For the issue of June 17 thru June 23,  1998  


Calendar for
June 17, 1998 thru
June 23, 1998


Atkinson Park Recreation Little League Baseball Ketchum Realty vs. Jane’s Paper Place at 9:30 a.m. at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park.

P.A.L. Hiking to Baker Lake, from noon to 5:30 p.m.The Police Activities League has a number of activities this week for kids ages 9-15. To sign up call 788-7080.

Snake River Birds of Prey from ISU’s Sawtooth Science Institute taught by eagle expert Michael Whitfield along the banks of the South Fork of the Snake River. Details: 788-9686.

Youth Adventure Progam Silver Creek Canoeing 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for children 8-13 years. Bring lunch and snacks. Cost $30 advanced registraion and payment required. Details: 726-4333.

Money Mindfulness, for four weeks from 7-9 p.m. with Alice Scullly, MA. For details and Ketchum location, call 726-2468.

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.


Hewlett-Packard International Women’s Challenge today’s race is the Lowman-to-Galena Summit 78.8-mile road race, starting in front of Sourdough Lodge 11 miles east of Lowman at 11 a.m. and finishing atop Galena Summit shortly before 3 p.m. Traffic diversions will be necessary; be sure to park and use shuttle buses to the summit.

Art in the Park six weeks of outdoor fun focusing on art projects from the Blaine County Aquatic Center. From 10 a.m. to noon at Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Details: 788-2144.

Big Wood Backcountry Trails the trail advocacy group meets to discuss various projects, 6 p.m. at the Ketchum Ranger Station. 726-2948.

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.

Tennis for Kids at the Della View courts in Hailey from the Blaine County Aquatic Center for ages 8-10 at 10 a.m. and for 11 and up at 11:15. Details: 788-2144.

Abdominal Workshop from 6-7 p.m. at the Personal Fitness Studio. Strengthen abs using effective and up-to-date program. Cost $8. Details:725-0627

Wood River Choral Workshop through June 21 under director Dick Brown at various churches. Tonight 7-9:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Sun Valley. Cost $20. Registration info: Dave Carter at 726-7555 or Ann Taylor at 726-5402.

BAH-B-Q from 5-7 p.m. for all Chamber members and guests at Sun Valley Tile (13 W. Carbonate st.) in Hailey. Bar-B-Q serving marinated chicken and beef kabobs with beer and soda and a trip to Cornerstone Realty for chance at door prizes. Details: Barrett Molter at Son Valley Tile 726-9341. Co-sponsored by Sun Valley Brewing.

Learning to Live More Simply 8 week discussion course focused on living more deliberately, intentionally, and purposely begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project greenhouse/meeting room. Details and registration: 726-9358.


Hewlett-Packard International Women’s Challenge Stanley-to-Ketchum 62.2-mile road race, starting in front of Mountain Village Resort in Stanley at 10 a.m. and finishing along Ketchum’s Main Street about 12:30 p.m. Traffic diversions in Ketchum will be necessary. Be sure to come out during lunchtime and cheer Ketchum’s Ruthie Matthes home.

Wood River Choral Workshop 7-9:30 p.m. St Charles Catholic Church in Hailey.

Rock Creek Run fifth annual motorcycle gathering will be held in the Twin Falls area today through Sunday, to benefit "Wishing Star Foundation." No one under 21. Entertainment and prizes. Call Randy Miller 788-9469.

Carey Summer Boys Basketball Tournament at Carey School gym today and Saturday

Horsewhisper Dennis Reis at the Sagebrush Arena in Hailey. Clinic on the relationship between horse and rider, animal communication and more. Info: (800) 732-8220.Through Sunday.

"Sky, Stars, Wilderness" World premier of new play by Rick Bass. Part of the Sun Valley Festival of New Western Drama. nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Advance tickets: $20. Info: 726-8849. Thru Sunday


P.A.L. Summer ProgramThe Carey Trail Ride is from 1-4 p.m. To sign up call 788-7080.

Mel Krieger’s Fly-Fishing School 2 days for beginners and people with little experience. Details and registration: 726-5282.

Lucky 13 Ranch Hunter/Jumper Horse Show 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.

Craters of the Moon Hike to Tree Molds and Great Owl Cavern over 4 miles of moderate terrain with optional easy or difficult return. Bring hiking boots (or sturdy shoes), hat, lunch, water, and flashlight ( light only needed if plan to go in cave). Resevations and details: 527-3257X302.

Trail Maintenance and Clean-up Project by the Forest Service needs volunteers in the North Fork of the Big Lost. Call Boulder-White Clouds Council at 726-8263 for details.

Wood River Choral Workshop 8-10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. 2-5 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood in Ketchum.

Crisis Hotline Fireworks Sale and Fundraiser opens 11 a.m. through July 4 across from Giacobbi Square. Details: Crisis Hotline office 726-3597.

Kid for a Night 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.

Locals Improv Poetry Jam, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum. Moderated by Iconoclast Book’s Gary Hunt and featuring poets. musicians, actors, and dancers exploring improv through spontaneous performances.

1998 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship 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.


Bird and Flower Walk at Silver Creek Preserve near Picabo from 10-12 a.m. for everyone. Bring picinic lunch and binoculars if you have them. Call Stephanie at 788-2203 for details and to sign up.

Father’s Day is today.

"Race for Life" Wood River BMX benefit activity, with registration from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the BMX track west of Hailey. All proceeds to Leukemia Society of America. Call 726-8411 for details.

Aspen Tree Workshop 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project greenhouse/community room. Jim Rineholt will discuss aspen diseases and insect problems. Cost $7. For details and registration, call JoAnn Robbins at 788-5585 or Florence Blanchard at 726-9358.

Wood River Choral Workshop 9:30 a.m. Sunday service at St. Thomas Episcopal Church.


Atkinson Park Recreation Little League Baseball Screenworks vs. Jane’s Paper Place at 9:30 a.m. at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park.

Children’s Clay Camp at Boulder Mountain Clayworks for ages 7-12. From 9 a.m. - noon. Children will handbuild to a special theme. More info: 726-4484. Runs thru Friday

Vacation Bible School at Calvary Bible Church from 8:45 a.m.-noon for children 4 years to 6th grade. For enrollment and details call 788-9174 or 726-5124. Runs through June 26. Special evening program 6 p.m. on June 25.

Vacation Bible School at the Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood from 9 a.m.-noon for children 4 years to 5th grade. For enrollment and details call 726-5123. Runs through June 26. Special evening program 6 p.m. on June 25.

"DANCEcamp" Workshop for kids ages 7-9 years from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Footlight Dance Center introduces children to all forms of dance. Details: Hilarie Neely at 726-3664. Runs through June 26.

Fly-Casting Clinic from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bigwood Golf Course Pond. Fly-rods provided. For details and registration call Silver Creek Outfitters at 726-5282.

Youth Adventure Program Caving 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in "lava tube" caves in Picabo desert. Cost $30 advanced registration and payment required. Bring lunch, snacks, and flashlight. Details: 726-4333.

Clay and Glaze Design Techniques Workshop 9 a.m.-noon demonstrations by Lauren Street of Boulder Mountain Clayworks. Details: 726-4484.

Sun Valley Major League Baseball Camp 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 open to all ages Friday, June 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon ($25).Through Thursday.

Dance in the Mountains Workshop (age 7-9) sponsored by the Footlight Dance Centre with guest artists, Sheri Lewis, Lori Head and Nan Crest in a special introduction to dance camp. Info: Hilarie Neely at 726-3664. Through Friday.


P.A.L. Golf from 8 a.m. to noon. The Police Activities League has a number of activities this week for kids ages 9-15. To sign up call 788-7080.

Tennis for Kids see Wednesday

Snake River Birds of Prey see Wednesday

Back to School fly-casting brushup with Mel Krieger for those with some experience. For details and registration call Silver Creek Outfitters at 726-5282.

GED Classes 5-7 p.m. at the CSI office. Details: 788-2038.

Ketchum Children’s Story Hour: See Wednesday.

Let’s Get Lost film playing at the Sun Valley Gallery. Film directed by Bruce Weber. No Charge.


Friedman Memorial Airport Authority meets at 5 p.m. at the Hailey Library Meeting Room. Wednesday

West Magic Recreation Club Annual Father’s Day breakfast 9 a.m.-noon including a boating for the Fairfield Boy Scout Troup. At 12:30 p.m. monthly meeting begins. Sunday

Hailey City Council Meeting at the Hailey Town Center at 6 p.m. Agenda: final plat approval of Garland Meadows Condominiums, preliminary plat of the Fox Moor Subdivision, and request for amendment to the text of the Hailey Subdivision Ordinance. Monday

Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission is holding a special meeting at 7 p.m. at the Hailey Town Center Agenda: application for amendment to the zone district map, application for a varience from set-back restrictions in the zoning ordinance, and a disscution and possible adoption of by-laws for the conduct of commission buisness. Tuesday

Blaine County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. upstairs in the old county courthouse in Hailey Agenda: Appeal of conditions attached to the approval of a varience application. Monday

Blaine County Commissioners are holding a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. upstairs in the old county courthouse in Hailey Agenda: Public hearing on and consideration of a recommendation to amend the Blaine County Subdivision Regulations. Tuesday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commision work session to discuss variety of issues to be addressed in draft plan of the Ketchum Comprehensive Plan at noon at Ketchum City Hall. Wednesday

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


Wood River American Legion Baseball games at the Clay Knaup tournament in Shoshone are: WR vs. Kimberly at 5 p.m. Thursday; WR vs. Eagle at 11 a.m. Friday; WR vs. Wendell at 5 p.m. and WR vs. Shoshone at 8 p.m. Saturday. Wood River travels to Burley Monday for a 4 p.m. doubleheader and to Twin Falls Tuesday for a 4 p.m. twinbill

Wood River BMX racing at the BMX track located 4 miles west of Hailey along Bullion St./Croy Creek Rd. Registration from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday Other racing on Saturday, with registration from 3:30-4:30. Call 726-8411 for information.

Coed Soccer League games in Hailey on the high school’s lower field and in Ketchum on Atkinson Park’s upper field in Ketchum. On Wednesday in Hailey: Yellow Revolution vs. Headhunters at 5:30 p.m. and Rapids vs. Coed Clash at 7 p.m. On Sunday in Ketchum: Pink Panthers vs. Stars at 4:30 p.m. and Key Lime United vs. Second Wind at 6 p.m.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League games at 6 p.m. at Founders Field in Hailey. Snappers at Cobras on Thursday; Alley Cats at River Dogs on Sunday; and Snappers at River Dogs Tuesday

Slow-Pitch League Softball the Hailey Coed League has games Mondays through Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Lions Park in Hailey. The Ketchum Coed 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


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.

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 anytime for reservations. 788-4351

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

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. 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 (24-hr. phone: 726-4650), 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

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.

Community School Garage Sale now accepting items drop off or pick up. Call Anita McCann 726-9618 or Cindy Ostrom 622-8958. Through September.

"Whad-Up" Education Group meets Mondays at 4 p.m. at the Project Respect office in the Croy St. building for 1 hour as drug and alcohol education to explain the reality associated with all drugs of choice. Details: Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116

Aftercare Group Monday evenings at 6 p.m. for all past clients of Project Respect. Details : Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116.

Summer Evening Bird Walks 6:30-8 p.m., in the south valley (meet at Hop Porter Park) on Thursdays with Brian Sturges and in the north valley (meet at ERC) on Tuesdays wit Poo Wright-Pulliam. Through August 27 for people of all ages. Cost $5 suggested donation. Details: 726-4333.


BCAWRV Golf Scramble, June 25 Building Contractors Association of the Wood River Valley gathering at 4:30 p.m. at Bigwood Golf Course north of Ketchum.

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 knowledgeable coaches. Cost $25, open to all ages.

GED Test, June 24 6-9 p.m. at the CSI office. Details: 788-2038.

Mel Krieger’s Spey Rod Casting Clinic, June 24. Details and registration: 726-5282.

Addiction and the Suffering Soul: Dark Initiation to Authenticity and the Sacred, June 27 with facilitator Scott Wm. Hyder 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the Sun Club. Cost $5. Reservations and details: 726-7710.

"Disappearing Amphibians" workshop, June 29-30 led by authors and herpetologists Chuck Peterson and Ted Koch. Will meet near the headwaters of the Salmon River. Details: Chris Gertschen 788-9686.

Youth Adventure Program Backcountry Survival Skills hike 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday June 24. Cost $30. Monday June 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. is White Water Rafting on the Salmon River. Cost $40. Both for children 8-13 years bring lunch and snacks

Trail Creek "Five & Dime" fun run and walk, June 27 courses are 10 kilometers for runners, 5k for runners and walkers. Bus to the start at 9 a.m., start at 9:30 a.m. Call Cindy Mann 726-9742 extension 114 with questions.

Sun Valley Repertory Company, June 26-28 at 8 p.m. at nexStage Theatre 120 S. Main, Ketchum presents Bruce McIntosh in "AtWater: Fixin’ to Die" by Robert Myers. Details: 726-3706.

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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