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Dec. 1 - Dec. 7, 1999

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Ski slump
Sun Valley Co. opened its 64th year of operation on the River Run side of Bald Mountain on Thankgiving Day -- Baldy's only open run that day. Among the first to show up were, left to right, Dan Levy, JoAnn Levy, both of Sun Valley, Julie McArthur, and professional golf star David Duval (Express photo by Willy Cook)

  • Ski slump Warm weather continues to dog skiers as Lower River Run provides only skiing on Bald Mountain
  • Lack of snow doesn't slow sales Skiing may not be great but local merchants report sales were healthy over the Thanksgiving Day holiday
  • Dream machine Six-year-old Lilly Baber of Hailey, confined to a wheel chair, had her life lit up with a new BMX seven-speed bicycle, the result of a successful fund-raiser
  • Traditional Christmas, New Year's in the valley From the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus, to acclaimed productions to old-fashioned caroling and a millennium fireworks display, the valley is preparing to enjoy its holiday season
  • Police make arrest for Ketchum rape A 27-year-old Everett, Wash., man is in custody after allegedly raping and kidnapping a 19-year-old Ketchum woman

  • These are the good old days Editorial says locals can overlook the valley's growing pains and take solace in the fact that, unlike other upscale nearby resorts, it has remained a charming mountain town with a quaint atmosphere other communities have long since lost
  • Toxic cocktails Editorial takes note of the recent toxic spill at the Ohio Gulch Transfer Station and notes that the county needs to work out a plan to handle common liquid wastes

  • Millie Wiggins and the West's first coffeehouse Story traces the history of the bohemian Leadville Espresso House, one of the first coffeehouses in western America, and its colorful clientele
  • Sun Valley gets scholarly Arts section features new signature event at Ketchum-based Environmental Resource Center in the form of the Frank Church Lectures on the environment and humanities

  • Defense to fuel Wood River's basketball hopes Enthusiasm and teamwork are two things that Wood River High School boys' varsity basketball coach Jeff Larson has noticed in his first two weeks working with the 1999-2000 Wolverine edition

  • Will Storey joins Capitol Commission Retired Sun Valley executive Storey is the newest member of the commission which, among its missions, is working to restore Boise's Capitol Building in time for its July 2005 centennial celebration

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  • Other Stories This Week:

    Stanley Lake benefits from Sawtooth National Recreation Area improvements
    Sun Valley ad in two ski magazines gets top grade from research company
    Man attacks woman with phone book in Hailey shop
    Blaine County goes on-line
    Mountain bikers rescued after night out
    Local cities establish winter parking restrictions
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