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Dec. 22 - Dec. 28, 1999

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Happy Holidays
Even Santa couldn't resist leaving his reindeer for a few moments to rocket down Dollar Mountain. But come Friday night, as we all know, the jolly legend will set aside his skis for a sleigh's magical ride. (Express photo by Willy Cook)

  • FAA probes Hailey flyby An FAA response to a federal Freedom of Information request reveals agency has threatened action against a pilot who buzzed Hailey neighborhoods last summer
  • Protecting the lynx Sawtooth officials await decision on whether the wildcat will be placed on federal endangered species list
  • Ketchum council closes Broadway Bridge Unanimous action comes after state and federal transportation officials suspended $517,000 in federal cash pending closure, repair or replacement of the old bridge
  • Holiday driving Not paying attention to winter parking regulations in the Wood River Valley can cost a motorist a fine of nearly $100
  • Locals support roadless initiative Residents who packed Ketchum City Hall last Thursday made it clear they support President Clinton's initiative to protect 40 million acres of U.S. national forest from future road building

  • Dear Santa A last Christmas of the century wish list, including scaled down Highway 75 proposals by the state highway agency and a modern computer system for Blaine County commissioners so the panel can send public meeting notices in time for newspaper publication
  • Clarification Editorial makes point that if proposed Blaine County $6 million golf course does not generate enough revenues to cover its costs then the recreation district could raise taxes to cover any shortfall

  • Careful Idaho--bigger isn't better Columnist Pat Murphy takes note that Idaho is now nation's third fastest growing region and warns that bigger isn't better as underscored by diminished quality of life in such urban areas as Las Vegas and Phoenix
  • Make river access fair Mountain Express copy editor and reporter Greg Moore says the time has come to give non-commercial whitewater rafters and kayakers as much access to Idaho's limited-access rivers as commercial outfitters

  • Happy holidays Story with cover photo of Santa Claus aboard a Dollar Mountain ski lift says that the jolly gentleman decided to take a brief break in Sun Valley before beginning his legendary rounds on Friday night
  • Run Dana Run News Too cover story finds writer Dana DuGan covering a clutch of weekend holiday parties from a glitzy ball to a raucous poetry slam
  • Infinite jest Arts section leads with story on "The Thousandth Night," highlighting Los Angeles-based actor Ron Campbell's portrayal of a vast cast of characters in the Company of Fools stage production at the Liberty Theater

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  • Other Stories This Week:

    McHanville annexation hits the wall
    Sun Valley rings in the holidays
    Fields at Warm Springs housing nears completion
    Y2K: Officials say Blaine County won't blink
    Gas price fixing suspected in report presented to state attorney general
    Schools receive funds for class size reduction
    Doctor exonerated in Fifth District Court decision
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