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employment.gif (1144 bytes)FOR THE WEEK OF:
July 26 - August 1, 2000

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

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Formula Sports


Idaho Conservation League

Save our Salmon

Gallery Oscar



Gary Carr...The Carr Man!

Local Links
Sun Valley Guide
Hemingway in Sun Valley
Real Estate


Art Links
Gallery Oscar
Stoecklein Gallery



Sherry Daech Real Estate

Swallows' Samaritan

Gallant deeds are still in style; Good Samaritan saves a clutch of swallows

Carol Gordon of Ketchum feeds nine baby swallows she rescued from almost certain death. She gives them a dose of extra lean raw hamburger, hard-boiled eggs and baby cereal in her Main Street shop. Express photo by Willy Cook



  • Fatal intersection
    Residents call for more traffic control along Bullion Street corridor

  • Public comment indicates support for chamber funding
    Ketchum residents and business owners by a decisive margin Thursday told Ketchum City Council they favor continued city funding for the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce's marketing and visitor information services.

  • Birds in the bush worth nine in the hand
    This is a story about man versus nature, the terrible struggle that ensued and one woman's big-hearted commitment that saved nine baby birds.

  • Jack Simpson dies
    Ski coach, restauranteur, pilot, outdoorsman - Simpson was a widely popular valley figure

  • South county farmers confront drought
    Under a hot sun and wide blue sky without a hint of rain, rancher Rob Struthers stood in a bone dry canal bed in the Bellevue Triangle, the heart of Blaine County ag land.

  • Water crunch hits Wood River Valley
    In 23 years as general manager of the Sun Valley Sewer and Water District, Jack Brown said he's not seen a water shortage as severe as this summer's.


Arts and Entertainment


  • Say 'no' to lighted logos
    People who love the look of suburbia will love the signs proposed for the new St. Luke's hospital south of Ketchum.

  • R.I.P.
    If all goes well, some time around 2010, an enterprising journalist will be able to write a story about salmon with the headline, "Stories of salmon's demise were greatly exaggerated."
    We doubt we'll ever see the story.


  • Significant moral questions sparked by the World AIDS Forum
    Given the current infection rates and also given that 19 million people have already died since the beginning of the epidemic, it seems likely that AIDS will be even deadlier than the Black Death of the 14th century when 40 million Europeans were killed by the bubonic plague. Commentary by Adam Tanous




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 and other stories  in this weeks' issue:

  • Church fund-raising underway

  • Grotto suggests area of impact location for Eccles' land

  • Sprawl stalls area of impact negotiations between county and Bellevue

  • Blaine County fires inflict greater damage

  • Northwest governers endorse salmon conservation strategy

  • Homeowners also have tax beefs

  • Idaho Secretary comes home for Carey parade

  • Proposed Ketchum Design Plan on tap tonight

  • Wolf plan awaits reaction

  • Blaine County fires inflict greater damage

  • Survey shows support for open spaces

  • P&Z wraps up comp plan


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