Issue of: May 13, 1998  


Calendar for
May 13, 1998 thru
May 19, 1998


Heart Saver Course learn basic CPR, taught by registered nurses, from 6-9 p.m. at Wood River Medical Center’s Sun Valley Solarium. Participants will receive heart saver certification for infants, children and adults. Free. Info: 622-3333.Wednesday

Introduction to Aromatherapy presented by Dr. L. Maria Maricich at Avalon Holistic Health, 180 W. 1st Street,#305 in Ketchum. 6:30-8:30 p.m.. Info: 622-9400. Thursday

Culinary Herb Workshop with Cindy Hamlin at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project at 7 p.m. Topics include: design concepts, color, perennials, annuals, soil, shade and sun. Info: 726-9358. Thursday

Soul R & R presented by Michael Barth and Lucy Wade Stern from 10 a.m - 4 p.m. at the Singing Wolf Retreat near Solider Mt. in Fairfield. Fee: $42 including lunch. Info: Bea Jacobs, (208) 764-2448. Saturday

Rough Stock Clinic at Tinker Toy ranch. Bull riding, bareback, saddles bronc and bull fighting. $75 per day per event, $100 for both days. Clinic begins at 8 a.m. 5-7 p.m. jackpot rodeo with $25 entry fee. Ends at 8 p.m. Info: Rose Vaughn 788-7777. Saturday & Sunday

Wood River Gymnastics Summer Schedule is posted at the Hailey gym for the June 8-26 and July 13-31 three-week sessions. Classes for boys and girls ages 2-3, 4-5, 5-7 and 8-and-up. Registration from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 8, 12, 15 and 19. 788-5484.

GED/High School Equivalency Classes CSI, Fox Building, Hailey. To register: 788-2038. 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays

Feldenkrais Awareness taught by John Vladimiroff in Hailey. Cost: $3. Details: 788-4773. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays

CSI Spring Classes currently in session. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038 for details and to register.


Teen Women’s Circle meets at WRHS. Info: 788-2880. Cost: $1 a week. 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays

Ketchum Children’s Story Hour: Free stories and talks for kids age 3 and up at the Community Library, Fourth St. and Walnut Ave. from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Support Group for WRMS Students Boys meet Tuesdays, girl meets Thursdays with counselors in room 610 to share ideas and learn communication skills. 3:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays

Hailey Children's Story Hour Free story time for kids ages 3-5 at the public library, 7 Croy St. W. (corner of Main St.), 788-2036. 3:30 p.m. Thursdays

Humane Hikes Free kids' tours of the Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley, Hailey. Cuddle the cats and dogs, learn about pet care and careers involving animals. Call 788-4351 for reservations. Tuesdays-Saturdays

Ketchum After School Activity Program. Rec District activities for grades 1-5 in Hemingway gym. Cost: $3 a day. Info: 788-2117. 2:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Hailey After School Activity Program Rec District activities in Hailey Elementary School gym and multi-purpose room (through April 17). Cost: $2 a day. 3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Read-to-Me Around the House Community Library Children’s Program. Register and receive a list of 60 children’s books and membership in the Caldecott Club. Free. Daily


"Fly Fishing in the Amazon" slide show with outdoor writer Garrett VeneKlasen, at Java on Fourth in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Sunday 726-2882.


"Sleep Disorders" a free lunchtime lecture by Joann Sorento, PhD from 12:15-1:15 at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Bring a lunch. Info: 788-5733. Thursday

Lucy Wade Stern tarot card reader and spiritual counselor speaks at Chapter One Bookstore at 7 p.m. Private readings during the day. Info: 726-5425. Thursday & Friday

"Web Sites for Women" by Lisa Laajala, Manager of the Women’s Resource Center at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. 12:15-1:15. Free. Bring a lunch. Info: 788-5733. Tuesday


Building Contractors Association of the Wood River Valley May’s general membership lunch meeting from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Roosevelt Tavern in Ketchum. Guest speaker is Sun Valley Suns hockey coach Tim Jeneson. Cost $10 per person. Wednesday

Carey Planning & Zoning meets 7:30 p.m. in the Carey School library Thursday

Collaborative Stewardship meeting at the Stanley Community Building fro 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Topics include: inappropriate development and up-date on winter rec maps. Bring a lunch. Info: (208) 774-3460. Thursday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets in the old county courthouse at 6:30 p.m. Agenda: public hearing on amendments to the zoning ordinance as it relates to the floodplain and a new hearing on Dave Manookian’s proposed Southern Star Acres PUD subdivision. Thursday

Chamber Board Meeting Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber meeting at Ketchum Town Square at 8:15 a.m. Friday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at the old courthouse in Hailey. Agenda: Short plat subdivision for 20.3 acres owned by Barker family at 1:30 p.m. and public hearing on declaring and extending the current interim moratorium for 90 days at 4 p.m. Monday

Ketchum City Council meets at city hall at 6 p.m. Agenda: Girl Scouts speak on their trip to Ketchum’s sister city Tergernsee, public hearing for Right-of-Way encroachment permit. Monday

Ketchum Rural Fire Protection District meets at Ketchum city hall at 9 a.m. to discuss the Golden Eagle Ranch annexation and architectural proposals on Griffin Butte. Tuesday

Bald Mountain Kennel Club meets at 7 p.m.. All dog lovers welcome. Call for location, 788-6133. Tuesday


Annie Laughing Stock Production of the popular musical at the Opera House in Sun Valley. Local cast of 35 adults and 21 little girls as orphans. Tickets: $15 adults, $12 children, available at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum. Performances nightly at 7:30 p.m. Info:726-3576. Wednesday & Thursday

Community School Senior Projects oral presentations continue in the Sun Valley school’s theater at 3 p.m. Talks by Adam Marvel, Nina Neivens and Tenaya Plowman Wednesday. Presentations by Jessica Wasilewski, Alison Bjerke, J.J. Hanley and Tanner Brooks Thursday. Talks by Devon Riley, Joe Littenberg and Esti Milam Friday

13th Annual KLM Tool Night demonstrations and new products, at KLM Hardware in Ketchum from 5-8 p.m. Thursday

Carey Community Cleanup Day is Thursday

Sun Valley/Ketchum BAH at Sawtooth Title, 171 6th Street West. Co-sponsors: Rico’s Pizza & Pasta and the Idaho Mountain Express. 5-7 p.m. Thursday

Cutthroat Classic Chess Tournament third annual two-day tournament in the Sun Valley school’s gym. Friday: free 6 p.m. lecture by American World Team coach John Donaldson along with a 7 p.m. exhibition. Competition rounds at 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10-3 Sunday Details, 622-3955 ext. 148.

ICL’s Wild Idaho! at Redfish Lake Idaho Conservation League’s annual gathering at Redfish Lake near Stanley. Utah naturalist Terry Tempest Williams is keynote speaker at Saturday dinner. Panels, workshops field trips and socializing. Info: 726-7485. Friday thru Sunday

Ketchum Arbor Day a tree planting celebration at the new Atkinson Park building at 1 p.m. Friday

Dancers of Oz Footlight Dance Centre performance with 200 local dancers doing the Wizard of Oz in the Wood River High School auditorium. Tickets: $5 for adults, $4 for under 12 years and seniors available in advance at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum. Info: 726-3664. Saturday & Sunday

Sun Valley/Ketchum clean up Meet at Atkinson Park in Ketchum at 10 a.m. for hot bagels and registration. Meet the recyclesaur. A free BBQ at Apple’s Bar & Grill in Warm Springs at 1 p.m. Info: 726-4333. Saturday

WRMS Sixth-grade Choir Performance at Wood River Middle School in Hailey at 7 p.m. Tuesday

Carey High School Music Program at Carey School at 7 p.m. Tuesday


Craters of the Moon Loop Drive is open with access to all major sites within the monument. Ice and snow are still present on several trails and caves and lava tubes are still closed. Info: (208) 527-3257.

Blaine County Aquatic Center in Hailey is open for registration from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The county pool on Fox Acres Road opens for the season May 23. 788-2144 ext. 3.

Ice Skating at the Sun Valley Outdoor Rink. Adults, $7.50, children, $6.50, rentals $3. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday & Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday-Thursday

SNRA Passes Anyone who uses the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and/or Ketchum Ranger District must buy a pass. Cost: $5 yearly or $2 per day, children under age 6 free. Purchase passes at SNRA, Ketchum/Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce, Backwoods Sports and Elephant’s Perch, Ketchum; Splash and Dash Texaco, Bellevue; Galena Lodge, Smiley Creek Lodge and Jerry’s Country Store, Stanley. Daily


Bowhunter Education Classes are offered by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The class is 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9-1 Saturday. Register at High Desert Sports in Hailey.

Wood River Little League Opening Day Ceremonies and team photos, at Nelson Field in Hailey at 9 a.m. Saturday

Idaho City Excellent Mountain Bike Adventure "Round Two" of the 12-race Chevrolet Wild Rockies Mountain Bike Series, at Idaho City Friday and Saturday. Details, 726-7354.

Co-ed Soccer League Registration is taken through May 16 at Sturtevants stores in Ketchum and Hailey. League play on Wednesday evenings at Atkinson Park in Ketchum will occur from June 1 through August. Cost $35 per person. Questions, Lia Johnson 726-4538.

Women’s Soccer Practices for players of all abilities; on the upper field at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park at 6 p.m. Thursdays; at South Valley Sports Complex soccer field in Hailey at 6 p.m. Mondays. Details, Lara Stone 726-2173.


State A-2 High School Softball Tournament the eight-school tournament is held for three days at softball fields in Twin Falls. Fourth District champion Wood River opens with a game against Third District runner-up Payette at 5 p.m. Thursday. Action continues Friday and Saturday.

State A-2/A-4 Track and Field Meet the 81st annual two-day meet is held on Lyle Smith Field in Boise’s Bronco Stadium. Wood River (A-2) and Carey School (A-4) athletes competing. Field events 9 a.m., 3200-meter run finals 9:30 a.m., A-4 running prelims 12:30 p.m., A-2 running prelims 5:30 p.m. Friday. More field event finals and A-4 running finals 9 a.m. and A-2 running finals 12:45 p.m. Saturday

State Class B High School Tennis Championships take place in Boise, with the Class B singles at Julia Davis Park and doubles at Les Bois Junior High School Friday and Saturday. A total 12 Community School players have qualified, and 10 from Wood River High.

Spring Swimming Workouts take place in April and May at Sun Valley Athletic Club in Ketchum. Students 9-and-over meet weekdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m., and Beginning Lappers 7-9 meet weekdays from 3-3:45 p.m. Dates are April 20-May 22 with coach Dick Pomeroy. 726-3664.


Tax Counseling for the Elderly. Free service sponsored by the AARP and IRS. To make an appointment, call 78-3468. Through April 15. Tuesdays

Blaine County Senior Center 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, hosts exercise classes, , card and indoor walking clubs, weekly blood pressure tests and noon meals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 788-3468 for details.


Running Club sponsored by Blaine County Fitness Center Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Saturday at 8 a.m. Contact: Katie Nasvik for info at 788-5820.

Nature Conservancy needs volunteers throughout the summer at the Ketchum office and Silver Creek Preserve. Contact Molly at 726-3007.

Idaho Master Gardeners answer questions and identify plant diseases, insects and problems from 1-4 p.m. at the U of I Blaine County Extension Office, 117 North River Street. Info: 788-5585. Mondays

Men’s Meetings in Depth with Jungian analyst Scott William Hyder from 6-8 p.m. one mile south of Ketchum. Info: 726-6999. Tuesday

Wood River Bridge meets at the Harker Center in Elkhorn. Everyone welcome with or without a partner. Info: Peter Gray at 726-5887 or Fran Maughan at 622-5605. Wednesday at 6:45 and 2:45 Thursday.

Ecumenical Candlelight Taize service at St. Thomas Church, Sun Valley Road, Ketchum, 5:30 p.m. Thursday

Souper Supper Dining Room Free dinners for locals, a joint project by Wood River Valley religious organizations. At St. Charles Church Parish Hall. To help out, call Margie Hill at 788-9363. 5-6 p.m., Thursdays & Mondays

Sun Valley Express Shuttle buses run six times a day between Sun Valley and Boise. For reservations and information, call (800) 634-6539. Daily

KART Free transportation in and around Ketchum/Sun Valley. See page C9 for locations and times. Daily

Country Swing Dancing Weekly sessions at Hailey’s Grange Hall sponsored by the Idaho High Country Swingers. Beginners welcome. More details: 788-6209 or 726-9542. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wednesdays

Writers and Poets support group 6-7:30 p.m. in Hailey. Contact Patty at 788-1967 for location and information. Mondays

Domestic Violence Women’s Group A support group sponsored by Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence and led by Kathleen Battersby. At the Hailey-Croy Street Exchange Building, Suite M, Hailey. Call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for more info. Free. 7 p.m., Mondays

New Topic Meeting at the Sun Club, 5:30 p.m. Mondays

Self-Help Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous, Alanon, Cocaine Anonymous, Co-dependents Anonymous, Cross Addiction, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous and Sexaholics Anonymous in Ketchum, Hailey and Bellevue. Call the Sun Club, Ketchum, for days and times: 726-7710. Daily


Radioactive fallout expert, May 20 Sponsored by the Snake River Alliance, Dr. Arjun Makhijani, Pres., Institute of Energy and Environmental Research, will speak at 7 p.m. at Ketchum Towne Square on the environmental effects of nuclear weapons production, use and storage, aas well as the effects of radiation exposure from US testing in the 50s. Info: 726-7271.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, May 20 the annual leadership program begins at the Elkhorn pools. Scheduled class times are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-6:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9-3 with final testing June 4. Open to ages 15-and-up. There is a swim skills test. Details, Margie Caldwell 726-6016.

Fly-fishing Clinic for Adults, May 20 & 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Blaine County Aquatic Center in Hailey, co-sponsored by Silver Creek Outfitters. Open to adults and young adults over 18. All equipment provided. Donation: $10. Info: 788-2117.

Mountain Wellness Festival, May 22-25 a special celebration and education of wellness approaches to living at various venues throughout the valley. Workshops, readings, demonstrations, lectures, music, recreation, sports, and a fair. Info: 725-2111.

High School Rodeo, May 22-23 the Fifth District spring circuit continues with two days of action for Carey and Wood River hands at Blaine County Fairgrounds in Carey at 7 p.m.

Springfest, May 23 & 24 12th annual festival of arts & crafts, food & fun at Roberta McKercher Gateway Park in Hailey. Activities begin at 10 a.m. Info: 788-2700.

Memorial Celebration & Boat Parade, May 24 by the West Magic Lake Rec. Club. Parade at noon, memorial services 2:30 p.m. at Magic Park, BBQ 3 p.m.. Drawing for fishing gear at 7:30 p.m. Info: (208) 487-1202.

"Hey Cowboy, Wanna Get Lucky?" June 12-14, Sky, Stars, Wilderness!, June 19-21 Two new plays by Baxter Black and Rick Bass respectively. Part of the Sun Valley Festival of New Western Drama. nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Advance tickets: $20. Info: 726-8849.

Molly Ivins speaks at nexStage Theatre, Aug.3 Syndicated columnist and author will speak at 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $12 in advance at local bookstores, $15 at the door. Sponsored by the ACLU of Idaho. Info: (208) 344-5243.


Blaine County Historical Museum is officially closed for winter but call D. A. Outz, 788-4185, to arrange visits for groups. 218 N. Main St., Hailey.

Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum Closed until June.

Bellevue Old City Hall Museum is closed for the season but to see what’s inside, call Melanie Dahl, 788-3628. Main Street, Bellevue.

Ketchum Ore Wagon Museum The enormous fast freight wagons built for the mining camps in 1884 are on permanent exhibit. Corner of Fifth Street and East Avenue, Ketchum. Daily


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