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employment.gif (1144 bytes)FOR THE WEEK OF:
March 15 - March 21, 2000

—Idaho's Largest Weekly Newspaper - Serving The Sun Valley, Idaho Resort Area Communities—

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Idahoans talk salmon and dams

The turnout in Twin Falls was huge, the issue difficult. Almost no one wants to see the Pacific Northwest’s salmon become extinct. But the options invite bitter controversy. Most of the speakers, including a group from Blaine County, urged dam breaching. But ranchers were just as vociferous for other options such as improved dam technology. Congress will make the final decision. (Express Photos by Ron Soble. Graphic Design by Gavin McNeil)


  • Commissioners approve paramedic plan
    After a nearly hour-long presentation on paramedic-level emergency services (EMS) in Blaine County, the board of commissioners unanimously approved an operational plan

  • Early morning donuts
    Man arrested for blocking Hailey’s Main Street

  • Moment of truth
    Workers for North American Construction set up equipment on Tuesday morning to begin performing a crucial part of the new St. Luke’s hospital construction


  • Valley needs a transit study
    The pieces that will help the valley solve its transportation puzzle are beginning to fall into place. However, two groups looking at the valley’s traffic congestion may be one step ahead of themselves.

  • Biggest decision in 25 years
    The Blaine County Planning and Zoning Commission wisely decided to take its time in evaluating the proposal by St. Luke’s hospital to add a big, tall office building to its site south of Ketchum


  • Refocusing mankind's view of the animal world
    On an average day in the United States, every day of the year, year after year, 130,000 cattle, 7,000 calves, 360,000 pigs and 24 million chickens are slaughtered in the slaughterhouses of the nation to feed the appetites and expanding waistlines of America. Every day. Commentary by Dick Dorworth.

  • Playing politics with the scales of justice
    warps the system

    Now and then a politician comes along who’ll utter just enough to reassure most Americans that their fate under the law is better served by judges than by politicians. Commentary by Pat Murphy.


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The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley resort areas. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and more in this weeks' issue:


County to explore public transportation system

KART caught in hospital's web

Blaine County's caucus results

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