June 3, 1998 thru
June 9, 1998
Carey School Graduation 15 Carey School seniors graduate during the
schools annual Commencement Program in the school gym at 8 p.m. Thursday Guest
speaker is teacher Kenneth Mecham
Silver Creek Alternative School Graduation nine seniors will
receive their Idaho State High School diplomas and another gets a Certificate of
Attendance at the schools new campus on 719 S. 3rd St., Hailey. Commencement speaker
is author and Alternative School teacher Daniel Hays. At 1 p.m. Friday
Wood River High School Graduation 157 seniors earn their diplomas
plus four get Certificates of Attendance in the Hailey school gymnasium. Guest speaker is
Marianna "Muffy" Davis. At 7 p.m. Friday
Community School Graduation 22 Community School seniors will
graduate during commencement exercises on the campus of the Sun Valley independent school.
Commencement speaker is author Anne Lamott. At 1 p.m. Sunday
Grant Writing Workshop "Mastering the Basics"
co-sponsored by the ERC. Tuition: $325/person or $260 two or more from one org. To
register contact Dana Meyers at (208) 234-1159.Monday thru Wednesday
Shared Parenting Seminars with Melissa Boley and Kathleen Battersby
at the Womens Resource Center in Hailey from 5:30-9:30 p.m. For details: 788-9620.
Moms group Monday Dads group Tuesday
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 Summer Classes start June 1. Registration is now in
progress. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038 for details.
Jewelry Making for Kids with Jeanne Knott at
the Sun Valley Center from 2-5 p.m.. Ages 12-15. Tuition: $30 or $25 for members including
materials. Advance registration required at 726-9491. Saturday
Kindermusik Adventures Summer Camp Children take a nature adventure
through music, movement and the arts. Tuition: $190. Info: Tracy Bay at 726-3443. starts
Photography for Kids with Concha Navarrosponsored by the Sun Valley
Center forages 10-14 at the Community School. Students must have own camera. Tuition and
advance registration. Info: 726-9491. Monday thru Friday
Blaine County Rec Districts kids fly-fishing clinic open to
boys and girls age 10 and up. All equipment provided. $10 donation. Info: 788-2117.
Tuesday & Wednesday
Ketchum Childrens 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
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
Read-to-Me Around the House Community Library Childrens
Program. Register and receive a list of 60 childrens books and membership in the
Caldecott Club. Free. Daily
"Hiking the Trails of the Sawtooths and the White Clouds" by
SNRA backcountry ranger Ed Cannady at 7 p.m. at the Stanley Community Building in Stanley.
Free food and admission. For moreinformation, call Bernice Hartz at (208)774-2340 Thursday
"A Great Day in Harlem" at the Sun Valley Center gallery
at 7 p.m. Directed by Jean Bach on 57 of greatest jazz musicians. Free. Info: 726-9491
First in a series running through 6/30. Tuesday
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce business meeting at
Paragon Properties office in south Bellevue at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday
Ketchum Planning & Zoning special meeting at noon at city hall
to discuss the Community Core - CC Zoning district re: 5 ft setbacks for extended sidewalk
space. Majority of meeting will be in the field between Fourth St. and Sun Valley Rd. and
East Avenue and Main St. Wednesday
Blaine County Hearing Examiner will hold a special meeting at the
old county courthouse at 6:30 p.m. Public hearing on floodplain conditional use permits
for Robt. & Jan Main on Board Ranch and Richard Fuld in Pothier subdivision. Hearing
on conditional use permit to expand existing guest ranch facility owned by Nick Purdy. Wednesday
Sawtooth Backcountry Horsemen meet at Power Engineers at 7:30 p.m.
in the conference room for guest speaker Steve Fairbrother, DVM on pre-purchase vet
Skywest Airlines Annual Meeting at the Ram Rstr. In Sun Valley at
12:30 p.m.Cost: $13. Reservations: Mary at 725-2101. Thursday
Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at the old courthouse in
Hailey. Agenda: appraisal discussion at 9 a.m., public hearings on changes to zoning
ord.,and Townsend Ranch subdivision applications Monday
Ketchum Planning and Zoning meets at city hall at 5:30 p.m. to
discuss conditional use permit for Sunbird Townhouse Assn., designreview of Sunbird
Townhouses, Doyle Bridge and Sockeye Sq. Monday
Old Frontier Gang will meet at 7 p.m. at 121 Oak Street in Bellevue
Freidman Memorial Airport Authority meets at the Hailey Library
meeting room at 5:30 p.mTuesday.
Papoose Club Plant Sale at Webb Nursery in Ketchum from 8:30
a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 20 % of all sales to the club. All kinds of plants, flowers and shrubs.
For more informaiton, call Cindy Thiede at 788-4393. Wednesday
ERC Fifth Annual Birdathon A fundraising event where people get
pledges and go out to see as manybird species in one day as possible. No experience
necessary. Details: Anita Smith at 726-4333. Saturday
Last Day of School early dismissal in Blaine County public schools
as the 1997-98 school year comes to a close Friday Teacher Work Day is Saturday
Community School 5th Grade Graduation at the playground between the
Elementary School building at 11 a.m. Friday
Community School Awards Ceremony Middle and Upper School awards
will be presented in the Sun Valley school gym at 5 p.m. Friday
Open House for Ray and Carley Baird observing the couples
50th wedding anniversary, at their home in Carey from 2-6 p.m. Sunday
Sawtooth Writers Conference for Youth at Risk starts at 7 p.m. with
a reading by Utahs poet laureate David Lee at the Sawtooth Hotel. David Kranes
founder of Sundance and teacher and writer Jeff Metcalf also on staff. Reading open to
public. Dessert served. Sunday
The Essence of Gesture opens at the Sun Valley Center. Three
Northwest artists explore the ideas of chance and spontaneity through drawing and collage.
Free admission. Monday
National Trails Day moderate hike in the Boulder Mountain
foothills. Mountain goat viewing and spring wildflower identification. Ralph Harris on an
artists view of the Boulders. Details: 726-8262 Saturday
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 the season
788-2144 ext. 3. Monday thru Friday
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.,
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 Elephants Perch, Ketchum; Splash and Dash Texaco, Bellevue;
Galena Lodge, Smiley Creek Lodge and Jerrys Country Store, Stanley. Daily
Sawtooth Mountain Guides the summer schedule continues with
"Sport Climbing at the City of Rocks" Saturday and Sunday. Call
Wood River American Legion Baseball home doubleheader against
Valley at Founders Field in Hailey at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Two games at Wendell at 5
p.m. Saturday. Home twinbill against Buhl at 4 p.m. Monday
Coed Soccer League games in Hailey on the high schools lower
field and in Ketchum on Atkinson Parks upper field Wednesday. In Hailey: At
5:30 p.m., Yellow Revolution vs. Pink Panthers; and at 7 p.m., Second Wind vs. Rapids. In
Ketchum: At 5:30 p.m., Headhunters vs. Coed Clash; and at 7 p.m., Stars vs. Key Time
Adams Gulch Fun Run & Walk the 19th running of the 4.2-mile
event sponsored by The Elephants Perch of Ketchum. Starts 10 a.m. near the
Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. Free entry. No registration. No prizes.
Wood River Valley Poker Run seventh annual motorcycle ride. Sign up
at 11 a.m. at the Columbia Lounge in Shoshone. All motorcycles welcome, 100% returned
"The Revenge of the Single Track" Chevolet Wild Rockies
Mountain Bike Race Series event at Magic Mountain Ski Resort 39 miles south of Twin Falls.
Call 888-867-8823 Saturday
Sun Valley Mens Adult Baseball League games at Founders Field
in Hailey. Snappers vs. River Dogs at 6 p.m. Sunday. Cobras vs. Alley Cats at 6
Slow-Pitch League Softball the Hailey Co-Ed League has games
Mondays through Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Lions Park in Hailey. The
Ketchum Co-Ed League meets Wednesdays for games at 5:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:45
p.m. at Atkinson Park in Ketchum. The Ketchum Womens League plays at Atkinson Park
at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays
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.
Tours of Experimental Breeder Reactor-1 at the INEEL facility
from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. seven days a week. Off Highway 20, this National Landmark produced
first usable amount of electricity from nuclear power. More info: (208) 526-8646.
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
Mens Meetings in Depth with Jungian analyst Scott William
Hyder from 6-8 p.m. one mile south of Ketchum. Info: 726-6999. New participants welcome. 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.
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 Haileys 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 meets at Java on Main Street in
Hailey at 6 p.m. For details, contact Patti at 788-1967. Mondays
Domestic Violence Womens 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
Our Private Idaho, June 10 documentary film on Boise reaction to
anti-gay Proposition One. At the nexStage Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets $7 in advance at
Fibromyalgia Self Help Course, June 11 sponsored by the
Arthritis Foundation. Pre-registration required. Contact Barbara Corwin at 788-3049 or the
Arthritis Foundation at (800) 444-4993 for applications and information.
"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.
Young life benefit yard sale, June 13 at 21 Deer Creek.
Something for everyone with cake and cupcake walk, horse rides, raffle, silent auction,
food and drink. Rain date June 20. Info: 788-6414.
Stock Clinic, June 13 by the Salmon River Backcountry Horsemen
and the Idaho Fish & Game. Free clinic from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the BLM offices in
Salmon. Learn basics about stock animals and how to properly enjoy them in the
backcountry. Info: (208) 756-2271
Idaho Peruvian Paso Club, June 13 gait and show seminar with
instructor Lynda Dale at the Porter Arena in Hailey. 10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. $20 IPHC
members/$30 nonmembers. Preview of sale horses floolws clinic. Spectators welcome at no
charge. Info: (208) 879-4851.
Dr. Kuntz at Craters of the Moon, June 13 starting at 9:30 a.m.
Five mile hike into several areas of monument with recognized authority on geology of
eastern Idaho. Reservations required by calling (208) 527-3257 X302. Five hours. Free.
Dance in the Mountains Workshop, June 15-19 (age 10-adult), June
22-26 (age 7-9) sponsored by the Footlight Dance Centre with guest artists, Sheri
Lewis, Lori Head and Nan Cresto at the Footlight Dance Centre studio in Ketchum. Open to
all levels of dancers. Info: Hilarie Neely at 726-3664.
Choral Workshop with Dick Brown, June 18-21 sponsored by St.
Thomas Episcopal Church. Varied selection of sacred and secular music. $20 for session and
you get to keep the music. At the church. FOr details: Dave Carter at 726-7555 or Chip
Mills at 726-7151.
Horsewhisper Dennis Reis, June 19-21 at the Sagebrush Arena in
Hailey. Clinic on the relationship between horse and rider, animal communication and more.
Info: (800) 732-8220
Locals Improv Poetry Jam, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Iconoclast
Books in Ketchum. Sponsored by the Sun Valley Center, moderated by Iconoclasts Gary
Hunt features poets. musicians, actors and dancers exploring improv through spontaneous
Kid for a Night, June 20 Grownups can dress, eat and play
hilarious games like kids. Ages 21 plus. Fun-filled fund-raiser and welcome to the new St.
Lukes Hospital. 6:30 p.m. at Friedman Memorial Airport. Tickets: $25. Info: 622-6968.
Lucky 13 Ranch Hunter/Jumper Horse Show, June 20 from 8:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m. at Lucky 13 Ranch north of Hailey, located at Buttercup Road and South
Hiawatha. Visitors welcome, no charge. Food by Bears Bar-B-Q. 788-9237.
1998 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, June 20 fund-raising
event for Childrens Miracle Network and St. Lukes from 4-7 p.m. at Bigwood
Golf Course north of Ketchum. For men and women. Prizes, food and beverages. Cost $30 (six
tries) includes barbecue, drinks and prizes.
Sun Valley Major League Baseball Camp, June 22-25 fifth annual
camp featuring the OBrien Brothers from the Seattle area. To be held at Founders
Field in Hailey from 9 a.m. to 12 noon (ages 8-12) and 1-4 p.m. (ages 10-13). Camp
includes fundamentals, individual instruction and more. Cost $95 per person. Special
hitting camp lopen to all ages Friday, June 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon ($25).
Sun Valley Major League Softball Camp, June 26 at the South
Valley Sports Complex softball field in Hailey from 1-5 p.m. Featuring the OBrien
Brothers from Seattle and other knowledgable coaches. Cost $25, open to all ages.
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.
MUSEUMS & EXHIBITS
Blaine County Historical Museum is open for the season from 11 a.m.
- 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Tuesday. Tours of five or more by calling
788-2700. 218 N. Main St., Hailey.
Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum Closed until June.
Bellevue Old City Hall Museum is open for the season but to see
whats 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