For the issue of June 3 thru June 9,  1998  


Calendar for
June 3, 1998 thru
June 9, 1998


Carey School Graduation 15 Carey School seniors graduate during the school’s 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 school’s 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 Women’s Resource Center in Hailey from 5:30-9:30 p.m. For details: 788-9620. Mom’s 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 Monday

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 District’s kids fly-fishing clinic open to boys and girls age 10 and up. All equipment provided. $10 donation. Info: 788-2117. Tuesday & Wednesday

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

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 Children’s Program. Register and receive a list of 60 children’s 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 checks. Thursday

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 Tuesday

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 couple’s 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 Utah’s 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 artist’s 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., 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

Sawtooth Mountain Guides the summer schedule continues with "Sport Climbing at the City of Rocks" Saturday and Sunday. Call 208-774-3324.


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 school’s lower field and in Ketchum on Atkinson Park’s 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 United.

Adams Gulch Fun Run & Walk the 19th running of the 4.2-mile event sponsored by The Elephant’s Perch of Ketchum. Starts 10 a.m. near the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. Free entry. No registration. No prizes. Saturday

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 Saturday

"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 Men’s Adult Baseball League games at Founders Field in Hailey. Snappers vs. River Dogs at 6 p.m. Sunday. Cobras vs. Alley Cats at 6 p.m. Tuesday

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 Women’s 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

Men’s 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 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 meets at Java on Main Street in Hailey at 6 p.m. For details, contact Patti at 788-1967. 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


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 Chapter One.

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 Iconoclast’s Gary Hunt features poets. musicians, actors and dancers exploring improv through spontaneous performances.

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 Bear’s Bar-B-Q. 788-9237.

1998 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, June 20 fund-raising event for Children’s Miracle Network and St. Luke’s 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 O’Brien 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 O’Brien 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.


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 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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