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employment.gif (1144 bytes)FOR THE WEEK OF:
September 6-12, 2000

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

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Idaho Conservation League

Save our Salmon

Gallery Oscar



Gary Carr...The Carr Man!

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Sun Valley Guide
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Stoecklein Gallery



Sherry Daech Real Estate

Wagon Days woes

Crowd spirits high despite cannon accident, rain, chilly weather

Russ Anderson of Bancroft, Idaho, drives a team of mules in Saturday’s Wagon Days parade. Atop the wagon is the Duck Race mascot representing Sunday’s community fund-raiser. Although Mother Nature didn’t cooperate, a small crowd enjoyed the Big Hitch spectacle. Express photo by Willy Cook


  • Weather wets Wagon Days
    The rain and the cold succeeded in reducing the number of spectators and entries for Saturday's Wagon Days Parade in Ketchum, but it's unclear what the economic impact the weather had on the entire three-day celebration

  • Cannon firing injures Wagon Days participant
    Bill Johnston of Richfield, 50, who was part of a team operating a cannon fired to inititate the Big Hitch Parade on Saturday lost all the fingers of his right hand when the cannon's black powder charge exploded prematurely

  • Blackjack Shootout—new and improved?
    Rain, a bad accident and dispassionate acting turned this year's Ketchum Blackjack shootout into a dismal affair.

  • Without equipment, surgeon leaves valley
    She says politics killed breast cancer care center

  • Chinook return is best in years
    70 redds sighted so far

  • A courageous stand
    A turn in the weather has enabled firefighting crews around the Northwest to gain the upper hand in controlling the worst wild land fire season in decades

  • Clear Creek Fire faces
    Portraits of a few of the people involved in fighting the Clear Creek Fire, and residents of Salmon affected by the fire



  • Valley needs DSL—now
    At the heart of American dominance of Internet technologies is the daring and vision of young entrepreneurs who gambled on perfecting their technologies and products that created market demand. But no such vision and daring seems to be driving Qwest, the misnamed successor corporation to US West...

  • When the smoke clears
    When smoke from the horrific Western fires clears, the inevitable won't be far behind—Washington, D.C. politicians scrambling to begin fixing blame for blazes that swept through millions of acres of rich forests.


  • Pulling the rug out from under racism doesn't eliminate it
    Fear of the unknown is something everyone experiences at one time or another, whether it be a new job, town or school. But when we experience it in relation to people of other skin color and cultures we tend to express our own insecurities of character. These insecurities manifest themselves in our disparaging others.. 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:

  • County fair

  • Weather

  • Baker Creek area slated for camping overhaul


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