208-709-5249. Pilates Mat, Beginners with Christina 8:30 am at Pure Body Pilates. Yoga and the Breath w/Victoria Roper - 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the BCRD Fitworks Yoga Studio, Hailey. Stella’s 30 minute meditation class (beginner level) - 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the YMCA, Ketchum. FREE. 726-6274. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Balance & Stability on Bosu 12:15 pm at the YMCA. Movie and Popcorn for $1 - 1 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Duplicate Bridge for all skill levels - 3 p.m., in the basement of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Ketchum. Info:

726-5997 WRHS Chess Club - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Rm. C214 at the Wood River High School, Hailey. FREE for all ages. Info: 450-9048. TNT Thursdays for tweens and teens, ages 10-18 - 4 to 5 p.m. at the Hailey Public Library. Enjoy an hour of crafts and gaming. Come solo or bring a friend. Community Accupuncture with Erin 4 -7 pm am at Pure Body Pilates. (Please schedule with Erin 208-309-0484) FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall, Hailey. Restorative Yoga, All levels with Jacqui 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Knitting and Crocheting Maker Space - 6 p.m. at the Hailey Public Library. All skill levels are welcome. the library provides the space and time for you to meet as well as helpful books and online resources. Crisis Hotline Offers Crisis Intervention Training. Volunteers are needed! By donating 2 days a month you can make a difference, learn new skills and be a part of our team of caring, courageous volunteer crisis intervention telephone counselors. 6 pm at the old Hailey Chamber Office, downstairs meeting room on the North side of Blaine Manor parking lot ~ 706 South Main St., Hailey. For more information, please contact the Crisis Hotline office at 788-0735. 6 GriefShare, a non-denominational program for persons suffering from the death of a loved one - 6 p.m. at he Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. Book Reading and Signing by Ketchum author Patrick Lee. Patrick Lee will present historical background information, as well as a book reading and signing, related to his recently published novel, “Kickers - a novel of the Secret War.” at 6 pm at the Kecthum Community Library.

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First Annual Seed Swap. Plant yourself during staycation, share your seeds and stay to learn about the future seed library. Those swapping seeds should arrive at 5:30 pm. 6 pm at the Hailey Public Library. Ladies’ Night - 6 to 9 p.m. at The Bead Shop/Bella Cosa Studio, Hailey. Info: 7886770 Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  - 6 to 7:30 p.m. 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 721-7478 NA Meeting - 7 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org

FRIDAY, 3.28.14

Wake up and Flow Yoga, All levels with Alysha 8 am at Pure Body Pilates. Booty Barre, Itermeditate level with Jacqui 9:30 a.m. at Pure Body Pilates, Alturas Plaza, Hailey Story Time. A free interactive, skill-building story hour for young children. 10 am at The Hailey Public Library. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Therapeutic Yoga for the back with Katherine Pleasants - 12 to 1 p.m. at the YMCA, Ketchum. 727-9622. Alanon Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Afternoon Bridge - 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan 2 - 3:30 pm 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: HansMukh 721-7478 S Tony Holiday Band 2:30 pm at the Warm Springs Lodge. Duplicate bridge for players new to duplicate - 3-5:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@sunvalleybridge.com. SunValleyBridge.com.

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Cribbage tournaments double elimination - 6 p.m., location TBA. $20. Call for info: 208-481-0036 T Community Accupuncture with Erin 4 -7 pm am at Pure Body Pilates. (Please schedule with Erin 208-309-0484) Game Nights at Rotarun the month of Feb. 6 pm. For more info call Troy at 7889893. T Line DancZen Class - 7 to 8 p.m. at MOVE Studio in Ketchum. $10, no partner required. No experience. RSVP/Sign Up: Peggy at 720-3350. S ANDREW SHEPPARD & CO., Andrew will be joined by members of Old Death Whisper. 8:30 pm, No cover. At the Sun Valley Brewery. S Old Death Whisper. 9 pm at the Silver Dollar.

SATURDAY, 3.29.14

Kettle Bells, Intermediate/Advanced with Erin 8 am at Pure Body Pilates. Storytime, 10:30 am at the Children’s Library. Basic Flow Yoga, Gentle Vinyasa Flow - Hatha Yoga with breath work and connection linking postures. Music. For all ages and all levels, some fitness. 10:30 am at the YMCA. S Cherry Royale 2:30 pm at the River Run Lodge. Restorative Yoga with Katherine Pleasants - 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622.

Benefit Dinner & Show in Gooding for the Fiddlers of Idaho State Championship. At the War Memorial Hall in Gooding. The event is a fundraiser for the annual Fiddlers of Idaho State Championship contest which will be held in Hailey on May 17, 2014. War Memorial Hall at 203 3rd Avenue West in Gooding at 6 pm. NA Meeting - 7:15 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org S BLACKBERRY BUSHES STRINGBAND, w/ Paddy Wagon opening. Music starts @7 pm. No cover At the Sun Valley Brewery. S Karaoke 9 pm at the Silver Dollar.

SUNDAY, 3.30.14

Biomechanics of Shoulder Rotation in Yoga. 11 am at Zenergy. S Tony Holiday Band 2:30 pm at the Warm Springs Lodge. All Levels Yoga, with Cathie 4 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  5 to 6:30 p.m., 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 7217478

MONDAY, 3.31.14

AA Meeting - 6:30 a.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Wake up and Flow Yoga, All levels with Alysha 8 am at Pure Body Pilates. Toddler Story Time - 10:30 a.m. at the Bellevue Public Library. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 7279622. AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Laughter Yoga with Carrie Mellen - 12:15 to 1 p.m. at All Things Sacred (upstairs at the Galleria), Ketchum. Basic Bridge Lessons - 3 to 5 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Com-

munity Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@jomurray. com. SunValleyBridge.com Feldenkrais - 3:45 p.m. at BCRD. Comfortable clothing and an inquiring mind are all that is needed to join this non-competitive floor movement class. Yin Restorative Yoga, All levels with Mari 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill “Connections” Recovery Support Group for persons living with mental illness - 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the NAMI-WRV office on the corner of Main and Maple - lower level, Hailey. Info: 309-1987 Casino 8-Ball Pool Tournament 6:30 pm sign up. tourney starts at 7 pm. At the Casino. $5 entry fee - 100% payout Alanon Meeting - 7 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org

TUESDAY, 4.1.14

Yoga Sauna - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m., Bellevue. Info: 720-6513. Pilates Mat, Intermediate level with Alysha 8:30 am at Pure Body Pilates. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan 8:15 - 9:45 am and 6:00 - 7:30 pm. New: Kids Class Ages 3 - 8. 3:30 - 4:30 pm. 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: HansMukh 721-7478 Science Time, hosted by Ann Christensen. 11am at the Children’s Library. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. Let’s Grow Together (Wood River Parents Group): Let’s Make Smoothies With Nurture, open tumbling - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Wood River Community YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. FREE to the community AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Rotary Club of Ketchum/Sun Valley meeting - 12 to 1:15 p.m. at Rico’s, Ketchum. Info: Rotary.org Guided Meditation - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Luke’s Wood River, Chapel. Info: 727-8733 BINGO after lunch, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Sewcial Society open sew - 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fabric Granary, Hailey. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan 2 to 3:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 721-7478  Duplicate bridge game for those new to duplicate - 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Wood River YMCA, Ketchum. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@ sunvalleybridge.com. SunValleyBridge. com Yoga Flow, Intermediate level with Jacqui 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Weight Watchers - 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. Community Meditation all welcome with Kristen 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. FREE Hailey Community Meditation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Pure Body Pilates, across from Hailey Atkinsons’. All welcome, chairs and cushions available. Info: 721-2583 Fools Day Celebration. The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools will kick off their 2014/2015 season with the annual Fools Day Celebration. 5:30 pm at the Liberty Theatre. Introduction to Essential Oils. 6th graders through adult ages are invited to an Introduction to Essential Oils class featuring Joyce Valenzano. Learn 101 uses for just 7 different oils and more. 6 pm at the Hailey Public Library. Crisis Hotline Offers Crisis Intervention Training. Volunteers are needed! By donating 2 days a month you can make a difference, learn new skills and be a part of our team of caring, courageous volun-

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WEDNESDAY, 4.2.14

AA Meeting - 6:30 a.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Yoga and Breath with Victoria Roper - 8 to 9:15 a.m. at Pure Body Pilates, Alturas Plaza, Hailey Booty Barre, Itermeditate level with Alysha 9:30 a.m. at Pure Body Pilates, Alturas Plaza, Hailey Yoga w/Leah - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Wood River YMCA, Ketchum. Adults work out while children do yoga. For YMCA/child watch members. Info: 7279622. Books and Babies - 10 a.m. at the Bellevue Public Library. Attitude Hour. Airs at 10 am on KDPI. Bouncy Castle Wednesdays - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Wood River YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. FREE to the community Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection in Hailey. Info: 788-3468. BOSU Balance Training. Mobility, Stability and Strength - Slow guided movements. Perfect for all ages, some fitness.. Membership Fee at 11 am at Zenergy. Hailey Kiwanis Club meeting - 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org New Moms Support Group - 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the River Run Rooms at St. Luke’s Hospital. Info: 727-8733 Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 7279622. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan - 2 to 3:30 p.m. 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 721-7478  Intermediate bridge lessons - 3 to 5 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@ jomurray.com. SunValleyBridge.com Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. Pilates Mat, All Levels with Alysha 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Taize Services - 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Ketchum.

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Ketchum Community Dinner - free meal: dine in or take out - 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Big Wood. Info: Beth at 208-622-3510 6.14 Oil Painting Class with Deanna Schrell’s 6:30 to 9 pm at the Sawtooth Botanical Gardens. For more info call Deanna 7265835 Kettle Bells, Intermediate/Advanced with Erin 6:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates.

AA Meeting - 7 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Trivia Night - 8 p.m. at Lefty’s Bar & Grill in Ketchum. $15 per team up to six people - 1/3 of entry fee goes back to local non-profits. Info: Gary, 725-5522

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Yoga Sauna - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m., Bellevue. Info: 208-709-5249. Pilates Mat, Beginners with Christina 8:30 am at Pure Body Pilates. Yoga and the Breath w/Victoria Roper - 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the BCRD Fitworks Yoga Studio, Hailey. Stella’s 30 minute meditation class (beginner level) - 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the YMCA, Ketchum. FREE. 726-6274. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Balance & Stability on Bosu 12:15 pm at the YMCA. Movie and Popcorn for $1 - 1 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Duplicate Bridge for all skill levels - 3 p.m., in the basement of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Ketchum. Info: 726-5997 WRHS Chess Club - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Rm. C214 at the Wood River High School, Hailey. FREE for all ages. Info: 450-9048. TNT Thursdays for tweens and teens, ages 10-18 - 4 to 5 p.m. at the Hailey Public Library. Enjoy an hour of crafts and gaming. Come solo or bring a friend. Community Accupuncture with Erin 4 -7 pm at Pure Body Pilates. (Please schedule with Erin 208-309-0484) FREE Souper Supper (meal to those in need) - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Hall, Hailey. Restorative Yoga, All levels with Jacqui 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Crisis Hotline Offers Crisis Intervention Training. Volunteers are needed! By donating 2 days a month you can make a difference, learn new skills and be a part of our team of caring, courageous volunteer crisis intervention telephone counselors. 6 pm at the old Hailey Chamber Office, downstairs meeting room on the North side of Blaine Manor parking lot ~ 706 South Main St., Hailey. For more information, please contact the Crisis Hotline office at 788-0735. 6 NA Meeting - 7 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org

FRIDAY, 4.4.14

Wake up and Flow Yoga, All levels with Alysha 8 am at Pure Body Pilates. Booty Barre, Itermeditate level with Jacqui 9:30 a.m. at Pure Body Pilates, Alturas Plaza, Hailey Story Time. A free interactive, skill-building story hour for young children. 10 am at The Hailey Public Library. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Therapeutic Yoga for the back with Katherine Pleasants - 12 to 1 p.m. at the YMCA, Ketchum. 727-9622. Alanon Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org “Better Business Blogging” Seminar. n the world of Google, every business should think of themselves as a publisher. Blogging for your business will lead to better search engine rankings, more traffic to your website, and increased lead generation. 12 pm at the Wood River Inn. or more information contact the Hailey Chamber of Commerce- 7883484 AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Afternoon Bridge - 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan 2 - 3:30 pm 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions:

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HansMukh 721-7478 Duplicate bridge for players new to duplicate - 3-5:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@sunvalleybridge.com. SunValleyBridge.com. Community Accupuncture with Erin 4 -7 pm am at Pure Body Pilates. (Please schedule with Erin 208-309-0484) Cribbage tournaments double elimination - 6 p.m., location TBA. $20. Call for info: 208-481-0036 T Line DancZen Class - 7 to 8 p.m. at MOVE Studio in Ketchum. $10, no partner required. No experience. RSVP/Sign Up: Peggy at 720-3350. T S DJ Marlene. 9 pm at the Silver Dollar.

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Kettle Bells, Intermediate/Advanced with Erin 8 am at Pure Body Pilates. Teen Workshop for Creativity and Work - 10 a.m. Info: 208-726-9491 S Met HD:Live Presents La Bohéme - 10:55 a.m. at the Big Wood 4 Cinemas in Hailey. Storytime, 10:30 am at the Children’s Library. Basic Flow Yoga, Gentle Vinyasa Flow - Hatha Yoga with breath work and connection linking postures. Music. For all ages and all levels, some fitness. 10:30 am at the YMCA. Restorative Yoga with Katherine Pleasants - 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. NA Meeting - 7:15 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org S Karaoke 9 pm at the Silver Dollar.

SUNDAY, 4.6.14

All Levels Yoga, with Cathie 4 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Ride, Stride, Glide, a race involving bicycling, running and cross-country skiing on snow at Galena Lodge. Info: galenalodge.com Cold Bowl Pond Skim, do it in your favorite chicken suit or what have you. Info: sunvalley.com Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan  5 to 6:30 p.m., 416 S. Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. Info: HansMukh 7217478

MONDAY, 4.7.14

AA Meeting - 6:30 a.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Wake up and Flow Yoga, All levels with Alysha 8 am at Pure Body Pilates. Toddler Story Time - 10:30 a.m. at the Bellevue Public Library. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. Fit and Fall Proof - 11 a.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Gentle Yoga with Katherine Pleasants 12 to 1 p.m. - YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 7279622. AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Laughter Yoga with Carrie Mellen 12:15 to 1 p.m. at All Things Sacred (upstairs at the Galleria), Ketchum. Basic Bridge Lessons - 3 to 5 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church Community Room, Sun Valley. Reservations required, 720-1501 or jo@jomurray. com. SunValleyBridge.com Feldenkrais - 3:45 p.m. at BCRD. Comfortable clothing and an inquiring mind are all that is needed to join this non-competitive floor movement class. Yin Restorative Yoga, All levels with Mari 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Casino 8-Ball Pool Tournament 6:30 pm sign up. tourney starts at 7 pm. At the Casino. $5 entry fee - 100% payout NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill “Connections” Recovery Support Group for persons living with

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TUESDAY, 4.8.14

Yoga Sauna - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m., Bellevue. Info: 720-6513. Pilates Mat, Intermediate level with Alysha 8:30 am at Pure Body Pilates. Hailey Chamber of Commerce for Wake up Hailey. Come and enjoy a cup of coffee, a light treat and Chamber chatter. 9 am at Sturtos. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan 8:15 - 9:45 am and 6:00 - 7:30 pm. New: Kids Class Ages 3 - 8. 3:30 - 4:30 pm. 416 S Main Street, North entrance, Hailey. For questions: HansMukh 721-7478 Science Time, hosted by Ann Christensen. 11am at the Children’s Library. Connection Club - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. Info: 7883468. Let’s Grow Together (Wood River Parents Group): Let’s Make Smoothies With Nurture, open tumbling - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Wood River Community YMCA, Ketchum. Info: 727-9622. FREE to the community Rotary Club of Ketchum/Sun Valley meeting - 12 to 1:15 p.m. at Rico’s, Ketchum. Info: Rotary.org

AA Meeting - 12 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org BOSU Balance and movement fusion class at the YMCA 12:15 pm. Guided Meditation - 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at St. Luke’s Wood River, Chapel. Info: 727-8733 BINGO after lunch, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Connection, Hailey. 788-3468. Sewcial Society open sew - 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fabric Granary, Hailey. Fools Day Summer Season Kick-Off Celebration, by The Sun Valley Center for the Art and. 5 pm at the Liberty Theatre. Yoga Flow, Intermediate level with Jacqui 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Community Meditation all welcome with Kristen 5:30 pm at Pure Body Pilates. Sun Valley Artist Series’ Great Performers series presents Encore! - 6 p.m. at The Community Library, Ketchum. Wood River Flora & Fauna w/David Skinner, a wildlife biologist for the US Forest Service and his falcon Gabriel - 6 p.m. at the Hailey Public Library. FREE Belly Dance Class for women of all ages and abilities - 6:30 p.m. at Pure Body Pilates in Hailey. $10/class. Info: 208-7212227 NA Meeting - 7 p.m. at The Sun Club, Hailey. Info: thesunclub.org Trivia Tuesdays. 1 to 6 people a team. $20 a team. Registration at 7 pm, game starts at 7:30 pm. At the Sawtooth brewery.

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Sun Valley: The Original… And A Ski Bum’s Paradise, Too

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One of the many Flamingo colonies on Mayaguana.

John Huber about to release a nice sized Bonefish.

Andy Ziemba and Stefan show off a Blue Runner together.

Tony Parkhill says Sun Valley employees have a rich tradition to live up to when it comes to working with resort guests. STORY AND PHOTO BY KAREN BOSSICK

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hat makes Sun Valley unique from other ski resorts? The fact that 75 percent of our guests are returnees, says Sun Valley SnowSports School Director Tony Parkhill. Given that fact, we need to show an incredible amount of commitment to our guests, he’s fond of telling the ski and snowboard instructors. “We’re a guest-centric culture. It sounds easy. It’s not. How do we articulate it? We are Sun Valley with our rich traditions. It’s pretty easy for me to put a smile on my face and come to work every morning because I love it. But I’ve got to convey that attitude to our guests. I—we—are here to deliver the perfect day.” Sun Valley made the ski world sit up and take notice when it opened 3,100 vertical feet of ski runs on the mountain the week before Thanksgiving for 190 ski racers involved in a racing camp. “Carl Rixon said we were the talk of Copper Mountain, as we were the only resort to have a race camp from top to bottom,” Parkhill said. “A lot of people thought we couldn’t put gates on College, that we couldn’t open Lower College. But we did. And being able to have an early season race camp makes a big statement—we’ve got snow!” Celebrating Sun Valley’s rich, historic tradition doesn’t mean

being old and stale, Parkhill tells his ski instructors. “Tradition means we have a commitment to excellence. It means pairing contemporary with the memories we see when we look at the walls in the Sun Valley Lodge. We see the ski instructors lined up there back in the 1930s and ’40s and we can’t forget that we are the original, the first destination ski resort in America.” Sun Valley’s customers don’t just return year after year. They return generation after generation, Parkhill said: “My mom came to Sun Valley on the Snowball Express. A lot of places don’t have that kind of history. We do and that’s really, really special.” Sun Valley also is internationally renowned, pointed out Nick Maricich, the SnowSports School’s technical director: “People around the world watch us.” Interestingly enough, one of the things the Sun Valley Marketing Alliance has been trying to key in on this year, according to Greg Randolph, is Sun Valley’s rich heritage as a ski bum’s paradise. That was one of the angles supposed to be dangled in front of journalists from the New York Times, SKI magazine and Outside magazine who visited Sun Valley this month as part of a publicity tour. The journalists didn’t get to experience it first-hand, though—they were put up at the luxurious Knob Hill Inn. tws

Andy Ziemba hooked-up on Mayaguana!

just anyone; it is a place of few fish, but giant fish—a place where you hunt for fish. It is a place where we sometimes had to stop fishing to marvel at humpback whales, sea turtles by the hundreds, flamingos on every barren point, endless beaches loaded with exotic shells, sea glass, fishing floats and unfathomable amounts of conch. For seven days we explored beaches and flats and not once did we find a human footprint in the sand. Our days were dictated only by the tides and our willingness to explore. We rented the only canoe on the island and a push pole, and the daily hunt for trophy bonefish was on. By week’s end we had caught multiple 10-pound fish, hooked tarpon and took shots at permit. Triggerfish were a constant, as were sharks, barracuda, blue runners, grouper, boxfish, and fleeting glimpses of the unknown. The other constant was the peace and love found with everyone we encountered. We had no key to our room, and no fears or worries other than being sure our Kalik stayed cold in the bottom of our cooler. The fabric of the island was one of family, which you can quickly become a part of with a few kind words and a big smile. Laughter is the music of the island and the sea its true mother. The island today has a shrinking population and the wilderness continues to take back what was once its own. Picabo Angler is dedicated to seeing the island and its residents find their way into a future of balance between nature and necessity. Should you ever decide to go to this place, know that you will be welcome, and know that we will help, however we can, to make sure your adventure is a success. Keep in mind that if you are an angler, there are no true guides on the island, no stores, and no equipment. You have what you bring. Just be sure you bring your smile and an open heart and mind, and you, too, will tws become “fabric of the island.”

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he didn’t go in for one of those controversial Olympic sweaters created by Ralph Lauren and worn by the U.S. team (which, by the way, sold out immediately online for $595 each). Instead, Ketchum architect Linda Bergerson has been sporting her Olympic spirit this winter as she always has—with a lovely Olympian sweater she knit according to the official pattern of the Lillehammer Olympics. Dale of Norway has been producing sweaters for the Norwegian national ski teams for 58 years. And, in addition to manufacturing ready-to-wear knits, they have distributed wool yarns and patterns for the past 15 Olympics. The sweater fits Bergerson to a T— one of her grandfathers came over from Norway about 1905. He worked in the timber industry in Minnesota and Washington and eventually answered a call to build a railroad in British Columbia. “But they didn’t even provide boots, so everyone quit,” Bergerson said. Bergerson has been to Norway nine times, visiting her father and mother’s relatives. “My parents’ marriage was not a mixed marriage,” she said. “We’re Norwegians through and through.” tws


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Steve Keefer congratulates Rick Hickman at a fete thrown for Hickman and Bob Fuller in the Sun Valley Lodge Dining Room. STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK

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ob Fuller seemingly needed no help figuring out what to do in retirement. On the first morning he hadn’t punched a clock in 31 years, the Stanford and Columbia University alum had already vacuumed the house, taken out the trash and changed the cat litter by 8:30 a.m. That’s the way he approached a long career with Sun Valley Company, which began on the trail crew cutting runs on Bald Mountain, included a stint as lift supervisor and ending as

assistant golf superintendent on the golf course, said his wife Lucy Fuller. “He liked his work and being outdoors. He said, ‘Work isn’t always grand, but it’s what you make of it.’ He liked serving the people he worked for and with. And then he’d come home at 4 each day and shovel the driveway, repair the fence and grade our daughters’ papers since they were homeschooled. He was one hardworking man,” said Lucy Fuller, who raised four daughters—Chloa, Hannah, Sarah and Lydia—with her husband. Rick Hickman, who retired after 21 years with Sun Valley to

Bob Fuller savors his retirement with his wife Lucy and Hannah, one of the couple’s four daughters.

spend more time in Costa Rica, taught skiing for 10 years beginning in 1971. He also served as a golf pro under Bill Butterfield before leaving to open a course in California. Unable to resist Sun Valley’s lure, he returned 10 years later to serve as night manager, then golf director, helping Elkhorn Golf Course members through a somewhat rocky transition after Sun Valley Resort purchased that course. “I came for the mountain and stayed for the summers,” he said. “I personally think Sun Valley offers the best ski mountain in the United States, given Baldy’s terrain and constant pitch.” Sun Valley’s general manager Tim Silva said numerous lodge guests took time to write how Hickman had assisted them late at night: “Time after time he went out of his way to make sure every family got the Sun Valley treatment.” Matt Murphy, Sun Valley’s human resources manager, praised Fuller for his generosity. Fuller once won a Mercedes only to donate it to be raffled off by Young Life, a Christian youth organization. “It was not uncommon to have him come to me and say, ‘Matt, we’ve got to do something for these kids who work for us.’ He was quite the employee advocate,” Murphy added. “People like Bob are what make this place run. He’s made a quiet, steady contribution to the success of this place,” added Tim Silva. tws

Teen Council To Educate Teens About Sexual Issues

Ann Nosworthy, Katie Nosworthy and Kris Olenick share a moment during the Planned Parenthood reception. told those crowded into the room STORY AND PHOTO that the organization has a BY KAREN BOSSICK three-prong mission of advocacy, health and education. new program empowering “I joined the board because teens to educate their I was so blown away by their peers about sexual issues programs,” she added. is about to launch. Rebecca Poedy, the CEO of the The pilot program involving organization, told those in attenkids in 10th through 12th grades dance that the Affordable Care could eventually be used with Act is making a huge difference Planned Parenthood programs for families across the nation. in places as far away as Vietnam “It really is a huge new era and the Dominican Republic if for healthcare in this country,” successful here. she said, adding that Planned Katie Nosworthy, who grew Parenthood employees have been up in the Wood River Valley, will helping clients sign up online. oversee the new program, which Many clients took advantage of is made possible by a donation their new healthcare coverage from the Wood River Women’s the same day they signed up, she Charitable Foundation. said. The teen council members will Poedy also said that Planned meet weekly to learn prevention Parenthood will launch online strategies and presentation pilot series offering care involvskills. Then they will make preing birth control and sexually sentations on topics like healthy transmitted diseases like relationships, body image, chlamydia and gonorrhea. The sexually transmitted disease service will be especially useful prevention, gender and sexual for those living in remote rural orientation and pregnancy preareas, she said, as they will be vention tactics like abstinence able to complete tests at home and birth control. and ship the results to a lab. The program was developed “We are the only healthcare with the idea that peer-based edproviders for a lot of parties,” she ucation not only empowers teens said. “A lot of our clients have to share their voice but that kids things like high blood pressure. tend to listen to their own peers. They trust us as professionals to “It’s the first such program in check for those things, whereas Idaho, which really is exciting,” they wouldn’t go to someone Nosworthy said. “We’re recruitelse.” tws ing kids from Wood River High School, the Community School, Carey High School and Silver ant to know more Creek High School.” about the Teen Planned Parenthood of the Council Peer Greater Northwest, which will Education program? Go celebrate Planned Parenthood’s to peereducationinstitute. 100th anniversary in 2015, held org/. Or, contact Katie its annual informational gathNosworthy at Katherine. ering at The Cornerstone Bar nosworthy@ppgnw.org or and Grill during the Family of 208.309.1079 Woman Film Festival. Hailey resident Jeanne Meyer

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F I T S T O C R E AT E G E N E R O O R P N H N O S I N T H E WO O D R I V E R VA L L S I T Y T I W S EY” TNER SSRO O M R A P S T N E A “ WO W - S T U D LL CL A R O F S EXPERIEN CE

Wow-Students On Track To Engage Over 65% Of The Valley’s Students In Generosity

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t’s hard to believe there are only about eight weeks left before summer. But before packing for camp and signups for swim lessons start, have your kids completed their wow project? “This was such a great opportunity. Meeting the people and seeing how they work was amazing. These wonderful people need everything they can get and I am so honored that we get to help them in the ways that we can!!!” -Wood River High School, 9th grade student This has been a banner year for wow-students. At the close of the 2013 school year 53% of the valley’s K-12 students engaged in generosity experiences. While providing volunteering and gifting opportunities for close to 2000 kids in the Wood River Valley is no laughing matter, this school year is on target to far exceed the success of last year’s pilot program. With two months still remaining in this school year, wow-students has already met last year’s total engagement.

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will have engaged over 65% of the valley’s students. What’s very exciting about this number is that we are seeing a higher level of participation particularly from the high school. Last year we engaged 14% of the Wood River High School students and we just crossed 57% this year! The entire 9th grade has coordinated together and is working on a project to support Swiftsure Ranch.” says Morley Golden, President of wow-students. Wow-students credits a large part of its success to the collaborative effort from the 30 non-profits engaged in providing generosity experiences for the students. In addition, the incredible support from the valley’s 10 schools and 80 classrooms,

both public and private, have gone the extra mile by incorporating wowstudents into their programs and fostering the learning experience for their students. “This means a lot to me since I can make people happy, and feel good about what I have done. It gives me a sense of pride, and makes me want to give more to programs like Swiftsure Ranch.” -Wood River High School, 9th grade student If you are a teacher, parent, non-profit, student, or just looking to find out more information about how to get involved this school year, please contact: Louise Stumph, lstumph@cox.net

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hroughout my middle school and high school career I have had the opportunity to volunteer for a number of different organizations. My favorite would have to have been volunteering at the basketball camps my high school team hosts. Every year the boys and girls varsity teams put on a camp for the aspiring elementary and middle school athletes. We get to coach scrimmages and run drills with the kids. This is an amazing opportunity because not only do we get to work with kids, but we also get to share the love of the game with these young athletes. Although twenty of us have to give up an entire week of our summer the opportunity is well worth the price we pay. GET TO KNOW ‘EM • GET THEIR STATS!

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he excellent new HBO documentary Toxic Hot Seat, directed by Kirby Walker and James Redford, could do for journalism what All The President’s Men did a generation earlier. As a matter of fact, it should be required viewing for all journalism students because it is a testament to the power of the profession and the critical role it plays in our society. This is because the movie is based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning series published in the Chicago Tribune called Playing With Fire and written by three journalists who appear in the film – Patricia Callahan, Sam Roe and Michael Hawthorne. Their work – far from glamorous - began at one point and mushroomed into a conspiracy of the grandest proportions. Let’s face it – the movie’s theme is a bummer. When three of the largest chemical companies in the world team up with big tobacco to threaten the health and safety of all of us, it isn’t going to be a pretty picture. But that’s what reporters unearthed after observing the incredibly high rate of cancer

among San Francisco firefighters. What we are to learn is that there are 84,000 different chemicals in products in our country and the EPA is pretty clueless as to their effect on our health. The irony isn’t lost when we see a vintage commercial for DuPont from the fifties with happy singers and dancers extolling “better things for better living through chemistry.” It seems that tobacco companies had a problem in the fact that their product was causing houses to burn down and it wasn’t convenient for them to develop self-extinguishing cigarettes. So they blamed the fuel and, ingeniously, got the government to make a law inserting highly toxic flame retardants that don’t work into virtually all furniture and children’s products. The tipping point was the cancer in the firefighters that were marching into the toxic soup. The film will not bring a smile to your face but it will greatly inform. tws

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Community “Seed Swap” On Thursday, March 27th from 6 – 7:30 pm the Hailey Public Library will host the valley’s first ever community “Seed Swap.” A seed swap is a free exchange and give away of the surplus vegetable, flower or herb seeds which local growers have either saved from their own garden or purchased from a seed company. Locally grown seeds, which have been selected for their desirable traits and robust quality are preferred but out-of-state seeds are also welcome at the swap and serve the purpose of providing genetic diversity into local gardens. This year’s seed swap will also include a brief seed saving presentation by Miles Teitge and John Caccia of the newly formed Wood River Seed Library. Don’t miss this chance to seed-up, get informed on what is happening in the seed saving world and have fun visiting with your gardening neighbors. Everyone who has seeds to swap is invited to come ½ hour early (at 5:30 pm) to set up your space, package and label your seeds for the give away that will run from 6 – 7:30 pm. Seed envelopes and markers will be provided. For more information stop by the Hailey Public Library or call Miles at 309-0509.

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SustainBlaine Adopts New Name & Identity Unveiling at Quarterly Economic Forum The Board of Directors unanimously decided to change its name from SustainBlaine to Sun Valley Economic Development (SVED) in order to more closely align the mission, vision and outcomes of the organization with its name and imagery. Harry Griffith, Executive Director, commented, “In the coming year, I will be spending a larger percentage of my time recruiting potential businesses and institutions. The Sun Valley brand has greater recognition and instantly conveys the mountain resort lifestyle, which is one of our strongest assets. “

Teen Workshop: Public Art—Yarn bombs! WHO: The Sun Valley Center for the Arts WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6, 10:00am–4pm WHERE: The Center, Hailey Contact: Holly Bornemeier, Marketing Manager, 208.726.9491 x 116, hollyb@sunvalleycenter.org The Sun Valley Center for the Arts invites valley teens to come experience the fun of public art with yarn bombs! During a weekend workshop at The Center in Hailey on Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6, teens will learn the basics of crochet as well as the responsibilities surrounding public art.

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nexStage’s Upcoming Workshop for Women The nexStage Theatre is collaborating with director/actress Dana Maxey on her powerful new theatrical workshop, The Venus Project: “Emerging Voices”, starting in April 2014, running for six weeks and culminating in a final stage performance, which will take place on Thursday May 29th 2014 at the theatre. This 6-week workshop, specifically for women, will explore the process of writing monologues, storytelling, acting in an ensemble and the rehearsal process, weaving the group’s unique individual works into a full-fledged theatrical production. Director Maxey will be teaching the group to express their voices in their writing, vocal and performing arts.  Classes begin April 8th (Tuesday and Thursday evenings) from 6:30-8:30pm at the nexStage Theatre, 120 South Main Street, Ketchum, Idaho. The cost for the workshop is $225.00 per applicant.  For more information and to enroll, please contact: Dana Maxey (Director) 208.720-8684  madamflore@yahoo.co.uk

Rainbow Day Reminds Kids To “Gimme Five!”

Weeds Out of Control Workshop The Wood River Land Trust, together with the Blaine County Noxious Weed Department invite landscapers, homeowners, and land managers to attend a free workshop to learn effective noxious weed control methods. Both alternative and traditional methods will be discussed on Thursday, April 10th from 9:00am-11:30am at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Information on weed identification, practices to reduce pesticide use, biocontrol strategies, creation of a community insectuary and utilizing Integrated Pest Management will be discussed. Two Pesticide credits are available. For more information, contact 788-5516, or see facebook.com\bccwma for agenda. Coffee and treats at 8:30 am.

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Gina McLaren blends together a rainbow of veggies and fruits with a relish. STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK

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just ate a rainbow!” quipped Bradyn Bumgardner. “And I liked it! It was a little sweet, a little—oh, I don’t know. It’s a healthy way of eating, though, and I try to eat healthy most of the time… except on my birthday, when I get pizza.” A host of moms and other volunteers fired up the blenders last week as they treated Bumgardner and other Hemingway Elementary School students to Rainbow Day. It was Nurture’s way of acquainting the kids with the need to eat at least five vegetables and fruits a day—preferably sporting all the colors of the rainbow. “We’re telling the kids, ‘Gimme Five!’ and we’re encouraging them to branch out and

try something different. If they always eat apples and oranges and bananas, maybe next week try kiwi and pineapple,” said Missy Russell. Russell headed up the project for Nurture, a locally based non-profit organization that helps school kids and their parents improve nutrition and health through cooking classes and nutrition classes. The rainbow part of the smoothies featured cherries, carrots, banana, kale, spinach and blueberries. Yogurt and milk comprised the clouds, except in non-dairy smoothies where rice milk was used, instead. And honey served as the pot of gold. “It’s all kinds of goodness to promote healthy eating for the body,” said Gina McLaren.

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Alec Widemann grabs a smoothie filled with fruits and veggies equating the five colors of the rainbow.

Bradyn Bumgardner smacks his lips after downing a smoothie containing fruits and veggies sporting the five colors of the rainbow.

¾ cup frozen cherries 1 carrot or 5 baby carrots 1 frozen banana 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 handful of either kale, arugula or spinach ½ cup blueberries 2 ounces blackberry or grape juice ½ cup Greek yogurt 1/3 cup milk (1 cup rice or nut milk for non-dairy version) 3 to 4 teaspoons honey Blend with about 1 cup ice.

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Outdoor Play Creates Foundation For Formal Learning BY JENNIFER L. SMITH

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hen actress Betty White was a child, she said she wanted to be forest ranger. She couldn’t. The job was closed to women then. She finally achieved her dream at the age of 88 in 2010 when the U.S. Forest Service named her an honorary forest ranger. Today, the world is wide open for children. For example, the U.S. Forest Service today is 38 percent female. Kids are free to achieve whatever dreams are in their minds and hearts.

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hen Earl Holding offered me the position of maître d’ at the “new” Lodge Dining Room in 1980, the pressure of opening the restaurant was on. By the time the Christmas rush landed in Sun Valley, the room was booked every night. Still, I always held a table aside for the resort regulars who would be furious if not seated right away – without reservations. Earl stopped by to announce that a fellow named Claude from the Little America in Salt Lake City would be joining the crew. Claude arrived between Christmas and New Year’s, on a soldout evening. I showed him our reservation system, asked him to stay at the maitre d’ podium and not seat anyone other than at specifically assigned tables. This allowed me to spend more time on the floor, assisting waiters and talking with the laughing, happy locals and visitors, who would be telling each other how great they skied that day. Women in expensive winter chic, candlelight, snowflakes dancing outside—the atmosphere felt like it should.

Claude Guigon

Suddenly, Claude came running with sweat dripping from his eyebrows, “There is a man at the door who insists to be seated NOW,” he panted. “All tables are occupied.” I went to meet the guest, who promptly announced, “We have a reservation and we will be seated immediately.” A quick check in the reservation book revealed that he had arrived 20 minutes early; however, I could tell that “no” would not suffice. I glanced at a nearby table where dessert plates had been removed and wine glasses and coffee cups stood empty. “Sir, would you mind if we retire you to the Redwood Room? We would like to invite you and your companions for some

after-dinner drinks.” Instead of responding to me directly, the man stretched his arm straight out, pointed his finger at the guest by the door and said, “We will only move if HE pays for our meals.” I turned my head toward the door, just in time to see the unseated guest dive at the man in the booth. Fists were flying and then a hard punch landed on the seated guest’s face. When the man rose from his seat, I held my breath. His 6-foot-3 frame towered over the aggressor. This made the assailant turn around and run out of the restaurant, with his friend running after him down the hall. The tall man’s dining companions followed the two combatants, looking shaken and uncertain. I heard later that the two became embroiled in a fistfight outside, underneath the Sun Valley Lodge’s porte cochere. The table remained empty for the rest of the night. We were all in some fear that the guests may still return. Claude had come to learn about the Lodge Dining Room; after the first night, I was not sure if he wanted any part of it. Despite his first night’s debacle, Claude Guigon moved with his family to Sun Valley and took the Lodge Dining Room to the next level as he “made” the room and created many lasting memories. As the final night approaches, Claude no doubt remembers his first night there. The restaurant will close after serving brunch on Sunday, March 30, and give way for a new much-needed spa. I am certain that, once again, Sun Valley will benefit greatly by the changes and the new facility will be world-class. One of Earl Holding’s sayings will still be worth following: “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing.” tws

Unfortunately, interest in the natural world is waning. Kids are more plugged in than ever to their electronic devices. Although this is a wonderful thing in its own way, there is absolutely no substitute for true learning in the great outdoors. Local parks and recreation programs play a crucial role in providing spaces and opportunities where kids – and their families and friends – may reap the benefits of physical and mental health, social well-being and equitable community access. It’s an undeniable truth that a connection to the natural world improves health and fosters intellectual growth. A recent article published by the National Recreation and Park Association states that “Time spent outdoors in parks and open space engages children in informal, experiential learning through play and shared experiences with peers, thereby laying the foundation for effective formal education.” In the Wood River Valley we are fortunate to have any number of outdoor recreational pursuits. Are you taking advantage of the benefits? Access to publicly owned lands managed specifically for their natural values and recreational opportunities is a deeply American institution. You can help with building trails, ridding areas of invasive species, installing interpretive and educational signs, and constructing features where humans can gather and share their appreciation of nature with one another.

The Lyons Playreading The nexStage Theatre will present a free reading of Nicky Silver’s dark comedy The Lyons as part of their 2014 playreading series. The reading takes place on Wednesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m., with a running time of two hours, with a 10-minute intermission. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served. The Lyons is the first play that the nexStage has read by the acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver. The cast is comprised of Claudia McCain, Levie Smith, Steve D’Smith, Nate Farrell, Charlotte Hemmings and Jon Kane. The Lyons debuted on BroadClaudia is seen with Chris Key way in 2012 to rave reviews. The comedy documents the travails of a seriously dysfunctional family, struggling to come to terms with the meaning of life and relationships.

YMCA Classic on August 2nd Mark your calendar for the YMCA Classic on Aug. 2. The fundraiser will include cocktails and dinner at Dan and Martine Dracketts’ home in Greenhorn Gulch, dinner by Cristina’s, and a comedian. Also on the agenda: an Elkhorn golf scramble and honored athletes and celebrity guests. Cost is $300 per person for les pavillon des fetes and $500 for the golf scramble. Call Mike Wolter at 208.928.6702 for reservations or email mike@ woodriverymca.org.

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Experienced X-ray tech/Medical Assistant- P/T for medical office in Hailey. 15-20 hours/week, Tuesdays/ Thurdays, but must be flexible. Send resume to: haileyorthopedics@hotmail.com. Call 721-1030 Caregiver. Duties include, companionship, prpare lunch & dinner, lite housekeeping & local shopping. Requirements: speak english, reliable transportation, live in south county, mature & honest. Hours are 9 am to 5 pm. M-F, $15/hr. 208-788-3664 or 208-720-4825. EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/LABORER Salary based on experience. Apply in person M-F 8-5, 100 Walker Drive, Bellevue. LOVING AND DEPENDABLE dog sitter in needed in Hailey for active dalmation/mix dog, occasionally weekends and for vacation- our home or yours. Pay negotiable. 4033443 Busy Ketchum Salon is seeking a hairdresser/nail technician. 208-7271708 “Rich Broadcasting/KECH Radio is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Account Executive, who can generate radio advertising sales at the client and agency levels. The ideal Account Executive will be able to work with prospective and existing clients to determine their current and future advertising needs while maximizing Rich Broadcasting’s revenue opportunities. Applicants should have minimum of 2 years experience in sales, advertising and/or marketing. For a brief job description and complete list of requirements, please visit our website at www.richbroadcasting. com. Resumes only accepted when accompanying our standard application. For additional information please call 208-788-7118

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Gehl forklift-1995 extend-a-boom Good condition--$18,000. 720-4083 TILE SAW - WET CUTTING - 7”: Includes blade for glass tile. Used for only one project. $60. Call 610-3222725 in Bellevue. Generex Generator. 2,000 wat. New. $450. 720-5801. NEEDED: 1 1/2’’ Maple butcher block countertop at least 36’’ x 25’’. Call 720-2509 Insulated slider window from a kitchen. Metal clad/wood interior. Approx 34 x 40. 720-2509. Safety Speed Co. Panel Saw. H-5 on a 10 fott vertical frame Quick change vert to hortiz cutting. 110v 3 1/4 HP amp industrial duty saw. Pressure guard. Like new condition but could maybe use a new blade. $3300 new not including shipping. $1600. OBO 720-2509. Some cherry Kraft maid cabinets. Lower lazy susan and upper corner, 12’’ wide fridge high with full depth pantry, some other upper and lowers. Complete cherry island with heavy stone top. Take all for $500 OBO. Antique white double laundry sink from original Flower’s Mill. $200 OBO. 720-2509

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Alterations - Men’s, woman’s and children. Fast and efficient. Call 7208164 Twin Falls Train Shop & Hobbies trains and parts, lionel trains, repairs. Consignment, buy, sell, and trade. 144 Main Ave. S., Twin Falls, Idaho. Call Simon at 208-420-6878 for more info. Professional Window Washing and maintenance. Affordable rates. 7209913. Books can change the life of another person, so if you have some that are taking up space, and would like to donate them, call Fabio at 7883964 and we’ll pick them up for free. Two guys and a truck - Furniture moving & hauling. Dump runs. No job too small. 208-720-4821. MOVING MADE EASY - The little ladies will pack’em and stack’em and the mighty men will load’em and totem. We’ll even do the dreaded move out clean. Call 721-3543 for your moving needs. JACK OF ALL TRADES - One call does it all, whether your job be big or small. Drywall, paint, small remodels, maintenance, tiling, woodwork, electrical plumbing, framing, etc. Don’t stall, give a call, 720-6676.

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Housekeeper, 15 years experience. References upon request. Call Ashley 720-5764. Lamp Repair, 3940 Woodside Blvd, at Salvage for Design next to Building Material Thrift. M-S 10 am to 5 pm. 788-3978 HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES.-Experience, Recommendations, Responsible, free estimates available in areas Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum, Warm Spring, Sun Valley call:2087205973 or beatrizq2003@hotmail. com BOOKS CAN CHANGE THE LIFE OF ANOTHER PERSON: So if you have some that are taking up space and would like to donate them, call Fabio at 788-3964 and we’ll pick them for free. AVON PRODUCTS.-www. youravon.com/beatriz5 PRODUCTOS AVON: Puedes ver los catalogos y hacer tus pedidos en www. youravon.com/beatriz5 o al telefono 720-5973. UNIQUE GIFT!? A pen and ink rendering of your home or business. Drawing includes detail to your specifications. Free estimates. 7884925 Deck Refurbishing, sanded and restained or painted. Reasonable rates. 720-7828

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Huge basketball card collection for sale. Thousands of cards. 1980-2000. Great condition. Well organized. $275 for all. Call 208-3091959. Antique small table. 12’ wide by 18’ tall. beautiful end table. 309-0917 Antique MFG Enterprise meat grinder. $200. 309-0917 Two western prints with frames. One $45 other $50. 309-0917 Antique office chair by Marble Chair Co. $150. 309-0917 Antique rocking horse. Very unique. $100 720-2509 Original Art - Drastic Price Reduction. Nancy Stonington original watercolor, View From Sterling Winery, 1979, nicely framed, 24 x 20. $800. Call Ann (208) 726-9510

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Ketchum Auction –Consign. Mark your calendars Saturday May 17th.Turn those extra items into cash- Consignments welcome just 35% Early consignments include: sporting goods, furniture, business equipment, auto part tools and collectables. Auction conducted by Ketchum Pawn – call for details 7260110 or go to www.ketchumpawn. com

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Large wooden coffee table 41” by 41”, with 6 draws - 3 each side. Very good condition. $100. Call 726-0166 Book Shelves - Lawyer type with glass fronts, solid oak, excellent condition. $50. 720-0285 Computer table, newly refinished and solid oak. beautiful condition. $50 720-0285 Nice wood bunk bed complete with twin mattresses. Can send Picture... Asking $425.00. Call Tony @ 7205153 Large, beautiful designer armoire, could hold up to a 45’ tv, or great for storage. Retailed for $3,000 asking $600. Must see! 309-0917 The Trader is now accepting consignments for furniture, home accessories and collectibles. Call Linda at 208-720-9206. Blonde Oak Dresser with hand carving - (3 drawer) $250. 788-2566

25 household

New Moen shower head & tub faucet w/adaptor $60 (both stainless). Moving - prefer email:gerrip2749@ gmail.com or lv msg 720-3431. Banana, Jute, Sisal area rugs - 4’ x 6’ and 6’ x8’. Both for $150. Retail is $1,200. 309-1088 Nice, warm, low operating cost far infrared heaters for sale. Two sizes. Call 788-2012

32 construction/bldg.

Some cherry Kraft maid cabinets. Lower and upper corner, pull out 12” wide, fridge high, full depth pantry, some othe upper and lowers. Complete island with heavy stone top. Come and make an offer. 720-2509

34 cameras

1970’s Vivitar 35mm camera. With 2 lenses, electronic flash, book, and bag. Great working condition. $115.00. Call 309-1959. NO TEXTS. Sony Handycam 8mm video camera w/ extra battery, cords, etc. for sale. Great condition. $110.00. OBO. Call 309-1959. NO TEXTS. CAMERA - OLYMPUS OM77af SLR Camera (not digital) $75. Includes 2 lenses (wide angle & 35-70mm) and hard case. Please email for photo’s: gerrip2749@gmail.com or lv. msg

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37 electronics

Sony VAIO All-in-one desktop computer/TV with DVR RW drive. Windows Vista Premium installed. Wireless keyboard and mouse $250 622-1622. Complete live sound system. Call for details. 720-5801 Cable for Cox HD (HDMI) Television. 6 ft Premium 1.4 Blueray 1080P. Cable works perfect to connect your Cox HD to your television! $10, 7212144 XBOX 360 Games - gently used, all rated M. Red Dead Redemption 3-part package (game, map & level book) - $20 OBO; Gun - $10 OBO; Viking, Battle for Asgard - $10 OBO; Conan - $10 OBO; and Turock - $10 OBO. Call 309-1566

40 musical

Wood River Orchestra is recruting new members. Cello, brass, wood winds. Free tutoring as well as instrument vental assistance. Please call 726-4870. Upright piano. White George Steck piano of New York. Good condition, only $200! email for photo: jjgrif@ gmail.com 721-0254 PIANO FOR SALE. Yamaha P95 88 weighted key digital piano. Includes factory stand, pedals and deluxe padded bench. Has built-in speakers and great instrument sounds. $600, 788-9385. 40 MUSICAL GUITAR LESSONS with JOHN Beginners to pros are accepted. I know what you need to know. Call John Northrop 788-9385. GUITAR LESSONS WITH JOHNBeginners to Pros are accepted. I know what you need to know. Call John Northrop 788-9385. Professional Unionized Performer, Vivian Lee Alperin, now accepting students for voice, piano and drama. Children and beginners especially welcome. 720-6343 or 727-9774. ROSEWOOD MUSIC - Vintage, collectibles and pawn, instrument repair and restoration. Why leave the Valley?! Call Al at 481-1124 SALMON RIVER GUITARS - Custom-Made Guitars. Repair Restoration since 1969. Buy. Sell. Vintage. Used. Authorized Martin Repair Center. Stephen Neal Saqui, Luthier. www.SalmonRiverGuitars.com. 1-208-838-3021 Rehearsal Space for Bands Available - area has heat and restrooms. Call Scott at 727-1480. Guitar and drum lessons available for all levels of musicians. Our studio or yours. Call Scott at 727-1480.

48 skis/boards, equip.

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CLASSIFIED AD PAGES - DEADLINE: NOON ON FRIDAY - CLASSIFIEDS@THEWEEKLYSUN.COM Atomic bindings $450 206-963-4141 Best Baldy groomer made Atomic 174 Supercross $300 206-963-4141 Volkl Mantra 177 Fitfchi Bindings $350 206-963-4141 Volkl Gotama 184 W/O bindings $150 206-963-4141 Dalbello womens kryzma with I.D. liner. Brand new, in box. Retail $695, sell for $275. 309-1088 2013 Volkl Code Speedwall S. 173cm. Brand new with marker DIM 16 binding. Retail $1235, sell for $600. 309-1088

50 sporting goods

Rifel, 30-06 Mark 10, interarms, Manchster England, Hand checkered, 3 x 9 scope. $400. 720-5801.

in town, walk to bars and restaurants. 1,792 sf, 2-story, propane, city water and sewer. Call 208-329-3109. Owner carry.

64 condos/townhouses for sale Sun Valley - Upstairs Snowcreek Condo. 2/2, loft, original condition facing north, pool, hot tub,furnished. Price reduced to $317,000. Windermere Penny. 208-309-1130. Bigwood studio condo on the golf course and unbelievable Baldy views, new interior. $219,000. Call Sandra Caulkins at Sun Valley Real Estate, 208-720-3497.

Reminnton model 870, 12 ga ventalated rib. $200. 720-5801. Reminnton pump, 22 with scope. $225. 720-5801. Air Rifels. two available. Your choice. $25, and $45. 720-5801. Brand New Sports Gear @ 30-70% off Retail! Baldy Sports, 312 S Main, Hailey No matter the weather, we gotcha covered: Skis -o- Rollerblades, Skates -o- Bikes. BALDY SPORTS, 312 S Main, Hailey Rocky Mountain Element 50. 18” Medium. Fox fork & shock XT/LX Drivetrain. Formula hydraulic brakes, Mavic 317 wheel set. Mechanic owned and maintained. Pristine condition. New $3,000 - asking $995. Call Greg at 721-0188. TERRA SPORTS CONSIGNMENT is accepting all gear. Ketchum is the best place to sell. Check our website for info. www.terrasportsconsignment.com Masi Road Bike for sale - excellent condition. $1,000. Call for more info 208-720-5127 We pay cash for quality bicycles, fly fishing and outdoor gear - Ketchum Pawn. 208-726-0110.

56 other stuff for sale

Kerosun Radient 10 portable kerosene heater, 9600btu. $75 208-3090099 Bicycle hard travel case, Trico Ironman, $100. 208-309-0099 Looking for small slab of Cashmere Gold granite for a small utility counter. 622-4145 Bumper pool table. $25. 720-0285 Generex Generator. 2,000 wat. New. $450. 720-5801. AVONPRODUCTS.-www. youravon.com/beatriz5 PRODUCTOS AVON: Puedes ver los catalogos y hacer tus pedidos en www.youravon.com/beatriz5 Double half barrel charcoal grill on countertop high stand with expanded metal grill and raised warming rack. $100 721-2558

60 homes for sale

HUNTING-FISHING out your back door. 2 homes/5 bed/3 bath on 4.43 acres in Buhl, ID., $395,000. MLS#98534971, 1000 Springs Realty, Call Judy 208-539-9926 SALMON RIVER: 2+1 log home, studio +1, bunkhouse, 2-car garage (1,500-sf total living), 3-stall barn on 3.14 level fenced acres w/350ft river-frontage, 80-miles north of Ketchum w/hunting, fishing, riding @ $199,900. Adjacent 3.76 level fenced acres w/350-ft river frontage available @ $119,900.  Both parcels (6.9-acres + improvements) @ $299,900.  Betsy Barrymore Stoll, Capik & Co. 208-720-4455. Fairfield - 3bd/1ba, big fenced yard, fire pit, 2-car garage, outbuildings, chicken coop, woodstove. On 3 lots

skiing, underground power and telephone completed in scenic subdivision. $24,500. 720-7828. SALMON RIVER: 3.76 level fenced acres w/350-ft river frontage, 80-miltes north of Ketchum w/fishing, hunting, riding @ $119,900. Adjacent 2+1 log home, studio +1, bunkhouse, 2-car garage (1,500-sf total living), 3-stall barn on 3.14 level fenced acres w/350-ft river-frontage, 80-miles north of Ketchum @ $199,900. Both parcels (6.9-acres + improvements) @ $299,900. Betsy Barrymore Stoll, Capik & Co..208720-4455. Hagerman. Vacant lot in North view mature sub-division with own well system. Poor health forces sell. Great neighborhood. Hot springs, Snake River and bird hunting near surrounding area. $29,000, owner consider carry paper. 208-788-2566

77 out of area rental

For Sale in Hailey: $195,000 2bdrm 2ba 2car garage. Granite counters, GFA, energy efficient twnhm at Sweetwater Community ‘on the park’ location w/ northern mtn views! Luxury at a low cost! 917 Heartland. Call Today! Karen and Sue, Realtors, The Realty Advisors of Sun Valley, 208.788.2164 www.SWHRealty.com Sweetwater Community Award Winning Neighborhood www.SweetwaterHailey.com Sales Office Open – Give us a call! Sue Radford & Karen Province, Realtors (208) 788-2164

70 vacation property

Spectacular Williams Lake, Salmon, ID 2BR 2BA 120’ lake-front cabin see www.lakehouse.com ad #1418 Hey Golfers!! 16 rounds of golf & 2 massages included w/ luxury 2 BR/ 2 Bath unit on beach in Mexico. Choose between Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun on availability $2900/ week. 788-0752.

72 commercial land

Twin Falls on Blue Lakes next to DL Evans. 1500 sf+, main and basement. New paint/carpet. Sale $350,000 or lease. 425-985-2995. Hailey - River Street. DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY to build on 3, 7 or full block plus alley. Zoned H/B. Windermere Penny 208-309-1130

73 vacant land

ONLY 2 acre lot/Phase II., Allows horses. Gorgeous views, community park and water in Griffin Ranch. $335,000 OBO. 425-985-2995. Ten acres in Camas County (Smoky Dome Ranchos) for sale. $57,500.00. Owner will carry paper for qualified buyer. Phone Jan at 788-4466 or 720-1091. ONLY 2 acre lot/Phase II., Allows horses. Gorgeous views, community park and water in Griffin Ranch. $335,000 OBO. 425-985-2995 ALL lots in Tews Ranch Subdivision on Highway 20 REDUCED 50%.. Has electricity & phone. Call Canyon Trail Realty 208-731-7022 REDUCED! 19 river front acres, 4 miles S. of Mackay. Fenced, fishing, wildlife, views, gorgeous!. $110,000. photos available jjgrif@gmail.com. 208-726-3656. 50% REDUCTION SALE by owner - 2.5 acre lots near Soldier Mountain Resort and Golf Course. Great

New Zealand - Lake Wanaka, 2 acres with Lake & Mountain views. google: Sotheby’s Wanaka NZ, “29 Elderberry”; kyak4422@mypacks. net Great house for rent, Fairfield. 6’ privacy fence. Pets welcome. Reduced rent to $550. Call for info 208727-1708 2bd, 1ba home on Salmon River Furnished - $650 month plus utilities. No smoking. First, last and deposit, pets neg. References requested. Located across from Old Sawmill Station between Stanley and Challis with easy access to River. Call Denise at 788-2648.

78 commercial rental

Bellevue Main Street 254 sq-ft to 1193 sq-ft Office/Retail & Fully Operational Bank 2619 Sq-ft, Allstar Properties, Jeff, 578-4412 Light Industrial 2,880 sf bldg with retail and residential component. $334,000 Call Sandra at Sun Valley Real Estate, 208-720-3497. Ketchum Main Street Office/Retail 1946 sq-ft, Allstar Properties, Jeff 578-4412 Cold Springs Business Park 2 Shop/ Storage Spaces across from St. Luke’s Hospital & US 75. Space H: 1120sf with 7’bay door, small office, bathroom; Space C: 480 sf with full bay door access,office, bath. Great rates for winter or long term 622-5474 or emil@sun valleyinvestments.com PARKER GULCH COMMERCIAL RENTALS - Ketchum Office Club: Lower Level #2-198sf, #4-465sf. Call Scott at 471-0065.

80 bellevue rentals

Rent with option to buy. 3BD/2BA, Private home, new roofing, landscaped, quite neighborhood, appliances stay. Pets negotiable. Available May 1st. 720-3157

81 hailey rentals

3 BD/2 BA duplex, Just remodeled! No smoking, pet possible, avail early April. $1100/month + utils. Brian at 208-720-4235 or check out www. svmlps.com Nightly/weekly/monthly! 2 BD/1 BA condo, fully furnished/outfitted. Prices vary depending on length of stay. 208-720-4235 or check out www.svmlps.com

84 carey, fairfield, or picabo rentals

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

89 roommate wanted

Roommate wanted. Mature, moderate drinking, no drugs. 2bd available for 1 person. North Woodside home. $350 + utilities. Wi-fi avail-

able. Dog possible, fenced yard. 720-9368. Looking for someone to share the cost of living these days? Say it here in 20 words or less for free! e-mail classifieds@theweeklysun.com or fax to 788-4297

100 garage & yard sales

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

201 horse boarding

Barn for Rent - 2 stalls w/ 12’ x 36’ runs. Small pasture area, large round pen, hay shed, storage area, heated water. North Hailey near bike path. $200 a month per horse. Call 7882648 Horse Boarding available just south of Bellevue; experienced horse person on premises; riding adjacent to property. Shelter and Pasture available. Reasonably priced. Call 7883251.

300 puppies & dogs

Wire dog crates needed: Large, about 25” wide, at least 27” high, in good shape. I need two for a long car trip. NOT plastic airline crates. Sunny at alloftheabove@mindspring. com

302 kittens & cats

Free to good home. Abi is an affectionate, spayed, litter-trained cat. Indoor and outdoor. Conversational. Grandson extremely allergic. Call Jennifer at 720-7104 Please call Edna Benziger 914319-0692. Blessings and gratitude Big Fluffy Female Kitty needs home; indoor/outdoor. Great w/kids; potty trained (will go outside too). Great mouser. Move forces finding a new home. Free to a good home. 208721-0447.

303 equestrian

Shoeing & Trimming: Reliable, on time. If you don’t like my work, don’t pay. (208) 312-5165 Farrier Service: just trim, no shoeing. Call 435-994-2127 River Sage Stables offers first class horse boarding at an active kid and adult friendly environment, lessons available with ranch horses. Heated indoor arena and many other amenities included. Please contact Katie (208) 788-4844.

400 share the ride

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

5013c charitable exchange

Does your non-profit have a service, product or item that you need or could share with another organization who needs it? List it here for free! Say it in 20 words or less and it’s free! We want to help you spread the word. Just e-mail classifieds@ theweeklysun.com

502 take a class

and more! Visit www.kateriley.org Hot Yoga in the South Valley - 8:10 to 9:40 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. $10/donation. Call for location/ Info: 720-6513. 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.

504 lost & found

Missing brown leather purse contents including wallet. Reward offered for return - No questions asked. Kim 208-309-0999.

506 i need this

Looking for small slab of Cashmere Gold granite for a small utility counter. 622-4145 Wire dog crates needed: Large, about 25” wide, at least 27” high, in good shape. I need two for a long car trip. NOT plastic airline crates. Sunny at alloftheabove@mindspring. com BOOKS CAN CHANGE THE LIFE OF ANOTHER PERSON: So if you have some that are taking up space and would like to donate them, call Fabio at 788-3964 and we’ll pick them for free. NEEDED - Aluminum cans - your donation will support new play ground equipment Hailey. Drop donations off at 4051 Glenbrook Dr., Woodside Industrial Park or call Bob 788-0018 for pick-up.

507 special interests

Hiking Group Forming! No fees, just friends walking and talking in the outdoors. www.meetup.com. “Wood River Hiking Group”

509 announcements

We pay cash for quality bicycles, fly fishing and outdoor gear - Ketchum Pawn. 208-726-0110. Are you struggling to make ends meet? Not always enough to pay the bills and buy groceries? The Hunger Coalition is here to help. Hundreds of local families individuals have food on their table and some relief from the daily struggle. Confidential. Welcoming. Supportive. There is no reason to face hunger alone. Call 788-0121 Monday - Thursday or find out more at www.thehungercoalition. org. Have an announcement you’d like to share? Send someone wishes for their special occasion, or list events for your businesses, etc. Say it here in 20 words or less for FREE! E-mail classifieds@theweeklysun.com or fax 788-4297.

510 thank you notes

Thank You, BIG Thanks to Spike and Gary at Cars 4U2, Nothing like a smooth transaction when buying a used car. Thanks Again, Bill Butler Thank you for your caring kindness! Show your appreciation! Say thanks with a FREE 20-word thank you note, right here. e-mail your ad to classifieds@theweeklysun.com.

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

514 free stuff (really!)

KIDS NIGHT OUT at Bella Cosa Studio. The last Friday of each month. Drop he kids off from 6 - 9pm for a fun craft night....while you enjoy a quiet evening out! Limited space so please reserve in advance! 721-8045

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.

Ongoing Weekly Writing groups with Kate Riley. Begin or complete your project! 2014 Writing Retreats

Like something? Don’t keep it to yourself! Say it here in 20 words or less for free. e-mail your ad to clas-

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604 autos under $10,000

2007 Grand Caravan SXT, 80K All automatic, 22mpg, Well maintained, stow-n-go, heated seats, passenger air & outlets. $9,250. 721-1743. 2004 Expedition “Eddie Bauer” loaded, 100K extra nice, white, tow pkg, 3rd row pwr seats SEE TO BELIEVE $9500 721-0646. 2002 Forester, 125K,, timing belt, rear struts repl, good tires, great car. All service records. . $6,500 7884219.

606 autos $10,000+

PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your automotive needs. Call 208-788-3255

610 4wd/suv

1982 Ford Bronco - 4x4, white, standard 351. New battery, runs good, good tires. 73,000 orig. miles. $2,500 OBO. 208-329-3109.

611 trailers

Flatbed trailer-PJ 30’ gooseneck. Great condition-new tires. Two 7,000 # axels. 788-6347 1962 Vintage Airstream like trailer by Avion, 20 ft. Call for more details, $4,700. 788-3674 Small enclosed specialty trailer. Perfect to tow with compact vehicle or small SUV. $2,250. 788-3674

612 auto accessories

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Soft Top complete with hardware, nearly new, on garaged jeep for 3 months. Will fit 2007-2014. $950 208-309-0099

620 snowmobiles etc.

Size 13, Polaris Snowmobile boots. Used once. $50. 720-0285 1997 700 RMK - custom paint, skis. Always garaged. $1,500 OBO. Call 208-721-1103. PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - For all of your snowmobile needs. Call 208-788-3255

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Adult Art Class: Sipping & Sketching with Bob Dix

WHO: The Sun Valley Center for the Arts WHEN:Tuesdays: April 8, 15, 22 & 29, 5:30–7:30pm WHERE:The Center, Hailey Contact: Holly Bornemeier, Marketing Manager, 208.726.9491 x 116, hollyb@ sunvalleycenter.org The Sun Valley Center for the Arts is offering a four-session adult art class with beloved local art teacher Bob Dix. Classes will be held Tuesday evenings: April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5:30–7:30pm, at The Center in Hailey. Bob Dix will guide students through the creative process via drawing. This class is ideal for everyone from accomplished artists looking to have some fun to those who haven’t participated in art since grade school. Students will have weekly drawing projects accompanied by a glass of wine, light snacks and good company.

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers INVITED!

In honor of your battle against cancer, we would like to extend a special invitation to you and your caregiver.  Please join us in our celebration of cancer survivorship by attending the Relay For Life on July 18th. Come let us honor you and take a Survivor victory lap, you will also receive Dinner and some great gifts!  The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® is a community gathering where everyone can join in the fight against cancer. Come celebrate life with friends and family at Relay For Life 2014!  For more information please contact Shannon @ 208-471-0333 or Cindy @ 208-720-7678.

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